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Sight and Sound Studies-> Now looking for Spring participants!

We are interested in how things look and sound to typically developing adults (18-45). You must have no history of developmental disorders (autism, dyslexia, schizophrenia, or epilepsy) and have normal to corrected-to-normal vision and hearing. We have several NEW studies currently looking for participants. You can participate again! All participants will receive a gift card of their choice at a rate of $5 per half hour. Please call (775-8951) or email (lklab@oberlin.edu) if interested.

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 Coordinator. 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 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. 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; 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, 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, and following budget. 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 by 12PM – noon – on Monday, February 8, 2016.

Help the Du Bois Project make math fun for children

We especially need coaches for Thursdays 3:00 - 5:30 PM.

Join other Oberlin College students in making math fun for children.
The Du Bois Fraction Club uses running, games, music and simple psychology to induce children to attack math challenges at their level. Offering praise when they complete a challenge helps make math fun for them and start a virtuous cycle of accomplishment -> satisfaction and self confidence -> harder challenges -> greater accomplishment. The Du Bois Project helps underrepresented minorities and children from low socioeconomic families achieve and maintain excellence in the Oberlin Public Schools by helping them learn to enjoy math. visit tiny.cc/FractionClub for details. e-mail call or text Ken Stanley ken@duboisproject.com 440.240.4945 if you are interested.
We are now able to offer federal work study pay for those who are eligible.

PRSM Workshop Trainers Job Opportunity!

The Office of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion invites Oberlin students to apply for the position of PRSM Workshop Trainer. There are multiple openings for this position, and students who are chosen will be part of a collaborative team of trainers who work together and support each other, and who represent many diverse aspects of the student community. Creative and enthusiastic students who have an interest or experience in peer education are encouraged to apply. Experience with sexual violence prevention is not required but is strongly encouraged.

PRSM (Preventing and Responding to Sexual Misconduct) is a peer leadership program that provides meaningful prevention education on sexual misconduct and gender-based discrimination and harassment to Oberlin College students. Students selected for the position will facilitate PRSM workshops for first-year and transfer students, for varsity athletes, and for other Oberlin students groups. The students in this position will also work together under the guidance of the Office of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion and Title IX team to develop curriculum for new workshops.

More info in the job posting: https://jobs.oberlin.edu/postings/1255

$10/hour!!! Applications due FEBRUARY 4TH so hurry!

Contact Stevie Kelly at skelly@oberlin.edu with any questions

Summer Farm Apprenticeship

Kneehigh Farm is looking for an apprentice for the summer! We are a one woman-run vegetable farm located in Chester County, PA. Over 100 varieties of fresh produce are grown without synthetic pesticides or fertilizers for our CSA (Community Support Agriculture), Farmers' Market, and local restaurants.

The apprentice would join our team for the summer season. In exchange for the apprentice's help we will provide housing and all of their meals as well as to mentor the student, one-on-one in the field of small scale sustainable agriculture. It is a great opportunity for a student who is looking for hands-on experience with farming, food justice, environmental science, biology, entrepreneurship, and/or running a business.

We are located on 7 acres directly next to the French Creek Preserve. 440 acres of protected land surrounds our farm, with access to hiking trails, the creek, and various other farms/farmers. Our home is situated on several acres, half a mile away from the farm, with a separate barn space and a spare bedroom.

Please visit our website kneehighfarm.com to read more about who we are and what we do. If you are interested in work trading with us for an extended period of time, please contact us at kneehighfarm@gmail.com for more information. Thanks so much!

Frontier Comunications Looking for Reps

NOW HIRING *

~~~FRONTIER COMMUNICATIONS~~~

  • Now hiring 10 hard working sales reps to replace 10 who were not!!!

WE OFFER ... Unlimited commission Start up pay Unlimited sales territory FLEXIBLE HOURS

For more information email resume to: tsacconi@straighttotheleague.com or call: 304-416-0779 apply in store at: 56 s main st. Oberlin, OH 44074

Attention Seniors- Post Grad Opportunity

Post Graduate Opportunity- City Year Application Deadline February 15th

City Year provides a post-graduate opportunity for students interested in public service as an Americorps member. City Year is an education organization, but your career interests do not have to be. We partner with public schools in 27 high-poverty communities across the United States to help students graduate from high school, ready for college or a career. Our Americorps members work in schools full-time, supporting students in grades 3-9 for 11 months. Corps members are trained how to tutor and help children develop life skills. Alongside teachers, we give students more individualized attention and promote a positive school culture. Benefits of serving a gap-year with City Year include a $5,745 Education Award, access to over 90 Graduate School Partnerships available to alumni of City Year, and a bi-weekly stipend. You will spend a challenging year developing your leadership qualities, teamwork skills, and soft skills to bridge you to a career or graduate school.

Student Assistant Position Available

The Dean of Students office is hiring Student Assistants to work in the office beginning in the spring semester. To learn more and apply please follow this link:

http://jobs.oberlin.edu/postings/1506

If this is your first time logging in the system, use your Obie ID (also known as your OCMail username) as your password (For Example: Your ObieID is JSMITH and your password would be JSMITH), you will be prompted to change your password immediately. Students, you will need to use your Obie ID to verify that you have an I-9 on file with the Student Employment Office. Once logged in, you will have a chance to change your Username.

Main Library Communications & Reference Student Assistant

JOB DESCRIPTION: 5 to 8 hours of work per week available: Work 2 Research Desk shifts (a total of 4-5 hours per week), one of which is likely to be Friday/Sunday afternoon, plus 1 to 3 additional hours per week working on communications, marketing, outreach, or social media library projects.

This person is responsible for staffing the Research Help Desk and assisting with the Library�s communications, marketing, outreach and social media efforts. The job offers a great opportunity to gain reference and public relations experience. We are looking for a creative, tech savvy individual who can work with a team and independently.

DUTIES: Assist library users at the Main Library Research Help Desk; answer general questions, help users locate information and conduct research Perform reference tasks Create materials promoting the library resources and services via social media (i.e. Twitter, Tumblr), print (posters, table tents) and video. Work with staff who are involved in the library's social media presence and the promotion of our collections and services. Other related duties as required

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Public service orientation (enjoy working with people!) Basic familiarity with campus libraries, OBIS, and office equipment (photocopier, fax, scanner) Attention to detail Ability to follow written and oral instructions Good communication skills Willingness to do a variety of tasks and learn a wide range of skills, processes, and new technologies. Reliable and able to work quickly and efficiently with minimal supervision Demonstrated experience in social media, graphic design and/or video production

NUMBER OF POSITIONS AVAILABLE: 1-2 positions with the possibility of continuing in the Fall
PAY RATE: $8.20/hr.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: by 3 p.m. on Thurs. Feb 4. Qualified applicants will be contacted to schedule an interview. Late applications will be accepted until position is filled.

TO APPLY: Apply online at Jobs at Oberlin (https://jobs.oberlin.edu/) Resume appreciated, but not required. If you have any questions or difficulty applying online please contact me (jweir@oberlin.edu) .

The Oberlin College Library actively seeks a diverse student staff. Oberlin College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer