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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 2015-16 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 online 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
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The following work study positions are available for Fall 2015, as of September 22, 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
(* Positions that are crossed through with a single line are not available
during the Summer terms, but may be available for the Fall semester.)
Department OPEN or
Supervisor Ext. Hours
Agriculture OPEN Moe Headrick 6280 19
Duties: General farm labor, cleaning, painting, mowing, feeding, etc.
America Reads OPEN Beverly Gibbs 6470 19
Duties: Working in elementary schools with K-3rd grade students in reading and math.
Athletics Filled Keri Waller 6355 19
Duties: Keep statistics at WC games, assist with various clerical assignments, monitor gym/weight room, assist with "Open Gym."
Behavioral Science Filled Romney Landis 8834 19
Duties: Copying, shredding, updating bulletin boards, assisting with department conferences, and other duties as needed.
Biology Filled David Daniel 6491 19
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 19
Duties: Accounts payable/receivable filing, copying, shredding, general office duties.
Center for Research & Writing OPEN Sarah Lock 6481 19
Duties: Staff the front desk, answer phones, release print jobs, handle money for printing, making copies, and straighten up center.
Financial Aid Office Filled Rayanne Hukill 6495 19
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 19
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 19
Duties: Copying, filing, data entry, mail-outs, creating packets, organizing stock room, shredding.
Instructional Support /
Success Connection
OPEN Beverly Gibbs 6470 19
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 OPEN Valorie Starr 6252 19
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 OPEN Shirley Brown 6330 19
Duties: Make copies, sort papers, shred papers, deliver things, office duties.
Phi Theta Kappa Filled Dr. Trey Jansen 6478 19
Duties: General data entry, copying, creation of student organization publicity materials, etc.
Public Safety Professions OPEN Anita Garcia 6347 19
Duties: Data entry, filing, answering phone, general office duties.
Social Sciences OPEN Scott Tarnowieckyi 6326 19
Duties: Office duties, filing, shredding documents, assisting instructors with duties, delivering items to other buildings, and assist on other projects as needed.
Student Housing Filled Faith Stiffler 8874 19
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 OPEN Doug Jefferson 6247 19
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 19
Duties: Strong Office skills who can set up files and make labels. Attention to details.
Student Services Filled Vicki Traweek 6218 19
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 19
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 3240 19
Duties: General clerical - phone, copying, filing, directing students.
WCWC Biology Dept OPEN Terry Paddack 3270 19
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.
WCWC Library Filled Dustin Capron 3250 19
Duties: Service Counter - check-in/out materials; printing; computer user services; library traffic statistics.
WCWC Lunchroom OPEN Matt Joiner 3233 6
Duties: Assist in selling student lunches from 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. / Tuesday – Thursday.
Workforce & CE Filled Tracy Butler 6409 19
Duties: General office / secretary work, filing, copying, data entry, make packets, scanning, etc.
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