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Student Employment Specialist

Position Information

Position Information

Date Posted 04/13/2018
Open Until Filled No
Anticipated Application Deadline (Close date) 06/13/2018
Working Title Student Employment Specialist
Job Classification Administrator I
Department Name 60080-Administrative Services
Job Type Staff
Position Number 0136479
Hiring Range $23,868.00 - $37,752.00
Position Description

The Hillman Library is seeking a qualified candidate for the Student Employment Specialist position.

The incumbent will serves primarily as the contact for oversight of University Library Systems (ULS) student employment actions on the Oakland campus for approximately 200 student employees reporting to the Personnel Coordinator. This position manages all student postings, hires, and student Payroll actions utilizing PittSource and Prism.

The incumbent will also be expected to provide support for special projects, including reports requiring student personnel statistical data using a variety of spreadsheets and databases. This position works with extremely confidential personnel information and files thus confidentiality is a high priority. Duties will require frequent independent action and non-routine judgment calls.

Education Required Associate
Minimum Related Experience Level Required 1-2 years experience
Additional Education and/or Experience Essential to the Position

Associate Degree is recommended and 1 year relevant administrative experience (3 years relevant administrative experience can be substituted for education requirement). Demonstrated ability to learn and effectively use online systems. Demonstrated ability to work with variety of people, and adjust to interruptions throughout the day.
One year relevant administrative experience with Associate Degree; 3 years relevant administrative experience without educational degree.

Required Licenses/Certifications
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.

Background Check For position finalists, employment with the University will require successful completion of a background check.
Assignment Category Regular, Full-Time
Percent Effort 100
Scheduled Work Hours 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
If Varied Work Schedule, Please Specify
If Part Time, Actual Standard Weekly Hours
Campus Pittsburgh
University Benefits

The University offers an excellent comprehensive benefits package for all full-time and part-time regular employees including:


• Education benefits and a retirement plan with employer match

• Group medical insurance, life insurance, and optional vision and dental insurance

• Free transit service within Allegheny County for employees of the Oakland campus (Port Authority Transit)

• Time off benefits including vacation, sick and personal time

For more information regarding the University’s benefits package, please visit www.hr.pitt.edu/benefits

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have an Associate's degree or higher?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * How did you hear of this position at the University of Pittsburgh?
    • Career Development Center (CDC)
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Commonwealth Workforce Development System (Formerly PA CareerLink)
    • Craigslist.org
    • Currently a University Employee
    • Dice.com
    • Monster.com
    • Pitt Career Services
    • Pittsburgh Post Gazette
    • Pittsburgh Technology Council
    • PittSource Search
    • Referral (Friend, University Employee, etc.), please specify below
    • StudentAffairs.com
    • Higheredjobs.com
    • Indeed.com
    • Internet Search
    • Other: (Please specify below)
  3. Please specify from above (if applicable):

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
Optional Documents