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 & 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. 

Community Based Federal Work Study

Title: Office Administrative Assistant

Supervisor: Maureen Conroy / Erin Schotanus

Office: DON 135

Contact: 413-552-2064  

Job Description: General office duties: The ideal candidate should be motivated to gain experience and insight into the operations of non-profit, community based organization that provides a wide range of educational support services and referrals for the Latino and immigrant communities in greater Holyoke.  Must be reliable and punctual; personable and able to work with the public; capable of working collaboratively and able to complete assigned tasks independently and with accuracy.

Requirements: Answer phones, relay messages, making copies for staff and teachers.  Collect and distribute mail. Accuracy, attention to detail, confidentiality, and dependability are a must. Bilingual, Spanish/English is preferred.

Co-Op/Career Services

Title: Clerical Assistant

Supervisor: Janet Aracena

Office: KC 319

Contact: (413) 552-2322  

Job Description: Position involves typing, word processing with Microsoft Word, creating files, maintaining files, answering phones, referring callers/visitors to staff members, and answering basic questions about Co-op and Career Services.

Requirements: Experience with computers and familiarity with MS Word, Excel desired. Ability to file and ability to interact well with staff, trainers, and customers on the phone and in person is also required. 

Foundations of Health

Title: Admin & Course Assistant for FOH

Supervisor: Kimberly Slepchuk

Office: Marieb 215

Contact: 413-552-2108  

Job Description: Position includes providing administrative support to faculty and staff by copying, filing, faxing, creating/ organizing documents, creation of marketing materials for program, creating bulletin boards and public displays. Other duties include assisting with communication to students in the program via phone, email, or social media sites. Also opportunities to work in a classroom with faculty and/or advising as desired.

Requirements: Friendly, confident individual who is detail oriented and enjoys working with other people as part of a team and also independently. It's also important to be competent in Microsoft Office and also interested in learning about how a large program operates. 

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.

Institutional Development & Alumni Relations

Title: Office Assistant

Supervisor: Kim Gifford

Office: Donahue 170

Contact: 413-552-2308

Job Description: The position involves using Raiser's Edge database (training will be provided) to update addresses, phones, emails, etc. for alumni and donor records. Assist with mailings to alumni and donors. Use of Microsoft Word and Excel. Call alumni to verify facts for "class notes" submissions. Most work is routine, but tasks vary day to day.

Requirements: Confidentiality is of the utmost importance in this position. Accuracy and the ability to follow instructions and work independently are also essential. Basic skills in Microsoft Word and Excel, are a plus. Occasional evening work is optional, but not often.

Library Aide

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.


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.

Visual Arts

Title: Art Studio Assistant

Supervisor: Felice Caivano

Office: Fine Arts Building 322

Contact: (413) 552-2193  

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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