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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 with the development of instructional materials and supporting online distance education initiatives with a focus on custom programming of learning objects, applications, and other online solutions. Position also includes the responsibility to provide customer service support for SIUonline via walk-in customers, phone, email, or instant messaging. Skills involve building & editing online courses, web pages, creating instructions for software & other online tools, building/editing Microsoft Office documents, and other support materials for classroom and online instruction. Strong problem solving, written & oral communication skills are required. (Available hours must be between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Schedule is negotiable).

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 programming (HTML5, XHTML, XML, CSS, PHP, MySQL, Java, Javascript, AJAX, perl, Jquery etc.)                           
  • help desk/customer service experience
  • developing mobile applications
  • Learning Management Systems, such as Desire2Learn
  • designing & creating graphic images using Photoshop
  • developing multimedia such as Flash and HTML5 ·SCORM
  • scanning images & documents
  • wikis, blogs, & podcasts

Time Period of Position - Jan 19, 2015 – June 30, 2015. Includes opportunity for extended contract.

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 - Jan 19, 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 through Friday, April 3, 2015, or 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 - Office of Student Involvement, Student Center 

% of Time - 25% (Summer 2015 only)

Job Description - Work as a part of a team to produce leadership opportunities and maintain communication with Registered Student Organizations (RSOs). Graduate Assistant will participate in assignments that will provide them with a broad experience base within the various functions of the student life profession. The assignments will include but are not limited to:

  • Oversee the Registered Student Organization (RSO) certification process via OrgSync
  • Assist with the coordination of the Fall Involvement Fair
  • Oversee the Registered Student Organization (RSO) solicitation process
  • Develop and facilitate leadership trainings and workshops
  • Manages and maintains Student Involvement website and social media outlets
  • Represent department on occasion at University sponsored programs such as orientation, open houses and other special events

Qualifications - Previous experience and leadership role(s) in a Registered Student Organization and/or participation in a leadership development program. Applicants should be currently enrolled in a SIU graduate program. Applicants must be enrolled in a Summer 2015 course and have had a 25% GA position for the 2014-15 academic year. Must have strong oral and written communication skills, positive attitude, willingness to work in a team environment, excited to create and implement new leadership development opportunities & 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 - Position is only for the Summer 2015. Start date is negotiable but must start by late May.

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

Heather Brake
Coordinator of Student Involvement
Hmbrake@siu.edu

Deadline to Apply - March 10, 2015

Number of Positions - 1


Department Name and Location - Office of Student Involvement, Student Center 

% of Time - 50%

Job Description - Work as a part of a team to produce leadership opportunities and maintain communication with Registered Student Organizations (RSOs). Graduate Assistant will participate in assignments that will provide them with a broad experience base within the various functions of the student life profession. The assignments will include but are not limited to:

  • Oversee the Registered Student Organization (RSO) certification process via OrgSync
  • Coordination of two Involvement Fairs within the academic year
  • Facilitate leadership trainings and workshops
  • Co-coordinate annual Leadership & Involvement Awards
  • Co-advise Leadership Honor Society
  • Represent department on occasion at University sponsored programs such as orientation, open houses and other special events
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications - Previous experience and leadership role(s) in a Registered Student Organization and/or participation in a leadership development program. Applicants should be currently enrolled or granted admission to SIU graduate program, have strong oral and written communication skills, positive attitude, willingness to work in a team environment, excited to create and implement new leadership development opportunities & 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 - Position is one year (Fall 2015 & Spring 2016) appointment renewable for a second year. If candidate that is hired takes Summer 2015 classes we can negotiate an early  Summer 2015 start date.

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

Heather Brake
Coordinator of Student Involvement
Hmbrake@siu.edu

Deadline to Apply - March 19, 2015

Number of Positions - 1


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 - Student Center, Building Manager

% of Time - 50%

Job Description - 

Function and Scope: The Building Manager acts as the representative for the Student Center during the evening and weekend hours.  In this capacity, the Building Manager coordinates facility operations in order to assure successful events in the Student Center. The Building Manager oversees Student Center safety and security by addressing policy infractions and serving as first response to emergency situations.

Organizational Relationship:  Report directly to the Assistant Director of the Student Center.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Serve as liaison between the Student Center and its customers, by conveying courtesy and open communications and customer-service attitude that views each customer as a valuable member of the university and community.
  • Work closely with other departmental staff to insure a smooth flow of all scheduled events.
  • Knowledge of building policies, procedures and rates.
  • Oversee events in the Student Center and insure compliance with Student Center policies and regulations, including managing room set-up and audio-visual needs.
  • Conduct security rounds of the building during shift, both outside and inside.
  • Communicate with Campus Security about safety issues in the facility.
  • Supervise general building usage and report the event attendance and public access usage, as well building and equipment maintenance needs..
  • Participate in weekly meetings with the other building managers, Assistant Director, Scheduling Coordinator, and Assistant Scheduling Coordinator.

Qualifications - Building Managers must be highly motivated with the ability to work both independently and with groups.  Additionally, dependability and a significant sense of personal responsibility are required.  Building Managers must demonstrate leadership, as well as, strong interpersonal and communication skills to provide excellent customer service to students, the campus community, entertainers, and the general public.

The applicant should possess a good knowledge of the campus, the community, University functions, and Student Center operations. As the representative of the Student Center, responsibilities may include those of all operating departments in the appropriate manager’s absence. Desire to leave a positive impression on all patrons using the Student Center.  To achieve this, it is important to handle all customers’ requests in a timely, courteous, helpful, and caring manner and be attentive to their needs.  Within this area of responsibility, personal contact may be made at every level.  Contacts include faculty, staff, students, community leaders, etc.  A close and positive working relationship with building staff is essential.The individual must be in good health as he/she is always on his/her feet and at times required to assist in movement and placement of equipment.

Other Qualifications:

  • General qualifications for the Building Manager include carrying a class load of six (6) credits or more and be in good academic standing (cumulative G.P.A. of 2.0).
  • Applicants must be accepted into a recognized academic program.
  • The position is a half-time assistantship and is compensated at the current University rate which includes a tuition waiver.
  • A minimum commitment of one academic year is necessary to be considered for this position.

Time Period of Position - Summer 2015 (1 position); Fall 2015 1 position); Both with possibility of extension.

How to Apply - To apply, please forward a complete application packet containing: 

1) a letter of interest
2) a current resume
3) the names, addresses and phone numbers of three references to:

Student Center
Attn: Sarah VanVooren
2nd Floor, Student Center
Mail Code 4428
Southern Illinois University Carbondale
1255 Lincoln Drive
Carbondale, IL 62901-4428.

Electronic submissions may be submitted to svanvoo@siu.edu

Deadline to Apply - Monday, April 6, 2015

Number of Positions - 2


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 - McNair Scholars Program/ CURCA

B145 Woody Hall

% of Time - 50%

Job Description - The staff maintains ongoing coaching relationships with over 30 students, builds and maintains professional relationship with faculty, interacts with numerous other programs and services both on and off campus to assist with recruitment and outreach efforts, develops programs and seminars to meet students’ professional needs, identifies scholarship and fellowship opportunities, maintains an extensive library of information about graduate and professional school programs to aid in discussions about options for graduate study; meets regularly with summer research participants to discuss their summer research projects provide feedback on written and oral components related to research project; Assists in program assessment and evaluation activities; Maintains the highest ethical and professional standards;Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications - Admission to Graduate School and acceptance into an academic degree program (PhD student preferred). Strong interpersonal skills necessary. Experience working with minority, first generation and/or low income college students and/or former student participant in a TRIO program.  Strong research and writing skills required. Experience in planning co-curricular and advising activities. Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, Publisher, and Adobe preferred. Must be a multi-tasker with good organizational skills, detail oriented, have ability to prioritize and work without direct supervision at times. Articulate and proficient oral and written communication skills are a must. Extensive knowledge of the campus and available academic resources preferred. Available for some evening and weekend job responsibilities. 

Time Period of Position - 5/18/15-7/24/15 

*This office is an administrative office and follows the university calendar.  

How to Apply - Submit Resume/CV, cover letter and 3 references to Rhetta Seymour at rseymour@siu.edu.

List email subject line as: “Applying for McNair GA Position Summer 2015

Please no phone calls or visits. 

Deadline to Apply - April 3, 2015

Number of Positions - 2


Department Name and Location - Assistant to Sustainability Coordinator

1255 Lincoln Dr, MC 4418

% of Time - 50%

Job Description - 

  • Assist the Coordinator in creating and managing calendar of events, reports, and meetings
  • Assist in planning and coordinating events and outreach, including development of educational materials and presentations to campus constituencies
  • Assist in managing and communicating with student workers and sustainability volunteers
  • Stay abreast of sustainability-related news and breakthroughs
  • Brainstorm ideas for projects and ways to increase sustainability and sustainability awareness at SIU
  • Research grant opportunities and develop grant information file

Qualifications - 

  • Enrolled in a Master's or Ph.D. program
  • Interest in and understanding of sustainability concepts and university sustainability
  • Ability to work wiht and lead project teams
  • Experience with one or more of the following: project management, strategic planning, grant writing, grant management
  • Ability to coordinate and work with different groups on campus
  • Must be proficient in the English language and comfortable writing content for webpages, press releases, etc.
  • Energetic and self-motivated

Time Period of Position - 5/18/15-5/14/16

How to Apply - Send statement of interest*, resume, and two references (with phone numbers) to:

Kris Schachel
Sustainability Coordinator
sustainability@siu.edu
Mailcode 4418

*Statement of interest will be considered as a writing sample and must include your personal definition of sustainability

Deadline to Apply - 3/25/15

Number of Positions - 1


Department Name and Location - University Programming Office - SIU Student Center

% of Time - 50%

Job Description  - The Graduate Assistant for WIDB Student Radio serves as the advisor to the student organization and reports to the Associate Director and the Assistant Director for Student Programs in the Student Center.  Their primary responsibilities include:

  • Advise the WIDB Student Radio Station staff and DJs to ensure the organization mission and purpose is upheld
  • Oversee the daily operations, budgeting/expenditures and serve as teh onsite resource person to ensure students operate by necessary university policies and procedures
  • Facilitate leadership training for the student staff and on-going DJ training as needed for new members
  • Assist with planning and implementation of promotional events, remotes and outreach programs to increase organization membership
  • Develop a working understanding of university budgeting, contracting and purchasing procedures
  • Attend weekly University Programming Office Meetins, weekly WIDB staff meetings and monthly WIDB Board of Directors meetings
  • Schedule and maintain regular scheduled office hours each week during regular business hours
  • Other duties as assigned including but not limited to serving on committees within the Student Center and University Life as needed

Qualifications - Graduate Assistant for Programming must be:

  1. Be an unconditionally admitted Graduate Student at SIU Carbondale
  2. Demonstrate strong committment and proficiency of student media organizations
  3. Prior experience with leadership development, program planning, student organizations (preferably Pring, on-line, TV and Radio), marketing, event management and/or assessment
  4. Highly motivated, organized, patient, and collaborative
  5. Demonstrate high motivation, good interpersonal skills, flexibility and ability to strive in fast-paced environment
  6. Excellent written and verbal skills; Proficiency with lastes social media is a plus
  7. Willingness to work nights and weekends as needed

Time Period of Position - Position is available beginning August 1, 2015

How to Apply - To apply, please forward a complete application packet containing the following:

  1. letter of intent
  2. current resume
  3. three references (names, addresses, contact email and phone number)

Forward to:
Graduate Assistant Search Committee
University Programming Office
3rd Floor - Mailcode 4428
Southern Illinois University Carbondale, 1255 Lincoln Drive, Carbondale, IL 62901-4428

Electronic applications may be submitted to vmanne@siu.edu

Deadline to Apply - Monday, April 6, 2015 or until the position is filled

Number of Positions - 1


Department Name and Location - University Programming Office - SIU Student Center

% of Time - 50%

Job Description -  The Graduate Assistant for Student Programming Council is one of the three graduate advisors who report to the Associate Director and the Assistant Director for Student Programs in the Student Center.  Their primary responsibilities include:

  • Advise the Student Programming Council (SPC) staff
  • Directly oversee the operations/budgeting for three of the 11 SPC committees
  • Facilitate leadership training in fall/spring
  • Assist with negotiating and processing contracts
  • Develop, plan and implement campus events and programs
  • Attend weekly board meetings, weekly University Programming Office staff meetings and regular meetings with supervisor
  • Other duties as assigned including but not limited to serving on committees within the Student Center and University Life as needed

Qualifications - Graduate Assistant for Programming must be:

  1. Be an unconditionally admitted Graduate Student at SIU Carbondale
  2. Demonstrate strong commitment to and understanding of cultural, educational, recreational and social programming
  3. Prior experience with leadership development, program planning, student organizations (preferably Program Board), marketing, event management and/or assessment
  4. Highly motivated, organized, patient and collaborative in helping students execute small and major events for the campus community
  5. Demonstrate high motivation, good interpersonal skills, flexibility and ability to strive in fast-paced environment
  6. Excellent written and verbal skills; Proficiency with lastest social media is a plus
  7. Willingness to work nights and weekends as needed

Time Period of Position - Position is available beginning August 1, 2015

How to Apply - To apply, please forward a complete application packet containing the following:

  1. letter of intent
  2. current resume
  3. three references (names, addresses, contact email and phone number)

Forward to:
Graduate Assistant Search Committee
University Programming Office
3rd Floor - Mailcode 4428
Southern Illinois University Carbondale, 1255 Lincoln Drive, Carbondale, IL 62901-4428

Electronic applications may be submitted to vmanne@siu.edu

Deadline to Apply - Monday, April 6, 2015 or until the position is filled

Number of Positions - 1


Department Name and Location - New Student Programs; Student Center, Third Floor

% of Time - 50%

Job Description -  The Graduate Assistant in New Student Programs helps to facilitate the overall mission and goals of New Student Programs and University College.  The position requires flexible hours and program planning, organizational and administrative skills, as well as enthusiasm for SIU and a strong work ethic.  Below is a list of general roles/responsibilities that New Student Programs provides which Graduate Assistant(s) may assist in, among others.

  • New Student Orientation (NSO): Plan agenda and scheduling of facilities and technology needs; staff scheduling; registration system; connect with campus partners on projects; assist with New Student Orientation program; and facilitate sessions to families and incoming students as needed; assist with academic advisement process.
  • Saluki Startup: Assist with staffing events and coordinate with NSP staff; partner with campus constituents in program planning; provide assistance where needed.
  • Week of Welcome: Assist with staffing events and coordinate NSP staff; partner with campus constituents in program planning; provide assistance where needed.
  • Saluki Sprint: Assist with staffing events and coordinate NSP staff; partner with campus constituents in program planning; provide assistance where needed.
  • Saluki Family Association (SFA): Assist with communication with families and provide information as needed; work with sponsors; provide help with Family Weekend planning, and other SFA tasks.
  • Office Staff: Assist in the day-to-day operations of the New Student Programs office; assist with the creation and implementation of the office staff schedule; answer phone calls and provide friendly and excellent customer service.
  • Miscellaneous: Assist with the coordination of evaluation and assessment tools; attend regular staff meetings; assist with Undergraduate Admission recruitment events as well as other transition and retention efforts; and other duties as assigned.

Qualifications -

  • Be enrolled in a Graduate Program at SIU Carbondale
  • Summer availability
  • Team building skills; comfortable taking the lead on projects
  • Strong interpersonal and administrative skills; working knowledge of computer programs
  • Training and group facilitation experience preferred; ability to work well with diverse groups
  • No outside employment that interferes with NSP responsibilities

Time Period of Position - May 2015 to May 2016, renewable option

How to Apply - Send letter of interest, resume, and contact information for three professional references to:

Kim Goforth, Office Manager at New Student Programs
email: kgoforth@siu.edu

Deadline to Apply - April 3, 2015

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 - Evaluation and Developmental Center, 500 C Lewis Lane, Carbondale, IL, 62901

% of Time - 25% and 50%

Job Description -  Administration Specialist– Primary responsibilities include:  Assist with consumer referral and case opening process, Assist with data collection for intake/referrals, assist with customer case file maintenance, assist administrative staff with clerical duties, collect data from program staff, compile internal monthly reports, compile quarterly reports for funding agency, compile annual internal performance evaluation report, maintain termination and feedback spreadsheets, maintain data management system manual, maintenance of the technology and systems plan including training on current and new software applications.

Qualifications  - 

Minimum: 

1) Enrollment in a Master degree program

2) Student in good standing

3) Minimum GPA of 3.0

4) Experience with computer programs and spreadsheets

5)  Knowledge of data management

6) Ability to maintain and revise the EDC data management system

7) Must be able to pass a background check

8) The ability to self-initiate, good problem solving skills, good interpersonal skills, open to supervision, punctuality good time management skills, organizational skills, good oral and written communication.

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

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

Director
Evaluation and Developmental Center
500C Lewis Lane
Carbondale, IL 62901

EDC has more than one type of Graduate Assistantship open, please specify which position(s) you are applying for. 

Deadline to Apply - Apply by March 27, 2015.  Open until filled

Number of Positions - 2


Department Name and Location - Evaluation and Developmental Center, 500 C Lewis Lane, Carbondale, IL, 62901

% of Time - 37.5%

Job Description -  Graduate Assistant – Activities include: conducting psychological assessment interviews with a variety of individuals with disabilities, administering, scoring and interpreting testing results, determining diagnoses, and preparing reports for psychologist.  

Qualifications  - 

Minimum:

  1. Admission to Graduate School and application to a degree program
  2. Student in good standing
  3. Bachelor's degree in psychology, rehabilitation or related human service field 
  4. Must be able to pass a background check
  5. Ability to work with individuals with various disabilities
  6. Good problem solving, interpersonal, punctuality, organization, time management, oral and written communication skills

Preferred

  1. Enrolled in Clinical Psychology Doctoral Program
  2. Experience in administering, scoring and interpreting psychological, intelligence, personality, and achievement testing
  3. Experience with determining diagnoses according to the DSM-V

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

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

Director
Evaluation and Developmental Center
500C Lewis Lane
Carbondale, IL 62901

Or via email at:
lhenson@siu.edu

Deadline to Apply - Apply by March 27, 2015.  

Number of Positions - 2


Department Name and Location - Evaluation and Developmental Center, 500 C Lewis Lane, Carbondale, IL, 62901

% of Time - 25% and 50%

Job Description - Independent Living Specialist – Primary responsibilities include:  Provide independent living skills training to individuals with disabilities in residential, classroom and community settings, provide behavioral observations, document consumer progress, provide case management and work with other case managers and staff to assist consumer with developing independent living skills, assist with consumer goal planning and assisting consumer to increase independent living skills, perform residential room checks and meal preparation, supervise consumers and ensure security of building during night time hours. 

Qualifications  - 

Minimum:

  1. Admission to Graduate School and application to a degree program
  2. Student in good standing
  3. Minimum GPA of 3.0
  4. Bachelor's degree in rehabilitation or related human service field 
  5. Valid driver's license and good driving record
  6. Must be able to pass a background check
  7. Ability to work with individuals with various disabilities
  8. The ability to self-initiate, good problem solving skills, good interpersonal skills, open to supervision, puctuality, good time management skills, organizational skills, good oral and written communication skills

Preferred

  1. Enrolled in Master's Degree program at Rehabilitation Institute
  2. Ability to drive a 10 passenger van
  3. Preference given to individuals who have day, nights and weekend availability

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

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

Director
Evaluation and Developmental Center
500C Lewis Lane
Carbondale, IL 62901

EDC has more than one type of Graduate Assistantship open, please specify which position(s) you are applying for.

Deadline to Apply - Apply by March 27, 2015.  Open until filled.

Number of Positions - 4


Department Name and Location - Evaluation and Developmental Center, 500 C Lewis Lane, Carbondale, IL, 62901

% of Time - 25% and 50%

Job Description - IRehabilitation Employment Specialist– Primary responsibilities include:  Provide job placement services with individuals with disabilities for competitive employment in the community, supervise consumers in on-the-job evaluations and supported employment situations, provide job coaching as needed, develop relationships with employers to assist individuals to obtain employment, complete job analysis, provide job readiness training and job club activities, monitor and report progress to supervisor and IL DRS Counselors.   

Qualifications  - 

Minimum:

  1. Admission to Graduate School and a degree program
  2. Student in good standing
  3. Minimum GPA of 3.0
  4. Bachelor's degree in rehabilitation or related human service field 
  5. Valid driver's license and good driving record
  6. Must be able to pass a background check
  7. Ability to work with individuals with various disabilities
  8. The ability to self-initiate, good problem solving skills, good interpersonal skills, open to supervision, puctuality, good time management skills, organizational skills, good oral and written communication skills

Preferred

  1. Enrolled in Master's Degree program at Rehabilitation Institute

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

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

Director
Evaluation and Developmental Center
500C Lewis Lane
Carbondale, IL 62901

EDC has more than one type of Graduate Assistantship open, please specify which position(s) you are applying for.

Deadline to Apply - Apply by March 27, 2015.  Open until filled.

Number of Positions - 1-2


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 - Information Technology – Computer Learning Centers.  Faner 1025, ASA 11 , Rehn 21 & Wham 210

% of Time - 50%

Job Description -  Graduate Assistants/ Shift Supervisors in the Computer Learning Centers will act as shift supervisors in charge of lab operations, supervising student workers and additionally provide technical and practical assistance to the student, staff and faculty customers of the Computer Learning Centers.

Qualifications  - 

Minimum:  Admission to Graduate School and a degree program, good management skills, self motivation, willingness to take charge and give orders, good working knowledge of microcomputers and broad understanding of network environments, excellent written and verbal communication skills, strong people skills.

Preferred Qualification:  Management, supervisory and customer service experience

Time Period of Position - 8/24/2015-5/14/2016

How to Apply - Submit: Resume with cover letter, unofficial transcript(s), and names and phone numbers of three (3) references to:

Computer Learning Center 1, Faner 1025, Mailcode 4532, Southern Illinois University Carbondale, Carbondale, IL  62901 Or Email lbullard@siu.edu

Deadline to Apply - March 31, 2015

Number of Positions - 15


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