Student Employment Job Board
Postings for the 2013-14 Job Board will be updated regularly as jobs are filled or as they become available.
Updated September 20, 2013
On Campus Positions
costume shop assistants
2-4 hours a week
Shop Hours: Mon-Fri 1-5 p.m.
Description of primary position responsibilities:
1.) Assist Costume Designer and Costumier in construction of costumes for all Theatre Department productions.
2.) Assist in maintenance of costumes during the performances in the Mary L. Welch Theater.
1.) Basic to intermediate sewing (hand, machine) skills.
2.) The ability to iron, conduct basic laundry.
3.) Strong work ethic, a sense of responsibility, and dependability.
4.) Positive attitude and willingness to learn.
5.) Theatre/arts/crafts experience is helpful but not necessary.
Questions or inquiries should be directed to:
Tiffany Towns, visiting assistant professor of theatre/resident costume designer, at firstname.lastname@example.org
College relations student assistant
Description of primary position responsibilities: Assist in the sending of press releases to students’ hometown newspapers, the writing of College press releases, and/or the writing of features for the alumni magazine and College website; provide press coverage, including photography, for campus events; monitor local news for information on the College and its students, faculty/staff and alumni; perform general office duties.
Position Supervisor: Matthew Parrish, assistant director of college relations
Primary skills desired in student employee: Very strong writing and communication skills. The ability to work independently. Experience in communications/marketing, photography or videography is a plus.
In addition to supplying office support, the students provide coverage and promotion of campus events and facilitate the distribution of press releases to newspapers outside the local area that would not be possible with the current size of our professional staff. For more information contact Matthew at email@example.com.
Lycoming Fund Phonathon Callers
Attributes: The Lycoming Fund is looking for outgoing, energetic, and articulate students to call alumni, parents and friends of Lycoming for the Fall 2013 Phonathon.
What is Phonathon? Students contact alumni, parents, and friends to let them know “what’s new” at Lycoming, update their contact and employment information, and secure gifts and pledges to the Lycoming Fund.
Why become a caller? It’s a great resume-builder, no matter what field you enter after graduation! Make connections with alumni in your major, field or hometown! Earn an hourly wage plus paid training!
When is the Phonathon? Phonathon will be held for approximately 12 weeks during the Fall semester, with three hour shifts on Sunday afternoons and Monday-Thursday evenings. You must be able to work at least two shifts per week and attend two nights of paid training, to be held in early September.
Interested? Contact Jennifer Walter, associate director of annual giving, at 570-321-4196, email at firstname.lastname@example.org or stop by 217 Long Hall for more information.
Off-Campus Community Service Positions
Students must check to see if they are eligible for Community Work Study before they start working. Even if you worked at a Community Work Study job in a previous year, you must check to see if you are still eligible before you start to work. If you start working and we determine you are not eligible to work, you WILL NOT be paid for the hours you worked. Students with a Federal Work Study award may work in a community service position and be paid by Lycoming College. Students interested in an off-campus community service position must complete an Off-Campus Community Service Contract. Contracts are available in the Financial Aid Office. All contracts must be signed and returned to the Financial Aid Office prior to the start of employment.
American Red Cross
Students employed at the American Red Cross would help implement community health and safety programs and assist with record keeping and inventory. Contact: Joy Hanner at (570) 326-9131
American Rescue Workers
Student employed at the American Rescue Workers would help with tasks in the area thrift stores. Students will be spending the majority of time on their feet, stocking shelves, pricing items and sorting items.
Contact: Nancy Moser at (570) 323-8401
Neighborhood Network Technology Center
The CAPPA Neighborhood Network Center located in Williamsport, PA provides extended learning opportunities for youth in a safe, drug free and supervised environment afterschool from 3:30 PM- 6:30 PM Monday thru Thursday from September to June; and 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Monday thru Friday June thru August. All educational software is directly aligned with Pennsylvania Academic Curriculum Standards and is done in direct collaboration with Williamsport Area School District to help students improve academic proficiency levels. The CAPPA Neighborhood Network Technology Center provides a community based venue for student participants to spend more time on task. More time on task is a proven strategy for academic improvement.
Neighborhood Network Technology Center Location in Williamsport, Pennsylvania:
- Unity Christian Fellowship - 734 West Fourth Street, Second Floor
The CAPPA Neighborhood Network Technology Center utilizes evidence based curriculums: Plato Learning Achieve Now and the Why Try Program
The “PLATO Learning Achieve Now” program is a flexible, research-based program designed for K-8th grade students that increases student academic proficiency levels. The program is suitable for many environments, including learning centers and extended day / year programs. The program includes curriculum played on Sony Playstation hand held PSP technologies, learning activities, participant assessment, and teacher support materials. PLATO Learning provides prescriptive, personalized instruction, technology-based teaching tools, standards-driven assessment, and data management to facilitate continuous academic improvement.
The Why Try program is a strength-based approach to helping youth overcome their challenges and improve outcomes in areas of truancy, behavior, and academics. It is based on empirical principles, including Solution Focused Brief Therapy, Social and Emotional Intelligence, and multi-sensory learning. The basic premise of Why Try is to teach social and emotional principles to youth in a way they can understand and remember through a series of ten visual analogies. Each visual teaches a discrete principle which are then reinforced by music and physical activities. The visual, auditory, and body-kinesthetic learning styles are all addressed. The program also comes with pre and post testing. The mission of Why Try is to help people achieve opportunity, freedom, and self-respect using education and interventions that motivate and create positive change. This statement aligns directly with CAPPA's mission.
Students employed by The Center will work with students in an after school program. The student's assistance will help to provide a safe, drug-free environment for the youth in the program. Contact: (570) 322-5515
Students employed by Experience Works would work in the computer labs as instructors, assistant technicians and lab monitors. Other tasks include assisting people with writing resumes and using on-line job-search tools. Students would enable disadvantaged seniors to benefit from computer technology. Contact: John Kiernan at (570) 321-5811
Habitat for Humanity
Students employed by Habitat for Humanity are responsible for providing the local office with clerical support as needed. Contact: (570) 322-2515
James V. Brown Library
Students employed by the James V. Brown Library have the opportunity to work as a Customer Service Assistant or a Computer Help Desk Assistant. A Customer Service Assistant assists patrons, in person and by phone, by answering questions, providing assistance, or giving necessary instruction. This Assistant may also be responsible for placing material reserves as needed, registering patrons for library programs, and dealing with minor complaints and problems. A Computer Help Desk Assistant is stationed in the public computer area. This Assistant must be friendly and helpful with a comprehensive knowledge of computers and its many uses and functions. Contact: Allison Savage at (570) 326-0536 ext. 153
North Penn Legal Services
Students employed by North Penn would greet visitors in the waiting room and take personal information from them. Students will answer incoming telephone calls and direct the calls to the appropriate staff members. They also would work on miscellaneous tasks such as making up files, and copying if telephone activity is slow. Contact: Danna Rich-Collins at (570) 323-8741
Office of Aging
Students employed at the Office of Aging will help prepare and deliver meals to the elderly residents of the county. Contact: Michelle Koons at (570) 323-3096
St. Anthony's Center
Students employed by St. Anthony's Center will help with daily food preparation as well as serving food to the less fortunate within the city that come into the Center. Contact: Sister Henry at (570) 326-2244
Thomas T. Taber Museum
Students employed at the Thomas T. Taber Museum may assist with any aspect of museum work, including administrative, curatorial, educational programming, exhibit preparation, public relations and research. Contact: Sandra Rife at (570) 326-3326
Students employed through Walkway of Hope through Academic Mentorship will help school kids with their homework, provide social skills training and become mentors and role models for the kids. Contact: Sam Washington at (570) 327-5500 ext. 3548