Student Opening: Grants Assistant


Number of Openings: 1

Pay Rate: 12.50

Location: Coffman Memorial Union

Department: Activities & Programs


The Grants Assistant will assist with the facilitation of the SUA Student Group Grants Program. Much of the daily work is carried out without direct oversight, and primarily includes processing of Grants applications and communications with Grant applicants & recipients.

The Grant Assistant will learn relevant University and departmental policies & procedures.

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  • Current U of MN - Twin Cities degree-seeking student. See student employment eligibility
  • Strong computer skills and Internet proficiency (Microsoft Office, Adobe, Google suite)
  • Great customer service attitude
  • Strong detail orientation and ability to multitask
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills

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Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous experience working with confidential documents
  • Some knowledge of Office for Student Affairs and/or some involvement experience on campus
  • Previous office support experience

Notes for This Posting

Office hours are Monday-Friday 8:30am-5:30pm.

Applicants must be able to work three to four shifts a week during office hours. At least two shifts must be worked in the office, the other shifts may be worked remotely. The minimum shift length is two hours.

Typically, the Grants Assistant work up to 15 hours per week during academic year.

The successful applicant will expect to be available and eligible to hold the position through the 2022/2023 academic year.

The hiring manager hopes to complete hiring as soon as possible; the actual start date will be with Fall Semester.
Work study applicants are welcome to apply!


  1. You must be able to work for the Fall, Spring.
  2. You must be able to work 3 shifts per week.