Federal Work Study - Disability Services

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Position Title:Federal Work Study - Disability Services Job Category:Student Department:Federal Work Study Program - 7510180 Required Documents:Cover Letter, Resume, Student Detailed Class Schedule Position Statement:Founded in 2005, Georgia Gwinnett College (GGC) is one of 28 institutions within the University System of Georgia. GGC is a premier 21st century liberal arts institution accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges. Serving nearly 13,000 students, GGC’s innovative practices, caring culture, and extremely affordable tuition are changing the game in higher education and changing the future for students at all levels, of all ages, and from all walks of life. Gwinnett County (pop. 920,000+) is home to a variety of businesses, including organizations involved in health care, education and information technology. Description:

The Office of Disability Services is seeking dependable and conscientious student workers to support the efforts of disability services. As a representative of the disability services office, the student worker will need to be trustworthy while paying close attention to procedures of confidentiality. The student must be able to interact with a variety of different people while portraying a positive, friendly attitude at all times.


  • Provide assistance to faculty, staff, students and parents
  • Answer phones and schedule appointments
  • Assist with special projects, such as disability awareness program
  • Assist students with various disabilities
  • Assist students by scribing, reading exams aloud, and assisting with labs
  • Assist in clerical tasks including faxing, filing, scanning documents, campus errands, etc.
  • Work with assistive technology
  • Attend transition events
  • Maintain office organization
  • Perform other related duties as assigned

Minimum and Preferred Qualifications:


  • Must have a Federal Work-Study award and be in good academic standing
  • Must be currently enrolled in a minimum of 6 credit hours and be able to handle confidential information


  • Must be able to professionally interact with faculty, staff, students, and parents
  • Must be responsible, able to follow instruction, and work independently
  • Demonstrate a working knowledge of Microsoft Office.
  • Must be articulate for the purpose of reading exams aloud
  • Have excellent penmanship for scribing
  • Pursuing a degree in technology, medicine, nursing, or psychology
  • For scribing purposes, must be pursuing a degree in math, accounting, business management, or education
Position Disclosure:

Due to the volume of applications, applicants may not receive a reply from the College unless an applicant is selected for an interview. Review of applications will continue until positions are filled. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States and proof of eligibility will be contemporaneously required upon acceptance of an employment offer. Any resulting employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation and credit check if applicable to the position, as determined by Georgia Gwinnett College in its sole discretion. Georgia Gwinnett College, a unit of the University System of Georgia, is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability or religion. Georgia is an open records state.


Position may require local travel. Ability to lift and carry files and materials. Ability to move from one office to another office on campus. Adequate vision, hearing and manual dexterity to interact with people in person, on the phone and in writing. Applicant must be able to perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodations.

Work Hours:No more than 19 hours per week. Position Status:Part-Time FLSA:Non-exempt




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Posted: 7/15/2019
Application Due: 10/13/2019
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