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Welcome to Clarke University! Together, we will cultivate new ways of delivering the Clarke experiences supporting each other and our community. We stand as One Clarke, One Community.

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.

 

 

2021-2022 Student Employment Positions

Accounting & Business Department


Office Assistant: 1 Position

Time Frame: Fall/Spring
Hours Per Week: 6 hours

Purpose of Job: To assist part time office manager with clerical duties for the Accounting, Business, Communication and Computer Science Department. 

Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Generate ideas and create departments’ news letter
  • Post and update department’s social media (Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn)
  • Other clerical duties as need

Job Qualifications:

  • Must be a current Clarke University student
  • Proficient Microsoft Office and Social Media platform
  • Strong communication skills
  • Detail oriented and well organized

Wage: $8/hr
Supervisor:  Dora Serna, dora_serna@clarke.edu, (563)588-6353
Notes: Students with Federal Work Study are eligible for this position.


 

Admissions


Tour Guide: 3 positions

Time Frame:  Fall/Spring
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 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 Saturday’s from 9:00AM-Noon.
  • Strong communications skills required.
  • Ability to be a great story teller preferred.

Wage:  $10/hr.
Supervisor:  Morgan Budde, morgan.budde@clarke.edu, (563) 588-6559
Notes: Students with Federal Work Study are eligible for this position

Please apply by completing the following application:  https://www.clarke.edu/admission-aid/schedule-a-visit/clarke-ambassador/clarke-ambassador-application/

 

Transfer Admission Intern: 1 Position

Time Frame:
Fall/Spring
Hours Per Week: 10-15 per week

Purpose of the Job: To assist in basic transfer funnel management, research/data collection, aid in TES management (Transfer Equivalency System) in collaboration with Registrar’s Office, and complete administrative admission office tasks as assigned.

Duties & Responsibilities: 

  • Run Weekly queries in Slate to create contact list. (Slate is the Admission CRM- Customer Relationship Management System)
  • Complete basic, individual outreach from slate to encourage students to complete their application file.
  • Make phone calls to students encourage applying, file completion, visiting, and to provide basic reminders.
  • Aid in researching information about current and possible partnership schools.
  • Aid in transfer data collection and coding by utilizing Slate and excel.
  • Learn to use, update and build curriculum guide in TES.
  • Assist in essential admission office coverage, including answering phones, greeting guests, walking visitors to appointment, and completing other task as assigned.
  • Assist in admission events as needed

Jobs Qualification: 

  • Must be available during office hours 8:00AM-4:30PM
  • Must split time between 2-3 days each week.
  • Must be open to working weekend events on occasion

Wage: $8.50/hr
Supervisor: Grace Burds, grace.burds@clarke.edu, (563)588-6548
Note: Please contact Grace Burds if you are interested in the position.

 

Graduate Student Intern: 1 Position

Time Frame: Fall/Spring
Hours per week: 10-15 per week

Purpose of Job: Support the Assistant Director of Graduate Admission in day-to-day operations to recruit prospective graduate students to Clarke University.


Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Assist in hosting both on-campus and virtual visits for prospective graduate students and provide an unforgettable tour of Clarke’s campus.
  • Be knowledgeable and communicate effectively basic facts of the university, graduate programs, and share your experience of what life is like as a Clarke graduate student.
  • Assist with graduate student events.
  • Communicate with prospective graduate student inquiries and applicants.
  • Support with graduate mailings and social media postings.
  • Assist in sending out admission letters to prospective graduate students.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Job Qualifications:

  • Have a positive attitude, great energy, dependable and possess top notch customer service skills.
  • Current Clarke graduate student.
  • Must be available to work some evenings and/or weekends per academic year.


Wage: $8.50/hr.
Supervisor: Jon Lewerke, jon.lewerke@clarke.edu (563) 588-6539 or (563) 213-6239
Notes: Interviews will begin immediately with goal of having position filled by August 15, 2021.

Please apply by completing the following application:   https://clarke.edu/wp-content/uploads/Student-Application-for-Employment.pdf

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Athletics

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, brett.tudela@clarke.edu, (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, brett.tudela@clarke.edu, (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, brett.tudela@clarke.edu, (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, brett.tudela@clarke.edu, (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, casey.tauber@clarke.edu, (563) 588-6397
Note:  Students with Federal Work Study are eligible for this position

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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, tricia.delire@clarke.edu, (563) 588-6428

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Campus Ministry

Prayer Life Assistant, 1 position

Time Frame:  Fall/Spring
Hours per Week: 10

Purpose of Job:
The Campus Ministry Prayer Life Student Worker coordinates and facilitates Campus Ministry prayer and liturgical experiences on campus.

Duties & Responsibilities:
Specific duties could include (but are not limited to):

  • Create liturgical minister serving schedule for Campus Masses and contact lit mins with reminders.
  • Prepare music binders for Music leader / student group for all campus Masses each week.
  • Set-up for / be present at weekly faith events when possible: such as Holy Hours, Group Rosaries, and Sunday Campus Masses.
  • Help Director organize the fall and spring Busy Person’s Retreats.
  • Keep appropriate records (events, attendance, etc.).
  • Welcome people who call/visit office; take and deliver messages; fill snacks bins and lite cleaning of lounge; and other general office tasks as requested.
  • Participate in a 60 minute, weekly team meeting (as part of your total hours) involving a group check-in / spiritual development, and agenda about campus ministry updates and discussions of events, projects, policies, changes in the department.
  • Invite people to Campus Ministry events/activities via digital and personal invitation.

Job Qualifications:

  • Must be a current, full-time Clarke University student in good standing.
  • Must be supportive of Campus Ministry’s mission of walking with students in their faith journeys.

Wage: $7.25/hr.
Supervisor:  Hunter Darrouzet, hunter.darrouzet@clarke.edu, (563) 588-8192

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Communication

Program Assistant: 1 position

Time Frame: Fall/Spring
Hours Per Week: 1.5

Purpose of Job: To assist communication faculty with administrative activities

Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Assist Communication faculty with administrative, promotional and recruitment activities

Job Qualifications: 

  • Current full time Clarke University student
  • Strong communication skills

Wage: $7.5/hr
Supervisor: Dora Serna, dora_serna@clarke.edu, (563) 588-6353
Notes:

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

 

Editor in Chief (The Crux): 2 positions

Time Frame: Fall/Spring
Hours Per Week: 4

Purpose of Job:

  • Serve in a leadership for managing and directing The Crux
  • Creating content
  • Motivate others to create content
  • Editing and curating student contributions

Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Editorializing
  • Appealing for contributions
  • Strategic decision making in consultation with Clarke’s Student
  • Media Advisory Board
  • Assist with other task where needed

Job Qualifications: 

  • Must be a current full-time Clarke Student
  • Strong Writing Skills
  • Must be interested in creating quality publications

Wage: $8/hr
Notes:

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

 

Chief Designer (The Crux): 1 position

Time Frame: Fall/Spring
Hours Per Week: 4

Purpose of Job: To design and manage the aesthetic components of any aspect of The Crux

Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Design and manage logo, site aesthetics, promotional materials etc. of The Crux
  • Assist with other tasks where needed

Job Qualifications: 

  • Must be current full-time Clarke University student
  • Must have excellent communication skill
  • Must be interested in creating quality content
  • Self-motivate

Wage: $8/hr
Supervisor: Dora Serna, dora_serna@clarke.edu, (563) 588-6353
Notes:

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

 

Digital Manager (The Crux): 1 position

Time Frame: Fall/Spring
Hours Per Week: 4

Purpose of Job: To Build and maintain the WordPress site and other technology infrastructure for The Crux

Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Drive the prioritization for the building of the technology infrastructure
  • Manage all related IT functionality for inclusion of student media’s digital presence
  • Build and maintain the WordPress site and other technology infrastructure for The Crux (i.e., Student Media Initiative)

Job Qualifications: 

  • Must be current full-time Clarke University student
  • Must have strong computer skills
  • Must be interested in creating excellent quality content

Wage: $8/hr
Supervisor: Dora Serna, dora_serna@clarke.edu, (563) 588-6353
Notes:

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

 

Crux Staff: 1 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: Dora Serna, dora_serna@clarke.edu, (563) 588-6353
Notes:

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

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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, steve.neese@clarke.edu, (563) 588-6328

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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:  $10/hr.
Supervisor:  Lisa Dursky, ​lisa.dursky@clarke.edu,
Notes:

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Institutional Advancement

Institutional Advancement Work Study: 1 position

Time Frame: Fall/Spring
Hours Per Week: Up to 20

Purpose of Job: 
To support the institutional advancement office by completing various office tasks and assisting in keeping our alumni database up-to-date.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Coordinating various stewardship pieces to our alumni like birthday emails and baby t-shirts.
  • Data Entry
  • Filing
  • Preparing greeting cards
  • Researching/reviewing alumni records
  • Reviewing obituaries- keep database up to date
  • Mailing
  • Supporting donor event
  • Organize office material
  • Complete time-sensitive projects for alumni and donor constituents

Job Qualifications: 

  • Self-motivated individual
  • Works well in team environment
  • Excellent listening and communication skills
  • Maintain Confidentiality and ethical decision making
  • Computer proficiency – Microsoft Office preferred

Wage: $10/hr
Supervisor: Jillian Bellings & Roberto Dominguez, development@Clarke.edu, (563)588-6405

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Institute for Professional Excellence

Student Assistant, 1 position

Time Frame:  Fall/Spring
Hours per Week: 5-6

Purpose of Job:

Provide support to Clarke University’s new Institute for Professional Excellence (including the CareerPLUS program) and staff the welcome desk in the Center for Career, Compass, and Lifelong Learning (formerly known as the Compass and Career Services Office).

This position provides support to Clarke University’s Institute for Professional Excellence and CareerPLUS program. This position also staffs the welcome desk in the Center for Career, Compass, and Lifelong Learning.

Responsibilities & Duties:

• Greet persons entering the Center for Career, Compass, and Lifelong Learning
• Manage inquiries related to the CareerPLUS program and the Center for Career, Compass, and Lifelong Learning
• Answer telephone, screen and direct calls, provide information to callers, take and relay messages
• Set up appointments in Outlook for Center for Career, Compass, and Lifelong Learning staff
• Tidy and maintain the reception area
• Assist in Institute for Professional Excellence marketing and communication efforts (proofread marketing materials, provide feedback on marketing materials and CareerPLUS website, and assist in creating content for newsletter, blog posts, social media posts, etc.)
• Assist in communicating updates about the Institute’s CareerPLUS program to the campus community
• Provide feedback and ideas related to the Institute for Professional Excellence and/or CareerPLUS program
• Perform administrative duties related to the Institute (i.e. copying, researching ideas and or data related to competitors in the Workforce Education market, creating instructional guides/resources for the Institute, etc.)
• Operate basic office equipment (printer, scanner, etc.)

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: $7.50/hr.
Supervisors:  Liz Kruse & Becky Eastburn, careerplus@clarke.edu, (563) 588-6595

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Marketing and Communication

Social Media Intern: 2 positions

Time Frame: Fall/Spring
Hours per Week: 2-4

Purpose of Job:Assist the Marketing & Communications Office with social media efforts

Duties & Responsibilities:

• Capture high-quality social media content that takes place organically on campus and during live events and activities
• Create and assist with innovative tactics to grow and engage with our student body and prospective students across each of our main social media accounts
• Engage in the latest trends and willing to craft and execute social media storyboards (Instagram Stories & Snapchat)
• Serve as an ambassador for the Office of Marketing & Communication Office, which includes assisting with student connections, seeking out story ideas for social media as well as the website and alumni magazine
• Care for and maintain the various equipment used when creating and publishing videos
• Assist with other tasks where needed

Job Qualifications:

• Must be a current, full-time Clarke University student in good standing
• Possess strong interpersonal and teamwork skills; easily convey concepts and priorities, as well as the ability to solicit feedback and input from others
• Must have a passion for social media and be comfortable being on camera
• Must be interested in creating top-notch social content
• Must have an affinity to learning new skills

Wage: $12.00/an hr.
Supervisor: Amy Errthum, amy.errthum@clarke.edu, (563)588-6683