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Campus Editor

Contact Information:
Stephanie Markham


Cover campus events for The Daily Eastern News. Excellent writing and editing skills required.

Housing & Dining Services - Business Operations

Rate: $8.30 per hour
Contact Information:
Kelly Hart


The Housing & Dining Business Operations is responsible for the accounting, reporting, reconciliation, and contracts for 26 departments. The Housing Operation includes Technical Support, Residential Life, University Apartment Operations, Residence Hall Building Operations, Office of Student Standards and Administrative Support. The Dining Operations include Retail Operations (Food Court, Catering, Java and Thomas Convenience Store) in addition to the 3 Residence Hall Food Services (Thomas, Taylor and Tower).  We are one of the largest and most complex operations within the University.

Responsibilities:  Selling of dining dollars and off campus meal plans to students  Completion of forms for meal plans and dining dollars  Updating meal plan information on CBord Odyssey computer system  Customer Service (answering telephones/greeting customers in high traffic office)  Setting up, organizing, and maintaining files  Checking, sorting, alphabetizing, and totaling documents  Assist staff with dining invoices.  Assist staff with reconciling monthly transactions and meal contracts  Data entry primarily in Excel worksheets

Qualifications:  Completion of two college level accounting classes required  Classroom or work experience with Excel & Word software required  Ability to pay close attention to detail with a high degree of accuracy  Ability to complete work in a timely manner  Ability to use calculator or adding machine  Independent-self starter  Excellent organizational skills  Excellent customer service skills  Excellent verbal and interpersonal communication skills

Terms:  Must be available to work during the week prior to the first day of school  Starting Wage is $8.30 per hour  Minimum 5 hours per week 

To apply, please email resume, cover letter, transcripts, class schedule, and names, addresses, and phone numbers of three references to by September 9, 2016.  Position to be filled during Fall 2016 semester.

Night Assistant

Rate: 8.30
Contact Information:
Joshua Wall


Applicant must have a minimum of a 2.25 GPA at time of application and hiring. The purpose of the Night Assistant position is to serve as an "extra set of eyes and ears" in the residence hall common areas from 12am-4am assisting residents, enforcing policy, and ensuring the building is secure. NA's are expected to work at least two nights during the week (Sunday-Thursday) and approximately four weekend nights per month (Friday-Saturday).

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Necessary skills to be productive at this type of position are the ability to confidently confront situations, take instructions as needed, and assist residents with questions or concerns. When you submit a completed application, you are placed in the "candidate pool" along with other candidates applying for the position. Applications will be reviewed as positions become available.

Student Callers for EIU Annual Fund

Rate: 8.25/hr
Contact Information:
Josh Reinhart


Student callers are critical to the success of EIU's annual fundraising efforts. Applicants should have fundraising/sales/call center experience, exhibit a joyful and happy demeanor in the workplace, and be positive, influential communicators who are able to demonstrate their passion and enthusiasm for EIU over the phone on every call. In Fall 2016, Call Center shifts will be Monday through Thursday from 6 to 9 pm. Student Callers: Reach out to EIU alums on behalf of various departments or fundraising campaigns. Solicit donations for EIU departments, programs, services, and scholarships. Requires excellent conversational skills, the ability to excite and close prospective donors, accurately enter computer data, and meet & exceed personal calling and fundraising goals. Call Center Supervisors: ...In addition to the duties above, Call Center Supervisors will also be responsible for computer/calling set up, record-keeping, helping callers stay organized and on task, and motivating their peers to perform as efficiently, effectively, and enthusiastically as possible. Fall 2016 Call Center Supervisor shifts will be Monday through Thursday from 5:30 to 9:30 pm. Job Requirements: Individuals must be able to perform the following essential duties satisfactorily: • Communication / Language -- Requires exceptional conversational skills; the ability to read and interpret scripts, rules, instructions, and procedure manuals; the ability to speak on the phone pleasantly, clearly, and effectively. Must demonstrate an articulate command of the English language on the phone. • Mathematical -- Ability to calculate simple figures. • Computer Literacy / General Office Equipment -- Proficiency with phones and a working knowledge of call center software. This job requires frequent sitting, talking, and listening, as well as occasional light physical work. Students must be able to concentrate and work in an environment where the noise level is moderate. Above all, we are looking for team players, exceptional conversationalists, and skilled fundraisers who can collaborate effectively while positively motivating their peers to perform at top capacity. If interested, please email Be sure to type "CALL CENTER APPLICANT" in the subject line and detail the reasons you might be qualified for this work. Please include your name and E#. Those qualified will be sent a more detailed application to complete, and interviews will be scheduled very shortly afterward.

Other Notes:

Message should run from 8/17/2016 to 9/12/2016.