Receptionist, School of Arts & Science

Receptionist, School of Arts & Science

Charles Dana Hall


Job Title:                     Receptionist                            Department:    School of Arts & Science

Position:                      Full Time 35 hours/wk            Labor Grade:   53

Date:                           June 16, 2014


 Summary of Position:

This position serves as the initial contact/screen for the School of Arts & Science.  Primary responsibilities include answering the telephone & greeting visitors and vendors. Working in a fast-paced environment, the Receptionist responds professionally and capably in answering a busy telephone system, transferring calls to other departments and looking up information on the computer. The Receptionist must be familiar with School of Arts & Science programs and department work flow in order to effectively deal with all inquiries.


Specific Responsibilities:

  • Meet and greet visitors and vendors
  • Answer phones, respond to general questions & refer callers to appropriate staff  members
  • Perform computer inquiries
  • Assist in data entry of inquiries
  • General filing, mail sorting, scanning, keeping the print and copy room supplied with paper and ink for machines
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Dean’s Office.


Position Qualifications:


High School Diploma or Equivalent and 2-3 years customer service/reception experience required. Excellent telephone mannerisms and professionalism required. Communication skills are critical, must deal effectively with all constituencies.  Excellent organizational skills are required, must be able to work independently. The incumbent will have competence with office and educational technologies.Experience in an academic environment is highly desirable.


Interested internal applications must be received in Human Resources Department by 6/25/14.


Department of Human Resources

Receptionist-School of Arts & Science

University of Bridgeport

126 Park Avenue, Wahlstrom Library, 7th Floor

Bridgeport, CT 06604

Email:  employment@bridgeport.eduTel:  (203) 576-4588    Fax: (203) 576-4601 


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