Student Hourly Office Assistant KU Band - Pool

Position Overview

The student assistant’s role is to provide excellent customer service to KU Band students, faculty, staff, and visitors at the front desk. This role assists the KU Band administrative office with general office duties, including telephone and visitor reception, word processing, filing, copying, data entry, mailing, and other duties as requested. Additionally providing faculty support as needed or requested.

Job Description

Duties include, but are not limited to:
  • Clerical work
    • Addressing inquiries
    • Data entry/word processing
    • Communication
    • Errands
  • Recruitment
  • Inventory

  • Events

  • Other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

  1. Undergraduate School of Music major at the University of Kansas with a 3.0 GPA or higher, and excellent written communication skills as evidenced by application materials and work history.
  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).

Preferred Qualifications

  1. Strong oral communication and customer service skills for use both in-person and on the phone.
  2. Member of or commitment to concert and athletic bands at KU.
  3. Demonstrable computer and word processing skills.
  4. Dependable, well organized, and accurate in work performance.
  5. Able to manage time wisely, and work independently as well as in a team setting.
  6. Able to use discretion when working with sensitive materials.

Additional Candidate Instructions

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.
Review of applications begins on April 27, 2024 and continues as needed to collect a pool of qualified applicants. To ensure consideration, apply before the application review date on April 27, 2024.

Contact Information to Applicants

Leslie O'Neil

Advertised Salary Range


Work Schedule

Variable work schedule, to be determined by supervisor and employee.

Anticipated Start Date

Monday April 29, 2024

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Posting Information

  • Posting ID:  27708BR
  • Department:  Music
  • Primary Campus:  University of Kansas Lawrence Campus
  • Reg/Temp:  Temporary
  • Employee Class:  S-Student

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