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Job Specification

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                                              State-N.J.S.A.  11A:3-4(j)
                                              Local-N.J.S.A.  11A:3-5(u)

 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.


 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. 


 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. 


 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
 related units.

 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