Available Federal Work Study Positions

7 federal work study positions.

FWS - English - Writing Center Research Assistant - Fall/Spring 24/26=5 new

The University of Pikeville (UPIKE), the Leading University in Central Appalachia is actively seeking a Research Assistant to work with the English Department/ Writing Center.

Part-Time, College of Arts and Sciences

Description:

Work with Dr.  Jeffery Tyler Syck in the College of Arts and Science, division of Social Science

Responsibilities: 

  • research current trends in writing center pedagogy and praxis (CSD, CT)
  • Develop resource material for Writing Center (C, T, P, CT) 
  • Aid in development of digital presence for WAC, such as new website (upike.edu/academics/writing) (C, T) 
  • Participate in meetings with faculty and relevant staff offices (C, TW, P, CSD, L) 
  • Participate in awareness-raising activities, including but not limited to GROWL (C, P, TW, CSD, L)
  • Prioritize assigned tasks to successfully meet given deadlines (P, L)
  • Develop and pitch ideas to ready Writing Center for an August 2024 launch (CSD, CT, L)
    • Develop and pitch ideas to ready Writing Center for an August 2024 launch (CSD, CT, L)
    • Communication (C )
    • Teamwork (TW)
    • Professionalism (P)
    • Career & Self Development (CSD)
    • Critical Thinking (CT)
    • Equity & Inclusion (EI)
    • Leadership (L)
    • Technology (T)

Relationships:  Student employee works with faculty and staff.

Computer Skills:  Employee work with MS Word, Power-point, social media and new technology.

Other skills:  Employee must have attention to detail, strong active listening abilities, willingness to learn new things and written and verbal communication skills.  

Schedule:  Available Monday - Wednesday

Working conditions:  Employee may encounter heat or cold while performing this job.  

Physical demands:  employee must be able to successfully utilize keyboarding and carrying up to 15 lbs.

Number of positions:  1

Hours per week:  10-15

Pay Rate:  $10.50/hr

Supervisor:  Beth Topping

Location:  Armington Learning Center, 4th floor, room # 461

To Apply:  Upload application and resume

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 Arts and Sciences
Employment Type:Part-Time
Position Type:Federal Work Study

IWS - KYCOM - INBRE Research Asst Bao* - Summer 24

The University of Pikeville (UPIKE), the Leading University in Central Appalachia is actively seeking a Summer Research Assistant to work with KYCOM.

Part-Time, Biology

Description:

Summer Research Assistant with Biotechnology, working with Dr. Kevin Wang.

Responsibilities

 

    • Assist with laboratory research, experiments, and data collection under the guidance of a mentor. Understand and apply scientific methods and analytical techniques. (CT, C, P, T)
    • Learn and effectively apply techniques such as PCR, gel electrophoresis, cell culture, etc., following specific protocols and procedures. (T, AD)
    • Participate in research meetings and present findings to the team. Communicate complex information clearly and concisely. (C, CT, PS)
    • Collaborate with other interns and research staff on interdisciplinary projects. Share knowledge and work towards common goals. (TW, C, L)
    • Conduct literature reviews to support research findings and hypotheses. Analyze and synthesize information from various sources. (CT, IL)
    • Maintain accurate and detailed laboratory notebooks and records. Ensure reliability and reproducibility of data. (AD, OS, I)
    • Follow all safety guidelines and laboratory protocols to ensure a safe working environment. (SA, Comp, R)
    • Utilize data analysis software and tools to interpret experimental results and contribute to the development of research hypotheses. (T, AS, CL)
    • Engage in self-directed learning to improve knowledge and skills relevant to the field. Seek feedback and apply constructive criticism. (SDL, A, CSD)
    • Network with professionals and peers to build connections and gain insights into career paths in biotechnology. (N, P, EI)

 

Computer skills:  Word, Excel, Power Point

Other skills:  Attention to detail, strong active listening abilities, written and verbal communication, willingness to learn new things

Employee will interact with Faculty, Staff, Other departments

Preferred Availability:  Sunday - Saturday depending on workload

Number of Positions:  2  Approximately 20 hours a week

Physical demands include:  keyboarding, reaching/standing, Lifting up to 20 lbs, Carryng up to 20 lbs

Pay Rate:  $10.50/hr

Supervisor:  Dr. Sujin Bao

To Apply:  Upload resume and schedule of availability. 

Additional Comments:  

This position would be especially useful to science majors interested in pursuing careers in laboratory science or health-related fields.

Location: 

To Apply, complete required sections a in addition to uploading your resume .

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:Biology
Employment Type:Part-Time
Position Type:Federal Work Study

IWS - English - Writing Center Research Assistant* - Summer 24

The University of Pikeville (UPIKE), the Leading University in Central Appalachia is actively seeking a Research Assistant to work with the English Department/ Writing Center.

Part-Time, College of Arts and Sciences

Description:

Work with Dr.  Jeffery Tyler Syck in the College of Arts and Science, division of Social Science

Responsibilities: 

  • research current trends in writing center pedagogy and praxis (CSD, CT)
  • Develop resource material for Writing Center (C, T, P, CT) 
  • Aid in development of digital presence for WAC, such as new website (upike.edu/academics/writing) (C, T) 
  • Participate in meetings with faculty and relevant staff offices (C, TW, P, CSD, L) 
  • Participate in awareness-raising activities, including but not limited to GROWL (C, P, TW, CSD, L)
  • Prioritize assigned tasks to successfully meet given deadlines (P, L)
  • Develop and pitch ideas to ready Writing Center for an August 2024 launch (CSD, CT, L)
    • Develop and pitch ideas to ready Writing Center for an August 2024 launch (CSD, CT, L)
    • Communication (C )
    • Teamwork (TW)
    • Professionalism (P)
    • Career & Self Development (CSD)
    • Critical Thinking (CT)
    • Equity & Inclusion (EI)
    • Leadership (L)
    • Technology (T)

Relationships:  Student employee works with faculty and staff.

Computer Skills:  Employee work with MS Word, Power-point, social media and new technology.

Other skills:  Employee must have attention to detail, strong active listening abilities, willingness to learn new things and written and verbal communication skills.  

Schedule:  Available Monday - Wednesday

Working conditions:  Employee may encounter heat or cold while performing this job.  

Physical demands:  employee must be able to successfully utilize keyboarding and carrying up to 15 lbs.

Number of positions:  1

Hours per week:  10-15

Pay Rate:  $10.50/hr

Supervisor:  Beth Topping

Location:  Armington Learning Center, 4th floor, room # 461

To Apply:  Upload application and resume

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 Arts and Sciences
Employment Type:Part-Time
Position Type:Federal Work Study

IWS - KYCOM Admissions - PEPP Camp Counselor* - Summer 24

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:

Candidates will provide guidance and supervision to undergraduate PEPP campers. (C, TW, P, CT, EI, L)

Candidates selected will be responsible for supervising 3-4 students each that are attending PEPP camp from 6/9/24 through 6/14/24. (C, TW, P, EI, L)

Candidates will make sure their assigned PEPP campers attend all meals and daily activities as scheduled.  (C, TW, CT, L)

Candidates will stay on campus overnight with PEPP campers to ensure personal safety and that all rules are followed. (C, TW, P, CT, EI, L)

Candidates will escort campers to and from all scheduled activities.  (C, TW, P, CT, EI, L)

Candidates will operate UPIKE vehicles and will transport campers to on and off-campus activities. (CT, L, T)

Candidates will successfully complete UPIKE vehicles safety training. (CT, L, T)

Candidates and campers will be assigned rooms on UPIKE’s campus. (CT, CT, L, T)

Candidates will share information regarding their KYCOM experiences and their path to medical school. (C, P, CSD, CT, L)

Candidates will serve as ambassadors for UPIKE and KYCOM. (C, P, CSD, CT, L)

Desired Competencies:

  • Communication (C)
  • Teamwork (TW)
  • Professionalism (P)
  • Career & Self Development (CSD)
  • Critical Thinking (CT)
  • Equity & Inclusion (EI)
  • Leadership (L)
  • Technology (T)

Candidates will report to Makena Markert, Director of Medical School Admissions.          

                                                                                                                                       

Computer Skills:  Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Social Media & New Technology

Skills:  Strong active listening abilities, Public Speaking, Written and verbal communication, Customer Focused, Team player

Work Schedule: 6/9/24 through 6/14/24 (40 hours per week)

Work Conditions:  Office environment

Physical Demands:

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

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.
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Relationships:  Worker will interact and communicate with:  faculty, staff, parents, students, prospective students, campus visitors, alumni, other departments

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

 Candidates will successfully complete UPIKE vehicles safety training.

Number of available positions: 5     

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

Supervisor: Makena Markert

Pay Rate:  $600/stipend  to be paid at the completion of the work

To Apply:  Complete the * Required sections of the application

Apply by: 5/17/24

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:Federal Work Study

FWS - Information Technology - Help Desk Assistant - Summer 24

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 and Career Competencies:

    1. Work a helpdesk ticket queue.  Respond, effectively communicate, and resolve issues in a timely manner.
    2. Assist student body with utilizing provided IT resources.
    3. Deploy, implement, and maintain endpoint devices for faculty, staff, and students.
    4. Assist student body with utilizing provided IT resources.
    5. Ability to work independently and function in a team environment.
    6. Other duties as assigned.

 

  • Communication (C )
  • Teamwork (TW)
  • Professionalism (P)
  • Career & Self Development (CSD)
  • Critical Thinking (CT)
  • Equity & Inclusion (EI)
  • Leadership (L)
  • Technology (T)

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

Computer Skills:

     Word, Excel, Power Pint, Social Media and New Technology, Troubleshooting various hardware and software

Other Skills:

      Attention to detail, Strong active listening abilities, Written & Verbal communication, Customer focused, Willingness to learn new things

Relationships: students wil have the opportunity to work or interact with the following:

     faculty, staff, Parents, Students, Prospective students, Campus visitors Alumni, Other departments, Vendors

Work Schedule

  • Monday through Friday between 9am and 4pm

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

Toxic Agents

Noise

Vibrations

Wetness

Humidity

• 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

Reaching

• Stooping/kneeling

• Crouching/crawling

• Pushing up to 50 lbs.

• Pulling up to 50 lbs.

• Lifting up to 20 lbs.

• Carrying up to 20 lb

Climbing

Balancing

 

Supervisor:  Heather StClair

Pay Rate:  $8.75/hr

Number of positions:  1-2 students / 120 hours total for each (average of 20 hours a week)

Location: Armington Learning Center , Basement #009

 To Apply, complete required sections and upload your academic schedule (and practice schedule) in addition to uploading your resume 

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 - Family Connections - First Year Success Leader - Fall/Spring 24/25

The University of Pikeville (UPIKE), the Leading University in Central Appalachia is actively seeking First Year Success Leaders to work with First Year Experience

Part-Time, Student Success

Description:

The First Year Success Leader position exists within First Year Experience (UPIKE FIRST).  Through a variety of experiences and opportunities, First Year Success Leaders have the power to make a positive and lasting difference in the UPIKE community and develop great leadership and résumé-building skills in the process.

First Year Success Leader - 

  • Attend assigned section(s) of FS 102 and participate in class discussions. (C, TW, P, CSD, CT, EI, L)
  • Serve as a peer mentor for students in assigned section(s) of FS 102. (C, P, CSD, CT, EI, L)
  • Offer support to first-year students and refer them to campus resources as needed. (C, P, CSD, EI, L, T)
  • Host individual and small group meetings with students in assigned section(s) of FS 102. Meetings will take place at least once with each student during the fall semester and can be hosted in-person (preferred) or FaceTime. (C, P, CSD, EI, L, T)
  • Perform bi-weekly check-ins with first-year students via text and email. (C, P, EI, L, T)
  • Help maintain UPIKE FIRST page on CampusGroups. (TW, T)
  • Maintain communication log of contacts with students in assigned section(s) of FS 102. (C, CSD, EI, L, T)
  • Participate in meetings with coordinator and director. (C, TW, P, CSD, EI, L, T)
  • Uphold and enforce all aspects of the university code of conduct and address inappropriate behavior among students. (P, CSD, L)
  • Other duties as assigned. 
  • Communication (C )
  • Teamwork (TW)
  • Professionalism (P)
  • Career & Self Development (CSD)
  • Critical Thinking (CT)
  • Equity & Inclusion (EI)
  • Leadership (L)
  • Technology (T)

Preferred Skills: - Computer knowledge, i.e. Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Social Media and New Technology. - Attention to detail. - Strong active listening abilities. - Public speaking. - Written and verbal communication. - Student focused. - Willingness to learn. - Strong leadership capabilities. 

Relationships:  student worker will interact or communicate with Faculty, Staff, Parents, Students, Alumni

Qualifications

  • Be a positive, enthusiastic, school spirited and motivated student
  • Earn a minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA
  • Have completed FS 102
  • Be enrolled as a full-time student for Fall 2023 and Spring 2024 terms
  • Behavior/Conduct records in UPIKE Housing and the Student Conduct Office will be checked when making hiring decisions. These records may or may not affect the final hiring decision.
  • Campus knowledge and connections with staff and faculty
  • Teamwork and interpersonal communication
  • Effective communication and positive customer service

Work Schedule: Varies 

Work Conditions: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job: • Noise • Light intensity * Heat * Cold * 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:  • Reaching/handling • Stooping/kneeling • Pushing up to 20 lbs * Pulling up to 20 lbs * Lifting up to 20 lbs *Carrying up to 20 lbs

Number of Positions: 2-3

Pay Rate:  8.75

Supervisor:  Sara Coots

Loculation: ADM 201, ADM 203, ADM 2nd floor. ADM 213 Learning Lab, various locations on campus

To Apply, complete required sections on the application and upload your resume 

Questions? Please contact Stephanie Stiltner, Director of Family and New Student Connections, at stephaniestiltner@upike.edu or (606) 616-8407.

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:Student Success
Employment Type:Part-Time
Position Type:Federal Work Study

FWS - Family Connections - Second Year Success Leader - Fall/Spring 24/25

The University of Pikeville (UPIKE), the Leading University in Central Appalachia is actively seeking First Year Success Leaders to work with First Year Experience

Part-Time, Student Success

Description:

Second Year Success Leader[SJ1] [CL2] [3] 

Reports to Second Year Experience

Start date: Aug. 2, 2024

 

Second Year Success Leaders play a vital role in fostering a supportive and engaging environment for fellow students. Responsibilities will primarily focus on organizing and hosting various small group activities and events to enrich the student experience. Second Year Success Leaders will be expected to possess strong communication skills, basic event planning abilities, and a passion for facilitating meaningful interactions among peers. By fostering collaboration between students, faculty, and staff, Second Year Success Leaders contribute to the creation of a vibrant and inclusive campus community that supports the holistic development of all its members.

 

Responsibilities:

  1. Host Small Group Activities: Organize and facilitate small group activities designed to promote interaction, collaboration, and personal growth among students. (C, P, EI, CSD, CT, L)
    1. Recruit Attendees: Actively promote upcoming events and activities to fellow students through various channels, including CampusGroups, social media, flyers, and word-of-mouth, to ensure student participation. (C, EI, T)
    2. Prepare for Events: Coordinate logistics for each event, including securing necessary resources, setting up event space, and arranging any required materials or equipment. (P, CSD, CT, L)
    3. Collaborate closely with faculty and staff members to enhance the small group engagement opportunities available to students. This collaboration is essential for creating a holistic and supportive learning environment that integrates both academic and extracurricular activities. Second Year Success Leaders will: (TW, EI)

                                              i.      Opportunities for Collaboration: Proactively seek out opportunities to involve faculty and staff in small group engagement initiatives, such as workshops, panel discussions, or guest speaker events.

                                              ii.      Facilitate Communication: Serve as a liaison between student groups and faculty/staff members, effectively communicating the goals, objectives, and logistics of each engagement opportunity.

                                              iii.      Invite Participation: Extend invitations to faculty and staff to participate in small group activities as guest speakers, mentors, or facilitators, leveraging their expertise to enrich the student experience.

                                             iv.      Provide Support: Offer assistance and support to faculty and staff members who are interested in getting involved in student-led initiatives, including guidance on event planning, logistics, and promotion.

                                             v.      Promote Collaboration: Encourage interdisciplinary collaboration and cross-departmental cooperation by facilitating interactions between students, faculty, and staff from various academic backgrounds. (EI)

                                              vi.      Seek Feedback: Solicit feedback from faculty and staff members following their participation in small group engagement activities, using their insights to improve future events and initiatives. (C, P, L)

  1. Work with Second Year Experience staff and other Second Year Success Leaders to plan and host an event for second-year students each September. The goal of the event is to create awareness and build excitement about future Second Year Experience activities. (C, TW, L)
  2. Work with Second Year Experience staff and other Second Year Success Leaders to plan and host “Halfway to Graduation” Celebration each April. The event recognizes students who have completed half of the credit hours required for graduation. (C, TW, L)
  3. Facilitate Engagement: Create a welcoming and inclusive atmosphere during events, encouraging active participation and fostering connections among attendees. (C, CT, EI, L)
  4. Provide Support: Offer assistance and guidance to attendees as needed, ensuring everyone feels valued and supported throughout events. (C, P)
  5. Complete Event Reports: Compile detailed reports summarizing each event, including attendance numbers, activities conducted, feedback received, and any notable outcomes or insights gained. (CSD, T)

 

Skills:[SJ4] 

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills are essential for effectively promoting events, facilitating discussions, and interacting with attendees.
  • A basic understanding of event planning principles, including logistical coordination, time management, and resource allocation, will be beneficial.
  • Demonstrated leadership abilities, including the ability to inspire and motivate others, foster teamwork, and resolve conflicts constructively.
  • Strong interpersonal skills are crucial for building rapport, establishing connections, and creating a supportive community environment.
  • Effective organization and time management skills are necessary for coordinating multiple events, managing deadlines, and ensuring all tasks are completed efficiently.
  • The ability to adapt to changing circumstances, problem-solve on the fly, and remain flexible in the face of unexpected challenges is essential for success in this role.

 

Work Schedule:

-          Varies

 

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

• Some responsibilities will be performed outside

 

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

• Lifting up to 20 lbs.

• Carrying up to 20 lbs.

 

Supervisor: Sara Coots

 

Number of Positions: 10

 

To Apply: Upload application and resume in this system.

 

Loculation: ADM 201, ADM 203, ADM 2nd floor. ADM 213 Learning Lab, various locations on campus

To Apply, complete required sections on the application and upload your resume 

Questions? Please contact Stephanie Stiltner, Director of Family and New Student Connections, at stephaniestiltner@upike.edu or (606) 616-8407.

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:Student Success
Employment Type:Part-Time
Position Type:Federal Work Study

Available Institutional Work Study Positions

10 institutional work study positions.

IWS - KYCOM - INBRE Research Asst Bao - Summer 24

The University of Pikeville (UPIKE), the Leading University in Central Appalachia is actively seeking a Summer Research Assistant to work with KYCOM.

Part-Time, Biology

Description:

Summer Research Assistant with Biotechnology, working with Dr. Kevin Wang.

Responsibilities

 

    • Assist with laboratory research, experiments, and data collection under the guidance of a mentor. Understand and apply scientific methods and analytical techniques. (CT, C, P, T)
    • Learn and effectively apply techniques such as PCR, gel electrophoresis, cell culture, etc., following specific protocols and procedures. (T, AD)
    • Participate in research meetings and present findings to the team. Communicate complex information clearly and concisely. (C, CT, PS)
    • Collaborate with other interns and research staff on interdisciplinary projects. Share knowledge and work towards common goals. (TW, C, L)
    • Conduct literature reviews to support research findings and hypotheses. Analyze and synthesize information from various sources. (CT, IL)
    • Maintain accurate and detailed laboratory notebooks and records. Ensure reliability and reproducibility of data. (AD, OS, I)
    • Follow all safety guidelines and laboratory protocols to ensure a safe working environment. (SA, Comp, R)
    • Utilize data analysis software and tools to interpret experimental results and contribute to the development of research hypotheses. (T, AS, CL)
    • Engage in self-directed learning to improve knowledge and skills relevant to the field. Seek feedback and apply constructive criticism. (SDL, A, CSD)
    • Network with professionals and peers to build connections and gain insights into career paths in biotechnology. (N, P, EI)

 

Computer skills:  Word, Excel, Power Point

Other skills:  Attention to detail, strong active listening abilities, written and verbal communication, willingness to learn new things

Employee will interact with Faculty, Staff, Other departments

Preferred Availability:  Sunday - Saturday depending on workload

Number of Positions:  2  Approximately 20 hours a week

Physical demands include:  keyboarding, reaching/standing, Lifting up to 20 lbs, Carryng up to 20 lbs

Pay Rate:  $10.50/hr

Supervisor:  Dr. Sujin Bao

To Apply:  Upload resume and schedule of availability. 

Additional Comments:  

This position would be especially useful to science majors interested in pursuing careers in laboratory science or health-related fields.

Location: 

To Apply, complete required sections a in addition to uploading your resume .

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:Biology
Employment Type:Part-Time
Position Type:Institutional Work Study

IWS - KYCOM - Graduate Student Tutor - Summer/Fall/Spring 24-25

The University of Pikeville (UPIKE), the Leading University in Central Appalachia is actively seeking KYCOM Student Tutors to assist with KYCOM Student Affairs with academic tutoring. Student Tutors will serve as key partners in advancing KYCOM's commitment to student success.

Part-Time, Other

Description:

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

Responsibilities:

1. Provide individual tutoring sessions in approved subjects 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 and 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 and 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 Tutoring Supervisor to plan academic support strategies for students. 7. Abide by FERPA regulations at all times. Student Tutors will be expected to 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.

Education/Skill Requirements: • Must be a current KYCOM student and have a minimum grade of 'B ' in the course for which they are tutoring. 

NACE Career Competencies:

 Rate of pay is $15.00/hour 

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.

Number of Positions: 10

Supervisor:  Mechella Varney

Location: Coal Building

To Apply:  Complete * Required * Application sections, upload a resume.  

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:Other
Employment Type:Part-Time
Position Type:Institutional Work Study

IWS - English - Writing Center Research Assistant - Summer 24

The University of Pikeville (UPIKE), the Leading University in Central Appalachia is actively seeking a Research Assistant to work with the English Department/ Writing Center.

Part-Time, College of Arts and Sciences

Description:

Work with Dr.  Jeffery Tyler Syck in the College of Arts and Science, division of Social Science

Responsibilities: 

  • research current trends in writing center pedagogy and praxis (CSD, CT)
  • Develop resource material for Writing Center (C, T, P, CT) 
  • Aid in development of digital presence for WAC, such as new website (upike.edu/academics/writing) (C, T) 
  • Participate in meetings with faculty and relevant staff offices (C, TW, P, CSD, L) 
  • Participate in awareness-raising activities, including but not limited to GROWL (C, P, TW, CSD, L)
  • Prioritize assigned tasks to successfully meet given deadlines (P, L)
  • Develop and pitch ideas to ready Writing Center for an August 2024 launch (CSD, CT, L)
    • Develop and pitch ideas to ready Writing Center for an August 2024 launch (CSD, CT, L)
    • Communication (C )
    • Teamwork (TW)
    • Professionalism (P)
    • Career & Self Development (CSD)
    • Critical Thinking (CT)
    • Equity & Inclusion (EI)
    • Leadership (L)
    • Technology (T)

Relationships:  Student employee works with faculty and staff.

Computer Skills:  Employee work with MS Word, Power-point, social media and new technology.

Other skills:  Employee must have attention to detail, strong active listening abilities, willingness to learn new things and written and verbal communication skills.  

Schedule:  Available Monday - Wednesday

Working conditions:  Employee may encounter heat or cold while performing this job.  

Physical demands:  employee must be able to successfully utilize keyboarding and carrying up to 15 lbs.

Number of positions:  1

Hours per week:  10-15

Pay Rate:  $10.50/hr

Supervisor:  Beth Topping

Location:  Armington Learning Center, 4th floor, room # 461

To Apply:  Upload application and resume

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 Arts and Sciences
Employment Type:Part-Time
Position Type:Institutional Work Study

IWS - KYCOM - Physiology Laboratory Technician Dr Han - Summer/Fall/Spring 24/25

The University of Pikeville (UPIKE), the Leading University in Central Appalachia is actively seeking a Laboratory Technician for Dr. Guichun Han for KYCOM.

Part-Time, College of Optometry

Description:

A second-year medical student laboratory technician is needed

Responsibilities and Career Competencies

Perform isometric tension study experiments, western blotting, co-immunoprecipitation/ and knocking down individual genes with the siRNAs in cultured cells and vascular tissues.(C,TW,P,CT,EI,T)

The student will advise/supervise first-year medical student laboratory fellows to perform their planned experiments using the mentioned techniques.(C,TW,P,CT,EI,T)

  • Communication (C )
  • Teamwork (TW)
  • Professionalism (P)
  • Career & Self Development (CSD)
  • Critical Thinking (CT)
  • Equity & Inclusion (EI)
  • Leadership (L)
  • Technology (T)

 At least one year of laboratory research experience is required.

Preference will be given to the mastery of the mentioned techniques.    

 

Work Schedule: The priority work schedule is varies depending on workload.  Employment will be through June 30, 2025.

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: • Keyboarding • 

Number of students to hire: 1 student

Pay Rate: $25/hr

Location:  

Supervisor:  Dr Guichun (Hannah) Han

To Apply, complete required sections and upload your academic schedule (and practice schedule) in addition to uploading your resume 

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:Part-Time
Position Type:Institutional Work Study

IWS - Conference and Event Services - Event Staff - Summer 24

The University of Pikeville (UPIKE), the Leading University in Central Appalachia is actively seeking student employees to assist with events for Conference & Event Services.

Part-Time, Student Affairs

Description:

Responsibilities

_ We are looking for highly organized candidates with excellent interpersonal skills for the position of event staff. Our event staff is responsible for working under the instructions of the event coordinator, assuming the role of setting up events and striking setups, among other duties.

Moreover, our event staff needs to constantly be on their feet and attend to the many needs of eventgoers, requiring physical stamina and high energy levels.

_____________________________________

Responsibilities and Career Competencies

  • Unloading equipment from trucks and setting up venues for events, including chairs, tables, and building stages. (C, TW,P, CT, L, )
  • Working independently under the instructions of the Event Coordinator. (C, TW,P, CT, EI, CSD, L, T)
  • Ensuring the event space is setup correctly according to the event needs. (C, TW,P, CT, CSD, L, T)
  • Adhering to event safety standards. (C, TW,P, CT, CSD, L, T)
  • Ensuring excellent levels of customer service. (C, TW,P, CT, EI, CSD, L, T)
  • Undertaking assistance with security duties. (C, TW,P, CT, CSD, L, T)
  • Undertaking assistance with I.T. and A.V. duties. (C, TW,P, CT, CSD, L, T)
  • Dispensing useful information to eventgoers. (C, TW,P, CT, EI, CSD, L, T)
  • Inspecting equipment for damage after use and reporting that to the Event Coordinator. (C, TW,P, CT, L, T)
  • Packing up equipment when the event is completed. (C, TW,P, CT)
  • Communication (C )
  • Teamwork (TW)
  • Professionalism (P)
  • Career & Self Development (CSD)
  • Critical Thinking (CT)
  • Equity & Inclusion (EI)
  • Leadership (L)
  • Technology (T)

Relationships:  employees will interact with faculty, staff, parents, students, prospective students, campus visitors, alumni, other departments, vendors

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, written and verbal communication.

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: Varies according to workload • 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: •Heat, Cold, Odors/smoke, Noise, Vibrations, Wetness, Humidity, Dust, Light intensity

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 250 lbs. • Pulling up to 250 lbs. • Lifting up to 30 lbs. • Carrying up to 30 lbs

Number of Positions: 5

Pay Rate:  $10.50

Supervisor:  Kyle McCown / Charity Deel charitydeel@upike.edu 

Location:  HPE 7th floor and event spaces over campus

To Apply, complete required sections and upload your academic schedule (and practice schedule) in addition to uploading your resume 

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:Student Affairs
Employment Type:Part-Time
Position Type:Institutional Work Study

IWS - KYCO - Optometry Camp Counselors - Summer 24

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

 

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 12 - 14 2024

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

IWS - KYCO - Graduate Student Tutor - Summer/Fall/Spring 24/25

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.

NACE Career Competencies:

Supervisor:  Tiffany Coleman 

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 

Rate of pay is $15.00/hour for tutoring sessions.

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

Location: HPE Building

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

IWS - KYCOM - Student Events Assistant - Summer/Fall/Spring 24/25

The University of Pikeville (UPIKE), the Leading University in Central Appalachia is actively seeking Several Students to Assist with Events at KYCOM in support to the department of Student  Affairs of the Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine (KYCOM):

Temporary, Student Affairs

Description:

Student Assistants will assist the KYCOM Office of Student Affairs with major student events during the academic year such as White Coat Ceremony, Graduation events, and Commencement, and with small events as needed. The specific tasks for events will be assigned based on the department’s needs.

Responsibilities:

Act in a professional manner that positively represents KYCOM. (P, CSD)

Complete assigned tasks as directed quickly and efficiently. (P, TW)

Collaborate with others as needed to ensure success. (C, T, L)

Effectively communicate with peers, faculty, staff, and guests. (C)

  • Communication (C )
  • Teamwork (TW)
  • Professionalism (P)
  • Career & Self Development (CSD)
  • Critical Thinking (CT)
  • Equity & Inclusion (EI)
  • Leadership (L)
  • Technology (T)

Preferred Skills:

  • Attentions to detail
  • Willingness to learn new things
  • Written & verbal communication

Relationships:  the worker will interact and communicate with :  faculty, staff, students, other departments, alumni, visitors

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

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:

  • Normal working conditions

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

  • Normal working conditions

 

Number of Positions:  12     

Approximate # of hours:  25 hours per semester

Hiring Manager:   David Falletta 

Pay Rate:  $12/hr

Location:  Coal Building , various locations and campus depending on event

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:Student Affairs
Employment Type:Temporary
Position Type:Institutional Work Study

IWS - Family Connections - First Year Success Leader - Fall/Spring 24/25

The University of Pikeville (UPIKE), the Leading University in Central Appalachia is actively seeking First Year Success Leaders to work with First Year Experience

Part-Time, Student Success

Description:

The First Year Success Leader position exists within First Year Experience (UPIKE FIRST).  Through a variety of experiences and opportunities, First Year Success Leaders have the power to make a positive and lasting difference in the UPIKE community and develop great leadership and résumé-building skills in the process.

First Year Success Leader - 

  • Attend assigned section(s) of FS 102 and participate in class discussions. (C, TW, P, CSD, CT, EI, L)
  • Serve as a peer mentor for students in assigned section(s) of FS 102. (C, P, CSD, CT, EI, L)
  • Offer support to first-year students and refer them to campus resources as needed. (C, P, CSD, EI, L, T)
  • Host individual and small group meetings with students in assigned section(s) of FS 102. Meetings will take place at least once with each student during the fall semester and can be hosted in-person (preferred) or FaceTime. (C, P, CSD, EI, L, T)
  • Perform bi-weekly check-ins with first-year students via text and email. (C, P, EI, L, T)
  • Help maintain UPIKE FIRST page on CampusGroups. (TW, T)
  • Maintain communication log of contacts with students in assigned section(s) of FS 102. (C, CSD, EI, L, T)
  • Participate in meetings with coordinator and director. (C, TW, P, CSD, EI, L, T)
  • Uphold and enforce all aspects of the university code of conduct and address inappropriate behavior among students. (P, CSD, L)
  • Other duties as assigned. 
  • Communication (C )
  • Teamwork (TW)
  • Professionalism (P)
  • Career & Self Development (CSD)
  • Critical Thinking (CT)
  • Equity & Inclusion (EI)
  • Leadership (L)
  • Technology (T)

Preferred Skills: - Computer knowledge, i.e. Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Social Media and New Technology. - Attention to detail. - Strong active listening abilities. - Public speaking. - Written and verbal communication. - Student focused. - Willingness to learn. - Strong leadership capabilities. 

Relationships:  student worker will interact or communicate with Faculty, Staff, Parents, Students, Alumni

Qualifications

  • Be a positive, enthusiastic, school spirited and motivated student
  • Earn a minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA
  • Have completed FS 102
  • Be enrolled as a full-time student for Fall 2023 and Spring 2024 terms
  • Behavior/Conduct records in UPIKE Housing and the Student Conduct Office will be checked when making hiring decisions. These records may or may not affect the final hiring decision.
  • Campus knowledge and connections with staff and faculty
  • Teamwork and interpersonal communication
  • Effective communication and positive customer service

Work Schedule: Varies 

Work Conditions: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job: • Noise • Light intensity * Heat * Cold * 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:  • Reaching/handling • Stooping/kneeling • Pushing up to 20 lbs * Pulling up to 20 lbs * Lifting up to 20 lbs *Carrying up to 20 lbs

Number of Positions: 2-3

Pay Rate:  8.75

Supervisor:  Sara Coots

Loculation: ADM 201, ADM 203, ADM 2nd floor. ADM 213 Learning Lab, various locations on campus

To Apply, complete required sections on the application and upload your resume 

Questions? Please contact Stephanie Stiltner, Director of Family and New Student Connections, at stephaniestiltner@upike.edu or (606) 616-8407.

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:Student Success
Employment Type:Part-Time
Position Type:Institutional Work Study

IWS - Family Connections - Second Year Success Leader - Fall/Spring 24/25

The University of Pikeville (UPIKE), the Leading University in Central Appalachia is actively seeking First Year Success Leaders to work with First Year Experience

Part-Time, Student Success

Description:

Second Year Success Leader[SJ1] [CL2] [3] 

Reports to Second Year Experience

Start date: Aug. 2, 2024

 

Second Year Success Leaders play a vital role in fostering a supportive and engaging environment for fellow students. Responsibilities will primarily focus on organizing and hosting various small group activities and events to enrich the student experience. Second Year Success Leaders will be expected to possess strong communication skills, basic event planning abilities, and a passion for facilitating meaningful interactions among peers. By fostering collaboration between students, faculty, and staff, Second Year Success Leaders contribute to the creation of a vibrant and inclusive campus community that supports the holistic development of all its members.

 

Responsibilities:

  1. Host Small Group Activities: Organize and facilitate small group activities designed to promote interaction, collaboration, and personal growth among students. (C, P, EI, CSD, CT, L)
    1. Recruit Attendees: Actively promote upcoming events and activities to fellow students through various channels, including CampusGroups, social media, flyers, and word-of-mouth, to ensure student participation. (C, EI, T)
    2. Prepare for Events: Coordinate logistics for each event, including securing necessary resources, setting up event space, and arranging any required materials or equipment. (P, CSD, CT, L)
    3. Collaborate closely with faculty and staff members to enhance the small group engagement opportunities available to students. This collaboration is essential for creating a holistic and supportive learning environment that integrates both academic and extracurricular activities. Second Year Success Leaders will: (TW, EI)

                                              i.      Opportunities for Collaboration: Proactively seek out opportunities to involve faculty and staff in small group engagement initiatives, such as workshops, panel discussions, or guest speaker events.

                                              ii.      Facilitate Communication: Serve as a liaison between student groups and faculty/staff members, effectively communicating the goals, objectives, and logistics of each engagement opportunity.

                                              iii.      Invite Participation: Extend invitations to faculty and staff to participate in small group activities as guest speakers, mentors, or facilitators, leveraging their expertise to enrich the student experience.

                                             iv.      Provide Support: Offer assistance and support to faculty and staff members who are interested in getting involved in student-led initiatives, including guidance on event planning, logistics, and promotion.

                                             v.      Promote Collaboration: Encourage interdisciplinary collaboration and cross-departmental cooperation by facilitating interactions between students, faculty, and staff from various academic backgrounds. (EI)

                                              vi.      Seek Feedback: Solicit feedback from faculty and staff members following their participation in small group engagement activities, using their insights to improve future events and initiatives. (C, P, L)

  1. Work with Second Year Experience staff and other Second Year Success Leaders to plan and host an event for second-year students each September. The goal of the event is to create awareness and build excitement about future Second Year Experience activities. (C, TW, L)
  2. Work with Second Year Experience staff and other Second Year Success Leaders to plan and host “Halfway to Graduation” Celebration each April. The event recognizes students who have completed half of the credit hours required for graduation. (C, TW, L)
  3. Facilitate Engagement: Create a welcoming and inclusive atmosphere during events, encouraging active participation and fostering connections among attendees. (C, CT, EI, L)
  4. Provide Support: Offer assistance and guidance to attendees as needed, ensuring everyone feels valued and supported throughout events. (C, P)
  5. Complete Event Reports: Compile detailed reports summarizing each event, including attendance numbers, activities conducted, feedback received, and any notable outcomes or insights gained. (CSD, T)

 

Skills:[SJ4] 

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills are essential for effectively promoting events, facilitating discussions, and interacting with attendees.
  • A basic understanding of event planning principles, including logistical coordination, time management, and resource allocation, will be beneficial.
  • Demonstrated leadership abilities, including the ability to inspire and motivate others, foster teamwork, and resolve conflicts constructively.
  • Strong interpersonal skills are crucial for building rapport, establishing connections, and creating a supportive community environment.
  • Effective organization and time management skills are necessary for coordinating multiple events, managing deadlines, and ensuring all tasks are completed efficiently.
  • The ability to adapt to changing circumstances, problem-solve on the fly, and remain flexible in the face of unexpected challenges is essential for success in this role.

 

Work Schedule:

-          Varies

 

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

• Some responsibilities will be performed outside

 

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

• Lifting up to 20 lbs.

• Carrying up to 20 lbs.

 

Supervisor: Sara Coots

 

Number of Positions: 10

 

To Apply: Upload application and resume in this system.

 

Loculation: ADM 201, ADM 203, ADM 2nd floor. ADM 213 Learning Lab, various locations on campus

To Apply, complete required sections on the application and upload your resume 

Questions? Please contact Stephanie Stiltner, Director of Family and New Student Connections, at stephaniestiltner@upike.edu or (606) 616-8407.

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:Student Success
Employment Type:Part-Time
Position Type:Institutional Work Study