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Level 4: Highly skilled jobs that require the ability to work independently.

Pay rate begins at $9.50/hr

Department: Education Division
Job Type: Columbus Metropolitan Library Homework Help Center

Job Description:

-answer appropriate questions related to homework assignments
-review homework instructions with students
-proofread homework assignments
-teach students to use reference materials
-reinforce basic study skills

Locations: Shepard Branch: 790 N Nelson Road and Martin Luther King Branch: 1600 E Long St


-advanced literacy skills
-knowledge of middle school
-level mathematics, science, social studies, etc
-keyboarding skills/Microsoft Office knowledge
-hard working and energetic
-takes direction well
-works well with others
-good customer service skills
-shows a concern for students and their grasp of information covered in the homework
-respect and appreciate diversity, and believe every child can learn


Contact: Bonnie Miller
Phone: 614-251-4623
Email: millerb@ohiodominican.edu

Department: Psychology
Job Type: Research Assistant

Job Description:
-assist with data collection, data entry, and data analysis
-assist with scheduling subjects for data collections
-serve as a teaching assistant for psychology labs using SPSS

-must have taken PSY 230 and received a final grade of B or higher or able to demonstrate research skills including experience using SPSS.
-must be available during the PSY 230 lab time in the Spring semester, Thursdays 12 - 3 pm.

Contact: Valerie Staton
Phone: 614-251-4685
Email: statonv@ohiodominican.edu

Department: Academic Resource Center
Job Type: Academic Tutor

Job Description:

Tutors are needed to staff the Math Lab, Writing Center, and for all other subjects, including business, science, humanities, and social and behavioral sciences.


Job Description:

- tutor students in individual and/or group settings

- greet students, staff, and visitors

- direct students, staff, and visitors to appropriate ARC services

- keep accurate electronic and paper records of sessions

- collaborate with faculty in area of expertise

- attend training sessions

- create materials as needed

- other duties as assigned



- recommendation from an ODU faculty member

- demonstrated proficiency in specialty area of tutoring

- strong overall student (cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher)

- strong interpersonal skills

- punctual, mature, responsible, reliable, professional, and courteous

- able to follow directions and work independently

- respect for confidentiality

Contact: Amy Spencer
Phone: 614-251-4511
Email: spencera@ohiodominican.edu

Department: Library - NO POSITIONS AVAILABLE
Job Type: Library Student Associate

Job Description:

- Coordinate duties and responsibilities as team leader for level 3 library student assistants under the direction of and/or in the absence of other supervisory staff
- Assists in training and development of library student assistants
- Monitors work quality of library student assistants
- Coordination and oversee stacks maintenance: shelving items, shelf reading, weeding, and shifting books and other library materials on shelves, missing item searches, monitoring conditions
- Perform building opening/closing/operations procedures as necessary
- Customer support and problem-solving as necessary
- Design, create, and mount library displays, signage, and/or other promotional items such as brochures and bookmarks
- Monitoring supply needs in public areas and work areas
- Checking out and checking in library items
- Receiving payment of fines/charges
- Retrieving requested items from shelves and preparing items for shipping and/or pickup- Photocopying or scanning documents
- Special projects such as electronic delivery of articles, tracking and analysis of statistical data, and adding and/or verifying links on course pages
- Other general office/library-type activities


- Leadership and supervisory skills
- Works well with others as a team
- Able to show initiative, troubleshoot known and unexpected problems, and enforce library policies
- Able to interact tactfully and efficiently with campus community and other staff
- Excellent communication and organizational skills, dependable, reliable, punctual, proactive
- At least 1 year experience in the Circulation unit as a student worker, or equivalent/similar experience leading work teams or supervising the work of others
- Able to work specific dates/time/shifts as needed in the absence of other supervisory staff

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

Department: Conway Center for Family Business
Job Type: PR/Marketing Assistant

Job Description:

- Draft text for print and online newsletters, correspondence, and other written materials, including press releases
- Draft and update website content 
- Identify and recruit prospective members 
- Interact with business owners and community leaders
- Assist with logistics, including preparation and follow-up for a variety of meetings
- Communicate through e-mail on behalf of the Center 
- Assist with the development and execution of membership mailings 
- Promote Annual Awards Program through earned and paid media sources


- Sophomore or Junior PR 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

Preferred Skills
- Proficient in Microsoft Office software
- Ability to work 10 hours per week, flexible schedule, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills

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

Department: The Charles School
Job Type: Classroom Aid

Job Description:
-Assist and support teachers in the classroom at The Charles School
-Tutor students at The Charles School

-Education major preferred
-Must enjoy working with kids!

Contact: Mike Beard
Phone: 614-258-8588
Email: beard.1@thecharlesschool.org

Department: Information Services - Helpdesk
Job Type: Student Technology Assistant (STA)

Job Description:

-troubleshooting and technical support for ODU community
-support campus standard software and hardware
-create and maintain technical documentation
-provide printer and multimedia equipment troubleshooting
-provide walk-up, phone and online support
-setup and installation of campus equipment
-maintain call tracking and issue resolution systems


-desire to learn and listen
-excellent written and verbal communication skills
-personable and customer
-service oriented-dedication and reliability
-team player and willingness to learn new skills
-ability to lift equipment and paper boxes
-paid training is provided
-flexible scheduling available

Contact: Helpdesk Manager
Phone: 614-253-3633
Email: helpdeskmanager@ohiodominican.edu

Department: Philosophy/Theology
Job Type: Assistant to the Editor of the Theta Alpha Kappa Journal

Job Description:
- Edit manuscripts for punctuation, spelling and grammar
- Set up pages for printing
- Assist Editor in correspondence with students and faculty at other institutions.

- Ability to use Word Perfect
- Ability to use Adobe Acrobat
- Ability to use Microsoft Word
- Ability to use some form of Graphic Design

Contact: Leo Madden
Phone: 614-251-4720
Email: maddenL@ohiodominican.edu

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

Job Description:

- Works closely with Media and Marketing Communications Manager
- Write and edit a variety of documents including articles for newsletter, online articles and news releases
- Taking photos (as needed)
- Conducting interviews with students, faculty and staff
- Conduct research and catalog department information
- Assist the Public Relations and Communications Department staff as needed
- Maintain the media contact list and the social media sites
- Some evening and weekend hours required

- PR or English major
- solid writing skills
- committed to accomplishing tasks with accuracy and within given timeframes
- Seniors and juniors preferred, but sophomores will be considered
- Flexible hours, minimum of 15 hours week.

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

Department: St. Stephen's Community House
Job Type: Tutor and Homework Help

Job Description:
St. Stephen's Community House is located at 1500 E. 17th Avenue Columbus, Ohio 43211, just a few minute drive from campus.

-Flexible Hours (around 12 hours per week).  Monday-Thursday 3:00pm - 6:00pm
-assist in the implementation of the daily operations of the Tutoring and After School programs
-assist with homework completion
-assist with developmental group activities
-may communicate progress with staff, participants and parents.

-verbal and written communication skills
-problem solving and conflict resolution skills
-enjoy working with children
-cultural sensitivity
-must take Protecting God's Children/child abuse awareness training if hired

Contact: Tommy Ferguson
Phone: 614-294-6347
Email: tferguson@saintstephensch.org

Department: United Way of Central Ohio
Job Type: Accounting and Finance Department Intern

Job Description:

- Assist with preparation of weekly accounts payable documentation and coding
- Assist with processing of accounts receivable, including researching accounts and posting payments in internal database
- Manually enter data into ANDAR database from miscellaneous pledge cards unable to be scanned
- Assist with processing and mailing donor thank-you letters and payment receipts
- Provide research assistance and support in other duties, as assigned


- Knowledge of or interest in the human service industry.
- Computer software and software applications, including working with databases and Excel.
- Ability to work independently, to seek out and proactively take on additional projects.
- Meet commitments in a timely manner. Maintain professional demeanor at all times.
- The ability to interact with diverse audiences, volunteers, team members and management.
- Thorough appreciation and acceptance of, and commitment to, diversity.

Contact: Holly Bright
Phone: 614-227-8703
Email: Holly.Bright@uwcentralohio.org

Department: Columbus Literacy Council
Job Type: Student Services Representative

Job Description:
-Greet students and answer questions relating to student registration and upcoming classes
-File and maintain student records as assigned
-Assist in student reassessment and registration
-Answer and return phone calls for student services
-Maintain working area clean and organized
-Other duties as needed

-Dependable and prompt
-Desire to help adults learn to read, write, and speak English
-Attention to detail
-Effectively handle multiple priorities-Ability to work with individuals from diverse countries and cultures
-Excellent communication skills, including active listening
-Problem solving skills
-Administrative skills

Contact: Corinne Lacy
Phone: 614-224-0501
Email: clacy@columbusliteracy.org

Department: Columbus Literacy Council
Job Type: Media Center Associate

Job Description:
-Assist students with homework, computer skills, and daily conversation
-Help adult learners achieve individual literacy goals
-Assist media center coordinator in classroom instruction
-Work at the front desk when needed.  This includes greeting and directing visitors to appropriate locations

-Desire to help adults learn to read, write, and speak English
-Good communication skills required
-Patience and the ability to work with diverse cultures
-Knowledge of Microsoft Office and Internet use

Contact: Corinne Lacy
Phone: 614-224-0501
Email: clacy@columbusliteracy.org

Department: Columbus Literacy Council
Job Type: Resource Assistant

Job Description:
-Participate in Special Event preparation
-Return phone calls and schedule appointments for Design Administrator
-Assist in general non-profit administrative duties
-Work at the front desk as needed
-Ancillary duties including data entry, event planning, direct mail, and office upkeep
-Other duties as assigned

-Typing and data entry aptitude
-Knowledge of Microsoft Office
-Good communication skills
-Strong attention to detail
-Good organizational skills
-Aministrative skills
-Ability to work independently, completing assigned tasks on time
-Ability to relate with others from diverse cultures

Contact: Corinne Lacy
Phone: 614-224-0501
Email: clacy@columbusliteracy.org

Department: Broad Street Achievement Program
Job Type: Program Assistant

Job Description:
-Assist in the direction, supervision, and organization of children in their group within activities and throughout the program in order to meet the intended outcomes.
-Participate in the development and implementation of program activities for children within the mission and outcomes.
-Maintain high standards of health and safety in all activities for children and staff.
-Be a role model to children and staff in your attitude and behaviors.
-Represent the program when interacting with parents and community members.
-Maintain student records.

Summer 2016 Opportunities

SOA Monitors: We are looking for screeners, observers, and assessors for our children's activities. The skills required are documentation, communication, data entry, and data analysis. We are in need of help with gathering data to help analyze the results of our summer program. The dates would be June 13 through August 12, Monday through Thursday, with the hours being between 9:45 am and 3:00 pm. Training is available June 6-8, 10 am – 2 pm. We believe this position is ideal for students in the field of education, social work, psychology, or human services.

TA Facilitators: We are looking for therapeutic arts facilitators. The skills required are child supervision, creative arts, and stage direction. We are in need of help with assisting children to perform a staged script for development of children's social-emotional expression and skills. The dates would be June 13 through August 12, Monday through Thursday, with the hours being between 3:00 pm and 6:00 pm. Training is available June 6-8, 10 am – 2 pm. We believe this position is ideal for students in the field of arts education, psychology, and theatre.

-Must have at least 1 year of experience working with children of all ages.
-Must be 18 years of age and high school graduate.
-Must submit health history record and examination form prior to first day of work.
-Must complete a BCII background check prior to employment,

Contact: Francine Marchelle
Phone: 614-221-6552
Email: Afterschool@BSPC.org

Department: Academic English Transition Program
Job Type: Tutor

Job Description:

- Tutor non-native English speaking students on reading/writing and listening/speaking
- Keep record of student progress and performance
- Develop and create tutoring materials as needed
- Assist with student activities (e.g. field trips, cultural explorations)
- Work closely with the Director


- Reliable, dependable, and professional
- Strong academic standing (GPA of 3.0 or higher)
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
- Ability to maintain confidentiality of student information
- Ability to take direction and work independently
- Interest in working with English language learners
- Junior or Senior student eligible for work-study
- Resume and cover letter required

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

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