Academic Programs and Grants Database Assistant at Five Colleges, Inc.

Location: Five Colleges, Incorporated

97 Spring Street (two blocks from Amherst Center adjacent to Amherst College)

Position Title: Academic Programs and Grants Database Assistant

Status: Work-study, non-exempt, no benefits, average 10 hours/week for academic year, divided approximately 60%/40% between the two offices

Pay Rate: $11/hour

Supervisors: Academic Programs Liaison (primary) and Director of Development

General Statement of Duties:

Provide support to the Academic Programs Liaison and the Director of Development as directed.  This position offers an excellent opportunity to gain skills in project management and database management in a friendly and supportive environment. Duties may include: researching, organizing and presenting information from archival, web or other sources; photocopying, archiving and/or filing documents; assisting with organizing events; inputting and extracting information from an existing database in Microsoft Access; assisting with the design and development of a new database.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Proficiency with office software, including word processing and spreadsheet programs. (No prior experience with Microsoft Access is required, but an interest and ability to learn the software is needed.)
  • Familiarity with navigating websites and filling out online forms
  • Ability to work independently and complete projects efficiently
  • Good organizational skills
  • Reliability and punctuality
  • Eligible for work-study assistance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Coursework in computer science, database design or data management

For further information:

Julie Rosier, Academic Programs Liaison, 413-542-4011 jrosier@fivecolleges.edu

Nancy Goff, Director of Development, 413-542-4010, ngoff@fivecolleges.edu

To Apply: Send the following to Julie Rosier; jrosier@fivecolleges.edu:

1) a cover letter or email highlighting your interest;

2) a resume or CV of your pertinent experience; and

3) contact details for three references

Application Deadline: Applications accepted until position filled

 

Business Office Assistant at Five Colleges, Inc.

Department Name: Five Colleges, Inc.                                

Located on the Amherst College campus, Five Colleges Inc. is a consortium of Amherst, Hampshire, Mount Holyoke, and Smith Colleges, and the University of Massachusetts Amherst.

Job Title: Business Office Assistant

Term/Start Date: September 2017

Job Description:  Provide general support to Five College Business Office.  Duties to include general filing, label making, restocking office supplies.  Light kitchen work such as meeting set-up and take-down, resupply beverages, and making cookie platters. 

Approximate Number of Hours: 5 hours/week

Requirements: Accuracy is critical

                          Ability to follow directions in orderly manner

                          Ability to work independently and complete projects efficiently

                          Ability to climb stairs

                          Lift and carry up to 35 lbs.

                          Knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word

Hourly Wage: $11/hour

How to Apply:  Submit email stating interest and qualifications to Nancy Eckert at neckert@fivecolleges.edu

 

Amherst Leisure Services and Supplemental Education - Site Supervisor

Amherst Leisure Services and Supplemental Education (LSSE)

Site Supervisor Position

Seeking reliable, responsible individual with federal work-study funding or for an unpaid internship to supervise facilities and monitor programs offered through the Town of Amherst Leisure Services Youth and Adult Education Programs.

Job description: The Site Supervisor will oversee classes and secure the various Amherst schools and community buildings where LSSE classes take place. Position may involve some cleaning, and various office tasks aiding in the administration of numerous town-wide youth and adult classes. Sophomore or junior standing highly desired.

Qualifications: Must be reliable, responsible, and possess good interpersonal and problem-solving skills. Must have good verbal communication skills and reliable transportation to various job sites in Amherst. Must have a flexible schedule; evening shifts and some weekends required.

To apply: Please send a resume and cover letter to Anne Knauf at knaufa@amherstma.gov.

Number of hours per week: 8-20 hrs. Changeable and depending on course schedules.
Days & times: Weekday evenings and some weekends, depending on course schedules
Starting date: ASAP
Application Deadline: Open until filled
Compensation: $11 (with work-study funding) or as an intern, unpaid, or working for a small stipend

Jones Library - Summer Student Assistant

Would you like to work in a beautiful public library, surrounded by books?  We need an Assistant to help with a variety of office tasks.  This job will last May through August, and it can continue with reduced hours during the 2017-2018 academic year.

Job description: typing (yes really, on a typewriter!), data entry, filing,  covering books, labeling CDs and DVDs, assisting with book repairs, etc. 

Required: Federal workstudy awarded for 2017-2018; excellent data entry or typing skills; very good manual dexterity; legible printing; reliable work habits and positive attitude.

Not required: library experience -- we provide full training.

Location: 43 Amity St. (across from the Amherst Cinema marquee). The Library is a 10-minute walk from campus, and it’s next to a bus stop.

Hours: up to 19 hours/week, with a steady schedule; between 9:00 and 5:00; Monday through Friday.

Start date: May 15th, 2017

End date: August 31, 2017

Hourly Wage: 11.00

How to Apply: send resume or letter of interest to Carolyn Platt at plattc@joneslibrary.org

Application Deadline: open until filled (apply ASAP).

Office/Marketing Assistant at Amherst Leisure Services

Seeking organized, responsible individual with federal work-study funding to support the Town of Amherst Leisure Services Youth and Adult Education Programs. The Office/Marketing Assistant will assist the Amherst Youth and Adult Education Coordinator in the various procedures that accompany the administration of numerous town wide youth and adult classes. Sophomore or Junior standing and summer availability highly desired.

Job description: A variety of office tasks including but not limited to mailings, filing, data entry, proofing and editing written materials, and making phone calls to instructors and participants. Facility supervision/ monitoring of programs may be added at times. The marketing emphasis may include social media and graphic design for flyers and ads.

Position also includes occasionally acting as a building monitor, to open facilities, help instructors and students find the room in which their class will be held, and make sure all goes smoothly in a satellite location.

Qualifications: Must be organized, responsible, detail-oriented, and possess good interpersonal and problem-solving skills. Student must have an interest and facility in marketing. Some office experience and written and verbal competence needed.
Must have strong computer skills and reliable transportation to the job. LSSE office is on an Amherst bus route.

To Apply: Please send a resume and cover letter to Anne Knauf at knaufa@amherstma.gov

Number of hours per week: 8-20 hrs.
Days & times: Schedule to fit your availability M-F, 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Starting date: ASAP
Application Deadline: Open until filled
Compensation: $11.00

 

Marketing/ Photography Assistant at Amherst Leisure Services

Seeking organized, responsible individual with federal work-study funding to support the Town of Amherst Leisure Services Youth and Adult Education Programs. The Marketing/Photography Assistant will take pictures documenting the Amherst Youth and Adult Education Programs and assist in the various procedures that accompany the administration of numerous town wide youth and adult classes. Sophomore or junior standing and summer availability highly desired.

Job description: The photography position involves visiting and photographing classes and editing photographs. The marketing position includes social media and graphic design for flyers and ads. The assistant will also perform a variety of office tasks including but not limited mailings, filing, data entry, proofing and editing written materials, and making phone calls to instructors and participants. Facility supervision/ monitoring of programs may be added at times.

Qualifications: Must be organized, responsible, detail oriented, and possess good interpersonal and problem-solving skills. Student must have an interest and facility in marketing. Some office experience and written and verbal competence needed.
Must have strong computer skills and reliable transportation to the job. LSSE office is on an Amherst bus route.

To Apply: Please send a resume and cover letter to Anne Knauf at knaufa@amherstma.gov.

Number of hours per week: 8-20 hrs.
Days & times: Schedule to fit your availability M-F, 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Starting date: ASAP
Application Deadline: Open until filled
Compensation: $11 (with work-study funding)

 

 

Events Assistant - Five Colleges's Academic Programs Office

Term/Start Date: February 2017

Job Description:

Five Colleges is looking for an energetic and engaged student to join the Academic Programs team assisting with the Five Colleges Events calendar and other clerical projects.

Responsibilities:

  • Update and maintain the Five Colleges Events Calendar
  • Transfer event information posted to listservs to the Five Colleges Events Calendar
  • Assist with organizational projects related to Academic Programs
  • Occasionally support office operations with filing and other responsibilities

Approximate Number of Hours: 4

Requirements:

  • Have strong organizational skills
  • Have excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Possess basic computer knowledge in operating Windows-based programs, such as Word, PowerPoint and Excel as well as have online literacy and curiosity
    •  Be mature, diligent, self-motivated, with a positive attitude

Time commitment:

Approximately four hours a week. Schedule is flexible, but work will be done at Five College offices in Amherst.

Hourly Wage: $11.00

How to Apply: Send resume to Brian Acevedo, bacevedo@fivecolleges.edu

Address: 97 Spring Street, Amherst

Application Deadline: Open until position filled.

 

Part-Time Childcare Worker at Center for New Americans in Amherst

Overview

Center for New Americans seeks a part-time childcare worker for its Amherst site.  The childcare worker will take care of children whose parents are attending Center for New Americans’ classes.  Parents will be on site. This position is on an as-needed basis. If there is advance notice that there will be no children, there will be no childcare.  If there is no advance notice but no children, the person will be asked to assist with other duties.

Schedule: January 4 through April 6 (spring session) and April 21 through July 14 (summer session): 8:15 – 10:45 A.M., Mon-Thurs  as needed (ideal candidates would work both sessions but it is possible to be hired for just one session. The program is closed when the public schools close for weather or holidays.

Location: Center for New Americans, Bangs Community Center, 2nd floor, 70 Boltwood Walk, Amherst.

Qualifications: Successful candidates should have some work experience with the following:

  • infants and toddlers;
  • caring for more than one young child in a work situation at the same time;
  • engaging with families from diverse backgrounds.

Ideally, candidates will be able to provide references for past childcare work

Candidates must also be willing to submit to a CORI check.

Responsibilities:

  • Providing childcare
  • Reading to children in English in order to promote early literacy  

Send resume and cover letter to: Laurie Millman: laurie@cnam.org

Applications will be reviewed beginning immediately until the position is filled.

Center for New Americans is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

About Center for New Americans

Center for New Americans (CNA) is a community-based non-profit adult education center located in Western Massachusetts. Using a participatory approach to instruction, CNA provides limited-English proficient adults with the education and resources to learn English, become involved members of their new communities, and ultimately obtain the tools necessary to secure economic independence and stability.

Amherst Family Center

Amherst Family Center

121 N.Pleasant St.

Amherst, MA 01002

Located in the rear of the Unitarian Universalist Meetinghouse. The Meetinghouse is located between Bart's and the Amherst Post Office, and is across from Rao's Coffee.

http://www.umass.edu/ofr/familycenter.php

Nancy deProsse, Coordinator