Available Federal Work Study Positions

3 federal work study positions.

FWS - Information Technology, Internship - Help Desk Assistant - 22-23

The University of Pikeville (UPIKE), the Leading University in Central Appalachia is actively seeking Internship Help Desk Assistants to assist with the Information Technology department.

Part-Time, Information Tech/Adm Computing

Description:

Working at a Helpdesk is a common entry point to a successful career in IT. This work study opportunity as a Helpdesk Assistant provides hands-on experience in learning remote diagnostic platforms, developing valuable customer service skills, and experience communicating as a professional team member.

Responsibilities:

  • Serve as the first point of contact: Receive Helpdesk ticket requests via the KACE platform from the website; incoming telephone requests, and walk-in customers.
  • Properly log a job ticket into KACE.
  • Respond to job tickets, place outbound calls to customers to identify technology concern/s. Listen closely to customers’ needs and issues. Utilize remote diagnostic tools such as KACE and Team Viewer to identify and log issues into the job ticket.
  • Trouble shoot, and talk customers through possible solutions to include answers to commonly asked questions and resolve common issues. Provide solutions to standard IT issues. Close tickets as resolved.
  • Should job tickets require specialized expertise, escalate the job ticket to refer to the appropriate IT team.
  • Facilitate lines of communication between the consumer and IT Department.
  • Perform various tasks as assigned in-office to include: mail receipt/processing, inventory/asset management, and courier/delivery of equipment.
  • A project will be developed to submit as a part of the internship work and student interns are expected to contribute to the project 

Preferred Skills:

  • The 3 “p”s of customer service: professionalism, patience, and a “people-first” attitude
  • Willingness to learn customer service skills and new technologies
  • Strong, active listening ability
  • Attention to detail, and organizational skills
  • Timeliness and time management
  • Written & verbal communication skills
  • Team oriented
  • Basic computer knowledge and Microsoft software suite, Word, Excel

Work Schedule:

  • Monday – Friday, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm:  work will be completed in approximately/average of 5-6 hours a week between M-F and within 8am-5pm (40 total required for a specified 8 week period).
  • Mornings preferred

Work Conditions:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job:

• Heat

• Cold

• Dust

• Machinery

• Light intensity

• Electrical currents

 

Physical demands included here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job:

• Keyboarding

• Stooping/kneeling

• Crouching/crawling

• Pushing up to 40 lbs.

• Pulling up to 40 lbs.

• Lifting up to 40 lbs.

• Carrying up to 40 lb

Supervisor:  Anthony Kelly

Pay Rate:  $8.25/hr

Number of positions:  4 positions for each of 2 different 8 week terms

This position is in conjunction with a 1 credit IT course that requires 40 hours of work within an 8 week period.  Talk with Praveen Guraja regarding required registration for the class.

 To Apply, complete required sections and upload your academic schedule (and practice schedule) in addition to uploading your resume or complete and upload the document titled "Student Employment Application".  

Important Notes: Resumes and applications will be reviewed to determine if you meet the required qualifications for the position. If it is determined that you meet the required qualifications, your application materials will be used to identify a top group of the most highly qualified candidates. The University of Pikeville is an equal opportunity employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. The University of Pikeville does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age or disabilities in its programs, activities, hiring, or the admission of students. Inquiries may be directed to the University of Pikeville Title IX Coordinator by calling 606-218-5344.

Department:Information Tech/Adm Computing
Employment Type:Part-Time
Position Type:Federal Work Study

FWS apply to IWS - Information Technology, A/V and Events Support Assistant, Level I - 21-22

The University of Pikeville (UPIKE), the Leading University in Central Appalachia is actively seeking A/V and Events Support Assistants to work with the Information Technology department.

Part-Time, Information Tech/Adm Computing

Description:

 This entry level A/V (Audio/Visual) and Events Assistant position works with the A/V Coordinator.  Basic training and hands on experience with the following is provided.

 Primary Responsibilities:

  • Will have the opportunity to learn video editing, camera operations, live streaming, and video switcher operations on professional equipment.
  • Learn to conduct sound and video checks.
  • Check, replace batteries, and distribute A/V equipment as needed to equip musicians, vocalists, speakers, etc.
  • Arrive prior to the scheduled event.
  • Coordinate with other event team members, vendors, news outlets, etc.
  • Learn how to maintain, inventory, and clean A/V equipment.
  • Other Duties as assigned

Preferred Qualifications

  • Interest in learning in how to care for professional grade A/V equipment.
  • Desire for teamwork.

Work Schedule:

  • We will work with your schedule and availability, including nights and weekends.

Career Competencies Student employees have the opportunity to grow in the following (NACE) Career Competencies while in this position

  • _x_ Career & Self-Development: Proactively develop through personal & professional learning, awareness of one’s strengths & weaknesses, navigation of career opportunities and networking to build relationships inside and outside the organization
  • _x_ Communication: Clearly and effectively exchange information, ideas, facts, and perspectives with persons inside and outside of an organization
  • _x_ Critical Thinking: Identify and respond to needs based upon an understanding of situational context and logical analysis of relevant information
  • _x_ Equity & Inclusion: Demonstrate the awareness, attitude, knowledge, and skills required to equitably engage & include people from different local and global cultures. Engage in anti-racist practices
  • _x_ Leadership: Recognize & capitalize on personal and team strengths to achieve organizational goals
  • _x_ Professionalism: Knowing work environments differ greatly, understand and demonstrate effective work habits, and act in the interest of larger community and workplace
  • _x_ Teamwork: Build and maintain collaborative relationships to work effectively toward common goals, while appreciating diverse viewpoints and shared responsibilities
  • _x_ Technology:  Understand and leverage technologies ethically to enhance efficiencies, complete tasks, and accomplish goals

Conditions:  Workplace conditions may include work in heat, cold, wetness, and humidity

Physical Demands:  Physical demands to do the job may require keyboarding, reaching/handling, stooping/kneeling, crouching/crawling, pushing up to 40 lbs, Pullin up to 40 lbs, lifting up to 40 lbs, carrying up to 40 lbs, climbing, balancing.  

Pay Rate:  $9.25/hr 

Number of Positions: 4 

To Apply: complete required sections of the application, upload a resume and schedule showing when you are in class or involved in a practice.

Supervisor:  Teddy Murphy

Important Notes: Resumes and applications will be reviewed to determine if you meet the required qualifications for the position. If it is determined that you meet the required qualifications, your application materials will be used to identify a top group of the most highly qualified candidates. The University of Pikeville is an equal opportunity employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. The University of Pikeville does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age or disabilities in its programs, activities, hiring, or the admission of students. Inquiries may be directed to the University of Pikeville Title IX Coordinator by calling 606-218-5344.

Department:Information Tech/Adm Computing
Employment Type:Part-Time
Position Type:Federal Work Study

FWS - KYCOM, Admissions Liaison - 21-22

The University of Pikeville (UPIKE), the Leading University in Central Appalachia is actively seeking an Admissions Liaison to provide support to the Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine (KYCOM):

Part-Time, Admissions

Description:

Must be a current KYCOM student in good academic standing.

Responsibilities:

  1. Conduct on-campus tours of KYCOM and UPIKE campus.
  2. Facilitate ZOOM (virtual) question and answer sessions for prospective students.
  3. Use effective, respectful, and positive communication skills appropriate for diverse students, faculty, and staff.
  4. Maintain regular, ongoing and consistent communication with the Director of Medical School Admission; and work collaboratively to provide appropriate guidance to prospective students.
  5. Must demonstrate the ability to communicate clearly and effectively.
  6. Ability to quickly establish positive relationships with diverse students, faculty, and staff.
  7. Perform other duties as assigned.

Preferred Skills:

  • Attention to detail.
  • Customer focused.

Education/Skill Requirements:

  • Must be a current KYCOM student in good academic standing.
  • Tours and presentations occur throughout the week, so evening and weekend hours are required. 
  • Self-motivated and passionate with determination to provide exceptional service.
  • Provides a positive example to students by supporting the University’s mission.

Work Schedule:

The priority work schedule will vary depending on student availability.  

  • Sunday – Saturday: varies depending on workload

Work Conditions:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job:

  • Heat
  • Cold
  • Odors/smoke
  • Noise
  • Wetness
  • Humidity

Physical demands included here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job:

  • Walking and standing for long periods of time and the ability to occasionally climb stairs are required. 
  • Education/Skill Requirements:
    • Must be a current KYCOM student in good academic standing.
    • Tours and presentations occur throughout the week, so evening and weekend hours are required. 
    • Self-motivated and passionate with determination to provide exceptional service.
    • Number of available positions:4
    • Pay  Rate:  $10

    • Supervisor Michael Kennedy
    • To Apply, complete required sections and upload your academic schedule (and practice schedule) in addition to uploading your resume or complete and upload the document titled "Student Employment Application".

    • Important Notes: Resumes and applications will be reviewed to determine if you meet the required qualifications for the position. If it is determined that you meet the required qualifications, your application materials will be used to identify a top group of the most highly qualified candidates.

      The University of Pikeville is an equal opportunity employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. The University of Pikeville does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age or disabilities in its programs, activities, hiring, or the admission of students. Inquiries may be directed to the University of Pikeville Title IX Coordinator by calling 606-218-5344.

Department:Admissions
Employment Type:Part-Time
Position Type:Federal Work Study

Available Institutional Work Study Positions

10 institutional work study positions.

Summer IWS - KYCO, Optometry Camp Counselors - 22 new

The University of Pikeville (UPIKE), the Leading University in Central Appalachia is actively seeking KYCO Optometry Camp Counselors for the Kentucky College of Optometry (KYCO).

Temporary, College of Optometry

Description:

Responsibilities:

  1. Attend all the seminars, and the social activities on Wednesday and Thursday nights
  2. Help camp faculty facilitate sessions and workshops
  3. Lead small groups made of 2-4 campers
  4. Serve as time keepers and help with transitioning campers between seminars
  5. Serve as overnight counselors in the camp-assigned dorms
  6. Conduct tours of the optometry school and help with crowd control
  7. Serve on the student panel and answer camper questions 

Career Competencies

Career Competencies (NACE ’21) your position uses or student employees have the opportunity to grow in while in your position

_X_ Career & Self-Development: Proactively develop through personal & professional learning, awareness of one’s strengths & weaknesses, navigation of career opportunities and networking to build relationships inside and outside the organization

_X_ Communication: Clearly and effectively exchange information, ideas, facts, and perspectives with persons inside and outside of an organization

_X_Critical Thinking: Identify and respond to needs based upon an understanding of situational context and logical analysis of relevant information

_X_ Equity & Inclusion: Demonstrate the awareness, attitude, knowledge, and skills required to equitably engage & include people from different local and global cultures. Engage in anti-racist practices

_X_ Leadership: Recognize & capitalize on personal and team strengths to achieve organizational goals

_X_ Professionalism: Knowing work environments differ greatly, understand and demonstrate effective work habits, and act in the interest of larger community and workplace

_X_ Teamwork: Build and maintain collaborative relationships to work effectively toward common goals, while appreciating diverse viewpoints and shared responsibilities

_X_ Technology:  Understand and leverage technologies ethically to enhance efficiencies, complete tasks, and accomplish goals

Preferred Skills:  • Attention to detail • Strong active listening abilities • Public speaking • Written & verbal communication • Customer focused • Willingness to learn new things

Work Schedule: The priority work schedule is during times campers are on campus, including overnight.

Work Conditions: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job: • Normal office environment

Physical demands included here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job: walking/leading campers.

Must be a KYCO student

Number of students to hire: 10 

Location:  Camp is located on KYCO/UPIKE grounds

Supervisor:  Dr. Josephine Ibironke

Dates for camp (required for work):  June 21 – June 24 2022

Pay: 

Level 1: (involvement in all camp activities) $250/stipend

Level 2: (involvement in some camp activities) $100/stipend

To Apply:  Complete the *Required sections of the application

Deadline to apply:  June 6, 2022

Application Notes: Resumes and applications will be reviewed to determine if you meet the required qualifications for the position. If it is determined that you meet the required qualifications, your application materials will be used to identify a top group of the most highly qualified candidates. The University of Pikeville is an equal opportunity employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. The University of Pikeville does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age or disabilities in its programs, activities, hiring, or the admission of students. Inquiries may be directed to the University of Pikeville Title IX Coordinator by calling 606-218-5344.

Department:College of Optometry
Employment Type:Temporary
Position Type:Institutional Work Study

Summer - IWS - KYCOM, Admissions, PEPP Counselors (Undergraduate)

The University of Pikeville (UPIKE), the Leading University in Central Appalachia is actively seeking an Admissions PEPP Counselor to provide support to the Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine (KYCOM):

Temporary, Admissions

Description:

Responsibilities:

  1. Candidates selected will be responsible for supervising 3 students each that are attending PEPP camp from 6/12 through 6/17.  Candidates will make sure their assigned PEPP campers attend all meals and daily activities as scheduled.  Candidates will stay on campus overnight with PEPP campers to ensure personal safety and that all rules are followed.  Candidates will escort campers to and from all scheduled activities.  Candidates and campers will be assigned individual rooms.  Candidates will share information regarding their OMSP experiences and their path to medical school.  Candidates will share their experiences with PEPP and their UPIKE student experiences.  Candidates will report to Michael Kennedy, Director of Medical School Admissions.                                                                                                                                      

Computer Skills:  Word, Excel, Power Point, Social Media & New Technology, 

Work Schedule:

The priority work schedule will vary depending on workload  

  • Sunday – Monday

Work Conditions:  Office environment

Physical Demands:

Keyboarding, Reaching/handling, Stoopin/kneeling, Crouching/crawling, Pushing up to 20 lbs, Pulling up to 20 lbs, Lifting up to 20 lbs, Carrying up to 20 lbs

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job:

  • Heat
  • Cold
  • Odors/smoke
  • Noise
  • Wetness
  • Humidity

Physical demands included here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job:

  • Walking and standing for long periods of time and the ability to occasionally climb stairs are required.

Must be a current UPIKE or KYCOM student registered for fall classes

Number of available positions: 4       40 hours per week

 Position will only work one week and pay out lump sum upon completion of the camp.

Supervisor:  Michael Kennedy

Pay Rate:  $600/stipend

To Apply:  Complete the * Required sections of the application

Important Notes: Resumes and applications will be reviewed to determine if you meet the required qualifications for the position. If it is determined that you meet the required qualifications, your application materials will be used to identify a top group of the most highly qualified candidates.

Application Notes: Resumes and applications will be reviewed to determine if you meet the required qualifications for the position. If it is determined that you meet the required qualifications, your application materials will be used to identify a top group of the most highly qualified candidates. The University of Pikeville is an equal opportunity employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. The University of Pikeville does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age or disabilities in its programs, activities, hiring, or the admission of students. Inquiries may be directed to the University of Pikeville Title IX Coordinator by calling 606-218-5216.

 

Department:Admissions
Employment Type:Temporary
Position Type:Institutional Work Study

Summer IWS - Information Technology, Help Desk Assistant - 21-22

The University of Pikeville (UPIKE), the Leading University in Central Appalachia is actively seeking Help Desk Assistants to assist with the Information Technology department.

Part-Time, Information Tech/Adm Computing

Description:

Working at a Helpdesk is a common entry point to a successful career in IT. This work study opportunity as a Helpdesk Assistant provides hands-on experience in learning remote diagnostic platforms, developing valuable customer service skills, and experience communicating as a professional team member.

Responsibilities:

  • Serve as the first point of contact: Receive Helpdesk ticket requests via the KACE platform from the website; incoming telephone requests, and walk-in customers.
  • Properly log a job ticket into KACE.
  • Respond to job tickets, place outbound calls to customers to identify technology concern/s. Listen closely to customers’ needs and issues. Utilize remote diagnostic tools such as KACE and Team Viewer to identify and log issues into the job ticket.
  • Trouble shoot, and talk customers through possible solutions to include answers to commonly asked questions and resolve common issues. Provide solutions to standard IT issues. Close tickets as resolved.
  • Should job tickets require specialized expertise, escalate the job ticket to refer to the appropriate IT team.
  • Facilitate lines of communication between the consumer and IT Department.
  • Perform various tasks as assigned in-office to include: mail receipt/processing, inventory/asset management, and courier/delivery of equipment.

Preferred Skills:

  • The 3 “p”s of customer service: professionalism, patience, and a “people-first” attitude
  • Willingness to learn customer service skills and new technologies
  • Strong, active listening ability
  • Attention to detail, and organizational skills
  • Timeliness and time management
  • Written & verbal communication skills
  • Team oriented
  • Basic computer knowledge and Microsoft software suite, Word, Excel

Work Schedule:

  • Monday – Friday, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
  • Mornings preferred

Work Conditions:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job:

• Heat

• Cold

• Dust

• Machinery

• Light intensity

• Electrical currents

 

Physical demands included here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job:

• Keyboarding

• Stooping/kneeling

• Crouching/crawling

• Pushing up to 40 lbs.

• Pulling up to 40 lbs.

• Lifting up to 40 lbs.

• Carrying up to 40 lb

Supervisor: Heather Stclair

Pay Rate:  $8.25/hr

Number of positions:  4

 To Apply, complete required sections and upload your academic schedule (and practice schedule) in addition to uploading your resume or complete and upload the document titled "Student Employment Application".

Important Notes: Resumes and applications will be reviewed to determine if you meet the required qualifications for the position. If it is determined that you meet the required qualifications, your application materials will be used to identify a top group of the most highly qualified candidates. The University of Pikeville is an equal opportunity employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. The University of Pikeville does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age or disabilities in its programs, activities, hiring, or the admission of students. Inquiries may be directed to the University of Pikeville Title IX Coordinator by calling 606-218-5344.

Department:Information Tech/Adm Computing
Employment Type:Part-Time
Position Type:Institutional Work Study

Summer IWS - Public Affairs, Conference and Event Services Student Staff - 21-22

The University of Pikeville (UPIKE), the Leading University in Central Appalachia is actively seeking Conference & Event Services Work-Study Students for the Public Affairs Office.

Part-Time, Public Relations

Description:

Responsibilities: 1. Set up and take down events, portable chairs, staging, tables, pipe and drape, flooring, and other equipment for the successful execution of events. 2. Operates equipment, such as pallet jacks, and scrubbing machines. 3. Provides debris removal and other general labor activities. 4. Maintain and repair event equipment. 5. Transport equipment to and from offsite storage, as is necessary. 6. Perform general maintenance and janitorial duties as needed. 7. Assist students, clients and university visitors s needed. 8. Attend and participate in planning, training, and staff meetings. 9. Assists with various department and organization projects and special assignments as needed. 10. Reports to work when scheduled, on time, in a proper and clean uniform. Personal appearance and grooming must conform to the CES dress code. 11. Performs other assigned duties as required.

Education and Experience: • Previous experience working in an event setup or related field preferred. • Work effectively under pressure and/or stringent schedule and produce accurate results in a fast-paced environment. • Organize and prioritize work to meet deadlines. Remain flexible and adjust to situations as they occur. • Professional appearance and attitude are essential. • Have a working knowledge of hand tools.

Preferred Skills: • Computer knowledge, i.e. PowerPoint, Social Media & New Technology. • Attention to detail. • Customer focused. • Willingness to learn new things. • Requires ability to work flexible hours, including early mornings, nights, weekends, and holidays, in addition to normal business hours. • Ability to work both independently and in a team environment. • Ability to understand and communicate clearly with clients and colleagues.

Work Schedule: The priority work schedule is our open hours and during special events. Work hours can be flexible to accommodate the students' class schedule: • Sunday: No hours • Monday-Saturday: Varies depending on workload

Work Conditions: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounter while performing the essential functions of this job: • Normal office environment

Physical demands included here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job: • Reaching/handling • Stooping/kneeling • Crouching/crawling • Pushing up to 100 lbs. • Pulling up to 100 lbs. • Lifting up to 50 lbs. • Carrying up to 20 lbs

Number of Positions: 3-4

Pay Rate:  $10

Supervisor:  Charity Deel charitydeel@upike.edu 

To Apply, complete required sections and upload your academic schedule (and practice schedule) in addition to uploading your resume or complete and upload the document titled "Student Employment Application".

Application Notes: Resumes and applications will be reviewed to determine if you meet the required qualifications for the position. If it is determined that you meet the required qualifications, your application materials will be used to identify a top group of the most highly qualified candidates. The University of Pikeville is an equal opportunity employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. The University of Pikeville does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, or disabilities in its programs, activities, hiring, or admission of students. Inquiries may be directed to the University of Pikeville Title IX Coordinator by calling 606-218-5216.

Department:Public Relations
Employment Type:Part-Time
Position Type:Institutional Work Study

Summer - IWS - KYCOM, Admissions Liaison - 21-22

The University of Pikeville (UPIKE), the Leading University in Central Appalachia is actively seeking an Admissions Liaison to provide support to the Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine (KYCOM):

Part-Time, Admissions

Description:

Must be a current KYCOM student in good academic standing.

Responsibilities:

  1. Conduct on-campus tours of KYCOM and UPIKE campus.
  2. Facilitate ZOOM (virtual) question and answer sessions for prospective students.
  3. Use effective, respectful, and positive communication skills appropriate for diverse students, faculty, and staff.
  4. Maintain regular, ongoing and consistent communication with the Director of Medical School Admission; and work collaboratively to provide appropriate guidance to prospective students.
  5. Must demonstrate the ability to communicate clearly and effectively.
  6. Ability to quickly establish positive relationships with diverse students, faculty, and staff.
  7. Perform other duties as assigned.

Preferred Skills:

  • Attention to detail.
  • Customer focused.

Education/Skill Requirements:

  • Must be a current KYCOM student in good academic standing.
  • Tours and presentations occur throughout the week, so evening and weekend hours are required. 
  • Self-motivated and passionate with determination to provide exceptional service.
  • Provides a positive example to students by supporting the University’s mission.

Work Schedule:

The priority work schedule will vary depending on student availability.  

  • Sunday – Saturday: varies depending on workload

Work Conditions:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job:

  • Heat
  • Cold
  • Odors/smoke
  • Noise
  • Wetness
  • Humidity

Physical demands included here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job:

  • Walking and standing for long periods of time and the ability to occasionally climb stairs are required. 
  • Education/Skill Requirements:
    • Must be a current KYCOM student in good academic standing.
    • Tours and presentations occur throughout the week, so evening and weekend hours are required. 
    • Self-motivated and passionate with determination to provide exceptional service.
    • Number of available positions:4
    • Pay  Rate:  $10

    • Supervisor Michael Kennedy
    • To Apply, complete required sections and upload your academic schedule (and practice schedule) in addition to uploading your resume or complete and upload the document titled "Student Employment Application".

    • Important Notes: Resumes and applications will be reviewed to determine if you meet the required qualifications for the position. If it is determined that you meet the required qualifications, your application materials will be used to identify a top group of the most highly qualified candidates.

      The University of Pikeville is an equal opportunity employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. The University of Pikeville does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age or disabilities in its programs, activities, hiring, or the admission of students. Inquiries may be directed to the University of Pikeville Title IX Coordinator by calling 606-218-5344.

Department:Admissions
Employment Type:Part-Time
Position Type:Institutional Work Study

IWS - Information Technology, Internship - Help Desk Assistant - 22-23

The University of Pikeville (UPIKE), the Leading University in Central Appalachia is actively seeking Internship Help Desk Assistants to assist with the Information Technology department.

Part-Time, Information Tech/Adm Computing

Description:

Working at a Helpdesk is a common entry point to a successful career in IT. This work study opportunity as a Helpdesk Assistant provides hands-on experience in learning remote diagnostic platforms, developing valuable customer service skills, and experience communicating as a professional team member.

Responsibilities:

  • Serve as the first point of contact: Receive Helpdesk ticket requests via the KACE platform from the website; incoming telephone requests, and walk-in customers.
  • Properly log a job ticket into KACE.
  • Respond to job tickets, place outbound calls to customers to identify technology concern/s. Listen closely to customers’ needs and issues. Utilize remote diagnostic tools such as KACE and Team Viewer to identify and log issues into the job ticket.
  • Trouble shoot, and talk customers through possible solutions to include answers to commonly asked questions and resolve common issues. Provide solutions to standard IT issues. Close tickets as resolved.
  • Should job tickets require specialized expertise, escalate the job ticket to refer to the appropriate IT team.
  • Facilitate lines of communication between the consumer and IT Department.
  • Perform various tasks as assigned in-office to include: mail receipt/processing, inventory/asset management, and courier/delivery of equipment.
  • A project will be developed to submit as a part of the internship work and student interns are expected to contribute to the project 

Preferred Skills:

  • The 3 “p”s of customer service: professionalism, patience, and a “people-first” attitude
  • Willingness to learn customer service skills and new technologies
  • Strong, active listening ability
  • Attention to detail, and organizational skills
  • Timeliness and time management
  • Written & verbal communication skills
  • Team oriented
  • Basic computer knowledge and Microsoft software suite, Word, Excel

Work Schedule:

  • Monday – Friday, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm:  work will be completed in approximately/average of 5-6 hours a week between M-F and within 8am-5pm (40 total required for a specified 8 week period).
  • Mornings preferred

Work Conditions:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job:

• Heat

• Cold

• Dust

• Machinery

• Light intensity

• Electrical currents

 

Physical demands included here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job:

• Keyboarding

• Stooping/kneeling

• Crouching/crawling

• Pushing up to 40 lbs.

• Pulling up to 40 lbs.

• Lifting up to 40 lbs.

• Carrying up to 40 lb

Supervisor:  Heather Stclair

Pay Rate:  $8.25/hr

Number of positions:  4 positions for each of 2 different 8 week terms

This position is in conjunction with a 1 credit IT course that requires 40 hours of work within an 8 week period.  Talk with Praveen Guraja regarding required registration for the class.

 To Apply, complete required sections and upload your academic schedule (and practice schedule) in addition to uploading your resume or complete and upload the document titled "Student Employment Application".  

Important Notes: Resumes and applications will be reviewed to determine if you meet the required qualifications for the position. If it is determined that you meet the required qualifications, your application materials will be used to identify a top group of the most highly qualified candidates. The University of Pikeville is an equal opportunity employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. The University of Pikeville does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age or disabilities in its programs, activities, hiring, or the admission of students. Inquiries may be directed to the University of Pikeville Title IX Coordinator by calling 606-218-5344.

Department:Information Tech/Adm Computing
Employment Type:Part-Time
Position Type:Institutional Work Study

Summer 2022 - IWS - KYCO, Peer Leader

The University of Pikeville (UPIKE), the Leading University in Central Appalachia is actively seeking Peer Leaders to provide support to the orientation programs for the Graduate and Health Professions department of Student  Affairs of the Kentucky College of Optometry (KYCO):

Temporary, Other

Description:

Responsibilities:

  1. Peer Leaders (PLs) will provide support ot orientation programs for health professions students.  This includes direct one-n-one coaching of first year students and facilitation of orientation activities. 
  2. Minimum expectations of the position include but are not limited to:  Participate and assist with the organization and implementation of orientation activities. Tasks may include:

    1. Assist with check-in of students

    2. Conduct campus tours/directional information to campus offices and facilities
    3. Respond appropriately to first year student questions
    4. Facilitate icebreakers, discussions, etc.
    5. Assist with equipment distribution
  3. Assist with check-in of students
  4. Conduct campus tours/directional information to campus offices and facilities
  5. Respond appropriately to first year student question
  6. Facilitate icebreakers, discussions, etc.
  7. Assist with equipment distribution
  8. Conduct on-campus tours of KYCO and UPIKE campus.

Preferred Skills:

  • Attention to detail.
  • Customer focused.
  • Strong active listening abilities
  • Public speaking
  • Written & verbal communication
  • Willingness to learn new things

Education/Skill Requirements:

  • Good academic standing with no course remeditations
  • Good KYCO judicial standing with no outstanding disciplinary or professional violations
  •  Positive and enthusiastic attitude about UPike, KYCOM, and KYCO
  • Ability to be reliable, responsible, relatable, confident, and flexible.
  • Good communication skills
  • Knowledge and use of Power point, Social Media & New Technology,

Work Schedule:

The priority work schedule will vary depending on need..  

  • Sunday – Saturday: varies depending on workload

Work Conditions:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job:

  • Heat
  • Wetness
  • Humidity

Physical demands included here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job:

  • Walking and standing for long periods of time and the ability to occasionally climb stairs are required. 
  • Reaching/handling
  • Lifting up to 35 lbs

Career Competencies:  Please indicate the Career Competencies (NACE ’21) your position uses or student employees have the opportunity to grow in while in your position

 __ Career & Self-Development: Proactively develop through personal & professional learning, awareness of one’s strengths & weaknesses, navigation of career opportunities and networking to build relationships inside and outside the organization

__ Communication: Clearly and effectively exchange information, ideas, facts, and perspectives with persons inside and outside of an organization

__Critical Thinking: Identify and respond to needs based upon an understanding of situational context and logical analysis of relevant information

__ Equity & Inclusion: Demonstrate the awareness, attitude, knowledge, and skills required to equitably engage & include people from different local and global cultures. Engage in anti-racist practices

__ Leadership: Recognize & capitalize on personal and team strengths to achieve organizational goals

__ Professionalism: Knowing work environments differ greatly, understand and demonstrate effective work habits, and act in the interest of larger community and workplace

__ Teamwork: Build and maintain collaborative relationships to work effectively toward common goals, while appreciating diverse viewpoints and shared responsibilities

__ Technology:  Understand and leverage technologies ethically to enhance efficiencies, complete tasks, and accomplish goals

Attend and actively participate in one day training. Actively work as a team member with other Peer Leaders, UPike staff and faculty. Must be available for the following dates:

Number of Positions:  5     Approximate # of hours:  20-30 

Supervisor:  Dr. Candice Stadler

Pay Rate:  $12/hr

Apply by uploading your resume and completing only the REQUIRED sections of the application.

Important Notes: Resumes and applications will be reviewed to determine if you meet the required qualifications for the position. If it is determined that you meet the required qualifications, your application materials will be used to identify a top group of the most highly qualified candidates.

The University of Pikeville is an equal opportunity employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. The University of Pikeville does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age or disabilities in its programs, activities, hiring, or the admission of students. Inquiries may be directed to the University of Pikeville Title IX Coordinator by calling 606-218-5344.

Department:Other
Employment Type:Temporary
Position Type:Institutional Work Study

Summer 2022 - IWS - KYCOM, Peer Leader

The University of Pikeville (UPIKE), the Leading University in Central Appalachia is actively seeking a Peer Leader to provide support to the Graduate and Health Professions department of Student  Affairs of the Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine (KYCOM):

Temporary, Other

Description:

Responsibilities:

  1. Peer Leaders (PLs) will provide support ot orientation programs for health professions students.  This includes direct one-n-one coaching of first year students and facilitation of orientation activities. 
  2. Minimum expectations of the position include but are not limited to:  Participate and assist with the organization and implementation of orientation activities. Tasks may include:

    1. Assist with check-in of students

    2. Conduct campus tours/directional information to campus offices and facilities
    3. Respond appropriately to first year student questions
    4. Facilitate icebreakers, discussions, etc.
    5. Assist with equipment distribution
  3. Assist with check-in of students
  4. Conduct campus tours/directional information to campus offices and facilities
  5. Respond appropriately to first year student question
  6. Facilitate icebreakers, discussions, etc.
  7. Assist with equipment distribution
  8. Conduct on-campus tours of KYCOM and UPIKE campus.

Preferred Skills:

  • Attention to detail.
  • Customer focused.
  • Strong active listening abilities
  • Public speaking
  • Written & verbal communication
  • Willingness to learn new things

Education/Skill Requirements:

  • Good academic standing with no course remediations
  • Good KYCOM judicial standing with no outstanding disciplinary or professional violations
  •  Positive and enthusiastic attitude about UPike, KYCOM, and KYCO
  • Ability to be reliable, responsible, relatable, confident, and flexible.
  • Good communication skills
  • Knowledge and use of Power point, Social Media & New Technology,

Work Schedule:

The priority work schedule will vary depending on need..  

  • Sunday – Saturday: varies depending on workload

Work Conditions:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job:

  • Heat
  • Wetness
  • Humidity

Physical demands included here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job:

  • Walking and standing for long periods of time and the ability to occasionally climb stairs are required. 
  • Reaching/handling
  • Lifting up to 35 lbs

Career Competencies:  Please indicate the Career Competencies (NACE ’21) your position uses or student employees have the opportunity to grow in while in your position

 __ Career & Self-Development: Proactively develop through personal & professional learning, awareness of one’s strengths & weaknesses, navigation of career opportunities and networking to build relationships inside and outside the organization

__ Communication: Clearly and effectively exchange information, ideas, facts, and perspectives with persons inside and outside of an organization

__Critical Thinking: Identify and respond to needs based upon an understanding of situational context and logical analysis of relevant information

__ Equity & Inclusion: Demonstrate the awareness, attitude, knowledge, and skills required to equitably engage & include people from different local and global cultures. Engage in anti-racist practices

__ Leadership: Recognize & capitalize on personal and team strengths to achieve organizational goals

__ Professionalism: Knowing work environments differ greatly, understand and demonstrate effective work habits, and act in the interest of larger community and workplace

__ Teamwork: Build and maintain collaborative relationships to work effectively toward common goals, while appreciating diverse viewpoints and shared responsibilities

__ Technology:  Understand and leverage technologies ethically to enhance efficiencies, complete tasks, and accomplish goals

Attend and actively participate in one day training. Actively work as a team member with other Peer Leaders, UPike staff and faculty. Must be available for the following dates:

Number of Positions:  10     Approximate # of hours:  20-30 

Supervisor:  Dr. Candice Stadler

Pay Rate:  $12/hr

Apply by uploading your resume and completing only the REQUIRED sections of the application.

Important Notes: Resumes and applications will be reviewed to determine if you meet the required qualifications for the position. If it is determined that you meet the required qualifications, your application materials will be used to identify a top group of the most highly qualified candidates.

The University of Pikeville is an equal opportunity employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. The University of Pikeville does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age or disabilities in its programs, activities, hiring, or the admission of students. Inquiries may be directed to the University of Pikeville Title IX Coordinator by calling 606-218-5344.

Department:Other
Employment Type:Temporary
Position Type:Institutional Work Study

IWS - Information Technology, A/V and Events Support Assistant, Level I - 21-22

The University of Pikeville (UPIKE), the Leading University in Central Appalachia is actively seeking A/V and Events Support Assistants to work with the Information Technology department.

Part-Time, Information Tech/Adm Computing

Description:

 This entry level A/V (Audio/Visual) and Events Assistant position works with the A/V Coordinator.  Basic training and hands on experience with the following is provided.

 Primary Responsibilities:

  • Will have the opportunity to learn video editing, camera operations, live streaming, and video switcher operations on professional equipment.
  • Learn to conduct sound and video checks.
  • Check, replace batteries, and distribute A/V equipment as needed to equip musicians, vocalists, speakers, etc.
  • Arrive prior to the scheduled event.
  • Coordinate with other event team members, vendors, news outlets, etc.
  • Learn how to maintain, inventory, and clean A/V equipment.
  • Other Duties as assigned

Preferred Qualifications

  • Interest in learning in how to care for professional grade A/V equipment.
  • Desire for teamwork.

Work Schedule:

  • We will work with your schedule and availability, including nights and weekends.

Career Competencies Student employees have the opportunity to grow in the following (NACE) Career Competencies while in this position

  • _x_ Career & Self-Development: Proactively develop through personal & professional learning, awareness of one’s strengths & weaknesses, navigation of career opportunities and networking to build relationships inside and outside the organization
  • _x_ Communication: Clearly and effectively exchange information, ideas, facts, and perspectives with persons inside and outside of an organization
  • _x_ Critical Thinking: Identify and respond to needs based upon an understanding of situational context and logical analysis of relevant information
  • _x_ Equity & Inclusion: Demonstrate the awareness, attitude, knowledge, and skills required to equitably engage & include people from different local and global cultures. Engage in anti-racist practices
  • _x_ Leadership: Recognize & capitalize on personal and team strengths to achieve organizational goals
  • _x_ Professionalism: Knowing work environments differ greatly, understand and demonstrate effective work habits, and act in the interest of larger community and workplace
  • _x_ Teamwork: Build and maintain collaborative relationships to work effectively toward common goals, while appreciating diverse viewpoints and shared responsibilities
  • _x_ Technology:  Understand and leverage technologies ethically to enhance efficiencies, complete tasks, and accomplish goals

Conditions:  Workplace conditions may include work in heat, cold, wetness, and humidity

Physical Demands:  Physical demands to do the job may require keyboarding, reaching/handling, stooping/kneeling, crouching/crawling, pushing up to 40 lbs, Pullin up to 40 lbs, lifting up to 40 lbs, carrying up to 40 lbs, climbing, balancing.  

Pay Rate:  $9.25/hr 

Number of Positions: 4 

To Apply: complete required sections of the application, upload a resume, and schedule showing when you are in class or involved in a practice.

Supervisor:  Teddy Murphy

Important Notes: Resumes and applications will be reviewed to determine if you meet the required qualifications for the position. If it is determined that you meet the required qualifications, your application materials will be used to identify a top group of the most highly qualified candidates. The University of Pikeville is an equal opportunity employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. The University of Pikeville does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age or disabilities in its programs, activities, hiring, or the admission of students. Inquiries may be directed to the University of Pikeville Title IX Coordinator by calling 606-218-5344.

Department:Information Tech/Adm Computing
Employment Type:Part-Time
Position Type:Institutional Work Study

IWS - KYCO, Graduate Student Affairs, Student Tutor - 21 -22

The University of Pikeville (UPIKE), the Leading University in Central Appalachia is actively seeking KYCO Student Tutors to assist with KYCO Student Affairs.

Part-Time, College of Optometry

Description:

Student Tutors will serve as key partners in advancing the Kentucky College of Optometry's commitment to student success.

KYCO Student Tutor responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

Responsibilities: 1. Provide individual tutoring sessions in approved subjects as assigned.2. Serve as a guide to facilitate learning; and assist students in becoming more successful, independent learners. 3. Participate in the improvement of students' ability to master concepts and applications of specific courses per the course director. • Tutoring students in specific course material and integrating effective study and learning strategies to promote success in the course. 4. Assist students in identifying and incorporating effective study/learning strategies to help maximize students' potential for academic success. • Encourage students to develop a systematic approach to studying that will serve them well in all courses. 5. Use effective, respectful, and positive communication skills appropriate for diverse students, faculty, and staff. 6. Maintain regular, ongoing and consistent communication with Tiffany Coleman; and work collaboratively with the employee overseeing KYCO tutoring to plan academic support strategies for students. 7. Abide by FERPA regulations at all times. Student Tutors will be expected to sign the FERPA compliance form, and keep all student matters confidential. 8. Must demonstrate the ability to communicate clearly and effectively. 9. Must demonstrate organized note-taking skills. 10. Ability to quickly establish positive relationships with diverse students, faculty, and staff. 11. Participate in professional development as offered.

Relationships: Position requires daily contact with co-workers, supervisor, students, faculty, and staff in order to disseminate necessary information and coordinate for daily operations. These relationships are maintained through person-to-person contact, phone, e-mail, and fax. Responsibility for Final Decisions: Tasks involve multiple procedures with interrelated processes or steps. Work involves choosing the appropriate option or procedure to follow and applying established rules and procedures.

Supervisor:  Tiffany Coleman and Assistant Dean of Student Affairs for Graduate and Health Professions - 

Education/Skill Requirements: • Must be a current KYCO student and have a minimum grade of 'B ' in the course for which they are tutoring. • May tutor no more than 5 hours per week unless permitted otherwise. •

All appointments are made at the discretion of Tiffany Coleman and the Assistant Dean of Student Affairs for Graduate and Health Professions. •

Rate of pay is $12/hour for tutoring sessions.

To Apply:  Upload application and resume and submit an unofficial transcript to demonstrate competence in courses desiring to tutor.  

Work Conditions: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job: • Work is performed inside under normal office/study room conditions.

Application Notes: Resumes and applications will be reviewed to determine if you meet the required qualifications for the position. If it is determined that you meet the required qualifications, your application materials will be used to identify a top group of the most highly qualified candidates. The University of Pikeville is an equal opportunity employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. The University of Pikeville does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age or disabilities in its programs, activities, hiring, or the admission of students. Inquiries may be directed to the University of Pikeville Title IX Coordinator by calling 606-218-5216.

Department:College of Optometry
Employment Type:Part-Time
Position Type:Institutional Work Study