Summary of Duties
- Follows established guidelines,
- responds to inquiries regarding departmental services and procedures;
- answers and make telephone calls,
- schedules appointments
- Sorts, files, and tabulates various documents and records; establishes and prepares new electronic and paper files or categories within established filing systems; enters and retrieves data using electronic files and software; removes and logs materials; maintains status and file reports;
- Performs basic word processing or typing tasks such as aligning text, setting margins and tables, saving or filing, spell checking, and printing to produce memos and letters;
- Photocopies and collates material;
- Perform electronic mail tasks;
- Assists with maintaining and updating the online presence of the Upward Bound program;
- Cross checks and tabulates standard information; checks incoming forms and documents for required information; extracts and compiles statistical data from source documents;
- Maintains office inventory following established procedures;
- Drafts and updates routine forms, letters and flyers; assembles reports; proofreads material making corrections for sentence structure, spelling, grammar, and punctuation;
- Shares information regarding important dates, deadlines, and events with participants and their parent/guardians.
- Assists with tracking the participation of Upward Bound participants and processing of monthly stipends;
- Performs other duties as required
Minimum Qualifications / Required Skills:
- High school diploma or equivalent
- One (1) year or more of clerical experience
- High attention to detail
- Typing skills
- Knowledge of: basic knowledge of modern office practices, methods and procedures; English grammar, vocabulary, spelling and punctuation; basic arithmetic; the use of electronic information equipment.
- Previous TRIO experence preferred
- Prior experience working with low-income, first-generation, disadvantaged, and/or minority students.
Approximate Hours Per Week:
10 hours per week, approximately
Days and Hours Needed:
Normal business hours between 8am - 5pm, Monday - Friday.
Preferred Start Date:
Rate of Pay:
$15.01 / hour
Room D-217 (second floor of Student Services building), or J47 (room in the PUB)
Hilary Powers, Upward Bound Manager
Per Governor Inslee’s Proclamation 21-14, state employees must be fully vaccinated no later than October 18, 2021. This applies to work study students as they are employees of the college. Your vaccine status will be verified. Please reach out to the HR Office at email@example.com if you need information on a medical or religious accommodation.
Prior to a new hire, a background check including criminal record history will be conducted. Information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment but will be considered in determining the applicant’s suitability and competence to perform in the position.
In keeping with the College's Guiding Principles, we seek to achieve the following learning outcomes for all student work study employees (where applicable):
1. Time Management/Organizational Skills: Student worker will demonstrate techniques for effective organization and task prioritization, and understand how time management affects his or her job performance and the ability of others to do their jobs, along with appropriate record keeping skills.
2. Professionalism: Student worker will understand expectations for professionalism in the workplace including language, dress, behavior, personal hygiene, and phone/email etiquette.
3. Customer Service: Student worker will be able to meet and exceed internal and external customer expectations by listening to customer needs, responding in a timely manner, and anticipating what a customer may need in the future or may need more information or clarification on in the present.
4. Teamwork/Collaboration: Student worker will work successfully in team settings which require flexibility, conflict management at lowest level of resolution possible, and cooperation.
5. Communication Skills: Student worker will communicate in a professional manner and understand the appropriate style of communication based on the audience and the setting or type of meeting.
6. Work Ethic: Student worker will understand the value of a strong work ethic, honesty, integrity, observance of health and safety standards, and the impact those values have on success in the workplace.
7. Critical Thinking/Problem Solving: Student worker will demonstrate the analytical ability to gather facts, suggest solutions, discern flaws in reasoning, and make decisions which are sound and timely.
8. Technology: Student worker will develop proficiency in common technology tools, including phone, email, online searches, Zoom or other online meeting platforms, Microsoft Office applications, and specific technology used in the student worker's job duties.
9. Upward Management Skills: Student worker will demonstrate competency on how to communicate needs, concerns, and requests to immediate supervisor and other managers.
10. Workplace Simulation Mastery: Student worker will learn how to receive and learn from feedback, importance of regular input to and from the supervisor, and the supervisor will perform genuine performance evaluations and exit interviews.