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Commencement Assistant - (Temporary, Variable Hours)
Company: Azusa Pacific University
Location: Azusa, California, CA
Employment Type: Full Time
Date Posted: 03/04/2024
Expire Date: 05/04/2024
Salary: 25-50
Job Categories: Education
Job Description
Commencement Assistant - (Temporary, Variable Hours)
APU is seeking employees who desire to engage in our thriving culture by cultivating community through professional interactions, demonstrating a posture of lifelong learning, and modeling Christ-like character. Working together, employees at APU commit to establishing a university atmosphere that is edifying to God and to one another.

This position assists the Commencement Committee with the details related to the spring 2024 commencement.

Required Education

Bachelor’s degree.

Required Experience

Event planning experience preferred.
Must have a valid California Driver’s license.

Primary Duties/Essential Functions

Assists with the editing of all commencement related materials.
Assists with the scheduling and planning of vendors and all details related to commencement.
Assists with the implementation of the day of details including but not limited to décor and signage.
Assists with the commencement email.
Maintains compliance with APU mission, vision, positional statements and other policies and procedures.
Responsible for daily electronic timekeeping as it applies to the scope of this position.
Regular, punctual attendance as required by the supervisor based on department needs.
Required to work varied work schedules to include evenings, weekends, and holidays in support of operational needs.
Performs other duties as assigned by the supervisor.


Friendly, flexible and customer service oriented.
Ability to handle multiple tasks and interruptions.
Ability to follow written and oral instructions.
Ability to work well with others.
Self-starter with ability to meet deadlines.
Computer knowledge.
Strong written and verbal communication skills.
Detail oriented with strong follow-through.

Mental Demands

In agreement with the purpose and goals of Azusa Pacific University in providing a Christian-based higher education for its students.

Physical Demands

Intermittent sitting and standing.
Requires keyboard and 10-key work.
Extensive telephone usage.
Ability to lift, pull, grasp, bend and reach.
Ability to lift up to 20 lbs.

Visual Demands

Computer monitor and reading.


Pleasant office, comfortable temperatures.
Multiple conversations and transactions occurring simultaneously.


· Proficient in Google Apps., Microsoft Office, Word, and Excel.


Grade 8: $21.44 to $24.66 is the hourly compensation for this role and reflects what Azusa Pacific University reasonably expects to pay for this position. Actual compensation may vary based on the qualifications, experience, and internal equity. In addition to compensation, APU offers a competitive benefits package.

Azusa Pacific University is a Christ-centered, multicultural community that values and seeks faculty and staff who are committed to diversity, work effectively with diverse populations, and engage others in ways that honor our rich cultural mosaic and biblical foundation. Please click the links to learn more about 'what we believe', our 'mission statement', and our 'statement of faith'.

You can learn more about APU by watching the stories of faculty, staff, and alumni as they carry out our mission here: http://www.apu.edu/stories/

Azusa Pacific University will conduct a background check on all final candidates.

Review of applications will begin immediately, and the position will remain open until filled unless otherwise stated. Azusa Pacific University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, or status as a veteran in any of its policies, practices, or procedures. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

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