Front Desk Attendant (Part Time Position)

Position Overview:

The New York School of Interior Design, an accredited, independent institution of higher education devoted entirely to the discipline of interior design and its related professions, has an opening for a part time Front Desk Attendant. 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Monitor the entrance to the school for security and safety and report any suspicious activities
  • Request presentation of school ID from all students and faculty upon entrance of buildings; validate student ID cards every semester
  • Request presentation of valid ID from all visitors for entrance to gallery; announce all visitors and guests to appropriate department
  • Maintain visitor, delivery and pick up log books; notify recipients of package arrivals
  • Answer school phone system and direct calls to appropriate department
  • Enforce college policies
  • Assist students/faculty/staff with needs related to school business; assist with public program lectures and events; assist all departments with minor clerical duties
  • Monitor the student attendance program for lecture classes in the auditorium; manage collection of class rosters; distribute rosters for the following days scheduled classes
  • Communicate with the maintenance staff on any maintenance issues or requests; assist with fire drills; maintain cleanliness of the front desk and lobby; occasionally perform daily maintenance of the buildings
  • Other duties as assigned


A pleasant demeanor, reliability and flexibility are key factors to success. Minimum one (1) year previous customer service and security experience required.  Experience working with students highly desirable.  

New York School of Interior Design is an AA/EOE employer

Submit resume to:

Human Resources Office
New York School of Interior Design
170 East 70th Street
New York, NY  10021

Or email to:

David Owens-Hill