Employment Opportunities

For our students to be truly successful, we need individuals willing to invest their time, attention, academic expertise, and experience with our students. If you are interested in helping local youth realize their dream of reaching higher education, the following opportunity is a way for you to make a difference.

Summer Programs Internship

  • Student worker position
  • 2014 Summer 12-week position (May 5 – July 18, 2014)
  • Survey and experience a variety of student support roles within Willamette Academy:
    • Academic Mentor
    • Academic Support Program Assistant
    • Residential Assistant & Teaching Assistant
  • During the summer program (June 9 - July 18), staff may not have any other obligations

Job Description
Summer Positions Information Page

To Apply
After reviewing this position's Information Page, complete an application electronically using the links below.

Application for WU Student

Application for Non-WU Student

Application review will begin on February 7, 2014. Please send all materials via email to jbilbrew@willamette.edu.

For questions, contact Joshua Bilbrew at jbilbrew@willamette.edu, stop by Willamette Academy, or call 503-370-6536.

Residential Assistant & Teaching Assistant (RATA)

  • 2014 Summer position: June 9 – July 18
  • Plan co-curricular activities in preparation for the Summer Residency
  • Assist instructional staff in classrooms and manage dorm life
  • Provide positive leadership that will build students’ confidence
  • Motivate students to attend college
  • During the term of employment, staff may not have any other obligations

Job Description
Summer Positions Information Page

To Apply
After reviewing this position's Information Page, complete an application electronically using the links below.

Application for WU Student

Application for Non-WU Student

Application review will begin on February 7, 2014. Please send all materials via email to jbilbrew@willamette.edu.

For questions, contact Joshua Bilbrew at jbilbrew@willamette.edu, stop by Willamette Academy, or call 503-370-6536.

Academic Support Program Assistant (ASPA)

  • 2014-15 academic year WU Student Worker position
  • Provide leadership and administrative support and oversight of the Academic Support Program at Willamette Academy
  • Receive training and support to specialize in a particular aspect of the Academic Support Program
  • Work an average of 10-12 hours each week

Job Description
ASP Positions Information Page

To Apply
After reviewing this position's Information Page, complete an application electronically using the links below.

Application for WU Student

Application review will begin on February 7, 2014. Please send all materials via email to jbilbrew@willamette.edu.

For questions, contact Joshua Bilbrew at jbilbrew@willamette.edu, stop by Willamette Academy, or call 503-370-6536.

Academic Mentor

  • 2014-15 academic year WU Student Worker position
  • Build positive and supportive mentoring relationships with students
  • Conduct weekly meetings with assigned students to track students’ academic progress
  • Connect students with tutors
  • Work an average of 10-12 hours each week

Job Description
ASP Positions Information Page

To Apply
After reviewing this position's Information Page, complete an application electronically using the links below.

Application for WU Student

Application review will begin on February 7, 2014. Please send all materials via email to jbilbrew@willamette.edu.

For questions, contact Joshua Bilbrew at jbilbrew@willamette.edu, stop by Willamette Academy, or call 503-370-6536.

Academic Year Instructor

  • 2013-2014 Position: One or two Saturdays per month
  • Plan and implement enrichment sessions as part of the Academy’s Monthly Enrichment Program
  • Engage students in experiential, project-based curriculum
To Apply:

After reviewing this position's Information Page, please fill out and submit an application and any other materials to:

Curriculum Coordinator 
Willamette Academy 
900 State St. 
Salem, OR 97301

or electronically by emailing wa-curriculum@willamette.edu.

For questions, email wa-curriculum@willamette.edu. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until position is filled.

Media and Design Assistant

  • Student worker position
  • Ongoing position, applications reviewed as received
  • Design and produce a series of printed materials for WA programs using InDesign or similar application

To Apply
Please send a cover letter and a sample of your work demonstrating InDesign (or similar application) expertise to academy@willamette.edu.  Materials will be reviewed upon receipt, until the position is filled.

For questions, contact Joshua Bilbrew at jbilbrew@willamette.edu, stop by Willamette Academy, or call 503-370-6536.

    Tutors

    • Student worker position
    • Work with Academy students at weekly study hall sessions
    • Help students improve their knowledge & proficiency
    • Paired with students that best match tutor’s abilities with student need
    • Work between two (2) and eight (8) hours each week, depending on student need and demand for each tutor’s academic specialization

    Job Description

    Tutor Job Description (PDF)

    To Apply

    Currently, we are not accepting applications for these positions. Throughout the year, it may become necessary to recruit and hire additional student staff. If you would like to be notified of any such job announcements, please send an email to Joshua Bilbrew (see below for contact information) with "Interest in Student Worker Position" as the subject.

    If you have any questions, please contact Joshua Bilbrew at jbilbrew@willamette.edu, stop by Willamette Academy, or call 503-370-6536.