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Student Employment

College Work-Study

The College Work-Study Program provides on-campus jobs for students who have applied for financial aid and demonstrated financial need, allowing them to earn money to help pay educational expenses. Students awarded College Work-Study must maintain a minimum cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.0. Students who have been awarded College Work-Study will be notified of this award via the Financial Aid Award Notice. The student's Award Notice will include specific information on how to apply for a Work-Study position. Job postings will be available online after July 1 for the upcoming academic year. Students are not guaranteed a job. You must interview with potential employers before you are hired. Students who do not secure a job will have their Work-Study award cancelled. Work-Study funds are limited and students should apply early to maximize their opportunity to receive College Work-Study as a part of his/her financial aid ‘package’.  Students must adhere to the CWS Student Employee Guidelines; failure to do so will result in termination of the College Work-Study position.

Regular Work-Study positions pay $7.75/hour and American Reads positions pay $9.00/hour. Students are paid on a bi-monthly basis for time worked. The pay periods end on the 15th and the end of each month. MSU students are encouraged to sign up for Direct Deposit to receive your paychecks; contact the MSU Payroll Office (940:397-4222) for complete details. Students, with their supervisors, are responsible for monitoring the hours worked with regard to the amount of Work-Study awarded. Completion of the timesheet is the responsibility of the student. Timesheets are to be submitted ONLINE by 5 p.m. on the business day after the pay period ends, as scheduled by the Work-Study coordinator and/or hiring department (or earlier, if scheduled holidays fall within the month). Timesheets MUST be submitted online by the student and approved by the supervisor. Students will not be paid until the following month's payroll if timesheets are submitted late! 

NOTE THESE IMPORTANT DATES!
Student and Hourly Timesheets are due by 5:00 P.M. on the dates indicated on the Semi-Monthly Due and Pay Dates tab.  Student and Hourly Timesheets received after the due date will be processed in the subsequent payroll period

WEB TIME ENTRY NOW AVAILABLE FOR CWS STUDENTS!
CWS students will submit bi-monthly timesheets via Web Time Entry in lieu of paper timesheets!  Click here for complete details.

Questions regarding College Work Study? Email Sara Connolly.

NON College Work-Study

Questions regarding regular NON College Work-study Employment? Interested students should contact the MSU Career Management Center at 940:397-4473, located in room 108 of the Clark Student Center for additional information.  Additionally, the Career Management Center offers the Mustangs HIRE job announcement system (http://www.mwsu.edu/career/mustangshire).

The following job postings have been approved for students who have been awarded Federal/State College Work Study funds as part of his/her overall financial aid packageThis information will be updated as jobs become available.


Department:
America Reads Program
Hours Per Week:
15-20
Hourly Rate:
$9.00
Enrollment Period:
Fall 2017 and Spring 2018
Job Description:
Work as a reading tutor, within the elementary schools in the Wichita Falls Independent School District,under the guidance of school principal and/or teaching staff. Must pass background check by WFISD. School assignments made by WFISD administrative staff, but student preference will be considered. MUST HAVE OWN TRANSPORTATION TO GET TO ASSIGNED SCHOOL. MUST BE AVAILABLE BETWEEN 8 A.M. AND 3 P.M. FOR TUTORING.
Present your completed "Work-Study Notice", as instructed in your award notice to the following contact:
Sara Connolly
Financial Aid Office
Hardin South, Room 102
940-397-4214
Department:
Facility Services
Hours Per Week:
19
Hourly Rate:
$7.75
Enrollment Period:
Fall 2017 and Spring 2018
Job Description:
Perform general maintenance duties to include: replacing door locks, caulking, patching sheetrock holes and painting. Perform electrical duties to include: replacing light bulbs and cleaning fixtures. Perform plumbing duties to include: Replace garbage disposals, ice makers as well as Assisting the Maintenance Technician in replacing and repair leaking pipes for both indoor and outdoor, replacing and repair toilets together with pulling old fixtures and setting new ones, also to include unstopping toilets and drain lines as well as replacing and repairing faucet fixtures. Perform HVAC duties to include: Replacing air filters or assisting the Maintenance Technician in servicing or troubleshooting for the repair and replace any component or equipment failure. Customer service: includes professional, prompt and courteous correspondence with students/staff when completing maintenance services, and with contracted vendors that provide additional facility services. This job will require regular attendance as we work around your class schedule. Work hours are 19 per week during school session and 29 per week when school isnt in session. Must be able to lift 50lbs and at times does consist of some heavy lifting, at times more than 50 LBS. Must be able to work when school isnt in session and some weekends which you will have prior notification. Cell phones are for emergency use only while working due to safety. Perform other maintenance duties as requested.
Present your completed "Work-Study Notice", as instructed in your award notice to the following contact:
Mike Chisum
Facility Services

940-397-6677
Department:
MSU Post Office
Hours Per Week:
15-20
Hourly Rate:
$7.75
Enrollment Period:
Fall 2017 and Spring 2018
Job Description:
Delivery person needed to deliver campus mail. Must have a valid driver's license. Must be available to work (3) three consecutive hours in the early afternoon - ideally 12:30 until 3:30 on business days. This includes Monday through Thursday during our summer schedule, Monday through Friday during Fall and Spring semesters. Some heavy lifting is required while loading and unloading van.
Present your completed "Work-Study Notice", as instructed in your award notice to the following contact:
Jon Lane
MSU Post Office
Clark Student Center
940-397-4241
Department:
Southside Youth Senter
Hours Per Week:
20
Hourly Rate:
$8.00
Enrollment Period:
Fall 2017 and Spring 2018
Job Description:
After-School Program Counselor: After-School Program Counselors work directly with elementary school-age children. They actively lead, direct and participate in all scheduled activities. After-School Program Counselors are responsible for maintaining a safe supervised setting for children that is both meaningful and beneficial. Understanding and enforcing rules and policies is key to good order and discipline at the Southside Youth Senter (SYS). After-School Program Counselor is a part-time position from 3:00pm to 6:00pm Monday through Friday. The job entails driving a "route" to pick-up elementary school-age children, assist during meal time, supervise children, and oversee scheduled activities. Due to vehicle insurance requirements, candidates must be 21 years of age and are subject to a background check, drug testing, and MUST HAVE A VALID DRIVER'S LICENSE. REQUIREMENTS: -Experience with childcare or youth programs is strongly desired -An interest is physical education, recreation or related field is preferred -Possess knowledge of childhood development and current education methods -Be methodical and creative -Exhibit patience, flexibility and love for children -Possess strong communication and time management skills -Hold or actively seek certification in first aid and CPR -Hold or actively seek certification as a food handler MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: -Have a high school diploma -At least 21 years of age -All candidates will be subject to a background check, drug testing, and MUST HAVE A VALID DRIVER'S LICENSE.
Present your completed "Work-Study Notice", as instructed in your award notice to the following contact:
Sara Connolly
Financial Aid
Hardin South, Room 102
940-397-4214