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Work at JCC

Make some money while you attend Jamestown Community College with an on-campus job. We have a variety of work study and student assistant positions.

How to apply

  1. Read about the student job opportunities offered at your campus and decide which fields or positions you want to work in.
  2. Apply using our online application. If you are a new user, you must create a profile consisting of a username, password, and e-mail address. If you have applied before and have an existing profile, select “I already have an account.” You can review the status of your job applications previously submitted and edit your existing application.

Student job opportunities

Jamestown Campus
Position Description Must be work study eligible?
Admissions/Recruitment assistant

Department: Admissions/Recruitment

Responsibilities: Coordinate response to all inquiries from prospective students, provide general office support (answering phones, filing, and data entry), coordinate mass mailings, answer prospective students’ questions, and other duties as assigned.

Yes
Athletic training room assistant

Department: Athletics

Responsibilities: Assist with practice and game coverage (including set-up, preventative taping and bracing, clean-up from practice). Maintain cleanliness of athletic training room. Assist with the inventory of athletic training facility. Assist with the treatment and rehabilitation programs of student-athletes. Assist with the data entry/filing systems of injury tracking programs.

Yes
Biology lab assistant

Department: Math and Science

Responsibilities: Maintain plant and animal colonies, wash glassware, help prepare laboratory materials, clean, and assist with inventory.

No
Business Office assistant

Department: Business Office

Responsibilities: Answer telephones and assist with mailings, computer data entry, typing, filing, record keeping, etc.

No
Campus Life assistant

Department: Campus Life

Responsibilities: Provide clerical support for the director of Campus Life, including answering phone, fielding walk-in questions, posting fliers on bulletin boards across campus, etc. Assist the director with creating and distributing promotional material of campus activities as well as event set up/take-down as needed.

Yes
Campus Store assistant

Department: FSA

Responsibilities: Assist with a variety of tasks including cashiering, shipping and receiving, stocking, pricing, maintaining inventory, recycling, cleaning, answering phone, making copies, holiday decorating, check cashing, working shows for the box office, completing bank deposits, typing, creating photo IDs, balancing cash drawers, and making advertising posters.

No
Circulation desk assistant

Department: Library

Responsibilities: Assist with shelving materials, shelf-reading, checking materials in/out of the library, maintaining assigned library sections, and special projects assigned by library staff.

No
Clerical assistant

Department: OTA

Responsibilities: Complete receptionist duties, answer phones, file, maintain lab inventory and lab set up/clean up, perform clerical duties including use of copy machine and data entry.

Yes
Computer lab assistant

Department: The Learning Center

Responsibilities: Assist students in computer lab, provide basic troubleshooting services, and communicate regularly with instructional computing services regarding hardware and software functioning.

No
Continuing Education receptionist

Department: Continuing Education

Responsibilities: Be familiar with PCs (Microsoft Word with good keyboarding skills); have good telephone communication and customer service skills; navigate in existing Excel, Powerpoint, and Access documents; respect confidentiality.

Yes
Counseling and Career Center assistant

Department: Counseling and Career Center

Responsibilities: Complete receptionist duties including scheduling appointments, answering telephones, making copies, posting jobs, and other duties as needed.

No
Custodial assistant

Department: Building and Grounds

Responsibilities: Clean restrooms, offices, and classrooms, including dusting and damp mopping.

Yes
Elementary school reading tutor

Department: Financial Aid (*position is off campus)

Responsibilities: Provide individual and group reading support to elementary students through activities such as guided reading, tutoring, literacy games and mentoring. Communicate student progress and needs to supervisors. Must maintain a professional attitude, dress, and demeanor at all times.

Yes
Fitness room attendant

Department: Total Fitness

Responsibilities: Help instruct and supervise the Nautilus center.

No
Health Center assistant

Department: Health Center

Responsibilities: Copy, file, collate, post News Flush in all campus restrooms, fill campus first-aid kits, run errands and assist with other aspects of the Health Center operation as requested, answer phone, and greet visitors in secretary's absence.

Yes
Lifeguard/swim instructor

Department: Total Fitness

Responsibilities: Supervise pool activities and help with instruction in physical education, contract, and swim programs. *Must have current Life Guard, First Aid, and CPR certifications.

No
Media Services/AV assistant

Department: Media Services

Responsibilities: Responsible for setting up/taking down a variety of AV equipment including TV/DVD players, laptops, LCD projectors, camcorders, etc. Maintain equipment, including weekly cleaning and inventory control. Assist patrons at counter in checking out equipment. Experience with technology, video recording, and computers helpful.

No
MTI assistant

Department: Manufacturing Technology Institute

Responsibilities: Set up and put away equipment at MTI and maintain a material inventory to assist in ordering supplies. Troubleshoot and repair machines, perform periodic maintenance, and perform various machining operations for the instructors.

Yes
Music assistant

Department: Music

Responsibilities: Transpose music, maintain music library and inventory, proctor sectionals, set up music ensembles (lifting heavy speakers and cases required), maintain studio.

No
Nursing assistant

Department: Nursing

Responsibilities: Perform tasks such as copying, filing, maintaining inventory, data entry, help set up labs, put out supplies, and other duties as assigned.

No
Office assistant

Department: Weeks Gallery

Responsibilities: Assist with all aspects of cultural center operation: mailings, typing, filing, security, answering phones, greeting public, poster distribution, light painting and patching of gallery walls, cleaning, installing and removing exhibitions, and assisting with special events.

No
Office assistant/ receptionist

Department: Community Relations

Responsibilities: Answer switchboards, file, clip newspapers, complete bulk mailings, enter data in Microsoft Word and Excel, and assist with receptionist responsibilities.

Yes
Peer mentor

Department: Student Development

Responsibilities: Assist new students with connecting them to campus services and resources, finding information on important policies and dates, discovering better time management strategies, and becoming familiar with college accounts (such as Banner, Blackboard, and Gmail). Help new students to make wise choices that will lead them toward their academic and career goals.

No
Physics assistant

Department: Math and Science

Responsibilities: Set up and put away equipment for the physics labs, maintain general organization of the storage space, assist with occasional troubleshooting of equipment and set ups.

No
Recreation desk worker

Department: Total Fitness

Responsibilities: Supervise recreation desk, assist physical education secretary, and complete light clerical and phone responsibilities.

No
Registrar's Office assistant

Department: Registrar's Office

Responsibilities: Answer phones, greet the public, and assist with filing, typing, mailings, and other duties as assigned. Responsible for receptionist duties, routing students to the correct office personnel, and assisting students with problem solving. 

No
Science Center assistant

Department: Math and Science

Responsibilities: Provide office support (answering phones, filing, copying, typing). Assist in the labs including washing glassware, cleaning, inventory, and other tasks as needed by the lab technicians.

No
Student ambassador

Department: Recruitment

Responsibilities: Act as a representative of JCC both on- and off-campus, lead campus tours for prospective students and their families, and assist at open houses, group visits, and other special events. Talk with prospective students in person and via telephone, e-mail, and social media. Perform other projects related to marketing and recruitment as needed.

No
Studio monitor

Department: Artworks

Responsibilities: Assist with organization, maintenance, and general supervision of art studios; areas may include photo darkroom, ceramics, computer studio, or others.

No
Tutor

Department: The Learning Center

Responsibilities: Provide individual or small group tutoring in specific subject area(s) and assist with daily operation of the learning center.

No
Cattaraugus County Campus
Position Description Must be work study eligible?
Campus Store assistant

Department: FSA

Responsibilities: Assist with a variety of tasks including cashiering, shipping and receiving, stocking, pricing, maintaining inventory, recycling, cleaning, answering phone, making copies, holiday decorating, check cashing, working shows for the box office, completing bank deposits, typing, creating photo IDs, balancing cash drawers, and making advertising posters.

No
General office assistant

Department: Main Office

Responsibilities: Greet the public, students, parents, employees, etc. Answer the telephones, provide correct information, and direct people to the proper department. Assist with mailing, filing, data entry, shredding, copying, faxing, scanning, and posting fliers.

Yes
Peer mentor

Department: Student Development

Responsibilities: Assist new students with connecting them to campus services and resources, finding information on important policies and dates, discovering better time management strategies, and becoming familiar with college accounts (such as Banner, Blackboard, and Gmail). Help new students to make wise choices that will lead them toward their academic and career goals.

No
Student ambassador

Type of position: work study, student assistant

Responsibilities: Act as a representative of JCC both on- and off-campus, lead campus tours for prospective students and their families, and assist at open houses, group visits, and other special events. Talk with prospective students in person and via telephone, e-mail, and social media. Perform other projects related to marketing and recruitment as needed.

No
North County Center
Position Description Must be work study eligible?
Campus Life assistant

Department: Campus Life

Responsibilities: Provide clerical support for the director of Campus Life, including posting fliers on bulletin boards across campus, etc. Assist the director with creating and distributing promotional material of campus activities as well as event set up/take-down as needed.

No
Campus Store assistant/cashier

Department: FSA

Responsibilities: Act as cashier and greet customers. Complete phone work and money handling, stock concessions, and lift up to 50 lbs.

No
Fitness Center attendant

Department: FSA

Responsibilities: Sign in students and keep records, oversee equipment use, maintain the general workout area.

No
Maintenance/custodial helper

Department: Building and Grounds

Responsibilities: Perform light cleaning and outdoor work (weather to determine type of work).

Yes

Office assistant

Department: Main Office

Responsibilities: Maintain reception desk and complete general office work, such as light filing, typing, appointment scheduling, and answering the telephones.

Yes
Peer mentor

Department: Student Development

Responsibilities: Assist new students with connecting them to campus services and resources, finding information on important policies and dates, discovering better time management strategies, and becoming familiar with college accounts (such as Banner, Blackboard, and Gmail). Help new students to make wise choices that will lead them toward their academic and career goals.

No
Student ambassador

Department: Recruitment

Responsibilities: Act as a representative of JCC both on- and off-campus, lead campus tours for prospective students and their families, and assist at open houses, group visits, and other special events. Talk with prospective students in person and via telephone, e-mail, and social media. Perform other projects related to marketing and recruitment as needed.

No

Student workers and supervisors

Congratulations on your position at JCC! Before you begin, you need to fill out the student worker packet with your supervisor and submit the completed forms to Financial Aid each academic year. You’ll get an e-mail from Human Resources when the packet is approved (about five business days from submission to approval). You may not start working until you receive this approval, so remember to complete the packet! Paychecks are issued biweekly.

Fall dates TBD.

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Contact Human Resources

Jamestown Campus
Hamilton Collegiate Center
M-F: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

716.338.1037
humanresources@mail.sunyjcc.edu