Overview

Student Assistants provide a variety of support for the department.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Answering phones, responding to general telephone inquiries, and transferring callers to the appropriate party.
  • Greeting callers, campus visitors, students, faculty, staff and the general public in a courteous, friendly, and professional manner.
  • Directing visitors to the appropriate person.
  • Performing data entry and word processing.
  • Filing, making copies, and faxing documents.
  • Running errands on assigned campus.
  • Maintaining confidentiality and student privacy as required by department policy and procedure.
  • General Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Working knowledge of basic office equipment, machines and basic office procedures
  • Knowledge of terminology and/or coursework in the discipline desired
  • Organizational skills and ability to meet deadlines
  • Ability to communicate and work well with a diverse staff
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Ability to be responsible, dependable and punctual
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Campus Ambassador Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Attend and actively participate in trainings each semester and regarding new student orientation
  • Lead a minimum of three (3) tours per semester at all Collin College Campuses
  • Acquire a minimum of 20 hours of service per semester through tours, office work, campus and community events
  • Read and respond to Ambassador Minutes sent through Collin email address
  • Check email periodically throughout week for tour and event requests and updates
  • Communicate and coordinate with other ambassadors regarding any schedule/event conflicts
  • Giving presentations and work at new student orientations during the months November, December, January and April through August.
  • Campus Ambassador Skills and Requirements
  • Excellent communication skills to carry on conversations with groups and individuals
  • Comfortable meeting and greeting new people (small and large groups)
  • Eagerness to represent Collin College and serve the community
  • Must have a 2.0 GPA or higher at the time of application and throughout the terms of employment
  • Available to work Monday and Friday, 1-3 p.m. each week
  • Supplemental Functions
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Perform all duties and maintain all standards in accordance with college policy, procedures and Core Values.
Physical Demands and Working Conditions
Light Work – Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly having to move objects. If the use of arm and/or leg controls requires exertion of forces greater than that for the Sedentary Work category and the worker sits most of the time, the job is rated Light Work. Positions in this class typically include talking, hearing, seeing, grasping, standing, walking and repetitive motions, plus stooping, kneeling, crouching, and reaching. Relatively free from unpleasant environmental conditions or hazards. Office environment. Little physical effort required.
Required Qualifications
Work Study Employees must have and maintain satisfactory academic progress of a 2.0 overall GPA or better at Collin College. Some departments require higher GPA. Work Study employees must remain enrolled in at least 6 credit hours during the semester in which they have a Work Study assignment. In order to be eligible for a summer Work Study assignment, students must have been awarded summer Work Study funds and be enrolled in at least 6 hours at Collin College during the summer.
**This position is Work Study (WS) funded. Students must have been awarded WS funds through Collin College for the current academic year and must accept their WS award in order to be considered for this position. Due to limited availability of WS funds, not all posted WS positions may be filled. Before a WS job offer may be extended, final WS award authorization from the Financial Aid office is required.**
***This is a Security Sensitive position. Therefore candidates will be subject to a criminal background check.***
The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of the positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description. Fair Labor Standards Act (exempt/non-exempt) is designated by position. The employer actively supports Americans with Disabilities Act and will consider reasonable accommodations.
Required & Preferred Qualifications (if applicable):
The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of the positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description. Fair Labor Standards Act (exempt/non-exempt) is designated by position. The employer actively supports Americans with Disabilities Act and will consider reasonable accommodations.
Hourly Compensation:

$12.00

For any employment questions, please contact HR at (972) 985-3783 or email

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Collin College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of any characteristic protected by applicable law.