Federal Work Study - Frequently Asked Questions
How do I request a Federal Work Study Student?
Step 1 - Complete the Federal
Work-Study (FWS) Job Request form.
Step 2 - Submit the form to the
Financial Aid office no later than July 15, 2012 in order to meet the
priority deadline for the 2012- 2013 school year.
|How are Work-study job positions
The information you provide on the FWS
job request form will be posted on a bulletin board in the Student Services
building and on this website. Students who are awarded FWS will contact the supervisor listed
on the job request and set up and interview. The student should fill out
the Student and Temporary Application prior to the
interview. If you wish to hire the student, fill out the Federal Work Study Student Employment Action Form
and obtain all the appropriate
signatures. Fingerprinting is now required for all
student employee applicants. The student must turn in the completed
Application and the Action Form to Human Resources Services in order
to receive the Request for Live Scan (fingerprint )
form. The student will take the Live Scan Form to an off-campus
location to have the scan done. The Live Scan fee will be charged to
the District for student applicants. HR must receive and review the
Live Scan/fingerprint report prior to the department offering a
formal offer of employment.
have been hired and filled out all hiring paperwork, contact the
Human Resources Office at ext. 2148 to schedule an appointment for
review of the hiring forms. You
may not begin working until
all hiring paperwork, including the Live Scan and the TB skin
test, has been completed and submitted to Human Resources.
The final approval to begin working comes from Human
is the employment period for FWS students?
date August 20, 2012 thru December 15, 2012
Spring 2013 Start date
January 22, 2013 thru May 24, 2013
keep in mind that the actual employment period is contingent upon the individual
studentís award for each semester, the hourly rate, and the hours worked each
are the requirements and responsibilities of having a Federal Work-Study
must complete all required employment papers
before beginning employment.
must not work during their scheduled class or exam times.
time sheets are DUE
in the Financial Aid Office on the 16th
and supervisors are responsible for monitoring the hours worked for each payroll
time period. Any hours worked in excess of a studentís award offer must be paid from their departmental budget.
is the starting wage for Work-Study students?
starting wage for student workers, including work-study students, is now set by
the College at $9.00 (Student 1-Performs basic
tasks and duties under direct supervision. Entry level position which does not
require prior experience in the specific job field), $11.00 (Student
2-Experience and specialized knowledge required. Performs a variety of
advanced tasks. Capable of using independent judgment), or $13.00/hr
(Student 3-Extensive experience and specialized knowledge or
training for specific functions. Performs assignments requiring use of judgment
and problem-solving skills to handle complex tasks).
do I contact to get further information regarding the Federal Work-Study
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION,
CONTACT THE FINANCIAL AID OFFICE
Patti Serafin 760-744-1150 ext.
or email him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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