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Student Assistant, University Housing - IE

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Position Information

Working Title Student Assistant, University Housing - IE
Posting Number J1050
Position Type Institutional Employment
Position Status Part Time
College/Division Student Life and Involvement
Department 300000 - Residence Life Admin
Pay Rate Hourly
Specify Range or Amount $7.50

Position Summary Information

General Information

The Housing Office is looking for a Student Assistant who is willing to work 15 – 20 hours each week during business hours of 9 am – noon and 1 pm – 5 pm, Monday through Friday during the academic year. Additionally, the Student Assistant will need to work beginning the first week in August until the start of the fall semester.

For the fall semester, coverage is needed for the following shifts: Monday 9 am – noon, Wednesday 9 am – noon, and Friday 9 am – noon and 1 pm – 5 pm. Applicants who cannot cover at least two of these shifts will not be considered at this time.

Duties and Responsibilities

-Provide quality customer service to walk in visitors and phone customers
-Data entry
-Word processing
-Scheduling appointments
-Collating and filing
-Completing errands to various locations on campus
-Completing general office projects

It is imperative that the Student Assistant becomes knowledgeable of Residence Life policies and procedures.

The Student Assistant for the Housing Office in the Office of Residence Life must provide quality customer service to walk in visitors and phone customers.

The employee will be responsible for data entry and review, word processing, general office projects, and other duties as assigned.


-Should be proficient in Microsoft suite, including Word, Excel, Powerpoint, and Access.
-Customer service experience

Conditions of Employment

Students must be degree-seeking students, enrolled on at least a half-time basis (6 credits for undergraduate and 5 credits for graduate).

Posting Detail Information

Posting Date 09/11/2017
Beginning Review Date 09/13/2017
Closing Date 09/27/2017
Open Until Filled Yes
Proposed Starting Date 10/02/2017
EEO Statement

James Madison University is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating and supporting a diverse and inclusive work and educational community that is free of all forms of discrimination. This institution does not tolerate discrimination or harassment on the basis of age, color, disability, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, parental status, political affiliation, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or veteran status.

We promote access, inclusion and diversity for all students, faculty, staff, constituents and programs, believing that these qualities are foundational components of an outstanding education in keeping with our mission. The university is interested in candidates whose experience and qualifications support an ongoing commitment to this core quality.

Anyone having questions concerning discrimination should contact the Office for Equal Opportunity: (540) 568-6991.

Reasonable Accommodation Request

If you are a student with a disability and need assistance please contact the Office of Disability Services at (540) 568-6705 or You may also visit the Office of Disability Services, located in the Student Success Center, Suite 1202 and they will be happy to assist you.

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Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
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