Galveston College Financial Aid

Work-Study

Students will be allowed to work 10-19.5 hours per week.

All positions are security sensitive positions. All positions are entry level and located on campus at 4015 Avenue Q, Galveston, Texas 77550 unless otherwise noted.

The purpose of the work-study program is to provide work experience and financial assistance to eligible students. Under this program a student can work part-time to earn money while enrolled in school. Work Study is available for undergraduate students who are enrolled full-time or part-time (minimum 6 hours). A student must have financial need which is determined by completing the FAFSA application for Federal Aid. Positions are available on campus as well as off-campus.

The College Work-Study program is administered by the Financial Aid Office at Galveston College. Students seeking employment may apply by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Await notification from the Financial Aid Office of your financial aid status. If awarded financial aid or have financial need and meet the Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) requirements, check the Financial Aid Office for current work-study positions available. The student allocations are determined by the availability of funds received from the federal and state resources and the student’s eligibility.

Currently, there are no available work-study positions. Please stay tuned for updates! Keep an eye out for openings for Fall 2024.

Admissions - Work-Study

Rate of Pay: $15.00 per hour

Supervisor: Polly Martin

Department: Admissions Office

Location: Moody Hall Lobby 1st Floor

Purpose: To support the Student Service staff and assist students with questions and directions.

Duties and Responsibilities:  Student will be instrumental in assisting with the daily operations of the Admissions office. Log incoming mail into Excel spreadsheet; distributing documents to office staff; sending correspondence and other outgoing mail; organizing filing, scanning and verifying documents; and assisting with office phones and front counter. The work-study may also be asked to complete other duties as assigned and help with various other projects with the office.

Qualifications: Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Microsoft Teams.

Time and Schedule Preferred: Afternoons.

 

Admissions - Outreach Work-Study

Rate of Pay: $15.00 per hour

Supervisor:  Ashley Deck

Department: Admissions Office

Location: Moody Hall Lobby 1st Floor

Purpose: This position will help staff the Welcome Desk and will help with admissions projects such as acceptance packets.

Duties and Responsibilities: This position will be working at the Welcome Desk, greeting everyone that comes to campus. They will assist with campus tours, putting together acceptance packets, and mailings. They will also help maintain an inventory of recruitment items

Qualifications: Detail Oriented , Customer Service Experience, Public Speaking Skills  

Time and Schedule Preferred: Preferably someone that can work 15 hours per week. 

 

Baseball  Work-Study

Rate of Pay: $15.00 per hour

Supervisor: Kelly Raines 

Department: Athletics

Location: Seibel house/gym/field

Purpose: To assist baseball coaches and Athletic director with laundry and general office work.

Duties and Responsibilities: To do laundry, work gate at baseball games, fitness center worker, miscellaneous things for coaches;.

Qualifications: Have a flexible schedule, and show up when asked.

Time and Schedule Preferred: 1:00pm- 4:00pm, varies.

 

Building Bridges to Success Work-Study

Rate of Pay: $15.00 per hour

Supervisor: Amy Leuchtag

Department: Building Bridges to Success

Location: Regents Hall Room 286

Purpose:  To be an additional office support staff/team member for the BBS office to ensure that daily operations are done effectively and efficiently and that intentional student encounters occur to better serve BBS participants.  

Duties and Responsibilities: Performs clerical duties including typing, filing, and replenishing office and coffee supplies. Operates office machines including copiers, printers, scanners, office computers, and other standard office equipment. Answers phones, directs calls to appropriate individuals and prepares messages. Assists students' needs and requests. 

Qualifications: Familiar with the general college knowledge; Efficient with the college's LMS; Willing and able to properly file; Motivated team player; Eager to help students and office staff with a variety of tasks. 

Time and Schedule Preferred: Monday - Tuesday 5:00pm - 7:00pm and Wednesday - Friday 10:00am - 3:00pm.

 

Chemistry Lab Assistant Work-Study

Rate of Pay: $15.00 per hour

Supervisor: Dr. Ana Sanchez

Department: Division of Business and Science

Location: Science Labs Regents Hall 3rd Floor, Northen Building Room 340 or 329

Purpose: To assist with the preparation of the chemistry laboratories offered by our Department. Cleaning and organizing the storage room. 
Maintaining inventory, and helping with the 
supplies ordering. 

Duties and Responsibilities: As the Chemistry laboratory assistant the candidate will take care of all tasks relate to the preparation, maintenance and cleaning of the lab and storage room. 

Qualifications: Galveston College current student.  Chemistry knowledge preferred, but not required. Self-motivated, hardworking individual

Time and Schedule Preferred: To be determined.

 

Counseling/Advising Student Services Assistant Work-Study

Rate of Pay: $15.00 per hour

Supervisor: Kim Lerma

Department: Counseling Center

Location: Moody Hall 1st Floor, Counseling Center

Purpose: To assist Counseling staff and student with daily operations.

Duties and Responsibilities: Greet and log in visitors and determine the purpose of their visit. Refer students to a counselor for assistance with degree plans, schedules, class changes and withdrawals, etc. Answer telephones. Provide general information about services offered in the Counseling, Admissions, and Financial Aid. Light typing as requested, i.e.-making copies, running errands, assisting with special projects and activates.

Qualifications: In order to enhance your effectiveness as a work-study, please adhere to the following. Display a pleasant personality. Dress neatly and appropriately. Become familiar with general information about Galveston College, i.e. semester class schedules credit and non-credit classes etc. Report to work regularly and complete assignments.

Time and Schedule Preferred:  Must be able to work 5:00pm-7:00 pm Monday and Tuesday and daily hours (to be determined) Wednesday to Friday.

 

Counseling/Advising Special Services Work-Study

Rate of Pay: $15.00 per hour

Supervisor: Kim Lerma

Department: Counseling/Advising

Location: Moody Hall 1st Floor, Counseling Center

Purpose: To assist Accessibility Counselor/Advisor and back-up coverage for Counseling/Advising

Duties and Responsibilities: Assist students during heavy traffic times Train as a scribe/reader for students Assist in training students, staff and faculty on the use of auxiliary aids and services Assist in coordinating the set-up for technologies and services (i.e. CART) Assist students in downloading and accessing e-books and other alternative print Research and locate new assistive technology apps Assist in locating resources, acquiring bids, etc. for technological auxiliary aids assist in keeping a database and sending correspondence to special services students Assist in coordinating with media department to enlarge print for textbooks and handouts Assist with accessibility events as needed Available for evening hours on Monday & Tuesday. Ability to work independently on projects 

Qualifications: Display a pleasant personality. Dress neatly and appropriately. Become familiar with general information about Galveston College, i.e., semester class schedules, credit and non-credit classes, etc. Report to work regularly and complete assignments. 

Time and Schedule Preferred: To be determined. 

 

Developmental Math Supplemental Instructor Work-Study

Rate of Pay: $15.00 per hour

Supervisor: Rodrigo Santoyo

Department: Developmental Mathematics *

Location: N-347

Purpose: To log students in and out of the math lab following proper protocol. To monitor student activities while in the math lab. 

Duties and Responsibilities: Responsible for maintaining a clean, quiet work area for students. Enforces rules and procedures for the use of the math lab. Be present, visible, and available to students requiring technical assistance. Follow all procedures and policies set by the Developmental Mathematics Department

Qualifications: Has a knowledge and understanding of MyLabs Plus. GPA of 3.0 or above. Completed all Developmental Education courses or exempt from them.

Time and Schedule Preferred: To be determined. 

 

Financial Aid Work-Study

Pay Rate: $15.00 per hour

Supervisor: Rachel Leyva

Department: Financial Aid

Location: Moody Hall Lobby 1st Floor

Purpose: To assist in financial aid with day-to-day duties and assist current/prospective students

Duties and Responsibilities: Typing, filing, scanning and entering data on computer. Help students understand and complete the financial aid process. Assist Financial Aid staff.

Qualifications: Knowledge of Microsoft Office, mainly Word and Excel; Needs to be patient, personable and people oriented. Student must confirm a work schedule. Must have effective interpersonal skills and ability to understand instruction, and use of personal computers

Time and Schedule Preferred: To be determined.

 

Fitness Center Desk Attendant Work-Study

Rate of Pay: $15.00 per hour

Supervisor: Kelly Raines

Department: Athletics

Location: Fitness Center

Purpose: To support the Fitness Center staff and assist students with questions and directions.

Duties and Responsibilities: Student attendant will monitor the front desk and the fitness center while on duty. The attendant will check GC College IDs when students enter the Fitness Center and keep the IDs in the bin provided at the front desk. Attendant will answer the telephone and transfer calls to correct extension, or take a message, if necessary. Attendant will keep the television remote control at the front desk. If a channel needs to be changed, the attendant will change it. Attendant will put the weight room back in order fifteen minutes before end of each workday. The front desk should be kept neat and orderly at all times. Attendant is not permitted to have guests behind the counter with them. Do not agree to hold personal items behind the desk.

Qualifications: Must be polite and courteous to everyone that enters the Fitness Center. Attendants will answer questions to the best of their ability or refer them to the Athletics office.  Able to lift 50lbs.

Time and Schedule Preferred: 5:00pm-8:00pm and 8:00am-12:00pm.

 

Foundation & Grants Work-Study

Rate of Pay: $15.00 per hour

Supervisor: Kelly Kennedy and Gloria Milton

Department: Development and Galveston College Foundation & Grants

Location: Moody Hall Room 300

Purpose: To provide administrative support of general office operations, meetings and events.

Duties and Responsibilities: General office duties including filing documents and correspondence, assisting with the maintenance of files, data entry to records, mailing of documents and letters, assist with preparation for Galveston College and Galveston College Foundation meeting and events, shredding documents as necessary, assisting with miscellaneous events and or projects, answering telephones, and assisting students and visitors.

Qualifications: Knowledge of MS Word, Excel, and familiarity with database systems (or willingness to learn the systems). Ability to interact appropriately with key executive and administrative personnel, as well as donors is important. Promptness is extremely important, as well as communication with supervisor and other team members. Ability to maintain confidentiality is key. 

Time and Schedule Preferred: Desired work of 10-15 hours per week. Schedule is flexible and can work between 8:00-5:00 M-F. In order to accomplish office functions, everyone needs to work their full hours (or as close to as possible). Student will need to let his/her supervisor know what days/times he/she will be working each semester. If student is not able to work assigned hours, notify supervisor(s) immediately. Must be reliable, punctual, and able to work well unsupervised.

 

Library Assistant Work-Study

Rate of Pay: $15.00 per hour

Supervisor: Telishia Murray

Department: Library Circulation/Service Desk 

Location: Library Circulation/Service Desk 

Purpose: Assist with circulation desk, stacks maintenance, and collection management operations.

Duties and Responsibilities: Primary duties for this position include circulation duties, which involve checking out and checking in books, journals, reserve materials, and other library resources. Additionally, there will be stack maintenance tasks, such as gathering, sorting, and shelving books and journals. Other responsibilities include, perform complex library tasks with minimal supervision, help process journals to be sent for binding, check catalog records for accuracy and completeness, replace call number labels on books, assist with stack management special projects and identify books needing repair, assist with opening and closing procedures, Ability to work effectively with the public, and any other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:  High school diploma and at least 3 college credit hours.  

Time and Schedule Preferred: Monday - Friday 8:00am-12:00pm or 1:00pm-5:00pm

 

Marketing & Communications Work- Study

Rate of Pay:  $15.00 per hour

Supervisor: Edgar Chrnko Salas

Department: Public Affairs

Location: Administrative Suite M-210

Purpose: To assist the MarCom Team with various marketing, public relations and advertising projects and events. 

Duties and Responsibilities: Create graphics for social media, shoot and edit photos and videos, create and edit GC ads and publications, perform web edits, update calendars

Qualifications: Must have knowledge of social media, have experience in photography and video production, be familiar with design programs such as Adobe and Canva, and have proficiency in photo editing programs like Photoshop.

Time and Schedule Preferred: Flexible, typically requiring 3-5 hours of work per day, Monday through Friday.

 

Nursing Work-Study

Rate of Pay: $15.00 per hour

Supervisor: Donna Carlin

Department: Nursing

Location: Regents Hall Room 265

Purpose: To assist Nursing staff and instructors with daily office duties.

Duties and Responsibilities: Clerical duties including but not limited to filing, answering phones, and organization. Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:General office functions 

Time and Schedule Preferred: To be determined.

 

Softball Work-Study 

Rate of Pay: $15.00 per hour

Supervisor: Kelly Raines

Department: Athletics 

Location: Fitness Center, Softball Field

Purpose: Help with general duties with softball, social media, cleaning of locker room, office duties

Duties and Responsibilities: Work gate at games, organize equipment, manage uniforms, work fitness center when needed. 

Qualifications: Be on time, general computer skills 

Time and Schedule Preferred: Must be flexible, willing to work weekends.

 

Technical & Professional Education Work-Study

Rate of Pay:  $15.00 per hour

Supervisor: Mari Macias 

Department: Technical & Professional Education

Location: Applied Technology Center (ATC-101)

Purpose: Assist with managing Dean's office. 

Duties and Responsibilities: Typing, filling, mail distribution, as well as assisting advisor, faculty and/or students.

Qualifications: Basic computer knowledge and good communication skills.

Time and Schedule Preferred: The shift Monday- Friday 8:00am-5:00pm.

 

Theater Assistant Work-Study

Rate of Pay: $15.00 per hour

Supervisor: Liz Lacy

Department: Theater/Drama

Location: Fine Arts Building Room 217

Purpose: To augment the workload responsibilities of four theatrical productions a year. Please see production responsibilities below. Assists with the construction of various scenic elements associated with the Theatre productions. This may include but is not limited to Carpentry, Metalworking/Fabrication, Scene Painting and Props Construction. Assists with the construction of various costume elements associated with the productions produced by Theatre department. This may include but is not limited to Sewing, Patterning and Draping. Assists with the Lighting and Sound needs of the Theatre department. This would include participating in the hang and focus of lighting instruments, setup of theatrical audio equipment and maintenance of various equipment, programing sound and lighting cues into lighting console and sound application for semester productions. 

Duties and Responsibilities: THEATRE OFFICE: Perform routine clerical and reception work; greet and assist students and faculty in a professional and courteous manner; answer phones and inquiries and give directional assistance; receive and dispense forms, mail or other items; perform filing; maintain facilities or work area; maintain patron and inventory database; create publicity for theatre productions and program; perform various typing and execution of paperwork using Microsoft Word, Excel; and run errands. PRODUCTION ASSISTANT: Assists with the construction of various scenic elements associated with the Theatre productions. This may include but is not limited to Carpentry, Metalworking/Fabrication, Scene Painting and Props Construction. Assists with the construction of various costume elements associated with the productions produced by Theatre department. This may include but is not limited to Sewing, Patterning and Draping. Assists with the Lighting and Sound needs of the Theatre department. This would include participating in the hang and focus of lighting instruments, setup of theatrical audio equipment and maintenance of various equipment, programing sound and lighting cues into lighting console and sound application for semester productions.

Qualifications: Strong verbal and written communication skills are essential for effective communication within the theater production team. The ability to type proficiently is a valuable skill, as it facilitates the creation of written materials, such as scripts, schedules, and communications. Organizational skills play a crucial role in keeping track of various aspects of theater production, from scheduling rehearsals to managing props and costumes. A general background in theater can be beneficial, as it provides a foundational understanding of the industry and its unique dynamics. Experience with hand power tools or a willingness to learn is important, as they are often used in set construction and other technical aspects of theater production.

Time and Schedule Preferred:  Monday-Thursday afternoons and Friday mornings.

 

Tutoring Center Front Desk Receptionist Work-Study

Rate of Pay:  $15.00 per hour

Supervisor: Megan Stockfleth

Department: Career Placement and Tutoring

Location: Tutoring Center

Purpose: Assist with optimizing student experience when they visit the center.

Duties and Responsibilities: Scheduling, customer service/welcome students and assist with problem solving, desk coverage when tutors are busy/absent, light cleaning, and supervising of facilities.

Qualifications: willing to learn, punctual, polite, able to work with diverse student body and fellow staff, focused, can handle stress of a dynamic environment, self-directed and follows instructions with minimal supervision, clear verbal and written communicator.

Time and Schedule Preferred: Flexible- based on center needs and student class schedule.

 

Upward Bound  Learning Facilitator Work-Study

Rate of Pay: $15.00 per hour

Supervisor: Gabriela Zepeda

Department: TRIO Upward Bound Program

Location: Regents Hall Room 290

Purpose:  To assist in academically preparing sixty potential first generation college students currently enrolled 
at Ball High School.

Duties and Responsibilities: Contribute and work toward building a collective and harmonious working relationship among students, parents, instructors, and staff.    Attend pre-program faculty/staff orientation and training as well as weekly staff meetings. Audit high school courses and facilitate study groups during after school homework labs based on the teachers’ curriculum, students’ academic needs and learning styles Participate in the planning, organization and implementation of social, cultural and recreational events. Serve as a mentor/ example to students. Maintain student discipline and enforce all program rules and regulations. Supervise students at all times to ensure their safety and well-being, including accompanying students on field trips / college visits. Provide academic assistance and guidance to participants during academic field trips. Monitor students and provide all written documentation on students including, but not limited to, tutor reports, sign-in/ sign-out sheets, and progress reports. Follow up with students in an effort to retain and encourage active participation throughout the academic year and summer component. During the summer program, be available during working hours

Qualifications: Must be working toward a Bachelor’s degree and have a cumulative 3.0 GPA. Must have completed 15 hours of college credit course work, and met the TSI requirements. Demonstrate qualities of cordiality and integrity. Ability to communicate effectively and diplomatically with groups and individuals. Ability to manage students utilizing motivational, conflict resolution and other interpersonal skills. Demonstrate sensitivity to the needs of students from diverse backgrounds. Ability to establish and maintain a trusting and productive working relationship with program students, parents, instructors, and staff.

Time and Schedule Preferred: The shift is  Monday - Thursday 3:00pm - 6:00pm and on Friday for 4 hours or Saturdays off campus on trips with students.

 

Visual Arts Work-Study

Rate of Pay: $15.00 per hour

Supervisor: Amanda Barry Jones

Department: Arts and Humanities - Visual Arts

Location: Fine Arts - FA323, FA316, FA318 

Purpose: Student helper for all the events and special needs the art department needs.

Duties and Responsibilities: Primary Duties and responsibilities will be to help with the Gallery: installation, lighting, labeling, disbursing media, guest book email logging, sanding and painting pedestals, patching and painting walls, marketing, helping with gallery receptions, picking up food and drinks, setting up reception table, putting out signs around campus in the grass helping visitors find the gallery for our ArtWalk receptions. Working the Saturday of ArtWalk in the gallery. Other extra duties: -Aid in Ceramics: learn and help with the cone 10 team to fire the gas kiln which includes a long list of duties to assist with scraping and washing shelves, making kiln wads, loading, firing, and unloading. Assisting with reclaiming clay. Assist with student sales and all the marketing, setup, labeling, bookkeeping, etc. that go into having a Spring and Fall sale on campus. Help with visiting artists giving workshops: setup, take down. Labeling in FA316, FA323. Help with digital documents and communication related to the art department.

Qualifications: Ability to use a computer, Communicate through email, and Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. 

Time and Schedule Preferred: 2 Saturdays for ArtWalk receptions from 3-5 will be required. During the week the student can work M-F depending on their class schedule.

 

 

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