Federal Work Study (Newport Campus)

Arkansas State University - Newport
Newport, AR

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Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Community College

Job Details

Federal Work-Study is a program that provides jobs for undergraduate and graduate students with financial need, allowing them to earn money to help pay for college expenses. Full-Time and Part-Time students of ASU-Newport are eligible for Federal Work Study Employment.An Application for Federal Work Study Employment must be completed to apply for any vacant position. In addition, a resume may be attached. **All Federal Work Study candidates must also complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).** If you are a person with a disability and need accommodation(s) in the application process, please notify the Office of Financial Aid of your requirements.The following Federal Work Study positions are available. Please note in your application if applying for a specific Federal Work Study position:
  • Science Lab Assistant
  • Library Monitor/Assistant
  • Vice Chancellor For Academic Affairs -Academic Support
  • Student Affairs Generalist
  • Financial Aid Assistant
  • Building Maintenance
  • Office Assistant (Business Office)
  • Food Services Assistant
  • Student Engagement Generalist

Student Engagement Generalist

The Student Engagement Generalist is responsible for assisting in the daily operations and functions in the Office of the Director for Student Support and Engagement. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.


  • DSSE Office help
  • Event preparations for each campus
  • Greeting and directing guests at events
  • Run Reports for NSO registration, events, and surveys
  • Scanning, making copies, filing, etc. for Surveys, Sign-ins, NSOs and/or as needed
  • Help with Student Leadership groups and activities
  • Assist with NSO preparation for all students
  • Organize Aviator Swag
  • Perform light housekeeping duties
  • Other duties as assigned

Library Monitor/ Assistant

The Library Assistant is responsible for maintaining daily library functions. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.


  • Check out books
  • Assist patrons in locating materials
  • Shelve books
  • Shelf reading
  • Assist patrons in using equipment
  • Assist patrons with using databases
  • Perform light housekeeping duties
  • Other duties as assigned

Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Assistant

The Academic Support is responsible for helping with daily Academic duties. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.


  • VCAA office help
  • Library Assistant
  • Lab Assistant
  • Scanning/filing
  • Assist Deans/Associate Deans as needed
  • Other duties as assigned

Student Affairs Generalist-Newport

The Student Affairs Generalist is responsible for assisting in the daily operations and functions in the Student Affairs offices on the ASUN Newport campus. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.


  • VCSA Office help
  • Answering phones
  • Greeting and directing guests
  • Scanning, making copies, filing
  • Assist the staff as needed
  • Perform light housekeeping duties
  • Conduct campus tours
  • Other duties as assigned


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty mentioned satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

  • Work Study eligible
  • Familiar with MS Office
  • Good organizational skills
  • Strong attention to detail

    Food Services Assistant

    Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

    • Maintains cleanliness of facilities and equipment
    • Cleans and sanitizes plates, pans, utensils, etc.
    • Maintains inventories of maintenance supplies as directed by supervisor
    • Performs minor maintenance work
    • Assists in kitchen sanitation program
    • Complies with standard food handling and sanitation procedures
    • Adheres to department service standards and to all health, safety and University rules and regulations


    Lab Assistant

    Business Office

    Assistant (Clerical)

    Building Maintenance

    Maintenance Work



    ASU-Newport will be the driving force that revitalizes the Delta and restores the American Dream in the communities we serve. 

    ASUN Photo1Mission

    ASU-Newport provides an accessible, affordable, quality education that transforms the lives of our students, enriches our communities and strengthens the regional economy. 


    Community | Diversity | Innovation | Integrity | Student-Centeredness | Trust

    Where you're going depends on where you've been. 

    Over the years, ASU-Newport has grown from one campus to three and now boasts enrollment exceeding 2,000 students. The milestones of our past have made us the institution we are today.  

    1976 - Arkansas State University-Newport (ASUN) founded as White River Vocational Technical School.

    1992 - ASUN merged with Arkansas State University-Beebe to become ASU Beebe/Newport. 

    2000 - Arkansas Board of Higher Education approved ASUN to be its own, stand-alone campus.

    2001 - ASUN hired its first Chancellor, Dr. Larry Williams.

    2002 - Gift received from Arkansas Steel and Associates of $250,000 to endow cultural programs.

    2002 - ASUN received initial national accreditation by Higher Learning Commission. 

    2002 - Jackson County residents voted to support ASUN through local sales taxASUN Photo3

    2003 - ASUN enrollment exceeds 1,000 students.

    2004 - Gift received from Walton Family Foundation in the amount of $1 million, in honor of Lindley and Kaneaster Hodges Jr.

    2004 - Ground broke on a Student Community Center.

    2004 - The high voltage lineman technology program was created from a partnership between ASUN and the Electric Cooperatives of Arkansas.

    2005 - Named by Community College Week magazine as one of the top ten fastest-growing public two-year colleges.

    2006 - Ten-year accreditation granted by Higher Learning Commission of North Central Accreditation.

    2006 - First fully online degree program offered - Associate of Arts in Business.

    2007 - ASUN assumed operational oversight for the technical centers in both Jonesboro and Marked Tree.

    2009 - ASUN enrollment exceeds 2,000 students.

    2012 - ASUN hosts "First Decade Celebration" in Newport, Marked Tree and Jonesboro. 

    2012 - ASUN student receives first and only Student Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) granted to a community college student.ASUN Photo4

    2012 - $1 million gift received from Fowler Family in support of Hospitality Services program.

    2013 - Dr. Sandra Massey named ASUN's second Chancellor.

    2014 - ASUN becomes fifth largest community college in Arkansas in headcount enrollment.

    2015 - 2500 STRONG - In Fall 2015 beat it's all-time enrollment record with 2,533 students. 

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