Federal Work-Study Program

Campus:  Blountville
Office:  Financial Aid
Room:  C2406, General Studies Building 
Office Hours:  8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday - Friday  
Address:  2425 Highway 75, P.O. Box 246, Blountville, TN 37617
Phone:  423.354.5153                                                                                                                                                                                                       
Fax:  423.323.0232
Email:  mgbrickey@NortheastState.edu
Web:  www.NortheastState.edu/FinancialAid 



Work-Study Students

The Federal Work-Study Program offers students an opportunity to earn money for educational expenses.

Students are paid an hourly wage rate for work performed. Earnings may not exceed the amount of the award. These funds are not used to pay tuition and fees.

Eligible students may have the opportunity to perform community service on or off campus or work as tutors in local elementary schools for the America Reads Program.

Additional information is available in the Financial Aid Office in C2406.

Application Process

  1. View available positions that you are interested in.
  2. Submit application and list position of interest on application.
  3. Students will receive an email via their MyNortheast email regarding eligibility.
  4. Eligible students will be phoned to set up an interview with supervisors.

SUMMER 2018

Position OFC-C

Blountville Campus

Not Major Specific but prefer: Office Systems Technology, Business Administration, Business Management, Accounting
TASKS:  Filing, Copy, Answer Telephone, Record Keeping, Basic Computer skills, Run Errands, Reception
SKILLS:  Word and Excel use are required for this position. 
8-10 hours per week up to 25 (can be split between 2 people)
Monday through Friday 

Position OFC-D

Blountville Campus

Not Major Specific
TASKS:  Typing, Copy, Answer Telephone, Record Keeping, Basic Computer skills, Run Errands, Stock Work, Reception and Greeting Visitors
SKILLS:  Customer service skills and a willingness to be trained.  "Can do", positive, service attitude
8-10 hours per week up to 25 (can be split between 2 or more people)
Monday through Friday 


Position RCM-K

Kingsport Campus

Not Major Specific
TASKS:  Typing, Answer Telephone, Basic Computer skills, Receive visitors (Reception)
10-25 hours per week (can be split between 2 to 3 people)
Monday through Friday 8:00 am to 4:30 pm

*******FALL 2018*******

America Reads

Position AR 

Blountville

Prefer Education Majors, but not required
Days and Times can vary depending on your class schedule
Contact: Melissa Brickey C2406 for more information

Position 1-B

Blountville Campus

Not Major Specific
TASKS:  Typing, Answer Telephone, Basic Computer skills, Receive visitors (Reception)
SKILLS:  Must be able to assist patrons in person or on the phone.  Use Ticket Agent Software, take and process orders, print tickets, provide general assistance to patrons.  Assist students, faculty and staff using the facility.  Provide information and directions to patrons.
8-10 hours per week up to 25 hours per week (can be split between 3 people)
Monday through Friday 10:00 am to 3:00 pm

Position 2-B

Blountville Campus

Not Major Specific
TASKS:  Typing, Filing, Copy, Record Management, Run Errands, Check Equipment, Tutoring Lab Work, Answer Telephone, Basic Computer skills, Tutoring, Receive visitors (Reception)
SKILLS:  Tutor in at least (1) needed subject, peers in a one on one environment.  Will work in the office when not tutoring.  Must be dependable with a patient demeanor in working with a diverse group of students and the public.
8-10 hours per week up to 25 hours per week (this position will utilize multiple student workers)
Monday through Thursday 8:30 am to 4:30 pm

Position 3-B

Blountville Campus

Not Major Specific
TASKS:  Filing, Copy, Answer Telephone, Basic Computer skills, Run Errands, Fax, Reception (any office work)
SKILLS:  Customer service, office experience and experience in listed tasks will be helpful for this position.
8-15 hours per week (can be split between 2-3 people)
Monday through Friday 8:00 am to 4:30 pm

Position 4-B

Blountville Campus

Not Major Specific but Prefer: Office Systems Technology, Business Administration, Business Management, Accounting
TASKS:  Filing, Copy, Answer Telephone, Record Keeping, Basic Computer skills, Run Errands, Reception
SKILLS:  Word and Excel use are required for this position. 
8-10 hours per week up to 20 (can be split between 2 people)
Monday through Friday 

Position 5-B

Blountville Campus

Not Major Specific
TASKS:  Filing, Typing, Copy, Telephone,Record Keeping, Basic Computer skills, Run Errands,
Check Equipment, Stock Work, Shelving Book Drops, processing, special projects, light cleaning.  Position requires squatting, lifting up to 10 lbs overhead.
SKILLS:  Customer service, organizational skills, must be able to work independently. 

5-20 hours per week up to 25 hours. Days and Times can vary depending on your class schedule.

Position 6-B

Blountville Campus

Not Major Specific
TASKS:  Tutoring. (Not all who apply for this position will tutor.) Customer service, general office duties.  Run Errands as needed.
SKILLS:  For tutors in this position, must have an "A" or "B" in the subject to be tutored as well as a GPA of 2.0 or above to meet standard SAP requirements.  Currently needed are all Math and Science subjects.  Must have cheerful, patient attitude. Willingness and drive to assist others. 

Monday through Friday, times will vary depending on students' class schedule.  This position will be held by multiple students due the nature of the position and need.

Position 7-B

Blountville, Kingsport, Elizabethton, Johnson City Campuses

Not Major Specific
TASKS:  Mentor.  Will be trained to assist students in: Using a syllabus, time management, balancing life/school, study skills, note taking, test taking strategies, test anxiety and personal/college finances.
SKILLS:  MUST have completed at least (1) semester of college at Northeast State or other institution.  Minimum 2.5 GPA. Recommendation from at least (2) faculty and/or staff members regarding character and dependability.  Complete initial training sessions.  Effective verbal and written communication skills.  Ability to establish positive work relationship with students and staff.  Computer, I-Pad, and/or office skills. Familiar with Degree Works, MyNortheast and D2L.  

8-10 hours per week. Days and Times can vary depending on your class schedule.

CONTACT:  Raylene Steward C1113 Blountville Campus, Donna Addington E110 Elizabethton Campus, Wendy Taylor Room 211 Kingsport Center for Higher Education for more information and Mentor Applications.

Position 8-B

Blountville Campus

Not Major Specific
TASKS:  Tutoring with office tasks such as: Typing, Filing, Copying, Answering phones, Record keeping, Computer use, Run Errands, Assist in Labs, Check Equipment, Stock Work, Reception.
SKILLS: MUST be able to tutor in at least (1) subject. Minimum 2.0 GPA or above to meet satisfactory academic progress. Will work one on one with students in a tutoring environment. Must be non-judgmental with patience.  As tutors will work with diverse groups of students who may have learning and/or psychological disabilities, the highest level of confidentiality must be executed. 

8-10 hours per week. Monday through Thursday 8:30 am to 4:30 pm. This position will need multiple applicants.

Position 9-B

Blountville Campus

Not Major Specific but Prefer: Office Systems Technology, Business Administration, Business Management, Accounting
TASKS:  Filing, Copy, Answer Telephone, Run Errands, Reception in which you will greet students and Campus staff, Stocking (light)
SKILLS:  Office experience a PLUS, customer service skills, Must be dependable
8-10 hours per week due to need, this position may need 2-3 student workers
Monday through Friday varied times (special need on Tuesdays and Thursdays until 4:30)

Position 1-J

Johnson City Campus

Not Major Specific
TASKS:  Typing, Filing, Copy, Answer Telephone, Basic Computer skills, Stock work, Receive visitors (Reception)
SKILLS:  Customer service, office experience and experience in listed tasks will be helpful for this position.
8-10 hours per week (can be split between 3 people)
Monday through Friday 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

Position 1-K

Kingsport Campus

Not Major Specific
TASKS:  Typing, Answer Telephone, Basic Computer skills, Receive visitors (Reception)
10-25 hours per week up to 20 (can be split between 2 to 3 people)
Monday through Friday 8:00 am to 4:30 pm

Eligibility Requirements

  • 2.0 GPA
  • Enrolled in at least 6 credit hours
  • Completed a FAFSA
  • Have unmet need

FAQs

Through direct deposit.


Once per month on the 15th.


8 - 10 hours



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