Student Clerical Worker-Foundry

POSTED: February 5, 2020
BUSINESS: Purdue Research Foundation
POSITION TYPE: Part-time/Non-exempt
START DATE: Spring Semester 2020


  • Assist Operations Manager with daily clerical tasks.
  • Assist with event planning and promotion for Purdue Foundry events.
  • Create and organize files.
  • Maintain Purdue Foundry’s databases (i.e. contact in Mail Chimp & Salesforce)
  • Process business office documents and reimbursements.
  • Provide front office backup as needed.
  • Maintain and organize storage room.
  • Assist with special projects as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 Description of Experience:

  • Prefer current sophomore and above in Hospitality and Tourism Management, or a related field.
  • Experience with Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, and Word.


  • Strong customer service skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong organization, planning and time management skills.
  • Basic knowledge of MS Office.
  • Must be dependable and able to use discretion regularly in disseminating highly sensitive information about University stakeholders.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to efficiently manage multiple tasks and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to take direction and absorb information quickly.
  • Hardworking and dedicated.
  • Team oriented.


  • Hourly Rate: $8
  • Hours per week: 8-10
  • Regular and reliable attendance are requirements of this position.

Application Instructions:

If you are interested in applying for this position, please send a cover letter and resume to the Director of Human Resources at

Purdue Research Foundation student and internship employment opportunities currently do not meet US immigration standards for students on F-1 student visas to pursue curricular practical training (CPT).

Purdue Research Foundation will not sponsor employment authorization for this position.

Purdue Research Foundation does not accept resumes from third-party recruiters.

A criminal conviction check and negative controlled substance test are required for employment in this position.

Purdue Research Foundation is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. PRF views, evaluates, and treats all persons in all Foundation-related activities solely as individuals on the basis of their own personal abilities, qualifications, and other relevant characteristics.  All qualified applicants for employment will receive consideration without regard to race, religion, color, gender, national origin or ancestry, genetic information, marital status, parental status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, or status as a veteran.

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