Federal Work-Study Program at Medaille College: Current Positions, Student Application and Supervisor Request Form

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The Federal Work Study Program

The Federal Work-Study Program

The Federal Work-Study program at Medaille College is designed to promote the part-time employment of college students who have demonstrated financial need and who require the wages from employment to pursue their degree.

Federal Work-Study

Employment under the Federal Work-Study program is awarded to students who indicate they are interested in the program on their FAFSA and have financial need. The amount earned will not be applied to your tuition bill but will be paid to you through a paycheck. After it is determined that you are eligible with financial aid, you must accept federal work-study on your award screen in Medaille360 and complete an application for a position listed in order to be considered for employment in the federal work-study program.

If you are interested in work-study, please contact the financial aid office to see if you qualify at (716) 880-2256 or financialaid@medaille.edu.

Open job positions are posted below as they are available. All federal work-study positions have an hourly rate in accordance with current labor rules.


Federal Work-Study Handbook for 2020-21

2021 Payroll Schedule

Front Desk Monitor
• Open and close the Academic Center
• Answer phones and take messages
• Answer questions from students and faculty/staff
• Encourage students to sign both in and out of AccuTrack sign-in stations
• Clean and straighten tables, chairs, and shelves
• Be aware of students in the Center and any needs they may have
• Make copies of ASC forms (testing labels, timesheets, learning strategy guides, online appointment scheduling, test taking protocols,etc.)
• Check ASC and bulletin boards for outdated flyers
• Assist faculty in signing in and out tests
• Assist students in finding a tutor and making appointments.
• Assist students in signing up for Smarthinking if their schedules conflict with the tutors’ availability.
• Check mail from information desk at the beginning of each shift
• Take outgoing mail to the information desk
• Stock computer paper and replenish printers and copiers
• Replenish scrap paper and academic resources
• Straighten bookshelves
• Straighten supply and paper cabinets
• Straighten and clean individual and group testing rooms
• Complete additional task delegated by the supervisor

Academic Success and Persistence (ASC)
18 Agassiz Circle Huber 107
Mon, 08/31/2020 - 00:00
Fri, 05/07/2021 - 00:00
M-R 8:00 AM -8:00 PM; Friday 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Terry Nusstein
Dr. Tara

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Academic Advisement Student Worker
Student workers will be responsible for general office duties, including: filing, photo copying, data entry, answering the phone and greeting students and visitors as they come into the Advisement Center. The Advisement Center is a fast paced environment, in which work-study students play an integral role and are appreciated.
Academic Advisement Center
Huber Hall 117
Mon, 08/31/2020 - 00:00
Fri, 05/14/2021 - 00:00
approximately 6
The Advisement Center is open Monday - Thursday, 8:00am - 7:30pm and on Fridays 8:00am - 4:00pm. No specific times required, we will work with you around your class schedule.
Kayla Goodman
Chris Lazzaro

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Administrative Assistant Post Traditional Admissions
Support the admissions office with filing, typing in excel file, data entry and other administrative duties as assigned.
Post Traditional & Online Admissions
18 Agassiz Circle
Mon, 08/24/2020 - 00:00
Sun, 01/31/2021 - 00:00
To be determined with supervisor within the hours of 8am to 4 pm
Nina Saladino
Donald P. Lando

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Photography Assistant
We are looking for students with photography experience who would like to take photos of our faculty and students engaged in the community outside of the classroom. Hours can be set by the student and special projects assigned or initiated are welcome.
Interdisciplinary Studies
18 Agassiz Circle
Mon, 08/31/2020 - 00:00
Fri, 05/21/2021 - 00:00
3 - 8 hours per week varies
You set your hours and cover events as needed.
If you are interested by have not formal photography experience we will train you.
Videographers and internet and social media savvy students are welcome to apply too.
Courtney Grim
(716) 880-2279
please email

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Work Study Job - Athletics
Performing duties for athletics. Typically but not limited to game day management. For example, staffing scorer's tables, photography, video productions, game-day management, gameday setup, etc.
Sat, 08/01/2020 - 00:00
Tue, 06/30/2020 - 00:00
Times TBD, based on schedules
Josh Sova
Connor Priester

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Office Clerk
Assist with basic office functions. Provide office coverage, answer phone, schedule students, enter data, and assist with events.
Career Planning
CC 203
Mon, 08/31/2020 - 00:00
Fri, 05/14/2021 - 00:00
Office is open 9am - 6pm.
Carol Cullinan
Amy Dekay

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Marketing and Promotions Intern
The Marketing and Promotions Intern will work with the Director of Student Involvement to strategize, create, plan, and implement effective marketing and promotional initiatives across campus, utilizing both physical and digital methods. This position will be responsible for, but not limited to, updating the 'Student Involvement at Medaille' social media accounts (Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram), creating and distributing the weekly Stall Street Journal, creating digital ads for the on-campus digital screens, and hanging up flyers and advertisements across campus, as needed. This individual should be creative, self-motivated, an independent worker, and have familiarity with the aforementioned social media accounts. Previous experience with Microsoft Publisher and Canva is preferred, but not required.
Student Involvement
18 Agassiz Circle, Sullivan Center CC201
Mon, 08/31/2020 - 00:00
Fri, 05/07/2021 - 00:00
During Normal Business Hours
8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Dan Puccio
Katie Kosowski

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Animal Care Assistant Supervisor
Will work under the direction of the Animal Care Supervisor. Duties include animal husbandry, cleaning of animal areas, administrative functions, and providing assistance, as needed, to the Animal Care Supervisor and other members of the department. Other responsibilities may include: restraint of animals, documenting animal records, supervising students while they are participating in assigned animal care rotation.
Vet Tech
18 Agassiz Circle, SC103
Mon, 08/24/2020 - 00:00
Thu, 12/10/2020 - 00:00
Variable depending on shifts available
Kelly Schroer
Dayna Murphy

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Sports Facility Event Management Specialist
- Assist the Sports Facility Coordinator in all aspects of event and rental management
- Meet and assists field renters with set up and take down of sport specific equipment
- Ensure safety procedures are met and exceeded for all renters
- Miscellaneous tasks assigned by the Sports Facility Coordinator
427 Elk Street, Buffalo, NY
Mon, 09/07/2020 - 00:00
Sat, 05/01/2021 - 00:00
Saturdays and Sundays will be required. After normal business hours during the week as well.
Dan Patrone
Chris Heckman

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Men's Lacrosse Director of Operations
- Assist men's lacrosse coaching staff with various tasks
- Potential to travel with the team to away contests
- Uniform laundry and maintenance
- Film practices and upload film for coaching staff
427 Elk Street, Buffalo, NY
Mon, 09/21/2020 - 00:00
Mon, 01/25/2021 - 00:00
Ability to attend practices and games outside of class schedule
Dan Patrone
Tom Byrne

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Clerical Assistant for Biology
We are looking for A Biology student to help as a clerical assistant.
Support the Biology program with data entry, online transition of course materials, filing, typing in excel file, and other administrative duties as assigned.
Huber 218
Mon, 08/31/2020 - 00:00
Fri, 12/04/2020 - 00:00
Tuesdays and Thursdays 2-4PM
Dr. Ryan Woodcock
Dr. Bernadette Clabeaux

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Clerical Assistant for Science, Mathematics, and Technology Department
We are looking for a Science student to help as a clerical assistant.
Support the science, mathematics, and technology department with data entry, online transition of course materials, filing, typing in excel file, and other administrative duties as assigned.
Mon, 08/31/2020 - 00:00
Fri, 12/04/2020 - 00:00
Times TBD, based on schedules
Dr. Vochita Mihai
Dr. Jianzhen Liu

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TRiO SSS Office Assistant
POSITION TITLE: TRIO SSS Program Office Assistant

REPORTS TO: Administrative Assistant & Assistant Director


Clerical assistance for TRIO Student Support Services Program.


•Performs front desk reception duties (answers telephone, assists student walk-ins).
•Maintains office supply inventory.
•Performs filing and data entry duties.
•Maintains a neat and organized computer lab environment by cleaning and sanitizing computers, desks, work spaces, and supplies for
•Manages textbook loan library and equipment inventory.
•Explains program services and eligibility requirements to prospective students.
•Assists in programmatic events such as Awards Ceremony, workshops.
•Promotes programs and events by creating and distributing flyers; and contacting participants.
•Other assistance as needed.
TRiO Student Support Services
Huber Hall 114
Mon, 08/31/2020 - 00:00
Fri, 05/07/2021 - 00:00
M-Th: 8:00am-6:00pm
Fri: 8:00am-4:00pm
Rachael Pettys
Leona Soule

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Say Yes Medaille Advocate
The work study will work closely with the Say Yes team to assist with daily operation of the office. The work study will manage and monitor the department’s social media presence. Other duties as assigned.
Say Yes Medaille
18 Agassiz Circle, Huber Hall 109
Wed, 09/02/2020 - 00:00
Fri, 05/14/2021 - 00:00
To be decided on by student schedule and office need. Will be discussed further during interviews.
Brianne Santana
Rachel Spink

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Financial Aid Desk
The Financial Aid Department is looking for two work study students that can help manage the flow of students in the FA Department. Answering phones, emails and directing student appointments and walk ins are the main priority. Light filing and general office work as well. Customer service skills are a must!
Financial Aid
Financial Aid office first floor main building
Mon, 08/31/2020 - 00:00
Tue, 12/15/2020 - 00:00
Up to 20 hours per week
In between 9 AM and 4 PM
Jim Ayers
Kate Hazen

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Student Assistant
Assist Library staff with general tasks as needed
• basic straightening & cleaning,
• answer telephone,
• assist librarians with basic research,
• assist with developing ideas for and creating library displays and promotions,
• pick up/drop off daily mail,
• shelving books and journals,
• shelf reading,

18 Agassiz Circle, Buffalo, NY 14214
Tue, 09/08/2020 - 00:00
Wed, 05/20/2020 - 00:00
5-10 hours per week (as dictated by work-study award)
work with student schedules
Andy Yeager, Library Director
Raya Then, Reference/Instruction Librarian, rlt44@medaille.edu

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Office Assistant
- Make phone calls regarding program events
- Assist with Filing
- Make copies
- Assist with organizing program workshops
Upward Bound
91 Humboldt Parkway
Mon, 09/14/2020 - 00:00
Tue, 08/31/2021 - 00:00
Between 11 AM and 5PM, Flexible to student schedule.
Shahreen Alom
Kendell Capers

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Mailroom attendant - Residence Life
Student will work with the Residence Director to make sure that mail is picked up daily, sorted, placed in mailboxes and available for students to pick up their packages.
Residence Life
South Hall
Thu, 09/10/2020 - 00:00
Mon, 05/10/2021 - 00:00
Flexible but must be able to work at least 1 weekend shift a month.
Director of Residence Life
Amy Dekay

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Night Desk Attendant
Student will sit at the front desk of the residence halls and make sure that the students entering the building are residents of either north or south residence halls.
Residence Life
South Hall & North Hall
Thu, 09/10/2020 - 00:00
Mon, 05/10/2021 - 00:00
7pm-11pm. Must be willing to work weekend evenings.
Director of Residence Life
Amy Dekay

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HEOP Student Assistant
The HEOP Department is looking to hire TWO Student Assistants for the Academic Year. Please review the following responsibilities for this position:
Manage HEOP social media pages (Facebook, Twitter and Instagram)
Design, advertise and distribute marketing and promotional materials including flyers and brochures for HEOP events
Assist with the planning, organizing, and implementation of HEOP activities
Clerical tasks including but not limited to filing, making copies, printing, organizing, data entry
Use creativity to design and update HEOP Bulletin Boards
Thu, 10/01/2020 - 00:00
Fri, 05/14/2021 - 00:00
between 8AM-5PM Monday through Friday with some evening and weekend hours
Required Skills
Excellent interpersonal and oral communication skills,
Ability to work both independently with minimal supervision as well as collaboratively with HEOP Staff and other members of the campus community;
Strong organizational skills, ability to manage multiple priorities, work under pressure, and meet deadlines
Alexus Laster
Shana Richardson

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Clerical Assistant
General office duties including filing, helping with mailings, entering data into the computer, working on special projects, assist the staff with any work they may have and greet students and parents that come into the office.
Student Accounts Office
18 Agassiz Cr. Buffalo, N.Y. 14214
Tue, 08/31/2021 - 00:00
Fri, 12/10/2021 - 00:00
Will set up with the students.
Marlee Merz
Karen Kosowski

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This form is for students who qualify for federal work study.  If you were not awarded federal work-study for the 2020-2021 academic year in Medaille 360, your application will not be processed.

Complete this form to apply for job positions for the 2020-21 academic year.  
Please complete each part of this form, and include your first and last names.
*If you were not awarded work-study in Medaille 360 but are interested, please reach out to financial aid at financialaid@medaille.edu or (716) 880-2256 to see If you qualify before submitting an application for a work-study position.

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Are you a new or returning Workstudy Student?

For use by Medaille faculty and staff to send a request to the Financial Aid office for work-study students for the academic year. Submitted forms will be sent to the Financial Aid Office for review and processing. If you have any questions, please contact Kate Hazen at kathryn.l.hazen@medaille.edu or (716) 880-2256.

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