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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

 

STUDENT WORKER

Marketing Department

Ironton Campus

 

The Student Worker for the Marketing Department reports directly to the Marketing & Public Information Officer and is located in the Dean’s Office. The ideal candidate is a self-motivated and highly organized student, with excellent communication skills (spoken and written). You must be able to think and work independently, as well as handle multiple projects simultaneously from start to finish.
 
Use of various social media platforms is a plus. This position requires good interpersonal skills and working knowledge of Microsoft Office programs (Excel, Word, and PowerPoint).  A skills assessment test is required.
 
The student must be able to work 20 hours per week throughout the school year, possibly up to 28 during the summer months, including occasional evening activities. 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 Marketing Department.
 
The desired candidate is dependable and must possess a strong work ethic and commitment to quality work and performance.  Appropriate dress attire must be maintained at all times. The ability to meet deadlines and follow detailed instructions is essential.  
 
Typical job-related tasks for the Marketing Department Student Worker include the following:
 
  • Maintains files and reports for OUS media coverage (TV, radio, print)
  • Assists with production of monthly newsletter
  • Provides support telephone coverage for Dean’s Office staff
  • Coordinates interviews for campus news stories and appearances (digital, print, and radio)
  • Assists with development and writing for feature stories
  • Distributes press releases, flyers, etc. for campus activities
  • Creates and updates spreadsheets for various Marketing activities
  • Provides marketing support during special events (as needed)
  • Other duties as assigned by the Marketing & Public Information Officer
 
This position provides an excellent opportunity for any student with an interest in marketing, public/media relations, or communications to gain relevant career experience.   
 
The deadline to apply is July 4, 2014. No phone calls, please.

 

Interested candidates should email a resume and cover letter to:
Shelly Betz, Marketing & Public Information Officer

 

 


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 Sarah Kyllo, Student Services Specialist at kyllo@ohio.edu 740-547-3830 with any questions.

 

STUDENT AMBASSADOR

The Office of Student Services

2014-2015 STUDENT AMBASSADORS
 

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.


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