Federal Work Study positions available at Knowlton Hall

The Knowlton School of Architecture has the following Federal Work Study Positions available for the 2010-2011 school year. Several positions have multiple openings. Click the job title for the job reference number and to read the full description and job qualifications.

Woodshop Student Assistant Fabrication Lab Assistant
Digital Library Assistant Student Research Assistant
Main Office Assistant Student Research Assistant
Gallery Facility Assistant Scholars Program Student Assistant
IT Systems Support Assistant Student Research Assistant
Student Assistant Student Assistant
Student Assistant Student Communications Assistant
Web Development Assistant Student Research Assistant
Building Facilities Assistant Student Development Assistant
   

 

To Apply:

Go to the FWS website: http://sfa.osu.edu/jobs/, click “Get A Job” and log in.
Search by Job Reference Number or Job Title.
When you find the job:
1) Click "Prepare Referral Form" at the top of the page
2) Enter message if desired, then click "Submit" on the Self-Referral page
3) Click "Print Forms" in the upper-left corner of the page
4) Click "Job Referral Form" and print—bring the form with you to your interview.
 

 

 

Woodshop Student Assistant
Job Reference #00069740, Job ID 3507
Positions available: 10

JOB DESCRIPTION
Supervise and assist students on the safe use of power tools in the Knowlton School of Architecture model shop/wood shop; maintain inventory of tools and supplies; clean and inspect equipment, and maintain a clean and safe working environment; will be trained by, and work under the guidance of, the Shop Supervisor

JOB QUALIFICATIONS
Demonstrated maturity and responsibility required; organized, and ability to understand and give instructions required; experience with power tools and equipment desired;

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Digital Library Assistant
Job Reference #00069744, Job ID 3508
Positions available: 5
 
JOB DESCRIPTION
Assists the Curator of Digital Resources at Knowlton School of Architecture to develop the Digital Library's image and multimedia collections related to the disciplines of Architecture, Landscape Architecture, and City and Regional Planning; prepares and edits media (including slides, documents, digital images, Photographs); manages files (including raster, vector, and video files); performs research on architectural and planning projects and enters descriptive information into library database applications; interacts with faculty members; may also edit and format web documents, produce videos, work with RSS feeds and other related tasks;
 
JOB QUALIFICATIONS
Demonstrated responsibility and reliability required; detail-orientation and ability to work independently required; experience with MS Windows or Mac Environments required; experience with Microsoft Office applications, database programs, Photoshop, and scanning equipment helpful and desired; knowledge or interest in Architecture, Landscape Architecture, City and Regional Planning, Art, Art History, History, Foreign Languages, Geography, or Engineering is desired;

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Main Office Assistant
Job Reference #00069745, Job ID 3509
Positions available: 8
 
JOB DESCRIPTION
Serves as receptionist at the Front Desk in Knowlton Hall for the Knowlton School of Architecture; answers main KSA phone line, takes messages, directs callers and transfers calls; greets visitors and gives directions; sorts mail and packages and distributes both; assists students, staff and faculty as requested; schedules appointments for graduate and undergraduate coordinators, and advises coordinators when appointments arrive; makes copies, sends faxes and files as requested; may be responsible for opening and closing Front Office and Banvard Gallery; responsible for maintaining graduate teaching assistant mail boxes under direction of Graduate Coordinator; responsible for organization and presentation of Front Office; may need to perform errands around Columbus campus (to Engineering College, Uniprint, etc);
 
JOB QUALIFICATIONS
Demonstrated responsibility and reliability required; ability to work with limited supervision required; experience in an office setting and/or with office equipment (fax, copier) desired; ability to understand direction desired; experience with internet, Microsoft Office, and Vista desired; desire to learn desired;
 

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Gallery Facility Assistant
Job Reference #00069750, Job ID 3510
Positions available: 2
 
JOB DESCRIPTION 
Aids exhibitionists and faculty in charge to install artwork and exhibits and maintain the Knowlton School of Architecture's Banvard Gallery, a year-round exhibition space showcasing architecture, landscape architecture and city and regional planning; acquires supplies; mounts and hangs artwork; assembles models and other items; builds displays; sets up projection equipment; patches and paints walls; moves pedestals and large objects; unpacks and packs artwork; may be required to work evenings and/or weekends; flexible work schedule needed as most of the work is performed within a few weeks interval; will have opportunity to meet and work with renowned artists and architects from around the world;
 
JOB QUALIFICATIONS
Demonstrated responsibility required; ability to work on 15' ladder required; knowledge of construction and experience with power tools desired; knowledge of art,  architecture, photography, film, or video desired;

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IT Systems Support Assistant
Job Reference #00069751, Job ID 4901
Positions available: 8
 
JOB DESCRIPTION 
Supports IT Department within Knowlton School of Architecture; changes paper and ink in printers; checks problem report system and aids in resolutions; provides first-level support to students by calling in repairs, etc; answers Support Desk phone, takes messages and/or answers questions; not a 'lab monitor' position;
 
JOB QUALIFICATIONS
Demonstrated speaking of English and understanding of English instructions required; ability to lift 40 lbs required (for installing computers);
 

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Student Assistant
Job Reference #00069754, Job ID 5108
Positions available: 2
 
JOB DESCRIPTION 
Administrative research and office assistant; responsible for assisting with file management (paper and electronic), research material collection and organization, and office management; includes office clerical duties such as copying, faxing and filing, and research administrative duties such as research materials collection at Columbus campus libraries or job drop off/pick up at Uniprint; research relates to planning, sustainability and participation issues;
 
JOB QUALIFICATIONS
Demonstrated responsibility and reliability required; detail-orientation, good organization skills, and ability to work independently required; familiarity with Word required; familiarity with Access, Excel and InDesign desired;
 

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Student Assistant
Job Reference #00069757, Job ID 5129
Positions available: 2
 
JOB DESCRIPTION 
Administrative research and office assistant; responsible for assisting with file management (paper and electronic), research material collection and organization, and office management; includes office clerical duties such as copying, faxing and filing, and research administrative duties such as research materials collection at Columbus campus libraries or job drop off/pick up at Uniprint;
 
JOB QUALIFICATIONS
Demonstrated responsibility and reliability required; detail-orientation, good organization skills, and ability to work independently required; demonstrated speaking of  English, understanding of English instructions, and good phone voice required; familiarity with Word, Excel, and Dreamweaver required; familiarity with InDesign desired; interest in city and regional planning desired; availability to work 10-20 hours per week desired;
 

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Web Development Assistant
Job Reference #00069766, Job ID 5157
Positions available: 1
 
JOB DESCRIPTION
 
This position reports directly to the Knowlton School of Architecture Webmaster/CNC Administrator; supports the development of an integrated web presence for the School, spanning multiple platforms; responsible for database development, interface design, page coding, validation, and usability testing;
 
JOB QUALIFICATIONS
Familiarity with database design and normalization, CSS (Cascading Style Sheets), and scripting languages such as Classic ASP, Coldfusion, or PHP required; ability to learn quickly, work independently and recognize opportunities for efficiency in workflow processes required; excellent verbal and written English communications skills, including appropriate documentation of source code required;
 

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Building Facilities Assistant
Job Reference #00069761, Job ID 5158
Positions available: 4
 
JOB DESCRIPTION
Works directly with the Knowlton School of Architecture Building Coordinator to provide a versatile and vital service within KSA focusing primarily on operational issues throughout the building; assists with event preparations and supervision within KSA; assists with light maintenance work; serves as Front Desk receptionist if regular Student Receptionists are not available;
 
JOB QUALIFICATIONS
Demonstrated responsibility and reliability required; ability to lift up to 40 lbs required; ability to work on 15' ladder required;
 

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Fabrication Lab Assistant
Job Reference #00069762, Job ID 5250
Positions available: 8
 
JOB DESCRIPTION 
Works in Knowlton School of Architecture's state-of-the-art Digital Fabrication Lab (Fab Lab) under the supervision of the Webmaster/CNC Administrator; cleans, monitors and troubleshoots digital fabrication equipment; training on use of equipment will be provided; may be required to use equipment on various assigned projects;
 
JOB QUALIFICATIONS
Computer literacy required; knowledge of basic safety procedures, willingness to learn, and ability to communicate clearly in English are required; enthusiasm about digital fabrication and emerging technologies desired; open to all majors;

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Student Research Assistant
Job Reference #00069758, Job ID 5412
Positions available: 1
 
JOB DESCRIPTION 
Administrative research and office assistant; responsible for assisting with file management (paper and electronic), research material collection and organization, and office management; includes office clerical duties such as copying, faxing and filing, and research administrative duties such as research materials collection at Columbus campus libraries or job drop off/pick up at Uniprint; responsible for managing registration for the Planning Education at a Distance program, including adding participants to Carmen, as well as email and phone contact with customers;
 
JOB QUALIFICATIONS
Demonstrated responsibility and reliability required; detail-orientation, good organization skills, and ability to work independently required; demonstrated speaking of English, understanding of English instructions, and good phone voice required; familiarity with Word, Excel, and Dreamweaver required; familiarity with InDesign desired; interest in city and regional planning desired; availability to work 10-20 hours per week desired;

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Student Research Assistant
Job Reference #00069775, Job ID 5413
Positions available: 1
 
JOB DESCRIPTION
 
Will act as student administrative research, program and office assistant; responsible for assisting with file management (paper and electronic), database maintenance, research material collection and organization, and office management; responsible for office clerical duties such as copying, faxing, filing, drafting correspondence, and mailing, and research administrative duties such as research materials collection at Columbus campus libraries or job drop off/pick up at Uniprint;
 
JOB QUALIFICATIONS
Interest in international development and/or city planning required; demonstrated to be responsible, reliable, detail-oriented, well organized, and able to work with little direction required; good verbal and written English skills and phone voice required; familiarity with Word and Excel required; familiarity with ArcGIS and statistical software (STATA or SPSS) desired; availability to work minimum of 10 hours or more a week desired;
 

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Scholars Program Student Assistant
Job Reference #00069972, Job ID 5414
Positions available: 1
 
JOB DESCRIPTION 
Assists Architecture Scholars Program Coordinator with duties relating to student programming, scheduling of appointments, and researching and planning travel for the Architecture Scholars group; maintains data; supports Knowlton School of Architecture faculty, staff and students; assists with coverage of Knowlton Hall front desk, including greeting visitors and answering phones; runs errands across campus; completes general office duties such as filing, copying, faxing; may require some evening and/or weekend hours of work (supervised);
 
JOB QUALIFICATIONS
Experience in office setting and/or with office equipment (fax, copier) desired; previous customer experience desired; demonstrated responsibility and reliability required; willingness to learn and demonstrated attention to detail desired; familiarity with the Architecture Scholars program or other OSU scholars program highly desired;
 

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Student Research Assistant
Job Reference #00069996, Job ID 5417
Positions available: 1
 
JOB DESCRIPTION 
Student to assist Architecture Professor with the lay-out of a book about architecture; will assist with research, copying, faxing, montage, editing; will work with Rhino, Work, Photoshop; may be required to run errands across campus;
 
JOB QUALIFICATIONS
Experience with Rhino, Word and Photoshop required; editing experience desired; previous work with research desired;
 

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Student Assistant
Job Reference #00072337, Job ID 5551
Positions available: 1
 
JOB DESCRIPTION 
Student office assistant for Architecture Associate Professor needed to sort, reorganize and file faculty class and confidential files; properly destroy confidential documents no longer required; re-file, and/or box remaining documents for archiving, and/or scan and/or digitally archive remaining documents;  create index of files and boxes/scans for professor; some faxing, scanning and copying for current class and administrative documents;
 
JOB QUALIFICATIONS
Demonstrated maturity and responsibility regarding confidential information required; ability to prioritize and organize and to work independently required; ability to sort, index, scan and archive digital files required; willingness to take OIT’s Institutional Data Policy Training required; program familiarity with: Microsoft Office suite required (Word, Excel, Powerpoint), Adobe suite and Autocad capabilities desired;
 

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Student Communications Assistant
Job Reference #00072692, Job ID 5561
Positions available: 1
 
JOB DESCRIPTION 
Student Communications Assistant will work for the KSA Communications Coordinator by: researching and writing news articles for the Knowlton School of Architecture web site and newsletter; maintaining and updating the KSA Facebook, Linkedin, and Twitter pages; copying, faxing, and filing; organizing files; assisting with planning and producing KSA events; Student Communications Assistant may also be required to: type documents in Word or work on spreadsheets in Excel; assist Business Manager, Development Director, or other staff members as needed at the request of the Communications Coordinator; this is a Federal Work Study position;
 
JOB QUALIFICATIONS
Demonstrated organizational skills required; demonstrated knowledge of and experience with office equipment, Word, and Excel required; demonstrated ability to communicate and take instruction in English required; demonstrated writing skills and experience researching and composing news articles required; demonstrated ability to take initiative desired;
 

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Student Research Assistant
Job Reference #00073249, Job ID 5638
Positions available: 1
 
JOB DESCRIPTION
Will act as student research and office assistant; responsible for assisting with file management (paper and electronic), research material collection and organization, office clerical duties such as copying, faxing, filing, drafting correspondence, and mailing, and research administrative duties such as research materials collection at Columbus campus libraries or job drop off/pick up at Uniprint;
 
JOB QUALIFICATIONS
Interest in city planning required; demonstrated to be responsible, reliable, detail-oriented, well organized, and able to work with little direction required; good verbal and written English skills required; familiarity with Word and Excel required; familiarity with ArcGIS and statistical software desired; availability to work minimum 10 hours or more per week desired;
 
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Student Development Assistant
Job Reference #00073990, Job ID 5721
Positions available: 1
 
JOB DESCRIPTION
Assists Development Director with marketing materials, mailings, donor files and gift thank-you letters; copies, files, faxes; organizes files; runs errands between Knowlton School of Architecture, College of Engineering, Uniprint, and other on-campus locations; obtains signatures from staff in various locations on campus; may be requested to type documents in Word or work on spreadsheets in Excel;
 
JOB QUALIFICATIONS
Demonstrated organizational skills required; demonstrated knowledge of and experience with office equipment, Word, and Excel required; demonstrated ability to  communicate and take instruction in English required;
 
 

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