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Federal Work Study

The Federal Work Study Program provides students with financial need part-time employment to assist with  the costs of postsecondary education.   Hourly wages must not be less than the federal minimum wage.  To receive FWS, a degree-seeking student should complete a FAFSA  application to determine eligibility.

Office Assistants
These positions require students to perform basic clerical duties such as typing/word processing, answering phones, assisting customers, photocopying, filing, distributing campus mail, etc. Some positions require computer skills/knowledge.

Bookstore Assistant
This position requires students to operate a cash register, assist customers, price and stock books, and assist staff with maintaining inventory and during registration. Applicant may be asked to assist in general office duties such as typing, filing, copying, answering the telephone, dusting, sweeping, and other duties as assigned. This position prefers previous cashier experience and computer skills/knowledge.

Computer Assistant
This position requires maintenance of the computer lab. Simple computer management is required as well as assisting students with computer use. Applicant must be dependable and conscientious, and willing to work with others courteously. Desires to work with computer-related equipment and perhaps achieve growth in the field. Work is completed independently without close supervision. Computer literacy is required.

Library Assistant
This position requires assistance to library staff in all areas of library work. Duties will include assisting patrons in finding information, retrieving magazine articles from periodicals, etc., assisting with CD-ROM and online database searching, answering the telephone, shelving library materials, assisting library patrons at the circulation desk and other duties as assigned.

Community Service
The aide position requires general office work such as filing, answering telephones, and moderate typing. In addition, applicant must provide childcare services for parents during sessions and parent conferences. Preparing light refreshments before parenting sessions, assisting parents in completing forms, attending to toys and books in the lending library and other duties as assigned.  The tutor position requires tutoring children/families in reading and family literacy and other duties as assigned.

Students who are awarded work-study positions can review a listing of available job positions in the Financial Aid Office