Student Hourly or Work Study - Student Assistant - KU Career Center
The University of Kansas Medical Center - Lawrence, KS

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Position Overview

Department Name: University Career Center
Job Title: Student Assistant
Position Number: 00000888
Assist in administering the Kansas Work Study Program. The purpose of the Kansas Work Study Program is to help Kansas employers hire university students to work in career-related positions. Students benefit by gaining work experience that enhances their academic program. Employers benefit by being reimbursed for one half of the student’s gross wages.

Job Duties:
Contact employers; maintain computer files; process invoices and other contract forms; update financial records and reports; monitor employer and student use of funds; process student applications for eligibility in the program
Assist with student employment services and other Career Center projects. Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Required Qualifications:
Current KU student, enrolled in at least 6 credit hours during the academic year.
Maintain a 2.0 GPA or better.
Experience with Microsoft Excel and Word.
Available year round, including break periods.
Prior experience working without a great amount of supervision.
Comfortable working with numbers and budget.
Need to be available for training during the weeks of January 7-11 and January 14-18, 2013

Preferred Qualifications:
Good problem solving skills.
Must have the ability to take the initive to get work done and have good follow through on projects.
Fluent English and excellent communication skills.
Error-free typing and mathematical ability.
Accounting background helpful.
Prefer someone who can work several hours each day, Monday through Friday
Very detail-oriented and organized.
Advertised Hourly Rate : $7.50
Work Schedule: 15 hours per week, between the hours of 8 am and 5 pm, Monday through Friday; on-going, year round position.
Contact for Applicants: Vanessa Newton, Program Manager, 785-864-7663,
Deadline for Applications: December 3, 2012

Conditions of Employment

Students holding student hourly appointments must be enrolled in a minimum of six credit hours during the academic year. Enrollment of one credit hour during the summer session is required if the student was not enrolled the previous spring or is not pre-enrolled in the upcoming fall term.

Application Instructions

Special Application Instructions: Application for this position requires a resume, cover letter be attached to the application to be considered complete.
Applicants are required to complete the online application with all applicable information. Applications should include all relevant work history and all education details (if applicable) even if attaching a resume or curriculum vitae (CV). We strongly encourage applicants to have their cover letter and resume/CV as one document when applying for positions at the University of Kansas. Once you have completed the application form, you will have the opportunity to attach other documentation in the "My Career Tools" page of the Careers Homepage.
***When completing the application, please make sure to hit NEXT on the right side of each page until it is no longer available before hitting SUBMIT. Once you hit the SUBMIT button you can make no further changes to the application.
Please click the "Apply Now" link on this job posting to proceed with the online application. If you have any questions during the application process, please contact us at or (785) 864-4946.

Non-Discrimination Statement

The University of Kansas - Lawrence, University of Kansas Medical Center, the University of Kansas School of Medicine-Wichita and its affiliated locations are Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employers.
The University of Kansas prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, national origin, age, ancestry, disability, status as a veteran, sexual orientation, marital status, parental status, gender identity, gender expression and genetic information in the University's programs and activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Director of the Office of Institutional Opportunity and Access, , 1246 W. Campus Road, Room 153A, Lawrence, KS, 66045, (785)864-6414, 711 TTY.
Arrangements will be made if you have a disability that requires an accommodation in completing the application form or in interviewing. Please notify Human Resources at (785) 864-4946 in advance so necessary arrangements can be made.