Student Employment Job Board

Postings for the 2014-15 Job Board will be updated regularly as jobs are filled or as they become available.

Updated August 29, 2014

On Campus Positions


RESIDENTIAL LIFE OFFICE ASSISTANT

Department/Division: Residential Life/Student Life

Position Title:  Student Office Assistant

Reports To:    Residential Life Administrative Assistant

Position Classification:  Student Employee

Department:  Residential Life

Division:  Student Affairs

 Function: The Student Office Assistant is responsible for supporting daily office functions of the Residential Life Office and by rendering service to Residential Life professional staff. 

 Educational Requirements:  Enrolled as a full time student in good standing at Lycoming College.

 Employment Availability:  Varies by semester; specific arrangements to be discussed and agreed upon at the time of hiring.  Guarantee of 10 hours/week while classes are in session; possibility of up to 20 hours during peak times.

 Experience and Qualifications:   Dependability, a strong sense of initiative, attention to detail, excellent interpersonal skills, and clerical skills.  Ability to maintain confidentiality with respect to office conversations and student records.

 Summary Purpose of Position:   Responsible for supporting the administrative functions of the Residential Life Office.

 Responsibilities:

1.  Provide support for Residential Life Office functions in a variety of areas which may include:

 Filing                                                              

Researching information

Running office errands                                  

Answering phones

Posting flyers on campus                               

Word processing        

Greeting office visitors                                  

Assembling mailings

Supply Inventories                             

 2.  Assume responsibility for special projects which may include assisting with staff training, creating bulletin boards, and/or other resources for the Residential Life Office.

 3.  Provide support for major Residential Life Office programs and events which may include residence hall check-in, student staff training, housing selection, and similar activities.

 4.  Other duties as assigned.

 Environmental Conditions: 90% indoors, May require walking across campus (300 yards), occasionally climbing stairs, and carrying materials weighing up to 15 pounds.

Contact Lorri Amrom at amrom@lycoming.edu  for application information.

ALUMNI OFFICE ASSISTANT

The Lycoming Alumni Relations office seeks a motivated, dependable student to fill an office assistant position for the fall 2014 semester. This position will work with the Director and Assistant Director of Alumni Relations on the creation and implementation of phoning initiatives and other projects of the alumni relations office. Students of all majors are encouraged to apply.

Job duties and responsibilities:

  • Phoning alumni regarding upcoming events
  • Data entry in Excel
  • Filing, photocopying, faxing, scanning documents
  • Preparing mailings
  • Internet research
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Required Skills, Abilities and Qualification:
  • Must have good communication skills, good typing ability and an ability to follow direction
  • Computer skills - must have general working knowledge of Word and Excel (Publisher a plus)
  • Must be organized with attention to close detail
  • Must be able to maintain a high level of confidentiality

If interested please call Drew Boyles at 570.321.4376, or email boylesd@lycoming.edu. You can also stop by Long Hall 219.

JACK'S CORNER POSITIONS

Jack's Corner is hiring for all positions including grill cook, cashier, smoothie maker,etc. Please contact Jay Breeding at breeding@lycoming.edu for more information.

LYCOMING FUND OFFICE ASSISTANT

The Lycoming Fund seeks a motivated, dependable student to fill an office assistant position for the fall 2014 semester.  This position will work with the Director of Annual Giving and appropriate staff on the creation and implementation of solicitations and projects of the Lycoming Fund (Phonathon, Senior Class Project, Reunion Giving, etc.). Students of all majors are encouraged to apply.

Job duties and responsibilities:

  • Data entry in Excel
  • Filing, photocopying, faxing, scanning documents
  • Preparing mailings
  • Internet research
  • Other duties as assigned

Required Skills, Abilities and Qualification:

  • Must be a self-motivator, able to work independently
  • Computer skills - must have general working knowledge of Word and Excel (Publisher a plus)
  • Must be organized with attention to detail
  • Good typing ability
  • Must be able to maintain a high level of confidentiality

If interested please call Erin Miller at 570.321.4231, Jen Walter at 570.321.4196 or email lycomingfund@lycoming.edu.

CATERING SERVER

Job Description

Part-time catering servers are needed to perform traditional banquet and catering tasks including: setting-up food and beverage displays, serving food and beverages, moving tables and chairs, clearing dishware, general clean-up duties, and other tasks as assigned.

 Qualifications

Attention to detail and the ability to deliver proper etiquette is necessary. Prior serving experience is preferred, but not required. Paid training is provided.

 Schedule

The weekly schedule is determined on an “as-needed” basis. Most servers will work an average of 10 hours per week (with emphasis on nights and weekends) -- not to exceed 20 hours per week. The busiest weeks typically occur during the months of October and April; with January and February being less-busy times.

 Apply

Interested students should submit a resume to Brian Smith, Catering Director at smithbri@lycoming.edu

CAREER SERVICES STUDENT ASSISTANT

Department/Division: Career Services/Student Life

Reports To: Career Services Director/Administrative Assistant

Classification: Student Employee, 3-8 hours per week

 Environmental Conditions: 90% indoors.  May require walking around campus (300 yards), climbing stairs, and                                                          carrying materials weighing up to 15 pounds.

Requirements: Enrolled as a student in good academic standing at Lycoming College

Good interpersonal and communication skill

The ability to learn, and use, applicable online software and resources

A desire to help others succeed

Preferred Requirements: Strong social media skills/experience

Expected Outcomes: Develop self-management, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills

Become effective communicators

Learn how to plan and implement an effective career development process

 Responsibilities: Student Assistants play a valuable role in supporting the office staff and are trained to assist fellow students with:

  • Resume and Cover Letter Development

  • Job and Internship Searching

  • Graduate School Search and Application Process

  • Study Abroad program

  • Utilizing appropriate online resources

Student Assistants are expected to become familiar with, and use:

  • Career Services Mission Statement

  • Career Services’ five areas of focus

  • Office machines and software

  • Office procedures and processes

  • Online job and internship boards/data entry

  • Career Services social media platforms (facebook, twitter, pinterest, linkedin, instagram)

 Student Assistants are expected to be flexible and available to help plan, participate in, and help promote (including but not limited to design/creation of posters/artwork, ‘chalk-talk’ program, general event preparation and teardown, on-site event registration/door prizes):

  • Weekly programs

  • Special events

 Specific responsibilities:

  • Assist with the marketing and promotion of all Career Services events, programs, and services through social media, flyers, videos, and word-of-mouth

  • Develop new presentations/workshops, as needed, for career-related topics

  • Provide ongoing student input and feedback to improve Career Services communications and marketing

  • Create at least 2 social media posts per week throughout the semester

  • Cover front desk as needed

  • Work one-on-one with students in a peer-educator role such as:

  • Drop-in hours, outreach events, and career-related presentations/workshops

  • Present at accepted students day and open house with the Director and Career Coordinators

  • Participate in Phone-a-thon to young alumn

  • Student Assistants are expected to be flexible and available to attend weekly staff meetings (dates and times to be determined based on staff schedules).

 Additional: Other duties as assigned.

 Contact Stephanie Lovell at lovell@lycoming.edu for more information. Deadline is 8/28/14

COSTUME SHOP ASSISTANTS

2-4 hours a week

Shop Hours: Mon-Fri 1-5 p.m.

Description of primary position responsibilities:

1.)  Assist Costume Designer and Costumier in construction of costumes for all Theatre Department productions.

2.)  Assist in maintenance of costumes during the performances in the Mary L. Welch Theater.

Necessary skills:

1.)  Basic to intermediate sewing (hand, machine) skills.

2.) The ability to iron, conduct basic laundry.

3.)  Strong work ethic, a sense of responsibility, and dependability.

4.)  Positive attitude and willingness to learn.

5.)  Theatre/arts/crafts experience is helpful but not necessary.

Questions or inquiries should be directed to:

Tiffany Towns, visiting assistant professor of theatre/resident costume designer, at towns@lycoming.edu

MARKETING AND COMMUNICATIONS STUDENT ASSISTANT

Primary responsibilities: Assist in the sending of press releases to students’ hometown newspapers, the writing of news releases, and/or the writing of features for the alumni magazine and college website; provide coverage, including photography, for campus events; monitor local news for information on the college and its students, faculty/staff and alumni; perform general office duties.

Position Supervisor: Assistant director of college relations

Primary skills desired: Very strong writing and communication skills. The ability to work independently. Experience in communications/marketing, photography or videography is a plus.

In addition to supplying office support, the students provide coverage and promotion of campus events and facilitate the distribution of press releases to newspapers outside the local area that would not be possible with the current size of our professional staff. For more information, contact collegerelations@lycoming.edu.

LYCOMING FUND PHONATHON CALLERS

Attributes: The Lycoming Fund is looking for outgoing, energetic, and articulate students to call alumni, parents and friends of Lycoming for the Phonathon.  

What is Phonathon? Students contact alumni, parents, and friends to let them know “what’s new” at Lycoming, update their contact and employment information, and secure gifts and pledges to the Lycoming  Fund.

Why become a caller? It’s a great resume-builder, no matter what field you enter after graduation! Make connections with alumni in your major, field or hometown! Earn an hourly wage plus paid training! 

When is the Phonathon? Phonathon will be held for approximately 12 weeks during the Fall semester, with three hour shifts on Sunday afternoons and Monday-Thursday evenings. You must be able to work at least two shifts per week and attend two nights of paid training, to be held in early September.

Interested? Contact Jennifer Walter, associate director of annual giving, at 570-321-4196, email at walter@lycoming.edu or stop by 217 Long Hall for more information.


OFF-CAMPUS COMMUNITY SERVICE POSITIONS

Students must check to see if they are eligible for Community Work Study before they start working. Even if you worked at a Community Work Study job in a previous year, you must check to see if you are still eligible before you start to work. If you start working and we determine you are not eligible to work, you WILL NOT be paid for the hours you worked. Students with a Federal Work Study award may work in a community service position and be paid by Lycoming College. Students interested in an off-campus community service position must complete an Off-Campus Community Service Contract. Contracts are available in the Financial Aid Office. All contracts must be signed and returned to the Financial Aid Office prior to the start of employment.

American Red Cross

Students employed at the American Red Cross would help implement community health and safety programs and assist with record keeping and inventory. Contact: Joy Hanner at (570) 326-9131

American Rescue Workers

Student employed at the American Rescue Workers would help with tasks in the area thrift stores. Students will be spending the majority of time on their feet, stocking shelves, pricing items and sorting items.

Contact: Nancy Moser at (570) 323-8401

CAPPA

Neighborhood Network Technology Center

The CAPPA Neighborhood Network Center located in Williamsport, PA provides extended learning opportunities for youth in a safe, drug free and supervised environment afterschool from 3:30 PM- 6:30 PM Monday thru Thursday from September to June; and 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Monday thru Friday June thru August.  All educational software is directly aligned with Pennsylvania Academic Curriculum Standards and is done in direct collaboration with Williamsport Area School District to help students improve academic proficiency levels. The CAPPA Neighborhood Network Technology Center provides a community based venue for student participants to spend more time on task.  More time on task is a proven strategy for academic improvement.

Neighborhood Network Technology Center Location in Williamsport, Pennsylvania:

  • Unity Christian Fellowship - 734 West Fourth Street, Second Floor

The Center

Students employed by The Center will work with students in an after school program. The student's assistance will help to provide a safe, drug-free environment for the youth in the program. Contact: (570) 322-5515

Experience Works

Students employed by Experience Works would work in the computer labs as instructors, assistant technicians and lab monitors. Other tasks include assisting people with writing resumes and using online job-search tools. Students would enable disadvantaged seniors to benefit from computer technology. Contact: John Kiernan at (570) 321-5811

Habitat for Humanity

Students employed by Habitat for Humanity are responsible for providing the local office with clerical support as needed. Contact: (570) 322-2515

James V. Brown Library

 Students employed by the James V. Brown Library have the opportunity  to work as a Customer Service Assistant or a Computer Help Desk Assistant. A Customer Service Assistant assists patrons, in person and by phone, by answering questions, providing assistance, or giving necessary instruction. This Assistant may also be responsible for placing material reserves as needed, registering patrons for library programs, and dealing with minor complaints and problems. A Computer Help Desk Assistant is stationed in the public computer area. This Assistant must be friendly and helpful with a comprehensive knowledge of computers and its many uses and functions. Contact: Laura Ferringer at (570) 326-0536 ext. 153

North Penn Legal Services

Students employed by North Penn would greet visitors in the waiting room and take personal information from them. Students will answer incoming telephone calls and direct the calls to the appropriate staff members. They also would work on miscellaneous tasks such as making up files, and copying if telephone activity is slow. Contact: Danna Rich-Collins at (570) 323-8741

Office of Aging

Students employed at the Office of Aging will help prepare and deliver meals to the elderly residents of the county. Contact: Michelle Koons at (570) 323-3096

St. Anthony's Center

Students employed by St. Anthony's Center will help with daily food preparation as well as serving food to the less fortunate within the city that come into the Center. Contact: Sister Henry at (570) 326-2244

Thomas T. Taber Museum

Students employed at the Thomas T. Taber Museum may assist with any aspect of museum work, including administrative, curatorial, educational programming, exhibit preparation, public relations and research. Contact: Sandra Rife at (570) 326-3326

WHAM

Students employed through Walkway of Hope through Academic Mentorship will help school kids with their homework, provide social skills training and become mentors and role models for the kids. Contact: Sam Washington at (570) 327-5500 ext. 3548