Job Description


Grand Canyon Education (GCE) is seeking an Office Assistant (NFWS) to support the mission of Grand Canyon University through the Ground Operations department.

Position Summary/Purpose:

The purpose of this position is to support Grand Canyon University (GCU) Admissions Representatives and Student Services Counselors in keeping an organized and welcoming environment.

Primary responsibilities/Accountabilities/Essential Functions:

· Assist at the front desk with greeting students and visitors and providing basic customer service

· File, sort and notify recipients of mail deliveries. Deliver items to various departments, if requested.

· Assist with various administrative and clerical functions.

· Keep supply closet, break room, conference rooms, and lobby organized and stocked.

· Assist with enrollment events and on-going office projects as needed.

· May occasionally be asked to work evenings or weekends.

· Additional duties as assigned.

Equipment Used and Responsibility:

· Computer programs used: Office Suite products (Excel, Word, Outlook, Teams). Specific programs have ‘on-the-job’ training.

· Copier/Printers.

· Golf Carts. Must have valid driver’s license to operate.

· Basic Office equipment.


· Friendly, enthusiastic, proactive, self-assured, organized, and dependable.

· Outstanding customer service and communication skills.

· Ability to work independently with minimal supervision as well as in a team environment.

· Comfortable operating various office machines and greeting visitors.

· Take pride in work (accuracy is more important than speed).

· Ability to manage time and be comfortable with multi-tasking.

· Previous office experience preferred but not necessary.

· Need a student willing to work 15-20 hours per week.

· Summer availability preferred.


Grand Canyon University is committed to a student first policy. Therefore, all applicants must meet the following eligibility requirements to be considered for student employment:

· Enrolled at GCU as a full-time student in a Bachelor’s program or Master’s program.

· Retain a 2.0 GPA as a Bachelor level student or a 3.0 GPA as a Master level student.

· Maintain good financial and academic (SAP) standing with the University.

You may be subject to termination if you fall below the minimum requirements.

Physical Requirements:

· Sitting: 5 hours a day

· Standing: 1-2 hours a day

· Walking: 1-2 hours a day

· Lifting: Frequently

· Carrying: Frequently

· Pushing: Occasionally

· Bending: Occasionally

· Squatting: Rarely

· Kneeling: Rarely

· Climbing: Rarely

· Reaching: Frequently

· Grasping: Frequently

· Fine Eye to Hand Coordination: Continuously

· Driving: Occasionally

· Work Environment: Office building on site. Work performed is primarily inside. Occasionally may assist other groups with outside events.

Pay Rate: Minimum Wage

Anticipated End Date: June 30, 2025

Application Instructions

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