Student Assistant for ESS STEM Programs
Job Title: Student Assistant for ESS STEM Programs
Organization: CSU Department of Ecosystem Science & Sustainability
Job Type: On-Campus Student Employment – IN-PERSON AND REMOTE VIRTUAL POSITION
Employment Type: Part-time, Student Administrative & Clerical
Duration: Academic Year 2021-2022
Start Date: September 27, 2021
End Date: May 30, 2022
Hourly Pay Rate: $12.50 per hour
Work Schedule: 3-5 hours/ week
Work Study Job: No
Positions to Be Filled: One
Applications accepted through September 20, 2021, by email to Dr. Kaye Holman, ESS Academic Success/Internship Coordinator, at email@example.com. All completed applications must include a maximum 1-page cover letter and a maximum 2-page resume. See complete submission instructions at the bottom of the job posting.
Position Description: The CSU Department of Ecosystem Science & Sustainability (ESS) seeks an undergraduate student to assist with education programs administration and data analysis supporting STEM student development in Ecosystem Science and Sustainability and Watershed Science. Beyond having firsthand knowledge of and experience with these degree programs, the ideal candidate will have experience with working with diverse students in college settings and a proven commitment to advancing STEM educational access and/or research experiences for students.
Position Dates and Estimated Work Hours: The start date is September 27, 2021, with the student working 3-5 hours/week in a mostly virtual environment for Fall 2021. The status on working in-person or virtually will be revisited for Spring 2022, in relation to campus work conditions and the ESS Department staff work locations.
Job Duties/Responsibilities: The primary duties of the Student Administrative & Clerical Assistant will consist of:
· Providing administrative support for ESS education programs administration and data analysis;
· Assisting with the development of educational materials, including a weekly Advising and Support newsletter, to support student engagement and success;
· Analyzing student data, undertaking trend analyses, and assisting with report writing/summaries;
· Managing a variety of administrative duties related to event programming and coordination within the department;
· Supporting strategic planning and implementation of the department’s education programs; and
· Undertaking additional projects, as assigned.
Position Eligibility Requirements: Beyond having firsthand knowledge of and experience with ESS and Watershed Science degree programs, the ideal candidate will have experience with working with diverse students in college settings and a proven commitment to advancing STEM educational access and/or research experiences for students. Additional qualities sought in the candidate include:
· Experience in science, technology, engineering, and/or mathematics (STEM) education programs;
· Well-developed written and communication skills;
· Strong organizational skills and the ability to work independently;
· Competency in utilizing the programs in the MS Office Suite for (a) the development of documents and materials, (b) data management and analysis, and (c) presentation organization and delivery.
· Digital Proficiency (DP): Use technology to communicate, problem-solve, and complete tasks.
· Verbal & Written Communication (V/WC): Respond to needs of diverse audiences through flexible writing and speaking methods. Develop ideas through written and oral forms of expression.
· Personal Accountability (PA): Demonstrate integrity, honesty, dependability, responsibility; accepts guidance and develops effective work habits.
· Inclusive Teamwork (TW): Join with others from diverse backgrounds to pursue a common goal.
· Student Engagement (SE): Engage in college student activities and experiential learning opportunities such learning communities, internships, study abroad or similar experiences.
· Creativity (C): Challenge existing ideas in creative ways to develop new possibilities.
· Critical Thinking/Problem Solving (CT/PS): Identify problems and questions; gather, analyze, and evaluate information from diverse sources before forming a strategy, decision, or opinion.
· Self-Reflection (SR): Evaluate, understand, and communicate personal skills and abilities; learn from past mistakes through feedback to become more flexible and gain insights/understanding.
· Global Context (GC): Demonstrate an understanding of diverse people, cultures, and systems; understand actions have local and global implications for the future.
Background Check Requirements: Colorado State University may conduct background checks on all final candidates.
Student Benefit Information: Employee Benefit information can be found on CSU's Human Resources Website: https://hr.colostate.edu/current-employees/benefits/.
Required Application Materials—To Be Submitted by Email:
Please email the following to Dr. Kaye Holman, ESS Academic Success/Internship Coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org:
a) maximum 1-page cover letter detailing:
- your interest and motivation for serving as the Student Assistant for ESS STEM Program
- your qualifications and expertise to fulfill the position
- any additional special attributes you would bring to the position to support student success
- your email and phone contact information
b) maximum 2-page resume detailing academic and professional experience.
If several qualified candidates apply, interviews may be scheduled by phone or by Skype.