Federal Work Study (On Campus)- Merchandise and Textile Lab Assistants

East Carolina University
Greenville, NC

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Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

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Academic Term/Year:

Fall 2023/ Spring 2024

Position Title:

Federal Work Study (On Campus)- Merchandise and Textile Lab Assistants

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Student Job Category:

Student - Federal Work Study On-Campus

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Job Description:

The Department of Interior Design and Merchandising is looking for 4 Federal Work Study Students to work as Merchandise and Textile Lab Assistants, helping:

  • · Prepare Sample Kits with Fibers, yarns, and fabric swatches.
  • · Work with the textile digital Image Inventory (training to be provided)
  • · Acquire samples and work with contacts/research.
  • · Work with an inventory of historical garments, storage, organization, and identifying clothing/accessories from local stores.
  • · Intake and process of donations/inventory.
  • · Organize the store for appealing visual displays and customer ease.
  • · Assist patrons in meeting varying needs and appropriate merchandise selection.
  • · Organize the textile lab or retail space.
  • · Other duties or tasks as assigned.

Preferred (Majors, Experience, GPA, etc.):

  • Ability to handle small equipment
  • Organizations skills
  • Detail oriented
  • Adaptable to changes in learning environment

Special Instructions to Applicant:

Please upload resume/references and Federal Work Study Authorization Form online.

To be ELIGIBLE for FEDERAL WORK STUDY POSITIONS, students MUST QUALIFY and RECEIVE an AWARD from the ECU Financial Aid Office (Old Cafeteria Complex, 252-328-6610.)

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ECU offers a challenging academic environment and an energetic campus life. We are committed to excellence through a talented and diverse faculty and staff. One of the perks of working at ECU is that you can take up to 9 credit hours of classes per year at no cost to you. There is also a textbook loan program in place available to permanent ECU staff and faculty, or their eligible dependent children or spouse. ECU also offers excellent benefits, including health care and retirement plans, and generous leave time.

Scholarship. Discovery. Service. Leadership.

Here, those values are more than just buzzwords. They indicate the wealth of opportunity that ECU students experience while engaging in the rigorous pursuit of knowledge. They define the many ways in which students innovate and forge new paths. They encompass the life lessons our students learn while serving others and improving communities. They emphasize the encouragement our students receive to stand up and lead the way into a brighter tomorrow. http://www.ecu.edu/cs-acad/admissions/whyecu.cfm

To be a national model for student success, public service and regional transformation, East Carolina University:

  • Uses innovative learning strategies and delivery methods to maximize access;
  • Prepares students with the knowledge, skills and values to succeed in a global, multicultural society;
  • Develops tomorrow's leaders to serve and inspire positive change;
  • Discovers new knowledge and innovations to support a thriving future for eastern North Carolina and beyond;
  • Transforms health care, promotes wellness, and reduces health disparities; and
  • Improves quality of life through cultural enrichment, academics, the arts, and athletics.


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