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Listed below are available student employment opportunities for on-campus positions. If you have questions about or are interested in a position, please contact the contact person in the job listing.

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The maximum hourly rate for undergraduate student employees is $10/hour and the maximum hourly rate for graduate student employees is $15/hour.

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2019 Summer Conference Assistant Part-Time Administrative University City No Particular Level
2019 Summer Conference Assistant Part-Time Administrative University City No Particular Level
Job Type

Part-Time

Minimum Education

No Particular Level

College/Unit

Administrative

Campus

University City

Job Description

​POSITION OVERVIEW: The Conference Assistant (CA) is an undergraduate/graduate student who is a member of the Conference Services office serving in the special capacity required by the summer housing program. The Associate Director of Conference Services will directly supervise the CA with assistance from the Lead Conference Staff. The CA’s primary responsibilities are to assist in the operation of the summer conference program. Since the Conference Assistant is the University’s primary contact with conference guests, it is necessary for the CA to maintain a professional, helpful, positive attitude that supports a successful summer conference program. 

 

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: The appointment as a Conference Assistant is for the Summer conference season of 2019 only between June 15, 2019 - September 8, 2019

  1. Compensation is free housing in a University-owned Residence Hall for the summer term as well as a stipend.
  2. Conference Assistants receive a full room credit for the summer quarter. Federal law requires that the Office of University Housing communicate with the Financial Aid Office regarding all dollars received by each individual staff member’s financial aid package. 
  3. The Conference Assistant is required to reside in the residence halls. 
  4. Hours of the Summer Conference Assistant will include nights, weekends and University Holidays. (Hours will vary according to the needs of the conference season.)
  5. Summer Conference Assistants must be available two weekends per month during Summer 2019. 
  6. Summer Conference Assistants must be available one out of two of the holiday weekends during Summer 2019. 
    1. July 4th weekend OR Labor Day weekend 
  7. Vacations or any periods of time away from campus (greater than 3 days) must be approved by the Lead Staff. 
  8. Conference Assistants must attend MANDATORY CA Training Sessions from June 19th-21st, 2019 and be available for the start of conference season, June 23rd. First conference group arrives on June 19th (Staffing will be based on availability).

Qualifications

• Status as a full-time student at Drexel University (12 credits min.) • Maintenance of minimum term and cumulative G.P.A. of 2.5 • Be in good judicial standing (no active sanction during period of employment) • Must not be on co-op during the Summer 2019

Available Positions

15

Department

Conference Services

Location

Contact Information

Conference Services
conferences@drexel.edu
215-895-0373

Graphic Design Intern Part-Time Administrative University City Pre-Junior
Graphic Design Intern Part-Time Administrative University City Pre-Junior
Job Type

Part-Time

Minimum Education

Pre-Junior

College/Unit

Administrative

Campus

University City

Job Description

The Lindy Institute for Urban Innovation at Drexel University is seeking talented applicants with backgrounds in graphic design, graphic communications, or other allied professions with digital creative capacities. The intern will be responsible for assisting the Project Managers with design, graphic production, and layout work for various Lindy Institute and Nowak Metro Finance Lab projects, presentations, and papers.

The ideal candidate will be detail oriented, a strong communicator, a self-starter, and interested in working on interesting urban planning, design, and creative placemaking applied research projects.

Seeking applicants looking for immediate employment. The employment term will be 3 months from the date of hire, with the opportunity to renew based on performance, funding permitting. Employees expected to work 10-20 hours a week, flexibility with scheduling, but the same shifts expected each week. Position offers $15/hr. 

Essential Functions

Applicants will be expected to assist with the following tasks:

·         Create drawings, maps, and presentations for projects the Institute is involved in

·         Create layouts and graphics for white papers, reports and memos

·         Procure photos and graphics from third parties and manage the securing of usage permissions from the owners of these works

·         Create graphic collateral for the Lindy Institute and Nowak Lab websites​


Qualifications

Required Qualifications 1. Knowledge of Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, and InDesign is required 2. Basic working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) is required Preferred Qualifications 1. Applicants with a fluency in Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, and InDesign are encouraged to submit portfolios or other examples of their work with these applications. 2. Applicants with an interest in community-based research practices, community outreach, civic engagement and civic participation will be given preference. 3. Applicant should have demonstrated clear and effective written and verbal communications skills. 4. Applicant should have the ability to set and meet project deadlines and goals. 5. Applicant should have demonstrated experience working collaboratively in a small team.

Available Positions

2

Department

Lindy Institute for Urban Innovation

Location

3600 Market Street

Contact Information

Danielle Swan
ds893@drexel.edu
215-571-4419

OED Student Assistant Part-Time Administrative
OED Student Assistant Part-Time Administrative
Job Type

Part-Time

Minimum Education

College/Unit

Administrative

Campus

Job Description

General:

The OED Student Assistant is an integral member of the department and contributes to achieving the mission in advocating for people with disabilities and providing equal opportunities and equal access to education, employment, programs and activities at Drexel University.

This position is physically located within the alternative testing space on both the University City Campus and the Center City Campus.


Exam Proctoring:

  • Proctor exams for students with approved testing accommodations.
  • Ensure that students receive their approved accommodations and that the integrity of exams are maintained.
  • Assist in the preparation of exams for students.
  • Coordinate the receipt and drop off of exams to and from professors, ensuring the security of the exams is maintained.
  • Learn the Clockwork database used for tracking and scheduling exams.
  • Scribe and/or human reader for student exams
  • Work closely with OED staff in the creation and provision of books, exams, and other materials in alternative formats.
  • Provide excellent customer service to students, faculty, and staff.

Reader/Scribe, Non-proctor:

  • Must have knowledge in the content area for which the employee is asked to act as a Reader/Scribe.
  • Work one-on-one with a student(s) who need visual components of course content described to them. 
  • Scribe for a student for out-of-class assignments and/or exams that require handwriting.
  • Assignments could include, but are not limited to, reviewing the course text or PowerPoint presentations, completing online homework or homework that requires writing or heavily rely upon visual components, reviewing in-class examples, etc.
  • It is not required that the employee tutor the student but that the reader/scribe can accurately describe and write what the student wishes to convey.
  • May work with student to schedule times to review the assignments.  If the student and Reader/Scribe plan to meet outside of the OED offices, the reader/scribe must have the location approved by an OED staff member.

Alternative text

  • Must have knowledge in the content area for which s/he is asked to provide alternative text or be approved to provide alternative text by the assistive technology team and/or the course instructor.
  • Work with the assistive technology staff or instructor to identify the course materials that need alternative text. 
  • Review course content and provide alternative text for assigned materials.
  • Submit alternative text for review by course instructor.

Qualifications

Graduate Student Have the ability to work at least 20 hours per week between the hours of 7:30am and 5:30pm, Monday through Friday Possess excellent communication, organization, time management, and writing skills

Available Positions

1

Department

Office of Equality and Diversity - Disability Resources

Location

Contact Information

Emily Glassman
eag57@drexel.edu

Research Part-Time College of Engineering University City Senior
Research Part-Time College of Engineering University City Senior
Job Type

Part-Time

Minimum Education

Senior

College/Unit

College of Engineering

Campus

University City

Job Description

Job description: Work on a collaborative team of faculty, graduate and undergraduate students on urban public spaces research project

 Students will have the opportunity to provide research assistance for research synthesis on urban public spaces. The project is funded by the William Penn Foundation to evaluate the evidence on the environmental benefits of urban public spaces, and our synthesis will describe the state of the field by delineating what we know and do not know. The research team will write a final report that will target a policy and practitioner audience to substantively inform the future of our urban public spaces.

 The student will assist in synthesizing evidence on environmental costs and benefits associated with public spaces in areas such as air pollution, energy consumption, storm water management, water quality, biodiversity, interest in the environment, and environmental activism.

 Project responsibilities include conducting literature searches, summarizing and evaluating studies on public spaces, developing presentations to disseminate the results of the study, and contributing to the final report. Estimated time commitment is 10 hours per week for 12 weeks (or 120 hours total) beginning in January 2019. The student will be paid $15/hour and will report primarily to Dr. Michelle Kondo at the United States Forest Service, in addition to Dr. Patrick Gurian at Drexel University.

 To apply, please submit a resume and letter of interest that describes your interest in the project and your academic and professional preparation to Dr. Patrick Gurian (plg28@drexel) by February 15, 2019.​ 

Qualifications

Must be a major in Civil/Environmental Engineering, with knowledge of urban air pollution, hydrology, biodiversity, heat island/temperature and energy consumption. Prior experience with literature searches and synthesizing studies either through coursework or independent studies is required.

Available Positions

1

Department

CAEE

Location

Contact Information

Patrick Gurian
pgurian@drexel.edu
215-8952889