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

Current Federal Work-Study Openings for the Fall 2018 semester are available in the following departments:

Department & Location: Office of the Provost, Education Center
Title: Office Assistant

Job Description & Qualifications:
This person will assist the staff at the Education Center with the daily administrative tasks such as, but not limited to:
•Greeting visitors and directing them to appropriate resources
•Composing and sending Ed Center announcements and other email correspondence
•Entering data and updating records
•Organizing files and helping with the upkeep of the office
•Assisting with food orders and deliveries
•Assisting with the collection of documents (syllabi, resumes, etc.)
•Assisting with design tasks (posters, cards, etc.)
•Shredding, scanning and photocopying

The person in this position might handle confidential and /or personal information and materials

Hiring Criteria:
•Experience with Outlook, Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite
•Some experience working in an office or similar setting
•Pleasant attitude and good customer service skills
•Conscientiousness and attention to detail
•Ability to problem-solve on the fly

Required availability: 2:30 or 3:30 to 7:30 pm Mon.-Thurs., and possible some weekends, to a maximum of 20 hours per week. The start time is flexible but staying until 7:30 p.m. is required.

Contact Information:
Supervisor: Meg Carne, Director of Academic and Faculty Services
Phone: x 165 (585-0165)

Department & Location: Student Services, 951 Boylston - Lower Level
Title: Office Assistant

Job Description & Qualifications: 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.

Hiring Criteria: 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.

Required availability: Work schedule shall be any time between 9:00 am - 6:00 pm Mon.-Thur. and 9:00 am - 5:00 pm on Fridays, max 20 hrs. per week.

Contact Information:
Supervisor: Sarah Hoen
Phone: 617-585-0106