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, February 27, 2015

Peer Career Educator 2015.16 - CITY CAMPUS
UNL Career Services
Responsibilities 1. Assist UNL students with job search resources including Husker Hire Link. 2. Provide walk-up, one-to-one resume reviews, social media checks, and appropriate referrals at booths across campus. 3. Promote resources, services and events of Career Services. 4. Lead interactive resume development workshops. 5. Assist employers at Information Sessions. 6. Support career fairs and programs. 7. Assume other duties as assigned. Qualifications 1. Positive and friendly attitude. 2. Excellent communication, writing, interpersonal and leadership skills. 3. Prompt, reliable, and able to work independently as well as part of a team. 4. Prior leadership and/or customer service experience preferred. 5. Current undergraduate in good academic standing. 6. Availability for 2016.17 academic year preferred.. Schedule Training will begin week of August 17th, 2015.Schedule requires 10-12 hours/week during the academic year. Standard hours available are between 8:00am and 5:00pm, Monday-Friday, with evening hours required. To Apply Send a resume and cover letter to Emily Wilber at ewilber1@unl.edu.


Front Office Student Worker - EAST CAMPUS
UNL Animal Science
The student worker is responsible for providing office assistance for the Department of Animal Science. This may include but is not limited to filing documents, reconciling accounts, photo-copying, and running errands for the Department. The student worker needs to be able to work 10 – 20 hours per week during regular office hours (8 – 5) on a scheduled basis. This position is available both during the school year and during the summer months. Qualifications: Detail oriented, proficient computer skills, reliable and punctual work ethic. Preferred Qualifications: Knowledge of the Department of Animal Science. If you are interested, please email your resume to Carrie Duffy at cduffy2@unl.edu.


Campus Recreation Lifeguard - CITY CAMPUS
UNL Campus Recreation
Campus Recreation is now accepting applications for summer lifeguards. Applications will be accepted until Monday, March 16 at 5pm. Interviews will be conducted for qualified applicants on March 18-20. Employment will be for summer 2015 and will have the opportunity to continue into the 2015-2016 school year. Preference will be given to applicants who are currently Lifeguard/CPR/AED/First Aid certified, however applicants do not need to be certified to apply. Employment will be contingent upon passing a lifeguard certification course. Starting at $8.40 per hour. TO APPLY: You must turn in a Campus Recreation application, including copies of current certifications (if applicable). Qualified applicants will be contacted to schedule an interview. Mandi Mollring 402-472-9648 mmollring2@unl.edu


Swim Lesson Instructor - CITY CAMPUS
UNL Campus Recreation
Instruct, monitor, and evaluate swim lesson participants. Lessons include Preschool Levels 1-3 (4-5 years old), and Child Levels 1-6 (6-14 years old). Session Dates and Times: June 8-19, Monday-Friday, 4:15-5pm & 5:15-6pm July 6-17, Monday-Friday, 4:15-5pm & 5:15-6pm July 20-31, Monday-Friday, 4:15-5pm & 5:15-6pm Swimming experience required. Previous swim lesson instructor experience preferred. The position has the opportunity to continue into the 2015-16 school year, if desired. SALARY/HOURS: $8.50-$9/hour depending on experience for approximately 10-15 hours/week. TO APPLY: An application can be printed from the Campus Recreation website, http://crec.unl.edu/facilities/jobs.shtml, or you may pick one up at the Member Services desk inside the Rec Center. Please direct your completed application to the Aquatics Coordinator.


Operations Center Student Assistant - CITY CAMPUS
UNL Information Services
Monitor the operational integrity of the UNL network, the continuing operation of UNL systems and data centers and a campus alarm system. Assist customers calling into a 24-hour-a-day/7-day-a-week UNL Operations Center serving the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and the State of Nebraska governmental agencies. Provide tier one support for networking, systems and datacenter operations. Monitor all types of alarms (fire, security and temperature, equipment) for the University. Answer incoming calls for the University & State offices. Provide basic audio conferencing services and provide after hours answering services and support. Demonstrate knowledge of computer and networking terminology. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written. Proven problem solving and diagnostic skills. Must be able to remain calm in emergency situations. QUALIFICATIONS: 1) Reasonably flexible and hard working, 2) Hours arranged as position is a 24-hour operation, must be able to work a variety of 1st (8am-5pm) and 2nd shifts (4pm-12 midnight), including evenings and weekends, 3) Must have a valid operator's license. Pay is $8.20/hour for approximately 20 hours/week. Work-Study preferred, but will consider all applicants. TO APPLY: Apply at http://is.unl.edu/jobs .


Student Worker or Work Study
UNL Institutional Research & Planning
The Office of Institutional Research and Planning is seeking a part-time work study or student worker who is a positive, self-starter with the ability to perform job assignments accurately and efficiently. Primary job responsibilities include word processing, data entry, proof reading, and general clerical support. Clerical support may include answering the telephone, filing, copying, and mail delivery. Other job assignments will depend on the skills and interests of the successful candidate and could include graphic design, library research, database and query construction, etc. Computer and Microsoft Excel and Access experience helpful. Applicants must be accurate, responsible, and able to work independently. PAY: $8.00/hr TO APPLY: Please apply online at Husker Hire Link under this job posting. Must have resume uploaded to apply. www.unl.edu/careers/hhl


Student Worker- Classroom Assistant - CITY CAMPUS
UNL College of Engineering
The College of Engineering is currently seeking students to be classroom assistants for a freshman level course, Engineering 100: Interpersonal Skills for Engineering Leaders for Fall 2015. We are looking for students who will take initiative and are interested in strengthening their leadership, professional, and teaching skills. Successful applicants will possess a strong academic and student involvement record, have an interest in mentoring and leading freshman engineering students, and have a drive to succeed. Must commit to one semester minimum. However, opportunities to continue for a second semester will be highly encouraged. Applicants need not be an engineering major. General duties include leading small group activities and classroom discussions, assisting with grading and the development of lesson plans, coordinating the administration of the service learning project, and other duties as required. Minimum Qualifications: At least sophomore standing with a cumulative GPA above 3.0. Successfully completed ALEC 102 or ENGR 100 with a grade of A or higher. Preferred Qualifications: Previous tutoring, mentoring and/or teaching experience preferred. PAY: $8.00/hr Approximately 10hrs/week TO APPLY: Submit resume, cover letter, references (one reference must come from a UNL representative) and a copy of your unofficial transcript to Dr. Carmen Zafft at czafft2@unl.edu.


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.


Nebraska College Preparatory Academy - Mentor - CITY CAMPUS
UNL Academic Services and Enrollment Management
The NEBRASKA College Preparatory Academy (NCPA) is a program that works with first-generation and low-income students and families from the Grand Island and North Omaha communities. NCPA is designed to work with these students and families throughout high school to ensure high school success, adequate college preparation, and admission into UNL or another college or university. The NCPA Mentor will work closely with a small group of students from Omaha and serve as their mentor. Qualifications/Duties: •Excellent communication skills, honesty, and integrity •Mentor role model skills •Mentor 1 to 3 NCPA students •Weekly phone calls •Assist with 2 NCPA events per semester •Attend biweekly staff meetings/training •Preferred- Bilingual in Spanish Hours: No set hours. Estimated at an average of 2-3 hours per week Questions: Email Amanda Murtaugh at amanda.murtaugh@unl.edu TO APPLY: Please submit application at: http://admissions.unl.edu/connect/student-jobs.aspx


Student Life Complex Tutors - 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. Currently accepting applications for Fall 2015. Here are just a few of the specific needs we are looking to fill: ACCT 309: ACCOUNTING SYSTEMS ACCT 314: INTERMEDIATE ACCT ACCT 408: ADV MANAGERIAL ACCT AECN 141: INTRO ECON OF AGRIC AGRO 204: RESOURCE-EFFCNT CROP BSEN 112: COMP-AID PROB SOLVING CHME 223: CHEM ENGR THERMO I ECON 422: INTERNATNL FINANCE ELEC 211: ELEMENTS ELEC ENGR 1 ELEC 304: SIGNALS & SYSTEMS I ELEC 307: ELECT ENGR LAB I ELEC 316: ELECTRNC&CIRCUIT III ETHN 217: NATIONALITY&RACE REL FINA 450: INTNL FINANCIAL MGT MATH 415: THRY OF LINEAR TRANS MATH 439: MATH MODELS: BIOLOGY MRKT 257: SALES COMMUNICATION MRKT 347: MRKTNG COMM STRATEGY PHYS 311: MECHANICS PSYC 462: MOTIV & EMOTION WMNS 388: BODY LANG-FRENCH LIT 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.


Student Assistant - CITY CAMPUS
UNL Student Involvement
Position is available: ACADEMIC YEAR ONLY (potential summer availability) Basic Function: Provide assistance to Student Involvement in the delivery of programs and services to Recognized Student Organizations (RSOs) through the Consultation Desk, as well as create an environment where activities and programs foster healthy development. Student Involvement Responsibilities 10% 1. Participate as an active staff member in all Student Involvement training, orientation, and staff development meetings, programs and committees. 2. Assist in the development of collaborative projects across other SI content areas whenever possible. 3. Assist in the development of collaborative projects with other campus offices/ departments/ divisions as opportunities arise to help achieve the goals and mission of Student Involvement. 4. Assist students and other customers of Student Involvement as needed. Content Area Responsibilities 90% 1. Staff the Consultation Desk and provide outreach services to increase student knowledge of Student Involvement programs and services. 2. Distribute RSO mail and post approved notices on Student Involvement bulletin boards daily. 3. Assist students in completing Event Planning & Registration (EPR) forms. 4. Assist with Annual RSO Orientations. This may include, check-in, presenting, or answering attendees questions. 5. Organize Creation Station (balloons and helium, banner paper, button maker, poster maker) 6. Maintain RSO records and files. 7. Contact RSOs regarding EPRs, Annual Review Forms (ARFs), deadlines, and mailboxes. 8. Assist with coordination of annual events such as the Student Impact Awards Banquet, Party at the Union, and Club Fair. 9. Attend weekly Student Organization staff meetings. 10. Attend mandatory Fall Training. August 18th, 19th and 20th 11. Perform miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned. Special Qualifications (undergraduate positions only): 1. Written and verbal skills 2. Interpersonal skills 3. Cross-cultural competence 4. Organizing skills/work management 5. Basic computer skills 6. Self-direction/motivation TO APPLY: Email a resume to Brock Rezny, Graduate Assistant for Student Organizations, at sibrezny@ unl.edu by Wednesday, March 4th, 2015 at 5:00 p.m.


Student Tutor - CITY CAMPUS
UNL Student Support Services
To assist Student Support Services’ students in learning course material and developing study skills so that they may achieve satisfactory performance in a course. Responsibilities: 1. Meet with assigned student tutees on a regular basis. During tutoring sessions, tutors will determine tutorial objectives, prepare learning activities, and help tutees enhance their understanding of concepts and skills required by the course. 2. Complete tutee/tutor evaluations at the end of four-week periods for each tutee. The evaluation includes your assessment of the effectiveness of the tutoring sessions (e.g. tutee’s course grade, attendance, comprehension of material). 3. Submit time sheets weekly to the Tutoring Coordinator documenting session date, and time with tutor’s and tutee’s signatures. 4. Attend tutor training and workshops, mandatory attendance to continue employment. 5. Inform the Tutoring Coordinator of any worrisome academic or personal problems of tutees so that appropriate action or referral can be made. Specifically we are seeking tutors in SLPA 150, MATH 325 MECH 200 and MECH 420. However, we are seeking tutors for all other courses. QUALIFICATIONS: •Tutors must be UNL undergraduate or graduate students with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00. •Tutors must be strongly committed to learning and must be sensitive to the individual problems of a wide range of students. •Tutors need strong interpersonal communication skills in order to express ideas clearly to under prepared students. TO APPLY: Applications can be found online at http://www.unl.edu/trio/sss/tutors.shtml or in person at 220 Canfield Administration Building. Applications must be printed and turned in to the Student Support Services office.


Technical Research/Writer - CITY CAMPUS
UNL Information Services
Technical Research/Writer - Job #21315 Responsible for providing assistance in documenting how-to guides, references, manuals, cheat sheets, or instructions. Provide assistance in the researching and documenting of information to help create disaster recovery plans for ITS services. Work on projects as assigned and needed. Qualifications - Excellent Written and verbal communication skills; attention to detail; team player; ability to self-direct work activity as well as take direction; Microsoft Office Suite experience. PAY/HOURS: $9.00/hour, up to 20 hours/week. Academic Year + summer hours possible. TO APPLY: Apply at http://its.unl.edu/jobs/.


Peer Mentor - CITY CAMPUS
UNL First-Year Experience & Transition Programs
First-Year Experience & Transition Programs is busy planning the First Husker program. First Huskers will involve 100 first-generation first-year students in a new orientation designed to give them a great start to their UNL experience. First Husker students will move into the residence halls five days early, meet with a variety of a faculty and staff in interactive workshops, receive tips and advice on how to start their college experience, and enjoy social activities with other First Husker peers. We are looking for five first-generation students to serve as peer mentors for the program. The commitment is from August 12 - August 19 with a stipend of $750. Please spread the word to students and post the attached flier. Applications are due Friday, February 27 via our website. Full description and application can be found at http://success.unl.edu/first-husker/peer-mentor. Qualifications: • First-generation student • 3.00 GPA or higher • Involved in at least one extracurricular campus activity • Experience working with others in a leadership or mentoring role • Excellent communication, organization, and interpersonal skills • Dependability • Comfortable speaking in front of large groups • Proficiency with social media, taking and posting photographs online TO APPLY: Applications are due Friday, February 27 via our website. Full description and application can be found at http://success.unl.edu/first-husker/peer-mentor. Please contact me with any questions at 402-472-1878 or mschaefer2@unl.edu.


Lab/Greenhouse/Field Assistant - EAST CAMPUS
UNL Plant Pathology
Assist in the investigation of Biological Control of plant pathogens on agronomic crops in the field, greenhouse and laboratory. Field work involves reading planting maps, plant sample collections, proper container labeling, and data gathering and recording. General greenhouse plant culture: seed planting, seedling transplant, watering, keeping activity logs, proper maintenance of equipment. Laboratory work: Prepare solutions and microbial culture media, cleaning lab-ware, operate standard laboratory equipment such as autoclaves, balances, pH meter, mechanical pipettes; and proper care of equipment. General assistance to lab manager, graduate students, and primary investigator. Experience/education: UNL undergraduate student in biological sciences, agronomy, horticulture, natural resources, or similar. An interest in Plant Sciences, Ecology, or Microbiology is beneficial, with an opportunity to learn research experimental methods and classic plant pathology. Required: Possess a valid drivers license, have the ability to lift 50 pounds, and work under greenhouse and outdoor summer field conditions. Interest/experience in any of the following is preferred, but experience not required: microbiological or biological lab experience, operational knowledge of basic laboratory equipment, and experience with agronomic/horticulture plant culture either in the greenhouse or field. Hours: 20-40 in summer, 10-20 during school, alternating weekend watering in the greenhouse. Wage: Based on experience and year in school. TO APPLY: Apply in person at 446 Plant Science Hall _East Campus_ and fill out an application. Ask for Christy. Students with Work Study may also apply.


Student Caller -CITY CAMPUS
University of Nebraska Call Center
Are you looking for a campus related job that will give you extra cash while having a blast? Apply to the University of Nebraska- Lincoln Phonathon! We are looking for full-time undergraduate students that are passionate about their school, and possess a positive, friendly attitude and an aptitude for learning. You’ll have the opportunity to work alongside your fellow classmates as you call and network with University of Nebraska- Lincoln alumni, parents, and friends. The purpose of the Phonathon is to raise support from those groups, so you’ll be able to give back to UNL while working in an exciting and fun environment. Shifts are 5:30 to 9:00pm Monday through Thursday, and Sunday shifts are 1:30 to 5:00pm and 5:30 to 9:00pm. Callers are required to work ONE Sunday shift and TWO week day shifts. Additional hours will become available if callers are interested! Salary begins at $8.00 an hour for new callers. During shifts, you’ll have the opportunity to play games, win UNL prizes and gear, and socialize with your friends all while connecting with alumni who are as passionate about UNL as you. The Call Center is located in 1010 Lincoln Mall, Suite 300; so you won’t have to worry about a tough commute! Calling begins the week of January 12th (with TBD training shifts) but interested students should reach out now in order to secure a spot at the Phonathon. In addition, if you are a returning caller, you must reapply. Please note: We are classified as an off-campus position. You must be eligible for off-campus employment if you apply. To apply, please visit the call center website: http://unl.thecallingcenter.com/. If you have any questions, feel free to e-mail the manager: Casandra.Adams@ruffalocody.com


Security and Visitor Service Representative - CITY CAMPUS
UNL Sheldon Museum of Art
The Sheldon Museum of Art seeks part-time, on-call security and visitor services representatives responsible for the safety of people, facility, and collections while assuring a welcoming and helpful environment. The Sheldon Museum of Art celebrates diversity and fosters an inclusive and supportive climate. Become part of an environment where cultural and civic engagement is a way of life. High school graduation or equivalency required. Send cover letter and resume to Lynn Doser, Sheldon Museum of Art, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 12th & R Streets, Lincoln, NE 68588-0300. PAY: $8/hour HOURS: 15 hours/week TO APPLY: Please submit your resume to ldoser1@unl.edu.


Dairy Store Staff - EAST CAMPUS
UNL Dairy Store
Come be part of a Husker tradition! The UNL Dairy Store is looking for Part-time help anytime, multiple positions are available with flexible hours. Come join a team where the fun never ends. We offer competitive wages, a casual working environment and flexible scheduling around class schedule. Excellent customer service skills and smiles are a must. Work study is preferred, but not required. We're seeking individuals that can commit now and throughout the summer and the next school year. TO APPLY: Pick up and complete an application at the Dairy Store (114 Food Industry Complex), Monday - Friday between 8am - 2pm.


Operations Associate Position - CITY CAMPUS
UNL Surplus Solutions
The associate position requires 10-20 hours of availability to work each week with compensation of $8.00 an hour, subject to negotiation. UNL Surplus Solutions is a student-managed business run by UNL Enactus members. Our company is one of the four businesses operated by Enactus. All profits go directly to our team projects, which entail social entrepreneurship.The job will entail picking up items from campus vendors, listing the items on NU Auction and Ebay, responding to messages, shipping items, filing documents, and managing inventory. We are very flexible with working hours and just ask that the work is completed on time. The job will entail working with other employees, under management and Enactus leadership. TO APPLY: Email resume to pavlik.alyssa@gmail.com


Operations Manager Position - CITY CAMPUS
UNL Surplus Solutions
This job will require 10-20 hours of availability to work each week with compensation of $8.00, which is open to negotiation. UNL Surplus Solutions is a student-managed business run by UNL Enactus members. Our company is one of the four businesses owned and operated by the organization. All profits earned directly fund our social entrepreneurship projects. The job will entail overseeing the work performed by associates, scheduling, running weekly staff meetings, and planning of weekly tasks. It will also require maintaining the office environment, ordering of supplies, and problem solving. UNL SS is very flexible with hours. We just ask that the work gets done. You will also be working with the full support Enactus, the owner of UNL SS. This job will allow you to gain real world experience with managerial operations while remaining on campus. TO APPLY: Email resume to pavlik.alyssa@gmail.com


Distance Classroom Operator - CITY CAMPUS
UNL College of Engineering
Position Description: Operate and monitor distance learning classrooms supported by the College; assist the teaching faculty during class periods, report and maintain records of system problems; perform minor system troubleshooting. This student position reports to the COE Classrooms Project Manager. Classroom Support Responsibilities: -Open and close the classroom before and after class period -Assist teaching faculty in preparing for class -Provide first-line of support to faculty during class period Distance Learning Production Responsibilities: -Prepare equipment for production including; equipment power-up, equipment check, preparing recording/capture systems and verifying network communication links -Monitor class session – switching video sources, adjusting audio levels and maintaining good production values. -Proper system shutdown at conclusion of class period including: terminating communication links, if necessary and powering down equipment -Demonstrate skilled operation of equipment during class System Maintenance Responsibilities: -Recognize, log and report technical system malfunctions -Perform system troubleshooting when possible -Follow proper procedures to report serious problems to COE Classrooms Project Manager TO APPLY: Email resume to nws@unl.edu


Reporting & Data Analysis Paid Internship - CITY CAMPUS
UNL Office of the University Registrar
The Office of the University Registrar is currently seeking a UNL engineering student to work as a Reporting and Data Analysis paid intern. Duties include writing ad-hoc reports using report writing software, assisting with the development of self-service reports and online dashboards, and assisting with data analysis and presentation. Report writing and other technical training will be provided by the Office of the University Registrar. Computer experience is required. Programming, HTML, or report writing experience is preferred. Students with Federal Work Study hours available are preferred, but it is open to non-work study students. PAY/HOURS: $9.00 hour for 20 hours/week. TO APPLY: Please email your resume to Juan Carlos Gutierrez at jgutierrez2@unl.edu.