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Federal Work Study - Human Resources

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


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:

8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Monday through Friday

Rate of Pay:


FLSA Status:


Grant Funded:


Job Summary:

Human Resources Student Worker will provide clerical and technical support to ECC's Human Resources staff. The Human Resources Student Assistant is responsible for assisting with the day-to-day HR-related functions of the organization including, but not limited to, entering data, and preparing and retaining general HR documents.

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

Working knowledge of correct English grammar, spelling, and punctuation.
Knowledge of Microsoft Office.
Ability to effectively communicate both orally and written.
Ability to work cooperatively with others or independently, as the situation requires.
Ability to provide positive customer service.
Ability to apply judgment and discretion in performing confidential personnel matters.
Ability to be highly organized, attentive to details, and have good planning skills.
Ability to work with minimal supervision.
Ability to perform multiple tasks simultaneously while maintaining accuracy.
Ability to make routine decisions based on specific criteria/guidelines.
Ability to be flexible and adapt to change.
Ability to work with diverse populations and those with special limitations or needs. Ability to work well under pressure.

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 customers via the telephone and in person with issues related to HR.
2. Perform general office assistance (word processing, filing, mailing, copying).
3. Process changes to employee records.
4. Assist with special projects
5. Keep accurate records and ensure accurate data entry.
6. Other duties as assigned.

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:

Quiet conditions

Environmental Conditions:

Typical office or administrative


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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