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ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT, Temporary, #13-100
Office of the National Award Fellowship
The fellowship Administrative Assistant will be responsible for providing administrative support for the Director & the Assistant Director of National Awards & Fellowships. The Assistant will oversee the work of the student staff and will manage daily office functions of the Office of national Awards. Will serve as first point of contact for all students and alumni interested in national awards. Will provide administrative support for efficient office operation as well as assist with the student staff. Ability to multi-task with accuracy. Will also maintain department website, up keep of files, ordering for supplies & schedules meetings. With other duties as assigned. Must hold a BA, or equivalent combination of education and experience, with at least 2 years of administrative experience. Requires attention to detail, especially for applications and application deadlines, and also requires considerable flexibility in working with faculty, student and alums. Strong computer skills a must. Knowledge of Word, Excel, Access, Publisher and PowerPoint with accurate keyboarding. Experience working in a student advising area and working in the educational field. Should demonstrate experience in budget management as well as time management. This position requires extreme confidentiality. Position is 6 months, 40 hours/week. Starting Rates: $14.65-$17.95/hr. (Posted 4/17/13)
The Library Assistant will help in this special project for the summer months to prepare 42,000 books for withdrawal and discard and move an additional 23,000 books from one floor of the building to another floor. His project is expected to begin on June 1 and continue through August 15. Duties included in the withdrawal/discard phase are sorting and making library books, scanning, barcodes, editing the OASYS catalog database and packing book trucks, utilize elevators, and unload same books onto shelves in another area. Books must be kept in order and delivered to specific places. Other activities may include adjusting the placement of shelves and dusting or cleaning the books. Requires the ability to meet deadlines, follow instructions exactly, remember details, and work accurately and independently. Attention to detail is a MUST! Candidate should be organized and possess basic computer skills. This position is physically demanding and requires heavy lifting up to 30 lbs., push heavy carts, bending, and withstand exposure to dust and must be comfortable in small elevators. Experience in using libraries, their catalogs, and the LC classification system is preferred. Shift is 8am- 5pm beginning June 1, 2013 to August 15, 2013. Salary Rate: $8.00/hr. (Posted 4/17/13)
BOILER/CO-GENERATION MECHANIC A, Level 7 (Temporary), #13-093
Performs all tasks of the highest complexity within the specialty related to hot water and low-pressure steam boiler heating systems including co-generation units. Solves complex technical problems with minimal direction. Handles all duties related to maintenance, repair, alteration and installation of hot water and low-pressure steam heating systems. Adjusts boiler controls and replaces components including fluids, chemicals, lines, valves, thermostats, motors, pumps and fans. Performs preventive maintenance and responds to trouble calls. Installs and maintains energy control devices. Responsible for all job completion requirements including material selection, set-up, performance, clean up, and paperwork. Trains lower classified employees in high level trade related tasks. Uses a wide variety of hand tools, power tools, and instruments and gauges to perform job duties. Performs workmanship equal to industry standards on all boiler/HVAC/chiller specialty duties. Offers solutions and recommendations for technical problems. Five to seven years experience in boiler operation or related field and unlimited steam certificate required. Prefer certificate in technical training. Thorough knowledge of all boiler, HVAC and plumbing required. Must be familiar with the safe operation and use of a wide variety of hand and power tools. Requires strong knowledge of all materials and standards of the trade. Ability to repeatedly bend, stoop, and climb stairs. Must have valid CA driver’s license, ability to read blueprints, and ability to read and understand directions and instructions in English. Must work well in a team environment and possess excellent customer service skills.
Salary Rate $25.00/hr. (Posted 2/25/13)
GRADUATE HALL COORDINATOR, #13-091
Residential Education & Housing Services
Occidental College makes a firm commitment to the value of a residential experience in college and recognizes the significant role that the Residential Education program plays in the lives of our students. There is a dedication to providing all residents with a safe and comfortable living environment, free from hazards and harassment. The Graduate Hall Coordinator is an important part of the mission of the Division of Student Affairs. The Graduate Hall Coordinator will act in partnership with the Associate and Assistant Directors in the coordination, supervision, and administration of the residence halls. The Department of Residential Education and Housing Services fosters a safe, accepting, and educational residential environment that intentionally challenges and supports students to embrace citizenship, civility and self-accountability through engaging events and meaningful interactions within an atmosphere of trust and mutual respect. Residential Education and Housing Services promotes the holistic development of all students from the perspective of a liberal arts education. By its very nature, this environment stimulates personal growth by combining the diversity of life experience with the intellectual pursuits of the classroom, providing a living environment consistent with and complementary to the liberal arts focus of this institution. Recruit, select, train, supervise, and evaluate undergraduate Resident Advisors. Supervise student staff in the planning, implementation and evaluation of their programming efforts and community building initiatives. Supervise and support student staff in policy enforcement and documentation. Provide guidance and support to staff through consistent and individual one on one meeting in addition to staff meetings and in-services. Provide feedback to staff concerning job performance.Assist with opening, closing, and senior week activities. Maintain hall programming budget. Track staff programming progress in adherence to the programming model. Participate in departmental programming efforts, including GHC Insomnia late-night programs, the College Survival Series/Tiger Tools hall-spreads and study break. Participate in on-call duty, providing 24-hour crisis response. Be available to students on a regular basis via office hours. Helps prepare a Transition Report, following the guidelines provided, in order to ensure consistency during staff turnover from year to year. Serve as a residence hall judicial officer by investigating, adjudicating conduct hearings, determining responsibility, and assigning appropriate sanctions. Write notification letters honoring the due process rights of students. The Graduate Hall Coordinator will develop individual relationships with students and serve as an advisor and counselor for academic, transition and/or personal concerns. The Graduate Hall Coordinator will establish positive working relationships with other residence hall and departmental staff. The Graduate Hall Coordinator will serve as a liaison between Residential Education and Housing Services and other student affairs offices such as the Dean of Students Office, the Office of Religious and Spiritual Life, the Office of Community Engagement, the Intercultural Community Center, Emmons Health Center, and the Office of Student Life. Must be enrolled in a degree-granting graduate program in the greater Los Angeles area during the period of employment. Must maintain a 3.0 cumulative grade point average. Graduate Hall Coordinators whose semester/term grade point average falls below a 3.0 will have one probationary semester to meet the minimum requirements. Graduate Hall Coordinators whose cumulative or term grade point average falls below 3.0 for two consecutive semesters will be released from their position. Must be willing to invest a significant amount of time to the position. It is important that Graduate Hall Coordinators are available to staff and students. There will be some specific time requirements such as evening meetings and special hall/campus events which require staff support. In addition to specific time requirements, the Graduate Hall Coordinators will be required to spend time “on call.” Graduate Hall Coordinators will work an average of 25 hours per week not including time spent while in the on-call duty rotation or staff training. Graduate Hall Coordinators are expected to set aside an adequate amount of time to devote to academic and personal needs. For the employment period of July 15, 2013 to May 23, 2014. Graduate Hall Coordinators will be housed in a furnished staff room within the residence halls with a private bathroom and free wireless internet. Most staff rooms do not have a private kitchen; however, a community kitchen is located nearby. Graduate Hall Coordinators will share an office within the residence halls and each GHC will be provided a desktop computer for job use. Graduate Hall Coordinators will receive a $3,000 stipend/year to be distributed equally over the time worked. Graduate Hall Coordinators will also be provided a meal plan while classes are in session from July 15, 2013 to May 23, 2014. Please send a cover letter, resume and contact information for three references to: Meredith Mickaliger, Assistant Director of Residential Education, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
PART-TIME STAFF PSYCHOLOGIST, #13-102
Emmons Health Center
Emmons health Center’s Counseling Services actively contributes to the mission of Occidental College through a variety of health and wellness services and programs devoted to prevention, intervention, education, and care. As a member of the EHC staff, the staff Psychologist collaborates with an energetic and creative multidisciplinary team of licensed professionals including; nurse practitioners, psychologists, a psychiatrist and a physician. Reporting to the Director of Counseling, the Staff Psychologist will provide intake, counseling, and psychotherapy and crisis intervention for students of the College. The Staff Psychologist will maintain clinical compliances with federal, state and local college and professional standards, regulation, procedures, laws and practices. The Staff Psychologists performs his/her counseling-psychologist activities within the limits of the American Psychologist Association’s Standards for Providers of Psychological Services, the Ethical Principals of Psychologist and Code of Conduct, as well as applicable legal mandates for mental health professional within the State of California. In addition, the Staff Psychologist develops and maintains strong working relationships within the college community and with local mental health agencies and professionals in the larger community. The Staff Psychologist is keenly sensitive to issues of gender, culture, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disabilities, etc. and is skilled in techniques for counseling students with diverse backgrounds. Must provide 14-16 hours a week of clinical care to students of the college including intake assessment; time limited individual, group and conjoint counseling; consultation and referral; and crisis intervention. Will participate in planning activities, educational programs and support groups related to health and wellness. Provide support to the College in the event of a community disaster or trauma. Requires a Ph.D or Ed.D in Counseling, Educational or Clinical Psychology from an APA- accredited program. State licensure with a minimum of five (5) years or direct clinical experience in a mental health capacity in a college/university counseling center (preferred), or public/private non-profit agency (required). Experience in brief therapy, crisis intervention, risk assessment, multi-cultural counseling and outreach/health education. Must possess effective interpersonal skills and ability to collaborate with respond to multiple constituencies. Wage is depended on qualifications, experience and divisional equity. This is a part-time, 8 month position 24-26/hours a week. (Posted 4/17/13)
(substitute/as needed basis/no guaranteed hours)
BANQUET ASSISTANTS/FOOD SERVICE ASSISTANTS , #13-032
Casual, on-call positions available to provide banquet assistance for campus catering events. Will assist with banquet set-up, serve food and drinks, and clear tables. Will clean up after event and return banquet items to inventory. Will provide various banquet support services as requested. Food Service Assistants will assist with basic kitchen duties, food set-up, and clean up. Requires excellent customer service skills and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment. Banquet experience or related food service background required.
Salary Rate: $10.88-$12.00/hour.
GENERAL KITCHEN STAFF, #13-036 MP
Casual, on-call positions available in campus Marketplace or Tiger Cooler dining facilities featuring display station cooking. Stations include Bakery, Pasta, Wood Fired Pizza, Wok, Grill, Deli, and Fresh Juice. Will be responsible for food prep, cooking, and station cleanliness. Knowledge of cooking procedures, food handling, kitchen sanitation guidelines, and use of kitchen tools required. Must have ability to work with speed and efficiency in high volume food service environment. Prior cooking experience and/or culinary education required.
Salary Rate: $11.95-$13.10/hour
DISHROOM ASSISTANTS, #13-033MP
Campus Dining, late night #13-034TC
Dishroom Assistants will wash dishes, pots, and a variety of kitchen items and will handle basic kitchen cleaning duties to maintain the cleanliness of the food service facilities. Requires excellent customer service skills and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment. Previous food service experience required. Salary Rate: $11.21/hour
FRONT OF HOUSE ASSISTANTS, #13-031
Casual, on-call positions available to restock food & beverage products and supplies and perform customer service and general cleaning duties. Two or more years of experience in food service operations in a busy environment preferred. Must have excellent interpersonal and oral communication skills. Requires the ability to work effectively with a diverse work force and customer base. Must be able to lift up to forty pounds repetitively. Must be able to read, write, and converse fluently in English. Salary Rate: $11.21/hour.
LATE NIGHT CASHIER, #13-028 TC
Casual, on-call. The Cashier will process customer sales at point of sale register for the Marketplace dining facility. Responsible for accuracy of cash and debit transactions. Deposits cash and verifies final cash and debit reports of student cashiers. Provides outstanding customer service, and assists customers with questions, problems, and requests. Restocks food products and supplies, and performs general cleaning duties between busy periods and at the beginning and end of the shift. High school diploma or GED preferred. Two years’ experience in food industry customer service or as a retail clerk in busy environment required. Requires ability to ring up sales quickly and accurately, math skills to accurately reconcile cash and debit reports, and ability to work in fast-paced environment. Requires ability to read, write, and communicate effectively in English. Must have superior customer service skills, and ability to work effectively and efficiently within a diverse community of students, employees, faculty, staff and visitors. Salary Rate: $10.99/hour.
CLEANING SERVICES, #13-040
Under the direction of the Cleaning Services Supervisor, this casual, on-call position will provide a broad range of cleaning services necessary to maintain the College facilities in a clean and orderly condition. Maintains floors, vacuums, and mops. Gathers and disposes of rubbish and recycle products. Changes lights, and moves and cleans furniture, fixtures, and equipment. Maintains restrooms and showers. Requires prolonged standing, walking, reaching overhead, forward and lateral stooping, bending at the waist and knees, climbing stairs, and twisting motions. Must have ability to receive and deliver communication in oral and written English, and have ability to understand chemical labels on cleaning products. Salary Rate: $9.50/hour.
GROUNDS MAINTENANCE, #12-006
Under the direction of the Landscape Supervisor, this casual/on-call position will provide a broad range of maintenance services necessary to keep the College's sports fields, grounds and landscape in a neat and orderly condition. Uses a variety of grounds maintenance hand tools (rakes, shovels, hoes, clippers) and power tools ( hedge trimmers, blowers, weed whackers and lawn mowers). Assists in moves and set-ups for College events. Knowledge of all tasks associated with sports fields, grounds maintenance and landscaping is required. Ability to work outside in all types of weather conditions and ability to repeatedly bend and lift heavy objects required. Must have valid driver's license. Salary Rate: $9.50/hour.
CAMPUS SAFETY OFFICER, #13-057
Campus Safety Department
Casual, on-call position provides safety and security-related services to the College community to provide a safe living, learning, and working atmosphere for students and employees. Provides a presence at College sponsored events on and off campus. Renders emergency first aid and CPR as appropriate and stabilizes injured persons prior to arrival of paramedics. Performs other duties as assigned. Requires valid CA Guard Card, PR-24 permit, first aid and CPR certification, and California drivers license with clear record. Minimum 2 years security/campus safety experience required. Vocational training and/or satisfactory completion of POST 832 and 832.2 classes preferred. Requires ability to lift 100 pounds or more, walk/stand without restrictions, stoop and bend, climb ladders to over 8 feet high, and use both hands and arms with full range of movement. May not have a hearing loss of greater than 40 decibels. May not have vision loss greater than 20/40 (may be corrected with prescription glasses or contact lenses).
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