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Student Employment, Kansas Geological Survey

This position open only to students enrolled at the University of Kansas.

Working Job Title: Clerical/Data Entry Assistant (2950821-T2)
Regular Hourly or Work Study
Hourly Rate: $8.63
Tentative Start Date: On or about Jan. 27, 2014
KGS Section: Data Resources Library (DS/DS)
Hours Per Week: 40 hours per week during summer; 20 hours per week during academic year
Business Hours: 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m., Monday-Friday


  1. Provide clerical assistance in Data Resources Library.
  2. Enter data and scan records, proof data and scans.
  3. Sort, organize and file incoming records.
  4. Communicate effectively with customers requesting information.
  5. Take telephone orders and photocopy records.
  6. Assist staff and public in locating data and re-filing returned materials.
  7. Other duties as directed.

Required Qualifications

  1. KU student, meeting minimum 6 hour enrollment requirement during the academic year for employment.
  2. Ability to interact effectively with the staff/public and communicate clearly.
  3. Knowledge of standard basic office practices and procedures.
  4. Available to work through the Summer 2014 semester, at a minimum.

Position Requirements

  1. Ability to push rolling bookcase in confined area, climb step ladder, and lift 30 pounds, with or without reasonable accommodation.
  2. Ability to work in storage areas, capable of occasionally working with old documents which may be dusty, musty, or moldy, with or without reasonable accommodation.

Preferred Qualifications

  1. Experience with filing, word processing, computer, other office machines and telephone.
  2. Familiarity with or previous work experience with records filed by legal land description (section, township, range).
  3. Familiarity with water well industry and/or oil production operations.
  4. Course work in geology or geography and/or experience in petroleum industry.
  5. Keyboard input at 50 WPM.
  6. Available 20 hours per week during academic year, including breaks, and 40 hours per week during summer. Hours must be worked during business hours, 8:00am-5:00pm, Monday through Friday.

Procedures for Applying

Apply online at Complete online KU student application and attach a resume (required). Cover letter welcome but not required. Provide work references. Position number 00008345.

Person to Contact

Annette Delaney, Kansas Geological Survey
Phone: 864-2152
Fax: 864-5317

Closing Date for Applications

January 22, 2014

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Placed online Jan. 10, 2014
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