Office Assistant - 21893BR

Office Assistant

Engineering Administration
University of Kansas Lawrence Campus
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Position Overview

This student assistant will primarily support the Engineering Career Center staff by providing administrative assistance for events, activities, on-campus interviewing and general office operations. This position will also be responsible for serving as a host for evening company presentations.

Job Description

  1. Assist with events and programs (e.g. Career Fairs)
  2. Collect and compile data/surveys into reports
  3. Maintain student library materials and handouts
  4. Assist with front desk coverage as needed (i.e. provide friendly, helpful assistance to students and visitors; answer incoming calls; schedule appointments)
  5. Host employer evening presentations, info sessions, and company days – set up tables, chairs, food and audio-visual equipment (presentations take place primarily evenings during September-October and February-March)
  6. Assist with marketing events, programs, and opportunities to engineering students
  7. Post new jobs to
  8. General cleaning duties around the office (vacuum, dust furniture, clean windows)
  9. General administrative and other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

  1. KU student enrolled for the current academic year (minimum of 6 credit hours).
  2. Excellent interpersonal & communication skills
  3. Dependable, efficient in completing tasks independently, and ability to maintain strict confidentiality
  4. Strong writing and proofreading skills
  5. Computer literate: Experience with PC programs & MS software, various web applications
  6. Availability and the capability to set up computers/projectors for evening presentations
**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 organizational skills
  2. Extensive experience with MS Excel
  3. Experience with Adobe Design Suite
  4. Familiarity with University of Kansas programs and KU Career Connections on-line database
  5. Evening availability as needed
  6. Federal Work Study student

Additional Candidate Instructions

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

Contact Information to Applicants

Kristi Kamm

Advertised Salary Range


Work Schedule

8-10 hr/wk between 8:00-5:00 M-F, occasional evening hours required

Anticipated Start Date


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Posting ID:
Engineering Administration
Primary Campus:
University of Kansas Lawrence Campus
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