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On-Campus Student Employment Opportunities

Looking for On-Campus Employment?

This resource is here to assist you in finding an on-campus job that is the right fit for you.

Below you will find the list of current on campus position openings for students at Clarke University.

Whether you are an incoming student with a Federal Work Study award or a returning student looking for on campus employment opportunities, we hope you can find a position of interest to you.

Please contact the supervisor listed on the position(s) listed below that you are interested in.  Some supervisors may also have you complete an application, etc. included in position post.

2022-2023 Student Employment Positions



Tour Guides – 

Multiple positions

Time Frame:  Fall/Spring, option for summer
Hours per week: Varying depending on how many tours you take per week.

Purpose of Job:
To provide campus tours of Clarke University primarily to prospective students and their families.

Duties & Responsibilities:
• Give on-campus and virtual tours  to prospective students and their families, faculty and staff members interviewing on campus, and to large groups visiting campus from high schools.
• Responsible for knowledge of basic facts of the university, as well as tips, tricks and stories learned in training.
• Create an unforgettable experience for those visiting Clarke while on tour.

Job Qualifications:

  • Have a positive attitude, great energy, be dependable and possess top notch customer service skills.
    Be in at least your second year of college at Clarke University.
  • Be available and flexible for a minimum of 5 tours during the academic year. Each tour is approximately an hour long. Tours are given Monday-Friday 9:00AM-4:00PM and occasional Saturday’s from 9:00AM-Noon.
  • Strong communications skills required.
  • Ability to be a great storyteller preferred.
  • Tour Guides will receive training on campus history, building specifics and will need to complete shadow tours, buddy tours and pass a certification tour before being able to give tours on their own.

Wage:  $10/hr.

Supervisor:  Nicole Herrig, Campus Experience Coordinator

Notes: Students with Federal Work Study are eligible for this position

Please apply by completing the following application:


Welcome Desk

Welcome Desk Assistant, 2 position
Time Frame:  Fall/Spring
Hours per Week:  12 hours / every other weekend

Purpose of Job:
Work at the Welcome Desk and be friendly, professional, and informational to guests entering Clarke.

Duties & Responsibilities:
-answer the phone and transfer calls
-direct visitors on campus
-greet visitors to Clarke
-Have a positive attitude, be dependable and have great customer service skills.
-Be at least in your sophomore year of college here at Clarke.
-Be available and flexible with your schedule. Be able to work 12 hours per week.
-Must be able to hold a conversation, tell a story and love Clarke.

Wage: $7.25/hr.


Notes: Students with Federal Work Study are eligible for this position.



Cuttie Mascot Performer, 2 positions

Time Frame:  Fall/Spring
Hours per Week:  4-5

Purpose of Job:
Perform as Cuttie the athletic mascot during athletic games

Duties & Responsibilities:
Wear mascot costume and entertain crowd and kids.

Job Qualifications:
Must enjoy and interact with the crowd.

Wage: $20/hr.
Supervisor:  Brett Tudela,, (563) 588-6360.


Football Statisticians, 2 positions

Time Frame:  Fall Only
Hours per week:  4 hours per home game

Purpose of Job:
Keep statistics for all home football games.

Duties & Responsibilities:
Serve as a member of the stat crew for all home football games. Will spot and call out plays as they happen to computer operator.

Job Qualifications:
Have good knowledge of the game of football.  Previous experience keeping football statistics preferred.

Wage:  $10.00/hr.
Supervisor:  Brett Tudela,, (563) 588-6360.


Lacrosse Statistician, 2 positions

Timeframe:  Spring Only
Hours per Week:  2 hours per game

Purpose of Job:
Compile lacrosse stats for all men’s and women’s home lacrosse games.

Duties & Responsibilities:
Student will serve as a spotter and will learn in-game stat program.

Job Qualifications:
Knowledge of lacrosse. Willing to learn in-game stat program.

Wage:  $7.25/hr.
Supervisor:  Brett Tudela,, (563) 588-6360.


Statisticians: 2 baseball, 2 softball, 2 men’s basketball, 2 women’s basketball, 2 soccer, 2 men’s volleyball, 2 women’s volleyball

Time Frame:  Fall/Winter/Spring
Hours Per Week:  Varies

Purpose of Job:
Serve as a member of the stat crew and assist the sports information office in the compiling of official statistics at Clarke home athletic events.

Duties & Responsibilities:
Students will be trained to keep live in-game statistics on a laptop using Dakstats and/or Stat Crew scoring software. Students will also be trained to be callers for the statistician inputting the game stats on a laptop.

Job Qualifications:
General knowledge of the sport or sports that the applicant is applying for.

Wage:  $7.25/hr.
Supervisor: Brett Tudela,, (563) 588-6360.


Event Management, multiple positions

Time Frame:  Fall/Spring
Hours Per Week:  6-10

Purpose of Job:
Help with various positions at athletic contests.

Duties & Responsibilities:
Public announcer for games, run clocks, scoreboards, keep stats, working a camera, misc.

Job Qualifications:
Ability to learn rules about the sport.

Wage:  $7.25/hr.
Supervisor:  Casey Tauber,, (563) 588-6397
Note:  Students with Federal Work Study are eligible for this position


Cafe 1843

Cook, 8-15 positions

Time Frame: Fall/Spring
Hours Per Week: 5-20

Purpose of Job: Assist in Food Service preparation.

Duties & Responsibilities: Cooking, Sanitation & Customer Service.
Wage: $8.00/hr.
Note:  Student workers receive a free meal during their work shift.
Supervisor: Tricia DeLire,, (563) 588-6428



CareerPLUS program

Student Assistant: 1 position

Time Frame: 2022-2023 (with the opportunity to continue in future semesters based on performance)

Purpose of Job: Provide support to Clarke University’s Institute for Professional Excellence (including the CareerPLUS program). The Institute is housed in the lower level of the campus library in the Center for Career, Compass, and Lifelong Learning.

Duties & Responsibilities:

This position provides support to Clarke University’s Institute for Professional Excellence and CareerPLUS program, as well as to the Director of Business and Community Engagement. Duties include:

  • Assist in Institute for Professional Excellence marketing and communication efforts (proofread marketing materials, provide feedback on marketing materials and CareerPLUS website, etc.)
  • Manage day-to-day social media posts and connection requests for the CareerPLUS program, in collaboration with professional staff
  • Draft regular social posts to highlight new business and community partners
  • Search for new employer contact information and maintain up-to-date data in employer database
  • Provide feedback and ideas related to the Institute for Professional Excellence and/or CareerPLUS program and Business and Community Partnerships
  • Perform administrative duties related to the Institute (i.e. updating micro course guides and materials, researching ideas and or data related to competitors in the Workforce Education market, creating instructional guides/resources for the Institute, etc.) and Business and Community Partnerships (updating lists in SLATE, pushing out emails in SLATE)
  • Other duties as assigned

Job Qualifications:

  • Dedicated work ethic and professional attitude
  • Excellent listening and oral communication skills
  • Attention to detail, timeliness, and accuracy
  • Self-Motivated and desire to take initiative
  • Proficiency in Outlook365 and Microsoft Office
  • Interest or experience in marketing/communication preferred

Wage: $8/hour

Supervisor: Mariann Kurtz Weber,; 563-588-6416

Hours Per Week: 5

Application Information: To apply, submit a resume, class/work/athletics schedule for the upcoming semester, and a list of two references to  Priority application deadline is August 12, 2022.



Crux Staff: 2 position

Time Frame: Fall/Spring
Hours Per Week: 4-8

Purpose of Job: Create content for The Crux

Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Create content for The Crux (e.g writing, photography, video, etc)

Job Qualifications: 

  • Must be a current full time Clarke University student
  • Must have a passion for Clarke that shows on writing, photography, or video
  • Must be interested in creating quality videos to publish
  • Must have a strong communications skills

Wage: $7.50/hr
Supervisor:  Annette Doerr, (563) 588-6513


  • Students with Federal Work Study are eligible for this position.


Dining Services

Cafeteria Assistant, 12 positions

Time Frame: Fall/Spring
Hours Per Week: 5-20

Purpose of Job: To assist the Dining Services Department in serving our guests needs in the Dining Hall.

Duties & Responsibilities: Serving on hot line, ware washing, and food preparation.

Job Qualifications: Must be reliable and hard working.
Wage: $8.00 to start/hr.   Students who return to this position will be considered for an increase.
Supervisor: Steve Neese,, (563) 588-6328


Education / Community Service Learning

School Tutoring / Teacher Assistant, multiple positions

Time Frame:  Fall/Spring
Hours per week:  5-15/hrs per week

Purpose of Job:
To provide teacher and student support in local schools.

Duties & Responsibilities:
Work with students in elementary, middle school, or high school. Duties include, but not limited to: tutoring and general classroom teacher assistance.
Students must be professional and reliable.  Students will need to have transportation to area schools or walk to schools close to Clarke.

Job Qualifications:
Preference of education students with experience working with children.
Wage:  $12/hr.
Supervisor:  Beth Putnam


Facilities Management

Number of positions:   4 Positions
Time Frame: Fall/Spring
Hours Per Week: Up to 20 hours

Purpose of Job:

Student Groundskeeper – Assist the Grounds Maintenance staff in maintaining the campus grounds.

Duties and Responsibilities: 

Job duties will include – weeding, watering, mowing, trimming, trash clean up, and moving services

Job Qualifications:

Applicants must be able to lift 50 lbs., be in good physical condition, enjoy working outdoors, and work in all weather conditions including cold and rain. You may be required to work events that may fall on weekends or evenings.

Wage: $11/hr

Supervisor:  Joel Leach (


Financial Aid

Financial Aid Assistant: 1 Position
Time Frame: Fall/Spring
Hours Per Week: 5-6 hours

Purpose of Job:
To support the Financial Aid office by completing various office tasks

Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Enter data into Excel spreadsheet
  • Loan reconciliation
  • Prepare payroll spreadsheet and paper timesheet
  • General Filing
  • Compile new Student Employment Packets
  • Assist the office staff with any other time-sensitive projects
  • Other clerical duties as needed

Job Qualifications:

  • Must be a current Clarke University student
  • Have a positive attitude and be dependable
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel
  • Strong communication skills
  • Detail oriented and well-organized

Wage: $8.50/hr

Supervisor:  Sylma Fernández ( )  and Robert Hoover (

Notes: Please contact Sylma Fernández if you are interested in the position.


Social Work

Social Work Department Assistant, 1 position

Time Frame:  Fall/Spring
Hours per Week:  5

Purpose of Job:
Provide administrative assistance in the Social Work Department.

Duties & Responsibilities:
Include but not limited to typing, copying, research, and organization of the department offices and program activities. Other duties may be assigned as necessary.

Job Qualifications:
Must be reliable and have a schedule that will allow a total of 5 hours/week during regular business hours.

Wage:  $7.25/hr.

Supervisor:  Samantha Hicks

Notes:   Students with Federal Work Study are eligible for this position