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CATS Digital & Multimedia Graphic Design/Publishing Graduate Assistant

Rate:
Contact Information:
Pete Grant
581-8390
pagrant@eiu.edu
eiu.edu/cats

Requirements:

Job Requirements of Digital & Multimedia Graduate Assistants: -A knowledge of or experience with specific digital & multimedia software/hardware or other skills mentioned above, or the ability to learn these technologies quickly -3.0 GPA in current graduate work or 3.0 GPA in the last 60 hours of undergraduate work -Minimum 2-semester commitment -Some relevant work experience is preferred but not required -Good written and oral communication -Attention to detail -Affinity for technology -Adaptable / flexible to the changing needs of the campus and technology -Good time management skills: the ability to work under a deadline and meet deadlines in a timely manner -The ability to troubleshoot -Demonstration of project management skills or the ability to learn these skills -The ability to work with multiple projects simultaneously and the flexibility to transition back and forth between projects -Good organization skills -Appreciable interpersonal skills -Good customer service skills -Professionalism, courtesy -Ability to work on projects without close supervision -Able to occasionally work nights & weekends -Eager to learn and able to work in a team environment -Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint Job Functions: -Conduct interviews for CATS Newsletter stories and compose articles based on the contents of an interview -Write, edit, and proofread text and stories for newsletters and other CATS publications -Assist with the design and printing of quality advertising materials (newsletters, posters, flyers, brochures, etc.) for CATS and the campus -Assisting with updates to the CATS Digital & Multimedia Services Website -Management of the CATS YouTube account and other campus YouTube accounts, coordinating & communicating with media production supervisors, captioning supervisor, other CATS staff, and EIU constituents to ensure satisfactory completion of placing media resources online -Daily management and posting to Facebook and Twitter accounts (MySpace, Blog, etc.), including communication with other areas in CATS to ensure posting of accurate information -Consulting with CATS & campus constituents on their needs as they relate to providing information about services or technologies -Work collaboratively with any of the other Multimedia GA positions on various projects -Conducting training for staff and faculty on campus in the use and principles of print & design -Learn new technologies -Manage student(s) assigned to this GA position -Perform other duties as assigned



Other Notes:

To apply, please visit www.eiu.edu/cats/home/personnel_student_apply.php and be sure to upload a cover letter and resume.


CATS Digital & Multimedia Graphic Design/Publishing Internship

Rate: Unpaid
Contact Information:
Pete Grant or Kendra Gallion
217-581-8396
pagrant@eiu.edu or klgallion2@eiu.edu
http://www.eiu.edu/cats/home/index.php

Requirements:

The intern will assist the Graphic Design/Publishing team: • Publish the CATS Tech Update Newsletter • Maintain the CATS social media accounts • Other duties as needed



Other Notes:

Intern must be a sophomore or junior in good academic standing. Must be a highly motivated, self-starter and demonstrate interest and knowledge in journalism, publishing, public relations, or other related field. Internship is unpaid, but intern will gain a great deal of experience.


Debut Leader

Rate: 8.25
Contact Information:
New Student Programs
217-581-6435
nsp@eiu.edu
http://www.eiu.edu/nsp/

Requirements:

Maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5. Be in good judicial standing with the University. Ability to be outside and on your feet for long periods of time. Have a positive attitude. Be flexible, motivated, and open-minded. Be passionate about EIU! Staff training will occur once a week for two hours and one weekend retreat. Staff members will also be required to work Open Houses and University special events. Facilitate Debut programs during 2015; this requires individuals to be on campus from June 3-July 16, 2015. Final Debut programs and Prowl week training, preparation, and event facilitation August 16-23, 2015.



Other Notes:

Debut Leaders play a key role in beginning the transition of over 3,000 new students and their families by guiding and leading them through their first experiences at EIU. Debut Leaders have the unique opportunity to be the first face of the University presented to incoming students and families. Individuals selected will participate in various training and leadership development activities as well as be responsible for making new students’ experience during Debut & Prowl fun, eventful, and informative. (This position requires individuals to work at EIU during the summer.) All NSP staff will:  Attend meetings and training.  Assist in staff recruitment, selection, and training where appropri-ate.  Interact with University faculty, staff, and administrators to help facilitate Prowl programs.  Provide campus tours at the Spring, Summer, and Fall Open Houses and Admitted Student Day.  Serve as mentors and participate in retention activities.  Represent the University in a positive manner. Commitments: (position specific commitments see individual job details)  Staff training will occur once a week for two hours and one week-end retreat date. Dates to be determined by Nov, 5, 2014.  Staff members will also be required to work the Open Houses and University special events.  Attend events as assigned. Debut Leaders will:  Facilitate transfer and freshmen Debut days which include small group sessions, assisting with the Academic Advisement pro-cess, performing theatrical presentations, and facilitating the check-in and registration functions of the program.  Staff members will also aid in the facilitation of the first week of Prowl and assigned retention activities. Compensation:  Spring and Fall semester staff members will receive minimum wage for facilitating NSP programs and activities.  $400.00 stipend for training and meetings during Spring semester  $2,000 stipend for EIU Debut (June 3 - July 16, 2015).  10 weeks of Room and Board (June 3 - July 16, 2015) and when Dining Services are open) value of $2,200.  $150 stipend and meal plan for Prowl Training and Opening Weekend activities (Aug. 16 - Aug. 23, 2015).


Night Assistant

Rate: $8.30
Contact Information:
Rebecca Lynn
581-7700
relynn2@eiu.edu
http://www.eiu.edu/housing/na_program.php

Requirements:

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).



Other Notes:

Necessary skills to be productive at this type of position are the ability to confidently confront situations, take instructions as needed, 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. Candidates that make it through the screening process will be considered for an interview. Interview preference will be given to on-campus residents.


Night Assistant Supervisor

Rate: $8.75
Contact Information:
Rebecca Lynn
581-7700
relynn2@eiu.edu
http://www.eiu.edu/housing/na_program.php

Requirements:

Applicants must have a minimum of a 2.50 GPA at time of application and hiring. Previous leadership experience as a Night Assistant, Resident Assistant, or Conference Assistant is strongly preferred. The primary focus of the Night Assistant Supervisor is to serve as an extra set of "eyes and ears" for the hall staff and assist the residents by ensuring policies are enforced and the buildings are secure during the overnight hours every night that the halls are open. Supervisors are required to check in with each Night Assistant in a particular area several times per night and addressing issues they do not feel comfortable handling. They assist the Safety and Special Events Coordinator by holding Night Assistants accountable for their job performance and and they ensure the Night Assistants are meeting the department's expectations. Night Assistant Supervisors assist the Coordinator in hiring, supervising, evaluation, and retention of Night Assistants.



Other Notes:

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. Individuals that pass through the screening process will be considered for an interview with preference given to on-campus residents. To receive an application, please contact Rebecca Lynn at 217-581-7700 or relynn2@eiu.edu.


Senior Prowl Leader

Rate: 8.25
Contact Information:
New Student Programs
217-581-6435
nsp@eiu.edu
http://www.eiu.edu/nsp/

Requirements:

Maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5. Be in good judicial standing with the University. Ability to be outside and on your feet for long periods of time. Have a positive attitude. Be flexible, motivated, and open-minded. Be passionate about EIU! Staff training will occur once a week for two hours and one weekend retreat. Staff members will also be required to work Open Houses and University special events. Prowl Leader selection and training in February and March. Prowl week training, preparation, and event facilitation, August 16 - 23 2015 and Spring Prowl 2015 (January 2015).



Other Notes:

Senior Prowl Leaders play a key role in continuing the transition of over 3,000 new students and their families by guiding and leading new students through their first weeks at EIU. Senior Prowl Leaders will have the opportunity to build relationships, interact with University staff and faculty, and lead a team of Prowl Leaders. Individuals selected will assist with the selection and training of Prowl Leaders, serve as mentors and role models, and be responsible for making new students’ experience during Prowl fun, eventful, and informative. All NSP staff will:  Attend meetings and training.  Assist in staff recruitment, selection, and training where appropriate.  Interact with University faculty, staff, and administrators to help facilitate Prowl programs.  Provide campus tours at the Spring, Summer, and Fall Open Houses and Admitted Student Day.  Serve as mentors and participate in retention activities.  Represent the University in a positive manner. Commitments: (position specific commitments see individual job details)  Staff training will occur once a week for two hours and one week-end retreat date. Dates to be determined by Nov, 5, 2014.  Staff members will also be required to work the Open Houses and University special events. Senior Prowl Leaders will: Lead a team of Prowl Leaders.  Coordinate and assist with moving new students into their residence halls, greeting families, answering questions, providing directions, and directing traffic.  Coordinate and facilitate all Prowl activities including Prowl Welcome and Convocation, College Meetings, EIU Reads, Prowl Picnic, New Student Photo, Jumpstart 2 G.I.V.E., Prowl Success Workshops, and much more. Compensation:  Spring and Fall semester staff members will receive minimum wage for facilitating NSP programs and activities.  $250 stipend for training and meetings for the Spring semester.  $150 stipend and meal plan for Prowl Training and Opening Weekend activities (Aug. 16—23, 2015)  Meals August 16 - 23, 2015 (when Dining Services are open) and early move-in to the residential facilities.


Transfer Transition Leader

Rate: 8.25
Contact Information:
New Student Programs
217-581-6435
nsp@eui.edu
http://www.eiu.edu/nsp/

Requirements:

Maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5. Be in good judicial standing with the University. Ability to be outside and on your feet for long periods of time. Have a positive attitude. Be flexible, motivated, and open-minded. Be passionate about EIU! Staff training will occur once a week for two hours and one weekend retreat date. Dates to be determined by Nov, 5, 2014. Staff members will also be required to work the Open Houses and University special events. Individuals are required to facilitate Transfer Debut programs ( 4 in April, 2 in June, 1 in July, 1 in August, 1 in October, 1 in November, 1 in December, 1 in January). Prowl week training, preparation, and event facilitation, Aug. 16 - 23, 2015.



Other Notes:

Transfer Transition Leaders: Play a key role in the orientation, transition, and retention of over 1,500 new transfer students and their families by guiding and leading them through their first experiences at EIU and their continuing transition throughout the students’ first semesters at EIU. Individuals selected will participate in various training and leadership development activities as well as be responsible for making new students’ experience during orientation & Prowl fun, eventful, and informative. All NSP staff will: Attend meetings and training. Assist in staff recruitment, selection, and training where appropri-ate. Interact with University faculty, staff, and administrators to help facilitate Prowl programs. Provide campus tours at the Spring, Summer, and Fall Open Houses and Admitted Student Day. Serve as mentors and participate in retention activities. Represent the University in a positive manner. Commitments: (position specific commitments see individual job details) Staff training will occur once a week for two hours and one weekend retreat date. Dates to be determined by Nov, 5, 2014. Staff members will also be required to work the Open Houses and University special events. Transfer Transition Leaders will: Facilitate transfer orientation, advisement, & registration programs including small group sessions and assist with the Academic Advisement process, and much more. Facilitate programs and provide guidance/mentor for transfer students, Coordinate and facilitate transition activities including Prowl Welcome and Convocation, College Meetings, Prowl Picnic, New Student Photo, Jumpstart 2 G.I.V.E., Transfer Connections, Prowl Success Workshops, and much more. Compensation: Spring and Fall semester staff members will receive minimum wage for facilitating NSP programs and activities. $250 stipend for training and meetings for the Spring semester. $150 stipend and meal plan for Prowl Training and Opening Weekend activities (Aug. 16—23, 2015) Meals August 16 - 23, 2015 (when Dining Services are open) and early move-in to the residential facilities.