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Special Projects Assistant – Residential Life
Residential Life Central Operations is hiring summer special project assistants for landscaping (mowing, raking, gardening weeding, mulching etc.) and other operational tasks including some heavy lifting and moving. Must be a currently enrolled (6+ credits) undergraduate student in good standing. Current driver’s license and commitment to work through fall move-in (early September) required. There is potential for ongoing work next academic year. Priority application deadline: June 1.

Residence Education Seeks Summer and Fall Administrative Assistants
Gain office experience providing administrative support to Residence Education’s central office this summer (20 hours per week) and next fall. Learn more and apply by May 21 via the UMass Job Board.

New Student Fall Welcome Assistants Wanted
New Student Orientation and Transition Programs seeks Fall Welcome assistants to work from move-in through the first week of classes (August 23 – September 6). Give directions, connect with new students, answer questions, and help facilitate programs. Assistants receive $13.50/hour plus early arrival privileges, a staff shirt, and free meals during shifts. Apply by July 1 via this Google form. Selected applicants will be notified in July. Email Laura Bourque with additional questions.

Resident Assistant (RA) and Peer Mentor (PM) Applications Due June 3
Why be a Resident Assistant? Promote a safe and inclusive community, become a leader among your peers, connect residents with resources across campus.
Why be a Peer Mentor? Assist first-year students transitioning to college, share your academic experience and insight, serve as a mentor for academic success.
Apply via by noon on Thursday, June 3.

UMass Transit: Driver Trainees Wanted
UMass Transit is now hiring for paid summer training sessions. Earn $13.50/hour (plus food and lodging for out-of-town participants) during training and $17/hour once training is complete. Work a flexible schedule, earn raises each semester, and gain resume experience.

Student Video Coordinator – Student Success
Undergraduate Student Success seeks a student video assistant starting fall 2021 to produce content including promotional, informational, how-to, and testimonial videos. The ideal candidate will possess basic video shooting and editing skills and be comfortable appearing on camera and directing others. Job requires a willingness to learn about Student Success and think creatively about how best to utilize video initiatives and a desire to continue learning new approaches to video via tutorials, feedback, and independent research. Position is 10-15 hours per week and pays $13.50/hour. Interested candidates should send an email with resume and a sample video you have created – of any type.

Town of Amherst: COVID-19 Ambassadors
Help prevent the spread of COVID-19 in Amherst by providing health and safety information to visitors, residents, and local businesses in a friendly and professional manner. This part-time temporary position pays $15/hour and does not include benefits.

Town of Amherst: Day Camp Group Leaders
The Amherst Recreation Program (formerly known as LSSE) seeks outgoing, enthusiastic team players who enjoy working with children to serve as summer day camp counselors. Experience in arts, crafts, sports, nature, song and/or previous teaching experience preferred. View full job description and apply via Handshake.


By Adrian Grace
Adrian Grace Director of Undergraduate Advising