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Department Name and Location - Health Care Management Program, School of Allied Health, College of Applied Sciences and Arts

% of Time - 50%

Job Description - 

  • Assist with the coordination of meetings and meeting minutes.
  • Develop spreadsheets using Excel regarding program assessment or other program needs.
  • Develop and construct program manuals.
  • Assist in research for the program and Program Director.
  • Troubleshoot D2L issues.
  • Assist with the coordination of program events such as advisory board meetings and/or award ceremonies.
  • Assist in the development of marketing material and updating the program website.
  • Assist with gathering assessment data from program instructors.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications - 

  • Must be admitted into graduate school, be in good academic standing, and take at least 8 credit hours of graduate level courses during the spring semester in order to be considered for this position.
  • Have good organizational, oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Energetic and self-motivated.

Time Period of Position -  8/16-12/31/15

How to Apply - Send email to skcollin@siu.edu

Deadline to Apply -  08/10/2015

Number of Positions - 1


Department Name and Location - Recreational Sports and Services

% of Time - 50%

Job Description - Duties include, but are not limited to, planning, marketing, organizing and executing expedition length trips for Recreational Sports and Services and Touch of Nature.

Qualifications - Previous expedition trip leadership and planning required.  Current Wilderness First Responder Certification required. Leave No Trace, AMGA, and ACA certifications preferred.  Admitted to a graduate program at SIU.

Time Period of Position -  Position is for Fall 2015 semester with the potential for appointment renewable for the Spring 2016 semester.

How to Apply - Send cover letter, resume and 3 professional references JD Tanner at jdtanner@siu.edu

Deadline to Apply -  August 14, 2015

Number of Positions - 1


Department Name and Location - Transcripts Office within Ofc of the Registrar

% of Time - 50%

Job Description -  This person will be responsible for processing SIUC’s outgoing transcripts.  Duties will include answering phones, waiting on customers, authorizing online orders, supervising student workers, data entry, microfilm retrieval, and other duties as assigned.

Qualifications - 

Required Qualifications – Admission to Graduate School and acceptance into a graduate academic program.  Experience in a customer service setting.  Detail oriented. Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications –Banner experience.   Experience with microfilm storage and retrieval. Experience working in an office setting and working with academic records.  

Time Period of Position -  August 17, 2015-December 31, 2015

How to Apply - Submit letter of interest, resume, unofficial transcripts, and contact information for 2 references to: Amanda Ashby amanda@siu.edu

NO WALK-INS OR PHONE CALLS PLEASE

Deadline to Apply -  August 7, 2015

Number of Positions - 1


Department Name and Location - Recreational Sports and Services

% of Time - 50%

Job Description - Duties include, but are not limited to, planning, marketing, organizing and executing expedition length trips for Recreational Sports and Services and Touch of Nature.

Qualifications - Previous expedition trip leadership and planning required.  Current Wilderness First Responder Certification required. Leave No Trace, AMGA, and ACA certifications preferred.  Admitted to a graduate program at SIU.

Time Period of Position -  Position is for Fall 2015 semester with the potential for appointment renewable for the Spring 2016 semester.

How to Apply - Send cover letter, resume and 3 professional references JD Tanner at jdtanner@siu.edu

Deadline to Apply -  August 14, 2015

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 Perfom 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 and Spring

How to Apply - Submit Resume and Letter of Interest to: Amanda Sutton at asutton@siu.edu

or Student Services Building, 1263 Lincoln Drive, MC 4710. Please No Phone Calls.

Deadline to Apply -  August 14, 2015

Number of Positions - 1


Department Name and Location - Information Technology - SalukiTech

% of Time - 50%

Job Description - SalukiTech Computer Store Supervisor

Qualifications - 

  • Must be accepted to a SIU Graduate program
  • Advanced experience with Quicken Point of Sale Software
  • Knowledge and Sales experience with Dell Computers & Products
  • Experience with IPAY
  • Strong Organizational Skills
  • Ability to create promotional material for Technology sold in the store
  • Ensures availability of merchandise by maintaining inventories
  • Maintains store staff by recruiting, selecting, orienting, and training employees
  • Demonstrate leadership skills, positive attitude, willingness to work in a team environment, & the ability to work varied hours in response to changing program activity
  • Other duties as assigned in all areas of SalukiTech

Time Period of Position -  Starts August 17, 2015

How to Apply - Send cover letter, resume, and references to: Beth Dallas bedallas@siu.edu.

NO WALK-INS OR PHONE CALLS PLEASE

Deadline to Apply -  August 7, 2015

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 promotions activities at games and events, producing games and events, coordinating multiple aspects of game presentation,  development of advertising materials

Qualifications - Admitted to a graduate program at SIU.

Time Period of Position -  Begins Fall Semester

How to Apply - Send cover letter, resume, and references to Tom Weber at tomweber@siu.edu

Deadline to Apply -  August 7, 2015

Number of Positions - 1


Department Name and Location - Intercollegiate Athletics – Food Services, Lingle Hall Rm 126

% of Time - 25%

Job Description - Sports Nutritionist - Oversight of meal supplement programs and nutrition related educational materials for all teams within the athletic department.  Management of meals and snacks available to the athletes throughout the season, including, but not limited to, assisting with scheduling of student workers for snack stations and coordination with local vendors. Applicant must be able to educate and promote positive behavior change in regard to nutrition as well as provide counseling and basic food preparation skills as needed.  Successful candidate will coordinate with Head Strength & Conditioning Coach, Human Nutrition Faculty Advisor, Head Athletic Trainer, Head Sport Coaches, and other relevant staff to provide nutrition-related services supporting athletes in achieving optimum performance through healthy lifestyle management.  Includes additional duties assigned by the Coordinator of Food Services.  May include some weekend duties as needed.

Qualifications - Bachelor’s Degree required, in related field.  Acceptance into Graduate School; must maintain at least 8 credit hours of graduate level courses per semester in approved area of study;  Must be pursuing the registered dietitian (RD) credential by the Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics and/or sports nutrition certification by the International Society of Sports Nutrition.  Must be certified as a State of Illinois regulated Safe Food Handler as well as CPR certified within first 30 days of hire.  Preferred experience as a collegiate athlete and evidence of sound organizational skills; Ability to interact effectively with student-athletes, colleagues, and the public.

Time Period of Position -  Begins Fall Semester

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

Heather Miranti
Coordinator of Food Services
hmiranti@siu.edu
Review of applications will begin August 7, 2015, position open until filled.

Deadline to Apply -  August 7, 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 for Fall 2015 semester with the potential for appointment renewable for the Spring 2016 semester.

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

Heather Brake
Coordinator of Student Involvement
hmbrake@siu.edu

Deadline to Apply -  Thursday, August 6, 2015

Number of Positions - 1


Department Name and Location - Development and Alumni Relations, Information Systems, Kaplan 209

% of Time - 50%

Job Description - This position works within the Division of Development and Alumni Relations (DAR) to facilitate requests for information from units internal to the Division, as well as other University departments.  The incumbent will accept and log information requests, document project requirements, communicate project statuses to information requestors, and work with DAR IT staff to produce data/reports.  The incumbent may also utilize pre-written programs and processes to assist with the management of DAR data.  This includes running processes that:  extract data for mailings to alumni and donors, create management reports, import data from other campus departments, and executing queries to identify data exceptions.

Qualifications - Bachelor’s Degree with preference given to candidates who hold degrees in Information Systems Technology, Computer Science or Business Administration. 

Evidence of excellent customer service, communication, analytical & organizational skills required.

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

How to Apply - Please send a resume and cover letter to

David Schwartz
Director of Information Systems
Development and Alumni Relations
Mail Code 6836
Or attach to an e-mail message addressed to:dschwar@siu.edu

Deadline to Apply - August 3 or until filled

Number of Positions - 1


Department Name and Location - Undergraduate Admissions, Student Services Building, 1263 Lincoln Drive, MC4710

% 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 and 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 - August 14, 2015

Number of Positions - 1


Department Name and Location - Aviation Technologies, 545 Airport Road, TEC  124C, Murphysboro, Il 62966, SI Airport, MC6816

% of Time - 50%

Job Description - This position will assist the department chair and administrative aide in the following, mostly clerical, duties in the department of Aviation Technologies:  1) Audit student records for FAA certification eligibility; 2) Proctor FAA preliminary exams; 3) Prepare FAA graduation certificates; 4) Prepare and maintain FAA files; 5) Receive and check in shipments; 6) Issue student lockers; 7) Answer phones; 8) Other duties as assigned

Qualifications - Computer skills and ability to work with Microsoft Office software.

Location is Southern Illinois Airport, which is 5 miles north of SIU campus.

Time Period of Position - Fall Semester 2015

How to Apply - E-mail resume AND your Fall Semester class schedule to: lorimartin@siu.edu

No phone calls or walkin applicants will be accepted.

Deadline to Apply - August 7, 2015

Number of Positions - 1


Department Name and Location - Graduate School, Office of the Assistant Dean, Student Services Building, Room 321

% of Time - 50%

Job Description - This position will provide assistance to the Assistant Dean of the Graduate School.  Duties include: analyzing admission and enrollment data, preparing statistical reports and charts, assisting with Fulbright and Exchange applications, completing national surveys, assisting students with thesis and dissertation format, and assisting with Commencement.

Qualifications - SIUC graduate student admitted to a Doctoral Degree program.  Excellent knowledge of EXCEL is required. Working knowledge of Access, Word, PowerPoint and computers in general is needed.  Knowledge of statistics and interpretation of statistical reports is needed. Must be self-motivated and have excellent written and verbal communication skills. Some international experience will be helpful. 

Time Period of Position - Starting August 17, 2015

How to Apply - ABSOLUTELY NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.

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

Dr. Ratna Sinha
Graduate School
SSB Room 321, MC 4716
SIUC, Carbondale, IL 62901
Or email mdwilliams@siu.edu

Deadline to Apply - August 7, 2015

Number of Positions - 1


Department Name and Location - Center for English as a Second Language, Faner Hall 3242

% of Time - 50%

Job Description - The Center for English as a Second Language is seeking an administrative assistant to help with the admission of prospective CESL students and to manage group admissions. Additional duties will be

  • communicating with prospective international students for CESL and SIU
  • working with CESL staff to admit students
  • providing support at the reception office
  • participating in some CESL activities
  • providing quality customer service

 There will also be other duties as assigned. This is a 50% assistantship, which means 20 hours per week. Not all vacation periods will be able to be taken.


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

  • be an unconditionally admitted graduate student at SIU;
  • be comfortable working in an international environment;
  • be organized, have excellent English communication skills;
  • be proactive and motivated;
  • be very detail-oriented
  • have experience with facebook
  • have a working knowledge of MS Office Suite and Filemaker Pro
  • be willing to participate in CESL activities.

 In addition, it is preferred if a candidate is:

  • fluent in a second language
  • has knowledge of US immigration policies and visas

Time Period of Position - 10 months, renewable pending quality of work

How to Apply - Send letter of interest addressing specific experience that matches our needs, resume, and 3 references to:

Elisa Hunt, Interim Director
CESL
Mailcode 4518
Carbondale, IL 62901

ehunt@siu.edu

Deadline to Apply - July 31, 2015

Number of Positions - 2


Department Name and Location - University Communications & Marketing

% of Time - 50%

Job Description - 

  • Manage a team of undergraduate students. 
  • Compile and expand upon analytics for multiple social media channels
  • Generate reports for the social media team and campus leaders
  • Assist in communications with current students
  • Conduct training sessions for university staff on social media and student communications methods
  • Develop contests for social media channels
  • Assist video team with planning of promotional videos
  • This job requires a lot of writing and the applicant MUST have exceptional writing skills

Qualifications - 

  • Extensive experience with digital communications
  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills
  • Experience in analytics and market research
  • Experience with Microsoft Office programs
  • Preference given to applicants with an undergraduate degree in Business.

Time Period of Position - Fall 2015

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

Deadline to Apply - July 31, 2015

Number of Positions - 1


Department Name and Location - IT Department

% of Time - 50%

Job Description - Duties include, but are not limited to:  assisting network administrator with software updates, software installation, advanced troubleshooting both software and hardware problems, unboxing computers, computer setup from scratch, delivery and installation, vendor service calls, equipment rooms and server room organizing, and customer support.

Qualifications - Must be dependable and have strong oral communications skills; must be able to lift/move standard desktop computers and workstations; familiarity with MS Windows and Macintosh operating systems; advanced knowledge in computer and network problem-solving skills.

Time Period of Position - Begins preferably Summer Semester, but can begin Fall.

How to Apply -

Candidates are required to submit the following documents in a single PDF file:

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Contact information for 3 professional references
  • Summer and Fall class schedules

Please send your application to: Pejman Kamkarian at pejman@siu.edu

NO PHONE CALLS OR WALK-INS PLEASE.

Only qualified applicants with complete application will be considered for interviews.

Deadline to Apply - Applications are accetped until the position is filled.

Number of Positions - 1


Department Name and Location - Office of the Associate Chancellor for Institutional Diversity (University AA Office); Davies Hall

% of Time - 50%

Job Description - The Graduate Administrative Assistant (GAA) will provide assistance to the Administrative Assistant and the Business Administrative Associate (AA/EO).  Typical duties include, but are not limited to:  tracking records using Access database; Archiving confidential documents; posting jobs to AA website in absence of Administrative Assistant; proof-reading; prepping, delivering and/or retrieving confidential documents; updating GAA procedures manual; answering phone in absence of Student Assistant; other duties as needed.

Qualifications - Must be successfully admitted to a Master’s degree program (PhD preferred). Must have and maintain a SIU email account for sending/receiving work emails. Demonstrated knowledge of the following software:  Access Database; Dreamweaver; Microsoft Word; Excel.  Must have a morning or afternoon work-block (8am-12 noon or 12:30pm to 4:30pm).

Time Period of Position - Late July 2015 to December 31, 2015

How to Apply - Please send, via email: a letter detailing how you meet the qualifications of the position; unofficial transcripts; contact information for three (3) references; and a resume. Alternatively, the information may be sent by mail to:

UAAO
GAA Position
Davies Hall 155
Mail Code 4306
1075 S Normal Ave
Carbondale, IL  62901

pkhaaliq@siu.edu

Deadline to Apply - July 23, 2015 or until filled

Number of Positions - 1


Department Name and Location - Exploratory Student Advisement, Student Services Building

% of Time - 50%

Job Description -

Below is a list of general roles/responsibilities that provides which Graduate Assistant(s) may assist in, among others.

  • Provide academic mentoring support to assigned student populations.
  • Discuss and clarify mentees their academic and career goals by setting short and long term strategies for understanding and achieving these goals.
  • Assist mentees with time management, explain academic policies and procedures, and make appropriate referrals to other academic and student support services including Career Services.
  • Assist mentees in making the connection with appropriate college advisors and faculty.
  • Mentor a specified number of ESA students, which includes monitoring and documenting their academic progress and social growth.
  • Facilitate advising outreach programs for fall and spring semesters.
  • Special academic support project opportunities based on office need.
  • Process required administrative paperwork and reports necessary to document mentoring services provided.
  • Carry out all responsibilities as assigned that are necessary for the efficient accomplishment of Exploratory Student Advisement.
  • Maintain the confidentiality of student information as required by the university, state and federal regulations.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Director of Exploratory Student Advisement.

Qualifications - Basic Position Requirements: Current Graduate Student, preferably within the College Student Personnel Program, Social Work, Education or related field, full-time enrollment and degree seeking graduate student at SIU Carbondale.  Applicants should be current graduate students who are comfortable working in a flexible, but fast paced environment.  Applicants should possess strong interpersonal and administrative skills and working knowledge of computer programs.  Applicants must have the ability to work well with diverse groups.  Applicants should have team building skills and be comfortable taking the lead on projects.  (Available hours must be between 8:00am and 5:00pm.  Schedule is negotiable.)

Time Period of Position -  Fall 2015, may be renewed depending on funding and performance

How to Apply - NO WALK-INS.

To apply, email the following to teke4@siu.edu:

  • Cover letter describing your experience related to this position
  • Available work hours along with copies of summer and fall schedule
  • Current resume
  • Attach a two-page personal statement indicating your professional experience, educational goals, professional interests; academic achievements, honors, awards, publications and extracurricular activities

Deadline to Apply -  Deadline to Apply: 4:30pm on Friday, August 14, 2015

Number of Positions - 2


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

% of Time - 50%

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

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

Time Period of Position - Begins August 3, 2015 and continue through the Fall semester. This position will be for 1 semester only.

How to Apply - Please email a letter of interest, qualifications and any previous related experience to:

Leslie Korando
lkorando@cehs.siu.edu

Alternatively, this can be mailed to:

The Center for Environmental Health & Safety
ATTN: Leslie Korando
1325 Radio Drive
Southern Illinois University
Carbondale, IL  62901

Deadline to Apply -  Until position is filled

Number of Positions - 1


Department Name and Location - University Housing - Dining

% of Time - 25%

Job Description - Promotes nutrition and health within the dining halls through bulletin boards, blog post, theme meals, and the Health and Nutrition Fair.  Educates/counsels students and staff on nutrition topics, emphasizing food allergies and special diets.  Conducts food allergy and celiac disease training for staff, and assist student with food allergies and/or special diets as they eat in the dining halls.  Students are introduced to key staff, shown the appropriate food allergy safe zones and toured through the dining areas.

Qualifications - BSA/BA degree, admission to graduate school for Masters in Food & Nutrition.  Good written and verbal communication skills, computer skills and comfortable with giving presentations. 

Time Period of Position - August 11, 2015 - May 15, 2016

How to Apply -

Submit application, cover letter, resume and three letters of reference to: 

Peggy Connors, RD
Associate Director of Housing
Student Services Building
1263 Lincoln Drive
Mail code 6722
Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL 62901

Application are available by contacting Ms. Connors at peggyrd@siu.edu

Deadline to Apply -  August 1, 2015

Number of Positions - 1


Department Name and Location -  Vice Chancellor for Research

% of Time - 50%

Job Description - The Graduate Assistant will provide assistance to the Vice Chancellor for Research and the Office Administrator in the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research.  Typical duties include:

  • *Answer and direct calls to the appropriate person.
  • *Sort, deliver, and route mail for staff and Vice Chancellor.
  • *Project – Design new office filing system.
  • *Maintain new filing system             
  • *Work on projects as assigned.
  • *Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications -

  • *Working knowledge of computers and proficient in Microsoft Office.
  • *Must be self-starter with excellent verbal and written skills.
  • *Must possess excellent time management skills.
  • *Must have attention to detail.

Time Period of Position - Aug. 16, 2015-June 30, 2016

How to Apply - Send resume, cover letter, and references to:

 Nancy Smith at
nsmith@siu.edu

No walk-ins or phone calls please.

Deadline to Apply - 7-9-15

Number of Positions - 1


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 - 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 - 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 - 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 until position is filled.

Number of Positions - 1


Department Name and Location - Athletics/Women's Basketball

% of Time - 50%

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

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

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

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

Andrea Gorski
Associate Head Women’s Basketball Coach
185 Donald Boydston Center
Mail Code 6620
Carbondale, IL 62901
 
Or via email to:
 
Andrea Gorski: agorski@siu.edu and Cindy Stein: cstein@siu.edu

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

Number of Positions - 1


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

% of Time - 25% and 50%

Job Description

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

Qualifications  - 

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

Time Period of Position - To begin Fall 2015

How to Apply

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

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

Deadline to Apply - May 1, 2015 or until filled

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


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

% of Time - 50%

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

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

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

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

Deadline to Apply - Until position is filled

Number of Positions - 1



Department Name and Location - Intercollegiate Athletics: Strength and 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 one year 12-month appointment, renewable for a 2nd year.

How to Apply - Electronically submit letter of interest, resume, contact information for three professional references, to: Clete McLeod, Head Strength & Conditioning Coach, SIUC.  Email: cmcleod@siu.edu.

Deadline to Apply - June 12, 2015 or until the position is filled.

Number of Positions - 1