Below is a list of student jobs offered by the L.A. Pittenger Student Center. These jobs may not currently be open for applications. To see if a job you are interested in is currently open please visit the Career Center website. If a position is not currently open please continue to check the Career Center site as opening are posted frequently.
Job #: 298
Job Title: Student Operations Assistant
Job Description: This position is a great resume builder! You'll work as an extension of the administrative staff to serve the needs of student and non-student building users. Will work in all areas of the building to provide complete and professional service. on evenings and weekends, this position has responsibility for building operations. Room set ups and tear downs are part of this job description. This position is primarily for weekend hours but candidates are desired who will make a commitment for the following academic year.
Required Qualifications: Must have public relations skills, aptitude with audio-visual equipment, and problem-solving skills. Weekends are mandatory!
Job #: 340
Job Title: Cardinal Lanes Desk Staff
Job Description: Oversee operation of the Cardinal Lanes desk, bowling and billiard rooms. Provide excellent customer service, handle all cash and charge transactions, and perform minor maintenance of the bowling pinsetters. Must be flexible and available to work any hours during normal operating hours and special events scheduled beyond normal operating hours. Must be able to handle business situations with minimal supervision and follow all pre-established procedures of area.
Job #: 996
Job Title: Office Coordinator Assistant
Job Description: Student employee who is energetic and friendly needed in fast paced office complex as Assistant to Coordinator. Requires someone who is highly organized and detail oriented. Must be available to cover lunch schedules. Summer hours available to continue into the next school year.
Required Qualifications: Proficient in Microsoft applications.
Preferred Qualifications: Business or finance training.
Job #: 982
Job Title: Hotel Night Auditor
Job Description: Position includes performing night audit responsibilities. Applicant must have computer experience. Will take phone and in-person reservations, answer switchboard, check guests in and out, operate cash register, and prepare guests' bills. Must be able to stay awake all night. Will work breaks and vacations. Must also apply for Job #127 and #312 to be considered for these positions.
Required Qualifications: Some accounting experience would be helpful.
Preferred Qualifications: Be able to work breaks
Job #: 127
Job Title: Campus Information Center Clerk
Job Description: General knowledge of campus procedures and services needed. Duties include giving accurate information; recording, storing and releasing lost/found items; learning basic front desk procedures; and performing other duties as assigned. Must be able to work breaks. CONTACT PROCEDURE: Go to the Student Center Website: www.bsu.edu/studentcenter/application to obtain a Student Employment Application. Fill it out and return it to SC 114, along with Student Employment Referral sheets during business hours. MUST ALSO APPLY for Job #312 and #982 to be considered for these positions.
Preferred Qualifications: Be able to work breaks
Job #: 312
Job Title: Student Center Hotel Desk Clerk
Job Description: The desk clerk is responsible for the handling of the front desk of the Student Center Hotel and may be the university guest first contact. Student will accept reservations, register hotel guests and check them in and out, operate switchboard, operate cash register, provide general information, and perform other duties as assigned. Must also apply for Jobs #127 and #982 to be considered for these positions.
Required Qualifications: Good customer service skills and the ability to work with little or no supervisions, dress appropriately for a business atmosphere.
Preferred Qualifications: Prefer someone with experience in the hospitality field and who has the ability to handle difficult situations.
Job #: 262195
Job Title: Late Nite Event Staff
Job Description: Will primarily assist with the set up, implementation, and tear-down of Late Nite at Ball State events. As a staff member, duties include handling money, working registration, overseeing the proper set-up and tear-down of equipment, working with volunteers, and other duties as assigned. Attention to detail is a MUST! Student needed to provide outstanding customer service to students and guests. Must be familiar with University policies and willing to confront and report violations.
Required Qualifications: Dependable and able to remain alert during events and late shifts. Excellent verbal communication skills, ability to follow directions and work with minimum supervision, comfortable with conflict resolution, and able to lift approximately 50 pounds. ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS: Must be able to move and set up workstation.
Job #: 261978
Job Title: Student Center Programs Desk Staff
Job Description: Duties include receiving money, giving change, sorting mail, performing clerical duties, working with confidential materials; such as scheduling appointments, and other administrative duties. Attention to detail is a MUST! Students need to provide outstanding customer service to students and guests. Must be familiar with University policies and willing to confront and report violations. CONTACT PROCEDURE: Go to the website: http://cms.bsu.edu/about/administrativeoffices/studentcenter.aspx. Submit completed application and referral slip to 305 N. College Ave., Room 201.
Required Qualifications: Excellent verbal communication skills, ability to follow directions and work with minimum supervision, able to move and set up workstation.
Job #: 262734
Job Title: Student Manager -- Student Operations Assistant
Job Description: This position is a great resume builder. Develop management skills while working as an extension of the administrative staff. Assist in the selection of staff members, train new staff members. This position manages the Student Operations Assistant staff of approximately 15 members, and performs the same work as other staff members.
Required Qualifications: Experience as Student operations Assistant. Must have public relations skills, aptitude with audio-visual equipment, problem solving skills, ability to work at fast pace, ability to lift tables/chairs and move furniture/equipment.
Job #: 261132
Job Title: Recreation Center Student Manager
Job Description: Student will be a working supervisor that facilitates training of the center staff. They will perform all duties and responsibilities of the staff and duties assigned by the manager.
Duties include: assist in evaluating student applications and interviewing prospective desk staff; conduct training for new staff and answer questions from staff anytime of the week; assist in evaluation of staff performance; develop staff schedules; assist with reservations for the Rec. Center; maintain appropriate inventory level of supplies; receive and return phone messages to schedule and coordinate reservations for customers; and keep various reports updated and organized.
Previous experience working in the Student Center Recreation Facility. Good academic standing; customer service experience; basic knowledge of computer; ability to address all aspects of facility management.
Excellent customer service skills & ability to develop & maintain a rapport with customers; able to handle difficult situations; detail oriented; have initiative.
Job #: 262697
Job Title: Late Nite Mascot
Job Description: The Late Nite Mascot will be primarily responsible for representing Late Nite @ Ball State while serving as "Hootie, the Nite Owl." Shifts rotate between two crews; therefore, a work shift would occur every other weekend. APPLICATIONS DUE: Friday, September 30, 2011
Required Qualifications: Must wear and maintain a full-length costume (it can be warm). Must be in good physical condition. Lift 50lbs. Dependable and alert during late shifts, follow directions with little supervision, comfortable with crowds, some additional appearances.
Preferred Qualifications: Assertive, timely, reliable, friendly, communication and acting skills. High energy and enthusiasm. Works well with students, children, and family members.
Job #: 262734
Job Title: Student Manager - Student Center Operations
Job Description: This position is a great resume builder. Develop management skills while working as an extension of the administrative staff. assist in the selection and training of staff members. This position manages the Student Operations Assistant staff of approximately 15 members and performs work similar to other staff members.
Required Qualifications: Experience as Student Operations Assistant. Must have public relations skills, aptitude with A/V equipment, problem solving skills and the ability to work at a fast pace, lift tables/chairs and move furniture/equipment.
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