Available Work-Study Positions | Western Technical College

Available Work-Study Positions

Additional work-study positions will be posted on an on-going basis. Students who are interested in applying for a work-study position are encouraged to complete an application and submit it to the supervisor of the interested position.

The current pay rate for Federal Work-Study is $14 per hour.

Athletics Sport-Team Student Assistant

Location
La Crosse
Purpose

To support the operations of the Athletics sports teams.

Responsibilities

Assist in the operations of the Athletics department including but not limited to marketing/promotion, compliance support, recruitment, and event logistics.

Qualifications

Current Western student with an interest in athletics sport coaching, and recruitment.

Length of Employment
September to April (with potential for summer)
Supervisor
Ryan Monroe
608-789-6276
MonroeR@westerntc.edu

Athletics Student Assistant

Location
La Crosse Campus
Purpose

To support the operations of the Athletic Department.

Responsibilities

Assist in the operations of the Athletics department including but not limited to marketing/promotion, compliance support, recruitment, and event logistics.

Qualifications

Current Western student with an interest in athletics, marketing and promotion.

Length of Employment
Position starting in the Summer
Supervisor
Ryan Monroe
608-789-6276
MonroeR@westerntc.edu

Campus Shop Clerk

Location
La Crosse Campus
Purpose

To provide support to the Campus Shop in any or all of the ways described in the duties and responsibilities listed below.

Responsibilities
  1. Perform Cashier Functions
    1. Issue refunds or exchanges as necessary
    2. Operate cash register to process payments via cash or credit card
    3. Ability to perform accurate and efficient retail sales activities
  2. Customer Service
    1. Provide a high level of customer service by greeting customers, offering assistance, and responding to questions about products and purchases
  3. Merchandise Display
    1. Assist in creating trendy marketing displays and maintaining an orderly sales floor
    2. Stock and restock shelves
  4. Inventory Functions
    1. Assist in receiving and processing shipments and deliveries
  5. General Cleaning
    1. Maintain a clean and orderly sales floor by organizing, dusting, and straightening of merchandise on shelves
Qualifications

 1. Good computer database management skills/ computer and internet friendly

2. Accurate money handling skills

3. Self-motivating

4. Reliable, with good follow-through

5. Helpful, friendly, and courteous to customers

Length of Employment
September to April (with potential for summer)
Supervisor
Dawn Konze
608-785-9140
KonzeD@westerntc.edu

Clerical/Office Assistant - Financial Aid Resources & Planning Services

Purpose

To assist the Financial Aid Resource and Planning Services office with every day duties as well as getting experience for the future.

Responsibilities

Providing customer service to students, parents, and staff while answering questions regarding financial aid, answering phones and email, data entry, assisting students with completing the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid), mailing, scanning, filing, general office duties and other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Knowledge of Microsoft Office, dependable, good customer service, attention to detail, ability to work with confidential information.

Length of Employment
September to April (with potential for summer)
Supervisor
Ka Xiong
608-785-9569
XiongKa@westerntc.edu

Digital Content Assistant

Location
La Crosse Campus
Purpose

Create video content for Western's marketing and official Social Media accounts

Responsibilities

Assist Western's Media Digital Content Specialist with developing video content and/or photos for social media and other marketing purposes. You will have access to the necessary equipment in the marketing department and/or Digital Media program and may be asked to use your personal smart phone to create and post content to Western's social media channels.

Qualifications

Must be enrolled in Western's Digital Media program and familiar with creating and editing digital content for use in polished videos and/or Facebook, Instagram, TikTok and YouTube social media channels.

Length of Employment
September to April (with potential for summer
Supervisor
Peter Simon
608-785-9548
simonp@westerntc.edu

Electronic, Physics, & Computer Engineering Technology (ECET) Work-Study

Location
La Crosse Campus
Purpose

Maintain, repair, design and build lab equipment.

Responsibilities

Work with program instructors to work on lab equipment.

Qualifications

Currently enrolled in the Electronic & Computer Engineering Technology (ECET) program.

Length of Employment
September to April (with potential for summer)
Supervisor
Randy Hytry
608-785-9290
Hytryr@westerntc.edu

Interior Design Student Assistant

Location
La Crosse Campus
Purpose

Support Interior Design program staff and students.

Responsibilities

Various office duties, helping with lesson planning activities, helping with computer support for students, helping with special projects as approved by supervisor, helping with other miscellaneous activities and other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Current Second-Year Interior Design student, holding a 4.0 GPA, no missing work, specialist in Revit and Enscape software, available a minimum of 4 days a week on campus. Must be a current interior design student holding a 4.0 GPA. 
 

Length of Employment
September to April (with potential for summer)
Supervisor
Jennifer Stangl
(608)-785-9228
StanglJ@westerntc.edu

IT - Cybersecurity Lab Assistant

Location
La Crosse Campus
Purpose

To support the IT - Cybersecurity and Network Administration program with equipment maintenance and lab testing. 

Responsibilities

Maintain and organize labs when needed, support the instructors with equipment maintenance. Will also verify functionality of existing equipment, troubleshoot errors in existing labs and prototype new technologies for future labs as needed.

Qualifications

Must be a student in the IT - Cybersecurity and Network Administration program. Will be skilled in configuring and setting up Cisco Packet Tracer and physical networking equipment such as routers and switches. Student will be practiced in Windows Server OSs, Windows Workstation Oss, VMware, and Linux. Must be able to take direction, work independently, be self-motivated and demonstrate critical thinking abilities to independently solve problems.

Length of Employment
September to April (with potential for summer)
Supervisor
Brandon Frank

FrankB@westerntc.edu

Kitchen Work-Study - Union Market

Location
La Crosse Campus
Purpose

A Union Market student employee is responsible for all phases of food service at Western Technical College.  Food prep, cooking, and clean up all fall within the scope of this position.  Each position will fluctuate depending on time of day and specific needs. 

Responsibilities
  • Prepare customer’s order using the proper recipe, portion and technique.
  • Follow proper cooking, storage, and food handling techniques as given by full-time staff.
  • Keep work area clean, safe, and orderly at all times.
  • Complete training on all pieces of equipment prior to use.
  • Assist in all phases of set up, service and clean up in operation as need
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
Qualifications

Team Members must be efficient, dependable, and able to carry out instructions independently. A professional demeanor, in addition to strong communication and customer service skills are imperative. Work hours will vary depending on hours of operation and the student’s availability. Generally, team members will work day and evening shifts.

Length of Employment
September to April (with potential for summer)
Supervisor
Ben Bierman
608-785-9403
biermanb@westerntc.edu

Learning Commons Assistant

Location
La Crosse Campus
Purpose

Provide attentive, friendly, and helpful customer service to students, staff, and faculty, and participate in the work of the Learning Commons as a valued member of our team.  

Responsibilities
  • Providing focused and friendly customer service by:
    • Welcoming students, staff, and faculty as they enter the Learning Commons.
    • Answering questions about the Learning Commons services, Counseling,the SPACE, the Cavalier Cupboard, etc. (in-person and by phone)
    • Referring questions and requests to appropriate staff as needed
    • Using Microsoft Teams to message counseling staff when students arrive in the Learning Commons for their appointments
  • Attending to library tasks each shift:
    • Checking in/out books and DVDs
    • Monitoring printers and refilling paper
    • Shelving books and DVDs
    • Monitoring shelves, and making sure books shelved neatly and correctly, and are routinely dusted
  • Help students, staff, and faculty with computer needs, including:
    • Printing
    • Microsoft Office - Word, PPT, Excel, One Drive, etc
    • Blackboard and MyWestern
  • Providing basic office support (e.g., filing, copying, inventory) and other tasks as assigned
Qualifications
  • Excellent and attentive customer service skills
  • Dependable and reliable- focused and attentive to the responsibilities of the job during scheduled shifts
  • Willingness to learn and attentive to detail
  • Experience with computers, printers, scanners, copiers, Microsoft Office, and Blackboard
  • Able to work both collaboratively and independently
  • Able to follow oral or written instructions
  • Willing to maintain confidentiality
  • Collaborative and able to work independently
  • Able to bend and stretch to reach high and low bookshelves
  • Deliver materials to other Western La Crosse Campus buildings
Length of Employment
September to April (with potential for summer) Work shifts are Monday-Friday. Morning, afternoon, and evening hours.
Supervisor
Kirsten Dayking, Linda VanSistine-Yost, or Esther Kindle
608-785-9278 or 608-785-9142 or 608-785-9198
DaykinK@westerntc.edu, Vansistine-yostl@westerntc.edu, KindleE@westerntc.edu

Program Staff/Reading Tutor - Hamilton Boys & Girls Club

Location
1111 7th Street South, La Crosse WI 54601
Purpose

To help mentor school aged children in grades K through 5th. 

Responsibilities

To supervise school aged members, plan activities, assist on field trips and help support behavioral expectations.

Qualifications

Seeking individuals who have a background in working with school-aged children. A background check will be done prior to employment. 

Length of Employment
September to April (with potential for Summer)
Supervisor
Cassidy Murphy
608-784-6065
Cassidy.Murphy@bgclax.org

Union Market Food Service Assistant - Union Market

Location
La Crosse Campus
Purpose

A Union Market student employee is responsible for all phases of food service at Western Technical College.  Setup, service, cashiering, and clean up all fall within the scope of this position.  Each position will fluctuate depending on time of day and specific needs. 

Responsibilities
  • Take and give patrons quick and courteous service.
  • Prepare customer’s order using the proper recipe, portion and technique.
  • Follow proper cooking, storage, and food handling techniques as trained.
  • Keep work area clean, safe, and orderly at all times.
  • Complete training on all pieces of equipment prior to use.
  • Assist in all phases of set up, service and clean up in operation as needed.
  • Accurately and efficiently tell and charge patrons for purchases.
  • Assure security of cash register.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
Qualifications

Team Members must be efficient, dependable, and able to carry out instructions independently. A professional demeanor, in addition to strong communication and customer service skills are imperative. Work hours will vary depending on hours of operation and the student’s availability. Generally, team members will work day and evening shifts. No experience needed we will train you.

Length of Employment
September to April (with potential for summer)
Supervisor
Ben Bierman
608-785-9403
biermanb@westerntc.edu
Contact Us

For more information, contact the Work-Study Coordinator: