Requisition ID:  29121


About Our Opportunity:

The University Residences Clerk will provide operational and clerical support for assigned University Residence hall. Responsible for providing a variety of services including office functions, operations support, and customer service, while working at the main desk area in a student centered environment and prioritize responsibilities. Responsible for maintaining the highest level of customer service. This position will enter and update student records, and prepare reports as it relates to assigned residence halls. The Clerk will assist during student check-in and check-out process. Responsible for hiring and training student employees.

What We’re Looking For:

  • High School Diploma/GED.
  • Three years of experience in a clerical, office, or related role.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office software (Outlook, Word, Excel, Access).
  • Strong work standards and productivity, decision making and dependability.
  • Strong attention to detail and stress tolerance.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills, interpersonal skills, telephone etiquette, organizational and customer support. 
  • Ability to supervise, train, and direct student staff.
  • Ability to work effectively with individuals from different viewpoints and backgrounds utilizing the Student Life mission and teamwork in daily work activity. 


  • Knowledge of University policies and procedures.

Additional Information:  

  • Due to this being a full-time, benefits eligible position, full-time undergraduate students are not eligible for this role. For student employment opportunities, CLICK HERE
  • To learn more about Purdue’s benefits summary CLICK HERE
  • Purdue will not sponsor employment authorization for this position   
  • A background check will be required for employment in this position 
  • FLSA: Non-Exempt (Eligible For Overtime) 
  • Retirement Eligibility: Non-exempt Defined Contribution Plan 
  • Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply 

Nearest Major Market: Lafayette