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Student Worker Job Openings

In order to apply for the jobs posted below, you must be enrolled full-time and a degree seeking student at SMSU. The Financial Aid Office will notify you of your work study eligibility on your financial aid award offer, which is posted to your e-services account. If you do not have work-study listed on your award offer, you are only eligible to apply for the jobs labeled with "Regular Pay". Feel free to reach out to the Financial Aid Office if you have questions.

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Custodial Service Associate

Department: Student Center Hours per week: 10-15

Pay: $12.00/hr

2 Positions Available

Qualifications

Successful candidates will posses a responsible attitude and the ability to work independently. Must be able to take directions from others and make decisions independently when necessary. Willingness to work morning, evening and weekend hours as needed, The ability to lift 50 pounds, perform various cleaning tasks for extended periods of time, and work under pressure with short notice are essential.

Duties Performed

Vacuum carpets, empty trash cans, sweep tiled areas, wash windows, and other cleaning. (80) Lift/Carry/Place tables, chairs and miscellaneous equipment in appropriate settings according to diagrams and verbal requests. (20)

To Apply Contact:

John Alcorn

Office Email: studentmanagers@smsu.edu
Office Phone: 507-537-6552
Office Location: SC 225

Figure Drawing Model

Department: Art Hours per week: 3

Pay: $20/hr

6 Positions Available

Qualifications

Punctuality, dependability, and ability to stay still in one position for extended time. Ability to strike a wide variety of poses a plus. Must be at least 18 years old and a member of the local SMSU community (SMSU students, staff, or local community members are eligible).

Duties Performed

Male and female models needed to model for ART 326 Figure Drawing. Models pose nude for drawing students. Poses range from very short times of less than 1 minute to longer poses with breaks every 20 minutes.

To Apply Contact:

Alma Hale

Office Email: Alma.Hale@SMSU.edu
Office Phone: 507-537-6298
Office Location: FA 229

Gameday Operations

Department: Athletic Department Hours per week: 5-10

Pay: $12.00/hr

5 Positions Available

Qualifications

Interest in working in Athletics and getting hands-on experience working college events. Duties can include working with the official game statistics, updating social media during home games, game set-up, tickets, marketing.

Duties Performed

Assisting with home game day operations. Statistics, social media, tickets, game set-up

To Apply Contact:

Kelly Loft

Office Email: Kelly.Loft@smsu.edu
Office Phone: 507-537-7177
Office Location: PE / RA / Schwan REC

Helpdesk Tech

Department: Technology Resource Center Hours per week: 10-12

Pay: $12.00/hr

3 Positions Available

Qualifications

Some software and hardware knowledge and good communication skills both oral and written

Duties Performed

Provide technology assistance to students, faculty and staff

To Apply Contact:

Tyler Upton

Office Email: tyler.upton@smsu.edu
Office Phone: 507-537-6832
Office Location: McFarland Library

Intern

Department: Chemistry Hours per week: 6

Pay: $12.00/hr

1 Position Available

Qualifications

Third year undergraduate student in chemistry or related field.

Course completion requirements:

  1. Organic I and II Chemistry
  2. Analytical Chemistry
  3. General Chemistry I and II.
Willingness to work some evenings and weekends to collect and/or store samples and log conditions

Duties Performed

Provide an experience that includes examining theories, principles, and practices in a practical work setting that prepares the intern for professional success.

  • Gain knowledge in principles and properties of biochemistry and food chemistry.
  • Utilize standard operating procedures to test client and AURI products.
  • Assist scientists in researching AURI internal initiatives.
  • Learn about fermentation, renewable fuels, and biobased products.
  • Learn how to operate instrumentation independently.

To Apply Contact:

Michael Stutelberg

Office Email: mstutelberg@auri.org
Office Phone: 651-231-1737
Office Location: AURI Lab @ SMSU

Office Specialist

Department: Small Business Development Center Hours per week: 5-10

Pay: $12.00/hr

2 Positions Available

Qualifications

Must have work study eligibility. Excellent communication skills, computer proficiency, outgoing personality, organized and detail-oriented. Must be motivated and a self-starter. Responsible and the ability to maintain confidentiality is a must.

Duties Performed

  • General Office Work – Filing, Photocopying, Packet Assembly, etc.
  • Answer incoming phone calls and complete informational log
  • Retrieve voicemails and return calls as needed to obtain other information
  • Assist with social media posts
  • Assist and contribute to SBDC success stories
  • Record data in SBDC database
  • Research and compile data for SBDC office and data for SBDC clients

To Apply Contact:

Christine Fischer

Office Email: christine.fischer@smsu.edu
Office Phone: 507-537-7386
Office Location: ST 201

Photographer

Department: Communications and Marketing Hours per week: 5-10

Pay: $12.00/hr

6 Positions Available

Qualifications

Punctual attendance to assigned events. Enthusiastic and passionate about SMSU. Willingness to learn and improve. Ability to work independently and on a deadline. Responsible & accountable. Strong storytelling, organizational, and communication skills. Previous camera experience is a plus. Technologically savvy. Experience using relevant computer programs and social media, e.g. Adobe Premiere Pro, Illustrator, Photoshop, Lightroom Facebook, Instagram, etc. Flexible schedule. Preferred Qualifications: Majoring in Art, Graphic Design, Digital Media, Marketing, Communication Studies, etc.

Duties Performed

Responsible for providing photography of University social events and/or performances, athletic events on a part-time basis, editing photos and curating images for social media, tagging photos and contributing files to digital asset management system.

To Apply Contact:

Adam Henning

Office Email: adam.henning@smsu.edu
Office Phone: 507-537-6011
Office Location: Founders Hall 14

Post Office/Duplicating/Small Freight

Department: Post Office Hours per week: 5-10

Pay: $12.00/hr

2 Positions Available

Qualifications

Must be work study qualified, good academic standing, detail oriented, able to work independently as well as a team player. Have good computer skills, dependable, have a good work ethic – come to work as scheduled and on time. Must be able to work under pressure, be able to prioritize workload and exercise time efficiency. MUST be professional, customer service oriented and have a “how can I help” attitude. Willing to do a little light cleaning in the post office and duplicating areas.

Duties Performed

Assisting customers with mail, packages and duplicating needs.  Able to lift up to 25 pounds and deliver mail/packages to various departments amongst campus community. A little light cleaning.

To Apply Contact:

April Miles

Office Email: duplicatingservices@smsu.edu
Office Phone: 507-537-6347
Office Location: BA 175

SMSU Foundation Engagement Officer

Department: SMSU Foundation Hours per week: 10-15

Pay: $12.00/hr

2 Positions Available

Qualifications

  • Understand the purpose of the SMSU Foundation
  • Enthusiastic and ambitious with a passion for supporting SMSU
  • Punctual, reliable, and adaptable
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience in at least one of these areas is preferred: customer service, sales, marketing, communications, or public relations.

Duties Performed

Connecting with alumni, friends, and community members that are supporters of SMSU through phone, e-mail, and video communication. Stewarding, sharing upcoming events, and asking for monetary donations. Special outreach may be assigned.

To Apply Contact:

Meredith Hyatt

Office Email: Meredith.Hyatt@smsu.edu
Office Phone: 507-537-6582
Office Location: Founders Hall 223

SMSU Foundation Student Office Assistant

Department: SMSU Foundation Hours per week: 10-15

Pay: $12.00/hr

2 Positions Available

Qualifications

Enthusiastic and ambitious with a passion for SMSU. Willing to help out wherever needed to fulfill the SMSU Foundation mission of connecting with SMSU students, alumni, family members and friends of our University. Punctual, thorough attention to detail, strong reasoning skills and ability to work independently. Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively. Experience in customer service strong computer skills and experience organizing events is highly desired.

Duties Performed

We have a variety of roles that you can perform in our office, all of which are great opportunities to enhance and expand your employment skills. From assisting with events to managing thousands of contact records and assisting with mailings and other special projects, there are many ways to learn, network and contribute as an SMSU Foundation student employee.

To Apply Contact:

Meredith Hyatt

Office Email: Meredith.Hyatt@smsu.edu
Office Phone: 507-537-6582
Office Location: Founders Hall 223

Student Election Engagement Fellow

Department: Civic & Community Engagement Hours per week: 10-15

Pay: $15.00/hr

3 Positions Available

Qualifications

  • A commitment to educating peers about the importance of voter registration and becoming an informed voter
  • Self-starters who take initiative to develop and implement their work plans high degree of responsibility/follow-through
  • Not presently serving in a fellowship role for another partisan or nonpartisan organization

Duties Performed

  • Participate in nonpartisan online training sessions.
  • Develop and refine work plan and collaborate with other Fellows.
  • Meet weekly with fellowship administrator, Director of Career Services and Center for Civic & Community Engagement.
  • Document action plan, goals, activities, and deliverables. This includes but is not limited to the number of students reached and activities completed.
  • Collaborate and partner with student organizations, campus administrators, and faculty to organize voter registration, voter education, and voter engagement efforts at SMSU.
  • Plan and complete at least 6 total election engagement activities (2 voter registration, 2 voter education, and 2 GOTV activities).
  • Compose and submit a post-election report summarizing activities and accomplishments.

To Apply Contact:

Melissa Scholten

Office Email: melissa.scholten@smsu.edu
Office Phone: 507-537-6017
Office Location: Bellows Academic 161

Student Groundskeeper

Department: SMSU Physical Plant Hours per week: 5-15

Pay: $12.00/hr

3 Positions Available

Qualifications

A farm or lawn care background is desired, but not required.

Duties Performed

  1. Operating a walk behind mower. 
  2. Operating a line-trimmer (weed-eater).
  3. Litter and garbage pickup.
  4. Spraying of cracks. We spray Round-Up on the cracks in the sidewalks and parking lots. This is the only spraying I have students do.
  5. Detailing vehicles and equipment.
  6. Pulling weeds and watering.
  7. Snow shoveling, and spreading ice-melt.

To Apply Contact:

Jeff Jennings, Grounds & Road Maintenance Supervisor

Office Email: Jeff.Jennings@smsu.edu
Office Phone: 507-537-7323
Office Location: SMSU Physical Plant

Student Worker

Department: Business Innovation & Strategy Hours per week: 5-10

Pay: $12.00/hr

2 Positions Available

Qualifications

Candidate must have work study eligibility, excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, be proficient in Microsoft Office applications, work independently, be professional and courteous. Students must also be in good academic and university standing.

Duties Performed

  • Assist with general office operations including greeting students and faculty, database management, updating website, answering phones, campus errands, and special projects.

To Apply Contact:

Linda Baun

Office Email: Linda.Baun@SMSU.edu
Office Phone: 507-537-6223
Office Location: CH 129

Student Worker

Department: Agriculture, Culinology and Hospitality Mgmt Hours per week: 5-10

Pay: $12.00/hr

1 Position Available

Qualifications

  • Candidate must have work study eligibility, excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, be proficient in Microsoft Office applications, work independently, be professional and courteous. Students must also be in good academic and university standing.

Duties Performed

Assist with general office operations including greeting students and faculty, database management, updating website, answering phones, campus errands, and special projects.

To Apply Contact:

Linda Baun

Office Email: Linda.Baun@SMSU.edu
Office Phone: 507-537-6223
Office Location: CH 129

Supplemental Instruction Leader

Department: Deeann Griebel Student Success Center Hours per week: 4-8

Pay: $12.00/hr

2 Positions Available

Qualifications

  • Sophomore, Junior or Senior classification
  • Previously completed the course with a grade of an A or B
  • Punctuality
  • Dependability
  • Ability to work independently and as a team

Duties Performed

The SI Leader will hold weekly review sessions and is required to attend the course that they are leading at least once a week. The student will work with the faculty member that is teaching the course to plan their session for that week and they will also hold an office hour for drop in questions by the students in the course.

 

Fill out the application at this link: https://forms.office.com/r/ECy3q5yGzK

To Apply Contact:

Hannah Kuno

Office Email: Hannah.Kuno@smsu.edu
Office Phone: 507-5377-6820
Office Location: IL 224D

Videographer

Department: Communications and Marketing Hours per week: 5-10

Pay: $12.00/hr

3 Positions Available

Qualifications

Punctual attendance to assigned events. Enthusiastic and passionate about SMSU. Willingness to learn and improve. Ability to work independently and on a deadline. Responsible, organized and accountable. Strong storytelling and communication skills. Previous camera experience is a plus. Technologically savvy. Experience using relevant computer programs and social media, e.g. Adobe Premiere Pro, Illustrator, Photoshop, Lightroom Facebook, Instagram, etc. Flexible schedule. Preferred Qualifications: Majoring in Art, Graphic Design, Digital Media, Marketing, Communication Studies, etc.

Duties Performed

Responsible for capturing video of social events and/or performances, athletic events on a part-time basis, video editing and production for University web and social media content.

To Apply Contact:

Adam Henning

Office Email: adam.henning@smsu.edu
Office Phone: 507-537-6011
Office Location: Founders Hall 14

Web Content Editor

Department: Web Office Hours per week: 5-7

Pay: $12.00/hr

1 Position Available

Qualifications

Interest in working on websites and website content. Some knowledge of HTML is a plus but not required.

Duties Performed

Creating/Updating content on the www.smsu.edu website and other duties as assigned relating to web content.

To Apply Contact:

Joseph Zimmerman

Office Email: joseph.zimmerman@smsu.edu
Office Phone: 507-537-6123
Office Location: Founders Hall 15