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Department Name and Location - School of Social Work, College of Education and Human Services

% of Time - 25%

Job Description -

Duties include, but are not limited to entering and maintaining statistical date for the School of Social Work.

Qualifications -

A Ph.D. student enrolled in a doctoral program at SIU.  Good knowledge of SPSS statistics software as well as general knowledge of basic Microsoft Office programs (such as Word and Excel)

Time Period of Position -

Spring 2016 with an opportunity for future semesters

How to Apply -

Send a cover letter and resume to Patricia Martens, School of Social Work, Pulliam Room 250, pmartens@siu.edu

Deadline to Apply - March 1, 2016

Number of Positions - 1


Department Name and Location - Intercollegiate Athletics, Lingle Hall

% of Time - 50%

Job Description -

Duties include, but are not limited to, assisting with increasing the Saluki Athletic Scholarship Fund monetary value through donations, creating and implementing strategies to increase donations, assisting with graphic design, planning events catered around athletic outings, and hosting events during athletic outings.

Qualifications -

Admitted to a graduate program at SIU. Business background with prior experience in sales and fundraising preferred.

Time Period of Position -

Spring semester, renewable pending funding

How to Apply -

Send cover letter, resume, and references to Jason Fairfield at jason.fairfield@siu.edu 

Please no drop ins or phone calls

Deadline to Apply - February 15, 2016

Number of Positions - 1


Department Name and Location - Intercollegiate Athletics: Strength & Conditioning

% of Time - 50%

Job Description -

Design and implementation of strength and conditioning programs for teams as assigned by the Head Strength & Conditioning Coach.  Applicant must exhibit ability to instruct, supervise and demonstrate associated exercises in a Weightlifting based training environment.  Successful candidate must display competency to coordinate with Head Strength & Conditioning Coach and Athletic Trainers regarding certain biomechanical assessments as well as implementation of the return to play protocols for athletes returning from injury.  Includes additional duties assigned by the Head Strength & Conditioning Coach.

Qualifications -

Bachelor’s Degree required, preferably in related field.  Acceptance into SIUC Graduate School; Must maintain a full-time course load per semester in chosen academic field;  Must be certified (or have made preparations to be certified) by the National Strength & Conditioning Association, Collegiate Strength & Conditioning Coaches Association, or USA Weightlifting;  Preferred experience as a collegiate athlete, or no less than one academic year of undergraduate/postgraduate internship experience at the collegiate level;  Evidence of sound organizational skills; Ability to interact effectively with student-athletes, colleagues, and the public.

Time Period of Position -

A 4.5-month, I semester appointment, renewable for further semesters pending funding

How to Apply -

Electronically submit letter of interest, resume, contact information for three professional references, to: Vanessa Frost, Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach, SIUC.  Email: vmfrost@siu.edu.

Please no calls or walk-ins.

Deadline to Apply - February 10, 2016 or until position filled

Number of Positions - 1


Department Name and Location - College of Education and Human Services, Recruitment and Retention Office

% of Time - 25%

Job Description -

Assist Recruitment and Retention Coordinator with recruitment events as well as working with Living Learning Community, Extern Program, and marketing.  Some weeknight or weekend attendance may be required.  Some travel to local high schools and/or community colleges may be required.

Qualifications -

A master’s student enrolled in one of the College of Education and Human Services programs is a preference. Professional presentation and appearance required. Good communication skills a must.  Ability to learn computer systems, utilize MS Office products such as Word, Excel and Outlook Calendar.

Time Period of Position - Spring 2016, but opportunity for future semesters.

How to Apply -

Send a cover letter and resume to Jodi Miley, Recruitment and Retention Coordinator, at jmiley@siu.edu.

Deadline to Apply - Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Number of Positions - 1


Department Name and Location - Intercollegiate Athletics, Lingle Hall, Room 126

% of Time - 50%

Job Description -

This position will be responsible for assisting with the coordination of game management, facility operations, special events; assisting with sports camps/clinics operation; and assisting in ensuring compliance with all NCAA, Missouri Valley Conference, and institutional rules and policies.

Qualifications - Be admitted to a graduate program at SIU Carbondale.  Previous experience in facilities and game management is preferred.

Time Period of Position - To begin spring 2016

How to Apply -

Email cover letter, a current resume and the names and contact information of three references to Tad Dunn, Coordinator of Arena Operations at tdunn@siu.edu.   No Phone calls or Walk Ins.

Deadline to Apply - Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Number of Positions - 1


Department Name and Location - SIU Student Center – Bowling and Billiards

% of Time - 50%

Job Description -

The Graduate Assistant for Bowling & Billiards will report directly to the Manager and Equipment Services Supervisor of the Bowling & Billiards Center.

Their primary responsibilities include:

  • Assist in the operation and maintenance of Student Center Bowling & Billiards
  • Supervision, training, scheduling of staff
  • Help manager maintain accurate business records
  • Assisting with special programs

Able to climb, lift and inspect bowling equipment

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 operations or facility management experience in a recreational facility is preferred
  4. Highly motivated, organized, patient and collaborative
  5. Demonstrate good interpersonal skills, customer service skills, flexibility and ability to strive in fast-paced environment
  6. Mechanical, electrical, and supervision experience

Willingness to work nights and weekends as needed

Time Period of Position - Spring 2016

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

Bowling & Billiards Center

Mail Code 4428

Southern Illinois University Carbondale, 1255 Lincoln Drive, Carbondale, IL 62901-4428.

Electronic applications may be submitted to bnull@siu.edu.

Deadline to Apply - January 22, 2016 or until the position is filled

Number of Positions - 1


Department Name and Location - SIU Student Center – Bowling and Billiards

% of Time - 50%

Job Description -

The Graduate Assistant for Bowling & Billiards will report directly to the Manager and Equipment Services Supervisor of the Bowling & Billiards Center.

Their primary responsibilities include:

  • Assist in the operation and maintenance of Student Center Bowling & Billiards
  • Supervision, training, scheduling of staff
  • Help manager maintain accurate business records
  • Assisting with special programs

Able to climb, lift and inspect bowling equipment

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 operations or facility management experience in a recreational facility is preferred
  4. Highly motivated, organized, patient and collaborative
  5. Demonstrate good interpersonal skills, customer service skills, flexibility and ability to strive in fast-paced environment
  6. Mechanical, electrical, and supervision experience

Willingness to work nights and weekends as needed

Time Period of Position - Spring 2016

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

Bowling & Billiards Center

Mail Code 4428

Southern Illinois University Carbondale, 1255 Lincoln Drive, Carbondale, IL 62901-4428.

Electronic applications may be submitted to bnull@siu.edu.


Deadline to Apply - January 22, 2016 or until the position is filled

Number of Positions - 1


Department Name and Location - Sustainability Office, Student Center

% of Time - 25%

Job Description - Visual Communications and Strategy Specialist

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Development of a communications strategy, including primary and secondary research, creative brief, media selection, and post testing

Secondary responsibilities include:

  • Design and produce visually stimulating materials for effective message communication in video, print advertising, online, posters, grassroots marketing, etc. 
  • Designing graphics for events, projects and reports
  • Maintain the Sustainability website.  Keep content current.
  • Take, edit and place photos and videos for social media, website, press releases, etc.
  • Update and maintain Social Media presence

Qualifications - Proficient with Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, etc.), excellent written and oral communication skills, be able to quickly turn around projects and make edits on the fly, passion for sustainability issues, be able to work independently and in a group setting, able to adapt to a changing environment with competing priorities

Time Period of Position - Spring 2016

How to Apply - Please email resume, cover letter, and examples of work to:

Geory Kurtzhals
Sustainability Coordinator
glkurtzhals@siu.edu

with "Visual Communications and Strategy Specialist GA Applicant" in the subject line.

Deadline to Apply - Open until filled

Number of Positions - 1 - 2