TRIO Office Assistant - Student Hourly - 22093BR

TRIO Office Assistant - Student Hourly

Achievement & Assessment Inst
University of Kansas Lawrence Campus
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Position Overview

TRIO Supportive Education Services TRIO SES and TRIO STEM are much more than programs, we are a community. Our dedicated and experienced staff provide a welcoming, supportive, and inspiring place for students who are navigating the challenging environment of the University. As part of KU’s Center for Educational Opportunity Programs, TRIO SES & STEM aim to increase the college retention and graduation rates of participants, and to help them make the transition from one level of higher education to the next. TRIO provides comprehensive, personalized support services to eligible students, helping them achieve academic success and graduate with a bachelor’s degree. We also support students as they prepare for graduate school and for success in a global environment

The ideal candidate will present a professional demeanor, have excellent verbal and written communication, and customer service skills. The ability to work independently and pay attention to detail are important. Overall, we are seeking a team member with great interpersonal and organizational skills and the ability to follow through with assignments.

Job Description

1. 95% - Responsible for handling front office reception and administration duties, including, but not limited to, greeting visitors, scheduling appointments for professional staff, answering multi-line phone; assisting with mail preparation and distribution, entering data into database, making copies, and filing paperwork.
2. 5% - Other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

1. KU student must be enrolled in a minimum of six credit hours each semester during the academic year. Enrollment of one credit hour during the summer session is required if the student was not enrolled the previous fall or is not pre-enrolled in the upcoming spring term.
2. Familiarity with Microsoft Office software, as evidenced in application materials.
3. Ability to multi-task, maintain confidentiality, and work with diverse student populations, as evidenced by application materials and interview.

Preferred Qualifications

1. Participant of TRIO Program.
2. Experience with Microsoft Office software, esp. Word, Excel, Access, and Outlook.
3. Experience working in an office environment.
4. Availability in 2-hour working blocks.
5. Experience providing customer service.
6. Experience working with TRIO or similar populations.
7. Eligible for work study.

Additional Candidate Instructions

A complete application includes:
  • online application
  • resume
  • cover letter
  • name and contact information for three (3) professional references

Contact Information to Applicants

Manny Castro

Advertised Salary Range

$10.00 per hour

Work Schedule

6-15 hours per week; Flexible between the hours of 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Monday through Friday

Anticipated Start Date


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Achievement & Assessment Inst
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University of Kansas Lawrence Campus
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