SAMPLE JOB DESCRIPTION FOR ON CAMPUS JOB
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Items without an asterisk are not required but are HIGHLY RECOMMENDED to help you with a
smooth hiring process and to attract the most qualified candidates.
In general, providing MORE DETAIL is helpful to both the hiring manager and the student employee
in terms of eliminating uncertainty about expectations, and providing a framework for future
evaluations.
*Job Title:
Career Services HR Assistant
Make your title descriptive enough so that if students see only the Title they have an
understanding of the job. If possible, also make it useful to a student’s future resume.
*Organization Name:
Oregon Tech Career Services
No of Openings:
1
You may have one posting for multiple employees if the description is the same.
Work Schedule:
Flexible
Hours per Week:
4-6 hours to start, possibility of more hours next term
*Wage/Salary:
$9.25 per hour
Written approval required PRIOR to posting for any wage more than $2.00 over minimum wage.
Employment Start Date: Negotiable; by October 15 preferred
If you are advertising in October for a position that starts in December, be specific.
Employment End Date: TBD
Supervisor:
Jennifer Kass, Associate Director Career Services
*Job Description:
Human Resources (or Talent Management, as it is becoming more widely known) supports organizations
in their efforts to recruit, train, compensate and manage their employees. Human Resources (HR) is an
exciting field and a good fit for those interested in management and/or psychology. The Career Services
HR Assistant will provide services to Oregon Tech students and employers in support of the Career
Services office on the Klamath Falls campus. Working in this role will provide excellent hands-on training
to a student interested in this field. Applied Psychology students who are required to do an externship
may be able to fulfill this requirement if hired.
The Career Services HR Assistant will support a variety of our services, depending on their interests and
skills:
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Help students understand how to access pertinent information related to resumes, cover
letters, internships, interviewing, and other career topics.
Help students navigate the Jobs4Owls job board.
Promote the Career Services office and events through social media and other marketing media.
Promote Career Services and distribute Career Services information through tabling events
throughout campus.
Promote Career Services in brief classroom presentations (potentially; after training)
Provide resume feedback (potentially; after training).
Help employers understand how to use our job board, register for career fairs, and recruit our
students.
LEARNING OBJECTIVES: Optional, but very helpful to students if you can include them
As a result of working for Career Services, the Career Services HR Assistant will learn how to create
optimized career communications (resumes, cover letters, interviews, LinkedIn profiles), and be able to
assist students with these tasks. They will also understand recruiting from the employer perspective,
and be able to transition to a recruiting role at an employer with specific knowledge and experience to
be an immediate contributor to the Human Resources role.
Qualifications:
ACADEMIC
Enrolled Oregon Tech student with a GPA of 3.0 or better.
At least sophomore standing, with two or more academic terms remaining before
graduation/externship.
SKILLS
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Strong customer service orientation; experience a plus.
Proficiency in Word, PowerPoint and Excel.
PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS
Reliable, punctual, responsible, able to work independently, and attentive to detail.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
Preference for students with Management or Applied Psychology coursework with an interest in the
field of Human Resources.
Work study funds available.
Flexibility in work schedule.
Potential interest and availability to continue working over the summer.
*Application Instructions:
To apply for the Career Services HR Assistant position, please submit a resume plus a cover letter
describing any relevant experience, your interest in the field of Human Resources, the name of your
program advisor and your hours of availability to:
Jennifer Kass, Associate Director of Career Services at [email protected]