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Student Employment

 

 **For this employment, state law requires a state and national criminal history background check as a condition of employment.

Are you interested in Student Employment on campus? Review the following list of current vacancies and contact those departments that have vacancies for which you are qualified. PLEASE REMEMBER - every student worker must have an updated FAFSA on file in order to work (with the exception to International Students). If you are unsure as to whether or not you are eligible for Student Employment or to check on your FAFSA, please call (270)745-5513.
 
The following departments have online applications that can be submitted directly to their departments:
Housing and Residence Life: http://www.wku.edu/housing/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=118&Itemid=81
IT HelpDesk:  http://webapps.wku.edu/helpdesk/employment/
Raymond B. Preston Health and Activities center: http://www.wku.edu/imrec/facilities/studentemployment.php 
WKU Libraries:  http://www.wku.edu/library/job.php
WKU Health Services: http://www.wku.edu/healthservices/employment/  

Desktop Supporthttp://webapps.wku.edu/desktopsupport/employment/

 

Summer 2016 Vacancies  

 

GEAR UP Residential Counselor

$7.25 per hour and up to 37.5 hours per week

Beginning: June 19 - July 9

Work Schedule: Resident Advisors will live in a residence hall and supervise students during the week.

Job Description: The primary responsibility is to ensure the well-being of the GEAR UP student participants, with regards to health and safety, discipline, interpersonal relationships, and approach to studies. Resident Advisors will live in a residence hall and supervise students during the week. Resident Advisors will participate in all program activities including supervising study halls, and tutoring students.  In addition to supervising all participants, Resident Advisors are expected to lead a group of 3-7 students.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Attend orientation/staff meetings and develop/implement program activities
  • Transport students to and from activities in program vehicles
  •  Monitor and evaluate students’ academic and social progress
  •  Motivate students to aspire to a higher-education setting
  •  Must be presently enrolled in college
  •  No family or friends are permitted to visit

Required Skills:

  • Must have a cumulative 2.70 GPA or higher
  • Must have completed their sophomore year in college as of summer 2016
  • Must have strong interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills
  • Must have strong leadership skills
  • Must  be mature and have excellent professional judgment
  • Must have a valid driver's license. (For transportation reasons, preference is given to applicants 21 and older)
  • Preferred candidates should have experience working with low-income, first-generation students, and/or prior residential adviser or camp counselor experience

Please complete the online application at www.wku.edu/upwardbound/employmentopportunities by May 27, 2016.

 

Intramural Sports Complex Grounds Keeper

$7.25 per hour and 10-20 hours per week.

Work Schedule: Monday-Thursday 5PM-10PM.

Job Description: Take part in upkeep of intramural fields.

Required Skills: Basic knowledge of lawn upkeep.

If interested, please fill out and complete the job application and mail or turn it in at the Preston Health and Activity Center: www.wku.edu/intramurals/officials.

 

WKU Alive Center Summer Student Worker (w/possibility of Fall employment)

Job Description: The Student Worker for the WKU ALIVE Center for Community Partnerships assists with the day-to-day functions of the Center, as well as assists in the coordination of volunteerism and campus/community partnerships. This position is supervised by the Office Associate. Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
  •  Maintain correspondence through answering phone calls, responding to email, and greeting walk-in visitors daily, timely responses expected in all forms of communication
  •  Coordinate speaking and presentation opportunities
  •  Serve as a member and coordinate activities of the Student Ambassadors of Service
  •  Research and organize local and regional volunteer opportunities
  •  Coordinate volunteer placements for individuals and groups, as needed
  •  Develop content for online and printed volunteer resources
  •  Update nonprofit directory and community resources
  •  Assist with preparation for programs and events
  •  Assist the director and Center staff with daily tasks, as needed, with tasks such as checking the Center’s general email, managing reservations, updating social networking sites, and preparing for special programs and events.

Status Reports:

Student worker will provide verbal status reports on an as-needed basis to discuss challenges, successes and address any question/concerns with staff responsibilities. Additionally, the student worker will complete a written monthly status report to share progress on volunteerism, community partnerships, and other special projects as assigned by Center staff to ensure Center goals are being met and to share thoughts on what you have learned and what you would like to learn.

Desired Qualifications: Strong oral communication and interpersonal skills

  •  Excellent writing skills
  •  Ability to work with a team
  •  Ability to multi-task
  •  Strong organizational skills and ability to plan and prioritize work
  •  Positive attitude
  •  Basic knowledge of Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  •  Proficient in social media (work with Facebook and Twitter)
  •  Experience with volunteerism and service

Time Allotted: Up to 20 hours a week.

Submission materials: Students interested in the student worker position must submit a resume, cover letter, and availability for the upcoming semester. Materials should be submitted to Leah Ashwill at leah.ashwill@wku.edu by April 15th.

 

Student Office Assistant - Academic Advising and Retention Center

$7.40 per hour and 10-20 hours per week.

Beginning: May 9th, 2016 or August 22nd, 2016

Work Schedule:Student will set schedule and it will remain the same every week.

Job Description:The Student Office Assistant works under the direct supervision of the Academic Advisor - the Learning Center and the Office Coordinator. The position is responsible for providing office assistance and excellent customer service to WKU students, faculty, staff and other visitors of the Academic Advising and Retention Center.

Required Skills: Applicant must be a currently enrolled undergraduate student at WKU with at least a 2.5 overall GPA.

If interested, please apply at http://www.wku.edu/advising/student_employment.php.

 

Fall 2016 Vacancies

Glasgow Campus Library Student Assistant

$7.25 per hour and 15 hours per week.

Beginning: August 15, 2016

Number of Positions: 1

Work Schedule: Flexible schedule that could include evenings.

Job Description: Responsible for providing general library support in such areas as technical service, circulation, and basic computer support; provide clerical assistance to campus librarian and library assistant; instruct patrons in use of Topnet and library databases.

Required Skills: Federal Work Study eligible; must have excellent customer service skills, possess excellent oral and written communication skills, can respond to general information requests by telephone or refers to librarian, is proficient at typing and computer skills, knowledge of various software packages (Microsoft Office) and modern office technology.

If interested, the application is available at http://www.wku.edu/library/dlts/appform.php.

 

Parking Attendant

Pay-rate: $8.50 per hour

Hours per week: 5 to 20 hours a week

Beginning Date: Fall Semester 2016

Number of Positions: 10+

Work Schedule: As needed but must be able to work all (6) Fall 2016 Football Games (SEPT 1, SEPT 24, OCT 1, OCT 22, NOV 5, AND NOV 12)

Job Description: 10 positions needed for Parking Special Events position is an outdoor part-time position, rain or shine. We staff for all the events on WKU, including but not limited to sporting events, concerts and conventions. This position is involved with customer interface at specific parking lots during an event and other Departmental tasks as needed.

Required Skills: Oversee the parking of vehicles at various locations. Provide information and assistance to motorists and tourists. Ability to sit or stand for long periods of time (up 6 or 8   hours, less break).  Ability to withstand extreme temperatures.  Ability to lift and carry 25-30 pounds. Must be able to repeatedly and aggressively flag cars into specific parking spaces. Must be able to work out doors and withstand elements. Put up and take down barricades, signs and cones.

 If interested, please contact Scot Henry at scot.henry@wku.edu to set-up an interview time.

 

Parking Attendant/Enforcement 

Pay-rate: $8.50 per hour

Hours per Week:10 hours a week

Beginning Date:  Fall Semester…Possible training August 2016

Number of Positions: 1

Work Schedule: Tuesday & Thursday 4:30pm -9:30pm

Job Description: Enforce parking regulations.  Issue citations and warnings to vehicles parked in violation of parking regulations as appropriate.  Immobilize and/or request tows for vehicles as warranted. Serve as an ambassador for campus when interacting and assisting customers and the general public. Provide motorist assistance as requested. Must have a valid USA driver’s license with a clean driving history.

These positions requires a valid any USA OR ANY STATE Driver’s License to be and must be able to work the scheduled hours to be interviewed for this position.  This position will also allow you to work other Special events up to 20 hours a week total

Required Skills: Oversee the parking of vehicles at various locations. Provide information and assistance to motorists and tourists. Ability to sit or stand for long periods of time (up 6 or 8   hours, less break).  Ability to withstand extreme temperatures.  Ability to lift and carry 25-30 pounds. Must be able to repeatedly and aggressively flag cars into specific parking spaces. Must be able to work out doors and withstand elements. Put up and take down barricades, signs and cones.

If interested, please contact Scot Henry at scot.henry@wku.edu to set-up an interview time

 

Student Assistant for the Management & Information Systems Department

$7.25 per hour and 15-20 hours per week

Beginning: Summer 2016

Work Schedule: Monday-Friday 8-4:30; as class schedule permits

Job Description: General office duties, including answering phones, data entry, copying, filing, greeting visitors, mail/message delivery, and other assigned duties. Prefer freshmen or sophomore non-business majors.

Required Skills: Excellent verbal, written, and customer service skills; dependable, courteous, and detail orientated; familiar with MS Word, Excel, and Access. Must be able to lift 50 pounds.

If interested, email resume and cover letter to jennifier.melear@wku.edu or bring by room 200 in Grise Hall.

 

Student Office Assistant (Economics Department)

$7.25 per hour and up to 20 hours per week.

Beginning: August 15th, 2016

Work Schedule: TBD

Job Description: Duties include but not limited to: Answering telephones, typing of class and office materials, campus errands, filing, making copies, and assisting office staff and faculty as needed.

Required Skills: Must have working knowledge of Word and Excel; possess excellent communication skills and phone etiquette. Punctuality and dependability a must. Prefer a freshmen or sophomore who will work with the department until graduation. NO CELL PHONES PERMITTED WHILE WORKING.

If interested, please send your resume to Karen.gogel@wku.edu.

 

After School Program Teachers - Primetime 

8.50/hour and 4-15 hours per week depending on school schedule

Beginning: FALL2016 (September 5th with required training the week before)

Number of Positions: 6

Work Schedule:  KAP Primetime is open M/W 3:45-5:45, T/TH 2:45-4:45, Friday 10:45-2:00 & 3:00-6:00.  Applicant would need to be available for either M/W or T/Th and/or Friday to apply.

Job Description:   Teachers in an afterschool program with a social skills curriculum. Working with children ages 7 – adult who are diagnosed on the autism spectrum and/or with developmental delays. 

Required Skills:  Would prefer sophomore – senior who has a strong desire to work with children with disabilities.  A training will take place before spring semester (January 28th).  Staff will meet with program director and assistant managers to cover qualifications.  Must complete a FASFA and all necessary paperwork with student employment.  Please contact Michelle Elkins (michelle.elkins@wku.edu). 

 

Intramural Sports Complex Grounds Keeper

$7.25 per hour and 10-20 hours per week.

Work Schedule: Monday-Thursday 5PM-10PM.

Job Description: Take part in upkeep of Intramural fields.

Required Skills: Basic knowledge of lawn upkeep.

If interested, please fill out and complete the job application and mail or turn it in at the Preston Health and Activity Center: http://www.wku.edu/intramurals/documents/prestonapp.pdf.

 

Intramural Sports Official

$7.25 per hour and 10-20 hours per week.

Beginning: Fall 2016

Work Schedule: Monday-Thursday 5PM-10PM

Job Description: Enforce the rules and procedures of various intramural sports.

Required Skills: Basic knowledge of sports and sports rules.

If interested, please fill out and complete the job application and mail or turn it in at the Preston Health and Activity Center: http://www.wku.edu/intramurals/documents/prestonapp.pdf.

 

Tutor - Academic Advising and Retention Center

$7.40 per hour and 10-20 hours per week.

Beginning: August 22nd, 2016

Work Schedule: Student will set hours.

Job Description:The Tutors work under the direct supervision of the Academic Advisor-the Learning Center. The position is responsible for providing undergraduate WKU students with the instruction and support necessary to achieve their educational goals. Tutors work in the Learning Center within Academic Advising and Retention Center.

Required Skills: Applicant must be a currently enrolled undergraduate student at WKU with an overall GPA of at least a 3.25. Applicants must have earned an "A" or "B" in each course they will tutor, in order to maintain certification through the College Reading and Learning Association (CRLA).

If interested, please apply at: http://www.wku.edu/advising/student_employment.php.

 

Student Office Assistant - Academic Advising and Retention Center

$7.40 per hour and 10-20 hours per week.

Beginning: May 9th, 2016 or August 22nd, 2016

Work Schedule:Student will set schedule and it will remain the same every week. 

Job Description:The Student Office Assistant works under the direct supervision of the Academic Advisor - the Learning Center and the Office Coordinator. The position is responsible for providing office assistance and excellent customer service to WKU students, faculty, staff and other visitors of the Academic Advising and Retention Center.

Required Skills: Applicant must be a currently enrolled undergraduate student at WKU with at least a 2.5 overall GPA.

If interested, please apply at: http://www.wku.edu/advising/student_employment.php.

 

Graduate Assistants 

Student Support Programs Graduate Assistantship

Job Title: Student Support Programs Graduate Assistantship

Dateline: June 9th, 2016

Department: Student Support Programs

Contact: Mr. Carlous B. Yates - phone: (270) 745-8703 email: carlous.yates@wku.edu

Job Description:  The Graduate Assistant (GA) will be required to work directly with the Cornerstone Program. The Cornerstone Program is part of a retention initiative to help ensure student success at WKU. The GA will develop and conduct monthly workshops to help students with their transition from high school to college and aid in the overall success of their experience at WKU. Some responsibilities of the GA will include assisting with implementation of program policies and procedures, managing scheduled appointments alongside peer mentors, help with marketing and communication efforts for in the Cornerstone Program, and coordinate with programs such as the South Campus University Experience, Living & Learning Community (A.C.E.S) and Summer Bridge (S.E.E).

Other tasks expected of Graduate Assistants include:

  • Assist with the organizing of the Cornerstone program operational procedures
  • Assist with preparation of student files and advisement forms
  • Assist with mass communication efforts with students in the Cornerstone program
  • Coordinate and conduct practice interviews with Cornerstone Program peer advisors
  • Maintain Cornerstone program databases as needed
  • Help develop and administrate training assessments
  • Develop and conduct monthly workshops to help students with transition from high school to college
  • Assist with campus orientation activities (TOP)
  • Acquire knowledge of campus wide resources (for referral purposes)
  • Check program email and call-log account to ensure e-mails and phone calls answered within a responsible amount of time.
  • Provide accurate information and referrals to students/clients

Stipend/Tuition: S11,000 stipend per year

Qualifications

•           Excellent organizational, writing, communication, and interpersonal skills.

•               Be able to manage multiple tasks and take initiative.

•               Be able to work independently.

•               Proficiency in Microsoft Office required

•               Able to multi-task and manage multiple projects simultaneously

•               Sufficient customers service skills

•               Ability to work with a diverse student population

•               Understanding of cultures and practices

 

Preference: Student Affairs, Organizational Leadership, Organizational Communication and Social Work majors

Application Materials Required: Please include resume, references, (2) letters of recommendation, and class schedule by email at carlous.yates@wku.edu no later than June 9th, 2016.

 

 

Off Campus Opportunities 

 

Positions available at ResourceMFG!

1403 Scottsville Road - Bowling Green, KY - 42104

ResourceMFG is now hiring the following positions: packagers, assembly and production line.

Choose a shift: Day+Swing shifts, weekends, weekdays.

If interested, please apply at apply.resourcemfg.com. Please call 270-780-0290 with any questions.

 

Tutor for the Housing Authority for the summer

Supervisor: L'Tonya Johnson (ljohnson@habgflc.org, 270-784-0227, 270-467-7142)

Hours: Sunday-closed, Monday-Friday 730-430, Saturday-closed.

Shifts:  Typically will be 6 hours  4 days a week.

Basic Responsibility: tutoring assistance for youth grades K-12th, peer reading with students, academic enrichment, mentoring, sports and recreational activities and art and crafts activities.

Rules specific to location: Each student will present their student ID's and be given a Volunteer name tag to be worn at all times. Students will be left alone with student participants at any time. Students must also have a 2.5 GPA. All America Reads participants will be required to govern themselves as do other employees of HABG.

Send resume and your student ID number to L'Tonya at the email listed above.

 

America Reads Tutor @ SKYCTC for Fall

Positions available as an America Reads tutor.  Tutors will assist GED and ESL instructors in providing one-on-one academic assistance and instruction in math, reading, and/or language.  Applicants should demonstrate strong academic skills and enjoy working with adults of diverse backgrounds.   Applicants should additionally possess strong communication skills, enjoy student diversity, and demonstrate self-motivation.  Positions are available Monday through Thursday 8 AM to 8 PM.  The number of hours will be determined by applicant’s schedule and eligibility.  SKYCTC facility is approximately 2 miles from WKU’s campus.  Position pays $10/hr.

For consideration, please contact Margaret Sullivan at 270-901-1089

 

Tippi Toes Dance Studio

Tippi Toes Dance Bowling Green is growing FAST and we are looking for enthusiastic and high energy teachers, for pre-school age students, to join their staff. Dance background preferred, but not required!  Outgoing personality, quick learner and FUN a must! VERY Flexible Hours!

Kids Dance Instructor / Assistant Instructor:

As a dance instructor for Tippi Toes you will be responsible for teaching dance class to children of various ages using Tippi Toes dance curriculum that is provided to you! You will receive a rate of pay based on experience, along with paid trainings and an incentive program to gain bonuses and increased pay. Your teaching schedule is based on your availability and skill set. Immediate openings for this semester (Spring 2016), as well as summer employment opportunities and fall 2016! 

Pay rate:  Starts at $10 per class (45 minute class)  Pay increase with experience/skill set.

Location:  Varies throughout BG, classes taught at preschools and day care facilities.  

Contact:  Kyleen Baptiste, owner:  270.883.1797  or to request an application: BGarea@tippitoesdance.com

www.TippiToesDance.com/bowling-green    

 Join us: Facebook.com/tippitoesbg

 

ABC Children's Academy is now hiring!

ABC Children's Academy (child care / preschool) is now hiring Summer Help.
We are looking for a hard worker, team player, fun, loving, someone with a great personality, someone who loves children, caring, and nurturing.  If you have these qualities And looking for a summer job please call us at 270-782-3456.
We are open M- F from 6:30 am - 5:30 pm...no nights and no week-ends!
Taking applications now!  Ask for Melanie.
ABC Children's Academy
1740 Cave Mill Road, Suite B
Bowling Green, Kentucky 42104
Phone / Fax Number:  270-782-3456
Email Address:  abcchildrensacademy@aol.com
Facebook:  ABC Children's Academy

 

Janitorial General Cleaner

Bowling Green, KY for Aetna Integrated Services Bowling Green, KY 42101 – BANDO USA

Please apply online at www.aetnais.com

Overview Aetna Integrated Services is seeking energetic, conscientious people to join our team. We've been in business for over 75 years, a leader in contract cleaning and facilities management, and we continue to grow, grow, grow! We want to hire people who care about their work and who are excited about the possibility of advancement.
We believe that customer satisfaction is directly connected to employee satisfaction - and we have a long track record of treating our employees fairly. That is why we have the highest employee retention rate in the industry.
Mon-Fri 10pm - 2am; $9.50/hour. (20 hours/week)
Position Requirements
Cleaning, janitorial or housekeeping experience preferred but not required. Ability to work independently without direct supervision and be able to follow supervisor's directives when given.
GENERAL CLEANERS - Responsible for the upkeep and cleanliness of the client's facility, including, but not limited to, removing trash, vacuuming, dusting, cleaning and stocking restrooms and performing other various cleaning duties as assigned at the contracted site.
Interested candidates must successfully pass a Nationwide background check and drug screen
Additional Information/Benefits We offer industry competitive wages and a benefits package that is among the best in the industry. Comprehensive training is offered to all employees, with additional education offered to those interested in greater opportunities. Each employee must pass a national background check and full panel drug screening.
Aetna Integrated Services is a Drug Free Workplace as well as an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants shall be considered for all positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.
Benefits: 401K/403b Plan
Screening Requirements: Drug Screen, Criminal Background Check

 

*Western Kentucky University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, or disability, and provides, on request, reasonable accommodations including auxiliary aids and services necessary to afford an individual with a disability an equal opportunity to participate in all services, programs, and activities.

 

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