Student Employment

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.

Student Employment Application

Jobs On Campus

Department: Admissions

Position: Admissions Phone Caller

Hours: Primarily evenings between 4pm-8pm, working around 4-6 total hours a week

Wage: $9/Hr

Description:  Calling prospective students that have shown interest in Concordia University, Nebraska.

Contact: or at 402-643-7452

Department: Marketing

Position: Marketing Editorial Assistant

Hours: 20 hours per week

Wage: $9/Hr

Description:  Work with sources including students, faculty, staff and alumni to produce weekly news releases and feature stories for Concordia's website and additional marketing collateral. Applicants should be dependable, able to meet deadlines, have writing experience and knowledge of AP style. 

Contact:, or at 402-643-7266

Department: Athletics

Position: Weight room Supervisor

Hours: Part Time, 6 hours per week

Wage: $9/Hr

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:, or at 402-643-7191


Department: Advancement

Position: Advancement Thank You Caller - Spring 2021 Semester

Hours: Flexible, depending on the student's class and activities schedule. 8-10 hours per week available. Shifts are during the workday (8am - 5pm, Monday-Friday)

Wage: $9/Hr

Description:  Do you enjoy talking about Concordia? Are you comfortable communicating over the phone and able to carry on a conversation with others? The Advancement Office is seeking a student to help perform thank you calls to friends and alumni who make financial gifts to the university for the next academic year.

Qualifications:  Must be a current student in good standing with strong interpersonal skills and the ability to articulate clearly and build rapport over the phone. Should be passionate about the Concordia Experience and the mission of the university, and able to respond quickly to questions and/or concerns alumni, parents and friends may have. Must also be able to handle personal information with extreme confidentiality. Needs to be comfortable handwriting personal notes to donors as well as using a computer to track work progress. Other important qualities include honesty, integrity, respect for others, the ability to be detail-oriented and work self-sufficiently.

To Apply:  Fill out an ‘On-Campus Student Employment Application,’ attach a resume and cover letter outlining why you would be a good fit for the position. Application packets should be turned into the Advancement Office, Weller 206. All applications must be submitted by 5 p.m. on Monday August 10th.

Interview:  If you are being considered for employment, you will be contacted via CUNE email to schedule an interview with a member of the Advancement staff.   

Contact: Leigh Lewis at 402-643-7240 or You can also stop by the Advancement Office – Weller 206 – with any questions.

Department: Athletics

Position: Athletic Training Assistant

Hours: Varies, generally must be available to work within 2:30-6:45pm time frame.

Wage: $9/Hr

Description: Assist the Athletic Training (AT) Staff with day to day operations of the AT room and practice/game coverage. Taping and 1st aid skills expected and will be taught as necessary. Must be motivated, responsible, and able to work independently. AT room experience is preferred but not necessary. 

Interview: Interviews are required, Head AT will contact qualified applicants to coordinate.

Contact: Contact or 402-643-7420


Department: Marketing

Position: Student Graphic Designer

Hours: Up to 20 hours per week

Wage: $9/Hr

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. Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements: Being dependable and able to meet deadlines, working knowledge of Adobe CC, mainly in the areas of InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop. Applicants should provide 2-3 pieces of work that showcase design skills as well as a resume. Send resume and work examples to the email address below.

Contact: Contact or 402-643-7276


Department: Human Resources/Student Payroll

Position: Student Driver

Hours: Roundtrip Lincoln Airport 1.5 hours, Roundtrip Omaha Airport 3 hours, at various times.

Wage: $9.00

Job Summary:  The Student Employment Office is looking for students who would like to be on a list of various CUNE departments who request student drivers to pick up visitors, employees, and other students and shuttle them to and from CUNE.  

Job requirements: Must be 20 years of age, be a student at CUNE, have a valid driver’s license and a good driving record. Upon hire will be required to take and pass a online safety course. 

Contact: Weller Hall 102

Department: Admissions

Position: Admissions Diplomat

Hours/week: Varies (available 1 hour slots over the lunch hour is a plus)

Wage: $9.00/hr

Description: Greet visiting students and their families, give them a tour of campus, sharing your CUNE experiences

Skills/Qualifications: Exceptional speaking skills and ability to relate well to varied audience. Must be welcoming, outgoing and eager to share your CUNE experiences with others, have the desire to give visitors a positive Concordia visit. Ability to memorize facts about Concordia and integrate your own personal stories. CUNE experience a preferred.

Contact for More Information: Jessica Manley at 402-643-7233 or

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 $9.00/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.

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Contact: Jill Baack at 402-643-7351 or

Department: The Sower Newspaper

Position: News Reporters, Sports Reporters, Sports Editor

Hours: Varies depending on number of assignments (must be willing to work nights and weekends)

Wage: $9.00

Job requirements: Prior experience not necessary, each position will have flexibility. Applicants should be dependable, able to work under a deadline and able to work well independently with little to no supervision. 

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Department: Building and Grounds

Positions: Custodial, Maintenance

Hours/week: 40 hrs a week (May 2019- August 2019)

Wage: $9.00


Custodial-cleaning up dorms after summer camps, other duties as assigned

Maintenance-painting, cleaning, prepping, repairing, other duties as assigned

Apply:  Go to Building and Grounds and see Jessica Schauer to apply

Department: Theatre

Position: Scene Shop Technician

Average Hours per Week: 10-20 (mainly weekends)

Wage: $9/hr

Job Summary: Person to assist the scene designer in building theatre sets. This person also supervises volunteer student workers who build sets and properties for campus drama productions.  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 skills.  

Qualifications: Experience handling power tools (including miter saw, table saw, and electric drills). Knowledge of basic carpentry and painting skills are helpful. Reading mechanical drawings and/or blueprints helpful. A background in theatre set building is helpful.

Additional Comments: Scene shop hours are primarily on the weekends (Saturdays and Sundays), but may also work some additional evening hours as productions get closer. This position is expected to work each weekend before productions for 10-20 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. 

Contact: Prof. Bryan Moore at or 402-643-7440

For more information or if you have questions, please contact:

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Shawn Zook

Title IX Coordinator, Human Resources & Payroll Specialist

Human Resources
402-643-7261 Weller Hall 102

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