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Student Employment: Job Opportunities

Academic Services Department:

Office Assistant

Contact: Michelle Townsend, Administrative Assistant, ext. 3569, townsendm@hood.edu  

Duties: Provide reception and clerical support – answer phones, greet visitors, assist with scheduling appointments, prepare workshop flyers, edit and revise documents and reports. Other duties as assigned.

Requirements: Communication skills, customer service experience, computer skills (word processing and spreadsheets), reception and phone skills, and knowledge of office equipment.

English Composition Tutor

Contact: Donna Harrison, Learning Enhancement Services Coordinator, ext. 3422, harrisond@hood.edu  

Duties: Provide assistance to new and returning students in coursework requiring written assignments.

Requirements: 1. Successful completion of English 100, 101; good command of the English language; understanding of basic rule of grammar; experience with writing research papers. 2. Patient individual who, preferably, has had some tutoring experience.

Writing Center Tutor

Contact: Donna Harrison, Learning Enhancement Services Coordinator, ext. 3422, harrisond@hood.edu  

Duties: Work one-on-one with students who are writing papers in a variety of classes. Advise students about grammar, punctuation, organization, and documentation style.

Requirements: Recommendation from at least one member of English Dept. at Hood; excellent grades in English classes at Hood; exceptional knowledge of grammar, punctuation, organization, and documentation styles; excellent verbal communication skills.

Math Tutor
Contact: Samantha Johnston, Math Skills Coordinator, ext. 3419, Johnston@hood.edu

Duties: Provide assistance to new and returning students with coursework in math and math related classes; assist with keeping accurate data for the Math Tutoring Center; scanning documents; go into classrooms to promote the Math Tutoring Center.

Requirements: : 1. A B+ or higher in the math courses tutored. 2. Patient individual who, preferably, has had some tutoring experience. A reference from a member of the Math Department is preferred.

Accounting Office:

Contact: Denise Watkins, ext. 3859, watkins@hood.edu  

Duties: Provide customer service at the front counter; answer phones; assist with large mailings; pick up sort and distribute mail; enter payments; handle cash transactions; assist with billing, filing; check student timesheets; complete end-of-month projects.

Requirements: Customer service, word processing, FAX, copier, telephone, handling, money, reception, calculator.

Admissions Office:

Contact: Lisa Troth, ext. 3401, troth@hood.edu or Jan Eskite, ext. 3864, eskite@hood.edu

Duties: Conduct campus tours, serve as back-up receptionist, answer phones and greet families, data entry of new inquiries, correspond with prospective students via phone, email and written notes, assist in general office duties such as filing, mail preparation, photocopying and faxing. Assist counselors with special projects including STARS, alumnae connections, phone-a-thons and territory management. Assist with preparation for on-campus events and run registration at events.

Requirements: Excellent customer service skills, telephone reception, computer experience in email, web search, Word and Excel, critical thinking and problem solving.

Notes: Some weekend work is required.

Advancement Services:

Production/Office Assistant
Contact: Tamara L. Smith, ext. 3704, smitht@hood.edu  

Duties: Bulk mail of all college (Dev) pieces. Filing of all Alum paper files. Data entry projects. Stuff and mail letters daily. We work for all offices in Development.

Requirements: We also ask that student workers cover the lunch hour when needed.

Office Assistant
Contact: Tammy Smith, ext. 3704, smitht@hood.edu

Duties: Deliver high quality customer service to internal and external customers: have confidential information; provide clerical support including assembling and addressing specialized large mailings, copying, faxing, campus errands; retrieval of reports from Library; assist with racking of responses and preparation of nametags for various events; special projects will include assisting with Board of Associates spring and fall meetings, President's Reception, Pergola Society breakfast, and various special events with other duties as assigned. Receptionist (answering phones and taking messages); mail clerk (stuffing envelopes for mailings); running campus errands; inventory of supplies and materials. Keep donor files updated; clipping and filing newspaper articles and moving files to basement when needed; data entry of address changes and activities comparing old and new data; create spreadsheets on Excel.

Requirements: Verbal communications, computer experience, word processing, FAX, copier, telephone. Customer service skills are a must!

Notes: Some weekend and evening hours available.

Alumnae Programs:

Office Assistant
Contact: Tammy Smith, ext. 3704, smitht@hood.edu  

Duties: Demonstrate a positive and helpful attitude toward alumnae/i in the office, on the phone and at special events; greet visitors to the office and answer the phone; assist with alumnae/i events; assemble mailings – reunion packets, invitations, etc.; run errands on campus – post office, duplicating, financial services; work with database; type filing; Xerox, photocopying. Assist with mailings of External Relations Division.

Requirements: Customer service, computer experience (spreadsheets, databases, word processing), FAX, copier, telephone. Applicants should be hard working and dependable; ability to maintain confidentiality; pleasant and friendly personality; outgoing and fun.

Notes: Computer/MS office skills a plus!

Aquatics Center:

Aquatics Center Assistant
Contact: Don Feinberg, ext. 3484, feinberg@hood.edu  

Duties: Input membership, swim lesson and rental information in computer. File registration forms and other paperwork. Answer telephones and provide information to pool patrons. Greet and assist patrons at the pool, and collect entry fees. Refine and update mailing list. Maintain the front walk, entryway and office areas. Arrive at work 10 minutes early and be ready to work at scheduled time.

Requirements: Customer service, computer experience (Excel, Word, Outlook), telephone, money handling, calculator.

Notes: Evening and weekend hours.

Lifeguard
Contact: Don Feinberg, ext. 3484, feinberg@hood.edu

Duties: Preventative life guarding and administering first aid; enforcing rules while being courteous and fair to customers; check membership cards; perform daily cleaning and maintenance on pool deck and locker rooms; check safety equipment; store equipment and supplies. Arrive at work 5-10 minutes early and be ready to work at scheduled time. Be dressed in proper lifeguard attire.

Requirements: Lifeguard training and CPR certification, customer service, money handling and use of calculator.

Notes: Early morning, daytime, night and weekend hours available. We will provide necessary training!

Maintenance Worker
Contact: Don Feinberg, ext. 3484, feinberg@hood.edu

Duties: Maintain the cleanliness of locker room facilities, restock products in locker rooms and keep the pool deck area free from clutter and trash. Keep inventory of supplies (cleaning, safety, first aid, testing, recreational). Clean and vacuum pools. Greet pool patrons. Arrive at work 5-10 minutes early and be ready to work at scheduled time.

Requirements: Customer service.

Notes: Morning, night and weekend hours available.

Facilities and Events Set-up Work Study Job Openings
Contact: Stop by the Facilities Office to complete a short application

Duties: Set-up tables and chairs for venue use; Tear-down tables and chairs and place in storage; Assist with moving items around campus for set-ups; Assist with covering and uncovering the gym floor at the athletic center; Assist with AV needs (projectors) for venue set-ups; Assist with snow removal; Provide room set customer service; Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs.; and Must be able to work in ‘team’ environment

Hours: - Varying hours during weekday evenings; generally between 5-11 p.m.; Some weekend work hours; Hours will vary from early morning to late evening; Flexible scheduling hours with 2-week advance scheduling; and Up to 125 hours per semester, both Fall and Spring Semesters

Notes: Morning, night and weekend hours available.

Swimming Instructor
Contact: Don Feinberg, ext. 3484, feinberg@hood.edu

Duties: Prepare lesson plans for swimming lessons; teach swim lessons to children, 6 months – 13 yrs of age. Provide feedback to children and parents throughout the lessons. Keep track of attendance and progression of swimmers. Arrive at work 5-10 minutes early and be ready to work at schedule time.

Requirements: Water Safety Instructor certification, competitive swimming experience, previous swim lesson teaching experience or general teaching experience.

Notes: Morning, evening and weekend hours available. We will provide training!!

Athletics Department:

Weight Room Staff

Contact: Krista Lee Mellott, ext. 3358, Mellott@hood.edu

Duties: Work collaboratively with event site managers and assigned to work athletic events and/or assure the proper preparation for athletics events. Set-up team responsible for complete set-up for event, checking equipment to insure good working condition, report all malfunctions to the on-site manager, have complete checklist signed off by the on-site manager. Operations team responsible for completing all tasks necessary for game proceedings, complete the take down/disassembly checklist and have checklist signed off by the on-site manager. Assist with game-operations during athletic events, including time keeping, statistical work and public address duties. Will also serve as weight room monitor - learn the proper exercise techniques for each type of weight room equipment, enforce weight room policies; regularly maintain weight and aerobics equipment (including daily cleaning and inspection); coordinate with athletics staff to repair broken/damaged equipment; monitor patrons for safety (replacing weights, wearing athletic shoes, etc). Learn and act in blood control and in correlation to the Emergency Action Plan in emergency situations.

Requirements: Customer service. Knowledge of sport rules and regulations. Experience in athletic team management and participation. Must be able to lift approx. 25 lbs., have minimal physical limitations, possess satisfactory hand-eye coordination and reaction, have a working knowledge of the rules and regulations of Hood-sponsored sports.

Notes: Hours vary. Evening and weekends are required!

Athletic Event Support Staff

Contact: Geoff Goyne, ext. 3978, goyne@hood.edu  

Duties: Assist the Intramural Coordinator with the following: on-site management of intramural events, recruitment of student participation, promote intramural events, work with Athletics staff to establish rules/policies for intramural events, assist in expanding intramural event offerings.

Requirements: Customer service and supervisory skills. Knowledge of sport rules and regulations. Experience in athletic team management and participation. Supervisory experience preferred, extremely organized and able to work in advance. Must be able to lift approx. 25 lbs., have minimal physical limitations, possess satisfactory hand-eye coordination and reaction, have a working knowledge of the rules and regulations of Hood-sponsored sports.

Notes: Hours vary. Evening and weekends are required!

Office Assistant

Contact: Geoff Goyne, ext. 3978, goyne@hood.edu  

Duties: Assist athletics department administrative assistant in regular clerical duties. Knowledge of sports rules and regulations. Experience in athletics team management and participation. Extremely organized and able to anticipate work and properly fulfill regular office duties of the department. Must be able to lift approximately 25 lbs., have minimal physical limitations, possess satisfactory hand-eye coordination and reaction, and have a working knowledge of the rules and regulations of Hood-sponsored sports. May also fulfill duties as Event Staff.

Requirements: Customer service, spreadsheets, typing/word processing, receptionist, telephone, FAX, copier, money handling, calculator.

Notes: Hours vary. Evening and weekends are required!

Sports Information Assistant

Contact: Geoff Goyne, goyne@hood.edu

Duties: Assist the Sports Information Director with statistical recording and reporting (NCAA and MAC), coordinate information with outside media (score reporting and news releases), assist in obtaining rosters/statistics of all Hood College opponents, general on-campus promotions of athletics contests and events, other duties as assigned. Must also fulfill duties as Event Staff.

Requirements: Customer service, spreadsheets, typing/word processing, telephone, FAX, copier, money handling, calculator. Experience in sports writing and journalism, knowledge of rules and regulations, experience in athletic team management and participation. Extremely organized and able to lift anticipate work. Properly fulfill regular duties of a Sports Information Director. Must be able to lift approx. 25 lbs., have minimal physical limitations, possess satisfactory hand-eye coordination and reaction, have a working knowledge of the rule and regulations of Hood-sponsored sports.

Notes: Hours vary. Evening and weekends are required!

Campus Safety Department:

Information Desk AssistantContact: Doreen Jarvis, jarvis@hood.edu

Duties: Provide coverage at the Information Desk while working closely with faculty, staff, students and visitors. Receive visitors both in person and by phone, able to answer and transfer callers to the appropriate location, be pleasant and professional at all times. Provide accurate information to all faculty, staff, students and visitors and direct them appropriately. Have knowledge of the Hood College campus and all events taking place on campus. Able able to assist and cover the switchboard for breaks when necessary.

Requirements: Initiative and energy; patient, kind and helpful manner while professionally working with varied constituencies (faculty, staff, students, outside communities); dependable and reliable; ability to work independently once trained; excellent telephone skills; ability to maintain confidentiality.

Career Center:

Office Assistant
Contact: Jill Hermes, ext. 3583, hermes@hood.edu  

Duties: Answer phones & direct calls, greet visitors, schedule appointments, assist students and public with Career Center resources; provide data entry, updates & maintenance for Career Center's jobs, internship & volunteer database; assist with Career Center events (planning, advertising, set up, staffing and clean up); perform library maintenance and assist with book check-out/in; track borrowed books; create and distribute flyers and posters; promote Career Center activities; perform general office duties such as typing, filing, copying, faxing mailings, etc.; perform research as needed and assist all staff members with center activities; work on special projects as assigned.

Requirements: Strong interpersonal, telephone and reception skills required; have a genuine interest in assisting clients; reliability, dependability & adherence to work schedule is important; ability to maintain confidentiality required; ability to work well in a cooperative team setting; appropriate dress expected; knowledge of Microsoft Office Products (Access, Excel, and Word).

Notes: Occasional evening events.

Communications/Marketing Department:

Communications Assistant
Contact: Ilene Liszka, ext. 3802, iliszka@hood.edu  

Duties: Duties to include writing new releases; proofing; copyediting; fact checking; and writing for various campus publications, including Hood Magazine; and general office duties.

Requirements: Strong writing and proofing skills; familiarity with AP style; and basic knowledge of Microsoft Office software.

Office Assistant
Contact: Dave Diehl, ext. 3803, diehld@hood.edu

Duties: Duties to include writing hometown news releases; working with student database; communicating with faculty, staff, students, and general public; and general office duties.

Requirements: Strong writing and proofing skills; word processing; good communication skills; familiarity with office equipment.

Production Assistant
Contact: Dave Diehl, ext. 3803, diehld@hood.edu

Duties: Duties to include graphic design, layout and production.

Requirements: Experience with Quark; Mac experience.

 Website Assistant
Contact: Dave Diehl, ext. 3803, diehld@hood.edu

Duties: Duties to include working with the website Manager utilizing industry standard Web development tools to assist with the development and maintenance of College's website.

Requirements: Experience with HTML, Dreamweaver, ColdFusion, Flash, or computer graphics desirable, but willing to train the right applicant.

Duplicating Services Department:

Duplicating Assistant
Contact: Bryan Errera, ext. 3293, errera@hood.edu  

Duties: Customer service, handle all aspects of work from incoming through its auxiliary operations to billing, delivery and charge backs, perform simple jobs on appropriate reprographics equipment, perform first line maintenance on self serve campus copier, provide office coverage when full time staff are away from the office.

Requirements: Math, verbal communications, customer service, copier, telephone, reception, calculator. Duplicating office equipment includes: cutters (18" electric), folders, booklet maker, drill punch, tape binder, spiral binder.

Faculty Services A (Education, Art, Religion):

Art Library Assistant, Education Office Assistant, Religion/Philosophy Office Assistant  

Contact: Ann Sheehan, ext. 3471, sheehan@hood.edu

Duties: Assist staff and faculty in the Slide Library, Education Department, Religion and Philosophy Department. Multiple positions available in support of the Education, Art and Religion Departments. Assist with production of training/teaching materials and the set-up and coordination of programs; create, file, label and maintain departmental slide collection and related projection apparatus; art historical and related research on painting, photography, sculpture, etc., in relation to collection; assist professors with coping , faxes and other tasks related to classes; keeping resource room organized; general office work including collecting and distributing mail, fling, data entry, answer phone, typing; maintain workshop and exhibit logs, register and distribute on a timely basis; design brochures and invitations; purchase food for receptions; and assist in set up and clean up; greet guests, collect money, maintain lists, assist with ceramic program workshops; work in Child Development Lab.

 

E-Portfolio Technician (Education Department)

Contact: Tanya Williams, ext. 3840, williams@hood.edu

Duties: Assist education students in using the Chalk an Wire e-Portfolio system by answering and responding to inquiries and trouble-shooting problems; maintain and file student accounts (electronically and physically) and update information in the Chalk & Wire system as needed; assist in the updating training materials. Student employees will be expected to provide Chalk & Wire e-Portfolio system training to education students both one-on-one and in groups (possibly in a class setting).

Requirements: Communication skills, both verbal and in writing (email) forms; computer skills; dependable and reliable; detail oriented; willing to learn the Chalk & Wire e-Portfolio program to the level to be able to troubleshoot and to explain the system to education students.

Some weekend or evening hours.

 

Faculty Services B (African-American Studies, Economics/Management, History, Political Science, Social Work & Sociology):

Office Assistant
Contact: Melinda Metz, ext. 3685, metz@hood.edu

Duties: Provide office coverage and assist faculty, students and guests. Answer phones, collect/distribute mail and duplicating, work on a variety of projects and programs, filing, maintain and update bulletin boards, conduct internet and library-based searches, collect and return material from library, provide information for both on campus offices and the community, taking and delivering messages, other duties as necessary.

Requirements: Strong interpersonal reception and telephone skills. Has the flexibility to work in a multitasked environment. Is familiar with Microsoft (Word, Excel, Power Point), office equipment, reliable and able to work independently.

Faculty Services C (English, Math, Computer Science & Psychology):

Office Assistant
Contact: Kerri Eyler, ext. 3763, Eyler@hood.edu  

Duties: Pick-up/deliver mail, duplicate materials, run errands, answer phones and greet visitors in a professional manner, assist with special projects designated by Dept., web navigation, word processing, collect and return materials from library, inventory of supplies, digital sending to Blackboard. Other duties as assigned as they come up. Math department requires some research.

Requirements: Verbal communication and customer service skills, library/research skills, and knowledge of Word, FAX, copier, telephone, calculators, reception, and abilities.

Faculty Services D (Foreign Languages & Music Department):

Office Assistant (Music Department)
Contact: Jeanie Cronin, ext. 3473, cronin@hood.edu  

Duties: Assist Chair of Department as needed.

Requirements: Verbal communication and customer service skills.

Language Lab/Office Assistants and Tutors
Contact: Jeanie Cronin, ext. 3473, cronin@hood.edu

Duties: Tutor students as needed in foreign languages. Assist with office work and correspondence relating to the departments, run errands, show films in classes; typing; answering phones, taking and delivering messages; pick up/deliver mail and duplicating; library research. Assist in special projects such as Poetry Contest, lectures, open house, etc. Provide information to students and outside community. Language Lab responsibilities: check the conditions of the tapes, may at times copy tapes, and help students if they have problems.

Requirements: Knowledge of foreign language (for tutors and language lab assistants); verbal communication and customer service skills; library/research skill; knowledge of Word, Excel (spreadsheets), FAX, copier, telephone, calculators, reception abilities.

Notes: Knowledge of a foreign language (for tutors and language lab assistants); verbal communication and customer service skills; library/research skills; knowledge of Word, Excel (spreadsheets), FAX, copier, telephone, calculators, reception abilities.

Faculty Services E (Biology, Chemistry and Physical Education):

Biology Lab Assistant
Contact: Hans Wagner, ext. 3647, wagner@hood.edu  

Duties: Assist with preparation of laboratory courses. Duties include preparation of solutions and media, setup and take-down of lab experiments, washing glassware and general maintenance of teaching, research and prep labs. Experienced Lab Assistants are also assigned specific responsibilities such as animal care, plant and greenhouse care, and preparing for individual professors.

Requirements: Highly competitive position. Open to all sophomores, junior and senior Biology and BioChem majors. Freshman are encouraged to apply, but must have completed AP Biology courses as a pre-requisite. All Lab Assistants must maintain a 2.5 GPA per semester.

Chemistry Lab Assistant
Contact: Ray Brinas, ext. 3891, brinas@hood.edu  

Duties: Assist with all aspects of chemistry lab preparations; clean up of labs and prep rooms, chemical inventory, glassware washing, and occasional testing of new experiments. Students who have completed CHEM 209/210 may be assigned tutoring duties.

Requirements: Knowledge of chemistry concepts and lab techniques as demonstrated by registration in or completion of Chemistry 101-102; ability to work independently; interested in learning or improving lb and prep room techniques; able to do reliable, precise work. Completion of CHEM 209/201 (Organic Chemistry) is necessary to qualify for one of the Chemistry Dept. lab positions.

Office Assistant
Contact: Mayme Kugler, ext. 3649, kugler@hood.edu

Duties: Answer phone, assist with general office work, run errands, typing, pick-up and deliver mail and duplicating for science and PE departments; computer data entry and web searching.

Requirements: Must be reliable, conscientious, and able to work independently. Computer and customer service skills, copier, FAX, telephone.

Financial Aid Office:

Office Assistant
Contact: Susan Erb, ext. 3414, erb@hood.edu  

Duties: Perform general office duties related to Financial Aid: filing, data entry, answering phones, greeting customers, pick-up and sort mail; assisting staff with various projects; compile scholarship information for students; maintain financial aid bulletin board and scholarship book; inventory and restock forms, brochures. Other tasks assigned by staff.

Requirements: Word processing, spreadsheet, FAX, copier, telephone; computer experience, databases, customer service.

Graduate School Office:

Contact: ext. 3600, GraduateSchool@hood.edu  

Duties:Provide assistance to the Graduate School staff including, greeting visitors, answering phones, processing mail, and filing. Perform special projects such as creating flyers and spreadsheets and doing research for the Dean. Use PowerCampus to input inquiries and pull data, as needed.

Requirements: Customer service skills, typing/word processing skills, knowledge of EXCEL.

Notes: Some evening hours available.

Honors Program Department:

Office Assistant
Contact: Mary Jean Hughes, ext. 3937, hughes@hood.edu  

Duties: Writing and producing the Honors Program newsletter. Updating and maintaining the Honors web pages. Planning and running special events. Interact with prospective students. Assist with Program publications. Provide research assistance to faculty as needed. Assist with social events.

Requirements: Communications; word processing; FAX; copier; telephone; receptionist. Must be responsible and personable. Must be able to respect confidential information.

Notes: Applications from Honors Program participants encouraged.

Applicants must be able to commit a minimum of 2 hours at a time. Graduate office hours are Monday - Thursday, 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. and Friday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Human Resources Department:

Office Assistant
Contact: Vanessa Roberts, ext. 3592, robertsv@hood.edu  

Duties: Customer service; administrative support recruiting; administrative support benefits; admin support-special projects. Customer service: front-line service to customers, answer phones, direct calls and take messages, screen incoming calls and correspondence, respond independently when possible. Administrative Support: preparation process and track paperwork; log resumes and applications; type correspondence and other documents; assemble applications, new employee packets, etc.; pick up and deliver mail; maintain files; on-campus errands; monitor the supply of forms; fax and duplicating as needed. Project development: assist in design, development and implementation of HR projects.

Requirements: Computer, Internet, fax, scanner, copier and telephone; verbal and written communications, customer service, ability to maintain confidentiality, ability to work independently.

Information Technology Department:

Information Technology Support Assistants (4 positions)

Contact: JoAnne Bodine, ext. 3939, bodine@hood.edu

Hours available for work: anytime from Monday-Friday between 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.

Duties: Assist in maintenance, installation and repair of computer hardware and software. Answer telephones and create appropriate work orders. Monitor voicemail. Provide 1st level support on all hardware/software/connectivity issues for walk-in patrons. Perform software installs and hardware upgrades. Deliver computers to offices on campus (some areas are without elevators). Work with the Lab Administrator to support the campus labs. Work with Network Administrator to support networking and cable TV issues. Will also spend one day each week working with the IT Specialist located in basement of AD to help support the lab printers by delivering and installing paper.

Requirements: Excellent customer service skills, pleasant phone manner, ability to work accurately, independently, and pay attention to detail. PC/MAC experience a plus but not required. Student must possess the willingness to: learn specialized software programs, train in equipment operation, troubleshoot hardware/software upgrades and installations, and identify/solve networking problems.

Notes: Applicants must be able to commit to a minimum of 2 hours at a time.

Instructional Technology Assistant (1 position)

Contact: Jeff Welsh, ext. 3928, welsh@hood.edu

Duties: Scheduling of campus wide request for equipment/services related to instructional technology using Outlook 2000 scheduling software; assist with the setup and delivery of technology equipment to event locations on campus; assist with the upkeep and monitoring of audio/video systems for special events during evening and weekend hours as assigned by the Instructional Technologists; assist with the videotaping or sound recording of special events on campus as assigned by the Instructional Technologist; assist students and faculty/staff with questions related to classroom technology equipment and resources; inspect technology classrooms and venues once a week and test equipment; assist in the daily business of the Instruction technology office and provide general support for the Instructional Technology Learning Resource Center located in ROS 213.

Requirements: Customer service, identifying/solving problems, PC experience, willingness to learn some specialized software program, ability to work accurately and pay attention to detail, will train in equipment operation, troubleshooting techniques hardware/software upgrades and installations. Pleasant phone manner. Willingness to learn about all computers. Familiarity with technology equipment for the classroom (TV, VCR, OH, Slide Projectors, Data/Video Projectors, Laptops), sound systems, video camera operations.

Notes: Applicants must be able to commit to a minimum of 2 hours at a time and some weeknight and weekend hours.

Telecommunications/Networking Assistant (1 position)

Contact: Mike Pasquerette, ext. 3726, mpasquerette@hood.edu

Duties: Assist in maintenance and troubleshooting of telecommunications and networking equipment. Create and maintain electronic documentation of network and telecommunications equipment and processes. Assist in maintenance, installation and replacement of telecommunications cabling infrastructure and network hardware equipment. Create and maintain reports related to usage and utilization of telecommunications services.

Notes: Applicants must be able to commit to a minimum of 2 hours at a time.

Library:

Library Assistant
Contact: Mary Champagne, ext. 3917, champagne@hood.edu  

Duties: Positions available at Circulation desk, reference desk, interlibrary loan, collection development services. Under the direction of the staff, students perform duties to promote the effective functioning of the Library. Duties include but not limited to: assisting patrons in circulation, explaining library use, directing inquiries handling processing materials. The library is divided into three departments. Students are usually assigned to only one department.

Requirements: Adhere to the work schedule, fill in timesheets accurately, display punctuality, dependability and cooperation; exhibit a friendly, helpful demeanor; ask questions of supervisor if instructions of concepts are not understood. Department-specific requirements: Circulation Department – public service and verbal communication skills; Reference Desk – public service and the ability to use library print and nonprint resources; Collection Development Services – PC, word processing and willingness to learn some specialized software programs, less interaction with the public.

Notes: Weekend and evening hours may be required for some departments. Hours available are: Monday – Thursday 8 a.m. – 9:30 p.m., Friday 8 a.m. – 5 pm, Saturday 11 a.m. – 5 p.m., and Sunday 1:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.

Office of Service Learning:

Contact: Yvette Webster, ext. 3751, webster@hood.edu.  

Duties: Provide clerical assistance to Bonner Director and Coordinator, including filing, typing, duplicating, mailings, records maintenance, office mail pick-up & delivery. Greet visitors at the Office of Service Learning. Field telephone calls, take messages. Maintain and update bulletin boards within and outside office. Maintain and update information binders for various service opportunities. Assist with the editing and development of the Bonner Scholars Program website. Assist with preparation, setup, and implementation of Social Visionary Speaker series, orientations, campus-wide service projects and service learning events. Assist with Americorps and Bonner Foundation web database data entry and records maintenance. Assist with data entry, record keeping, filings and mailings for the office. Assist in the preparation, layout, and production of the Bonner program newsletter.

Requirements: Critical and creative thinking. Strong verbal and written communication. Strong editing and proofreading skills. Self-starting; attentive to detail. PC experience. Experience with spreadsheets, word processing, telephone, fax machine, adding machine. Experience with Microsoft Publisher a plus. Knowledge of Microsoft Office Products (Access, Excel and Word).

Notes: This office is part of the Career Center.

Study Abroad Programs:

Office Assistant
Contact: Kate Emory, ext. 3215, emoryk@hood.edu  

Duties: Conduct peer advising sessions with potential future study abroad students; create promotional materials in support of events and deadlines; create and manage the Study Abroad Newsletter during the fall and spring semesters; monitor the studyabroad@hood.edu mailbox and respond to student inquires; participate in coordination of events and special activities; updating the Study Abroad student database; perform general office duties such as typing, filing, copying, faxing, posting, etc.; perform research as needed and assist director with special activities.

Requirements: Strong interpersonal skills required; have a genuine interest in international affairs and study abroad; reliability, dependability & ability to maintain confidentiality required; knowledge of Microsoft Office Products (Access, Excel, and Word). Strong and creative writing skills.

Notes: Occasional weekend and evening events.

Office of Service Learning:

Contact: Yvette Webster, ext. 3751, webster@hood.edu.  

Duties: Provide clerical assistance to Bonner Director and Coordinator, including filing, typing, duplicating, mailings, records maintenance, office mail pick-up & delivery. Greet visitors at the Office of Service Learning. Field telephone calls, take messages. Maintain and update bulletin boards within and outside office. Maintain and update information binders for various service opportunities. Assist with the editing and development of the Bonner Scholars Program website. Assist with preparation, setup, and implementation of Social Visionary Speaker series, orientations, campus-wide service projects and service learning events. Assist with Americorps and Bonner Foundation web database data entry and records maintenance. Assist with data entry, record keeping, filings and mailings for the office. Assist in the preparation, layout, and production of the Bonner program newsletter.

Requirements: Critical and creative thinking. Strong verbal and written communication. Strong editing and proofreading skills. Self-starting; attentive to detail. PC experience. Experience with spreadsheets, word processing, telephone, fax machine, adding machine. Experience with Microsoft Publisher a plus. Knowledge of Microsoft Office Products (Access, Excel and Word).

Notes: This office is part of the Career Center.

Post Office:

Postal Assistant
Contact: Debbie McCutcheon, ext. 3594, mccutcheon@hood.edu  

Duties: Place mail in boxes, cancel outgoing mail, forward mail to off-campus students, perform address corrections, sort incoming mail; other duties as assigned.

Requirements: Will train in mail procedures; copier, telephone, ability to maintain confidentiality; must work scheduled hours. Post Office is open 10 a.m.–4 p.m. Monday-Friday.

Notes: Must be able to be on time. Call when sick. We make out schedule together for working. No homework or computer use while at job.

Registrar's Office:

Office Assistant
Contact: Nancy Huyser, ext. 3616, huyser@hood.edu  

Duties: Provide customer service, data entry, and clerical assistance: typing, filing, answering telephones and taking accurate phone messages; special projects may include assisting with mailings to students, advisors, other offices. Deliver and retrieve from duplicating as needed.

Requirements: Customer service skills are very important.

Sports Medicine Department:

Athletic Training Assistant

Contact: Jennie Bowker, ext. 3836, bowkero@hood.edu  

Duties: Set up for games and practices (water, ice, med kit, radios); assist with treatment records and data entries to computer and files; work on laundry and cleaning; restock supplies and perform inventory; provide first aid and activate emergency plan, if needed; tape, stretch athletes and assist with rehab programs with your interests; general computer skills and other office duties as needed. Must be able to lift approx. 50 lbs., have minimal physical limitations, possess satisfactory hand-eye coordination and reaction, and have a working knowledge of the rules and regulation for Hood-sponsored sports.

Requirements: Firstaid/CPR/AED knowledge and certified (we will train and certify you every year); general driving skill, courteous, dependable and organized; computer skills; prefer those not on an athletic team.

Notes: Weekend and evening hours required!

Student Life Office:

Office Assistant
Contact: Bonnie Nipper, ext. 3577, nipper@hood.edu  

Duties: Provide general clerical support including but not limited to answering the telephone, greeting and assisting visitors and students, copying, faxing, and filing, and developing and distributing flyers/posters for upcoming programs. Provide clerical support to the staff in Student Life. Promote the college to outsiders and prospective students through direct contact in office mailings and telephone requests for information; serve as ambassadors for the College in general. Work with spreadsheets, calculations and data to maintain student records. Assist with package delivery to residence halls. Other duties as assigned.

Requirements: Working knowledge of Microsoft Office programs is a must. Strong customer service and organizational skills are required. Project management skills highly desirable.

Notes: Evening hours available.

Hood College Theatre:

Technical Assistant
Contact: Joe Brady, ext. 3720, brady@hood.edu

Duties: Provide technical support for all non-HCT productions and events that use The Avalon Performing Arts Studio (including, but not limited to lighting, sound, and backstage/front-of-house set up); provide technical support as assigned to HCT productions; assist with maintenance, installation and construction of HCT technical elements and set pieces. Duties will be further specifed based on student interest and experience.

Requirements: Previous experience in theater productions (at Hood or another school,) basic working knowledge of theatrical technical elements, and the ability to perform some manual labor and to climb a ladder. This position will require some evenings and weekends. Preferences is given to Theatre Minors.

Public Relations Assistant
Contact: Joe Brady, ext. 3720, brady@hood.edu

Duties: Serve as House Manager for all HCT and non-HCT productions and events in the Avalon Performing Arts Studio (and occasionally for HCT-sponsored events at other campus venues); train and assist in procuring ushers; oversee ticket sales and distribution; develop and distribute HCT production programs. Duties will be further specified based on student interest and experience.

Requirements: Some desktop publishing experience (making flyers and simple brochures/programs); OUTSTANDING communication and customer service skills; a professional demeanor; the ability to do some minor manual labor (i.e.lifting a box of programs, setting up chairs.) This will require some evenings and weekends. Experience in theatre productions (at Hood or another school) is preferred, but most important is a passion for theatre, people, and bringing the two together!

Vice President – Student Life Office:

Office Assistant
Contact: Melanie Eyler, ext. 3573, eylerm@hood.edu  

Duties: Provide general office assistance to the Dean of Students Office: greet visitors, file, answer phone, run errands, work on special projects as assigned.

Requirements: Office skills. Ability to handle multiple calls while greeting guests/making appointments. Must maintain confidentiality.

Wellness Center:

Wellness Center Peer Educator
Contact: Dolores Grigsby, ext. 3440, grigsby@hood.edu

Duties: Planning and Participating in campus wide health/mental health awareness events. Creating and managing wellness information tables. Developing and presenting interactive presentations. Develop newsletters, brochures and other printed materials related to wellness.

Requirements: Strong written and oral communication skills, as well as, computer skills for powerpoints, brochures, and flyers.

Vice-President Finance Office:

Office Assistant

Contact: Tammy Becker, ext. 3611,becker@hood.edu

Duties: Provide general office assistance to the Finance office: greet visitors, file, answer phone, pick-up and sort mail, run errands, work on special projects as assigned.

Requirements: Microsoft Office Suite, fax, copier, telephone, computer experience, customer service.