Student Assistant - Contracts - 11508BR

Student Assistant - Contracts

Department: 
Office of Research
Location/Division: 
Lawrence
Reg/Temp: 
Temporary
Employee Class: 
S-Student

Job Description

The student assistant position performs general office related tasks in the Contract Negotiations unit in the Office of Research. Duties include, but are not limited to:
  • Provides administrative support to permanent staff by performing a variety of clerical and administrative duties.
  • Prepares documents for filing and performs filing tasks.
  • Performs data entry duties.
  • Works on projects using spreadsheets and other computer-based applications.
  • Provides assistance on special projects and tasks.
  • Position may require receptionist-related duties such as greeting the public and answering the phone.
  • Other miscellaneous duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

  1. Good oral and written communication skills as evidenced by application materials. High level of reading comprehension.
  2. Strong attention to detail as evidenced by application materials.
  3. Proficiency in computer applications, specifically Adobe Acrobat, MS Word and Excel, as evidenced by application materials
  4. Student status, min. 6 hrs enrollment
  5. Ability to work between 10 - 20 hours per week during the academic year and summer, with at least 2 hour time blocks.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous work experience in a business office
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Ability to follow directions with minimal supervision
  • Data entry and retrieval experience; intermediate skill level with Word, Excel, and Access
  • Available to work for at least a year

Additional Candidate Instructions

Apply online only. Please attach/upload the following documents with your completed online application form.

A complete application packet includes:
1. a cover letter addressing how the required and preferred qualifications are met,
2. a current resume, and
3. contact information for 3 references.

Incomplete applications will not be considered.

***The deadline for applications has been extended to midnight on April 27th.***

Contact Information to Applicants

Rachel Saalweachter
785-864-7431
rsaalweachter@ku.edu

Advertised Salary Range

$10.00 / hour

Anticipated Start Date

04-Jun-2018

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Posting Information
Posting ID:
11508BR
Department:
Office of Research
Location/Division:
Lawrence
Reg/Temp:
Temporary
Employee Class:
S-Student
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