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Department Name and Location - Intercollegiate Athletics, Boydston Center  

% of Time - 50%

Job Description - Primary responsibilities will be providing athletic training services for an assigned sport intercollegiate sport at Southern Illinois University Carbondale including travel.  Assist with day-to-day operation of athletic training room. Assist with inventory and other administrative duties.

Position is a one year appointment renewable for 2nd year.  This is a year-round appointment with various start dates.  

Qualifications - The successful candidate will be NATABOC-certified or eligible, IL licensed or eligible.  Applicants must secure admission to one of the graduate programs offered by the Graduate School at SIU Carbondale prior to start date.

Time Period of Position - Position is a one year appointment renewable for 2nd year.

How to Apply - Send letter of interest, resume, unofficial transcripts, and 3 references to:

Kristen Trotter, ATC
Interim Ass't AD- Sports Medicine
Lingle Hall
Carbondale, IL 62901-66201
ktrotter@siu.edu

Deadline to Apply - May 31, 2015 or until positions are filled.

Number of Positions - Multiple


Department Name and Location - Center for Teaching Excellence, Morris Library, Room 180

% of Time - 50%

Job Description - SIUonline. Responsible for assisting in customer support for SIUonline (D2L). Support methods include phone, Instant Messaging, email, and walk-ins. Skills involve building and editing online courses, web pages, creating instructions to assist faculty and students in using the SIUonline system. Strong problems solving skills along with written and oral communication skills are required.

Qualifications -

Required Qualifications: Admission to Graduate School and acceptance into an academic degree program. Applicant must also have working knowledge of the use of Dreamweaver, coding/troubleshooting HTML, designing & editing CSS templates, and Microsoft Office products.  Strong problem solving skills and written & oral communication skills are also required.

Preferred Qualifications: Preferred skill/experience in one or more of the following:

  • web development (HTML5, XHTML, XML, CSS.)                           
  • help desk/customer service experience
  • Learning Management Systems, such as Desire2Learn
  • Designing & creating graphic images using Photoshop
  • Developing multimedia such as HTML5
  • Scanning images and documents
  • Wikis, blogs and podcasts

Time Period of Position - May 16, 2015 - Decembere 31, 2015.  Includes opportunity for extended contract.  (Available hours must be between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.  Schedule is negotiable.)

How to Apply - Submit cover letter describing your experience related to this position with available work hours, current resume, and sample work including a description of your development/programming skills that went into the sample work (can be included in the cover letter) to the Center for Teaching Excellence (Morris Library, room 180). Drop off at front desk or via Campus Mail to: Morris Library, Mail Code 6510, SIU. No walk-in inquiries. All applicants must include an electronic sample of work with the application that demonstrates their skills. The format of this sample work can be presented via a URL address or on DVD/CD. Applications without sample work will not be considered.

Deadline to Apply - May 16, 2015 or until filled

Number of Positions - 1


Department Name and Location - Wellness & Health Promotion Services, Student Health Center

% of Time - 50%

Job Description - Wellness and Health Promotion Services (WHPS) provides current and accurate health information about important lifestyle decisions.  Graduate Assistants in WHPS are responsible for providing health education and health promotion to SIU students.  Primary emphasis will be on health promotion, behavior change interventions, and peer education in nutritionsexual healthstress management, alcohol tobacco & other drugsbystander, harm reduction and other areas of wellness that impact student success.  Some evening and weekend hours are required.

Qualifications -

Required Qualifications: BS/BA degree; admission to graduate school in one of the following programs:  Health Education & Recreation, Public Health, Food & Nutrition, Counseling, Social Work, Counselor Educational Psychology, or closely related fields; professionalism; good written and verbal communication skills; good computer skills.

Preferred Qualifications: Experience in program development/ evaluation, health education/ promotion, and public speaking.

Time Period of Position - August 10, 2015 – May 13, 2016 (please note early start date)

How to Apply - Submit application (available at http://shc.siu.edu/_common/pdfs/wellness/GAApplication.pdf), cover letter, resume/ C.V., unofficial transcript, and names and phone numbers of three references to:

Graduate Assistant Application
WHPS, Student Health Center,
374 E. Grand Ave., Mail Code 6740,
Southern Illinois University
Carbondale, IL 62901

Or Email:  wellness@siu.edu

Or fax: 618-453-4519

Deadline to Apply - Applications will be accepted until positions are filled. Interviews begin the week of April 6, 2015.

Number of Positions - Multiple


Department Name and Location - Clinical Center, Speech & Language Dept., Wham 141, Student Services Building Room 491

% of Time - 25%

Job Description - 12-month assistantship as administrative assistant to the Coordinator of Speech-Language Services.  Duties include: general client services, client and staff scheduling, quality assurance activities and student training.  Must be available for training in July 2015; start date Aug. 1, 2015.

Qualifications -

  1. Must be admitted to the SIUC Communication Disorders & Sciences graduate program.  No outside candidates will be considered.
  2. This position is strictly limited to students enrolled in good standing in CDS 594 – Advanced Clinical Practicum.  No outside candidates will be considered.
  3. Candidate must maintain good standing in academic and clinical coursework throughout employment.
  4. Strong critical thinking skills.
  5. Strong verbal and written skills.
  6. Strong interpersonal skills.
  7. Ability to organize, multitask, and attend to detail with independent follow-through.
  8. Strong sense of personal responsibility and professionalism.
  9. Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and PP.

Time Period of Position - August 1, 2015 – July 31, 2016

How to Apply - Please email letter of application addressing each of the qualifications and resume to:

Diane Muzio

dmuzio@siu.edu

 Selected candidates will be contacted for interview.

 Deadline to Apply - Position open until filled

Number of Positions - 2


Department Name and Location - Fraternity & Sorority Life

% of Time - 25%

Job Description - Graduate Assistants will participate in a rotation of assignments to provide them with a broad experience base within the various functions of the fraternity and sorority advising profession. The rotation is designed to begin developing Graduate Assistance along the Association of Fraternity & Sorority Advisors Core Competencies for Excellence in the Profession. The rotation will include:

  • Advise, coordinate, & promote fraternities & sororities (fsl.siu.edu) & their programs, including advising one of the following councils: Interfraternity Council, Panhellenic Association, or Multicultural Greek Council.
  • Assist the Fraternity and Sorority Life team in planning, implementing and evaluating various programs and activities.
  • Advise/attend meetings of governing councils and honor societies
  • Assist in organizing and facilitating officer training and transition retreats.
  • Assist in gathering data and preparing reports related to our student population.
  • Assist chapters in understanding the Greek Standards criteria and in developing action plans to achieve goals related to Greek Standards.
  • Present events for chapter officers (treasurers, social chairs, scholarship chairs, new member educators, etc.) as well as general presentations on topics such as hazing, public relations, risk management, goal setting, etc.
  • Assist in planning major events such as Recruitment Activities, Greek Sing, Variety Show, Greek Week, Greek Awards, etc.
  • Assist in the Greek Standards evaluations. 
  • Help with any other task as needed.

Qualifications - Significant previous Fraternity/Sorority leadership experience in chapter or council is preferred.  Applicants should be currently enrolled or be granted admission to SIU graduate program, have strong oral & written communication skills, demonstrated leadership skills, positive attitude, willingness to work in a team environment, & the ability to work varied hours in response to changing program activity schedules. Preference to candidates in College Student Personnel or educational related graduate program.  

Time Period of Position - 9 month.  Beginning date is August 2015.  

How to Apply - Submit a cover letter, names of 3 references, & resume to blake.bradley@siu.edu

 Deadline to Apply - until the position is filled.

Number of Positions - 2


Department Name and Location - Center for Inclusive Excellence/Black Resource Center, Student Center 318

% of Time - 25%

Job Description - Using the theoretical framework of Inclusive Excellence, the graduate assistant will work with the Center to address multicultural programs and services with a particular focus on Teaching and Learning, Campus Outreach, Student Support and Community Relations. In addition, the GA will assist with the coordination of all multicultural efforts on campus by working with the coordinators of the Black Resource Center, Hispanic Resource Center, Women’s Resource Center, and the LGBTQ Resource Center.

Qualifications - Must show evidence of strong mentoring skills of undergraduate students. The selected individual should have direct experience working in academic and social settings with Black students. Applicants should be currently enrolled or be granted admission to SIU graduate program

Time Period of Position - Fall 2015

How to Apply - Submit a cover letter, names of 3 references, & resume to j.kaiser@siu.edu

Deadline to Apply - April 15, 2015

Number of Positions - 1


Department Name and Location - Women’s Resource Center, Student Center 318

% of Time - 25%

Job Description - Organize, coordinate and promote the programming of the SIU Women's Resource Center including campus outreach on non-violence and antisexual assault advocacy.

Qualifications - Teaching, programming, mentoring and group facilitation skills are particularly important. Applicants should be currently enrolled or be granted admission to SIU graduate program, have strong oral & written communication skills, demonstrated leadership skills, mentoring skills, teaching ability, willingness to work in a team environment, & the ability to work varied hours in response to changing program activity schedules. Preference to candidates in Counseling, Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies and/or related graduate programs.

Time Period of Position - Fall 2015-Spring 2016

How to Apply - Submit a cover letter, names of 3 references, & resume to myeomans1@siu.edu.

Deadline to Apply - April 15, 2015

Number of Positions - 1


Department Name and Location - College of Business, Graduate Programs Office

% of Time - 50%

Job Description - The Graduate Assistant will provide assistance to College of Business staff.  Typical responsibilities include…

  • Correspond with students and faculty.
  • Process applications for both MBA and online MBA program in a timely manner.
  • Manage multiple databases for daily use and report tracking.
  • Handle walk-ins and phone calls answering general questions.
  • Schedule advisement appointments for both the Coordinator and MBA Director.  
  • Order supplies and manage inventory. 

Qualifications - 

  • Graduate student at SIU in or entering the MBA program
  • Must be a graduate of the College of Business undergraduate program.
  • Working knowledge of computers and proficient in Microsoft Office software.
  • Must be self-starter with excellent written and verbal skills.
  • Must be energetic and hard working.
  • Must have excellent time management and organization skills.
  • Must have attention to detail with the ability to multi-task.
  • Must be customer service oriented. 

Time Period of Position - Summer 2015

How to Apply - NO WALK-INS OR PHONE CALLS PLEASE. Forward letter of interest, a current resume, and the names and addresses of three references to jreece@business.siu.edu

Be specific about which position you are applying.

Or:

College of Business, MC 4625
Attn: Jeffery Reece
Southern Illinois University
1025 Lincoln Drive
Carbondale, IL 62901 

Deadline to Apply - April 18, 2015 or until filled

Number of Positions - 2


Department Name and Location - SIU Alumni Association, Colyer Hall

% of Time - 50%

Job Description -  

Scope of the SIU Extern Program:

The nationally recognized SIU Extern Program, which was established by the SIU Alumni Association in 1984, provides SIU students with professional experience in their chosen career fields.  Each spring break, current students are matched with SIU alumni and friends of SIU to apply their skills learned in the classroom in a professional work environment. 

Duties and Responsibilities

This position provides direct assistance in the database management, customer service initiatives, marketing activities and administrative duties of the SIU Extern Program.  This position will:

  • Coordinate a team of college representatives in the selection and placement of Extern participants
  • Manage the SIU Extern Program database (curretnly Access) by entering data, developing reports, interrupting reports, and ensuring accuracy of the database information
  • Participate as an active member in the promotion and evaluation of the SIU Extern Program
  • Perform administrative duties which include but are not limited to preparing forms, crafting professional emails, event and meeting scheduling, filing necessary paperwork, and communicating with both on and off campus professionals
  • Participate in University & Association events and programs that include but are not limited to New Student Orientations, SIU Open Houses, professional seminars, philanthropy activities, etc.
  • Promote courtesy and open communication while conveying a customer-service attitude that view each SIU student , faculty and staff, alumni, and friend of the Association as a valuable member of the university and community
  • Other responsibilities may include: administrative assistance with the Student Alumni Council, research on trending Alumni programs and other related duties as assigned.  

Qualifications  - Candidates need to be adaptable, punctual, courteous, motivated, and have the ability to work well on their own as well as on a team.  The environment can be fast-paced and deadlines are present.  Candidates should also have: 

  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills
  • Experience with basic Microsoft Office principals with knowledge of Access preferred
  • Ability to work varied hours in the response to changing program and activity schedules
  • A strong sense of personal responsibility and professionalism
  • Prior knowledge of the SIU Alumni Association Extern Program

Candidates should be an unconditionally admitted graduate student at SIU Carbondale in one of the following programs: Business Administration, Higher Education, Public Administration, Workforce Education and Development or closely related field.  

Time Period of Position - Position is a one year (Fall 2015 & Spring 2016) appointment that will be renewable for a second year.  If candidate that is hired enrolls in Summer 2015 classes, an early start date can be negotiated.

How to Apply - Send letter of interest, a resume, and the names, addresses and phone numbers of three references to:

Emily Spann
Director of Student Relations
emilys@alumni.siu.edu

Deadline to Apply - Applications will be accepted through Friday, April 10th, 2015 or until position is filled. 

Number of Positions - 1


Department Name and Location - Undergraduate Admissions, Student Services Building, 1263 Lincoln Drive, MC 4710

% of Time - 50%

Job Description -  Scan and index admission documents.  Assist in application processing. Perform data entry. Work daily in Banner and Xtender.

Qualifications  - Must be a graduate student in good standing.  Exceptional attention to detail. Previous experience with Banner required.  Must be able to work independently and focus on monotonous work in a fast-paced environment.

Time Period of Position - Fall & Spring

How to Apply - Submit Resume and letter of interest to Amanda Sutton at asutton@siu.edu or Student Services Building,1263 Lincoln Drive, Mailcode 4710.  Please no phone calls.  

Deadline to Apply - 4/17/15 

Number of Positions - 1


Department Name and Location - Enterprise Applications, Education Services

% of Time - 50%

Job Description -  This position allows the student an opportunity to earn professional skills as a Communications Specialist (CS). The CS is an integral member of the Technology Communication and Innovations team in the SIUC IT Department. As such, the graduate assistant in this position will be mentored to reach and to aspire to professional standards in his/her work. He/she should possess the confidence and skills to work with other communication experts. Work includes: identifying audience needs; collecting, evaluating, assembling and soliciting information; determining appropriate formats for providing and sharing information; creating and editing written and online content; and presenting information to a specific audience in ways that engage them. Types of content include: technical and general documentation, e-learning educational materials for university users, public relations materials, and articles related to IT projects and initiatives, formal training and presentation content.

Qualifications  - 

  • Dependable, work-ready with a great attitude.
  • Self-motivated and willing to initiate projects.
  • Computer savvy and comfortable acquiring new technology skills.
  • Able to organize, prioritize, and manage multiple tasks.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills to develop and write quality documents and to present information.
  • Willingness to explore and the ability to understand new technology.
  • Skilled in Microsoflt Word.

Additional preferred skills: Ability to assess learning outcomes and to apply adult learning theories; knowledge and software skills to develop online content; and the ability to understand business uses of social media.  Bachelor's degree in WED or C&I.  Other's considered depending on technology and communications skills and experience.

Time Period of Position - Fall 2015

How to Apply - Send letter of interest and resume:

Linda Hubbs
Education Coordinator
NW Annex C-Wing
Carbondale, IL 62901
olindahubbs@siu.edu

Deadline to Apply - Until position is filled

Number of Positions - 1


Department Name and Location - University College / UCOL 101, Student Services Room 375

% of Time - 50% (20 hours per week)

Job Description -  The graduate student assists and collaborates with the University College directors, coordinators, administrative assistants, and student employees. The graduate assistant must be self-motivated, enthusiastic, organized, dependable, and able to adapt to and thrive in a fast-paced and evolving work environment. Responsibilities include assisting with:

  1. UCOL 101 instructor workshops, trainings and support.
  2. Maintain University College resource library.
  3. Curriculum development and SIUonline course shell.
  4. Student support services, including early interventions systems.  This may include representing University College at events, such as Week of Welcome and Saluki Startup.
  5. Responding to queries from students, advisors, faculty and others.
  6. Facilitating outreach to other campus units in support of UCOL 101.
  7. Creation and administration of proficiency exam for UCOL 101.
  8. Compilation of assessment reports for UCOL 101, as needed.
  9. Supervising student employees, as directed by full-time A/P and civil service staff in the University College dean's office.
  10. Additional responsibilities will be assigned, including instructing UCOL 101 course(s) as needed.

Qualifications  -

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelors or Master's degree in College Student Personnel, Curriculum and Instruction, Educational Psychology, Psychology, or related field.
  • Unconditional admission to Graduate School at SIU Carbondale prior to start date.
  • Experience with email, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and learning management systems (ie D2L).
  • Evidence of strong oral and written communication skills.  
  • Demonstrate time-management skills, flexibility, and ability to accept responsibility.
  • Ability to work with a team and independently.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in teaching and student success.
  • Leadership experience as an undergraduate student.
  • Undergraduate history of active participation in campus life.
  • Familiarity with SIU campus and resources.
  • Experience as a student employee in an academic or administrative office.
  • High record of academic achievement as an undergraduate student.

Time Period of Position - 12-month contract starting July 1, 2015 / negotiable

How to Apply - Submit resume with detailed cover letter discussing interest and qualifications for position, unofficial transcript(s), and names, emails and phone numbers for three (3) references to:

Subject: GA Application UCOL 101

To: kfustin@siu.edu

Deadline to Apply - Applications must be received by 4:30 p.m. on Friday, May 1, 2015. Interviews begin the week of May 11, 2015.

Number of Positions - 1


Department Name and Location - Career Services, Student Services Building, Suite 0179

% of Time - 50% (20 hrs/wk)

Job Description -  Responsibilities include meeting with students to assist with writing resumes, cover letters, interviewing skills, job and internship searches, career counseling and other employment service related assistance.  GAs conduct mock interviews, give oral presentations to classes and student organizations on various employment topics, and assist with job fairs, workshops, open houses, NSOs and other special events hosted by Career Services. 

Qualifications  - Admission to Graduate School and acceptance (pending applications considered) into one of the following academic degree programs: Educational Psychology, College Student Personnel, WED-Human Resources.  Must have strong written and verbal communication skills (English) as GAs frequently edit the writing of students and alums.  Must have a positive attitude and enjoy working one-on-one with students and alumni needing assistance.   Must be available some evening hours.

Time Period of Position - June 1, 2015 – June 30, 2016

How to Apply - Send cover letter, resume, the names and contact information of 3 professional references to:

Jaime Conley-Holt, SIU Career Services, 1263 Lincoln Drive, MC 4703, SIU, Carbondale, IL

Please no phone calls or email submissions.

Deadline to Apply - April 6, 2015

Number of Positions - 1


Department Name and Location - SIU Alumni Association, Colyer Hall

% of Time - 50% 

Job Description -  Marketing Coordinator

The SIU Alumni Association is implementing a comprehensive marketing strategy to promote the message of its three pillars – Tradition, Pride, and Opportunity. The marketing coordinator will assume a day-to-day leadership role in this implementation.

 In addition, this position will oversee and manage the Association’s NPS survey processes and results, which helps us gain valuable feedback and marketing data.

Duties Include:

  • Managing a student team, consisting of a member services/on-site sales assistant; graphic designer; and social media assistant.
  • Maintaining the Association's primary marketing calendar, which included promotions for campaigns and Association events.
  • Planning promotional efforts for on- and off-campus events with the Association's Events Team.
  • Perform administrative duties, which include but are not limited to: Preparing forms; crafting professional emails; event and meeting scheduling; filing necessary paperwork and communicating with both on- and off-campus professionals.
  • Participating in University and Association events and programs as needed.
  • Promoting courtesy and open communication while conveying a customer-service attitude that views each SIU student, faculty, staff, alumni and friend of the Association as a valuable member of the University and community.
  • Other responsibilities may include: Filling some roles of teh Director of Member Services/Marketing during absences; Research on marketing trends and other alumni/student data; and other assignments as necessary.

Qualifications  - We’re looking for a creative, adaptable, punctual, courteous, motivated, team-building individual, who can thrive with minimal direction and meet deadlines without fail.

Candidates should have:

  • Experience with marketing and market research.
  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills.
  • Experience with basic Microsoft Office programs.
  • Ability to work a consistent number of hours each day of the work week.
  • A strong sense of personal responsibility and professionalism.
  • Prior knowledge of the SIU Alumni Association.

Candidates should be an unconditionally admitted graduate student at SIU Carbondale in one of the following programs: Marketing; Management.

Time Period of Position - Position is a one year (Fall 2015 & Spring 2016) appointment that will be renewable for a second year. If candidate that is hired enrolls in Summer 2015 classes, an early start date can be negotiated.

How to Apply - Send letter of interest, professional writing samples, and resume, including names and contact info of references, to:

Caleb Hale

Director of Member Services/Marketing

calebh@alumni.siu.edu

Deadline to Apply - Applications will be accepted through Friday, April 24, 2015 or until position is filled.

Number of Positions - 1


Department Name and Location - Hispanic/Latino Resource Center, Student Center 318

% of Time - 25%

Job Description -  The Graduate Assistant will promote the mission, vision, and programmatic activities of The Hispanic/Latino Resource Center (HLRC) – namely to encourage unity within the SIU Latino community by sharing resources and spearheading programming that promote cultural affirmation, academic success and community engagement.

Responsibilities: To promote the Hispanic/Latino Resource Center; to help coordinate and implement HLRC’s programs and day-to-day operations with special emphasis on peer mentorship and leadership development; to help coordinate and implement Hispanic Heritage Month; to support other CIE units as needed.

Qualifications  - Must be admitted into graduate school in order to be considered; must demonstrate excellent intercultural and interpersonal communication skills; must demonstrate familiarity with issues affecting Latinos in higher education; must be self-directed and have good organizational skills; experience mentoring and doing leadership development with Latino/a students a plus; ability to plan events, facilitate meetings, conduct research, and familiarity with social media preferred. Spanish fluency a plus but not required.

Time Period of Position - Fall 2015 with possible renewal for Spring 2016

How to Apply - Send cover letter, names of three references, & resume to: 

rfpoitevin@siu.edu

Deadline to Apply - April 15, 2015

Number of Positions - 1


Department Name and Location - LGBTQ Resource Center, Student Center 318

% of Time - 25%

Job Description -  Using the theoretical framework of Inclusive Excellence, the graduate assistant will work with the Center to address multicultural programs and services with a particular focus on Teaching and Learning, Campus Outreach, Student Support and Community Relations. In addition, the GA will assist with the coordination of all multicultural efforts on campus by working with the coordinators of the Black Resource Center, the Hispanic/Latino Resource Center, the Women’s Resource Center and the LGBTQ Resource Center. It is strongly preferred that the selected candidate has an in-depth understanding of LGBTQ achievement in higher education. The successful candidate will have good organizational, oral communication and written communication skills; can work independently and is computer literate.

Qualifications  - Must be admitted into graduate school in order to be considered for these positions. Successful candidate must demonstrate strong interpersonal, organizational, and intercultural communication skills along with the ability to work on multiple projects. Selected individual should have direct experience working in academic and social settings with LGBTQ students and understand sexual orientation, gender identity expression and be familiar with Safe Zone. Candidate must possess the ability to lead meetings, deliver presentations, conduct workshops, research, gather relevant data, perform evidence-based evaluations, and plan programming events.

Time Period of Position - Fall 2015 with possible renewal for Spring 2016

How to Apply - Send cover letter, names of three references, & resume to: 

nathan.stephens@siu.edu

Deadline to Apply - April 15, 2015

Number of Positions - 1


Department Name and Location - Clinical Center

% of Time - 50%

Job Description -  Graduate Assistant to provide psychological services under the supervision of the Clinical Center Director.  Duties include assisting with psychological assessments, client therapy, providing emergency services, and other administrative duties.

Qualifications  - Applicant must be a graduate student with graduate level course work in psychological interventions/therapy, assessment, psychopathology and completed a campus based clinical/counseling practicum experience at the Clinical Center

Time Period of Position - TBA, Not to begin prior to 7/1/15

How to Apply - Forward all information to Dr. Holly Cormier, Clinical Center, mailcode 4602 Wham 141

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • Names of 3 references
  • Qualified applicants will be contacted for personal interview

Deadline to Apply - 04/30/15

Number of Positions - 4


Department Name and Location - Hisp/Latino Resource Center

% of Time - 25%

Job Description - To promote the Hispanic/Latino Resource Center; to help coordinate and implement HLRC’s programs and day-to-day operations with special emphasis on peer mentorship and leadership development; to help coordinate and implement Hispanic Heritage Month; to support other CIE units as needed. 

Qualifications  - Must be admitted into graduate school in order to be considered; must demonstrate excellent intercultural and interpersonal communication skills; must demonstrate familiarity with issues affecting Latinos in higher education; must be self-directed and have good organizational skills; experience mentoring and doing leadership development with Latino/a students a plus; ability to plan events, facilitate meetings, conduct research, and familiarity with social media preferred.  Spanish fluency a plus but not required.

Time Period of Position - Spring 2015

How to Apply - Submit a cover letter, names of three references, & resume to: René Francisco Poitevin, Coordinator Hispanic/Latino Resource Center, rfpoitevin@siu.edu.

Deadline to Apply - 04/14/15

Number of Positions - 1


Department Name and Location - IT/ Enterprise Applications/ Education Services, NW Annex, C-Wing

% of Time - 50%

Job Description - This position allows the confident graduate student an opportunity to earn professional skills relative to communication and innovation concepts, as well as adult education and learning. As such, the graduate assistant in this position should possess the confidence and skills to work with other communication and subject matter experts to aspire to professional standards in his/her work.  Work includes: identifying audience needs; collecting, evaluating, assembling and soliciting information; determining appropriate formats for providing and sharing information; creating and editing written and online content; and presenting information to a specific audience in ways that engage them. Types of content include: technical and general documentation, e-learning educational materials for university users, public relations materials, and articles related to IT projects and initiatives, as well as formal training and presentation content.

Qualifications  - 

  • Dependable, work-ready with a great attitude.
  • Self-motivated and willing to initiate projects.
  • Computer savvy and comfortable accquiring new technology skills.
  • Able to organize, prioritize, and manage multiple tasks.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills to develop and write quality documents and to present information.
  • Willingness to explore and the ability to understand new technology.
  • Skilled in Microsoft Word.

Additional preferred skills: Ability to assess learning outcomes and to apply adult learning theories; knowledge and software skills to develop online content; and the ability to understand business uses of social media.  Bachelor’s degree in WED or C&I. Other’s considered depending on technology and communication skills and experience.

Time Period of Position - May 1, 2015 through Aug 15,  2015

How to Apply - Send letter of interest and resume to:

Linda Hubbs
Education Coordinator
NW Annex C-Wing
Carbondale, IL 62901
olindahubbs@siu.edu

Deadline to Apply - Until position is filled

Number of Positions - 1


Department Name and Location - Intercollegiate Athletics, Lingle Hall

% of Time - 50%

Job Description - Duties include, but are not limited to, assisting with student payroll, deposit for athletic events, reviewing P-Card transactions, maintaining office supply inventory, reconciling athletic accounts to AIS reports, supervise student workers, data entry. 

Qualifications  - Admitted to a graduate program at SIU.  Preferably with a degree in business with experience using Excel. 

Time Period of Position - Begins preferably Summer Semester, but can begin Fall Semester, renewable for 2nd year

How to Apply - Send cover letter, resume, and references to Kindra Ferrell at kferrell@siu.edu

Deadline to Apply - April 17, 2015 or until filled 

Number of Positions - 1


Department Name and Location - College of Business, Office of Minority Affairs

% of Time - 50%

Job Description - The Graduate Assistant will provide assistance to College of Business Director of Minority Affairs. 

 Typical responsibilities include…  

  • Manage student workers
  • Correspond with students, faculty, Minority Advisory Board, and alumni.
  • Manage multiple databases for daily use and report tracking.
  • Handle walk-ins and phone calls answering general questions.
  • Schedule advisement appointments.
  • Order supplies and manage inventory.
  • Coordinate programs such as the Exploring Careers in Accounting and Business Week.

Qualifications  - 

  • Graduate student at SIU in or entering the MBA program.
  • Working knowledge of computers and proficient in Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Murst be self-starter with excellent written and verbal skills.
  • Must be energetic and hard working.
  • Must have excellent time management and organizational skills.
  • Must have attention to detail with the ability to multitask.
  • Must be customer service oriented.

Time Period of Position - Summer 2015, Fall 2015, Spring 2016 

How to Apply - 

Forward letter of interest, a current resume, and the names and addresses of three references to haywood@business.siu.edu

or

College of Business, MC 4619
Attn: Michael Haywood
Southern Illinois University
1025 Lincoln Drive
Carbondale, IL 62901   

Deadline to Apply - April 25, 2015 or until filled 

Number of Positions - 2


Department Name and Location - College of Business, Dean's Office, Rehn Hall Room 114

% of Time - 50%

Job Description - Graduate Assistant will provide accounting support to the Business Manager and Accountant of the College of Business by providing assistance in recording and reconciliation of College of Business financial accounts.  This position will handle sensitive information and requires a high level of confidentiality.  Note:  This is an administrative graduate assistant position so applicable taxation rules and policies will apply.

Qualifications  - 

  1. Graduate student in the College of Business at SIUC with preference given to a Masters of Accountancy student or a student with an undergraduate degree in Accounting.
  2. Must have attention to detail.
  3. Proficient in Microsoft Excel.
  4. Familiarity with MS Access preferred.
  5. Must be self-starter with excellent written and verbal skills.
  6. Excellent time management skills.

Time Period of Position - Fall 2015

How to Apply - NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.

Forward a complete application packet containing letter of interest, a current resume, and the names, addresses and phone numbers of three references to:
Southern Illinois University

College of Business
Dean's Office
Attn: Shari Garnett
1025 Lincoln Drive
Rehn Hall 114
Mail Code: 4619
Carbondale, IL 62901

Deadline to Apply - April 24, 2015

Number of Positions - 1


Department Name and Location - University Housing Marketing Office

% of Time - 50%

Job Description - The Tour Program Graduate Assistant will assist in the planning, scheduling and management of the University Housing tour program, which provides tours to 15,000 prospective students, families and guests annually.  Tour events include daily tours, open houses, Saturday tours, New Student Orientation, group tours, VIP tours, etc.

Duties Include:

  • Manage tour events and provide tours as needed.
  • Supervise student tour guides and assist with training of student employees.
  • Assist with planning and set up for events including student employee schedules, room reservations, display rooms set up and maintenance, and key check out.
  • Communicate via phone and email to respond to guest questions, manage staff scheduling, share tour information, and provide updates and other information as needed.
  • Assist with inventory managment including staff apparel, event supplies, signage, display room keys and other items as needed.
  • Assist in maintaining contact lists and calendars and other administrative tasks as needed.
  • Provide feedback to full-time staff.
  • Other duites as assigned.

Qualifications  - In order to be considered for this position, individuals must:

  • Be enrolled as a full-time graduate student at SIU Carbondale for Summer 2015.
  • Have experience in event plannin, project management and training staff
  • Have strong communication and organizational skills
  • Be able to work nights and weekends as needed
  • Be able to work New Student Orientation and Open House events
  • While not required, experience living on campus is preferred.

Time Period of Position - May 18 – August 22, 2015

How to Apply - Mail or email complete application packet, containing the following items, for consideration to address below:  letter of interest; current resume; and name, address, telephone number and email for three references.  

Mail complete application packet to:

Graduate Assistant Search,Tour Program Assistant
ATTN:  Lori Randolph, Customer Service Assistant
1263 Lincoln Drive
Student Services Building, 4th floor
MC 6716
Carbondale, Illinois 62901          

Deadline to Apply - May 3, 2015

Number of Positions - 1


Department Name and Location - Athletics/Women's Basketball

% of Time - 50%

Job Description - Southern Illinois University – Carbondale, a Division I institution and a member of the Missouri Valley Conference, is seeking applicants for a graduate assistant to join the women’s basketball staff.  Job responsibilities include assisting the head coach and staff in day to day operations and organizational tasks.  Specific duties and responsibilities may include but not limited to:  film upload/downloads in compliance with Missouri Valley rules and regulations, coordination and coaching of summer camps and clinics, oversight of managers and/or practice players, coordination of visiting teams, practice statistics and analysis, implementation of pre-practice and pre-game warm up routine.  

Qualifications  - Bachelor’s Degree and admittance into one of the Master’s programs offered by Southern Illinois University. Collegiate basketball playing experience preferred.  Strong communication and organizational skills, computer skills (Excel, Word, and various basketball specific video editing software) 

Time Period of Position - Position is a one year appointment renewable for 2nd year

How to Apply - Send letter of interest, resume, unofficial transcripts, and 3 references to:

Andrea Gorski
Associate Head Women’s Basketball Coach
185 Donald Boydston Center
Mail Code 6620
Carbondale, IL 62901

Or via email to:

Andrea Gorski: agorski@siu.edu

and

Cindy Stein: cstein@siu.edu

Deadline to Apply - May 31, 2015 or until position is filled 

Number of Positions - 1


Department Name and Location - College of Business, Recruitment and Retention 

% of Time - 50%

Job Description - The Graduate Assistant will provide assistance to College of Business recruitment and retention staff.  Typical responsibilities include:

  • Meet with prospective students (new and transfer students) for the College of Business.
  • Represent the College of Business at recruiting events such as open house, new student orientation, and admitted student day.
  • Assistance with the Business LLC students and events.
  • Manage multiple databases for report tracking.
  • Answering general undergraduate business student questions.
  • Scheduling travel and meetings regarding recruitment.

Qualifications  - 

  • Must have undergraduate work in the College of Business at SIU.
  • Working knowledge of computers and proficient in Microsoft Office software.
  • Must be self-starter with excellent written and verbal skills.
  • Must be energetic and hard working.
  • Must have excellent time management and organization skills.
  • Must have attention to detail with the ability to multi-task.
  • Must have professional attire and excellent customer service skills.

Time Period of Position - Starting Fall 2015

How to Apply - NO WALK-INS OR PHONE CALLS PLEASE. Forward cover letter, a current resume, and the names and addresses of three references to amouellette@business.siu.edu

OR Mail to:

College of Business, MC 4619
Attn: Amber Manning-Ouellette
Director of Enrollment Management
Southern Illinois University
1025 Lincoln Drive
Carbondale, IL 62901   

Deadline to Apply - May 15, 2015 or until filled

Number of Positions - 1


Department Name and Location - University Housing – SSB 4th Floor

% of Time - 50%

Job Description - The Communications Specialist is a 50% time position within University Housing at SIU Carbondale.  This position is committed to communicating and representing the University Housing and SIU Carbondale brands through printed materials, social media channels and through the tour program.  This position is a member of the University Housing Media Team within the Marketing Office and works under the direct supervision of the Coordinator of Marketing.

Responsibilities

  • Working with promotional materials (40% of position)
    • Routinely creates (or works with graphic design student employees to create) promotions for print and digital channels
    • Writes internal staff newsletter
  • Working with social media platforms (40% of position)
    • Routinely posts on and maintains social media accounts, appropriately responds to social media posts in a timely manner, participates in and creates discussion on various channels
    • Maintains digital signage announcement and slides
    • Assesses social media events. efforts and campaigns for effectiveness
  • Administrative Tasks (20% of position)
    • Assists with tour program - provides tours, assists in site management, etc.  
    • Assists in editing or developing policies
    • Maintains Marketing Calendar
    • Participates in various committees
    • Works closely with other units to collaborate on postings and to promote events/messages
    • Researches industry trends and university practices
    • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications  - In ordered to be considered for this position, individuals must:

  • Be enrolled as a full-time graduate student at SIU Carbondale
  • Have experience working with social media (i.e. Facebook, Twitter, Mobile Apps, YouTube, etc.)
  • Have strong writting, proofreading, communication and organizational skills
  • Be adaptable in scheduling  - able to work nights and weekends and over University breaks as needed
  • Have a positive work ethic and strong professionalism
  • While not required, experience in graphic design and with InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator is preferred
  • While mot required, ownership of a smart phone is preferred

Time Period of Position - August 2015 – May 2016

How to Apply - Submit a complete application packet – containing a letter of interest; current resume; and three references (with name, address, phone number and email for each reference) – for consideration via US mail or email to: Mailed application packets may be sent to:

Graduate Assistant Search – Communications Specialist  
ATTN:  Brandon Macier – Coordinator of Marketing Student Services Building
Mail Code 6716
Southern Illinois University Carbondale
1263 Lincoln Drive
Carbondale, Illinois 62901    

Emailed applications may be sent to:   bmacier@siu.edu 

Subject: “Graduate Assistant Search – Communications Specialist”

Deadline to Apply - May 7

Number of Positions - 1


Department Name and Location - Achieve Program

% of Time - 50%

Job Description - Case management and supervision of students with learning disabilities and differences. Duties include tracking of academic progress, regular communication with instructors, advisors, parents, and students. Assist with reading, writing, and teach students effective study strategies and skills. Provide organizational assistance and time management solutions.  Weekly meetings with students for planning and follow-up. Respond in timely and efficient manner to student issues as they arise. General office duties including regular computer use, maintaining detailed logs, and professional report writing.

Qualifications  - 

  • Graduate student at SIUC
  • GPA 3.0 or above (undergraduate or graduate)
  • Excellent command of oral and written English language
  • Effective communication skills
  • Ability to interact with diverse populations
  • Good customer service skills
  • Good time management
  • Organizational skills
  • Must have time and cognitive flexibility to resolve issues and provide solutions to students
  • Must be available to work blocks Monday through Friday totaling 20 hours a week
  • Preference given to those with experience work with LD populations

Time Period of Position - Aug 10, 2015 -  May 13, 2015

Must be willing to commit to FA15/SP16 appointment.

Contracts for subsequent semesters dependent on performance and department need

How to Apply - Send cover letter, resume, unofficial copies of transcripts, and two letters of recommendation to:

Mail:
Achieve Program
Dr. Arlene Tan
Southern Illinois University
870 Lincoln Drive MC 6832
Carbondale, IL 62901

or

Hand deliver:
NW Annex, Bldg C
Room 123

Previous applicants need not apply again.

Deadline to Apply - May 16, 2015 

Number of Positions - 3


Department Name and Location - Workforce Education and Development - Pulliam 212

% of Time - 50%

Job Description - Assist Administrative Aide with office related duties, assist with monitoring the reception area (including answering phone calls).

Qualifications  - Must be able to pay attention to detail, work individually as well as part of a team, must have good phone etiquette

Time Period of Position - Summer 2015 with possible funding for Fall 2015

How to Apply - Complete the application at the following link:  http://ehs.siu.edu/wed/_common/documents/graduate/wed-ga-application-form.pdf

Deadline to Apply - May 1, 2015 

Number of Positions - 1


Department Name and Location - College of Business-Dean’s Office or Business Placement Center

% of Time - 25% and 50%

Job Description - 

  • The Graduate Assistants will provide assistance to staff of College of Business.  Typical responsibilities will include:
  • planning and working events,
  • answering phones, setting appointments, bookkeeping, data entry, and/or analytical/statistical work
  • Updating social media and writing press releases/news articles
  • assisting in the creation of promotional materials (photography/videography/graphic design)
  • Speaking with current and/or potential students

Qualifications  - 

  • Graduate student at SIU (preferably in the MBA or MAcc program)
  • Working knowledge of computers and proficient in Microsoft Office software.
  • Must be self-starter with excellent written and verbal skills.
  • Must be energetic and hard working.
  • Must have excellent time management and organizational skills.
  • Must have an attention to details.

Time Period of Position - To begin Fall 2015

How to Apply - 

NO WALK-INS OR PHONE CALLS PLEASE.  Forward a letter of interest, a current resume, and the names, addresses and phone numbers of three references to:  hwillis@business.siu.edu or:

College of Business, Mail Code 4619
Attn:  Heather Willis
Southern Illinois University
1025 Lincoln Drive
Carbondale, IL  62901

Deadline to Apply - May 1, 2015 or until filled

Number of Positions - 1-25%, 2-50%


Department Name and Location - Center for Environmental Health and Safety - 1325 Radio Dr

% of Time - 50%

Job Description - Collection, transportation and sorting of hazardous chemical and biological waste from various labs and buildings on Campus.  This position requires a person that is in good physical health and able to transport 700 pound drums on occasion (with the assistance of a dolly).  Other duties to include fume hood and autoclave testing, as well as various other jobs.

Qualifications  - Student must be a responsible, hard-working and reliable individual.  The ideal person will help in the transport of hazardous chemicals and biologic waste.  Some drums may weigh over 500 pounds.  Dollies and carts are available to aide in the transport of items.   Biologic waste includes, but is not limited to, petri plates, sharps, cadaver waste and animal carcasses.  Student must be able to work independently and take initiative.  This position requires a background check and a valid driver’s license.  

Time Period of Position - Graduate Assistant needed to begin July, 2015 and continue through the Fall semester.  Student will need to be available during breaks and intercession.

How to Apply - Please email a letter of interest, qualifications and any previous related experience to Leslie Korando (lkorando@cehs.siu.edu) .  Alternatively, this can be mailed to the Center for Environmental Health & Safety, ATTN:  Leslie Korando, 1325 Radio Drive, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL  62901-6898

Deadline to Apply - Until position is filled

Number of Positions - 1