Open Work-Study Positions | Western Technical College

Open Work-Study Positions

Clerical/Office Assistant - BIS/LLL

Location
La Crosse Campus
Purpose

To learn office work and gain experience for future employment and assist the Business and Industry staff in their everyday roles and processes.

Responsibilities

Answer phones and assist with inbound customer inquiries and general clerical duties, data entry. Create forms as requested by BIS staff, tabulate BIS evaluations and post to shared drive, create certification of completions for courses and send to customers, update customer database in Goldmine, scan BIS files to Smartsearch and other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Telephone and customer service experience, experience in MS Office Suite.

Length of Employment
September to April (with potential for summer)
Supervisor
Kimberly Anderson and Nicole Pelowski
608-789-6021 or 608-789-6081
AndersonK@westerntc.edu, PelowskiN2@westerntc.edu

Library Assistant - Library

Location
La Crosse Campus
Purpose

To support the library staff in providing library services and computer assistance to students, staff, and faculty.

Responsibilities

Check in/out materials, answer both circulation and computer-related questions, shelve materials, shelf read materials, process materials, basic cleaning, add money to students’ print accounts, enforce Western computer policies, and monitor the library space.

Qualifications

Dependability, flexibility and detail oriented are a must. Familiarity with libraries and good customer service skills to assist in various areas is desirable. Experience with computers and scanners. Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite preferred. Must be able to learn library classification system, lift heavy objects and reach high shelves.

Length of Employment
September to April (with potential for summer), primarily Sunday-Thursday evenings with some day shift available.
Supervisor
Sara Kaminsky
608-785-9142
KaminskyS@westerntc.edu

Clerical/Office Assistant - Independence Campus

Location
Independence Campus
Purpose

To assist the Independence office with general office duties. 

Responsibilities

Answer phones, print class materials, take counselor/COMPASS testing appointments, make copies and other duties as assigned. 

Qualifications

Computer knowledge, good customer service skills.

Length of Employment
September to April (with potential for summer)
Supervisor
Doris Mish
715-985-3392
mishd@westerntc.edu

Union Market Food Service Assistant - Union Market

Location
La Crosse Campus
Purpose

Preparing food for customers.

Responsibilities

Take and give customers quick and courteous service, prepare customer's orders using the proper recipe, portion and technique, keep work area clean, safe and orderly at all times, and perform other duties as assigned. 

Qualifications

Must be efficient, dependable and able to carry out instructions independently. A professional demeanor, in addition to strong communications and customer service skills are imperative. No experience needed, will train. 

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

Electromechancial Work-Study - Electromechanical

Location
La Crosse Campus
Purpose

To facilitate the electronics instructors ability to utilize equipment.

Responsibilities

Organize and repair equipment. Set up and tear down labs. Help maintain a clean and safe lab environment.

Qualifications

Electromechanical student, second year preferred.

Length of Employment
September to April
Supervisor
Andy George and Randal Hytry
608-785-9227 or 785-9290
GeorgeA@westerntc.edu

Foods Service Assistant - Culinary Management

Location
La Crosse Campus
Purpose

Assist Foods Department staff.

Responsibilities

Deliver and pick up items from the division office (Integrated Tech room 105). Xeroxing and faxing. General errand running and delivery. Filing and computer work as needed. Help set up lab carts and labs. Cleaning as needed-keep the lab organized. Put away audiovisuals as directed. General clerical duties such as filing, sorting, stapling, etc. Other duties as assigned by instructors.

Qualifications

Preference will be given to a student enrolled in Foods Programs. Organizational and computer skills a plus. Must be dependable and reliable.
Hours are variable but will work around school schedule.

Length of Employment
September to April (with potential for summer)
Supervisor
Deb Klug
608-785-9215
KlugD@westerntc.edu

Clerical/Office Assistant - Cashier's Office

Location
La Crosse Campus
Purpose

To assist the Cashier's Office staff with general office duties while providing the employee with experience and help them develop skills required to work in an office setting.

Responsibilities

Provide quality customer service, help with mail, filing, answering phones, mailing student bills, general office duties and other duties as assigned. 

Qualifications

Experience in an office setting preferred, experience with customer service, filing, answering phones, computer skills and 10 key, cashiering experience preferred but not required.

Length of Employment
September to April (with potential for summer)
Supervisor
Marsha Vonderohe
608-785-9425
VonderoheM@westerntc.edu

Shop Assistant - Automotive

Location
La Crosse - Larson Street
Purpose

To provide assistance and support for the automotive staff.

Responsibilities

General shop clean-up, lifting and moving training aids, maintenance of vehicle training fleet and other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Must be in Automotive Program

Length of Employment
September to April
Supervisor
Andy Olson or Phil Solberg
608-785-9181
OlsonA@westerntc.edu, SolbergP@westerntc.edu

Network-Systems Lab Assistant

Location
La Crosse Campus
Purpose

To support the Networking Systems Administration program with equipment maintenance and lab testing.

Responsibilities

Maintain and organize labs when needed, support the instructors with equipment maintenance in B21, B215, B216 and B217. Will also troubleshoot errors in existing labs and prototype new technologies for future labs as needed.

Qualifications

Must be a student in the Network Systems 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
Scot Wiedenfeld
608-785-9293
WiedenfeldS@westerntc.edu

Elect & Comp Engineering Lab Assistant

Location
La Crosse Campus
Purpose

To help reduce student wait times during lab and assist instructor in lab set-up.

Responsibilities

Check lab trainers and software for proper operation before class starts. Help answer students questions regarding software error messages. Provide guidance in program development and debugging to students with instructor approval.

Qualifications

Must have completed Digital Electronic Concepts, Microprocessors, Introduction to LabView and ideally Introduction to Java or consent of instructor.

Length of Employment
September to April
Supervisor
Jeff Fancher
608-789-6137
FancherJ@westerntc.edu

Clerical/Office Assistant - Office of Student Financial Aid

Purpose

To assist the Office of Student Financial Aid with every day duties as well as getting experience for the future.

Responsibilities

Customer service, mail, filing, data entry, answering phones, 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. Business program preferred.

Length of Employment
September to April (with potential for summer)
Supervisor
Janessa Kuderer
608-785-9437
KudererJanessa@westerntc.edu

Outreach and Admission Staff

Location
La Crosse Campus
Purpose

Provide clerical support and front line customer service.

Responsibilities

Filing, scanning, answering phones, front line customer service, assist with events and tours, and other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Familiarity with Microsoft Office, operate standard office equipment, lift boxes, and communicate effectively face-to-face.

Length of Employment
September to April (with potential for summer)
Supervisor
Shendel Spivey
608-789-550
SpiveyS@westerntc.edu

Office Support & Peer Tutor

Location
La Crosse Campus
Purpose

Assist students in better understanding course material and support the Administrative Assistant with general office tasks, Communication Skills, Specialist, Math Specialist, and Health Science Specialist with general office tasks.

Responsibilities

Provide basic office support (e.g., filing, copying). Assist students in learning/understanding content in Microsoft Office and Blackboard, keep a log of session, and check in with tutor coordinator at least once a month.

Greet students as they arrive to the Learning Commons and provide support in signing in and out via the tracking system software.

Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Confidentiality, patience and openness. Need teacher referral or documented knowledge of material to tutor. Tutor training will be provided. 

Flexible schedule.

General knowledge of computers and Microsoft Office. Tutoring fields in need: Computers and Microsoft Office

Length of Employment
September to April
Supervisor
Kris Halverson
608-785-9198
HalversonK@westerntc.edu

Planning & Organizational Excellence (POE) Work-Study

Location
La Crosse Campus
Purpose

Assist the POE department with various office responsibilities.

Responsibilities

Responsibilities include but are not limited: Date entry - assist with organizing data and creating presentation materials; material preparation for various planning meetings/trainings; assist with mass mailings; printing and copying.

Qualifications

Attention to detail; strong communication skills; Microsoft Office skills (Excel, Word), and strong organizational skills

Length of Employment
January to April (with potential for summer)
Supervisor
Lacey Proksch
608-789-6179
ProkschL@westerntc.edu
Contact Us

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