Federal Work Study Student Assistant

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Work type: Student Ast
Location: Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)
Categories: Student Services
Department:60320000 - AG-FAM YOUTH / COMM SCI

Classification Title:

FWS- STU AST-CLERICAL & ADMIN

Job Description:

The student assistant position in FYCS is for a Part-Time (10-20 hours based on work permit) Federal Work Study Student to work in the advising office. This position will assist both the online graduate program and the undergraduate program. Family, Youth and Community Sciences (FYCS) is an applied social science department that provides education and experience for careers in human services, community development, cooperative extension, and youth professions. Due to some tasks, the student may be exposed to confidential files and data and required to take an online FERPA training course. The student is expected to not share confidential information with others outside the department. 

 

Description of duties:  

  • Answer phone calls, take messages, and return phone calls 

  • Assist with administrative tasks of the online graduate program  

  • Receive visitors and answers basic questions from students 

  • Maintain confidentiality of student records  

  • Office duties such as scanning, copying, and mailing 

  • Run clerical errands on campus 

  • Word processing, editing, transcribing, proofreading, data entry, etc. 

  • Other duties as assigned 

 

Expected Salary:

$13.00/Hour

Minimum Requirements:
  • Be a current University of Florida full-time student in good standing with the University 

  • Qualify for the Federal Work-Study (FWS) Program in Fall and Spring 

  • Demonstrate a desire and willingness to learn in a fast-paced team-oriented environment 

  • Establish an exemplary work ethic by being dependable, productive, paying attention to details and maintaining effective communication. 

  • Ability to dedicate 10-15 hours per week  

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Fine attention to detail, professionalism, dependability and effective communication skills 

  • Ability to work as a team member 

  • Prior customer service skills are preferred 

  • Demonstrated communication, organizational and leadership skills 

  • Effective interpersonal communication skills 

  • Self-starter; self-motivated; timely 

  • Experience using Microsoft Office, Excel, & Outlook 

Special Instructions to Applicants:

None

Health Assessment Required: No

 

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