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Seeking an Oberlin home or large apartment for lease

Tenured faculty and spouse seeking an Oberlin home or large apartment to lease from Jan-May, 2018. Furnished or unfurnished. Tidy, respectful and non-smoking. Please contact me to preview for them and arrange a tour when they are in town later this month. Please send me an email or text with information and time options next week for previewing it. Thank you!

Close to everything! 269 North Main Street, Oberlin. 3-bedrm/2-ba. $87,000

Affordable home within walking distance to schools, downtown, stores and campus! Beautiful front porch leads into a living room with wood burning fireplace, plenty of windows and natural light. Full bath on main floor and three bedrooms and one full bath on second floor offer multiple lifestyle opportunities. An adjacent spacious kitchen and dining area has convenient access to the main floor laundry room with high efficiency washer and dryer included! Extra-large one-car detached garage is large enough to house a small workshop and a beautiful very deep wooded lot provides many future expansion opportunities. Home comes with complete general, pest and radon inspection report for buyer review of maintenance and other care needed. Home includes newer electrical panel, new water heater and a one-year home warranty for all appliances and more. Contact me to schedule your visit today!

Student Shuttle Team Members Wanted

The Student Shuttle is seeking student employees for Shuttle Driver, Jump Seat, and Phone Operator to work shifts from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. Sunday through on Saturday nights; 8 a.m. to noon Monday through Friday and at other days/times during this current academic year. The pay is $8.60/hour.

Students will drive the shuttle van on pre-determined route; operate the communications radio; assist riders board and disembark the vehicle, including the use of wheelchair lift; answer the RideLine calls, passing the info onto the shuttle; and other duties as needed.

Driver Applicants must have a valid US/Canadian driver’s license, be a minimum of 19 years old, be accepted as an approved driver through FacOps, and pass a check-out ride prior to working. Jump Seat and Phone Operators are not required to possess a driver’s license. All applicants should possess good oral communications skills. Applicants must be able to commit to working each week for the entire semester until exams, except for Fall or Spring Break.

Apply at http://jobs.oberlin.edu/postings/5378


JOB OPENING Public Services Team Information Desk

Oberlin Public Library is now accepting applications for a Part-Time Public Services Team Member to work at the Information Desk (up to 24 hours per week). Applicants must be willing and able to work day, evening and weekend hours. A Bachelor's degree is required. Beginning pay rate is $12.90 per hour. Oberlin Public Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications and job descriptions are available at The Circulation Desk.


Student Fundraising Assistants Needed

Now accepting applications for the 2017-2018 school year. Student fundraising assistants make phone calls to alumni and parents throughout the year on behalf of the Oberlin Annual Fund. Good communication skill, willingness to ask for money, and the ability to communicate the value of financial support for Oberlin College are required. Must be comfortable using Internet-based software programs and shared Google docs. Must be reliable and conscientious. Fun working environment with incentives for reaching goals. Starting pay rate is $8.60 per hour. Paid training; raises for good performance and longevity. Must be able to work 2-3 shifts per week. Shifts occur M-TH evenings and on Sundays.

To apply: https://jobs.oberlin.edu/postings/5237

HIRING: Energy Conservation Finance Intern

The Office of Environmental Sustainability (OES) is seeking an enthusiastic, collaborative, and motivated student to serve as the Energy Conservation Finance Intern. The successful candidate will work with the Assistant Vice President Campus Energy and Sustainability and the Associate Vice President of Finance to develop and standardize project metrics relevant and compliant to the College mission and goals, including attaining carbon neutrality. In addition, this position will help research advanced energy as well as creative funding opportunities on campus. This is a part time (flexible hours per week) $9/hr. paid student position reporting to the Sustainability Manager. Generally, the intern may plan for 8-12 hours but at times more than 12 hours in a week may be required to meet time or submission requirements.

Responsibilities: This intern will interact with faculty, A&PS staff, Columbia Gas, OLMPS, and Efficiency Smart staff to research, develop, recommend, and implement financial and economic project metrics to advance sustainability and energy efficiency initiatives at Oberlin College. The successful candidate may also contribute to energy efficiency rebate program. Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following: • Build on and develop resources to raise awareness of energy conservation and associated finance structures for building systems and operational structures (pertaining to energy sources, energy usage, water conservation, and waste reduction); • Gather information and feedback from staff regarding current project metrics utilized and those desired for future decisions; • Assist in building collaboration for useful project metric standards, including assumptions and accurate rates or percentages that may inform calculations such as Life Cycle Costs. • Gather information and feedback from potential rebate programs, such as Efficiency Smart, Columbia Gas of Ohio’s Innovative Energy Solutions (IES); • Assist in qualifying projects and site for appropriate energy rebate program participation; • Gather information and feedback for potential finance structures; • Present to VP Finance and Administration Staff.

Qualifications: Full-time student at Oberlin College as of the 2017-18 academic year with an interest in finance, economics, and environmental sustainability issues (this may be from related classes, student groups, volunteerism, work, and the like). Applicants must have familiarity with finance and/or economics concepts, maturity, and ability to work successfully with adults. Preferred qualifications include student or community organizing experience, research and analytical skills, and working with diverse audiences, and drive to advance sustainability this exciting program at Oberlin College.

To Apply: Please submit your answers to the questionnaire AND attach a résumé or statement of previous (paid and unpaid) work history (in Word or PDF format) by email to Ms. Bridget Flynn, Sustainability Manager, at bridget.flynn@oberlin.edu. Deadline is Monday, September 18 at 11:59PM.

Questionnaire can be found here: http://new.oberlin.edu/office/environmental-sustainability/about/employment


Hello! The Bill Long Foundation is looking to hire an Oberlin College student for 5 hrs a week for the Fall 2017 as our Media and Outreach Coordinator. Job would entail: helping us improve our media and outreach strategy, updating our social media pages, making flyers, sitting in on our board meetings, helping organizations apply for our grants, etc. This job is a fantastic way to get involved in Oberlin community work, and see how a community foundation operates. Must have federal work study to apply. If you're interested, or if you have any questions, don't hesitate to message me on facebook, email me at hannah@oberlincommunityservices.org, or text me @ 9177532263. Thanks!

Massage - Pay What You Can Sale, extended thru Nov.

PAY WHAT YOU CAN SALE There is so much in our world that feels out of control. Through November, I am offering a "Pay What You Can" Sale. No questions asked, just box on the table for you to put in what you are able to pay.

Jill Blake Piece of Quiet Studio Downtown Oberlin

Typical hours are (note sessions are still by apt only): Monday 1-5 Wednesday 11-5 Thursday 4-8 Friday 11-6

please call 440-935-0019 or email jboberlin@gmail.com with your ideal days and times.

I will be in touch within 24 hours with appointment options that fit your schedule.