This is a list of departments and locations that employ students through the Buena Vista University Federal Work Study Program.
1) General office work including filing, answering the phone,
and creating some documents.
2) Academic Tutoring, primarily math, science,
3) Writing tutors (rarely first-year students).
4) Scribes -- to attend class and take notes for a student with disabilities and/or to write for
students with physical disabilities.
Typing, filing, computer work, mailings, phoning, assist counselors. Some night and weekend work. Looking for students with proper phone skills, data entry experience and who are prompt and reliable.
General office work, sell and take tickets at athletic events, laundry, managers for athletic teams, assist with recruiting, help at home athletic events (i.e. shagging balls at the volleyball or soccer games, scorekeeping), staff weight room desk and front desk in the fieldhouse lobby, wash wrestling mats.
Lifeguards (Lifeguarding certification required)
Scorekeepers, referees, people to assist with events
Keep game stats at home games, write and send out press releases, public address announcing, photography, office work with the Sports Information Director
General office work, some computer work, and people skills desired. Must be prompt, reliable, and dependable. Phone courtesy is a must.
General office and computer work, data entry, filing, photocopying, shredding, stuffing envelopes, answer telephone, delivering supplies to other offices, running errands, and occasionally covering the office while other employees are at meetings. Must be prompt, reliable, and have good phone skills.
Career Peers will assist with resume/cover letter critique, guide students to relevant career information in Career Library and online; assist with preparations for career events and carry out general office duties. Career Peers will receive specialized training in career development that will be useful in planning their own career.
Assist working with Academic and Cultural Events Series. Students can work a front of house (FOH) position. FOH entails working with ACES attendance forms, monitoring student behavior, coordinate activities, ushering, box office, and act as on-campus guides for the guests. Students will also have the choice to be involved back stage, assisting with lighting, sound and staging. They will help in implementing events from the ACES, SAB, the Intercultural Department, Music and any other event that needs technical services.
General office work (answer the telephone, file, data entry), grounds keeping (pick up trash, mow/trim, snow removal), and custodial work in academic buildings and residence halls (light duty cleaning, carry out trash.) Must have computer skills for office position. Valid driver's license along with knowledge of grounds equipment recommended to assist grounds and knowledge of light duty custodial equipment helpful to assist custodians.
Mail And Printing
Greet and assist customers with their mail and printing needs, sort and distribute mail and packages, prepare outgoing mail and general office duties as assigned.
Greet and assist students and visitors to the Forum, answer BVU switchboard and direct calls to the appropriate departments and assist with distribution of event tickets, computer batteries, etc. Evening and weekend hours available.
Greet and assist students and visitors, answer phones, and general office work as assigned.
Assist with room setups and tear-downs in the Forum, clean classrooms and general maintenance duties as assigned. Evening and weekend hours available.
Computer updates and some data entry, filing, mailings to centers and adjunct faculty, assisting with faculty development conferences, and general office work.
Provide support for Student Activities Board. General Office work, answering the phone, painting windows and other publicity artwork for campus events. Looking for students with people, phone and computer skills (excel, word, publisher).
Provide support for volunteer and general student programs. Responsibilities include general office work, receptionist duties, event promotion and special projects. Looking for students who will demonstrate excellent customer service skills on the phone and in person and who are comfortable in a fast-paced, flexible student-centered environment.
General office skills needed, computer, phone, copier and waiting room host/receptionist duties.
General office work, computer work, data entry, mailings, filing, telephone, photocopying.
General office work, answering the telephone, filing, shredding, assist with large mailings, creating spread sheets, photocopying, running errands on and off campus, etc.
This program employs students who are capable of completing the following assignments: researching multicultural issues, performing clerical duties, promoting multicultural programs and events, and assisting in the development of multicultural programs.
Students in Entry-level positions are Circulation Desk Assistants whose responsibilities include: checking in/out books and Reserve items, shelving books and other materials, answering telephones, answering routine questions, retrieving and sorting mail, assisting patrons with copiers, printers and other equipment. Responsibilities of students in Advanced-Level positions include: processing ILL requests, processing new materials, overseeing the building on evening and weekend shifts(including closing the library), assisting with special projects. Complete job descriptions and pay scales are available at the library. Desired: RELIABLE, highly motivated students with a positive and friendly attitude, a willingness to help others, good interpersonal skills and high attention to detail.
Students working in Outdoor Programs will maintain and manage outdoor recreation equipment, work scheduled hours to check equipment in and out, assist staff members in providing outdoor recreation programs and opportunities, and have some clerical duties. Miscellaneous tasks may also be assigned.
Looking for outgoing, friendly, and detail oriented students to supervisors and callers. Gain practical career experience and network with BVU Alumni with a flexible work schedule.
Looking for prompt, reliable, courteous students to perform general office duties i.e. data entry, filing, run errands, answer telephones and assist students and office personnel. Confidentiality and attention to detail are a must.
Secretarial, answer telephone, photocopy, send faxes, run errands, and word processing. Looking for students who have the following skills: enthusiasm, courtesy, telephone skills, flexibility, dependability, and confidentiality.
Working in the School of Communication and Arts could involve working in any of the following departments: Innovation Video, English, Band, KBVU-FM Radio, Choir, Theatre, Speech, Art, Writing Lab, Tack Newspaper or the Office.
Secretarial, typing, running errands, getting the mail, photocopying, designing bulletin boards and compiling packets for field experience.
Office work; answering phone, making copies, filing, running errands for professors. Occasionally, the student may be asked to help out with laboratory setup.
Secretarial, photocopy, run errands, typing, telephone responsibilities, etc. Monitor and assist students in the Mac Lab. Looking for students who are punctual and reliable.
Answer telephones, handle dispatch complaints, assist with security facilities. Students assist with the special needs transportation program as well as other special events. Ability to deal with people in emergencies. Must be prompt, reliable and handle confidential information in an appropriate manner.
Duties are that of an Office Assistant such as filing, telephone responsibilities for both the Office of Student Affairs and Campus Security, pick up the office mail, make copies, help prepare mailings, deliver items to other offices on campus, and help as needed with office projects. Students must be prompt, have a positive attitude, good customer service skills and a willingness to help.
Primary responsibility includes assisting faculty and staff in their use of technology to support learning. This often includes one-on-one consulting or developing technology applications (such as Web pages, PowerPoint, and digital media conversion).
Students working in this department will have the following duties: Supervise the Underground during scheduled hours, open all cabinets and ensure working order of video games, turn on rope lights and TV's, prepare popcorn upon request, ensure proper use of the property (the area will be swept, popcorn popper cleaned, all trash picked up and taken out and furniture moved back to the original spot), assist in sponsoring groups/organizations with completing the event closing checklist.
Primary responsibilities include news services, media relations, publications, internal communications, photography and advertising. Work-study students typically help prepare news releases and assist in other marketing communication services.
The following community service organizations offer employment opportunities. The students selected for these positions may receive specialized, career-related experience that may enhance their employment possibilities in their career field. These organizations are located off campus so you will need your own transportation.
Adventure Club--working with K-4 students. Supervising open gym on weekends. Monthly calendar delivery. Office work--copies, database, pagemaker creative work, developing flyers, etc. Recreation Programs--soccer, bowling, basketball, skating, etc.
Performing duties as a reading/math tutors. (Assignments may actually be made with the assistance of the School of Education/BVU.)
Assignments may vary from each school. It is best to check with each individual school for required duties.
Telephone and personal customer contact, computer data entry of depositions and incident/arrest information, photocopying, filing, typing, and mailings.
Basic library and clerical work, including customer service; checking out library materials; shelving library materials telephone and in-person reference; and other duties.
Will work with the director to plan, organize and schedule year-round art education program. Will also assist with grant writing and fund raising projects. Will assist director in handling day-to-day operations and helping with publicity. In the absence of the director, the individual may assume the responsibility of opening the Gallery and welcoming visitors. Applicants should enjoy working with people of all ages, have strong organizational and planning skills, possess a solid writing background, have an interest in the arts and be able to work collaboratively.