Biola Students! Apply to work for CCT!

May 13, 2014

CCT Research Assistants and Program Assistants

Hourly Wage: $12/hr
Hours/Week: 8-10 hours (due to new HR policies, students may not work more than a total of 25 hours/week (for all Biola-held student worker positions, not per position)

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: July 1, 2014
DECISIONS WILL BE MADE BY: August 1, 2014
FOR WORK BEGINNING: August 18, 2014 


RESEARCH ASSISTANT (RA)

Purpose: 

To support CCT operations through research assistance to Research Fellows and Center staff.

Description:

Primarily, to assist Biola and External Research Fellows on their academic research related to the Center’s 2014-2015 theme, Intellectual Virtue and Civil Discourse. Secondarily, to assist the Center in its general programs and operations (public events, communications, social media, resources, program administration and coordination).

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Research support for the Center’s research fellows (includes, but is not limited to: database research, library interfacing, obtaining physical and/or online resources, formulating bibliographies, indexing, and copyediting)
  • Perform other programmatic/administrative duties as needed by the Center’s staff (includes, but is not limited to: event staffing/setup, marketing and PR support, creative development, copywriting, proofreading, and peer review of materials)

Qualifications:

  • Enrolled Biola student
  • Bachelor’s Degree (undergraduate students will only be considered for the Program Assistant position)
  • Academic research experience, preferably for faculty at the university level
  • Flexibility and willingness to support the Center at all levels of operation
  • Prompt communication by email and/or phone
  • Weekly availability throughout semester
  • Able to meet deadlines
  • Good problem solving abilities
  • Excellent knowledge of and use of Biola’s library facilities and resources

Work Schedule:

8-10 hours per week

How to Apply:

Send an email to cct@biola.edu with the following:

  1. Resume with relevant work history and experience
  2. Unofficial academic transcript (available through your my.biola.com account “Student” Page)
  3. Letter of recommendation from at least one professor or supervisor (preferably one for whom you’ve done research); letter must be sent from professor to cct@biola.edu
  4. 200-word maximum personal statement explaining who you are and why you would be a good candidate for this job
  5. A writing sample of any length showing your best written work

PROGRAM ASSISTANT (PA)

Purpose:

To support CCT operations through program assistance to Center staff and research fellows.

Description:

Primarily, to assist the Center in its general programs (public events, communications, social media, resources, program administration and coordination). Secondarily, to assist Biola and External Research Fellows on their academic research related to the Center’s 2014-2015 theme, Intellectual Virtue and Civil Discourse.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • General program and office development and support (administration, data entry, Biola processes)
  • Communication development and support (online/print content, blogs, social media, etc.)
  • Event operations for public events (event registration, set up, parking, ect.)
  • Event outreach (marketing strategy and execution)

Qualifications:

Required

  • Enrolled Biola student (both graduate and undergraduates are eligible)
  • Technical skills in MS Office
  • Weekly availability throughout semester
  • Prompt communication by email or phone
  • Good problem solving abilities

Preferred

  • Adobe Creative/Production Suite skill
  • Photography, design, video experience
  • Familiarity with internal Biola administrative processes

Work Schedule:

8-10 hours per week

How to apply:

Send an email to cct@biola.edu with the following:

  • Resume with relevant work history and experience
  • Unofficial academic transcript (available through your my.biola.com account “Student” Page)
  • Letter of recommendation from at least one professor or supervisor; letter must be sent from reference to cct@biola.edu
  • 200-word maximum personal statement explaining who you are and why you would be a good candidate for this job
  • A sample of any length showing your best written communication. This can be in the form of an academic paper, blog post, Tweet, Facebook update, etc. (But it better be your best!)
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