Federal Work Study

Student Application
School/Department: Financial Aid
Primary Location: Cochran
Position: Student
Job Type: Part Time
Position Close Date: Until Filled

Job Summary:  Middle Georgia State University (MGA) is seeking candidates for Federal Work Study positions located in the Financial Aid Office at the Cochran Campus. 


  • Assist students and others at the Financial Aid Office front counter when necessary.
  • Answer telephone calls using courteous and professional manner.
  • Scan, file, copy, mail, and retrieve documents as required by Financial Aid Office staff.
  • Knowledgeable in Microsoft Office Suite and imaging programs preferred.
  • Flexibility when adhering to assigned or chosen work schedule.
  • Maintain acceptable work quality, phone etiquette and productivity standards.
  • Comply with The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) requirements as aligned with the University System of Georgia and MGA.
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills.
  • Other duties as assigned.  

Requirements: Students must have a minimum GPA of 2.5 and be enrolled at MGA for at least 6 hours, 12 hours is preferred. Maximum 16 work hours allowed weekly. 

APPLICATION DEADLINE:  Screening of applications will begin immediately. The position will remain posted until filled. 

TO APPLY: Applicants for all Student Worker jobs are required to have completed a FAFSA for this academic year. Interested applicants should complete an online application at https://www.mga.edu/human-resources/jobs/applications/student-worker-application.php. Please put the position you are applying for as “Office of Financial Aid”. 

Background checks will be conducted on all final candidates.

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