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Academic Assistant

Department: School of Health

Campus: Marshfield

Approximate number of hours: 16-20

Job Description: Assist with day to day activities of the school of health, including customer service, data entry, filing, scanning, and organization.

Skills needed: Computer skills, Microsoft Excel, basic office skills

Administrative Assistant

Department: City of Stevens Point

Campus: Off Campus

Approximate number of hours: 15

Job Description: Answer phones, assist members of the public, post meeting notices, filing, data entry, process mail, assist with election preparation and early voting.

Skills needed: Knowledge of computers, proficiency in Microsoft, ability to communicate effectively both orally and written, and accurately perform data entry.

Administrative Assistant

Department: Village of Port Edwards

Campus: Off Campus

Approximate number of hours: 16-20 hours per week. Very flexible.

Job Description: Candidate will work directly with the Village Administrator to perform a variety of tasks assigned. Tasks may include data entry, creating spreadsheets & presentations, taking meeting minutes, writing grants, conducting research, and other various office responsibilities. May also be communicating outside the Village either by email or phone for various other projects that may arise.

Skills needed: Computer Skills (Microsoft Office, Google, or equivalent), ability to work independently, and organized. 

American Heart Association Course Support Assistant

Department: Workforce & Professional Development

Campus: Any

Approximate number of hours: 10-12

Job Description: Provides support for courses running through the Workforce and Economic Development Division. The duties may include: assisting with finding instructors for courses, issuing course completion cards to students who successfully complete a course, maintain AHA required documents as directed, monitor and respond to customer and instructor questions through email.

Skills needed: Must possess excellent problem resolution, organizational, interpersonal, communication, and project management skills. Must be able to work as a team member and with a variety of people. Must be able to handle confidential information appropriately. Effective time management and basic computer skills are required.

Assistant Teacher

Department: Community Child Care Center

Campus: Off Campus

Location: Stevens Point

Approximate number of hours: Up to 20

Job Description: Aides the teacher in the classroom, prepares supplies, helps with food service, and supervises children as assigned.

Skills needed: Be able to lift 35 pounds, be able to bend or pick up children for diapering, stoop to a one-year-olds eye level, sit on floor with children, interact warmly with children, assist in maintaining children's records. Reliability and attendance are crucial for this position. Will need CPR certification.

Biology Assistant

Department: General Education

Campus: Stevens Point

Approximate number of hours: 10-15

Job Description: Aiding in lab preparation, making various solutions for labs, Laboratory upkeep, glassware, making copies, Running errands posting materials

Skills needed: Great customer service skills. Should be familiar with Natural Sciences and Biology.

Cafeteria Custodian

Department: Facilities

Campus: Wisconsin Rapids

Approximate number of hours: 10

Job Description: Wipe cafeteria tables. Sweep cafeteria floors. Empty garbage cans. Mop cafeteria floors. General cleaning of the cafeteria after 1:00pm daily.

Skills needed: Self-motivated, Attention to detail.

Classroom Assistant

Department: CAP Services

Campus: Stevens Point Area

Approximate number of hours: 10-20

Job Description:

  • Assist teaching staff with classroom routines, transitions, and activities for all children within the program.
  • Assist in maintaining the center in a clean and sanitary condition.
  • Provide general support to the center as needed, which may include assisting with meal preparation and service and janitorial services.
  • Follow Licensing Child Care Regulations for the State of Wisconsin and ADA Standards, CAP Employee Handbook and NAEYC Code of Ethics.
  • Follow the Education Philosophy, Child Guidance and Individual Guidance Policies when working with children.
  • Utilize effective communication skills to include oral, written and listening skills.
  • In accordance with Section 4.48.981 of the Wisconsin State Statutes, staff are mandated reporters and must report suspected child abuse and neglect.
  • Provide an environment of understanding for each child and family, build ethnic pride, develop a positive self-concept, recognize individual strengths, and reinforce social development.

Skills needed:

  • Completion of high school or equivalent and completion of one course in Early Childhood Education from an institute of higher education.
  • Must obtain and maintain a current certificate of completion for infant and child cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) within 3 months of hire and a certificate of completion of Shaken Baby Syndrome training prior to working at the center.
  • In accordance with Wisconsin Child Care Regulations, must be willing to submit to and pass a Criminal Background Check and Background Information Disclosure.
  • Must be able to work effectively with multi-cultural situations.
  • Essential Functions:
  • Employee must be physically and emotionally able to work with young children and successfully pass a physical, TB test.
  • Must be able to communicate clearly through two-way verbal and written communication.
  • Must have good auditory and visual acuity in order to provide supervision to a group of children.

Cougar Crew

Campus: Multiple

Approximate number of hours: Up to 10

Job Description: We’re looking for enthusiastic Mid-State program students to help promote the College to prospective students as members of the Cougar Crew! The Cougar Crew serves as an extension of the Mid-State Outreach team, serving as the first point of contact for interested students. Members of the Crew will support recruitment and college awareness through event planning and participation, tours, and student panels.

Skills needed: Strong communication skills, comfortable meeting and engaging with future students, dependable, demonstrated office skills—or the desire to build these abilities, enrolled in a Mid-State degree program.

Disability Services Assistant

Department: Student Support

Campus: Wisconsin Rapids

Approximate number of hours: 5

Job Description: File maintenance: Pull old files, determine if they are ready to be purged by date. Re-arrange files in cabinets once old files are purged. File last year’s files in the "old file" cabinet.

Skills needed: Detailed orientated and the ability to work independently. Must be able to determine age of file by dates of services, must be able to read names/dates, and alphabetize. Must maintain confidentiality in regards to information in files. Requires light lifting, standing, reaching.

Discovery Staff Member

Department: Discovery Education Station Inc.

Campus: Off-Campus

Approximate number of hours: 5-20

Job Description: Looking for dynamic individuals to help this nonprofit organization with a passion for educating young minds! Created to provide STEM and STEA2M education resources, classes, camps, technologies and other engaging and exciting opportunities for youth and their families.

Skills needed: Trustworthy, Dependable, passion for kids, creative, fun, patient, thinking outside the box

Events & Marketing Intern

Department: Heart of Wisconsin Chamber of Commerce

Campus: Off Campus

Approximate number of hours: 15

Job Description: Support the coordination and carrying out of events, along with the design, and delivery of communications for the organization to members and public.

  • Development and implementation of HOW Communications plan
  • Monthly Newsletter and Weekly e-updates
  • Write Press Releases
  • Publication of promotional material
  • Post and maintain HOW social media platforms
  • Will occasionally be asked to answer the phone, greet guests and provide customer service
  • Operate office equipment

Skills needed: Strong customer service skills, including oral and written communication

  • Detail-oriented, establish positive customer relationships
  • Reliable and organized

Grounds Department Work-Study

Department: Facilities

Campus: Wisconsin Rapids

Approximate number of hours: 20

Job Description: General grounds maintenance including: mowing, raking, pulling weeds, shoveling, etc.

Skills needed: Ability to follow directions; self-motivated; will train all other skills

Human Resources Assistant

Department: Human Resources

Campus: Wisconsin Rapids

Approximate number of hours: 10 – 20

Job Description: Prepare interview and new employee orientation materials, scan and save employee paperwork, update organizational charts, maintain employee files, to include creating new files; annual clean-up; current filing, be reliable and punctual, maintain confidentiality and integrity. Other duties as assigned.

Skills needed: Must possess excellent problem resolution, organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills. Must embrace Mid-State’s core values of student centeredness, commitment, accountability, respect, integrity, and exceptional service.

Humane Society Assistant

Department: Humane Society of Portage County

Campus: Stevens Point

Approximate number of hours: 10 – 15

Job Description: The Humane Society of Portage County is looking for additional shelter help during our high population time. The duties for this position would be general cleaning help, including but not limited to, laundry, dishes, sweeping/mopping floors, washing windows and weeding. There is a possibility to help with animal cleaning for candidates who complete our Advanced Animal Handling Training.

Skills needed: We are seeking candidates who are able to work well independently, but also have good communication skills to work with our shelter care team. Previous cleaning experience and experience with animal messes is a plus but not required!

Humane Society Assistant

Department: South Wood County Humane Society

Campus: Off Campus

Approximate number of hours: Up to 20

Job Description: South Wood County Humane Society is looking for assistance during our higher animal population times. Duties for the position would be cleaning help, cleaning kennels, washing dishes, assistance with laundry, general organization, washing windows, filing papers, etc. There are opportunities for handling animals for those who would like to take our Animal handling training. 

Skills needed: Must be comfortable with animals, work well independently, and reliable. 

IT Internship

Campus: Stevens Point Campus

Approximate number of hours: 15

Job Description: Intern will assist with developing programs to support the IT degree programs.

Skills needed: Experience in the following: .Net, SQL, Git, Design Patterns, and Object-Oriented Programming. Must have excellent communication skills and attention to detail.

Lab Tech Medical Assistant

Department: School of Health

Campus: Stevens Point 

Approximate number of hours: 6

Job Description: The student will be inventorying the lab for our upcoming self-study and making a list of supplies and counting supplies.

Skills needed: Microsoft Excel, Attention to details

LiNK Assistant

Campus: Multiple

Approximate number of hours: 10-20

Job Description: The LiNK Work-Study will assist students with enrolling in the LiNK, checking out items from the library, and support keeping the area clean.

Skills needed: Dependable; Good Communication Skills; Attention to Detail; Good Computer Skills

Marketing & Graphic Design Volunteer

Department: Portage County Literacy Council

Campus: Off Campus

Approximate number of hours: 3

Job Description: The position will assist with creating and updating materials for our organization. This includes posters, handouts, Facebook posts, etc.

Skills needed: Ability and access to use InDesign.

Meals on Wheels Driver

Department: Aging and Disability Resource Center of Central Wisconsin

Campus: Wisconsin Rapids

Approximate number of hours: 5 - 7 hours per week

Job Description: Must pass a background check, have a valid driver’s license, be able to drive and have insurance coverage on your vehicle. Must be able to take the meals to the participant’s home.

Skills needed: Must be able to read and follow written directions and maps, keep and maintain accurate records.

Meals on Wheels Driver Stevens Point

Department: Meals on Wheels of Stevens Point

Campus: Off-Campus

Approximate number of hours: 8

Job Description: Deliver noon meals to homebound older adults. Provide daily contacts and socialization. Be able to recognize problems the older adult might be having and make referrals as appropriate to Meals on Wheels staff.

Skills needed: Reliable, Respectful, must have a valid driver's license and vehicle.

Member Services/Front Desk Manager

Department: Boys & Girls Club Wisconsin Rapids

Campus: Off Campus

Approximate number of hours: up to 20

Job Description: Data Entry, member management, reception, additional duties

Skills needed: Customer service oriented, organized, well-spoken and friendly, energetic, ability to work independently, knowledge of excel and ability to enter data, coachable, team-oriented, punctual, adaptable, ability to work with youth ages 6-18 and knowledge of youth development

Noon Aide

Department: Wisconsin Rapids Public Schools – Washington Elementary

Campus: Off Campus

Approximate number of hours: 10

Job Description: Noon aides will support play on the playground or students in the cafeteria over the lunch hour. Tasks may include organizing gameplay, assisting students in problem-solving social situations, preparing equipment, washing tables, assisting with clean-up, and other duties as assigned to assist during this student transition time. Student safety is the number one priority.

Skills needed: Willingness to Demonstrate and Play Games with Students
Supervise Play and assist with Guided Student Problem Solving
Basic Cleaning Skills
Positive Attitude

Office Assistant

Department: Meals on Wheels of Stevens Point

Campus: Off-Campus

Approximate number of hours: 10

Job Description: Office Assistant will work with program staff to help support the Meals on Wheels program. Responsibilities include maintaining accurate records, data entry, and work on special program and projects. The Office Assistant will also help generate Facebook posts for the program as well as update and maintain the program website.

Skills needed: Must have good organizational skills, attention to detail and basic computer skills.

Patient Visitor

Department: ProMedica Hospice

Campus: Multiple locations

Approximate number of hours: Up to 5

Job Description: Interact directly with patients providing companionship and socialization. Do you enjoy visiting, listening, reading, music, walks, movies, playing cards, games, or puzzles? Flexible schedules when matched with a ProMedica Hospice patient. Visits range from 2-4 times per month and can be increased or you can visit multiple patients.

Skills needed: Professional, Reliable, great with communication, outgoing, a good listener, organized, hard worker, efficient, positive.

Phone Survey Caller

Department: Institutional Effectiveness

Campus: Multiple

Approximate number of hours: 5-15

Job Description: Calling Mid-State graduates to gather graduate follow-up survey responses. This job must by completed on campus. Caller will work from a list and follow a script to gather feedback from graduates. Excellent opportunity to build customer service skills.

Skills needed: Phone Etiquette, Customer Service Skills, Confidentiality, Dependability, Poise, Excellent typing or legible handwriting, Ability to Navigate and Use a Spreadsheet

Podcast Assistant

Department: Stevens Point Campus Dean

Campus: Stevens Point

Approximate number of hours: 10

Job Description: Assist in planning and researching for interviews with community leaders and participate developing audio transcripts.

Skills needed: Computer skills required

Program Leader

Department: Boys & Girls Club of Portage County

Campus: Boys & Girls Club of Portage County

Approximate number of hours: 10-15

Job Description: Program Leaders are responsible for direct service to the club members, including facilitating program plans, club management, behavior management and facilities management. In addition Program Leaders work closely with volunteers, director and other organizational initiatives that support the mission of the Boys & Girls Club.

Skills needed: Experience in working with children is a plus but not mandatory, ability to motivate youth and manage behavior problems, ability to deal with the general public, ability to implement quality programs for youth, ability to organize and supervise members in a safe environment.

Shelter Staff

Campus: Off-Campus

Department: The Personal Development Center, Inc.

Approximate number of hours: 8-20

Job Description: The Shelter Advocate is responsible for providing trauma-informed direct services to victims of domestic abuse and their children including assistance with daily living needs, support, advocacy, crisis intervention, safety planning, parenting support, information, and referrals. This position is also responsible for cleaning and preparing rooms for new residents, ensuring common areas remain clean, ensuring a welcoming and safe living environment for residents, and answering the 24-hour crisis line to provide emergency support to victims.

Skills needed: Experience in or ability to provide support services to adults, and youth utilizing residential services; knowledge of and sensitivity to issues related to domestic abuse, sexual assault, and harassment; an understanding of trauma and its effects on individuals and families, knowledge of coping skills and strategies; and be a creative problem solver. Must have excellent oral and written communication skills; and be able to work with high conflict and emotional situations. Physical ability to clean along with lift and move furniture as needed.

Science Assistant

Campus: Marshfield Campus

Department: General Education

Approximate number of hours: 10-15

Job Description: Laboratory assistant needed to prepare equipment and set up workstations for laboratory courses. Student may be required to make microbiological media and prepare cultures. Student will assist in preparing materials for Anatomy and Physiology and Microbiology courses.

Skills needed: Previous Microbiology and science experience.

Science Lab Assistant

Campus: Wisconsin Rapids Campus

Department: General Education

Approximate number of hours: 5

Job Description: Lab assistance needed for general supply management such as monitoring inventory, cleaning glassware, and re-stocking supplies.

Skills needed: Understanding of lab safety and related procedures; ability to follow written or verbal directions with minimal supervision, willingness to be trained on unfamiliar equipment or new protocols.

Workforce Development Assistant

Department: Workforce & Professional Development

Campus: Wisconsin Rapids

Approximate number of hours: 10

Job Description: This position will be responsible for assisting the Workforce and Professional Development Coordinator. Duties will include preparing materials for students for continuing education and contracted classes, updating client information in CRM (Salesforce), organizing data and creating reports.

Skills needed: Microsoft Office, telephone skills, internet research