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.

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Jobs On Campus

Department: Marketing and Communications

Position: Content Specialist

Hours: 10-20 hrs per week

Wage: $9/Hr

Description:  This position serves as a member of the Marketing and Communication team at Concordia with a focus on the coordination and writing of content for the university’s website, email campaigns and other digital initiatives. In this position, you will receive writing topics for which you will research and write customer-focused, informative articles and web pages for use on cune.edu. As part of your research, you may work directly with Concordia faculty experts. Articles and web content will be designed to support prospective student recruitment efforts related to academic programs.

The successful candidate will have strong writing skills, be an effective communicator with internal team and faculty experts and be highly organized to support multiple concurrent assignments.

Position Expectations:

1.      Receive topic assignments from Marketing team related to SEO keyword strategy and content calendar

2.      Research topics, coordinate with faculty as necessary for topic insights, quotes or other supporting information

3.      Prepare an initial draft for review within one-week of assignment

4.      Work with graphic design team for supporting graphics, photography, etc...

5.      Work with the Digital Content Editor and Web Developer to post to cune.edu

6.      Update Marketing team on completion of articles/pages

7.      Work with Marketing team to develop related content to promote articles on social media, email

8.      Work with the SEO Specialist for ongoing SERP tracking and reporting

Contact: Danielle.Luebbe@cune.edu


Department: Marketing and Communications

Position: Digital Content Editor

Hours: 10-20 hrs per week

Wage: $9/Hr

Description:  This position serves as a member of the Marketing and Communication team at Concordia with a focus on the build-out of web content and pages on cune.edu. Through the university’s CMS, this position will update and post new content on a regular basis that supports key search engine optimization (SEO) strategies, student-recruitment strategies, news releases and more.

While this position does not require any specific technical skills, understanding how to organize content and design web pages for readability and user experience is a must. This position will receive training on how to use the university's content management system to update and implement changes to the university’s website.

Position Expectations:  

1.      Receive content from Marketing team members and post to university website in a manner that matches the intended strategy

2.      Make content adjustments to current pages based on campaign goals, SEO metrics or general edits

3.      Continually update team members on progress

4.      Understand the importance of content strategy, how to effectively communicate on web pages to drive intended results

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Contact: Ted.Mehl@cune.edu


Department: Marketing and Communications

Position: Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Specialist

Hours: 10-20 hrs per week

Wage: $9/Hr

Description:  

This position serves as a member of the Marketing and Communication team at Concordia with a focus on analyzing keyword opportunities designed to position cune.edu higher in search results. By utilizing state-of-the-art software, this position will track effectiveness of current keyword plans, identify new and upcoming keyword strategies and run weekly reports on progress on SEO goals. In addition, this position will connect data from SEO strategies with digital metrics to better understand recruitment goals.

The successful candidate in this position will poses a high-level attention to detail, will understand the collection of digital marketing data and how to analyze upcoming trends. Training will be provided on effective use of the software (SEMrush) and reporting environments (Google Analytics and Google Data Studio).

Position Expectations:

1.      On a weekly basis, run keyword reports and provide summaries of current strategies to Marketing team

2.      Setup keyword tracking and data reporting for new initiatives; contribute ideas to university content plan based on keyword opportunities

3.      Research potential keywords for content development strategies, share with marketing team

4.      Analyze potential link building opportunities and coordinate requests for backlinks

5.      Maintain an ongoing project plan related to SEO tactics

6.      Analyze on-page and technical suggestions (through SEMrush) and provide suggestions to digital team

7.      Continually evaluate competition metrics in search, understand potential impact to cune.edu rankings

Contact: Seth.Meranda@cune.edu


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: 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 $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.

Apply See specific positions and apply 

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

Wage: $9.00

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:

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Shawn Zook

Director of Human Resources, Title IX Coordinator

Human Resources
402-643-7261 shawn.zook@cune.edu 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 studentemployment@cune.edu.