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Student Employment

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) 745-5513.

**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.

Research Assistant; both graduate and undergraduate (full-time positions available)

Hours per Week: 20 hours in the academic semester and up to 36 hours in the summer

Beginning Date:  ASAP

Number of Positions: 2

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 research appointments can be worth $4000 or more. Applicants must be enrolled in the physical or biological science.

How to Apply: email donald.slocum@wku.edu

Student Football Videographer

Pay rate: Semester Stipend (Fall & Spring)

Hours per Week:About 10-12 (Some home football games as well)

Beginning Date: July 30th (start of training camp)

Work Schedule: Tue/Wed/Thur (3-7 pm) & some Saturday for home games

Job Description: Shoot practice team drills as needed by coaching staff, learn and understand XOS Football Editing Software.

Required Skills: Basic knowledge of football, experience using cameras a plus but not required.

How to Apply: Reach out to Director of Football Video Operations, Aaron Menard, by email (aaron.menard@wku.edu).

WKU Makerspace Research Assistant

Pay rate: $8/hour

Hours per Week: 10 hours for 5 weeks summer 2017; 10-20 hours fall semester

Beginning Date: June/July (may continue work in the fall/spring)

Work Schedule: Flexible

Job Description: Makerspace research assistants help students learn makerspace technologies and tools, assist with design and implementation of applied math and workshops for Math 096/116, manage open hours of the WKU Makerspace, develop/conduct appropriate outreach workshops and help develop STEM competitions. We are looking for creative and inventive students who will promote not only knowledge, but inclusion and diversity in STEM.

Required Skills:

  • WKU student in good standing
  • Completion of Math 116 or equivalent (minimum)
  • Strong ability to communicate skills across cultures and genders
  • Applicants should be or quickly become knowledgeable of the following software, technologies and tools: 3D modeling software like Blender, Fusion360, and Tinkercad. Inkscape or Adobe Illustrator. Basic programming, circuitry, robotics. Microsoft Office. Basic tool/safety.
  • MUST possess the ability to complete creative, self-directed work with minimal supervision. This position requires a high degree of trust and involves the safety of others.

How to Apply: E-mail anne.heintzman@wku.edu or zachary.bettersworth@wku.edu with "Makerspace Research Assistant" in the subject line and the following attachments 1. brief cover letter explaining interest and qualifications, 2. resume, and 3. names of at least 2 WKU-based faculty or staff for recommendation.

AVS Student Consultant

Pay rate: $8.50

Hours per Week: 20-40 (based on availability)

Beginning date: summer - possibly into the Fall

Work Schedule: 7:30 am - 4:00 pm

Job Description: Provided audiovisual support for income queries and issues from WKU faculty, staff, and students via telephone.

Requirements: Exceptional English verbal and written

How to Apply: http://www.wku.edu/it/avs/studentemployment.php

ARC Certified Lifeguards

Candice Douglas: candice.douglas@wku.edu

http://www.wku.edu/imrec/aquatics/lifeguardjobdescription.pdf

If interested, print out and complete the application found at: https://www.wku.edu/imrec/facilities/documents/student_position_application.pdf and return it to the appropriate individual at the Preston Center.

Swim Instructors

Candice Douglas: candice.douglas@wku.edu

http://www.wku.edu/imrec/aquatics/lifeguardjobdescription.pdf

If interested, print out and complete the application found at: https://www.wku.edu/imrec/facilities/documents/student_position_application.pdf and return it to the appropriate individual at the Preston Center.

Fitness Center Attendants

Andrew Jones: andrew.jones@wku.edu

Job Responsibilities and Expectations:

- Be friendly at all times

- Be sure all patrons are abiding by the weight room rules

- Ensure that all safety procedures are being followed

- Be punctual and ready to work at the start of the schedule shift

- Perform scheduled cleaning duties in the weight room

- Instruct members on correct position and body alignment to prevent injuries

- Develop and maintain a professional relationship with Preston Center members

Qualifications:

- CPR and First Aid certifications within 30 days or hiring date

- Physical ability to stand and walk for extensive periods of time and participate in or demonstrate exercise/ fitness activates

- Previous weight training experience preferred

- Ability to communicate and enforce weight room policies and procedures

- Visual and auditory ability to respond to critical situations and physical ability to act swiftly in an emergency

Pay scale: $7.25 per hour

If interested, print out and complete the application found at: https://www.wku.edu/imrec/facilities/documents/student_position_application.pdf and return it to the appropriate individual at the Preston Center.

Outdoor Equipment

Tyler Joing: tyler.joing166@wku.edu

ORAC Equipment Rental Attendant job duties include:

 -Making reservations for outdoor equipment

-Scheduling bike maintenance repairs

-Enrolling participants in adventure trips

-Checking out outdoor equipment including: backpacks, tents, sleeping bags, canoes, kayaks, paddleboards and mountain bikes

-Checking in outdoor equipment rentals and inspecting for damage and defects

-General upkeep and cleaning of all outdoor equipment

-Organization of rental office space, bike shop and boat house

-Fielding outdoor related inquiries about rental equipment, adventure trips and bike shop services

Pay scale: $7.25 per hour

If interested, print out and complete the application found at: https://www.wku.edu/imrec/facilities/documents/student_position_application.pdf and return it to the appropriate individual at the Preston Center.

Challenge Course Facilitators

Katie Hecker: katie.hecker076@wku.edu

The WKU Challenge Course is currently seeking enthusiastic, motivated individuals to assist in the facilitation of our quality experiential programs. Interested applicants must submit a completed application to the Challenge Course Graduate Assistant located in the upstairs offices of the Raymond B. Preston Center. Positions are filled on a rolling basis.

This is a part time position that includes 5-20 hours a week at 8.00 per hour.

If interested, print out and complete the application found at: https://www.wku.edu/imrec/facilities/documents/student_position_application.pdf and return it to the appropriate individual at the Preston Center.

Camp Big Red Counselor

Jordan Gardner: jordan.gardner@wku.edu

Pay Rate: $8.25 per hour

Requirements:

  • Counselors must be of sophomore (WKU) standing, prior to the start of camp
  • Attend required counselor training (May 30- June 1)
  • Be available throughout summer (June 5 – August 4)
  • May NOT be taking any summer courses (including online)
  • Must complete a FAFSA application prior to the summer
  • Hold current Adult/Child/Infant CPR/ AED & First Aid certifications (or be willing to obtain)            
  • Attend weekly staff meetings     

Basic Responsibilities: Counselors are responsible for ensuring a safe, fun, & fair environment for all campers in all activities. Counselors should act as positive role models at all times; be enthusiastic and supportive of the instructors and camp administrative staff. Counselors are expected to maintain open lines of communication with summer camp administration and work in a cooperative manner with other counselors in fulfilling roles and duties.

Specific responsibilities include:

1. Lead campers from one activity to another in an organized, timely and safe manner

  2. Be visible and available for parents/guardians during drop off and pick up

  3. Help instructors to maintain discipline during each activity

  4. Model good sportsmanship in sports-related activities through enthusiastic, non-competitive

  participation

  5. Assist with arts and crafts through participation or working in small groups upon the request of the arts & crafts leader’s.

  6. Administer discipline according to the summer camp policies

  7. Aid in the supervision of camper drop off and pick up

  8. Instruct and supervise all Counselor Directed Activities (CDA) with fun and creative material

  9. Keep accurate records of attendance and lunch participation

10. Supervise lunch activities in the Fresh Food Company and Preston Center as needed

11. Provide first aid care in the event of an injury to a camper or staff member

12. Must be available for staff training as well as all camp sessions (May 30 - Aug 4)

13. Must be available for the majority of the camp day, 7:30am-4:30pm. (Hours are staggered)

14. Swim with campers each day and participate in yoga with campers

15. Assist with field trips and special events

16. Participate in all activities and HAVE FUN!

If interested, print out and complete the application found at: https://www.wku.edu/imrec/facilities/documents/student_position_application.pdf and return it to the appropriate individual at the Preston Center.

Group X Instructor

Andrew Jones: andrew.jones@wku.edu

Job Description:

A Group Fitness Instructor is responsible for leading safe and the effective group fitness classes in the dance studio and/or pool to WKU students, faculty and staff. Instructors must be able to effectively instruct courses and design routines. Instructors must be in charge of the class and create a positive environment.

Duties:

* Arrive on-time to set up classes.

* Detailed and complete knowledge of fitness principles and choreography.

* Ensure that all participants sign-in on attendance rosters.

* Attend staff meetings monthly.

* Begin/End the class at scheduled times and report any injuries.

* Maintain equipment set up and break down.

* Maintain control of the class environment by remaining positive and supportive.

* Continuous monitor for safety hazards such as weather and equipment.

* Alert the Fitness Coordinator and/or Preston Center staff of any problems or injuries.

* Assist Fitness Coordinator with any additional duties.

Qualifications:

The applicant must be a current Western Kentucky University student or and individual part of the Bowling Green Community. They must have fitness knowledge, personal fitness history, and the ability to follow directions and perform the above duties in a friendly and nurturing manner. A group fitness instructor certification from a nationally recognized fitness organization (i.e. AFAA, ACE, NETA and ACSM.) or specialty certification. Applicant must possess a current CPR and First Aid certification within 30 days of hire.

Pay Scale: $16 with certification, $12 without certification

If interested, print out and complete the application found at: https://www.wku.edu/imrec/facilities/documents/student_position_application.pdf and return it to the appropriate individual at the Preston Center.

Supply Chain Management Student Worker

Pay rate: $7.25/ hour and 20 hours a week

Beginning date: ASAP

Number of positions: 3

Work Schedule: Monday-Friday and hours will vary

Job Description:

  • Perform varied clerical duties for the staff of the Supply Chain Management department
  • Date entry, filing, answering phones, running errands, sorting files, etc.

Required skills:

  • Excellent organization skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks
  • Dependable and must have valid driver's license and clean driving record

Contact: brittney.green@wku.edu by sending resume and class schedule

Grounds Crew- Intramural Sports

Pay rate: $7.25/hour

Beginning Date: May 22nd

Hours per Week: 10-20

Work Schedule: Grounds Crew staff will be scheduled around three to four days a week Monday through Friday, with a possibility of weekend hours that will be announced in advance. The schedule will be set shortly after being hired, but can be changed based on staff availability.

Job Description:

  • The Intramural grounds crew is expected to adhere and enforce all department policies and procedures.
  • More specifically, the intramural ground crew is to ensure the upkeep of the Sports Complex.
  • Staff will be required to complete their daily work duties and provide a safe environment and playing field for all participants.
  • Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to: mowing fields,pulling weeds, dragging infields, lining/painting fields, and managing field maintenance equipment.

Required Skills: Each Intramural Ground crew member must be certified in CPR/AED and 1st Aid.

How to Apply: To find an application, students may go to www.wku.edu/intramurals or they can pick one up in the IM-Rec Office, which is located on the 2nd floor of the Preston Health & Activities Center. To turn in an application, students can drop a physical copy off at the IM-Rec Office or they may email a digital copy to either of the two Competitive Sports Graduate Assistants.

Contact Person: Casey Anderson- casey.anderson938@wku.edu or Trace Stenz- daniel.stenz936@wku.edu

Student Production Team (SPT), Division of Student Affairs

Pay rate: At least $8 per hour and 15-20 hours per week.
Beginning: Summer 2017, into Fall 2017 semester
Work Schedule: Monday-Friday; 8AM-4:30PM
This position will report to the Marketing Coordinator, Housing and Residence Life.
Position Summary: The Graphic Designer will be responsible for the creation, editing, and production of various print, digital, and multimedia creative works for the SPT. This position is primarily responsible for the branding and image of the Division of Student Affairs.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assists in creation and implementation of Division of Student Affairs marketing and promotional activities. 

  • Applies graphic design principles to create and enhance Division of Student Affairs advertisements in various formats including but not limited to web, flyers, brochures, pamphlets, newsletters, signs, banners, murals, and physical art.

  • Reviews and updates existing signage, advertisements, and other publications

  • Consults with the SPT and appropriate Divisional offices (i.e., Marketing and Communication and Creative Web Services) on questions regarding design, coding, content

  • Participates in Division of Student Affairs events and promotional activities

  • Completes other duties as assigned by the Marketing Coordinator

*NOTE: the above list of major duties and responsibilities is meant to describe the general nature and level of work preformed; it is not intended to an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required for the position.
Required Skills: Full-time WKU student in good standing.

  • Internship credit may be available for students with related majors (graphic, design, visual art, advertising, etc,)

  • Communication: demonstrated ability to effectively communicate orally and verbally, excellent interpersonal skills, and ability to give a presentation if needed.

  • Technical: applicants should be knowledgeable of the following software and technologies: Adobe Creative Cloud, OSX, Microsoft Office, photography experience is a plus, and graphic design experience: print and digital. 

  • Organizational: ability to do self-directed work with minimal supervision.

If interested, please apply via email (katie.corbin@wku.edu) with the following: a resume, digital portfolio of design works, and current semester schedule. Please add "Graphic Designer Application" in the subject line. May specify interest in being considered for future vacancies in the email.

 

Student Office Assistant - Economics Department

Pay Rate: $7.25/hour

Hours per Week: 10 hours per week in Fall 2017, will be able to work up to 20 hours Spring 2018

Beginning Date: August 21, 2017

Work Schedule: TBD

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.

Contact person: Ms. Karen Gogel, Economics Department GH432

Recycling and Composting Student Worker

Pay Rate: $7.80/hour

Hours per Week: 20 hours during the semester and up to 40 in summer and winter

Work Schedule: flexible

Job Description: WKU Resource Conservation is seeking a student worker to assist with composting operations. Individual must have driver's license, and the nature of this work is physically demanding. A positive attitude and strong work ethic is desirable. Responsibilities will include collecting compost carts from dining services, transporting carts to composting site. The individual will also be responsible for weighing, recording, and reporting weights, and emptying and cleaning carts. Other responsibilities may include collecting cardboard, Single Stream, and other recyclables.

How to Apply: email Beth Gafford at elizabeth.gafford@wku.edu

English Department - Student Office Assistant

Pay Rate: $7.25/hour

Hours per Week: up to 20 hours

Beginning Date: 8/14/17

Work Schedule: M-F 8:00-4:30 (flexibility with class schedule)

Job Description: General office duties to include answering the phone, greeting visitors, running campus errands, supporting staff and faculty with projects, copying, typing, departmental social media management, other tasks that are part of working in an office environment, and other duties as assigned my supervisor.

Required Skills: Undergraduate with excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills. Candidates must have the ability to work independently or as a team, and be able to stay on task with minimal supervision at times.

How to Apply: pick up application in the English Department, Cherry Hall 135. Email english.office@wku.edu for an application. Return Applications along with a resume and cover letter either to the office or via email no later than 8/1/17. Interviewing begins no later than 8/2/17. Contact tomitha.blair@wku.edu for any questions

WKU Makerspace Research Assistants (3 positions)

Pay Rate: $8/hour

Hours per Week: 10 hours/week Fall 2017 through Spring 2018

Work Schedule: Flexible

Location: SC 300-302 in the WKU Makerspace

Reports to: Makerspace Coordinator/Co-Coordinator: Dr. Anne Heintzman and Mr. Zachary Bettersworth

Position Summary: Makerspace research assistants will help students learn makerspace technologies and tools, assist with design and implementation of applied math workshops for Math 096/116, manage open hours of the WKU makerspace, develop/conduct appropriate outreach workshops and help develop STEM competitions. We are looking for creative and inventive students who will promote not only knowledge, but inclusion and diversity in STEM.

Requisite Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  • WKU student in good standing
  • Completion of Math 116 or equivalent (minimum)
  • Strong ability to communicate well orally and verbally
  • Excellent interpersonal skills across cultures and genders
  • Applicants should have or quickly gain competence in the following software, technologies and tools: 3D modeling software like Blender, Fusion360, and Tinkercad. Inkspace and Adobe Illustrator, Basic programming, circuitry, robotics. Microsoft Office. Basic hand tool use.
  • MUST possess the ability to do creative, self-directed work with minimal supervision. This position requires a high degree of trust and involves the safety of others.

Application Process: Apply via email to anne.heintzmann@wku.edu or zachary.bettersworth@wku.edu. Put "Makerspace Research Assistant" in the subject line and inclue the following: a brief cover letter explaining interest and qualifications, resume and names of at least 2 WKU-based faculty or staff recommendation.

Application review will begin on Aug. 7 and will continue until positions are filled; position may begin in late June or early July (flexible begin/end).

 

Fan Experience Assistant

Pay rate: $8.00/hour

Hours per Week: 20

Work Schedule: Nights and weekends, dependent upon basketball and special events schedule.

Beginning Date:9/01/17

Job Description:  Provide customer service to fans and visitors at WKU men's and women's basketball games, as well as special campus events. Answer general questions about the event or facility, show visitors their seats, check tickets, identify and report issues to Game Management, and other duties as assigned.

Required Skills:  Strong verbal communication and problem solving skills. One year of customer service experience is preferred.

How to Apply? Please email Gina Knutson at gina.knutson@wku.edu to request an application for this position.


Athletics Football Parking Worker

Pay rate:$8.50/hour

Hours per Week:20

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

Beginning Date:9/01/17

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 acclimate weather.

How to Apply? Please email Gina Knutson at gina.knutson@wku.edu to request an application for this position.


AVS Student Consulant

Pay rate: $8.50

Positions available: 2

Hours per Week: up to 20 hours/week

Beginning date: Fall - possibly into spring

Work Schedule: To be determined

Job Description: Provided audiovisual support for income queries and issues from WKU faculty, staff, and students via telephone.

Requirements: Exceptional English verbal and written

How to Apply: http://www.wku.edu/it/avs/studentemployment.php

Peer Mentor

Pay rate: $7.40/hour 0-20 hours per week.

Beginning: Fall 2017

Number of Positions: 2+

Work Schedule: Monday-Friday

Job Description: Peer mentors (PM) will assist students with their transition from high school to college and aid in the overall success of their experience at WKU. Some responsibilities of the PM will include assisting with the implementation of program policies and procedures, managing scheduled appointments alongside the Graduate Assistant, and helping with marketing and communication efforts for in the Cornerstone Program. Other tasks expected of Peer

Mentor include:

•          Meet with advisees on a regular basis

•          Record each session with advisees

•          Assist with the organizing of the Cornerstone program operational procedures

•          Assist with preparation of student files and advisement forms

•          Assist with mass communication efforts with students in the Cornerstone program

•          Maintain Cornerstone program databases as needed

•          Acquire knowledge of campus wide resources (for referral purposes)

•          Check program email and call-log account to ensure e-mails and phone calls answered within a reasonable amount of time.

Required Skills:

•          Excellent organizational, writing, communication, and interpersonal skills.

•          Be able to manage multiple tasks and take initiative.

•          Be able to work independently.

•          Detailed Oriented

•          Proficiency in Microsoft Office required

•          Able to multi-task and manage multiple projects simultaneously

•          Sufficient customers service skills

•          Ability to work with a diverse student population

•          Understanding of cultures and practices

•          Must have completed at least 45 university credit hours.

•          2.5 GPA

If interested, please send your resume to Carlous Yates at carlous.yates@wku.edu or Denise Smith denise.smith@wku.edu

Financial Aid Office Call Center Student Worker

Pay rate: $7.25 per hour

Work Schedule: Will be scheduled on Tuesdays and Thursdays ONLY. Applicant must have availability on those two days.

Duties: Answer general financial aid questions via telephone and email.

Required Skills:

  • must be a freshman or sophomore in good academic standing
  • have the ability to work with the public in a professional manner
  • is dependable and courteous
  • be able to remain composed in stressful situations
  • proficient computer skills
  • excellent verbal and written skills
  • must be able to multi-task while maintaining the flow of general office traffic
  • outgoing student who is able to learn quickly and take initiative

Please send cover letter, resume and copy of Fall 2017 class schedule via email to kathleen.edwards@wku.edu.

Parking Attendant

Pay rate: $8.50 per hour and 5-20 hours per week.

Number of Positions: 15

Work Schedule: As needed: but must be able to work all (6) Fall 2017 Football Games: SEPT 2, SEPT 16, SEP 23, OCT 14, OCT 20, AND NOV 17

Job Description: 15 positions needed for Parking Special Events. Position is an outdoor part-time position, rain or shine. We staff for all the events on WKU, including but not limited to sporting events, concerts and conventions. This position is involved with customer interface at specific parking lots during an event and other Departmental tasks as needed.

Required Skills: Oversee the parking of vehicles at various locations. Provide information and assistance to motorists and tourists. Ability to sit or stand for long periods of time (up 6 or 8   hours, less break).  Ability to withstand extreme temperatures.  Ability to lift and carry 25-30 pounds. Must be able to repeatedly and aggressively flag cars into specific parking spaces. Must be able to work out doors and withstand elements. Put up and take down barricades, signs and cones.

If interested: Please contact Scot Henry at scot.henry@wku.edu to set-up an interview time ASAP.

Math and/or English Peer Tutor - South Campus LAC

Pay rate: $7.40 per hour

Work Schedule: 10-20 hours per week

Beginning: August 14, 2017

Number of Positions: 10

Work Schedule: Based on student schedule, during operating hours of LAC (M-R 7:45-6. F 7:45-2).

Job Description: Tutor students in freshmen and sophomore level mathematics and/or English. Assist students with study skills and WKU software (email, TopNet, Blackboard). Additional duties may include class visits to promote the LAC, assisting with TOP, and working with specific classes in a manner similar to PASS.

Required Skills: Must be current WKU student. Math tutor: Minimum of A or B in DMA 096 and enrollment in MA 116 (MA 116 completion preferred - not required) English tutor: A or B in ENG 100 (ENG 200 completion preferred - not required) Must have a 3.2 GPA or higher, excellent interpersonal skills, excellent communication skills, and fluent verbal and written command of the English language. Must be interested in helping others, be an open, tolerant individual, and the ability to tutor other subjects as needed.

Please apply in person at South Campus in room C234.

Grounds Crew- Intramural Sports

Pay rate: $7.25/hour

Beginning Date: August 14th

Hours per Week: 10-20

Work Schedule: Grounds Crew staff will be scheduled around three to four days a week Monday through Friday, with a possibility of weekend hours that will be announced in advance. The schedule will be set shortly after being hired, but can be changed based on staff availability.

Job Description:

  • The Intramural grounds crew is expected to adhere and enforce all department policies and procedures.
  • More specifically, the intramural ground crew is to ensure the upkeep of the Sports Complex.
  • Staff will be required to complete their daily work duties and provide a safe environment and playing field for all participants.
  • Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to: mowing fields,pulling weeds, dragging infields, lining/painting fields, and managing field maintenance equipment.

Required Skills: Each Intramural Ground crew member must be certified in CPR/AED and 1st Aid.

How to Apply: To find an application, students may go to www.wku.edu/intramurals or they can pick one up in the IM-Rec Office, which is located on the 2nd floor of the Preston Health & Activities Center. To turn in an application, students can drop a physical copy off at the IM-Rec Office or they may email a digital copy to either of the two Competitive Sports Graduate Assistants.

Contact Person: Casey Anderson- casey.anderson938@wku.edu or Trace Stenz- daniel.stenz936@wku.edu

Intramural Official

Pay rate: $7.25/hour and 10-20 hours per week

Beginning: August 14th

Work Schedule: The work schedule is sent out weekly. Staff will be scheduled Monday through Thursday during the evening, with a possibility of weekend hours that will be announced in advance. Hours will vary based on the Intramural Sports events that are taking place during each week in the semester.

Job Description:

  • Intramural Sports Officials league play and on-campus tournaments for a variety of sports, as well as score keep an assist with registration in these sports.
  • Other responsibilities include, professionalism, adherence to a dress code while on shift, attending bi-monthly meetings, event setup/cleanup, and assisting in adherence to sportsmanship.
  • Students will learn interpersonal skills, conflict resolution as well as the rules to various sports including flag football, basketball, softball, volleyball, and soccer. 

Required Skills: No prior experience is required and training is provided for all activities! A general knowledge of sports is recommended.

How to Apply: To find an application, students may go to www.wku.edu/intramurals or they can pick one up in the IM-Rec Office, which is located on the 2nd floor of the Preston Health & Activities Center. To turn in an application, students can drop a physical copy off at the IM-Rec Office or they may email a digital copy to either of the two Competitive Sports Graduate Assistants.

Contact Person: Casey Anderson- casey.anderson938@wku.edu or Trace Stenz- daniel.stenz936@wku.edu

Kelly Autism Program Computer Science Tutor

Pay rate: 8.50/hour and 15-20 hours/week

Beginning: Fall 2017

Number of Positions: 2

Work Schedule: Monday through Friday. Some weekends

Duties: Tutoring students with autism in Computer Science. Subject matter to tutor include CS 170,180,221. Preferred basic knowledge of CIS. Will also be tutoring general education requirements. Job duties will 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 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 fall 2017.

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

Kelly Autism Program Mechanical Engineering Tutor

Pay rate: 8.50/hour and 15-20 hours/week

Beginning: Fall 2017

Number of Positions: 1

Work Schedule: Monday through Friday. Some weekends

Duties: Tutoring students with autism in Mechanical Engineering. Subject matter to tutor includes EM 222, ME 180/181 and other areas of mechanical engineering. Preferred to have taken EM 222, MATH 137, and PHYS 265. Will also be tutoring general education requirements. Job duties will 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 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 fall 2017.

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

Kelly Autism Program Electrical Engineering Tutor

Pay rate: 8.50/hour and 15-20 hours/week

Beginning: Fall 2017

Number of Positions: 1

Work Schedule: Monday through Friday. Some weekends

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

Required Skills: Must have taken at least two 300 level Electrical Engineering classes and received a grade of an A or B. 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 fall 2017.

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

Student Support Programs Graduate Assistantship

Dateline: June 9th, 2017

Department: Student Support Programs

Contact: Mr. Carlous B. Yates - phone: (270) 745-8703 email: carlous.yates@wku.edu

Job Description:  The Graduate Assistant (GA) will be required to work directly with the Cornerstone Program. The Cornerstone Program is part of a retention initiative to help ensure student success at WKU. The GA will develop and conduct monthly workshops to help students with their transition from high school to college and aid in the overall success of their experience at WKU. Some responsibilities of the GA will include assisting with implementation of program policies and procedures, managing scheduled appointments alongside peer mentors, help with marketing and communication efforts for in the Cornerstone Program, and coordinate with programs such as the South Campus University Experience, Living & Learning Community (A.C.E.S) and Summer Bridge (S.E.E).

Other tasks expected of Graduate Assistants include:

  • Assist with the organizing of the Cornerstone program operational procedures
  • Assist with preparation of student files and advisement forms
  • Assist with mass communication efforts with students in the Cornerstone program
  • Coordinate and conduct practice interviews with Cornerstone Program peer advisors
  • Maintain Cornerstone program databases as needed
  • Help develop and administrate training assessments
  • Develop and conduct monthly workshops to help students with transition from high school to college
  • Assist with campus orientation activities (TOP)
  • Acquire knowledge of campus wide resources (for referral purposes)
  • Check program email and call-log account to ensure e-mails and phone calls answered within a responsible amount of time.
  • Provide accurate information and referrals to students/clients

Stipend/Tuition: S11,000 stipend per year

Qualifications: 

•           Excellent organizational, writing, communication, and interpersonal skills.

•           Be able to manage multiple tasks and take initiative.

•           Be able to work independently.

•           Proficiency in Microsoft Office required

•           Able to multi-task and manage multiple projects simultaneously

•           Sufficient customers service skills

•           Ability to work with a diverse student population

•           Understanding of cultures and practices

 

Preference: Student Affairs, Social Work, and Organizational Communication majors

Application Materials Required: Please include resume, references, (2) letters of recommendation, and class schedule by email at carlous.yates@wku.edu no later than June 9th, 2017

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

Pay rate: $7.25 per hour

Hours per week: Varies

Beginning Date: Immediate positions available.

Work Schedule: Varies

Job Description: Childcare/Preschool. Taking care of children and teaching them the "basics"

Required Skills: Dependable, team player, hard worker, happy, energetic, and enjoys children.

If interested, please call ABC Children's Academy at 270-782-3456 or email at abcchildrensacademy@aol.com.

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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