Available Federal Work Study Positions

3 federal work study positions.

IwsFWS - Biology - Biotechnologies Research Asst - Summer 24

The University of Pikeville (UPIKE), the Leading University in Central Appalachia is actively seeking Bio-Technologies Summer Research Assistant to work with the Biology Department.

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, Parents, students. 

Preferred Availability:  Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday

Number of Positions:  2  Approximately 20 hours a week

Pay Rate:  $10.50/hr

Supervisor:  Kevin Wang

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:  ARM 010

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

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 - Information Technology - Help Desk Assistant - Summer 24 new

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:Institutional Work Study

IWS - Political Science - Research Associate - Summer 24 closing

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

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:

  1. Transcribing historical documents (T)(CSD)(CT).
  2. Analyzing key political concepts (CT).
  3. Communicating regularly with supervisor abouty problems in the text (C)(CSD)(L)(P).
  4. Reading and annotating historical texts (CT)(CSD).(TW)
    • 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.

Computer Skills:  Employee work with MS Word.

Other skills:  Employee must have attention to detail and written and verbal communication skills.  

Schedule:  Available Monday - Friday 11:00am - 12:30pm

Number of positions:  1

Hours per week:  6

Pay Rate:  $14.00 /hr

Supervisor:  Dr. Syck

Location:  Armington Learning Center, 4th floor, room # 420

To Apply:  Upload applicatino 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 - Student Events Assistant - Summer/Fall/Spring 24/25 new

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:  $10.50/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

IWS - KYCO - Research Assistant Kinzer - Summer to July 1 24

The University of Pikeville (UPIKE), the Leading University in Central Appalachia is actively seeking a KYCO Summer Research Assistant with Dr. Kinzer for the Kentucky College of Optometry (KYCO).

Part-Time, College of Optometry

Description:

_1) Complete IRB training and other appropriate training in order to conduct research (C, TW, CSD, T)_

2) Complete IRB submission and obtain approval (C, TW, P, CSD, CT)_

3) Review and analyze research data (C, TW, P, CSD, CT,

4) Complete an abstract and poster to present research results_ data (C, TW, P, CSD, CT, T)_

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

Work Schedule: The priority work schedule is 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 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, 200 hours for the summer

Pay Rate: $1500     Stipend for half summer work May - June 28th 

Location:  HPE, 4th and 5th floor Methods Lab

Supervisor:  Eileen Kinzer

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 - KYCO - Research Assistant Kinzer - Summer to August 24

The University of Pikeville (UPIKE), the Leading University in Central Appalachia is actively seeking a KYCO Summer Research Assistant with Dr. Kinzer for the Kentucky College of Optometry (KYCO).

Part-Time, College of Optometry

Description:

_1) Complete IRB training and other appropriate training in order to conduct research (C, TW, CSD, T)_

2) Complete IRB submission and obtain approval (C, TW, P, CSD, CT)_

3) Review and analyze research data (C, TW, P, CSD, CT,

4) Complete an abstract and poster to present research results_ data (C, TW, P, CSD, CT, T)_

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

Work Schedule: The priority work schedule is 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 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, 200 hours for the summer

Pay Rate: $3000     Stipend for summer work May - August

Location:  HPE, 4th and 5th floor Methods Lab

Supervisor:  Eileen Kinzer

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 - Biology - Research Associate Meade - Summer 24

The University of Pikeville (UPIKE), the Leading University in Central Appalachia is actively seeking a Research Associate for the Biology department

Part-Time, Biology

Description:

Responsibilities: 

     1.  Log data

     2.  Ensure controls

     3.  Responsible for regular cleaning and sanitation

      4.  Work directly with the subjects

     5.  Oversee implementation, testing, and recording

 

Preferred Skills: • Computer knowledge, i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Social Media & New Technology. • • Attention to detail. • Public speaking.

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-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: •

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/handling • Stooping/kneeling • Crouching/crawling

Additional Comments

Number of Positions: 2     100 hours / $1,000 max per position  

Supervisor: Byron Meade

Pay Rate:  $10.00/hr

Location:  ARM

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

IWS - Biology - Grant Research Associate Meade - Summer 24

The University of Pikeville (UPIKE), the Leading University in Central Appalachia is actively seeking a Research Associate for the Biology department

Part-Time, Biology

Description:

Responsibilities: 

     1.  Log data

     2.  Ensure controls

     3.  Responsible for regular cleaning and sanitation

      4.  Work directly with the subjects

     5.  Oversee implementation, testing, and recording

 

Preferred Skills: • Computer knowledge, i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Social Media & New Technology. • • Attention to detail. • Public speaking.

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-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: •

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/handling • Stooping/kneeling • Crouching/crawling

Additional Comments

Number of Positions: 2     100 hours / $1,000 max per position  

Supervisor: Byron Meade

Pay Rate:  $10.00/hr

Location:  ARM

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

IwsFWS - Biology - Biotechnologies Research Asst - Summer 24

The University of Pikeville (UPIKE), the Leading University in Central Appalachia is actively seeking Bio-Technologies Summer Research Assistant to work with the Biology Department.

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:  Kevin Wang

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:  ARM 010

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