Work-Study

What is Work-Study?

Work-Study is federal student aid that is based on need and awarded as part of the total financial aid package.  Most on-campus student positions require work-study funding for eligibility.

  • Students must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to see if they qualify for work-study. If they do qualify, it will be listed on the PRISM Student Center page under financial aid. Students must accept work-study on their PRISM account before they inquire about jobs.  Contact the campus Solution Center with questions.
  • Students must be enrolled in at least 6 credits during the semester that they want to work. If their enrollment falls below 6 credits, the student is immediately terminated from their job(s).
  • A student must be enrolled in classes in order to work. If a student withdraws from school, the student is terminated from their job(s) on the last day of enrollment.
  • A student must make satisfactory academic progress (SAP). In other words, a work-study student needs to keep moving toward degree completion by earning passing grades and completing at least two-thirds of their classes. If a student has a SAP hold (financial aid suspension) placed on their record, the student may not work until the hold is removed. Contact the campus Solution Center with questions about reinstatement.

Work-Study Positions for 2016 - 2017

Art

Supervisor: Gregory Johnson
Contact: gregory.n.johnson@uwc.edu
Positions: 1 
Hours per week: 2 ($496/year)
Duties: Clerical duties, maintain art room and assist with student art displays.
Special Skills: Art or art history background preferred, but not necessary.

Athletics & Intramurals

Supervisor: Tracy Krueger
Contact: tracy.krueger@uwc.edu
Positions: 1
Hours per week: 5 ($1240/year)
Duties: Supervise open gym hours, work game table, work concessions, ticket sales events, do laundry, set-up for intramural and officiate intramurals, office work, statistics and other duties assigned. Must be available on Monday, Wednesday and Friday nights from 5 - 9 p.m. Must also be available on Saturdays. UW-Richland varsity basketball athletes are not eligible as this position will be working the basketball games.
Special Skills: A background in athletic participation, coaching or as a sport assistance in high school or junior high preferred.

Biology 1

Supervisor: Mathew Vankoughnett
Contact: mathew.vankoughnett@uwc.edu
Positions: 1
Hours per week: 4 ($995/year)
Duties: Cleaning lab equipment, caring for animals, photocopying and setting up labs.
Special Skills: Some computer experience is preferred.

Biology 2

Supervisor: Mathew Vankoughnett
Contact: mathew.vankoughnett@uwc.edu
Positions: 1
Hours per week: 4 ($995/year)
Duties: Cleaning lab, watering plants, washing dish ware, internet research, filing, errands, copying, making media and reagents for labs and setting up labs.
Special Skills: Applicant should have computer knowledge and be responsible and dependable. Biology and allied health major preferred.

Chemistry

Supervisor: Brandon Fetterly
Contact: brandon.fetterly@uwc.edu
Positions: 1
Hours per week: 4 ($995/year)
Duties: Lab setup, preparation of solutions, clean-up, and monitoring. Must be available for Chemistry 125 & 145 Lab.
Special Skills: Computer skills. Student enrolled in general chemistry classes are preferred and the student must already have had Chemistry 145 with a B grade or better and needs to be available Fridays as much as possible.

Communication Arts

Supervisor: Zoie Eva Lutz
Contact: zoie.eva.lutz@uwc.edu 
Positions: 1
Hours per week: 2 ($496/year)
Duties: Typing, basic computer skills, filing, copying, organization, ad sales, ad design and box office staffing.
Special Skills: The theatre is looking for a responsible student willing to work regular hours and has availably the weekend of plays. In addition, computer skills (Word, Excel, Photoshop, etc.) are helpful.

English

Supervisor: Marnie Dresser
Contact: marnie.dresser@uwc.edu
Positions: 1
Hours per week: 2 ($496)
Duties: Data entry, filing, typing, shredding, some digital media work.
Special Skills: Word processing and general clerical skills.

Geology & Geography

Supervisor: Norlene Emerson
Contact: norlene.emerson@uwc.edu
Positions: 1
Hours per week: 2 ($496/year)
Duties: Lab preparation, grading papers and research assistant.

Health & Exercise Science

Supervisor: Gail Hoffman
Contact: gail.hoffman@uwc.edu
Positions: 1
Hours per week: 2 ($496/year)
Duties: Computer entry, clerical and other duties as assigned.

History

Supervisor: Aharon Zorea
Contact: aharon.zorea@uwc.edu
Positions: 1
Hours per week: 2 ($496/year)
Duties: Computer entry, clerical and minor research.

International Programs

Supervisor: Aaron Mayo
Contact: aaron.mayo@uwc.edu
Positions: 1
Hours per week: 3  ($745/year)
Duties: Clerical work and other duties in the international programs office.
Special Skills: Dependable, flexible and computer skills needed.

Library

Supervisor: Todd Roll
Contact:  todd.roll@uwc.edu 
Positions: 6
Hours per week (per position): 5  ($1240/year EACH) 
Duties: Shelf books, staff circulation desk, assist patrons with computer databases and basic inquiries, process new materials and conduct inventory
Special Skills: Experience with computers and customer service is helpful.

Maintenance

Supervisor: John Carter
Contact: john.carter@uwc.edu 
Positions: 3 
Hours per week (per position): 5  ($1240/year EACH)
Duties: Cleaning, yard work, security, snow shoveling, painting and other duties as assigned.

Maintenance/Gym Set-Up 

Supervisor: John Carter
Contact: john.carter@uwc.edu
Positions: 1
Hours per week: 4  ($496/year)
Duties: Gym set-up and tear-down for HES class and additional maintenance work as needed.
Spring semester only, must be available Monday and Wednesday – 8 - 9 a.m. and 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.

Math 

Supervisor: Stephanie Kernik
Contact: stephanie.kernik@uwc.edu
Position: 1
Hours per week: 2 ($496)
Duties: Grading and assisting other activities.
Special Skills: Basic computer skills. Prefer a student who had Math 110 (or higher) with a B grade or better.

Psychology

Supervisor: Dennis Carpenter
Contact: dennis.carpenter@uwc.edu 
Position: 1
Hours per week: 2 ($496)
Duties: Research and office assistant with special focus on data management/entry.
Special Skills: Honesty, confidentiality and detail-oriented. Student majoring in psychology or education are preferred.

Student Affairs

Supervisor: Greg Zimmerman
Contact: greg.zimmerman@uwc.edu
Positions: 3
Hours per week (per position): 5 ($1240/year each)
Duties: Photocopying, filing, typing, organizing student information shelves, processing mailings and covering the Solution Center desk.
Specials Skills: Confidentiality, reliability, accuracy, answering the telephone, computer skills and general clerical duties.

Symons Recreation Complex

Community Workstudy, background check required
Supervisor: Denise Hanold
Contact: denise@symonsrec.com
Positions: 4
Hours per week: 4 - 5 ($992 - $1240/year each)
Duties: Day Care Assistant