Honors Program- Student Worker (Federal Work Study) 20/21

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Job Title:

Honors Program- Student Worker (Federal Work Study) 20/21

Student Position Type:

Federal Work Study

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Work Schedule:

This position will work remotely due to COVID-19.

This position works approximately 5-12 hours per week, based upon the student’s Federal Work Study award.

Hiring Manager:

Allyson Brantley

Job Description Summary:

The honors student worker is a position that is mainly designed to 1) provide peer-mentoring for honors students and 2) serve in an administrative support capacity for the honors program.

Specific Duties:

The student(s) hired for this position will serve as a peer mentor for all incoming and continuing honors students. This requires being available for regular office hours, answering student emails, and meeting with students in person or, where necessary, via Zoom. The student(s) hired will also schedule various activities such as meetings and/or lunches with honors freshmen and continuing students prior to registration. They will additionally organize other honors activities throughout the duration of the academic year.

The hired student(s) will work in the Honors Center, maintaining basic decorum, keeping the coffee maker and refrigerator clean, distributing paper for copying, and other small administrative tasks as needed.

Additionally, hired student(s) will lead and support various research projects for the Honors program. Students should be able to work well in groups and keep the Director up to date on these projects.

Minimum Qualifications:

All honors student workers will be a current member of the honors program (in good standing). They will also maintain a basic knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, etc.), collaborative programs (Dropbox or GoogleDocs), and Zoom and/or WebEx.

Benefits Summary:

Employees are eligible for the following benefits:

One hour of Paid Sick Leave for every 30 hours worked, with a maximum accrual of 24 hours of Paid Sick Leave per year and capped at 48 hours.

University of La Verne Defined Contribution Retirement Plan – can contribute employee voluntary contributions, excluding wages derived from federal work study funds.

In accordance with the Affordable Care Act (ACA), employees who work an average of 30 or more hours per week, will be eligible for medical coverage through the University of La Verne.

Covered under the University of La Verne Workers Compensation Insurance.


La Verne Central Campus

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Special Instructions to Applicants:

This position is only open to students currently enrolled in the honors program.

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Job No:
Posted: 12/1/2020
Application Due: 12/31/2020
Work Type: Full Time