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2014-2015 WORK-STUDY JOB OPENINGS


The following work-study positions are open for applications.  Applicants must meet the following requirements to apply:

• You must be enrolled for at least 6 credit hours at Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College

• You must have a 2014-2015 Free Application for Federal Student Aid completed and on file at Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College.

• You must be eligible for a federal work-study award.

• You must be meeting Satisfactory Academic Progress. (Students on Probation II or with a GPA lower than 2.0 are not eligible for work-study.)

If you meet the above requirements, please review, the position openings below, complete the Application for College Work-Study below and be sure to list your top three position choices on the application.  If you are eligible for work-study, your application will then be forwarded to the hiring officers for the positions listed on your application. If you are selected for an interview, the hiring officer will call you to arrange an appointment.

APPLY HERE.For all inquiries, please contact Ms. Johnson, Work-Study Coordinator, at 803-535-1223.


Current Openings:


TITLE OF THE POSITION: Office Assistant
DEPARTMENT: Testing Center 
SUPERVISOR: Mary Rhodes

DESCRIPTION OF POSITION:
Operate basic office equipment such as printers/copiers, computers, and fax machines.  Interact with students, staff, faculty, and people from the local public. Check identification of students prior to testing, type and file documents, assist students with basic computer operations as needed. Answer telephone professionally and work on special projects as assigned by supervisor. Office hours 8:00- 6:00pm Monday – Thursday.

QUALIFICATIONS:  
Should have basic knowledge of Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, and Access) and be able to work in a multitask environment. Individual should have excellent verbal and written communication skills and act in a professional manner at all times. They must be responsible, dedicated, friendly and able to work with confidential information.  

CONTACT NAME: Marilyn Pickering CONTACT PHONE#: 803-535-1347
CONTACT PERSONAL EMAIL: pickeringm@octech.edu
JOB TITLE: Office Assistant (4 vacancies)
SALARY:  $7.25/hr
HOURS/WEEK: 10-15 hrs
DEPARTMENT: Student Success Center
LOCATION:   2nd Floor, Bldg S., Tourville Lab

DESCRIPTION OF POSITION: Operate basic office equipment (copiers, computers, fax machines); interact with faculty, staff, students, and people from the local business community; check student and community identification prior to entering center; design flyers; prepare mailings; maintain bulletin boards; data entry; file documents; compile evaluations; Assist students in lab with email, internet use, printing, saving, and scanning.  Answer helpdesk telephone, complete help ticket submissions, answer questions from student walk-ins; and work on special projects as needed.

QUALIFICATIONS:  Should have experience with basic Microsoft programs (Excel, Word, and Access) and be able to work in a multitask environment. Strong interpersonal communication skills and a professional behavior are essential. Hours can be scheduled around classes between 8:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m., Monday through Thursday and 8:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. each Friday. Occasional evening hours may be required.

CONTACT NAME: Katie Haigler CONTACT PHONE#: 803-535-1347
CONTACT PERSONAL EMAIL: pickeringm@octech.edu
JOB TITLE: Academic Tutors (4 vacancies- 1 Reading, 1 Mathematics, 1 English, 1 Health Science)
SALARY:  $8.50/hr
HOURS/WEEK: 10-15 hrs
DEPARTMENT: Student Success Center
LOCATION:   2nd Floor, Bldg S., Tourville Lab

DESCRIPTION OF POSITION: Operate basic office equipment (copiers, computers, fax machines); interact with faculty, staff, students, and people from the local business community; check student and community identification prior to entering center; design flyers; prepare mailings; maintain bulletin boards; data entry; file documents; compile evaluations; work on special projects as needed.

QUALIFICATIONS:  A tutor must have relevant experience in the subject that one would like to tutor in. He/she must have patience and empathy in teaching or explaining difficult subjects and possess strong verbal and written skills, excellent interpersonal skills, leadership skills, organizational skills, as well as problem-solving and analytical skills. Tutors must also have a mature disposition and work well independently. They should also have a genuine passion for creative teaching. Should have experience with basic Microsoft programs (Excel, Word, and Access) and be able to work in a multitask environment. Excellent communication skills are essential. Hours can be scheduled around classes between 8:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m., Monday through Thursday and 8:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. each Friday. Occasional evening hours may be required.

The Office of Admissions (Student Services)

Department: Admissions
Supervisor: Graham Elmore, Director of Admissions
elmorejg@octech.edu
Contact Person: Darlene Thomas, Administrative Specialist
thomasd@octech.edu

Job Qualification: Preferably someone who is pursuing or has completed a certificate/diploma/associate degree in Business; must be knowledgeable of office practices and possess excellent customer relations skills.

Wage Rate or Range:   Federal College Workstudy Award

Length of Employment:   The student will remain with the job at least one semester but preferably throughout student’s academic terms; 15 to 20 hours per week Monday-Friday.

Daily Duties/Responsibilities 

Send Prospect & Student Information Requests
Scan/alphabetize Admissions Documents
Front desk assistance when necessary
Proof/prepare student mailing
Maintain and stock information cabinet
Maintain bulletin boards
Data entry
Other department projects as needed
        
TRiO Student Assistant 
Position Description 

The Student Assistant will: 
Be able to communicate and interact positively and effectively with staff and students 
Possess sound judgment and strong organizational skills 
Possess the ability to function autonomously 
Be able to accurately type at least 40 words per minute 
Be familiar with word processing, computer data entry, filing and telephone reception 
Maintain good disciplinary standing 
Help the Administrative Assistant in answering the phones and greeting visitors to our office 
Assist staff and students by providing accurate information TRiO 
Use a computer to type letters, develop forms and develop publications 
Perform varied clerical duaties such as filing, copying, running errands, answering the telephone and assisting students 
Prepare signs, posters, and mailings and assist with other tasks and projects as assigned 
Assist the Administrative Assistant with the prompt processing and distribution of   letters 
Be familiar with all aspects of office operations 
Be familiar with the program, services, policies and procedures of TRiO
Be on time for work and work hours as scheduled 
Make effective use of work time 
Complete time sheets promptly, accurately, and submit them by the deadlines specified 
Complete all tasks assigned in an accurate, prompt and thorough manner 
Student Services Front Desk Assistant

Job duties:  
Answer phone and transfer calls
Assist students
Sign students in and get them to the appointed Counselors
Run copies and put together health science packets
Assist with required office duties as needed

Must be friendly and dependable!

TITLE OF THE POSITION: Office Assistant
DEPARTMENT: Student Services
SUPERVISOR: Crystal Edmonds
HOURS/WEEK: 10-15hrs
DESCRIPTION OF POSITION: Operate basic office equipment (copiers, computers, fax machines); interact with faculty, staff, students, and people from the local public; check student and community identification prior to picking up transcripts, enrollment verifications, degrees, etc; data entry; file documents; Assist students in Advising Center with Campus Cruiser & OCtech Connect account setup.  Answer Student Services telephone, answer questions from student walk-ins; and work on special projects as needed.
QUALIFICATIONS:  Should have experience with basic Microsoft programs (Excel, Word, and PowerPoint) and be able to work in a multitask environment. Strong interactive communication abilities and a professional performance are critical. Hours can be scheduled around classes between 8:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m., Monday through Thursday and 8:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. each Friday. Rare evening hours may be required.
TITLE OF THE POSITION: Business Math Tutor
DEPARTMENT: Business
SUPERVISOR: Marilyn Amaker
HOURS/WEEK:
DESCRIPTION OF POSITION: Tutor will assist Business Math students with assignments as requested by students, teachers, or counselors. Assistance includes helping students to understand Business Math concepts, terms, formulas, and calculations. Tutor will be expected to promote understanding of course material and encourage critical thinking, while guiding students through completion of assignments. Tutor must be careful not to complete assignments for students.
QUALIFICATIONS:  Tutor should have successfully completed BUS 140 – Business Mathematics.