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Position: Student Employment Positions

Date posted: Friday, October 03, 2014
Department: Human Resources
Location: Columbia, MO

Type: Other
Term: Student employment


Student Employment offers flexible schedules to work around your class schedule while gaining work experience. Student Employment is also a great way to get connected with CC!

Below is a list of available on-campus and community service student employment positions for Fall 2014 with Columbia College. These positions are for currently enrolled - at least half time Columbia College students only. Read more about student employment positions at Columbia College.

In order to be considered for a job on campus you will need to complete an application for Student Employment.

Please do not contact the individual departments. Question regarding the following positions should be directed to Human Resources, at 573-875-7495 or

Remember, Student Employment is a competitive process, so follow-up is very important. Please stop by and visit with Human Resources in Missouri Hall room 123.

-* Student Affairs Front Desk Assistant

Description: The student assistant will support Student Affairs staff with graphic design projects, create publicity, and marketing materials for events and programs sponsored by Student Affairs; develop forms, spreadsheets, powerpoint slides, and other office documents; be knowledgable of processes and procedures within Student Affairs in order to cover the reception area; assist walk ins; answer phones; make ID cards for students, faculty, and staff; post fliers and update bulletin boards; participate in new student employee training; exude enthusiam and superb customer service skills; and other duties as assigned by Student Affairs Staff. 15 hours available. Qualifications: Have working knowledge and be proficient in Microsoft Office and Adobe Design Programs to inlcude: Illustrator, Photoshop, and InDesign. Must be able to work independently in a fast paced environment; provide excellent customer service; and have the ability to multi task. Strong computer skills required.

-* Student Success Ambassador

Description: Student Success Ambassadors assist with various student success and retention initiatives in support of Enrollment and Marketing and Columbia College. These initiatives may include supporting the mentorship program, MBS book scholarships, advising and registration initiatives, and call campaigns. Additionally, provide year-round front desk support for the College in St. Clair. 20 hours available. Qualifications: Work Study or Work Program eligible. Applicant must be able to work in a fast paced, ever changing environment. Ability to multi task. Positive, up-beat attitude a must. Experience with Microsoft Office (excel and outlook). Availability during school breaks to provide front desk support needed.

-* Library Student Assistant

Description: Greet patrons with a pleasant and customer friendly attitude. Assist patrons with the general use of the library reserving rooms, providing directions, etc. Perform materials check-out and check-in and other genearal circulation duties. Shelve materials. Assist patrons in locating materials. Answer telephones and transfer calls to appropriate personnel. Assist patrons using the computers, printers, and copy machines. Assist with the opening and closing of the library. Perform other duties as assigned. Hours are Sunday thru Thursday 8pm-Midnight. 20 hours available. Qualifications: Good communication skills. Ability to work well with other people. Keyboarding skills. Ability for detailed work. Ability to adhere to a schedule. Experience with Microsoft Office applications preferred. Special Requirements: Ability to reach and stoop while shelving. Ability to lift 20 pounds.

-* Food Service Utility Worker

Description: Employee is responsible for properly cleaning, washing and sanitizing all dishes and putting them away in their proper storage locations. Work area will be thoroughly cleaned daily and employee will be responsible for assisting with sweeping and mopping of entire food service area as directed by supervisor. Will also be responsible for trash removal and any other tasks assigned by supervisor.50 hours available. Qualifications: Can be Work Study or Work Program eligible. Applicant must be able to work in a very fast paced, ever changing environment. Ability to multi task. Experience with customer services, and previous food service experience preferred. Applicant will be required to take a 1 hour food handlers class and pass a basic food handling test administered by the city health department within 30 days of hire.

-* Academic Affairs Office Assistant

Description: Assist with day-to-day activities for the Academic Affairs office and Academic Affairs Advising Staff during the school year. Provide administrative assistance with maintaining advising files and assist with coordinating projects. Filing, data entry and assistance with phones will be required. 20 hours available. Qualifications: Can be work study eligible. Ability to work independently and as part of a group. Dependable, detailed oriented and able to maintain confidentiality. Must have working knowledge of Microsoft Office.

-* Volunteer Room Worker/Helper/Front Desk Receptionist

Description: Provide assistance with the following tasks: Assist with repacking and/or sorting of food. Assist with maintaining the Volunteer Room and processing equipment cleanliness utilizing superior housekeeping and sanitary techniques. Assist with work area set-up and break-down for each specific project. Assist with inventory on Volunteer Room supplies. Assist as receptionist at front desk receiving volunteers/donors. Work at all times to maintain the image of The Food Bank as a positive one in the public view, most specifically as it pertain to the critical nature of volunteer relations. All other duties as assigned. 30 hours available. Qualifications: Must be Work Study eligible. Must be flexible and available to work varied hours. Must be comfortable working with diverse and multiple individuals and groups. Must be courteous, friendly, and polite. Ability to lift 25 pounds. Ability to work as a team player.

-* Admissions Telecounselor:

Description:Telecounselor duties are as follows: communicate with prospective and admitted Columbia College students over the phone regarding upcoming campus events and deadlines that pertain to becoming a CC student. 20 hours available. Qualifications: Must be Work Study eligible.Applicant must be pleasant and personable on the phone and able to professionally represent Columbia College. They should be comfortable working with others and self-motived when given a task. Preferred: experience in a customer service roll and basic knowledge of Microsoft Office.


1. If you are interested in applying for a specific department other than listed on your application, please contact Human Resources at listing which position(s) you would like to apply for.Please remember that when apply for a position you are not guaranteed placement in the student employment program.

2. Your application will be sent to the department requested if a position is open.

3. If that department is interested in interviewing you for a position, they will contact you by phone or Cougar mail.

4. Please give the process of getting your application in the database 10-12 business days.

If you have not filled out a student employment application, please do so.

If you would like to find out if you have been awarded work study, please contact Registration and Financial Services at 800-231-2391 x7390 or

Remember the more initiative you show through the application process, the more often your application will be sent. Please remember there is no guarantee of Student Employment at Columbia College.

The offer of employment and assignment to duties is contingent upon a satisfactory criminal background check. The information may include, but is not limited to, academic, residential, achievement, performance, attendance, disciplinary, employment history, credit history, driving history, and criminal history of public record.

Interested applicants can apply online at, or by submitting a completed Columbia College application, resume and cover letter to:

Columbia College Human Resources
1001 Rogers Street
Columbia, MO 65216
or via fax (573) 875-7266

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Columbia College is an equal opportunity employer.

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