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 30th, 2023

Specific information is to be pasted into the job requisition which details role, hours, skills needed by hiring department.

Application Instructions

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