Business Affairs Team Office Assistant

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The Business Affairs Team Student Office Assistant position requires the applicant to be able to work independently, organize large volumes of hiring forms, follow specific guidelines, and possess excellent attention to detail. A student in this position must be highly dependable and able to work a set schedule of 10 hours per week between the hours of 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.

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Job Duties

  • Supports both Housing and Residential Services and Residential Dining.
  • Assists in the coordination and processing of student hiring forms for both departments.
  • Accurately creates hiring forms.
  • Meticulously reviews multiple forms and verifies accuracy.
  • Copies, faxes and files forms.
  • Makes entries into multiple Excel spreadsheets.
  • Updates and creates forms, PowerPoint presentations, training materials, etc.
  • Walks paperwork to other offices on campus when necessary.
  • Assists with additional clerical duties including shredding, projects and much more.


  • Possess an outstanding attention to detail.
  • Have excellent problem solving and troubleshooting skills.
  • Ability to learn fast and pick up new skills quickly.
  • Self-directed with excellent time management skills.
  • Demonstrate a proven record of high dependability.
  • Working knowledge of Excel, Word and Outlook.
  • Ability to create PowerPoint Presentations.
  • Experience maintaining a high level of confidentiality.

Other Requirements

  • Available to work approximately 10 hours per week.
  • Must be enrolled for minimum of six credit hours as an NIU student.
  • Be in good standing with the Student Conduct Office.
  • Successfully pass an Illinois state security background check.
  • Available to work throughout the year, including semester breaks and summer (preferred).

Starting Pay Rate

$13 per hour.

Contact Us

Housing and Residential Services
Neptune East 101

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