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. 

Anatomy and Physiology

Title: Lab Assistant

Supervisor: Donna Mastroianni

Office: Marieb 339

Contact: 413-552-2463

Job Description: Position involves preparation of media, sterilization of bio-hazardous waste for disposal, and some dissection is involved. Employee must also set-up and breakdown lab exercises including post-lab dishwashing.

Requirements: Some background in biology, particularly anatomy and physiology is important. Also good organization, an eye for detail and a sense of neatness is preferred. 


Title: Clerical Assistant

Supervisor: Cathy Boucher

Office: Donahue 240

Contact: 413-552-2584

Job Description: This position 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.

Distance Education

Title: Office Assistant

Supervisor: Marilyn Estrada

Office: Marieb 225

Contact: 413-552-2272

Job Description: This position involves assisting with compiling student evaluations. Position also entails assisting with general maintenance of office and general office duties.

Requirements: General office experience preferred. Student employee must maintain confidentiality.

Health Division

Title: Office Assistant

Supervisor: Kathy Santos

Office: Marieb 225

Contact: 413-552-2467

Job Description: This position involves assisting coordinator of nursing labs with preparation and storage of supplies. General office duties, such as, filing, copying, distribution of mail, answering phones, shredding, and any other duties as assigned.

Requirements: Maintain Division confidentiality is a must. Also cooperative, reliable, pleasant, a “can do” attitude and general office skills are also a must.

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: 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: 413-552-2261

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.


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.


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