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These offices will be at the Student Leadership Opportunities Fair on February 18, 2014. Please click on the links or scroll down the page to find out what leadership opportunities are available to students for the 2014-2015 academic year:

Academic Support Center
Admissions
Alumni Annual Fund
Alumni Relations
Center for Community & Civic Engagement
Career Center
Office of the Chaplain
Gender & Sexuality Center
Library
Office of Intercultural & International Life
Residential Life
Student Activities Office
Student Health and Counseling
Summer Academic Programs
Sustainability Assistants
TRIO/SSS

Academic Support Center

Math Skills Center Tutor

Contact: Erik Warren, x4027

Applications due: TBD
Interview dates: TBD
Decisions made by: TBD

Application link: http://apps.carleton.edu/campus/asc/msc/jobapplication/
Off-campus study is permitted.
Position is paid standard student work rate.

The main duty of a Math Skills Center tutor is to assist students who are having difficulty understanding a mathematical concept or concepts and are thus unable to solve the problem or problems they're working on. The tutor must be comfortable with moving about the Lab and asking students how they are doing and if they need any help. If help is requested, tutors must be able to fill in the mathematical background that the students lack and help them move forward in their efforts to solve the problem.

Writing Consultant

Contact: Erik Warren, x4027

Applications due: by 2:45 p.m. on Friday, April 4, 2014 (If off-campus Spring '14, application is due by 2:45 p.m. on Wednesday, March 5, 2014)
Interview dates: April 7 - April 16 (Applicants off-campus Spring '14 will interview March 6 - March 12)
Decisions made by: April 24, 2014

Application link: https://apps.carleton.edu/campus/asc/writingcenter/writingconsultant/
Off-campus study is permitted. (For first year consultants, you must be available Fall Term.)
Position is paid standard student work rate.

Writing Consultants assist students with a variety of writing-related tasks and work in a variety of contexts: (1) as Writing Assistants assigned to work with students in specific courses, (2) as tutors in the Writing Center, and (3) as tutors of non-native speakers of English. Writing Consultants are strong academic writers who have both the empathy and training to assist fellow writers. Consultants also possess the intellectual curiosity and the desire to better their tutoring skills through participation in an ongoing conversation about tutoring practices and composition theory.

Admissions

Fall Fellow

Contact: Jaime Anthony, x4511

Applications due: Friday, February 21, 2014 (students who will be on OCS Spring Term '14 should apply by February 1)
Interview dates: beginning of spring term
Decisions made by: beginning of spring term

10 hours per week, paid.

Help the Admissions Office recruit the next class of Carls by interviewing prospective students during fall term. You will be paid a stipend equivalent to 10 hr/wk of work, for 10 weeks during fall term only. This position is open to rising seniors (class of 2015) and applications are available in the Admissions Office.

Summer Fellow

Contact: Jaime Anthony, x4511

Applications due: Friday, February 21, 2014 (students who will be on OCS Spring Term '14 should apply by February 1)
Interview dates: beginning of spring term
Decisions made by: beginning of spring term

40 hours per week, paid.

Help the Admissions Office recruit the next class of Carls! Summer Fellows interview prospective students, lead campus tours (no experience necessary), and assist with other tasks as assigned. This is a full-time summer position for rising seniors. Applications are available in the Admissions Office.

Alumni Annual Fund

AAF Student Caller

Contact: Seth Goodspeed, x5489

Applications due: ongoing

Off-campus study is permitted.
Position is paid the standard student rate.

Seeking Freshmen and Sophomore students interested in working as a caller with Carleton's Student Calling Program (SCP). This is a 10 hr/wk position with Sunday afternoon and weekday evening hours. Primary responsibilities: develop a working knowledge of the Alumni Annual Fund and its goals, learn SmartCall software, make successful solicitation calls with confidence and professionalism, positively represent and communicate the Carleton student experience. Secondary responsibilities: become familiar to and an advocate for Alumni Relations programs and resources and alumni volunteer opportunities. Supervisor positions available for returning callers. Skills learned through the SCP are easily transferrable to any non-profit work, team management, political advocacy, campaign management, and sales. 


Volunteer For Carleton Student Planning Committee

Contact: Jessica Brooks, x4340

Applications due: Fall 2014

Application link: htts://apps.carleton.edu/giving/volunteers/resources/students/vfc/
Off-campus study is permitted.
Positions are unpaid.

Join the team that plans and organizes the Volunteer for Carleton event that focuses on cultivating, thanking, and learning about the historically philanthropic efforts of alumni that sustain funding for the immediate needs of the college such as financial aid and student life.

Alumni Relations

Alumni Council Student Representative

Contact: Catie Gardner, x5690

Applications due: Friday, March 7, 2014
Interview dates: March 11-13
Decisions made by: Monday, March 17, 2014

Application link: https://apps.carleton.edu/alumni/council/studentrep/
Off-campus study is permitted.
Position is unpaid.

The mission of the Alumni Council is to encourage, support, and promote useful and active stewardship of the resources and affairs of Carleton College by all Association members.

The objective of the student representatives on the Alumni Council is to create close relationships between students and alumni, and to provide student input into Council deliberations and priorities. Student representatives must be prepared to attend Council meetings held on campus (Fall and Spring) and to provide and implement ideas for student-alumni connections.

We will be looking for creative and motivated students from the Class of 2016 to serve for their Junior and Senior years on the Alumni Council.


Alumni Relations Intern

Contact: Catie Gardner, x5690

Applications due: Wednesday, April 16, 2014 (please submit resume and cover letter)
Interview dates: April 23-25
Decisions made by: Thursday, May 1, 2014

Off-campus study is permitted.
10 hrs/week, paid.

Alumni Relations is pleased to offer a student leadership internship.  In this position, you will gain valuable experience in project management, strategic planning, and event logistics while planning student events and leading a student committee.


Out After Carleton Board Member

Contact: Erin Updike, x5602

Applications due: Friday, March 7, 2014
Interview dates: March 11-13
Decisions made by: Monday, March 17, 2014

Application link: https://apps.carleton.edu/alumni/oac/
Off-campus study is permitted.
Position is unpaid.

Out After Carleton (OAC) exists to mobilize LGBT and allied alumni, students, and friends of the College as a community to support Carleton's overall educational, admission, careers, and fundraising programs and objectives, especially as they relate to and affect LGBT students, alumni, faculty, staff, and allied friends of the College.

Center for Community & Civic Engagement

Center for Community and Civic Engagement (CCCE) Fellow

Contact: Laura Riehle-Merrill, x4028

Applications due: Wednesday, April 2, 2014
Interview dates: April 2014
Decisions made by: Monday, April 21, 2014

Application link: https://apps.carleton.edu/campus/ccce//
Fellows may engage in off-campus studies, but we'll give preference to candidates who will be on-campus all year.
5-10 hours per week, paid.

Carleton's Center for Community and Civic Engagement (CCCE) Fellows work with Carleton students, faculty, staff, and local community partners in a wide range of roles supporting community engagement, academic civic engagement, and policy work. Fellow in the CCCE work in the following issue areas: education, political engagement, community development, food, sustainability, assessment, and health. In addition, several Fellows support the dynamic, ongoing functions of the Center.


Program Director
             
Contact:  Laura Riehle-Merrill, x4028

Applications due: ongoing

Application link: http://apps.carleton.edu/campus/act/
Off-campus study permitted.
Variable hours per week, unpaid.

Program Directors recruit, train, and support Carleton volunteers and communicate with a designated community partner.

Career Center (CC)

Student Career Assistant (SCA)

Contact Person: Alena Rivera, x5510

Applications due: Monday, March 3, 2014 by midnight
Interview dates: April 1 - April 9
Decisions made by: Friday, April 18, 2014

Application Link: http://apps.carleton.edu/career/about/career_advisors/apply/
Off-campus study is not permitted.
Position is paid the standard student rate.

Our student leaders advise and communicate with students, plan programs, and staff the Career Center.  Additionally, SCAs are required to assist with marketing, collaborate effectively with departments, offices, and student organizations; and support and contribute to SCA activities, meetings, and team development.

Office of the Chaplain

Chaplain’s Associate

Contact:  Carolyn Fure-Slocum, x4003

Applications due: Monday, April 7, 2014
Interview dates: April 8-21, 2014
Decisions made by: Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Application Link: http://apps.carleton.edu/campus/chaplain/chaplains_associates/job_description/
Off-campus study is permitted.
8-10 hours per week, paid.

Chaplains' Associates are a vital part of the team working to enhance religious diversity and deepen the spiritual and ethical life of the campus. CA's Assist in the planning and carrying out of programs of the Office of the Chaplain through promotion, participation, and teamwork.  Serve as a liaison to student religious groups and be attentive to the religious needs on campus.  Special projects assigned based on interest. Please see our website for further information.

Gender & Sexuality Center (GSC)

Gender & Sexuality Center Associate (GSCA)   

Contact:  Kaaren Williamsen, x7179

Applications due: Friday, April 12, 2014
Interview dates: TBD
Decisions made by: Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Application link: go.carleton.edu/gsc
Off-campus study is permitted.
8-10 hours per week, paid. 

As a peer leader in the Gender and Sexuality Center, GSCA’s facilitate workshops on healthy relationships, LGBTA awareness, sexual violence prevention and provide related peer support and campus events.  Two GSCA positions will also include house manager duties for Queers & Allies House and Women's Awareness House.  

Library

Reference Associates

Contact: Ann Zawistoski, x7671

Applications due: April 2014
Interview dates: April 2014
Decisions made by: May 2014

Off-campus study is permitted.
5-8 hours/week, paid.

Reference Associates work collaboratively with reference and instruction librarians to provide research support services to the campus. Students will be an important voice to help evaluate resources, develop materials, and prepare for courses. An interest in technology, teaching, learning, and sense of curiosity and fun encouraged. More information and application will be posted in February.

Office of Intercultural & International Life

OIIL Peer Leader

Contact: Brisa B. Zubia, x7488 or Michael Hodges, x4014

Applications due: Thursday, April 3, 2014 (if gone Spring Term, submit by February 24, 2014)
Interview dates: April 7 - April 18
Decisions made by: April 24, 2014

Application link: http://apps.carleton.edu/campus/intercultural/connections/
Off-campus study is not permitted.
Position is paid standard student work rate.

OIIL Peer Leaders will serve as mentors to new students and are required to arrive on campus a few days prior to International Student Orientation for training. OIIL Peer Leaders will attend ISO and New Student Week events, and meet with their mentees throughout the academic year. Stipend, housing and food will be covered during ISO and NSW.

OIIL Peer Leaders plan and organize events, and create and maintain an open and accessible environment. OIIL Peer Leaders serve as liaisons between first-year students of color and International students and the academic, social, and cultural support services on campus and throughout Northfield.  OIIL Peer Leaders may apply to live in Stimson House, the Intercultural Center

Residential Life

Resident Assistant (RA)                  

Contact: Kari Scheurer or Amy Sillanpa, x4072

Applications due: noon on Feb. 26, 2014 (if gone Spring Term ‘14, please apply by February 8, 2014 and email reslife@carleton.edu)
Interview dates: April 1 - 2, 2014
Decisions made by: April 23, 2014  (acceptances due April 28, 2014)

Application link:  https://apps.carleton.edu/student/housing/staff/how_ra/application/
Full contract: $2,758 room subsidy & $3,000 stipend.  
Off-campus study is permitted.

Act as a resource person for 20-40 students on a residence hall floor or in a campus house.   Perform many functions including: community development and education, peer advisor, role model, crisis manager and administrative assistant.

Resident Assistants are provided with opportunities to enhance and acquire skills in areas such as: interpersonal communication, organization and time management, group/educational programming facilitation, conflict resolution, and leadership development.

More information, a complete job description and applications are available online at: go.carleton.edu/BeAnRA

Student Activities Office

Student Activities Programming Board (SAPB), Program Assistants

Contact: Gilliam Fitz, x4462

Applications and resume due: TBA                                               
Interview dates: TBA
Decisions made by: TBA

Application Link:
Off-campus study is permitted.
Up to 10 hours per week, paid.
Mandatory training paid. 

Program Assistants help create involvement opportunities for students outside the classroom by providing a variety of social, educational, and recreational opportunities designed to enhance campus life throughout the academic year.  By so doing, Program Assistants enrich the value of a Carleton education by engaging, supporting and inspiring all students to become active members of their community. 

All Program Assistants lead a specific programmatic interest area (e.g. Music & Dance, Art & Film, NSW, The Cave, etc.), receive an operating budget and manage a group of student volunteers.  Collectively, Program Assistants form the Student Activities Programming Board (SAPB) and serve as a student voice for activities and special events at Carleton.  Additionally, Program Assistants assist a few hours each week with staffing the Student Activities Office in support of other Carleton students, staff, and faculty.  All Program Assistants have flexible hours, however some night and weekend hours are required. 

In addition to receiving monetary compensation for their service and leadership, Program Assistants are asked to work with their supervisor in developing desired learning outcomes for their position.  Through this process, Program Assistants fine tune what they hope to learn from their experience and develop an action plan to achieve their goals.  By complementing what students learn in the classroom, these positions provide a wide range of opportunities for students to grow developmentally, emotionally, and socially, with a better understanding of self and others, as part of a larger, global community.

Student Health and Counseling  (SHAC)

Student Wellness Advocate (SWA)

Contact: Drew Weis, x4080

Applications and resume due: February 28, 2014                                              
Interview dates: April 7-18
Decisions made by: April 23

Off-campus study is permitted; paid position. 

SWAs program workshops, tabling at Sayles/Rec Center, information campaigns, and the Winter Health Fair, focusing on physical health, mental health, sexual health, and substance use. Fall training the week before fall term is mandatory for new SWAs.  

For more information about applying to be a SWA, check out the website here: https://apps.carleton.edu/campus/swa/.

Summer Academic Programs

Dorm Counselor

Contact: Amanda Williams, x4038

Applications due: Thursday, April 10, 2014
Interview dates: Saturday, April 12, 2014
Decisions made by: May 2014

Application link: go.carleton.edu/summer/employment
Off-campus study is not permitted.
Compensation is $2000 plus room & board.

The Office of Summer Academic Programs is seeking creative, energetic, enthusiastic Carls who enjoy spending time with young people and love talking about  their experiences at Carleton to serve as summer Dorm Counselors for groups of academically motivated high school students. This position is open to current Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors. Freshman who are alumni of a Carleton Summer Program are also encouraged to apply.

Program Assistant

Contact: Amanda Williams, x4038

Applications due: Thursday, April 10, 2014
Interview dates: Saturday, April 12, 2014
Decisions made by: May 2014

Application link: go.carleton.edu/summer/employment
Off-campus study is not permitted.
Compensation is $4200 plus room & board.

The Office of Summer Academic Programs hosts about 1,500 people each summer at Carleton College, including high school teachers, college students from Japan, high school students, and conference attendees. The Office of Summer Academic Programs provides administrative support to the many programs running on campus, including housing, staffing, arrival/departure coordination, event coordination, and program materials production. We welcome applicants who are friendly, cooperative, resourceful, enthusiastic, organized, outgoing, willing to go the extra mile, and committed to providing visitors to our campus with a positive and memorable Carleton experience. 

Research Assistant

Contact: Amanda Williams, x4038

Applications due: Thursday, April 17, 2014
Interview dates: TBD
Decisions made by: TBD

Application link: go.carleton.edu/summer/employment
Off-campus study is not permitted.
Position is paid.

This spring the following programs will be looking for summer research assistants: Language and Global Issues Summer Institute, Summer Quantitative Reasoning Institute, Carleton Summer Science Institute, Summer Computer Science Institute, Summer Writing Program, and the Summer Humanities Institute.

Sustainability

Sustainability Assistants

Contact: Martha Larson, x7893

Applications due: Sunday, April 6, 2014
Interview dates: April 14 - 18
Decisions made by: week of April 21, 2014

Application Link: http://apps.carleton.edu/sustainability/about/sta/
Off-campus study is permitted.
5-10 hours per week, paid.

Sustainability Assistants carry out campus-wide sustainability initiatives and serve as a resource for the Carleton community. STAs report to Carleton's Manager of Campus Energy and Sustainability and work out of the STA office (aka "the STA-ffice") in the Facilities Building. Positions are part-time (5 hrs/wk) or full-time (10 hrs/wk) and focus on 1-2 specific areas (water, food, waste, energy, transportation, etc.) and all STAs assist with planning major events like Green Wars and Earth Week.

TRIO/SSS

TRIO Peer Leader

Contact: Keri Asp, x7989
Applications due: April 11, 2014
Interview dates: 3rd week of April
Decisions made by: April 25, 2014


Applications available for TRIO students only. Please contact Keri for information.

10hrs/wk-standard student compensation determined by Carleton

Off-Campus Study allowed during Winter or Spring term

TRIO Peer Leaders are student leaders who represent the TRIO community. The purpose of the TRIO Peer Leader Program is to assist fellow TRIO students in overcoming social, cultural, financial, personal, and academic challenges. TRIO Peer Leaders plan programs for the TRIO community, and for Carleton as a whole, aimed at increasing awareness of socioeconomic class issues and challenges at Carleton. Responsibilities, programming, and activities include but are not limited to: providing support to mentees; coordinating/facilitating Class Act; academic, cultural, and social support event planning; contributing to TRIO Newsletter each term.