Student Assistant- Journalism and Mass Communications Student Services - 22829BR

Student Assistant- Journalism and Mass Communications Student Services

University of Kansas Lawrence Campus
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Position Overview

Job Description

The William Allen White School of Journalism & Mass Communications is hiring Student Assistants for the Student Services office. Student Assistants support academic advising, recruitment, and career services staff with a variety of activities. Students Assistants provide coverage of the front desk in the Student Services suite, answer phone calls and walk-in inquiries, and schedule appointments. They also assist with projects that may include prospective student mailings, social media planning, job postings, the journalism career fair, updating databases/data entry, assisting with video productions and other duties as assigned. Students Assistants will need to be adaptive and demonstrate effective interpersonal and organizational skills.

The position is on-site.

Required Qualifications

  1. Strong communication skills and attention to detail as evidenced in application materials.
  2. Experience organizing workflow and managing multiple tasks as evidenced in application materials.
  3. 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. Availablity between 9am and 3pm during the work week
  2. Availability between semesters
  3. Admitted to the J-school
  4. Completed at least two semesters at KU
  5. Past volunteer or work experience where customer service skills were used

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 August 15, 2022 and continues as needed to collect a pool of qualified applicants. To ensure consideration, apply before the application review date.

Contact Information to Applicants

Frances Lyons;; 864-6354

Advertised Salary Range


Work Schedule

Varies, 10-20 hours/week

Anticipated Start Date


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University of Kansas Lawrence Campus
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