Student employment positions are described below, by campus. Please note that position availability is subject to change. Hours, which may not exceed 20 per week, will vary depending on the position.
All student employees are expected to arrive on Tuesday, June 23.
Tasks include but are not limited to: supervising the Apple Cellar computer room; making sure that all computers are operating properly (monitoring toner, paper levels, and supplies for the printer); helping Apple Cellar visitors log on to the Middlebury network with their Middlebury credentials (will need PIN and ID number), access the wireless network, and work with First Class and Breadnet.
The Bread Loaf Journal co-editors (usually two) work together and are responsible for assisting with solicitation of submissions, review and selection of submissions for publication, editing, design, and distribution of the journal. The co-editors report to Bread Loaf’s assistant director.
This position covers evening and weekend hours at Davison Library (approximately 17 hours per week; 3 hours after dinner on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday, and 4 hours on Saturday and Sunday afternoons). These hours can occasionally be flexible to allow for attendance at major events on the Bread Loaf campus. Tasks include providing assistance to library patrons RE circulating materials, library catalog searches, and borrowing, course reserves, and basic research.
The office assistant will work closely with Bread Loaf’s year-round staff in its administrative operations, helping with collection of employment documents, coordinating events with DAs, preparing copy for commencement programs, distributing and collecting evaluation materials, assisting with senior cruise preparations, managing event invitations and responses, assisting faculty with copiers and general questions, and other tasks as needed. The office assistant reports to the Vermont campus coordinator. Hours will be flexible based on the student’s class schedule.
Social Media Coordinator
The coordinator will help engage the larger Bread Loaf community with the vitality of the summer session through creation of Facebook and/or Instagram posts; applicants should have experience with social media and photography, as well as an interest in sharing scenes and the flavor of life on the mountain. The social media coordinator reports to Bread Loaf’s assistant director.
Tasks include working with theater staff in constructing costumes and serving as wardrobe crew during tech rehearsal and production. Must have experience with hand sewing and machine sewing (bonus points if you’ve used a merrow machine) as well as an interest in costume design and a willingness to learn techniques of costume construction.
Responsibilities include but may not be limited to: building scenic elements and props; using carpentry power tools (drills, saws, fasteners, etc.); painting theater scenery and properties; installing / focusing and circuiting lighting fixtures; assisting with rehearsals and productions as well as with set ups for events in the Little Theater.
Experience in some area of construction, stage electrics or running productions is preferred. Candidate should be able to use a ladder and be able to lift at least 60lbs. Expected hours worked per week will be 20 but may fluctuate due to class and production schedule.
Responsibilities include: taking orders, serving meals, clearing and cleaning the tables for sit-down meals (Sunday through Thursday pm); keeping the food containers full and removing empty dishes for buffets and picnics (Friday breakfast through Sunday lunch). Wait staff eat prior to the meal and stay after to help set tables and put the dining room in order for the next meal. Head waiters will supervise and set the waiter schedule, which includes days off. Waiters will need to work some, but not all, weekends. Students (except graduating seniors) who sign up for the wait staff must be willing to stay for the commencement banquet.
Computer Lab and Office Assistants must arrive early, on June 10, to assist with unpacking and arranging of equipment and supplies, and must stay through the end of the session to assist with repacking.
Computer Lab Assistant
This position requires that students live on campus. Computer Lab Assistants work 20 hours per week including weekends. Duties include but are not limited to: supervising the computer lab; making sure that all computers are operating properly (monitoring toner, paper levels, and supplies for the printer); helping faculty and students access Middlebury and Breadnet accounts and online resources. Computer Lab Assistants also provide support for office staff to include running on-campus errands, making copies, and setting up AV equipment as needed.
Duties include but are not limited to: providing support to the office Director’s Assistant to create and post announcements for speakers; running errands on campus and in town; planning and arranging graduation decorations, setting up and distributing mail for faculty and students; laying out and distributing La Miga, the New Mexico campus bi-weekly digital newspaper.
The Office Assistant works 20 hours per week, which may include weekends.
Social Media Coordinator
The coordinator will help engage the larger Bread Loaf community with the vitality of the summer session through creation of Facebook and/or Instagram posts; applicants should have experience with social media and photography, as well as an interest in sharing scenes and the flavor of life in Santa Fe. The social media coordinator reports to Bread Loaf’s assistant director.