Work-Study

Work-Study

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.

 

Students will be allowed to work 10-19.5 hours per week.
Galveston College Work-Study Job Descriptions

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.

 

Admissions Work-Study

Rate of Pay: $7.50 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.

Required Skills: Typing, Microsoft office mainly Word and Excel, organizational skills, follow instructions, attention to detail. Must be a self-starter, work independently, and dependable.

 

Allied Health Division Work-Study

Rate of Pay: $7.50 per hour

Supervisor: Daniel Fink and Hubert Callahan

Department: Allied Health

Location: Northen Building Room 214

Purpose: To support the Allied Health Division staff and students with the daily operations.

Job Description: Assist department administrative assistance with the daily duties of the division. Filling, organizing programs material, preparing material for recruitment, participate in program orientations and provide support to the individual department as needed

 

Applied Technical Center Work-Study

Rate of Pay: $7.50 per hour

Supervisor: Mari Macias and Vera Jasper-Lewis

Department: Technical and Professional Education

Location: Charlie Thomas Family Applied Technology Center 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.

 

Boys and Girls Club Work-Study

Rate of Pay: $8.00 per hour

Supervisor: Mark Stephens and Cheryl Chatman

Location: 4420 Avenue P, Galveston, TX 77550

Description: Plans, implements, supervise, and evaluate all programs and activities. Assist youth members in tutoring, reading, and understanding daily homework assignments. Develop and foster healthy relationships, with all members at the assigned club.

Qualifications: High School Diploma or Equivalent. Must have strong communication skills both oral and written and computer skills. Must be able to interpret the Boys and Girls club of Greater Houston, INC. programs and philosophy.

 

Building Bridges to Success Work-Study

Rate of Pay: $7.50 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.

 

Chemistry Lab Assistant

Rate of Pay: $7.50 per hour

Supervisor: Dr. Ana Sanchez and Dr. Laimutis Bytautas

Department: Division of Business and Science

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

Purpose: To assist lab instructors with stocking, maintaining stock rooms and labs.

Job Description: Student will assist in maintenance of the lab, materials and supplies. Assist in preparation of stock solutions, inventory, cleaning and organizing the stock room and lab study. Word and excel processors knowledge preferred.

 

Continuing Education Work-Study

Rate of Pay: $7.50 per hour

Supervisor: Dr. Rebecca Stout and Linda Jenko

Department: Continuing Education

Location: Moody Hall Lobby 1st Floor

Purpose: To assist staff in day to day office functions.

Job Description: Scanning, Filing and paperwork. Answering phones as needed.

 

Counseling Work-Study

Rate of Pay: $7.50 per hour

Supervisor: Diane Lane and 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 Special Services Work-Study

Rate of Pay: $7.50 per hour

Supervisor: Jayne Withers and Deon Botha

Department: Counseling Center

Location: Moody Hall 1st Floor

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

Job Description: Strong technology and people skills. Self-motivated, inquisitive and willing to learn new things. Train as a scribe/reader for students who need assistance during teste and quizzes. Assist in training students in coordinating the set-up for technologies and services (i.e. CART, mobility equipment). Assist students in downloading and accessing e-books, disability apps and other alternative print. Locate and train students on new assistive technology apps. Assist in coordinating with media to enlarge print for textbooks and handouts.

 

Developmental Math Supplemental Instructor

Rate of Pay: $7.50 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.

 

Foundation & Grants Work-Study

Rate of Pay: $7.50 per hour

Supervisor: Maria Tripovich and Gloria Milton

Department: Development and Galveston College Foundation & Grants

Location: Moody Hall Room 301

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.

Time and Schedule Preferred: Must work at least 19.5 hours per week. Schedule is flexible and can work between 8:00am-5:00pm M-F.

 

Financial Aid Work-Study

Pay Rate: $7.50 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.

Required Skills: 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.

 

Information Technology Work-Study

Pay Rate: $7.50 per hour

Supervisor: Jason Smith

Department: Information Technology

Location: Regents Hall Room 120

Purpose: The support the help desk, staff, and students in varying tasks.

Job Description: Handle operational tasks that may involve sorting mail, delivering packages, and assisting key team members in various projects.

 

Fitness Center Desk Attendant

Rate of Pay: $7.50 per hour

Supervisor: Carmen Mendez and Christa Hartnett

Department: Athletics

Location: Hermes Room 104

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.

Required Skills: 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. The shift is 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday.

 

Library Work-Study

Rate of Pay: $7.50 per hour

Supervisor: Telishia Mickens and Gracie Otin

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.

 

Nursing Work-Study

Rate of Pay: $7.50 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: $7.50 per hour

Supervisor: Liz Lacy

Department: Performing Arts

Location: Fine Arts Building Room 107

Purpose:

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

 

Sports Information/Communication Assistant

Rate of Pay: $7.50 per hour

Supervisor: Carol Langston

Department: Public Affairs

Location: Moody Hall Room 208

Purpose: To assist Public Affairs staff

Job Description(s):(Sport Information Assistant): Attend all home games; create social media posts; take photos and videos; post game day signs; assist announcers; assist with special events and promotions; other duties assigned. (Communication Assistant): Assist with college special events; create social media posts; take photos and vibes; sort and keep promotional items inventory; other duties as assigned.

Qualifications: Experience with Microsoft Office. Graphic design, photography, and videography experience preferred.

 

Student Activities Work-Study

Rate of Pay: $7.50 per hour

Supervisor: Cynthia Parra

Department: Student Activities

Location: Student Center Room 100

Purpose: To assist Student Activities Coordinator in the development, planning promotion, and logistics of student activities, Student Government Association, student organizations and intermural sports and programs and events

Job Description: Create, compile, complete, and disseminate various Galveston College forms associated with the function of the office. Assist with management the annual organization registration renewal proves; maintain student organization database, files and records. Assist with the development, planning, and promotion of Student Government Association, student organizations, and intermural sports events and programs.

 

Tutors: Math Tutor, Science Tutor, and English/Writing Tutor

Rate of Pay: $7.50 per hour

Supervisor: Dr. Latoya Mills

Department: Student Success Center

Location: Northen Building Room 119

Math Tutors: Must be able to tutor through Calculus I, preferably through Calculus III. Must be able to successfully complete an array of math problems from beginning Algebra through Calculus I during interview.

Science Tutors: Must be able to tutor at least two sciences or one science and math through Calculus I. Must be able to successfully complete math/science problems pertinent to subject area during interview.

English/Writing Tutors: Applicant must submit a writing sample prior to interview, if selected. Applicant must conduct a mock writing tutorial session at interview.

Job Description: Provide tutoring and assistance to students as needed. Tutors must always be ready to answer questions and assist students. Tutors may not have their laptop, cell phone, or homework out if students are in the Student Success Center. Be willing to be a Tutor Ambassador and work closely with an assigned instructor. Keep up-to-date with skills and coursework for subjects assigned to tutor. Help maintain the Student Success Center and assist at the front desk when needed. Assist the Student Success Center Coordinator in advertising tutoring services and special events. Perform projects/duties as assigned by the Success Center Coordinator. Attend mandatory Student Success Center meetings. Be on time for all scheduled shifts. If a tutor is running late, or are unable to attend their shift, they must call or text the Student Success Center Coordinator. Maintain accurate time sheet by signing in and out on ADP Workforce Now and manually recording time clocked in and out. Be patient, positive, and friendly with students. Advise the Student Success Center Coordinator of any problems that arise while tutoring. Collect satisfaction/survey forms from the students you tutor. All tutors will sign a tutor expectations form upon being hired. The SSC Coordinator will hold each tutor accountable to ensure tutor is meeting all expectations.

Required Qualifications: Overall GPA – 3.0 and a 3.5 in the subject area you wish to tutor, An “A” average in any subject you wish to tutor, two faculty references, Highly dependable, Interested in working one-on-one or in small groups, Have a solid command of the course material, Great customer service skills, A desire and willingness to learn, Excellent oral and communication skills, Committed to being a team player.

Hours:  The Center is open 8am-7pm Mon-Thurs, and 8am-5pm on Friday. Tutors must be flexible. A schedule can be created to fit around your classes, but tutors will not be scheduled just because they are available if they are not needed.

 

Upward Bound Work-Study

Rate of Pay: $8.00 per hour

Supervisor: Priselda Perez and Rosie Rios

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