Student Hourly Assistant Opening in Aquatic & Fishery Sciences

SAFS has an opening for an hourly student assistant (description below). Questions about the position may be directed to Jessica Roshan,

Temporary Hourly Student Assistant – fiscal support

Department: Aquatic and Fishery Sciences

General Duties/Description:

Provide a variety of administrative support in fiscally-related duties such as:

· Maintain records, perform electronic mail tasks

· Create budget and grant file folders

· Copy, fax and sort various documents

· File reports, receipts, and other documents

· Enter data and maintain various accounting of grant/budget logs or databases including verify and process fiscal/accounting
data, perform basic computing, calculating and manual or automated posting of data; make corrections as required

· 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 the Payroll Office

· Serve as back-up telephone and in-person contact, receive visitors, respond to inquiries regarding office/departmental policies
and procedures (requires substantial knowledge of school policies and procedures)

· Serve as back up for responsibilities of photocopy and fax machines. Assist users with special functions, fix minor problems,
call for repair service, monitor and reorder supplies. Responsible for timely completion of photocopy requests

· May occasionally sort and distribute office mail

· Perform other related duties as required/assigned


· Experience in administrative support and office operations

· Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, database management software, and presentation creation 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, board members, and corporate leaders are 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

· Detail-oriented

Position is available March 9, 2017 and possibly earlier, and will continue throughout the year (including summer). Hourly wage based on experience.

***This position is for active UW freshman or sophomore students only. We are looking for someone who can work with us at least 2 years. Send your resume to


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