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The Schock Financial Aid Office

Federal Work Study

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The Schock Financial Aid Office

Address:
25 University Avenue, Suite 030
West Chester, PA 19383


Phone: 610-436-2627
Fax: 610-436-2574
Email: Finaid@wcupa.edu


Fall Hours:
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday: 8:00am-4:30pm
Wednesday: 9:00am-4:30pm

Summer Hours:
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday: 8:00am-4:00pm
Wednesday: 9:00am-4:00pm

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Office of Multicultural Affairs (OMA)

The mission of the West Chester University Office of Multicultural Affairs is to develop and maintain a supportive environment that promotes the academic achievement and personal well-being of African American, Latino, Asian American and Native American students at the University. This is accomplished by providing a wide range of services, programs and activities which enhance and support the academic and personal development goals of multicultural students. 

Physical Address:
003 Sykes Union, West Chester University, 110 West Rosedale Ave. West Chester PA 19383 
Website:
Community Service:
No 
On/Off Campus:
On-Campus 

Student Assistant (Pay Band 1)

Supervisor Contact Information
Jerome Hutson
(610) 436-3273
jhutson@wcupa.edu
 
Querida Lugo
(610) 436-3273
qlugo@wcupa.edu
 
Position Responsibilities:
Customer ServiceGeneral OfficeOffice AmbassadorPublic Relations
Involves the following:
• Being responsible for/or providing services to anyone under the age of 18
This position will provide general assistance with:
This position will provide receptionist duty and general office assistance for the clerical, graduate and professional staff in the Office of Multicultural Affairs.
Specific duties as they relate to this department:
Greeting visitors; providing general office information regarding the Multicultural Center and OMA programs and services, general office duties including filing and bulletin board upkeep; developing flyers, posters, and electronic communication; running campus errands; assisting with the implementation of office programs, activities and services; answering telephones when necessary.
Learning Outcomes:
This position will help students develop and enhance their professional communication and customer service skills. It will also provide an opportunity for students to learn more about the office and the University in general. It will provide them direct and early access to information regarding scholarships, internships, jobs, and other opportunities for involvement on and off campus.

Peer Mentor - Federal Work Study (Pay Band 3)

Supervisor Contact Information
Jerome Hutson
(610) 436-3273
jhutson@wcupa.edu
 
Querida Lugo
(610) 436-3273
qlugo@wcupa.edu
 
Position Responsibilities:
General OfficeStudent Mentor
Involves the following:
• Confidential or sensitive data/information
• Being responsible for/or providing services to anyone under the age of 18
This position will provide general assistance with:
Providing new, first-year and transfer students with information and assistance to help with their transition to the university during their first year.
Specific duties as they relate to this department:
1. Attend and actively participate in training activities. 2. Schedule and conduct weekly meetings with your assigned mentee group to discuss academic and social adjustment at the university, concerns, and successes as well as provide updates and beneficial information. 3. Meet one-on-one with your assigned mentees bi-weekly. 4. Assist mentees with planning academic and personal goals. 5. Attend weekly peer mentor staff meetings to provide updates to the Mentoring Coordinator regarding your assigned mentee group’s progress. In addition, receiving updated information. 6. Attend planned Mentoring Program socials and programs that are coordinated by the Mentoring Program Coordinator. (These may be substituted for your bi-weekly mentee group. 7. Assist in coordinating the daily operations of the OMA Mentoring Program. 8. Assist in the planning, coordinating, implementation, and evaluation of the OMA Mentoring Program activities and events. 9. Assist in the development, implementation, and evaluation of various programs sponsored and/or co-sponsored by OMA. 10. Assist in the advertising and dissemination of information for various programs sponsored and/or co- sponsored by OMA. 11. Assist with coordinating all facets of the planning of the Annual Multicultural Awards Programs. 12. Disseminate all pertinent information as designated by OMA to the mentees. 13. Assist in the training of new student support staff.
Learning Outcomes:
Through training, and by helping new students with transitioning and becoming familiar with the resources available at the university, Peer Mentors will develop and enhance their own skills in communication, leadership, team building, goal setting, program development, and problem solving.