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, 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.

Requirement:  Good clerical skills, high level of accuracy, confidentiality and dependability are required.  


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. 


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. 

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. 

Electronics/ Physics/ Robotics

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.

Financial Aid 

Title: Office Assistant

Supervisor: Marylyn Romero/ Lillian Orozco

Office: Frost 201

Contact: 413-552-2190/2191  

Job Description: Position involves typing, mailing, filing, photocopying, alphabetizing, and sending correspondence. Other duties may be assigned.

Requirements: Ability to interact well with staff and trainers. Accuracy, attention to detail, confidentiality, and dependability are a must. Office experience is desirable. 


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 theatre 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. 

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. 

Gateway to College

Title: Office Assistant

Supervisor: Vivian Ostrowski

Office: C-230 Contact: 413-552-2370  

Job Description: Position involves assisting Gateway staff in daily operations including data entry, lunch management, filing, answering phones, copying, collating, creating/ updating bulletin board, running errands around campus, interacting with the public, transporting lunch items from cafeteria and Gateway, and transporting books/supplies from the bookstore to the Gateway program.

Requirements: Good communication, interpersonal skills, confidentiality, and good data base skills required.

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.  

Institutional Research

Title: Data Entry Assistant

Supervisor: Veena Dhanker

Office: Frost 153

Contact: 413-552-2543  

Job Description: This position consists of stuffing envelopes for the First Year Out survey mailings. Entering data from the First Year Out surveys and maintaining the Institutional Research data request database. Also helping with the high school reports is needed.

Requirements: Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office, such as, Excel Spreadsheets, Words etc... Employees must maintain the confidentiality and accuracy of the data. 


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.

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.


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.

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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