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2014 Volcanoes in Your Backyard FIG

There are many student job opportunities for undergraduates to get involved with First-Year Programs. Some positions are only a term long, while other positions last a full academic year.

First-Year Interest Group (FIG) Assistant

The FA position offers exceptional undergraduate students the opportunity to be leaders and mentors to first-year students participating in a FIG. FAs assist College Connections faculty in the development, planning and instruction of the course. FAs organize educational and social activities to better acquaint their students with each other, faculty members, and the university. These activities may include library orientation, study groups, lunch with a professor, field trips, and more. This is a Fall term-only position.

For more information: FIG Assistant Application


First-Year Programs Student Coordinator

The Student Coordinators work collaboratively with the Program Director and staff, and are responsible for assisting with the daily administration of First-Year Programs. Clerical, administration, and design tasks are a major component of this position. Other responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the screening and selection of FIG Assistants, assisting in preparation for the annual FIG Banquet and annual FIG Faculty meetings, helping to plan and facilitate the FIG Assistant Leadership class, representing First-Year Programs at IntroDUCKtion, Week of Welcome, and various orientation events.

Qualifications

  • Strong organizational and writing skills
  • Professional work ethic
  • Experience in public speaking
  • Mature communication skills
  • Ability to work with a diverse population

Familiarity with First-Year Programs and the FIG Assistant position is strongly preferred. Previous experience in program management or leadership is a plus. Knowledge of computers and software such as Microsoft Word, Excel and Adobe is helpful.

Compensation and Hours

  • $12.00 per hour
  • 10-12 hours per week (on average)

Find and download the application at the following link: Microsoft Office document iconStuco application 2017.doc


Undergraduate Studies Student Coordinator

The Student Coordinator works collaboratively with the Vice Provost and Dean for Undergraduate Studies and her staff and is responsible for assisting with the daily office operations and special projects. Clerical, administration, and design tasks are a major component of this position. Other responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, researching special projects, web design, assisting with event planning, and assisting with Common Reading programming during IntroDUCKtion. A successful candidate must support the objectives of the Office of the Vice Provost and Dean and assist the office in general in meeting deadlines whenever the need arises.

Qualifications

  • Strong organizational and writing skills
  • Professional work ethic
  • Mature communication skills
  • Ability to work with diverse population

Familiarity with UO co-curricular programs is strongly preferred. Previous experience in program management or leadership is a plus. Knowledge of computers and software such as Microsoft Word, Excel and Adobe is helpful. Also, preferred for candidate to be able to work summer as well as have experience working with faculty to do research.

Compensation and Hours

  • $12.00 per hour
  • 10-12 hours per week (on average)

Find and download the application at the following link: Microsoft Office document iconUndergraduate Studies stuco application 2017