Biostore Student Assistant

Position Overview

Seeking a student assistant for the Biostore. The successful candidate must have good customer service skills and be able to multitask and work in a fast-paced environment. You do not need to be a science major to apply. Work location is in Haworth Hall, Room 3027.

Job Description

Job duties include: greet and assist customers, scan or enter items, and check customers out. Stock inventory and clean storeroom. Check in and deliver packages daily.
  • Must be available for a large portion of the summer and breaks, this is a year round position
  • Able to lift 20-30 pounds

Required Qualifications

  1. Computer knowledge using Microsoft Word and Excel, as stated in application material.
  2. 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.)
  3. Student must be dependable and punctual.

Preferred Qualifications

  1. Preferred student who is outgoing and friendly
  2. Student who is self-motivated.
  3. Student must be detail oriented as accuracy is a must
  4. Work Study eligibility is preferred
  5. Previous experience in a customer service environment

Additional Candidate Instructions

A complete application will include a cover letter and resume. Apply online and submit a letter describing your qualifications for this position. Only complete applications will be considered. Please apply by midnight on 04/18/2024.

Contact Information to Applicants

Arlene Whitten 785-864-2537,

Advertised Salary Range


Work Schedule

Position offers 10-20 hours per week. This is a year-round position. Work schedule is dependent upon class schedule and Biostore needs.

Anticipated Start Date

Monday April 29, 2024

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Posting Information

  • Posting ID:  27646BR
  • Department:  Molecular Biosciences
  • Primary Campus:  University of Kansas Lawrence Campus
  • Reg/Temp:  Temporary
  • Employee Class:  S-Student

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