Second Year Graduate Student Employment Opportunity
Author: Pamela Bock
Posted: September 20, 2017

Second Year Graduate Student Employment Opportunity

Student Support Specialist 10-15 hours per week, $13.50 per hour


Come work at the dynamic Resource Center for Students with Children! Provide support and intervention for students with children who are in crisis or in need.


Job Responsibilities:  

     Provide services for a small cohort of 4 student families participating in our Keys to Degrees program.

     Provide crisis intervention and resource and referral for student parents in distress.

     Work with students in our child care subsidy program who are not meeting requirements to develop and implement an intervention plan to help them succeed and meet requirements. 

     Learn about campus and community resources and develop tools to help student families find the resources they need. 

     Assist with office duties such as greeting students, helping plan, prepare for and run events, processing paperwork.


Preferred Qualifications: 

     Bachelor’s degree in psychology, child and families studies, social work, education, social sciences or similar.

     Pursuing Master’s Degree in PACE, counseling, social work, or similar field. 

     Knowledge of PSU’s student services and resources 

     Enjoy working in a busy office environment where children are present. 

     Knowledge and understanding of diverse communities at PSU and Portland. 

     Strong oral and written communication skills 

     Organized with effective time management skills 

     Reliable, self-motivated, and an independent worker 

     Knowledge of child development and parenting principles


Terms of Employment: 10 to 15 hours per week, $13.50 per hour. Flexible schedule. Start date: ASAP, no later than October 15, 2017.  This position continues through June 2018.



To Apply: Send resume and cover letter to or drop it by our office at SMSU 462. Questions? Email List Wittorff, Director of Services for Students with Children at