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Type -Temporary, Location - University Park, Posted , Salary - Dependent on Experience

An office at Penn State University is seeking temporary Administrative Support for their front desk. The candidate will greet students & guests, answer phone calls, respond to emails, answer questions, and provide support for the office staff. The successful candidate will possess excellent customer service skills and have experience working in a professional office.

 

This is a temporary position lasting six to eight months.

 

Hours: 8am - 4:30pm, Monday - Friday

 

To be considered for this position, please submit a resume (must be in .doc, .docx, or .pdf form).

Type -Temporary, Location - State College, PA, Posted , Salary - Dependent on Experience

A local business to business (B2B) water treatment systems company is looking for a Customer Service Representative with an interest in Sales to manage their sales office. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Answering phones
  • Greet walk-in customers and clients
  • Place vendor purchase orders
  • Receive shipments
  • Load trucks (occasional forklift)
  • Deliver orders
  • Manage inventory, etc.

 

The position has the possibility of becoming permanent, as well as opportunities for growth into B2B Sales Representative. Hours are 7:30am - 4:30pm, and pay is dependent on experience.  The successful candidate will have customer service experience and general computer aptitude (typing and Microsoft Office).

 

To be considered for this position, please submit a resume (must be in .doc, .docx, or .pdf form).

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Type -Temporary, Location - State College, PA, Posted , Salary - Dependent on Experience

A State College insurance firm is seeking temporary administrative help. Hours are 8:30am - 5:00pm, Monday through Friday. Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Answer main phone line (low call volume)
  • Greet incoming visitors (low volume)
  • Work on Excel projects (inputting data, analyzing data, etc.)
  • Work on Word projects (customizing documents to the client's plans and information, creating forms or letters, etc.)
  • Creating and/or revising Power Point presentations
  • Accessing our IT systems (BenefitPoint and ImageRight) to assist with review of information, information transfer, document uploads, etc.
  • Reviewing confidential applications for missing information and summarizing
  • Printing documents and creating client folders for meetings
  • Scanning documents and saving into electronic client files
  • Assisting with supply orders (noting when additional items need ordered, placing in supply area when received, etc.)
  • Other administrative duties as needed.

 

To be considered for this position, please submit a resume (must be in .doc, .docx, or .pdf form).

Type -Temporary, Location - University Park, PA, Posted , Salary - Dependent on Experience

A department at Penn State is seeking a temporary Administrative Assistant who will be the first point of contact in a very professional office. The successful candidate will be a quick learner who displays maturity and experience and is able to communicate clearly in a variety of circumstances. Job duties for the position include, but are not limited to:

  • Perform general receptionist duties
  • Answer phones
  • Greet, screen, and announce guests
  • Assist the office staff with maintaining and coordinating the calendar of the HR strategic partner and leadership teams as needed.
  • Office duties include data entry, creating/updating spreadsheets, filing, scanning documents and on-campus errands.

 

Computer Skills Required:

Microsoft Office proficiency is essential. Experience using OneNote is desired, but not required.

 

To be considered for this position, please submit a resume (must be in .doc, .docx, or .pdf form).

Type -Temporary, Location - University Park, PA, Posted , Salary - Dependent on Experience

A department at Penn State is seeking a temporary Stewardship Administrative Assistant. Job duties include:

 

  • Responsible for posting and stewarding student awards and program support endowments.
  • Communicate with scholarship recipients regarding awards and thank you notes.
  • Record and track incoming correspondence, troubleshoot and respond to scholarship questions and concerns.
  • Record and monitor gifts to the College and departments and resolve gift related issues.
  • Liaison with finance office, college units and University Central management regarding gift allocation and recording.
  • Distribute general gift recording information to units.
  • Assist with planning and coordination of stewardship and recognition events including scheduling, reservations, invitations, publicity, tracking, etc.
  • Attend donor events as needed and provide back-up support during the event.
  • Assist in preparation and monitoring of guidelines and statements of intent for endowed and annual funds, preparation of donor pledge forms and maintenance of ongoing pledges.
  • Schedule, reserve space and assist with stewardship events.
  • Prepare and process IBIS and ERS expenses for events and meetings.
  • Purchase and monitor distribution of stewardship gifts for volunteer boards, alumni and donors.
  • Reconcile purchasing card expenses as needed.

 

Requirements:

  • Great communication and writing skills.
  • The ability to maintain confidentiality and utilize discretion and judgment in dealing with external clients.
  • Working knowledge and experience with University systems such as eSteward, AWA and IBIS, ISIS, ERS and LionPATH are helpful.

 

To be considered for this position, please submit a resume (must be in .doc, .docx, or .pdf form).

Type -Temp to Hire, Location - State College, PA, Posted , Salary - Dependent on Experience

This temp-to-hire position is primarily responsible for filling glass capillary viscometers with the proper viscosity standard for calibration, racking the new glass capillary viscometers received from the glass shop and learning the calibration procedures.  This position will also learn the cleaning procedures to be able to help the calibration assistant when necessary.  This position, working with the calibration supervisor, will also prepare re-calibration viscometers for calibration.

 

Essential Duties And Responsibilities

  • Fill viscometers with the proper viscosity standard for calibration
  • Put into and remove from the constant temperature bath, viscometers
  • Receive the new viscometers from the glass shop by checking the type, size and quantities are correct
  • Rack viscometers for filling from the priority list and prepare calibration card
  • Learn to calibrate viscometers and viscosity standards following the S.L.O.P., ASTM D445, and ASTM D446 with guidance from the supervisor or a laboratory technician II
  • Check in viscometers for re-calibration and clean them in, assist by the supervisor or a laboratory technician II, Chromic acid
  • Learn and assist the calibration assistant in cleaning viscometers
  • Maintain support equipment used in filling of and calibrating viscometers
  • Maintain an orderly, clean and uncluttered work area
  • Maximize the concepts of Lean Manufacturing

 

Additional Duties And Responsibilities

  • Help maintain the calibration laboratory area
  • Remove trash from work areas, and help with waste oil and oil rag waste removal to chemical room
  • Order supplies that are low
  • Other duties as required

 

Knowledge, Skills And Abilities Required

  • This position requires a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Good math and communication skills are a must
  • Laboratory work in an analytical chemistry lab is preferable, but not necessary
  • Familiarity with a computer using word processing and spreadsheets

 

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • This position has no supervisory responsibilities

 

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

This position frequently requires standing, walking, finger dexterity, reaching, talking, hearing, lifting (average 40lbs) and visual acuity.  This position occasionally requires sitting.  This position rarely requires climbing and crawling.

 

Mental Demands

  • Must be able to manage multiple projects and tasks
  • Must pay close attention to detail
  • There is a predictable work schedule
  • This position is closely supervised
  • Must work closely with others
  • There is a lot of record keeping and routine paperwork

 

Working Conditions

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

This position has exposure to chemicals such as Hexane, Heptane, Xylene, Mineral Spirits, Acetone, Mineral Oils, Polybutenes, Hydrofluoric acid, Chromic acid (Sulfuric acid and Chromerge), N-Decane.  This position requires the use of Nitrile gloves, safety glasses, aprol, lab coat and face shields.

 

To Apply

To be considered for this position, please submit a resume (must be in .doc, .docx, or .pdf form).

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Type -Temporary, Location - University Park, PA, Posted , Salary - Dependent on Experience

Penn State is seeking candidates for cleaning in various temporary capacities:

 

Housemen:

Responsible for the cleaning of guest floors and assisting housekeepers.

 

Public Space Cleaning:

Responsible for the cleaning of conference rooms, hallways, restrooms, and gardens.

 

Both are very physical positions.

 

Hours

Monday-Friday,  8:00am - 4:30pm

Saturday and Sunday,  8:30am - 5:00pm

 

To be considered for this position, please submit a resume (must be in .doc, .docx, or .pdf form).

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Type -Temp to Hire, Location - State College, PA, Posted , Salary - Dependent on Experience

The successful candidate for this position will work as part of a team responsible for assembling an entire product or component of a product.  Team assemblers can perform all tasks conducted by the team in the assembly process and rotate through all or most of them rather than being assigned to a specific task on a permanent basis. The candidate will work directly in manufacturing on tasks ranging from repetitive to non-repetitive production assembly operation on mechanical and elector mechanical assemblies.

 

Essential Duties And Responsibilities

  • Perform assembly on boards, panels, drawers, frames, and cables of electrical and electromechanical assemblies working from drawings, diagrams and work instructions.
  • Perform pre-assembly setup using drawings, diagrams, pictures, and work instructions.
  • Pull parts from pick tickets for production.
  • Inform Cell Coordinator of any “low quantity” parts.
  • Label parts for reordering.
  • Use tools as necessary to assemble electrical, electro-mechanical, electro-optical and sensor assemblies.
  • Make continuity checks on assemblies and conduct quality inspections of assembled work.
  • Operate Hypot and Ground-Bond test equipment to engineering specifications.
  • Prepares and maintains test records and reports as required.
  • Test equipment and sub assemblies.
  • Perform necessary checkout procedures on assemblies
  • Maximize the concepts of Lean Manufacturing

 

Additional Duties And Responsibilities

  • Make proposals for changes necessary to improve workflow of assembly processes.
  • Other duties as required

 

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

 

Working Conditions

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

This position will come into contact with solvents, flux removers and foam sealants.  This position requires the use of safety glasses, rubber gloves and a lab coat.

Type -Temporary, Location - , Posted , Salary - $10.00

Get your foot in the door at Penn State! We have full-time, temporary custodial positions available. Pay is $10.00/hr. Assignments vary in length.

The shifts are:

Monday through Friday:

  • First Shift: 5am - 1:30pm
  • Second Shift: 5pm - 1:30am

Sunday through Thursday:

  • Third Shift: 10pm - 6:30am

Type -Temporary, Location - University Park, PA, Posted , Salary - Dependent on Experience

A department at Penn State is seeking temporary customer service help for the Commons Desk during conferences. Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Registration of conference attendees
  • Sorting and distributing mail
  • Issuing keys
  • Signing out equipment

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