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    202-885-3939
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    Mary Graydon, Room 274

    Elmore, Michael
    Senior Director, University Center & Student Activities

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Summer Student STaff Positions Now Hiring!


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Click on the position title or office for descriptions -

You MUST attend one information session to be considered. See meeting dates to the right.


Center for Diversity & Inclusion (CDI)

University Center & Student Activities

Orientation, Retention, and Transition

Housing & Dining Programs

Center for Community Engagement and Services 

 

 Center for Diversity & Inclusion -


Summer Transition Enrichment Program (STEP) Assistant-
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Position Description & Specific Responsibilities:

·         Aid with the implementation of the Summer Transition Enrichment Program, a seven-week academic and skill-building institute for a select group of incoming first-year students

·         Serve as leaders, role models, and a support system for the student participants who reside on AU’s campus during the summer.

·         Advise STEP students on their transition to college life and being at AU

·         Coordinate select programs, such as community service/community-based learning projects, community building activities, etc…

·         Promote a unified sense of community among the STEP students by creating and implementing cultural, educational, and social activities both within the residence halls and in DC

·         Provide assistance to the Center for Diversity and Inclusion in all aspects of STEP, including but not limited to roommate mediation, event logistics, and program assessment

·         Role-model by encouraging a healthy, responsible and well-balanced life-style

 

Compensation:

·         $11.00 per hour for 35-40 hours per week for 10-week employment period

·         Double-occupancy room in the same residence hall as STEP participants

 

Application Process:

·         Applications due Feb 3, 2014 by 11:59PM

·         February 3-14: In-person or Skype Interviews

 February 21, 2014 by 5pm, Applicants notified of status

For more information, visit http://www.american.edu/ocl/cdi/stepassistant.cfm or contact Isaac Agbeshie-Noye, Assistant Director, Student Success and Retention, Center for Diversity & Inclusion, at agbeshie@american.edu.



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Student Building Managers -

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Position Description & Specific Responsibilities:

·         Oversee the operation of the Mary Gradon Center

·         Provides meeting and even support

·         Works closely with AU Catering, Housekeeping, Support Services, and Audio Visual for every event, client, and setup

·         Prepare reports which highlight any issues encountered on shift

·         Serves as a resource for the campus community


 Compensation: $8.75 per hour and each manager is eligible for a $0.25/hr raise every academic year.

 

Application Process:

·         Accepting applications starting March 3, 2014

·         All applications are due by  Monday March 24

·         Interviews will be held March 26 – April 4, 2014

Hiring decisions will be made by Monday April 7, 2014

For more information, visit http://www.american.edu/ocl/uc/Student-Employment.cfm or contact Darcy Frailey at darcy@american.edu.


Orientation, Retraining, and Transition -

Orientation Leader -

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Position Description & Specific Responsibilities:

·         Work with incoming freshman and transfers students and their families at Eagle Summit

·         Lead small groups for Discover DC and other welcome week programs prior to the start of school.

·         Position is for students who are enthusiastic about helping incoming students be welcomed to the AU community.

 

Compensation:

·         $9.00 per hour for summer training and program

·         On campus housing for duration of summer training and programs

 

Application Process:

For more information, visit ­­­­­­­­­­http://www.american.edu/ocl/orientation/index.cfm or contact Katie Bowen, Coordinator, Orientation Transition & Retention, at kbown@american.edu.


Housing & Dining Programs-

Residence Maintenance Crew -

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Position Description & Specific Responsibilities:

·         Responsible for responding to 2fix requests concerning residence hall furniture, setting up for events held in all of the meeting spaces within the residence halls, and generally working to improve the residential experience.

·         Summer positions will be tasked with responsibilities that will assist with the hosting of summer conference guests.

·         Help with the transitions in the residences hall from the academic year to summer, and back to housing for Fall 2014 students.

 

Compensation:

·         $9.65 per hour for 35 hours per week

·         On campus housing for duration of summer employment

 

Application Process:

For questions regarding the application process, please email housinganddiningjobs@american.edu.

For more information, visit ihttp://www.american.edu/ocl/housing/RMCInfo.cfm, or contact Mia Raths, Facilities Coordinator, at mraths@american.edu.

 

Summer Leadership Team -

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Position Description & Specific Responsibilities:

Conference Liaison:

·         Coordinate conference needs by preparing guest and room rosters, dining, catering, check in/out process, classroom and meeting space reservations, audiovisual service, parking/transportation and fitness center access. Keep detailed and accurate written records.

·         Indirectly supervise the Campus Hosts in the completion of tasks and work projects.

·         Provide 24 hour “on call” coverage for summer conference operations within a rotation system of Conference Liaisons. Refer all crises/emergencies to the Resident Director.

·         Complete and submit Conference Close Out Reports within five (5) business days of a conference group departure from campus when applicable.

Summer Management Assistant (3 positions):

·         SMA for Conference, Dining, and Events reports to the Conference and Events coordinator and works to coordinate and track meeting space and audio visual reservations, meeting room set-ups, on-site coordination of special events, and manage the Dining Chart.

·         SMA for Desk Operations provides support to the Residential Services Coordinator by assisting with registration cards, key distribution and tracking, and desk operations.

·         SMA for Room Checks and Readiness works closely with the ACUHO-I and duties include assisting in arrival and departure operations, room checks and readiness, and welcome signs for groups and individuals.

·         All positions provide support to all aspects of summer operations including desk operations, duty shift responsibilities, guest services, site coordination and revenue management.

Summer Student Receptionist:

·         Assist Housing & Dining Programs Staff by providing a high level of customer service to all residents and guests of the office.

·         Serve as primary point of contact for students and other visitors to the office. The Student Receptionist will answer questions and refer the guest to the appropriate staff member if unable to assist.

·         Answer telephone calls and transfer the caller to the appropriate staff members.

·         Assist various staff members in the office with administrative projects and assist in the coverage of residence hall front desks as requested.

 

Compensation:

·         Conference Liaison’s get paid $11.00 per hour.

·         SMA’s get paid $9.80 per hour.

·         Summer Student Receptionist gets paid $8.25 per hour.

·         All positions come with housing in a single room for the duration of the summer months.

 

Application Process:

·         Applications due Monday January 27th by 9am. Please note you must attend an info session in order to have access to the application.

·         Sunday February 2, 2014: Group Interview Process

·         February 10-14: Individual interviews

February 21, 2014: Notifications Out

For more information, visit http://www.american.edu/ocl/housing/studentstaff.cfm or email Tess Mabry at housinganddiningjobs@american.edu.


Campus Host -

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Position Description & Specific Responsibilities:

·         Assist with summer conference operations through working the residence hall front desks, assisting with check in and check out processes, and providing high levels of customer service to conference guests.

·         Assist in making sure all residence hall rooms and meeting spaces are prepared for conference guests.

 

Compensation:

·         $8.25 per hour.

·         Positions come with housing in a single room for the duration of the summer.

 Application Process:

·         Friday March 7: Application Due

·         Thursday March 20 & Sunday March 23: Group Interview Process

·         April 1, 2014 – April 7, 2014: Individual Interviews

April 10: Notifications Out

For more information, visit http://www.american.edu/ocl/housing/studentstaff.cfm or email Tess Mabry at housinganddiningjobs@american.edu.

 

 

Center for Community Engagement and Service-

Graduate FWS Assistant -

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Position Description & Specific Responsibilities:

·         Seeking a graduate student who is a self-starter who is committed to community service.

·         Manage payroll process for DC Reads work study students

·         Produce materials for student recruitment

·         Follow up with community partners regarding payroll matters and monitor all required supporting documents

·         Send biweekly and monthly emails to students and employers to encourage timely submission of paperwork.

·         Maintain FWS student records

·         Maintain databases of students, employers, and expenditures

 

Compensation:

$12-14 per hour – Federal Work Study eligibility strongly preferred

Application Process:

If interested please email a cover letter and resume to radams@american.edu

For more information, please contact Robin Adams at radams@american.edu or visit The Center for Community Engagement and Service in room 273 of the Mary Gradon Center.

 

Graduate Program Assistant -

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Position Description & Specific Responsibilities:

·         Seeking a graduate student who is a self-starter and committed to social justice work.

·         Recruiting and interviewing prospective tutors

·         Assist in coordinating and managing logistics for trainings

·         Contribute to and coordinate meeting and site visits with community partners

·         Monitoring tutor progress and attendance

·         Help to develop and maintain monthly DC Reads newsletter

·         Develop relationships with DC Reads community partners in conjunction with the Assistant Director of CCES.

·         Assist with supervising 15-20 Team Leaders

·         Assist with program assessment and evaluations

 

Compensation:

·         $12-14 per hour – Federal Work Study eligibility strongly preferred

 Application Process:

·         If interested, please email a cover letter and resume to radams@american.edu

 For more information, please contact Robin Adams at radams@american.edu or visit The Center for Community Engagement and Service in room 272 of the Mary Gradon Center.

 

DC Reads Tutor -

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Position Description & Specific Responsibilities:

·         Plan and implement innovative lessons to improve students’ reading an math skills and influence students’ independent studying habits

·         Provide general assistance to children as directed by on-site supervisor

·         Provide staff with the daily progress (academic and other wise) of children so they are able to communicate with parents


 Compensation:

·         $10-12 per hour via Federal Work Study if you qualify for up 40 hours per week

Application Process:

       Application process is rolling

For more information, visit www.american.edu/dcreads, or contact Robin Adams at dcreads@american.edu .


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