Student Employment Opportunities

Current opportunities

Student Assistant
Campus Safety- Patrol

Openings: 5-6

Dispatcher/Dispatch Assistant/Office Assistant - Dispatchers/dispatch assistants work in the Campus Safety office on a fixed weeknight shift (3-6:30pm, 6:30pm-10pm or 10pm-2am) and rotating weekend shifts.  These student employees will work the front dispatch desk answering phones and questions from visitors, staff, and faculty, maintaining radio communication with officers and logging calls; and utilizing basic office, communication, clerical skills including data entry, paperwork processing, and filing.  Late Night dispatch positions can be filled 'special approval' for those that do not qualify for student employment, or are available for students with existing remaining student employment allotments who want to transfer to or split hours with the Campus Safety department.  Late Night positions are scheduled 1:30am-4:30am or 4:30-8:30am and employees can chose the nights they would like to work. Dispatcher/office assistants work in the Campus Safety office under the direction of the Administrative Assistant, Lisa Octigan, during the school day.  Shifts are available during the work week around class schedules between the hours of 7:30am-3pm. Strong motivation, customer service skills, and ability to work independently are desired, confidentiality and dependability are required.

Safe Rides/Building Patrol - Driver's license is required for all driving positions.  These positions work rotating shifts answering Safe Rides dispatch calls, driving the Safe Rides program, patrolling buildings and performing safety checks and assisting Campus Safety officers as needed.  Shifts are scheduled daily 6pm-10pm and 10pm-1:30am, and rotating weekend shifts.  Strong dependability and confidentiality are required.

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

Prerequisites

Federal, state, institutional, or special approval work study

Contact: Lisa Octigan 507-933-8809

Student Assistant
Dining Service

Openings: 5-6


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

Federal, state, institutional, or special approval work study

Contact: Kevin Birr 507-933-7689

Student Assistant
Library - Circulation

Openings: 2

Assist with maintaining open hours of the library working at the circulation desk. Assist patrons in a friendly, courteous manner. Attention to detail is necessary. Computer skills very important. Training will be provided.

Must Qualify for Student Employment.

Library – Circulation Assistant

Need student employee(s) to work at the circulation desk in the library.  Needed for these specific times.  You will receive training.  Must be reliable to make all shifts during the semester.  There are options to assist with substituting for other employees as needed. 

Mon. 9-10:30am and 11:30am-12:30pm

Tues. 8am-9am

Weds. 11:30am-12:30pm

Thurs. 2:30pm-3:30pm

Fri. 10:30am-11:30am and 11:30am-12:30pm

Prerequisites

Federal, state, or institutional work study

Contact: Janice Nordstrom 507-933-7558

Student Assistant
OFF CAMPUS-CITY OF ST. PETER REC. & LEISURE

Openings: 1

Work in an energetic and positive environment.

Duties assigned in a variety of areas:

Programs

Research new program ideas for rec activities

Create items needed for implementation

Involvement in implementation

Evaluate program and make recommendations

Assist with ongoing programs e.g. football, basketball, volleyball, youth center

Marketing

Create flyers/brochures/press releases

Distribute flyers/brochures

Help develop new marketing strategies

Events

Set up and clean up

Halloween Fun Run, Daddy Daughter Dance

General Office Duties

Filing, copying, collating

Answering phones

Inventory

Cleaning and organizing

Updating records

Document creation

Building supervision

Prerequisites

Customer service skills required. Computer skills needed (knowledge in Microsoft Office Programs-Excel, Publisher, Word). Previous leadership experiences a plus.

FEDERAL work study only

Contact: Jane Timmerman 507-934-0667

Student Assistant
OFF CAMPUS-LITTLE SAINTS PRE-SCHOOL

Openings: 3-4 Immediate openings!!

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. Student employees would work with 3-4 year olds on Tuesday and Thursday mornings or afternoons or with 4-5 year olds on Monday/Wed/Friday afternoons.


Prerequisites

Students must qualify for FEDERAL student employment.


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

Student Assistant
OFF CAMPUS-ST. PETER SCHOOL AGE CHILD (SAC)

Openings: 4-5

The SAC program is an after school program for school age students in the Saint Peter School district. At SAC we provide fun and safe place for all students. The SAC program is open 2:30-5:45 M-F and follows the South Early Learning Center calendar. Job responsibilities include: *Working as part of a team *Caring for and interacting with school age children *Assist with daily activities, set-up and cleaning

Prerequisites

Job responsibilities include: *Working as part of a team *Caring for and interacting with school age children *Assist with daily activities, set-up and cleaning MUST qualify for FEDERAL student employment.

Contact: Amanda Rathman-Edwards 507-934-2754

Student Assistant
OFF CAMPUS-THE THIRD FLOOR YOUTH CENTER

Openings: 3

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

Student Assistant
Physical Plant - Custodial

Openings: 5-6


Work a variety of hours in campus buildings, assist with general cleaning, moving furniture

School Year hours vary

SUMMER HOURS:

-UP TO 40 HOURS PER WEEK

-5AM-1PM- 7OR 8 HOURS/DAY

-MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

-GENERAL CLEANING/ SOME FURNITURE MOVING

-MAY FLOAT BETWEEN 2 OR MORE BUILDINGS AS NEEDED

Prerequisites

None

Contact: Larry Dvorak 507-933-7655

Student Assistant
Physical Plant - Grounds Maintenance

Openings: 4-5

Assist with gardening, snow removal, lawn care, and other grounds work. Perfect job for those who like the outdoors.

Prerequisites

Federal, state, or institutional work study

Contact: Amy Brown 507-933-7504

Technology and Language Specialist
MLC-Culpeper Language Learning Center

Openings: 2

Technology and Language Specialist

Culpeper Language Learning Center

Modern Languages, Literatures, and Cultures


Openings: 2   

Deadline: 12pm, Wed, Jan 21 or as filled (Applicants who have submitted required documents for application by the deadline will have first priority, after which other applicants will be considered as needed. Merely applying for a position does not guarantee you will be hired.) 
If you have skills and/or interest in technology and languages, this may be the position for you. As a Technology and Language Specialist you will support the use of technology for language learning and other contexts, run the day-to-day operations of the Center, and participate in various initiatives to support and encourage the use and acquisition of languages.
Please follow the attached link for the full description for the position opening(s) and instructions on how to apply. Questions may be addressed to the Director of the Center, Jeremy Robinson at jrobins3@gustavus.edu.


https://gustavus.edu/culpeper/documents/TechnologyandLanguageSpecialistJan2015.pdf

Prerequisites

See above description:

Contact: Jeremy Robinson 507-933-6248