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Career Development Associate  

Wednesday, January 19, 2022 9:57:00 AM

The Career Development Associate will be part of the team for the Career Strategies Program in the Computer Science Career Center. This critical program trains international MSCS students how to job search and interview in the U.S. job market.

Responsibilities:

Initial Duties:

  • Lead group breakout practice sessions for the three-week Career Strategies workshops (thirteen per year, three weeks long).
  • Provide one on one coaching support to students in their job search in person and remotely.
  • Guide them through all the components and issues necessary for a successful job search.
  • Give creative input for ongoing development of course materials.
  • Perform necessary job-related administrative duties.

 

Full Coaching Duties:

  • Give references for students to recruiters and companies.
  • Make presentations to the class/workshop (average 30 to 50 students) and Career Strategies classes (100 students) in Dalby Hall on professional job search topics.
  • Special projects such as resume coordination, workshop preparation, and others as appropriate.

 

Performance areas:

 

  • Teamwork – Works in collaboration with others; supports the work and goals of others; exhibits objectivity and openness to others’ views; gives credit to others when appropriate; accepts criticism and feedback; shows loyalty to those not present by avoiding backbiting and gossip.
  • Achieves Results – Achieves needed results; takes initiative and responsibility; seeks solutions to operational problems; listens and communicates adequately and effectively; keeps others informed; completes job responsibilities in a timely manner.
  • Personal Organization – Plans and organizes work; demonstrates dependability and good attendance; adapts to changes in the work environment; makes decisions and demonstrates good judgment; handles multiple tasks simultaneously.
  •  Knowledge/Learning – Demonstrates and develops job knowledge and skills; demonstrates creativity/innovation in work; increases understanding of how his/her work relates within the department and organization.
  • Vision of the whole – proactively anticipates the needs of the individual as well as the group.

Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree or three years comparable experience considered.  Excellent communication and organizing skills required.  Must be fluent with Word, Excel, and using Internet as a resource.   Good interpersonal skills a must and desire to work with a team in collaborative environment.  Will train for entry level.

Maharishi International University, located in Fairfield, Iowa is consciousness-based education, with Transcendental Meditation the practical application. The campus supports sustainability and is committed to diversity in all areas of the university.

 

Contact options are:  Email Chelsey at chaynes@tempassociates.com or Melissa at mpayne@tempassociates.com Call our office 641-472-2025. You may also apply now by clicking the button below. 

 

WELDER, GRINDERS, METAL WORKERS 

Wednesday, January 19, 2022 9:57:00 AM

OVERVIEW

Temp-to-Hire job opportunities are plenty in Van Buren County. A variety of jobs are available in Milton alone! Well established company with growth potential. Great opportunity for welders, painters and grinders living in the county to find work close to home. Contact Temp Associates, for more information.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Lays out, positions, and secures part and assemblies according to specifications using straightedge combination square, calipers, and ruler
  • Welds components and assemblies using  welding equipment
  • Welds components in flat, vertical or overhead positions
  • Operates grinder to remove excess metal and/or materials.

SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS                    

  • Dependable and reliable
  • Mechanical and technical aptitude
  • Ability to stand for 8 to 10 hours
  • Strong hand/eye coordination
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to read and decipher blueprints and other written drawings and models
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Good attendance

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

  • High School Diploma/Equivalent
  • Prior welding experience and/or educational training in welding trade preferred

WORK HOURS/SHIFT

  • Monday – Saturday

WAGE

  • $12hr. 

BACKGROUND SCREENING/REQUIREMENTS

Pre-employment background screening

Contact options are:  Email Chelsey at chaynes@tempassociates.com or Melissa at mpayne@tempassociates.com Call our office 641-472-2025. You may also apply now by clicking the button below. 

 

WOODWORKER 

Wednesday, January 19, 2022 9:57:00 AM

OVERVIEW

Creating and building beautifully crafted wood products is what this job opportunity is all about. Work is located in Fairfield for a premier family-owned company handcrafting custom cabinetry, cabinet doors, custom mantels and cabinet hardware.  You must have previous woodworking experience.  For the right candidate this will be a temp-to-hire job opportunity.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Create and test wood products
  • Cut, shape, and smooth wood parts and products
  • Build wood products using a variety of tools including but not limited to drill presses lathes, shapers, routers, sanders, planers, and wood nailing machine.
  • Verify dimensions using appropriate measurement tools including calipers and/or tape measure
  • Operate specialized pieces of woodworking machinery
  • Responsible for sanding and staining products in preparation for finishing

SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS

  • Manual dexterity
  • Detail oriented
  • Mathematical and mechanical ability
  • Ability to read measurement tools
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

  • High School Diploma/Equivalent
  • Woodworking experience preferred
  • Drivers License is strongly required

WORK HOURS/SHIFT

  • Monday – Friday 7 am – 3:30 pm

WAGE

  • $13.00/hr, DOE 

BACKGROUND SCREENING/REQUIREMENTS

  • Pre-employment background screening

Contact options are:  Email Chelsey at chaynes@tempassociates.com or Melissa at mpayne@tempassociates.com Call our office 641-472-2025. You may also apply now by clicking the button below. 

Production metals 

Wednesday, January 19, 2022 9:57:00 AM

OVERVIEW

Temp-to-Hire job opportunity. Industrial facility in Keosauqua.  Always something new with this job with machine operations in which products are bent, shaped, welded, painted, anodized, and galvanized. You will have a hard time getting bored at this job!  NEW Wage Increase


JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Plans machining by studying work order, blueprint, engineering plans, materials, specifications, and machining parameters
  • Working on a variety of machines and in various areas
  • Verifies settings by measuring positions, first-run part, and sample work pieces

SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS                    

  • Dependable and reliable
  • Strong mathematical and problem solving abilities
  • Mechanical and technical aptitude
  • Ability to stand for 8 hrs
  • Strong hand/eye coordination
  • Strong attention to detail

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE

  • High School Diploma/Equivalent
  • Previous experience in a machine shop or as a Machine Operator a plus!

WORK HOURS/SHIFT

  • 1st Shift is Monday – Friday / 6 am – 2:30 pm
  • 2nd Shift is Monday – Thursday 2:15P – 12:45A

WAGE

  • $15/hr starting wage
  • Generous increases in pay upon conversion

SCREENING/TESTING REQUIREMENTS

  • Pre-employment background screening
  • Pre-employment drug testing

Contact options are:  Email Chelsey at chaynes@tempassociates.com or Melissa at mpayne@tempassociates.com Call our office 641-472-2025. You may also apply now by clicking the button below. 

CNC Machine Operator 

Wednesday, January 19, 2022 9:57:00 AM

OVERVIEW

Temp-to-Hire job is at an industrial machine shop in Fairfield operating CNC machines to produce a variety of parts.  Steel toe/safety shoes are required. NEW Wage Increase!

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Efficiently run a CNC Machine
  • Calculate tolerances and use inspection tools for precise measurements
  • General maintenance on CNC Machine
  • Inventory parts and supplies
  • Completion of inspection paperwork
  • General housekeeping and other duties as may be assigned by management

SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS                    

  • Dependable and reliable
  • Knowledge of machine controls
  • Ability to tolerate warm temperatures
  • Strong mathematical and problem solving abilities
  • Mechanical and technical aptitude
  • Ability to lift 45 lbs.
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to adhere to proper safety rules and regulations
  • Ability to listen and follow verbal and written instructions
  • Ability to work efficiently and as a team lead

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE

  • High School Diploma/Equivalent
  • Prior experience working in a machine shop preferred

WORK HOURS/SHIFT

  • Monday – Friday
  • 1st shift 7am – 3 pm
  • 2nd shift 3pm - 11pm
  • 3rd shift 11pm – 7am

WAGE

  • $15.00/hr. with shift pay
  • Generous incremental increases

SCREENING/TESTING REQUIREMENTS                         

  • Pre-employment background screening
  • Pre-employment drug test

Contact options are:  Email Chelsey at chaynes@tempassociates.com or Melissa at mpayne@tempassociates.com Call our office 641-472-2025. You may also apply now by clicking the button below. 

NEW WAGES! Machine Operator – Rotocasting 

Wednesday, January 19, 2022 9:57:00 AM

OVERVIEW

This job opportunity is with a plastics manufacturing facility in Fairfield.  In this position you will operate Rotomold machines, grinders, trimmer machines, and conveyor systems.   

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Operate Rotomold machines to ensure production of quality products and perform audits, weights, and quality checks.
  • Adhere to quality control and to blow mold process procedure
  • Make adjustments to meet product specifications
  • Grind/trim excess materials from products

SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS

  • Dependable and reliable
  • Strong mathematical and problem solving abilities
  • Mechanical and technical aptitude
  • Ability to stand for 8 hours
  • Strong hand/eye coordination
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE

  • High School Diploma/Equivalent
  • Previous experience as a machine operator a BONUS but NOT required!

WORK HOURS/WAGE

  • All train on 1st shift for a week.
  • 1st Shift 7A-3P $15.50/hr.
  • 2nd Shift 3p-11p $16.25/hr.
  • 3rd Shift 11p-7a $17.00/hr.

SCREENING/TESTING REQUIREMENTS

  • Pre-employment background screening
  • Pre-employment drug testing
     

Contact options are:  Email Chelsey at chaynes@tempassociates.com or Melissa at mpayne@tempassociates.com Call our office 641-472-2025. You may also apply now by clicking the button below. 

Iron Pourer 

Wednesday, January 19, 2022 9:57:00 AM

This is a Temp-to-Hire job opportunity at a Foundry in Fairfield.  In this position you will be responsible for iron pouring duties as may be assigned within the foundry.  Steel toed safety boots/shoes are required for this facility.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Take direction from Supervisor
  • Manual work as iron pourer
  • Assist in staging cores for molders
  • Assist with special inoculations, test wedges, and taking pouring temperatures
  • Find cores from core storage
  • Keep area around sand conveying equipment clean and remove sand as needed
  • Perform preventative maintenance
  • Perform all operations in a safe and timely manner
  • Maintain a safe and clean work environment

JOB COMPETENCIES:

  • Must be willing to accept direction from others
  • Contributing to team success-actively participating as a member to move toward the completion of goals
  • Safety Awareness-being aware of conditions that effect safety
  • Managing Work - effectively managing one’s time and resources to ensure that work is completed efficiently

BACKGROUND/EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Ability to use simple math computations and measurements
  • Steel toe footwear required

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • Occasionally required to lift and/or move up to 50lbs
  • Often required to be exposed to extreme heat
  • Must be comfortable working around moving parts
  • Must be comfortable working around loud noise
  • Occasionally required to work extended hours
  • Cooperate and work well with others

HOURS OF WORK:

  • 5am-4pm, with overtime

WAGE:

  • $16.75/hour

Contact options are:  Email Chelsey at chaynes@tempassociates.com or Melissa at mpayne@tempassociates.com Call our office 641-472-2025. You may also apply now by clicking the button below. 

Grinder Operator - Machine Shop- NEW WAGE 

Wednesday, January 19, 2022 9:57:00 AM

OVERVIEW

This is a Temp-to-Hire job opportunity at a machine shop in Fairfield responsible for grinding parts to ensure they are within tolerances.  Steel toed safety boots/shoes are required for this facility.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Operates grinder to remove excess metal and/or materials left over from the pouring process.
  • Properly clean machine and area

SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS

  • Dependable and reliable
  • Ability to stand for 8 hours
  • Strong hand/eye coordination
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Basic math skills with ability to read measurement tools

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE

  • High School Diploma/Equivalent

WORK HOURS/SHIFT

  • 5 am – 3 pm; M-Th with Overtime Likely

WAGE

  • $15.50/hr

SCREENING/REQUIREMENTS

  • Pre-employment background screening
  • Pre-employment drug testing

Contact options are:  Email Chelsey at chaynes@tempassociates.com or Melissa at mpayne@tempassociates.com Call our office 641-472-2025. You may also apply now by clicking the button below. 

 

Video Editor 

Wednesday, January 19, 2022 9:56:00 AM

Job Summary

Create quality multimedia contents, including but not limited to the filming of video lectures in the studio, and work with faculty on recordings remotely. Take pre-recorded course videos and refine and edit them in post-production to meet the academic and instructional design standards. Ensuring the correct formatting and presentation of videos according to the specific client's needs and University guidelines.

 

Job Responsibilities

  1. Create, search and design graphics for online course contents.
  2. Gather and transfer all forms of media, including basic animation and graphic design, for online courses at the University. Including filming in the studio or field for academic lectures and videos needed by the online courses. 
  3. Conduct postproduction, graphic, and video editing while improving the quality of the product.
  4. Provide project management support of the online course's media development section, including managing all technical aspects of video recording and editing.
  5. Conduct media inventory and equipment management.
  6. Provide instructions and support to faculty on media content development in person or online.
  7. Collaborate closely with instructional designer and faculty to achieve the desired result of media contents for a course.
  8. Explore new skills, software, platform in media development in the area of online learning to improve and refine the current process.
  9. Master media-related software and platform adopted by the University
  10. Perform other duties as assigned.

 

Job Requirements

  • Experienced with video work in the studio.
  • Working knowledge of video production equipment.
  • Working knowledge of video editing and postproduction software (Final Cut, Adobe Creative Cloud, Vyond, Camtasia, Echo360 and etc.)
  • Experience with online course platform, software, and content development preferred.
  • Attention to details; and ability to work independently or on a team.
  • Ability to communicate effectively by email and phone.
  • Excellent collaboration among diverse groups. 
 

Contact options are:  Email Chelsey at chaynes@tempassociates.com or Melissa at mpayne@tempassociates.com Call our office 641-472-2025. You may also apply now by clicking the button below. 

 

Instructional Designer 

Wednesday, January 19, 2022 9:56:00 AM

Job Summary

Provide instructional design consultation and hands-on work to support the development and delivery of online courses at MIU using best practices under QM and Universal Design for Learning.

 

Job Responsibilities: 

 

  1. Work as part of the course development office to assist faculty in the design, development, and delivery of online courses. Assist and advise on transform and learning resources to online environment using the optimal design and use of multimedia and educational software for instruction. 
  2. Design and develop user-centered learning resources, re-vision of online courses and learning modules to provide the most appropriate delivery methods under the QM and UDL standards. 
  3. Work with content experts and other teams to manage course development projects from inception to completion. 
  4. Provide training and technical support to prepare faculty in online teaching. 
  5. Master the Learning Management System(Canvas), and other educational software and technology adapted by the university, and apply to course design and development, including MS Office, Zoom, Teams, Slack, DesignTools, Blackboard Ally, Echo360, Vimeo and others.
  6. Conduct course review and assessment to improve teaching and learning experience.
  7. Explore and research the best practices, online learning model, and software on the market, evaluate and make suggestions on improving current online teaching and learning experience for both instructor and students. 

 

 

Job Requirements

 

  • Bachelor's degree. Education, Instructional Design, Computer Science or a related subject are preferred.
  • Two or more years of experience with online education, course design or related field.
  • Has taken instructional design courses or trainings from universities or institutions like QM, OLC, Educause, etc.
  • With practical experiences of universal design principles, understand a variety of learning styles, assessments, and evaluation methods in online education and training.
  • Strong technology skills and basic knowledge on media work. Proficiency with Canvas or similar LMS systems and other educational technologies.
  • Proficiency in project management skills and follow through.
  • Self-disciplined in work quality and continuous improvement. Able to keep up with evolving educational tech and theories. 
  • Good communication and training skills and perform effectively by email, phone, and online conferences. 
  • Skills in establishing and maintaining a collaborative environment.

 

Required Basic Professional Development on the job

 

  • Complete the Canvas Training course and Instructional Design 101 course by MIU Online.
  • Develop a good understanding of Universal Design Principle, Backward Design and able to apply it to online course design.
  • Fully understand the university’s academic policies
  • Complete the Applying the QM Rubric course
  • Complete the QM Peer Reviewer course.
  • Other professional training workshops and courses assigned.

 

Contact options are:  Email Chelsey at chaynes@tempassociates.com or Melissa at mpayne@tempassociates.com Call our office 641-472-2025. You may also apply now by clicking the button below. 

 

 

 

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