Pros: paid college education and long winter/holiday break
Cons: limited advancement opportunities
Typical day - work on contracts, tuition exchange scholarship awards, schedule meetings and conferences, attend Strategic Planning meetings, take notes, sort and distribute mail, order office supplies, greet visitors, handle requests for Certificate of Insurance, handled insurance deductible for Explanation of Benefits for student related injuries, handled confidential information, manage Excel spreadsheets, type correspondence, send mass emails to Board of Trustees when needed - Ex: yearly Conflict of Interest Forms
I learned about tuition exchange scholarship awards.
There are different styles of management.
There is a diversity of people and personalities in the work place.
The hardest part of the job is coordinating people's schedules for meetings.
The most enjoyable part of the job is knowing that I helped contribute to the success of the department.