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Thursday, December 18, 2014

USC Career Center Graduate Intern Opportunity

The USC Career Center serves students (both undergraduate and graduate) and alumni from all majors and professional programs across USC. The primary focus of the USC Career Center Graduate Intern position is to assist professional staff with walk-in career advising, which includes reviewing students’ resumes and cover letters, providing students an overview of Career Center services/resources and answering general job/internship search questions. The Graduate Intern will also assist our Internship Programs team with projects and events, such as Internship Week, First Generation College Student Mentor Program and diversity resources.
The Graduate Intern will be formally trained and actively engaged in various functions of the Career Center related to Career Counseling, Internship Programs, and On Campus Recruiting. This is an excellent opportunity for those graduate students interested in broadening their student advising experiences to include career-related advising.

Successful candidates will possess: 1 to 2 years of experience working one-on-one with college students within peer mentoring or advising roles; strong interest in career services; excellent customer service skills and exceptional English verbal and written communication skills. Successful candidates must be enrolled in a full time graduate program at USC.

Employment Details:
Compensation is $12 per hour at 20 hours max per week. Suggested availability is 3 or 4 days a week from approximately 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 during the Spring 2015 semester, but the schedule is flexible. Interviews anticipated to take place during the week of January 5th-9th 2015.
Work Study preferred but not required.
How to Apply:
Please send your cover letter and resume by Monday, January 5th at 5:00pm to:
Julie Tieu
Career Counselor

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Multiple Positions: USC Student Affairs- Campus Activities



USC Student Affairs, Campus Activities is searching for excellent candidates for the following positions:

Student Programs Manager - USC Spectrum/Student Government

Student Programs Manager - Student Organizations, Leadership and Service

Student Programs Advisor II - Veterans Resource Center/Student Organizations

Details and application can be found online.

Friday, December 12, 2014

USC Instructional Design Student Worker Position

Instructional Design Student Worker Position
Job Description:
Students will be responsible for assisting Instructional Designers in uploading course content into asynchronous learning platforms. Occasionally, students may be asked to assist in facilitating WebEx synchronous sessions for faculty members on an as needed basis.

Students are not expected to know but must be able to quickly learn the Marshall LMS (currently Blackboard, moving to Canvas), rapid authoring tools used to develop online courses, and video conferencing tools (currently WebEx). Students must be proficient in reading and writing technical language and should be able to proof copy before uploading content into courses. Students should also be proficient in developing graphics with Power Points or other tools such as Photoshop. Students should be comfortable verbally troubleshooting technical issues in a real-time, online environment.

Note: This position will require students to work at the ATT building during normal business hours.

Required Skills:
Proficient in speaking and writing English at a university level
Proficient in Word, Excel, and Power Point

Recommended Skills:
Familiar with Photoshop
Familiar with Blackboard

Familiar with WebEx

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Student Job Offer Cal Poly Pomona



TRANSFER AND GRADUATION ADVISOR


Recruitment No.
50811
Classification Title
Student Support Professional II
Collective Bargaining Unit
APC/Bargaining Unit 4
College/Department
Registrar's Office
Timebase
Full-time
Type of Appointment
Probationary
Application Materials Required
University Application, Resume and Cover Letter Required
Classification Salary Range
$3,566 - $5,069
Anticipated Hiring Range
$3,566 - $4,067
Recruitment Closing Date
January 5, 2015

THE DEPARTMENT 

The Registrar’s Office conducts registration activities, oversees articulation agreements with other colleges and universities, processes grades, maintains student records, verifies student enrollment data, monitors academic standing, evaluates transfer credit, certifies enrollment, provides preliminary graduation evaluations, verifies degree requirement completion and issues diplomas.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 

The Transfer and Graduation Advisor processes graduation checks; reviews coursework completed by students to determine students’ completion of degree requirements; and prepares evaluation of transfer credit based upon national guidelines and articulation of transfer courses. The incumbent notifies students of deficiencies in completion of degree requirements and facilitates the resolution of these deficiencies; advocates for students to university administrators, faculty, and staff with the goal of facilitating their graduation; and provides guidance to students in their path to completing their degree requirements. The incumbent advises new, returning former Cal Poly Pomona (CPP) and enrolled students regarding degree requirements and CPP policies and procedures; provides support and assistance to students facing a wide variety of academic problems; serves as the primary resource to the university community regarding degree requirements and academic policies and procedures; and collaborates with faculty and staff advisors to facilitate communication about curriculum changes and to assure consistent delivery of information regarding major, minor, and general education requirements. The incumbent provides training for the academic advisors; represents the Registrar’s Office at select new student orientation sessions; provides workshops to new and returning students; provides support to the Degree Audit Team by communicating program changes; assists in testing of newly developed reports in the Academic Advisement module of PeopleSoft; assists in the development of training for academic departments or students use; provides input to the Articulation Officer on matters concerning transfer credit equivalencies and provides assistance to the recording of approved petitions in the Student Exceptions page in the PeopleSoft Academic Advisement module. The incumbent advises students who are in academic difficulty or require remediation in math under Executive Order 665; provides support to students with alternative choices and those participating in special programs; coordinates with the Office of Admissions and Outreach, serves as a consultant to the Academic Renewal Committee, provides direction and coordination over special populations and projects to support the direction and mission of the department; and performs other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in one of the behavioral sciences, public or business administration or a job-related field AND two years of professional experience in one of the student services program areas or in a related field.  (A Master’s degree in a job-related field may be substituted for one year of the professional experience). General knowledge of the methods and problems of organizational management, research and interview techniques; ability to interpret and apply program rules/regulations, use initiative in planning work assignments and in implementing long-range program improvements; obtain factual and interpretative information through interviews; reason logically; ability to plan, develop, coordinate, supervise and organize programs and activities; ability to interact with a diverse student population, faculty, staff and the public; ability to analyze complex situations accurately and adopt effective courses of action; ability to advise students individually and in groups on complex student-related matters; ability to complete assignments without detailed instructions; and ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with a variety of individuals.  Excellent verbal and written communication skills as well as the ability to acquire knowledge of the campus procedures and activities and the overall organization is required.
Finalists for this position may be required to submit to and successfully pass a background check prior to being hired.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

A Master’s degree in a job-related field is preferred. 

AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Cal Poly Pomona is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer. The university subscribes to all state and federal regulations and prohibits discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity/gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, age, disability, genetic information, medical condition, and covered veteran status.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Cal Poly Pomona hires only individuals lawfully authorized to work in the United States.
In compliance with state and federal crime awareness and campus security legislation, including The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act, California Education Code section 67380, and the Higher Education Opportunity Act (HEOA), the Cal Poly Pomona Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available at: http://dsa.csupomona.edu/police/securityreport.asp

CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT

The person holding this position is considered a 'mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.  http://www.calstate.edu/eo/EO-1083.html

 
Achieving Excellence as a Learning-Centered University

Wednesday, December 3, 2014

LACC Outreach & Recruitment

Outreach & Recruitment
Job Title: Student Recruiter
Job Code: Career Guidance Counselor Assistant (CGCA)
Department: Student Services
Job Grade: Student Worker
Revision Date: 11/05/ 2014
Pay: $17.39 per hour          

Job Description
Mission:
The Outreach & Recruitment Office at Los Angeles City College (LACC) serves as a liaison to the local community and is responsible for coordinating the College’s outreach activities in the community. LACC’s Outreach & Recruitment Office is responsible for coordinating the dissemination of information to the high school student, teachers, counselors, parents and public about educational opportunities, including those at LACC; foster positive relationships with educational partners from the K-12 school districts; and facilitate the transition of students from the area high schools to college, university or LACC through regular academic advertisement and other pre-graduation, pre-admission support services. The overall mission of the program is to expand student access to educational programs, including those at LACC and to establish LACC as a path to a four-year degree or lucrative career.

Career Guidance Counselor Assistant (CGCA)
Represent a group of positive, enthusiastic and well-informed representatives of the student body who are interested in working with faculty, staff and prospective students to promote LACC programs and services. CGCA are integral to connecting with future LACC students and their families. CGCA fulfill a unique and vital role by conducting school visits, campus tours, staffing college fairs and special events. Ultimately, CGCA will make meaningful connections and be able to walk students through the process of the registration/pre-college experience.  
   
Position Overview
CGCA will perform a variety of functions to the Division of Student Services including but not limited to: Counseling, EOP&S, Office of Student Life, Office of Special Services, TRIO Student Support Service Program, and Transfer & Career Center to support SSSP & Student Equity Goal assisting prospective and current students in the Admissions/Registration/Assessment/Financial Aid/EOP&S processes, represent the college in outreach efforts, assist in campus wide events, and helps to promote the image of the campus by appearing in promotional materials. This is a student worker,” at will” position without benefits. 

Essential Job Functions
·         Attend all mandatory training sessions
·         Meet with prospective students in local feeder schools & community
·         Staff information tables at college/career fairs
·         Conduct regular campus visits to high school through Los Angeles and surrounding. Must provide your own transportation to any and all site visits (there are no exceptions).
·         areas
·         Provide assessment information to students and may administer and proctor assessments
·         Provide ono-on-one and small group peer advisement by guiding student through the pre-registration process. This include providing general information about college: financial aid, degree offered, student services provided, special support programs, how to complete an application and for those who chose LACCC the enrollment process
·         Follow-up with students who complete applications to overcome difficulties as they complete step 2-5 of LACC’s 7-Step Enrollment process    
·         Create flyers for college courses offered at the high schools
·         Conduct campus tours for individuals or groups
·         Disseminate information and respond to phone calls, mail and e-mails requesting information about LACC

Requirements
1.    Must be enrolled in at least twelve (12) upper division units, or (9) graduate units, in counseling or a related field at an accredited four (4) year college or university 
2.    United States Citizen or permanent resident
3.    Able to drive to and from the college campus/high schools
4.    Able to work some weekends and evenings
5.    Must be in good academic standing
6.    Able to work flexible schedule

Other Skills/Abilities
·         Willingness and initiative in working with students from many cultural backgrounds, educational levels and ages
·         Ability to clearly articulate and communicate with students, peers and staff
·         Ability to work in a cooperative environment
·         Ability to exercise patience and professionalism in explain basis concepts to students teacher and parents unfamiliar with college and with LACC
·         Retain a breadth and depth of information about the campus and the application process (information provided in training sessions)
·         Good Interpersonal Skills
·         Work Independently
·         Highly Motivated 
·         Computer Skills: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, Access, Outlook
·         Community College experience is a plus

Contact Information:
Terri Anderson
Los Angeles City College
Phone: (323) 953-4000 ext. 2325
E-mail: anderst@lacitycollege.edu