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Federal Work-Study Position Application Form

Job Title

Work Study Assistant/Receptionist

Reports to Brian Schleeper
Department Student and Business Services
Days of Week Monday-Friday, some Saturdays. Days of the week will be coordinated with others serving as receptionist.
Time of Day Front desk hours during a section of this period: 12-1 pm M-F, some Fridays 5-9 pm, some Saturdays 8-3 pm.
Hours per week 3 per week, more required at beginning of semester
Start date 7/30/14
End date 5/10/15
Pay rate 9.75
General description/brief summary Facilitate the filling and monitoring of Federal Work-Study jobs and serve as front desk receptionist.
Duties/responsibilities

Support the work of the Student Services Associate who coordinates the Work-Study program. Receive and compile applications for supervisors. Arrange interviews between students and supervisors. Assist and monitor payroll process, collect time sheets and track hours worked by FWS students. Create a form for supervisors and students to use to assess quality of work and effectiveness. Assist with coordination of arrangements of off campus community service positions to ensure compliance with regulations. Work with financial aid officer to monitor the FWS program.

Serve 6 hours per week as receptionist at front desk when classes are in session, during the lunch hour, evenings and/or weekends: answering phone and transferring calls, taking messages, assisting guests entering the building, monitoring traffic in and out of the building for security & hospitality purposes, closing the building.

Receptionist duties will be fulfilled by several persons reporting to different offices. When tasks assigned by their respective supervisors are completed, these employees will be asked to work on other clerical tasks that may be submitted by staff and faculty.

Up to an average of 2 hours a week will be done weekday afternoons between 1 - 5 pm to facilitate communication with employees.

Other duties as assigned. 

Skills/qualifications Good verbal communication. Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel. Good math and organizational skills. Ability to deal with confidential information and difficult situations. 
Physical demands  N/A

 

Nick Miller Kauffman
Master of Arts

NickAfter four years at Manchester College, I found my thirst for knowledge was far from quenched. I graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in peace studies, but I didn't want to push on into the social sciences. With Bethany's master's degree in theology with a peace studies emphasis, I saw an opportunity to continue studying the peace and justice issues that so impassion me from the humanities perspective, and that I found so enlivening in my final year of college. Here I can study, learn, and prepare for whatever comes next. I am on first-name terms with a faculty that is committed to me--something that would be hard to find at a larger school. And I can see already that the same issues that excite me are exciting to my professors.