Online Job for Students

By | September 27, 2022

Job Responsibilities : Student Assistant

Salary : $18.94 an hour

Company : Transportation, Department of

Location : Remote US

Must have completed at least 12 credit hours of college study and be currently enrolled in an accredited degree program. Preferred degree programs include: Public Policy and/or Public Administration

Duties Description
Based on interests skills and availability Student Assistants will receive training and perform many of the following tasks or activities under supervision by Budget & Finance staff:

  • Utilize the Statewide Financial System (SFS) to process financial transactions and monitor financial activity using reporting tools;
  • Process and monitor requests that require approval by the Division of the Budget (DOB) including funding recommendations personnel actions and contract funding proposals;
  • Prepare and distribute various financial and staffing reports to supervisors and other managers;
  • Provide guidance to program and accounting staff on the use of financial and budgetary coding used in SFS for various types of transactions;
  • Prepare confidential financial guidance to managers on budgetary proposals that would affect various program areas; and
  • Plan and execute long-term projects in coordination with Budget & Finance staff to provide analysis on programs and/or improve business processes.

Responsibilities may include serving a role within the Incident Command System to support the department’s response to regional and statewide emergency situations.

Additional Comments
Please submit a copy of your transcripts along with your resume and cover letter. Work hours to be discussed

during the interview.

  • Telecommuting: The Department’s current telecommuting agreement is valid through December 31 2022

and is subject to extension beyond that date.


Pursuant to Executive Order 161 no State entity as defined by the Executive Order is permitted to ask or mandate in any form that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation or any prior compensation history until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time please contact the Office of Employee Relations at
(518) 474-6988 or via email at

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