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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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.

Bartley Center

Title: Office Assistant

Supervisor: Mary Shelasky

Office: Bartley Center Room 204

Contact: 413-552-2161

Job Description: Position includes receptionist duties and knowledge of basic word processing. Clerical duties and maintenance of the athletics bulletin board will also be assigned.

Requirements: Punctuality, organizational skills, typing, word processing, and a pleasant and cooperative personality. 


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.

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: 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.


Title: Painter Assistant

Supervisor: Dan Campbell

Office: E-204

Contact: 413-552-2212

Job Description: To assist the college Painter in the maintenance and keep-up of the facilities.  Assist the painter in preparing and painting various surfaces throughout the campus. Duties will include scraping, patching, priming, painting and cleanup.To assist the college Painter in the maintenance and keep-up of the facilities.  Assist the painter in preparing and painting various surfaces throughout the campus. Duties will include scraping, patching, priming, painting and cleanup.

Requirements: Consideration of responsibility for direction of others. Dependable relating to work hours, and duties assigned.


Title: Grounds Assistant

Supervisor: Dan Campbell

Office: E-204

Contact: 413-552-2212

Job Description: Assist the Grounds crew with the maintenance of grounds. Assist the crew in various duties such as: sweeping, weeding flower beds, weed whacking, spreading mulch, etc.

Requirements: Responsibility, good attendance, service to the public, cares for the equipment or materials used.

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: 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.

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.

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.

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.

Visual Arts

Title: Art Studio Assistant

Supervisor: Frank Ward

Office: Fine Arts Building 316

Contact: 413-552-2487

Job Description: Position involves maintaining art studio with specific attention to cleaning and organizing studio materials. Applicant must be able sort and organize student materials and props. Also must clean tables, counter tops, sinks, and keep up with maintenance of ceramic areas.

Requirements: Familiarity with art studio (especially ceramics) and ability to work with studio instructors’ specific needs with special attention in ceramics.


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