Federal Work Study Student Assistant (Undergraduate Only | Fall 2022)

The Office of Finance and Administration at The Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center is hiring a part-time Federal Work Study Student Assistant for the Fall 2022 semester. 

Number of hours needed per week: 10
Schedule: Need to work Tuesdays and Thursdays with flexible hours between 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and Fridays between 12:30-5:30 p.m. (prefer at least 2-hour work blocks)
Hourly wage: $12.50
Department address: Suite 3800 Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center

Job Description

Finance & Accounts Payable:

  • File Guest Artist’s Contracts and invoices by KFS number in the Accounts Payable files
  • Create new files and folders as necessary for file records and maintenance
  • Scan & file financial documents (Pcard & Tcard) for the Business Manager
  • Record transactions in Excel spreadsheets
  • Assist with payroll check distribution and mailing

Front Desk Responsibilities:

  • Answer phone and greet visitors
  • Distribute campus mail to staff mailboxes or hand-deliver mail directly to them, if urgent
  • Handle UPS/FedEx/Amazon deliveries and mailings
  • Email staff member to inform them of packages/deliveries
  • Assist with inventory of office supplies, distribute supplies and maintain organization of supply storage cabinets.

Other Duties:

  • Assist the entire Finance and Administrative team, according to work day priorities set by supervisor (Jacki G.)
  • Assist the Clarice Management with various projects upon approval from supervisor


  • Welcoming personality, highly motivated and organized
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Experience in using MS Excel, MS Word and Google Doc
  • No previous office experience is required

Learning Opportunities:

  • Learn while on the job, office etiquette, etc.

Additional comments:

  • This position cannot be done remotely.

Contact person(s):

To apply

Submit a resume, cover letter, fall class schedule, and Federal Work Study Award via email to Jacquelyn Gutrick at jgutrick@umd.edu.

Type of opportunity: 
Federal Work-Study
Finance and Administration
Student status: 
Best Consideration Date: 
Friday, September 23, 2022

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