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FWS Student Assistant I

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Email a cover letter and resume. to Ms. Keri Adams at madams@westga.edu. Applications should include your contact information, three (3) professional or academic references with their names and contact information, your overall GPA, and your major(s) and minor(s). In addition, applicants should highlight relevant skills and experience that would be appropriate for the position and list the number of hours you are available to work weekly with your availability by day and time. Students will be contacted for interviews or when more information is required.

Posting Details

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Position Information

Classification Title FWS - Student Assistant I
Job Code/BCAT FWS - SA I
Position Type Student
Department History
Position Title FWS Student Assistant I
Position Number
Budget Position Number 54002989
Pay Scale $7.25 - $8.50
Nature of Work

The student will assist with a variety of tasks in the Center for Public History, to include filing and organizing administrative records, creating an inventory and management system for equipment, updating bulletin board, indexing and transcribing oral histories, disseminating promotional materials on campus or via mail, assisting with marketing for the Center for Public History, and other office management tasks as needed. Student may also help with website development and social media marketing. Student may be required to assist with and/or attend special programs, events, or research trips either on campus or in the field. Student may be required to attend weekly staff meetings.

Required Qualifications

Minimum of 2.5 Overall GPA required. Marketing, Management, Management Information Systems, or Mass Communications majors/minors or Business Management minor preferred. Office experience preferred, including word processing and general organizational skills. Good writing and oral communication skills required. Research skills preferred. Public service skills and experience and website building and management skills desired, but not required.

Preferred Qualifications
Physical Requirements/Working Conditions

Light lifting of archival boxes and materials.
Hours per Week: 10 to 12 hours/week
Start Date: 08/16/2017
Days & Hours Needed: Monday morning through mid-afternoon preferred. Wednesday morning through mid-afternoon desirable.

Does this position require any special certification/ license? If yes, please specify. No
Notice to Applicants
Position Status Temporary - Part-Time
Position Notes

FWS Student Assistant I positions include standard, routine duties which require minimal prior training or experience. Most often, FWS Student Assistant I positions work with other students and are frequently supervised. This position does require the candidate to have Federal Work Study.

Required Qualifications

Must be a current University of West Georgia student enrolled for six credit hours and maintaining at least a 2.0 cumulative grade-point average unless otherwise noted/indicated by the hiring department.

Number of Hires Requested for Position Title 1
Funding Source 20000-1068000-16700-61000-008-723100/ 10500-1068101-16700-11000-723100

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number ST00822
Posting Date 07/25/2017
Closing Date 09/29/2017
Open Until Filled No
Special Instructions to Applicant

Email a cover letter and resume. to Ms. Keri Adams at madams@westga.edu. Applications should include your contact information, three (3) professional or academic references with their names and contact information, your overall GPA, and your major(s) and minor(s). In addition, applicants should highlight relevant skills and experience that would be appropriate for the position and list the number of hours you are available to work weekly with your availability by day and time. Students will be contacted for interviews or when more information is required.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

Percentage Of Total Time 65%
Responsibility / Duty

Administration-
Filing & Organizing administrative records;
Creating an inventory and management system for equipment.

Percentage Of Total Time 25%
Responsibility / Duty

Marketing-
Disseminating promotional materials on campus via mail;
Updating bulletin board;
Marketing (general).

Percentage Of Total Time 8%
Responsibility / Duty

Research-
Indexing and transcribing oral histories.

Percentage Of Total Time 2%
Responsibility / Duty

Compliance Training,
Mandatory Compliance, Training, New Student Employee Orientation, Job Training and any other Professional Development

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you eligible for FWSP (Federal Work-Study Program)?

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. * Are you admitted to the University of West Georgia and enrolled for at least 6 credit hours?
    • YES
    • NO
  3. * Do you have a cumulative grade-point average of at least 2.0 in all college course work attempted? (First semester freshmen and first semester graduate students should select yes).
    • YES
    • NO

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
  3. Letter of Reference 1
  4. Letter of Reference 2
  5. Letter of Reference 3
  6. Unofficial Transcript
Optional Documents