Federal Work-Study Jobs

The positions listed below are available for students who have been awarded Federal Work-Study as part of their financial aid award. Please feel free to contact the Financial Aid Office at 413-552-2150 or financialaid@hcc.edu if you have questions regarding your eligibility for Federal Work-Study.

The positions listed are currently open on campus. New positions will be posted as they become available.

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Academic Affairs

Title: Clerical Assistant

Supervisor: Mayra Diaz/Idelia Smith

Office: Frost 321

Contact: 413-552-2770

Job Description: Position includes assisting full-time staff in daily office operations. Daily operations include, typing, answering phones, taking messages, distributing mail, photo-copying, and rotating between Academic Affairs offices to provide clerical support for special projects. Greeting visitors and ability to maintain confidential information is important.

Requirements: Confidentiality and dependability are required.


Title: Clerical Assistant and Tour Guide

Supervisor: Bryn Nowell

Office: Frost 221

Contact: 413-552-2243

Job Description: This position involves assisting full-time staff with daily operations of the Admissions Office and conducting campus tours. Daily operations include, but are not limited to: filing, mailing, preparing packets, and other office tasks as required.

Requirements: Looking for a hard worker with strong communication and office skills, including, attention to detail, knowledge of computers, and strong organizational skills. Also must have the ability to multi-task and work independently.

Alumni Office

Title: Alumni and Special Events

Supervisor: Bonnie Zima Dowd

Office: Donahue 151

Contact: 413-552-2253

Job Description: The position involves internet research to update alumni information as well as updating the records in the alumni Raiser’s Edge database and preparing alumni mailings.

Requirements: Flexible afternoon hours are required. Experience with using the internet, Excel, Microsoft Word is desirable. Accuracy, detail-oriented, and a high degree of confidentiality are required.

Anatomy and Physiology

Title: Lab Assistant

Supervisor: Devon Henrichon

Office: Frost 351

Contact: 413-552-2727

Job Description: This position includes preparation of media, sterilization of bio-hazard waste for disposal, some dissection, set-up and break down of lab exercises including post-lab and dish washing.

Requirements: Some background in biology particularly anatomy and physiology, good organizational skills, an eye for detail as well as a sense of neatness preferred.


Title: Clerical Assistant

Supervisor: Diana Rosado

Office: Donahue 240A

Contact: 413-552-2584

Job Description: Job includes helping staff and students in the CAPS math, writing, and tutoring centers. Typing, filling, answering phones, greeting students, and help with tracking system is needed. Other duties may be needed.

Requirements: Some experience with Microsoft Word and Excel required. Some computer experience, confidentiality, and dependability are also required.


Title: Lab Assistant

Supervisor: Danielle Morrissey

Office: Frost 375

Contact: 413-552-2514

Job Description: Position involves general cleanup of lab space before and after lab use. You are responsible for washing & putting away extra glassware used in labs; assist with the preparation of stock solutions needed for labs. Collaborating in replacing any broken or lost equipment during labs’ sessions, and setting up apparatus for labs, some typing and clerical work may be needed.

Requirements: Must have taken a chemistry lab class in the past or be currently taking the class.


Title: Lab Assistant

Supervisor: Mark Normantowicz

Office: Frost 131

Contact: 413-552-2560

Job Description: The position is to provide assistance to the Electronics technician. Employee is responsible for the laboratory equipment, supplies, and organization.

Requirements: Student employee should have a basic knowledge of electronic components and equipment.

Environmental Science

Title: Lab Assistant

Supervisor: Gary Golas

Office: Marieb 104

Contact: 413-552-2104

Job Description: Position entails assisting with preparation, set up, and break-down of environmental labs. Also the collection of environmental samples, such as, water and soil, as well as keeping the lab and prep room clean. Lastly, the position may involve assisting in GIS/ENV computer lab if needed.

Requirements: Confidentiality and dependability are very important.


Title: Technical Assistant

Supervisor: Stephen Bailey

Office: Fine Arts Building 115

Contact: 413-552-2483

Job Description: Responsibilities include assisting the Technical Director with maintenance of the scene shops and the theater spaces. Other responsibilities include assisting with set construction and light assembly.

Requirements: Familiarity with power tools and/or electronics is helpful. Background in carpentry, electronics, and/or stage work is highly desirable.


Title: Office Assistant

Supervisor: Roberta Kelly

Office: E-204

Contact: 413-552-2212

Job Description: Position involves data entry, in the Campus Parking System, reviews and researches data. Filing, typing, and other tasks may be assigned. Position entails using a paging system, answering phones, and directing calls to proper persons. The student worker will interact on a personal basis with visitors, students, faculty, & staff. Also must pick up office mail and distribute it.

Requirements: Applicant should have good computer skills and have attention to detail.

Information Technology Division

Title: Computer Lab

Supervisor: Michael Kobjack

Office: Frost 114

Contact: 413-552-2340

Job Description: Position includes monitoring computer usage and users and making sure users are authorized for access. Helping students by answering their questions to the best of your ability and maintaining the computer lab are part of the duties. Being prompt and responsible and maintaining a professional presence is essential.

Requirements: Requirements include being familiar with hardware and software. Also, must be able to learn very quickly and independently.


Title: Library Aide

Supervisor: Joyce Tomlinson

Office: Library

Contact: 413-552-2261

Job Description: Staffing the reserve desk, shelving according to the classification system, processing of materials, filing, and physical maintenance of all library areas, assisting with inter-library loans, inventories, typing, and plant care.

Requirements: Ability to pay close attention to detail and written instruction is a must. Also the employee must have organizational skill and be courteous with library users. Basic filing skill preferred.


Title: Simulation Lab Assistant

Supervisor: Michelle Sherlin

Office: Marieb 221

Contact: 413-552-2090

Job Description: Cleaning of simulator mannequins and of the equipment used for simulation. Moulage and prop setup for simulation scenarios also, cleaning the simulation lab props, stocking of simulation lab props and materials as needed. Inventory of props, supplies, and equipment as well as medical chart reproduction and filing are part of this position. Lastly, reproduction and editing of digital video recording may be needed.

Requirements: Confidentiality of props, moulage, charts, student information, and scenarios required. Also ability to follow detailed written instructions required.

Office of Students with Disabilities & Deaf Services

Title: Adaptive Lab Assistant

Supervisor: Robert Baran/Maureen Conroy

Office: Frost 149/Donahue 133

Contact: 413-552-2156/413-552-2582

Job Description: Position involves maintaining records of lab usage. Also assisting visitors with adaptive technology set-up and monitoring lab for proper usage of equipment. You also need to complete copy work for classroom transcribers.

Requirements: Ability to relate to a diverse user-group is desired. Previous experience with technology and previous work with individuals with disabilities is a plus but not required. Preferred hours will be Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 11 to 2 PM.

Online Learning

Title: Technology Support Consultant

Supervisor: Karin Moyano Camihort

Office: Marieb 231

Contact: 413-552-2236

Job Description: The Technology Support Consultant will help fellow HCC students with technology questions as well as providing technical, and customer support in person and online. Types of support include Moodle, email/online services accounts, and instructional technology software packages (MS Office). Also, student worker has to update case information in tracking systems and escalate issues to full-time staff as necessary (CAPs, Tutors, and/or Help Desk). Student has to attend bi-weekly student employee meeting and other trainings as assigned. Other projects or job duties may be assigned.

Requirements: Excellent written, verbal communication and good customer skills are required. Ability to listen and communicate effectively as well as demonstrated aptitude and interest in learning about technology is a must. Ability to research technical solutions is also a must. Previous experience in a teaching, tutoring, or customer service role is preferred, but not required –training is provide. Applicant must have a basic knowledge of computer applications.

Records Department

Title: Clerical Assistant

Supervisor: Christine Holbrook

Office: Frost 221

Contact: 413-552-2550

Job Description: Job duties include various types of office duties, as well as, assisting student, faculty, and the public service counter.

Requirements: Filing (alpha numeric), computer, and typing ability –accuracy is very important. Ability to learn & accept suggestions for improvement is a must. Experience with the public in a busy office setting is desirable.

Social Sciences

Title: Clerical Assistant

Supervisor: Michelle Leary

Office: Donahue 270

Contact: 413-552-2278

Job Description: Position entails picking up and distributing mail daily. Some typing and word processing is needed as well as the maintenance of bulletin boards for the division. Making phone calls, files, photocopying, and other miscellaneous duties as needed. Job duties include internet research and providing information to students, faculty, and guests.

Requirements: Ability to interact with the public and typing, data entry, and internet skills. Good telephone manner are also a must.

Student Accounts

Title: Clerical Assistant

Supervisor: Olivia Kynard

Office: Frost 201

Contact: 413-552-2149

Job Description: Position involves clerical duties including answering phones, retrieving and recording phone messages, and assisting students with processing insurance waivers at the computers in the lobby. Also this position includes assisting with processing of incoming mail, filing tuition waivers, authorizations, and assisting with mailing bills. Other clerical work may be needed.

Requirements: Ability to file documentation in correct alphabetical order, ability to navigate general computer screens and web sites, and experience working with the public is desirable. A high degree of confidentiality is also required.

Sustainability Studies

Title: Sustainability Program Assistant

Supervisor: Kate Maiolatesi

Office: Marieb 235

Contact: 413-552-2465

Job Description: Position involves providing administrative support to faculty and staff including: copying, filing, faxing, creating/organizing documents, creation of marketing materials for programs, and creating bulletin boards/ and public displays. Assisting in collecting and analyzing data related to the program, setting up labs and helping with the campus garden.

Requirements: Interest in environmental sustainability is a must. Gardening experience would be great but not necessary. Some computer skills as well as electronic filing experience are desired.


Title: Theater Assistant

Supervisor: Mary M. Starzyk

Office: Fine Arts Building 210

Contact: 413-552-2485

Job Description: This position will serve to support theater productions and activities at the college by performing tasks, such as, distribution of flyers, Box Office operation, Costume Shop Organizer, Script checkouts, and recruiting events. Other duties are to be an usher at theater performances, general assistance provided to the production director, maintenance of mailing production list, and the development of HCC Players’ presence on Facebook, twitter, etc.

Requirements: Good attendance, cooperative, reliable, pleasant, maintain can do attitude.

Thrive Center

Title: Office Assistant

Supervisor: Crystal Colon

Office: Frost 233

Contact: 413-552-2783

Job Description: Student will need to perform general office duties such as: answer the phones and take written messages. Scheduling appointments and managing the calendars. Greet and assist visitors, pick-up and/ or deliver work to various departments. Distribute brochures, pamphlets, and work with social media outlets as designated. Prepare and distribute mailings standard and bulk. Operate a computer with MS Office, and other software.

Requirements: Pleasant attitude, effective interpersonal skills and willingness to assist diverse populations; good telephone, witting and computer skills a plus. Dependability and good general clerical skills preferred.


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