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  • General Chemistry Laboratory Teaching Assistant (Walters - Spring 2020)

    Department: Chemistry
    Summary:

    The Laboratory Teaching Assistant (TA) will report to the instructor of the course or the laboratory coordinator for the course.  The assigned classroom for the course will be located in Swindells Hall or a shared academic classroom.  The approximate hours for a semester will be 3 hours per week (39 hours each semester) and the pay rate is $12.50 per hour for the 2019-20 academic year.  The course instructor or laboratory coordinator will inform the TAs of performance deficiencies (if any) and where they are performing well on an on-going basis. A TA who is not meeting the communicated expectations may be dismissed and replaced with another qualified applicant at any time during the semester for which they are hired.

    Note added Feb 7, 2020: We are specifically looking for a TA for the Tues 12:55 - 3:55 pm section of CH 278.

     

  • Physics Tutor AY20

    Department: Shepard Academic Resource Center
    Summary:

    Physics tutors provide Physics tutoring services to UP students in the Learning Commons in Buckley Center 163. Physics tutors work 2-6 hours a week, based on tutoring experience, course background, and scheduling demands. Tutors provide tutoring services by appointment only. Pay rate is set by Student Employment. The Learning Commons is a program of the Shepard Academic Resource Center (SARC). 12-14 hours of paid training for this position will occur on dates to be determined.

  • Network Specialist

    Department: Information Services
    Summary:

    The Network Specialist works under the direct supervision of the Infrastructure Manager to manage and maintain the University network and phone systems.

  • Low Voltage Specialist

    Department: Information Services
    Summary:

    The Low Voltage Specialist works under the direct supervision of the Low Voltage Electrician and the Infrastructure Manager to maintain the University Cat6 and Fiber infrastructure.  Testing new cable runs and upgrading existing pathways.  Position is available for work year-round with 8-12 hrs./week required during school and up to 29 hrs./week available during summer.

  • Information Security Specialist

    Department: Information Services
    Summary:

    The Information Security Specialist works under the supervision of the Infrastructure Analyst to manage and develop the University's security tools and systems.

    Perks include: 

    • Flexible work hours to accommodate student class schedule
    • Fall/Spring shifts of 8-15 hours per week and up to 29 hours per week during the summer if desired
    • Develop skills and gain experience that will be relevant for future employment opportunities
    • Experience working in an office environment with full-time employees
    • Interact with really awesome University of Portland staff and enjoy free coffee
  • Statistics Peer Assistant (2019-2020)

    Department: Shepard Academic Resource Center
    Summary:

    Math Peer Assistants (MPAs) specializing in statistics provide statistics tutoring services in the Math Resource Center (MRC) located within the Learning Commons. MPAs work between 2 and 6 hours a week, based on tutoring experience, course background, and scheduling needs for the MRC. MPAs provide appointment-based tutoring services for statistics (MTH 161) students. Pay rate is the Multnomah County minimum wage, which will be $12.50/hour for the 2019-20 academic year.

  • Compost Rider

    Department: Student Activities
    Summary:

    This position is a valuable opportunity for students seeking to learn more about on-campus composting efforts, systems, and techniques. The Compost Rider will be part of a team that manages and maintains the composting system in select residence halls on campus. The Compost Rider will ensure the clean and efficient collection of compost from special containers in each residence hall kitchen and their transport to containers behind the Commons via a bike with a trailer. Additionally, the Compost Rider will notify the student activities supervisor of any necessary maintenance requests regarding the compost bins. This position has a 2-4 hours per week commitment.

  • Pilots Express Driver

    Department: Student Activities
    Summary:

    Pilots Express Drivers are responsible for driving fellow students to and from the airport, train station and Bolt Bus station for Fall, Thanksgiving, Winter, Spring, and Easter Breaks. This position will work under the guidance of the Student Activities Office.

  • Student Photographer/Videographer for The Beacon online newspaper

    Department: Student Activities
    Summary:

    The Beacon, UP's student-run digital newsroom has an immediate opening for a photographer/videographer for the 2019-20 school year. 

    Come join our award-winning student newsroom, beef up your resume and meet people around campus! Students from all major and backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

     For a complete job description and an online application, click here.

    Annual stipend is $1500.

    Note that this is not an hourly wage job and is technically classified as "volunteer," although an annual stipend is paid in monthly installments.

    For a behind-the-scenes look at The Beacon, click here.

  • On-Call Office Assistant

    Department: International Student Services
    Summary:

    This position is an opportunity for international students to work as a on-call office assistant in the office of International Student Services. The on-call worker will be a part of an on-call worker pool and may be called upon to see if they are available for small projects and office coverage on an as-needed basis. This part time position will report to the Program Assistant in the ISS office.

    Time Commitment: On-call, as needed

  • CSWS Village Gardens Village Market Grocery Clerk

    Department: Moreau Center
    Summary:

    Village Market is a community-designed and operated, healthy corner grocery store in the heart of New Columbia in North Portland. As part of the Village Gardens program, Village Market builds community, promotes health, offers fresh, healthy, sustainably raised foods, and inspires a sense of hope for the neighborhood. The Grocery Store Clerk will be responsible for a full range of activities within the store, including:  providing outstanding customer service; checking out customers at the register quickly and accurately; stocking shelves and rotating inventory; tagging items and making signs; keeping the store clean and orderly; preparing foods in the deli; and maintaining a safe and positive environment in the market. Grocery Store Clerk must be fully committed to customer service and continuously display friendliness, helpfulness, and patience when assisting customers. The clerk also must value and be comfortable in interacting with diverse cultural groups. 

    Position title: Village Market Grocery Clerk

    Address where work will take place: 4632 N Trenton St, Portland, OR 97203

    Position schedule (days/hours per week): TBD between student and supervisor

    Working Conditions: Work is scheduled in response to specific activities and customer availability, and requires flexibility to work evenings, weekends, and early mornings on a frequent basis. This also means Village Market is able to accommodate student schedules.

  • CSWS James John Elementary SUN Tutor

    Department: Moreau Center
    Summary:

    *** NOTE: This is a Community Service Work Study (CSWS) position. Applicants MUST be eligible for Federal Work Study. Please do not apply for this opportunity if you do not have a Federal Work Study financial aid award. Contact the Financial Aid office regarding eligibility. ***

    James John SUN Community School managed by Self Enhancement Inc. James John SUN School acts as a "hub" of the community to create a network of recreation and enrichment programming, health and social services, parent and adult education, cultural events and a quality education for students in a comprehensive and collaborative way. The James John SUN Community School is looking for self-motivated, talented individuals to work with our students by helping supervise, teach classes, tutor, and being mentors and role models during our SUN Community School programming. The James John SUN Community School programming hours are Monday - Thursday from 2pm - 5pm. Candidates must be available to work at least 1 consistent day per week (and ideally 2 days per week, if possible) during programming.

  • CSWS Portland Tennis & Education Coach/Tutor

    Department: Moreau Center
    Summary:

    *** NOTE: This is a Community Service Work Study (CSWS) position. Applicants MUST be eligible for Federal Work Study. Please do not apply for this opportunity if you do not have a Federal Work Study financial aid award. Contact the Financial Aid office regarding eligibility. ***

    Position title: Coach/Tutor

    Address where work will take place: 7519 N Burlington Ave. Portland, OR 97203

    Position schedule (days/hours per week): Tuesday-Thursday, 2pm to 7pm (flexible start and end time), Monday 2pm to 5pm. Hours will be 10-13 hours per week.

    Description of organization: Portland Tennis & Education. Portland Tennis & Education (PT&E) exists to strengthen and inspire families to reach their potential.

    Short description of position: Portland Tennis and Education (PT&E) needs enthusiastic young people who are willing to be trained to tutor, coach, and mentor underserved children from low-income families in North Portland. Our goal is to create Scholar Athletes, children who are healthy, excel in athletics, and love to learn! All of our volunteers play a dual role as a Coach and a Tutor. In their role as a Coach, they assist our Core Coaches in tennis and fitness activities with our Scholar Athletes. As a Tutor, they help our Scholar Athletes stay focused on completing their homework and thinking critically. No tennis experience is needed. All of our Coach/Tutors are expected to come prepared to be active on the court because they will be involved in playing tennis, participating in fitness activities, and dancing.

  • CSWS Legacy Hospice Respite Worker

    Department: Moreau Center
    Summary:

    ***This is a Federal Work Study position. You must be eligible for Federal Work Study to apply for this position.*** 

    The Respite Worker visits Hospice patients in their homes. Visits generally last about four hours, one visit each week, but may vary according to patient and volunteer schedules. During the respite visit, the Volunteer will be responsible for the care and safety of the patient so that the patient’s primary caregiver may take a break from caregiving. This person will have limited approved access to patient care areas and health insurance records as needed to carry out duties.

    Legacy Hospice Services contribute to the health of the community by positively influencing individuals and families to live at the optimal level of wellness and independence in the most appropriate setting. We act with integrity and demonstrate respect toward each other and those we serve.

  • CSWS Legacy Hospice Clerical Volunteer

    Department: Moreau Center
    Summary:

    *** NOTE: This is a Community Service Work Study (CSWS) position. Applicants MUST be eligible for Federal Work-Study. Please do not apply for this opportunity if you do not have a Federal Work-Study financial aid award. Contact the Financial Aid office regarding eligibility. ***

    Legacy Hospice Services contribute to the health of the community by positively influencing individuals and families to live at the optimal level of wellness and independence in the most appropriate setting. We act with integrity and demonstrate respect toward each other and those we serve.

    Click here to learn more about the Legacy Hospice on their website 

    Address where work would take place: 815 NE Davis, Portland, Oregon 97232

    Position Description: The Volunteer is expected to contribute at least four hours per week, but the schedule may flex to accommodate the Volunteer’s schedule, shifts in census, or increased workloads. This position has minimal approved access to patient care areas and the patient directory only as needed, to carry out their duties.

    Expected number of hours per week: 8

    Position Schedule: Can do one 8 hour shift or split it into two 4 hour shifts, Monday-Friday, 8:30am - 5pm.

    Type of student that would work well in this position: Anyone that has had some office experience or equivalent

  • Costume Shop Worker

    Department: Performing & Fine Arts
    Summary:

    The Costume Shop Worker assists with the coordination and construction of costumes for Theater Program production. This work will be completed in Mago Hunt Theater. The position will report to the Costume Shop Manager. 

  • Diversity Collaborator Social Media Handler

    Department: Student Activities
    Summary:

    Diversity and Inclusion Programs (DIP) seeks to hire 1 hourly paid student Diversity Collaborator Social Media Handler. They will be part of the Diversity Collaborator team, which undertakes addressing issues of diversity on campus, promotes an awareness and understanding of diversity, and develops series of programming that further enriches the appreciation of diversity at UP. However, primary focus will be handling DIP's Social Media and Photography. A valid driver's license and a driving record background check are required prior to being hired if student will be driving any vehicles (including campus carts) as part of their work duties. Student employees must also successfully complete Public Safety's online driver safety training before driving on campus for this position. 

    Background
    Diversity Collaborators work to organize programs and events that create a welcoming campus environment for students at UP.

    Information to Apply:
    This position is for the 2019-2020 academic school year, with the ability to renew job dependent on peformance evaluation. 

  • Accompanist for Sunday 8:00pm Liturgy

    Department: Campus Ministry
    Summary:

    This job is for a student with strong music skills to serve as accompanist to the 8:00pm weekly Sunday Liturgy that takes place in the Chapel of Christ the Teacher. The accompanying instrument can be piano or guitar. The accompanist works closely with the cantor for the liturgy, and serves as a strong leader for the congregation. The amount of hours range from 3-5 hours per service, depending on the amount of rehearsal and coordination time as determined by the supervisor.

    This position will be paid from Institutional funds, as it is not eligible for Federal Work-Study funds.

  • Army ROTC Tutor

    Department: Army ROTC
    Summary:

    Please do not apply unless you have been contacted by a member of the AROTC directly!

    Army ROTC requires tutoring in the following subjects and areas: Biology, Mathematics, Engineering, Chemistry, Computer Science, Nursing, and other specific related course requested by members of the Army ROTC program.

  • ASUP Financial Management Board Member

    Department: Student Activities
    Summary:

    ASUP Financial Management Board Members create and present the semester ASUP budget proposal. This position reports to the ASUP Director of Finance and is a short-term position that lasts during the ASUP budgeting season.  FMB will conduct interviews in St. Mary's with club leadership, organizations, and campus departments.  These meetings will be sporadically scheduled during the budgeting season.  FMB members will be required to work 10-15 hours a week during this time.

  • Pilots After Dark Event Coordinator

    Department: Student Activities
    Summary:

    Pilots After Dark Event Coordinators are responsible for planning and implementing various late night entertainment events in the Pilot House. Coordinators will work on a team to collaborate with student groups and outside vendors to provide engaging late night programming for UP students.

  • Organic Chemistry Workshop Leader - Taylor

    Department: Chemistry
    Summary:

    The Organic Chemistry Workshop Leader leads a section of students in Dr. Taylor's CHM 025 or 026 courses in a weekly session of problem solving. The workshop leader reports to Dr. Taylor.

    The assigned classroom for the course will be a shared academic classroom. The approximate hours will be 2.5 per week (~32 hours each semester). The course instructor will inform the Workshop Leader of performance deficiencies (if any) and where they are performing well, on an ongoing basis. A Workshop Leader who is not performing to the communicated expectations may be dismissed and replaced with another qualified applicant any time during the semester for which they are hired.

  • Sacristan

    Department: Campus Ministry
    Summary:

    The Sacristan will provide set-up and clean-up for Mass and other liturgies in the Chapel of Christ the Teacher.  This is an excellent way for students to engage in behind-the-scenes work, while contributing to the faith life of campus. 

    This position will be paid from Institutional funds, as it is not eligible for Federal Work-Study funds.

  • Back of House/Kitchen Staff - Bauccio Commons

    Department: Bon Appetit
    Summary:

    This part-time position will handle Back of House duties at the Commons during the Fall and Spring semesters. (May also be required to execute the duties of this position at other locations on campus as needed.)  Position will report to a Bon Appétit Supervisor. This position will be paid from Institutional funds as it is not eligible to pay from Federal Work-Study funds.

  • Mack’s Market Cashier

    Department: Bon Appetit
    Summary:

    Mack’s Market cashier and stocker assists customers, adheres to safety and organizational standards, and maintains store cleanliness while remaining on store floor at all times. This position reports to Bon Appetit shift supervisor. Hours of operation are Monday thru Friday 7:30am-9pm and Saturday and Sunday 11am-7pm. This position is active for both Fall and Spring semesters.

Notice of University requirements regarding offers of employment and background investigations: Offers of employment by the University are in in writing and signed by the head of the Office of Human Resources and the President, the Provost, or a Vice President. Any offers of employment that do not meet these requirements are not final and are contingent on final approval by Human Resources and receipt of a written offer of employment that meets the previously-stated requirements. A background investigation process is required before final hiring procedures can be completed for all faculty and staff positions. Any offers received before a background investigation is successfully completed are not final and are contingent on successful completion of a background investigation.

 

For those requiring a reasonable accommodation to apply: Applicants who have a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation regarding the application or hiring process should contact Human Resources (503) 943-8484.

 

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