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Office of Human Resources

East Tennessee State University

Title Code: 4555 

Occ. Group: 112.729 

Student Employment Clerk

Expectations for All Employees

East Tennessee State University pursues its mission based upon core values. An employee's job performance must support and exhibit the university's core values:

PEOPLE come first, are treated with dignity and respect, and are encouraged to achieve their full potential;
RELATIONSHIPS are built on honesty, integrity and trust;
of people and thought is respected;
is achieved through teamwork, leadership, creativity, and a strong work ethic;
is achieved through wise use of human and financial resources; and COMMITMENT to intellectual achievement is embraced.


Employees in this class are under general supervision. Work performed in serving as a liaison between the students desiring to work and outside employers and performing related work as required. 

Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities

Receives student applications and ensures that all necessary data is included on the forms.

Classifies student applications according to basic skills and files accordingly.

Receives calls from employers giving jobs, job descriptions, requirements, work schedules, wages, and employer's name and location.

Maintains up-to-date list and informs students of current job opportunities and procedures for obtaining future job listings.

Keeps records and prepares reports of number of applicants, number of job opportunities, and number of students employed.

Assists students in using published vocational and career materials.

Performs other work as assigned. 

Required Knowledge and Abilities

Knowledge of business English and arithmetic.

Knowledge of modern office practices, procedures and equipment.

Ability to type.

Ability to communicate clearly and concisely.

Ability to establish and maintain an effective working relationship with students, the public and other employees. 

Recommended Qualifications

Applicants possessing these qualifications have a good probability for success in this class. However, applicants not possessing these qualifications should apply if they believe their training and experience will enable them to perform the work successfully. Graduation from a standard high school including or supplemented by courses in general office practices and typing. 

Date         Skill         Eval            
10/1/80        2     412011122

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position.

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