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Work-Study Employment For Students

Federal Work-Study is a financial aid program funded by the federal government and administered by the university. Students can find employment to help pay for college expenses beyond the tuition bill. Full details on work-study.

Non Work-Study Positions

There are other jobs on campus that are not work-study positions.  Those positions are not advertised here.  Please contact the offices that manages those positions, or Human Resources to apply for those jobs.  

Open Positions

Students must be awarded Federal Work-Study on Self Service Carolina. Awarded students will receive a notification packet by email with instructions on how to accept the offer and apply for jobs.  Awardees can use the list below to contact supervisors and apply for these positions. The positions will be updated weekly.

Questions

For questions about work-study you contact the Financial Aid Office: 803-313-7068, usclfa@email.sc.edu , Live Chat.

Status:                                   Open

Pay Rate:                              $8.00

Hours/week:                      20

Department:                      Enrollment Affairs          

Supervisor:                         Justin Pearson

Phone:                                  803-313-7073    

E-mail:                                  uscladms@mailbox.sc.edu

Can work remotely:       No

Work Location:                Starr Hall 123

Office Hours:                     M-R 8:30 am  - 7:30 pm; F 8:30 am - 5:00 pm (Some evenings and weekends)

Description:  Admissions Office Student Assistants will make calls to prospective students, applicants, and admits and will inform them of missing information, answer questions and assist with the application process.  They will conduct campus tours and assist in setting up for admissions events. They will assist in receptionist duties, file, scan, make copies, mail out letters and perform other general office duties.  Hours will be between 8:30 AM and 7:30 PM, Monday through Fridays, depending on availability between the student’s classes and the needs of the office.  Tele-counseling specifically will require evening hours from 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM, Mondays - Thursdays.  Students may rarely be asked to work occasional Saturday events.

Special Requirements: Applicants must have strong communication and listening skills, be dependable, energetic, and outgoing, and the ability to utilize office machines and technology.  Confidentiality is required in this position. Note: Students enrolled in 6 hours for Summer may be able to continue employment May - July, if funding is available (determined at the end of April). 

Preferred Intended Majors: Any

Status:                                   Open

Pay Rate:                              $8.00

Hours/week:                      20

Department:                      Humanities

Supervisor:                         Fran Gardner

Phone:                                  803-313-7045

E-mail:                                   fgardner@mailbox.sc.edu

Can work remotely:        No

Work Location:                 Founders Hall 006

Office Hours:                     M-F 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

Description:  The Arts Department Office Assistant will assist in filing, writing letters, processing spreadsheets, making copies, coordinating mail outs, and other general office duties.

Special Requirements:  Applicants must be organized, have courteous manners, have keyboarding/processing skills, be dependable, and have good phone skills.  
Note: Students enrolled in 6 hours for Summer may be able to continue employment May-July, if funding is available (determined at the end of April).

Preferred Intended Majors: Art

Status:                                   Open

Pay Rate:                              $8.00

Hours/week:                      15

Department:                      BBCE     

Supervisor:                         Dr. Stephen Criswell

Phone:                                  803-287-7106    

E-mail:                                  criswese@mailbox.sc.edu

Can work remotely:       Yes

Work Location:                Native American Studies Center, 119 South Main Street, Lancaster

Office Hours:                     T, W, F 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm; Thursday 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm (Some evenings and weekends)

Description: The Assistant to the Director/Special Projects Coordinator will serve as an office assistance, handling office tasks, such as filing, generating reports, researching, setting up for meetings or events, and data entry.

Special Requirements: Applicants must have attention to detail, basic knowledge of Microsoft products such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Publisher.  They must desire to be proactive and create a positive environment for others. Note: Students enrolled in 6 hours for Summer may be able to continue employment May - July, if funding is available (determined at the end of April). 

Preferred Intended Majors: Art/History/Archeology/Anthropology

Status:                                   Open

Pay Rate:                              $8.00

Hours/week:                      10

Department:                      Campus Security

Supervisor:                         Dr. John Rutledge

Phone:                                  803-313-7084

E-mail:                                  rutledj@mailbox.sc.edu

Can work remotely:       No

Work Location:                Campus Security and Facilities Building

Office Hours:                     M-F 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

Description: The Campus Security Office Assistant assists with registering vehicles for campus parking, and other administrative tasks including answering telephones, taking messages, making appointments, and running on campus errands.

Special Requirements: Applicants must be organized, have courteous manners, have keyboarding/processing skills, be dependable, and have good phone skills.   Confidentiality is required in this position. Note: Students enrolled in 6 hours for Summer may be able to continue employment May - July, if funding is available (determined at the end of April). 

Preferred Intended Majors: Criminal Justice

Status:                                  Open

Pay Rate:                             $8.00

Hours/week:                     20

Department:                      BBCE     

Supervisor:                         Brittany Taylor-Driggers

Phone:                                  803-313-7036

E-mail:                                  taylorbd@mailbox.sc.edu

Can work remotely:       Yes

Work Location:                Native American Studies Center, 119 South Main Street, Lancaster

Office Hours:                     M-F 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

Description: The collections and gallery assistant require working with USC Lancaster’s Art Collection and Special Collection while also assisting with gallery events and exhibits. This position will provide a unique opportunity to work with the only Native American Studies program currently available in South Carolina and hands on experience with the largest collection of Catawba Pottery. 

Special Requirements: The duties and responsibilities will include, but may not be limited to, the following: checking Collection inventory; cataloging documents for new items; updating collection records, as needed; assisting with exhibit openings and art sales; assisting with exhibit installation and production; label creation;  event planning; contacting vendors; printing and filing reports; The ideal applicant will be able to use standard Microsoft programs-- Word, PowerPoint, etc.. --and be willing to learn museum software.    Experience with Photoshop and other Adobe programs is a plus.

Preferred Intended Majors: Art/History/Archeology/Anthropology

Status:                                  Closed

Pay Rate:                             $8.00

Hours/week:                     10

Department:                      USCL Food Pantry

Supervisor:                         Susan Cruise

Phone:                                  803-313-7074    

E-mail:                                  scruise@mailbox.sc.edu

Can work remotely:       No

Work Location:                Founders Hall

Office Hours:                     M-F 8:30 am -5:00 pm

Description: The Food Pantry Assistant monitors the food pantry student traffic, ensuring students sign in by writing their name and what they are taking.

Special Requirements: Applicants must be organized, courteous, and dependable. Confidentiality is required in this position. Note: Students enrolled in 6 hours for Summer may be able to continue employment May - July, if funding is available (determined at the end of April). 

Preferred Intended Majors: Any

Status:                                  Open

Pay Rate:                             $8.00

Hours/week:                     20

Department:                     Financial Aid and Veteran Affairs             

Supervisor:                        Kenneth Cole

Phone:                                 803-313-7068    

E-mail:                                  usclfa@mailbox.sc.edu

Can work remotely:       No

Work Location:                Starr Hall 127

Office Hours:                     M-F 8:30 am -5:00 pm

Description: The Financial Aid Office Assistant will serve as a receptionist, greeting visitors and answering phones, and will assist in filing, writing letters, processing spreadsheets, making copies, coordinating mail outs, and other general office duties.

Special Requirements: Applicants must be organized, have courteous manners, have keyboarding/processing skills, be dependable, and have good phone skills.   Confidentiality is required in this position. Note: Students enrolled in 6 hours for Summer may be able to continue employment May - July, if funding is available (determined at the end of April). 

Preferred Intended Majors: Business/Accounting/Finance/Public Administration/Organizational Leadership

Status:                                   Closed

Pay Rate:                              $8.00

Hours/week:                      20

Department:                      Humanities        

Supervisor:                         Dr. Garane Garane 

Phone:                                  803-313-7059    

E-mail:                                  garaneg@mailbox.sc.edu

Can work remotely:       Yes

Work Location:                Founders Hall 118

Office Hours:                     M-F 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

Description: The Humanities Office Assistant will assist in filing, writing letters, processing spreadsheets, making copies, coordinating mail outs, and other general office duties.

Special Requirements: Applicants should have prior office experience, be organized, have courteous manners, have keyboarding/processing skills, be dependable, and have good phone skills. Confidentiality is required in this position.

Preferred Intended Majors: Humanities/Liberal Studies

Status:                                   Open

Pay Rate:                              $8.00

Hours/week:                      20

Department:                      Library 

Supervisor:                         Rebecca Freeman

Phone:                                  803-313-7062

E-mail:                                  rfreeman@mailbox.sc.edu

Can work remotely:       No

Work Location:                Medford Library

Office Hours:                     M-R 8:00 am -6:00 pm; F 8:00 am -Noon

Description: The Library Student Assistant will assist with checking shelves for correct order of books, missing books, books in need of repair/binding, items without barcodes; physical processing of new books and withdrawn books; preparing books for the bindery; pulling books from the shelves for various purposes; data entry, word processing, use of library computer systems; circulating to other parts of campus to retrieve or deliver items or post promotional information; other library related tasks as assigned and supervised by librarians.

Special Requirements: Applicants must be able to walk freely, reach low or high to bookshelves, lift up to 25 pounds; Use Microsoft Office software; Be trustworthy, responsible and dependable; Ability to work with students and employees in a positive manner; To demonstrate positive role modeling by maintaining and promoting a studious, orderly, professional library environment (including no unauthorized guests while working).

Applicants must complete this application

Preferred Intended Majors: English/History/Criminal Justice/BLS

Status:                                   Open

Pay Rate:                              $9.00

Hours/week:                      20

Department:                      Lancaster Adult Education           

Supervisor:                         Dr. Kim Linton

Phone:                                  803-285-7660    

E-mail:                                  kim.linton@lcsdmail.net

Can work remotely:       No

Work Location:                610 East Meeting Street, Lancaster, SC 29720

Office Hours:                     M-F 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

Description: Literacy Tutors for Adult Education will provide individual tutoring with adults who may need to improve reading, writing and math skills.

Special Requirements: Applicants must have excellent reading, writing and mathematics skills.  Previous tutoring experience will be preferred.  Confidentiality is required in this position.

Preferred Intended Majors: Education

Status:                                   Open

Pay Rate:                              $8.00

Hours/week:                      20

Department:                      Mathematics    

Supervisor:                         Dr. Dwayne Brown

Phone:                                  803- 313-7037   

E-mail:                                  dwayneb@mailbox.sc.edu

Can work remotely:       Yes

Work Location:                Hubbard Hall 124A

Office Hours:                     M-F 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

Description: The Mathematics Office Assistant will assist in filing, writing letters, processing spreadsheets, making copies, coordinating mail outs, and other general office duties.

Special Requirements: Applicants must be organized, have courteous manners, have keyboarding/processing skills, be dependable, and have good phone skills.  Confidentiality is required in this position.

Preferred Intended Majors: Math or Science based majors

Status:                                  Open

Pay Rate:                             $8.00

Hours/week:                     20

Department:                     BBCE     

Supervisor:                         Christopher Judge

Phone:                                  803-313-7445    

E-mail:                                  judge@mailbox.sc.edu

Can work remotely:       No

Work Location:                Native American Studies Center, 119 South Main Street, Lancaster

Office Hours:                     T, W, F 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm; Thursday 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm  (Some evenings and weekends)

Description: The Receptionist for the Native American Studies Center will assist the Building Director as receptionist, greeting visitors and answering phones.  A small amount of clerical work will be required, such as copying, faxing, and taking messages. 

Special Requirements: Applicants must be organized, have courteous manners, have keyboarding/processing skills, be dependable, and have good phone skills.   Note: Students enrolled in 6 hours for Summer may be able to continue employment May - July, if funding is available (determined at the end of April).

Preferred Intended Majors: History/Archeology/Anthropology

Status:                                  Open

Pay Rate:                             $8.00

Hours/week:                     20

Department:                     Humanities - Spanish     

Supervisor:                        Tania Wolochwianski

Phone:                                 803-313-7082    

E-mail:                                  wolochts@mailbox.sc.edu

Can work remotely:       No

Work Location:                Founders Hall 117

Office Hours:                     M-F 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

Description: The Spanish Foreign Language Office Assistant will assist in filing, writing letters, processing spreadsheets, making copies, coordinating mail outs, and other general office duties.

Special Requirements: Applicants must be organized, have courteous manners, have keyboarding/processing skills, be dependable, and have good phone skills.   Note: Students enrolled in 6 hours for Summer may be able to continue employment May - July, if funding is available (determined at the end of April).

Preferred Intended Majors: Spanish or other Foreign Language

Status:                                   Open

Pay Rate:                              $8.00

Hours/week:                      20

Department:                      Student Affairs 

Supervisor:                         Ryleigh Waiters

Phone:                                  803-313-7066    

E-mail:                                   rwaiters@mailbox.sc.edu

Can work remotely:       No

Work Location:                Starr Hall, Student Life

Office Hours:                     M-F 8:30 am - 5:00 pm (Some evenings and weekends)

Description: The Student Life Assistant will assist with orientation preparation, handle orientation mail outs, answer/respond to phone calls and voicemails, assist with student event preparation, inventory supplies, create/update spreadsheets, organize and file paperwork. Communicates reminders to PALs and updates campus flyers weekly.  Conduct campus tours and participate in events if needed. Other administrative duties or special projects as assigned.

Special Requirements: Applicants must be able to handle Light lifting, some walking, and use of computer technology.  Preference will be given to participant in the Peer Advisor Program. Confidentiality is required in this position. Note: Students enrolled in 6 hours for Summer may be able to continue employment May - July, if funding is available (determined at the end of April). 

Preferred Intended Majors: Any

Status:                                  Closed

Pay Rate:                             $8.00

Hours/week:                     20

Department:                     Humanities - Theatre     

Supervisor:                         MaryBeth Berry

Phone:                                  803- 313-7017

E-mail:                                   berrymbl@mailbox.sc.edu

Can work remotely:        No

Work Location:                 Hubbard Hall 117

Office Hours:                     Varies

Description: The Theatre Assistant works in the theatre department and in all areas of theatre production to include but not limited to representing department at meetings, administrative duties, contacting theatre personnel, rigging lights/sets, working closely with faculty to ensure USC Lancaster Players creates successful productions.

Special Requirements: Applicants should be theatre majors and/or Registered in or Currently taking THEA 170 or THEA 270.

Preferred Intended Majors: Theatre or Communications

Status:                                   Closed

Pay Rate:                              $8.00

Hours/week:                      20

Department:                      TRiO

Supervisor:                         Matt Williamson

Phone:                                  803-313-7125

E-mail:                                  mwilliam@mailbox.sc.edu

Can work remotely:       No

Work Location:                 Medford Library, TRiO Offices

Office Hours:                     M-F 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

Description: The TRiO Assistant, assists staff with organizing, setting up and breaking down events.  Responsible for keeping facilities clean and organized.  Involves moving tables, chairs, dividers, computers, coolers, and other heavy furniture.  Hours are during office times Monday - Fridays with some evening and weekend work.  Also provides assistance as needed in other areas, such as receptionist, computer lab monitor, etc...

Special Requirements: Applicants must be organized, courteous, dependable, and able to lift up to 80 lbs. Preference will be given to students who are receiving TRiO Program services.  Note: Students enrolled in 6 hours for Summer may be able to continue employment May - July, if funding is available (determined at the end of April). 

Preferred Intended Majors: Any

 


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