Work-study 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 Monday, March 2, 2015

Custodial/Cleanup, Setup & Strike Crew - CITY CAMPUS
UNL Lied Center for Performing Arts
Hiring UNL students for the Lied Center for Performing Arts Facilities Services Department. Part-time jobs doing mainly custodial duties, cleaning up after events, and some setup work for events. Custodial duties include but are not limited to vacuuming, sweeping, mopping, bathrooms, trash removal, and seasonal snow removal. No experience required. PAY/HOURS: Starting rate is $8.00/hour. Hours needed: Flexible day shifts between 8am - 5pm and night shifts between 5pm - 2am, includes some weekends. TO APPLY: Apply at the Lied Center Administrative Office, 301 N. 12th Street - North side of building, between the hours of 8 a.m. to noon and noon to 5 p.m. M-F. Contact Jillian Stewart at 472-7069 if you need additional information.


Student Ticket Office Worker - CITY CAMPUS
UNL Lied Center for Performing Arts
Hiring UNL students for Lied Center for Performing Arts ticket sales. Starting rate: $8.00/hour for 10-20 hours/week. Standard weekday shifts are 10:30-2:30, 2:30-5:30, or 10:30-5:30 depending on availability. The job will also require occasional evening and weekend hours as needed for performances. Qualifications: Part-time job for UNL student who is detail-oriented, has excellent phone and keyboarding skills, has previous customer service, sales, and cash-handling experience, and communicates clearly. Students will be required to work daytime and evening hours during the fall semester and must be available for 10-20 hours over summer months as well. TO APPLY: Apply at Lied Center Ticket Office, 301 N 12th, M-F between 11am and 5:30pm.


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.


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 Work Study
NE Department of Roads (NDOR)
Update the Agreement/Contract Tracking (ACT) system for financial information. Mange the ACT routing group for the Project Finance area to meet timelines for executed agreements. Assist in preparing documentation and calculation of billings to political subdivisions for the participating share of highway construction projects. Process invoices in the RBS system. Assist the Project Finance area in making payments through the RPS system to political subdivisions. Review documentation submitted for payment for proper back up. Update the Project Finance project folders by filing all documentation for projects on a daily basis. REQUIREMENTS: Must be a three-fourths time student in good standing majoring in a discipline or field related to the work to be assigned. Must be eligible to work in the United States. PREFERRED: Majoring in Business Administration with an emphasis in Accounting or Finance. Prefer a minimum of 24 credit hours completed in Accounting. Experience in analyzing data and working with diverse groups. Experience in setting priorities for multiple tasks. Experience in Microsoft Office with emphasis in Excel, Access and Word. OTHER: Must be able to work at least 10 hours a week, preferably up to 20 hours a week, with possible full-time hours available during the summer and school breaks. Employment up to 2080 hours or four years, whichever comes first. If employed to 2080 hours, student must take a 30 day break before returning to work. Regular and reliable attendance is required. Demonstrate ability to perform professional quality work with meticulous attention to detail. Ability to follow-through with directions. Ability to work independently and be self-motivated. Strong communication skills. Demonstrate ability to perform professional quality work with meticulous attention to detail. Ability to follow-through with directions. Ability to work independently and be self-motivated. Strong communication skills. PAY: $13.30/hour HOURS:10-20/wk; Up to 4 years TO APPLY: An online State of Nebraska application must be completed. Visit www.statejobs.nebraska.gov to complete the application.


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.


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.


Student Work Study Program Employee
NE Department of Roads (NDOR)
Assist in analysis and verification of actual cost billings submitted by outside parties seeking reimbursement for work performed under actual cost project agreements. Assist in analysis and verification of Indirect Cost Rate schedules submitted by consulting firms. Perform audit review procedures in accordance with prescribed review program guides. Prepare reports and correspondence, as directed. Input data into project history Access database. Gather project cost data, prepare spreadsheets/schedules and analyze for arithmetic accuracy, reasonableness and eligibility. Set up and assemble project files and permanent files. Assist in sub receipient monitoring program including review of independent audit reports. Provide other support activities as necessary. REQUIREMENTS: Must be a three-fourths time student in good standing majoring in a discipline or field related to the work to be assigned. Must be eligible to work in the United States. PREFERRED: A sophomore (minimum of 24 hours completed) majoring in Accounting with a working knowledge of Word and Excel. Moderate experience with Microsoft Office would be a plus. OTHER: Must be able to work at least 10 hours a week with possible full-time hours available during the summer and school breaks. Employment up to 2080 hours or four years, whichever comes first. If employed to 2080 hours, student must take a 30 day break before returning to work.