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Temporary Business Office Assistant

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Posted Job Title
Temporary Business Office Assistant

Job Profile Title
Temporary Employee - Non-Exempt

Job Description Summary
The Linguistic Data Consortium is seeking a Temporary Business Office Assistant to provide administrative support to ensure efficient operation of the department. The Linguistic Data Consortium (LDC) is an open consortium of universities, libraries, corporations and government research laboratories. LDC was formed in 1992 to address the critical data shortage then facing language technology research and development.

Job Description


Provide administrative support: answer telephones and take messages, assist
office visitors, update and/or supply information, distribute mail and
packages, hand carry mail, maintain files, maintain office and kitchen supplies
inventory; correspondence, and other similar duties upon request.

Flexible work hours: 20-25 hrs/week.


High School degree with 1 to 3 years of experience required. Administrative support experience or in related areas. Basic Skills: clerical or customer service experience required. Microsoft Word and Excel experience a plus. Must be reliable.

Job Location - City, State
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Department / School
School of Arts and Sciences

Pay Range
$7.25 - $230.00

Affirmative Action Statement
Penn adheres to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.

Special Requirements
Background check may be required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.

To apply, visit https://wd1.myworkdaysite.com/en-US/recruiting/upenn/careers-at-penn/job/3600-Market-Linguistic-Data-Consortium/Temporary-Business-Office-Assistant_JR00043775

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