Student Jobs at UWS

At UWS we strive to create a workplace filled with respect and appreciation of all persons that are a part of our university community. UWS further strives to achieve an environment that welcomes and supports diversity.

Equal Opportunity Statement

UWS does not discriminate in education or employment on the basis of sex, race, creed, color, national origin, religion, age, disability, marital or familial status, sexual orientation, or veteran status, gender identity, or any other basis prohibited by local, state or federal law. This policy complies with the spirit and the letter of applicable federal and local laws, including Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Sections 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.

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How to Apply

U.S. Students
1. Student must be eligible to participate in Federal Work Study (FWS). Contact the financial aid office to determine eligibility.
2. If eligible, student may apply for any open position and will be referred to the supervisor overseeing the position.
3. If hired, student will need to provide documentation of eligibility to work in the U.S. to the human resources department.

International Students
1. Review the job description to determine if the position is open to international students. If the language contains “Student – Federal Work-Study only” then international students are not eligible to be hired. If the language contains “Student – U.S. Federal Work Study or International” then international students are eligible to apply.
2. Contact the financial aid office to go over any general questions and get the application process started.
3. Obtain a U.S. social security number. This process can take up to several weeks. Contact the UWS Designated School Official (DSO) to start the process.



Open Positions

Student Administrative Support

POSITION: Student Administrative Support (CSCL01)
DEPARTMENT: UWS Campus Clinic
REPORTS TO: Christin Bankhead
CLASSIFICATION: Student – Federal Work-Study only

Estimated hours: 2-4/week during academic term
Salary: $10.00/hr
Positions available: 2-3
Description: Assist clinic administration with clerical and basic operational tasks: clerical support, such as filing of health records and other files, inventory assistance, and treatment room supply monitoring and stocking.

QUALIFICATIONS: (Skills and abilities needed to perform job.)

  • Enrolled in any UWS Academic Program, 1st quarter or above
  • Reliable and able to work independently
  • Able to meet assigned deadlines
  • Strict confidentiality and compliance with HIPAA & FERPA

Gym Attendant


POSITION: Gym Attendant
CLASSIFICATION: Student – Federal Work-Study only
Estimated hours: 10/week
Salary: $12/hr
Description: Two positions available.

Financial Services Administrative Assistant


POSITION: Financial Services Administrative Assistant
CLASSIFICATION: Student – Federal Work-Study only
Estimated hours: 2-4/week during academic term
Salary: $12/hr
Description: Assist office of financial services with customer service, as well as administrative/clerical tasks.
Qualifications: Must be enrolled in any UWS academic program, reliable and able to work independently, pay attention to detail, able to meet deadlines, and honors strict confidentiality and compliance with FERPA/HIPAA.

Alumni Services Student Worker

POSITION: Alumni Services Student Worker
DEPARTMENT: Alumni Relations
REPORTS TO: Alumni Services Coordinator
CLASSIFICATION: Part-time, hourly; 5 hours / week, $11/hour

Estimated hours:  Flexible, Mon – Fri between 8am – 5pm, on campus in alumni office
Salary:  $11/hr
Positions available: one U.S. student

SUMMARY DESCRIPTION:

This student worker position is responsible for supporting services and facilitating events for the UWS alumni office. Minimum one term commitment, but position can be extended for a student throughout their enrollment – pending their availability.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Research alumni and friends for contact database, mentorship participation and practitioner referrals.
  • Conduct outreach to alumni to invite engagement in UWS initiatives and events.
  • Provide support and information to other departments who work collaboratively with alumni relations, including continuing education, admissions, development and office of the president.

PRIMARY DUTIES:

  • Research on and outreach to alumni in specific regions, states or provinces, as assigned.
  • Assist in collection of missing contact information for recent graduates.
  • Research and provide alumni practitioner referrals to other practitioners.
  • Answer shadowing inquiries from current students and applicants/prospects (via office of admissions).
  • Curate state/province specific shadowing lists; outreach to student groups, faculty and alumni/friends of UWS.
  • Support alumni ambassador cultivation in support of admissions team.
  • Research practice management resources on assigned topic(s), and review current resource links on quarterly basis.
  • Scan old InTouch/Visions newsletters for online archive.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Exceptional attitude and professionalism, service oriented work ethic.
  • Enjoy meeting and supporting people in a wide range of professional circumstances.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills including the ability to proof read.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently & collaboratively.
  • Consistent application of standards and processes for data integrity and database management.
  • Capable of maintaining confidentiality.

Requirements:

  • Intermediate to advanced proficiency with Microsoft Office suite including Excel.
  • Experience creating and responding to professional correspondence.
  • Proficiency with researching information and analyzing multiple source materials to determine accuracy.
  • Exceptional attention to detail.
  • Must have excellent verbal and written communications skills; creativity, initiative and independence in carrying out responsibilities; demonstrated personal approachability, teamwork, organization skills; and the ability to enthusiastically engage colleagues.

Instructions

Submit letter of interest and scheduling availability to the alumni relations team in order to be considered. There are two openings for this post, and one is available to international students. Students of all programs welcome to apply.

To apply, please contact the financial aid office in person or via email (finaid@uws.edu). Eligible students will be referred to supervisor for application process. Position is open until filled.

No phone calls please. EOE.

Event Support

POSITION:  Event Support
DEPARTMENT:  Events Department
REPORTS TO:  Kayla Barnes
CLASSIFICATION:  Student – Federal Work-Study only

Estimated hours:  4 hrs/week during academic term
Salary:  $10/hr
Positions available: 2

SUMMARY DESCRIPTION:

Assist events department with weekly maintenance and special event setup and cleanup. Very flexible weekly hours with a predictable event schedule for weeks with extra hours. Includes a variety of tasks in different locations around campus.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Signage updates – weekly
  • Supply inventory – weekly
  • Event setup/cleanup: tablecloths, cutlery, drinks, etc.
  • Experience with events is a plus
  • Computer document maintenance may be added later
  • Other related duties, as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS: (Skills and abilities needed to perform job.)

  • Current enrollment in any UWS academic program
  • Strict confidentiality and compliance with FERPA/HIPAA
  • Reliable and able to work independently
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds
  • We’ll work with your availability.

To apply, please contact the financial aid office in person or via email (finaid@uws.edu). Eligible students will be referred to supervisor for application process. Position is open until filled.

No phone calls please. EOE.

Student Worker - Continuing Education

POSITION:  Student Worker
DEPARTMENT:  Postgraduate Studies & Continuing Education
REPORTS TO:  Continuing Education Coordinator
SCHEDULE:  Varies – On call
CLASSIFICATION:  Non-Exempt

SUMMARY DESCRIPTION:

This position is responsible for monitoring the continuing education seminars, workshops, and certification programs that occur on the weekends on the campus of University of Western States. The student worker monitors attendance at continuing education programs and ensures that attendees complete the proper documentation to receive continuing education credit. Additionally, the student worker is trained on lecture room audiovisual equipment and provides a/v services for program speakers. If available, student workers are also needed for data entry during normal office hours – Monday through Friday between 8:30am and 5:00pm.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manage registration at the beginning and end of each program, each day.
  • Provide available resources to attendees such as handout materials, WiFi access, etc.
  • Adhere to staffing schedules in order to provide adequate coverage at continuing education programs.
  • Document, report and/or notify supervisor of potential issues, incidents, relevant comments and concerns regarding the standards of continuing education offerings.
  • Provide excellent customer service to campus visitors, students, administration, faculty, staff and other community members.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Reliable, punctual, able to follow directions and maintain confidentiality.
  • Available to work weekends.
  • Able to work independently & collaboratively.
  • Friendly with a professional demeanor and commitment to providing outstanding customer service.

Administrative Support - Financial Services

POSITION:  Administrative Support
DEPARTMENT:  Financial Services
CLASSIFICATION:  Student – Federal Work-Study only

Estimated hours:  2-4 hours/week
Salary:  $10/hr
Positions available: 1

SUMMARY DESCRIPTION:

Assist financial services office with customer service, as well as administrative/clerical tasks.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Receipt of payments
  • Customer Service
  • General clerical including data entry and filing
  • Other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS: (Skills and abilities needed to perform job.)

  • Current enrollment in any UWS academic program
  • Reliable and able to work independently
  • Attention to detail
  • Able to meet assigned deadlines
  • Strict confidentiality and compliance with FERPA/HIPAA

To apply, please visit financial aid office to confirm work-study eligibility. Eligible students will be referred to supervisor for application process. Position is open until filled.

Sales Support - Auxiliary Services

POSITION: Sales Support (MLAS01)
DEPARTMENT: Auxiliary Services
CLASSIFICATION: Student – Federal Work-Study only

ESTIMATED HOURS: 6-10/week during academic term
SALARY: $10/hr
POSITIONS AVAILABLE: 1

SUMMARY DESCRIPTION:
Assist Auxiliary Services in operation of UWS Campus Store, Spinal Tap and occasionally the Food For Thought Café. Hours and shifts will vary depending on student availability and business need.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide customer service and sales in the campus store, Spinal Tap and Café.
  • Support activities such as labeling, stocking, and cleaning/tidying of space.
  • Support shipping/receiving of packages.
  • Support during special events, such as doc bag distribution.
  • Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS: (Skills and abilities needed to perform job.)

  • Current enrollment in any UWS academic program
  • Reliable and able to work independently
  • Available weekdays (4-10 hours per week); typically during lunch, but hours are flexible.
  • Cash handling and customer service experience
  • Strict confidentiality and compliance with FERPA/HIPAA
  • Retail/barista experience preferred but not required (will train)

Custodial Assistant

POSITION: Custodial Assistant
DEPARTMENT: Facilities
CLASSIFICATION: Student – Federal Work-Study

ESTIMATED HOURS: Up to 5 per week during academic term
SALARY: $10/hr
POSITIONS AVAILABLE: 1

SUMMARY DESCRIPTION:
This student position is responsible for monitoring the campus bathrooms during normal business hours of campus operations: 7:30am – 5:30pm, Monday through Friday. Hours/shifts will vary depending upon student availability.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Check the bathrooms throughout the business day to monitor paper towel and toilet paper levels and refill as necessary.
  • Empty bathroom garbage as necessary.
  • Check soap dispensers and fill as necessary.
  • Alert facilities of any issues found that need immediate attention (i.e. leaks, broken items, clogged toilets, etc).
  • Up to one hour spent each day (check bathrooms during breaks) and will rotate through all campus bathrooms in a given day.

QUALIFICATIONS: (Skills and abilities needed to perform job.)

  • Enrolled in any UWS program with good academic standing
  • Reliable and able to work independently
  • Ability to walk around campus checking bathrooms several times daily
  • Must be eligible for work-study

Parking Lot Monitor

POSITION: Parking Lot Monitor
DEPARTMENT: Operations
CLASSIFICATION: Student – U.S. Federal Work Study or International

ESTIMATED HOURS: 4-10 per week during academic term
SALARY: $10/hr
POSITIONS AVAILABLE: 2-3 as needed

SUMMARY DESCRIPTION:
This part-time position is responsible for monitoring the parking lots during normal business hours of campus operations: 7:30am – 5:30pm, Monday through Friday. Hours/shifts will vary depending upon student availability.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Walk through UWS campus parking areas throughout the business day to monitor parking conditions.
  • Report suspicious behavior immediately to security/police department.
  • Monitors are responsible for ticketing any violators of parking conditions.
  • Monitors will maintain ticket booklets and return all parking violation copies to supervisor at close of each day.

QUALIFICATIONS: (Skills and abilities needed to perform job.)

  • Enrolled in any UWS program with good academic standing
  • Reliable and able to work independently
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to walk through parking areas several times daily
  • Must be eligible to work in the United States

Administrative Support - Registrar

POSITION: Administrative Support
DEPARTMENT: Registrar’s Office
CLASSIFICATION: Student – Federal Work-Study only

ESTIMATED HOURS: 4 hrs/week during academic term
SALARY: $10/hr
POSITIONS AVAILABLE: 2

SUMMARY DESCRIPTION:
Assist Registrar’s Office with administrative/clerical duties.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • General clerical duties including filing
  • Entering and maintaining data in an excel tracking sheet
  • Other related duties, as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS: (Skills and abilities needed to perform job.)

  • Current enrollment in any UWS academic program
  • Strict confidentiality and compliance with FERPA/HIPAA
  • Reliable and able to work independently
  • Attention to detail
  • Computer experience with experience in Excel & Word
  • We’ll work with your availability