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Position Management

Student Position Structure

When creating or modifying student positions, the following position naming convention should be utilized:

(Work Area) (Title) – (Job Type)

  • Work Area – Designates the functional work area for the position. This could be the organization department or work location.
  • Title – Designates the type of work being performed and provides distinction between other positions. Examples include: Office Assistant, Graphic Designer, Tour Guide, Supervisor
  • Job Type – Indicates the position as “Student Service” or “Student Clerical”. Service work generally involves manual labor whereas clerical work primarily involves office tasks and desk work.


  • Admissions Ambassador - Student Service 
  • Aquatics Lifeguard - Student Service
  • Chem Eng Grader - Student Clerical
  • Hall of Music Event Technician - Student Service

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