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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: Education Division
Job Type: COSI School and Community Partnerships

Job Description:
-provide educational teaching and content support for School and Community Department programs that have a focus on science discovery and learning
-work with COSI team to implement student-centered programs
-support general COSI programs through participation in meetings as appropriate
-communicate educational theories, trends, research in your current higher education classes
-serve as an example to other COSI team members and volunteers in matters of appearance, attitude and performance

-enthusiastic, energetic, organized and flexible
-excellent communication skills
-sensitive to the needs of diverse populations
-must be able to drive to and from COSI and various Franklin and surrounding county locations

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: 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: 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: 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: Office of Student Success
Job Type: Academic Coach

Job Description:

- Provide individualized guidance and on-going feedback as you meet one-on-one with students
- Support students in honing time management
- Assist students with prioritizing commitments and meeting deadlines
- Meet weekly with students for roughly an hour-Document coaching sessions
-Communicate any student client concerns to The Office of Student Success staff
-General clerical: filing, typing, and organizing


- Excellent time management, organization, success skills
-Maintain confidentiality standards
- Reliability and a strong work ethic
-Friendly and engaging personality
- Able to interact tactfully and efficiently with community
-Good academic standing (3.0 or above)
- Strong writing ability and computer skills
- Sophomore or Junior student eligible for work-study
- Organized individual with excellent leadership, and written and verbal communication skills
- Ability to work independently, meet deadlines, and take direction from staff
- Enjoy interacting with others and meeting new people

Contact: LaToya Rolle
Phone: 614-251-4288
Email: rollel@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: 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 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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