Student Hourly - Student Office Assistant - Federal Work Study - 12801BR

Student Hourly - Student Office Assistant - Federal Work Study

Department: 
African/African Amer Studies
Location/Division: 
University of Kansas - Lawrence
Reg/Temp: 
Temporary
Employee Class: 
S-Student

Job Description

The Office Assistant is often the first point of contact for the African & African-American Studies Department. The Office Assistant will answer a multiline telephone, greet walk-in guests, provide basic information regarding the building and academic department. Other duties include sorting mail, running errands, photocopying, scanning, filing, completing data entry, course and event flyer creation and distribution.

The Office Assistant will also be responsible for monitoring the department email account and calendars.

Student Hourly positions are open to both undergraduate and graduate students.

Required Qualifications

  1. Computer skills including MS Word and Excel as described in application materials.
  2. Accurate typing ability as demonstrated in application materials.
  3. Student must be Federal Work Study (FWS) eligible as stated in application materials.
  4. During the semester term of the appointment, the student hourly must be enrolled in no fewer than 6 credit hours. For summer periods the student hourly must: 1) have been enrolled in no less than 6 hours in the past spring semester or 2) be pre-enrolled in upcoming fall semester in no less than 6 hours or 3) be enrolled in summer session or 4) be admitted to study in the upcoming fall semester. Student Hourlies may be undergraduate or graduate students. (Exceptions granted for GRA/GTA/GA appointments DO NOT apply to Student Hourly appointments).

Preferred Qualifications

  1. Problem solving skills, as evident by work history and application materials.
  2. Interest in African and/or African American Studies, as evident by coursework and/or application materials.
  3. Able to work independently once instructions are given.
  4. Ability to work 12pm-1pm Monday through Friday, in addition to other preferred hours.

Additional Candidate Instructions

Roxie Lytle
roxie@ku.edu

Contact Information to Applicants

A complete application will include a Cover Letter and a Resume. Apply online and submit a letter describing your qualifications for this position. Only complete applications will be considered. Posting removal has been extended and will now occur on the night of September 21, 2018 at midnight.

Application review begins on September 22, 2018.

Advertised Salary Range

$8.50 / hour

Anticipated Start Date

17-Sep-2018

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Posting Information
Posting ID:
12801BR
Department:
African/African Amer Studies
Location/Division:
University of Kansas - Lawrence
Reg/Temp:
Temporary
Employee Class:
S-Student
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