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Kansas State University Staff Assistant in Manhattan, Kansas

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rStaff Assistant


r Department: 3670003820 Education and Personal Develop

Job no: 512184

Employment type: Temporary Full-time

Location: Salina, Kansas

Categories: Education / Instructional, Student Affairs / Services, Child Development

Pay Grade: 01T


rAbout This Role:

The Staff Assistant serves as a Mentor for the summer Upward Bound Program at K-State Salina, Department of Educational and Personal Development. The Upward Bound Summer Residential Program is June 6-July 30, 2022. The Mentor will receive mentoring responsibilities from an office staff, which includes the Director, Academic Services Coordinator, and Office Specialist.

Why Join Us:

Upward Bound is a campus-based TRIO program designed to assist area high school students with additional academic preparation, advisement, and encouragement to succeed in high school and later in college.

The Upward Bound Program participants are involved in the program from the time they are selected for participation until they graduate from high school. The program offers a four-week summer program, which consists of residential and non-residential components and Saturday sessions during the academic year. Students must meet family income guidelines and/or be first-generation college-bound.

Kansas State University offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes health insurance, life insurance, retirement plans, paid time off - vacation, sick, and holidays. To see what benefits are available, please visit: https://www.k-state.edu/hcs/benefits (https://apptrkr.com/get\_redirect.php?id=3065600&targetURL=https://www.k-state.edu/hcs/benefits/overview/)

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

Kansas State University embraces diversity and inclusion. The university actively seeks individuals who foster a collegial environment and cooperative interactions with coworkers, students, and others. The University is dedicated to promoting the Principles of Community.

What You'll Need to Succeed:

Minimum Qualifications:

+ Completed at least 2 college academic years by June 1 (junior, senior, graduate student or relevant experience) with at least a GPA of 3.0 and no academic problems, probations, or expulsions.

Preferred Qualifications:

+ Demonstrated experience in supervising youth.

+ Demonstrated experience leading small groups and tutoring.

+ Demonstrated experience showing effective leadership skills, lead by example, mentoring and being a role model for high school students.

+ Demonstrated experience showing strong interpersonal skills

Other Requirements:

+ Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment

+ Must attend the 3-day training on June 1-3, 2022.

+ Must live in the residence hall during the summer program (June 1-June 30, 2022).

+ Must assist with community service college visits and cultural trips July 11-15, 2022.

+ May not participate in classes or other employment during the UB summer program dates.

+ Must be able to work early and late hours, and participate in physical activities

+ Must attend CPR and First-aide training, provided a on the job training, if program is in person

+ Must be able to drive various vehicles (suv's, minivan, etc.)

+ Must provide 24/7 supervision for attending students

+ Must supervise summer food service program

+ Valid Driver's License upon employment

How to Apply:

Please submit the following documents:

+ Letter of Interest describing how the candidate's qualifications match the search committee's desired qualifications.

+ Resume

+ Complete contact information for 3 professional references citing relationship with.

Screening of Applications Begins:

Immediately and continues until position is filled. For best consideration, apply by March 1, 2022.

Anticipated Hiring Salary Range:

$10-$15 per hour

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and actively seeks diversity among its employees.

Background Screening Statement:

In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University will procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee.


rAdvertised: Jan 28, 2022

rApplication Closes: Open until filled


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