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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 - 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 solution to students
  • Must be available to work blocks Monday through Friday totaling 20 hours a week.
  • Preference given to those with experience working

Time Period of Position - Aug 10 - Dec 18, 2015. 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 - February 20, 2015.

Number of Positions - 4 - 5


Department Name and Location - SIU Extended Campus; NWA-A, Room 134

% of Time - 50%

Job Description - Assist in the design and implementation of an inventory project management process with in SIU Extended Campus; assist with other types of projects, day-to-day team management and operations; and other duties as assigned. Asset management experience is a plus.

Qualifications - 

  • Essential Work Competencies:  Excellent customer service skills; ability to give and follow oral and written instructions; ability to interact with team and students in a positive manner; ability to multitask; ability to lead, prioritize, and arrange job assignments
  • Recommended Experience:  Excel, Word, and Access

Time Period of Position - Spring 2015

How to Apply - Email resume and three references (2 work experience and 1 personal) to aawalker@siu.edu.

Deadline to Apply - January 22, 2015.

Number of Positions - 1


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 shc.siu.edu), 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, March 13, 2015, or until positions are filled. Interviews begin the week of March 16, 2015.

Number of Positions - Multiple


Department Name and Location - Center for Service-Learning and Volunteerism

Student Services Building Room 491

% of Time - 50%

Job Description - Prepare the Saluki Volunteer Corps Events listing each semester; make class presentations about volunteer events; Complete data entry on student volunteers; weekly emails to inform students of community service opportunities; follow-up with community partners after events.  Help develop and implement new civic engagement initiatives including recruiting students and marketing the program.  Generate reports for students and student organizations; other tasks and projects related to the Center. 

Qualifications - Unconditional admission to Graduate School at SIU.  Previous experience organizing service projects, or experience with AmeriCorps.  Strong verbal and written communication skills and attention to detail.  Strong computer skills, especially knowledge of Microsoft Access and website development.  Ability to work with students, community entities, faculty and staff, or diverse backgrounds.  Willingness to work some evenings and weekends

Time Period of Position - August 1, 2015 to May 15, 2016

How to Apply - Send a letter of interest, resume that includes the name and phone number for three references to:

Center for Service Learning and Volunteerism
MC 4308
Student Services Building SIU
Carbondale, IL 62901

Deadline to Apply - March 31, 2015

Number of Positions - 1


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 - Information Technology

% of Time - 50%

Job Description - Primary responsibilities are providing SharePoint, Mobile and Web application development using all or some of the following technologies: C#, XAML, PHP, MySQL, MS SQL, HTML 5, Visual Studio, InfoPath and SharePoint Designer. The student will also participate in vendor and customer meetings, develop application requirements, write code to implement solutions and create documentation.

Qualifications - 

Graduate student at SIUC majoring in Computer Science

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 ability to recognize and  resolve issues and provide solution to customer requests

Must be available to work blocks Monday through Friday totaling 20 hours a week.

Time Period of Position - 50% position is a one year appointment renewable for 2nd year.

How to Apply - Email a cover letter,  resume, and examples of your previous programming work to:

Janet Douglas
douglas@siu.edu

Deadline to Apply - March 13, 2015

Number of Positions - 1


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, 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