Student Employment Opportunities

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Tech Crew
Campus Activities Office

Openings: varies


**Responsibilities will be involved in any or all of the following areas:

Tech Crew - Provide setup, security, teardown, loadin and loadout for movies, concerts, speakers, entertainers, and campus events. Experience in running video equipment and sound equipment preferred, but training is available. Evening and weekend work. Must be able to lift 30 lbs.

Student Activities/Information Center - Welcome and assist visitors and callers; provide general office support; process ticket sale transactions; be aware of and knowledgeable about campus events; assist with Dive dance security on a rotational basis. Some evening and weekend hours required each month.

Building Operations Manager - Evening work includes weekends each month. Provide assistance to programs and maintain and monitor safety and security in the Student Union and Campus Center. Upper class students only.

Prerequisites

Looking to fill Tech Crew position. Experience in running video equipment and sound equipment preferred. Also info desk and building managers.

Federal, state, or institutional work study

Contact: Cassandra Nelson 507-933-7598

Disc Jockey
Campus Activities Office

Openings: varies

Disc Jockeys - No experience required. Responsible for the selection and maintenance of music at "The Dive", the on-campus night club/game room. DJ's will be needed Friday evenings and occasional special events.

Prerequisites

Federal, state, or institutional work study

Contact: Andrea Junso 507-933-6282

GUS the Mascot
Campus Activities Office

Openings: varies

Gustavus Adolphus College Mascot

General Information

 

Mission:

A non-competitive mascot program that will promote crowd interaction and school spirit through cheering, dance, and interactive crowd participation. Act as a representative for the college at Athletic, student body, VIP functions and public appearances.

 

Skill Requirements:

  • Must be spirited and enthusiastic.
  • Must have excellent crowd interaction.
  • Must interact well with kids.
  • Must be in good physical condition.
  • Must be able to appropriately respond to negativity from opposing teams’ fans and ultimately always stay positive.
  • Must be accountable, timely and responsible.
  • Must be positive and respect opposing teams, peers, athletes, coach and advisor.
  • Must be at least 5’9’’ to be Gus

 

Scheduling*:

  • Athletics- Average 2 events per week in seasons, Athletic Director will provide us with requests/schedules. Playoffs are an optional and at the discretion of the advisor. Spectator sports will have priority over non-spectator sports.
  • Student Events: Campus Activities takes requests and decides. Orientation, Family Weekend, Homecoming Parade, Senior Week, Midnight Express, etc.
  • On campus departments: Campus Activities takes requests and decides. Health Services, Admissions, Bookmark, etc.
  • Special (non student) Events: Advancement/Marketing takes requests and decides. Royal Affair, Alumni Gatherings, Annual Fund, Gala dinner, etc.
  • Non-Gustavus Events: By hire with cost attached (birthday parties). Student will be paid out of student employment; fee goes to Campus Activities for legwork and mascot maintenance. 

 

*Note that ability to commit is always dependent on ability to schedule personnel and is not guaranteed.

 

Commitment:

  • Must attend an average of 3 practices/training sessions per semester (at advisor’s discretion).
  • Must be available for monthly Mascots meetings.
  • Must commit to approximately 2-4 hours per week (appearances, games, and practices).
  • Some travel may be required for events.

 

Benefits:

  • Must have student employment or work-study.
  • Partial student employment package- will pay a minimum of 2 hours for any appearance.

 

Prerequisites

  1. MUST HAVE FEDERAL, STATE, OR INSTITUTIONAL STUDENT EMPLOYMENT
  2. MUST COMPLETE GUS THE MASCOT APPLICATION- AVAILABLE AT THE CAMPUS ACTIVITIES OFFICE
  3. MUST SIGN AGREEMENT TO FOLLOW BEHAVIOR/RESPONSIBILITY RULES FOR THIS JOB

Contact: Katelyn Spooner 507-933-7598