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Office Assistant - Student Finance (Federal Work Study Only)

Company: University of North Dakota
Location: Grand Forks
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:


This is a part-time, non-benefited position. Only UND students who have accepted a Federal Work Study (FWS) Financial Aid Offer are eligible to be hired in this position. Unsolicited applications to this posting will NOT be considered.

The Office Assistant is responsible for supporting the Office of Student Finance in the processing and application of student financial aid and scholarships. The Office of Student Finance works closely with One-Stop Student Services to deliver excellent service and promote a positive UND student experience. This position offers great work experience for any students, especially those seeking future careers in the areas of Communications, Finance, Accounting, Human Resources, Business, or Education. However, the Office Assistant position is not limited to, and would benefit, students in any program at UND.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Retrieval and sorting of mail
  • Scanning documents and filing documents
  • Communicating with students regarding their financial aid and/or student account
  • Other projects as assigned

This position has some regular duties assigned but also assists the office, as needs arrise, with varied projects throughout each semester. Examples of projects include, but are not limited to: data entry, assistance with processes in Campus Connection system, and assistance with student outreach initiatives.

Requirements & Competencies

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Customer Service Experience Preferred
  • Microsoft Word and Excel Experience Preferred
  • Experience with Office Technology Preferred (copy machine, scanner)
  • Successful completion of criminal history records check

Work Location

  • Office of Student Finance
  • Room 216
  • 2nd Floor Twamley

This position is not currently remote. The applicant who fills this position will be working from a private office within the Office of Student Finance. Most of the rest of the office is working remotely to maintain a safe and healthy work environment.

Hours & Schedule

  • $10.00 per Hour
  • Up to 20 hours per week available
  • Office hours are 8am-4:30 Monday-Friday

This office fully supports student success at the University of North Dakota and is very flexible with scheduling. Student employees may work up to 20 hours per week, around their course schedule and may have the option to work additional hours, if desired, during break times (Spring Break, Holiday Breaks, etc.).

Employment Eligiblity

The University of North Dakota determines employment eligibility through the E-Verify system: What is E-Verify? New employees to the University of North Dakota must present specific identification to determine their employment eligibility no later than their first day of work. To view the identification required, please see the List of Acceptable Documents. You will be required to have one item from List A OR one item from List B and List C.

To Apply

For full consideration, applications must include the following materials:

  • Resume & Cover Letter
  • A list of availabe working hours M-F 8a-4:30p, and desired amount of hours per week

Please include in application if you are currently, or have in the past 12 months, been employed with the University of North Dakota, the North Dakota University System or any other North Dakota State agency. If so, include which agency/department, as well as your how many hours you work a week and in the past 12 months.

Position is open until filled.

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