Student Hourly Administrative Assistant - 23031BR

Student Hourly Administrative Assistant

Department: 
Psychology
Location/Division: 
University of Kansas Lawrence Campus
Reg/Temp: 
Temporary
Employee Class: 
S-Student

Position Overview

The successful candidate will be hired as a Student Administrative Assistant with the Department of Psychology, working in the front office and providing instructional assistance. In the front office, the Assistant will help students, faculty, staff, and visitors. The assistant will assist instructors with some course-specific tasks. Specifically, the assistant will use Canvas to review assignments anonymously in terms of completion and assist in record keeping for the course (e.g., entering grades, watching for missing assignments). The assistant will also review course material and make suggestions for revisions as appropriate.

Job Description

The Student Administrative Assistant will assist with reception duties, such as copying, filing, answering phones, fielding walk-in questions, running errands, and general office duties. The Assistant will also provide instructional assistance in helping instructors with record keeping and reviewing course materials.

Required Qualifications

  1. Must be FWS Federal Work Study eligible as indicated in application materials.
  2. Must be an undergraduate student as stated in application materials.
  3. Familiarity in psychology as evidenced by completing PSYC 104 or equivalent courses.
  4. Proficiency in Canvas or a similar course management system as demonstrated by application materials.
  5. 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. Experience working as an office assistant.
  2. Familiarity in statistics as evidenced by completing PSYC 210 or a similar introductory statistics course.

Additional Candidate Instructions

A complete application will include a cover letter and a resume or CV. Apply online and submit a letter describing your qualifications for this position. Only complete applications will be considered.
  • Review of applications begins at midnight on August 10, 2022 and will continue until an applicant pool has been identified.

Contact Information to Applicants

Cindy Sexton, cjsexton@ku.edu

Advertised Salary Range

$15.00 / hour

Work Schedule

The office is open M-R, from 8:00 am – 4:30 pm F from 8:00-4:00. Schedule may vary; the supervisor will work with the student schedule for best coverage.

Anticipated Start Date

22-Aug-2022

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Posting Information
Posting ID:
23031BR
Department:
Psychology
Primary Campus:
University of Kansas Lawrence Campus
Reg/Temp:
Temporary
Employee Class:
S-Student