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Federal Work Study Student - International Student Services



Lawrenceville, GA, USA
Posted on Monday, July 8, 2024

This job is a Federal Work Study, non-benefited position in the Student Affairs Division that reports to the Director of International Student Services. Federal Work-Study (FWS) is a federally funded program by the Department of Education. This program provides part-time jobs for undergraduate students with significant financial need and is administered by the FWS Coordinator, and the Office of Financial Aid, in accordance with the law, federal regulations, and with instructions from the United States Department of Education.

Salary: $13.50 per hour

Hours: Days and Hours are flexible up to 20 hours per week.

Minimum Qualifications:

Must have a high school diploma or equivalent. Must be eligible for funds through the Federal Work Study Program for the current semester at Gwinnett Technical College and be in good academic standing.

Preferred Qualifications:

In addition to the minimum qualifications, the following competencies are preferred:

Ability to demonstrate basic computer skills: MS Word, Excel, Power Point, MS Forms, and student related software (Blackboard, Student Banner, QLess, Outlook).

Exhibit a learning attitude, professional behavior, and an understanding of customer service.

Job Description Summary:

Under close supervision, provides clerical support and office assistance to the Office of International Student Services and related personnel.

Job Responsibilities & Performance Standards:

Percentage of Time

Assists in organizing and executing routine activities and special projects; other duties as assigned.

· Greets internal and external customers and assists with determining needs.

· Manage materials needed by making copies, filing documents, reviewing inventory, etc.

· Assist prospective and current students with scheduling appointments.

· Uses proper judgment in selecting which issues to handle and which issues to refer to appropriate personnel.

· Assist prospective students by answering general questions about the admission process.

· Review documents being submitted for accuracy and completeness.

· Assist office staff as needed.


Displays a high level of effort and commitment to performing work; operates effectively within the organizational structure; demonstrates trustworthiness and responsible behavior. (Performed by all incumbents)

· Demonstrates eagerness to learn and assume responsibility; seeks out and accepts increased responsibility; displays a "can do" approach to work.

· Shows persistence and seeks alternatives when obstacles arise; seeks alternative solutions; does things before being asked or forced to by events.

· Works within the system in a resourceful manner to accomplish reasonable work goals; shows flexibility in response to process change and adapts to and accommodates new methods and procedures.

· Accepts direction and feedback from supervisors and follows through appropriately.

· Works when scheduled; begins and ends work as expected; calls in according to policy when arriving late for work or when absent; observes provisions of Fair Labor Standards Act; observes policies related to break and lunch periods; uses work time appropriately.


Physical Demands:


(N)Never, (O)Occasionally or (C)Constantly

Requires operation, access, or control of financial resources.


Requires having a P-Card.


Driving is a responsibility of this position.


This position will have direct interaction with children under the age of 18.


This position will have Security Access (e.g., public safety, IT security, personnel records).


This position is a stationary position, often standing or sitting for prolonged periods with or without reasonable accommodation.


This position requires moving about to accomplish tasks or moving from one worksite to another with or without reasonable accommodation.


This position requires the ability to adjust or move objects up to 15 pounds in all directions with or without reasonable accommodation.


This position requires the ability to repeat motions that may include the wrists, hands and/or fingers with or without reasonable accommodation.


This position requires the ability to operate machinery and/or power tools with or without reasonable accommodation.


Operating motor vehicles or heavy equipment with or without reasonable accommodation.


Noisy environments.


Medium work that includes moving objects up to 50 pounds with or without reasonable accommodation.


Light work that includes moving objects up to 20 pounds with or without reasonable accommodation.


Heavy work that includes moving objects up to 100 pounds or more with or without reasonable accommodation.


Work in outdoor elements such as precipitation and wind.


Assessing the accuracy, neatness and thoroughness of the work assigned.


To Apply:

Please complete your job application through the Gwinnett Technical College Online Job Center at www.GwinnettTech.edu located under the Career Services tab/Jobs at GTC.

The Technical College System of Georgia and its constituent Technical Colleges do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed or religion, national or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, and gender identity), disability, age, political affiliation or belief, genetic information, veteran or military status, marital status, or citizenship status (except in those special circumstances permitted or mandated by law). This nondiscrimination policy encompasses the operation of all technical college-administered programs, programs financed by the federal government including any Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Title I financed programs, educational programs, and activities, including admissions, scholarships and loans, student life, and athletics. It also encompasses the recruitment and employment of personnel and contracting for goods and services.

The Technical College System and Technical Colleges shall promote the realization of equal opportunity through a positive continuing program of specific practices designed to ensure the full realization of equal opportunity. The following person has been designated to manage inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies: Lisa Richardson, Title IX and Section 504 Coordinator, 5150 Sugarloaf Parkway, Building A, Room 515, Lawrenceville, GA 30043, 678-226-6691, LRichardson@GwinnettTech.edu.

¿¿ High school diploma or GED ¿¿ Financial need and PELL eligible ¿¿ Be enrolled as a student at the location seeking employment ¿¿ Satisfactory academic progress for Federal Student Aid programs
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