Federal Work Study – Student Assistant (Disability Resource Center) – Gainesville, FL

Federal Work Study – Student Assistant (Disability Resource Center)

University of Florida

Gainesville, FL


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Job Description:

The DRC Testing proctors are responsible for following and implementing the DRC Testing Office policies and procedures, proctoring and prepping accommodated exams, maintaining exam security, assisting with student and faculty inquiries, troubleshooting errors, and providing basic clerical support. 

Job Duties include: 

  • Assist visitors, staff, and faculty with questions or concerns 

  • Using the G-ATR Testing Portal to properly prep exams that are to be administered at the DRC 

  • Prepare exam materials according to students’ accommodations and instructors’ directions 

  • Package and return exam materials to faculty members 

  • Monitor students taking exams at the testing center via a closed circuit (CCTV) system and via direct observation to ensure compliance with the UF Honor Code 

  • Effectively and efficiently handle high volumes of phone calls, student and faculty inquiry within the office and providing information regarding testing services 

  • Report all violations or suspected violations of the Honor Code to the appropriate supervisor 

  • Proctoring exams by seating students in assigned testing space 

  • Starting and stopping exams at the appropriate time 

  • Managing the testing database system and assisting with student exam scheduling 

  • Attending periodic staff meetings and training sessions 

  • Working at least four shifts during the two weeks of Finals

Expected Salary:


Minimum Requirements:

  • Must receive or be eligible to receive Federal Work Study 

  • Students must have a minimum of 2.5 cumulative GPA 

  • Must be in good academic and conduct standing with the University of Florida 

  • Willingness to make a commitment of 10 hours a week, for at least 2 consecutive semesters. Position requires working during Midterms and Finals. 

  • Our operating hours are from 7:30am-10:30pm, must be flexible to work morning and/or evening shifts. Shifts are scheduled around course schedules. 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Detail oriented 

  • Capable of working and multi-tasking independently 

  • Capable of working in a fast-paced environment 

  • Exemplary customer service skills and able to handle difficult conversations 

  • Punctual and reliable 

  • Experience working in an office environment 

  • Ability to maintain professional relationships 

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills 

  • Ability to handle sensitive and confidential information/situations with discretion 

  • Able to work morning and/or night shifts during midterms and Finals 

  • Computer skills, Proficient in use of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint 

Special Instructions to Applicants:

In order to be considered, you must upload your resume, course schedule, weekly availability (Monday – Friday) and Federal Work Study Award for the 2022-2023 academic year.  ALL students applying to this position, must have current UF Federal Work Study Award stating proof of Federal Work Study. 

Students seeking FWS employment should print/screenshot a copy of their Financial Aid Award Page, which contains the Federal Work Study award as proof of FWS eligibility. To locate your Financial Aid Award Page, go to https://one.uf.edu/financialaid/aidyear

Work Schedule: 

Hours of Operation: Monday – Friday, 7:30am – 10:30pm 

Morning Shift: 7:30am – 12:30pm 

Afternoon Shift: 12:30pm – 5pm 

Night Shift: 5pm – 10:30pm 

Health Assessment Required:"No"


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