Student Assistant Job Description

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A student assistant works with university staff members performing administrative tasks. They are considered faculty as part of the education system they work in. This could be a private college, a community college, state university or private university.

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We are seeking a mature student to work alongside a university staff member and perform tasks related to office work, administrative duties, and lecture prep. The successful candidate will be responsible for printing, editing and proofreading, filing, copying, and communicating with staff and students.


A student assistant can expect to make anywhere from $15 to $24 per hour depending on the university. The average hourly wage for this position is $17 per hour.


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