Federal Work Study

Student Application
School/Department: Office of the Registrar
Primary Location: Multiple Locations
Position: Student
Job Type: Part Time
Position Close Date: Until Filled

JOB SUMMARY: The Office of the Registrar is seeking a student for a Federal Work Study position. The student will work closely with Registrar staff and MGA students assisting with daily clerical and graduation tasks. The student will have the ability to navigate and abide by MGA institutional polices.  Student will report directly to the  Assistant Registrar on campus.


  • Scan, file, copy, mail, shred, and retrieve documents as required by the Office of the Registrar staff.
  • Assist students, alumni, and other MGA patrons at the front counter as necessary.
  • Maintain acceptable and professional quality phone service and productivity performance.
  • Maintain FERPA compliance.
  • Performs graduation duties as assigned by the Graduation Coordinator including preparation for the graduation ceremony and post-graduation tasks. 


  • Experience using Microsoft Office Suite with an aptitude to learn imaging systems.
  • Professional and effective oral and written communication skills that align with excellent customer service skills.
  • Ability to interact effectively with a diverse population.
  • Ability to work independently and as a team member.


  • Must be currently enrolled in at least 6 credit hours at MGA
  • Must be able to work up to 16 hours each week
  • Must have a minimum GPA of 2.5
  • Must maintain Satisfactory Academic Progress
  • Must comply with strict confidentiality of information
  • Priority given to student applicants who successfully exited Learning Support courses

Equal Employment Opportunity: Middle Georgia State University is an equal employment, equal access, and equal educational opportunity. It is the policy of the Middle Georgia State University to recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to race, color, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, gender, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or veteran status as required by applicable state and federal laws (including Title VI, Title VII, Title IX, Sections 503, and 504, ADEA, ADA, E.O. 11246, and Rev. Proc. 75-50). 

For questions or more detailed information regarding this policy, please contact the Middle Georgia State University Office of Human Resources at 478.471.2010. Individuals requiring disability related accommodations for participation in any event or to obtain print materials in an alternative format, please contact Human Resources. 

Other Information: Every member of the USG community is required to adhere to the USG Statement of Core Values - Integrity, Excellence, Accountability, and Respect - that form and guide the daily work of the organization.  

Middle Georgia State University is committed to four core values in what we do and represent: CORE VALUES: Stewardship - Engagement - Adaptability - Learning 

Background Check: Employment offer is contingent upon completing a background investigation including a criminal background check demonstrating your employment eligibility with MGA, as determined by MGA in its sole discretion, confirmation of the credentials and employment history reflected in your application material and, if applicable, a satisfactory credit check. 

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