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Thursday, September 3, 2015

Graduate Student Intern, Viterbi Graduate Admission

Graduate Student Intern, Viterbi Graduate Admission

This Position is Open to Current USC NON-Viterbi Graduate Students Only.
The Viterbi Graduate Admission team is seeking a graduate intern to assist graduate engineering applicants through the admission process with a high level of customer service.  Graduate interns help guide students through the application process and communicate with them regularly in person, by phone, and email.  Ideal candidates possess excellent interpersonal skills and a high level of critical thinking.

Position duties include:

-Communicate with students to help them complete their applications, determine their application status, and manage their expectations.

-Assist with quantitative application analysis projects: work with large database of application records, conduct extensive data entry and analysis, compile and organize results for reports

-Assist with development of communication management systems: manage large volume of phone and e-mail inquiries and provide feedback and analysis for improvements.

-Process electronic and paper application materials.

-Handle confidential information.

-Contribute to web content and email campaigns.

-Proficient in Microsoft Outlook, Excel and Word; experience with Access preferred.
-Have strong written and oral communication skills and excellent interpersonal skills.
-Be detail-oriented and have excellent organizational skills.
-Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
-Ability to think critically about complex situations and strong problem-solving skills.
Hours requested are 15-20 hours per week and work-study is preferred. Must be enrolled in graduate coursework in Fall 2015.

This position is NOT open to Viterbi graduate students. Any applications submitted by Viterbi graduate students will not be considered.  
Apply for the position through ConnectSC ( – Job ID 91469.  Attach you resume and schedule availability as the “document”.

Annenberg Undergraduate Advisement and Academic Services Field Work Position

EDHP 587 Field Work Position

Position Title: Graduate Intern

Department: Annenberg Undergraduate Advisement and Academic Services

About the department
In the pursuit of excellence, Annenberg Undergraduate Advisement and Academic Services encourages personal, professional and academic growth by facilitating partnerships with students, promoting community involvement and integrating the various aspects of Trojan life, while providing outstanding service. The Annenberg School offers four undergraduate majors and eight minors while serving over 2,000 students.

Job Description

Graduate assistants support the advisement staff in several areas and receive extensive on-the-job training that includes participation in Advising 101, SIS and the advising database.  This is a great position for students interested in pursuing a career in academic advisement. Job responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, then following:

-Advise undergraduate majors during the mandatory advisement periods
-Assist in coordinating of AAAS’s student activities including the study break and welcome reception


Graduate Assistant must be enrolled in a graduate program through the USC Rossier School of Education and registered for EDHP 587 Field Work in Higher, Adult and Professional Education.  Course credit is required. This is an unpaid position.


-Excellent written and verbal skills
-Two-semester commitment (fall and spring). Must be available to work on Mondays
-Must attend all training sessions (dates TBD)
-Must be proficient in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and social media
-Can-do attitude required
Hours: maximum of 20 hours per week.                                                                                         
Application Deadline: Fall/Spring position- open until filled

Send resume and cover letter to:

JaBari Brown, Assistant Director
Annenberg Advisement and Academic Services

CGCA East Los Angeles College Transfer Center

East Los Angeles College

Transfer Center

Career Guidance Counselor Assistant


The East Los Angeles College Transfer Center is seeking a Career Guidance Counselor Assistant for the 2015-2016 academic year from September 2015 through June 2016, with possibility of extension. This position is 20 hours per week within the hours of 8am-7pm Monday thru Thursday and 8am-4pm on Friday.

Applicants should be excited to work in a dynamic, collaborative  environment with a “student’s first” attitude and possess a desire to increase community college transfer rates.  Knowledge of current transfer process practices  to the University of California, California State University, private university and out-of-state university options is strongly preferred.

Education Requirement

Current enrollment in a Master’s degree graduate school program within the following disciplines:  counseling, rehabilitation counseling, clinical psychology, counseling psychology, guidance counseling, educational counseling, social work (MSW) or career development, marriage and family therapy, or marriage, family and child counseling, OR the equivalent. 

Preference will be given to applicants that are in their first year of graduate program.

Job Duties

-Contribute to excellent customer service with the mission of increasing student transfer rates and creating an environment that fosters student success

-Collaborate with Transfer Center and Campus Engagement teams for daily operations which include, but are not limited to:

-Response to phone, e-mail and in person inquiries from ELAC community
-Track student office visits and follow-up when necessary
-Inform team about transfer trends and updates
-Prepare transfer outreach materials as necessary
-Deliver and compose correspondence, input data and prepare reports as necessary
-Perform special projects as assigned
-Mentor students in all aspects of the transfer process including planning and application submission -Direct students to pertinent ELAC offices or partner transfer programs
-Prepare and deliver presentations for ELAC students, faculty, staff and community members -Support the coordination of special transfer activities both on and off campus

-Prepare transfer updates that reflect transfer process trends and new procedures

Application Procedure & App Deadline

Please send resume, current class schedule for Fall 2015 and cover letter explaining why you are seeking this position to Paulina Palomino, ELAC Transfer Center Director, via e-mail


Open until filled.

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

MAT Student Assistant Position

The Masters of Arts in Teaching Program is currently offering a rewarding position for a student worker who is interested in a professional development opportunity working with the MAT Academic Advising Team at the USC City Center campus (near Staples Center). The position is ideal to students who are interested in academic affairs through an online graduate program.

Primary responsibilities include:
-Perform basic administrative tasks
-Prepare and review written correspondence
-Responsible for independent projects
-Perform routine data entry
-Respond to daily student inquiries via email and phone
-Complete other duties as assigned 

Pay Rate: $10-12/hour

****Please note if interested in working with the MAT Program this job is located at USC 1150 S. Olive St. campus. 1 mile from UPC and 3 blocks from Staples Center in Downtown and accessible via USC Campus Shuttle*****

Please apply at ConnectSC and search for job id #89415.

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

WLAC Supplemental Instruction Assistant Position

Supplemental Instruction Assistant Position
Supervisor: Dr. Patricia Banday

Number of Openings: 7

Department: Student Success and Support Program
Hours per Week: 24hrs
Employment Dates: 08/7/2015 - 12/11/2015

Work Days: Monday – Friday

Position Type: Part-time or Temporary
Wage/Salary:  (dollar amounts only): 17.39 /hr

Job Description
Supplemental Instruction Assistant Position:
Supplemental Instruction Assistants will assist students in the classroom setting with students and faculty members providing English (ESL), Math, and Science support. 
·         Attend an accredited four (4) year college or university
·         Enrolled in at least twelve (12) upper division units, or nine (9) graduate units
·         Enrolled in an English, Math, Science or a related field
·         Detailed oriented
·         Basic computer skills Word, Excel, Microsoft Access.
 Application Instructions:
 Please e-mail your cover letter and resume to Ms. Chang at
Deadline: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.