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Student Assistant - Student Life

Posting Details

Posting Summary

Posting Number STU00020PO17
Job TItle Student Employee
Internal Title Student Assistant - Student Life
Campus Upstate 07
College/Division USC Upstate College/Division Level
Department USC Upstate Student Affairs
Advertised Salary $7.25 per hour
Location of Vacancy
Part/Full Time Part Time
Hours per week Up to 15 hours per week
Work Schedule

Schedule based on student’s availability. Preference given to morning and early afternoon availability.

Job Search Category Student Employee

Position Description

Advertised Job Summary

The Student Assistant will provide receptionist duties, answer visitor questions, direct students, provide assistance with Student Computer Lab including computer and copier assistance/maintenance, and provide general administrative and clerical support for the Office of Student Life as needed. May assist with special projects, programming for student organizations and evening events. Stamp & post flyers around campus at appropriate locations. Help maintain a neat work area and equipment in storage room. Other duties may also be assigned depending upon abilities and willingness to advance.


Must be enrolled in at least one credit hour with Sophomore status or above. Must have excellent oral and written communication skills. Must be proficient with computers and general office equipment and able to work with faculty, staff, and students with positive attitude. Must be able to maintain confidentiality of all information. Maintain a dress code per Director’s standard. May work lunch time hours and evening hours to 7:00 p.m. Must take initiative in getting tasks completed and be flexible to change. Minimum GPA 2.50. Students currently receiving assistantships from Student Life organizations are not eligible. Must include two (2) professional letters of recommendation from a previous employer, teacher or someone other than a relative.

Posting Detail Information

Number of Vacancies 1-2
Desired Start Date
Job Open Date 08/30/2017
Job Close Date 10/27/2017
Open Until Filled No
Special Instructions to Applicant
Quicklink for Posting
EEO Statement

The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender, age, disability, veteran status or genetics.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * What is your current student status?
    • Freshman
    • Sophomore
    • Junior
    • Senior
    • Graduate Student
  2. * What is your College affiliation? Please list one of the following: Business Administration & Economics College of Arts & Sciences Department of Psychology Education Fine Arts & Communication Studies Interdisciplinary Studies Information Management Systems Language, Literature & Composition Math & Computer Science Natural Sciences Non-Profit Administration Nursing Pre-Professional Social & Behavioral Sciences Social Sciences, Philosophy & History Undeclared

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * What is your current cumulative GPA?

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * What is your major?

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * What is your expected graduation date?

    (Open Ended Question)

  6. * Have you worked on-campus before?

    (Open Ended Question)

  7. * If yes, list department name and supervisor.

    (Open Ended Question)

  8. * Have you been awarded Federal Work Study for this semester?
    • Yes
    • No
  9. * Why are you interested in this position?

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
  3. Letter of Recommendation 1
  4. Letter of Recommendation 2