Wilkes University

Available Student Work Study Jobs

Below is a list of student work study positions for the Spring 2019 semester:

Position Title:  Work Study
Department:  International Engagement
Location:  Stark Learning Center Room 441
Supervisor Name:  Michele Foust
Phone:  (570) 408-4037
Email:  michele.foust@wilkes.edu
Purpose:

Student working in the Office of International Engagement assists Coordinators, Executive,
Associate and Assistant Directors in their efforts to fulfill the extra-curricular requirements of
custom designated programs managed by OIE, as well as help support the integration of the
international students on those programs into campus life and the campus community.
Job Duties / Responsibilities Summary:

Support students in tasks related to American life such as using US Post Office Services, banking,
common methods of communication, shopping, etc.
Be willing and able to drive vans
Work irregular hours including evenings and weekends Some work related travel
Assist with other duties as assigned
Qualifications / Skills:

Works as a team member
Communicate effectively with international students, peers and staff
Positive attitude and desire to learn
Adapt to a fast-paced and rapidly changing environment
Preferred Majors:
No preference

 

Physical Activity Required

Amount of Time

Standing

Less than 1/3 (Occasional)

Walking

Less than 1/3 (Occasional)

Sitting

More than 2/3 (Regular)

Kneeling

Less than 1/3 (Occasional)

Bending or Crouching

Less than 1/3 (Occasional)

Reaching or stretching

Less than 1/3 (Occasional)

Climbing or balancing

None

Crawling

None

Lifting/exerting force of:

 

Up to 10 pounds

Less than 1/3 (Occasional)

Up to 25 pounds

Less than 1/3 (Occasional)

Up to 50 pounds

Less than 1/3 (Occasional)

Up to 100 pounds

None

Over 100 pounds

None

Other:

None

 

Position Title:  Chemistry Tutor
Department:  Upward Bound
Location:  Conyngham Hall
Supervisor Name:  Mr. Corey Moore
Phone:  (570) 408-5502
Email:  corey.moore@wilkes.edu
Purpose:
Under the direction and supervision of the Academic Coordinator, the primary role is to provide academic assistance within the given subject of concern.  The students will be local high school students whose grade level range is from 10th - 12th grade.
Job Duties / Responsibilities Summary:
  • Be available Thursday nights (3:00pm - 6:00pm) *Additional days may be available, based on students 'needs*
  • Provide academic support throughout the semester
  • Conduct individual and small group instruction
  • Provide correctional feedback based on students' classwork and responses
  • Give brief verbal and written description of student progress

Qualifications / Skills:

  • Must be proficient in college-level Chemistry
  • College student with a 3.0 GPA or higher
  • Knowledge of test-taking and study skills
  • Flexibility
  • Reliable, responsible, and collaborative
  • Must be eligible for federal work-study and be enrolled as a full-time student

Preferred Majors:

All Science areas of concentration will be considered

 

 

Physical Activity Required

Amount of Time

Standing

Less than 1/3 (Occasional)

Walking

Less than 1/3 (Occasional)

Sitting

1/3 to 2/3 (Frequent)

Kneeling

Less than 1/3 (Occasional)

Bending or Crouching

Less than 1/3 (Occasional)

Reaching or stretching

Less than 1/3 (Occasional)

Climbing or balancing

None

Crawling

None

Lifting/exerting force of:

 

Up to 10 pounds

Less than 1/3 (Occasional)

Up to 25 pounds

None

Up to 50 pounds

None

Up to 100 pounds

None

Over 100 pounds

None

Other:

None

 

Position Title:  Physics Tutor
Department:  Upward Bound
Location:  Conyngham Hall
Supervisor Name:  Mr. Corey Moore
Phone:  (570) 408-5502
Email:  corey.moore@wilkes.edu
Purpose:
Under the direction and supervision of the Academic Coordinator, the primary role is to provide assistance within the given subject of concern.  The students will be local high school students
whose grade level range is from 10th - 12th grade.
Job Duties / Responsibilities Summary:
  • Be available Thursday nights (3:00pm - 6:00pm) *Additional days may be available, based on students' needs*
  • Provide academic support throughout the semester
  • Conduct individual and small group instruction
  • Provide correctional feedback based on students' classwork and responses
  • Give brief verbal and written description of student progress

Qualifications / Skills:

  • Must be proficient in college-level Physics
  • College student with a 3.0 GPA or higher
  • Knowledge of test-taking and study skills
  • Flexibility
  • Reliable, responsible, and collaborative
  • Must be eligible for federal work-study and be enrolled as a full-time student

Preferred Majors:

Engineering / Physics

 

Physical Activity Required

Amount of Time

Standing

Less than 1/3 (Occasional)

Walking

Less than 1/3 (Occasional)

Sitting

1/3 to 2/3 (Frequent)

Kneeling

Less than 1/3 (Occasional)

Bending or Crouching

Less than 1/3 (Occasional)

Reaching or stretching

Less than 1/3 (Occasional)

Climbing or balancing

None

Crawling

None

Lifting/exerting force of:

 

Up to 10 pounds

Less than 1/3 (Occasional)

Up to 25 pounds

None

Up to 50 pounds

None

Up to 100 pounds

None

Over 100 pounds

None

Other:

None

 

 
Position Title: Student Aid
Department:  Bursar's Office
Location:  32 W South Street
Supervisor Name: Anne Kotarski
Phone: (570) 408-4654
Email: anne.kotarski@wilkes.edu
Purpose:

To assist with student account updates and processing.
Job Duties / Responsibilities Summary:
  • Data entry to the Banner system to include: Posting tuition deferments, moving hold codes, posting payment plan codes, posting write offs, posting parking tickets and passes.
  • Mailing and printing collection letters.
  • Open and distribute mail.
Qualifications / Skills:

Full-time undergraduate student
Federal Work Study allotment
Preferred Majors:  Business, Finance

Physical Activity Required

Amount of Time

Standing

Less than 1/3 (Occasional)

Walking

Less than 1/3 (Occasional)

Sitting

More than 2/3 (Regular)

Kneeling

None

Bending or Crouching

None

Reaching or stretching

None

Climbing or balancing

None

Crawling

None

Lifting/exerting force of:

 

Up to 10 pounds

Less than 1/3 (Occasional)

Up to 25 pounds

None

Up to 50 pounds

None

Up to 100 pounds

None

Over 100 pounds

None

Other:

None

 

Position Title: Student Aid
Department:  Technology for Teaching and Learning
Location:  Max Roth Center
Supervisor Name: Kristine Pruett
Phone: 570-408-4676
Email: kristine.pruett@wilkes.edu
Purpose:

This position will help to support the general operations of the Office of Technology for Teaching
and Learning.
Job Duties / Responsibilities Summary:

The student will be responsible for:
- proofreading and identifying broken links in online courses
- assisting with identification of course assets and media
- creating transcripts/closed captions from video/audio files and loading them into online courses
- assisting with general department communications such as announcements, social media posts, etc.
- assisting with maintaining department web site
- assisting with general office duties as needed
Depending on the level of technical skill and interest, this person can gain real-world knowledge
of how online programs and supporting systems work.
Qualifications / Skills:

Minimum qualifications:
• Interest in writing/editing, communications, video or other media applications
• Strong attention to detail
• Excellent grammar, written and interpersonal communication skills
• 3.0 GPA or higher preferred
• Must be eligible for federal work study and be enrolled as a full-time student
• Must be reliable, responsible and collaborative
Additional Preferred:
• Proficiency using Microsoft Office and social media applications
• Basic knowledge of web content editing
Preferred Majors:
Integrative Media, Communications, Computer Science, English, Education

 

Physical Activity Required

Amount of Time

Standing

Less than 1/3 (Occasional)

Walking

Less than 1/3 (Occasional)

Sitting

More than 2/3 (Regular)

Kneeling

Less than 1/3 (Occasional)

Bending or Crouching

Less than 1/3 (Occasional)

Reaching or stretching

Less than 1/3 (Occasional)

Climbing or balancing

None

Crawling

None

Lifting/exerting force of:

 

Up to 10 pounds

Less than 1/3 (Occasional)

Up to 25 pounds

Less than 1/3 (Occasional)

Up to 50 pounds

None

Up to 100 pounds

None

Over 100 pounds

None

Other:

None

 

Position Title: Mechanical Engineering Teaching Assistant (TA)
Department:  Mechanical Engineering and Engineering Management
Location:  Stark Learning Center
Supervisor Name: Henry Castejon
Phone: (570) 408-4607
Email: henry.castejon@wilkes.edu
Purpose:

The Department of Mechanical Engineering and Engineering Management invites qualified students to apply for work study positions. The Mechanical Engineering TA assists instructors and tutors
students in core ME classes.
Job Duties / Responsibilities Summary:

• Teaching Assistant responsibilities for core ME classes (some classes vary by semester) include:
- assisting the instructor during class and lab sessions
- accompanying the instructor during class and answering students' questions as needed
- tutoring assistance outside main class times
- record keeping assistance

Qualifications / Skills:

The Department of Mechanical Engineering and Engineering Management invites qualified juniors and seniors who have at least a 3.00 GPA in their engineering major to apply.A high degree of commitment, enthusiasm, and diligence is expected. Students should expect to contribute 5-10 hours per week. Students eligible for Federal Work Study will be given first   preference.
Interested applicants should submit their completed work study applications to Mrs. Lisa Colavitti
in the Engineering Office, SLC 163.

Preferred Majors:

Mechanical Engineering

Physical Activity Required

Amount of Time

Standing

1/3 to 2/3 (Frequent)

Walking

1/3 to 2/3 (Frequent)

Sitting

1/3 to 2/3 (Frequent)

Kneeling

Less than 1/3 (Occasional)

Bending or Crouching

Less than 1/3 (Occasional)

Reaching or stretching

Less than 1/3 (Occasional)

Climbing or balancing

Less than 1/3 (Occasional)

Crawling

Less than 1/3 (Occasional)

Lifting/exerting force of:

 

Up to 10 pounds

Less than 1/3 (Occasional)

Up to 25 pounds

Less than 1/3 (Occasional)

Up to 50 pounds

Less than 1/3 (Occasional)

Up to 100 pounds

Less than 1/3 (Occasional)

Over 100 pounds

None

Other:

None

Position Title: Mechanical Engineering Technical Typist
Department:  Mechanical Engineering and Engineering Management
Location:  Stark Learning Center

Supervisor Name: Lisa Colavitti
Phone: (570) 408-4810
Email: lisa.colavitti@wilkes.edu
Purpose:

The Department of Mechanical Engineering and Engineering Management invites qualified students to apply for work study positions. The Technical Typist creates engineering department literature from
professors' notes.

Job Duties / Responsibilities Summary:
• The Technical Typist creates laboratory manuals and/or study guides from instructors' notes.
Activities include:
- typing handwritten text using Word or any other typesetting system
- creating equations in LaTeX or Word
- creating simple sketches and image files in the drawing software of your choice
- inserting equations and sketches into final Word document
- editing previously written material on supervisor's instructions

Qualifications / Skills:

The Department of Mechanical Engineering and Engineering Management invites qualified sophomores, juniors, and seniors who have satisfactory academic standing to  apply.
A high degree of commitment, enthusiasm, and diligence is expected. Students should expect to
contribute 5-10 hours per week. This position is only available to students who are eligible for
Federal Work Study. Interested applicants should submit their completed work study applications to Mrs. Lisa Colavitti in the Engineering Office, SLC 163.

Preferred Majors:

Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Engineering Management, Physics

Physical Activity Required

Amount of Time

Standing

Less than 1/3 (Occasional)

Walking

Less than 1/3 (Occasional)

Sitting

More than 2/3 (Regular)

Kneeling

None

Bending or Crouching

None

Reaching or stretching

Less than 1/3 (Occasional)

Climbing or balancing

None

Crawling

None

Lifting/exerting force of:

 

Up to 10 pounds

Less than 1/3 (Occasional)

Up to 25 pounds

Less than 1/3 (Occasional)

Up to 50 pounds

None

Up to 100 pounds

None

Over 100 pounds

None

Other:

None

Position Title: Machine Shop Assistant
Department:  Mechanical Engineering and Engineering Management
Location:  Stark Learning Center
Supervisor Name: Mitchell Adams
Phone: (570) 408-3808
Email: mitchell.adams@wilkes.edu

Purpose:

The Department of Mechanical Engineering and Engineering Management invites qualified students to
apply for work study positions. The Machine Shop Assistant helps with various projects and needs in
the CSE Machine Shop.

Job Duties / Responsibilities Summary:

Machine Shop Assistant responsibilities include:
• Setup and operation of machine shop equipment
• Answering questions from students who are doing shop projects
• Helping students with equipment operation
• Shop cleanup
• Other duties as assigned Safety is the highest priority.
Qualifications / Skills:

The Department of Mechanical Engineering and Engineering Management invites qualified juniors and
seniors who have satisfactory academic standing to  apply.
A high degree of commitment, enthusiasm, and diligence is expected. Students should expect to
contribute 5-10 hours per week. Students eligible for Federal Work Study will be given first  
preference.
Interested applicants should submit their completed work study applications to Mrs. Lisa Colavitti
in the Engineering Office, SLC 163.
Preferred Majors:

Mechanical Engineering

Physical Activity Required

Amount of Time

Standing

More than 2/3 (Regular)

Walking

More than 2/3 (Regular)

Sitting

Less than 1/3 (Occasional)

Kneeling

Less than 1/3 (Occasional)

Bending or Crouching

Less than 1/3 (Occasional)

Reaching or stretching

Less than 1/3 (Occasional)

Climbing or balancing

Less than 1/3 (Occasional)

Crawling

Less than 1/3 (Occasional)

Lifting/exerting force of:

 

Up to 10 pounds

Less than 1/3 (Occasional)

Up to 25 pounds

Less than 1/3 (Occasional)

Up to 50 pounds

Less than 1/3 (Occasional)

Up to 100 pounds

Less than 1/3 (Occasional)

Over 100 pounds

None

Other:

None

Position Title: Electrical Engineering Lab TA
Department:  Electrical Engineering and Physics
Location:  Stark Learning Center

Supervisor Name: Matthew Saporito
Phone: (570) 408-3361
Email: matthew.saporito@wilkes.edu

Purpose:

The Department of Electrical Engineering and Physics invites qualified students to apply for work
study positions. Several positions are available.

Job Duties / Responsibilities Summary:

Duties include but are not limited to the following: tutoring and assisting with instruction in
assigned lab sections, assisting with weekly lab setups on designated days, assisting with
organization and inventory of lab equipment, attending safety training as required, and also
participating in departmental outreach activities such as Open Houses, Shadow Days, etc. Work study
students will be expected to contribute an average of 5-10 hours per week. A high degree of
commitment, enthusiasm, and work ethic is expected. Interested applicants should submit their
completed work study applications to Mrs. Lisa Colavitti in the Engineering Office in SLC 226.
Students eligible for Federal Work Study are strongly preferred, but Institutional Work Study
students will also be considered.
Qualifications / Skills:

The Department of Electrical Engineering and Physics invites qualified juniors and seniors who have
successfully completed EE 283 and/or EE 252 with a grade of 3.00 or better to apply.
Preferred Majors:

Electrical Engineering

Physical Activity Required

Amount of Time

Standing

More than 2/3 (Regular)

Walking

More than 2/3 (Regular)

Sitting

Less than 1/3 (Occasional)

Kneeling

None

Bending or Crouching

Less than 1/3 (Occasional)

Reaching or stretching

Less than 1/3 (Occasional)

Climbing or balancing

None

Crawling

None

Lifting/exerting force of:

 

Up to 10 pounds

1/3 to 2/3 (Frequent)

Up to 25 pounds

1/3 to 2/3 (Frequent)

Up to 50 pounds

Less than 1/3 (Occasional)

Up to 100 pounds

Less than 1/3 (Occasional)

Over 100 pounds

None

Other:

None

 

Position Title: Physics Lab TA
Department:  Electrical Engineering and Physics
Location:  Stark Learning Center
Supervisor Name: Matthew Saporito
Phone: (570) 408-3361
Email: matthew.saporito@wilkes.edu

Purpose:

The Department of Electrical Engineering and Physics invites qualified students to apply for work
study positions. Several positions are available.
Job Duties / Responsibilities Summary:

Duties include but are not limited to the following: tutoring and assisting with instruction in
assigned lab sections, assisting with weekly lab setups on designated days, assisting with
organization and inventory of lab equipment, attending safety training as required, and also
participating in departmental outreach activities such as Open Houses, Shadow Days, etc. Work study
students will be expected to contribute an average of 5-10 hours per week. A high degree of
commitment, enthusiasm, and work ethic is expected. Interested applicants should submit their
completed work study applications to Mrs. Lisa Colavitti in the Engineering Office in SLC 226.
Students eligible for Federal Work Study are strongly preferred, but Institutional Work Study
students will also be considered.
Qualifications / Skills:

The Department of Electrical Engineering and Physics invites qualified students who have
successfully completed PHY 201 and/or PHY 202 with a grade of 3.00 or better to apply.
Preferred Majors:

Physics, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering

 

Physical Activity Required

Amount of Time

Standing

More than 2/3 (Regular)

Walking

More than 2/3 (Regular)

Sitting

Less than 1/3 (Occasional)

Kneeling

None

Bending or Crouching

Less than 1/3 (Occasional)

Reaching or stretching

Less than 1/3 (Occasional)

Climbing or balancing

None

Crawling

None

Lifting/exerting force of:

 

Up to 10 pounds

1/3 to 2/3 (Frequent)

Up to 25 pounds

1/3 to 2/3 (Frequent)

Up to 50 pounds

Less than 1/3 (Occasional)

Up to 100 pounds

Less than 1/3 (Occasional)

Over 100 pounds

None

Other:

None

 

Position Title: Mover and Event set up helper
Department:  Facilities
Location: Campus wide
Supervisor Name: Ken Hanadel
Phone: (570) 408-4669
Email: kenneth.hanadel@wilkes.edu

Purpose:
  • To assist with the daily operations of the General Maintenance Technicians.
Job Duties / Responsibilities Summary:
  • The position assists with set-ups associated with University events (e.g. graduations, orientations, homecoming, various events and performances), logistical moves and campus deliveries (e.g. furniture, equipment, supplies).
  • Provides maintenance support with general cleaning duties (e.g. cleaning up spills, trash removal) and work associated with seasonal grounds maintenance and
    care (e.g. snow removal, litter removal, etc.).
Qualifications / Skills:
  • Applicant must have the ability to repeatedly lift 20-50 pounds and occasionally lift at least 100 pounds.
  • Must be able to work on their feet for up to 4 hours.
  • Good customer service skills and the ability to function well in a team environment.
Preferred Majors:

All majors accepted if qualifications/skills are met.

Physical Activity Required

Amount of Time

Standing

More than 2/3 (Regular)

Walking

1/3 to 2/3 (Frequent)

Sitting

Less than 1/3 (Occasional)

Kneeling

Less than 1/3 (Occasional)

Bending or Crouching

1/3 to 2/3 (Frequent)

Reaching or stretching

1/3 to 2/3 (Frequent)

Climbing or balancing

Less than 1/3 (Occasional)

Crawling

Less than 1/3 (Occasional)

Lifting/exerting force of:

 

Up to 10 pounds

More than 2/3 (Regular)

Up to 25 pounds

More than 2/3 (Regular)

Up to 50 pounds

More than 2/3 (Regular)

Up to 100 pounds

1/3 to 2/3 (Frequent)

Over 100 pounds

Less than 1/3 (Occasional)

Other:

None

 

Position Title: Phonathon Caller
Department:  Advancement
Location:  Library Phonathon Lab
Supervisor Name: Mary Simmons
Phone: (570) 408-7836
Email: mary.simmons@wilkes.edu

Purpose:
  • To call Alumni and ask for monetary gifts to Wilkes.
Job Duties / Responsibilities Summary:
  • Calls to Alumni to request gifts to Wilkes
  • Shifts are only available Monday - Thursday from 5:30pm - 8:00pm and Sundays from 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Qualifications / Skills:
  • Proper phone etiquette
  • Able to solicit donations
Preferred Majors:

Any Major

 

Physical Activity Required

Amount of Time

Standing

None

Walking

None

Sitting

More than 2/3 (Regular)

Kneeling

None

Bending or Crouching

None

Reaching or stretching

None

Climbing or balancing

None

Crawling

None

Lifting/exerting force of:

 

Up to 10 pounds

None

Up to 25 pounds

None

Up to 50 pounds

None

Up to 100 pounds

None

Over 100 pounds

None

Other:

None

 

Position Title: Child Care Aide
Department: Wilkes-Barre Family YMCA Child Care Department
Location: Wilkes-Barre Family YMCA, 40 W. Northampton St. Wilkes-Barre, PA

Supervisor Name: Megan Valkenburg
Phone: (570) 408-5905
Email: megan.boone@wilkes.edu

Purpose:

  • To provide assistance within the Child Care Department

Positions available in Day Care, Preschool, and School Age

Job Duties / Responsibilities Summary:

  • Communicate with parents daily
  • Follow daily feeding/eating schedules (posted in classroom)
  • Follow correct diaper changing procedure (posted in classroom)
  • Follow daily schedule (posted in classroom)
  • Inform Child Care Director and/or Assistant Child Care Director of any problems that arise with discipline, staff, illness, supplies, fund raising, public relations, or maintenance
  • Maintain staff/child ratio (Make us aware if you are not in ratio)
  • Attend staff meetings, trainings, and other mandatory staff functions
  • Straighten classroom and clean appliances before leaving each day
  • Meet state standards for child care
  • Provide stimulation to the children by rocking, holding, talking to, singing, and playing Follow guidelines for DHS and Keystone Stars

Qualifications / Skills:

  • Must possess a High School Diploma
  • Must obtain Child Abuse History Clearance, Criminal Background Check, and FBI Fingerprinting
  • Must take Mandated Reporter Training
  • Child Care experience a plus

Preferred Majors:

Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, Secondary Education, Psychology, Nursing

Physical Activity Required

Amount of Time

Standing

More than 2/3 (Regular)

Walking

More than 2/3 (Regular)

Sitting

Less than 1/3 (Occasional)

Kneeling

Less than 1/3 (Occasional)

Bending or Crouching

Less than 1/3 (Occasional)

Reaching or stretching

Less than 1/3 (Occasional)

Climbing or balancing

Less than 1/3 (Occasional)

Crawling

Less than 1/3 (Occasional)

Lifting/exerting force of:

 

Up to 10 pounds

More than 2/3 (Regular)

Up to 25 pounds

More than 2/3 (Regular)

Up to 50 pounds

1/3 to 2/3 (Frequent)

Up to 100 pounds

None

Over 100 pounds

None

Other:

None

Position Title: Intramural Sports
Department: Athletics
Location: McHale Athletic Center/Marts Center

Supervisor Name: Scott Robinson
Phone: 570-408-2703
Email: scott.robinson@wilkes.edu

Purpose:

  • Wilkes University's intramural sports program promotes a healthy lifestyle for students, faculty and staff by providing a variety of athletic activities in which all persons can participate regardless of their degree of athletic ability.

Job Duties / Responsibilities Summary:

  • Students are encouraged to participate as officials, referees, scorekeepers, timers and
  • competitors.

Qualifications / Skills:

  • Students with a background/knowledge in sports is encouraged but not required.

Preferred Majors: Any Major

Physical Activity Required

Amount of Time

Standing

1/3 to 2/3 (Frequent)

Walking

1/3 to 2/3 (Frequent)

Sitting

Less than 1/3 (Occasional)

Kneeling

 

Bending or Crouching

 

Reaching or stretching

 

Climbing or balancing

 

Crawling

 

Lifting/exerting force of:

 

Up to 10 pounds

Less than 1/3 (Occasional)

Up to 25 pounds

 

Up to 50 pounds

 

Up to 100 pounds

 

Over 100 pounds

 

Other:

 

Position Title: Technical Assistant
Department: Division of Performing Arts
Location: Darte Center

Supervisor Name: Tom Rupp
Phone: 570 408 4544
Email: tom.rupp@wilkes.edu

Purpose:

  • To assist the Division of Performing Arts staff in providing theatre technical assistance for
  • music, theatre, dance and selected University events.

Job Duties / Responsibilities Summary:

  • Assist in hanging and focusing lighting equipment
  • Assist in hanging curtains, banners, screens, scenery etc.
  • Assist in running sound and lighting equipment for events
  • Assisting maintenance of sound, lighting and shop equipment
  • Assist with backstage duties during events
  • assisting front of house activities such as ushering at events

Qualifications / Skills:

  • Dependability
  • Interest and willingness to learn lighting, sound and carpentry skills Ability to work in groups under direction

Preferred Majors: None

Physical Activity Required

Amount of Time

Standing

More than 2/3 (Regular)

Walking

1/3 to 2/3 (Frequent)

Sitting

Less than 1/3 (Occasional)

Kneeling

1/3 to 2/3 (Frequent)

Bending or Crouching

1/3 to 2/3 (Frequent)

Reaching or stretching

1/3 to 2/3 (Frequent)

Climbing or balancing

1/3 to 2/3 (Frequent)

Crawling

1/3 to 2/3 (Frequent)

Lifting/exerting force of:

 

Up to 10 pounds

More than 2/3 (Regular)

Up to 25 pounds

1/3 to 2/3 (Frequent)

Up to 50 pounds

Less than 1/3 (Occasional)

Up to 100 pounds

None

Over 100 pounds

None

Other:

None

Position Title: Student Aid
Department: Maslow Family Graduate Program in Creative Writing
Location: Dr. Harold Cox Hall (245 S. River St.)

Supervisor Name: Dr. Bonnie Culver
Phone: 570-408-4527
Email: bonnie.culver@wilkes.edu

Job Duties / Responsibilities Summary:

The Maslow Family Graduate Program in Creative Writing would like to have a work study student
position for this coming year. This undergraduate would be responsible for working with the
program director and the editor of Etruscan Press in the following areas--marketing, IT support,
and general office duties. This position is intended to give an undergraduate actual working
experience in a program/press that requires online work, marketing via social media, etc.
undergraduate majoring in CS, Communications, or business/marketing.

Qualifications / Skills:

  • Undergraduate majoring in CS, Communications, or business/marketing.

Preferred Majors: CS, Communications, or business/marketing.

Physical Activity Required

Amount of Time

Standing

None

Walking

Less than 1/3 (Occasional)

Sitting

1/3 to 2/3 (Frequent)

Kneeling

None

Bending or Crouching

None

Reaching or stretching

None

Climbing or balancing

None

Crawling

None

Lifting/exerting force of:

 

Up to 10 pounds

None

Up to 25 pounds

None

Up to 50 pounds

Less than 1/3 (Occasional)

Up to 100 pounds

None

Over 100 pounds

None

Other:

None

Position Title: Resident Advisor / Security
Department: N/A
Location: Ruth's Place

Supervisor Name: Megan Valkenburg
Phone: (570) 408-5905
Email: megan.boone@wilkes.edu

Purpose:

  • Maintain the safety and stability of the shelter so our residents can live in a secure environment.
  • Also assist residents to fulfill their day-to-day activities and responsibilities.

Job Duties / Responsibilities Summary:

  • Demonstrate knowledge and professionalism while answering telephones, greeting residents and
  • donors, keeping files and case notes updated and accurate.
  • Determine eligibility for shelter and complete intake and exit processes.
  • Maintain a safe and secure facility, ensure compliance with shelter policies and procedures.

Qualifications / Skills:

  • High school diploma or GED. Experience in social work preferred.

Preferred Majors: Any major

Physical Activity Required

Amount of Time

Standing

1/3 to 2/3 (Frequent)

Walking

1/3 to 2/3 (Frequent)

Sitting

1/3 to 2/3 (Frequent)

Kneeling

Less than 1/3 (Occasional)

Bending or Crouching

Less than 1/3 (Occasional)

Reaching or stretching

Less than 1/3 (Occasional)

Climbing or balancing

None

Crawling

None

Lifting/exerting force of:

 

Up to 10 pounds

Less than 1/3 (Occasional)

Up to 25 pounds

Less than 1/3 (Occasional)

Up to 50 pounds

None

Up to 100 pounds

None

Over 100 pounds

None

Other:

None

Position Title: Wellness Center Staff on Duty
Department: Wellness
Location: Wilkes-Barre Family YMCA

Supervisor Name: Megan Valkenburg
Phone: 570-408-5905
Email: megan.boone@wilkes.edu

Purpose:

Under the direction and supervision of the Wellness Director, the Wellness Center Staff shall be
responsible for all day to day functioning and cleanliness of the Wellness Center. Staff persons
will develop relationships with members and ensure consistent, superior service is provided to
maximize member retention. Staff members are responsible and accountable for the cleanliness and
safety of the wellness center and surrounding studios during scheduled shifts. The Wellness Center
Staff will assist in programs as needed and work on individual projects as required. They will be
solution seekers and confident, trustworthy decision makers. The incumbent will also exhibit the
core values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility in all aspects of their work with the
YMCA. They will deliver excellent service to all members, guests, and program participants, respond
to member and guest needs promptly, and promote all programs.


Job Duties / Responsibilities Summary:

  • Develop member relationships
  • Actively supervise the members using the Wellness Center
  • Enforce Wellness Center regulations
  • Assist members with fitness programs
  • Maintain the cleanliness of Wellness Center areas and machines
  • Document and log all equipment malfunctions
  • Perform routine maintenance on all equipment
  • Ensure the Wellness Center is safe environment
  • Conduct youth and adult orientations
  • Actively recruit clients to the personal training, duo-training, and small group personal
  • training programs
  • Monitor temporary signage in the wellness center for current information, accuracy and
  • professional look
  • Be knowledgeable about all YMCA programs to effectively engage with members. This includes
  • being familiar with all current brochure information, upcoming events and other special activities.
  • If information is not available, be responsible for obtaining the correct information and providing
  • information to members.
  • Follow and enforce all YMCA procedures and policies, including: personnel guidelines, safety
  • guidelines, wellness policies. Carry out emergency plans as necessary
  • Be dressed in appropriate attire and wear nametag at all times
  • Attend and remain current on all mandatory trainings and staff meetings
  • Be knowledgeable and supportive of the YMCA annual support campaign
  • Always look for ways to improve performance
  • Emphasize fun, make the Y a happy place with positive relationships
  • Assume other responsibilities as deemed appropriate by supervisor(s).

Qualifications / Skills:

  • Must have: Criminal Backgroud Check; Fingerprinting, Child Abuse Clearance
  • Must Obtain: CPR/AED & First Aid Certified with 90 days
  • Prior-to-start trainings: HIPAA; Child Abuse Prevention Training; Blood Born Pathogen Training;
  • Appropriate Touch Training; Social Media and Technology Training; Bullying

Preferred Majors: N/A

Physical Activity Required

Amount of Time

Standing

More than 2/3 (Regular)

Walking

More than 2/3 (Regular)

Sitting

Less than 1/3 (Occasional)

Kneeling

Less than 1/3 (Occasional)

Bending or Crouching

Less than 1/3 (Occasional)

Reaching or stretching

Less than 1/3 (Occasional)

Climbing or balancing

Less than 1/3 (Occasional)

Crawling

None

Lifting/exerting force of:

 

Up to 10 pounds

More than 2/3 (Regular)

Up to 25 pounds

More than 2/3 (Regular)

Up to 50 pounds

Less than 1/3 (Occasional)

Up to 100 pounds

None

Over 100 pounds

None

Other:

None

Position: Student Aid. Department: Civic Engagement - Veterran Center of Excellence(on campus).

Supervisor: Megan Valkenburg
Phone Number: 570-408-5905
Email: megan.boone@wilkes.edu

Job Duties/ Skills:

Students can expect their duties include helping with the day-to-day operation of the office; including serving as a greeter, signing in students to the center, creating meetings, maintaining bulletin boards, creating and hanging posters, preparing supplies for upcoming events, making copies, sending faxes, answering the phones, taking messages and sending e-mail reminders. The Veteran Center of Excellence is open from 8:30am-4:30pm.

Qualifications:

  • Receptionist Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
    • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office programs.
    • Excellent organizational skills.
    • Comfortable with telephone and verbal communication with clients.
    • Create informative bulletin boards, flyers, and brochures
    • Maintain office supplies and coordinate inventories.

Position Title: Student Aid. Department: Civic Engagement-Off Campus Community Work Study. Supervisor: Megan Valkenburg. Phone Number: 570-408-5905. Email: megan.boone@wilkes.edu

Jobs Available: The Civic Engagement office is seeking highly motivated, detail oriented, committed and energetic students to work in the community at various area non-profit age

American Red Cross Blood Drive Coordinator
The responsibilities of the Blood Drive coordinator include but are not limited to advertisement and marketing to students, faculty, and staff, recruitment of donors (phone calls, e-mails, flyers, etc.), recruitment of volunteers, blowing up balloons and decorating, collaborating with facilities and food services on set-up, clean-up and refreshments. Maintaining blood drive records.

 Domestic Violence Service Center
Assist in the day-to-day operations of the facility. Answering phones, taking messages, and filing. Students may also train to become hotline operators at the request of the DVSC director. Clearances are required.

 Keystone Mission - Youth Program Volunteer
About the program:
The Keystone Mission runs our youth program for the local community. Ideal volunteers for the youth program should have a passion for helping children ages 5-14. A typical day for volunteering will consist of 1 on 1 homework help, a weekly lesson, games/activities, and snack time. Below are some more specific volunteer duties:
Duties:
 
     To assist in the running ofthe youth program
     To communicate with the youth coordinator and other volunteers about daily program activities
     To supervise young people and ensure general health & safety and rules of conduct
     To build a rapport with young people and listen to their concerns
    To facilitate and participate inhomework , games, activities and discussions with young people
     To assist with necessary program set-up and clean-up
     To undertake required record keeping procedures including reporting verbally to supervisor and completing any relevant program forms
 
Days: Tuesday, Wednesday, & Thursday (3:00 -5:15pm)
Time Commitment: 7 hours a week
Location: 290 Park view Circle, Wilkes-Barre. PA 19702
 
Clearances needed:
 
     Pennsylvania State Police Background Check in past year
     FBI Fingerprint Check in the past year (if you have lived in PA for less than10 years)
    PAAbuse History Clearance in the past year
     Voluntary Disclosure Statement
 
Benefits: Development of team and leadership skills, taking part in fun activities, accessing training to further personal development, meeting a challenge.
 
Questions? Contact our volunteer coordinator, Austin Shission, at 570-871 .4795 Ext. 408 or austin.shission@keystonemission .org


 Kirby Family House
Duties: Answer phones; assist with resident needs, clerical duties, assist case manager with projects, assist with kitchen duties. REQUIREMENTS:
Child abuse Clearances. State police clearances
Must bring in ID (driver's license, social security cards and completed Salvation Army application)


 McGlynn After-school program
Tutor and assist youth with homework and computer shills. Must have a great desire to work with children of low-income, be committed to the program, and be extremely reliable. The work study will meet on a regular basis with supervisor to review student progress in the program. Child abuse clearance and transportation are a must.


 Ruth's Place House of Hope Women's Shelter

The work study student will be responsible for volunteer coordination, organizing donated items such as foods and clothing, answering phones and taking messages. (Training is provided)

 Special Olympics Program Assistant
Duties include assisting in volunteer recruitment and management of the Special Olympics Bowling Tournament and two fun social events on campus. Participation in once monthly board meetings as well as supervising the planning board.


 YMCA Wellness Department
The wellness staff is responsible for the supervision, operation, and monitoring of all members making sure equipment is being used correctly and offering correction when equipment is being used improperly. The staff performs new member orientation, enforces all fitness center rules and performs general facility maintenance and cleaning within the fitness center rooms.


 YMCA Front Desk
Work study will be responsible for answering phones, greeting members, processing membership information, and helping with bulk mailing.


 YMCA Preschool Aide
The preschool aide will be expected to assist the teachers in monitoring the children to ensure child safety, and making sure each child is signed in and out of the care center. Other duties may include making photo copies and interacting with parents. FBI fingerprinting and Child Abuse Clearances are required


 YMCA Nursery Aide
The nursery aide will be expected to assist in child care responsibilities and assisting in monitoring the children to ensure safety. FBI fingerprinting and Child Abuse Clearances are required.

Qualifications: Qualifications for this position are commitment to a set schedule, reliable transportation, desire to learn new skills working with a variety of people, and strong work ethic. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
• Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office programs.
• Excellent organizational skills.
• Comfortable with telephone and verbal communication with clients.
• Create informative bulletin boards, flyers, and brochures
• Maintain Confidentiality


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