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Summer Job in the Con Library

A student assistant is needed in the Conservatory Library Preparations Dept. for a half-time summer position (18.75 hrs./week), afternoons ONLY. Under the supervision of the Preparations Assistant, the student will prepare scores and monographs for the shelves, incl. cleaning, labeling, marking and stamping, and will also prepare audio-visual materials, incl. CDs and DVDs. Qualifications: Ability to learn detailed procedures and follow them accurately; manual dexterity, incl. ability to print neatly and use hand tools; ability to work independently; reliability and punctuality; willingness to ask questions; ability to maintain a quiet atmosphere in the workplace; friendly and cooperative attitude with other staff and students. Applications for employment are available at the Circulation Desk, Con Library, and will be accepted until the position is filled. Candidates selected for interview will be given a proofreading test as part of the interview process. Please email Kimberlie Fixx, Preparations Assistant, with any questions.

Host prospies for Admissions!!!

WE NEED YOU!!! We will have MANY admitted prospies visiting in April who would like to stay overnight on campus with a current student. These prospies haven't decided yet whether or not Oberlin is the place for them and we'd like YOU to show them what makes Oberlin special. Come to our host training session to get signed up to host prospies and help us shape the incoming class for Fall 2015!

Sign up here: https://docs.google.com/a/oberlin.edu/forms/d/1A3Mc-rnw59z38eFqn7cou8zRyD-FdiYsqhPBKoJfiSg/viewform?usp=send_form

We will be hosting prospies on the following dates: April 9, 10, 12, 13,16, 17, 19, 23, 24. If you live on campus (dorm, co-op or program house) and you're available on any of these dates, we want YOU!

Seeking Sports Editor for Oberlin Review

One or both of the Sports Editors for the Oberlin Review are graduating which means there will be at least one (probably two) open positions next semester (Fall 2015).

Some writing experience is required and knowledge of sports is, of course, preferred, but we welcome any and all applicants.

Oh, and you get paid, too!!!! How cool is that?! It's a great job!

Email nlevinso@oberlin.edu or sports@oberlinreview.org for more information!

HIRING SUMMER EMPLOYEES: Book Repair Technicians

Employer: Oberlin College Main Library Job Title: Book Repair Technician

Description Students will repair, rebind and prepare protective enclosures for materials from the Oberlin College Libraries' collections. Tasks include: mending torn paper, replacing missing information, repairing the spines and covers of books, binding pamphlets and other Preservation assignments as needed. Training will be provided on the job. Students are responsible for keeping the lab and their personal areas clean, as well as keeping their tools and equipment in good condition.

Required Qualifications Students should have good manual dexterity and the ability to work independently, reliably and efficiently. Attention to detail, patience, neatness and respect for library materials is an absolute. Candidates must be available to work full-time during the summer months, at least 6 hours/week during the academic year, and must be available for training from the end of May until mid-June. Desired Qualifications Arts or crafts experience is useful. No experience in bookbinding or repair is required, but an interest in the book arts or preservation will make the position more interesting for you. Preference will be given to those with work/study awards, as well as freshman and sophomore students.

Additional Information Applications are available at the Main Library circulation desk. Please submit an application and a cover letter to Lindsey Felice in Special Collections (located on the 4th floor of the Main Library) no later than May 1, 2015. The cover letter should explain why you are interested in the position and what qualities you have that will be valuable to the library, as well as how the job experience would be beneficial to you.

Contact: Lindsey Felice Address: Mudd 414 Phone: 775-5102 Email: lfelice@oberlin.edu

Summer Pay Rate: $8.30/hr base + $0.90/hr summer premium + FY15 college wide student assistant increase TBD Hours Per Week: 37.5 during the summer months, followed by part-time hours during the school year.

Oberlin College Library actively seeks a diverse student staff. Oberlin College in an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity employer.

Work for The Oberlin Review as a Production Editor

Do you enjoy seeing correct grammar and beautiful, consistent style in journalism? Well, you could help make it happen — The Oberlin Review is looking for a new production editor to join our team!

Duties include fact-checking and editing articles for correct grammar and Review style.

Production editors work seven hours per week and are paid for five of those hours. The Review is stipended by SFC.

If you would like to apply for this position — or simply have some questions about it — email production@oberlinreview.org.

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 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 Coordinator. Responsibilities are essentially year-round, with a few hours required over breaks to respond to questions about arrivals.

Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

· Work with transportation providers (Airport Oberlin Shuttle and Brecksville Road Transit) 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. This includes overseeing the budget in consultation with the College Finance Office representatives. · Creates and coordinates new policies for student transportation in consultation with local stakeholders; this includes: meeting with Sustainable Transportation Coalition (a group of interested students, including a Student Senate representative, and community members) to discuss and coordinate developments in local transportation programming.

Qualifications: The ideal candidate will be in their freshman 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 with students, parents, transportation coordinators, and town administrators. 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 light and primarily include training from the predecessor, orientation, and meeting relevant stakeholders. There will be a few hours required over the summer, remotely, via email and phone (mostly towards the beginning of fall semester).

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 Monday, April 6 at 11:59PM to bridget.flynn@oberlin.edu

GOING TO BE IN OBERLIN THIS SUMMER?

HAVE SOME GARDENING OR FARMING EXPERIENCE?

Are you looking for a part-time job for the summer? We’ll be needing a couple people with prior gardening or farming experience to help organize our gardens after the long winter. The schedule needs to be regular, but it can be set (within reason) according to your needs. We will need two people, each for about 4 hours a week until mid-August. (If one is going to be away for a few days, the other can cover for him/her.) The pay is $7.50/hour with a bonus of $2.50/hour if you always come on time and don’t miss any scheduled work sessions without coverage by the other person. The job involves: • turning the compost, • hauling heavy pots and equipment, • some planting and transplanting, • weeding, • watering, • and other odds and ends that come up. We’ll provide water and cookies to keep you going. If you’re interested, please call or email. Harlan Wilson and Carol Hoffman (hwilson@oberlin.edu or choffman7111@gmail.com) or 775-3600 (leave message).