Philosophy Department

Work Study Positions


If we have no positions available and you are interested in a position with the Philosophy Dept. in future semesters, please contact the addresses below.


Contact: Brenda McGovern

Administrative Assistant
Phone: 780-4258

Intern III - (1) Position Open, please contact the office after August 19th)

Associates will be responsible for providing diverse office support to the Administrative Assistant and the department in general, including answering telephones, word processing, copying, responding to student and faculty questions and covering office hours when needed.  Intermediate Macintosh, Power Point and Excel skills will be necessary for computer experience.   The associate will develop an understanding and working knowledge of all aspects of the department and USM resources, procedures and policies.  Hourly Wage:  $9.25 Hr. & $10.00 Hr.

Computer Consultant IV  (No positions open)

The Computer Consultant will work primarily with the Administrative Assistant to coordinate the updating of information on the Philosophy web site, and further development of the web site according to program needs and growth.  The most important part of this job is that the candidate will need a working knowledge in social networking (FaceBook, Twitter, YouTube, blogging, etc.) and be the voice of the Philosophy Department’s on line presence. We are open to new ideas in marketing our department to develop more visibility and membership.  Candidate needs to be creative, willing to experiment and deal with uncertainty, needs good writing and verbal communication skills.  As a consultant, it will be an essential quality to work as part of a team and maintain composure under pressure.  When the Administrative Assistant is out of the office the person in this position will help in the day to day performance of assigned duties and cover office hours when needed.  Hourly Wage:  $10.00 Hr.