Student Employment Opportunities

Current opportunities

Student Assistant/Team Manager
Athletics - Women's Hockey

Openings: 1

Duties include skate sharpening, filming, equipment, etc.

MUST HAVE FEDERAL, STATE OR INSTITUTIONAL WORK STUDY AWARD

Prerequisites

Federal, state, or institutional work study

Contact: Mike Carroll 507-933-6297

Dispatcher/Dispatch Assistant
Campus Safety

Openings: 2-3 for J-term and beyond.

 Dispatch assistants are needed to work in the Campus Safety office training with an experienced dispatcher.  These students work in the Campus Safety office in our dispatch area one fixed weeknight shift (Sunday through Thursday) and rotating weekends (Friday/Saturday), completing training materials and learning office procedures while answering phones, responding to radio communications, keeping logs of all departmental activities, and issuing parking permits.  Strong dependability, confidentiality, and customer service skills are required.  We prefer to fill assistant positions with first or second-year students who want to continue on in the Dispatcher position the following academic years.

Please contact the Campus Safety Administrative Assistant Lisa Octigan (eoctigan@gustavus.edu) if you would like to apply for these positions.

Late-night positions (2am-4:30am, 4:30am-8am) are also always available as a fixed shift, even for those that do not qualify for student employment. 

Prerequisites

Federal, state, institutional, or special approval work study

Contact: Lisa Octigan 507-933-8809

Student Assistant
Center for International and Cultural Education

Openings: 1-2

The Center for International and Cultural Education is looking for a new student office employee. This student must have good computer skills and experience working on databases. Receptionist skills and articulate phone skills are also required.  Willingness to be pro-active and autonomous in work duties is a must.  Should have at least 6-8 hours of work-study financial aid time to commit per week.

 

Prerequisites

MUST HAVE FEDERAL, STATE OR INSTITUTIONAL WORK STUDY

Contact: Justin Kader 507-933-7150

Student Assistant
Custodial

Openings: 5

Assist custodial staff in cleaning duties-

Sweeping, mopping, trash removal, dusting, windows, restocking bathroom supplies

Contact: Karen Kepka 507-933-7643

Student Assistant
Dining Service

Openings: 15+


Opportunities abound in the Gustavus Dining Service. Students will find many opportunities to meet new friends in our state of the art Campus Center Facility.

Choose from positions in:

  • Marketplace, including Cyclone Pizzeria, Hello Wok, Bakers Market, Gustie Grille, Cashier, United Nations, Rotisserie, Country Garden, Market Deli and more!
  • Kitchen, including Bakery, Cook's Assistant, Storeroom, and Dishwashing.
  • Courtyard Cafe
  • Catering and Hospitality, Waitresses, Waiters, Bussing.
  • Athletic Concessions

Work is scheduled around academics and other activities.

Prerequisites

AVAILABLE TO ALL AID TYPES

Contact: Kevin Birr 507-933-7689

Student Assistant
Event Services- Media and Audio Visual

Openings: 5+


Media Services is an active partner and integral component in the success of the faculty and students, in the area of multimedia production and instructional technology. Duties may involve work with digital media (video, audio and graphics) in a Mac based production environment, stage lighting, sound television and photography. You will assist in responsibilities of the Media Services Department including: delivery, set-up and operation of equipment. AV background may be helpful, but is not required.

Prerequisites

Looking for Event Support Specialists to provide tech support for events.

Willing to work evenings and weekends.  

AVAILABLE TO ALL AID TYPES

Contact: Matt Dobosenski 507-933-7462

Student Assistant
Facilities Office

Openings: 3 IMMEDIATE OPENINGS

Assist with general office duties including photocopying, filing, answering phone, mail pick up and deliveries, radio dispatching and data entry.  Dependability, accuracy and confidentiality are essential.

 

Prerequisites

Must have Federal, State or Institutional Student Employment Award

Contact: Julie Anderson 507-933-7504

Student Assistant
GusLink Outreach Program

Openings: 10

This position open to students who do not qualify for student employment aid.

 Looking for a way to reach out and connect with Gustavus alumni? Join the GusLink outreach program! Students connect with more than 25,000 alumni, parents and friends to discuss important happenings at Gustavus, express gratitude for donations, and calling to invite philanthropy to the Gustavus Annual Fund.

GusLink is also great for résumé experience and improving professional-speaking abilities. There are also opportunities to work at alumni events and support our College’s activities on campus.

Position pays $9.50/hour, PLUS incentives. Work shifts are flexible. Work includes writing thank you notes, assisting with class events, calling alumni and friends, and other clerical tasks

Average of 4-6 work hours per week and work flow is dependent on time of year.

Prerequisites

Average of 4-6 work hours per week and work flow is dependent on time of year.

Federal, state, institutional, or special approval work study

Contact: Nicole Goebel 507-933-6519

Student Assistant
Gustavus Technology Services

Openings: 8-10

Technology Services is seeking enthusiastic students for Consulting Assistant positions within the Technology Helpline. This position will entail in-person and phone support to the Gustavus community. This position is a great way to further your technical, communication, problem solving, and customer service skills.

Successful applicants must be able to learn quickly in a fast-paced environment, work independently with little or no supervision, have strong customer service and communication skills, show initiative in seeking and completing tasks, and the desire to learn and try new things. Preference will be given to students with sophomore status and work-study approval.

Applications can be found at http://gustavus.edu/go/gtsapp

Prerequisites

AVAILABLE TO ALL AID TYPES

Contact: Brianne Twaddle 507-933-7180

Lifeguard - Current Certification Required
OFF CAMPUS - Community and Family Education

Openings: 1

Lifeguards needed at the St.Peter High School. Hours will vary but will need 4-5 hours per week for work. 

Must have CURRENT Lifeguard Certification!

Prerequisites

Federal Student Employment Required

Contact: Tami Skinner 507-934-3048

Student Assistant
OFF CAMPUS-JOHN IRELAND CATHOLIC ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

Openings: 1

John Ireland Catholic School is looking for willing, reliable students to perform a variety of tasks each day. Students with an education major will gain valuable work experience for resume enhancement. Areas of work include helping in the school office, assisting teachers in the classrooms as a teacher's aide, tutoring reading and math and assisting with playground and lunchroom supervision. John Ireland Catholic School is located on West Broadway, on the north side of Swanson Tennis Center.

Fall 2016 - Currently looking for someone to fill times between 1pm and 6pm

Prerequisites

Must be eligible for FEDERAL student
employment.

Contact: Tanya Bohmer 507-931-2810

Student Assistant
OFF CAMPUS-LITTLE SAINTS PRE-SCHOOL

Openings: 1

Little Saints Preschool provides educational and social experiences for children ages 3-prekindergarten. Our site offers great learning experiences for future teachers and parents. We are looking for students who enjoy being with young children and are patient and calm. A student's duties may include playing with the children, helping with projects and snacks, gym activities and clean up. Little Saints Preschool is located in the John Ireland School building at 1801 W. Broadway. 

Tuesday and Thursday mornings needed from 8-11am

Prerequisites

Students must qualify for FEDERAL student employment.


Contact: Kim Meyer- Director of Little Saints 507-931-4314

Student Assistant
OFF CAMPUS-MINNESOTA SCHOOL BOARD ASSN

Openings: 1 immediate opening

MSBA is a statewide service organization servicing the needs of school board members and their local school districts across the state of Minnesota. Student assistants are assigned a variety of tasks including assisting in our production room, printing of materials, mailing preparation, assembly of materials for inservice meetings, data entry, filing and related tasks. MSBA is located on Jefferson Avenue within walking distance of the southwest edge of campus. Hours and duties are flexible to meet the students' abilities and availability. Current opening will begin Fall 2015 with desired word processing skills and proofreading skills. Start with 2 hours per week and increase with ability/comfort with the job.

Prerequisites

FEDERAL work study only

Contact: Kelly Martell 507-934-2450

Student Assistant
OFF CAMPUS-THE THIRD FLOOR YOUTH CENTER

Openings: 1

The Third Floor Youth Center is an after school youth program located at North Intermediate School.

Duties include:

  • Supervising youth (grades 3-6) in an unstructured, highly energetic, after-school program.
  • Assisting with homework help, games, arts & crafts, music related activities
  • Working with the youth center coordinator to plan TTF activities
  • Cleaning tasks as needed

Positive behavior strategies used.

Need to be available at least two afternoons per week from 3-5 p.m.

Prerequisites

Previous experience working with youth, positive attitude, leadership experience, ability to work in a chaotic environment.

Must qualify for FEDERAL student employment.

Contact: Jane Timmerman 507-934-0667