Federal Work Study Student

Student Application
School/Department: Office of Career Services
Primary Location: Cochran
Position: Student
Job Type: Part Time
Position Close Date: Until Filled

Middle Georgia State University is seeking candidates for two Work/Study positions for the Career Services office on the Cochran campus (Sanford Hall, 112).


  • Helps with daily operations of running the office (answering phones, making copies, dropping off/picking up mail, and assisting customers).
  • Makes appointments for the Director of Career Services
  • Provides one on one guidance on resumes and cover letters to students
  • Instructs students on taking career assessment tests
  • Promotes Career Services at school events such as Club Rush, Orientations, Grad Finale, etc.
  • Conducts workshops and classroom presentations related to resume writing, job search, internships, etc.
  • Markets Career Services events on campus via creating flyers, putting up signs, encouraging attendance to students, etc.
  • Maintain spreadsheets and data related to sign-in sheets, number of event attendees, etc.
  • Assists the Director of Career Services with other duties as assigned

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  Candidate MUST be able to work either a 8:30am-12:30pm OR 12:30pm-4:30pm shift Monday through Thursday. Must have GPA of at least 2.5. Knowledge and skills required by the position include: knowledge of University policies and procedures; knowledge of customer service principles and practices; knowledge of computers and job-related software programs; and oral and communication skills.

APPLICATION DEADLINE:  Review of applications will begin immediately. Position will be posted until filled. Tentative start date will be August 6th, 2018.

TO APPLY: Please fill out the Student Application on the HR page and also send your resume to Dr. Melinda Moffett, Director of Career Services at melinda.moffett@mga.edu with the subject line “Cochran Work/Study position”. Applicants for all Student Worker jobs are required to have completed a FAFSA for this academic year. Applicants must be Federal Work Study approved.  This position is funded only from Federal Work Study funds. Interested applicants should complete an online application at:  http://www.mga.edu/human-resources/jobs/student.aspx.

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