Laramie County Community College

  • Student Assistant, Food Pantry (LCCC Federal Workstudy Eligible Students Only)

    Job Location US-WY-Cheyenne
    Posted Date 1 year ago(1/16/2018 6:33 PM)
    # of Openings
  • Overview

    The mission of Laramie County Community College is to transform our students' lives through the power of inspired learning. Our over-arching goal is that our accomplishments as a community college will distinguish LCCC from others in the nation, in turn benefiting our communities and bringing pride to the Great State of Wyoming.  Our core values include Passion, Authenticity, and the Desire to Make a Difference. 


    This position is only available for LCCC students enrolled in at least 6 credit hours for the Spring 2018 semester and are eligible for Federal Work Study. You will need a cover letter and resume to complete your application.


    Job Summary: 

    The Student Assistant position for LCCC Food Pantry is a part-time non-benefited position responsible for assisting the Coordinator of Student Engagement & Diversity in overseeing and managing the Student Food Pantry.  The student must qualify for a Work Study position.  This position supports the Student Food Pantry  with routine tasks that support the day-to-day operations of the pantry. These tasks include but are not limited to clerical work such as filing, scanning, sorting, copying and delivering paperwork; maintaining inventory records for the Pantry; stocking shelves with intake of food donations; rotating products in the pantry; assisting students using the pantry;; supporting special projects; and overall assisting the operational functions of the Pantry. Individuals in this position are expected to represent the Department and LCCC in a professional manner.

    LCCC in its strategic plan has identified important Core Values and Aspirational Values, which are inherent in the cultural fabric of the College.  The person fulfilling this role is expected to bear these qualities and advocate for them.


    Other tasks may be assigned based on contemporary institutional need.


    Start Date: January, 2018.


    Compensation: $8.92 per hour, commensurate with experience.


    Essential Functions

    Essential Functions:  

    • Support the Student Food Pantry by maintaining accurate, and up to date records of items available in the pantry
    • Stocking the shelves of the Student Food Pantry with items collected through food drives or by donations
    • Ensuring that the food in the Student Food Pantry is being used appropriately, including rotating food to ensure that food items do not expire
    • Assist department team members through preparing materials, monitoring supply inventories and assisting the operational functions of the Student Food Pantry
    • Provide general customer service through answering phones, responding to student needs for the Student Food Pantry, and routing inquiries to the appropriate team member of Student Engagement & Diversity
    • Support the Student Food Pantry with special projects through completing tasks as assigned
    • Communicate and plan accordingly with Student Engagement & Diversity team members to develop and establish a work schedule for the semester
    • Promptly communicate any changes to established schedules and seek advanced approval for known schedule conflicts or requests
    • Assist with data entry, maintenance of spreadsheets and creation of Student Food Pantry flyers or communications

    Nonessential Functions:  

    An employee in this position may perform some of these responsibilities on an infrequent basis

    • Light cleaning and organization of the Student Food Pantry
    • Attend and assist with Student Engagement & Diversity meetings and functions as needed
    • Attend applicable training sessions as needed

    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

    • Knowledge and ability with personal computing applications – specifically Microsoft Office Suite (e.g., Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint), Adobe products (e.g., Reader, Professional), as well as database management systems
    • Ability to maintain confidentiality standards
    • Ability to effectively communicate and collaborate with area supervisor to resolve work and college course scheduling conflicts
    • Ability to read and interpret instructions in oral, written, or diagrammatical form (e.g., a flow chart of a process)
    • Excellent customer service skills; ability to communicate clearly with a variety of people, in one-to-one and small group settings – either face-to-face, by telephone, or by other electronic means
    • Ability to communicate in an informative manner and effectively listen
    • Ability to support time-based requests; able to function effectively in a multi-tasking, fast-paced environment with deadlines and frequent interruptions
    • Ability to respond to basic inquiries from faculty, staff, or other students
    • Knowledge of basic office equipment including computer, copier, fax machine, and telephone

    Physical/Mental Demands:

    • To successfully perform the essential functions of this position, an employee must be able to maintain appropriate composure and necessary confidentiality with regard to student needs
    • The ability to comply with highly inflexible deadlines is required to successfully perform the essential functions of this position; there will be multiple occurrences of sudden, urgent task completion required
    • While performing the essential functions of this position a variable work schedule may be required
    • There may be occurrences of interacting with employees and/or students, past employees and/or students, members of the general public, and others who express opinions, may exhibit strong emotions, which will require the employee to interact professionally, diplomatically, and appropriately in such situations
    • While performing the essential duties of this position, an employee would frequently be required to move around the assigned work areas as well as within hallways, meeting rooms, and other parts of the campus facilities
    • There may be multiple/daily instances of prolonged sitting, standing, and personal computer use, which would include keyboard and/or mouse usage as well as viewing a computer monitor
    • An employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 20 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 35 pounds to perform essential position functions
    • Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, and ability to adjust focus
    • The overall work environment requires the mental ability to shift focal point quickly due to interruptions; an employee must be able to mentally track multiple projects and tasking as well
    • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate; however, there may be unexpected instances of somewhat loud sounds




    • High school diploma, GED, or equivalent
    • Current LCCC student enrolled in courses for the employed semester and eligible for federal work study position


    • Experience in working or volunteering in a food pantry




    Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer


    Laramie County Community College is committed to providing a safe and nondiscriminatory educational and employment environment. The college does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, sexual orientation or other status protected by law. Sexual harassment, including sexual violence, is a form of sex discrimination prohibited by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972. The college does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational, extracurricular, athletic or other programs or in the context of employment.


    The College has a designated person to monitor compliance and to answer any questions regarding the college’s non-discrimination policies:  Please contact: Title IX and ADA Coordinator, Room 205B, Pathfinder Building, 1400 E College Drive, Cheyenne, WY  82007, 307-778-1217,



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