There are jobs available on campus in many different departments that will help you hone your professional skills while earning some extra money. Find a job below that you're interested in and start your application process.
Jobs On Campus
POSITION: Football Equipment Student Worker
Hours: Available for 2-3 Monday evenings for JV games and Saturdays during the football season (approximately 10 games). 8-15 hours per week during season and 8 hours per week during the month of April (spring ball).
Description: Working closely with Athletic Equipment & Operations Manager and Football Coaching staff. Set up/tear down practice equipment each day. Daily maintenance of equipment (i.e., helmets, shoulder pads, etc.). Assists with equipment and uniform check-out/check-in. Other duties as assigned.
Qualifications: Must be able to lift 25 or more pounds, work in all weather conditions. General football knowledge, solid communication skills, and attention to detail required.
Contact: Reach out to Tyree Cox at firstname.lastname@example.org.
POSITION: Phonathon Caller
Hours: Varies, depending on student preference. 4-12 hours per week available, flexible schedule. Shifts are evenings or weekends. Saturday or Sunday availability required.
Description: Join the fun! Phonathon callers re part of a dynamic team of students who work together to reach out to alumni and donors of Concordia. The call center is a fast-paced environment focused on working hard and having fun. Phonathon callers are key partners in supporting and furthering Concordia’s mission. They call alumni and donors to ask for financial support, provide information about the Concordia Fund and engage constituents with updates about the university.
Qualifications: Must be a current student in good standing with strong interpersonal skills, a clear and articulate communicator, ability to build rapport through conversations over the phone, passionate about Concordia’s mission and your Concordia experience, ability to work harmoniously with managers and as a team with other callers, think quickly in responding to questions and/or concerns our alumni, parents and friends may have, handle personal information with extreme confidentiality and have a good time.
Additional Benefits: Prizes earned for meeting individual and team goals, provided snacks and end-of-semester celebrations. You also get to experience the opportunity to network over the phone with alumni and friends in various professions all across the United States. You never know who you might meet!
Contact: Kindra Olson 402-643-7172 or email@example.com. You can also stop by the Advancement Office – Weller 206 – with any questions.
POSITION: Theatre Scene Shop Technician
Hours: Varies; scene shop hours are primarily on the weekends (Saturdays and Sundays); specific hours are arranged with the head scene shop supervisor. Additional hours may be needed during some evenings as productions get closer. This position is expected to work each weekend before productions for an average of 8-10 hours per weekend unless otherwise arranged with the scene designer/supervisor. Most hours are completed prior to productions, with fewer hours after mainstage shows are complete.
Responsibilities: This position works with the scene designer in building scenery and props for theatre productions, as well as assist with volunteer student workers. Knowledge of basic carpentry and painting skills are helpful, including experience with handling power tools (including miter saw, table saw, and/or electric drills). A background in theatre set building is helpful for the specialized techniques of set construction, but we will train a motivated student who has carpentry and/or painting skills.
Interview: Interviews are required; head supervisor will contact qualified applicants to coordinate. Please be prepared to discuss previous scene shop/carpentry or related experience.
Apply by email (Please briefly detail your experiences and why you are a quality candidate; also include a resume).
Contact: Bryan.Moore@cune.edu and Bob Olson (firstname.lastname@example.org/ 402-826-9325)
POSITION: Student Videographer
Department: Marketing & Communications
Hours: 3-5 hrs per week, primarily on evenings and weekends
*Film events on campus assigned by the video producer
*Edit short-form content, focused mainly on highlight recaps
*Work with producer to identify interesting stories or happenings on campus
*Basic knowledge of camera equipment, including DSLRs, lenses, and audio (some training will be included)
*Basic knowledge of editing software, like Adobe Premiere or Davinci Resolve
*Good understanding of visual storytelling
*Willingness to learn and take direction
Contact: Liz Kucera at 402-643-7276 or email@example.com
POSITION: Costume Shop Technician
Hours: Varies; Must be able to work within weekly shop hours, which are twice a week (currently Tuesday and Thursday) from about 4:30-8pm. Specific hours will be arranged with the head costume supervisor. Additional hours may be needed during occasional weekends and the week of technical rehearsals and performances.
Description: Maintain and repair costumes for drama productions, and costume lending for the student body and communities. Keep costume storage in good order. Be able to sew basic clothing construction and assist with costume building for campus productions; will also assist with volunteers. We will train a person with basic sewing skills, but a background in theatre is helpful.
Interview: Interviews are required; head supervisor will contact qualified applicants to coordinate. Please be prepared to share photos of previous costume work if available
Apply by email (please briefly detail your experiences and why you are a quality candidate; also include a resume and any relevant photos/drawings)
Contact: Bryan.Moore@cune.edu and Alexa.Hatcher@cune.edu (402-314-7602)
Hours: Varied and Flexible (We'll work with your schedule)
Start Date: Immediately
Who Can Apply: Anyone who likes to write, has an interest in journalism or is curious about current events and issues and what's going on around campus.
Description: Report on and write about News/Sports events, features, columns from Campus and the community for The Sower and CUNESower.com
Contact: Ellen Beck, Sower Adviser, at Ellen.Beck@cune.edu or 703-434-0355
POSITION: Admission Office Diplomat
Hours: 4-8 hours per week, you will be scheduled daily per your availability between classes and commitments.
Description: This position is the welcoming face for students and families interested in CUNE. This position involves working with prospective students and their families. Some of the duties are escorting them around campus during their visit, giving a family or multiple families campus tours, and occasionally eating lunch with visitors in the cafeteria. This position also includes a variety of office work, office projects and occasionally answering general admission questions. This position is also required to assist with group visit days.
Contact: Email Jessica.Manley@cune.edu or stop by the Admissions Office in Weller 101 for an application.
Position: Student Graphic Designer
Hours: Average around 20 hours/week, possibly available to work over the summer
Description: Work on branded materials for Concordia University, Nebraska. Assist marketing team with various needs such as photo editing, designing printed materials, and website editing. Applicants should be dependable and able to meet deadlines. Must have knowledge of Adobe CC, mainly InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop.
Applicants should provide two to three pieces of work that showcase design skills.
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org or 402-643-7276
Position: Buildings and Grounds
Hours: 10-20 per week flexible schedules
Description: Custodial and Grounds Support available and other duties as assigned.
Contact: Jessica Schauer at 402-643-7415 or Jessica.email@example.com also can stop by Buildings and Grounds with any questions.
Position: Weight room Supervisor
Hours: Part Time, 6 hours per week
Description: The student employee will help monitor and maintain daily functions of the Walz weight room. This position will help students gain experience in the operations of a collegiate athletic facility.
Contact: Todd.Berner@cune.edu, or at 402-643-7191
Department: Chartwells Higher Ed
Position: Hospitality and Culinary Positions
*Employment is not with Concordia Nebraska, but with our food service vendor Chartwells.
Average Hours/week: Full time and part time positions are available with day, evening and weekend hours available
Pay: Starting at $10.75/hr.
Description: Chartwells Higher Ed, an international leader in food service, is hiring for multiple positions on Concordia University's Seward Campus, great positions for students!
Skills/Qualifications: Will train.
Contact: Jill Baack at 402-643-7351 or Jill.Baack@compass-usa.com
Department: Building and Grounds
Positions: Snow Removal
Hours/week: Based on snowfall
Description: Clearing paths and walkways around campus
Apply: Go to Building and Grounds and see Jessica Schauer to apply
For more information or if you have questions, please contact:
Student Employment Procedure
In an effort to accelerate the onboarding process of student employees, all forms are available on Concordia's portal.
Follow the instructions available on the portal to start the process.
New student employees will need to bring the necessary identification documents and completed forms to the Human Resources office located at Weller Hall 102.
The required forms and paperwork must be completed prior to work. F-1 visa international students have additional steps to take before employment - they should contact campus PDSO Julie Johnston Hermann or the HR office for further information.
Required New-hire Forms
W-4: Employee's Withholding Allowance Certificate required by the IRS.
Due to federal regulations CUNE staff are not authorized to aid students in completing this form. Students may use outside resources such as parents, guardians or a CPA to aid in the process of completing the W-4.
W-4N: Employee's Withholding Allowance Certificate required by the state of Nebraska.
Due to federal regulations CUNE staff are not authorized to aid students in completing this form. Students may use outside resources such as parents, guardians or a CPA to aid in the process of completing the W-4N.
I-9: Employment Eligibility form required by the Department of Homeland Security: U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.
You must bring identification listed on the acceptable documents page with you to the HR office.
Be sure to read carefully what documents are needed to bring with you to show you are authorized to work in the US:
- an identification document from List A or
- a combination of documents from List B and List C
Only original documents will be accepted. No copies.
Direct deposit form: All employees are required to complete this form so they can receive their pay via direct deposit.
A blank check with VOID written on it, or direct deposit verification from your banking institute is also necessary
Student Employee Handbook: The handbook is provided electronically. An HR representative will review key areas when the final steps of the paperwork process is completed. The most up to date handbook is available on Concordia's portal for reference. For more assistance contact firstname.lastname@example.org.