Job Opening: History Department Work-Study Student

The Messiah College Department of History has an opening for a work-study student for the entire 2013-2014 academic year.

The student we hire will be expected to work five hours a week through the Fall 2013 semester, J-Term 2014 semester, and Spring 2014 semester.   He or she will be paid at basic Messiah College work-study rates (7.25 an hour).

The applicant must be a history student with at least a 3.0 GPA.  He or she should be responsible, trustworthy, enthusiastic, hard-working, organized, and a self-starter.  Basic computer and word-processing skills (including Excel and PowerPoint) are essential.  Experience with social media and video production (YouTube) is desired, but not required.

The work-study student will work closely with the Department Chair (who will serve as his or her supervisor) and the History Department faculty.   He or she will be asked to perform a variety of tasks related to the life of the department.  This could include: photocopying, checking out library books, helping faculty with research and/or teaching, preparing PowerPoint presentations, helping with department events (such as History Day, new student orientation, etc…), maintaining the department bulletin board, posting on the department Facebook page and blog, etc…

If you are interested in this position, please submit (electronically) a resume and a 1-page statement of why you are qualified for the job to Dr. Fea.  The deadline for applications is April 22, 2013.

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