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Date: Aug 10, 2019

Location: Cincinnati, OH, US

Company: University of Cincinnati

Receptionist /  Customer Service with the Kennedy Heights Art Center



Organizational Description:
Founded in 2004,  Kennedy Heights Arts Center is a non-profit community arts center with a mission to "Enhance the life of the surrounding communities through arts and cultureal experiences that embrace diversity, foster creativity and build community." Serving a diverse population, we provide an art gallery with rotating exhibitions, arts education programs for youth and adults, and community events from festivals to jazz concerts.


Job Description


Provide a welcoming presence and excellent customer service to visitors, and administrative support. The Receptionist is supervised by and reports to the Executive Director



Specific Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Greet visitors, answering questions or directing visitors to appropriate staff
  • Answer incoming calls and connect caller to appropriate staff, taking messages as needed
  • Make sales in our retail art shop, including handling cash, processing credit card transactions, and keeping through recipts / records
  • Provide accurate information about current exhibit in the gallery and upcoming events to visitors, as requested
  • Assist wiht administrative tasks such as bulk mailings and prepping event materials
  • help manitain a clean and safe environment by doing light cleaning tasks such as dusting, sweeping, clearing snow, organizing supplies and kitchen cleaning


Required Skills

  • Position requires a conscientious, reliable student with excellent interpersonal skills
  • Must be comfortable answering and speaking on the telephone, dealing with the public, and using office equipment
  • Must have reliable transportion
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel and prior exeperience with customer service desirable


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Recipient of work study award based on financial need and must be admitted into a degree program.
  • Must be enrolled at least part-time (6 credit hours for undergraduate students and 5 credit hours for graduate students), with the exception of summer quarter, or will be a registered student during the next academic quarter/semester for summer work.
  • Student workers must meet the enrollment requirement for the entire quarter
  • Must be age 16 or older

Work Hours

Students will be expected to work 10 to 20 hours per week on Tuesdays, Wednesday, Thursdays and / or Fridays between the hours of 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Specific schedule to be determined


Pay Rate

$12.00 per hour


Additional Eligibility Qualifications

This position is restriced to students with a Federal Work Study (FWS) award. Please submit a cover letter and resume with your application to


The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / M / F / Veteran / Disabled.

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