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The Department of Student Engagement and Activities offers a variety of experiential learning opportunities

through credit-bearing internships and paid opportunities.

17-18 Recruitment Flier

Graduate Student Coordinators
We offer paid student coordinator positions for graduate students through all our offices. These positions are at an hourly rate for 20 hours per week. Tuition remission, health insurance and retirement benefits are not included as part of this position.  Please contact individual areas if you are interested in learning more about opportunities.  

Undergraduate Student Employment
We offer paid, or federal work-study opportunities through all our offices. Please contact individual areas if you are interested in learning more about opportunities.

Internship and Volunteer Opportunities
Students (both graduate and undergraduate) have the opportunity to gain credit while working through an academic department, or through EXT which may fulfill the EXP+ curriculum requirement at the upper division level for undergraduates (i.e. EXT 488). Please contact individual areas if you are interested in learning more about opportunities.   


Select one of our areas below to explore their opportunities!
Weekend Life | Student Involvement & Organizations | Creative Arts
Fraternity & Sorority Life | Student Media


Weekend Life Opportunities

Graduate Student Coordinator | Practicum Student | Coordinator of Branding & Marketing
Event Planning, Operations and Management Intern | Digital Media Intern | Event Coordinator

Graduate Student Coordinator for Weekend Life

Weekend Life Council works with various clubs, organizations, and departments to provide programming that caters to the vast diversity and interests of the student body. The Graduate Student Coordinator for Weekend Life reports to the Coordinator of Weekend Life & Major Programs, and is specifically geared toward aiding the office with enhancing the quality of campus life and student engagement on the weekends.

Position tasks include, but are not limited to:

  • Provide direct and ongoing supervision to Weekend Life Council undergraduate staff and interns.
    • Coordinate Student Staffing Schedule, handle shift changes, and publish schedule on Google Calendar (i.e. event staffing, office hours, committee meetings, supervision meetings, etc.).
    • Assist with planning, implementation, and assessment of approximately 40 large-scale campus-wide weekend programs each academic year
    • Plan, attend, and conduct weekly staff meetings with Council
    • Provide on-site management at Weekend Life Council events
    • Assist in recruitment, selection and evaluation of undergraduate student staff
    • Conduct bi-weekly supervision meetings with student staff, as well as mid and end of semester evaluations
    • Conduct pre-event meetings with staff event coordinators, and post-event evaluations
    • Submit completed Event Checklists to supervisor before each event
    • Assist in the maintenance of the budgets for Weekend Life Council Programming, Co-Sponsorships, Opening, ChillFest, and Winter Weekend
    • Assist with the creation and implementation of staff training and creation and updating of comprehensive guidelines/manual related to event planning and Weekend Life Council operations
    • Assist with creation, distribution, and managing of weekend life marketing (Updating websites, online calendars, social media, SB Life, etc.).
    • Serve on the Weekend Life Co-Sponsorship committee. Assist with correspondence to applicants, ordering of supplies, execution of contracts, and overall management and maintenance of funds in conjunction with the student staff liaison, and professional staff supervisor
    • Represent Weekend Life constituents at applicable University events
  • Assist with departmental programs and events including, but not limited to, Opening Activities, Homecoming, Chillfest, Student Life Awards, etc.
  • Other duties as assigned

Remuneration

This is an hourly paid student assistant position for graduate students. This position works approximately 20 hours per week and the pay rate for this position is $14/hour. Tuition remission, health insurance and retirement benefits are not included as part of this position. Hours and pay rate subject to change based on yearly budget and scheduling approvals.

Skills & Qualifications

Required:

  • Must be enrolled full time in a Stony Brook graduate program for the 17-18 academic year
  • Applicants must be in good judicial and academic standing, with a minimum GPA of 2.75
  • Available for staff training August 21-25, 2017 and January 16-19, 2018
  • Willing and able to work the full academic year, as well as summer session. Must be able to maintain an established work schedule. Weekend availability is a non-negotiable requirement.
  • Demonstrated effective use of organizational and planning skills, and managing workflow
  • Proficiency using various softwares, social media platforms, Google Apps, etc.
  • Previous experience working collaboratively as part of a diverse team, and both establishing and maintaining effective peer and supervisory relationships
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize multiple projects and work autonomously
  • Demonstrated adept communication skills (verbally, interpersonally, and writing)
  • Ability to effectively manage change, and operate under limited time constraints
  • Must be able to lift and carry up to 25 pounds. Work is routinely performed in a standard indoor environment, with occasional events outdoors.
    • Position subject to standing, walking, sitting, bending, reaching, kneeling, pushing, pulling, and other physical movements involved in event set-up and break down.

Preferred:

  • Availability to serve in role for more than 1 year
  • Enrollment in the Stony Brook Higher Education Administration program
  • Prior experience planning large-scale events, advising/supervising students, and working in a Student Activities/Student Life setting

Application Instructions

If interested, please send a cover letter, resume, and list of 3 professional references to christine.noonan@stonybrook.edu.

 

Practicum Student for Weekend Life

Weekend Life Council works with various clubs, organizations, and departments to provide programming that caters to the vast diversity and interests of the student body. The Practicum Intern for Weekend Life reports to the Coordinator of Weekend Life & Major Programs, and is specifically geared toward aiding the office with enhancing the quality of campus life and student engagement on the weekends.

Position tasks may include, but are not limited to:

  1. Assist with the planning, implementation, and assessment of approximately 15 large-scale campus-wide Weekend Life Council programs in the semester
  2. Assist with departmental programs and events including, Opening/Chillfest, USG Signature events, Homecoming, etc.
  3. Assist with daily office operations and administrative tasks related to the Weekend Life Council and Co-Sponsorships
  4. Assist in the maintenance of the Weekend Life Council Programming Budget in conjunction with the Graduate Coordinator, Coordinator of Internal Relations, and Professional Staff supervisor
  5. Assist with Volunteer component of Weekend Life Council in conjunction with the Coordinator of Campus Relations
  6. Assist with Assessment and Evaluation of Weekend Life Programs in conjunction with the Assessment & Staff Development Specialist
  7. Meet weekly with supervisor
  8. Responsible for updating Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook page on a daily basis to promote upcoming events, general announcements, updates, and pictures during and after events
  9. Assist with supervision of the Weekend Life Council in conjunction with Graduate and Professional Staff
    • Plan, attend, and conduct weekly staff meetings with Council
    • Provide on-site management at Weekend Life Council events as needed
    • Assist with the creation and implementation of staff training and creation and updating of comprehensive guidelines/manual related to event planning and Weekend Life Council operations

Remuneration

This is a non-paid credit bearing internship for those enrolled in the Higher Education Administration Master's program at Stony Brook University. 

Application Instructions

If interested, please send a cover letter, resume, and list of 3 professional references to christine.noonan@stonybrook.edu.

 

Coordinator for Branding & Marketing for Weekend Life

The Coordinator for Branding & Marketing position is designed to offer students an opportunity to manage the branding and marketing efforts for Weekend Life Council. This positions reports to the Coordinator of Weekend Life and Major Programs and aims to specifically enhance the quality of branding and promotion of the organization.

Position tasks include, but are not limited to:

  • Create flyers for events to be ready to print and posted 2 weeks in advance of each event
  • Send fliers to print
  • Create graphics for various weekend life marketing initiatives and events
  • Create consistent social media content for Weekend Life Council
  • Assist with website edits as needed

Remuneration

This is an hourly paid student position. This position works approximately 8-12 hours per week and the tentative rate for this position is $10/hour. Finalized hours and pay rate will be determined once hired. Tuition remission, health insurance and retirement benefits are not included as part of this position. Hours and pay rate subject to change based on yearly budget and scheduling approvals.

Skills and Qualifications

Required:

  • Must be enrolled as a full time undergraduate at Stony Brook University
  • Applicants must be in good judicial and academic standing, with a minimum GPA of 2.25
  • Proficiency in using Google Apps and various social media platforms
  • Proficiency using graphic design and photo-editing software such as Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, GIMP
  • Must possess strong attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Prior experience creating marketing and branding initiatives including but not limited to fliers, promotional items, and logos
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize multiple projects and to work autonomously
  • Ability to work independently, as well as part of a team, to meet deadlines
  • Minimum of a one year commitment
  • Available for staff training August 21-25, 2017 and January 16-19, 2018

Preferred:

  • Prior experience editing and creating website content

Application Instructions

All interested applicants should submit the following items to Rebecca.seifter@stonybrook.edu no later than April 10th, 2017:

  1. Letter of interest
  2. Resume
  3. Three professional references
  4. A sample of a flier for an event with the following details:
    1. Event: Casino Night, Time: 7-10pm, Place: SAC Ballroom A
    2. Please be as creative as you want. Flyer should be an accurate depiction of your current graphic design skills

Please also email a link to a portfolio of your most recent graphic design work. If sharing through Google Drive, please be sure to give rebecca.seifter@stonybrook.edu access to view.

 

Event Planning, Operations, and Management Intern for Weekend Life

The Event Planning, Operations, and Management Intern for Weekend Life position is designed to offer students an opportunity to learn how to plan, execute, and assess a large scale program with the assistance of other student coordinators. The Event Planning, Operations, and Management Intern for Weekend Life will report to the Coordinator of Weekend Life and Major Programs and aims to specifically enhance the quality of weekend programming and campus life.

Position tasks include, but are not limited to:

  • Assist in the planning and development of Weekend Life Council events
  • Serve as a leading event coordinator for at least 1 large scale event
  • Provide support in ordering supplies, decorations, and other necessities for events in a timely fashion
  • Be a present and active member at Weekend Life Council staff meetings
  • Provide ideas and contribute to success of Weekend Life Council programming
  • Have a presence at Weekend Life Council events and assist with set-up, management, and breakdown of events as necessary

Remuneration

This position is for academic credit only. Students must be enrolled in either EXT 288 or EXT 488 and can work anywhere from 4- 12 hrs a week and earn up to 3 academic credits. Every 4 hours of work equals 1 academic credit. Once hired as an intern, this can be determined. Tuition remission, health insurance, and retirement benefits are not included as part of this position.

Skills and Qualifications

Required:

  • Must be enrolled as a full time undergraduate at Stony Brook University
  • Applicants must be in good judicial and academic standing, with a minimum GPA of 2.25
  • Must be registered for either EXT 288 or EXT 488 through the Career Center
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize multiple projects and to work autonomously
  • Ability to lift or carry up to 20 pounds
  • Excellent customer service and communication skills (verbally, written, and interpersonally)
  • Available for staff training August 21-25, 2017 and First & Second Night Out August 25th & 26th

Preferred:

  • Prior experience with event planning, management, and execution particularly with large scale events
  • Previous experience working in an office environment

Application Instructions

If interested, please submit a letter of interest, resume, and list of 3 professional references to rebecca.seifter@stonybrook.edu.

  

Digital Media/Photography Intern for Weekend Life

The Digital Media/Photography Intern for Weekend Life position is designed to offer students an opportunity to enhance photography and graphic design skills through contributing to the marketing initiatives of Weekend Life Council. The Digital Media/ Photography Intern will report to the Coordinator of Weekend Life and Major Programs and aims to specifically enhance the quality of weekend programming and campus life.

Position tasks include, but are not limited to:

  • Serve as a regular photographer of Weekend Life Council events as necessary
  • Work with the Graphic Design Coordinator to come up with new branding and marketing initiatives
  • Provide graphic design, marketing, and social media support to Weekend Life Council as needed

Remuneration

This position is for academic credit only. Students must be enrolled in either EXT 288 or EXT 488 and can work anywhere from 4- 12 hrs a week and earn up to 3 academic credits. Every 4 hours of work equals 1 academic credit. Once hired as an intern, this can be determined. Tuition remission, health insurance, and retirement benefits are not included as part of this position.

Skills and Qualifications

Required:

  • Must be enrolled as a full time undergraduate at Stony Brook University
  • Applicants must be in good judicial and academic standing, with a minimum GPA of 2.25
  • Proficiency in using Google Apps and various social media platforms
  • Must be registered for either EXT 288 or EXT 488 through the Career Center
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize multiple projects and to work autonomously
  • Must have experience with photography &/or photo editing software
  • Interest in learning more about digital marketing, media, photography, or graphic design
  • Creative individual who works well independently and within a team
  • Available for First & Second Night Out August 25th & 26th 2017 & Weekend availability

Preferred:

  • Own a personal camera suitable for event photography
  • Experience managing a brand account and establishing an online presence and identity
  • Digital Photography expertise with focuses in portraits and action shots in a variety of different artistic environments

Application Instructions

If interested, please submit a letter of interest, samples of your work, a resume, and list of 3 professional references to rebecca.seifter@stonybrook.edu.

 

Event Coordinator

The Weekend Life staff member position is designed to offer students an opportunity to learn how to plan, execute and assess Weekend Life programs with the assistance of other student coordinators. Weekend Life staff members will report to the Coordinator of Weekend Life and Special Programming and aim to specifically enhance the quality of weekend programming and campus life.

Position tasks include, but are not limited to:

  • Assist in the planning and development of major and minor Weekend Life Council events.
  • Serve as a leading event coordinator for at least 1 large scale event per semester.
  • Brainstorm, develop, plan, oversee, and run Weekend Life Council programming.
  • Coordinate event logistics, including registration and attendee tracking, assisting with setup and breakdown of events.
  • Provide support in ordering new supplies, decorations, and other necessities for events in a timely fashion.
  • Be a present and active member at Weekend Life Council staff meetings and provide ideas and contribute to success of Weekend Life Council programming.
  • Conduct research and find resources to help staff make decisions about event possibilities.
  • Provide event planning support to Weekend Life Council when necessary.
  • Have a presence at Weekend Life Council events and assist with set-up, management, and breakdown of events as necessary.
  • Attend weekly staff meetings to provide post-event evaluations and update members of the Weekend Life Council on progress made with events or responsibilities.
  • Other duties as assigned

Remuneration

This is an hourly paid student position. This position works approximately 8-12 hours per week and the tentative rate for this position is $10/hour. Finalized hours and pay rate will be determined once hired. Tuition remission, health insurance and retirement benefits are not included as part of this position. Hours and pay rate subject to change based on yearly budget and scheduling approvals.

Skills and Qualifications

Required:

  • Must be enrolled as a full time undergraduate at Stony Brook University
  • Applications must be in good judicial and academic standing, with a minimum GPA of 2.25
  • Availability of 10 hrs/week - weekend availability is a must.
  • Minimum of a one year commitment.
  • Proficiency in using Google Apps.
  • Demonstrate effective use of organizational and planning skills, and managing workflow in a fast paced work environment.
  • Previous experience working collaboratively as part of a diverse team, and both establishing and maintaining effective peer and supervisory relationships
  • Strong teamwork skills with ability to resolve conflicts and be vocal about ideas and opinions.
  • Demonstrate ability to prioritize multiple projects and to work autonomously
  • Excellent customer service and communication skills (verbally, written, and interpersonally)
  • Available for staff training August 21-25, 2017 and First & Second Night Out August 25th & 26th 2017.

Preferred:

  • Prior experience with event planning, management, and execution particularly with large scale events.
  • Previous experience working in an office environment
  • Ability to lift or carry up to 20 pounds

Application Instructions

All interested applicants should submit a letter of interest, resume, and list of 3 professional references to rebecca.seifter@stonybrook.edu no later than April 12th, 2017


Student Involvement and Organizations Opportunities

Graduate Student CoordinatorPeer Program Advisor | Customer Service Specialist

Clubs & Organizations Intern | Fraternity & Sorority Life Intern

Graduate Student Coordinator for Clubs and Organizations

The Graduate Student Coordinator for Clubs and Organizations is designed to offer graduate students an opportunity to assist with advising student clubs, aid in event planning and logistics, and develop transferable skills. The Graduate Student Coordinator for Clubs and Organizations reports to the Associate Director for Student Involvement and Leadership and aims specifically to enhance the quality of programming for recognized student organizations.

Position tasks include, but are not limited to:

  • Program advising for student organizations (level 3, 4 and 5 programs)
  • Assisting in the development of and conducting functional workshops for club and organization leadership
  • Walk-in advising
  • Assessment of office functions and suggestions for improvement of services offered
  • Attend weekly staff meetings and in-service trainings
  • Events Management Committee meeting (Tuesdays 2:00 to 3:00 pm)
  • Assisting with administrative duties such as processing event reservations
  • Completion of Event Checklists
  • Understanding and mitigating risk for the successful and safe completion of student events
  • Plan and implement large scale, traditional departmental events including Back to School Bingo and Involvement Fairs
  • Represent the Office of Student Involvement and Organizations on departmental panels as needed
  • Assist with developing and conducting training sessions/workshops for departmental student staff
  • Assist with office initiatives including, but not limited to, Pre-Scheduling, Block Booking, and Re-Registration, taking the lead on at least one of these tasks
  • Assist with the maintenance of SBLife
  • Occasional evening and weekend hours may be required.
  • Other duties as assigned

Remuneration

This is an hourly paid position for graduate students only. The successful candidate will be expected to work 20 hours per week at the rate of $14 per hour. Tuition remission, health insurance, and retirement benefits are not included as part of this position.

Skills and Qualifications

Required:

  • Must be enrolled as a full time graduate student at Stony Brook University for the 2017-2018 academic year.
  • Applications must be in  good judicial and academic standing, with a minimum GPA of 2.75
  • Excellent customer service and communication skills (verbally, written, and interpersonally)
  • Proficiency in using Google Apps and various social media platforms
  • Demonstrated effective use of organizational and planning skills, and managing workflow in a fast paced work environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize multiple projects and to work autonomously
  • Previous experience working collaboratively as part of a diverse team, and both establishing and maintaining effective peer and supervisory relationships
  • Willing and able to work the full academic year, as well as summer sessions
  • Available for staff training August 21-25, 2017 and January 16-19, 2018
  • Ability to lift or carry up to 20 pounds

Preferred:

  • Availability to serve in role for more than 1 year
  • Enrollment in Stony Brook Higher Education Administration program
  • Prior experience working with or being part of a club or organization, planning events, advising or supervising students
  • Previous experience working in an office environment
  • Available for staff training August 21-25, 2017 and January 16-19, 2018
  • Familiarity with SBLife

Application Instructions

We are not currently hiring for this position.

 

Peer Program Advisor Co-Op

The Peer Program Advisor Co-op is designed to offer students an opportunity to assist with advising student clubs, aid in event planning and logistics, and develop transferable skills. The Peer Program Advisor reports to the Associate Director for Student Involvement and Leadership and aims specifically to enhance the quality of programming for recognized student organizations.

Position tasks include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Program advising for student organizations (level 4 and 5, and some level 3 programs with professional staff oversight)
  • Assisting in the development of and conducting functional workshops for club and organization leadership
  • Walk-in advising
  • Assessment of office functions and suggestions for improvement of services offered
  • Attend weekly staff meetings and in-service trainings
  • Events Management Committee meeting (Tuesdays 2:00 to 3:00 pm)
  • Assisting with administrative duties such as processing event reservations
  • Completion of Event Checklists
  • Understanding and mitigating risk for the successful and safe completion of student events
  • Plan and implement large scale, traditional departmental events
  • Represent the Office of Student Involvement and Organizations on departmental panels as needed
  • One on one meetings with supervisor

Remuneration

This an hourly paid student position for undergraduate students only. Students hired for this position must work approximately 20 hours per week at the pay rate of $10.00 per hour. Hours must be completed during normal business hours (Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm). Students in this position will also earn 6 academic credits (3 per semester) for their successful completion of all academic components (including, but not limited to journals and reflection papers) of EXT 288 or EXT 488. Hours and pay rate subject to change based on yearly budget and scheduling approvals.

Skills and Qualifications

Required:

  • Must be enrolled as a full time, undergraduate student at Stony Brook University
  • Must minimally be of sophomore class standing by the date of employment
  • Applicants must be in good judicial and academic standing, with a minimum GPA of 2.25
  • Proficiency in using Google Apps and various social media platforms
  • Demonstrated effective use of organizational and planning skills, and managing workflow in a fast paced work environment.
  • Must be able to register for either EXT 288 or EXT 488 through the Career Center
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize multiple projects and to work autonomously
  • Ability to lift or carry up to 20 pounds
  • Must be available to work an occasional night/weekend event
  • Previous experience working collaboratively as part of a diverse team, and both establishing and maintaining effective peer and supervisory relationships
  • Excellent customer service and communication skills (verbally, written, and interpersonally)
  • Must be available Tuesdays 2:00 to 3:00 pm
  • One year minimum commitment
  • Must be available for staff training August 21-25, 2017 and January 16-19, 2018

Preferred:

  • Prior experience working with or being part of a club or organization
  • Familiarity with SBLife

Application Instructions

All interested applicants should submit a letter of interest, resume and three professional references to Melissa.Scuccimarri@stonybrook.edu no later than March 31, 2017. Additionally, interested applications can apply on Handshake.

 

Customer Service Specialist

The Customer Service Specialist position is designed to offer students an opportunity to assist with the day to day operation of the Office of Student Involvement and Organizations.  The Customer Service Specialist reports to the Associate Director for Student Involvement and Leadership and aims specifically to enhance the quality of customer service interactions for those that do business with the Office of Student Involvement and Organizations. This position is specifically designed for a student who has been awarded Federal Work Study, or would like to use the position as an internship.

Position tasks include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • First point of contact for office visitors
  • Answering office phone, retrieving and returning voicemail messages
  • Distributing mail for student organizations
  • Responding to emails from student clubs/organizations
  • Assisting walk in customers and possibly referring them to appropriate resources
  • Administer and assess results of Customer Satisfaction Survey
  • Other duties as assigned

Remuneration

To be determined by Federal Work Study Award. Additionally, this position can be for academic credit as an internship instead of Work Study. The student hired for this role will will be expected to work 20 hours per week and will earn 6 academic credits (3 per semester) for their successful completion of EXT 288 or EXT 488.  Tuition remission, health insurance, and retirement benefits are not included as part of this position.

Skills and Qualifications

Required:

  • Must be awarded Federal Work Study
  • Must be enrolled as a full time undergraduate student at Stony Brook University
  • Applications must be in good judicial and academic standing, with a minimum GPA of 2.25
  • Excellent customer service and communication skills (verbally, written, and interpersonally)
  • Proficiency in using Google Apps and various social media platforms
  • Previous experience working collaboratively as part of a diverse team, and both establishing and maintaining effective peer and supervisory relationships
  • Ability to lift or carry up to 20 pounds
  • Demonstrated effective use of organizational and planning skills, and managing workflow in a fast paced work environment.
  • Previous experience working collaboratively as part of a diverse team, and both establishing and maintaining effective peer and supervisory relationships
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize multiple projects and to work autonomously
  • One year minimum commitment
  • Available for staff training August 21-25, 2017 and January 16-19, 2018

Preferred:

  • Prior experience working with or being part of a club or organization
  • Previous experience working in an office environment
  • Familiarity with SBLife

Application Instructions

All interested applicants should submit a letter of interest, resume and three professional references to Melissa.Scuccimarri@stonybrook.edu no later than April 15, 2017. Additionally, interested applications can apply on Handshake.

 

Intern for Clubs and Organizations

The Intern for Clubs and Organizations is designed to offer students an opportunity to assist in the growth and development of recognized student organizations, as well as their advisors. The Intern for Clubs and Organizations reports to the Associate Director for Student Involvement and Leadership and aims specifically to enhance the quality of resources offered to club and organization leadership, as well as to the advisors for recognized organizations.

Position tasks include, but are not limited to:

  • Development and maintenance of a club/organization newsletter
  • Development and maintenance of an advisor newsletter
  • Maintenance of an SBLife page for Advisors
  • Assist with workshops for club leadership
  • Assist with ongoing training for club advisors (in person, online, etc)
  • Research best practices that affect clubs and organizations and make suggestions for changes to current policies
  • Development of an FAQ page for the Student Involvement & Organizations website
  • Other duties as assigned

Remuneration

This position is for academic credit only. The student hired for this role will will be expected to work approximately 20 hours per week and will earn 6 academic credits (3 per semester) for their successful completion of EXT 288 or EXT 488.  Tuition remission, health insurance, and retirement benefits are not included as part of this position. 

Skills and Qualifications

Required:

  • Must be enrolled as a full time, undergraduate student at Stony Brook University
  • Must minimally be of sophomore class standing by the date of employment
  • Applications must be in good judicial and academic standing, with a minimum GPA of 2.25
  • Proficiency in using Google Apps and various social media platforms
  • Demonstrated effective use of organizational and planning skills, and managing workflow in a fast paced work environment.
  • Must be registered for either EXT 288 or EXT 488 through the Career Center
  • Previous experience working collaboratively as part of a diverse team, and both establishing and maintaining effective peer and supervisory relationships
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize multiple projects and to work autonomously
  • Ability to lift or carry up to 20 pounds
  • Excellent customer service and communication skills (verbally, written, and interpersonally)
  • Available for staff training August 21-25, 2017 and January 16-19, 2018
  • Willing and able to work the full academic year

Preferred:

  • Prior experience working with or being part of a club or organization, planning events, advising or supervising students
  • Previous experience working in an office environment
  • Familiarity with SBLife

Application Instructions

All interested applicants should submit a letter of interest, resume and three professional references to Melissa.Scuccimarri@stonybrook.edu no later than April 15, 2017. Additionally, interested applications can apply on Handshake.

 

Intern for Fraternity & Sorority Life

The Intern for Fraternity and Sorority Life is designed to offer students an opportunity to assist in the growth and development of recognized fraternal organizations, to aid in event planning logistics, and to develop transferrable skills. The Intern for Fraternity and Sorority Life reports to the Assistant Director for Fraternity and Sorority Life and aims specifically to enhance the quality of programs and resources offered to F&S membership and leadership.

Position tasks include, but are not limited to:

  • Assisting in the promotion of all Fraternity and Sorority Life events
  • Managing all content updates for the F&S website through a content management program
  • Serving as the main editor for The Gavel: The Official Newsletter for Fraternity and Sorority Life at Stony Brook University
  • Maintaining all Fraternity and Sorority Life social media accounts (Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram)
  • Development of the curriculum for New Member Education in collaboration with F&S staff
  • Managing 5 Star Accreditation program
  • Aid in the planning and implementation of large scale programs, including Fraternity and Sorority Life Awards Annual Banquet and National Hazing Prevention Week
  • Process level 5 events and reserve resources as needed
  • Assist with general maintenance of the Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life
  • Other duties as assigned

Remuneration

This position is for academic credit only. The student hired for this role will will be expected to work 20 hours per week and will earn 6 academic credits (3 per semester) for their successful completion of EXT 288 or EXT 488.  Tuition remission, health insurance, and retirement benefits are not included as part of this position.

Skills and Qualifications

Required:

  • Must be enrolled as a full time, undergraduate student at Stony Brook University
  • Must minimally be of sophomore class standing by the date of employment
  • Applicants must be in good judicial and academic standing, with a minimum GPA of 2.25
  • Applicants must have a good working knowledge of Fraternity and Sorority Life at Stony Brook University
  • Proficiency in using Google Apps and various social media platforms
  • Demonstrated effective use of organizational and planning skills, and managing workflow in a fast paced work environment.
  • Must be registered for either EXT 288 or EXT 488 through the Career Center
  • Previous experience working collaboratively as part of a diverse team, and both establishing and maintaining effective peer and supervisory relationships
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize multiple projects and to work autonomously
  • Ability to lift or carry up to 20 pounds
  • Excellent customer service and communication skills (verbally, written, and interpersonally)
  • Available for staff training August 21-25, 2017 and January 16-19, 2018
  • Willing and able to work the full academic year

Preferred:

  • Prior experience working with or being part of a club or organization, planning events, advising or supervising students
  • Previous experience working in an office environment
  • Familiarity with SBLife

Application Instructions

All interested applicants should submit a letter of interest, resume and three professional references to Melissa.Scuccimarri@stonybrook.edu no later than April 15, 2017. Additionally, interested applications can apply on Handshake.

 


Creative Arts Opportunities

Graduate Student Coordinator for Creative Arts

The Office of Creative Arts promotes the arts on campus through a variety of creative programming and experiential learning. Located in the Student Activities Center the Office of Creative Arts assists with planning the SSK Student Art Festival, the SBU Art Crawl tours, Craft Nights, Paint Nights, Self-Care Spa Nights, and a host of other programs. The Office of Creative Arts also offers non-credit arts, crafts and leisure classes and programs that are open to members of the Stony Brook campus and the greater community. This position is integral to the operation of our creative programing. The Graduate Student Coordinator reports to the Creative Arts Coordinator and is responsible for event planning, curriculum building and administrative support.

The candidate will serve as lead event manager to a team of approximately 8 student assistants and will organize, promote and manage traditional events such as Craft Night, Paint Night, the Healing Arts programs and various collaborative events. This position will play a major role in developing new programs and classes to expand upon our creative programming.

The position tasks include, but are not limited to:

  • Organize arts and craft demonstrations, instruction, and lectures.
  • Organize the campus Art Crawl tours, the SSK Student Arts Festival Kick off. Sit on various arts related campus committees.
  • Research and develop new creative initiatives related to Creative Arts programs.
  • Prepare reports, administer and compile surveys.
  • Maintain inventories and equipment. Research and compile lists for purchasing.
  • Oversee PR and marketing, manage social media communications with the campus and community, and maintain websites, mailing lists, and calendars. Book space reservations.
  • Supervise student staff and interns. Assist with human resource related responsibilities.
  • Attend weekly staff meetings, pro-staff meetings, and student staff training sessions in the fall and spring semesters.

Remuneration

This is an hourly paid student assistant position for graduate students. This position works approximately 20 hours per week and the pay rate for this position is $14/hour. Tuition remission, health insurance and retirement benefits are not included as part of this position. Hours and pay rate subject to change based on yearly budget and scheduling approvals.

Skills & Qualifications   

Required:

  • Must work 4 days per week maintaining some regular office hours during business hours and must be available to work events on Tuesdays from 5:30pm-9:30pm, and select Fridays from 3:30pm-6:30pm, and occasional week ends. Required to work recess periods and winter break.
  • Must be enrolled full time in a Stony Brook graduate program for the 17-18 academic year
  • Applicants must be in good judicial and academic standing, with a minimum GPA of 2.75
  • Available for staff training August 21-25, 2017 and January 16-19, 2018. Appointment to commence August 1, 2017 (if not sooner)
  • Candidate must be a leader who is adaptable, self-motivated, highly creative and friendly.
  • Must demonstrate a strong arts and crafts background.

Preferred:

  • The ideal candidate would have some formal education in fine arts, art education, or art history.
  • Teaching experience is desirable.
  • A two year commitment is highly favored.

Application Instructions

If interested, please send a cover letter, resume, and list of 3 professional references to janice.costanzo@stonybrook.edu.


Fraternity & Sorority Life Opportunities

Graduate Student Coordinator for Fraternity & Sorority Life

The Graduate Student Coordinator for Fraternity and Sorority Life is designed to offer graduate students an opportunity to assist the Office of Fraternity and Sorority life in advising recognized organizations, aid in event planning and logistics, and develop transferable skills. The Graduate Student Coordinator for Fraternity and Sorority Life reports to the Assistant Director for Fraternity and Sorority Life and aims specifically to enhance the quality of programming for recognized fraternal organizations.

Position tasks include, but are not limited to:

  • Program advising for fraternal organizations (level 3, 4 and 5 programs)
  • Walk-in advising
  • Assessment of office functions and suggestions for improvement of services offered
  • Attend weekly staff meetings and in-service trainings
  • Attend Events Management Committee meeting (Tuesdays 2:00 to 3:00 pm)
  • Completion of Event Checklists
  • Understanding and mitigating risk for the successful and safe completion of student events
  • Oversight and implementation of Five Star Assessment, and assist underperforming chapters (1 and 2 star chapters)
  • Plan and implement large scale, traditional departmental events, including the F&S Leadership Series, President’s Retreat, and Annual Awards Ceremony
  • Coordinate the New Member Orientation and Intake process
  • Represent the Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life on departmental panels as needed
  • Assist with developing and conducting training sessions/workshops for departmental student staff
  • Assist with office initiatives including, but not limited to, Pre-Scheduling, Block Booking, Involvement Fairs, Re-Registration, taking the lead on at least one of these tasks
  • Manage multiple projects and priorities for efficient workflow while providing excellent customer service to students of diverse backgrounds
  • Assist with the maintenance of SBLife
  • Occasional evening and weekend hours may be required.
  • Other duties as assigned 

Remuneration

This is an hourly paid position for graduate students only. The successful candidate will be expected to work approximately 20 hours per week at the rate of $14 per hour. Tuition remission, health insurance, and retirement benefits are not included as part of this position. Hours and pay rate subject to change based on yearly budget and scheduling approvals.

Skills and Qualifications

Required:

  • Must be enrolled as a full time graduate student at Stony Brook University for the 2017-2018 academic year.
  • Applicants must be in good judicial and academic standing, with a minimum GPA of 2.75
  • Working knowledge of fraternity and sorority life
  • Excellent customer service and communication skills (verbally, written, and interpersonally)
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize multiple projects and to work autonomously
  • Proficiency in using Google Apps and various social media platforms
  • Demonstrated effective use of organizational and planning skills, and managing workflow in a fast paced work environment.
  • Previous experience working collaboratively as part of a diverse team, and both establishing and maintaining effective peer and supervisory relationships
  • Willing and able to work the full academic year, as well as summer sessions
  • Ability to lift or carry up to 20 pounds
  • Available for staff training August 21-25, 2017 and January 16-19, 2018

Preferred:

  • Availability to serve in role for more than 1 year
  • Enrollment in Stony Brook Higher Education Administration program
  • Prior experience working with or being part of a club or organization, planning events, advising or supervising students
  • Previous experience working in an office environment
  • Familiarity with SBLife

Application Instructions

We are not currently hiring for this position.


 Student Media Opportunities

Graduate Student Coordinator for Student Media

The Graduate Student Coordinator for Student Media is a graduate position in the Department of Student Engagement and Activities. It is integral to the advisement, support and development of Stony Brook University’s Student Media and News Organizations, the Student Media Council, the Office of Student Media and WUSB-FM Radio Station. This position reports directly to the Assistant Director for Student Media.

Position tasks include, but are not limited to:

  • Assist in the advisement, supervision and support of Student Media Organizations, Student Media staff, volunteers and intern
  • Assist in the planning and coordination of programs, special events, and activities sponsored by and for Student Media
  • Assist in the coordination and development of Student Media Council activities including scheduling meetings and planning agendas and implementation of SMC public service projects
  • Serve as a liaison to on and off campus groups that serve and interact with Student Media
  • Assist in the planning, preparation, coordination and execution of WUSB-FM yearly fundraiser Radiothon, Underwriting, Program Guide Development, Listener Audience Research and Special Events Projects
  • Assist in the social media and marketing of the Student Media Office and related University Initiatives. Act as public relations representative, develop and write press releases and public service announcements
  • Assist in the refinement of media service and leadership opportunities by providing training and administrative support
  • Represent the Assistant Director and/or Student Media Council at scheduled events programs, conferences and meetings as assigned
  • Other Duties as assigned

Remuneration

This is an hourly paid student assistant position for graduate students. This position works approximately 20 hours per week (Monday-Friday, some nights and weekends required) and the pay rate for this position is $14/hour. Tuition remission, health insurance and retirement benefits are not included as part of this position. Hours and pay rate subject to change based on yearly budget and scheduling approvals

Skills and Qualifications

Required:

  • Must be enrolled as a full time graduate student at Stony Brook University for the 2017-2018 academic year.
  • Applicants must be in good judicial and academic standing, with a minimum GPA of 2.75
  • Available for staff training August 21-25, 2017 and January 16-19, 2018
  • Must be available from August 1st, 2017-August 1st 2018 (including recess periods, winter intersession and summer).
  • Experience and/or knowledge of Student Media and Higher Education
  • Demonstrated effective use of the following skills: business, communication, organization, finance management, interpersonal and public relations.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite, Excel, Publisher, and Google Apps Office Suite.

Preferred:

  • Experience with graphic design; fundraising; arts and events management; social media marketing; newspaper/TV/radio/news/video/audio/photography editing; radio station operations/broadcast and streaming TV operations; event planning; technical/theater production; copy editing; some music knowledge

Application Instructions

Applications must be received by 5pm on July 1st, 2017 or until position is filled. Interested applicants should submit resume, cover letter, and contact information for two references to Isobel.breheny-Schafer@stonybrook.edu

 

 

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