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Federal Work Study

The following departments are approved to hire work study students. Current pay rate is $11.54 per hour, up to 19.5 hours per week. If you are interested in a description, contact the hiring department for more details.

Library

1 student worker position open 2016-17
Supervisor: Olga Murr 
If interested in this position, please contact Olga Murr
 
Job Description:

Primary duties and responsibilities included shelving books and periodicals, assisting with Pay-Per-Print system, maintaining the collection’s appearance and order, shifting items, processing newly cataloged items, shelf reading and collection maintenance, assisting students, faculty and staff with general library questions.
 
Preferred Skills:

  • Must have customer service experience in a fast paced, diverse work environment.
  • Excellent listening and speaking skills.
  • Punctual, dependable, and courteous.
  • Past library experience preferred.
  • Committed to excellent customer service.
  • Team player.

 


 

Educational Planning Center (formerly Academic Advising)

Supervisor: De’Aira Holloway   
For Position Contact Jennifer Quinn

 

Job Description:

 
  • Assigned to Front Counter of the Educational Planning Center. Sign visitors/students in to meet with advisors.
  • Answer phones.
  • Maximum 19.5 hours per week allowed; minimum not guaranteed. Weekly schedule will be dependent on department’s scheduling needs and may vary week to week.
 

Preferred Skills:

 
  • Must have customer service experience in a fast paced, diverse work environment.
  • Excellent listening and speaking skills.
  • Punctual, dependable, and courteous.
  • Basic Computer proficiency.
  • Committed to excellent customer service.
  • Maintain courteous demeanor while providing accurate and current information.
  • Team player.
 

 

 

 
Biology Lab (1 student worker)
Department Name: Mathematics & Natural Sciences - Biology
Supervisor: Monica Atwell
Contact Number: (972) 860-3955
 
 
 
Job Description: Would prefer a student who has taken biology. Will be responsible for washing and maintaining clean glassware, feeding/watering plants and animals. Restocking supplies in lab instructor desks. Restocking supply trays for students. Filing. Assist with special projects as needed.
 
 
 
Hours: Fridays and 2 additional days of the week (MW or TR). Hours can vary depending on work load.

 
Registrar's Office (1 student worker)
Location: A405
Supervisor: Francyenne Maynard
Days to work: Tuesday and Fridays
 
 
 
Job Duties: Performs general office functions requiring the exercise of initiative and independent judgment -- receiving and routing incoming calls; coordinating the reproduction and distribution of department publications; assisting the Assistant Registrar with filing of confidential documents, and the developing of Excel spreadsheets and PowerPoint slides.
 

 
Upward Bound (2 student workers)
Location: H212
Supervisor: Guy Melton
Contact Phone: 972-273-3267 or 972-273-3375
E-Mail: gmelton@dcccd.edu or lorilyn.hester@dcccd.edu
 
 
 
Job Description: Type letters, memorandums, test, syllabi and reports. Proofread work as required for accuracy and completeness. Reproduces material using various types of reproduction equipment. Answer phones and routine questions, convey messages and run errands. Files according to department guideline. Performs related duties as assigned.
 
 
 
Skills Required: Graduation from high school or equivalent plus one year of general office experience. Requires basic understanding of personal computer software/hardware. Ability to communicate effectively and courteously with individuals from diverse backgrounds.
 

 
Nursing Lab (4 student workers)
Supervisor: Diana Neal
Email: Diana Neal
 
Location: T155 or T154
 
 
 
Job Description: Help set up labs for class with supervision. Clean up labs after classes. Some light typing on computer, filing, and copying. Some lifting required of manikins (50 lbs.). Must be pleasant and interact well with faculty and other students. Must be interested in learning new things and be responsible-show up on time.
 

Accounting Services (4 student workers)
Direct Supervisor: Pamela Mays
Location: A416

4 Office Assistant
Days and Hours:

(1) 8:30-11:30 Front desk, (1) 2:30-6:30 Front desk, and (2) 11:00-2:30 purchasing and accounts payable.

 
 

CE/Workforce Development - Grant Management (2 student workers)
Location: Building L Lower Level
Supervisor's Name:  Carlene Ross
Position #1
Job Description: Assist with paperwork associated with the Skills (SDF & SSB) Grants. This will include filing, data entry and delivery of documents to other campus departments. This will also include some assistance with special events associated with grants.
Position #2
Job Description: Assist with paperwork associated with CE open enrollment classes. This will include filing, data entry, delivery of documents to other campus departments and supporting registration activities.
 

 
Physics Lab (1 student worker)
Department Name: Mathematics and Natural Sciences - Physics Department           
Supervisor's Name: Alicia Ramos – aramos@dcccd.edu
 
 
Job Description: Prepare materials for lab activities, organize lab equipment, perform occasional maintenance of lab equipment, assist professors with grading, and occasionally tutor students as instructed by the lab coordinator.
 

 
Construction Technology (2 student workers)
Location: West Campus
Supervisor's Name: Paula Hutchinson
Email: phutchinson@dcccd.edu
 
 
 
Job Description: General office duties and customer service: answering department phone, directing calls, taking messages, answering questions and providing general information. Doing research, copying, filing. Assisting staff, faculty and students, interfacing with North Lake partners. Requires compliance with privacy issues.
 
 
 
Skills required:
 
  • customer service – listening, communication, resourcefulness, initiative
  • basic computer software skills
  • willingness to help as team player, and at other times work independently
  • bilingual (Spanish) a plus, but not necessary
 

 
North Campus Welcome Desk (2 student workers)
Department Name: North Campus – Admission and Advising Welcome Desk
Location: North Campus
Supervisor's Name: Tanisha Shorter
Email: trshorter@dcccd.edu
 
 
 
Job Description: Will serve as a front line individual processing in person and phone call requests.  Will manage wait list and act as an information source, providing information related to DCCCD policies and procedures, state and federal regulations related to admissions and registration. Will also provide general office support to work area.
 
 
 
 
The Arts, Business, Sports Science and Technology Division (2 student workers)   
Lab Monitor                        
Telephone Number:  972-273-3465
Location: T225
Direct Supervisor of FWS Staff: Linda Ward and/or Lynne Smith-Brush
 
Schedule of Working Hours for Position: Daily coverage, hours TBD.
 
Job Description:
  • Respond to and effectively direct walk-ins in a professional and timely manner.
  • Handle faculty, student and staff requests in a professional and timely manner.
  • Maintain paper supply in lab printers and keep staplers full of staples.
  • Return order to the lab area by placing chairs in their proper locations; restack books that become jumbled; wipe off desks, keyboards, and mice, etc.
  • File course materials as requested by the Instructor.
  • Distribute course materials to students working in the lab after class hours, as requested by the Instructor.
  • Post signs for canceled classes.
  • Use copier for scanning, faxing and copying documents.
  • Document personal work hours on a daily basis and complete appropriate attendance sheets.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Skills Required:
  • Must be proficient in the English language - familiarity with a 2nd language is desired but not required.
  • Must be able to communicate orally and via email using correct grammar/diction.
Additional Requirements:
  • Must be willing to consistently dress in business casual or business attire when on duty.
  • Must have a verifiable track record of dependability/reliability and punctuality.
  • Must be willing to converse with students and other staff to cordially complete requested tasks.
  • Must be able to work with minimal supervision and exhibit a strong work ethic.
  • Must be willing to establish and adhere to specific days and times to report to work.
  • Must have a minimum GPA of at least 2.0 in the last semester in which the student attended school.
  • Must sign a confidentiality agreement.
  • Free time (upon completion of assignments) can be used for class assignments or learning available software.
Note:
Texting, multiple personal phone calls, personal email communication, Facebook, twittering, blogging and other forms of social media are prohibited during working hours.
 

Career Services

1 student worker position open 2016-17
Supervisor: Dr. Dawn Gomez   
For Position Contact Jennifer Quinn
 Job Description:
  • Assigned to Front Counter of Career Services. Sign visitors/students in to meet with counselors on eStudias data system.
  • Answer and transfer phone calls.
  • Maximum 19.5 hours per week allowed.
Preferred Skills: 
  • Must have commitment to provide excellent customer service in a fast paced, diverse work environment.
  • Maintain courteous and patient demeanor while providing accurate and current information.
  • Exceptional listening and speaking skills.
  • Punctual, dependable, and courteous.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, Excel, PowerPoint, Internet Publisher, or aptitude for training in these programs.
  • Team player with positive attitude!

    Financial Aid (1 Student Worker)
    Location: A419
    Supervisor: Jennifer Williams
    Schedule: TBD
    Office Hours: 8:30-6:30 M-TH, 9-4:30 F
     
    Job Description:
  • Respond to and effectively direct/Sign walk-ins in a professional and timely manner.
  • Assisting students and parents with completion of financial aid online processes.
  • Handle faculty, student and staff requests in a professional and timely manner.
  • Maintain paper supply in printers
  • Ensure staff has copies of financial aid forms
  • Wipe off desks, keyboards, and mice, etc.
  • File completed documentation
  • Distribute mail received from mail room.
  • Maintain confidentiality
  • Post signs for financial aid events.
  • Use copier for scanning, faxing and copying documents.
  • Complete appropriate attendance sheets.
  • Other duties as assigned.
    Preferred Skills:
  • Must have commitment to provide excellent customer service in a fast paced, diverse work environment.
  • Maintain courteous and patient demeanor while providing accurate and current information.
  • Exceptional listening and speaking skills.
  • Punctual, dependable, and courteous.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, Excel, PowerPoint, Internet Publisher, or aptitude for training in these programs.
  • Team player with positive attitude
  • Bilingual a plus
  • Self-motivator     
 

7Pchelp

1 student worker position open 2016-17
Supervisor: William Zelada 
If interested in this position, please contact zwilliam@dcccd.edu
 
Job Description:

Primary duties and responsibilities included helping with IT problem on campus. This include troubleshooting PC, Printers, Scanners and other IT related items. Maintaining good documentation. Customer service is a must. Good people skills. Someone who hustles. If you have taken some computer classes and would like some hands on experience this is a good place to start. Must be responsible about use of time.
 
Preferred Skills:
  • Must have customer service experience in a fast paced, diverse work environment.
  • Excellent listening and speaking skills.
  • Punctual, dependable, and courteous.
  • Technical Skills preferred.
  • Committed to excellent customer service.
  • Team player.

Academic Success Center (Writing Center)
2 Peer Tutor positions
Location: A322
Supervisor: Janice Hicks
Email: jmhicks@dcccd.edu
 
Job Description:
  • Provide individual tutoring to students requesting writing assistance.
  • Provide group tutoring as needed.
  • Accurately complete Peer Tutoring paperwork and forms.
  • Participate in all required tutor training and workshops.
  • Dress appropriately (wear clothing that does not distract from the learning process).
  • Check email regularly to receive work notifications.
  • Assist with additional duties as needed, for example, cover front desk, assist with New Student Orientation, organize materials, or perform other clerical duties.
Skills Required:
  • Maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0.
  • Document an earned “A” in ENGL 1301 and/or 1302.
  • Communicate clearly and effectively with students from all educational levels and cultural backgrounds.
  • Exercise patience in all learning situations.
  • Maintain tutor/student confidentiality of all academic and personal information.
  • Uphold high standards avoiding falsification and cheating.
  • Acquire a signature from your ENGL 1301 and/or 1302 instructor, recommending you to be hired as a Peer Tutor.


Academic Success Center
2 Front Desk Assistant Positions
Location: A322
Supervisor: Janice Hicks
Email: jmhicks@dcccd.edu

Job Description:
  • Provide customer service to students, faculty and staff in the Academic Success Center.
  • Assist students in making tutoring appointments.
  • Upload information into tutoring tracking system.
  • Reserve computer labs for professors.
  • Attend mandatory trainings.
  • Answer phones.

Preferred Skills:
  • Excellent listening and speaking skills.
  • Punctual, dependable, and courteous.
  • Basic Computer proficiency.
  • Committed to excellent customer service.
  • Maintain courteous demeanor while providing accurate and current information.


Student Affairs Office

2 Front Desk Assistant positions
Supervisor: Ta’Rae L. Smith
Email: tsmith@dcccd.edu
Times Preferred: 1st Shift: Monday – Thursday (8:30am – 12:30pm) & Friday (8:30am – 12Noon
2nd Shift: Monday – Thursday (1:00pm – 5:00pm) & Friday (1:00pm – 4:30pm)

Job Description:
  • Responsible for opening the office at 8:30am every morning, greet visitors from private and public sector, escort guests (as needed), promptly answer phone, schedule appointments for the immediate supervisor as requested. 
  • May assist other offices upon request with clearance from the immediate Supervisor or Vice President.  Run campus errands, mail runs, filing, faxing, copying, shredding and other duties as assigned. 
Required Skills:
  • Punctuality, Responsibility, Dependability, Telephone Etiquette is a MUST, able to follow oral and written instructions, basic reading & writing, ability to maintain confidentiality, ability to communicate, able to work well with diverse cultures, basic computer knowledge, good attitude and warm personality.
  • Professionalism is a MUST!