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Kim Jeffers, Transition Advisor, is available by appointment in the Student Services office to discuss major and career exploration, job search strategies, and online career resources. In addition, a wide variety of career services resources can be accessed at To schedule an appointment, please call 740 681-3310.

Helpful websites for your internship and job search:

Please contact Kimberly Jeffers at 740-681-3310 with any questions or further information.


Student Operator

Classroom Support / OULN (Ohio University Learning Network)

Job Description


Student operators perform a variety of duties including instructional support, careful attention to detail and confidentiality.  Students must be comfortable with technology.  Much of the Operator’s time is used to monitor the classroom instruction to ensure the system is working properly.


  • Make sure system is available in assigned classroom before class begins
  • Provide support in case of system issues such as class being disconnected, camera adjustment, fixing sound issues, etc.  If issues occur, operator will contact appropriate staff at Lancaster or Athens for necessary support and corrections
  • Provide handouts/exams as necessary by checking OUL’s mailroom
  • Collect exams or homework assignments and return these documents to the Faculty Secretary
  • Work with instructor on their individual needs for their respective classes
  •  Perform other duties as assigned



  • Professional, detail oriented , organized
  • Basic computer skills (logging in, using web browsers, etc.)
  • Familiarity with Apple IPad/IPhone
  • Ability to adhere to work rules, follow directions, use time effectively and work productively without close supervision
  • Ability to work with the public; excellent customer service skills
  • Ability to follow confidentiality policies
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Punctuality, reliability, dependability, strong work ethic



  • Currently enrolled OUL student
  • In good academic standing with a clean judicial history (must maintain 2.0 GPA to apply and remain part of staff)
  • Reliable, able to come to work on time and follow a schedule
  • Day and evening shifts available

Student operators are not permitted to provide classroom support for a class in which they are enrolled.

More information and applications are available in the Associate Dean’s Office.  Send questions to Cindy Mayle,  or call 740-681-3305.



The Lighthouse, Inc.

P.O. Box 215

Lancaster, OH 43130

The Lighthouse is looking for part-time staff that can help provide shelter and hope to those affected by domestic violence.  Each House Manager serves in various capacities to bring healing to the families we serve.

The House Manager should be prepared to work in an environment that requires flexibility and teamwork.  They should have a knowledge of domestic abuse and the impacts it can have on the families coming through our program.  Applicants must be available for shift work and flexible scheduling.


Oversee, manage and maintain all aspects of household operations with multiple families.

  • Must be outgoing, positive, self-motivated and a team player who works cooperatively with different types of personalities. 
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills along with basic computer proficiency.
  • Provide support to help inspire individuals achieve self-sufficiency.
  • Must have the ability to remain calm during crisis and act promptly while adhering to The Lighthouse policies and procedures.
  • Able to climb stairs several times per shift and lift up to 50 pounds
  • Able to work holidays, overnights and weekends.
  • Ability to pass a Background Check.
  • Maintain CPR and First Aid Certifications.
  • Maintain safety and sanitation of the shelter.


  • Promote and maintain a professional standard of ethics and confidentiality.
  • Maintain an environment where safety and health are promoted.
  • Provide accountability to residents to ensure that policies and procedures are adhered to.
  • Maintain daily logs of house activities, individual resident activities and maintenance issues during shift to inform the Clinical Director and staff.
  • Complete room inspections to ensure everyone is safe and policies adhered to.
  • Answer phone and door.
  • Ensure HIPAA compliance with files, records and documentation.
  • Be accessible to clients.
  • Sanitize apartments upon vacancy, clean office area and take trash to designated area every Tuesday night.
  • Responsible for house (not client) laundry.
  • Participate in regular House Manager and Staff meetings.
  • Ability to remain calm and be constructive when faced with an emergency.

Required Education

High school diploma or equivalent

To Apply

  • Please send resume to:  
  • P.O. Box 215, Lancaster, OH 43130
  • Fax to (740) 687-1048
  • Email it to 



MIS Assistant 1
Title: MIS Assistant 
Work Unit: Support Staff
Reports to: MIS Supervisor
Supervisory Responsibility: None
Responsible for assisting with installation, maintenance, and security of all aspects of the information system (computers, printers, scanners, phones, and network—including both hardware and software)
Summary of essential job functions:
Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following tasks, knowledge, skills, and other characteristics, The list that follows is not intended as a comprehensive list; it is intended to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities. Employees may be required to perform additional position-specific tasks.
• Maintain and administer computer networks and related computing environments including computer hardware, systems software, applications software, and all configurations.
• Perform data backups and disaster recovery operations.
• Diagnose, troubleshoot, and resolve hardware, software, or other network and system problems, and replace defective components when necessary.
• Implement network security measures to protect data, software, and hardware.
• Configure, monitor, and maintain email applications or virus protection software.
• Operate master consoles to monitor the performance of computer systems and networks, and to coordinate computer network access and use.
• Install, configure, and test computer hardware, networking software and operating system software.
• Monitor network performance to determine whether adjustments need to be made, and to determine where changes will need to be made in the future.
• Confer with network users about how to solve existing system problems.
• Communicates effectively, both verbally and in writing. Shares information and demonstrates ability to listen openly and empathetically to others.
• Works collaboratively with fellow employees and others to achieve identified goals and objectives.
• Contributes to a positive work environment by treating others with fairness and respect.
• Demonstrates the ability to pro-actively plan work and proceed with a task with limited instruction. Willingly steps up to take on new responsibilities or to help a co-worker complete a task.
• Supports the relationship between the agency and the community by demonstrating respectful, courteous, and cooperative behavior when interacting with clients, visitors, and other employees.
• Comply with agency policies and procedures.
• Demonstrates functional aspects of job knowledge as listed on the job description.
• Exhibits adequate skills as listed on job description.
• Maintains professionalism in compliance with agency standards.
• Will maintain competency with technology related to job functions.
• Contributes to fulfilling the agency's mission and core values by implementing them into daily practice.
Minimum qualifications/requirements:
Minimum of one year college training in computer science or related field or equivalent experience
MIS Assistant 2
• Knowledge of circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming.
• Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
• Knowledge of the agency’s policies and standard operating procedures.
• Knowledge of the principles of Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) Privacy and Security Rules and other Federal and State Laws regarding confidentiality and storage of health information.
• Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
• Writing computer programs for various purposes.
• Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
• Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
• Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
• Conducting tests and inspections of products, services, or processes to evaluate quality or performance.
• Identifying measures or indicators of system performance and the actions needed to improve or correct performance, relative to the goals of the system.
• Actively looking for ways to help people.
• Effective management of one’s own time; assessing and prioritizing tasks, and working within deadlines to complete tasks.
• Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents. Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience. Talking to others to convey information effectively.
Working Conditions:
Physical demands:
• Frequent to constant sitting
• Occasional standing and walking
• Occasional driving in accordance with job duties assigned
• Frequent repetitive finger movements for entering data into computer
• Occasional lifting of less than 50 pounds
Pay Rate:
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. In addition, all personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.
Last Updated: 6/10/2016

Individual Budget Specialist

The Fairfield County Board of DD is seeking an Individual Budget Specialist. The chosen candidate should possess the following skills: Creating purchase requisitions in Munis for locally funded individual budget items and services, assisting providers in becoming approved county vendors, and ensures that locally funded items and services are coded to the correct account. The candidate would monitor and implement the individual budget process, troubleshoot issues for the ISCs by working through service authorizations regarding submitted schedules, over-authorizations, or lack of information to complete the cost projection tool. Qualifications for this position include: Bachelor's Degree or higher in social work, business administration, public administration, accounting. Or a degree in a related field from a four (4) year college or university or graduate program.

This posting will expire on May 28, 2018.

Applications accepted through our website







Domestic Violence Shelter and Non-Profit Services in Fairfield County, Ohio

The Lighthouse is a private, non-profit mental health agency dedicated to promoting the existence of a safe and peaceful home and family life environment through quality services focused on the prevention, education, and treatment of family violence.  The services of the shelter include a crisis phone line, an emergency shelter, individual counseling and group support for adults and children, and advocates to assist victims with protection orders and through court procedures.  The Lighthouse works closely with other social service agencies and is dedicated to building partnerships and to making a difference for victims in Fairfield County.            

A Bachelor’s degree (a master’s degree is preferred but not required) in a related field such as business administration, social work, psychology, or guidance and counseling; and at least four years of experience in the public health, mental health, alcoholism/chemical dependency, or other human/social service or non-profit field.  Applicants should have a proven record of being an effective communication, self-starter, and solid business and financial management skills.  Professional is key. 


The Executive Director is responsible for: managing people (approximately 20 employees), community outreach, budgeting (monitoring billing/cash flow, grant writing, and other fiscal needs), implementing policy and program actions that meet federal, state, and field guidelines, evaluating programs, and monitoring all programs and policies of the organization.  The Executive Director should be a leader who inspire, retains, and develops the staff to meet all organizational goals.  With the Board of Directors, the Executive Director is expected to be a team leader in establishing a vision and mission and strategies to accomplish these goals.  Fundraising and building community relationships is a vital. 

The Executive Director is responsible to the Board of Directors.

  1. The Executive Director is responsible for budgeting, monitoring cash flow, grant writing, and overall fiscal management.
  2. The Executive Director is responsible for implementing policy and program actions,
    both long-term and short-term, as determined by the Board of Directors.
  3. The Executive Director is responsible for providing, at least monthly, the Board of Directors with information regarding changes in community needs, financial statements, program updates, and all other information essential to facilitating Board functions.
  4. The Executive Director is responsible for providing training information and advice to the Board of Directors regarding policy and procedure development, planning, and implementation.
  5. The Executive Director is responsible for attending Board of Director meetings as the staff liaison.
  6. The Executive Director is responsible for establishing and maintaining a positive image for the agency, cooperating and coordinating with the community and other agencies.
  7. The Executive Director is responsible for hiring, training, evaluating, and dismissing agency personnel or employees.
  8. The Executive Director is responsible for evaluating, at least annually, the agency’s programs and services using the evaluation results to aid in planning agency programs and services.
  9. The Executive Director is responsible for the overall supervision of all employees and
    the day-to-day operations of the agency.
  10. The Executive Director is responsible for ensuring that the Board of Directors is informed of the quality assurance activities and the findings of said activities.
  11. The Executive Director reports to the Lighthouse Board of Directors, follows all policy and procedures established, and is evaluated for performance on an annual basis by the Personnel Committee of the Lighthouse Board of Directors.


Salary based on experience

Vacation, holidays, healthcare benefits

An opportunity to work in a field that helps victims become survivors in Fairfield County

All applicants should submit resumes and cover letters to:

Pamela Kaylor

c/o The Lighthouse

P O Box 215

Lancaster, OH 43130


Submit by email to:

BEFORE:  May 22, 2018 deadline

Resumes will be reviewed upon arrival

Contact Information:  740.689.2558



SafeAuto is looking for Claims Adjuster Trainees

A leader in the non-standard automobile insurance industry, SafeAuto has hundreds of thousands of customers across the country. Accidents are our business and they can be a stressful time for our customers.  As a Claims Adjuster Trainee, you will learn all about Insurance Contracts, Liability Laws and Claim Resolution Techniques in our initial 3-week training program. From there, you will be able to kick-off an exciting career in Insurance with us!

As our business continues to grow, our need to increase and develop our claims team must keep pace.

We are looking for recent grads/people who:

  • Have a college degree or equivalent, related work experience (previous customer service experience is a plus).
  • Have a passion for helping others, the ability to work independently within a team, and the energy to work in a fast-paced environment. 
  • Are critical thinkers, problem solvers, detailed oriented, and have outstanding written and oral communication skills.
  • Have excellent computer skills and are fully proficient in M.S. Office.

In addition to offering a great way to start your career in the Insurance Industry, we offer the following exciting benefits:

  • Comprehensive and paid training program, including licensing. (If you do not already have one, you will be required to obtain your Insurance License within the first months of employment.).
  • Complete compensation & benefits package; competitive base pay, annual performance and merit review; in addition to a company-matched 401(k), health, dental, vision and life insurance.
  • Generous paid time off and paid holiday program.
  • Full access to our on-site Wellness Programs and Wellness Coaches.
  • The opportunity to work with great people in a fun work environment.
  • We even have a great performance-based bonus plan!


Ready to join the Team? Apply online at

SafeAuto is an Equal Opportunity Employer.






Position:                      Seasonal Vector Monitoring Technician                                           

Salary Range:               $14.00/hour

Date of Posting:          April 2018

Deadline:                     Until filled

Position information;

The Fairfield Department of Health is seeking a Seasonal Vector Monitoring Technician. One of the main jobs for the Technician will be to meet with landowners, obtain permission to set mosquito traps, collect/process and ship the samples to the Ohio Department of Health for identification. This data will then be recorded on an ARC GIS map. The Technician will also respond to complaints regarding mosquitoes, help residents locate and remove mosquito breeding sites on their property and distribute educational materials.  The Seasonal Technician may be required to obtain the Ohio Pesticide Application License for mosquitoes and learn proper pesticide handling and application techniques.  Candidate must also have a valid Ohio driver’s license.

The technician will begin in May and work for approximately 13 weeks, 22.5 hours per week.

Please send resumes to 

Fairfield Department of Health is EOE compliant.