Classified Title: Office Clerk

Requisition #: 313753

Range: OA

Level: 1

Salary: $9.78-$13.46 per hour

Status: Full Time

School: Academic Centers

Location: Homewood Campus

Location City: Baltimore

Location State: MD

Resume Required for Application: Yes

Area of Interest: Administrative

Contact: Central Talent Acquisition Office: 443-997-5100

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General Description

The primary duties of the receptionist are:

  • Greeting guests and visitors to the Press.
  • Directing guests to the appropriate departments and individuals.
  • Answering incoming calls and forwarding them to the appropriate individuals.

Additional duties include:

  • Providing guest with visitor badges (for CISP compliance).
  • Managing the inventory and restocking the supply room for the Press.
  • Placing special orders for office supplies.
  • Opening and sorting Journals mail.
  • Opening and sorting HFS mail as needed.
  • Sorting and distributing incoming faxes.
  • Accepting small deliveries and releasing packages for pick-up.
  • Circulating professional publications.
  • Assisting with the lobby display of Press books and materials.
  • Sorting and prepping “Notification Letters” for HFS.
  • Acting as facilities liaison for employees during sick/vacation coverage.
  • Coordinating coverage with the mailroom.

Further duties may include:

  • Assisting with mailroom-related issues, if needed.
  • Assisting HFS as needed.
  • Assisting with in-house events.
  • Other duties may be assigned by the supervisor as time allows.


High School diploma or GED required. Experience answering phones and in customer service required; interpersonal skills are important.

NOTE: The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

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