ODU Work Study

Return to Job Levels

Level 3: Perform varied and complex duties involving a high degree of responsibility and judgment. Usually requires job training or equivalent experience in a specialized area or field.

Pay rate begins at $8.75/hr

Department: Academic Affairs
Job Type: General Office/Clerical

Job Description:
- basic office duties including but not limited to: typing, filing, appointment scheduling, faxing, producing mailings, and answering phones
- assist with planning academic-related events including commencement nad faculty related activities

-organized and able to work independently
-computer skills
-confidentiality a MUST

Contact: Amy Hill
Phone: 614-251-4730
Email: hilla5@ohiodominican.edu

Department: Physician Assistant Studies
Job Type: General Office/Clerical

Job Description:

Perform general administrative duties
- general clerical: typing, filing, faxing, photocopying, shredding
- retrieving and sorting mail
- bulk mailings: fold, stuff, label, stamp
- data entry
Other duties as assigned


- Confidentiality a MUST
- Computer experience in word processing, Excel spreadsheets and database management a plus
- Attention to detail and good organizational skills
- Positive Attitude in working with students and staff
- Punctual, mature, responsible, reliable, professional and courteous
- Works independently
- Superior oral and written communication
- Good planning and organizational skills

Contact: Shonna Riedlinger
Phone: 614-251-8988
Email: riedlins@ohiodominican.edu

Department: Business Office
Job Type: General Office/Clerical

Job Description:

- perform general clerical and accounting duties within the office
- assist others within the office with filing, mailings, copying and other general office tasks
- data entry and/or spreadsheet work


- Business or Accounting major preferred
- High Level of Confidentiality
- attention to detail
- computer skills using the Microsoft Office Suite
- High Level of Customer Service Skills

Contact: Cory Gadel
Phone: 614-251-4780
Email: gadelc@ohiodominican.edu

Department: Adult and Transfer Center
Job Type: General Office/Clerical

Job Description:

-represent University and provide appropriate information about ODU to interested parties

-greet visitors and answer incoming phone calls

-work closely with admission counselors to reach out to potential students

-work closely with counselors to enter data, schedule meetings and help plan for events

Day to day duties include: answering phone calls, taking messages, scheduling appointments, organizing office and staying up to date with current university events


Works independently

Positive attitude

Good planning and organizational skills

Microsoft Suite knowledge (at least Word or Excel)

Pays attention to detail

Contact: Kate Grove
Phone: 614-251-4689
Email: grovek@ohiodominican.edu

Department: Registrar's Office
Job Type: General Office/Clerical

Job Description:

-General office assistance including: 
   -Filing documents and student files. 
   -Making copies. 
   -Assist with mailings and answering phones. 
   -Answering student-related questions.
   -Assist staff with projects.


-Dependable, mature, and organized.
-Ability to maintain confidentiality.
-Good communication skills.
-Ability to problem-solve and use good judgement.
-Good customer service skills.

Contact: Portia Thomas
Phone: 614-251-4792
Email: thomasp3@ohiodominican.edu

Department: Adult and Continuing Education
Job Type: General Office/Clerical

Job Description:
- Filing
- Mailings
- Photocopying
- Data entry
- Other duties as assigned

- Computer experience in word processing, Excel spreadsheets and database management a plus
- Attention to detail and good organizational skills
- Works independently
- Superior oral and written communication
- Good planning and organizational skills

Contact: Adam Hirschfeld
Phone: 614-251-7662
Email: hirschfa@ohiodominican.edu

Department: International Office
Job Type: Clerical

Job Description:
- general office duties including copying, filing, mailing, answering the phone etc.
- answer general questions about study abroad programs
- assistance in coordinating and promoting the study abroad fair and other events
willingness to appear at occasional weekend and/or evening events (such as admissions office open houses) to promote the International Office
- independently work on research projects
- creating and designing publications including newsletters and flyers

- dependable and reliable
- strong writing ability and computer skills
-  has interest in interacting with people from different cultures
-  international students and US students who have studied abroad are encouraged to apply

Contact: Deanna Shine
Phone: 614-251-4645
Email: shined@ohiodominican.edu

Department: Financial Aid
Job Type: Clerical

Job Description:
-daily filing and mailings
-assist staff as needed
-assist with organizing
-general office tasks as needed
-potential for computer work

-punctual and reliable
-confidentiality a MUST
-strong attention to detail
-ability to work independently
-excellent organizational skills
-computer skills preferred

Contact: Ana Bendetta
Phone: 614-251-4778
Email: bendetta@ohiodominican.edu

Department: Residence Life - NO POSITIONS AVAILABLE
Job Type: Office Assistant

Job Description:
- general office duties; filing, copying, answering phones
- assist professional staff with projects
- other general office tasks as assigned

- responsible and mature
- possess strong communication skills
- must be able to follow directions
- team work and collaboration essential
- sense of humor and creativity desired

Contact: Tina Breitfeller
Phone: 614-251-4718
Email: breitfet@ohiodominican.edu

Department: Academic English Transition Program
Job Type: Office Assistant

Job Description:

- General clerical office duties (e.g. filing, photocopying, etc.)
- Greet people visiting the office
- Answer general inquiries about the Academic English Transition Program
- Assist with student activities (e.g. field trips, cultural explorations) and special projects
- Assist instructors as needed
- Create and design promotional materials
- Other duties as assigned


- Reliable, dependable, and professional
- Good academic standing (GPA of 2.5 or higher)
- Creative and innovative
- Good work ethic
- Ability to take direction
- Strong communication, computer, and people skills

Contact: Ivan Stefano
Phone: 614-251-4751
Email: stefanoi@ohiodominican.edu

Department: Career Development
Job Type: Office Assistant

Job Description:

-Staff the reception desk and welcome students and other visitors to the Career Development Center
- Schedule appointments
- Manage main office phone & voicemail
- Assist students, faculty, and other visitors with questions about career resources and services
- Utilize the ODU JobLine system to: 
   - Post job and internship information 
   - Track and record office statistics 
   - Update announcements and event calendar
- Perform general office duties: Inventory and maintain office literature, input data from surveys for reports, file student forms, retrieve and distribute office mail, perform faxing and copying duties, and keep lobby neatly organized
- Assist with Career Development Center events, including career fairs
-Take on special projects such as event logistics and marketing, organizing employer visits to campus, and other initiatives as deemed necessary


-Excellent customer service skills and desire to help people and meet their needs
-Demonstrates responsibility, organization, initiative, completes tasks efficiently and works independently
-Excellent written and verbal communication skills
-Solid computer programs knowledge (MS Word and Excel) and keyboard/data entry skills
-Attention to detail, follows routine procedures well
-Listens and follows instructions carefully

About the Career Development Center: The Career Development Center provides individual career guidance and job/internship placement advising and resources. This includes self-assessment, career exploration and planning, graduate school information, resume and cover letter critique, interview skill development, advising on job search strategies and employment resources.

Contact: Blair McClain
Phone: 614-251-4637
Email: mcclainb@ohiodominican.edu

Department: Disability Services Office
Job Type: Office Assistant

Job Description:

-Assist with special projects (scanning textbooks and course materials, other duties)
-Availability as peer mentor/advocate for students with disabilities
-Excellent time management, organization, success skills
-Research projects for the Disability Services Office
-Maintain confidentiality standards of the Disability Services Office
-General clerical: filing, typing, photocopying, proofing, and organizing



Required Qualifications:

-Reliability and a strong work ethic

-Reliable transportation (if living off-campus)

-Friendly and engaging personality

-Excellent verbal and written communication skills

-Good academic standing (3.0 or above)

-No prior disciplinary issues

- Junior or Senior class rank


Preferred Qualifications:

- Familiarity with various Adaptive Technologies (Speech to Text & Text to Speech software, using e-readers, reading software, organizational & productivity software/apps)

- Inform students of availability of adaptive technologies to assist in their classroom needs

- Guide students through set up and use of adaptive technology

- Assist Disability Services Coordinator in training students in use of adaptive equipment

- Train student to use Speech to Text and Text to Speech software, and other software as needed

Contact: Leia Smith
Phone: 614-251-4233
Email: smithl11@ohiodominican.edu

Department: Conway Center for Family Business
Job Type: Event and Office Assistant

Job Description:

- Assist with preparation and follow-up for  monthly meetings in Alumni Hall or other locations on and off campus
- Provide set-up and assistance during peer group meetings as needed
- Assist with the planning and preparation of the Center's Annual Awards Luncheon scheduled for the first Friday in November
- Maintain Center's information about member companies - electronic and paper files
- Draft correspondence and other written materials for events
- Assist with the development and execution of mailings to membership
- Make e-mail inquiries on behalf of the Center
- Interact in a professional and courteous manner with family business owners visiting Ohio Dominican for Center events


- Sophomore or Junior student eligible for work-study
- Organized individual with excellent leadership, and written and verbal communication skills 
- Ability to represent the Center in a professional and courteous manner 
- Ability to work independently, meet deadlines, and take direction from staff
- Willingness to interact and initiate conversation with family business leaders and guests
- Willingness to learn new skills and perform a variety of tasks as required

Preferred Skills:
- Ability to work 10 hours per week, flexible schedule, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.
- Experience planning meetings or events
- Proficient in Microsoft Office Software

Contact: Jill Hofmans
Phone: 614-253-4820
Email: jhofmans@familybusinesscenter.com

Department: Natural Sciences
Job Type: Laboratory Assistant

Job Description:

- preparation, set-up, and clean-up of materials for class laboratory experiments
- maintenance of laboratories, prep areas, and/or greenhouse
- maintenance and care of organisms for class and research
- assist with research projects, lab and field based
- assist with research and experimental development projects
- assist with data collection, data entry, and data analysis


- must have an interest in natural science
- commitment to working regular hours.
- organizational and leadership skills
- willingness to learn new skills and perform a variety of tasks as required
- some positions require working outside in wet conditions and lifting at least 40 pounds
- natural science majors preferred but not required

Contact: Barry Jewell
Phone: 614-251-6650
Email: jewellb@ohiodominican.edu

Department: Center For Student Involvement
Job Type: Radio Station Manager

Job Description:

-Responsible for managing daily operations.
-Responsible for hiring, scheduling, and training of DJs.
-Responsible for collecting timecards and verification of hours worked.
-Perform regular duties of DJ.
-Communicate issues to RadiODU Advisor and/or Director of the Center for Student Involvement.


-At least one year experience as RadiODU Disc Jockey.
-Ability to work independently on projects.
-Ability to manage schedule to meet deadlines.
-Demonstrated ability to work with others.
-Energetic and outgoing.
-Friendly and outgoing personality.
-Flexibility with radio station commitments and hours.

Contact: Andrew White
Phone: 614-251-4359
Email: whitea5@ohiodominican.edu

Department: Athletics
Job Type: Team Managers - Football

Job Description:
- responsible for practice field set-up and take down
- attend all practices and home and away games
- help in issue and collection football equipment
- general office assistance


Contact: Nick Eberle
Phone: 614-253-4859
Email: eberlen@ohiodominican.edu

Department: Athletics
Job Type: Videotaping

Job Description:
- responsible for set-up and takedown of video equipment for practice and games
- attend all practices and home and away games
- football video editing post game and post practice


Contact: Nick Eberle
Phone: 614-253-4859
Email: eberlen@ohiodominican.edu

Department: Residence Life
Job Type: Student Mail Assistant

Job Description:

-Transfer mail from central mailroom in Erskine to residence halls

-Sort and distribute mail to student mailboxes

-Log and distribute packages

-Assist students in opening mailboxes

-Check ODU email daily and respond appropriately within 24 hours

-Hours: Monday-Friday 1:00-5:00 pm


-Dependable and organized


-Good decision-making skills
-Ability to understand and adhere to Federal laws on mail delivery

-Ability to follow detailed procedures

-Ability to work well with others

If you are interested in this position, please email a resume.

Contact: Tina Breitfeller
Phone: 614-251-4718
Email: breitfet@ohiodominican.edu

Department: Athletics
Job Type: Intramural Student Coordinator

Job Description:
- Serve in Intramural Cmte.
- Coordinate intramural events
- Assist with scheduling of officials for events
- Provide marketing and marketing strategies
- Keep and updates records and statistics

- Willingness to work evenings and weekends
- Interest in athletics

Contact: Willie Merrick
Phone: 614-251-4531
Email: merrickw@ohiodominican.edu

Department: Public Relations and Communications - NO POSITIONS AVAILABLE
Job Type: Photography Intern

Job Description:

- Take photographs with digital camera at campus events and activities

- skilled in use of 35mm camera and familiarity with digital photograph/cameras
- be available weekend and evening hours for campus events
- familiarity with Photoshop and scanning photographs
- cataloguing photographs
- must have 3.0 GPA or better

Contact: Tom Brockman
Phone: 614-251-4453
Email: brockmat2@ohiodominican.edu

Department: Admissions - NO POSITIONS AVAILABLE
Job Type: Student Ambassador/Tour Guide

Job Description:

-conduct tours for prospective students & their families
-assist admission counselors with general office assignments and tasks
-assist staff as needed for Admission events

-perform routine administrative tasks as needed


- be dependable and reliable
- maintain good academic standing
- have good communication skills
- enjoy interacting with others and meeting new people
- have a good work ethic
- work well with others

-some weekend and/or evening availability for campus recruiting events

Click here for more information and to apply

Contact: Jackie Somerson
Phone: 614-251-4626
Email: somersoj@ohiodominican.edu

Department: Library
Job Type: Library Student Assistant

Job Description:

- checking out and checking in library items
- shelving items, shelf reading, weeding, and shifting books on shelves
- receiving payment of fines/charges
- retrieving items from shelves and preparing items for shipping
- photocopying
- special projects
- other general office/library-type activities

- works well with others as a team
- able to interact tactfully and efficiently with community
- excellent communication skills, dependable

Contact: Timothy Sandusky
Phone: 614-251-4676
Email: sanduskt@ohiodominican.edu

Department: Library - NO POSITIONS AVAILABLE
Job Type: Processing Student Assistant

Job Description:
- processing library materials – stamping, labeling, etc…
- update records in library catalog
- assist with processing projects
- responsible for shelf reading the juvenile section of library
- other duties as assigned

Prepare library materials for patron use by stamping, labeling, and adding security strips. Update item records in the library catalog. Assist with processing projects. Responsible for shelf reading assigned shelf area. Special projects as assigned. Requires attention to detail. Approximately 8-10 hours per week, Monday - Friday.

- detail-oriented
- very organized and methodical
- comfortable with computers
- excellent communication skills, dependable
- ability to lift 25 lbs. or more

Contact: Courtney Brown
Phone: 614-251-4787
Email: brownc5@ohiodominican.edu

Department: Library - NO POSITIONS AVAILABLE
Job Type: Technical Services Student Assistant

Job Description:
- assisting in inventory of various library collections
- editing and updating records in library’s catalog
- processing library materials – re-labeling, stamping, etc…
- assist with special projects
- responsible for shelf reading assigned area
- other duties as assigned

Technical Services Student Assistant: Maintains library collection by doing inventories, editing and updating records in library catalog, and processing library materials. Assist with special projects. Responsible for shelf reading assigned shelf area. Requires attention to detail. Approximately 8-10 hours per week, Monday - Friday.

- detail-oriented
- very organized and methodical
- computer savvy
- excellent communication skills, dependable
- ability to lift 25 lbs. or more

Contact: Courtney Brown
Phone: 614-251-4787
Email: brownc5@ohiodominican.edu

Department: Library
Job Type: Library Reference/Instruction Student Assistant

Job Description:

-shelve reference materials
-assist with collection of assessment data
-assist in maintenance & development of library webpages
-search the library catalogs and/or databases as needed
-support the weeding & acquisition of reference books as needed
-work on various projects in Reference & Instruction Services



-comfortable with computers
-excellent communication skills
-ability and willingness to learn new skills
-ability and willingness to stay focused on repetitive, detailed work
-ability and willingness to work well both independently and as part of a team

Contact: Christina Bonner
Phone: 614-251-4585
Email: bonnerc@ohiodominican.edu

Department: Admissions - NO POSITIONS AVAILABLE
Job Type: Data Entry/General Office

Job Description:
- assist with data entry
- filing, photocopying, mailings

- must able to type at least 35 wpm with 95% accuracy
- computer knowledge
- attention to detail and good organizational skills

Contact: Karen Tieman
Phone: 614-251-4602
Email: tiemank@ohiodominican.edu

Department: Hands On Central Ohio
Job Type: Foodline Referral Specialist

Job Description:

-Answer incoming phone calls to provide information and referral service activities including intake, assessment and referral
-Provide advocacy for callers when needed by interacting with consumers and agencies in resolving problems and providing information
-Document all calls and entering data accurately into databases
-Conduct follow-up surveys with callers


-Excellent oral and written communication skills, including proper spelling, grammar and punctuation
-Must be a good listener
-Strong computer skills
-Ability to work independently
-Exceptional attention to detail

Contact: Safira Robinson
Phone: 614-221-6766
Email: srobinson@handsoncentralohio.org

Department: Athletics
Job Type: Sports Information Photographer

Job Description:
-assist with the daily operation of the Sports Information Office
-game day photographs of all home sporting events
-photographs of all athletic department athletic events
-ability to manipulate photos and create photo albums
-upload photo's to athletic website

-dependable, reliable and punctual
-photography background
-general computer skills
-well organized

Contact: Scott Miles
Phone: 614-251-4577
Email: miless@ohiodominican.edu

Department: Residence Life
Job Type: Front Desk Manager

Job Description:
  • Monitor traffic in the residence halls. Observe activity in the surrounding area to ensure safety
  • Check IDs of people entering the residence halls and document all guests
  • Report incidents or policy violations to Residence Life or Public Safety as appropriate
  • Respond to communication (face-to-face, email, etc.) appropriately
  • Manage Front Desk Assistant (FDA) schedule, including creation of schedule and shift changes
  • Schedule and lead regular meetings with FDAs
  • Check the desks occasionally and randomly to ensure coverage of shifts, including checking that protocol is being followed by the FDAs
  • Assist FDAs with electronic time sheets as needed
  • Send emails to FDAs about time sheets due no later than noon on the Monday after the end of each pay period
  • Other administrative tasks as assigned
  • Hours: Sunday-Wednesday, 7:00 PM-12:00 AM or 9:00 PM-12:00 AM (pending building assignment) and Thursday-Saturday, 9:00 PM-3:00 AM. Some weekend hours are required. Additional hours for Front Desk Manager responsibilities may fall outside of the periods listed above.

  • Dependable and organized
  • Good decision-making skills
  • Ability to follow written policies and procedures
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to work well with others
  • Detail oriented
  • Excellent communication skills


Contact: Jamie Laughner
Phone: 614-251-4712
Email: laughnej@ohiodominican.edu

Department: Art and Design
Job Type: Photography Lab Assistant

Job Description:

The photography area at Ohio Dominican University is seeking to fill two work-study positions. Students should be active artists and or designers with Some prior knowledge of darkroom practice, dangers, and process.
-Help maintain and run the photography area office and storage spaces.Take chemical orders, help maintain inventory, stock and unbox materials when shipments arrive.
-Assist in the maintenance of both the film and print labs.Clean enlargers, work areas and sinks, mix working chemistry, and maintain chemical charts through plotting, help maintain lenses and all photo optics.
-Two person printing and lab monitoringAssist in the making of large format photographs, including the maintenance of chemical baths, help with intro students during open lab hours.
-Run various aspects of the "The Photo Box" a rental program for students enrolled in photography.Maintain the rental program of equipment, take questions, and follow up with checkouts and turn-ins.
-Assist in the Cabinet Gallery Help hang, and install photographic exhibitions that happen monthly.


This position is for all art and or design students, others will be considered with proof of photography as a background. Successful candidates should:
-Have working knowledge of photography, both in the making of an image and processing within the film and print labs. A solid understanding of cameras and other related equipment.
-Understanding of office related duties, using word, excel etc....
-Be self-motivated and energetic to learn new ways of working in photography.
-Have experience working with chemicals both in the making and removing of.
-Have experience with shop work and basic manual labor.
-Dependable and reliable


Contact: Herb Vincent Peterson
Phone: 614-251-4452
Email: peterson@ohiodominican.edu

Department: University Advancement
Job Type: Clerical/Events/Marketing

Job Description:

Are you a public relations or marketing major or interested in a career working with people that make a difference? This Advancement Office work study position can help you meet your career goals.  We are looking for a self-motivated, detail-oriented student who can work on projects for alumni relations, alumni records and university fundraising. Opportunities range from event planning to creating content for the monthly newsletter and Advancement web site.  Learn new skills and enhance your resume. 

The multi-media/technology assistant will work closely with the Director of Advancement Services, the Assistant Director of Advancement Services and the Director of Alumni Relations to complete the following:

·         Maintain alumni databases by data entry, management and alumni research

·         Assist with coordinating alumni direct mail pieces

·         Assist in developing monthly departmental budget reports

·         Create content for monthly e-newsletter and social media Web sites; Facebook & Twitter

·         Create and maintain RSVP lists for alumni events

·         Assist in developing and coordinating alumni events including new ideas for future events

·         Assist at special events: distributing programs, working registration, giving campus tours

·         Maintain inventory of office supplies


·         Strong data entry skills and working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel

·         Detail-Oriented and a Good communicator

·         Excellent writing skills; knowledge of AP Style preferred

·         Enjoys working in a team environment; self-motivated to work on individual projects

·         Creative and Innovative; working knowledge of database management

·         Knowledgeable about design; Photoshop, InDesign and Publisher experience preferred

·         Must be able to handle confidential information

·         Available to work between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday – Friday; Hours are flexible

Contact: Ann Dysart
Phone: 614-251-4575
Email: dysarta@ohiodominican.edu

Department: University Advancement
Job Type: Phonathon Student Caller

Job Description:

-responsible for making tele-fundraising calls to ODU alumni, friends of the university, and more to secure gifts towards the annual fund-acts as an ambassador for ODU
-participate in Phonathon marketing materials
-assist when needed for Advancement or Phonathon events
-other duties as assigned


-great communication and speaking skills, specifically on the phone
-outgoing and positive personality-organized, hardworking, and detail-oriented
-ability to problem solve and think quickly
-ability to work independently in a team-oriented environment
-fundraising experience is desired but not a necessity

Contact: Katherine Mallory
Phone: 614-251-4608
Email: malloryk@ohiodominican.edu

Return to Job Levels