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

Pay rate begins at $8.50/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: Dr. Kimberly Miller
Phone: 614-251-4622
Email: millerk@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:

- peer tutoring in individual and group settings

- maintain accurate electronic and paper records of sessions

- collaborate with faculty in area of expertise

- create materials as needed

-  Sophomore or higher class standing

-  Outstanding proficiency in specialty area of tutoring; strong overall student

-  Strong interpersonal skills

-  Proficient in use of scheduling software (training provided)

-  Punctual, mature, responsible, reliable, professional and courteous
- Able to follow directions and work independently

-  Confidentiality a MUST

-  Available a minimum of 10 hours weekly, including some evening and weekend hours

NOTE:  All ARC tutors must have a subject specific recommendation from an ODU faculty member and must attend training.

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 Family Business Center of Central Ohio
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 set-up and tear down of meetings at various locations in Columbus
- Communicate through e-mail on behalf of the Center
- Assist with the development and execution of membership mailings
- Promote 15th Annual Awards Program through free 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: Amanda Hemann
Phone: 614-253-4820
Email: Admin@FamilyBusinessCenter.com

Department: Career Development - NO POSITIONS AVAILABLE
Job Type: Outreach Intern

Job Description:

This internship may be taken for academic credit if it meets the requirements of the student's academic program. If no academic credit is available the internship can be utilized for general experience enhancement. In addition to the basic requirements for this position, the student worker will have the opportunity to propose experiential elements that match their career interests.

-Utilize social networking media to promote Career Center resources and events to students
-Propose promotional/publicity plans and activities to Career Center staff
-Propose projects or programs you wish to be involved in (related to your interests, academic major and/or career direction) that are relevant to the mission of the Career Center
-Design promotional flyers to display around campus and distribute electronically
-Network and serve as a liaison to various student populations and campus organizations
-Promote Career Center resources and activities among the student body through direct contact/word-of-mouth and other personal means
-Assist with events through preparation, manning tables and various related tasks
-Support Career Center events by helping to build interest and attendance (as well as attending the events)
-Serve as a role model and "ambassador" of our mission and apply its concepts and practices, proactively preparing for your career Cover the reception desk and welcome students and other visitors to the Career Center
-Work directly with students to orient them to the resources provided by the Career Center and introduce them to the fundamental processes related to their career development
-Assist with any and all operations and activities of the Career Center and its staff


-Current student who is qualified for work study dollars
-Mature, committed, responsible student who takes initiative and works independently and proactively
-Prior employment experience with emphasis on productivity and quality
-Ability to promote the Career Center and build an audience
-Excellent oral and written communication skills
-Creativity in conceiving and developing outreach initiatives
-Strong people and relationship building skills
-Excellent organizational and time management skills
-Demonstrated ability to reach out and influence others; strong networking skills
-Excellent customer service and listening skills
-Comfortable in advising/mentoring/helping roles
-Experience in graphic and/or web design, marketing or public relations is a plus but not required

Benefits for the Intern:
-Gain relevant training and experience in chosen career field
-Learn how to work independently and as part of a team
-On-campus convenience and flexible scheduling
-Professional-level mentorship and supervision
-References for future jobs and internships
-Receive credit in your major (if an applicable course is offered and experience relates)

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: Gary Swisher
Phone: 614-251-4734
Email: swisherg@ohiodominican.edu

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

Job Description:
-conduct tours for prospective students and their families
-assist admission counselors with general office assignments and tasks
-assist staff as needed for Admission events
-assist in training ambassadors
-conduct peer evaluations
-assist with hiring new ambassadors
-assist with Open Houses by helping coordinate tours and being a point of contact

-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
-exhibit leadership and a willingness to help others succeed
-be recommended by the admission staff

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

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: Ed Ingman
Phone: 614-258-8588
Email: ingman.1@thecharlesschool.org

Department: The Charles School
Job Type: Computer Services Support

Job Description:

-Working in a high school environment
-Tracking equipment including cameras and digital projectors
-Basic troubleshooting on Windows workstations
-Tracking and organizing problems and solutions
-Basic computer system and network tasks


-Intermediate to strong computer and networking experience
-Positive Attitude in working with students and staff
-Good Communication and Problem Solving skills
-Interest in and experience with open source products a plus

Contact: Jeff Grunewald
Phone: 614-258-8588
Email: nunn.1@thecharlesschool.org

Department: Social Work - NO POSITIONS AVAILABLE
Job Type: Research Assistant

Job Description:

The student will be responsible to assist social work professors in the following capacity:
- Perform general office duties
- Assist with coordinating Social Work Action Team Club meetings/ events
- Conduct academic literature searches
- Investigate about local community/non-profit agencies


- Computer literate
- Desire to learn
- Able to work independently

Contact: JoNataye Prather
Phone: 614-251-4739
Email: pratherj@ohiodominican.edu

Department: Information Services
Job Type: Helpdesk Assistants

Job Description:
-provide technical support for all faculty/staff/students
-support campus standard software and hardware
-create technical documentation
-provide printer and multimedia equipment support
-provide walk-up, phone and online support
-installation and setup of campus computers
-minor computer repair, minor printer repair
-assist in network connectivity issues
-other duties as assigned

-desire to learn and listen
-personable and customer-service oriented
-computer oriented
-dedication and reliability
-team player and willingness to learn new skills
-ability to lift equipment
-training is provided
-flexible scheduling available

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

Department: Office of the President
Job Type: Clerical

Job Description:
- answering the main telephone for the president’s office during breaks and lunches
- greeting visitors to the president’s office
- general clerical: typing, filing, photocopying, shredding
- retrieving and sorting mail
- bulk mailings: fold, stuff, label, stamp
- data entry

- confidentiality a MUST
- punctual, mature, responsible, reliable, professional and courteous
- ability to follow directions and work independently
- works well with others
- ability to type
- excellent grammar (both spoken and written)
- attention to detail
- dress appropriately (a detailed dress code will be covered in the interview process)

Contact: Candie Lester
Phone: 614-251-4690
Email: lesterc@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 Safety
Job Type: Support

Job Description:

Under the Direction of Assistant Director:
-Develop emergency exit route diagrams campus wide
-Produce and print diagrams
-Post Diagrams campus wide
-Provide support in other signage/direction initiatives


-Punctual and reliable
-Confidentiality a must
-Strong attention to detail
-Ability to follow direction as well as work independently
-Good organizational skills
-Ability to generate computer based diagrams and documents

Contact: Brian Morrissey
Phone: 614-253-3576
Email: morrissb@ohiodominican.edu

Department: Public Relations and Communications
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: Center For Student Involvement
Job Type: Tower Business Manager

Job Description:
  • Coordinate promotions for The Tower, including but not limited to, bulletin board displays, staffing events, designing emails and fliers.
  • Distribute The Tower around campus.
  • Assist with projects to further develop The Tower, including but not limited to, researching printing companies, developing ad structure.
  • Coordinate ad sales for The Tower.
  • Assist with various projects as determined by The Tower Advisor.

  • Ability to work independently on projects and assignments.
  • Ability to manage schedule to meet deadlines.
  • Experience with MS Office.
  • Ability to work with a variety of people.
  • Energetic and outgoing.
  • Flexibility in job assignments.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment.

Contact: Mandy Powell
Phone: 614-251-4726
Email: powellm@ohiodominican.edu

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: Justin Sulsberger
Phone: 614-227-2752
Email: justin.sulsberger@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 Afterschool
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.

-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 be able to obtain or become certified in First Aid/CPR, Child Abuse Recognition and Managing Communicable Diseases (all training will be paid for)
-Must submit health history record and examination form prior to first day of work.
-Must complete a BCII background check prior to employment,

Contact: Stephani Reid
Phone: 614-221-6552
Email: sreid@bspc.org

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