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Thursday
01/19/17

Teach for America: Next Application Deadline January 27

Posted by Tim on January 19, 2017 in Career Opportunities, Honors Experiences, Student Job Opportunities, Teaching Opportunities, Tutoring

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Friday, January 27thth

Start your application: www.teachforamerica.org/apply

See the Impact you can have as a Teacher:

·         An overview of our organization (2min video)

·         Our mission in a nutshell (2min video)

The Basics and Benefits of Teach For America:

·         All academic majors and backgrounds accepted

·         Select your regional placement (not random assignment) from our 53 communities

·         Teach any grade level (preK-12) and subject including ELL and SpEd

·         Salary ranging from $24,000-$55,000 a year with health insurance and retirement benefits

·         Americorps Education Award of $11,550 and loan deferment/forbearance

·         Option to earn your certification and/or Masters in Education/teaching

·         Graduate school and employer partnerships for alum to continue their leadership and impact

·         DACA recipients are eligible to apply.

Education needs the most driven, passionate leaders your generation has to offer. Whatever you care most about—immigration, LGBTQ rights, health care—consider the limits imposed by a system that gives only certain kids the skills needed to be successful.

NEXT Application Deadline for the 2017 corps (Seniors) and the 2018 corps (for 2018 graduates): Friday, January 27, 2017.

For additional information, explore our www.teachforamerica.org as well as our youtube channel: www.youtube.com/teachforamerica or contact Chrystal Gaither (chrystal.gaither@teachforamerica.org)

Thursday
01/19/17

Videographer Paid Student Assistant Opportunity with Donor and Alumni Relations

Posted by Tim on January 19, 2017 in Career Opportunities, Student Assistant, Student Job Opportunities

Office of Donor and Alumni Communications
Division of Philanthropy and Alumni Engagement

Student Assistant Job Description

The Office of Communications in the Division of Philanthropy and Alumni Engagement develops strategies and tactics aimed at engaging alumni and encouraging donors and prospective donors to financially support the university’s fundraising goals. Staff members work with colleagues in the Division of Philanthropy and Alumni Engagement, the Office of University Communications and school-based communications officers to develop audience-specific messages that speak to the importance of private philanthropy at UB.

The student assistant (SA) will work collaboratively with the director of digital communications to enhance the online communication efforts and goals of our office. This position will help to increase engagement among alumni and increase awareness of the importance of private philanthropy among our student, donor and alumni populations through the integration of video in all digital outreach initiatives.

Responsibilities

Social media support

  • Strategize, write and coordinate video content for social media sites, including Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and LinkedIn
  • Maintain reporting and tracking statistics for posts on social media
  • Conduct research on emerging social media video technology and new methods of engagement
  • Identify trends and opportunities on various student and young alumni social channels

Video recording

  • Videotape and interview UB students, faculty and staff for short videos to use on social media, in emails and on websites
  • Record video at various UB events
  • Capture b-roll video around all three University at Buffalo campuses
  • Produce high quality videos including scripted and non-scripted productions for use in division communication initiatives

Qualifications/ Skills

  • Graduate or Undergraduate student in good academic standing
  • Capable of accomplishing multiple tasks concurrently
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, writing and time management skills
  • Ability to take initiative with projects
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Passion for higher education and philanthropy
  • Familiarity with Adobe Premiere and Photoshop

Educational value

  • Networking opportunities across the university
  • Establish a knowledge of alumni communications, fundraising in higher education and social media
  • Enhance written and oral communication and marketing skills
  • Deepen video production portfolio

Stipend

$10-$12 per hour for a maximum of 20 hours per week during the academic year. Additional hours available during the summer. A two-year commitment is preferable, but negotiable.

Start date January 23, 2017.

Contact Information
Joseph DiDomizio
Director of Digital Communications
255 Harriman Hall
University at Buffalo, South Campus

Thursday
01/19/17

Kaplan Part-Time Teaching Jobs for UB Honors Scholars

Posted by Tim on January 19, 2017 in Career Opportunities, Student Job Opportunities, Teaching Opportunities, Tutoring

Kaplan: Part-Time Teachers Wanted

Kaplan Test Prep is seeking part-time teachers to prepare students for admission exams. If you scored well on your admission test and would like to help others do the same, apply today! Our teachers come from diverse backgrounds but share a common goal in their commitment to helping students achieve higher test scores.

Kaplan is a great place to work if you’re seeking teaching experience or if you want a challenging and fulfilling part-time job. Teachers receive paid training and ongoing support to build their teaching, presenting, and mentoring skills.  Our instructors start at $21/hr.

We currently have the following positions available:

Part-Time MCAT, DAT, GMAT, LSAT, GRE, and SAT Instructors (12-20 hrs/wk)

Our minimum score requirements are as follows:

MCAT: 90th percentile composite score–a 513 or above on the new MCAT

DAT: 90th percentile scores for Academic Average and PAT

GMAT: 90th percentile composite score–700 or above

LSAT:  90th percentile composite score–164 or above

GRE: 90th percentile scores on Math and Verbal Sections

SAT: 90th percentile scores on each section of the SAT

-Classes are held in our centers as well as throughout the community.

-No teaching experience is necessary (although it is preferred). We will train you to be a great instructor. Prep and training are paid.
-All classes are held in the evenings and/or weekends

If you would like to apply, please e-mail your resume, cover letter, and score report to jamie.douglas@kaplan.com

Thursday
01/19/17

Undergraduate Education Graduate Assistant Opportunity

Posted by Tim on January 19, 2017 in Community Announcements, Graduate Assistant, Student Job Opportunities

Undergraduate Education

Graduate Assistant (GA) Position Description

Job Type:  Full Time

Hours/week:  20 (represents full-time for GA positions), specific hours to be arranged.

Salary:  $499.00/biweekly (20 hours/week)

Term:  Appointed on a semester-by-semester basis, successful applicants will receive consideration for Academic year and summer appointments.  Applicants should be available during summer or other school breaks.

Department:  Undergraduate Education (UGE)

Supervisor of Position:

The UGE GA serves under the direct supervision of Brenda Sauka, the Finance/HR Manager of Undergraduate Education.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform procurement related duties, including but not limited to: identify items for purchase, obtain quotes as necessary and initiate all procurement realated transactions for routing and approval, including travel reimbursements, eReq or other forms as required; Verify orders have been received and initiate exchanges and/or returns/credits, etc; and act as liaison to toe UGE Program Directors, staff, various university offices and external vendors/suppliers.
  • Perform general clerical, office support and reception duties as requested, including but not limited to front desk reception for the 24 Capen suite; greeting and assisting walk-ins and telephone inquiries; scheduling meetings in 24 Capen conference room; filing, sorting/delivering mail; answering telephone inquiries; typing; copying; on-campus office errands; meeting or event set-up and clean-up in conference rooms; assisting with general office organization and upkeep including supply inventory and light stocking; and other tasks as assigned.
  • Maintain confidentially of all protected data.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Be fully matriculated in a graduate degree program at UB;
  • Be a full-time student, maintaining a minimum of nine (9) credits per semester;
  • Maintain Academic Good Standing during each semester of the assistantship;
  • Excellent written, communication and general administrative skills;
  • Possess strong organizational and interpersonal skills and high attention to details;
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and timelines and problem solve;
  • Strong knowledge of Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Excel, Publisher and Internet searches;
  • Ability to research academic topics relevant to university level education; and
  • Demonstrate ability to work in a diverse environment exhibiting understanding, appreciation and respect for a wide-variety of individual differences and backgrounds.

To Apply: Applications accepted only via Bullseye

Thursday
01/19/17

AmericCorps Open Interviews January 24

Posted by Tim on January 19, 2017 in Career Opportunities, Honors Experiences, Internships, Networking, Student Job Opportunities

The Service Collaborative of WNY is holding Open Interviews next Tuesday, January 24th from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. for 6 month ABLE positions (to begin immediately) and 12 month Serve New York VISTA positions (to begin in March). More information about position specifics are attached.

Where: The Service Collaborative of WNY, 490 Michigan Ave, Buffalo, NY  14203

Please remember your Resume, Contact info for two references and wear Professional attire

For more information, contact Hannah Spalding, 716-418-8500 x116 or recruitment@tscwny.org

http://www.tscwny.org/programs/opportunities

Tuesday
11/22/16

Paid Student Assistant Opportunity with University Communications

Posted by Tim on November 22, 2016 in Career Opportunities, Student Job Opportunities

Title:  Social Media Content/Engagement Assistant

UB Department:              University Communications

Website:                           www.buffalo.edu

Supervisor:                      Erin Goetz
Social Media Specialist

                                          eringoet@buffalo.edu
Position Duration:          Full academic year including Summer

Application Due Date:    December 2, 2016

Application Deadline:     Applications accepted immediately, until position is filled

Position Start  Date:         December 2016

Paid Position?                 Yes ($10/hr)

  1. Position Details

Department Profile

UB’s division of University Communications (UC) is responsible for university-wide communications and marketing — including branding, media relations, digital (web, social media), editorial/content, and creative design — for the University at Buffalo (UB). The division is highly visible and its communication products represent the public face of the university. As a member of UC’s Digital Communications & Strategy team, you will help tell our story on social media, the web, and other digital communication platforms, inspiring engagement and pride from our UB Family and the world.

As our Social Media Content/Engagement Assistant you will focus on promoting UB through social media and continually engaging with our online audiences. Tasks will include researching, curating, and producing content for social media, and monitoring and engaging with online audiences.

Candidate Profile

The successful candidate will:

  • Be highly motivated, professional, creative and excited to learn
  • Be comfortable working in a high-productivity team environment
  • Demonstrate strong social media, visual and editorial skills
  • Be a current SUNY student (mandatory)

Hours

  • This PAID student position requires a year-round weekly commitment of 15-20 hours.
  • All work (unless otherwise agreed) is to be conducted in UC offices in Crofts Hall on UB’s North Campus or out on assignment.
Tuesday
10/25/16

Looking for sustainability internships and networking?

Posted by Tim on October 25, 2016 in Career Opportunities, Internships, Networking, Student Job Opportunities

If you are a student or emerging professional interested in the field of sustainability check out the sustainability internship board.

This is a great resource for undergraduate and graduate students looking to find temporary work and gain experience in this new field.

sustainabilityleads.com

 

Thursday
10/13/16

Student Assistant Position School of Social Work

Posted by Tim on October 13, 2016 in Student Assistant, Student Job Opportunities

STUDENT ASSISTANT POSITION AVAILABLE

The School of Social Work is seeking a student assistant to work in our Main Office.  Duties include assisting visitors, answering phones, data entry, photocopying, scanning, filing, and others tasks as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

Undergraduate or Graduate student who is able to work 20 hours a week, Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:30am – 5:00pm. Experience using Microsoft Office Suite applications, be detail oriented, have excellent communication skills and be able to work with little supervision.

This is an hourly 12 month position and the pay rate is $10.00 per hour.  Preferred start date is ASAP.

Please send an electronic version of your resume and cover letter to the email below.  Be sure to include a summary of your availability for the fall and spring semesters to:

EMAIL: djford2@buffalo.edu

Darleen Ford

School of Social Work

Tuesday
10/11/16

Social Media Content/Engagement Assistant Opportunity with University Communications ($10/hour)

Posted by Tim on October 11, 2016 in Honors Experiences, Internships, Networking, Student Assistant, Student Job Opportunities

Title:  Social Media Content/Engagement Assistant

UB Department:        University Communications

Website:         www.buffalo.edu

Supervisor:    Rebecca Bernstein, Director of Strategy and Digital Communications, rebecca@buffalo.edu

716-645-4583, 330 Crofts Hall, UB North Campus
Position Duration:    Fall 2016 – Spring 2017

Application Due Date:          October 28, 2016

Application Deadline:           Applications accepted immediately, until position is filled

Position Start / End Date:     November 2016  / May 2017

Paid Position?           Yes ($10/hr)

  1. Position Details

Department Profile

UB’s division of University Communications (UC) is responsible for university-wide communications and marketing — including branding, media relations, digital (web, social media), editorial/content, and creative design — for the University at Buffalo (UB). The division is highly visible and its communication products represent the public face of the university. As a member of UC’s Digital Communications & Strategy team, you will help us transform the way content is created, distributed and tracked on social media, the web, and other digital communication platforms. You will support the department’s efforts to monitor and shape perceptions, fulfill information needs and provide exceptional service to external and internal audiences of UB.

As our Social Media Content/Engagement Assistant you will focus on promoting UB through social media and continually engaging with our online audiences. Tasks will include researching, curating, and producing content for social media, and monitoring and engaging with online audiences.

Candidate Profile

The successful candidate will:

  • Be highly motivated, professional, creative and excited to learn
  • Be comfortable working in a high-productivity team environment
  • Demonstrate strong social media, visual and editorial skills
  • Be a current SUNY student (mandatory)

Hours

  • This PAID student position requires a weekly commitment of 20 hours during summer 2016.
  • All work (unless otherwise agreed) is to be conducted in UC offices in Crofts Hall on UB’s North Campus.

Responsibilities

The Social Media Content/Engagement Assistant will work directly with the Director and Sr. Associate Director, and collaboratively with other members of the UC team to accomplish the following goals:

  • Assist in management and administration of UB’s top-level social media platforms: Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram, Youtube, LinkedIn and Snapchat
  • Plan, write, produce and distribute content (including video) on social media
  • Coordinate cross-unit social media campaigns
  • Continually monitor, identify and engage with our online audiences
  • Support digital analytics activities
  • Support university-wide communicators network activities

Qualifications

  • Strong understanding of and experience using social media (including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, Youtube, LinkedIn, Snapchat), web technologies, mobile apps
  • Video production skills, esp. knowledge of video editing tools
  • Strong storytelling skills
  • Excellent writing (esp. for web and social) and visual (e.g. photo selection, video production) skills
  • Keen sense of individual responsibility and initiative. Enthusiastic team player.
  • Able to handle multiple and varied assignments. Effective time manager.
  • Strong verbal communicator.
  • Comfortable collaborating with others and taking direction; Respect for authority and diverse viewpoints
  • Comfortable in front of the camera; willingness to act as a host when needed

To apply:

  1. Complete the following pre-qualification form: http://goo.gl/forms/JQTm7LmJAn
  2. Send the following to eringoet@buffalo.edu
  • Cover letter and resume, including:
    • Relevant experience or coursework
    • URLs for your social media pages or web pages
    • Your Academic Major, projected month and year of graduation
    • Availability to work in summer 2016
    • What makes you a stand out candidate for the job (experience and personal characteristics)
    • Details of your background in communications, web and social media
    • Name and contact information for 2-3 references.
  • Applications are being accepted immediately with a cut off of October 28, 2016. Start date is flexible. Start date is November 15, 2016.

 

The University at Buffalo is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

Monday
10/03/16

Teach for America Social Impact with Salary Application Deadline October 19

Posted by Tim on October 3, 2016 in Career Opportunities, Honors Experiences, Student Job Opportunities

Social impact w/salary  TFA application due 10/19
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Wednesday, October 19th
Start your application: www.teachforamerica.org/apply  See the Impact you can have as a Teacher:
 An overview of our organization (2min video)  Our mission in a nutshell (2min video)
The Basics and Benefits of Teach For America:
 All academic majors and backgrounds accepted  Select your regional placement (not random assignment) from our 53

communities  Teach any grade level (preK12) and subject including ELL and SpEd  Salary ranging from $24,000$55,000 a year with health insurance and retirement benefits  Americorps Education Award of $11,550 and loan deferment/forbearance  Option to earn your certification and/or Masters in Education/teaching  Graduate school and employer partnerships for alum to continue their leadership and impact   DACA recipients are eligible to apply.

Teach For America is developing a movement of leaders who will help drive change at every level of our education system toward the goal of closing the opportunity gap in America. These leaders start their paths as corps members who teach for two years in urban and rural highneed communities and help students make the academic progress that expands their opportunities. Deeply affected by their teaching experience, our alumni continue to advocate for students and build lasting change in many different roles and fields.

For additional information, explore our www.teachforamerica.org as well as our youtube channel: www.youtube.com/teachforamerica or contact Chrystal Gaither (chrystal.gaither@teachforamerica.org)