Student Office Assistant

Job Description

Student office assistant duties include assisting faculty and staff, clerical and receptionist tasks; including, filing, data entry, copying, scanning, drafting and editing documents, answering phones and assisting visitors to the office. Other duties may include assisting with the departmental website, scheduling appointment, running on-campus errands and other duties as assigned. Office assistants normally work 5-10 hours per week.

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.

This position requires a self-starter who can multi-task, think creatively, learn quickly, solve problems, see tasks through from beginning to end, and use of discretion in handling confidential information

Student hourly positions working for the AE department will have GPA reviews at the end of each semester. If the KU GPA drops below 3.0, the position can be terminated.

Required Qualifications

  • Minimum KU GPA of 3.0
  • Proficient in MS Office
**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

  • Minimum KU GPA of 3.25
  • Prior office experience
  • Proficient in Adobe DC
  • Prior customer service experience
  • Web design, Drupal, or HTML experience
  • Non-engineering student
  • Federal 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

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Work Schedule


Anticipated Start Date

Monday February 13, 2023

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Posting Information

  • Posting ID:  24336BR
  • Department:  Aerospace Engineering
  • Primary Campus:  University of Kansas Lawrence Campus
  • Reg/Temp:  Temporary
  • Employee Class:  S-Student

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