Work Study Positions

Listed below are the Institutional Work Study and Federal Work Study opportunities available at McKendree University. Students may contact the various departments on campus and ask them how to apply for the open positions.

 

 

Academic Records

 

Office Clerk (# of Vacancies  0)

Responsibilities - Provide customer service, data entry, filing, and answering the phone.

Supervisor - Maeda Sparn (618) 537- 6819

 

Administration and Finance Office

 

Accounting Assistant ( # of Vacancies 0)

Responsibilities - Data entry, review bookslips, data analysis, and other projects as needed

Supervisor - Molly Ourada (618) 537 -6981


Admissions Office


Student Ambassador
(# of Vacancies 0)

Responsibilities - Giving Campus tours, attending admission and campus events, serving as overnight host (when needed)

Supervisor - Alexander McWhirt (618) 537-6407

Office Worker (# of Vacancies 0)

Responsibilities - Assisting with mail and filing, data entry, assembling of program material, give campus tours

Supervisor - Alexander McWhirt (618) 537-6407

Tele-Counselor (# of Vacancies 0)

Responsibilities - Communicate with prospective student via telephone. Help generate applications, campus visits, and interest in McKendree.

Supervisor - Ciera Field (618) 537-6835


Archives Department


Archives Student Worker
(# of Vacancies 0)

Responsibilities - Search and organize archival materials, help repair damaged materials, input collections into archival database, assist in the operation of the Archives museum.

Supervisor - Debbie Houk (618) 537-6951


Art Gallery


Gallerist
(# of Vacancies 0)

Responsibilities - Open and close the gallery, maintain and welcoming environment, assist with receptions as needed, assist with handling artwork as needed.

Supervisor - Amy MacLennan (618) 537-6986


Athletics


Event Staff
(# of Vacancies 0)

Responsibilities - Help with all game functions to keep games running smoothly.

Supervisor - Greg Richard (618) 537-6597

Football Filmer (# of Vacancies 2)

Responsibilities - Film practices and games, film breakdowns, etc.

Supervisor - Mike Babcock (618) 537-6847

Student Assistant Basketball Coach (# of Vacancies 1)

Responsibilities - Attend and help with each practice and game, keep track of uniforms and equipment, etc.

Supervisor - Eric Echelbarger (618) 537-6846

Student Equipment Manager (# of Vacancies 0)

Responsibilities - Set -up and break down facilities for sporting events, launder and sort practice and game uniforms

Supervisor - Brad Oster (618) 537-6918

Student Manager for Women's Basketball (# of Vacancies 0)

Responsibilities - Handling laundry and equipment, film and process games, run the clock for practices, assist in travel arrangements

Supervisor -  Hallie Sample (618) 537-6976

Track & Field Student Worker (# of Vacancies 0)

Responsibilities - Inputting data entry for results and recruiting, working track and field preview days, assisting with all digital and printing recruiting efforts, etc.

Supervisor - Micheal Mendez (618) 537-6948

Wrestling Management (# of Vacancies 0)

Responsibilities - Video Events, operate head table at events, clean mats daily, wash practice laundry, keep statistics for wrestling program, etc.

Supervisor - James Kisgen (618) 537-6872


Athletic Bands Department


Recruitment Team Member/ Hett Security
(# of Vacancies 0)

Note - Must be a current Band member.

Responsibilities - Contacting potential recruits, updating datatel system on regular basis, must be willing to attend recruiting evets and audition days. Check the Hett on a regular basis to ensure safety procedures are in place.

Supervisor - David Boggs (618) 537-6492

Video Production ( # of Vacancies 0)

Note - Must be a current Band member.

Responsibilities - Students will create video montage of photos on a weekly or bi-monthyl basis with the music recorded by the marching band.

Supervisor - David Boggs (618) 537-6492

Office Staff (# of Vacancies 0)

Note - Must be a current Band member.

Responsibilities - Any administrative task which needs to be completed.

Supervisor - David Boggs (618) 537-6492

Facebook Recruiting Team (# of Vacancies 0)

Note - Must be a current Band member.

Responsibilities - Students are to research various high school bands competeing at different marching band competitions. Students are to try and develop friendships with students in each of these bands and encourage them to visit McKendree.

Supervisor - David Boggs (618) 537-6492


Biology

 

Research Assistant (# of Vacancies 0)

Responsibilities - Clean aquariums, make fish water, monitor chemistry aquarium, help with experiments

Supervisor - Dr. Angie LaMora (618) 537-6895


Business Office


Office Clerk
(# of Vacancies 0)

Responsibilities - Filing, computer work, organizing, shredding, some heaving lifting, etc.

Supervisor - Emilee Hubbard (618) 537-6868


Campus Activities Office

The Lair - Media and Marketing Coordinatior (# of Vacancies 0)

Responibilities - Create Advertisements, create promotional items or publications, help Registered Student Organizations promote events and programs, serve as a photographer for CAB events, etc.

For the complete job description and to apply please click HERE

Supervisor - Craig Robertson

Lair - General Staff (# of Vacancies 2)

Responsibilities - Greet and direct visitors, provide information and answer inquiries regarding programs and campus resources. Check equipment in and out. Some concession and snack sales.

For the complete job description and to apply please click HERE.

Supervisor - Craig Robertson

The Lair - Student Manager (# of Vacancies 3)

Responsibilities - In charge of the general operation and supervision of the Lair Equipment Desk/Gameroom area and concession at athletic events.

For the complete job description and to apply please click HERE.

Supervisor - Craig Robertson

Campus Activities Board Program Coordinator (# of Vacancies 4)

Responsibilities - Program Coordinators work closely with the Student Director of Programming and the Director of Campus Activities to plan, promote, implement, and assess the programs for their assigned committee.

For the complete job description and to apply please click HERE.

Supervisor - Craig Robertson

Student Director (# of Vacancies 0)

Responsibilities - The Student Directors work closely with the Director of Campus Activities, assist with primary coverage at scheduled events, and manage the day to day duties and goals of Campus Activities Board.

For the complete job description and to apply please click HERE.

Supervisor - Craig Robertson

Weight Room and Cardio Attendant (# of Vacancies 0)

Responsibilities - Be alert and visible to all users of the facility. Maintain appropriate volume and content of music. Keep equipment clean and organized.

For the complete job description and to apply please click HERE.

Supervisor - Craig Robertson

Recreation General Staff (# of Vacancies 0)

Responsibilities – Maintain reception area, assist students and coaches with lights, backboards, curtains, and etc. Sweep gym, clean windows, and maintain a clean working area.

For the complete job description and to apply please click HERE.

Supervisor - Craig Robertson

Intramural Student Coordinator (# of Vacancies 2)

Responsiblities - Assist with the planning and scheduling leagues and events. Assist with the training of officals and other essential staff employees. Assist with the supervision of Intramural activies.

For the complete job description and to apply please click HERE.

Supervisor - Craig Robertson

Intramural Official (# of Vacancies 4)

Responsibilities - Responsible for the complete game control of all officiated intramural contests. Enforce and evaluate the sportsmanship of the Intramural teams and participants.

For the complete job description and to apply please click HERE.

Supervisor - Craig Robertson

Campus Recreation - Media and Marketing Coordination (# of Vacancies 0)

Responsibilities - Create advertisements in various formats including flyers, banners, signs and web graphics. Serve as needed as the designer for Registered Student Organizations wishing to promote events.

For the complete job description and to apply please click HERE.

Supervisor - Craig Robertson

Campus Activities Van Driver (# of Vacanicies 1)

Responsibilities - Operating a multi-passenger vehicle to transport students and possibly faculty or staff to special events as scheduled.

For the complete job description and to apply please click HERE.

Supervisor - Craig Robertson


Career Services


Career Service Assistant (# of Vacancies 0)

Responsibilities - Assist the professional staff with administrative tasks, such as answering phone calls, retrieving mail, running errands, copying, faxing, etc.

Supervisor - Jill Smucker (618) 537-6805


University Communications & Marketing


Marketing & Communications Specialist
(# of Vacancies 0)

Responsibilities - Promote and enhance the image and visibility of the University by writing press releases, plan events, update web pages, take photos/videos of campus events, etc.

Supervisor - Krysti Connelly (618) 537-6861

 


Development, Alumni, & Parent Relations Office


Assistant to Staff
(# of Vacancies 0)

Responsibilities - Greet alumni and other guests coming into the office, inform appropriate office staff that a guest has arrived, visit with guests, etc.

Supervisor - Lori Kuper (618) 537-2153

Phonathon Student Caller (# of Vacancies 0)

Responsibilities - Ask donors for specific amounts of money, update records, be aware of what is happening at McKendree, etc.

Supervisor - Tony Viviano (618) 537-6823

Student Philanthropy Ambassador (# of Vacancies 0)

Responsibilities - Student Philanthropy Ambassadors (SPAs) will assist the Office of Development, Alumni and Parent Relations with promoting opportunities for students to give back to McKendree University in a feel good and fun way.

Supervisor - Tony Viviano (618) 537 - 6823

 

Faculty Secretary's Office

 

Office Student Worker (Carnegie) (# of Vacancies 0) 

Responsibilites - To assist the faculty secretay, distribute mail to faculty, and other miscellaneous office work.

Supervisor - Marsha Goddard (618) 537-6808


Assistant to Faculty Secretary (Piper) 
(# of Vacancies 0)

Responsibilities - Run errands on campus, distribute mail, make copies, send and deliver faxes, assist faculty or staff when requested, etc.

Supervisor - Valerie Morkisz (618) 537-6807


Office of Financial Aid


Student Worker
(# of Vacancies 0)

Responsibilities - General office duties, answering phones, greeting all who enter the office, assist where needed, etc.

Supervisors - Beth Juehne (618) 537-6532

 

 

Health Services

Front Desk Clerk (# of Vacancies 0)

Responsibilities - Check patients in for appointments, answer phones, light office work, etc.

Supervisor - Beth Allan (618) 537- 6503


Hettenhausen Center for the Arts


Event Staff/House Manager
(# of Vacancies 2)

Responsibilities - Fulfill ticket requests, answer phone, provide administrative assistance to the director, operate box office for ticketed events, be present at every event, open the Hett for every event, make sure everything runs smoothly, etc.

Supervisor - Peter Palermo (618) 537-6097

Hett Graphic Designer (# of Vacancies 0)

Responsibilities -Design flyers promoting events at the Hett, layout programs for events, and create images to use with labvertising.

Supervisor - Peter Palermo (618) 537-6097

Theater Technician (# of Vacancies 2)

Responsibilities - Assist in setting up and tearing down events, assist in the maintenance of theatrical equipment, assist in the construction of scenic elements for productions, etc. (must have technical theater experience).

Supervisor - Doug Magnussen (618) 537-6551


Information Technology


Daytime Helpdesk Assistant
(# of Vacancies 1)

Responsibilities - Customer service, phone support, assist with account maintenance, networking, hardware, and software configurations, in-the-field work, etc.

Supervisors - Wesley Klein (618) 537-6844

 

 

Office of Institutional Advancement

Office of Chaplain Student Worker (# of Vacancies 0)

Responsibilities - Answer phones, publicity, computer and communication, classroom details, setup details for special events, etc.

Supervisor - Tim Harrison (618) 537-6962

Library


Student Worker
(# of Vacancies 2)

Responsibilities - Performs all circulation desk duties, put items back on shelves using LC call number system, other duties assigned by librarians, etc.

Supervisor - Jennifer Funk (618) 537-6515

Technical Services Student Worker (# of Vacancies 0)

Responsibilities - Search for records in library catalog, assist with entering records into library database, assist wth library displays, etc.

Supervisor - Debbie Houk (6180 537- 6951


The Lyn Huxford Center for Community Service


Office Assistant
(# of Vacancies 0)

Responsibilities - File management, developing and advertising programs, making copies, general office work

Supervisor - Colleen Smyth  (618) 537-6901

Lebanon Kids Tutor (# of Vacancies 2)

Responsibilities - Work with children on any subject, homework help, mentoring children, etc.

SupervisorAaron Landis (910) 818-6661


MBA/ Division of Business


Office Assistant for MBA Program
(# of Vacancies 0)

Responsibilities - Some grading of undergraduate tests, tabulating and keeping records and files for MBA students, communicating with students and the Academic Records Office.

Supervisor - Roxanne Beard (618) 537-6988

 

Music


Dance Dept. Assistant
(# of Vacancies 0)

Responsibilities - To clean the Marley floor prior to rehearsals. Re-tape the floor when necessary and to work with the dance instructor.

Supervisor - Dr. Nancy Ypma (618) 537-6922

Assistant to the Music Education Professor (# of Vacancies 0)

Responsibilities - Organize and maintain the band repertoire library, copy music and make folders for instrumental ensembles, assist with concert band/wind ensemble set-up, etc. (Must be music major or minor.)

Supervisor - Dr. Jennifer Moder (618) 537-6428

Assistant to VPA Chair (# of Vacancies 0)

Responsibilities - Assist with choir and music department items, get music from Eisenmayer, organize robes for choir, copy music for the vocal department

Supervisor - Dr. Nancy Ypma


Division of Nursing


Student Worker
(# of Vacancies 0)

Responsibilities - Filing, typing on the computer, answering phones and taking messages, running errands

Supervisor - Kelli Whittington (618) 537-6845


Operations


Operations Assistant
(# of Vacancies 0)

Responsibilities - Moving items, set up events on campus, administrative duties as needed, etc.

Supervisors - Tom Jensen and Shawn Connelly (618) 537-6958


Physical Plant


Clerical Worker
(# of Vacancies 1)

Responsibilities - Answering phones, taking messages, filing, entering information into spread sheets, etc.

Supervisor - D’Lisa Schulte (618) 537-6969

Custodian (# of Vacancies 2)

Responsibilities - Lifting and moving furniture, vacuuming, scrubbing, waxing floors and classrooms, etc.

Supervisor - Sue Froding-Adams (618) 537-6974

Grounds (# of Vacancies 2)

Responsibilities - Weed whacking, using a backpack blower, exterior painting, etc.

Supervisor - Adam Kasper (618) 537-6099

Maintenance (# of Vacancies 2)

Responsibilities - Carpentry, building repairs, light plumbing, maintenance cleaning of appliances and equipment, etc.

Supervisor - Bruce Bowers (618) 537-6487


Office of the President


Student Worker (# of Vacancies 0)

Responsibilities - Answering the phone, greeting visitors, filing, office mailing, computer work, etc.

Supervisors - Patti Daniels & George Manning (618) 537-6949


Public Safety


Bearcat Patroller (# of Vacancies 0)

Responsibilities - Assist with parking for events, be the eyes and ears of public safety, etc.

Supervisor - Joel Veres (217) 320-3990


Printing & Mail Services


Print Shop Worker (# of Vacancies 0)

Responsibilities - Student package notifications, operate booklet maker, some copier use, etc.

Supervisor - Tim Mullins (618) 537-6927

 

Show Choir


Show Choir Student Worker
(# of Vacancies 0)

Responsibilities - Perform various recruitment tasks, assist with the preparation and success of numerous events, utilize creativity to come up with new recruitment ideas.

Supervisor - Adam Pulver (618) 537-6482

Sociology

Research Assistant (# of Vacancies 0)

Responsibilities - to assist with a research project on primtime television representations of Latinxs with a consideration of intersectionality of other identities.

Supervisor - Dr. Guillen (618) 537-6483.

 

Sports Information


Student Staff
(# of Vacancies 6)

Responsibilities - Filming home games for Bearcat Sports Network, provide game-day statistics at home contests, take action and candid photos of sporting events.

Supervisors - Scott Cummings (618) 537-6879

  

Student Success Center

Proctor for Testing Center (# of Vacancies 0)

Responsibilities - Students will receive, process, proctor, file and submit exams for faculty on behalf of students who have missed exams.

Supervisor - Jennifer Miller (618) 537-6572

Tutor (# of Vacancies 0)

Responsibilities - Work with student peers to provide one-on-one or group tutoring assistance in person or online.

Supervisor - Jennifer Miller (618) 537-6572

 

Student Assistant (# of Vacancies 0)

Responsibilities - Working the front desk, answering phones, greeting students and staff, filing, organizing, and other office duties.

Supervisors - Jennifer Miller (618) 537-6572

Voigt Science


Laboratory Assistant
(# of Vacancies 0)

Responsibilities - Lab preparation and tear down, chemical mixing and disposal, animal care, general cleaning, etc. (Must be science major.)

Supervisor - (618) 537-6954


Writing Center


Writing Consultant
(# of Vacancies 0)

Responsibilities - Provide one-on-one assistance with writing to students, support writing center initiatives, use non-tutoring time to improve on tutoring skills, etc.

Supervisor - Bethany Guida (618) 537-2150