Campus Leadership Positions
Student Leadership On Campus Employment Opportunities
It is important for students to develop personal skills and obtain valuable work experience that will assist their growth as leaders and as people. The Office of Student Leadership Programs has compiled the following list of campus student leadership employment opportunities. These positions provide training, part time hours, flexibility with classes, growth opportunities, and, of course, invaluable experience. Students who work on campus have demonstrated that they are likely to become more successful in college and after graduation when compared to those who do not.
Admissions Ambassadors - Application Process May 2013 - July 2013
As Ambassadors, we assist prospective students and their families in their college search process when it pertains to Montclair State University. In an effort to present all that Montclair State has to offer, we lead daily campus tours for prospective students and their families. Additionally, we assist the professional staff of the Office of Undergraduate Admissions by facilitating campus wide open house programs, scholar days, freshman welcome programs, and a variety of other on and off campus programs. We operate the visit center by answering questions over the phone, via email and in person. We assist prospective students with the application process and assist the Admissions staff with the processing of applications and incoming mail.
For more information on the Ambassador program and/or to apply, please visit: http://www.montclair.edu/admissions/ambassador/
Peer Leaders - Application Process November 2012 - January 2013 - Peer Leader Pdf Schedule
Peer Leaders are Montclair State University under-graduate students who possess leadership qualities and have a desire to be first-year student advocates. Peer leaders provide support during New Student Orientation and other CAST programs. Peer Leaders are committed, hard working, intelligent, resourceful, and enthusiastic students who possess a strong desire to work with a diverse population of first-year students and their family members. Through rigorous training and development they attain skills that allow them to enhance the quality of the New Student Orientation program on a continuous basis and they serve as the core of CAST's efforts during orientation. Peer Leaders must integrate their roles as college representatives, community builders, programmers, and student advocates. It is the expectation of CAST that each Peer Leader is genuinely interested in the welfare of all first-year students and their family members.
Students interested in being a Peer Leader must meet the position’s qualifications, apply, and complete a training program once they are hired for the position.
For more information on the Peer Leader Program and/or to apply, please visit: http://www.montclair.edu/student-development-campus-life/center-for-advising-student-transitions/cast-programs/peer-leadership/
Residential Education and Services
COMMUNITY ASSISTANT - Application Process November 2012 - January 2013
Reporting directly to the Community Director, the Community Assistant is responsible for the day to day interaction and development of the students who reside in the residence halls. General responsibilities include: maintaining a safe and secure environment for resident students, student community development, educational programming, and associated administrative responsibilities.
SERVICE ASSISTANT - Applications accepted year round in each residence hall
The Service Assistant (SA) is a staff member of the Office of Residential Education and Services. It is the responsibility of the SA to ensure an enthusiastic, inclusive, safe and welcoming environment for all residents and guests of the assigned community. The SAs are responsible for ensuring a secure community, by allowing building access only to residents and their properly signed in guests. The SA is expected to act as a representative of the department and to utilize proper service etiquette when addressing the needs of all residents, staff members, and guests within the MSU Campus Community.
FACILITIES ASSISTANT - Application Process November 2012 - January 2013
The Facilities Assistant (FA) is a staff member of the Office of Residential Education and Services. It is the responsibility of the FA to assist with a wide range of responsibilities focusing on housing operations and residential maintenance. The FA is expected to act as a representative of the department and to utilize proper service etiquette when addressing the needs of all residents, staff members, and guests within the MSU Campus Community. The Facilities Assistant position is approximately a 10-20 hour per week commitment.
ACADEMIC ASSISTANT - Application Process November 2012 - January 2013
The Academic Assistant position is approximately a 20 hour per week commitment. The Academic Assistant is an undergraduate, staff member of the Office of Residential Education and Services. It is the responsibility of the Academic Assistant to ensure and encourage academic success within the designated residential community. Academic Assistants work to support resident students by providing academic success mentoring, an in-hall curriculum, participation in community-based activities, engaging students in campus life, connecting students to academic departments, and supporting the overall mission of the Department of Residential Education and Services. The Academic Assistant is expected to serve as a representative of the department and to utilize proper service etiquette when addressing the needs of all residents, staff members, and guests within the MSU Campus Community. The AA will receive a stipend.
Contact the Office of Residential Education and Services at 973.655.5188
Information Desk/Program Coordinator/Assistant Program Coordinator - Application Process April 2013 - July 2013
Direct responsibility for the Information Desk, bulletin boards, and answering the phones. Major duties also include set up, break down, and monitoring of media equipment scheduled and used in the Student Center. The Program Coordinator and Assistant Program Coordinator assist clients with program/events implementation. Greeting visitors, answering questions and giving directions are some of the other tasks involved with these positions. The Assistant Program Coordinator also has responsibility for monitoring the SC computer lab located on the 1st floor of the Student Center.
For additional information please call the Student Center front desk at 973. 655.7546
Campus Recreation - Application Process March 2013 - May 2013
Campus Recreation offers a number of student staff leadership employment opportunities. Students begin as a Fitness Attendant, Intramural Official, Lifeguard, Group Xercise Instructor or Office Assistant. After holding one of these positions and/or gaining experience as an executive member of RecBoard, they are then eligible for the following positions.
Building Manager – PROMOTED POSITION
Building Managers are individuals who have shown dedication to the Department of Campus Recreation and a desire to grow with us. These positions are directly responsible for all activity in the Student Recreation Center during their shifts, including but not limited to, the first and second floor fitness areas, the natatorium, the gymnasiums, the elevated track, lounge areas, the racquetball courts and both multipurpose activity rooms. In this position one is to know of all goings on within the building. Conflict resolution and emergency response are critical for this position.
Intramural Director – PROMOTED POSITION
This position organizes and administers an Intramural Sport, including overseeing marketing, scheduling of teams and game operations. Besides being present at each game one must also be available to do office work.
Intramural Area Supervisor – PROMOTED POSITION
This position is responsible for organizing directors and referees, hiring new employees, handling any discipline problems which may arise within the staff, running entry meetings and also be able to help to grow the program by bringing in new participants and including more of the campus community by providing new sports and activities.
Aquatics Area Supervisor – PROMOTED POSITION
In addition to serving as a Lifeguard, this position assists the Coordinator of Aquatics with scheduling and managing all lifeguards. In addition to being Lifeguard certified, the individual is asked to obtain Lifeguard Instructor certification in order to train new lifeguards.
Group Xercise Area Supervisor – PROMOTED POSITION
In addition to leading and instructing classes, this position assists the Fitness Coordinator in scheduling and managing all Group X instructors. This position is also responsible for training new instructors.
Area Supervisor of Building Managers – PROMOTED POSITION
This position is responsible for directly overseeing all Building Managers. This individual must show exceptional leadership skills. As Area Supervisor of Building Managers one must schedule all Building Managers, train them and promote any outstanding employees who they believe will be an asset to the department.
Area Supervisor of Facilities – PROMOTED POSITION
This individual will work to ensure that our facilities are sufficiently staffed and that the employees are properly trained. Duties include, hiring, training, scheduling and handling any disciplinary issues that may be arise.
Contact Campus Rec at 973.655.5350
Health Promotion - Application Process May 2013 - August 2013
Peer Advocates are student volunteers who have been trained to provide peer education, referral and health advocacy services to other students. Our volunteers bring a first-hand perspective to current health and social issues. Peer Advocates help develop and implement new initiatives in order to execute programs they recognize as critical to the campus in order to help others foster healthy lifestyle choices. They promote social change on campus by providing workshops, discussion groups, information and materials, and someone to talk to about health and social issues. Their actions are all in an effort to create an actively healthy change for the community. Peer Advocates are an energetic and diverse group of students who are committed to making a difference for the campus community.
Academic learning experiences through Service-Learning, Cooperative Learning, Observation and Field Work Studies are also available.
Contact Health Promotion at email@example.com
MSU EMS is operated by volunteer students, faculty, and staff. We provide 24 hour/7 day coverage during the fall and spring semester. MSU EMS is also the official stadium medical provider for Yogi Berra Stadium during all New Jersey Jackals Games and special events.
For more information visit the MSU EMS website
General Campus Employment
Aside from the recommended position below, additional employment opportunities can be found through the Center for Career Services and Community-Based Learning .