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: 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 Overnight Host

Description: Show a prospective student what the life of a Concordia student is like by housing them overnight. 

Skills/Qualifications: Relates well to all different types of people, welcoming, outgoing, eager to share your CUNE experience with others, willing to take prospective students to on-campus and other events, can accommodate a third person in your dorm room. Your roommate must also be comfortable with having your guests overnight in the dorm room. Sophomores-seniors required. Overnight hosts are not paid an hourly wage--you will receive a $25 Wal-Mart Gift Card for hosting a prospective student overnight..

Contact for More Information: Jessica Manley at 402-643-7233 or Jessica.Manley@cune.edu


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 Jill.Baack@compass-usa.com


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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ContactEllen.Beck@cune.edu


Department: Building and Grounds

Positions: Custodial, Maintenance

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

Wage: $9.00

Description: 

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: Athletics

Position: Volleyball Line Judge

Location: Walz Arena

Average Hours per Week: Varies-depends on number of matches, each match is about 3 hrs

Wage: $9/hr

Job Description: Line judges for volleyball will be a member of the officiating crew for volleyball matches.  They will assist the head official in calling the ball "In" or "Out" throughout the game.  No prior line judging experience is required. Training will be provided by volleyball staff.  

Contact: Ben.Boldt@cune.edu


Department: Athletics

Position: Volleyball Scorekeeper

Location: Walz Arena

Average Hours in a week: Varies-depends on number of matches, expect to work about 3 hours per match

Wage: $9

Job Description: Scorekeepers will sit behind the score table during a match and keep the scorebook. No prior scorekeeping experience is required. A basic understanding of the sport of volleyball will be helpful. Training will be provided by the volleyball staff. 

Contact: Ben.Boldt@cune.edu


Department: Field Experiences, Education and Synodical Careers, Thom 2nd Floor

Student Office Assistant Position-Spring Semester

Position: Office Assistant

Hours: 12 per week, Monday through Friday. Student should be available for shifts of 2-4 hours. Hours may vary depending on workload and scheduled events.

Pay: $9/hr

Starting Date: January 13th, 2020

Main Responsibilities: Assigning observations for education students, processing and tracking documentation for teacher aiding experiences, collating and reviewing digitized credential files, scanning documents for archive, providing administrative and clerical support for Education and Synodical Careers.

Skills/Qualifications: Highly organized, dependable, detail-oriented, confidential, able to work independently and communicate effectively in person and via email. Competent with Microsoft Word and Excel (mainly mail merges and spreadsheets); familiar with Banner, Outlook, Adobe, Acrobat DC; willing to use Czur scanner and software. Ideally, candidate would be able to continue in the position for at least two years.

Contact: Jane Heinicke (jane.heinicke@cune.edu or 402-643-7480), Dr. Keith Kerschen (keith.kerschen@cune.edu), or Mr. Bill Schranz (bill.schranz@cune.edu)

Application and faculty reference form available at Thom 214D. Resume also required.


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 Bryan.Moore@cune.edu or 402-643-7440


Department: Advancement

Position: Phonathon Caller

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Taking applications daily, interviews will be required.

Hours: Varies, depending on student preference. 4-12 hours per week available, flexible schedule. Shifts are evenings or weekends. 

Pay:  $9.00/hr                                                                                                    

Description: Join the fun! Phonathon callers are 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! 

To Apply: Fill out an 'On-Campus Student Employment Application and attach a cover letter addressing the following question: What experience, skills or interest do you have that would make you a successful addition to our team? Including a resume with your application is optional but preferred.

Please drop off all application requirements to Weller 206, or email the required documents to Amy.

Interview Process: If you are being considered for employment you will be contacted via CUNE email to schedule an interview.

Contact: Amy Jurgens at 402-643-7292 or Amy.Jurgens@cune.edu. You can also stop by the Advancement Office – Weller 206 – with any questions.


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

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Shawn Zook

Human Resources & Payroll Specialist

Human Resources
402-643-7261 shawn.zook@cune.edu Weller Hall 102

Student Employment Procedure

In an effort to accelerate the on boarding 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 must be completed prior to work. Foreign students have additional steps to take prior to employment, and should download the Foreign Student On-Campus Employment Process sheet 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.  

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 studentemployment@cune.edu.