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Customer Service Representative 1

Title Customer Service Representative 1
Categories Classified Career Postings
Search # 5005-170157
Employee Type Temporary Classified Benefit Eligible
Department Graduate College
Status Open
Position Summary

The Graduate College is responsible for the management of admissions, degree progress, graduation and student records related to these aspects of graduate education. Working closely with colleges, departments, programs, and offices across campus, our mission is to provide an experience that supports excellence and student success while ensuring a culture of integrity and a commitment to diversity in all its forms.

Responsibilities May Include:

  • Provides front-line customer service and specialized information regarding Graduate College rules, policies, procedures, and programs.
  • Answers phones, screens and routes calls, takes messages, and schedules appointments.
  • Assists individual in securing services.
  • Questions visitors to determine needs or purpose of visit and interviews students to obtain program-related data.
  • Performs a variety of office support functions such as filing, producing labels, forms, and routine letters; verifying completeness of applications and forms; maintaining record systems.
  • Explains eligibility or compliance requirements and programs available.
  • Responds in writing to request for pertinent program information.
Minimum Qualifications

To qualify for this position, you must have experience:

  • Questioning customers to obtain detailed information in a business setting;
  • Independently handling complaints and upset individuals in a business setting;
  • Answering a business telephone using knowledge of business telephone procedures and etiquette;
  • Reviewing documents and records for accuracy and completeness;
  • Accessing data using a computerized records system.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Attention to detail; 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; 
  • Exemplary customer service skills; 
  • Ability to work with and relate to a diverse group; 
  • Able to maintain confidentiality;  
  • Two years of experience in the same type of work.

$10.16 per hour -Plus Competitive Benefits!

Application Instructions

Qualified employees are encouraged to apply for this position, and priority consideration will be given to internal candidates.

Click on any Apply Online button and follow the instructions provided to complete the Application Checklist, the minimum qualifications screening exam (Part 1), and the online multiple-choice written exam (Part 2) for this position.

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When completing your online application information, please select:

  • Boise State University under “Agencies”
  • Temporary under “Job Type/Shift”
  • Boise under “Cities”
Close Date March 31, 2017
Policy Statements

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