Office Assistant, KU Student Housing

Position Overview

KU Student Housing provides on-campus housing to students at KU. The Temporary Office Assistant position will assist with administrative duties, including electronic filing; preparation for move-in; and data entry and audits. This position will be based in the Student Housing administrative office, with up to 35 hours weekly available through August 20. After that time and based on need, the position may end or have weekly hours reduced to 8-12 hours. Work shifts will be scheduled Monday through Friday, 8am – 4:30pm.

Job Description

10% Electronic Filing
  • Prep documents to be scanned into the electronic filing system (Perceptive Content).
  • Scan documents into the electronic filing system.
  • Merge duplicate data entries within the system.
  • Purge all physical copies of documents once the files have been scanned and merged within the system.
60% Space Verification & Audits
  • Record all rooms with furniture provided by housing.
  • Record measurements of all areas within student rooms (bed heights, closets, dressers, windows, etc.
  • Assist with room inspections within buildings as needed.
  • Set-up and move furniture within spaces
  • Organize and records locations/status of Student Housing Temporary Access Cards.
  • Update all mailbox labels within the Apartments and Residence Halls.
15% Organizing Student Housing Information/Spaces
  • Clean & Organize common spaces used by Housing Staff throughout the year.
  • Organize information located in the Student Housing systems by academic year.
  • Gather information from internal areas within the Student Housing Department to maintain Student Housings Operational Calendar.
  • Purge outdated marketing materials.
  • Assist in preparing for August Move-In by organizing volunteer information, Student Housing apparel (shirts & name tags).
  • Clean out and organize front desk areas.
  • Audit all supplies utilized by KU Student Housing staff.
10% KU ID Card and Temporary Access Card Assistance
  • Collect KU ID Cards from the KU Card Center.
  • Sort KU ID Cards by student room assignments and distributes to various Student Housing locations.
  • Sort Temporary Access Cards by student room assignments and distributes to various Student locations.
  • Log out Temporary Access Cards assigned to students within the Student Housings room management system (Mercury).
  • Assist the Coordinator for Projects and System Administration with tracking residents that do not have a KU ID Card.
5% Performs other related work as assigned

Position Requirements

  1. This position requires working on-site.
  2. This position requires lifting up to 30 pounds and movement throughout buildings with or without assistance

Required Qualifications

  1. Must have a valid government issued ID and/or driver’s license by the time of hire.

Preferred Qualifications

  1. Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office, including Excel.
  2. Writing communication skills.
  3. Experience working on an office setting.

Additional Candidate Instructions

A complete online application includes:
  1. Cover letter addressing how you meet the required and preferred qualifications.
  2. Resume.
  3. Contact information for three professional references (including at least one previous or current supervisor).
  • Application review begins Tuesday, May 30, 2023 and continues until a pool of qualified applicants is identified.

Contact Information to Applicants

Keesa Shrader,

Advertised Salary Range

$12 per hour

Work Schedule

Up to 35 hours per week. Monday- Friday, 8 am - 4:30 pm.

Application Review Begins

Tuesday May 30, 2023

Anticipated Start Date

Monday June 5, 2023

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Posting Information

  • Posting ID:  25221BR
  • Department:  Housing Office Administration
  • Primary Campus:  University of Kansas Lawrence Campus
  • Assignment:  On-Site
  • Reg/Temp:  Temporary
  • Employee Class:  U-Unclassified Professional Staff
  • Review Begins:  30-May-2023

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