Work Study Open Positions

Federal Work Study (FWS) is awarded to eligible students on the basis of financial need. To qualify, students must meet the April 15 priority deadline for financial aid applications. The positions below will remain listed until filled. To apply, simply call or email the hiring manager listed in the contact section of each listing. Unless otherwise noted below, all work study positions are limited to a maximum of 20 hours per week. For questions related to FWS eligibility or other financial matters, please contact the Financial Aid Office at

Title: Office Assistant
Department: Learning Resource Center
Location: 320 Newbury Street, 6th floor, room 605 (Learning Resource Center), front desk
Wage: $11 per hour
Supervisor: Elizabeth Stuhlsatz -

Job Duties
• Greet visitors to the LRC, direct them to their appointments, and answer basic questions about the LRC
• Schedule some appointments
• Answer the phone and take messages
• Data entry
• Help with proctoring tests (hand out exams, collect exams, keep track of time)
• Photocopying
• Helping to maintain appearance of office, i.e., straightening up, dusting when needed, and hanging new posters on walls
• Creating new posters and advertising material for the LRC
• Student will be able to work on homework when it is quiet

• Ability to use MS Word and Excel, email, Internet
• Friendly, welcoming personality
• Attention to detail
• Willingness to ask questions and work with feedback

Title: Office Assistant
Department: Student Services
Location: 951 Boylston Street
Wage: $12 per hour
Supervisor: Sarah Hoen -

Job Duties
• Answer phones for all three offices under the Student Services umbrella (Bursar, Financial Aid, and Registrar) and return phone messages
• Greet visitors and assist with inquiries acting as the first point of contact for anyone coming into the Student Services Suite for assistance
• Triage their needs and provide appropriate financial aid, bursar and registrar information - escalating the students' inquiry as needed
• Assist with general office duties: copying, filing, faxing, special projects as needed, data entry, assist with mailings, and other duties as assigned by Student Services department staff

• Familiarity with Microsoft Office
• Polite phone manner (respectful, courteous, ability to take complete messages and deliver to appropriate staff)
• Good customer service skills - attentiveness to customers comments and providing complete and appropriate information in responses
• Reliability - ability to be prompt, and dependable work habits
• Candidates should have a dedication to confidentiality and must be trustworthy