Work Study Departments

NOTE: Students must complete the FAFSA and determine work study eligibility through the Financial Aid Department before applying. Please contact the Financial Aid office at 859-846-5410 for more information on eligibility. For information on student work study positions, please contact Grayce Courtney in Student Affairs at 859-846-5390.

Midway College is an equal opportunity employer.

Available Department Rate Hours Job Description
1 Accounting $7.25/hour M-F: 8AM-5PM The accounting department of Midway College focuses on the timely payment of all payables, maintenance of the general ledger, and financial reporting. It is a fast paced environment and will give the work study the opportunity to see how their accounting classes apply to a real-life situation. The student will learn skills such as Excel data entry, scanning, merging, and renaming PDFs within Adobe Pro, and basic organization of general ledger documentation for journal entries and other month end tasks. Student will gain experience in an office setting, experience in scanning documentation, and experience in filing for accounting purposes. Student will need to show she is able to work in a confidential environment. Good organizational skills are also necessary for this position.
2 Admissions $7.25/hour M-F: 8AM-5PM This position helps the admissions office enter Prospect Data Entry and Prospect Phone Calls. It would be an asset for students to possess good phone call, customer service/PR skills, as well as decent proficiency with computers. Good typing and keyboarding skills are necessary for data entry work.
1 Advancement $7.25/hour M-F: 8AM-5PM Student employee will assist with clerical duties in the office. These duties include filing, phone-a-thons and assisting with other projects as determined by supervisor. Work study assistance is needed to assist with clerical duties to allow the Advancement officers to focus on fundraising and donor relationships.
15 Athletics $7.25/hour Dependent on sport schedules Athletic work study students are expected to be available to work home athletic events (which include evenings and weekends) clean and organize the weight and cardio rooms, clean and maintain the locker rooms and laundry area, do laundry for all sports (in season only), clean coolers used by teams, and any other duties as assigned by a coach or athletics department administrator. Most of all an athletic work-study student must be a good representative of and for the athletic department. Athletic work-study students need to be available to work some evenings and weekends.
5 Biology $7.25/hour M-F: 8AM-4:30PM The student will assist in preparing for and cleaning up after laboratories and maintaining general cleanliness. All duties are integrated and can change daily to include: preparing microbiological media, laboratory solutions, and setups for the biological laboratories; cleaning and disinfecting counters, tabletops and microscopes; washing glassware; typing and copying materials for faculty and staff; maintaining teaching materials and inventory of laboratory supplies; answering telephone and taking messages; preparing orders for supplies; answering taking inventory of supplies shipments. Observance of safety rules and regulations for laboratory work a must. Appropriate dress for duties is required. No experience is necessary. All training will be provided. Students must report to work on time. An interest in biological sciences, typing and/or computer skills helpful, but not required.
3 Business Department $7.25/hour M-F: 8AM-5PM Business Department Assistant duties would include, working on major projects with faculty, copy and assemble material, data entry, report generation, mass mailings, textbook adoptions and inventory control, track syllabus collection, statistical analysis of department data, computer work, special projects emanating from the Chair’s office, maintaining the filing system and other task as assigned. Front Office Assistant for two departments (Communication, Humanities & Arts Department and Business Department) duties would include, front desk coverage, reception, assisting students, faculty and staff., answering phones and taking messages, setting up meetings, and following up on front desk task.
2 Business Office $7.25/hour M–F: Hours to be set according to the student's schedule The work study students will assist in alphabetizing, sorting, filing of student records, folding, and stuffing documents into envelopes. One will assist with various mailings to students, other clerical duties as assigned, and any ongoing projects. A student, who is reliable, pays attention to detail, and motivated to complete the task is necessary for this department.
1 Campus Ministries $7.25/hour Varies This student will work closely with campus minister in order to coordinate weekly chapel services, prayer meetings, mission trips, and other ministry events. Confidentiality and maturity are a must. Computer competence is preferred. Students interested in this position must be approved by the Pastor before being hired.
3 CHA $7.25/hour M-F: 8AM-5PM CHA Department Assistant duties would include, working on major projects with faculty, copy and assemble material, data entry, report generation, mass mailings, textbook adoptions and inventory control, track syllabus collection, statistical analysis of department data, computer work, special projects emanating from the Chair’s office, maintaining the filing system, and other task as assigned.
1 Chemistry $7.25/hour Varies The purpose of this position is to assist Science (Chemistry) faculty and staff in preparing for laboratories and lectures. The student will assist in preparing for and cleaning up after laboratories and maintaining general cleanliness. All duties are integrated and can change daily to include: preparing laboratory solutions; setup and break-down of the chemistry laboratories; cleaning and disinfecting counters, tabletops and other surfaces; washing glassware; typing and copying materials for faculty and staff; maintaining teaching materials and inventory of laboratory supplies; preparing orders for supplies; taking inventory of supplies shipments. Observance of safety rules and regulations for laboratory work a must. Appropriate dress for duties is required. No experience is required. Some background experience in Chemistry is preferred. Training will be provided. Students must report to work on time. An interest in the sciences and computer literacy is also preferred.
2 Communication Center $7.25/hour M–F: 8AM-5PM The primary responsibility at the Communication Center is answering the telephone and directing calls to the appropriate person/department. An electronic directory is used to search for extension numbers. The candidate should have a general knowledge of Midway College departments – academic and business (this is not referring to the academic business department). A pleasant telephone voice and the desire to direct callers to the appropriate person/department in the shortest time possible is mandatory. Between calls, there is opportunity for study. Other duties may be assigned at the discretion of the Communication Center manager. Preference will be given to candidates who are able to cover the Communication Center during the lunch break from 1-2 p.m. The Work Study is expected to conduct herself in a professional manner found in an office setting. Supervisor guidance is always available. The Communication Center is often the first “real person contact” a caller receives when telephoning the College. The Work Study will gain experience in customer service by determining what the caller wants by being a good listener, and learning how to deal with difficult calls without losing composure. The student will find these skills are valuable in the work place, and in her personal life.
6 Community Service $8.25/hour 3PM-6PM Must Provide Own Transportation This is a wonderful community service position that would be excellent hands-on experience for Teacher Education majors. It could also be a good opportunity for Psychology majors who wish to go into counseling or social services, or for a Business major who is interested in learning about the work of local non-profit organizations. Because there is also an activity component, a Sport Management major could contribute by helping plan/lead activities for the students. This is a wonderful opportunity to earn money while building experience for resumes and scholarship applications. Several of our students who have been mentors have gone on to receive other scholarships and awards in part through their involvement with Mentors & Meals.
2 Enrollment Services $7.25/hour M-F: 8AM-5PM Work Study Duties: 1) Make any folders for applications. 2) File all folders in bins to be filed. 3) Prepare mail and student letters. 4) If there are any archives that need to be filed: -Add them to the Archives Spreadsheet (year stamped in based off the transcript date) -Add the year the transcripts were stamped on the name label -Remove and shred everything from the folder but transcripts - File in the Archives File Cabinet 5) Data entry 6) Pull expired application folders, shred everything but the transcripts (Follow list to archive) 7) Pull expired loose documents and archive (Check the dates the transcripts were stamped and make folders for them.
15 Equine $9.25/hour M-Sun: 6AM-6PM We are looking for a responsible worker who can work with a variety of horses on campus and can handle a managerial position over their peers. Job duties include all that a Barn Worker does and is held responsible for making sure essential chores get done and making sure all workers are staying on task. You must be available to work at least two weekends and possibly early morning hours. Hours are completed around student’s class schedule and will complete 108 hours a semester. We will be interviewing for these positions the first week of class. The requirements for the student barn manager position are: 1 year barn worker experience, work well with others, be able to lead a group of workers, be professional, be on time and have staff recommendation. Student barn managers are responsible for making sure the work gets done and gives direction to the barn workers while on the shift.
28 Equine $8.25/hour M-Sun: 6:30AM-7PM We are looking for motivated reliable people to work with our equine herd on campus. A worker must be able to work in all weather conditions, stand/walk for extended amounts of time, lift 50 lbs., and to work some weekends. We prefer you to have basic horse handling skills and feel comfortable working with a wide variety of breeds and sizes of horses. Job duties include, but are not limited to: horse care, feeding watering, cleaning stalls, stable maintenance, tack care, laundry, arena maintenance, assisting with class needs, farm vehicle operation, leading horses, and record keeping. We communicate through e-mail so access to a computer/e-mail is a must. A worker must carry proof of health insurance while employed and have a health physical on file with the college.
1 Equine Office $7.25/hour Varies Responsible for copying, filing, researching information, picking up mail, update bulletin board and job information opportunities, assist in covering phones and office when needed. Help organize and research special projects. Assist adjuncts with preparing copies and information for class. Act as support for the Equine Division Chair and Equine Operations Manager. Students must be trust worthy and maintain all work as confidential.
2 Financial Aid $7.25/hour M-F: 8AM-5PM This position requires a high level of confidentiality, dependability, maturity, strong organizational skills and attention to detail. Upperclassmen with proven skills are preferred due to the sensitive nature of the student information flowing through the office. Students must be able to schedule work study hours within office hours: Monday – Friday 8-5. Dress will be business casual. Work study assistance is needed to assist with clerical duties. These duties include answering phones, filing, processing mail, greeting students who visit the office, and assisting with other projects.
1 HR $7.25/hour M-F: 8AM-5PM Human Resources need a liable dependable student for their office. This student will be organizing and shredding past years payroll information along with filing/boxing of old records. Confidentiality is a must!!
1 IT $7.25/hour M-F: 8AM-5PM The student position will act as assistant to the Information Technology (IT) staff. Responsibilities include assisting with help desk support, assist with basic technical duties such as equipment setup (computers, phones, etc.). Also, update student distribution lists, assist with IT documentation preparation, data entry and filing. Students must have keyboarding skills and a basic knowledge of Microsoft Windows and Office. The individual selected for this position must be self-motivated. This position is excellent job experience for any major as the student will be provided a working knowledge of IT support and daily tasks required to provide technology services to the college community.
16 Library $7.25/hour Hours vary The library student assistant performs circulation-related activities at the circulation desk and assists library patrons to utilize the facilities, collections and services of the library. Responsibilities include circulation and reserve procedures for students, faculty and other patrons in a courteous and competent manner; answering incoming telephone calls with correct protocol and taking legible accurate messages; re-shelving all materials accurately; maintaining a neat and orderly work environment, including the library's public areas; completing correct opening and closing routines when scheduled. This position will also be responsible for maintaining a quiet atmosphere, participating in special projects as directed and knowledge of library staff positions sufficient to make referrals. Arrangement for a substitute in case of absence is also a requirement. Student assistants must also be able to work nights and three weekends during the semester.
4 Multicultural & International Affairs $7.25/hour Hours Vary Student workers will assist in promoting and supporting Office of Multicultural and International Affairs programs and initiatives on the campus and in the community through social media, flyers, etc. They will also assist in event preparation and gain problem solving skills. As need, they will support administrative tasks such as phone coverage, filing, and organizing. The student workers will work in collaboration with Enrollment Services to assist in tours and outreach to prospective students. The student workers will also help initiate and facilitate community outreach. Bilingual in Spanish is preferred but not required.
1 Nursing Department $7.25/hour M-F: 8AM-5PM The work study student is needed to greet visitors, answer phones, filing, typing, run errands around campus, and assist with other projects. Students will gain skills in working in an office environment. Computer skills are needed. Student cannot be a Pre-Nursing and Nursing Major.
1 Registrar $7.25/hour M-F: 8AM-5PM Student assistant will focus on filing, data entry, being a receptionist in office assisting with student, faculty, and administrative needs. The office needs help with the basic daily operations and special projects. Students must be dependable, reliable, trustworthy, punctual, and have good customer relations.
2 Student Affairs $7.25/hour M-TH: 8AM-6PM; F: 8AM-5PM The student will report to the supervisor and will assist with the daily operations of the Student Affairs office. Duties include greeting and assist students, staff and visitors, answering phones, completing the student and staff mail process, filing, hanging posters, and other duties as assigned. This job requires ability to carry objects up to 15 lbs., working knowledge of office equipment, good communication skills, and appropriate phone etiquette. Some training can be provided. Confidentiality is important.
1 Student Involvement & Leadership $7.25/hour Afternoon and evening hours. Duties and Responsibilities • Student will help plan student programming along with the Director of Student Involvement and Leadership, the Student Affairs Office, the Midway Activities Council (MAC), and other on campus groups. • Student will help produce and distribute advertising materials for various programs and events happening on campus. • Student will help in the execution and monitoring of various programming in the afternoon and evenings. • Student will assist in organizing and completing the large monthly calendar located in the Student Center. • Student will perform other duties as assigned.
1 Teacher Education $7.25/hour M-F: 8AM-5PM The individual will assist the Teacher Education Division in maintaining records, particularly those related to field experience of students. Duties include filing, typing, copying, entering data into database and/or spreadsheets, maintaining the resources in the Teacher Materials Center, answering the telephone. Records will be maintained for all teacher education students. Confidentiality and computer skills are a must.
5 Women’s College Admissions $8.25/hour Hours may vary Student Admissions Assistants act as on-campus recruiters and hosts for prospective students and their families. Daily duties include: Giving tours to prospective students and guests. Office duties such as filing, mailings, and data input, etc. Make phone calls to prospective students. Sharing your Midway story and developing relationships with prospective students. Student Admissions Assistants also participate in organizing and implementing large recruitment events each semester. Responsibilities for these events include greeting guests as they arrive, giving tours, talking with students about your Midway experience, hosting students for overnight visits, and any other duties given to help the event run smoothly.