Program Assistant for Student Employment

Willimantic, CT
Full Time
Entry Level

Works with the Associate Director in the overall administration and operation of the office.


  1. Assists the Associate Director with managing day-to-day implementation of the student employment program.
  2. Assists the Associate Director with developing and implementing student employment orientation for supervisors and students.
  3. Processes student employee records in CORE-CT. Serves as a liaison with CORE-CT, including running reports as needed.
  4. Assists the Associate Director in the general hiring, training and supervision of staff in the Student Employment Office.
  5. Assists international students with securing a social security card and completing additional F1/J1 forms.
  6. Organizes files and maintains student records.
  7. Responds to employment verification requests from outside agencies.
  8. Serves as a liaison between students, parents, and academic and administrative offices.
  9. Assists the Associate Director in overseeing the grievance process between supervisors and student employees.
  10. Prepares and updates supervisor and employee training manuals.
  11. Reviews all on- and off-campus jobs before posting to ensure compliance with equal opportunity laws and Eastern’s Employability skills.
  12. May assume some additional duties in the absence of the Associate Director.
  13. Performs other duties and responsibilities related to those enumerated above which do not alter the basic level of responsibility of this position. 
Bachelor’s degree and at least one (1) year of professional experience in a university or closely related setting. Effective communication skills and confidence interacting with various constituencies. Excellent organizational, time management, and problem-solving skills. Demonstrated ability to learn new software. Experience working both independently and as part of a team.

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