Federal Work-Study 2022-2023 Sustainability and Campus Services Office Assistant *Student Position Only*

Central Oregon Community College
June 30, 2023
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Posting Details

Application Instructions

Please read carefully before applying: You must provide all information requested on the application form (resumes will not be considered as a substitute for the application). Initial screening by Human Resources for minimum requirements is based on your APPLICATION ONLY (supporting documents will not be reviewed during initial screening). Incomplete applications will not be considered by hiring committees. You will have an opportunity to upload supporting documents for committee consideration during this online application process. COCC reserves the right to cancel or change recruitment postings based on organizational needs.

Position Information

Posting Number: 06002166

Position Title: Federal Work-Study 2022-2023 Sustainability and Campus Services Office Assistant Student Position Only Posting Date: 08/24/2022 Closing Date: 06/30/2023 Open Until Filled (notes): Open for academic year 2022-23. Length of Position: Temporary, As Needed per Term Anticipated Start Date:

September, 2022

Position Type/Employee Class: Student Position FTE: Less than .50 FTE Salary Level: Work-Study Salary Schedule Starting Pay Range $13.50/hr, Non-Benefited Student Position Hours per Week: As Identified in Award Letter Work Schedule: Per Schedule Days of the Week: Per Schedule Job Summary/Purpose:

COCC has sustainability programs that a student could assist with in order to streamline operations, promote to staff and faculty and manage. The Sustainability Coordinator has been working to increase recycling and decrease waste, fulfill requirements for COCC to become a Tree Campus USA as well as a Bee Campus USA, improve building energy efficiency, apply for related grants, install EV chargers and more. Many of these initiatives could use student engagement and more attention in management.

Terms of Employment:

  • This is a part-time (<.50 FTE) Federal Work Study position
  • Requires flexible work schedule, which may include evenings and/or weekends as well as travel throughout the district when needed.
  • Must have been awarded and accepted Federal Work-Study for 2022-2023
  • Must be meeting Satisfactory Academic Progress for financial aid.
  • COCC employees must work and reside in the state of Oregon at the time their work is being performed.
  • The College is NOT able to support Visa applications for this position. Applicants must already be eligible to work in the United States to be considered for this position.
  • Upon hire, must pass criminal and/or driving history; only information relevant to the position will be considered.
  • Essential Functions:

    Waste reduction: Sustainability and Campus Services Assistant will assist Sustainability Coordinator by increasing recycling rate and decreasing waste through:

  • Updated collection bins, posters and labels and working with staff to transition to centralized waste collection in buildings.
  • Ensuring all campuses have adequate collection infrastructure.
  • Help with simplified waste audits in order to work towards zero waste for participating buildings.
  • Researching, creating and managing zero waste services for on campus small meetings and events by providing reusable plates, cups and cutlery.
  • Management of the ‘green bag' program for the $.10 returnable bottles and cans.
  • Researching department and buildings' designated reuse areas, creating a map and list and communicating to students, staff and faculty the locations.
  • Sustainability Engagement: Student will be asked to attend related meetings such as:

  • Sustainability Committee
  • CURC workshops
  • Communication: Assistant will help with communication on sustainability related events, programs, etc. by:

  • gathering content for Sustainability newsletters.
  • understanding and navigating communication to students, staff, and faculty.
  • engaging with local nonprofits, haulers and related organizations in order to benefit programs.
  • review of the COCC sustainability website.
  • Other:

  • research sustainability opportunities such as community garden program creation and management.
  • student may be asked to assist with other general Campus Services department needs.
  • Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

    Individuals must possess these knowledge, skills and abilities or be able to explain and demonstrate that the individual can perform the duties and responsibilities of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of skills and abilities. The individual is expected to follow College work rules and policies.

  • Knowledge of and experience with filing and organization
  • Experience with and have good computer skills.
  • Must have good customer service skills.
  • Ability to do different tasks daily.
  • A successful assistant would be interested in sustainability, willing to learn, punctual, detail-oriented, a good communicator and someone who likes research and to make work fun!
  • Physical Demands and Other Ergonomic Requirements:

    A successful assistant can handle lifting up to 30 pounds, walking campus buildings, as well as sitting at a desk and computer. All individuals are required to be able to perform the essential functions without a significant risk of injury or to otherwise demonstrate or explain how they can perform the essential functions listed above.

    Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Statement

    The goal of Central Oregon Community College is to provide an atmosphere that encourages our faculty, staff and students to realize their full potential. In support of this goal, it is the policy of Central Oregon Community College that there will be no discrimination or harassment on the basis of age, disability, sex, marital status, national origin, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, citizenship status, veteran or military status, pregnancy or any other classes protected under federal and state statutes in any education program, activities or employment. Persons with questions about this statement should contact Human Resources at 541.383.7216 or the Vice President for Student Affairs at 541.383.7211.

    This policy covers nondiscrimination in both employment and access to educational opportunities. When brought to the attention of the appropriate parties, any such actions will be promptly and equitably responded to according to the process outlined in general procedures sections N-1, N-2, or N-3.

    In support of COCC's EEO statement, bilingual fluency in English and Spanish is considered a plus, along with experience working in a diverse multicultural setting.

    Minimum Qualifications:

    1. Must have been awarded and accepted Federal Work-Study for 2022-2023. 2. Successfully pass a background check. 3. Must be meeting Satisfactory Academic Progress for financial aid.

    The College recognizes the value of skills and knowledge gained outside of formal higher education and paid employment. Applicants who do not meet minimum qualifications but present other qualifications or experience equivalent to those required will be considered and are encouraged to apply. To qualify under equivalency, applicants must indicate how they qualify by responding to the supplemental question presented during the application process.

    Preferred Qualifications: Special Instructions to Applicants:

    THIS IS A TEMPORARY NON-BENEFITED STUDENT POSITION.

    You must have been awarded and accepted Federal Work-Study as part of your COCC Financial Aid award package before applying for a Work-Study position.

    Please NOTE: you will be required to upload/create the required documents indicated in this posting at the time you apply. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable at application. It is the responsibility of the applicant to upload all required documents, including transcript(s), and complete the application to be considered for employment. If you have questions please contact HR at 541-383-7216.

    Is a Criminal History Check required? Yes Is a Credit History Check Required? No Open Until Filled Yes

    Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • What is your highest level of completed education?
  • High School/GED
  • Associates Degree
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Master's Degree
  • PhD
  • Other post graduate degree
  • Have you been awarded and accepted Federal Work-Study for 2022-23?
  • Yes
  • No
  • As a minimum requirement for this position, are you meeting Satisfactory Academic Progress for financial aid?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Have you previously held a Federal Work-study position before? If so, what department?
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • COCC employees must work and reside in the state of Oregon at the time their work is being performed. Are you, or will you be residing in the state of Oregon by the start date of this position?
  • Yes
  • No
  • The College is NOT able to support Visa applications for this position. Applicants must already be eligible to work in the United States to be considered for this position. Are you, or will you be eligible to work in the US by the start date of the position?
  • Yes
  • No
  • The College recognizes the value of skills and knowledge gained outside of formal higher education and paid employment. Applicants who do not meet minimum education and/or experience requirements, but present other qualifications or experience equivalent to those required are encouraged to apply and provide an equivalency statement here. Your statement should make clear the requirement you are addressing and why you feel your education/experience is equivalent. Please be aware that applicants who do not meet the minimum requirements and do not provide an equivalency statement may not advance to the next stage of the recruitment process.
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • Are you a U.S. military veteran? COCC provides qualifying veterans and disabled veterans with preference in employment. To receive veterans' preference in this recruitment process, you must upload your DD214 and 215 (215 if applicable) or certification that you expect to be honorably discharged from the military within 120 days of certifying veteran status as supporting documentation. You will have the opportunity to upload the document(s) in the next step of this application process.
  • Yes, I am a veteran
  • No, I am not a veteran
  • If you have identified yourself as a qualified veteran or disabled veteran by submitting your DD214 and DD215 (if applicable) form(s) as proof of veteran status, please describe any transferable skills earned during your military service that you feel relate to the requirements/preferences of this position.
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • Background checks are required for all employees of COCC. Should an offer of employment be made to you and accepted by you, you will receive an email from COCC / HireRight Screening requesting your consent and basic information to complete the check. The offer of employment will be conditional upon satisfactory completion of the criminal background check. Confirmed findings on a criminal background check will not automatically disqualify you from being hired into a position. Results are evaluated on a case-by-case basis, considering the job responsibilities and other risk factors. Additional information regarding COCC's criminal history check policy can be found online in the General Procedures Manual, Section HR-2-1. Please indicate here if you will provide consent to the criminal history check when requested by the College:
  • Yes, I will provide my consent when requested
  • No, I will not provide my consent when requested
  • Applicant Documents

    Required Documents

  • Award Overview
  • Optional Documents

  • Resume/Vitae
  • Cover Letter
  • Letter of Recommendation 1
  • US Military DD 214
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