This position functions under close supervision in a local government
agency or local government approved Student Intern Program pre-authorized
by the Department of Personnel; does related work as required.
COUNTY AND MUNICIPAL GOVERNMENT AGENCIES
In a local government agency, performs the clerical, professional, or
technical duties of the position.
NOTE: Local participating agencies will receive Department of Personnel
authorization to appoint to the Student Assistant title (29037) for a
maximum of one (1) year under Stage 1 of the Student Intern Program.
At Stage two (2) of the Student Intern Program, the Department of Personnel
will authorize non competive appointment of Student Assistant (03807).
The Student Intern remains in Student Assistant (03807) until successful
completion of the Working Test Period and graduation from the
appropriate field of study to meet the minimum requirements of the
targeted title and all additional criteria under the Student Intern Program.
STUDENT INTERNSHIP PROGRAM
In a Student Internship Program, the student must be enrolled in an
accredited technical, undergraduate and graduate school or community
college. The program provides the student with a comprehensively
structured internship which, when successfully completed, will lead to a
promotional opportunity to a Student Intern Program approved career
service title. The student will participate in the formalized work study
program and will be mentored by an agency's program representative.
Department of Personnel authorization is required to prior appointment
to this title.
EXAMPLES OF WORK:
Learns to assist in the processing of correspondence, technical
reports, and/or materials as assigned.
Learns to or may assist in the preparation of records, forms,
applications, documents, and so forth.
Learns to carry out routine procedures according to the rules and
regulations of the department, division, program, or unit assigned.
Learns to, or as assigned aid professional staff in planning,
preparing, analyzing, and or examining records, procedures,
data, or programs.
Learns to, or as assigned, review, proofread, or analyze
Learns to, or as assigned, provide support to clerical/technical
staff in operating office equipment.
May be required to learn to utilize various types of electronic
and/or manual recording and information systems used by the
agency, office, or related units.
Education requirements shall be determined by the appointing
authority commensurate with the area and/or level of expertise
or skill necessary to perform the duties of the job.
NOTE: Student Assistants are required to continue attending
an academic institution either at the High School, College, or
Vocational/Technical level. Appointments to these positions are
terminated when the employee discontinues his participation in the
formal work study program or does not continue his education studies
beyond the beginning of the following school year.
Appointees will be required to possess a driver's license valid in
New Jersey only if the operation of a vehicle, rather than employee
mobility, is necessary to perform the essential duties of the
NOTE: Appointees may be required to possess a certification
or license appropriate for the position to be filled.
SPECIAL NOTE: The appointing authority will be required to
certify that the Student Assistant appointee is qualified to receive
the rate of pay set in the Salary Administration Memorandum.
Ability to learn to utilize various types of electronic and/or manual
recording and information systems used by the agency, office, or
Ability to read, write, speak, understand, or communicate in English
sufficiently to perform the duties of this position. American Sign
Language or Braille may also be considered as acceptable forms of
Persons with mental or physical disabilities are eligible as long as
they can perform the essential functions of the job after reasonable
accommodation is made to their known limitations. If the
accommodation cannot be made because it would cause the employer
undue hardship, such persons may not be eligible.
This job specification is for state and local government use.
CODES: 98/X98-29037 MCK 07/06/05