Office of Student Engagement & Dean of Students Office – Student Assistants

Department:                                  Office of Student Engagement & Dean of Students Office

Job Title:                                         Student Assistants

Average hours per week:             5-10

Specific working hours:               8:30-5 M-F – check with department for specifics

Job duties/Skills:

  • Must possess good oral and written communication skills.
  • Requires creativity and ability to work independently.
  • Routine duties will vary by specific projects.
  • Assists departments and organizations with marketing and distributing various publicity/promotional items.
  • May also organize and conduct special events that may include ticket sales, design and produce print publications, gather, interpret and disseminate information.
  • Typical duties include; filing, typing, sorting, collating, maintaining records, light clerical work, running errands, giving information, receiving and routing telephone calls, scheduling appointments, unpacking materials, assist with mail – sort, process, issue, deliver and load/unload, and operating office equipment.
  • Assists with daily activities, exhibitions and special events.
  • Provide customer service in person and over the phone.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite

Examples of duties:

  • Complete compliance and safety data reports for Dean of Students tracking approximately 20 registered on-campus student events each month documenting alcohol use and violations of university policy

  • Manage website and event registration software system for university events generating annual revenues of over $400,000

  • Registered 2,000 participants for family weekend and answered questions about schedule, local accommodations, and accessibility

  • Maintain credit card records for 250 student organization accounts representing over 1,500 credit card transactions.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Effectively and efficiently convey and receive information, both formally and informally, using verbal, non-verbal and writing skills amongst various stakeholders.
  • Enhance their time management, problem solving and, teamwork skills
  • Understand and apply professional and ethical responsibility
  • Develop cognitive and interpersonal skills that are measurable and transferable
  • Demonstrate professional communication skills through writing or editing.
  • Constructively receive and apply professional feedback
  • Develop an understanding of professional cultures and expectations