FWS Open Positions
Federal Work Study (FWS) is awarded to eligible students on the basis of financial need. To qualify students must meet the April 15th priority deadline for financial aid application. The positions below will remain listed until filled. To apply simply call or e-mail the hiring manager listed in the contact section of each listing. Unless otherwise noted below, all work study positions are limited to a maximum of 20 hours per week. For questions related to FWS eligibility or other financial matters, please contact the Financial Aid office directly at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Title: Program Assistant
Department: Design Studies
Location: 320 Newbury St.
Wage: $12 per hour
Supervisor: Shaun O'Rourke - email@example.com
Duties:This position will assist the School of Design Studies Management Team on a variety of projects. Duties and responsibilities will range from developing marketing and recruiting strategies to administrative duties. Tasks may include: graphic design, basic website administration, organizing and filing information; performing research; and preparing program materials. Every effort will be made to balance administrative work with design-related tasks. Successful job performance will result in tasks of increasing responsibility and creativity.Qualifications:Punctuality and reliability, attention to detail, good communication skills, ability to complete tasks with limited supervision, library skills, excellent graphic production skills, and an interest in learning more about design. Knowledge of website design, Adobe Suite, and Microsoft Office programs are essential.
Title: Clerical Assistant
Department: Professional & Continuing Education (including The Landscape Institute, The Sustainable Design Institute and Summer Academy)
Location: 320 Newbury St, 1st Floor
Wage: $10 per hour
Supervisor: Patricia Grueter - firstname.lastname@example.org
P&CE: General filing of student registrations/enrollments; data entry into P&CE database (Power Campus); some phone work during busy registration periods; other duties as needed. Summer Academy: Attend and promote Summer Academy at some area high school recruitment fairs (held days, some evenings and some weekends); help to organize recruitment information for future outreach.
Experience with MS Office (particularly Excel); data base entry experience helpful but not necessary; self starter and highly organized; ability to work without direct supervision; attention to detail a must; outgoing personality and able to communicate easily across a variety of communities (students, staff, parents, etc.).
Title: Interior Architecture Intern
Department: School of Interior Architecture
Location: 320 Newbury St
Supervisor: Crandon Gustafson - email@example.com
Preparation of construction and presentation documents for residential and non-residential interiors studio coursework materials including, but not limited to, interior elevations, sections, details and schedules. Assist in the preparation of CIDA accreditation exhibit and supporting materials. Perform research and other duties as assigned. Accuracy and confidentiality a must.
Proficiency in use of AutoCAD, Revit, Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), and Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Acrobat Pro) and Sketchup. Effective and creative in conducting internet searches; ability to convert PDF's into AutoCAD files; ability to manipulate AutoCAD and Revit files created by others; detail oriented, organized, dependable, ability to work with little supervision; ability to take direction and unafraid to ask questions; ability to do repetetive tasks with accuracy; professional in appearance and attitude.
Title: Thesis Assistant
Location: 320 Newbury St
Wage: $11 per hour
Supervisor: Thor Sandstad - firstname.lastname@example.org
Assist with general office duties: organizational tasks, scanning and recording images, copying, filing, faxing, special projects, data entry. Assist with mailings, retrieving incoming mail, and other duties as assigned by the Thesis Office staff. Assist with the assembly and disassembly of the Thesis exhibitions. Assist with the organization of the Thesis studio space and general office organization. NOTE: The person in this position will not handle confidential and/or personal information and material.
Individual should be proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and Adobe Photoshop; CAD and Sketch-Up skills are a plus. Polite phone manner (respectful, courteous, ability to take complete messages and deliver them to appropriate staff). Good customer service skills-attentiveness to customer's comments and providing complete and appropriate information in responses). Reliability - ability to be prompt and have dependable work habits.