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Federal Work Study - Spartan Leader

Company: Elgin Community College
Location: Elgin
Posted on: March 16, 2023

Job Description:

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 -Friday: Flexible

Rate of Pay:


FLSA Status:


Grant Funded:


Job Summary:

The position of Spartan Leader is one where student leaders can make a meaningful contribution to new students attending Elgin Community College. Spartan Leader help new students make positive and welcoming transition to ECC, assist new students navigate through their first year. Additionally, Spartan Leaders will assist with the Office of First Year Programs and Student Life events such as; Welcome weeks, The Big Event, Passport Blitzes, New Student Convocation and Campus Jam, Campus Tours, and much more. Spartan Leaders are well trained and informed about procedures, policies and resources regarding Elgin Community College.

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Currently enrolled in a least six (6) ECC credit hours
  • Qualify for Federal Work Study (visit financial aid for details)
  • Good academic standing (min.2.5 GPA)

    Desired Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

    • Positive attitude and enthusiasm about ECC
    • Strong interpersonal, communication, and leadership skills and the potential to develop these skills.

      Essential Duties:

      1. Welcome new students to Elgin Community College
      2. Lead discussion groups with incoming students
      3. Represent the college by presenting accurate and helpful information
      4. Assist with Student life and Firs Year programs events
      5. Communicate with new students regarding completion of orientation
      6. Provide tours to incoming students

      Other Duties:

      Other duties as assigned that pertain to the job description

      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.

Keywords: Elgin Community College, Elgin , Federal Work Study - Spartan Leader, Other , Elgin, Illinois

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