Student Employment

Federal Work Study

A "Federal Work Study" student has financial need and has qualified through the Financial Aid Office for a federally funded program. The student is approved a specific allotment of money which can be earned.

Student Worker

Any employment that is not from federal or state programs is considered "Student Worker," and is funded totally through the individual department.
To apply for any of the postions below, please fill out our general student employment application.

The application is hosted at NeoGov. Application tutorial is available.
 

Current Available Positions

Facilities / Grounds Worker

Department: Facilities / Grounds
Reports To: Facilities Director
FLSA Status: Non-exempt / Federal Work-Study
Prepared Date:
Closing Date: 11/10/2018 5:00:00 PM
Pay Rate: $10.50 / hr.

Summary of Job:
Assists the facilities department with the physical cleaning, landscape, and special events setup.

Essential Duties:
Duties include the following, although other duties may be assigned.
 
Custodial: Assists full-time facility staff in cleaning of campus facilities. Includes wiping, washing, vacuuming, sweeping, cleaning glass, emptying trash and recycling. Sets up tables and chairs for special events. May move furniture and equipment as needed.
 
Grounds: Pulls weeds, prunes trees, mows lawns, waters plants, moves brush, plants, rakes leaves and all other activities concerning the care and appearance of the campus. Shovels snow from sidewalks and stairs when needed. Sweeps and collects litter and other debris.   

Qualifications:
Qualifications include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
 
Custodial: Assists full-time facility staff in the cleaning of campus facilities. Includes wiping, washing, vacuuming, sweeping, cleaning glass, emptying trash and recycling. Sets up tables and chairs for special events. May move furniture and equipment as needed.
 
Grounds: Pulls weeds, prunes trees, mows lawns, waters plants, moves brush, plants, rakes leaves and all other activities concerning the care and appearance of the campus. Shovels snow from sidewalks and stairs when needed. Sweeps and collects litter and other debris.   

Technology Help Desk

Department: Information Services
Reports To: Director of Information Services
FLSA Status: Non-exempt / Federal Work-Study
Prepared Date:
Closing Date: 11/10/2018 5:00:00 PM
Pay Rate: $10.50/hr

Summary of Job:
The Technology Help Desk work-study student should possess conversational English skills and ability to be understood by customers one might be called upon to support. Acceptable writing and reading skills are a must to provide quality customer service and to support departmental documentation/job ticketing. The Technology Help Desk work-study student should be a self-starter who enjoys supporting others in problem-solving and instruction. A successful help desk work-study student will learn quickly, take direction well, possess deductive reasoning aptitude, and desire to assist others in a team environment. The candidate will be required to follow department policies and procedures in supporting the help desk walk-in and call‐in traffic. Customer service is paramount and the candidate should show ability to grow their service skills quickly while demonstrating empathy for the customer and their needs.

Essential Duties:
Duties include the following, although other duties may be assigned.

  • Staff the help desk, phone, and email as assigned during normal operating hours.
  • Create tickets for customer issues as needed.
  • Use discretion in handling sensitive issues.
  • Assist IS staff when requested and other duties as assigned.
  • Have the flexibility to be placed in multiple roles and perform relevant duties.
  • Assist users with hardware and software as it relates to KCC activites.
  • Assist with technology and plug-ins (Java Runtime Environment JRE, QuickTime, etc.).
  • Assist users and answer basic questions related to common applications (i.e. Microsoft Office Suite)
  • Must regularly lift and carry small packages of up to 10 pounds.
  • May occasionally lift and carry boxes of supplies and/or equipment weighing up to 35 pounds and carry to other locations on the campus.

Qualifications:

  • Work a minimum of 10 hours per week.
  • Possess developed organizational skills.
  • Demonstrate excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Have familiarity with Windows programs.
  • Ability to perform routine, detailed tasks with little supervision.

Teachers Assistant

Department: Academics
Reports To: Department Lead
FLSA Status: Non-exempt / Federal Work-Study
Prepared Date:
Closing Date: 6/1/2019 5:00:00 PM
Pay Rate: $10.50/hour

Summary of Job:
Teaching Assistants help and support qualified teachers in the classroom. They are expected to perform duties that are instructional in nature or deliver direct services to students. Teaching Assistants serve in a position for which a teacher or another professional has ultimate responsibility for the design and implementation of educational programs and services. This is a part time position with flexible hours of approximately 10-20 hours per week. Pay depending on degree and experience. Teaching Assistants are hired on a term-to-term basis.

Essential Duties:

  • Help students with content previously covered in the classroom.
  • Aid students with problem solving strategies.
  • Provide support with use of principles, formulas, MLA, APA, or others depending on the subject area.
  • Identify and record common problem areas for the purpose of developing support services and reference materials.
  • FERPA adherence is mandatory.
  • Contribute to a friendly and productive learning environment and participate in the overall academic and personal growth and development of participants.
  • Assist instructors and/or students in a lab/classroom setting.
  • Maintain student records.
  • Type, file and duplicate materials as required.
  • Perform clerical duties in support of faculty.
  • Follow and enforce all KCC policies and procedures.

Non-Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Complete training as applicable.
  • If possible, students should be expected to attend the lectures or other class meetings.
  • Other duties as assigned.
 
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITITES NEED TO PERFORM THIS ROLE
  • Effective interpersonal communication skills.
  • Ability to work with diverse populations.
  • Ability to relate to students at various academic levels and need.
  • Dependable, honest, responsible, punctual.
  • Friendly, patient, positive attitude.
  • Demonstrate professionalism, creativity, enthusiasm and encourage student success.
  • Must be able to work with faculty and staff to insure understanding of material and expectations in order to contribute to the students’ academic growth and success.
  • Ability to conform to an established work schedule.
  • Ability to communicate in a concise and effective manner.
  • Ability to understand and follow instructions.
  • Ability to use personal computers.
  • Ability to exercise tact and discretion.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree in related field preferred.
  • Grade B or high in subject areas.
  • Overall GPA of 3.00 required.
  • TAs previously (not simultaneously) should have taken the same course or an equivalent and earned a grade of B+ or higher.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS
  • This position requires sitting at a desk or table, standing at a white board or table, or a combination of both.