High School Student Hire - Transportation Research Board

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Keck Center

National Academies of Sciences Engineering Medicine

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Full time

$17.50 per hour

Overview: Requisition Number: R0002285<br /> <br /> Under immediate direction, performs a variety of basic tasks that focus on providing learning opportunities and exposure to a range of activities. Duties may range from special projects directed toward particular objectives or duties typical of the organization that supplement existing department operations. <br /><br />The job provides an opportunity for high school students interested in preparing for careers in science, technology, engineering, medicine, or business operations to work in specified area, gaining knowledge and experience in field of interest. Under close supervision, incumbent performs basic processes and procedures to accomplish routine tasks.<br /><br />
Responsibilities: <ul> <li>Performs routine clerical tasks such as word processing, copying, faxing, filing, answering and screening calls, and assisting with mailings. </li> <li>Performs data entry, updating records, databases, and files. </li> <li>Assists with preparations for meetings, including putting agenda books together and helping set up the room. </li> <li>Copyedits documents. </li> <li>Attends meetings, training classes, and workshops. </li> <li>May participate in basic program or research activities.</li> </ul> NONESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES<br /> <ul> <li>Related duties and special projects as assigned.</li> </ul>
Requirements: <strong>Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:</strong> Ability to solve basic and repetitive intellectual problems using closely prescribed procedures. Ability to work successfully in a team environment. Ability to develop relationships with co-workers and employees in other National Academies&rsquo; departments through effective communication. Good written, verbal, and interpersonal skills with an ability to effectively interact with all levels of employees.<br /><br /><strong>Minimum Education/Training Requirements:</strong> Current enrollment in high school.<br /><br /><strong>Minimum Experience:</strong> None.<br /><br /><strong>Physical Capabilities:</strong> Ability to work at a computer for extended periods of time.<br /><br /><strong>Required Licenses, Certification or Registration:</strong> None.<br /><br /><strong>Supervisory Responsibilities/Controls:</strong> Reports to manager/supervisor. Supervisor is available to organize work, set objectives, and to assist in problem resolution.<br /><br /><strong>Compensation:</strong> The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine support equity, fairness, and transparency in our compensation programs. The compensation for this position is $17.50 per hour.<br />Work Environment: Office environment, with occasional travel between National Academies&rsquo; facilities and to off-site meeting/sponsor locations.<br /><br /><strong>The National Academies&rsquo; Statement on Diversity and Inclusion:</strong><br />We, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (the National Academies), value diversity among our staff, members, volunteers, partners, vendors, and audiences. We recognize that talent is broadly distributed in society and that many perspectives enhance the quality of our work and drive innovation and impact.<br />We pledge to cultivate a workplace culture and climate that promotes inclusion, belonging, accessibility, and anti-racism; upholds equity; and values the participation of all who are engaged in advancing our mission. By embracing the values of diversity, equity, and inclusion in our programs, institutional policies and practices, and products, we will be able to better advise the nation on the most complex issues facing society and the world.<br /> <p><strong>Equal Opportunity Employer:<br /></strong>It is the policy of the National Academies to recruit, hire, transfer, compensate, and promote people in all job categories and to administer all other personnel actions, terms and conditions of employment in a manner that is consistent with equal employment, and does not discriminate on the basis of&nbsp; race, creed, ethnicity, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, religion, disability, medical condition for which a person has been rehabilitated or cured, marital status, family responsibilities, genetic information, political affiliation, personal appearance, matriculation, unemployment status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws.&nbsp; It is also the institution's policy to recruit, hire, promote, and provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities and covered veterans who are otherwise qualified.</p>