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Job Opportunity: Administrative Assistant and Receptionist

MCLS is seeking an energetic, highly motivated individual to join our staff as an Administrative Assistant and Receptionist. Duties for this position include (but are not limited to):
• Maintain and support operations throughout the MCLS main office in Lansing, MI
• Ensure that the building is accessible during office hours
• Answer phones, process mail, and provide initial contact for anyone entering the MCLS office during business hours (Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm), including for events
• Maintain selected MCLS office working spaces (including workroom and kitchen areas)
• Maintain MCLS’s central files, and member and vendor account information as directed
• Order supplies and monitor photocopiers, fax, and postage machines
• Provide clerical support for the MCLS staff as directed, including room/conference phone and other resource scheduling, mailings and any other duties assigned

MCLS is an inclusive employer that supports libraries of all types across Indiana and Michigan. MCLS values teamwork and collaboration and supports employee learning and growth. The ideal candidate will be one who is comfortable interacting with individuals of all skill levels, experience, and backgrounds.

This position requires:
• a high school diploma
• courteous, helpful, and friendly customer service skills (including in person, telephone and email)
• dependability and reliability to work Monday through Friday, 8am-5pm
• good time management skills, and attention to detail
• experience with word processing software and Web-based data entry
• an ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing

The position is hourly (non-exempt), with a minimum starting pay rate of $15.00/hour. MCLS offers an excellent benefits package, including medical, dental, life, and vision insurance. For consideration, please submit a cover letter and your resume by email to Review of resumes will begin August 26, 2019 with initial interviews to be held during the week of September 2. This position is open until filled.