Current Job Vacancies
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Review the following list of current vacancies and contact those departments that have vacancies for which you are qualified. If you are unsure as to whether or not you are eligible for Student Employment, call (270)745-5513. Office Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00am to 4:00pm.
Summer 2013 Vacancies
Financial Aid Call Center Student Worker
$7.25/hour, 15-20 hour/week academic year (30-40 hours summer and winter)
Number of Positions: 1
Work Schedule: TBD within the work hours of the Financial Aid Office
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 deal with the public in a professional manner
-dependable and courteous
Be able to remain composed in stressful situations
-excellent verbal and written skills
-be able to work full time during the summer and early January and 15-20 hours per week during the academic year
Contact: Please email resume to email@example.com
Media Center Monitor/Language Tutor
$7.25/hour, Hours/week TBD
Number of Positions: 1-3
Work Schedule: TBD
Duties: Must be able to tutor students at 101 and 102 level of foreign language.
Required Skills: Proficiency in French, German, or Spanish. Submit Resume.
Contact: Department of Modern Languages, Holly Oglesbee, 251 FAC, 270-745-2401
Upward Bound Tutor Counselor
$7.25/hour, 37 ½ hours per week
Beginning: Summer (6 week program)
Number of Positions: multiple
Description of program: Upward Bound (UB) is a federally funded TRIO program designed to prepare low income/potential first generation high school students for success in postsecondary education. The 6-week program includes academic, cultural, and recreational activities. Counselor tutors will be provided with a free private room from June 3, 2013 to July 12, 2013. All meals and activity fees are provided. All-expense paid trip to major city included.
Duties: Tutor counselors will live in the dormitory and supervise student resident life. Tutor counselors develop rapport with students, provide leadership and serve as a mentor while maintaining a safe and healthy dormitory environment. Tutor counselors will develop, implement, and participate in al program activities including teaching and elective class, supervising study halls, and tutoring students. In addition, tutor counselors are expected to lead a group of 10-14 high school students.
Required Skills: Applicants must have a 2.5 GPA or higher and have completed sophomore year of college. Applicants must also have experience working with low-income, first-generation students, and/or prior residential advisor or camp counselor experience.
Deadline for Applications: March 13, 2013
Contact: Contact Darlene Taylor by email at Darlene.firstname.lastname@example.org or contact the Upward bound Office staff at (270) 745-4403. In addition, feel free to stop by the UB Office to pick up an application in Room 100, Jones-Jaggers Hall.
Fall 2013 Vacancies
Intramural Sports Official
$7.25/hour, 20 hours/week
Number of Positions: 20
Work Schedule: Times will range Monday – Thursday, 4-11; some weekends available
Duties: looking for individuals to officiate intramural sports.
Required Skills: Motivated and responsible individuals with a desire to learn. No experience required, all training provided by the department
Contact: Intramural – Recreational Sports, Nick D'Amato, Preston Health and Activities Center, 270-745-2331
Student Office Assistant
$7.25/hour or current minimum wage, 10-20 hours/week
Beginning: Fall 2013
Number of Positions: 1
Work Schedule: Need someone who can work several hours each day, Monday through Friday between the hours of 7:45am to 4:30 pm.
Duties: Duties include but are not limited to: Answering telephones, typing of class and office materials, making copies, campus errands, filing, assisting office staff and faculty as needed. Please send 3 letters of reference and resume to:
Economics Department GH432
Western Kentucky University
1906 College Heights Blvd #11059
Bowling Green, KY 42101
Required Skills: Must have working knowledge of Word and Excel. Possess excellent communication skills and phone 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.
Contact: Economics Department, Karen Gogel, Grise Hall, 270-745-2249
Student Success Coaches
$250 per semester, 2-4 hours per week
Beginning: August 26, 2013
Application due: May 10, 2013
Number of Positions: Multiple
Work Schedule: Varies based upon assignments
Duties: Student Success Coaches will be hired and trained to provide group and individualized coaching support for students who have completed more than 75% of their degree requirements. Coaches will be assigned to small groups of 2-3 students to develop academic and co-curricular goals that lead to academic success.
Required Skills: Full-time undergraduate status at WKU; demonstrated effective oral and communication skills; experience working in team-based settings; able to attend mandatory trainings and bi-weekly meetings
More information and application can be found here: https://wku.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_aY45AtLEVecmroV
Contact: Division of Enrollment Management, Beth Truax Armstrong, email@example.com, Wetherby Room 209, 270-745-6169
Math/English Peer Tutor
$7.40/hour, 10-20 hours/week
Beginning: August 19, 2013
Number of Positions: 6
Work Schedule: Based on student schedule, during operating hours of LAC
Duties: Tutor South Campus students in freshman level mathematics and/or English. Assist students with study skills and basic computing issues. Additional duties may include class visits to promote the LAC, assisting with ATP, and working with specific classes in a manner similar to PASS.
Required Skills: Must be a current WKU student. Math tutor: Minimum of an A or B in DMA 096 and enrollment in MA 116 (MA 116 completion preferred). English tutor: A or B in ENG 100 (ENG 200 completion preferred). 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 and be an open, tolerant individual and the ability to tutor other subjects as needed.
Contact: Alice Rowe Learning Assistance Center – South Campus, Jan Duvall or Nichole Sherrell, South Campus C234, Please apply in person.
The following departments have online applications that can be submitted directly
to their departments :
Housing and Residence Life: http://www.wku.edu/housing/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=118&Itemid=81
Raymond B. Preston Health and Activities center: http://www.wku.edu/IMRec/facilities.php
WKU Health Services: http://www.wku.edu/healthservices/employment/.
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Off Campus Opportunities
Barren County Hydroponic Grower
$8/hr, 16-20 hrs/wk
Number of Positions: 4
Work Schedule: Flexible; 4-6 hours daily Tuesday-Friday
Duties: trimming, picking, packing, and general care of hydroponic strawberry plants with other light duties as assigned
Required Skills: Must have reliable transportation, be comfortable with outdoor work and must respect our tobacco free environment.
Contact: Pete or Jeanne Garich, Garich Family Farms, Barren County, 270-678-5971, firstname.lastname@example.org
$7.50/hr for 4.5 hrs or less/$60.00 for 5.5 hours or more a day
Beginning Date: 3/12/13
Number of Positions: 2
Work Schedule: TDB
Job Description: Substitutes are on a when needed basis, and act as a fill in for teachers. Most of the times needed would be scheduled, and would be based off of the substitutes availability. For Substitutes that are seeking more hours, we do offer a minimum of eight hours a week. These hours will be included with any substituting hours you receivie during that week.
Required Skills: Filling in for infant, toddler, or preschool teachers, relieving breaks, cooking, cleaning and the basic care of the children. Substitutes must have the ability to teach and create lesson plans.
Contact: Please apply online at: www.ashleyangelschildcare.com; 1258 Shannon Way, Bowling Green, KY (Five minute drive from WKU campus; No calls please.
Lead Preschool Teacher
$7.50/hr with NO Experience and starting at $8.00/hr with experience; 30-35 hours per week
Beginning: As soon as possible
Number of Positions: 1
Work Schedule: 7:30am-3:30pm Monday-Friday
Duties: The responsibility of a lead preschool teacher is to ensure the development of a preschooler through lesson planning, and school readiness activities. We are looking for a responsible individual who has at least one year experience working in a licensed childcare facility or home. Must be able to relate well with families, be very dependable, and flexible with your schedule.
Required Skills: Organizational and Planning skills, have public relations skills, be able to multitask, and be a leader. Have lots of energy and upbeat and bubbly attitude.
Contact: Please apply online at: www.ashleyangelschildcare.com; 1258 Shannon Way, Bowling Green, KY (Five minute drive from WKU campus), not phone calls please.
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