Remote - WS Assistant I, Humanities & Communications (222320)

Published: May 6, 2022


Position Title: Remote - WS Assistant I
Department: Humanities & Communications
Campus: Remote
Reports To: Dean
Related Area(s) of Study: Liberal Arts, Arts, Digital Media & Communications
Compensation Rate: $15.60 Hourly
Hours: Up to 19 hours per week - Weekly maximum is based on the student’s work-study offer. Standard schedule Monday through Friday between 8AM – 5PM. Some evening and/or weekend hours required. 

Job Description Summary
Provides clerical and administrative support to a departmental office, program, and/or classroom/lab.

Description of Duties and Tasks

  • Performs office duties in support of faculty, staff, and/or student efforts, including word processing, data entry, maintaining files, processing mail, and duplication.
  • Gathers, compiles, and enters data, producing routine reports and documents.
  • Produces handouts, fliers, newsletters, brochures, manuals, and other documents.
  • Answers the telephone, routes calls, or takes messages; responds to and/or directs inquiries in person or on the telephone.
  • May input budget figures, prepares requisitions, logs and tracks expenditures, takes payments, or issues invoices or bills.
  • Maintains tracking systems and logs.
  • Operates office equipment such as copiers and fax machines.
  • May assist instructors and students in a lab/classroom setting.
  • Additional duties may be assigned based on departmental, program, or classroom/lab needs.

Job Specific Requirements

  • Support social media and other outreach for the division 


  • Office procedures and practices.
  • Customer service techniques.


  • Maintaining confidentiality of work-related information and materials.
  • Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships.
  • Maintaining an established work schedule.
  • Effectively using interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Effectively using organizational and planning skills.
  • Entering data, maintaining files, and performing other clerical duties.
  • Effective customer-orientation when working with a diverse population.

Technology Skills

  • Use a variety of spreadsheet, word processing, database, and presentation software.
  • May also use social media, work with desktop publishing, and update web pages.

Physical Requirements

  • Work is routinely performed in a standard office or similar environment. Remote options may be available depending on position needs.
  • Subject to standing, walking, sitting, bending, reaching, kneeling, pushing, and pulling.
  • Occasional lifting of objects up to 10 pounds.


  • Work safely and follow safety rules. Report unsafe working conditions and behavior. Take reasonable and prudent actions to prevent others from engaging in unsafe practices.

Special Instructions

Work-Study Requirements: 

This position is only open to current students who have been offered work-study on their financial aid package. Additional requirements include:

For more information about the work-study program or to add your name to the waitlist, visit

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