Receptionist (Part-time)

Caledonia Senior Living & Memory Care - North Riverside, IL

Part-timeEstimated: $29,000 - $39,000 a year


The receptionist performs routine clerical, secretarial and administrative work in answering telephones, receiving the public, providing customer assistance, data processing, and record-keeping.

Essential Functions

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Develops and maintains office forms and procedures, and assists with administrative tasks.
  • Answers central telephone system and directs calls accordingly.
  • Receives the public, resident's family members, board members and answers questions, in person and by telephone; responds to inquiries from employees, citizens and others and refers, when necessary, to the appropriate person, official or department.
  • Operates listed office machines as required.
  • Prepares outgoing mail; sorts and distributes incoming mail.
  • Duplicates and distributes materials.
  • Composes, types and edits correspondence, reports, memorandums and other material.
  • Assists public with the use of department facilities.
  • Works in collaboration with Administrator and peers on special projects.
  • Maintains office supply inventory.


  • Communication proficiency
  • Ethical Conduct
  • Flexibility
  • Initiative
  • Time Management

Supervisory Responsibility

This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

Work Environment

This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

This is a part-time position. Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; some nights/weekends and rotating holidays.


No travel is expected for this position.

Required Education and Experience

  • Graduation from high school or GED equivalent with specialized course work in general office practices.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Good telephone etiquette

Work Authorization /Security Clearance

Must provide documents/proof of U.S. residency and work eligibility in the U.S.

AAP/EEO Statement

It is the policy of Caledonia Senior Living and Memory Care to afford Equal Employment Opportunities regardless of race, religion, color, national origin or sex. Further, all applicable laws relating to age, material status, disability discrimination will be adhered to strictly. This policy of Equal Employment applies to all aspects of the of the employment relationship.

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Job Type: Part-time


  • Receptionist: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Customer Service: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Office Administration: 1 year (Preferred)
  • medical office: 1 year (Preferred)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)