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Job Summary

The Social Work Department is seeking an Office Assistant with Work Study funding for the Spring/Summer 2019 semester.  You must have been awarded work study as part of your financial aid package AND be a student at the Flint campus to be eligible for this position.


Perform routine clerical and reception work.  Greet and assist students and faculty in a professional and courteous manner.  Answer multi-line phone and take accurate messages.  File, make copies, shred documents, perform scanning and typing.  Campus errands.  Assists staff during events as needed.  Actively participates in creating a professional and welcoming atmosphere.  Other duties as assigned. 

Required Qualifications*

Applicants must be a current University of Michigan-Flint student and have been awarded and accepted Work Study funds through our Financial Aid office for Spring/Summer 2019 term.  Good written, communication and organizational skills.  Demonstrate the ability to respect confidentiality.  Ability to work independently on projects.  Be reliable, prompt and dependable.  Ability to work as a team player and share workload outside of defined job description as needed.  Positive service-oriented attitude. Computer knowledge (MS Word, Excel & Outlook).

Desired Qualifications*

Experience in an office environment.

Additional Information

Please include a cover letter, resume, and proof of work study eligibility.  Please provide the days and times you are available to work as part of your cover letter or resume.

Background Screening

The University of Michigan conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer and may use a third part administrator to conduct background checks.  Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of three calendar days.  This job may be removed from posting boards and filled any time after the minimum posting period has ended. 

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.