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 $11.00 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: Bookstore
Supervisor: Jason Skiff
Phone Number: 605-367-4459
Building: Mickelson, Room #150

Needs work-study assistance for:
Fall 2019/Spring 2020 -- 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
Room 202
 

Department:  Horticulture Technology (Grounds)
Supervisor:  Ginger McNickle
Phone number:  605-367-5376
Building: Ed Wood Room #253       

Needs workstudy assistance for:
Fall 2020/Spring 2021 -- 10 hours per week

Duties and Responsibilities:
Maintenance of plant health in the greenhouse, and maintain the headhouse work environment, assist Lab Specialist with his/her duties, and any other such duties as assigned by supervisors.

Skills / Requirements:
Prefer any student enrolled in the Horticulture Technology Program or the Turf Management Technology Program

Contact Financial Aid for eligibility information:
Financial Aid Office
605-367-7867
Mickelson Building
Room 202

Department: IT Support Center
Supervisor:  Tom Jaskulka
Phone Number:  605-367-5768
Building: Tech Center, Room #219

Needs workstudy assistance for:
Fall 2020/Spring 2021 -- 10 hours per week (2 positions)

Duties and Responsibilities:
A variety of duties including customer service, basic tech support for laptops, projectors, printers (to be trained in all aspects of support), and other tasks as assigned.

Skills / Requirements:
Applicants must have excellent written and verbal communication skills. Also requires attention to detail and the ability to work appropriately with confidential information. Sitting, standing, lifting, pushing, and pulling are common in this position.

Contact Financial Aid for eligibility information:
Financial Aid Office
605-367-7867
Mickelson Building
Room 202

Department: Admissions – Pre College Program Advising
Supervisor:  Anna Fischer
Phone Number:  605-367-5467
Building: Mickelson, Room #252K

Needs workstudy assistance for:
Fall 2020/Spring 2021 -- 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
Room 202

 

Department: Student Success Center/Library
Supervisor: Erica Strouth
Phone Number:  605-367-5869
Email: Erica.Strouth@southeasttech.edu
Building: Mickelson, Room #252

Needs workstudy assistance for:
Spring 2021 -- 10 hours per week

Duties and Responsibilities:
Individual will assist with user services and technical services of the library and Student Success Center front desk.  This may include assisting the library staff with the shelving of books, assisting with reference work, answering routine inquiries and look up facts or finding materials on special subjects for library users.  Individual will also 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. 

Contact Financial Aid for eligibility information:
Financial Aid Office
605-367-7867
Mickelson Building
Room 202