Student Hourly - Public Service Intern - 11636BR

Student Hourly - Public Service Intern

College of Liberal Arts & Sci
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Position Overview

The Public Service Intern will work with the University Honors Program staff to develop a comprehensive listing of previous members of the University Honors Program as a part of the University Honors Program History Project. The overall Honors history project will document the history, as well as personal stories of those affiliated with the University Honors Program. The public service intern will identify previous honors students from historical lists, and use Microsoft Excel to create lists of these individuals for use by the Honors Program. The intern is expected to document this information utilizing quantitative research methods.

The Public Service Intern is expected to engage in conversations with the individuals associated with the history of the University Honors Program. The job requires working with primary source information and comparing it with university records held at the Spencer Research Library and the other sources. Knowledge of computer science will be helpful to compiling this data.

Job Description

  • Compiles information from primary sources; and documents it in a quantitative manner.
  • Assists the data management staff member in developing a system for tracking the University Honors History Project.
  • Assumes special assignments and other duties as designated by the Director of Advancement.

Required Qualifications

  1. A University Honors Program student in good academic standing or a University Honors Program graduate as stated in application materials.
  2. Demonstrated experience in locating primary information in an historical archive.
  3. Demonstrated experience using Microsoft Office software especially Excel and Access.
  4. 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. Previous experience with coordinating historical records projects.
  2. Demonstrated ability to organize information and develop processes in conjunction with software capability.
  3. Demonstrated ability to work independently.
  4. Demonstrated knowledge of University offices and academic programs.
  5. Experience with the University Honors History Project.

Additional Candidate Instructions

Apply online. A complete application will include a cover letter that addresses the required and any preferred qualifications of the position, a resume, and the contact information for three professional references. Only complete applications will be considered.

Initial review of applications begins April 20, 2018 and will continue until a qualified applicant pool has been identified.

Contact Information to Applicants

Dr. Kelly Sartorius, Director of Advancement, University Honors Program,, 785-864-4225.

Advertised Salary Range

$9.00 / hour

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