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

Spring 2021 Return to Campus Information
COVID-19 Communication

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.

2020-2021 Student Employment Positions


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/



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:  Casey Tauber, casey.tauber@clarke.edu, (563) 588-6397.



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



Dining Services

Cafeteria Assistant, 12 positions
Time Frame: Fall/Spring
Hours Per Week: 5-10

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/hr.

Supervisor: Steve Neese, steve.neese@clarke.edu, (563) 588-6328



Education / Community Service Learning

School Tutoring / Teacher Assistant, multiple positions
Time Frame:  Fall/Spring
Hours per week:  varies

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, (563) 588-584-8604

Notes:  Please fill out the attached application and send to lisa.dursky@clarke.edu

Students must have Federal Work Study to be eligible for this position.




Philosophy and Religious Studies

Department Aide, 1  position
Time Frame:  Spring
Hours per week:  4-6

Purpose of Job:
Assistance with Department Chair Work

Duties and Responsibilities:
Word processing, creating and modifying spreadsheets, photocopying, etc.

Job Qualifications:
Basic understanding of computer operation and working with spreadsheets.

Wage:  $7.25/hr.

Supervisor:  Norm Freund, norm.freund@clarke.edu, (563) 588-6543.

There is a possibility this position could extend into next year by mutual agreement.