The part-time access assistant will perform academic clerical and manual tasks in the classroom and at the residence of a faculty member who is unable to function on the computer independently. This position is assigned for course-related, academic and research activities.
50% Clerical and course assistance
Prepare course documents and presentations with the faculty member directing and dictating the content.
Prepare presentation materials on PowerPoint under the faculty member’s guidance.
Attend the class and run the computer for the faculty member.
Set up and run the PowerPoint presentation during the course.
Set up the lawn chair the faculty member uses when teaching.
50% Clerical research assistance
Go on the computer and type as the faculty member directs and dictates as needed for his research.
Prepare research documents as guided by the faculty member.
Edit documents for grammar, punctuation and style as led by the faculty member.
Prepare emails related to research as directed.
Help with journal article preparation under the faculty member’s guidance.
Gather, compile and enter data. Maintain and evaluate data for accuracy and completeness.
Other duties of a similar scope as assigned.
High School diploma/GED with two years of related office and administrative experience.
Demonstrated knowledge of MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
Good written, spelling and oral communication skills.
Commitment to being on time.
Strong attention to detail.
Someone who is patient.
Will need reliable transportation.
~Ten hours per week: three to five hours of clerical work for a course the faculty member teaches will be at the University of Minnesota. Three to five hours of clerical work will be at the faculty member’s home in an inner ring suburb of Minneapolis.
Internal Number: 341150
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