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Current Job Openings

 

Are you interested in Student Employment on campus? Review the following list of current vacancies and contact the departments that have vacancies for which you are qualified. PLEASE REMEMBER - every student worker must have an updated FAFSA on file in order to work (with the exception to International Students). If you are unsure whether or not you are eligible for Student Employment, or need to check on the status of your FAFSA, please call (270) 745-2755.

**For this employment, state law requires a state and national criminal history background check as a condition of employment.**

Learn and Earn

Multiple Job Openings/Wages plus Scholarship (vary by semester). Please check WKU Learn and Earn’s website for scholarship requirements and current job openings.

Office of International Programs - Student Assistant

Job Description: The Office of International Programs strives to support Western Kentucky University's commitment to providing a global context to the WKU experience through the strategic development, implementation, and management of campus-wide internationalization initiatives. The student assistant will provide staff support by making changes to the office website, creating/editing/distributing marketing materials, fielding phone calls and contacting other offices, collecting and managing data as well as generating reports, and other tasks as needed. The position reports to the Coordinator of International Programs.

Knowledge, experience, and skills gained in the position:

  • Enhanced understanding of international education and cooperation within a higher education context
  • Strenghtened communication skills—both written and verbal
  • Time-management and accountability through management of multiple projects and deadlines
  • Data analytics experience
  • Web design and social media skills

Responsibilities:

  • Conceptualize, generate, and distribute marketing materials related to Office of International Programs events
  • Manage data pertaining to departmental programs, prepare regular and custom reports
  • Assist with website management and social media presence
  • Perform administrative tasks such as organizing meetings, fielding calls and emails, etc.
  • Conduct research for departmental initiatives
  • Provide support to staff as needed

Qualifications, Skills, and Requirements:

  • Full-time undergraduate student in good academic standing;
  • Study abroad experience (or another type of experience with equivalent international or intercultural exposure);
  • Critical thinking skills;
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal;
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and proficiency in or ability to learn web design;
  • Ability to work 10-20 hours per week;
  • Growth mindset and a desire to gain experience and expand skillset

Time and Compensation:

10-20 hours per week, depending on student’s availability.  Compensation will be discussed during interview process.

Application:

Those interested in the position should send their résumé, a letter of interest addressing qualifications, and their schedule of availability for the coming semester to the Coordinator of International Programs at internationalization@wku.eduwith “Student Assistant” in the subject line. Select applicants will be asked to participate in an interview.

Office Assistant

Pay Rate: $7.25

Hours per Week: 15 (no more than 4 hours in a day)

Beginning Date: 1-7-19

Job Description: Perform important varied clerical duties. Including (but not restricted to) extensivev customer service, run on-campus errands, filing, making copies.

Required Skills: Dependable with excellent organizational and interpersonal skills with attention to detail.

How to Apply: Visit COHH 4124 to pick up an application. No phone calls or emails are acceptable for applying. Please apply by Nov. 30, 2018.

Police Department Student Worker

Pay Rate: $7.25

Hours per Week: 20

Beginning Date: December 3, 2018

Work Schedule: As your school schedule allows 20 hours/week

Job Description: The primary role and responsibilities of the student worker in the WKU Police Department are as follows:

  • Greet individuals as they visit our agency using respect and offering the best customer service possible.
  • Have excellent communication skills with visitors and agency employees.
  • Complete daily paperwork.
  • Run office errands on campus.
  • Filing and or retrieving documents from filing room.
  • Answering phone calls regarding records.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications and requirements: communication and organization skills are highly recommended.

How to Apply: Student can come to the headquarters of the police department, located in PS1, to complete an application.

Gatton Academy Receptionist/Office Assistant-Student Employment

Pay Rate: $8.00/hour

Hours per Week: 20 hours per week (academic year) with possibility of Summer employment for up to 30 hours per week.

Beginning Date: November 26

Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00-4:30 (academic year)

Job Description: The Student Office Assistant assists with the day-to-day office duties of The Gatton Academy.  This position is supervised by the Office Coordinator.

Responsibilities:

  • Reception duties including receiving and assisting visitors of The Gatton Academy and Center for Gifted Studies.
  • Answering the Gatton Academy phones and accurately directing calls to appropriate staff.
  • Communicating via email and telephone with various Gatton Academy stakeholders.
  • Providing exceptional customer service.
  • Preparing and distributing documents as requested.
  • Preparing materials for public relations events
  • Highly accurate data entry
  • Clerical support such as filing, copying, shredding, file preparation, campus errands.
  • Supporting various Gatton Academy staff by preparing reports, gathering information, researching, etc.
  • Registering visitiors parking in the FSH lot
  • Supporting mass mailing efforts
  • Maintaining Gatton Academy shared calendars
  • Other duties as assigned

Required Skills:

  • Exceptional communication and organizational skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Excel
  • Strong work ethic
  • Critical thinking and problem solving skills
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Punctual and dependable
  • Full-time undergraduate student with 2.75 GPA or higher

How to apply:  If interested, please submit the following in person to Vickie Payne at the Gatton Academy (Florence Schneider Hall) by November 15th.  Interviews will begin November 19th.

  • Application (please email vickie.payne@wku.edu for an application)
  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • Letter of Recommendation

Office Assistant  (Non-Agriculture Student)

Pay Rate: $7.25 per hour

Hours per week: 15

Beginning Date: January 14, 2019

Number of Positions: 1

Work Schedule: Negotiable (Prefer coverage between 11:00 a.m. thru 2:00 p.m.)

Job Description: Answering telephone, taking phone messages, transferring calls, filing, mail, copying, errands around and off campus and other duties as assigned.   Semi-Professional attire required.

Required Skills: Computer skills, knowledge of Microsoft Office, communication skills, knowledge of office equipment.

Department: Agriculture

Contact Person: DeAnna Durrant

Location: Environmental Science and Technology-Room 269

Office Phone: 270-745-3151

HOW TO APPLY:  Please send the following to Deanna.durrant@wku.edu

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • Letter of Recommendation

Coordinator Assistant

Pay Rate:  $8.50/hour

Hours per Week:  Up to 10

Beginning Date:  ASAP

Work Schedule: Flexible

Job Description: Looking for an organized, responsible, and self-motivated student worker for approximately 10 hours per week. Responsibilities include assisting the MPH program coordinator with administrative tasks and social media. Must have strong writing skills and be proficient in Word, PowerPoint, and Excel. Hours are flexible. Please send writing sample and cover letter to mph@wku.edu.

Required Skills: Excel, PowerPoint, Word, writing, organization

How to Apply: Please send writing sample and cover letter to mph@wku.edu

 

Dance Program Student Musician/Accompanist

Pay Rate: 7.25

Hours per Week: Flexible hours

Beginning Date: August 27, 2018

Work Schedule: Searching for musicians to play for Modern II class (TR 11:10-12:30), Modern III class (MW 1:50-2:45), and Dance Improvisation class (TR 12:45-2:05).  Schedule can be flexible according to musician's availability.

Job Description: The WKU Dance Program in The Department of Theatre & Dance is looking for a student musician/accompaniment to play for Modern II, Modern III and Dance Improvisation for the Fall semester.

Required Skills: Musicains should be able to play improvisationally and have the ability to explore a variety of rhythms and patterns.  These technique courses provide a fun learning and collabortive environment with the students, faculty, and musican.  Any insturments are welcome!  Piano, djembe, and other small percussion instruments are provided.

How to Apply: Please contact Meghen McKinley at meghen.mckinley@wku.edu for more infrmation and expressed interest.

 


 

Research Assistant (Graduate and Under-graduate)

Hours per Week: 20 hours (Fall/Spring), 36 hours (Summer)

Beginning: ASAP

Number of Positions: 3

Work Schedule: To Be Arranged

Required Skills: Organic chemistry laboratory experience required.  These are grant-support positions for chemistry and closely allied science majors.   MS candidate positions also are available.  Full time summer reserach appointments can be worth $4000 or more.

Applicants must be enrolled in the physical or biological Sciences.

How to apply:  Contact Donald Slocum donald.slocum@wku.edu

 

Student Fundraiser at Topper Talk

Pay Rate: $7.75/hour with opportunities for bonuses and incentives

Hours per Week: 9 hours per week, minimum -- three shifts of three hours each

Beginning Date: ASAP - we will hold new-hire training classes each week.

Work Schedule: Shifts are Sundays from 2:00-5:00 and 5:30-8:30; Mondays-Thursdays 6:00-9:00

Job Description: Student Fundraisers call alumni, parents, and friends of the university to raise money for many different areas of WKU with others and give them the opportunity to give back to the university, all while building your resume and improving your communication skills.

Required Skills: Applicants must be quick-learners, comfortable talking on the phone, have a very positive and upbeat attitude, and a proficient knowledge of and passion for WKU.

How to Apply: the application can be found online at http://wku.thecallingcenter.com

 

Athletic Football Parking Worker

Pay Rate: $8.50/hour

Hours per Week: 20

Beginning Date: 9/01/2018

Work Schedule: All five home football games. Work will be nights and weekends.

Job Description: Parking attendants will work the HAF reserved lots on home football game days. They will be responsible for checking passes and lists allowing admittance to the correct pass holder.

Required Skills: Strong verbal communication and customer service skills. Free to work nights and weekends as well as work in incliment weather.

How to Apply: Please email Parker Vick at parker.vick@wku.edu to request an application for this position.


Intramural Sports Official

Pay rate: $7.25

Hours per Week: 10 - 15

Begining Date:  August 20th, 2018

Work Schedule: Mon - Thurs, 4pm - 11pm (Schedule varies)

Job Description:  Intramural officials officiate league play and on-campus tournaments for a variety of sports as well as scorekeep and assist with registration in these sports.

Required Skill:  Basic knowledge of sports and wilingness to learn.

How to apply: Applicants may fill out the application useing the link below::

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1d5s_g1794O3QQtvFUvt5jc_cPJ161_wSHc-IIXhxduc/viewform?edit_requested=true

Grounds Crew - IMREC Sports

Pay Rate: $7.25

Hours Per Week: 15-20

Beginning Date: Aug 20th, 2018

Work Schedule: Monday - Friday (Hours vary)

Job Description: Responsible for overall upkeep of Intramural Sports Complex on South Campus.

Required Skills: General knowledge of lawn care equipment and willingness to learn.

How to Apply:  Applicants may fill out an application using the link below:  https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1d5s_g1794O3QQtvFUvt5jc_cPJ161_wSHc-IIXhxduc/viewform?edit_requested=true

 

Technical Support Services Desktop Support  Student Employee

Pay Rate:  $8.00/hour with annual raises

Hours per Week:  20 hours a week during the Fall/Spring semester; up to 40 hours a week may be possible during the Winter J-term, Spring Break week, and Summer terms.

Beginning Date:  Immediately

Work Schedule:  Flexible hours built around your work schedule during Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Job Description:  If you are looking for a position that combines technical expertise, communication, and customer service, a student employee position with Technical Support Services may be right for you! This vacant position will work with the Desktop Support team, located on the third floor of Jody Richards Hall.  Desktop Support student employees will be focusing on serving the full-time Desktop Support team with a variety of tasks including the relocation and setup of computers and printers, troubleshooting of computer issues, and will be involved in both the faculty/staff and student computer lab environments.  Please Note: This position does not involve web-design or programming.

Required Qualifications: Currently enrolled WKUundergraduate student in good academic standing. Applicants must be able to lift 60lbs and have a clean driving record.

How to Apply: Please contact Steve Lancaster with your current resume at steve.lancaster@wku.edu

 

 

 

International Student Office, Front Desk Worker

Pay Rate: $7.25

Hours per Week: up to 20 hours per week

Beginning Date: ASAP

Work Schedule: TBD

Job Description:

  • Answer incoming calls and greet students and guests to provide a positive customer service experience.
  • Direct students and guests to the proper individual in the office.
  • Complete faxing, filing, multiple documents and correspondance as well as assist with incoming and outgoing mail processes.
  • Data entry using Microsoft applications as well as departmental specific software applications
  • Social Media projects as assigned
  • Other administrative duties or special projects as assigned

Required Skills: Customer service, time management, written and verbal communication, intercultural proficience, attention to detail

How to Apply: Please email your resume rita.samaras@wku.edu. Please include in your email statement of interest.


Desk Worker

Pay Rate: $8/hour

Beginning Date: ASAP

Hours pwe Week: 16

Work Schedule: Weekend 7am-3pm or 3pm-11pm

Job Description: Monitor the lobby of Florence Schneider Hall while SCATS and VAMPPy campers are in residence.

Required Skills: Good communication skills, previous on campus work experience, must be on file with student employment.

How to Apply: Send resume to beth.hawke@wku.edu. No phone calls.

Student Office Assistant

Pay Rate: $7.25/hour

Hours per Week: Up to 20 hours per week during the semester

Beginning Date: June 2018

Work Schedule: To be determined

Job Description: Duties include but not limited to: Answering telephones, typing of class and office materials, campus errands, filing, making copies, and assisting office staff and faculty as needed.

Required Skills: Must have working knowledge of Word and Excel; possess excellent communication skills and telephone etiquette. Punctuality and dependability a must. Prefer a freshman or sophomore who will work with the department until graduation. NO CELL PHONES PERMITTED WHILE WORKING.

How to Apply: Email resume to karen.gogel@wku.edu. If selected for an interview, two letters of reference will be required.

 

Center for Innovative Teaching and Learning Student Web Developer

Pay Rate: Starting salary $9.50/hour with raises based on performance and length of employment

Hours per Week: Up to 37.5 hours during the summer and up to 20 hours per week during the regular semester

Beginning Date: Immediately or at beginning of summer sessions

Work Schedule: Flexible hours available betweek 7:30am-4:00pm, Monday-Friday. Must be available a minimum of 20 hours per week in the summer. Fall and spring semester hours, 8:00am-4:30pm, with a minimum of 10 hours per week.

Job Description:

  • Assist the Instructional Technologist in programming and management of various web applications. Examples of this type of programming would be PHP, HTML/CSS, and JavaScript.
  • Assist in the creation and management of databases.
  • Assist with online course accessibility.
  • Learn and use other software and equipment as needed.
  • Other duties assigned.

Required Skills:

  • Job requires ability to focus and concentrate with attention to detail
  • Working knowledge of programming languages such as PHP, HTML/CSS, and JavaScripit
  • Working knowledge of database creation and management. Experience with MySQL a plus.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent punctuality and reliability

How to Apply: Contact citl@wku.edu


Student Shipping Associate

Pay Rate:$7.25

Hours per Week: 30

Beginning Date: May 14, 2018

Work Schedule:8:30-4:00 Mon-Thur & Fri 8-12

Job Description:Delivering packages and move request on campus. There is potential to stay for the fall term as schedule permits.

Required Skills: Able to lift 50 pounds, student must be very reliable and professional, computer skills.

How to Apply: In person at shipping

Teacher Aid

Pay Rate:$8

Hours per Week: 20, 30, and 40 hour shifts

Beginning Date: May 14 and May 21st

Work Schedule:8-12, 1-5, 7-1, 8-5, 8-5

Job Description: Assist teaching staff in classroom. Responsibilities include, safety and supervision, implementing daily routines and curriculuum.

Required Skills: Previous experience working with children 0-5.

How to Apply: email stephanie.elliott@wku.edu

Include resume with reference numbers. Deadline- May 11, 2018.

Summer Start Student Assistant

What is the WKU Summer Start Program?

Summer Start is a unique program at WKU for first-year students to earn 6 hours of credit, experience campus life, create effective study habits, receive a well-rounded introduction to undergraduate academic life, and participate in events & activities.

Description of Student Assistant Position:

The primary responsibility of a Student Assistant (SA) is to ensure the well-being of student participants, with regards to health and safety, discipline, interpersonal relationships, and approach to studies. SAs must be energetic, outgoing, compassionate, and driven to help students succeed. SAs help supervise students during the week and weekend activities. SAs participate in all program activities including: supervising study halls, attending Lunch & Learns, and leading team competitions.

Anticipated dates of employment:

July 5 - August 10, 2018

Work Schedule:

20 hours per week (position does include nights and weekends)

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Help develop and implement non-academic program activities (team competitions, social/cultural activities, etc.)
  • Monitor study hall
  • Monitor and evaluate students’ academic and social progress
  • Motivate students to aspire to pursue higher education
  • Attend orientation/staff meetings

Qualifications:

  • Must be presently enrolled in college at WKU.
  • Must have a cumulative 2.75 GPA or higher.
  • Must have completed at least their sophomore year in college as of Summer 2018 or have previous experience with the Summer Start Program.
  • Must have strong interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills.
  • Must have strong leadership skills.
  • Must be mature and have excellent professional judgment.
  • Must have a valid driver's license.

Compensation:

  • All fees to activities are provided
  • $7.75 per hour for 20 hours per week

 

How to Apply:

https://www.wku.edu/summerstart/employment.php

Summer Start Peer Mentor

What is the WKU Summer Start Program?

Summer Start is a unique program at WKU for first-year students to earn 6 hours of credit, experience campus life, create effective study habits, receive a well-rounded introduction to undergraduate academic life, and participate in events & activities.

Description of Peer Mentor Position:

The primary responsibility of a Peer Mentor (PM) is to ensure the well-being of student participants, with regards to health and safety, discipline, interpersonal relationships, and approach to studies. PMs must be energetic, outgoing, compassionate, and driven to help students succeed. PMs live in the residence hall and help supervise students during the week and weekend activities. PMs participate in all program activities including: supervising study halls, attending Lunch & Learns, and leading team competitions.

Anticipated dates of employment:

July 5 - August 10, 2018

Work Schedule:

37.5 hours per week (position does include nights and weekends)

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Help develop and implement non-academic program activities (team competitions, social/cultural activities, etc.)
  • Monitor study halls
  • Monitor and evaluate students’ academic and social progress
  • Motivate students to aspire to pursue higher education
  • Attend orientation/staff meetings

Qualifications:

  • Must be presently enrolled in college at WKU.
  • Must have a cumulative 2.75 GPA or higher.
  • Must have completed at least their undergraduate degree and enrolled in a master’s program or have previous experience with the Summer Start Program.
  • Must have strong interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills.
  • Must have strong leadership skills.
  • Must be mature and have excellent professional judgment.
  • Must be 21 or older and have a valid driver's license.

Restrictions:

  • PMs cannot take classes July 5 – August 10, 2018.
  • PMs cannot have another job July 5 – August 10, 2018.
  • No family or friends are permitted to visit the residence hall.

Compensation:

  • Free private room for the duration of the program
  • 10 Meals a week and all fees to activities are provided
  • $8.50 per hour for 37.5 hours per week

How to Apply:

https://www.wku.edu/summerstart/employment.php

Lifeguard - IMREC Sports

Pay Rate: $8/hour

Hours per Week: 40

Beginning Date: May 13, 2018

Work Schedule: (M-F) 5:45-9am; 11:15-1pm; 2:45-7:30pm & Saturday 8:45am-5:30pm & Sunday 12:45-5:30pm.

Job Description: The WKU Nataorium is looking for Certified Lifeguards to guard for our patrons, birthday parties, and special events.

Required Skills: Current American Red Cross Lifeguard, CPR/First Aid/AED certificate.

How to Apply: Students can contact emma.dennis382@wku.edu for further lifeguard applications.


Research Assistant (graduate & undergraduate)

Hours per Week: 20/week academic hours, 36 hours/week summer

Beginning: ASAP

Number of Positions: 3

Work Schedule: to be arranged

Required Skills: Organic chemistry laboratory experience required. These are grant-support positions for chemistry and closely allied sciences majors. MS candidate positions also are available. Full time summer research appointments can be worth $4000 or more.

Applicants must be enrolled in the physical or biological sciences.

Contact:donald.slocum@wku.edu

*Also, full-time positions available with appropriate compensation


Upward Bound Tutor Counselor

 

Pay Rate:  $8.00/hour, free room during program, meals and all fees to activities are provided

Hours per Week:  37.5 hours per week for 6 weeks

Beginning Date:  Anticipated dates of employment will be May 30-July 12

Number of Positions: 3-4 positions

Work Schedule:  Sunday evening-Friday afternoon

Job Description:  The primary responsibility of a Tutor Counselor is to ensure the well-being of students, with regards to health and safety, interpersonal relationships, and approach to studies. TCs must be energetic, compassionate, professional, and driven to see first-generation and low income students succeed. Tutor Counselors live in the residence hall and help supervise and tutor students during the week.

Duties:

  • Lead non-academic program activities (team competitions, crafts, social/cultural activities)
  • Tutor students in areas of academic expertise
  • Transport students to and from activities in program vehicles
  • Monitor and evaluate students' academic and social progress
  • Motivate students to aspire to pursue higher education
  • Monitor study hall
  • Attend orientation/staff meetings

Required Qualifications:

  • Must be presently enrolled in college
  • Must have a cumulative 2.75 GPA or higher
  • Must have strong interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills
  • Must be mature and have excellent professional judgement
  • Must have a valid driver's license (due to transportation requirements, preference is given to applicants who will be 21 or older as of June 1, 2018)
  • Must be able to tutor one or more core curriculum subjects (high school levels)
  • Experience working with low-income and/or first-generation students, and/or prior residential adviser or camp counselor experience is preferred.

How to Apply: Please complete the online application at: https://wku.edu/upwardbound/studentemployment.php

Applications must be submitted by March 10, 2018.

Camp Big Red Counselor

Pay rate: $8.25

Hours per week: 40

Beginning Date: May 29

Work Schedule: 7a.m - 4:30p.m.  Monday - Friday

Job Description: Camp Big Red Counselors are responsible for overseeing the day to day activities of Camp Big Red.  They are in charge of roughly 70 campers ages 6 -12.  Counselors facilitate games, arts and crafts with campers, provide supervision during swim time, special events and field trips, ensure camper safety and communicate with camper guardians when necessary.  The Camp Big Red staff is a high-energy, dedicated team.  Our camp philosophy is that all activities must be safe, fun and fair! 

Required Skills: CPR /AED /First Aid Certified, energetic, enjoys working with children, dependable.

How to apply: Students can contact sean.sherwood@wku.edu for Camp Big Red counselor applications.


Grounds Crew - IMREC Sports

Pay Rate: $7.25

Hours Per Week: 15-20

Beginning Date: May 14, 2018

Work Schedule: Monday - Friday (Hours vary)

Job Description: Responsible for overall upkeep of Intramural Sports Complex on South Campus.

Required Skills: General knowledge of lawn care equipment and willingness to learn.

How to Apply:  Applicants may fill out application using link below:  https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1d5s_g1794O3QQtvFUvt5jc_cPJ161_wSHc-IIXhxduc/viewform?edit_requested=true


Challenge Course Facilitator

Pay rate: $8.00

Hours per Week: 20 during the semester / 40 during the Summer

Beginning Date: May 14

Work Schedule: 7:00a.m - 5:00p.m., Mon-Sat (Hours vary)

Job Description: The WKU challenge course facilitator will lead / manage all aspects of WKU Challenge Course Activities for each group attending Challenge Course Programs.  This includes but is not limited to low elements, high elements, and course maintenance.  Facilitators will create and lead programs designed to achieve each groups desired outcomes.  This will include promoting self-confidnece, positive team building, and the expansion of their problem solving abilities.

Required Skills: CPR / AED First Aid Certified, energetic, comfortable with public speaking, comfortable with working at heights of 30 ft on our alpine towers.

How to Apply: Students can contact silas.arnold@wku.edu for Challenge Course Facilitator applications

 

Student Office Assistant / Office of the Dean of Students

Pay rate: $7.25

Hours per Week: 10 to start, with the possibility to increase

Beginning Date: Aug 1, 2018

Work Schedule: Late Summer and Fall/Spring semester position.  Must be able to provide office coverage during the Office Coordinator's lunch hour.

Job Description: Greet, determine purpose of visit, assist the general public with directions in the building and across campus.  Must be flexible, some errands up and down the hill, answer phones, screen, forward calls, take messages for office members, operate office equipment, assist other divisional offices as needed.

Required Skills: Must be able to keep information confidential, ability to work with sensitive data, have an outgouing personality, be professional, ability to communicate effectively, have knowledge of the campus community and other duties assigned.

How to apply:  Submit WKUID #, cover letter, and resume to the Attn: Office of Dean of Students, DSU.

Contact information: michael.hanner@wku.edu

Student Assistant in Psychology Department

Pay Rate: $7.25

Hours per Week: 20

Beginning Date: January 22, 2019

Work Schedule: Tuesday and Thursdays 8:00-11:15 & various other times.

Job Description: Scan documents, make copies, answer phone, schedule appointments for training clinic, assist students, and run errands.

Required Skills: Microsoft word and excel. Good phone skills.

How to Apply: Email Robin Lovell at robin.lovell@wku.edu

Office Assistant

Pay Rate: $7.25

Hours per Week: 15 (no more than 4 hours in a day)

Beginning Date: 1-7-19

Job Description: Perform important varied clerical duties. Including (but not restricted to) extensivev customer service, run on-campus errands, filing, making copies.

Required Skills: Dependable with excellent organizational and interpersonal skills with attention to detail.

How to Apply: Visit COHH 4124 to pick up an application. No phone calls or emails are acceptable for applying. Please apply by Nov. 30, 2018.

WKU Welcome Center/Campus Telephone Operator

Pay Rate: $7.25

Hours per Week: 20

Beginning Date: 1/22/2019 (if available, applicant may start January 2, 2019)

Work Schedule: Monday-Friday 8:00AM-4:30PM (hours may vary based on schedule). There is a strong need for availability on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Job Description: The position assists the Welcome Center Coordinator with the following:

  • Campus Greeter - Help provide a great experience for prospective students, families, and guests who visit AAC. The student will be responsible for giving a warm welcome, answering questions, and being a day maker for all guests of AAC.
  • Campus operator - WKU's main pphone line is answered at the Welcome Center. The position requires strong speaking skills and the ability to communicate effectively over the phone.
  • Campus knowledge - because the position welcome guests to WKU and receives many questions over the phone, the student must have advanced campus knowledge, including building locations, administration, who to ask for help, as well as the ability to talk about heir own student experience.
  • General Office Duties - data entry, online research and or other general office projects for the WKU Alumni Association, located on the third floor of AAC.

Required Skills: Great communication skills (on the phone and in person), knowledge of switchboard phone, punctuality, professional, personable, presentable, dependable, flexible, and a WKU Ambassador (full of spirit)

How to Apply: Send resume and available hours to jennifer.holland@wku.edu

Lab Consultant

Pay Rate: $7.25

Hours per Week: 20

Beginning Date: 1/22/2019

Work Schedule: To be Determined

Job Description: Provide lab assistance and technical support to students, faculty, staff, and visitors. Maintain a clean and secure lab environment. Basic lab maintenance, cleaning, and clerical duties will be required.

Required Skills: Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Attention to detail, organization and customer service skills. Ability to work independently and with a team. Experience troubleshooting hardware and software issues on multiple platforms (PC, Macintosh and mobile) preferred. Must be available to work starting the first daya of classes each semester.

How to Apply: https://wku.edu/studentapps

Office of International Programs - Student Assistant

Job Description: The Office of International Programs strives to support Western Kentucky University's commitment to providing a global context to the WKU experience through the strategic development, implementation, and management of campus-wide internationalization initiatives. The student assistant will provide staff support by making changes to the office website, creating/editing/distributing marketing materials, fielding phone calls and contacting other offices, collecting and managing data as well as generating reports, and other tasks as needed. The position reports to the Coordinator of International Programs.

Knowledge, experience, and skills gained in the position:

  • Enhanced understanding of international education and cooperation within a higher education context
  • Strenghtened communication skills—both written and verbal
  • Time-management and accountability through management of multiple projects and deadlines
  • Data analytics experience
  • Web design and social media skills

Responsibilities:

  • Conceptualize, generate, and distribute marketing materials related to Office of International Programs events
  • Manage data pertaining to departmental programs, prepare regular and custom reports
  • Assist with website management and social media presence
  • Perform administrative tasks such as organizing meetings, fielding calls and emails, etc.
  • Conduct research for departmental initiatives
  • Provide support to staff as needed

Qualifications, Skills, and Requirements:

  • Full-time undergraduate student in good academic standing;
  • Study abroad experience (or another type of experience with equivalent international or intercultural exposure);
  • Critical thinking skills;
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal;
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and proficiency in or ability to learn web design;
  • Ability to work 10-20 hours per week;
  • Growth mindset and a desire to gain experience and expand skillset

Time and Compensation:

10-20 hours per week, depending on student’s availability.  Compensation will be discussed during interview process.

Application:

Those interested in the position should send their résumé, a letter of interest addressing qualifications, and their schedule of availability for the coming semester to the Coordinator of International Programs at internationalization@wku.eduwith “Student Assistant” in the subject line. Select applicants will be asked to participate in an interview.

Kentucky Museum Gallery Guide/Guard

Pay Rate: $7.25 per hour and hours will vary

Beginning: January 22, 2019

Number of Positions: 2

The KY Museum is looking for two student workers for Spring 2019.

Position #1:  
KY Museum Docent/Gallery guide. Wed-Fri 11:00AM-1:00PM with rotating Saturdays. Student with Wed-Fri 11:00-1:00 availability will be priority. Student will also work occasional after hours events such as exhibit openings, special programs, etc.

Position #2:  

KY Museum Docent/Gallery guide. Tue-Thur 11:00-1:00PM with rotating Saturdays. Student must have Tues-Thur 11:00-1:00PM availability will be priority. Student will also work occasional after hours events such as exhibit openings, special programs, etc.

Both positions will be interacting with guests, giving guided tours, providing gallery security, and more.

  • US Citizens: Returning student MUSt have a completed FAFSA for 2018-2019 school year. * We cannot wait for a student who has not already filed a FAFSA for the 2018-2019 school year to be processed.
  • International Students: Student must complete and International Student Waiver and Employment Eligibility Form (I-9) at WKU's Office of International Programs.

Contact: pamela.jarboe@wku.edu

 


Math Tutor for Kelly Autism Program

$8.50/hour and 5-15 hours per week.

Beginning: Spring 2019

Number of Positions: 2

Work Schedule: KAP is open from 9 am to 5:30 pm Monday through Thursday and  9 am-4:00 pm on Friday.

Job Description: Tutor Math 116, 117, 136, and 137. Will also be tutoring general education requirements. Job duties may also include mentoring a group of college students through weekly meetings.

Required Skills: Must have taken above classes and received a grade of an A or B. Must have at least two semesters left before graduation. A mandatory training will take place before fall/spring semester where staff will meet with program managers to cover needed material. Must have FASFA on file for upcoming year.

If interested, please email peyton.collins@wku.edu with resume.

 

Kelly Autism Program Science Tutor

8.50/hour and 15-20 hours/week

Beginning: Fall 2018

Number of Positions:1

Work Schedule: Monday through Friday.

Duties: Tutoring students with autism in general education courses in Science. Will also be tutoring general education requirements. Job duties may also include mentoring a group of college students through weekly meetings.

Required Skills:  Must have completed BIO 120 or CHEM 120 with a grade of B or better. Must have a least two semesters left before graduation. A mandatory training will take place before fall semester; staff will meet with program managers to cover needed material. Must have FAFSA on file for upcoming year.

If interested, please email peyton.collins@wku.edu with resume.

 

Writing Tutor for Kelly Autism Program

$8.50/hour and 5-15 hours per week.

Beginning: Spring 2019

Number of Positions: 1

Work Schedule: KAP is open from 9 am to 5:30 pm Monday through Thursday and  9 am-4:00 pm on Friday. Occasional weekend work will be expected to help with socials.

Job Description: Help students develop papers for different classes. Tutor a variety of general education courses.

Required Skills: Must have completed English 300 with a grade of B or better. Must have a least two semesters left before graduation. A mandatory training will take place before fall semester, staff will meet with program managers to cover needed material. Must have current FASFA on file.

If interested, please email ryan.mckenna@wku.edu with resume.

 

Student Worker/Receptionist for WKU Ogden College Student Success Center in Ogden College Hall

Pay Rate: $8/hour

Beginning Date: Spring 2019 with potential for summer and future semesters

Work Schedule: Office open Monday-Friday, 8:00am-4:30pm. Work hours will vary to meet office needs. Expect to work approximately 15-20 hours per week.

Job Description: The receptionist is the first point of contact for the Odgen College Student Success Center. Greet incoming visitors, answer questions, and direct to the proper indvidual(s) as needed. Answer telephone calls, make appoitments, make copies, filing, data entry, distribute mail, run on-campus errands, and other office related duties as needed,

Required Skills: Must speak fluent English, outgoing personality, ability to work without supervision, attention to detail, ability to operate copier and fax machines. Proficiency in Microsoft Word. Prior office experience is a plus.

How to Apply: Email resume to jennifer.anderson@wku.edu or deliever to OCH 1011.

 

Assistant Swim Coach -- RACE Aquatics

We are looking for energetic individuals who would embrace the thrill of working with diligent young athletes striving to improve their competitve swimming skills and physical capacities. Experience as a competitive swimmer, coach, teacher, or youth leader would be helpful but not required; education majors and those willing to learn are also encouraged to apply. Practices are conducted at the Warren County Public Schools pool on Lovers Lane in Bowling Green. Hours will be evenings and some weekends. Pay is dependent upon qualifications. Applicants should submit cover letter and resume to Head Coach Neil Romney (neilromeny@gmail.com), or call for more information (405-315-7060).

Housework Position

 Housework position (cleaning, ironing, etc.) available at a home near campus, possibly some gardening. Hours open; time flexible. $9.00/hr. to begin.  This position is available immediately and through next semesterBest if you are domiciled here in Bowling Green so that you can work over breaks and the summer. Contact donald.slocum@wku.edu

 

Temporary Energy Assistance Aide

Community Action of Southern Kentucky is seeking applicants for temporary Energy Assistance Aide in Simpson Co. This position will assist the County Coordinator in receiving and processing LIHEAP applications. The position is a part-time (up to 25 hours a week), seasonal position that is expected to last up to 5 months. The rate of pay is $8.50 per hour.
Duties for this position include greeting clients, answering telephones, operating office equipment, assisting in the application process, data verification, record-keeping and related duties.
Applicant must have a high school diploma or equivalent education with computer and offices skills. Must be able to pass a back ground check and have a valid driver’s license.
For immediate consideration please submit a resume, with cover letter that includes the applicant’s salary history to your local Community Action Community Services office and/or the address below. Email applications are also accepted. You may also apply in person to:
Community Action of Southern Kentucky
921 Beauty Avenue
Bowling Green, KY 42101
Email: resume@casoky.org
For additional locations and information please visit our website at www.casoky.org
This project is funded, in part, under a contract with the Cabinet for Health and Human Family Services with funds from the Community Services Block Grant Act of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. An equal opportunity employer.

Lost River Cave Tour Guides and/or Cashiers

Pay Rate: $8/hour

Hours per Week: 10-20

Work Schedule: Weekdays, weekends, and holidays; Hours vary from 8 am - 7 pm

Job Description: Lost River Cave Park Guides and Cashiers are part of the front lines and the face of our organization. We are encouraging charismatic and customer oriented people to apply for this position. This part time, hourly position requires flexible hours including weekends and holidays.

Requirements: Strong interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills; excellent customer service skills; ability to think critically and adapt in fluid situations.

How to Apply: Please visit https://lostrivercave.org/employment and click "Apply Online"

Yard work/upkeep/handyman

Position available at a home near campus, possibly some gardening if more hours desired. 

Hours open; time flexible.

$8.00/hour to begin. Free parking.

This position is available immediately and is ongoing. Several past students have worked through graduation.

Best if you are domiciled here in Bowling Green so that you can work over breaks and the summer. Please tell me a bit about yourself in your application (year graduation, interests, etc.)

Contact: donald.slocum@wku.edu

Community Education

Site supervisors (20-25 hours per week) and group leaders (15-18 hours per week) work in before and after-school programs in both city and county school districts. Positions are available at elementary and middle schools.

  • Applicants wanting to work in the before-school programs must be available to work from 6:30-8 a.m. each weekday.
  • Applicants wanting to work in the after-school programs must be available to work from 2-6 p.m. each weekday.

Summer all-day program personnel can work at Super Summer Club or Camp Extreme. Positions vary at each camp.

  • Applicants wanting to work in the summer all-day programs must be available from 7 a.m.—6 p.m. (hours can vary daily between a.m. and p.m.) each weekday.

Minimum requirements include a valid driver’s license; reliable transportation; good written and oral communication skills; dependability; flexibility and the ability to work well with school personnel, parents and students. Applicants also must meet minimum state requirements for child care providers. Background checks are required.

Link to apply: http://www.commed.us/employment/

 

Public Services Student Assistant - Warren County Public Library

Public Services Student Assistant  – Warren County Public Library

The Warren County Public Library is currently accepting applications for a Public Service Student Assistant.

Job Duties: Variety of fundamental library suport work including: sorting and shelving library materials, and ensuring the correct order of such materials on the shelf; assistng patrons who need help locating items throughout the library; providing various levels of customer servce when assisting patrons at public service desks; and interacting positively with patrons and staff members to accomplish other related duties as assigned. 

Position Requirements: Applicants must be enrolled at a college or univesity on a full-time or part-time basis for the upcoming semester while actively pursuing an academic degree. Applicants should have excellent customer service skills; outstanding organizational skills; ability to sort and file alphanumerically; ability to use independent judgment and take action within specifc parameters; ability to stand, stoop, bend, reach, and push book carts; and the ability to use computers and other office equipment proficiently. Traveling to public library branches in Warren County may be necessary. It is preferred that students qualify for the Federal Work Study Program or the Kentucky Work Study Program, if eligible.

Work Schedule: Work schedule is up to 20 hours per week. Applicants must be available to work during the following hours:

Tuesday/Thursday: 8 am to 8 pm

Friday/Saturday: 9 am to 5 pm

Sunday: 1 pm to 5 pm

Student Employment Applications are available at www.warrenpl.org. Completed applications should be sent to employment@warrenpl.org, mailed to 1225 State Street, Bowling Greeen, KY 42101 or faxed to 270-781-7323.

The Warren County Public Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

 

America Reads Tutor - SKYCTC

America Reads Tutor Positions – SKYCTC (several openings)

The Warren County Adult Education Center is located on the campus of Southcentral Community and Technical College (SKYCTC) in Bowling Green. The Adult Education Center provides a positive learning environment for students to achieve their desired educational goals. Services offered through our center are: GED preparation, English as a Second Language, College and Career Readiness Skills in Language Arts, Math, Science, Social Studies, and Reading.

Requirements: Applicants should be patient, responsible, self-motivated, dependable, and hardworking. Applicants should enjoy working with adults of diverse backgrounds. Previous tutoring experience is highly preferred but not required. Tutors must maintain a 2.5 GPA at WKU and have a current FAFSA on file. $10 per hour

Hours of Operation: Monday – Thursday 8 am to 8 pm and Friday 8 am to 4 pm

*Positions are also available in Barren County

Contact: Margaret Sullivanmargaretp.sullivan@kctcs.edu 

Please include your WKU ID when emailing.


America Reads - Dishman McGinnis

Schedule: Monday-Friday 8:00-3:00

Job Duties: working with preschool children and assisting with activities, reading to children, helping staff with daily activities, and preparing items for lesson plans.

Contact: teresa.sneed@bgreen.kyschools.us

Child Care Provider

Are you looking for a meaningful job this summer ?  Would you like to work with children?  ABC Children's Academy is looking for "Child Care Providers."  We are a child care / preschool center !!  Here at ABC, we are looking to hire a "happy, fun loving, energetic, kid oriented, honest, punctual, and team player to our team !!  If interested, please apply in person at:
 
ABC Children's Academy
1740 Cave Mill Road, Suite B
Bowling Green, Kentucky 42104
Phone / Fax Number:  270-782-3456
 

Scholar House

Scholar House is a housing and education initiative that enables the head-of-household to reach self-sufficiency (free of public assistance, including housing). The housing and education components are operated as one unit, with housing depending on the client's successful participation in the education. Participants must be at least 18 years of age, be eligible for Housing Choice Voucher, and be full-time students in a degree or specialty institution of higher learning. Single parents are given first priority. Program participants receive counseling, workshops, and support from neighbors and staff, while fulfilling academic or vocational training coursework as full-time students. Scholar House includes an on-site child care facility to allow time for the parents to attend classes and focus on their education. Scholar House also offers programs that involve enhanced health maintenance, parenting skills, management of family resources, nutritional knowledge, problem solving, work skills and job search techniques. Most of these services are free; Housing and child care are based on the participant's income. Once residents have graduated from Scholar House, they are allowed ample time to find and move into permanent housing.

Bowling Green Scholar House offers: A newly constructed two bedroom apartment that is approximately 900 square feet and contains a range, refrigerator, dishwasher, washer and dryer. Rental Assistance which could pay all or part of your rent and utilities. An on-site childcare facility operated by Community Action of Southern Kentucky, specialists in quality child care. Childcare Assistance which could pay all or part of your daycare costs. An on-site community building that includes a computer lab. A family environment of other students with children who are pursuing an education.

TippiToes Dance is hiring!

Tippi Toes Dance Bowling Green is growing FAST and we are looking for enthusiastic and high energy teachers, for pre-school age students, to join their staff. Dance background preferred, but not required!  Outgoing personality, quick learner and FUN a must! VERY Flexible Hours!

Kids Dance Instructor / Assistant Instructor :

As a dance instructor for Tippi Toes you will be responsible for teaching dance class to children of various ages using Tippi Toes dance curriculum that is provided to you! You will receive a rate of pay based on experience, along with paid trainings and an incentive program to gain bonuses and increased pay. Your teaching schedule is based on your availability and skill set. Immediate openings for this semester, as well as summer employment opportunities and fall 2016!

Pay rate:  Starts at $10 per class (45 minute class)  Pay increase with experience/skill set

Location:  Immediate openings in Bowling Green, Morgantown, and Owensboro 

Contact:  Kyleen Baptiste, owner:  270.883.1797  or to request an application: MissKyleen@TippiToesDance.com

www.TippiToesDance.com/bowling-green     Join us: Facebook.com/tippitoesbg

Teen Development Coordinator (TDC) (Regular Part-Time, Wage Employee)

Boys and Girls Club of Franklin Simpson
Exemption Status: Non-Exempt
Department: Programming
Reports to: Program Director
Compensation: Negotiable based on experience
Hours: 20+ hours –When school is in session: Monday – Friday 2:00-6:30. On school breaks, in-service days etc. the club will be open 8am-4pm with staff members expected to work a shift within those hours.
Primary Function:
Ensure safety of youth. Plan and organize daily activities and programs in all 5 Core Program Areas. Help Club members to make new friends and provide opportunities for fun and constructive use of their time during the summer months. Keep equipment, facilities, and grounds clean and attractive. Be a positive role model!
Key Roles:
• Maintain a positive safe environment for all club members.  Be friendly, warm, and courteous to all members, parents, visitors, and board members.
• Make the club experience something that the members want to come back to day after day.
• Conduct programming for the National Boys & Girls Clubs of America.
• Conduct the programming that has been assigned to you by the Program Director.
• Conduct programming that meets the needs of the members of our community.
• Engage the members with they are in the club.  Do not just babysit them.
• Be a role model and a positive influence on the members.
• Be creative and free thinking.  You were hired because you change lives.  You should have to be held by the hand or told what to do all the time.
• Attend staff meeting on a regular basis to OPENLY discuss issues or concerns with members, the club or other staff member.
• Make sure you get all activities inside and outside the club approved by the CPO before you conduct them.
• You will be required to work fundraisers.  This is where we receive most of our funding so it is very vital we participant in raising as much money as we can.
• Make sure we set a good example for the members and the community.  Whether you believe it or not we are always being watched by people in the community.
• Any other duties or task that is assigned by the CPO, Director of Operations, Director of Education, or Office Manager.
• To carry out these responsibilities it will require your scheduled time at the club but also some outside time.  Fundraisers and other events will be extra hours in addition to your scheduled hours.
If interested, please send your resume to Lynn Reins at lreinsbgcfs@comcast.net. 

Youth Development Coordinator (YDC) (Regular Part-Time, Wage employee)

Boys and Girls Club of Franklin Simpson
Exemption Status: Non-Exempt
Department: Programming
Reports to: Program Director
Compensation: Negotiable based on experience
Hours: 20+ hours –When school is in session: Monday – Friday 2:00-6:30. On school breaks, in-service days etc. the club will be open 8am-4pm with staff members expected to work a shift within those hours.
Primary Function:
Ensure safety of youth. Plan and organize daily activities and programs in all 5 Core Program Areas. Help Club members to make new friends and provide opportunities for fun and constructive use of their time during the summer months. Keep equipment, facilities, and grounds clean and attractive. Be a positive role model!
Key Roles:
• Maintain a positive safe environment for all club members.  Be friendly, warm, and courteous to all members, parents, visitors, and board members.
• Make the club experience something that the members want to come back to day after day.
• Conduct programming for the National Boys & Girls Clubs of America.
• Conduct the programming that has been assigned to you by the Program Director.
• Conduct programming that meets the needs of the members of our community.
• Engage the members with they are in the club.  Do not just babysit them.
• Be a role model and a positive influence on the members.
• Be creative and free thinking.  You were hired because you change lives.  You should have to be held by the hand or told what to do all the time.
• Attend staff meeting on a regular basis to OPENLY discuss issues or concerns with members, the club or other staff member.
• Make sure you get all activities inside and outside the club approved by the CPO before you conduct them.
• You will be required to work fundraisers.  This is where we receive most of our funding so it is very vital we participant in raising as much money as we can.
• Make sure we set a good example for the members and the community.  Whether you believe it or not we are always being watched by people in the community.
• Any other duties or task that is assigned by the CPO, Director of Operations, Director of Education, or Office Manager.
• To carry out these responsibilities it will require your scheduled time at the club but also some outside time.  Fundraisers and other events will be extra hours in addition to your scheduled hours.
If interested, please send your resume to Lynn Reins at lreinsbgcfs@comcast.net.

Positions available at ResourceMFG!

1403 Scottsville Road - Bowling Green, KY - 42104
ResourceMFG is now hiring the following positions: packagers, assembly and production line.
Choose a shift: Day+Swing shifts, weekends, weekdays.
If interested, please apply at apply.resourcemfg.com. Please call 270-780-0290 with any questions.

Tutor for the Housing Authority for Fall and Spring

Supervisor: Julian Leslie, jleslie@habgflc.org
Work Schedule: Monday - 1-7:30, Tuesday - 1-5:30, Wednesday - 1-5:30, Thursday - 1-7:30, Friday - 1-5:30.
Basic Responsibility: tutoring assistance for youth grades K-12th, peer reading with students, academic enrichment, mentoring, sports and recreational activities and art and crafts activities.
Rules specific to location: Each student will present their student ID's and be given a Volunteer name tag to be worn at all times. Students will be left alone with student participants at any time. Students must also have a 2.5 GPA. All America Reads participants will be required to govern themselves as do other employees of HABG. They must also follow all America Reads rules.
If interested, please email Julian Leslie with your student id# and resume.

*Western Kentucky University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, or disability, and provides, on request, reasonable accommodations including auxiliary aids and services necessary to afford an individual with a disability an equal opportunity to participate in all services, programs, and activities.


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