Part Time Receptionist

Location: Cedar Rapids, IA

Department: Geonetric

Type: Part Time

Min. Experience: Entry Level

Summary

The three-story Geonetric building is home to more than 300 entrepreneurs, creative professionals, engineers, consultants, freelancers, and students. As Geonetric’s receptionist, you’ll get to meet them all! You’ll provide a warm greeting to callers, tenants, and visitors to our building. You’ll help maintain safety of our residents by ensuring all visitors have a reason to be here. And you’ll work closely with the Geonetric Operations team to provide support to many Geonetric teams. We have a pretty cool culture at Geonetric, and we you’ll be the perfect person that promotes and supports it.  

This is a part-time position, Monday through Friday, from noon to 5:00 p.m.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

While you might get to work on just about anything at Geonetric, you’ll primarily:  

  • Welcome visitors to our building
    • Greet each visitr and direct them to their destination
    • Answer the telephne for Geonetric
    • Maintain security f our building
  • Support building tenants
    • Manage and distribute mail (deliver mail and cordinate UPS and FedEx deliveries)
    • Assist with event and building rom schedules
  • Support Geonetric teams
    • Order ffice supplies
    • Cordinate catering
    • Perfrm a variety of administrative tasks
  • Assist Operations team
    • Serve as backup fr Café Coordinator (e.g., make coffee, wipe tables, stock items, etc.)
    • Assist facility manager with facility-related tasks
    • Supprt event planning team

Education and Experience

  • High school degree required, associate’s degree preferred
  • Previous customer service experience required
  • Previous experience in an office setting preferred

Professional Skills

  • Computer experience required
  • Experience with Microsoft Office required
  • Excellent communication skills required
  • Phone skills preferred

Other Skills and Abilities

In addition to being an amazing Receptionist, you’ll need to fit into our unique culture and be:

  • Self-organized. There are no managers at Geonetric. You’ll be a part of a self-organizing team, with no one “supervising” you. You should naturally get a lot of high quality work done to completion without outside pressure.
  • A doer. You need to be capable of identifying and resolving obstacles, using strong reasoning skills and creative thinking to get things done. You need to have a strong attention to detail, a drive for quality, and a willingness to see things through to completion.
  • Flexible. You need to be able to work in an environment in which there is substantial ambiguity; things change rapidly and often, and you need to adapt to new ways of thinking.
  • Self-aware.  You need to be able to see yourself and your own behaviors from the perspective of others – and understand how your behaviors affect those of your peers on your self-organizing team.
  • Driven to improve. You need to have a strong desire to be better tomorrow than you are today. You are constantly seeking ways to improve your own work. You’re passionate about your discipline.
  • A solid communicator.  You need to be able to take input from many sources, think through that information, and present concise, clear recommendations to technical and non-technical people.

 

"Geonetric welcomes diversity. It makes us an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and a fun place to work full of people with different backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status."

 

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