Temporary Student Activities Assistant

Temporary Student Activities Assistant

Student Affairs |

Classification/FLSA Status:                          Level III (Part-time/Non-Exempt)



Primary Function:           To administer and proctor tests to students who have academic testing accommodations. To ensure test security. To be knowledgeable of and capable of explaining testing practices and policies to test takers. This position will also assist with special events conducted by student affairs throughout the quarter that do not conflict with the test schedule, which include orientation, graduation, welcome back, etc.  This position provides direct support to students as well as administrative support to student affairs.



Key Responsibilities:

Administer and proctor tests:
In conjunction with the director for student affairs, establish a schedule for proctored tests based upon student requests.
Administer tests for students.
Ensures that proper testing procedures are followed.
Explains testing procedures to test takers.
Monitors test takers and provides assistance when necessary including, connecting with the instructor if the student has a test questions.
Primary proctor for all accommodated final exams.
Assist with student events, activities and department events including, but not limited to orientation, graduation, welcome back, student recognition programs, Lyceum/homecoming, etc.
Other Duties:
Oversee department work study students.
Oversee online classifieds and housing advertisements.
To assume such other duties as assigned by the Vice President for Student Affairs or Director for student affairs to lend support to the department as needed.
Lend enthusiastic support to college policies and to fellow co-workers, particularly in the presence of students and support personnel.
Commitment to the mission of Sherman College and support of the Sherman Chiropractor in any way correlated to the position.
Basic Knowledge and Skills:

  1. Associate’s Degree with prior education experience.
  2. Strong customer service skills.
  3. Ability to work independently, as a team and to oversee a team.
  4. Ability to establish good working relationships with staff, faculty and students.
  5. Ability to adapt to changes in the work environment quickly and be able to multi-task and give attention to detail.
  6. Computer knowledge and proficiency in Microsoft Office applications.
  7. Knowledgeable and familiarity with iPad technology
  8. Ability to learn and navigate campus software programs quickly.
  9. Ability to work appropriately with confidential student information.
  10. Ability to work outside of business hours including weekends on occasion for special events such as graduation, special student programs, etc.

Preferred Knowledge and Skills:

  1. Bachelor’s Degree
  2. Knowledge of Chiropractic
  3. Physical demands and work environment:


Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to walk/stand; sit; use hands to finger, handle or feel objects or controls; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear.  Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision and the ability to adjust focus.


Work environment:  While performing the duties of this job the employee works in a controlled work environment and the noise level in the work environment is usually minimal.


General sign-off:  The employee is expected to adhere to all college policies and to act as a role model in the adherence to policies.


How to Apply

Qualified applicants should submit their resumes and salary requirements in confidence to Mandy Smith, Director of HR.

Mandy Smith

Director of Human Resources
864-578-8770 x.231

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