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Department Name and Location -College of Business - Business Placement Center

% of Time - 50%

Job Description - The Graduate Assistant 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
  • marketing employer visits to College of Business students
  • speaking with current and/or potential students during walk-in hours
  • prepare current students to be career ready through resume review, mock interviews, etc.
  • serve as the liaison and contact between the College of Business and employers
  • assist studnets in resume review and mock interviews
  • plan and implement educational programs to assist in career planning

Qualifications -

  • Strong data collection and assessment skills
  • Advanced Excel skills.
  • 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 be personable and able to build relationships quickly.
  • 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: or:

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

Deadline to Apply - October 21, 2015 or until filled

Number of Positions - 1

Department Name and Location - Intercollegiate Athletics - Men's Basketball

% of Time - 50%

Job Description - Duties include but are not limited to assisting with administrative office work, and general help for the basketball staff.

Qualifications - Admitted to SIU as a Graduate Student

Time Period of Position - Begins mid to late October 2015

How to Apply - Send cover letter and resume to:  Justin Walker at

Deadline to Apply - October 14, 2015

Number of Positions - 1

Department Name and Location - College of Business Enrollment Management Office

% of Time - 50%

Job Description -Primary responsibilities will be providing support for the Director of Enrollment Management for the College of Business.  This would include assisting with day-to-day operations of the office, prospective student visits, representing the College at recruitment events, supporting at-risk students and working other college of business events as needed.  Some evening and weekend work is required.  Travel may also be required. 

Qualifications - Admittance into one of the Master's program offered by SIU, with a preference for Accounting or Business degree.  An undergrad degree in business from SIU is also preferred.  Students must have great communication skills, organizational skills, Excel and Word skills, and a good knowledge of SIU College of Business.

Time Period of Position - Fall 2015, renewable for Spring 16, contingent upon funding and performance.

How to Apply - Please send resume and cover letter to

Rachel Richey
Director of Enrollment Management

Resume should include contact information for 2 professional references.  No phone calls or office visits will be accepted.

Deadline to Apply - October 5, or until filled

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

Deadline to Apply - May 31, 2015 or until positions are filled.

Number of Positions - Multiple

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: and Cindy Stein:

Deadline to Apply - May 31, 2015 or 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:

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

Number of Positions - 1

Department Name and Location - Development and Alumni Relations, Accounting/Financial Services, Coyler Hall, Room 101C

% of Time - 50%

Job Description - This position works within the Division of Development and Alumni Relations (DAR) to assist in:

  • Assist in performing accounting/finance related operational duties as assigned.
  • Assist in performing duties related to the July1, 2016 implementation of new Foundation financial accounting system as assigned.

Qualifications  - Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance.  Evidence of excellent customer service, communication, analytical and organizational skills required.

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

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

Cindy Ciganovich
Development and Alumni Relations
MC 6805
Carbondale, IL 62901

Or attach to an email message addressed to

Deadline to Apply - September 11, 2015 or until filled

Number of Positions - 1