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Part-Time Student Assistant, Work Study-Federal (#18231) MC - 18231 more...
Location:Conroe, TX
Company:Lone Star College
First posted:June 14, 2017
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Job Title Part-Time Student Assistant, Work Study-Federal (#18231) MC Job ID 18231
Location
LSC-Montgomery
Full/Part Time Part-Time

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Commitment to Mission

This job carries with it the obligation to uphold the Mission of Lone Star College (LSC) in carrying out the duties of the position.  A commitment to positive interpersonal behaviors, professional communication, diversity, integrity, leadership, stewardship, respect and accountability to LSC students and employees is essential.

Campus Marketing Statement

Lone Star College - Montgomery

Nationally recognized, globally connected and locally focused, Lone Star College is the largest college or University in Houston and one of the fastest growing community colleges in the United States.  With more than 80,000 credit students each semester and a total enrollment of 95,000, Lone Star College is committed to student success and credential completion.  LSC adds $3.1 billion to the local and regional economy by providing educational opportunities across the north Houston region. Lone Star College-Montgomery, the premiere student-centered educational institution in Montgomery County, serves The Woodlands and Conroe communities.  LSC-Montgomery provides a relaxing and conducive learning atmosphere while offering leisure learning opportunities, individual classes, and unique programs such as radiologic technology, physical therapy, and biotechnology.

Position Summary

The College Work-Study Program provides jobs for students with financial need. This program is a subsidized student employment program designed to assist students in financing their post-secondary education.  Students are able to earn money according to the hours worked to help pay their educational expenses.  Employment opportunities exist on campus and vary depending upon the hiring department.

In order to be eligible for Work-Study, students must document financial need every year by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).  Work-study is a need based award and cannot be awarded to a student if the award combined with other resources would exceed the student's need.  Students are awarded funds based on their financial need but are only paid for hours worked.  Any unearned funds at the end of the program term are forfeited.

Students applying for work-study positions are not guaranteed a position. Work-study positions are based upon department need and the availability of funds.  Work-study earnings are not paid in advance so they cannot be used to pay the direct costs (tuition, books, etc.) of the semester in which they are awarded.

There are two (2) types of work-study that can be awarded to a student.

  1. Federal Work-Study Award- This award may be granted to students that are Residents or non-residents of the State of Texas, however will depend on the funding source.
  2. Texas Work-Study Award-This award differs from the Federal Work-Study award, in that it is restricted only, to residents of the State of Texas and to those enrolled in at least half-time (6 credit hours) enrollment. 

Job Functions

  1. Handles routine office inquiries from employees, students and parents.

  2. Assists in the day to day maintenance and responsibilities of the assigned department.

  3. Responsible for clerical functions including answering phones, filing, scheduling, organizing, etc.

  4. Responsible for other reasonable, related duties as assigned. 

Required Qualifications

  • Must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

  • Must demonstrate financial need and indicate your interest in the work-study program.

  • Must be enrolled in at least 3 credit hours to qualify for the Federal work-study program. The Texas work-study program requires at least half-time enrollment (6 credit hours). 

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Proficiency in use of personal computer workstation with standard software applications.

  • Ability to organize and multitask functions to ensure compliance with due dates and deadlines.

  • Outstanding customer service skills.

  • Excellent interpersonal relationship and communications skills.

  • Ability to transfer knowledge to subordinates and higher authorities.

  • Problem analysis and problem resolution skills.

  • Ability to learn and use multiple software programs.

  • Ability to work with diverse student population. 

Salary

$7.25per hour (not to exceed 19.5 hours per week)

Work Schedule & Conditions

The Work-Study Program is considered a type of part-time employment and is not allowed to exceed 19.5 hours per week. The Work-Study hours are flexible depending on the needs of the department. 

Benefits Marketing Statement

By joining our top notch institution, you will enjoy being a part of an organization recognized for the 3rd year in a row as a "Great College To Work For".  We offer a supportive, collegial work environment, excellent work/life balance, participation in the TIAA-CREF retirement plan and more .

How to Apply

ALL APPLICANTS MUST APPLY ON-LINE ONLY

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