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UHP is Hiring Office Assistants!

March 22, 2018

The University Honors Program is currently seeking applicants for the position of Office Assistant. Applicants must be UHP students in their sophomore or junior year during the 2018–2019 academic year. This position officially begins September 2018, but we are also looking for summer 2018 availability.

Office Assistant Academic Year Responsibilities

Honors Office Assistants perform a wide variety of tasks that support the UHP mission to guide and challenge students from across the University as they develop into broad, creative, independent, and informed thinkers. Office Assistants provide office support to the University Honors Program director, associate directors, academic advisors, and support staff.

Office Assistant Job Duties

  • Greet visitors and assist students with questions about UHP
  • Answer phones; manage multiple lines
  • Schedule appointments in Google Calendar
  • Prepare student information files for advisors on a timely basis; print transcripts and various reports
  • Perform back-up duties for Student Services Specialist
  • Make posters/handouts
  • Research and compile data for one-time projects
  • Create and maintain Excel spreadsheets and Access databases
  • Clean and organize work center and storage rooms
  • Copy, print, scan, shred
  • Run errands on campus

Work Hours

Office Assistants are expected to make a commitment for the academic year, with an availability of 6–10 hours per week during fall and spring semesters. UHP's hours of operation are 8am–4:30pm, Monday–Friday. Some hours are available during winter and spring breaks.

Essential Qualifications

Currently enrolled and active in the University Honors Program at the U of M—Twin Cities; full-time enrollment for fall 2018 and spring 2019; strong academic record; evidence of involvement in campus or community activities; excellent communication skills; attention to detail; basic knowledge of Microsoft Office; interest in working with honors students from diverse backgrounds and areas of interest. Reception or front desk experience is desirable.


Official job classification title for the Office Assistant position is Student Support Services, Intermediate Level. Pay rate is $10.50 per hour.


Applications are due by 4:30pm on Monday, April 9, 2018. To apply, please provide the following documentation:

  • Application form
  • Current resume
  • Cover letter (approximately 250 words) telling us why you are interested.

Note: The PDF application may be viewable and printable from most browsers, but we recommend downloading the form and using Adobe Reader (Windows or Mac) to complete the form digitally.

Submit by U of M Campus Mail, US Mail, hand deliver, or email to:

University Honors Program

390 Northrop

84 Church Street S.E.

Minneapolis, MN 55455