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Office Assistant - Knights Cupboard

Position Type:

  • Part Time
  • Federal Work Study


  • Main Campus

Position Summary:

  • The Student Assistant position for the Knight Cupboard is a part-time position responsible for assisting the Office of Student Life in overseeing and managing the student Knight Cupboard (food program). The student must qualify for a Work-Study position. This position supports the Knight Cupboard with routine tasks that support the day-to-day operations of the program. These tasks include but are not limited to clerical work such as filing, scanning, and sorting, copying and delivering paperwork, maintaining inventory records, stocking shelves with the intake of food donations, rotation of products, assisting students using the Knight Cupboard, and supporting special projects. Individuals in this position are expected to represent the Department and Urbana University in a professional manner.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Greet and provide information to students with a friendly and welcoming disposition
  • Handle the student intake process according to Urbana Universities guidelines
  • Make sure that received food/toiletries are sorted, stocked and stored in an appropriate manner
  • Ensure proper refrigeration of frozen/refrigerated items and perform rotation duties as necessary
  • Ensure appropriate packaging of food depending on the student’s situation
  • Maintain appropriate data to determine food on hand and distributed
  • Ensure maintenance and cleanliness of Knights Cupboard
  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Ability to provide strong customer service
  • Requires Federal Work-Study award

Preferred Skills and Characteristics:

  • Pleasant, positive attitude
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Ability to complete assigned tasks in a timely manner

Additional Notes:

  • Work hours are flexible during Monday – Friday 9:00 am – 6:00 pm (approx. 10-12hrs wk.)
  • Pre-employment check required

About Urbana University

Founded in 1850, Urbana University serves more than 1800 students from around the world from its 128 acre campus nestled in the historic city of Urbana, Ohio. Known for innovative academic programs that feature personal attention from faculty, the University offers more than 30 undergraduate programs and several graduate degrees, delivering course work in class, online, or a combination of both. Blue Knights athletics includes 15 NCAA Division II sports along with intercollegiate bowling, cheerleading, and shooting sports.

Urbana University is committed to providing a safe workplace and learning environment for all employees, students, and visitors, as well as committed to protecting University property and operations. It is the intent of the University to ensure a safe and secure environment by conducting criminal background checks on all individuals who have received an offer of employment with the University, and to comply with all relevant state, federal and local laws governing employment and background screening in its administration of this policy. To view our pre-employment policy, please click here.

Urbana University is committed to creating a respectful and inclusive educational and workplace environment.  Urbana does not discriminate on the basis of age, religion, race, ethnicity, color, national origin, ancestry, immigration status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or familial status, disability, or veteran or military status.