Federal Work Study - Human Resources

Job Details

Job no: 493792
Position Type: ECC Student Worker
Location: Elgin, IL
Experience Level: Entry-Level
Categories: Student Workers
Role: Federal Work Study - Human Resources

As a result of the Covid-19 Delta Variant, the Governor of the State of Illinois has issued Executive Order 2021-20 (Covid-19 Executive Order No. 87), to include mandatory COVID vaccines or submission to weekly testing for higher education faculty, personnel, and college students, as well as issuing an indoor mask mandate for all. By choosing to apply, I acknowledge and understand that upon employment, Elgin Community College (ECC) may require proof of vaccination or weekly testing as required by this mandate.

About ECC:

Elgin Community College serves over 9,000 students at every stage of their educational journeys, including university transfer programs, career and technical education, continuing education classes, and adult basic education. As a community, we pride ourselves on nurturing a welcoming campus where every person—students, staff members, faculty members, and campus visitors—feels valued. The work of each ECC employee is central to the college’s mission, and as an employer, the college fosters a positive environment through professional challenges, excellent benefits, and opportunities for recognition and camaraderie.

Work Schedule:

8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Monday through Friday

Rate of Pay:

$12.00 effective 01/01/2022

FLSA Status:

Non-exempt

Grant Funded:

Yes

Job Summary:

Human Resources Student Worker will provide clerical and technical support to ECC's Human Resources staff. The Human Resources Student Assistant is responsible for assisting with the day-to-day HR-related functions of the organization including, but not limited to, entering data, and preparing and retaining general HR documents.

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

Working knowledge of correct English grammar, spelling, and punctuation.
Knowledge of Microsoft Office.
Ability to effectively communicate both orally and written.
Ability to work cooperatively with others or independently, as the situation requires.
Ability to provide positive customer service.
Ability to apply judgment and discretion in performing confidential personnel matters.
Ability to be highly organized, attentive to details, and have good planning skills.
Ability to work with minimal supervision.
Ability to perform multiple tasks simultaneously while maintaining accuracy.
Ability to make routine decisions based on specific criteria/guidelines.
Ability to be flexible and adapt to change.
Ability to work with diverse populations and those with special limitations or needs. Ability to work well under pressure.

Desired Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

According to the Federal Student Aid Handbook, in general, students are not permitted to work in work study positions during scheduled class times. Students who do not adhere to this policy will be subject to discipline up to and including termination. There are exceptions, for example, if an individual class is cancelled, the student may work during that time if the supervisor documents the exception.

Essential Duties:

1. Assist customers via the telephone and in person with issues related to HR.
2. Perform general office assistance (word processing, filing, mailing, copying).
3. Process changes to employee records.
4. Assist with special projects
5. Keep accurate records and ensure accurate data entry.
6. Other duties as assigned.

Other Duties:

Other duties as assigned that pertain to the job description

Physical Demands:

Sedentary (up to 10 lbs occasionally, sitting most of the time)

Visual Acuity:

Close visual acuity (e.g. computer, assembly)

Work Environment:

Quiet conditions

Environmental Conditions:

Typical office or administrative

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

Elgin Community College does not discriminate, or tolerate discrimination, against any member of its community on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex/gender/gender identity, age, religion, disability, pregnancy, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state or local law in matters of admissions, employment, or in any aspect of the educational programs or activities it offers.

In addition, Elgin Community College provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities to ensure equal access and equal opportunities with regard to employment practices, educational opportunities, and programs and services. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the College’s EEO/AA Officer. Determinations on request for a reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

Advertised: July 8, 2021 Central Daylight Time
Applications close: Open until filled

Organization

Working at Elgin Community College 

Elgin Community College offers 2,000 courses to choose from and services that fit the lifestyles of busy adult learners. Every semester, 6,000 returning adult students take classes at ECC. Their average age is 28, and 80 percent of them are taking one or two courses per semester.

ECC is in the education and training business which means better business for employers and employees. ECC offers relevant and economical professional continuing education, custom business training, and services forsmall business through the corporate and continuing education division of ECC. Students can select from an array of exciting and in-demand topics that allow them to gain the confidence to embark on a new career, start a small businesses, or convert a personal interest into a paid endeavor. Skilled, professional sales representatives work directly with companies and area employers to assure that presentations developed are custom designed. Instructors with real-world know-how, experienced at working with adults, teach the classes. Applicable state training incentives are used to keep programs cost-effective.

Locations

ECC Campus: Thirteen buildings grace a picturesque 217-acre campus. It's a modern network of buildings where learning is enhanced by the latest equipment, Internet and wireless access and computer instruction across the curricula. ECC is outfitted for the future and continues to grow to meet the ever-changing needs of our students.

Streamwood Center: In 1998, the college and Village of Streamwood remodeled the lower level of Village Hall to include computer and general purpose classrooms. Classes offered there make it easier for those who live in the eastern portions of ECC’s district to attend college.

Satelitte Campuses: ECC holds classes throughout the northwest suburbs at off-campus locations scattered across the district. Whether it is a medical center where ECC nursing students assist in patient care, a fire station where students transform into prospective lifesavers, or a nearby forest preserve where bird watching takes over on Saturday mornings, ECC classes are somewhere nearby.

Employment at ECC

ECC provides a work environment that is characterized by the shared values of excellence, freedom of inquiry, equity, ethical practices, accountability, respect for diversity and community engagement. 

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