Join the PSU Financial Aid Team!
Applicants should enjoy working in a fast-paced office environment and love dealing with the public. The student we seek is able to work independently, is able to multi-task, has a positive and professional attitude, possesses good organizational skills, and is willing and eager to learn.
As a member of our Team, you will be responsible for:
- Filing – both paper & electronic scanning and filing
- Performing data entry
- Opening and distributing mail
- Creative media projects
- Help design and distribute the Stall Street Journal
- Create posters to advertise FAFSA, Financial Aid literacy, etc.
- Other duties as assigned
The Financial Aid Office works daily with confidential information, which must remain confidential. When initially hired you were required to sign a Confidentiality Statement. The position begins during the Winterim or Spring semester and ideally will continue through next year. The ability to work during Winterim or Summer is a plus!
A copy of your fall class schedule is required as well as our Financial Aid employment application. These items may be emailed to Christine Hoch at email@example.com
Financial Aid – SALT Ambassador
The Financial Aid Office is hiring a SALT ambassador. SALT is a program that helps give students money skills for life. SALT helps you track and manage student loans, get free financial advice, find scholarships, jobs, and internships, and plenty more. Plymouth State University has partnered with SALT to offers its services for free to all students. We need an outgoing and self-motivated student to help spread the word! You will help develop SALT outreach and promotions both in person and on social media. This is a great opportunity to develop real world marketing skills. This position is flexible around your schedule and will average around two hours a week.
Office of Environmental Sustainability (OES)
Work Study Positions Available
The Office of Environmental Sustainability at PSU is the home of active programs that strive to work collaboratively with on and off-campus partners to improve the University’s relationship with the environment. Office staff work on both technological and behavioral elements of sustainability to achieve these goals, and serve as a primary point of contact for inquiries into sustainability issues at PSU.
Media Specialist – The Office of Environmental Sustainability (OES) is looking for a student worker with multi-media skills to help document and promote the many sustainability efforts underway at Plymouth State University. The work will include capturing photographs and video of OES and campus sustainability related activities, including showing residents, classes, staff, student workers, and clubs engaged on efforts on and off campus in many ways. The finished product will be a series of photos and a promotional video that can be used to communicate PSU’s commitment to being more sustainable and the fun of being involved with these exciting projects. OES is an active group of students, staff, and faculty working to improve the PSU community’s relationship with the environment in diverse ways, and we work with many students to create a positive and productive working environment that enables students to develop their professional skills by working on projects essential to the University. This position is available through work-study funding.
Marketing Coordination – The Office of Environmental Sustainability (OES) is looking for a student worker with skills in marketing to help promote the many sustainability efforts underway at Plymouth State University. The work will include assisting OES staff in the development and implementation of a marketing plan for OES that improves knowledge of our efforts among the PSU community of students, staff, and faculty, and other duties as assigned relating to public relations efforts. OES is an active group of students, staff, and faculty working to improve the PSU community’s relationship with the environment in diverse ways, and we work with many students to create a positive and productive working environment that enables students to develop their professional skills by working on projects essential to the University. This position is available through work-study funding. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to express your interest in this position, which will be open until filled.
Sustainability Program Coordinator –
The Sustainability Program Coordinator works in close collaboration with the Director of the Office of Environmental Sustainability and serves as the primary organizer and point of contact in OES for programs to encourage sustainable behavior. Duties in OES include:
- Participating in the design of education / outreach programs
- Preparing materials and supplies for programs
- Scheduling programs
- Publicizing our activities to encourage participation and cooperation among students, staff, and faculty, including posting signs on campus
- Developing creative means for delivering messages to the campus community
The Sustainability Program Coordinator also engages in other events and activities in support of the OES efforts as needed. To achieve program goals the Coordinators and the Director of the Office of Environmental Sustainability will have weekly meetings at a time TBD.
Please contact Brian at email@example.com to express your interest in any of these positions, which will be open until filled.
For more information on sustainability at Plymouth State University visit ww.plymouth.edu/sustainability
REDWOOD STUDENT COACH POSITION
Do you enjoy getting to know your peers and providing guidance for their journey at PSU? The Redwood student coach position will help you to achieve this goal. You will develop your professional skills, your communication skills, and prepare you for the workforce.
- Full year commitment
- Last two semesters at least a 3.0 GPA or higher
- Hours must be worked in Belknap. 8 minimum, 10 maximum
- Business Casual
- Have the desire to assist other students with identifying and overcoming barriers to their academic success
- Possess a positive attitude and passion for helping others
- Meeting with mentees during the week
- Managing a text blast to all students
- Reading Material
- Maintaining an active PSU email account
- Communicating with co-workers and coordinator effectively
- Provide support to students with academic needs, social needs, or any needs they may have
- Staying “on brand”
- Be in good academic and judicial standing at PSU
- Good listening skills
- Sense of humor
Please submit resume or letter of interest to firstname.lastname@example.org!
Work Study Positions in the Community 2015 – 2016
Positions are located off-campus; reliable transportation is needed. Federal Work Study Required. If you secure a position with one of our off-campus partners, attendance at a 1-hour Orientation will be required.
If interested, please contact Brian in the Community Service Center at email@example.com. Please reference which position you are interested in.
Pay rates are $7.25, $7.50 and $7.75 depending on the site and position.
Central NH Chamber of Commerce (Campton)
**Work Study Required** **Reliable Transportation Required**
The Plymouth Chamber of Commerce needs students to perform general office duties, including answering phones and greeting the public, computer information input, copying, filing, preparing mailings, assisting staff on current projects, etc.
Days/hours: M-F, flexible Hours
Requirements: friendly personality, basic computer skills (Word, Excel, Access), familiarity with Plymouth and surrounding community, experience with telephones and greeting the public preferred, ability to multitask, flexibility
Caring Campus Coalition Outreach Intern – Help us build a culture of kindness right here at PSU!
Hours: 5 per week during the academic year, excluding University holidays and breaks. These hours are largely flexible and can be scheduled around the work study student employee’s other responsibilities.
Pay Rate: $7.50/hr.
Position Description: The Caring Campus Coalition (C3) Outreach Intern will use their creativity, positive energy, and marketing acumen to spread the word about our organization and its mission and to engage other PSU students in building a campus culture of kindness. The C3 intern will: develop outreach materials (trifold table display and assorted collaterals); collaborate with the C3 team to brainstorm, plan and execute programming; represent C3 on campus, making connections with students and building partnerships with other PSU groups; and attend C3’s monthly board meetings.
- Outgoing, self-motivated, positive personality
- Experience and/or education in marketing, non-profit outreach and/or graphic design
- Interest in the holistic health and well being of fellow students
- Highly reliable and responsible
For more info on C3: https://www.plymouth.edu/office/campus-ministry/caring-campus-coalition/
NH Veterans Home (Tilton)
The New Hampshire Veterans Home provides high quality, professional long-term care services to the Granite State’s elderly and disabled veterans. Student workers would assist with the recreation, intergenerational, and social work programs.
Potential Shift Hours: evenings & weekends (but flexible), 10 – 15 hours per week
Requirements: interest in gerontology, social work, social sciences, or health sciences, background check, orientation, TB test
Newfound Area School District- Project Promise (After School Program)
**Work Study Required** **Reliable Transportation Required**
Project promise serves 4 elementary schools, the middle school and the high school in the Newfound Area School District. Positions are available at: Newfound Memorial Middle School, New Hampton Community School, Bristol Elementary School and Bridgewater-Hebron Village School
Positions: 4-8 (positions are dependent on availability at each site)
Hours per week: approx.. 5 Hours weekly during the fall and spring semester
Available Shifts: Monday – Thursday, 2:00 – 5:30 (tutoring and enrichment). Times may vary by site.
- Along with Site Coordinator, design and implement an environment for all levels of academic achievement.
- Ability to identify individual student needs and express needs to the Site Coordinator.
- Help maintain student academic resources with Student Coordinator and Academic Liaison for Federal quarterly evaluations and district report.
- Provide a safe and respectful environment in the Homework Club.
- Motivate students that are having difficulty finding a place in the program to be successful.
- Welcome and be respectful to all school staff and welcome them into the program when they check-in and help out.
- Solicit feedback from students in order to improve the way activities are being offered.
- Attend mandatory trainings, workshops and Common Core sessions.
Other Requirements: Background Check and Fingerprinting for SAU 4. Reliable transportation required.
Whole Village Family Resource Center
**Work Study Required**
**Reliable Transportation Required**
The Whole Village Family Resource Center is a collaborative of health and human service agencies, a partnership of people and programs aimed at enhancing the lives of families and children.
Hours per week: Up to 12
Shift Hours: Monday evenings 6-8 p.m. plus 2-3 afternoons per week from 12 – 4 p.m.; Possibly Thursday evenings from 6 – 8.
Responsibilities: Childcare (in evenings) for children of varying ages while families are taking part in Whole Village Workshops. Ability to plan activities for appropriate age groups a plus. Position may help prep food for family meals, and clean-up. Front desk duties including: information and referrals, answering phones, copying/faxing, research and data entry, direct work with clients and families. Special project work as needed. Background Check required.
Pemi-Valley Habitat for Humanity
**Work Study Required** **Reliable Transportation Required**
Pemi-Valley Habitat for Humanity (PVH) is a non-profit Christian housing ministry & affiliate of HFHI. PVH works in partnership with economically disadvantaged people in the Plymouth, New Hampshire area to improve the condition in which they live.
Hours per week: 10 – 12
Potential Shift Hours: Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays from 10 – 5 and Saturdays 9-3
Students must be able to work Saturdays (other than holidays and University breaks).
Responsibilities: Pemi-Valley Habitat for Humanity’s ReStore in Holderness invites work-study students to learn about the retail business, something about construction trades’ materials, and a good work ethic. No experience is necessary, but a strong commitment to be of service and to learn is essential.
Students must be fit and able to be on their feet for most of their shifts. They must also be able to carry and move merchandise — with help as needed – using safe lifting techniques (to be taught). There will occasionally be projects both in and outdoors. Students will assist with cleaning, painting, sales and some building.
Enterprise Center at Plymouth
**Work Study Required**
The Enterprise Center at Plymouth is a business incubator located in downtown Plymouth that supports entrepreneurship, small businesses and business owners, and economic development in central New Hampshire. The ECP is a partnership between the Grafton County Economic Council and Plymouth State University.
Hours per week: up to 15
Shift Hours: Monday – Friday 9:00am – 5:00pm (Some flexibility in times will be available). Student must be able to work at least 5 consecutive hours, 2-3 times per week, depending on schedule
Responsibilities: This position is working at the Enterprise Center at Plymouth in conjunction with Grafton County Economic Council. Work Study student will report to the Director of the Enterprise Center.
- Assist with marketing, communications, and logistics of programs, activities, and events held at the ECP
- Assist with the day-to-day operations of the center including duties involved with member management, reception, and administrative duties
- Provide professional support to the Director of the Enterprise Center and CEO of the Grafton County Economic Development Council
Other Requirements: Interview, Business and/or Marketing/Communications a plus
CADY (Communities for Alcohol and Drug-free Youth)
**Work Study Required**
Communities for Alcohol- and Drug-free Youth (CADY, Inc.) is a local coalition dedicated to working with schools and communities to prevent and reduce youth alcohol, tobacco, and other drug use and to promote healthy environments and promising futures for area teens. The coalition is comprised of three school districts, community partners and members from different domains including law enforcement, guidance counsellors, teachers, parents, the district court, recreation groups, youth and community centers, health and medical clinics, higher education, the arts, the media, local churches, and many other partners.
Hours per week: 10 – 12
Available Shifts: Mondays, 9 – 1; Thursdays, 9 – 1; All day Friday.
Responsibilities: Work-Study students will work at the reception desk answering telephones, greeting guests, photocopying, assist with mailings and other general administrative duties.
Photographer/Videographer Student Assistant – Undergraduate Fellowship
Fellowship Description and Duties
Do you feel lost without your DSLR? Do your Instagram or Facebook photos get hundreds of comments and likes? Do you create and edit videos that impress your friends and family? Would you love to use your digital photography/videography skills to connect Plymouth State with the world? Marketing Communications and Creative Services (MCCS) invites you to apply to become a Photographer/Videographer Student Assistant.
This position will assist in telling visual stories using new and social media (e.g., Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram). Your primary responsibility as the Photographer/Videographer Student Assistant will be to collaborate with PSU’s Visual Media Specialist to shoot and edit photos and videos. You may also brainstorm, develop, and create new photo and video projects for the University’s social media channels. Plymouth State will provide a workstation and software for editing.
- This is not a training program. You must have comprehensive knowledge of photography and videography principles and techniques (e.g., exposure, aperture, shutter speed, ISO, white balance, composition, rule of thirds).
- Previous photography experience with DSLR cameras, as well as demonstrated Photoshop experience.
- Previous experience editing video in non-linear editing software (e.g., Adobe Premiere Pro, Final Cut Pro/X).
- Strong sense for photo- and video-based storytelling. You understand what makes for compelling photos/video and have the ability to weave a story together from a collection of photos.
- Good communicator who is able to help subjects, regardless of age/gender/ethnicity, feel comfortable in front of a camera. Ability to be an ambassador for Plymouth State.
- Must be highly attentive to detail, organized, and thorough.
- Current owner of a DSLR or mirrorless camera a plus, but not a requirement.
- Active participation in online photo communities (e.g., Instagram, Flickr, SmugMug) a plus.
- You must be a current PSU upper-class student with a 2.5 GPA or higher.
Hours and Compensation
This position requires a commitment of 12–15 hours per week. This position is compensated with a $1,500 financial aid award per semester. The fellowship is extendable to a full year ($3,000) based on performance.
STUDENT FUNDRAISERS – Annual Fund Calling Program
The Annual Fund seeks confident and enthusiastic students with excellent communication skills. Student fundraisers telephone and solicit PSU alumni nightly to generate philanthropic support for the Annual Fund, which directly supports students. Callers are required to work at least TWO shifts per week. Student Fundraisers will receive extensive training for soliciting gifts before calling begins and throughout the duration of the semester long calling program. Work Study preferred.
Calling Shifts: Sunday 5-9 p.m. & Monday – Thursday 6-9 p.m.
Benefits to you: Build marketable communication, negotiation, and sales skills; make a difference in the lives of current students; connect with alumni who care about Plymouth State; enhance your résumé; excellent work environment.
Minimum Qualifications: Students must be dependable, motivated, and have a strong work ethic, as well as a desire to enhance his/her communication skills. Must possess a friendly, sincere attitude and polished telephone etiquette. Consistent availability during scheduled calling times is required. Enthusiasm for sales, philanthropy, and fundraising for a great cause are a must.
Interested candidates can learn more and apply online at http://go.plymouth.edu/annual-fund-calling-program or contact Brenda Shively ’13, Assistant Director of the Annual Fund, at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
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Graphic Designer and Digital Media Photographer – Student Employment
Do you feel naked without your digital camera? Do your Instagram or Facebook photos get hundreds of comments and likes? Are Photoshop and InDesign an extension of your finger-tips? Would you love to use your digital photograph and design skills to connect Plymouth State with the world? If so, the University Advancement Office invites you to apply for a job as Graphic Designer and Digital Media Photographer.
Job Description & Duties
Plymouth State University uses digital media (e.g., Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram, SmugMug, LinkedIn) to share what’s happening at the University and within the alumni community. The primary responsibility of the Graphic Designer and Digital Media Photographer is to shoot and edit photos for Plymouth State’s University Advancement Office and to utilize these photo in designs for e-mail headers, Facebook cover images and postings, photo rotators for websites, etc.. In particular, the Graphic Designer and Digital Media Photographer will shoot Plymouth State events, places, and people from the student and alumni perspective and incorporate them into design elements for marketing our events and initiatives within and promote our brand. Examples of previous photos posted on the Alumni Association’s Facebook Page include albums from Commencement and Homecoming & Family Celebration, as well as from off-campus alumni socials. The Graphic Designer and Digital Media Photographer may also brainstorm, develop, and create new photo and design projects for Plymouth State’s media channels. This position collaborates with our student Digital Media Evangelist, insuring that person has the images and designs for all of our digital communication campaigns.
- While mentorship is part of this opportunity, this is not a training program. You must already know how to shoot and edit digital photographs. You must have your own camera equipment (digital SLR preferred); Plymouth State will provide a workstation and software for editing. You must have solid graphic design skills and experience using Adobe Photoshop and InDesign.
- Previous photo samples (e.g., links to Smugmug, Instagram, YouTube, website) you’ve shot and edited required.
- Demonstrated experience using Adobe Photoshop and InDesign to edit digital photographs and for graphic design. Samples of your work are required.
- Strong sense for photo-based storytelling. Understanding of what makes for compelling online photos/video and ability to weave a story together from a collection of photos.
- A good eye for visual composition. Photo samples should demonstrate technical competence (e.g., exposure), strong editorial judgment (e.g., photo selection and crops), and emotional impact.
- Good communicator can help subjects, regardless of age/gender/ethnicity; feel comfortable in front of a camera. Ability to be an ambassador for Plymouth State while shooting.
- Active participation in online photo communities (e.g., Instagram, SmugMug) a plus.
- You must be a Plymouth State student. Members of the incoming class of 2019 are welcome to apply. Prospective and high school students will not be considered.
Hours and Compensation
This position requires a commitment of 7-10 hours per week, and includes opportunities to travel to events throughout New England on some pre-scheduled evenings, and as well as during Homecoming & Family Celebration. Compensation starts at $7.50/hour. Work-study is not a requirement for this position. To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter to Briana Bradley in University Advancement at email@example.com
Student Web Technician Assistant – Marketing Communications and Creative Services
From building WordPress plug-in based Gravity Forms to populating approved content into web pages and sites, the Web Technician Assistant position will give you the opportunity for hands-on experience in fine-tuning presentation and functionality across the plymouth.edu website.
Job Description and Duties
As a Web Technician Assistant you’ll work on special projects, such as migrating all Wufoo forms into Gravity Forms, and be responsible for populating approved content into both new and redesigned pages. You’ll learn best practices in training site editors in how to use WordPress as a CMS, and occasionally assist your supervisor, the campus Web Content Designer, with some front-end development.
- You must be efficient in using WordPress as CMS
- You have basic knowledge of HTML and CSS
- You have basic knowledge of WordPress theme structure and plugins
- You have basic Photoshop skill a plus
- Strong work ethic: Self-starter, willing to learn, and patient communicator? If you have these attributes we want you!
- You have the focus: Must be highly attentive to detail, organized, and thorough.
- You must be a Plymouth State undergraduate student who is eligible for work-study.
Hours and Compensation
This position requires a commitment of 8-10+ hours per week. Compensation starts at $7.25/hour.
Provide URLs to websites or pages that you’ve worked on. Two recommendations from a past employer or professor are required. Apply now!
** STUDENT HOURLY **
Sodexho Food Services. Duties include dish room work and general foodservice help. Pay starts at $8.75 an hour.
Contact Sandy Marrotte in person at the dining hall.