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Federal Work Study - Language Lab

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Position Type: ECC Student Worker
Location: Elgin, IL
Experience Level: Entry-Level
Categories: Student Workers
Role: Federal Work Study - Language Lab

As a result of the Covid-19 Delta Variant, the Governor of the State of Illinois has issued Executive Order 2021-20 (Covid-19 Executive Order No. 87), to include mandatory COVID vaccines or submission to weekly testing for higher education faculty, personnel, and college students, as well as issuing an indoor mask mandate for all. By choosing to apply, I acknowledge and understand that upon employment, Elgin Community College (ECC) may require proof of vaccination or weekly testing as required by this mandate.


About ECC:

Elgin Community College serves over 9,000 students at every stage of their educational journeys, including university transfer programs, career and technical education, continuing education classes, and adult basic education. As a community, we pride ourselves on nurturing a welcoming campus where every person—students, staff members, faculty members, and campus visitors—feels valued. The work of each ECC employee is central to the college’s mission, and as an employer, the college fosters a positive environment through professional challenges, excellent benefits, and opportunities for recognition and camaraderie.

Work Schedule:

Monday - Thursday; Flexible 4 hrs. a day

Rate of Pay:


FLSA Status:


Grant Funded:


Job Summary:

The student will be in charge of the Languages Lab. The purpose of the student worker is to: 1) maintain foreign language students’ attendance in the lab; 2) assist them in using the hardware and software provided; 3) assist foreign language students that are struggling with the language platform that is used in Spanish classes; and 4) help students to improve their speaking skills in Spanish.

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

Bilingual (Spanish/English speaker). Basic level of MS Word and Excel.

Desired Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

Ideally should have taken intermediate Spanish at ECC (SPN 201, 202) or a similar class at another college.

Essential Duties:

1.  Keep track of the students that come in an out the language lab in an excel spreadsheet that will be on the student worker’s desktop.

2. Provide the students with the Chrome books that will be stored in the lab. Supervise the students and make sure they are using the Chrome books and/or the computer(s) that are in the lab correctly

3. Help lab students that are having difficulties with the language platform that is used in Spanish classes.

4. Assist lab students that are preparing oral presentations. Help them to improve their pronunciation and conversational skills.

Other Duties:

Other duties as assigned that pertain to the job description

Physical Demands:

Sedentary (up to 10 lbs occasionally, sitting most of the time)

Visual Acuity:

Close visual acuity (e.g. computer, assembly)

Work Environment:

Moderate noise

Environmental Conditions:

Typical office or administrative

Current SSECCA Union Member Information:


Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

Elgin Community College does not discriminate, or tolerate discrimination, against any member of its community on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex/gender/gender identity, age, religion, disability, pregnancy, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state or local law in matters of admissions, employment, or in any aspect of the educational programs or activities it offers.

In addition, Elgin Community College provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities to ensure equal access and equal opportunities with regard to employment practices, educational opportunities, and programs and services. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the College’s EEO/AA Officer. Determinations on request for a reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.


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