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Work Study

The Federal and State College Work Study Programs provide on-campus, part-time employment for U.S. citizens, permanent residents and certain other non-citizens who are half-time students and have a demonstrated financial need.

The maximum amount a recipient may earn under this program is determined through the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Students employed under this program are paid at least minimum wage and may work up to a set maximum number of hours per week (depending upon work study funding, financial aid award and class schedule). Federal and State Work Study funds are distributed on a monthly payroll basis.

It is the responsibility of the student to notify his/her employer of the work study award. Students may visit the Student Financial Aid Office to verify eligibility. Supervisors and students are encouraged to work together to monitor earnings and avoid exceeding the award.

To Determine Eligibility:

  • You must have financial need as determined by the FAFSA
  • You must be enrolled in at least 6 payable credit hours
  • You must be maintaining Satisfactory Academic Progress

How to Apply

  1. Complete the 2014-15 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to determine your eligibility into the Federal and State Work Study program. 
  2. Complete an Employment Application. When completing the application please enter the Weatherford College site (Weatherford, Granbury, Wise County, Mineral Wells) of where you would like to work in the “Employment Information” along with any other information you would like considered.
  3. Contact any of the supervisors with job openings to schedule an interview. Once you have accepted a position, the supervisor needs to email Mrs. Hukill with your name and Student ID #. Keep an eye on your student email for further instructions if you are eligible.

Once You are Hired

  1. You will be sent an email containing the Criminal Background Release Form that you will need to sign and return to the Financial Aid Office or to the Human Resources Department.
  2. After a clear background is received, you will be sent an email with instructions to access the required Work Study Orientation online.
  3. Once you have completed the orientation, you will be contacted to come to the FAO to pick up a Work Study Approval form to take Human Resources to complete necessary New Hire paperwork. Only after a completed Work Study Approval Form has all signatures will you be cleared to begin working.
  4. Returning work study students should notify their supervisor of their continued interest in the work study program.
  5. For more information on work study, please contact the Financial Aid Office or email Rayanne Hukill at rhukill@wc.edu
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The following work study positions are available for Spring 2015, as of February 13, 2015. Check back regularly for updates.

Current payrate is $7.25/hr and the maximum number of hours that can be worked is 19 hours/week, but see position requirements.

Available Positions
Department Open or
Filled
Supervisor Ext Hrs
Req
Agriculture Filled Mike Brown 6280 15
Duties: General farm labor, cleaning, painting, mowing, feeding, etc.
America Reads Filled Beverly Gibbs 6278 15
Duties: Working in elementary schools with K-3rd grade students in reading and math.
Athletics Filled Keri Waller 6355 15
Duties: Keep statistics at WC games, assist with various clerical assignments, monitor gym/weight room, assist with "Open Gym."
Behavioral Science Filled Don Jacobs 6431 15
Duties: Assists in all departmental duties.
Biology Filled David Daniel 6491 15
Duties: Assist with lab preparations and clean-up, glassware cleaning, storage and cleaning of anatomic models, projects assigned by faculty members, some clerical duties as needed.
Business Services OPEN Suzanne Brown 6386 15
Duties: Accounts payable/receivable filing, copying, shredding, general office duties.
Education Center at Mineral Wells OPEN Karen Wells 8850 15
Duties: Filing, greeting and directing visitors to ECMW, word processing and general computer work, arranging classroom and equipment, office and general facility duties (posting of signs, updating message boards, carrying messages to classrooms, answering phones, etc.).
Education Center at Mineral Wells - OTA OPEN Carol Hooper 8857 15
Duties: Monitor ASC sign-in sheets for lab; clerical duties: copying, filing, laminating, cleaning lab, verifying sign-in/out timesheets.
Financial Aid Office Filled Rayanne Hukill 6495 15
Duties: General clerical duties, scanning, open/separate mail, make copies, assist with financial aid forms, help with student traffic and phone calls, stuff letters, other duties as assigned.
Fine Arts Production Filled Joseph Nicikowski 6403 15
Duties: Clerical duties, errands, aid in setup and take down of Fine Arts events, aid in daily Fine Arts activities.
Health & Human Science Filled Tammi White 6217 15
Duties: Copying, filing, data entry, mail-outs, creating packets, organizing stock room, shredding.
Instructional Support-Success Connection Filled Beverly Gibbs 6278 15
Duties: Work the front counter by greeting students and assisting with sign-ins, filing, general cleaning duties, running off work and other tasks as needed.
Library Filled Valorie Starr 6453 15
Duties: Working Circulation Counter checking out books and taking printer money, assisting students with computer logins, manning upstairs desk to assist students upstairs, data entry, shelving books, processing new materials in acquisitions, assisting with Media Center materials, delivering equipment, shifting books, and other projects as needed. Must be able to work one night or Saturdays.
Mathematics Filled Shirley Brown 6330 15
Duties: Make copies, sort papers, shred papers, deliver things, office duties.
Phi Theta Kappa Filled Molly Harris 6406 15
Duties: General data entry, copying, creation of student organization publicity materials, etc.
Public Safety Professions Filled Anita Garcia 6347 15
Duties: Data entry, filing, answering phone, general office duties.
Student Housing Filled Faith Stiffler 8874 15
Duties: Greet/direct visitors, check I.D.'s and sign-in visitors, prospective resident tours, typing, filing, answering multi-line phone, monitor/assist residents in computer lab, additional projects as assigned.
Student Life / Activities Filled Doug Jefferson 6247 15
Duties: Monitor gym activities and game room activities, assist with office tasks (filing, typing, mail-outs, etc.), assist with other duties involved in office of Student Life.
Student Outreach Filled Kay Landrum 6499 15
Duties: Strong Office skills who can set up files and make labels. Attention to details.
Student Services OPEN Vicki Traweek 6218 15
Duties: Assist with graduation petition organizations; sort and distribute faxes & mail; verify forms are in student Docubase file.
Student Support Services Filled Kim Hutton 6484 15
Duties: Front desk greeter, copy student forms, filing, phone calls, Microsoft Office labels and spreadsheets, Kurzweil software-scan textbooks, create user log-ins, help cover desk.
WC Wise County Filled Becki Byrd 8893 15
Duties: General clerical - phone, copying, filing, directing students.
WCWC Library Filled Henry Wang 3252 15
Duties: Service Counter - check-in/out materials; printing; computer user services; library traffic statistics.
WCWC Biology Dept Filled Lisa Welch 3268 15
Duties: Assist in organizing and maintaining lab equipment; assist in preparing lab materials; clean labs and washing glassware; assist with preparation of lab media & solutions; assist with documentation; facilitate open lab hours.
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