Student Office Assistant - Flight Research Lab

Position Overview

Student office assistant provides administrative support to faculty, staff, and researchers at the KU airport facilities north of Lawrence. Normal hours are 10 hours/week during the semester and up to 40 hours/week during breaks.

Successful candidates will have strong computer skills with working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, exceptional written and verbal communication skills, organizational and interpersonal skills, as well as being self-motivated, reliable, and able to work diligently.

Job Description

  • Perform clerical tasks; including, filing, data entry, copying, scanning, drafting and editing documents
  • Coordinate with department office manager and laboratory coordinators
  • Coordinate with other departments including CReSIS, the Shared Service Center, and Engineering TSC
  • Assist with purchasing and creating purchase orders
  • Maintain office supplies and equipment, including audio/visual and printers
  • Schedule meetings including in-person and virtual
  • Point of contact concerning Flight Research Lab operations
  • Assist in coordination of flight tests

Required Qualifications

  • Minimum KU GPA of 3.0
  • Proficient in MS Office
  • Have source of transportation to airport facilities
  • KU Student must be enrolled in a minimum of six (6) credit hours each semester during the academic year. Enrollment of one (1) hour during the summer session is required if the student was not enrolled in the previous spring or is not pre-enrolled in the upcoming fall term.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Prior office experience
  • Proficient in MS Outlook
  • Proficient in Adobe DC
  • Prior customer service experience
  • Student majoring in a business field
  • Work Study student

Additional Candidate Instructions

A complete application consists of the online application, cover letter, and resume. Only complete applications will be considered.

Contact Information to Applicants

Amy Borton

Advertised Salary Range

$14.00 per hour

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Posting Information

  • Posting ID:  27603BR
  • Department:  Aerospace Engineering
  • Primary Campus:  University of Kansas Lawrence Campus
  • Reg/Temp:  Temporary
  • Employee Class:  S-Student

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