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Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Special Events Services-Student Assistant (3 positions available--Fall 2016)

Department/Division:  Special Events Services

Purpose of Students Job:  Provide assistance and support to the Special Events Coordinator. Maintain operational hours of college fitness center.

Supervisor: J.B. Skidmore

Hours:  15-20 hours per week.

Rate of Pay: 


·         Assist with event set up and tear down

·         Assist with events provide support as needed

·         Provide customer service support for fitness center.

·         Cleaning, routine/ preventive maintenance of equipment     

·         Cover evening operation hours of fitness center

·         Other duties as assigned

·         Extended periods of standing, lifting of supplies and objects without a break may have consecutive days of this type work.


·         Dependable

·         Physically able to perform job duties.

·         Able to work unsupervised. 

·         Attention to detail

·         Ability to have a flexible work schedule as required.     

Times to perform job:    Between 8:00 am – 7:00 pm, Monday – Friday.  Occasional weekends as required. 

To Apply:   Must be eligible to participate in the Federal Work Study Program.  If you are uncertain, please contact the Financial Aid Office at (304) 424-8210.

Please contact  Jb Skidmore or 304-424-8386  if you are interested in applying for this position.

Thursday, May 26, 2016

Peer Coach-Student Worker, Bridging the Gap (2 positions)

Department:  Deans Office, Room 1005             Phone:  304.424.8246    

Supervisor:  Jeff Olson, Institutional Transformation Leader

Hours per Week:  Up to 20

Rate of Pay:  $12.50 per hour

Beginning Date:  August 1, 2016        Ending Date:  March 31, 2017 (or when no longer a student)

 Purpose of Student’s Job:  Student worker will serve as a “Peer Coach” with the Bridging the Gap grant at WVU-Parkersburg. Position will work with students (primarily non-traditional students) enrolled in IT, Energy, Manufacturing and Construction programs. Position will fully participate in institutional activities designed to support students from recruitment and enrollment through graduation. Position will also partner with campus faculty and administration as well as industry and workforce representatives.

Skills and Qualifications Required to Perform Job:

·         Be a student in good academic standing

·         Declared a major and earned a minimum of 15 credits hours

·         Have Excellent communication skills – both verbal and non-verbal

·         Possess proficient typing and computer skills

·         Able to work with diverse populations

·         Be organized, trustworthy and dependable; a self-starter

·         Non-traditional students are preferred


Students are expected to:

·         Participate in all training activities Develop knowledge of institutional academic programs and student support services

·         Assist Welcome Center with off-campus recruiting efforts

·         Collect and enter student data into database

·         Contact prospective students, students, and alumni via phone and e-mail

·         Assist with student orientation

·         Provide outreach and support to targeted students

·         Train incoming Peer Coaches

·         Be available some afternoons, evenings, and weekends, when needed


To apply, please provide a cover letter and resume to: Jeff Olson, Room 1005, Main Building, WVU-P. Please contact Jeff Olson at with any questions.


Thursday, January 28, 2016

Student Success Center-Tutor

Student Success Center

West Virginia University at Parkersburg

Tutor Job Description

Skills Needed to Perform Job:  An “A” in Course and Faculty recommendation.  Good communication and interpersonal skills.  Must display a caring and compassionate attitude toward others students. Must be a WVU-P student.

Will work as a tutor for community members and/or their children and WVU-P student tutor.  This position may be a work study or regular paid employee. 

Descriptions of Duties: 

·        Tutor subject/subjects recommended by faculty. 

·        Tutor group, individual, or drop-in sessions.

·        Attend tutor training meetings.

·        Tutors request assessment meetings with faculty members to discuss a “tutoring Plan” for the group/individual, which tutors then note in the tutoring notebook.

·        Tutor keeps daily notes of each tutoring sessions.  These records include attendance, progress of tutees, and content area tutored.

·        Tutor keeps a Tutee Log including the signatures of the tutees after tutors have reviewed the Tutee Contract with them.

·        Tutor documents each group and each individual tutoring session on the lined Student Record paper. Notes are made of material covered, absences, and evaluation of tutees’ efforts and progress.

·        Keeps supervisor informed concerning any change in tutee’s status, such as a reassignment of a tutor or a class withdrawal.  Tutors inform supervisor when tutee needs removed from group session and given individual tutoring.

·        Tutor refers to Faculty Resource book to schedule appointments with individual faculty member when necessary.

·        Tutors may cancel a session, but they must notify supervisor before the absence in a timely manner.

·        At the end of each semester or when tutees discontinue tutoring services, tutors request that their tutees fill out an Exit Survey; the surveys are filled out in the Center to ensure that they are completed and returned.  The surveys serve as an evaluation of the tutor and Student Success Center services.

·        Tutors receive evaluations each semester. 

Wednesday, October 21, 2015

WDCTCE Development-Office/Event Assistant (January-July 2016)

Department/Division:  WDCTCE
Supervisor:  Debi Lockhart
Hours:  20 hours/week
Rate of Pay:  $8.75/hour
Purpose of Student's Job:  Position will assist with preparations for Kid’s College, including making student files and class rosters, processing payments. Candidate should enjoy working with children.
Description of Duties: 
  • Will also assist with classroom set up for each week of Kid’s College, and be assistant to the event during children’s group games, lunch break, free time and talent show activities.
  • Position will enter miscellaneous event attendees into the BANNER system from sign in sheets, using a four screen, pre-coded block flow format.
  • Position will cover phones and assist walk in customers in the absence of WDCTCE Administrative Associate. This will include providing course information, instruction on registration and providing financial aid information.
Preferred Time to Perform Job:  Student must be available from 11:00 AM to 1 PM, Monday thru Thursday, during 4 weeks of Kid’s College event. (June 20-23, June 27-30, July 11-14, July 18-21)--Check with Debi Lockhart for specific details!
To Apply:  Must be eligible to participate in the Federal Work Study Program.  If you are uncertain, please contact the Financial Aid Office (304) 424-8210.
E-mail resume and cover letter to  Qualified applicants will be contacted for an intereview.

Monday, September 28, 2015

Center for Early Learning-Office Assistant (2015-2016)

Department/Divsion:  Center for Early Learning
Supervisor:  Angela Davis
Hours:  15-20 hours/week
Rate of Pay:  $8.75

Purpose of Student's Job:  Assist office staff with routine tasks and meal preparation.

Decscription of Duties:  Filing, data entry, assisting with registration, mailings, answering telephones and customer service, other duties as assigned

  • Computer skills
  • Basic customer service skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Good organizational skills
  • Self-motivated
  • Must be able to obtain a Food Handlers Card
  • Must submit to a background check
Preferred Time to Perform Job:  Mornings and/or afternoons between 8a-4p, Monday-Friday.

To Apply:  Must be eligible to participate in the Federal Work Study Program.  If you are uncertain, please contact the Financial Aid Office at (304) 424-8210.

E-mail resume and cover letter to  Qualified applicants will be contacted for an interview.

Thursday, August 22, 2013

Health Sciences Division-Office Assistant (2015-2016)

Job Title:  Student Worker – Nursing Lab
Department/Division: Health Sciences Division
Supervisor: Amy Richards
Rate of Pay:  $8.25/hour

 Overall Responsibilities: The purpose of this job is to maintain the nursing skills lab in a clean, orderly, and safe environment and enhance development and learning of the WVU Parkersburg Health Science Students.
The primary duties of this job is making, straightening, and maintaining beds, assisting with preparation of mannequins and lab set up , stock supplies as needed in rooms, med carts, closets, and simulation carts, assist lab coordinator with phone and visitors as needed, assist students with scheduling available lab times to practice, assist clerical work as needed.

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good organization skills
  • Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Self motivated
  • Professional demeanor
  • Able to work blocks of time during normal work hours (8am – 4pm
  • Preferred: Admitted to the Nursing Program
To Apply: Must be eligible for Financial Aid.  Please contact Financial Aid 9304.424.8210)to check to eligibility.

Email Amy Richards at with a cover letter, resume, and names/contact information for 2-3 references.  

Qualified applicants will be contacted for an interview.

Friday, April 19, 2013

Business Office/Purchasing-Office Assistant (2015-2016)

Job Title:  Office Assistant
Department/Divsion:  Business Office/Purchasing
Supervisor:  Jeannine Ratliffe
Rate of pay:  $8.75 per hour

Description of Duties
  • Provide assistance to the Business Office and Purchasing Department
  • Basic office duties - filing, copying/faxing, answering phones, run errands, shredding papers, basic customer service
  • Microsoft Office skills – EXCEL, create flow charts, etc.
  • Assist with purchasing deliveries when needed
  • Maintain key performance indicators as established by the CPO (Chief Purchasing Officer)
  • Create purchasing training presentations under supervision of the CPO
  • Assist/observe business processes and problem solving
  • Other duties as assigned by the Controller or CFO (Chief Financial Officer)

  • Basic customer service skills
  • Good organizational skills
  • Self-motivated
  • Professional demeanor
  • Good communication skills
  • Preferred Time to Perform Job:  Mornings and/or afternoons between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.

To Apply:  Must be eligible to participate in the Federal Work Study Program.  If uncertain, please contract the Financial Aid Office at (304) 424-8210. 

Submit resume to the Business Office for further instructions.  Qualified applicants will be contacted for an interview.