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Research Assistant

Wage13.00DaysMonday-Sunday
Hours a Week10-15HoursFlexible
Start DateASAPPost Date2/10/2016

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Position Summary

This position will assist the professors involved in the Graduate Salon: Worldmaking course. This position will nominally report to Dean Flores, but will also accept direction from Profs. Engstrom, Lousto and Schneider. The position is subject to available funding and the RA will be required to track and report hours worked, maximum of 20 hours/week, following RIT policies.


Essential Functions

Support the course development and management, including but not limited to: - manage mycourses webpage; - Collation of resources for the course; - Coordination of events supporting the course and the attendees; - Attendance at course related events and meetings as requested and available; - note and minute taking.


Skills Required

-ability to communicate in english, and use typical research tools and methodologies, including reading, writing and research analysis as support for the course. This also includes library research/journal database searches, collection and preliminary evaluation of scholarly sources for the professor consideration. -graduate student in good standing at RIT.


To Apply Contact:Belinda Dunwoody
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Emailbdogs@rit.eduDepartmentOffice of Graduate Studies
Job Number602506

Accounting Assistant

Wage9.00DaysMon-Fri
Hours a Week10-15HoursFlexible
Start DateASAPPost Date2/4/2016

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Position Summary

Sponsored Programs Accounting (SPA) is a department within the Controller’s Office in the Finance and Administration Division supporting post award external sponsored projects. This position has been developed to assist the SPA office with various accounting and clerical tasks. Preference will be given to those students with proven skills as resourceful, creative, detail oriented individuals with an aptitude for technology.

To apply for this position, please forward a resume to sebspa@rit.edu that includes your anticipated graduation date and your academic program and the number of hours you are available to work.


Essential Functions

Accounting: Run Oracle grant statements and utilize data to send monthly standardized correspondence; Run, sort, and format various financial reports for SPA financial team review; Prepare Excel templates and tie to Oracle general ledger activity; Data integrity review – verify standard information is reported accurately; Data entry to Oracle flexfields; Prepare journal entries as needed
Clerical: Distribute the SPA incoming and outgoing mail and faxes; Database entry to existing system; Record retention; Project file organization for electronic records; Clerical duties including typing, filing, copying, faxing, scanning, delivery errands, organizing office supplies, etc.


Non-Essential Function

Other duties as assigned.


Skills Required

Basic knowledge of Excel (i.e. using formulas, copying, pasting); Familiarity with basic accounting principles and an aptitude for numbers; Understanding of debits and credits; Handling confidential information – must sign confidentiality agreement; Ability to work independently; Must be reliable, dependable, and accurate; Graduating May 2017 or later.


Skills Preferred

Intermediate Excel skills (i.e. sorting, pivot tables, formulas, etc); Accounting Major or MBA; ASL / Familiarity with deaf culture; Attention to detail; Available 15-20 hours per week


To Apply Contact:Stephanie Beiter
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Emailsebspa@rit.eduDepartmentController: Sponsored Programs Accounting
Job Number154501

Student Assistant

Wage9.00DaysMonday - Saturday
Hours a Week8-10HoursVaried
Start Date2/26/16Post Date2/2/2016

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Position Summary

The student will perform daily cleaning of the Global Village Gym and Fitness Studio. This will include wiping down the cardio equipment, weights, mats, mirrors and other equipment identified on the cleaning checklist with paper towel and sanitizer. Organize the fitness equipment to maintain safety and inventory of the equipment. Sweep and mop floors using specific cleaning products. The student will report any broken equipment to his/her supervisor.


Essential Functions

The student will utilize a cleaning checklist and record all items cleaned. There are daily and weekly cleaning tasks on the checklist.


Skills Required

The student must possess a strong attention to detail and be comfortable cleaning sweat, hair, dust and other debris from fitness equipment, mats, floors, walls, and mirror.


To Apply Contact:Stephany Brown
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Emailsmfpsn@rit.eduDepartmentHR/Better Me Fitness
Job Number170205

Office Assistant II

Wage$9.00DaysMon-Fri
Hours a Week10-15Hours10:00am-3:00pm
Start DateASAPPost Date1/29/2016

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Position Summary

- Supports departmental administrative team. - Provides a wide variety of clerical and technical functions in a fast paced work environment. -Provides support for initiatives as needed.


Essential Functions

- Performs data entry, mail merges and special event assistance. - Assists processing confidential accounting and human resource data and forms. - Crafts forms, spreadsheets, brochures, flyers, banners and newsletters. -Types, files, copies, scans, faxes, distributes mail, answers telephones, refers messages appropriately, runs errands, provides set up for office meetings, receives and announces guests and appointments, manages office email account, performs special projects as assigned. -Employs discretion, professionalism and confidentiality in all day-to-day activities.


Non-Essential Function

-Social media maintenance. - Website maintenance. - Graphic design manipulation.


Skills Required

- Intermediate or above experience with Microsoft Office products, especially Word, Excel, Power Point and Access, as well as Outlook Email. - Ability to maintain confidentiality of data. - Ability to follow instructions, mobility to run errands and attention to details. - Ability to interact with public in person, via phone or through email in a professional manner - Excellent skills in keyboarding, communication (verbal and written) and organization. - Dependable and able to work up to 10-15 hours per week. - Previous office experience.


Skills Preferred

-Ability to work in fast paced environment supporting multiple administrators and continually shifting priorities. -Ability to work Mondays through Fridays, between the hours 10-3 - 2nd or 3rd year Student preferred - Accounting, finance, business administration, marketing or human resources development majors. - Event planning experience. - Graphic design, website maintenance, social media experience and Photoshop /Adobe products. - Occasional early morning or late afternoon hours possible.


To Apply Contact:Kim Vent
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Emailkimberly.vent@rit.eduDepartmentSr. Vice President’s Suite, Division of Student Affairs
Job Number300513

Development Research Assistant

Wage$9.25DaysMonday - Friday
Hours a Week20Hours8:30a-5:00p
Start Date1/25/2016Post Date1/18/2016

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Position Summary

The Prospect Research Team within RIT's Division of Development and Alumni Relations seeks out information on individuals, corporations, and foundations with which RIT can develop meaningful partnerships. The development Research student will help the team manage its recurring tasks.


Essential Functions

Review large amounts of written information and data and summarize it into well-written, concise reports for Development and Alumni Relations use; Research businesses, foundations and alumni of interest using Internet and print resources; Scan local news sources and enter relevant information into the Advance database; Create a weekly report to the division detailing alumni, donors, and articles of interest; Assist the Research Team with preliminary research and data integrity; Maintain the Research Library in office’s Intranet; Other duties as assigned


Skills Required

Experience in communications or related field; Excellent written and verbal communication skills; Must be punctual, responsible and dependable; Ability to handle sensitive and confidential information; Familiarity with Internet search engines and RIT Library resources; Proficient typing skills, good organizational skills, ability to work independently and able to multi-task; Detail oriented with a high level of accuracy; Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications; High energy, flexibility and a commitment to RIT's mission; Must adhere to divisional standards, including dress code.


Skills Preferred

Previous experience in a professional setting; Understanding of/interest in fundraising, research and/or Alumni Relations; Willingness to learn technical applications for Research Library; Familiarity with SunGard Advance system.


To Apply Contact:Adam Potter
PhoneNot AvailableTTYNot Available
Emailagpdar@rit.eduDepartmentDevelopment - Annual Giving & Donor Services
Job Number940502