Work Study

Welcome and thank you for your interest in participating in the Heritage University Work Study Program.The program will allow students to pursue placement of their choice and serve as a tool for students to attain skills in the area of job readiness.

How DOES THE Work Study Placement Work?

  • Students must be awarded Work study. A Financial Aid Representative will award all work-study eligible students and determine the award amount.
  • Visit the job board after you have selected the desired job you wish to pursue. You will need to:
    • Submit your online work-study application here. If an agreement between student and supervisor is made (willingness to hire), the supervisor will inform the Work Study Coordinator.
    • If you are selected for a work-study position you will be contacted by Dianne Fernandez and set up an appointment within 1-3 days to generate a contract. You will be required to attend a new hire orientation by Human Resources to provide necessary payroll documents (please visit for a complete listing of required documents, which must be presented at the meeting; one item from column A or one item from column B and one item from column C.)

Important FACTS about Work Study Placement:

  • Workstudy awards range from $2,000 - $9,000 for an academic year.
  • Students are allowed to work up to 19 hours per week but under no circumstance may a student work more than 19 hours per week.
  • Individualized placements will determine the hour allotment per week as well as the hourly wage.
  • Placement is determined by supervisor
  • Placement is limited, not all Workstudy Awarded students are guaranteed a placement.
  • Students who are hired through the workstudy program must maintain academic satisfactory progress
  • Students placed through the program are recommended to attend resume writing workshops, career fairs and participate in mock interviews

Workstudy Requirements: 

1. Financial need on your financial aid package

2. Eligible for State and/or Federal funding

3. GPA 2.0 or higher

4. Attending 1/2 time (6 credits) or greater

Please stop at the Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships to submit a work-study application 22-23 Work Study Application.pdf or call 509-865-8502 for more information.  You may also submit your work-study application to  Resumes and at least two (2) references are required. As positions become available your application will be forwarded. 

Custodian (Work-Study){expander}

TITLE: Custodian (Work study)


COLLEGE/SCHOOL/DEPT: Physical Plant Maintenance              DATE PREPARED:


REPORTS TO: Ezequiel Zuniga                                                     FLSA: Non-Exempt



The Custodian performs custodial duties in and around campus facilities; works closely with employees and the public to meet the custodial needs of the area; and resolves problems to ensure efficient and safe operations.




  1. Represents Heritage University in the most positive manner with prospective, former and current students, clients, suppliers and the community we serve. Interacts effectively with a diverse group of faculty, staff, students and other customers of our services, learns and uses operating practices of the department and Heritage University.


  1. Upholds the Heritage University Mission Statement.


  1. Assist other employees to keep a cohesive team atmosphere


  1. Cleans and maintains floors, walls, windows, carpets, furniture, white-boards.


  1. Cleans and sanitizes restrooms and fixtures; empties trash containers in accordance with established procedures.


  1.  Responds to service requests, when asked.


  1. Performs various maintenance and custodial duties


  1. Operates power equipment and hand tools such as vacuum, broom and mop required for cleaning and custodial maintenance of floors, walls, carpets, and furniture.


  1. Uses ladders when required in work assignments.


10.Replenishes tissue and restroom supplies.


11.Performs preventative maintenance in and around facilities.


12.Manually remove snow or debris form sidewalks, stairs, driveways, and entry ways.


13. Handles confidential information with tact, discretion and in compliance with FERPA regulations.




  1. Performs other functions as necessary or as assigned.




Learn to manage time and work habits in an efficient manner.


Learn to work well with others for the same common goal and benefit


Learn customer service skills and ethics




A.            Knowledge: Good work ethics


B.            Skills: Safely dispose of hazardous materials; identify stains and use proper chemicals for their removal; work effectively in and around the public; perform physical labor; understand and carry out oral and written directions; maintain cooperative working relationships; demonstrate sensitivity to, and respect for a diverse population.


C.            Abilities: Must be able to perform physical activities, such as, but not limited to, lifting heavy items (up to 50 lbs. unassisted), bending, standing, climbing or walking. Must be able to work safely in an environment containing caustic chemicals, cleaning materials, dust and noise. Routinely required to work under inclement weather conditions.



Registrar Office Assistant{expander}

Supervisor: Mary Neal


Title: Registrar Office Assistant

Wage Rate: $14.49

Hours: 19/week

Job Description:

  * Work with the Registrar's office staff, students, and visitors 

      * Perform various duties not limited to: making copies, retrieving information, mail, and data entry, filing, and answering phones.

  * Carry out instructions and provide directions to others that may include pulling files when requested, 

     changing file labels, perform with a high degree of accuracy and timeliness.

  * Use of computer

  * Expectation of maintaining confidentiality at all times.

  * Mail: pick up, deliver and sort mail.

  * Commitment to correct errors, participation in solutions, and receiving feedback

  * Other duties as assigned.   

Education Benefits to be derived by students on this job:

   * Knowledge of the Registrar's office function within the University setting

         * Acquire a high degree of accuracy, attention to detail, commitment to take accountability for errors, and participate in correcting any and all errors.

    * Work and understand how to perform in a professional, and customer oriented office in addition to    interaction of other teams within the Student Services Building. 

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