Student Development Receptionist Position

Work Study only for undergraduate students working within university campus housing receptionist desks.

Job Description

Position reports to the housing staff supervising the desk of the building.

Receptionist desks are located in the Community Center, Davisson Honors House, Fails Hall, Gunn-Henderson Hall, Nowlin Center, Tinius Hall, and University House.

On average, each receptionist works 8 hours a week. The receptionist desk hours include day, evening, late night, and weekends.

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Having a welcoming and friendly attitude towards those entering and exiting the building.
  • Assist students' needs. This includes, but not limited to, checking out keys and unlock codes, checking out recreational equipment, checking out vacuums, and help answer questions and inquiries. 
  • Manage regular operations of the desk. This includes, but not limited to, maintaining a clean and enjoyable environment, being attentive to the happenings in the lobby area and public spaces, field phone calls, and manage money transactions.
  • Assist OC personnel and off-campus contractors as needed.
  • Take initiative and complete tasks with minimal supervision.
  • Have a good judgment about what items need to be brought to the supervisor's attention and the urgency thereof.
  • Attend individual and group meetings with the supervisor.
  • Other duties as assigned specific to the desk.

Additional qualifications include:

  • Having a professional appearance and demeanor, dependable and punctual.
  • Interpersonal oral, and written skills
  • Keen attention to details, and ability to keep accurate records and confidentiality.
  • Computer liteacy and skill, knowledge of Google, and ability to learn additional software.


The Office of Residence Life accepts application for this position throughout the year and keeps applications on file for 1 year. Most hires are done the week prior to the first week of the fall semester. However, when an opening is available and a supervisor is interested in speaking with you, they will contact you directly.

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Oklahoma Christian University complies with all laws regarding nondiscrimination in employment, including those with respect to race, color, age, gender, national origin, marital status, military service, and disability. As a religious educational institution, the university is permitted by law to consider religious beliefs and practices in making employment decisions and the university does so to achieve its mission.

For More Information

If you have any additional questions, please contact the Office of Residence Life at (405) 425-5930 or email