Front Desk Student Assistant

Job Description

  1. Greet and assist visitors, students, faculty, staff, etc.
  2. Receive and transfer phone calls and messages in the office and possibly remotely.
  3. General clerical duties such as filing, typing letters or documents, proof reading, data entry, scanning, faxing, photocopying, shredding and stocking office supply cabinet.
  4. Assist with maintaining a clean and neat office (straighten publications and bookshelves, dusting, watering plants, recycling, and other cleaning tasks).
  5. Assist other office personnel with projects when needed.
  6. Schedule appointments.
  7. Other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

  1. Enrollment at KU in at least six (6) hours at the University of Kansas.
  2. Experience in activities and interaction involving international students that demonstrate multi-cultural sensitivity, as evidenced by application materials.
  3. Available to work a minimum of 8 - 10 hours per week.
  4. Must be available to work during the summer semester.
  5. Federal Work Study eligible.

Preferred Qualifications

  1. Strong attention to detail as evidenced in application materials and interview.
  2. Experience in an office setting or in a customer service role.
  3. Familiarity with scanning documents.
  4. Familiarity with Word, Excel, Outlook.
  5. Familiarity with Skype and Zoom.

Additional Candidate Instructions

To apply please include a cover letter or resume outlining your work experience thus far.

Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Please confirm work-study eligibility prior to submitting your application, information and applications can be submitted at

Contact Information to Applicants

Lucy Whittington

Advertised Salary Range


Work Schedule

Monday through Friday (8-5 varied hours with flexible availability preferred). Ideal candidate will be consistently available for a minimum 2-hour blocks of time, Available to work 9-12 hours per week.

Anticipated Start Date

Monday September 25, 2023

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Posting Information

  • Posting ID:  26178BR
  • Department:  International Support Services
  • Primary Campus:  University of Kansas Lawrence Campus
  • Reg/Temp:  Temporary
  • Employee Class:  S-Student

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