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To apply for Federal Work-Study (FWS) positions, you must be a U.S. citizen or eligible non-citizen, have completed a FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) for the school year, and have received a Federal Work-Study offer. For questions about Federal Work-Study eligibility, please contact the Skyline Financial Aid Office.

FWS – Promise Scholars Peer Leader / Student Assistant

  • Counseling
  • Building 19, Room 19-207
  • $17.12 – $18.12 USD / Year
  • Salary: $17.12 – $18.12
  • Federal Work Study
Position Description Under direct supervision, Promise Scholars Program (PSP) peer leaders/student assistants will support day-to-day operations of the Promise Scholars Program, including, but not limited to:

  • Reaching out to PSP students by phone, text, and email regarding their semester requirements and supporting their success.
  • Supporting PSP with creation of social media posts (Instagram) , quick how-to videos for students, and helping to design/build flyers for PSP counseling workshops and events.
  • Tracking attendance and questions in Zoom rooms for counselors
  • Data entry and supporting the maintenance and organization of the program’s Google Drive and SARS (counseling appointment scheduling platform).

Under direct supervision, tasks performed require some specialized knowledge, skills, training, and/or experience. Students in Level B positions are assigned duties which primarily consist of such tasks as the following:

  • Tutoring
  • Data analysis for reports
  • Audio/video services
  • Complex data entry/retrieval
  • Routine correspondence
  • Customer service
  • Preparation of spreadsheets
  • Perform detailed calculations
  • Duplicating
  • Taking messages
  • Alphabetizing/sorting
  • Filing
  • Routine data entry
  • Receptionist duties
Requirements and Desirable Skills
  • This is a Federal Work Study position and applicants must be eligible
  • Students assistants must feel comfortable reaching out to scholars by phone calls, texts, and email
  • Students assistants must feel comfortable taking organized and clear notes based on student outreach and tracking the status of various projects they’re working on, in conjunction with the PSP retention specialist
  • Students assistants must feel comfortable proactively seeking clarification and asking questions to ensure they are completing assignments correctly.
  • Students must be enthusiastic about supporting students in the program, and patient and calm with students in the program expressing their frustrations.
  • Students must have basic understanding of Excel, Google Sheets, Google Docs, Canvas, Zoom, and Canva platforms (and willing to learn more about these tools, as needed).
  • Comfort with social media and creating how-to videos is a plus
Hours Required 20
Department Counseling
Contact for Information Sha’Kuana Ona:
Federal Work Study? Yes

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