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 Teaching Assistant

POSITION: Student Teaching Assistant
DEPARTMENT: variable in the College of Chiropractic
CLASSIFICATION: Student – U.S. Federal Work Study or International

ESTIMATED HOURS: up to 18 hours per week; varies each term depending on instructional needs
COMPENSATION: $13.40 per hour


Student Teaching assistants in the doctor of chiropractic program primarily assist faculty in providing lab instruction in a variety of courses.  Subject areas may include, but are not limited to, biomechanics, palpation, adjustive technique, physical therapy, history taking, physical exam, orthopedic testing, report of findings, taping/splinting, minor surgery, and report writing. Subject areas are chosen at the discretion of the Department Chair and Dean.


  • Observe, assist, demonstrate and offer constructive feedback to students in clinical skills development instructional lab sessions.
  • As appropriate, perform simulations of various conditions which may include having students take histories and perform examination procedures on the teaching assistant.
  • Meet with the lead course instructor and/or the lab coordinator as necessary for training, educational, and/or administrative purposes.
  • Read, understand and act in accordance with all FERPA standards established by UWS for protecting the security and privacy of student records.
  • Demonstrate appropriate ethical, communication, appearance and behavior attributes, consistent with being a professional.
  • Communicate with faculty and administrative personnel regarding schedule and availability in a timely manner.

Qualifications: (Knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to perform job)

  • Demonstrated proficiency in the clinical skills associated with the instructional assignment.

Demonstrated meeting all CCE Meta-Competency Outcomes pertinent to courses taught.


  • Have sufficient mobility to move among students engaged in various types of lab activities.
  • Have sufficient visual acuity to accurately identify student psychomotor abilities.
  • Have sufficient manual dexterity to operate adjusting tables and/or equipment as instructional activities demand.

Requirements: (Education, training and experience)

  • Must be 11th quarter or above.
  • Must have passed all courses to date and the Clinical Skills Assessment Practical Exam

Library Student Worker I

Position: Library Student Worker I
Department: Library
Classification: Student – U.S. Federal Work Study
Estimated hours: 4-8 hours a week
Compensation: $12 per hour
Number of positions available: multiple
Reports to: Head of Library Public Services and Access Services Assistant

Summary Description:

The Library Student Worker will be responsible for circulation duties in support of the W. A. Budden Library.

Specific Duties:

Provide staffing at the library circulation desk, perform check-in and checkout of all library materials, and assist library users with directional and ready-reference questions.

Primary Duties:

  • Perform check-in and checkout of all library materials including:
  • Reserve materials
  • Items held for library patrons obtained from other libraries
  • Receiving fines
  • Open/close library as necessary and may provide primary staffing for Saturdays and Sundays.
  • Assist library users with directional and ready-reference questions such as:
  • Library policies
  • Library hours
  • Locating journals and books
  • Minor computer, copier, and equipment maintenance.
  • Process patron hold requests
  • Stacks maintenance (re-shelving, shelf reading, dusting materials)
  • Light cleaning (i.e. cleaning plastic models)
  • Maintains order in Library and is alert to safety issues
  • Assist with special projects such as inventory


  • Be enrolled in the UWS DC program
  • Be qualified for federal work-study program
  • Be able to work independently
  • Be reliable
  • Have the ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing

Admissions Administrative Support

POSITION:  Admissions Administrative Support
DEPARTMENT:  Admissions Office
CLASSIFICATION:  Canadian Student Only

Estimated hours: 2-4 hours/week
Salary: $12/hour
Positions available:  1


Assist Admissions Office with prospective student outreach efforts via phone, email, Facebook and on-campus recruitment events, as well as administrative/clerical tasks.


  • Emails/phone calls to prospective students
  • General clerical duties including data entry, photocopying, scanning and filing
  • Other duties as assigned

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

  • Current enrollment in UWS Doctor of Chiropractic program
  • Reliable, enthusiastic, positive and able to work independently
  • Attention to detail
  • Strict confidentiality and compliance with FERPA/HIPAA

To apply, please email [email protected] identifying your interest in the position and to schedule a time to meet with Natasha French and Sarah Schoettler. Eligible students will be referred to supervisor for application process. Position is open until filled.

No phone calls please. EOE.