Work Study

Southeast Technical College students with financial need may be eligible for on-campus employment though the Federal Work-Study (FWS) program. Financial need is defined by the Department of Education and students must file the Free Application for Student Aid (FAFSA) to determine eligibility. The FAFSA is available online at fafsa.gov after Oct. 1 each year. 

To check the status of your work-study eligibility, please stop by the Financial Aid office or contact us at 605-367-7867 or financialaid@southeasttech.edu 

Please do not apply for work-study jobs unless you have checked your work-study eligibility first. When students are interested in a work-study job, it is the student's responsibility to contact the supervisor of the work-study position, after they have checked their eligibility with financial aid. If hired, students must complete all necessary paperwork before beginning work. Students will need their Drivers’ License, Social Security card, & a voided check. Pay is $12.00 per hour. Background check is required. 
 
Please contact the Financial Aid Office at 605-367-7867 for more information or if you have any questions.

Current Work-Study Positions 

Department: Admissions - Pre College Program Advising
Supervisor: Anna Fischer
Phone Number: 605-367-5467
Building: Mickelson, Room #202I
 
Needs work-study assistance for:
Fall 2021-Spring 2022 -- 5 hours per week

Duties and Responsibilities:

Involves day-to day office tasks, such as entering data into spreadsheets, photocopying/collating and preparing materials.

Skills / Requirements:

Clerical skills, communication skills, data entry (Microsoft office), proofreading, sorting and planning.

Contact Financial Aid for eligibility information:
Financial Aid Office
605-367-7867
Mickelson Building
Department: Bookstore
Supervisor: Jason Skiff
Phone Number: 605-367-4459
Building: Mickelson, Room #150
 
Needs work-study assistance for:
Fall 2021-Spring 2022 -- 10 hours per week

Duties and Responsibilities:

Customer Service, restocking store, light cleaning, creating displays, help with sales and marketing and other duties as assigned.

Skills / Requirements:

Must be extremely detailed oriented, reliable, self-starter, handle multiple takes at one time and keep confidentiality.  Must be able to lift up to 50lbs.

Contact Financial Aid for eligibility information:
Financial Aid Office
605-367-7867
Mickelson Building
Department: Marketing/Publications
Supervisor: Jennifer Lambley
Phone Number: 605-367-5990
Building: Mickelson, Room #208F
 
Needs work-study assistance for:
Fall 2021-Spring 2022 -- 10 hours per week

Duties and Responsibilities:

Various duties, including creating content for communication pieces and social media, organizing internal and external marketing materials, website updates and assisting with photography and/or videography. 

Skills / Requirements:

Ability to learn and utilize Adobe Creative Suite software, data entry, proofreading, flexible work schedule.

Contact Financial Aid for eligibility information:
Financial Aid Office
605-367-7867
Mickelson Building
Department: Student Success Center/Library
Supervisor: Erica Strouth
Phone Number: 605-367-5869
Building: Mickelson, Room #252
 
Needs work-study assistance for:
Fall 2021-Spring 2022 
2 positions: 10 hours per week and 15 hours per week

Duties and Responsibilities:

A variety of duties including customer service, data entry, scanning/photocopying, and other tasks as assigned. Individual will direct Student Success Center visitors and provide assistance for Student Success staff.                         

Skills / Requirements:

Individual should have a good working knowledge of computers, clerical skills, and the communication skills necessary to provide excellent customer service.  Applicants must be able to work with limited supervision. Also requires attention to detail and the ability to work appropriately with confidential information.

Contact Financial Aid for eligibility information:
Financial Aid Office
605-367-7867
Mickelson Building