Federal Work-Study Position Directory


Welcome to the Federal Work-Study Position Directory. The positions listed below have been submitted to A-B Tech’s Financial Aid Office from FWS supervisors located both on and off-campus, and are active for the current academic year.

Federal Work-Study jobs are Title IV-funded positions that pay an hourly wage towards an annual award amount, which is determined by the Financial Aid Office for eligible students. The work schedule for students in the FWS Program will be set up around their existing class schedule, and will not exceed twenty (20) hours per week. The pay rate for on-campus positions is $12.00/hour, while the pay rate for off-campus positions is $15.00/hour.

In order to participate in the Federal Work-Study (FWS) Program at A-B Tech, students must meet the following criteria:

  • Must have a COMPLETED FAFSA account for the current year on file with the Financial Aid Office
  • Must be meeting all required Satisfactory Academic Progress standards (students who are suspended from receiving financial aid for academic reasons are not eligible for FWS funding)
  • Must be enrolled in at least six (6) credit hours in a supported program of study
  • Must have unmet financial aid need as determined by the Financial Aid Office

If you have student loans, please consult with the Financial Aid Office prior to submitting your application, since your loans MAY affect your work-study eligibility.

ONLY if you meet the above requirements, and are interested in participating in the FWS Program, use the links provided below to explore the FWS positions which are currently available, and contact the position supervisor (contact information is provided within each job description) to apply for an interview. Be sure to complete and include an Application for the position of interest with your email. We recommend using Internet Explorer on a desktop computer to complete the application. Using a phone, tablet, or any other browser may result in the inability to input data or save the completed application. If you have any questions regarding the aforementioned requirements, please visit the Financial Aid Office BEFORE applying for a position.

While you may apply for more than one work-study position, you can only be hired for ONE of those positions.

Students who are selected by an FWS supervisor for an interview will be notified by the supervisor via phone or email, using the contact information provided on the student’s application. However, not all students who apply will be selected for interviews- if you have applied for a position but are ultimately not selected, you should receive a notification of non-selection from the hiring supervisor via phone or email within two (2) weeks of the date your application was submitted for review.

If you have not received a reply from the hiring supervisor within the specified two (2) week timeframe, please contact the Financial Aid Office at financialaidoffice@abtech.edu for inquiry (specifying the position title, the hiring supervisor, and the date of your application submission).

**Please note: Submitting an FWS application does not guarantee to hire for a Federal Work-Study position. Placement into a position is contingent on job availability, the student's qualifications, selection by a supervisor, and program funding.**

Available Positions

Position Description

  • Assist accounting department with data entry, filing, scanning, and copying
  • Download reports and format spreadsheets as instructed
  • Help to purchase department processes as needed
  • Assist with office mailings as needed
  • Create binders and organize documents for business services staff
  • Assist front desk during payment deadlines by answering phones, helping students sign up for payment plans, and answering general questions
  • Other duties as assigned

Location

  • On-Campus – Asheville

Minimum qualifications

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office, particularly Excel and Word
  • Ability to multi-task and work independently as well as with others
  • Preferred qualifications

  • Experience using accounting software
  • Experience in an office administrative setting
  • Understanding of basic accounting principles

Wages

  • $12.00

Contact Information

Matt Rose

Position Description

  • Marvelous Math Club is an afterschool club that builds math confidence in elementary-age leaders of color, foster leadership, and strives for equity in education. Now in its fifth year, the Marvelous Math Club team is comprised of partners from UNCA, Asheville City Schools, and Asheville Housing Authority.

Duties can include:

  • Weekly (virtual) attendance at MMC leadership team meetings.
  • Email communication and coordination with MMC volunteers, aka Math Champions
  • MMC Facebook page and other social media management
  • MMC Google Drive management
  • MMC archiving and analysis of activities

Location

  • Off-Campus

Minimum qualifications

  • The ideal candidate has a passion for racial equity work, a love of working with youth leaders, and ability to form close connections with community partners. They will be able to work both independently and in conjunction with MMC Americorps VISTA member(s) and MMC coordinators as direct supervisors.

Preferred qualifications

  • Experience in racial equity work and fostering community partnerships, familiarity with Asheville community.

Wages

  • $15.00

Contact Information

Samuel R. Kaplan

Position Description

  • Evaluating, Scheduling, and Providing in-home technology support for Givens Communities residents
  • Assisting System Administrators with providing users with network and application support Deployment of hardware and software
  • Updating technical documentation
  • Providing customer service and troubleshooting for internet, voice, and cable TV subscribers

Location

  • Off-Campus – Asheville or Black Mountain

Minimum Qualifications

  • N/A

Preferred Qualifications

  • Customer Service and Technology related experience

Wages

  • $15.00

Covid-19 Measures

  • Masks Required and provided. Face Shields, gloves, and gowns provided if needed.

Contact Information

Richard Foor

  • Assist the coordinators in Transitional Studies with data reporting and Web Attendance.
  • Support the office staff with close-out tasks at the end of each session.
  • Assist in the processing and filing of paperwork.
  • Make phone calls to students from a generated list.

Location

  • On-Campus – Asheville
  • Hemlock

Minimum Qualifications

  • One semester of college completed.
  • At least 2 years of work experience.
  • Demonstrated ability to use a computer, as well as Microsoft Office software.
  • General experience with digital media.
  • Detail-oriented.
  • Able to work independently and with a team.
  • Values working with diverse students.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with office clerical work.
  • Speak Spanish or Russian.

Wages

  • $12.00

Covid-19 Measures

  • Report COVID questions/concerns to Terry Braiser (828) 707-2864.
  • Stay 6 feet apart from other individuals.
  • Face coverings required in Hemlock.
  • Enhanced hand washings.
  • No admittance to campus if exhibiting COVID symptoms.

Contact Information

Karen Neal

Position Description

  • The EQI Intern will operate under the direct supervision of the EQI laboratory supervisor.
  • The student will be able to apply the laboratory skills they learn to a professional experience and learn new methods.

Duties include:

  • Receive training on chemical analysis of surface water samples for EQI’s VWIN monitoring program
  • Follow Standard Operating Procedures for sample analysis
  • Maintain data and records according to approved procedures
  • Pack kits and cleans instruments, equipment, and sample bottles
  • Use basic math to calculate results and enter data into computer spreadsheets

Location

  • Off-Campus – Black Mountain, NC

Minimum Qualifications

An interest in learning water quality analyses. Must be enrolled in a university curriculum.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Completion of at least 2 semesters of college-level General Chemistry
  • Experience using standard laboratory equipment such as pipettes, analytical balances, volumetric glassware, and/or pH meters.
  • Detail-oriented work style with the ability to multi-task

Wages

  • $15.00

Covid-19 Measures

  • We currently have a physical plastic barrier between workstations.
  • We stagger work stations and intern hours so that only 1 intern is in the lab at a time.
  • Each student has their own workstation, pens, and equipment that is sanitized after each use. It is easy to maintain a 6ft distance in our lab.

Contact Information

Michelle Pena-Ortiz

Position Description

  • Maintain the areas associated with Dogwood 180, 155 and outside, Maple annex and outside, Picnic shelter which may include
  • Sweep, clean, and organize interior spaces
  • Weed, mow, rake, organize and dispose of debris in exterior spaces
  • Construct, repair, or renovate area structures
  • Minor repairs and maintenance to tools and machinery
  • Order, pickup, delivery, receive, and stock tools, lumber, and other related supplies
  • Maintain tool, lumber, and supply inventory
  • The student may occasionally be required to attend off-campus events, such as Job Fairs, or College Night at local schools, etc.

Location

  • On-Campus – Asheville
  • Dogwood 180 and outside, Maple annex and outside, Picnic shelter

Minimum Qualifications

  • The student must have excellent reading/writing/communication skills and must follow written/oral directions well.
  • The student must have a basic familiarity with CMT/SST equipment, materials, and methods.
  • The student must demonstrate the ability to work well either independently, or with others.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with woodworking tools and construction skills, solar PV, solar thermal, and wind technologies is ideal.
  • Able to assist in teaching others simple construction, woodworking, or sustainable techniques would be great.

Wages

  • $12.00

Covid-19 Measures

Contact Information

Eric A. Hurley

Position Description

  • Assist Chair with office duties; including, but not limited to, filing, typing documents, preparation of events for PBL, and for department functions.

Location

  • On-Campus – Asheville
  • Haynes 006

Minimum Qualifications

  • Completion of English and Math courses.
  • Proficient in Excel and WORD.
  • Ability to work alone.

Preferred Qualifications

  • If working remotely, students must have a dependable computer and be able to email documents and text.

Wages

  • $12.00

COVID-19 Measures

  • The student must wear a mask when in the office and on-campus and follow all campus protocol for the safety and prevention of COVID-19.

Contact Information

Marlene Frisbee

Position Description

  • General radiography administrative duties, classroom organization, inventory, moving supplies, digitizing images, lab set-up and take-down, storage organization, research of radiologic principles, and filing.

Location

  • On-Campus – Asheville
  • AHWD 215

Minimum Qualifications

  • Basic radiography knowledge, excellent computer skills, excellent communication skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Advanced radiographic evaluation skills.

Wages

  • $12.00

COVID-19 Measures

  • The student will adhere to all health and safety guidelines established by the College; as well as program-specific guidelines.

Contact Information

Angie Goodwin

Position Description

  • Running a cash register, helping on the sales floor, assisting with processing and pulling on-line orders, assisting with curbside pickup, stocking shelves, and other duties as assigned.

Location

  • On-Campus – Asheville
  • Bookstore

Minimum Qualifications

  • Customer service and cash handling experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience using a point of sale system.

Wages

  • $12.00

COVID-19 Measures

  • Employees and customers are required to wear face masks inside the store. Upon reopening, social distancing will be implemented with floor stickers as well as limiting the number of customers allowed in the store at one time.
  • There will be brief times when it is not possible to keep the social distance due to the size of the bookstore and the nature of the work.
  • Plexiglass shields are also in place at the cash registers to act as a barrier.

Contact Information

Taylor Norris

Position Description

  • Assist Lab Manager and Purchasing Manager with lab stewarding and storeroom maintenance
  • Approximately ten hours per week

Location

  • On-Campus – Asheville
  • Magnolia 136

Minimum Qualifications

  • Must be a first or second-year A-B Culinary, Baking & Pastry or Hospitality Management student

Preferred Qualifications

  • Servsafe Manager Certification

Wages

  • $12.00

COVID-19 Measures

  • Masks, gloves, cleaning supplies, direct supervision by Lab Manager and/or Purchasing Manager

Contact Information

Cathy Horton

Position Description

  • Complete COVID-19 Daily Wellness Screening on each student before entry into the computer lab
  • Assist students with Moodle, Webadvisor, Student Email, Zoom
  • Assist students with printing and copying (authorizing student ID cards, etc.)
  • Thoroughly cleans and sanitizes computer station after each use using College approved COVID 19 supplies

Location

On-Campus – Madison

Minimum Qualifications

  • Knowledge and experience with Moodle, Webadvisor, Student Email, Zoom (submitting assignments, etc.)
  • General computer skills (internet, NC Live Library resources, etc.).

Preferred Qualifications

  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office.
  • Completion of CIS 110 with a C or better.

Wages

  • $12.00

COVID-19 Measures

  • Must follow COVID-19 procedures as identified by the College
  • Must clean and sanitize computer desk, keyboard, mouse, and copier/printer after each student use
  • Must keep students socially distant in lab
  • Must make sure students follow COVID-19 procedures as identified by the College
  • Students cannot enter the lab if they are sick or have symptoms from the daily check sheet

Contact Information

Sherri Davis