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Office Assistant

Posting Details

Posting Details

Date Posted 08/01/2017
Working Title Office Assistant
Anticipated Starting Academic Term Fall
Job Type Student
Job Category Administrative/Office Support
Federal Work Study Required? Yes
Job Summary

The University of Pittsburgh is seeking an Office Assistant whose main purpose will be to provide support to a clinical research program. Some of the daily responsibilities will include:

  • Data entry into an access database and an online database
  • Scanning documents
  • Filing
  • Collating documents that will be used for clinical assessment


  • Computer skills
  • Ability to work in at least 2-hour blocks of time

The applicant needs to be detail-oriented and happy to work in a team environment. There is the opportunity to engage in research and be involved with the publishing of manuscripts at the end of the spring semester. This is a good opportunity for a pre-med student as the student worker will see all aspects of a unique specialty clinic that works with children with rare neurodegenerative disorders. For more information about our clinic:

This position is located at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC in Lawrenceville. TB test and PA Child Abuse History Clearance, PA State Police Criminal Record Check, and FBI Criminal Record Check will be required as a condition of employment. EEO/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled.

Job Requirements

Microsoft Word and Excel skills, must have a Federal Work Study award.

Child Protection Clearances

The following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks may be required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance.

Hourly Pay Rate $8.00 - $8.75
Anticipated Number of Openings 2
Anticipated Hours per Week 10-15
Anticipated Weekly Schedule


Campus Pittsburgh
Primary Work Location Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh campus
Posting Number S-05091-P

Posting Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a Federal Work Study (FWS) award?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter