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Federal Work Study - Surg Tech

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


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.

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Job Summary:

To help the SGT program employees and students stay organized with lab supplies, equipment, and instrumentation in order to conduct and create an efficient work and learning space. Also to assist the program director in order to maximize students learning experience, and program efficiency.

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

Be punctual and reliable, eager to help, learn and participate. Collate, staple, and paper hole punch clinical documents for filing purposes. No computer skills needed at this time. Follow directions well when playing the role of an Operating Room employee (for the purposes of lab mock surgery set-ups).

Desired Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

According to the Federal Student Aid Handbook, in general, students are not permitted to work in work study positions during scheduled class times.  Students who do not adhere to this policy will be subject to discipline up to and including termination.  There are exceptions, for example, if an individual class is cancelled, the student may work during that time if the supervisor documents the exception.

Essential Duties:

1.  Assist with cleaning and organizing lab supplies, equipment, and instrumentation       

2. Help fold, package, and stock lab supplies

3. Assist (alongside an ECC instructor) in the role of an Operating Room employee during student lab/competency validations (during spring and fall semester only)

4. Assist with copying, collating, and stapling clinical paperwork

5.  Assist with filing when needed                                         

6. Other lab or filing duties as needed, if needed

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Physical Demands:

Light (up to 25 lbs occasionally or 10 lbs frequently)

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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