On-Campus Student Jobs

On-campus Search Tips

Many on-campus jobs are filled by word-of-mouth or in-house ads and may not appear on our listings. Contact any departments of interest directly. The following departments maintain their own web listings:

Tips for Applying

  • Consider your favorite retailers, services and organizations as potential employers.
  • Apply early to get a head-start on the competition
  • Write a resume and have it reviewed by Career Services
  • Prepare an outfit appropriate for an interview
225 NEBRASKA UNION 20 Minute Walk-ins | Hour Appointments through MyPLAN

On-campus Search Tips

Many on-campus jobs are filled by word-of-mouth or in-house ads and may not appear on our listings. Contact any departments of interest directly. The following departments maintain their own web listings:

Tips for Applying

  • Consider your favorite retailers, services and organizations as potential employers.
  • Apply early to get a head-start on the competition
  • Write a resume and have it reviewed by Career Services
  • Prepare an outfit appropriate for an interview
225 NEBRASKA UNION 20 Minute Walk-ins | Hour Appointments through MyPLAN

Student worker positions are only available to students who are enrolled, regularly attending classes at, and working for the university as a form of merit-based student financial assistance provided through the university. Employment in student worker positions will not be covered by any program of unemployment insurance.

Jobs updated Friday, October 31, 2014

Dishwasher - CITY CAMPUS
UNL Children's Center
Work at the UNL Children's Center. Employee will gather dishes from the classrooms and be responsible for washing in an industrial machine. The morning dishwasher will also be responsible for setting up the dish cart for the lunchtime meal. Work area will need to be cleaned by dishwasher at the end of every shift. Trash and recycling will be taken out by dishwasher as well. Must be a student at UNL. Must be a self-starter who can work on own in a timely manner in a fast paced environment. PAY/HOURS: $7.50/hour. Hours will be Monday/Wednesday/Friday 9-12:30 or 12:30-5:30; Tuesday/Thursday 9-12:30 or 12:30-5:30. Hours worked per week will vary based on the shift taken. TO APPLY: send email indicating interest and availability to unlchildrenscenter@unl.edu.


Student Worker – Classroom assistant - CITY CAMPUS
UNL College of Engineering
The College of Engineering is currently seeking highly motivated students to be classroom assistants for a freshman level course, Engineering 100: Interpersonal Skills for Engineering Leaders for Spring 2015. We are looking for students who are interested in strengthening their leadership, professional, and teaching skills. Successful applicants will possess a strong academic and student involvement record and have an interest in mentoring and leading freshman engineering students. Applicants need not be an engineering major. Must commit to one semester minimum. General duties include leading small group activities and classroom discussions, assisting with grading and lesson planning, devoting time to mentor freshman students, and other duties as required. Minimum Qualifications: At least sophomore standing with a cumulative GPA above 3.0. Preferred Qualifications: Previous tutoring, mentoring and/or teaching experience preferred. Successfully completed ALEC 102 or ENGR 100 with a grade of A or higher. Salary: $8.00/hr TO APPLY: Submit resume, cover letter, references and a copy of your unofficial transcript to Dr. Carmen Zafft at czafft2@unl.edu.


Space Camp Youth and Family Development Guide
US Space and Rocket Center
U.S. Space & Rocket Center Space Camp Counselor - Position Starts January 7, 2015 Accepting applications until January 1, 2015 (Temporary) As a Space Camp Youth & Family Development Guide/Space Camp Counselor, you will enter a job that immerses you in STEM education with astronauts, rockets, space travel simulators, and individuals who share your passion for exploration. This opportunity will be more than just a few lines on your rsum its a community, a culture, and an out-of-this-world leadership experience! U.S. Space Camp is interested in energetic and extraordinary individuals to guide students and adults through the history of the US space program, the steps to building their own rockets, and the pathway to leading a simulated Space Shuttle mission. Through extensive training, we give you the tools to inspire yourself and others! Beyond the job, we endeavor to provide our staff with a multitude of professional, social and volunteer activities. On your off time, get a group together and attend local concerts, listen to an astronaut talk of their experiences in space, or volunteer cleaning up local hiking trails. The Rocket City has much to offer all year round! Free onsite housing and meals are available to our RA counselors, so with the U.S. Space & Rocket Center as your home base, the entire southeast region is waiting to be explored. If you've just graduated, are interested in taking a semester off (perhaps for an education or history internship), or are just looking for something new and exciting, the US Space & Rocket Center is just up the road in Huntsville, AL. Join the Space Camp team today!


Child Care Student Employee - CITY CAMPUS
UNL Children's Center
Work at the UNL Children's Center - Assist the Lead and Assistant Teachers with the care of the children. We have eleven different classrooms serving children ages 6 weeks to 6 years of age. Must be student attending UNL with an interest in working with children with preference given to education majors. Training will be provided. Schedules are done on a Monday - Wednesday - Friday or Tuesday - Thursday basis. Substitute hours are available as well. $7.50/hour for 5-20 hours/week. TO APPLY: Email unlchildrenscenter@unl.edu with hours that you are available to work and your major course of study. Please list your phone number. Application and Qualification forms to be completed and are available through Husker Hire Link, Career Services' online job listing service at www.unl.edu/careers. This application and qualification form is attached to this job posting in Husker Hire Link. For assistance with Husker Hire Link, visit Career Services at 225 Nebraska Union.


Courier Services - CITY & EAST CAMPUSES
UNL Transportation / Courier Services
University of Nebraska - Courier services is looking for students to work part-time hours. Applicants are required to be enrolled in at least 6 credit hours at UNL, and have a valid driver's license. Applicants must be able to pass a drivers record check- preferably with no traffic violations- and pass a criminal history background check. Courier shifts are generally 3-4 hours, and start at 8 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Courier duties: Our couriers deliver packages for the University and other state agencies to locations in and around the UNL campuses and other parts of Lincoln. Sometimes, a courier may also pick up a person and take him/her to and from other buildings and the airport. Couriers should be self-starters with the ability to accomplish tasks even when conditions become more difficult. Couriers should also be able to work with little to no supervision. It is beneficial to be familiar with all parts of both campuses and surrounding locations to be successful at this job. •Safe driving habits are required •Maintain routine tasks throughout employment •Accomplish the job 100% accurately •Be dependable Benefits: •Study during downtime •Improve time management and self-efficiency skills •Flexibility with classes is available •No work on weekends evenings PAY: $8.00/hour TO APPLY: Email resume with available working hours to Ms Shawn Hunt, shunt2@unl.edu .


Student Life Complex Tutors for Fall & SPRING Semesters- CITY CAMPUS
UNL Student Life Center
The Student Life Complex is now accepting applications for tutorial positions! Tutors set their own availability and hours will vary based on courses/availability. WE ARE CURRENTLY ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR ALL COURSES! Here are just a few of the specific needs we are looking to fill: AECN 141 Intro to Econ of Agri. AGRO 131 Plant Science ASCI 100 Fund Ani Bio BIOC 321 Elements of Bioc ELEC 370 Digital Logic Design GEOG 140 Intro to Human Geog MNGT 437 Supply Chain Risk Management WE ARE NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR THE SPRING SEMESTER FOR ALL COURSES! PAY: Undergraduate pay is $9.00 an hour! REQUIREMENTS: We require all tutors to be at least Junior standing at UNL with a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA. Tutors are eligible to tutor any course in which they received an A- or higher or prerequisites for those courses (ie: if you got an A- in MATH 104, you could also tutor MATH 101 or MATH 100A if interested). TO APPLY: Please complete the attached application, listing any and all courses you'd be interested in tutoring, and email it to Andrea Einspahr at aeinspahr@huskers.com. Please include a PDF of your unofficial transcript. To access the application, login to Husker Hire Link http://www.unl.edu/careers. For assistance with Husker Hire Link, contact Career Services, 225 NE Union, 402.472.3145


Los Angeles Promise Zone Teaching Residency and Bard MAT Degree
Bard College
A year-long, liberal arts-based teaching residency at Heart of Los Angeles, a community organization serving under-resourced LAUSD students in the citys designated anti-poverty Promise Zone. In addition to completing extensive graduate courses and research expectations in their chosen content area, program residents serve as academic mentors in after-school programming for college-bound high school youth, conduct classroom-based research, develop curriculum and instructional activities, and complete a student-teaching internship in a local school. The residency leads to a single subject credential as well as an M.A.T. degree in literature, history, mathematics, biology, or music. This community-based teaching residency is in the Central Los Angeles neighborhood recently designated by President Obama as a poverty-alleviation Promise Zone. Consistent with the mission of Bard College, candidates spend the bulk of their coursework exploring subject matter in their respective academic fields, developing discipline-specific pedagogical practices, and exploring ways to convey the values of open inquiry and liberal arts learning to adolescents. Admitted applicants complete classes and community field placements at Heart of Los Angeles (HOLA), a dynamic community organization on Wilshire Boulevard in a diverse, largely Latino community challenged by diminished educational opportunity and high rates of childhood poverty. Candidates are expected to participate fully in the intellectual life of the Bard-HOLA community and complete coursework in their fields while building meaningful educative relationships with middle and high school youth. Program residents gain a deeper understanding of their subject area discipline, a masters degree, a California credential, and a year of instructional experience as part of an ambitious, place-based anti-poverty initiative. Programs are offered in literature, history, mathematics, biology, and music. http://www.bard.edu/mat


Landscape Services CITY & EAST CAMPUS
UNL Landscape Services
Work Study and Student Workers-City and East Campus Work Study and Student workers are needed at Landscape Services. We have positions available on both City & East Campuses. Starting wage is $8.50 per hour. Our normal work schedule is 7:00 am-3:30 pm, M-F. Job entails all aspects of Landscape Maintenance. A valid driver’s license is required and you must have at least 7 points remaining of 12 points on your driving record to be eligible for employment. You must be at least 18 years old. TO APPLY: Applications are available online http://fmo.unl.edu/landscape-services/student-employment, at the City Campus Office, 1309 N. 17th St. or at the East Campus Office, East Campus Loop (north of Tractor Test). If you have questions call Susan Budler (472-1229) or e-mail at sbudler1@unl.edu.


Education Intern - CITY CAMPUS
UNL Lied Center for Performing Arts
The Lied Center is seeking an Education Intern to work beginning in the Fall semester 2014, and to continue through the 2014/2015 academic year. The primary goals of the intern are to assist in coordinating the K-12 educational activities at the Lied Center. Activities include working with the Kennedy Center Partners in Education program, K-12 teacher workshops and educational activities for K-12 students, student matinee programs, curriculum development, and specially-designed arts integration programs related to Lied Center performances. The intern selected for this position will have interest and skills in writing, communication, trouble-shooting, event coordination, data management and have experience working in schools. He/she will show a willingness to learn and develop new skills in this area, have an understanding/interest in the performing arts, and study and/or experience working with K-12 education. Salary $8.50/hour Hours/Duration - 10-15/week from Fall 2014, continuing through the 2014/2015 academic year TO APPLY: For consideration, please e-mail a completed Lied Center application, (application can be found on Husker Hire Link) along with your resume and cover letter to the attention of Nancy Engen-Wedin at nengenwedin2@unl.edu.


Mechanical & Materials Engineering Graduate Research Assistant - CITY CAMPUS
UNL Midwest Roadside Safety Facility
Gain valuable experience for your career. Work on exciting research projects. Get paid while earning your Master's degree. Learn valuable skills that will be tailored to your interests, including dynamic analysis of vehicle impacts with structures; finite element analysis; material testing; and many other areas. Assist in researching all aspects of highway design and safety along with safety performance evaluations of various roadside appurtenances, developing new and innovative design concepts and technologies in the area of highway, roadside, and race track safety. HOURS: 20 hours during school semester, 40 hours during summers. QUALIFICATIONS: Must be admitted to or applying to graduate school at UNL. Must be seeking a Mechanical & Materials Engineering graduate degree. Minimum GPA required. Candidate must be PC literate and have experience with Microsoft Office. Candidate is expected to be self-motivated, capable of working independently, and highly responsible. TO APPLY: Email cover letter, resume, and transcript (it may be an unofficial transcript) to Dr. John Reid, jreid@unl.edu For more information and questions, contact: Dr. John Reid Professor, Mechanical & Materials Engineering jreid@unl.edu


Civil Engineering Graduate Research Assistant - CITY CAMPUS
UNL Midwest Roadside Safety Facility
Assist in researching all aspects of highway design and safety along with safety performance evaluations of various roadside appurtenances, developing new and innovative design concepts and technologies in the area of highway, roadside, and race track safety. HOURS: 20 hours during school semester, 40 hours during summers. QUALIFICATIONS: Must be admitted to or applying to graduate school at UNL. Must be seeking a Civil Engineering graduate degree. Minimum GPA required. Candidate must be PC literate and have experience with word-processing (Word, WordPerfect, etc.) and spreadsheet (Excel, Quattro Pro, etc.) software packages. Candidate is expected to be self-motivated, capable of working independently, and highly responsible. TO APPLY: Email cover letter, resume, and transcript (it may be an unofficial transcript) to Dr. Ronald Faller, P.E., rfaller1@unl.edu For more information and questions, contact: Dr. Ronald Faller, P.E. Research Associate Professor, Civil Engineering Director, MwRSF rfaller1@unl.edu


Office Undergraduate Research Assistant - CITY CAMPUS
UNL Midwest Roadside Safety Facility
Assist MwRSF's full-time engineers and professors in researching all aspects of highway design and safety. Assist with the safety performance evaluations of various roadside appurtenances. May perform the following tasks: (1) Laboratory/Full-Scale Testing Support, Documentation, and Technical Writing, (2) Computer-Aided Drafting (Solidworks, AutoCAD), (3) Video Electronic Transfer, (4) High-Speed Video Analysis, (5) Archiving of Test Data and Results, (6) Miscellaneous PC Tasks and Web Page Support, and (7) Simple Engineering Analysis and Design. Must be an undergraduate student at UNL. Prefer Civil Engineering or Mechanical & Materials Engineering majors. Must be PC literate, have experience with computer-aided drafting software, such as Solidworks and AutoCAD, and have experience with Microsoft Office. Must be self-motivated, dependable, and capable of working independently as well as on a team. Min 10 hours/week. TO APPLY: Email cover letter, resume, and unofficial transcript generated from MyRed to Ms. Karla Lechtenberg (kpolivka2@unl.edu)


Undergraduate Research Assistant - Vehicle Focus - CITY CAMPUS
UNL Midwest Roadside Safety Facility
Do you like to work with vehicles and construction equipment? Would you like to gain experience working on vehicles in a vehicle dynamics environment? Must be an undergraduate student at UNL. Must be knowledgeable or willing to learn about vehicles. Equipment maintenance, diagnosis, and repair as well as light fabrication experience a plus. Must have experience with PC and Microsoft Office. Must be self-motivated, dependable, and be able to work independently as well as on a team. Construction and/or farming background is a plus. Min 10 hours/week. TO APPLY: Email cover letter, resume, and unofficial transcript generated from MyRed to Ms. Karla Lechtenberg (kpolivka2@unl.edu)


Web & Database Technician - CITY CAMPUS
UNL Academic Services and Enrollment Management
Job Description: Office of Admissions is looking for a dependable, motivated and detail oriented student, with background and interest in small coding projects in any of these languages; SQL, ASP.net, C#, HTML, Java script, etc. Qualifications/Duties: Student must possess coding ability and aptitude. Hours: 15-20 hours/week, Monday through Friday, between 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Questions: Contact Rob Klucas, rklucas@unl.edu or 402-472-6202 TO APPLY: Apply online at: http://admissions.unl.edu/connect/student-jobs.aspx


Campus Recreation Lifeguard - CITY CAMPUS
UNL Campus Recreation
Campus Recreation is now accepting applications for winter break and spring 2015 lifeguards. Applications will be accepted until Friday, Oct. 31 at 12pm. Interviews will be conducted for qualified applicants Nov. 3-5. Employment will be for winter break 2014 and spring 2015. Hired lifeguards will have the opportunity to continue into the summer and fall 2015 semesters. Applicants are required to have a current Lifeguard/CPR/AED/First Aid certification to apply. Starting pay is $8.40 per hour. TO APPLY: You must turn in a Campus Recreation application, including copies of current certifications. You can print an application off on Husker Hire Link. Qualified applicants will be contacted to schedule an interview. Mandi Mollring 402-472-9648 mmollring2@unl.edu


CBA IT Help Center Technician - CITY CAMPUS
UNL College of Business Administration (CBA)
CBA Information Technology Service is currently seeking a customer oriented, highly motivated student computer technician to partner with end users by providing Tier 1 support for technical related issues and educating end users on resolutions, policies and procedures. Our ideal candidate will possess a positive attitude as well as excellent skills in the areas of: customer service, communication, troubleshooting, multitasking and technical abilities. Responsibilities of the position will include working with end users to resolve various technical issues (computer hardware and software, printers, networks and conference and classroom multimedia equipment). QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants must be mature, reliable and be willing to provide resolutions accurately, consistently and promptly. Join the team that works on a wide range of exciting and rewarding IT project to make CBA one of the best places to learn on campus. Our team practices a culture of respect, collaboration, learning and fun. PAY/HOURS: $9.15/hour minimum for approximately 20 hours/week TO APPLY: For more information and to apply online, go to http://go.unl.edu/applycbaits


Teller - CITY CAMPUS
University of Nebraska Federal Credit Union
Credit Union is seeking applicants for part-time teller positions. Qualifications include: good customer service and sales skills, cash handling experience, previous teller experience a plus. Excellent pay. Hours are flexible Monday through Friday during business hours of 7:20 a.m. to 6:15 p.m. Saturday mornings also are included, these too are flexible. We will schedule around class schedules if possible. Wages are based on experience. The credit union offers a competitive salary. TO APPLY: May apply in person OR send a cover letter and resume to University of Nebraska Federal Credit Union, 1720 P Street, Lincoln, NE 68505 OR email your resume to kwest@nufcu.org.


Admin Office Assistant #1210 - CITY CAMPUS
UNL Information Services
Primary duties include phone receptionist, copying, filing, shredding, recycling. Additional duties include campus mail pickup, sorting and distribution daily. Special projects assigned, as needed, such as scanning, large copy jobs, updating databases and preparing reports. QUALIFICATIONS: 1) Federal Work-Study Award preferred, 2) Reasonably flexible and hard working, 3) Excellent communication and organizational skills a must, and 4) Computer knowledge needed (Microsoft Office, Excel, Access, Power Point). PAY/HOURS: Wage is $8.75/hour with up to 20 hours/week arranged within/8am-5pm office hours during the Academic Year. Summer hours possible. TO APPLY: Apply online at http://its.unl.edu/jobs


UNL Transit Bus Drivers - CITY / EAST CAMPUSES
UNL Parking & Transit Services
Immediately seeking student drivers to drive University buses. $9.25/hour with flexible scheduling. Mainly evening hours transporting faculty, staff, and students around campus. Must have valid NE or US driver's license with good driving record, and pass drug test. Must be 19 years of age at time of application. International students welcome, but must already have or obtain driver's license PRIOR TO applying. Excellent Commercial Driver's License training provided! We pay for your training and Class B Bus CDL. TO APPLY: Resume not necessary. Simply pick up an application at Parking & Transit Services, 1931 North Antelope Valley Parkway (the Transportation Services building just North of the traffic light at Military Rd and North Antelope Valley Parkway intersection). If you have questions, feel free to contact Mr. Ron Fuller at 402.472.8436 or by email, rfuller1@unl.edu.