The School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences has a temporary opportunity for an outstanding hourly student assistant to provide a variety of administrative support assistances in a fiscally-focused role.
Do you have creative problem solving skills and the ability to independently identify solutions to a variety of issues? Are you detail-oriented? Do you take initiative on projects and prioritize project work? If you answered yes, you may be the student assistant we are looking for!
Responsibilities for this position include:
- Assisting with monthly budget reconciliation including follow-up on missing documents
- Creating budget and grant file folders
- Copying, faxing and sorting various documents
- Maintaining records, performing electronic mail tasks
- Filing reports, receipts, and other documents
- Entering data and maintaining various accounting of grant/budget logs or databases including verifying and processing fiscal/accounting data, performing basic computing, calculating and manual or automated posting of data; making corrections as required
- Assisting with travel-related accounting processes
- May occasionally deliver or pick up grant proposal/award documents between the School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences department and the Office of Sponsored Programs, the Grant and Contract Accounting office, or other campus departments
- Serving as back-up telephone and in-person contact, receiving visitors, responding to inquiries regarding office/departmental policies and procedures (requires substantial knowledge of school policies and procedures)
- Sorting and distributing office mail if needed
- Performing other related duties as required/assigned
- Experience in administrative support and office operations
- Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, database management software; familiarity with Access is desirable
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Ability to interact with a wide variety of audiences and individuals including students, donors, faculty, administrators, and students is essential
- Team work orientation
- Flexibility to meet changing needs
- Ability to take initiative on projects, prioritize project work, and use good discretion in contact and communications with various audiences
- Creative problem solving skills and ability to independently identify solutions to a variety of issues
- Must be a UW student
This position is available November 1. Hourly wage is based on experience.
Please send your resume to Jessica Roshan at jroshan at uw.edu.