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Student Employment

Currently, we are taking applications for student leadership positions in the Office of Student Life with a deadline of August 26th. Apply here.

2017-18 ASG Members

Thank you for your interest in joining the Office of Student Involvement as a student leader at Clover Park Technical College. At CPTC, there are a variety of ways that students can get involved on campus. Supported by the Services and Activities Fees collected from every student’s tuition, the Office of Student Involvement and Associated Student Government (ASG) provide programming, campus organizations, and leadership opportunities to all students. 

Associated Student Government (12-19 hours/week)

Associated Student Government student employees work on either the Student Council or Campus Activities Board (CAB). Student Council is an advocate of the student voice and a partner with other governing units. The Student Council oversees the administration of the ASG. Council meetings, which are open to the public, are held on a regular basis while CPTC is in session. CAB promotes and coordinates a well-balanced program of student-initiated activities that enhance health and wellness, cultural, social and recreational needs of the Associated Students outside the classroom aimed at enhancing student life.

 

Peer Ambassadors (8 - 12 hours/week)

The Peer Ambassador Program is coordinated by the Office of Student Involvement. The program serves as a leadership opportunity for students who are dedicated to serving and representing Clover Park Technical College. Ambassadors are paid student employees who coordinate peer help desk activities, conduct walking tours of the campus, and participate in special events related to student retention. Peer Ambassadors staff the Student Leadership & Service Center in Bldg 23.

 

Student Marketing & Communications (8 - 12 hours/week)

The Student Marketing & Communications positions are responsible for the graphic design, overall promotion of, reporting about and creating of a strong online presence (including social media) for the ASG and the Office of Student Involvement.

Graphic design, photography and writing skills highly desired.

 

Committee Members (4 hours/month with the ability to increase to 4 - 6 hours/week)

Committee members are paid student representatives who serve on various Clover Park Technical College committees. Additionally, committee members can sign-up for event shifts that are sponsored by the Office of Student Involvement and increase both work hours and leadership opportunities.

 

Contact

Office of Student Involvement:
253-589-5780
involvement@cptc.edu

*Must be a currently registered CPTC student

*Maintain a quarterly and cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher

*Must be a student in good standing with the College, ASG and the community.

*Must be making academic progress in an academic degree or certificate program

1. Reference (Name, Email, Phone number)

Provide an individual who can speak to your experience, character and temperament that is not a family member. Example:

  • CPTC faculty member

  • Current or past supervisor

  • CPTC staff member

  • Volunteer Coordinator

2. Personal statements

  • Why do you want to be a student leader at CPTC? (80-1000 words)

  • Clover Park Technical College is very diverse. Over 60% of students were awarded financial aid, the median age is 30, 48% are students of color, and 14% are students attending college for the first time. In this position, you will be asked to work on behalf of 4,000 students. How will you strive to represent all students in your leadership position? (80-1000 words)

  • Tell us how you will be able to successfully balance your student leader position responsibilities (8-16 hours/week) along with your obligations at school and home. (40-1000 words)

3. Prepare resume (optional)

Note: You must complete the application in one sitting, it will not save your information if you leave the site.

If you have any questions do not hesitate to stop by The Office of Student Involvement (Bldg 23, Rm 108), call (253-589-5780) or email us!

 

FAQs

 

If you do not meet one or more of the requirements for participation, you may appeal to have your application considered by the Selection Committee. To appeal, please email a statement after you submit your completed application packet explaining to the committee why you should be considered for a leadership position and explaining any circumstances that may have prevented you from meeting a requirement(s). Submit your appeal via email to involvement@cptc.edu. Any questions you can contact 253-589-5780. Submitting an appeal does not guarantee that your application will be considered for an interview by the Hiring Committee.

Student Employees for the Office of Student Involvement make minimum wage, which is currently $11/hour.

The Office of Student Involvement also hires Peer Ambassadors, students who work on the Communications & Marketing Team as well as committee members. If you are interested in these positions please check back frequently to see if we are hiring or contact involvement@cptc.edu and ask for a hiring update for any of these positions.

No. Students are paid from S&A fees instead of workstudy money for student positions with the Office of Student Involvement (OSI). You may have an additional position through workstudy as well as work in the OSI but cumulative hours may not exceed 19 hours/week.

Student Council positions range between 16-19 hours/week. Campus Activities Board positions range between 12-16 hours/week.

We encourage South Hill Campus students to apply for any position with the Office of Student Involvement, however, transportation to training, office hours and meetings at the Lakewood campus will be required.

Yes. We require students to wear CPTC gear as part of their uniform, however we will supply you with a few items when you begin working.

One of the best things of a job in the Office of Student Involvement is flexibility around your personal and class schedule. You create your own working hours within the Monday-Friday, 8am-6pm work day (as well as attend 1-2 required meetings per week).

 

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