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STEM Center

Foundations Lab

Front Desk

Student Host Schedule

(Public Version)

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REMINDER #1 !

The below is an informational website only

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REMINDER #2 !

You will need to receive the 

"Authorization to Begin Work" email

prior to commencing in your job role ! 

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REMINDER #3 !

Student Employees are allowed to work up to 19 hours. 

Make sure that the total number of hours from ALL your jobs is not more than 19 hours.  For example, if you work as a STEM Center Peer Assistant and a STEM Center Clerical Assistant and also work at the Foothill College Library, your total number of combined hours cannot exceed 19. 

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Section 1:  HIRING PROCESS

See: https://foothill.edu/stemcenter/stemcenter_studentemployee.html 

 

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Section 2:  JOB DESCRIPTION - CLERICAL ASSISTANT

Job Title:  Clerical Assistant   (Also referred to as Front Desk Student Host).

Weekly requirements of Front Desk Student Hosts are listed below,

 

Each Clerical Assistant Foundations Lab Front Desk Student Host will:

1) Be present in the Foundations Lab:  Provide support to the students in the Foundations Lab, via the Front Desk.

2) Order and Cleanliness:  Keep the room in good order and clean. 

3) Checklist:  Follow the Checklist every 1/2 hour.

4) Special Projects:  Assist with Special Projects based on your expertise and interests. .

 

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Section 3:  FRONT DESK STUDENT HOST  TRAINING REQUIREMENTS

All STEM Center Front Desk Student Hosts (Foundation Lab and Main Lab Clerical Assistants) should participate in one of the "STEM Center Front Desk Student Host" workshops for the 2019 Winter Quarter. 

  • An announcement will be send out to all Student Host Clerical Assistants to select to participate in the 1-hour workshop that fits their schedule.

 

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Section 4:  HOST TIME SHEET REPORTING REQUIREMENTS

 Foundations Lab and Main Lab Front Desk Student Hosts are required to submit their hours online via myportal, as per process below.

Section 4.1:  When and where  to submit your hours online (so Payroll can pay you):   Student Hosts must  submit their hours online at the end of each month, to get paid, The steps for entering your hours online are shown below:

  • Step1: Go to myportal.fhda.edu and login with your myportal userid and password. 
  • Step 2:  Click on Apps
  • Step 3:  C;ick on Payroll
  • Step 4:  Click on Time Submission
  • Step 5:  Enter your hours
  • Step 6:  Click Submit

 

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Section 5.0:  COMMON GUIDELINES for FACULTY and TUTORS

The following guidelines are provided as a facilitation tool for collaboration  between Front Desk Student Hosts, and both Faculty and Student Tutors, in the Foundations Lab.

  1. FOCUS:  Front Desk Student Hosts are expected to focus exclusively on Front Desk duties.
  2. OUTSIDE OF COMFORT ZONE :  In the event the Student Host feels uncomfortable assisting a student, consult with a Faculty Tutor.
 

Section 5.1:  GUIDELINES SPECIFIC to STUDENT HOSTs

The following guidelines are specific to Student Host responsibilities:

  1. ARRIVAL and DEPARTURE:  Each Student Host should present themselves to the Faculty Tutors when they arrive at the Foundations Lab or Main Lab to start their shift. Also let Faculty Tutors know when your shift is completed and you are leaving.
  2. WRITE STUDENT HOST NAME ON THE BOARD: Student Hosts should write their name on the Board (with the text "(Student Host)" in parenthesis, next to their name. Upon departure, Student Host should erase their name from the board.
  3. BADGES:  Each Student Host should be wearing a badge (even a hand-written one) identifying them as a "Front Desk Student Host".
  4. ISSUE RESOLUTION:  In the event of any type of issue, in a case where Student Host cannot resolve, or simply has a question, Student Host should consult with a Faculty Tutor.
  5. KEEP YOUR FOCUS on STUDENTS NEEDING HELP:  Student Hosts should not engage in activities that distract them from focusing on helping the students at the Front Desk and completing the Front Desk Checklist every 1/2 hour. These include doing their homework or having headsets on, or talking on their mobile telephone for non-emergency reasons, or chatting on their laptop for non-job-related topics.
    --Student Hosts  should be walking around , making sure the room is always tidy and orderly. 
    --Focus has to be maintained at all times on the students and the Front Desk.Do not leave the Front Desk unattended from more than 5 minutes
  6. FRONT DESK TEMPORARY STAFFING:  In the case the Student Host needs to be absent for more than 5 minutes, ask one of the Student Tutors (or if there are no Student Tutors, ask one of the Faculty Tutors) to assist with Front Desk duties as needed -- such as calculator returns. 
  7.   FOUNDATIONS LAB OPENING and CLOSING PROCEDURES:   Student Hosts shuld help with opening and closing duties, including bringing in the "Sandich Board", cleaning and unplugging the coffee and hot wated, and making sure the coffee area is clean.

Section 5.2:  GUIDELINES SPECIFIC to FACULTY TUTORS

The following guidelines are specific to Faculty Tutor responsibilities regarding Student Hosts, in addition to reviewing the above guidelines in Sections 5.0 and 5.1 above:

  1. SUPERVISION and GUIDANCE:  Student Hosts are under the supervision and guidance of Faculty Tutors at all times.
  2. TRAINING:  At times of low or no activity, Faculty Tutors are encouraged to consult with the Student Hosts, sharing their experience and providing guidance on topics such as:
    • Tasks that can improve the Foundations Lab or Main Lab
    • mention suppplies needed
    • What to do if an issue arises while helping a student or under any other circumstances.
    • Ask Student Hosts if they have any questions or need help with something.
  3. SUPPORT ASSIGNMENTS:  Faculty can assign Student Hosts specific tasks if it is towards a need or improvement of the Main Lab or Foundations Lab.
  4. FEEDBACK :  Provide feedback on how th STEM Center can improve the Foundations Lab and Main Lab experience, with Student Host help.

 

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Section 6:  MAIN LAB STUDENT TUTOR SCHEDULE

 

Below is the STEM Center Main Lab (Room 4201) Front Desk Student Clerical Assistant (Student Host) schedule for the 2019 Winter quarter 

Some helpful notes follow:

  1.  Student Tutor last name is listed first.

 

2019 Winter Qtr

Foundations Lab OPEN Hours

Mon-Thu/9am-8pm,  Fri/9am-4pm

Sat/11am-5pm,  Sun/Closed

Foundations Lab FRONT DESK STUDENT HOST Hours

Mon-Thu/9am-5pm, Fri/9am-4pm  

Sat/No Front Desk Host ,  Sun/Closed

Color Designation Table  (For schedule that follows)
              Front Desk Student Host spot already filled.
              Front Desk Student Host spot is available.
              Foundations Lab OPEN. No Front Desk Student Host.                   
              Foundations Lab CLOSED.  
Time Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
9am - 10am

Spot #1

Eleni

 

Spot # 10

Spot #19

Eleni

 

Spot # 28

Spot # 37

Xiaoyan

 

 

CLOSED

CLOSED

10am - 11am

Spot #2

Spot #11

Spot #20

Spot #29

Spot # 38

Xiaoyan

 

 CLOSED  CLOSED
11am - 12pm

Spot #3

 

 

Spot #12

Spot #21

 

Spot #30

Spot #39

Xiaoyan

 

Spot #44

OPEN

No Front Desk Host

CLOSED

12am - 1pm

Spot #4

Xiaoyan

 

Spot #13

Eleni

 

Spot #22

Xiaoyan

 

Spot #31

Kateryna 

 

Spot #40

Xiaoyan

 

Spot #45

OPEN

No Front Desk Host

 CLOSED
1pm - 2pm

Spot #5

Xiaoyan

 

 

Spot #14

Zhuotong

 

 

 

Spot #23

Xiaoyan

 

 

Spot #32

Zhuotong

 

 

Spot #41

Zhuotong

 

 

Spot #46

OPEN

No Front Desk Host

CLOSED

2pm - 3pm

Spot #6

Xiaoyan

 

Spot #15

Zhuotong

 

Spot #24

Xiaoyan

 

Spot #33

Zhuotong

 

Spot #42

Zhuotong

 

Spot #47

OPEN

No Front Desk Host

 CLOSED

3pm - 4pm

Spot #7

Xiaoyan

 

 

Spot #16

Xiaoyan

 

 

Spot #25

 

 

 

Spot #34

Xiaoyan

 

 

Spot #43

Zhuotong

 

 

Spot #48

OPEN

No Front Desk Host

CLOSED

4pm - 5pm

Spot #8

Xiaoyan

 

 

Spot #17

Xiaoyan

 

 

Spot #26

Kateryna 

 

 

 

Spot #35

Xiaoyan

 

 

CLOSED

 Spot #49

OPEN

No Front Desk Host

CLOSED

5pm - 8pm

Spot #9

OPEN

No Front Desk Host

Spot #18

OPEN

No Front Desk Host

Spot #27

OPEN

No Front Desk Host

 

Spot #36

OPEN

No Front Desk Host

CLOSED

 

CLOSED CLOSED
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