Office Assistant (Work-Study Position)

Institute for the Study of Human Rights

Job Description

The office assistant will aid in the general administrative duties for the department. Duties may include processing invoices and check requests for payment, handling internal payments to other departments, and initiating purchasing requisitions using Columbia University's Financial ARC system. The position will also assist with managing ISHR's Visiting Scholars Program, including: organizing digital materials, liaising with the International Scholars and Students Office, collecting documentation from prospective scholars, tracking the status of scholar applications, following up with appropriate internal contacts, and providing relevant information to scholars who are currently on campus.


High attention to detail. Good communication skills. Discretion and ability to work with confidential material.

Job Location



15 hours per week. Hourly rate of $16.50.

Please apply via the Student Financial Services Portal using Job ID 11724