Students should be properly cared and supported. Many teachers will help in supporting the students which will help the students to attain success in their studies. But it is not possible for the teachers to support the students; teachers mainly help in clearing out the problems relating to studies. A student assistant is a person who assists the students in labs and helps the librarians to do their job in a proper manner. They mainly perform jobs like grounds-keeping and recording data for any department. Some of the major responsibilities of a student assistant include 1) attend phone calls in an office 2) keep records containing student’s information 3) help in daily operations of office 4) should maintain and update website of the respective institution 5) create publications like brochures and fliers and should post these fliers. These students should possess some skills like 1) good communication skills so that they can communicate effectively with others 2) should have good listening skills so that they can listen to what other students and teachers are saying 3) most importantly it is necessary to have the ability to study well so that they can perform the job and job together.
Some of the student assistants in a college or a school are Student activities specialist, Programming specialist and Diversity initiative specialist. Student activities specialists are people who assistant in the activities of the students. They mainly work for promoting certain programs like 1) new student orientation 2) access leadership 3) common reading program 4) mentor program. They also various other functions like they sends mails to the parents which contains details of their children, performs office tasks like attending phone calls and filings, also support in the coordination and improvement of sponsorship for new programs.
Programming specialists is a student who is a specialist in special programming. This student will have to work for 12- 15 hours per week. They usually work with supervisor in order to maintain 1) clubs and organization activities 2) wake up weekend program 3) wake up people 4) exam breakfast. They are paid on hourly basis. These students are selected on the basis of their capability to work and study together. The experience of working as a student assistant can be included in the curriculum vitae which will help the student in the future. This is a good part time job and the students who are joining these jobs are paid. The basic pay for these students is low but on the basis of their job their pay also varies.