Student Associate - Office of Governmental Relations

Offered By: 
University of Texas System
Job Location: 
Austin
Salary: 
Paid
If "Paid", provide rate: 
$10 per hour
Job Description: 
Job Details Title: Student Associate Department: Office of Governmental Relations Organization Name: The University of Texas System Administration Location: Downtown Austin - U. T. System Building, 16th Floor No. of Openings: Multiple Hours per Week: Maximum of 19 hours per week Hourly Rate: $10.00 Earliest Start Date: 09/03/2018 Anticipated End Date: 12/31/2018 Benefits Eligible: No Semester Credit: No Application Deadline: None, posted until filled Work Schedule Options: This position is for a weekly Monday – Wednesday – Friday shift with hours to be determined when hired. About U.T. System Established by the Texas Constitution in 1876, The University of Texas System consists of nine academic and six health institutions. The University of Texas System Administration (based in Austin, Texas and found on the web at www.utsystem.edu) is responsible for the central management and coordination of the 15 institutions. About The Department The University of Texas System - Office of Governmental Relations (OGR) supports The University of Texas System and the Board of Regents in the pursuit of excellence in education, research, and service by enhancing public and governmental support necessary to the operations of the nine academic institutions, six health institutions and system administration. Position Description The Student Associate will work with U. T. System Governmental Relations staff to provide entry level clerical support to all departmental staff. Duties will include: • Monitoring and reporting on legislative committee hearings • Performing online legislative based research • Performing research based projects • Answering and routing incoming phone calls • Data entry and records entry • Copying documents and files maintenance • Operating office machines and equipment • Transporting System staff to and from the System complex in a 10 passenger van/Suburban • Performing pickups and deliveries to and from the System complex • Perform general office duties as needed Qualifications Interested students should meet the following criteria: • Currently enrolled in an accredited university field of study related to government, public administration, policy development, or related field; • Able to utilize the Windows Operating System including Word, Excel, and internet browsers; • Able to offer attention to detail and accuracy in work produced; • Able to work both cooperatively in a team environment and efficiently in an unsupervised environment; • Able to commit to a work schedule of a maximum of 19 hours per week for the time period specified and; • Posses a valid Class "C" Operator's Driver's License. A three year driving record check will be conducted on the selected applicant. More Information This position is security sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code 51.215, which authorizes the employer to obtain criminal history record information. The University of Texas System is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
Application Instructions: 
Send one email to portiz@utsystem.edu with the following, as specified: • Subject Line should read as follows: OGR Student Associate – Fall 2018 Semester – First Name Last Name • Attach in Word or PDF the following File Attachments: o Resume o Cover Letter o 3 References with contact information
Contact Information: 
Email: portiz@utsystem.edu
Type of Internship: 
State Agency
Posted By: 
esc@utsystem.edu
Expiration Date: 
Friday, November 30, 2018