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    +Department Manager

    OFFICE/AREA: MANAGEMENT
    FACULTY SUPERVISOR: DR. NAOMI CRUMMEY

    DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:
    Assure that the minimal student labor needs of the department are met by:

    • Working with supervisors and the department advisor
    • Ensure that workers receive sufficient training from their supervisor
    • Assure that weekly time cards are submitted and totaled by deadline
    • Monitor worker over/under time and intervene when necessary
    • Distribute and collect worker evaluations and follow-up any problems as necessary
    • Identify honor workers

     

    WORK COMMITTEE DUTIES:

    • Attend Work Committee meetings
    • Ensure that the over-all interests and needs of the campus community are met
    • With input and approval of department advisor select a student worker to serve as designated replacement (in manager’s absence)
    • Participate in the selection of next year’s department manager and general managers.
    • Help train next year’s department manager.
    • Work 20 to 25 hours per week, for which they receive a monthly stipend in addition to the tuition reduction.
    • Work the balance of his/her work requirement in another job within the department.

     

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Self-initiative
    • Maturity of thought
    • Communication skills
    • Time management, and problem solving skills
    • Must have good organizational/planning skills
    • Must possess a general knowledge and understanding of the department
    • Meet grade point requirement, and cannot be on academic, social, or work probation.
    +Senior Assistant Manager

    OFFICE/AREA: MANAGEMENT
    SUPERVISOR: HALEY WELCH

    DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:
    The SAM is a second year assistant, and/or a worker who has notable leadership skills or experience. They are in charge of sending out department e-mails, posting time sheets, posting flyers for meetings, maintaining bulletin boards, etc. as necessary.
    The SAM is required to meet with the Academics Manager once weekly to ‘check in’ and to distribute tasks such as under-time contracts and write-ups, along with any other jobs the Manager would have them perform.

    • The SAM will receive 2-3 paid hours per week, depending on duties performed
    • The SAM will be the designated replacement for the Manager as/if needed
    • The SAM is in charge of training the Assistant Manager
    • The SAM will run sub department meetings within Academics

     

    QUALIFICATIONS:
    Must have good communication, time management and organization, skills. Has to be approachable and accessible for the manager as well as all workers. Prior leadership experience needed. The SAM has to be willing to work extra hours if needed.

    +Assistant Manager

    OFFICE/AREA: MANAGEMENT
    SUPERVISOR: HALEY WELCH

    DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:
    The AM is in charge of sending out e-mails, posting time sheets, posting flyers for meetings, maintaining bulletin boards, etc. as necessary. They would also be required to meet with the Academics Manager once weekly to ‘check in’ and to distribute tasks to crew heads such as under-time contracts and write-ups, along with any other jobs the Manager would have them perform.

    • The AM will receive 2-3 paid hours per week, depending on duties performed.
    • The AM will be the designated replacement for the Manager as/if needed.
    • The SAM will run sub department meetings within Academics

     

    QUALIFICATIONS:
    Must have good communication, time management and organization, skills. Has to be approachable and accessible for the manager as well as all workers. Prior leadership experience preferred, but not necessary. AM has to be willing to work extra hours if needed.

    +Faculty/Studio Assistant - VAC

    OFFICE/AREA: ART
    FACULTY SUPERVISOR: PROFESSOR HUBER

    DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:

    • Clean, organize, and monitor art studios.
    • Assist with the installation of exhibitions as needed.
    • Assist adjunct professors as needed.
    • Assist with the installation of exhibitions in the Whitaker Sculpture Garden as needed.

     

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Mature individual with the ability and willingness to maintain the entire VAC
    • Must be able to work closely with professors.
    • Reliable
    • Self-disciplined
    +Studio Assistant - Renner

    OFFICE/AREA: ART
    FACULTY SUPERVISOR: PROFESSOR HUBER

    DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:

    • Make clay
    • Clean and monitor studios and maintain power tools
    • Assist with the construction of tables, pedestals, etc. as needed.
    • Assist with the installations of exhibitions in Renner as needed.
    • Ensure all power tool operators are approved and abide by all safety guidelines

     

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Mature individual with ability and willingness to maintain a working studio
    • Reliable
    • Self-disciplined
    +Faculty/Lab Assistant

    OFFICE/AREA: BIOLOGY
    FACULTY SUPERVISOR: DR. BRAY

    DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:

    • Perform general clerical work
    • Complete preparatory work for labs and classes
    • Maintain and care for lab specimens (plants and/or animals) and equipment
    • Tutor and assist students in labs and review sessions
    • Assist with preparing and grading exams
    • Organize and clean office and lab
    • Other related duties as assigned by faculty.

     

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Biology and/or chemistry majors
    • Must have appropriate background in biology and earned at least a “B” in all science courses
    • Good communication and organization skills
    +Teaching Assistant/Animal Welfare Attendants

    OFFICE/AREA: BIOLOGY
    FACULTY SUPERVISOR: DR. CROWELL

    DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:

    • May perform the same duties as a teaching assistant
    • Feeding and watering the animals
    • Observing animals for any signs of disease or deterioration
    • Socialize the animals during which time they will be better able to notice any signs of potential problems.

     

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Biology and/Chemistry majors
    • Background in biology and earned at least a “B” in all science courses
    • Good communication and organization skills;
    • Previous experience with animals and care taking of animals preferred.
    +Animal Welfare Supervisor/ Animal Welfare Attendant(s)

    OFFICE/AREA: BIOLOGY
    FACULTY SUPERVISOR: DR. CROWELL

    DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:

    • May perform the same duties as a teaching assistant
    • Feed and water the animals
    • Observe animals for any signs of disease or deterioration
    • Socialize the animals during which time they will be better able to notice any signs of potential problems.
    • Coordinate the activities of other workers in the Animal Room to assure that all duties are completed and work with the faculty supervisor to determine what supplies are needed in a timely fashion.

     

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Biology and/Chemistry majors
    • Earned at least a “B” in all science courses
    • Good communication and organization skills
    • Previous experience with animals and care taking of animals preferred.
    • One or more students with the most experience and understanding of how the animal facilities operate are eligible for this position
    +Faculty/Lab Assistant

    OFFICE/AREA: BIOLOGY
    FACULTY SUPERVISOR: DR. ZALISKO

    DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:

    • Performs general clerical duties
    • Prepare experiments, clean and maintain lab
    • Supervise labs
    • Grade reports
    • Maintain equipment; monitor and inventory supplies
    • Tutor and assist students with course work; teach certain lab techniques
    • Other related duties as assigned by faculty.

     

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Preferably a biochemistry major or biology major with junior standing and completed cell biology
    • Good academic and work standing.
    +Crew Head / Biology Amphibian Research Collection (BioARC)

    OFFICE/AREA: BIOLOGY
    FACUTLY SUPERVISOR: DR. ZALISKO

    DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:

    • Assigning duties for Dr. Zalisko’s workers related to the maintenance of all living and preserved organisms within Dr. Zalisko’s amphibian research and teaching collection (the BioARC),
    • Contributing directly to the care and maintenance of the BioARC,
    • Monitoring and requesting materials/supplies needed to maintain the BioARC,
    • Monitoring the environmental conditions (including water supplies) impacting the BioARC,
    • Suggesting improvements to the maintenance of the BioARC to Dr. Zalisko, and
    • Supervising all workers impacting the BioARC including reporting all concerns to Dr. Zalisko and contributing to write-ups and necessary corrective / disciplinary actions.

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    • At least one semester of experience caring for the Amphibian Research Collection under Dr. Zalisko’s supervision
    • Good academic and work standing.
    +Faculty Assistant/Tutor

    OFFICE/AREA: BUSINESS
    FACULTY SUPERVISOR: DR. SCHWEIKLE

    DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:

    • Performs general clerical work
    • Assist with exam preparation and grading
    • Tutor and assist students with course work
    • Organize, clean, and maintain office
    • Other related duties as assigned by faculty.

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Business Administration major (prefer Accounting)with good academic standing
    • Typing ability and basic computer proficiency
    • Good organizational skills. Ability to tutor Financial and Managerial Accounting students; computer proficiency, Excel preferred.

    SKILLS DESIRED:

    • Organized, creative, able to anticipate department needs, able to handle heavy workloads from time to time.
    +Faculty/Lab Assistant

    OFFICE/AREA: CHEMISTRY
    FACULTY SUPERVISOR: DR. LUTH

    DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:

    • Performs general clerical duties
    • Prepare experiments and supervise labs
    • Grade reports
    • Maintain equipment and monitor inventory supplies
    • Tutor and assist students with course work
    • Clean and maintain lab
    • Other related duties as assigned by faculty

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Preferably a chemistry major (although a biochemistry major or biology major is acceptable)
    • The student must have successfully completed general chemistry and be an excellent student and in good academic and work standing.
    +Department Assistant

    OFFICE/AREA: COMPUTER SCIENCE
    FACULTY SUPERVISOR: DR. MARSHA MEREDITH

    DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:

    • General office duties
    • Software and hardware maintenance of the Research Lab and computer science faculty machines
    • Participation in research, web, and educational projects carried out by the department
    • Assist with lab sessions, preparations, and grading
    • Tutoring support for students in computer science courses.
    • Assistants will be assigned duties based on their knowledge and experience.
    • Senior Assistants will have two or more years of computer science coursework and at least a year of service to the department. They will assist with CS211, 212, and more advanced courses as appropriate.

     

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    • All are expected to be computer science majors or minors
    +Faculty Assistant/SI Leader

    OFFICE/AREA: ECONOMICS
    FACULTY SUPERVISOR: BARBARA CLARK

    DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:

    • Perform general clerical duties
    • Assist with preparatory work for classes
    • Grade class material
    • Tutor and assist students with course work
    • Organize, clean, and maintain office
    • Other related duties as assigned by faculty.

     

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Must have good clerical skills
    • Prefer economics major
    • Must have completed intermediate course work in economics and be in good academic standing.
    +Department of Education Student Office Manager

    OFFICE/AREA: EDUCATION
    FACULTY SUPERVISOR: TERRI REID

    DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:
    The student office manager will cross-train the general office workers in both the Curriculum Library and the Education Office. This student will delegate office tasks, including database and student schedule management, creating high-quality workflow throughout the workplace.

    PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Cross-train general office workers in education office and Curriculum Library
    • Plan student worker schedules
    • Delegate specific tasks to office workers in cooperation with the Administrative Coordinator

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Education Major – Junior or Senior
    • Ability to train/teach others
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills with an ability to communicate with college students
    +Department of Education Faculty Assistant

    OFFICE: EDUCATION
    FACULTY SUPERVISOR: TERRI REID

    DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:
    Faculty Assistants are assigned to work primarily with a particular faculty member. Faculty members assign word processing, grading, proctoring, and other academic duties to their faculty assistants.

    PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Organizing course handouts
    • Researching education-related topics
    • Writing assignments

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Education Major
    • Reliability in completing challenging assignments
    • Mature and professional written communication skills with an ability to communicate with college students, faculty and staff.
    +Department of Education General Office Assistant

    OFFICE: EDUCATION
    FACULTY SUPERVISOR: TERRI REID

    DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:
    The Education Department Office Assistant is the first representative of the Education Department. This person greets visitors, answers the telephone, and performs general clerical duties in the office.

    PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Answering, screening, and directing telephone calls
    • Filing, copying, and word processing documents
    • Data Entry

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Education Major preferred
    • Mature and Professional level of response to direction
    • Good communication Skills (Oral/Verbal/Written)
    +Student Director of Curriculum Library

    OFFICE: EDUCATION
    FACULTY SUPERVISOR: TERRI REID

    DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:
    The Student Director of the Curriculum Library is responsible for the efficient operation of the Curriculum Library and Reading Lab. This person not only assists patrons of the library, but maintains the library’s physical appearance and organization.

    PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Assisting library patrons
    • Checking in/out books
    • Maintaining the library and reading lab

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Education Major preferred – Junior status
    • Strong verbal, written, and oral skills
    • Ability to work with data and information
    +College Street Reader Student Liaison

    OFFICE/AREA: EDUCATION
    FACULTY SUPERVISOR: TERRI REID

    DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:
    The College Street Reader Student Liaison is responsible for assisting the ED 360-Diagnostic and Prescriptive Reading Methods professor with the on-site field experience that occurs during the semester. The class meets on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons and the Student Liaison must be available to work from 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM.

    PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Escorting primary and intermediate school students from school bus into the Education Building
    • Taking attendance and contacting parents
    • Organizing materials for the class

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Experience and comfort working with elementary age children
    • Ability to listen to and follow directions
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills
    • Ability to communicate with young children, college students, and parents
    +Faculty Assistant

    OFFICE/AREA: ENGLISH AND COMMUNICATIONS
    FACULTY SUPERVISOR: DR. CRUMMEY

    DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:

    • Communication: writing, designing and/or distributing correspondence, teaching materials, department records, and promotional materials, including flyers, posters, and announcements regarding academic or extracurricular programs; scheduling meetings/conferences as the need arises.
    • Research: conducting library and other searches for materials needed to support course work and committee work, including journal articles, books, files, films, and music.
    • Clerical: cleaning and making secure the outer office; filing, copying and/or distributing teaching materials; organizing and maintaining department records.
    • Miscellaneous:proctoring exams, gathering papers, etc. when necessary.

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Excellent written and oral communication skills
    • Ability to take initiative and work independently
    • Strong computer skills
    • Including knowledge of Excel and Adobe Design Suite
    • Professional and courteous manner.
    +Faculty Assistant (Communications)

    OFFICE: ENGLISH & COMMUNICATIONS
    FACULTY SUPERVISOR: NATASHA CASEY

    DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:

    • Writing, typing, filing and photocopying records, letters, teaching materials and committee reports. Helping with department and/or committee mailing and with the delivery/pick up of the mail.
    • Researching communications related topics for materials needed to support course work and committee work, etc.
    • Preparing flyers, posters and announcements regarding academic or extracurricular programs. Distributing and displaying these materials on campus.
    • Proctoring exams, gathering papers when needed.
    • Miscellaneous other administrative tasks related to The ‘Burnian, Radio Station and communications as needed
    +Editor-In-Chief, The 'Burnian

    OFFICE: ACADEMICS / THE ‘BURNIAN
    FACULTY SUPERVISOR: NATASHA CASEY

    DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:

    • Attend and facilitate weekly meetings (assign stories, tasks, etc.. and trouble shoot as needed) and ensure effective communication between advisors, editors and staff.
    • Be familiar with the AP style guide and write headlines and captions.
    • Put your vision on the newspaper (in terms of design, content, etc.).
    • The editor must become proficient with CS6 and learn how to place articles into the program, format the text, and check the coloring for errors (in line with Edwardsville Intelligencer specifications – see guidelines).
    • Fulfill other requirements as listed in the full description.
    +Assistant Editor, The 'Burnian

    OFFICE: ACADEMICS / THE ‘BURNIAN
    FACULTY SUPERVISOR: NATASHA CASEY

    DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:

    • Assist the editor-in-chief and layout editor with any tasks they deem necessary. The assistant editor is considered in training to assume responsibility of the newspaper after the editor-in-chief graduates and/or vacates the position. In order to prepare for the responsibility of being editor-in-chief, the assistant editor is expected to train and observe the editor-in-chief and layout editor at work as needed. In the event the editor-in-chief is unable to fulfill their duties, the assistant editor is expected to step in and ensure that the needs of the newspaper are met (run meetings, assist the layout editor, communicate with the supervisor, collect and edit articles, and answer any questions that the writers may have).
    • The assistant editor must become proficient with CS6 and learn how to place articles into the program, format the text, and check the coloring for errors (in line with Edwardsville Intelligencer specifications – see guidelines). The assistant editor will also learn how to edit articles for length, content errors, and grammatical mistakes. The assistant is expected to have a working knowledge of the AP Stylebook and how to spot writing that does not conform to industry standards.
    • Attend weekly meetings.
    • Fulfill other requirements as listed in the full description.
    +Staff Writer/Reporter

    OFFICE: ACADEMICS / THE ‘BURNIAN
    FACULTY SUPERVISOR: NATASHA CASEY

    DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:

    • Attend weekly ‘Burnian meetings located in Butler basement.
    • Read and apply principles from The Reporter’s Handbook.
    • Utilize the camera and digital recorder to enhance your reporting.
    • Volunteer for stories that interest you and be open to take on stories that don’t.
    • Work independently and meet deadlines.
    • Fulfill other requirements as listed in the full description.
    +Design Layout Editor/Photographer

    OFFICE: ACADEMICS / THE ‘BURNIAN
    FACULTY SUPERVISOR: NATASHA CASEY

    DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:

    • The layout editor is responsible for overseeing the final design of the paper (although should consult the editor-in-chief regarding major design changes). The layout editor should be proficient with CS6 and how to place articles into the program, format the text, and check the coloring for errors (in line with Edwardsville Intelligencer specifications – see guidelines).
    • The layout editor is also responsible for training other staff members (including the assistant editor) on the CS6 program. Under the supervision of the layout editor, these staff members can then help place articles into the program, format the text, and check the coloring for error (in line with Edwardsville Intelligencer specification – see guidelines).
    • The layout editor must take photographs for the paper as well as oversee this area. He/she should direct other staff members to ensure all photos are received in a timely manner. In addition, the layout editor should coordinate photo taking with the Public Relations office to ensure ‘Burnian photographers and PR photographers are not both present at the same event.
    • Attend weekly meetings.
    • Fulfill other requirements as listed in the full description.
    +Radio Station Co-Manager

    OFFICE: ACADEMICS / RADIO STATION
    FACULTY SUPERVISOR: NATASHA CASEY

    DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:

    • Understand how to operate/run the online radio station (includes how to pre-record programs, do live shows, play and run music, etc.)
    • Adhere to the radio station manual guidelines and be familiar with FCC rules and regulations.
    • Train, supervise and manage student disc jockeys.
    • Adequately prepare for an air shift with use of creativity, imagination and exercise of professional judgment in writing, producing, interviewing, taping or broadcasting of on-air material when needed. Personality must be upbeat, informative and engaging and should be able to relate to audience of student/staff/faculty/community listeners.
    • Attend weekly meetings.
    • Fulfill other requirements as listed in the full description.
    +Faculty Assistant/Tutor and Grader

    OFFICE/AREA: MATH
    FACULTY SUPERVISOR: DR. MORIN

    DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:

    • Be well prepared and available to help math students at assigned times in the math lab
    • Grade homework and quizzes
    • Perform general clerical duties and other duties as assigned by faculty.

     

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Strong math student with good grades in past math classes at Blackburn
    • Be in good academic standing
    • Good communication skills
    • Must be an exemplary student.
    +Faculty Assistant

    OFFICE/AREA: MUSIC
    FACULTY SUPERVISOR: DR. ZOBEL

    DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:

    • Perform general clerical duties
    • Schedule and prepare for rehearsals
    • Catalog music and enter in computer
    • Sell and inventory goods for use with instruments
    • Check/in and out instruments, choir robes, and tuxedos
    • Organize, clean, and maintain office and music rooms
    • Other related duties as assigned by faculty.

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Prefer music major
    • Must have knowledge and interest in music
    +Sound and Lighting Manager

    OFFICE/AREA: PERFORMING ARTS
    FACULTY SUPERVISOR: DR. ROARK

    DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:

    • Responsible for running light and sound for all events in Bothwell, as well as running the sound board (including mixing multiple performer microphones) for Blackburn Performing Arts productions
    • Program light cues for Performing Arts productions
    • Assist with the maintenance of lighting instruments, including working in high places using the hydraulic genie and the cherry picker
    • During performances check out and check back in all microphone equipment to performers
    • Perform sound check with each individual performer using a microphone before each performance.
    • May assist in the regular sweeping and mopping of the stage floor during rehearsals and performances, and filling in for the Stage Manager when necessary
    • May be required to attend some musical rehearsals to play recorded music for dancers and singers
    • Other duties as assigned by Dr. Roark.

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Must be dependable and prompt.
    +Communications Specialist/ Dramturg/ General Production Assistant

    OFFICE/AREA: PERFORMING ARTS
    FACULTY SUPERVISOR: DR. ROARK

    DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:

    • Create press releases, advertisements, programs, and handle public relations for the theater program and theater productions, in coordination with Blackburn’s Public Relations office
    • Coordinate collection of cast and crew bios and pictures for programs
    • Help develop the Performing Arts Department website in coordination with the Computer Science Department
    • Research information related to the current play or musical and creating lobby displays and program notes about that information
    • Responsible for recording all performing arts productions, including senior projects and student directed work
    • Clean and care for Bothwell auditorium, back stage, and the green room when asked by the Stage Manager or Technical Director
    • Make shopping runs for props, costumes, and other items needed for productions and fill out budget reporting paperwork
    • May run light and sound for other groups using Bothwell
    • Other duties as assigned by Dr. Roark.

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Excellent writing and communication skills
    • Work well without constant supervision
    • Helpful qualities include having a driver’s license and a car or being qualified to drive Blackburn vehicles, having back stage technical theater experience, particularly in light and sound operation.
    +Technical Director Coordinating Set/Props

    OFFICE/AREA: PERFORMING ARTS
    FACULTY SUPERVISOR: DR. ROARK

    DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:

    • Construct and paint sets and props
    • Keep scene shop clean, orderly, and safe
    • Coordinate regular sweeping and mopping of stage floor for rehearsals and performances.
    • During the run of a play or musical, manage the backstage crew (in coordination with the Stage Manager) to insure scene changes and special effects run smoothly
    • In cooperation with the Stage Manager, coordinate and supervise the cast and crew jobs for strike
    • Use the hydraulic genie and cherry picker to adjust and maintain stage lights
    • May run light and sound for other groups using Bothwell
    • Other duties as assigned by Dr. Roark.

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Carpentry skills
    • Work well without constant supervision
    • General knowledge of safe practices using power tools
    • Willing to work in high places using the hydraulic genie and the cherry picker
    • Concern for neatness, and be able to meet deadlines
    • Have a driver’s license and be qualified to drive Blackburn vehicles
    • Helpful qualities include back stage technical theater experience, set design abilities, and knowledge of theater lighting and sound.
    +Assistant Technical Director Coordinating Set/Props

    OFFICE/AREA: PERFORMING ARTS
    FACULTY SUPERVISOR: DR. ROARK

    DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:

    • Work with the Technical Director to construct and paint theatre sets and props
    • Regularly sweep and mop the stage floor for rehearsals and performances
    • Work as part of the backstage crew during productions
    • Use the hydraulic genie and cherry picker to adjust and maintain stage lights
    • May run light and sound for other groups using Bothwell
    • Other duties as assigned by Dr. Roark.

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Carpentry skills
    • Work well without constant supervision
    • General knowledge of safe practices using power tools
    • Concern for neatness, and be able to meet deadlines.
    • Must be willing to work in high places using the hydraulic genie and the cherry picker
    • Must have a driver’s license and be qualified to drive Blackburn vehicles
    • Helpful qualities include back stage technical theater experience, set design abilities and knowledge of theater lighting and sound
    +Costumer

    OFFICE/AREA: PERFORMING ARTS
    FACULTY SUPERVISOR: DR. ROARK

    DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:

    • Build, rent, buy, or pull costumes for theater productions
    • Collaborate with directors to develop costume designs
    • Collect actor’s size information soon after casting and coordinate fittings with actors and the director as costumes are acquired
    • Shop for costumes and props at thrift stores in the area
    • Keep costumes clean and pressed during dress rehearsals and performances
    • Assist actors with quick changes during dress rehearsals and performances
    • Assist with make-up and hair styling during dress rehearsals and performances
    • Other duties as assigned by Dr. Roark

     

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Must be able to sew, and create clothing from a pattern
    • Must be able to research designs for costumes appropriate to the play
    • Must work well without constant supervision
    • Must have a driver’s license and be qualified to drive Blackburn vehicles
    • Helpful qualities include having a car and costume design experience
    +Stage Manager

    OFFICE/AREA: PERFORMING ARTS
    FACULTY SUPERVISOR: DR. ROARK

    DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:

    • Attend and assist in all auditions, rehearsals, and performances of performing arts department faculty directed plays
    • Before each rehearsal the stage manager arrives at least a half hour before the actors to set up set and props for the rehearsal
    • Tape the stage floor to indicate where set pieces will be for rehearsal purposes
    • During rehearsals record all the blocking in the stage manager’s binder, and maintain attendance records for cast and crew
    • Other duties during rehearsals include running line drills, prompting off-book actors with their lines
    • During performances the Stage Manager calls lighting and sound cues from the booth, communicates to the cast break times and cues for entrances, preset props before the performance and store props after performances.
    • Unlock and lock up the theatre before and after rehearsals and performances
    • Communicate with the cast and crew about scheduling via email and text.
    • With the Technical Director, coordinate and supervise the cast and crew jobs for strike.
    • Oversee the care and cleanliness of the greenroom.
    • Stage manager is responsible for creating and posting a sign-in sheets for cast during tech/production week.
    • May run light and sound for other groups using Bothwell
    • Other duties as assigned by Dr. Roark.

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    • May not have night classes
    • Must be punctual, well organized and have good communications skills.
    +Academic Assistant

    OFFICE/AREA: PERFORMING ARTS
    FACULTY SUPERVISOR: DR. ROARK

    DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:

    • Word processing
    • Grading objective exams
    • Record keeping
    • Office cleaning
    • Library research and other duties as assigned by Mr. Young.

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Must be highly computer literate
    • Able to word process, and use spreadsheets, back up and transfer files
    • Must be well organized and pay excellent attention to details
    • Able to work well without direct supervision
    • Self starter
    • Helpful qualifications include excellent writing skills, personable, specific knowledge of word perfect, ms word, and quarto pro.
    +Faculty Assistant

    OFFICE/AREA: POLIT. SCI.
    FACULTY SUPERVISOR: DR. BRADLEY

    DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:

    • Clerical Duties: Perform general clerical duties; type, file; assist in research; data entry; organize, clean, and maintain office;
    • Event Planning: Plan/coordinate High School Model UN, including maintaining the web page;
    • Tutoring and other duties assigned by faculty.

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Prefer Political Science major
    • Must have knowledge and interest in political science
    • Should possess clerical skills (typing, data entry, etc.)
    +Faculty Assistant

    OFFICE/AREA: PSYCHOLOGY
    FACULTY SUPERVISOR: DR. DANKER

    DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:

    • Perform general clerical duties
    • Clean, and maintain office
    • May assist in research
    • May tutor and assist students with course work
    • Other duties as assigned by faculty.

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Prefer Psychology major
    • Should have knowledge and interest in psychology
    • Should possess general clerical skills (typing).
    +Faculty/Lab Assistant

    OFFICE/AREA: SPANISH
    FACULTY SUPERVISOR: DR. KARTCHNER

    DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:

    • Perform general clerical work
    • Perform duties related to classes: correct tests and homework; tutor and assist students in Spanish courses
    • Hold study sessions for 1st and 2nd year classes
    • Tape lessons from master tapes
    • Perform duties related to management of office and classroom: maintain and clean office, classroom, and equipment (sweeping, dusting, arranging chairs)
    • Other related duties will be assigned by faculty.

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Assistant/tutor must have completed second year of Spanish (through courses of proficiency)
    • Have a reasonably good command of the language
    • Have some knowledge and interest in Hispanic culture
    • Must work well with others and be interested in teaching and tutoring; must be responsible and mature enough to take over 1st and 2nd year courses in the event of instructor’s absence.
    • Also helpful are basic computer and typing skills.
    +Writing Assistant

    OFFICE/AREA: WRITER’S BLOCK
    FACULTY SUPERVISOR: DR. DILLON

    DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:

    • Work individually and in small groups with students enrolled in WR 101/102
    • Meet with instructor of WR 111/112 to evaluate progress of WR 101/102 students
    • Be available for other students on a walk-in basis by holding weekly open hours in the Writer’s Block.
    • In addition, tutors enroll in WR 261 Tutoring Practicum.

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Completion of WR 112
    • Desire to work with a variety of students, primarily first year
    • Good interpersonal and writing skills
    • Must enroll in WR 261 Tutoring Practicum
    +Department Advisor (Faculty/Staff, Part-Time)
    OFFICE/AREA: MANAGEMENT

    DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:
    The student-managed work program has a two-fold purpose; to help keep college operational costs as low as possible and to provide an extra dimension of community within which students have the opportunity to contribute and learn. In order for the program to be successful, students must be “empowered”. They must be assisted with acquiring the knowledge and skills necessary to do the work; be given the opportunity and encouragement to perform the work; be held accountable to appropriate standards of work; and be given appropriate recognition for their work.
    The role of the Academic Services Department Advisor is that of an “enabler”. The advisor must be a teacher, trainer, coach, and mentor for the student manager. The advisor will:

    • Participate in the selection of the manager.
    • Assure that the manager is trained regarding the services, organization, functioning, and needs of the department;
    • Provide guidance on management practices and procedures;
    • Keep informed about department issues/concerns and see that they are being properly addresses by the manager;
    • Meet regularly (at least weekly) with the manager to provide support and advise regarding department problems and issues;
    • Set appropriate standards and hold the manager accountable for his/her performance and behavior;
    • Assure that the work warning system and other department and work program policies are being implemented by the manager;
    • Keep the general managers and work program advisor informed of any significant problems or issues;
    • Evaluate the performance of the manager;
    • Consider and advocate ways/means of improving the work program at the department level and campus wide;
    • Attend Work Committee meetings whenever possible;
    • Be an advocate for the work program.

    QUALIFICATIONS:
    Prefer a faculty member from an academic services area; must be enthusiastic about and interested in the work program; must have good communication, teaching, and human relations skills; and must be willing and able to devote 3 to 6 hour per week to the position, in addition to their other college duties.

    +Commons Marketing and Event Coordinator

    FACULTY SUPERVISOR: SPENCER BRAYTON/NAOMI CRUMMEY
    OFFICE: ENGLISH & COMMUNICATIONS

    DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:

    • Plan, create, and send monthly newsletter detailing the events and services offered by the Commons
    • Manage Commons and EN-CO social media accounts (i.e. Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin)
    • Create promotional materials and press releases for Commons and EN-CO events and programs
    • Coordinate EN-CO and Commons event* logistics, including: PR and marketing, scheduling, communication with participants and providers (such as caterers, a/v services, etc).
    • Maintain calendar of EN-CO and Commons events
    • Solicit local businesses to be event sponsors and fundraise (i.e. write grants)
    • Coordinate art displays for the Commons