Student Clerical Assistant (Federal Work Study)

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How to Apply to this Posting

Special Instructions

In order to apply for this position, a student must have applied for Federal Work Study and received an authorization notification from the Financial Aids Program Coordinator, Mrs. Debra Reynolds.

Please make sure that you upload the authorization notification in the others section of applicant documents.

Posting Details

Job TitleStudent Clerical Assistant (Federal Work Study)Employment StatusPart Time .25DepartmentCenter for Student Services and OutcomesPurpose of Job

This position is located in the Student Services Access Center (Natchez Campus), Ms. Lawanda Buchanan, Supervisor.

To provide clerical assistance to the department.

Scope of Responsibilities

To provide administrative assistance to the department.

Essential Job Functions

• Assist with the day-to-day operations of the office
• Distribute office correspondence
• Handle incoming and outgoing mail
• Establish and maintain the filing system
• Become knowledgeable of the office’s function and have an understanding of office goals
• Be punctual in adhering to scheduled work hours


Enrolled as a student at Alcorn State University
Have completed the Federal Work Study Requirements and received an authorization notification from the Financial Aid Programs Coordinator.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities

• Must be dependable and able to work without supervisor’s constant oversight;
• Must have excellent interpersonal, customer relations, communication, and organizational skills;
• Effective time management skills;
• Computer skills
• Proficient with Microsoft Office products, e-mail and internet;
• Highly organized, detail oriented;
• Successful experience working in a team environment; and
• Ability to manage multiple priorities, objectives, and deadlines simultaneously in a fast-paced environment.

Posted Salary RangeFederal Work Study AwardWork in noisy (above 85 decibels) areasSedentary Work - Exerting 10 poundsLight Work - Exerting up to 20 poundsOccasionallyMedium Work - Exerting 20-50 poundsHeavy Work - Exerting 50-100 poundsVery Heavy Work - Exerting in excess of 100 poundsTravelNot RequiredPosting NumberStdnt030PNumber of VacanciesLocationNatchezPosition End Date (if temporary)11/06/2020Open Date08/28/2020Close DateOpen Until FilledYesEEO Statement

Alcorn State University

Equal Employment Opportunity and Notice of Non-Discrimination
Alcorn State University is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information. Alcorn State University is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities.

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      Posted: 8/29/2020
      Application Due: 11/27/2020
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