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To further assist students, the Tutoring Program will be offering limited academic support in the form of group tutoring. We are currently looking for undergraduate sophomores, juniors, or seniors who thoroughly know the introductory and intermediate courses in their concentration and feel comfortable answering a wide range of questions. Group Tutors will be responsible for facilitating one hour study sessions of a small group of 3-6 students in a specific course. Group tutors are expected to meet with their group weekly to review important or difficult topics covered in that week, engage students in understanding course objectives, and model the thinking processes needed in the course. There is also a need to have tutors ready to assist students on an individual basis, so this job is looking for student flexibility. Please note that we keep information on file, and will only contact you if your area of expertise is needed and you are granted an interview. Interviews are 20 minutes long, and applicants should be prepared to teach a short 5 minute lesson. DISCIPLINES NEEDED: Engn 0040, 0510, 0520, 0720, 0810
Writing Center Associates hold hour-long, one-on-one conferences on writing with any member of the Brown community who wishes to discuss his or her written work. Visitors to the Center may be undergraduates, graduates, visiting scholars, faculty or staff. Associates must be ready to discuss strategies for writing in a variety of discursive modes, including papers for humanities and science-related academic courses; dissertation, masters and senior thesis chapters; personal essays for job, grad school, law school or med school applications; creative writing; articles for publication; project, thesis or grant proposals, and course syllabi. Associates write a summary and assessment of each conference; they also collaborate in establishing and maintaining the Center's objectives and procedures, and conduct outreach workshops as the need arises.
To further assist students, the Tutoring Program will be offering limited academic support in the form of group tutoring. We are currently looking for undergraduate sophomores, juniors, or seniors who thoroughly know the introductory and intermediate courses in their concentration and feel comfortable answering a wide range of questions. Group Tutors will be responsible for facilitating two hour study sessions of a small group of 6-8 students in a specific course. Group tutors are expected to meet with their group weekly to review important or difficult topics covered in that week, engage students in understanding course objectives, and model the thinking processes needed in the course. There is also a need to have tutors ready to assist students on an individual basis, so this job is looking for student flexibility. Please note that we keep information on file, and will only contact you if your area of expertise is needed and you are granted an interview. Interviews are 20 minutes long, and applicants should be prepared to teach a short 5 minute lesson. Disciplines Needed: Phys 0030, 0040, 0050, 0060, 0070
Maintain inventory and track audio-visual equipment used for student projects and events in the Granoff Center for Creative Arts. Provide audio-visual and other technical and logistic support for classes and events in the Granoff Center.
Provide support for classes and events at the Granoff Center for the Creative Arts, involving set-up and/or operation of audio, video, lighting, room furniture, exhibit installation etc. for screenings, presentations and performances.
The Creative Arts Council seeks a student photographer to document CAC-sponsored events and other arts programs throughout the academic year. We are looking to build our photo archive, and to that end would like to send a photographer to several events throughout the year, including performances, lectures, workshops, and classes. Photos will be used in CAC publications and on our redesigned website. Hours are not regular, but rather will be scheduled on an as-need basis, not to exceed 10 hours per week.
This position will provide general Swearer Center office support as well as support the work of the Social Innovation Initiative (SII) throughout the 2015-16 academic year. SII's mission is to promote the development of impactful, innovative solutions by supporting and advising students to become responsible agents of social change. The staffer will take on a variety of projects to support our work. Examples of projects include: • Supporting several aspects of the Embark Fellowship, including: revising/supporting the application process, preparing outreach documents and tools for potential fellows, and working with professional staff to recruit and engage an alumni selection committee. • Supporting the Innovate Winter Break program, which offers mini internships over 2 weeks of winter break. This includes helping identify placement organizations as well as managing the outreach process so students know about the opportunity. • Developing communications materials for SII • Tracking Brown Venture Launch Fund grantees, including ensuring they complete reports on their progress and publishing these to our website General Swearer Center office support includes the following: Serve as point-person for Center’s reception area/resource library • Greet students, staff, faculty and community members who visit Center • Answer telephone, take messages, run campus errands
miscellaneous tasks associated with assisting faculty with course offering: scanning/digitizing slides/copying/filing
Student will be sitting at the reception desk, greeting patrons and colleagues, and answering the phone. Office coverage is the most important part of the position and will require the most of the student’s time. While the student is covering the office, s/he will also be asked to work on projects that will require computer skills. Compiling data into Excel spreadsheets and manipulating the sheets—sorting, unifying, streamlining, editing—will be a common task. The student will also be occasionally asked to complete errands that will require walking around campus, including hanging up publicity posters, distributing other publicity material, picking material up or dropping it off, etc. Student may also be asked to help staff events, as schedule allows.
Interested in the use of cutting-edge computer graphics, particularly in the red-hot field of data visualization? Want to work closely with a high-resolution digital display that's seven feet high and 16 feet wide? The "Digital Scholarship Lab" is a brand-new space in the Rockefeller Library dedicated to the advancement of innovative teaching, research, and visual communication. This position will work closely with the Library's Data Visualization Coordinator to offer the DSL as a place to experiment with this new technology, and to encourage and support its regular use throughout the semester.
The University Archives student assist will perform the following general duties as needed: sorting, arranging and transferring papers to acid-free folders; labeling folders; creating folder lists in Excel, Word, or XML; photocopying, filing, typing; moving record center boxes.
Search for and retrieve paged library materials Process material for delivery, including photocopying, scanning, and uploading files Charge and discharge library materials Work with specialized computer system Communicate with patrons, including answering basic directional and circulation questions Process returned items Inventory carrels and studies Act as door guard as necessary Perform basic Gateway desk services in support of and in absence of staff Perform routine clerical support Assist staff with projects Maintain hold shelf and course reserve collection Sort, load book trucks, and shelve all types of library materials Maintain book stacks in good order through shelf reading and shifting as needed. Search for missing books Under staff direction, pull materials for transfer to Library Annex Related duties as assigned
Students will be trained to make custom enclosures for fragile library materials from Special Collections being transferred to off site storage.
Search and page library material -Process material for delivery, including photocopying, scanning and uploading files -Charge and discharge library materials -Work with specialized computer systems -Communicate with patrons -Process returned items -Inventory carrels and studies -Relieve door guard as necessary -Perform basic Gateway desk services in support of or in absence if staff -Perform routine clerical support and assist staff with projects -Maintain hold shelf and course reserve collection.
Rehousing, organizing and inventorying selected portions of the Gordon Hall and Grace Hoag Collection of Dissenting and Extremist Printed Propaganda (the Hall-Hoag Collection) at the Brown University Library You will be part of a team of 8-10 other Brown students under the supervision of the project archivist. Material in 1600 boxes needs to be reorganized alphabetically. You will work on various tasks including: • Verifying the contents of boxes against an existing inventory • Removing the contents of existing boxes and placing the content in new boxes in alphabetical order. • Updating inventories with the new box numbers. This is a very large project and will require close attention to detail. All students hired for this project will be working together making teamwork and communication skills very important. * Cautionary Note: The Hall-Hoag Collection includes materials that may depict graphic violence, and may contain graphic sexual content as well as offensive views and language
Assisting the delivery of mail throughout the University's libraries. Collecting, sorting and stamping mail. Some lifting of boxes.
Work with the Director of Minority Recruitment, the Program and Events Coordinator, other minority recruitment interns, and the Bruin Club on programs that enhance admission and matriculation of students of color interested in attending Brown. One position is full academic year, first-year undergraduate preferred. Second position is for fall semester only, upper class undergraduate preferred.
IT Service Center is looking for students to provide technical support to the Brown Community. An IT Service Center Technical Assistant responsibilities will include some/all of the following tasks: IT Service Center Greeter (front desk and phone) Provide Technical Support via phone, chat, email and in person Provide Technical Support for IT clinics around campus Provide IT Customer Support for Computer Labs (Clusters) Provide AV equipment consultant including rental sign-out and check in Perform various Administrative assistant tasks
The person selected for this position will primarily be asked to assist Professor Frickel with several ongoing research and website development projects. Tasks will vary from week to week and may involve library and online research, data entry and data management tasks, conducting literature searches and creating annotated bibliographies. The RA will also help with website development and related organizational duties.
Seeking a mature and reliable person to assist in coaching a middle school girls soccer team. Days and hours vary slightly, but the season runs through September and October, mostly on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons.