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The Office of Student Services

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
Flexibility
Initiative
Strong work ethic
Punctuality
Reliable
Self-confidence
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.

 


 

PART-TIME JOB POSTING

STUDENT WORKER

Facilities Management Department

Ohio University Southern Campus - Ironton

 

The Ohio University Southern Campus in Ironton is seeking a part-time student worker for the Facilities Management Department.  This is up to 28-hour per week position during breaks  (up to 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.  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 at times.  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 including indoor plant watering
  • 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 contact:
 
Gary Payne – Acting Director, Facilities Management
Ohio University Southern Campus
Collins Center, RM 148
1804 Liberty Avenue
Ironton, Ohio 45638
Office phone:    740.533.4618, Mobile: 740.525.2042

 


The Office of Student Services

Admissions
Student File Clerk

Job Description

Goals
The goal of the Student File Clerk is to provide assistance to the Admissions Department in all areas of the filing process and student records.  The Student File Clerk will be responsible for working 20 hours per week (weekend or evening hours may be required) with the Admissions Department.

General Requirements
MUST be a current OUS student

MUST have at least a 2.5 gpa
MUST have attended OUS for at least one quarter and have at least one year before graduating
MUST be able to work in a diverse and fast-paced environment
MUST have the ability to work independently, multi-task and to be punctual and reliable

MUST be knowledgeable in Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel

MUST adhere to University policy and FERPA regulations

May require testing for position

 

Duties

Sort or classify new material to guidelines such as content, purpose, user criteria, chronological or alphabetical order.

Add new material to file records, and create new records as necessary.

Answer questions about records and files.

Scan and index files into OnBase (electronic file system)

Purge outdated files according to file maintenance guidelines and/or legal requirements.

Find and retrieve information from files in response to requests from authorized users.

Perform periodic inspections of materials or files in order to ensure correct placement, legibility, and proper condition.

Read incoming materials in order to determine how and where they should be classified or filed.

Track materials removed from file room in order to ensure that borrowed files are returned

Perform general office duties such as assisting the front office with coverage to answer phones and greet and assist anyone coming into Student Services

Sort incoming mail daily and be responsible for any outgoing mail that may need to be delivered to the post office.

Will be cross trained with all other Admissions student worker positions, as well as, front office student workers in order to be able to cover positions during shortages or peak work times.

Other duties as assigned
 

Attend Meetings
Attend and participate in all student staff meetings and required trainings as assigned.


Minimum/Essential Qualifications Needed to Perform Job
Ability to work according to an established schedule
Strong computer skills
Basic knowledge of copiers and fax machines
Ability to work without close supervision
Strong organizational skills
Able to follow office procedures and directions
Keep all information about students and student issues confidential according to FERPA regulations.
 

Evaluation

The student File Clerk will be evaluated each semester with said evaluation being maintained in student’s file in The Office of Student Services.

 

To Apply

Submit a resume to Carol Davis, Records Management Assistant, Office of Student Services, Collins Building or by email to davisc10@ohoio.edu. When submitting a resume, please specify the title of the position you are applying for.

 


 

IT Department - Student Workers
 

Looking for students to work in the IT department on the Southern Campus. IT student staff will work with IT staff in one or more of the following areas: Open Lab, TASC Lab, Computer Services, Point to Point rooms, and OULN rooms.
Requirements:
Be enrolled at OHIO University Southern
Be able to work evenings and weekends
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
Punctuality
Reliable
Ability to multi-task
MUST maintain at least a 2.0 GPA to apply and remain part of the IT Staff
 
Contact Mary Lou Malone for more information.

 Student Workers- Proctorville Center
 

Looking for students to work at the Proctroville Center. Student staff will work with staff in one or more of the following areas:  Computer Services, Point to Point rooms, and OULN rooms.
Requirements:
Be enrolled at OHIO University Southern
Be able to work evenings and weekends
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
Punctuality
Reliable
Ability to multi-task
MUST maintain at least a 2.0 GPA to apply and remain employed.
 
Contact Nancy Webb, webbn3@ohio.edu,  for more information.

 


CENTER FOR NURSING EDUCATION

Student Worker, Nursing Department

 

Location: Office of Nursing (20 hrs/wk); Will work around class schedule

Position Overview
 
Requires basic office skills, such as filing, database maintenance, and typing. Organizational skills and working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Access. Good interpersonal skills. Assists students with program, University and class information.

Contact:  Chelsea Harris or Stephanie Sarven in the nursing department at 740.533.4633

 

 

 


The Office of Student Services
 

Student Activities Assistant

 

Job Description
 
Supervisor: Robert Pleasant, Director of Enrollment & Student Services

 

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.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • 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.

 

KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES
  • 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.

 

REQUIREMENTS:
  • 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.

 

Application packets are available in the Office of Student Services

 

 

The Office of Student Services

FRONT OFFICE - STUDENT ASSISTANT


Job Description
 
Goals
    To assist in the day-to-day operation of the front office
    To assist and provide support to all Student Services programs
 
General Requirements
MUST be a current OUS student enrolled at least part time (6 credit hours) with a minimum GPA of 2.5
MUST be able to work in a multicultural, diverse and fast-paced environment
MUST be able to work Saturday’s from 8:00am to 12:00pm
MUST be able to work some evenings
Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook calendaring and email
Ability to work independently, multi-task and to be punctual and reliable
 
Duties

Perform routine clerical duties such as filing, word processing, photocopying, emailing, and faxing
Answering multi-line switch board
Scheduling advising appointments
Taking and entering payments through CASHNet and following all university cash handling policies
Assist with BobcatBuy and/or Concur to pay invoices, process travel and order supplies
Process Student ID’s
Assist in updating and maintaining office materials, publications, and supplies
Assist in organizing and maintaining office files, student files and sorting mail in mail room
Aid in the planning and implementation of all Student Services programs and events
Other duties as assigned

Training and Meetings
Attend and participate in all required trainings as assigned.
Attend Student Worker monthly staff meetings
Minimum/Essential Qualifications Needed to Perform Job
Ability to work according to an established schedule
Basic computer skills
Attention to detail
Ability to work without close supervision
Strong organizational skills
Ability to work with the public
Customer service orientation, i.e. be able to assist with students and off campus requests in a friendly, helpful manner
Good telephone voice, articulate, demonstrating courteous telephone etiquette
Able to follow office procedures and directions
Keep all information about students and student issues confidential

Evaluation
Student Assistant will be evaluated once per semester

Pay and Hours
Minimum wage of $7.95 per hour and may work up to 20 hours per week
 
To Apply
Submit a resume to Suzi Bloomfield, Office of Student Services, Collins Building
or email to bloomfis@ohio.edu

 

FIRST YEAR EXPERIENCE
 

Peer Mentor


Department: First Year Experience

Hiring for: Summer and Fall

Job Description:

Peer Mentors are engaged in all facets of the First Year Experience. Specific responsibilities include assisting with new orientation for undecided students, maintaining communication with assigned first year students, assisting with all social events for first year students, serving as mentor to students in assigned FYE class, assisting with planning and implementation of class social events, and other general duties related to first year programming.

Requirements:
Peer Mentors must have completed a minimum of 30 semester hours with a GPA of 3.3 or higher.
For more information or application materials contact Dr. Kim Keffer (keffer@ohio.edu)
.
 

The Office of Student Services

STUDENT AMBASSADORS - Proctorville Center


Job Description
 
Goals:
The goal of the Student Ambassadors Program is to provide prospective students first-hand information about Ohio University Southern and to participate in university sponsored events.  In sharing experiences, we hope to ease the transition of new students into life at Ohio University Southern and expand the campus life experience for current students.
The student must be able to work 20 hours per week which may include evening and weekend on-campus and off-campus events.
 
Job Duties
    Work as a student leader in promoting Ohio University Proctorville Center and provide accurate information to potential new students and family members.
    Assist in the coordination of various outreach activities in the community
    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.
    Assist students in admissions process.
    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 resource room as needed.
    Assist with general office work as needed.
    Perform any additional duties as assigned by the Proctorville 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 semester (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
Flexibility
Initiative
Strong work ethic
Punctuality
Reliable
Self-confidence
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 front office at Proctorville. 

Please contact the Ohio University Proctorville Center at 740-886-7655 with any questions.

 

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