Pros: working with people that care
Cons: part-time position, economically strained, laid off after three months
A typical day at work begins with turning all the lights, computers, and setting up the bookstore register, and unlocking the classrooms that are scheduled to be utilized. Next, logging into computer programs that are most likely to be accessed on a typical day that meets the needs of students updating accounts, paying tuitions, purchasing books, or – more... crediting printing accounts. Also, the programs necessary to help high schools students so that they may be able to register for fresh start assessments, and high school graduates planning to register for college.
Furthermore, a typical day would also involve setting advising appointments according to schedule openings for teachers, advisors, and students using Microsoft Outlook, provide notification of class cancellations and changes that may occur. Making copies, send faxes, and communicating with many of the institutions depts to answer student questions as well to ensure proper procedural standards are being upheld while submitting official information.
Lastly, providing students with the books available from the mini bookstore and operating a cash register to complete transactions made in cash, check, or credit cards. Keeping inventory of supplies for sale, books sold, and books still available. This look into the typical day is still missing several tasks duties, and responsibilities, however, the Gig Harbor campus works both with and independantly from the main campus to assist student in acquiring the high quality of services Tacoma Community College provides to accomplish their academic goals and ensure their future success into the future. – less