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Work-Study Placement Process and Position Descriptions

Work-Study Placement Process

  1. The information you provided on your application, including your college major, work experience, volunteer experience, and skills will be used to match you with an open work study position. However, a completed application is not a guarantee of employment with the work-study program due to the number of applications received and the number of positions available. You must complete your FAFSA prior to applying for a work-study position.
  2. Supervisors will review your application and will call or email you to schedule an interview if they decide you may be a candidate for hire in their departments.
  3. It is strongly recommended that you print your class schedule and provide the supervisor with your schedule when you arrive at the interview.
  4. After your interview, if the supervisor indicates that they would like to hire you, you will be contacted by the Career Development Office and asked to complete an online Work-Study Orientation in addition to new hire documents through the College Human Resources Office. These must be completed before you can begin working in your new position.
  5. If you are not hired after your interview, you may still be considered for other positions until they are all filled. The Career Development Office will contact you by email with other work study positions that have openings.
  6. Important Reminder: Make sure you are checking your Davidson-Davie email each week. We will communicate with you about work-study through your email. Supervisors may choose to contact you through your Davidson-Davie email as well. If you have any questions, contact our office at careers@davidsondavie.edu.

Work-Study Position Descriptions

Please Note: This is a comprehensive list off all positions. It does NOT reflect which positions are currently hiring and how many student workers are needed.

Supervisor: Ashley O’Donnell
The Administrative Support work study will perform administrative and clerical duties associated with all areas of Student Services on the Davie Campus. These include: assisting with Enrollment Information Sessions and New Student Orientations (may include setup/take-down of computers, assisting students with technology, etc.), helping prospective students with application entry, and providing assistance to students with StormTrac, Student Planning, DCCC email, Moodle, etc.

Supervisor: David Ring/Casey Farthing
Supervises lab activities to provide and care for the animals and maintain the facility. Duties include, but are not limited to: food prep/feeding, water quality testing, and exhibit and facility maintenance. Work directly in the aquarium environment while learning Aquarium Science will be a great benefit, as it will connect knowledge to practice. Preference given to second-year aquarium students.

Supervisor: Londa Pickett
The Transition Center Classroom Assistant will work with students in the Transition Math classes. The assistant will follow the direction of the instructor and center director, will assist in the classroom and help students as needed, and will help students gain competence and confidence in the developmental skills they are learning.

Supervisor: Jeffery Pubantz
Mac lab assistant, who is responsible and accountable for the smooth running of computer systems during Open Lab hours. The lab assistant will supervise students who attend the Open Lab and assist them as needed with graphic design software and equipment. The candidate in this position will learn about the Mac OS X platform and Adobe software, which will complement their learning experience. 
*Required knowledge of Mac OS X platform, introductory knowledge of Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator, ability to communicate with lab visitors, and flexible afternoon hours.

Supervisor: Cailin Asip

Greet students, parents and campus community in person and by phone. Provide basic clerical support for Admissions, Enrollment, Records and Financial Aid. Build packets for Student Enrollment Technicians. Assist with enrollment Information sessions. Provide data entry into Google or MS Office Excel.

Supervisor: Ron Adams
Prepare mailings and student information packets. Provide data analysis by reviewing reports; other duties will include filing, scanning of documents and shredding of files. Prefer someone who is bi-lingual and can assist with Spanish interpreting.

Supervisor: Laura Brown


The Fitness Center Helper will work in the Davie Campus Fitness Center in Mocksville during the school year to assist students who want to work out. Duties include: keeping of attendees, cleaning exercise machines as needed, demonstrating how to use the equipment properly, spotting students as needed while on equipment, and having the availability to work some mornings and some afternoons.
*Must be dependable, have great customer service skills, and ability to adequately operate the fitness equipment.

Supervisor: Amanda Christian

Department: Human Services Technology Program/Social and Behavioral Sciences

Location/Building of work-study position: Gee North 128

Position Description: Work Study responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Maintain Current social media sites (Facebook, Instagram), research other programs, activities and organizations, utilize school branding materials for marketing purposes, assist in ideas and planning events on and off campus, assist with mass mailing for program outreach, maintain digital and hard copy files of program reviews and data analysis, etc.

Supervisor: Phillip Tietjen

The Office of Learning Design is looking for a work-study student to assist with a variety of administrative and media production tasks. Specifically, the work-study student will assist with various duties related to the maintenance of a media production studio (eg, maintaining equipment, assisting faculty & staff), multimedia projects (eg, editing video) and administrative tasks. 

Required Qualifications:

  • Google Workspace (eg, Google Drive, Calendar)
  • Zoom
  • Familiarity with the Microsoft Office Suite

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Adobe Creative Cloud
  • Camtasia

Supervisor: Demetria Nickens

Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to: answering phone calls (which includes interacting with students and parents of students), assisting with data collection and data entry projects, typing, mailing, e-mailing, scanning, faxing, shredding, archiving files, professionally communicating with students, parents of students, outside agencies, and campus employees, organizing student files, and assisting in planning programs and events. Must have a working knowledge of MS Office and Google Suite (Docs, Drive, Gmail, Slides, etc.).  The student must sign an agreement, committing to uphold the highest confidentiality standards. You must understand that if you breach the confidentiality agreement, you will be terminated as the ACH Work-Study student, which will be reported to the Financial Aid Office. *The student will maintain sensitivity, understanding, and respect for a diverse academic environment that strives to be inclusive of students, faculty, staff, and community members of varying backgrounds. The student must be willing to learn more about inclusivity, laws (such as FERPA, HIPPA, and ADA), and equity.  *Must be a student in good academic and conduct standing.

Supervisor: Shareka Brown
File and assemble paperwork and information packets for orientation and program interviews. Phone prospective students for program interviews. Mail personal letters/postcards to students. Must have good admin and MS Office skills. Ability to handle confidential matters. Ability to work well with others.

Supervisor: Lynn Watts
Assist with various events sponsored by Office of Student Life & SGA. Assist with day-to-day oversight of food pantry, posting flyers and providing customer service and other duties as assigned. Qualifications include MS Office, previous CSR experience, appreciation of diversity Good academic standing required.

Supervisor: Ricky Swing
This position is a support role, and is supervised by the welding instructor. Welding Assistant will help the instructor promote safe use all equipment (welders, saws, shears, and cutting equipment), assist in setup of machines, and responsible for assisting other students with the proper work process including but not limited to metal preparation, tackment and fit-up of metals, and guidance in the proper techniques of bead laying in multiple positions in a variety of welding joints.