Open Student Employment Positions
Department: Public Safety | Supervisor: Jesse Lee and Jason Keaveney Start Date: 8/11/2017 Job Description: STUDENT PATROLTo be assigned as a team with one other Patroller to conduct foot and bike patrols in all areas of the University, as well as University property located on Valley Road and Bellamy Road. The times of assignment are on weekdays, weeknights, and weekends in varying types of weather. A Student Patroller is responsible for the protection of all persons on University property, their personal property as well as University property and / or property associated with the University. They are to be observant for any and all situations that occur on University property that need to be reported to University Police. Qualifications: Must be capable of submitting clear and concise reports concerning all incidents occurring while on duty.Must possess good verbal communications skills.Must be capable of typing a brief summary of patrol events into the daily log. Must be thoroughly familiar with all other responsibilities and limitations.Must have and maintain a minimum 2.5 G.P.A.
Department: Public Safety | Supervisor: Jesse Lee and Jason Keaveney Start Date: 8/25/2017 Job Description: STUDENT SECURITYWork under the direction of one or more security Supervisors to ensure that a safe environment is maintained at the Alumni Healthful Living Center. The student assigned to this position will be responsible for conducting security and access control procedures, observing and reporting any instances of suspicious activity, intrusion, vandalism, or maintenance problems to their immediate supervisor. They will be responsible for conducting thorough building inspections at both locations. They will further be assigned to provide security at a variety of special events. Qualifications: Must be a person of high moral standards, neat, personable, articulate, and be capable of maintaining his/her composure under stressful situations.Must possess strong verbal communications skills.Must have and maintain a minimum 2.5. G.P.A.
Department: Student Activities & Leadership Development | Supervisor: Operations Manager Start Date: 8/28/17 Job Description: Student must be able to type accurately and be able to work on personal computer. Make appointments and file both alphabetically and chronologically. Student must be willing and able to take on various tasks and projects as assigned by the Assistant Dean of Students/Student Activities & Leadership Development Director or the Operations Manager. Greet visitors to our office and direct them to the appropriate staff member. Answer incoming phone calls and route them to the appropriate staff member. Assist with the opening and delivery of incoming mail for clubs and organizations. Student may be required to perform errands between inter-university departments. Student will assume responsibility of office operations, in absence of staff members. Student will work with Operations Manager in preparing office paperwork, filing, and maintaining club membership lists and accounts. Student will work independently on projects and meet deadlines. Qualifications: Ability to sufficiently read, write, understand, and to clearly communicate orally in the English language. Ability to interact with a variety of visitors to our office and to handle a variety of telephone calls in professional and mature manner. Exhibit maturity and ability to display extreme sensitivity to confidential materials.Preference will be given to those students awarded federal work study for the 2017-2018 academic year.
Department: Office of Student Activities & Leadership Development | Supervisor: Melissa Lambert Start Date: 8/28/2017 Job Description: The Information Center Attendant will greet visitors to the Campus Center, provide assistance to the Building Supervisor on duty or professional staff during their shift, and problem-solve any issues of Campus Center guests. Essential Job Functions:1.Staff the Information Center and provide services such as answering phones and email requests2.Greet visitors and answer questions3.Keep an updated copy of all events occurring on-campus during their shift4.Problem-solve issues of Campus Center guests5.Assist guests with questions regarding events, ticket sales, campus locations, etc.6.Serve as a referral for problems or concerns7.Assist the Building Supervisor with keeping the building functioningMarginal Job Functions:1)May perform light housekeeping duties during shift. 2)Attend Campus Center staff meetings as assigned Qualifications: REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITIES:1)Excellent general knowledge of Western New England University2)A willingness to learn the operations and services of the Campus Center3)Excellent communication skills4)The ability to provide high-quality customer service5)An outgoing personality6)Dependability and flexibility in schedule7)The ability to problem-solve 8)The ability to work in a collaborative team setting9)General knowledge of, or a willingness to learn about, A/V equipment setups ERGONOMIC REQUIREMENTS:1)The ability to perform light to moderate lifting of equipment (ie: move tables and chairs)Must be an enrolled student in good academic standing for the current academic year. Students with work study positions will be given priority during the search process.
Department: Office of Student Activities & Leadership Development | Supervisor: Melissa Lambert Start Date: 8/28/17 Job Description: The Art Gallery Attendant will greet guests and exhibitors using or visiting the Art Gallery and assist in exhibit set-ups.DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES AND TASKS:Essential Job Functions:•Be responsible for coordinating activities occurring within the Art Gallery•Greet guests and exhibitors using or visiting the Art Gallery•Assist in exhibit and event set-ups•Serve as a host for Art Gallery receptions•Assist patrons who may not be familiar with Western New England University•Serve as a referral for problems or concernsMarginal Job Functions:1)Perform light housekeeping duties during shift2)Attend bi-weekly staff meetings and training sessions Qualifications: REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITIES:1)An excellent general knowledge of Western New England University2)The ability to provide high-quality customer service3)An outgoing personality4)Dependability and flexibility in schedule5)The ability to move tables and chairs, as well as lift artwork/canvases6)The ability to enforce the guidelines for use of the Art Gallery.ERGONOMIC REQUIREMENTS:1)The ability to perform light to moderate lifting of equipment (ie: move tables and chairs)2)Maximum weight requirement for lifting = 50 lbsMust be an enrolled student in good academic standing for the current academic year. Students with work study positions will be given priority during the search process.
Department: Office of Student Activities & Leadership Development | Supervisor: Melissa Lambert Start Date: 8/28/17 Job Description: The Game Room Attendant will monitor equipment usage, enforce all guidelines for use of the space, and serve as a referral for any problems or concerns. DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES AND TASKS:Essential Job Functions:1.Be responsible for the equipment usage in the Game Room2.Sign-out and inspect equipment upon its return3.Greet guests using or visiting the Game Room4.Assist in event set-ups occurring in the Game Room5.Perform inventory checks at the end of each shift for all equipment & games6.Enforce all guidelines for Game Room use7.Serve as a referral for problems or concernsMarginal Job Functions:1)May perform light housekeeping duties during shift. 2)Attend Campus Center staff meetings as assigned Qualifications: REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITIES:1)Excellent general knowledge of Western New England University2)A willingness to learn the operations and services of the Game Room3)Excellent communication skills4)The ability to provide high-quality customer service5)An outgoing personality6)Dependability and flexibility in schedule7)The ability to problem-solve 8)The ability to enforce guidelines respectfully & responsibly9)General knowledge of, or a willingness to learn about, gaming system set-ups & proper usageERGONOMIC REQUIREMENTS:1)The ability to perform light to moderate lifting of equipment (ie: move tables and chairs)Must be an enrolled student in good academic standing for the current academic year. Students with work study positions will be given priority during the search process.
Supervisor: Sophia Rios Start Date: 8/29/2016 Job Description: Peer Tutoring on a one-on-one basis or in a group/drop-in setting.Position Duties and Tasks:1.Participate in training program at the start of the fall semester.2.Reply to documented tutoring requests received through the Academic Support Specialist.3.Define through discussion with student(s) the specific nature of learning assistance required.4.Establish mutually agreed upon learning goals to be achieved and construct a written statement based upon these goals.5.File copy of the learning agreement with the Academic Support Specialist acknowledging the acceptance of the tutoring referral. 6.Set the structure and terms of the tutoring relationship within prescribed guidelines established by the Academic Support Specialist. 7.Develop a lesson plan for each scheduled tutoring session; turn in to the Academic Support Specialist with timesheets. 8.Research and identify specific supplementary learning materials related to subject matter being tutored and provide student being tutored with copies. 9.Reserve any physical facilities necessary for conducting scheduled tutoring sessions. 10.Evaluate student progress in tutorial relationship and provide students with assessment of progress. 11.Identify and encourage utilization of active learning techniques toward the mastering of subject matter. 12.Guide students in self-discovery of problem solving strategies.13.Construct and administer periodic tutorial quizzes designed to assess student mastery of tutorial subject matter.14.Maintain familiarity with designated course objectives and faculty member expectations of courses being tutored. 15.Attend scheduled training sessions designed to promote tutoring effectiveness and understanding.16.Meet with the Academic Support Specialist to discuss each student’s progress.17.Record appropriate documentation of tutoring services provided and submits such record to the Academic Support Specialist.18.Meet as necessary with the Academic Support Specialist to discuss personal issues arising from tutorial relationships.Marginal Job Functions:1.Initiate contact with student(s) referred through the Academic Support Specialist.2.Contact the designated faculty instructor of the course being tutored and advise of tutoring assignment. Qualifications: Applicants must have taken the course they are requesting to tutor at Western New England University and passed the course with a B+ or better
Supervisor: Sophia Rios Start Date: 8/29/2016 Job Description: Essential Job Functions:•Participate in training program at the start of the semester•Monitor the academic progress of an assigned caseload of students for the semester.•Create action plans in the form of an academic success contract in order to assist students in defining academic goals.•Meet weekly or biweekly with each assigned student to assess and monitor progress toward defined learning objectives.•Assist students in the development of course relevant study skills, time management strategies, and other academic success skill. •Maintain a relationship with faculty and stuff in order to solicit information on student progress. •Serve as a referral agent to relevant academic and personal support services.•Create and maintain a file on all students monitored in order to provide a final recommendation of student progress at the close of the semester to the Academic Standards Committee. Qualifications: •Enrolled in Full Time undergraduate course of study with completion of 67+ credits•Preferred GPA 3.3•Minimum GPA 2.8
Supervisor: Marie Fletcher Start Date: 8/28/2017 Job Description: Responsible for office duties related to the operation of the Clinical Programs office. Sampling of duties: inputing data, maintaining records and generating reports within the Electronic Case Management System (CLIO),answering phone, maintaining data in Symplicity Recruitment system, record keeping, filing, coordination of clinical events, preparation of course materials, and handbooks. Qualifications: 1) Computer proficiency in Word and Excel, with some experience in database systems. 2) Ability to communicate effectively with clients and those seeking assistance from the Legal Clinic, evaluate the needs of callers and make appropriate referrals 3) Must perform duties with professionalism which includes relating to others in a courteous, cooperative, sensitive and congenial manner. 4) Detail-oriented and ability to multi-task. 5) Work independently with minimal supervision.
Department: Student Disability Services | Supervisor: Bonni Alpert Start Date: 8/28/2017 Job Description: Primary Purpose: To provide ongoing/weekly support to students with disabilities (SWD) through a one-on-one mentoring relationship in order to foster time management, organization, study and self-advocacy skills and connections with peers, faculty and staff on campus. To help students identify and make use of specific accommodations, resources and services to mitigate the impact of the student’s disability.DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES AND TASKS:Essential Job Functions:1)To aide in the transition process for first year students with disabilities2)To facilitate the development of a social support system and communication skills and to decrease isolation/separation in a new environment3)To provide useful and immediate feedback, leading to improvements in personal and professional relationships4)To create individualized plans designed to meet specific personal and academic goals, specifically targeting areas such as communication, social skills, problem solving, organization, time-management and disability-related accommodation options for each mentee.5)To provide support toward the achievement of individualized mentee goals6)To prepare weekly contact logs7)To maintain confidentialityMarginal Job Functions:1)Participate in weekly supervision, 2)Listen to personal problems impacting school3)Serve as the student’s personal campus information center so that they can derive the greatest possible benefits from campus programs, facilities and services with a minimal stress 4)Learn about disability-related accommodations, strategies and assistive technologies Qualifications: Distinguishing Characteristics:• Demonstrate strong verbal and written communication skills• Exhibit exemplary interpersonal skills in social and professional settings• Have strengths in areas such as: social, time-management, and study skills• Exhibit maturity and ethical conduct (e.g., maintain confidentiality)• Demonstrated attention to detail• Must be reliable REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITIES:1) Possess knowledge about ADHD and High-Functioning Autism 2) Excellent time-management skills3) Ability to communicate effectively4) Strong attention to detail5) Analytical skills
Supervisor: James Morgan Start Date: 8/28/2017 Job Description: Tutoring/grading positions available in the Math Center for highly qualified students with excellent math, interpersonal, and organizational skills. Students must be extremely reliable and responsible. Qualifications: Math Center assistants ideally should have taken their math courses here at Western New England, should have received A grades in their math courses, and should receive an excellent recommendation from their math instructor(s).