University of Houston Downtown Student Assistant, Public Service in Houston, Texas

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About UHD

The University of Houston-Downtown is a comprehensive four-year university offering bachelor’s and selected master’s degree programs and providing strong academic and career preparation as well as life-long learning opportunities. Located in the heart of the city, the University reflects the diversity of the Greater Houston Metropolitan Area, and, through its academic programs, engages with the community to address the needs and advance the development of the region. UHD is an inclusive community dedicated to integrating teaching, service, and scholarly research to develop students’ talents and prepare them for success in a dynamic global society. UHD draws students from throughout the Greater Houston area. UHD is considered one of the most ethnically diverse liberal arts institutions in the southwest, a distinction that indicates the student body accurately reflects the Houston community’s wealth of cultures, languages and nationalities. The University offers all students a specially tailored opportunity for quality higher education, as well as small classes. UHD employs over 1,400 faculty and staff.

Since opening its doors in 1974, UHD has grown in mission and service, and now offers baccalaureate degrees in 44 areas and eight master’s degree programs. Over 14,000 students attend classes in five Colleges: Business, Humanities and Social Sciences, Public Service and Sciences and Technology, as well as University College. Approximately 2,400 students graduate each year with degrees in humanities and the arts, social sciences, business, the sciences and technology, education, criminal justice, and social work. As one of the four distinct and separate components of the University of Houston System, UHD offers educational opportunities and access to students from a variety of backgrounds, including many first-generation college students, students who work full- or part-time, students with additional family obligations, and students who transfer from community colleges and other higher education institutions. The University of Houston System is a public system of higher education that includes three other universities in addition to UHD-The University of Houston, UH-Clear Lake and UH-Victoria, as well as two teaching centers-UH System at Sugar Land and UH System at Cinco Ranch.

Notes to Applicants


  • An application, resume, and cover letter are required and must be submitted online.

  • This is a security sensitive position; a complete background investigation is required.

  • In accordance with H.B. #558, Selective Service Registration may be required. Offer of employment contingent upon verification of individual’s eligibility for employment in the United States.

  • The University of Houston-Downtown is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression in the recruitment and admission of students, the recruitment and employment of faculty and staff, and the operation of any of its programs and activities, as specified by all applicable laws and regulations. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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Job Description

Job Summary:

The CPS Advising Center is seeking to fill a position for student worker for the Fall/Spring semesters (2016/2017).

Job Duties:

  • Front reception duties
  • Filing and copying documents
  • Creating and typing basic Word documents
  • Run campus errands

Special Duties:

  • Assists Advisors with projects as needed

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Students must be dependable and willing to learn new skills
  • Students must have good computer skills

Must have a minimum of 30 credit hours with a least a 2.5 GPA

Preferred Qualifications

Requisition Number: 00897

Job Title: Student Assistant, Public Service

Division: Academic & Student Affairs

College: Public Service

Department: College of Public Service

Job Code: 5996

Grade: 999

FTE: .5

Full Time/Part Time: Part-time

FLSA Status: Hourly

Position Number: 00300549

Security Sensitive Position: Yes

Employee Class: Student Assistant