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Graduate Student Admissions Readers – UW Honors Program


Description:

The University Honors Program has an outstanding opportunity for Undergraduate Honors Admissions Review Readers. We are seeking graduate students for several 50% FTE Graduate Staff Assistant appointments, with an average of 20 hours/week, 220 hours total for the three-month appointment during Winter Quarter 2019. These positions are eligible for a tuition/fee waiver per the terms of the ASE union contract, along with GAIP health care benefits. They offer a valuable hands-on opportunity to participate with higher education professionals in the review of undergraduate freshmen applications to the Honors Program for admittance Autumn Quarter 2019. Multiple positions available. 

RESPONSIBILITIES
Readers will:
•     Use professional judgment when reviewing complex applications for admission to the UW Honors Program, using a combination of personal and academic factors.
•     Read and evaluate approximately 80 applications per week (may vary depending on applicant pool)
•     Assess applicants for motivation, initiative, leadership potential, work/life experience, extracurricular activities, socioeconomic status, disability, and educational/personal hardship.
•     Evaluate academic history and opportunities.
•     Use knowledge of program requirements and applicant pool to assess the applicants’ overall record and experience for admissions recommendation. Multiple readers assess applications separately, and Honors Program staff make final admission decisions based on a holistic assessment rubric. 

DATES OF EMPLOYMENT: December 16, 2018 – March 15, 2019. Candidates must be available for one five-hour training on December 17, 2018 and will begin reviewing applications then. 

HOURS: Approximately 20 hours per week, one quarter of which must be completed in the Honors Program office during set Honors Admission reading sessions between 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. weekdays (exact dates/time TBD). The remaining hours may be flexible, to be completed remotely via an online reading system. 

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Skills/Eligibility:

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
•     Must be formally enrolled in a program in the UW Graduate School for at least 10 credits during Winter Quarter 2019.
•     Able to:
–  analyze and synthesize large amounts of information, considering academic and personal factors;
–  read and manage electronic application files via online platforms;
–  quickly learn and apply complex assessment guidelines without personal bias;
–  read rapidly and accurately and work independently for hours at a time;
–  discreetly manage highly confidential personal data as it relates to reading student applications;
–  be sensitive to complex diversity/multicultural/socioeconomic issues and educational disadvantage;
–  read at least 80 applications per week; and
–  attend in-person on-boarding and training December 17, 2018. 

DESIRED:
•     Previous participation or direct affiliation with the UW Honors Program or other undergraduate honors programs, demonstrating a practical understanding of the program’s mission and values;
•     Thorough knowledge of academic programs, including curricula, admissions requirements, at colleges/universities and specifically at UW; and
•     Previous participation in admissions and/or evaluation processes. 

Equivalent education/experience can substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration. 

How to Apply:

pplication Process:
Applications must be submitted via the UW Hires system. No additional materials will be accepted or considered. 

In addition to a resume, and in lieu of a traditional cover letter, applicants must submit a letter addressing the following questions in 600 words or less: 

Question 1: Your job is to select for the University of Washington Honors Program a strong, engaged, and diverse class of freshmen who are interested in interdisciplinary learning. What is the meaning of “strong, engaged, and diverse?” How would you define “interdisciplinary learning?” What factors would you consider in reviewing applications and why? 

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Question 2:  How will you objectively evaluate an applicant whose views conflict with yours? Please give an example to illustrate your decision-making process. 

The application process for UW positions may include completion of a variety of online assessments to obtain additional information that will be used in the evaluation process.  These assessments may include Work Authorization, Cover Letter and/or others. Any assessments that you need to complete will appear on your screen as soon as you select “Apply to this position.” 

Once you begin an assessment, it must be completed at that time; if you do not complete the assessment you will be prompted to do so the next time you access your “My Jobs” page. If you select to take it later, it will appear on your “My Jobs” page to take when you are ready. Please note that your application will not be reviewed, and you will not be considered for this position until all required assessments have been completed. 

In this process, applicants must submit a response to the above questions in lieu of a traditional cover letter. 

The Honors Program is committed to providing a safe and welcoming space to people of all genders, religions, national origins, races, disabilities, sexual orientations, ethnicity, and documentation statuses.  We will not tolerate discrimination or harassment of any kind. 

APPLICATION CLOSING DATE: October 8, 2018 

NOTIFICATION/ACCEPTANCE DATES:  We will notify those accepted for the positions by October 22, 2018.


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Classroom Assistant II (Part Time-4 Positions)


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Recruitment/Posting TitleClassroom Assistant II (Part Time-4 Positions)
Posting Number18TM0693
DepartmentCtr-Strategic Urban Ldrshp-Cmd
Overview
Posting Summary

The Classroom Assistant will support the classrooms serving children from ages 0-3 years and creating and maintaining a safe and stimulating environment for young children. This position is responsible for daily care of the children enrolled in his/her class. Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following: physical caregiving, following an age appropriate daily plan, and facilitation of supportive relationships with co-workers, parents, and students. The Classroom Assistant II ensures, supports, and promotes each child’s safety, health, and development in cooperation with their families and other early childhood professionals in a manner consistent with NAEYC, NJDHS and child care licensing regulations

Position Status
Hours Per Week19.5
Daily Work Shift
FLSANonexempt
Position Salary$10-$12 per hour
Payroll DesignationPeopleSoft
Terms of AppointmentTemporary Staff Appointment – Hourly

Qualifications

Minimum Education and Experience

AA degree, preferably in the field of Early Childhood Education of Child Development from an accredited public or private institution of higher education. Child Development Associate (CDA) credential for Preschool Caregivers required or an equivalent credential that addresses comparable competencies; or must obtain the credential within one year of employment as a Classroom Assistant II.

Preferred Qualifications
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Must have (or be willing to obtain) training and experience necessary to develop consistent, stable, and supportive relationships with very young children. Ability to work as part of a multi-program/disciplinary team in providing a variety of services to children and families. Experience working with children from low income families. Valid First Aid/CPR card, food handler’s card, negative TB test, and clear criminal background check required.

Equipment Utilized
Physical Demands and Work Environment
Special Conditions
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Posting Details

Posting Open Date
Posting Close Date
Open Until FilledNo
Special Instructions to Applicants
Regional CampusRutgers University-Camden
Home Location CampusRutgers University-Camden
Location Details

Pre-employment Screenings

All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of all pre-employment screenings.

Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

It is university policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all its employees and applicants for employment regardless of their race, creed, color, national origin, age, ancestry, nationality, marital or domestic partnership or civil union status, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, disability status, liability for military service, protected veteran status, affectional or sexual orientation, atypical cellular or blood trait, genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing), or any other category protected by law. As an institution, we value diversity of background and opinion, and prohibit discrimination or harassment on the basis of any legally protected class in the areas of hiring, recruitment, promotion, transfer, demotion, training, compensation, pay, fringe benefits, layoff, termination or any other terms and conditions of employment. For additional information please see the Non-Discrimination Statement at the following web address: http://uhr.rutgers.edu/non-discrimination-statement

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Osteoporosis Prevention & Treatment Ctr Student Worker

Working TitleOsteoporosis Prevention & Treatment Ctr Student Worker
Anticipated Starting Academic TermFall
Job TypeStudent
Job CategoryAdministrative/Office Support
Federal Work Study Required?No
Job SummaryThe student will be involved in patient relations, answer phones, scheduling patient appointments, study recruitment assistance, database entry, filing, copying, faxing
Job RequirementsPrior customer service experience, familiarity or interest in medicine/medical terminology and Microsoft Office
Child Protection ClearancesThe following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks may be required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance.
Hourly Pay Rate$7.65
Anticipated Number of Openings2
Anticipated Hours per Week10-20
Anticipated Weekly Scheduleflexible
CampusPittsburgh
Primary Work LocationKaufmann Bldg, Suite 1110
Posting NumberS-07648-P

 

The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EEO/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled

 

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Student Software Developer (FALL)


Student Software Developer (FALL)  
Job Number:
 183298 
Organization
: CIMMS
Job Location
: United States-Oklahoma-Norman
Schedule
: Part-time
Work Schedule: Flexible, 10-20 hours per week
Salary Range: $10.00
Benefits Provided: No 
Required Attachments: Resume, Academic Transcripts, Class Schedule 

Job Description

 

The Cooperative Institute for Mesoscale Meteorological Studies (CIMMS) seeks to fill a Student Assistant position to contribute to CIMMS Meteorological Phenomena Identification Near the Ground (mPING) project (http://mping.ou.edu/).

The principal duties of this position are:

  • Develop technical expertise with the Python/Django RESTful system and the packages and tools used in the mPING project
  • Develop a plan for system improvements and changes to the mPING system with CIMMS personnel
  • Document the project by way of creating appropriate wiki pages
  • Potentially work on creating automated backup and system monitoring tools
  • Potentially make modifications and improvements to the iOS and Android mPING apps
  • Potentially develop new display web tools for research purposes
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    Job Requirements

     

    Required Education: Must be currently enrolled in the current Fall 2018 Term as a student at the University of Oklahoma. Hiring contingent upon verification of current student status.

    • Must attach Fall 2018 oZONE class schedule.

    Skills:

    • Strong computer programming skills with particular emphasis on Python and PostgreSQL
    • Strong familiarity with the UNIX/Linux operating environment and web services such as Nginx, Django and RESTful web applications

    Department Preferences:

    • Optional experience with mobile app development on Android and/or iOS is a plus
    • Experience debugging and/or trouble shooting software and hardware issues
    • Experience working with complex software applications and web-based communications
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills
    • Ability to work both independently and cooperatively with others 
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    Special Instructions: If you are selected as a final candidate for this position, you will be subject to The University of Oklahoma Norman Campus Tuberculosis Testing policy.  To view the policy, visit https://hr.ou.edu/Policies-Handbooks/TB-Testing
     
    Hiring contingent upon a Background Check?: Yes
    Special Indications: None 
    Job Posting
    : Oct 30, 2018
    Unposting Date
    : Ongoing

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