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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 - January 1 – May 15, 2015.

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

Deadline to Apply - December 31, 2014

Number of Positions - 1


Department Name and Location - Intercollegiate Athletics, Boydston Center

% of Time - 50%

Job Description -

  • Defensive Assistant
    • Video Coordinator
    • Film Consultant on the Development of Technique
    • Film Consultant on the Instruction of Assignments
    • Assisting in game planning Computer Scouting Reports
    • Assisting in Practice Scripts & Scheduling
    • Evaluation and film grades of weekly performance
  • Scout Team Assignments
    • Offensive and Defensive Preparation
    • Special Teams Preparation
  • Film Duties
    • Practice Film, Breakdowns
    • Checkerboard game, practice film
  • Game day assignments
  • Recruiting assignments
  • Academic assignments
  • Additional jobs as assigned

Qualifications - Must be a college graduate and accepted into the graduate program at SIU.

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

How to Apply - Please send cover letter, resume, and references to Phil Meyer at pmeyer@siu.edu or to the address below:

 Phil Meyer; 0179 Boydston Center; 1490 Douglas Drive; Carbondale, IL 62901

Deadline to Apply - December 26, 2014

Number of Positions - 1


Department Name and Location - College of Applied Sciences and Arts, Dean’s Suite, Room 221

% of Time - 25%

Job Description -

  • Create Hobson’s Communication
  • Plan and organize college events
  • Update social media
  • Represent the College at recruitment events
  • Create correspondence
  • Complete travel vouchers
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications - Clerical skills; familiarity with Social Networking; good  organizational skills a necessity; ability to compose and proof correspondence; strong public speaking skills

Time Period of Position - January  2015 through May 2015

How to Apply - Send resume, cover letter, and three references to zowens@siu.edu. (Please do not call or come to the office unless you receive a request to interview)

Deadline to Apply - December 18, 2014

Number of Positions - 1


Department Name and Location - Southern Illinois University Intercollegiate Athletics, Carbondale, IL

% of Time - 50%

Job Description - The graduate assistant will assist in the development of video features of all 18 athletic teams at SIU as well as producing select games for Saluki All-Access while working with the Coordinator of Video Services and the Deputy Athletics Director.

Responsibilities:

  • Write, shoot, interview, and edit long and short form features
  • Assist with setup, tear down, and production of various Saluki Athletic homes games on Saluki All-Access
  • Coordinate with other media outlets to retrieve past game film and archive each game
  • Assist in development of recruiting materials
  • Coordinate with media rights holder Saluki Sports Properties in the development of content for Saluki All-Access

Qualifications -

  • Bachelor’s degree in television production, film, multi-media journalism or related field.
  • Must be accepted into a Graduate Program at Southern Illinois University.
  • Candidate must possess excellent organizational and communication skills and a willingness to work evenings and weekends.
  • Experience writing, shooting, and editing package features with Final Cut Pro and filming sporting events at the collegiate or professional level preferred.

Time Period of Position - Begins Spring Semester, renewable for 2nd year

How to Apply - Send cover letter, resume and a list of three references to Shane Gibbons, Coordinator of Video Services to either one of the following locations:

shaner1225@siu.edu, fax: 618-453-5152

mail: 1490 Douglas Drive, MC 6620 Carbondale, IL, 62901

Deadline to Apply - December 19, 2014

Number of Positions - 1


Department Name and Location - Disability Support Services

% of Time - 50%

Job Description -

  • Provide assessment services for students suspected of having learning disabilities or ADD/ADHD
  • Open cases and provide caseload management and services predominantly for students with learning disabilities, attention deficit disorders and emotional disabilities
  • Provide screenings and assessments for students thought to have learning disabilities.
  • Provide pre-admit/pre-enrollment planning services for prospective and newly admitted students.
  • Plan and conduct collaborative programs or presentations
  • Consult with other DSS staff regarding students with psychological disabilities
  • Evaluates, verifies, and interprets documentation from various professionals to determine eligibility for services and accommodations
  • Assist with training faculty and departments on disability awareness
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications -

  1. Must be admitted to the Graduate School at SIU Carbondale in pursuit of a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology
  2. Should be extremely organized and detail-oriented with strong written and verbal communication skills.
  3. Needs to show a high level of initiative and self-motivation.
  4. With appropriate supervision needs to be able to administer and score tests of achievement and aptitude

Time Period of Position - January, 2015 - August, 2015

How to Apply - Submit a resume and contact information for three references to Sam Goodin at sgoodin@siu.edu.

Deadline to Apply - December 17, 2014

Number of Positions - 1


Department Name and Location - Intercollegiate Athletics, Boydston Center

% of Time - 50%

Job Description -

  • Offensive Assistant
    • On the Field Instruction
    •   Assist Offensive Coordinator and Offensive Staff.
  • Assist in Game Planning  -- (Computer Scouting reports)
    •   Assist in practice scripts
    •   Evaluation of game and practice
    •   Scout Team organization
    •   Weekly film breakdown
  • Special Teams
    •   Assist Coordinator with drills and weekly preparations.
  • Recruiting Assignments
  • Academic monitoring Assignments
  • Game Day Assignments
  • Additional Jobs as Assigned

Qualifications - Must be a college graduate and accepted into the graduate program at SIU.

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

How to Apply - Please send cover letter, resume, and references to Phil Meyer at pmeyer@siu.edu or to the address below:

 Phil Meyer; 0179 Boydston Center; 1490 Douglas Drive; Carbondale, IL 62901

Deadline to Apply - December 19, 2014

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