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HIRING: Student Transportation Coordinator

The Office of Environmental Sustainability (OES) is seeking an organized, independent, and motivated student to serve as the Student Transportation Coordinator. The successful candidate will work with transportation providers, Finance Office, and the Sustainability Coordinator to ensure that campus-wide transportation programs run smoothly. This is a part time (1-10 hours per week) $9/hr paid student position reporting to the Sustainability Manager. Responsibilities are essentially year-round, with a few hours required over breaks to respond to questions about arrivals. Position needed for the semester with the ideal candidate able to continue into future semesters. Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following: · Work with transportation providers (Airport Oberlin Shuttle) and academic calendars to schedule shuttles to and from CLE Hopkins Airport and Oberlin for academic breaks as well as for the weekly local shopping shuttle. · Communicate and market the shuttles and their schedules and logistics to transportation providers, students, and parents. This includes serving as the point person for questions about college student transportation programs and scheduling. · Create and oversee a per-semester budget for transportation programs based on past expenses and current needs for the Oberlin Student Finance Committee. Update budget and ensure finances are adequately planned throughout the semester. This includes overseeing the budget in consultation with the College Finance Office representatives. · Create and coordinates new policies for student transportation in consultation with local stakeholders.

Qualifications: The ideal candidate will be in their first or sophomore year (although juniors may still apply) at Oberlin College, and will have some knowledge of or interest in transportation issues. Applicants must have excellent organizational skills, be an independent worker, and be able to successfully coordinate and communicate with students, parents, and transportation providers. This means the student must be able to act on behalf of the student body in interacting with various stakeholders, setting budgets and schedules, and ensure budget is maintained. Preferred experience includes positions of leadership, organizational roles, familiarity with spreadsheets, high level of comfort making budgetary decisions, and enthusiasm for sustainability.

This semester workload will be fairly light and will include training, orientation, meeting relevant stakeholders. There will be a few hours required over the summer, remotely, via email and phone. You will assume full responsibilities as they ramp up towards the beginning of fall semester 2017.

To apply: Please fill out this questionnaire (http://goo.gl/2FxupJ) and email it -- with along with your resume or summary of experience -- to Ms. Bridget Flynn at bflynn@oberlin.edu. Applicant materials are due by Saturday, April 1.


The Oberlin EEG/Decision Making lab is looking for participants NOW for their study!

If you are interested in helping out scientific research and can use the $15 provided for participating, please email eparkins@oberlin.edu.

The study involves making simple predictions of future occurrences and takes around 90 minutes. Lead investigator: Michael Loose, Neuroscience Dept., Oberlin College.

--We ask that our participants not be taking any psychotropic medications--

Overnight Host for Admissions


The Office of Admissions is getting ready to welcome hundreds of prospies to campus in April for All Roads Lead to Oberlin, our admitted student visit program.

Admitted students will be staying overnight on campus on the following dates: April 6, 7, 13, 14, 17, 20 and 21.

If you live on campus in a dorm, program house or co-op and would be interested in hosting a prospie on any of the nights listed above, please attend one of our host training sessions on March 29 and 30.

Sign up for a Host Training Session HERE: https://goo.gl/forms/UHdhYvf0SJK28uMH3

Questions?? Email: Campus.Visit@oberlin.edu

Alumni Leadership Council Seat for Current First-Year

Are you a current first-year student, interested in connecting with a diverse group of alumni leaders?

The Alumni Leadership Council (ALC), the governing body of the Alumni Association, is now accepting applications from students interested in serving on the council. This is a terrific opportunity to get engaged with alumni and make a positive contribution to campus life.

The ALC is seeking students who will: - Take an active role in supporting work of the ALC and its committees. - Share information about the current student body and campus life with the ALC. - Serve as representatives of the Alumni Association on campus. - Contribute time and talents to developing and supporting ALC goals and projects, including student programs. - Demonstrate initiative in developing ways to connect alumni and current students. - Enthusiastically connect with the Oberlin Alumni community. - Commit to attend meeting on campus three weekends a year.

To learn more about the position, visit: http://new.oberlin.edu/office/alumni/alc/ or speak with the current ALC student representatives: Grove Neville ’17, Rachel Liss ’18, and Kameron Dunbar ’19.

To apply, submit a cover letter, résumé, and two letters of reference to Jessica Stewart, Assistant Director of Alumni Relations, at jstewart@oberlin.edu by Monday, May 8 at 5:00 p.m.

OMLPS Director

The City of Oberlin is accepting applications for the OMLPS Director in the Oberlin Municipal Light and Power System (Electric Department). The OMLPS Director is responsible for planning, directing and overseeing all engineering, financial, administrative and management functions of the Municipal Light and Power System. The OMLPS Director shall function with a high degree of independence and utilize sound professional judgment, demonstrate planning and organizational skills to establish and manage priorities, programs and staff for his/her functional area.

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering, Public Administration or related field and must have at least five (5) years hands-on experience in generation, transmission and distribution system operations, including extensive planning, personnel management, and financial experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the skills and abilities necessary to perform the primary job duties. Understanding of energy trends, energy reduction funding programs, alternative energy and power purchasing a plus. Valid state of Ohio driver’s license required.

Starting Salary Range: $80,000 – $95,000/Year D.O.Q.

Applications and full job description are available at www.cityofoberlin.com and at Oberlin City Hall (85 South Main Street, Oberlin, Ohio 44074).

Applications may be returned via email to: hr@cityofoberlin.com

Or mailed to: City of Oberlin Human Resources Department 85 South Main Street Oberlin, Ohio 44074.

CLOSING DATE: Monday, April 17, 2017 at 4:30pm

The City of Oberlin is a Drug-Free Workplace and an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.