Galveston College Financial Aid


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.

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.

Job Description: 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. TSI complete in English and Reading.


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 on the recruitment side of admissions and can be used as a backup 
with admissions/records.

Job Description: This position will assist with campus tours, putting together acceptance packets, mailings, and backpacks. This person will 
also help maintain inventory. 

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


Applied Technical Center Work-Study

Rate of Pay: $15.00 per hour

Supervisor: Mari Macias and Vera Jasper-Lewis

Department: Technical and Professional Education

Location: Charlie Thomas Family Applied Technology Center ATC-101 7626 Broadway Blvd., Galveston, TX 77554 

Purpose: To assist Administrative Assistant with managing the Technical and Professions Education office with daily operations.

Job Description: Typing, filing, faxing, running errands, mail, distribution, as well as assisting supervisor, faculty, and/or students.

Qualifications: Basic computer knowledge and good communications skills.


Baseball  Work-Study

Rate of Pay: $15.00 per hour

Supervisor: Kelly Raines

Location: Seibel house/gym/field

Purpose: To assist baseball coaches and Athletic director with miscellaneous duties

Job Description: 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.


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 support the Building Bridges to Success staff with daily operations and assist students with questions.

Job Description: Assist BBS staff with office work as needed. Greet students who come to the BBS office. Assist students with computer, printer, copier, and fax support. Answer questions and help students in the office. Provide coverage during lunch and meeting times.

Qualifications: Proficient in the use of: Canvas, Word, MyGC, and Whitecaps Email.


Chemistry 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.

Job Description: 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. 

Qualfications: No experience required. 


Continuing Education Work-Study

Rate of Pay: $15.00 per hour

Supervisor: Rebecca Hutchinson and Rick Segura

Department: Continuing Education

Location: Moody Hall Lobby 1st Floor

Purpose: To assist the CE office with everyday clerical work.

Job Description: Provide direct customer assistance to prospective and current students via front counter, telephone, and/or email services. Provide requested materials to potential students; provides admissions and registration information. Performs all secretarial duties required by the Supervisor.

Qualfications: Basic computer software; MS-Word, MS-Excel, MS-Teams. Bilingual-fluent in Spanish and English.Ability to work a flexible schedule.


Counseling/Advising Work-Study

Rate of Pay: $15.00 per hour

Supervisor: Deon Botha

Department: Counseling Center

Location: Moody Hall 1st Floor

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

Job Description: 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.

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.


Counseling/Advising Special Services Work-Study

Rate of Pay: $15.00 per hour

Supervisor: Kim Lerma

Department: Counseling and advising

Location: Moody Hall 1st Floor

Purpose: To assist the Student Success Advisor for Special Services in assisting staff and students.

Job Description: Greet visitors and determine the purpose of their visit. Answer telephone, transfer calls and place calls as directed. Provide general information about services offered in Counseling, Admissions and Financial Aid. Refer students to a counselor.

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. 


Developmental Math Supplemental Instructor Work-Study

Rate of Pay: $15.00 per hour

Supervisor: Rodrigo Santoyo

Department: Division of Business and Science Developmental Mathematics

Location: Math Labs Northen Building 3rd Floor

Purpose: To assist the Developmental Math Instructor in maintaining labs and daily instruction.

Job Description: Attend the targeted class, take notes, and participate in discussions. Assist students with class assignments in the mathlab and classroom settings. Possess good organizational and time management skills. Maintain a professional attitude at all times. Conduct a full 60-minute session of assigned sections throughout the term. Collect attendance sheets for every session and submit in a timely manner. Follow all procedures and policies set by the Developmental Mathematics Department. Enforce rules and procedures for the use of the Math Labs. Has knowledge and understanding of MyLabsPlus.

Qualifications: A grade of A or higher in selected course (MATH 0300, MATH 0303, MATH 0304, or MATH 0308). GPA of 3.0 or higher with grades of at least a B in the Math courses. Completed all developmental education courses or exempt from them.


Educational Services Work-Study

Rate of Pay: $15.00 per hour

Supervisor: Elvia O. Segura

Department:  Educational Services

Location: Between Distance Education and Dual Credit Offices

Purpose: To assist both Distance Education and Dual Credit Professional Techs with extra work relating to department and students.

Job Description: Help DE with replying to DE Emails and with any other computer work as needed. Also help DC Advisor get information to students or help students complete Admissions and Financial Aid applications, find study resources for Testing, etc., 

Qualifications: Prefer student with Computer knowledge. Prefer student will be following an Education or Computer degree. 

Time and Schedule Preferred: Between 8- 5 as available and as time allows. Will have to split week between DE and DC areas. 


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

Job Description: 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


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.

Job Description: 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 or schedule preferred: The shift is Monday-Thursday 4:00-8:00 PM and Friday (flexible).


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 assist the Galveston College Foundation and Grants Office in daily office duties.

Job Description: 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: Must work 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. Failure to show up for a scheduled shift without notifying supervisor will result in: 1st absence – verbal warning 2nd absence – written warning 3rd absence – dismissal Must be reliable, punctual, and able to work well unsupervised. Should be receptive to feedback


Law Enforcement Work-Study

Rate of Pay: $15.00 per hour

Supervisor: Barton Stephenson

Department: Law Enforcement Academy.

Location: Office N-323

Purpose: General clerical.

Job Description: Assist with document scanning, filing, and 

Qualifications: None


Library Work-Study

Rate of Pay: $15.00 per hour

Supervisor: Telishia Mickens

Department: Library and Learning Resources

Location: Regents Hall Room 107

Purpose: To assist Library staff with daily duties and assist students.

Job Description: Transacts circulation functions such as checking material in and out, placing holds on material, shelving and re-shelving materials, and charging collecting fines for overdue items. Collects reports in the area of overdue material, collection maintenance, and circulation. Performs basic reference work using material in the collection. Assist library users in locating material in the collection with the automated catalog and computerized database collections. Performs basic reference work using material in the collection. Assists students, ass appropriate, in the Library’s computer lab. Assists with processing incoming and outgoing mail. Plans daily to accomplish the assigned tasks along with routine jobs to meet established deadlines; communicates an accurate image of the college as a means of informing students about opportunities at the college. Maintains confidentiality of information exposed to in the course of business regarding students supervisors.

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


Marketing & Communications Work- Study

Rate of Pay:  $15.00 per hour

Supervisor: Sandi Smith

Department: Public Affairs

Location: Administrative Suite M-209

Purpose: Provide support for the Public Affairs Department in terms of graphic production, social media and web services. 

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

Qualifications: Computer proficient on PC (Mac experience is a plus). Physically able to walk, stand, lift and pull. Use of proper spelling and grammer, ability to write posts.


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.

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


Performing Arts Work-Study

Rate of Pay: $15.00 per hour

Supervisor: Liz Lacy

Department: Performing Arts

Location: Fine Arts Building Room 217

Purpose: Perform clerical and reception work along with assisting in theatre production duties.

Job Description: 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, programming sound and lighting cues into lighting console and sound application for semester productions.

Qualifications: Verbal and Written communication skills, Ability to type, Organizational skills, General theatre background helpful, and Experience with hand power tools or willingness to learn.

Duties: Clerical (typing, filing, copying, forms, etc.), build and paint sets and props, hang and focus lights, program lighting cues and sound cues, Maintain theatre shop and equipment including inventory, and House Manager during theatre department productions


Softball Work-Study 

Rate of Pay:  $15.00 per hour

Supervisor: Kelly Raines

Department:  Athletics 

Purpose: Help assist softball with miscellaneous duties

Job Descriptions: Work gate at games, organize equipment, manage uniforms, work fitness center when needed. 

Qualifications: Must be flexible, willing to work weekends.


Student Life Coordinator Work-Study

Rate of Pay:  $15.00 per hour

Supervisor: Randy Graves

Department: Student Life

Location: Student Life Office

Purpose: Provide support to the Student Life Coordinator in regards to development and logistics for clubs & organizations, SGA, student activities/intramurals, and campus housing. 

Job Description: Assists in functions related to student activities and campus housing, especially assisting in maintaining housing files, records, and/or work orders in hard copy files and databases. Assists in campus errands and signatures for approval for clubs & organizations and student activities. 

 Qualifications: Need someone dependable and mature, especially handling confidential and private student housing information. 


Technical & Professional Education Work-Study

Rate of Pay:  $15.00 per hour

Supervisor: Vera Lewis-Jasper

Department: Technical & Professional Education

Location: Applied Technology Center 

Purpose: Assist, Dean, Division Director, and Admin 
with clerical duties

Job Description: Clerical tasks, such as sorting and sending 
mail, Keeping an inventory of office supplies, Maintaining files,Welcoming visitors to your office,  Answering phone calls , Taking and delivering messages, Making copies , and Typing.

Qualifications: Competency with computers, and the usage 
of MS Office , Physical and digital filing systems, and typing. Good written and verbal communication, interpersonal, and some maths skills.


Upward Bound Work-Study

Rate of Pay: $15.00 per hour

Supervisor: Priselda Perez and Gabriela Zepeda

Department: Upward Bound TRIO Program

Location: Regents Hall Room 290

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. Must have already taken College Algebra and have the ability to assist participants with high school Algebra I, Geometry, Algebra II and preferably Pre-Calculus and Calculus. 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. Preference will be given to candidates who are receiving financial aid or are first-generation college students

Approximately 15 – 19.5 hours a week during academic year & varies during 6 week summer program component. Schedule:    3:30 – 5:30 p.m. during the week with additional hours between classes & several Saturdays a month, summer hours vary to meet summer program schedule


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