Wednesday, August 26, 2015

USC Upward Bound Program--English Teacher & English Tutor

Position Title: English Teacher & English Tutor
Position Type: Fall 2015
The USC Upward Bound program is seeking HS English specialists for the 2015 – 2016 Saturday Academy program. The Upward Bound Saturday Academy program is an academic support program that meets at USC’s University Park campus on Saturdays from September to June, providing tutoring, academic advisement, college tours, enrichment courses, and SAT preparation.

Positions needed:
• 1 English 10 Teacher from 8am to 11:30am
• 1 English Tutor from 10am to 1pm

• Prepare and conduct assigned classes in accordance with the overall design of the
Upward Bound Program objectives.
• Commitment of 10 Saturdays from 8:00 am to 9:30 am (1.5 hours)
• Must be organized, have good oral and written communication skills.
• Must possess the ability to provide an engaging learning experience.
• Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree
• Teaching credentials
• Previous experience working with students of low income or disadvantage backgrounds.

Saturday Details:
• 10 Saturdays of Instruction
   -September 12, 2015 – December 12, 2015
• Class Sizes:
   -English 10, 25 students

• English Teacher—$100 per diem, $1,000 total compensation
• English Tutor—$13 per hour

Deadline to apply:
• Open until filled
• Early applicants get priority

How to Apply:
Email your resume, cover letter, and teaching credential to Anthony Santana at
For general inquiries, please call Anthony Santana at (213) 821 – 2420.

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

USC Joint Educational Project--Front Office Assistant

The Joint Educational Project (JEP) is a service-learning program housed in the Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences. JEP was established in 1972 to link traditional classroom-based learning with educational experiences in the community surrounding USC’s main campus. The program seeks to foster the intellectual, social and ethical development of USC students while providing valuable services to community schools and organizations.
JEP is seeking a hard-working and committed graduate student to work as the Front Office Assistant. 20 hours a week. Monday –Friday 8:30am-12:00pm or 12:00pm –5:00pm and Fridays 8:30am-5:00pm. $12.00 per hour. Deadline: September 4th, 2015 at 4:30 p.m.
Responsibilities include:
•Answer telephones, screen and direct calls, take and relay messages in a timely manner
•Greet visitors and route them to appropriate staff or outside agencies
•Maintain and monitor
student sign-in board
•Assist with general administrative and clerical support
•Maintain office filing and storage systems
•Update and maintain databases such as mailing lists, contact lists and student information
•Deliver on campus messages and run errands
•Receive, sort and distribute incoming mail
•Maintain supplies by checking stock to determine inventory levels and order supplies
•Other duties as assigned
Experience and Key Competencies
•Some knowledge of programs ran out of JEP
•Competent computer skills including MS Office or equivalent
•Organization and planning, verbal and written communication
•Multi-task oriented
•Attention to detail
Applications are available at the JEP House (801 W. 34th Street) or online at
Please email completed applications (including a cover letter and resume) to or drop it off at the JEP House, 801 West 34th St., Los Angeles. (Attention: Emma Rendon).

USC Alumni Association Graduate Assistant

The USC Alumni Association's mission is to support the overall advancement of USC by engaging all alumni for life, building a culture of philanthropy among the Trojan Family, and being the representative voice for all USC alumni. With more than 380,000 members worldwide, the USC Alumni Association (USCAA) supports more than 100 affiliate alumni clubs, alumnae support groups, and multicultural alumni organizations, and it distributes more than two million dollars each year in scholarships for USC students.

The USC Alumni Association Reunions Team is seeking a Graduate Assistant (GA) who will assist in the planning, organizing and execution of Reunion Weekend. The Graduate Assistant will be working primarily in the Widney Alumni House on the University Park Campus (UPC). Directly supervised by the Director of Reunions, the Graduate Assistants primary responsibilities include the following:
  • Support the planning, organizing and execution of the USC Reunions Program including Reunion Weekend
  • Plan and coordinate activities of reunion volunteer committees
  • Coordinate acknowledgment and recognition process for donors
  • Conduct research for the purpose of updating and expanding the donor base
  • Assist in developing support materials for specific fundraising activities
  • Build and maintain partnerships with staff, faculty, alumni, volunteers, donors, and vendors
  • Perform other duties as assigned

The USC Alumni Association encourages graduate and professional students from all programs to apply for the Graduate Assistant position. Strong consideration will be given to those with previous experience in development/ fundraising, non-profit management, event planning/management, volunteer management, higher education administration/student affairs, alumni relations and/or public relations.

The Graduate Assistant must:
  • Maintain full-time status in a USC graduate program (minimum of six units per semester).
  • Be in good academic standingas defined by his/her academic program.
  • Work approximately 20 hours weekly, every week throughout the fall and spring semesters. Some night and weekend hours will be required.
  • Serve a two-year appointment which will be renewable at the option of the USC Alumni Association after each semester.
  • Must be available all day on November 6 and 7, 2015
  • Be highly-organized and detail-oriented.
  • Have a working knowledge of Microsoft Office software and Google Drive

Employment Date: Two academic years may also include summers (August 2015 May 2016 and August 2016 – May 2017)
Compensation: $17 per hour for approximately 20 hours per week
Start Date: Immediately
*Work study preferred yet is not required for this position

To be considered, the following documents must be submitted to Laura Capo at
  • 1. Cover letter including the following information:
a.        Related experience and what you can bring to this position
b.       Current or anticipated graduate program at USC
c.        Earliest start date if selected
  • 2. Current resume
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Monday, August 24, 2015

Graduate Assistant Opportunity

Sonny Astani Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Student Services Office

Student Services Graduate Assistant
The Sonny Astani Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Student Services Office is seeking a Masters level student, preferably with Federal Work Study (FWS) to work 10-20 hours per week. Responsibilities include assisting with student related issues and special projects, coordinating programming for student events, and general clerical duties in the Student Services office. The Graduate Assistant will provide assist basic advising to both undergraduate and graduate students, review graduation applications for MS students, and assist in writing and gathering data for reports for accreditation review. Candidates must have excellent written and oral communication skills, the ability to listen well and provide timely responses, possess good problem-solving skills, and have a positive disposition.

Compensation: $15/hour
Hours per week: 10 – 20 hours
Work hours: Varies

Geraldine Lorenzo, Director, CEE Undergraduate Student Services