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About Us

Department Assistant - Part Time


Lake Forest College seeks a part-time department assistant providing support for the Lillard Science Center.


Qualifications include:


  • Previous administrative/secretarial experience
  • Previous business experience a plus
  • Strong computer skills including Microsoft Word and Excel, plus an aptitude and willingness to learn new computer-related skills
  • Ability to track budgets and expenses
  • Strong organizational and communication skills
  • Attention to detail and the ability to juggle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Willingness to take initiative and follow through on projects
  • Ability to work effectively and professionally with students, staff and faculty
  • An Associate degree at minimum; BA preferred


We will be filling two positions:

  1. 20 hours per week during the academic year (late-August to mid-May with time off for holidays and College breaks), 16 hours per week during the summer months.
  2. 29 hours per week, academic year only (late-August to mid-May with time off for holidays and College breaks).

Please note your preference for one position or if you would like to be considered for both. Please send a resume, cover letter and three references via email to adminsearch@lakeforest.edu


Lake Forest College embraces diversity and strongly encourages applications from women, members of historically underrepresented groups, veterans, and individuals with disabilities.