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Computer Services Department
Student Workers


Hiring student workers to work in the Computer Services department on the Southern Campus. Computer Services student staff will work with Computer Services staff in one or more of the following areas: Open Lab, TASC Lab, Computer Services, Point to Point rooms, and OULN rooms.
Basic computer skills
Working knowledge of Catmail and Blackboard
Be enrolled at OHIO University Southern
Be able to work evenings
Basic computer skills
Ability to work without close supervision
Good time management skills
Ability to work with the public
Excellent customer service skills
Ability to follow confidentiality policies
Strong work ethic
Ability to multi-task
MUST maintain at least a 2.0 GPA to apply and remain part of the Computer Services Staff
Applications are available in the TASC lab.

Facilities Management Department
Ohio University Southern Campus - Ironton

Student Worker

SEASONAL - April through October
The Ohio University Southern in Ironton is seeking a part-time student worker for the Facilities Management Department.  This 28-hour per week position (20-hours per week during the Fall and Spring semesters) involves miscellaneous physical activities associated with the maintenance of the physical surroundings at the Southern Campus.  Only full-time Ohio University Southern students are eligible to apply.  Enrollment in summer classes is not required.  Work hours will be scheduled around academic requirements and to meet the needs of the Department.  Some early morning, evening, or weekend work hours may be required.  State of Ohio minimum wage laws apply.
The desired candidate should possess a strong work ethic, be capable of receiving and following instruction, and be willing and able to participate in strenuous physical activity.  The ability to work outdoor during extreme weather conditions is required.   Common job related tasks as a part of the Facilities Management team includes assistance with or involvement in the following:
Site and grounds maintenance including snow removal activities
Landscape maintenance
Miscellaneous light construction or maintenance projects
Waste management / recycling programs
Surplus material moving
Special event set-up and tear down
Other maintenance activities as assigned by the Director
Candidates with previous experience in landscape maintenance, construction, or the willingness to learn is preferred.  A student majoring in the physical sciences, engineering, or environmental studies is preferred but not required.  Personal and educational enrichment opportunities exist for the self motivated student.   Such opportunities include involvement in projects associated with campus sustainability, energy conservation, landscape/horticultural projects, and other projects involving the growth and betterment of the Southern Campus.   Come see how you can make a difference and apply your talents or learn new skills.
Interested candidates should email a statement of interested to:
Adam Riehl - Director, Facilities Management
Ohio University Southern
Collins Center, RM 148
1804 Liberty Avenue
Ironton, Ohio 45638


The Office of Student Services

Student Activities Assistant
Job Description
The OUS Office of Student Services is looking to fill the Student Activities Assistant position. This position will be responsible for working up to 20 hours per week providing support to the  Director of Enrollment and Student Services/Coordinator of Diversity & Inclusion.  S/he will assist in planning, promoting and managing a broad spectrum of campus cultural and student activities.


  • Provide assistance in planning, scheduling, and coordinating student activities.
  • Assist with the planning and implementation of university diversity and inclusion programming including concerts, workshops, and special events.
  • Assist with planning and coordinating meetings, events, correspondence with Registered Student Organizations.
  • Assists in arranging for equipment, facilities, and agendas for meetings and activities.
  • Provide various levels of clerical assistance to Office of Student Services
  • Perform other duties as needed.
  • Professional, detail oriented, organized
  • Demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills, including ability to share relevant information, ask questions, listen well and respond appropriately
  • Good telephone voice, articulate, demonstrating courteous telephone etiquette.
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Ability to adhere to work rules, follow directions, use time effectively and work productively without close supervision
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel highly recommended.
  • Punctuality, reliability, and dependability
  • Ability to communicate effectively in-person and in writing with a diverse population.


  • Current OUS student
  • Must maintain a 2.5 g.p.a.
  • In good academic standing with a clean judicial history
  • Experience with on campus programs or demonstration of campus life involvement.
  • Professional, neat appearance and good hygiene. 
  • Able to work evenings, weekends, and holidays (MLK, Memorial Day, etc.) on an as needed basis.
  • Valid Driver’s License



Application packets are available in the Office of Student Services.



The Office of Student Services

Student Ambassador

Job Description

Job Function

Ohio University Southern Ambassadors are student leaders.  Ambassadors are responsible for welcoming prospective students and guests to OUS as well as providing quality customer service to current students seeking assistance.  Ambassadors promote school spirit and a positive image of OUS through campus tours, recruitment events, and through communication with prospective students by phone, e-mail, and in-person.  

Job Duties
  • Work as a student leader in promoting Ohio University Southern and providing accurate information to potential new students and family members.
  • Assist in the coordination of various outreach activities including, but not limited to, open houses, workshops, resource fair, campus days, and welcome week.
  • Visit local high schools for recruitment events.
  • Represent the university at various community outreach functions and events.
  • Communicate with prospective students via phone and email.
  • Conduct timely and effective follow up with all prospective students.
  • Schedule and provide group and individual campus tours to university guests.
  • Assist students in admissions process.
  • Assist with New Student Orientation.
  • Assist with various on-campus events.
  • Responsible for maintaining knowledge of admissions deadlines and requirements.
  • Work productively and cooperatively with all members of the university community.
  • Attend and participate in all required trainings as assigned.
  • Work in the front office/lobby area as needed.
  • Assist with general office work as needed.
  • Perform any additional duties as assigned by the Office of Student Services Staff.


General Requirements
MUST be a current OUS student
MUST maintain at least a 2.5 GPA to apply and remain part of the Ambassador Program
MUST be enrolled for at least 6 credit hours per quarter (exception summer semester)
MUST have attended OUS for at least one semester
MUST be able to work in a diverse and fast-paced environment
Have a valid driver’s license and ability to travel. 
MUST be able to work evenings and weekends
The student must be able to work 20 hours per week, as needed, which may include evening and weekend on-campus and off-campus events.
Additional Skills and Qualifications Needed to Perform Job
Applicants should be prepared to become experts on Ohio University Southern official information packet, programs, and history.  Have the ability to ask and answer questions clearly and to make prospective students feel comfortable is essential for the position.

Good communication skills (oral and written)
Basic computer skills
Experience of/or willingness to make presentations
Ability to work without close supervision
Strong organizational skills
Good time management skills
Ability to work with the public
Excellent customer service skills
Good telephone voice, articulate, demonstrating courteous telephone etiquette
Able to follow office procedures and directions
Able to keep all information about students and student issues confidential


Desired Personal Characteristics
Positive attitude
Commitment to excellence customer service
Ability to work as an effective and productive team member
Leadership ability
Strong work ethic
Ability to multi-task
Ability to be tactful and diplomatic in all situations
Respect for diversity and inclusion
Willingness to do whatever it takes to get the job done
PRIDE in Ohio University Southern
To Apply
Application packets are available in the Office of Student Services.






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