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 - (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 - (618) 537-6868

 

Admissions Office

Student Ambassador (# of Vacancies 12)

Responsibilities - Giving Campus tours, attending admission and campus events, serving as overnight host when needed, and other duties as needed.

Supervisor - Josie Blasdel (618) 537-6836

Office Worker (# of Vacancies 0)

Responsibilities - Assisting with mail and filing, data entry, assembling of program material, give campus tours, and other duties as needed.

Supervisor - Josie Blasdel (618) 537-6836

Tele-Counselor (# of Vacancies 0)

Responsibilities - Communicate with prospective student via telephone, help generate applications, campus visits, and interest in McKendree, and other duties as needed.

Supervisor - Josie Blasdel (618) 537-6836


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 10)

Responsibilities - Help with all game functions to keep games running smoothly and other duties as needed.

Supervisor - Dominique Bobo (618) 537-6597

Football Filmer (# of Vacancies 2)

FALL:

Responsibilities - Film practices and games, film breakdowns, and other duties as needed.

Availability -

Practice from 7-9 a.m. and on game days

Be available from Tuesday – Thursdays 6:30 - 9:30 a.m.

Be available on Saturday home games

Supervisor - Mike Babcock (618) 537-6847

SPRING:

Responsibilities - Film practices, film breakdowns, and other duties as needed.

Availability -

Be available Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 6:30 - 9:00 a.m.

Be available on weekends for practices

Supervisor - Mike Babcock (618) 537-6847

Student Equipment Manager (# of Vacancies 0)

Responsibilities - Set -up and break down facilities for sporting events, launder and sort practice and game uniforms, and other duties as needed.

Supervisor - Josh Frisbee (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, and other duties as needed.

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, and other duties as needed.

Wrestling Management (# of Vacancies 0)

Responsibilities - Video Events, operate head table at events, clean mats daily, wash practice laundry, keep statistics for wrestling program, and other duties as needed.

Supervisor - James Kisgen (618) 537-6872


Athletic Bands Department

 

Office Staff (# of Vacancies 0)

Note - Must be a current Band member.

Responsibilities - Any administrative task which needs to be completed.

Supervisor - Dr. John Franklin (618) 537-6492

 


Biology

 Research Assistant (# of Vacancies 0)

Responsibilities - Clean aquariums, make fish water, monitor chemistry aquarium, help with experiments, and other duties as needed.

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


Business Office

Office Clerk (# of Vacancies 0)

Responsibilities - Filing, computer work, organizing, shredding, some heaving lifting, and other duties as needed.

Supervisor - Emilee Hubbard (618) 537-6868


Campus Activities Office

     Lair - General Staff (# of Vacancies 5 Substitutes)

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. General facility cleaning and maintenance and other duties as needed.

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

Supervisor - Craig Robertson (618) 537-6856

The Lair - Student Manager (# of Vacancies 5 Substitutes)

Responsibilities - Supervision of the staff and general operation of the Lair Equipment Desk/Gameroom area and concessions at athletic events.

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

Supervisor - Craig Robertson (618) 537-6856

Campus Activities Board Lead Coordinator (# of Vacancies 1)

Responsibilities - The Lead Coordinator will serve as the official representative on select committees (ie. SGA meetings, RSO President’s Forums, Board of Trustees meetings, etc.). The Lead Coordinator is responsible and accountable for providing leadership in the development of a well-balanced Master calendar of programs that serve the needs and interests of the McKendree campus community. This position schedules and presides over the weekly meetings of CAB and acts as a liaison with other campus organizations. The Lead Coordinator makes sure scheduling deadlines are set and met and appropriate forms have been submitted.

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

Supervisor - Craig Robertson (618) 537-6856

Campus Activities Board Program Coordinators (# of Vacancies 6)

Responsibilities - Coordinators lead in the promotion and presentation of a variety of activities for the campus community. As a staff, all work together to assist each other in our mission to provide a number of events and activities. Through various activities, our staff may also work with agents and promoters to book entertainment and events that appeal to the student population. Our areas for programming includeEntertainment, Welcome Week/Team Bogey, Excursions, Special Events/Late Night Events, Issues & Culture, Traditional Events, Social Media/Marketing.

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

Supervisor - Craig Robertson (618) 537-6856

  Weight Room Attendant/ Recreational General Staff (# of Vacancies 6 )

Weight Room Responsibilities - Be alert and visible to all users of the facility. Maintain appropriate volume and content of music. Keep equipment clean and organized. Other descriptions as listed.

Recreation General Staff 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 (618) 537-6856

Campus Recreation Student Coordinator (# of Vacancies 1)

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

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

Supervisor - Craig Robertson (618) 537-6856

 Campus Activities Van Driver (# of Vacancies 2)

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 (618) 537-6856


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, and other duties as needed.

Supervisor - Jennifer Pickerell (618) 537-6806


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, and other duties as needed.

Supervisor - Krysti Connelly (618) 537-6861

 

Counseling Services

 Front Desk Worker (# of Vacancies 0)

Responsibilities - Student workers will greet and check students into their appointments, answer phone calls, schedule appointments, and regular office duties as needed. 

Supervisor - Melissa McHenry (618) 537-6416


Development, Alumni, & Parent Relations Office

Assistant to Staff (# of Vacancies 0)

Responsibilities - Greet alumni and other guests coming into the office, answer phones, provide office coverage during lunch hours, and assist with various projects and initiatives in the office.

Supervisor - Lori Kuper (618) 537-6443

Phonathon Student Caller (# of Vacancies 0)

Responsibilities - Calling alumni, parents, and friends of the University to solicit gifts for the Annual Fund, collect updated donor contact information, exhibit a positive professional manner in the office and on all calls, and provide campus information to donors. 

Supervisor - Holly Sallee (618) 537-6824

Student Philanthropy Ambassador (# of Vacancies 0)

Responsibilities - Educating students about philanthropic initiatives that they can participate in on campus, promote events and other programming surrounding Give Big to the Pig, Senior Class Gift, and #GivingTuesday, and enlightening students, in hopes that they lead philanthropic lives long after graduation.

Supervisor - Holly Sallee (618) 537-6824

 

Faculty Secretary's Office

 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, and other duties as needed.

Supervisor - (618) 537-6807


Office of Financial Aid

Student Worker (# of Vacancies 0)

Responsibilities - General office duties that include, but are not limited to, answering phones, greeting all who enter the office, scanning, filing, assisting counselors, and other duties as needed.

To apply for this position, click HERE

Supervisor - Brittany Harper (618) 537-6827

  

Health Services

Front Desk Clerk (# of Vacancies 0)

Responsibilities - Check patients in for appointments, answer phones, light office work, and other duties as needed.

Supervisor - Lesa Auten (618) 537- 6503


Hettenhausen Center for the Arts

Artist Services Coordinator (# of Vacancies 1)

Responsibilities - Coordinate hospitality for artists at McKendree Presents, procure artists' requirements before each performance, and arranging the green room. 

To apply please click here.

Supervisor - Elizabeth Crabtree (618) 537-6863

Event Staff/House Manager (# of Vacancies 6)

Responsibilities - Fulfill ticket requests for events, answer phones, respond to internet and in-person inquiries, provide administrative assistance to the Director, update database, operate box office for ticketed events at the theater, take tickets at theatre entrance, assist patrons to their seats, distribute programs, reset the house following a performance for next event, assist with special event needs, and other duties that may arise. Need to be able to work some evenings and weekends. 

To apply please click here.

Supervisor - Elizabeth Crabtree (618) 537-6863

Hett Graphic Designer (# of Vacancies 1)

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

To apply please click here.

Supervisor - Elizabeth Crabtree (618) 537-6863

Theater Technician (# of Vacancies 6)

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, and other duties as needed. Technical theater experience preferred.

To apply please click here.

Supervisor - Doug Magnussen (618) 537-6551


Information Technology

Daytime Helpdesk Assistant (# of Vacancies 2)

Responsibilities - Customer service and phone support for Helpdesk and Switchboard, troubleshooting technical questions, assist with account maintenance, audio and visual equipment configurations, in field work, and configuring network, hardware, and software.

Supervisors - Steven Green (618) 537-6844 & Amy Stein (618) 537- 6423

 

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, and other duties as needed.

Supervisor - Tim Harrison (618) 537-6962

 

Library

Student Worker (# of Vacancies 0)

Responsibilities - Performs all circulation desk duties, put items back on shelves using LC call number system, and other duties assigned by librarians. May require evening and weekend hours.

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 with library displays, and other duties as needed.

Supervisor - Debbie Houk (618) 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, and other duties as needed.

Supervisor - (618) 537-6901

House of Miles (# of Vacancies 0)

Responsibilities - Work with children on any subject, homework help, mentoring children, and other duties as needed.

Supervisor - (618) 537-6901

Student Driver (# of Vacancies 0)

Responsibilities - Provide weekly transportation to and from Fairmont City Library using a McKendree vehicle, participate in the volunteer service with peers, and other duties as needed.

Supervisor - (618) 537-6901


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, and other duties as needed.

Supervisor - Roxanne Beard (618) 537-6988

 

Music

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

Responsibilities - Copy music for both professors, help with organizing music and instruments, and other duties as needed. (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, and other duties as needed.

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


Division of Nursing

Student Worker (# of Vacancies 0)

Responsibilities - Filing, typing on the computer, answering phones and taking messages, running errands, and other duties as needed.

Supervisor - Richelle Renneharbe (618) 537-2148


Operations

Operations Assistant (# of Vacancies 0)

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

Supervisor - Shawn Connelly (618) 537-6958


Physical Plant

Clerical Worker (# of Vacancies 1)

Responsibilities - Answering phones, taking messages, filing, entering information into spread sheets, and other duties as needed.

Supervisor (618) 537-6969

Custodian (# of Vacancies 2)

Responsibilities - Lifting and moving furniture, vacuuming, scrubbing, waxing floors and classrooms, and other duties as needed.

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

Grounds (# of Vacancies 0)

Responsibilities - Weed whacking, using a backpack blower, exterior painting, and other duties as needed.

Supervisor - Adam Kasper (618) 537-6099

Maintenance (# of Vacancies 2)

Responsibilities - Carpentry, building repairs, light plumbing, maintenance cleaning of appliances and equipment, and other duties as needed.

Supervisor - (618) 537-6487


Office of the President

Student Worker (# of Vacancies 0)

Responsibilities - Answering the phone, greeting visitors, filing, office mailing, computer work, and other duties as needed.

Supervisor - Yvonne Stroder (618) 537-6949


Public Safety

Bearcat Patroller (# of Vacancies 0)

Responsibilities - Assist with parking for events, be the eyes and ears of public safety, and other duties as needed.

Supervisor - Dan Sewell (618) 537-6911


Printing & Mail Services

Print Shop Worker (# of Vacancies 0)

Responsibilities - Greet students, faculty, and staff when they enter the print shop, notify students of package delivery via text message, sort and forward mail, and other duties as needed.

We are looking for students who are available at these specific days and times:

Monday 9am to 11am

Tuesday 12pm to 1pm

Wednesday 10am to 11am & 2pm to 3pm

Thursday 12pm to 1pm

Friday 10am – 11am

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, and other duties as needed.

Supervisor - John McDonald (618) 537-6554

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, and other duties as needed.

Supervisor - 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, and other duties as needed.

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 and other duties as needed.

Supervisor - Josh Hughlett (618) 537-6901

Student Assistant (# of Vacancies 0)

Responsibilities - Provide excelled customer service, answer phones, schedule appointments, sort mail, and other duties as needed.

Supervisor - Jennifer Miller (618) 537-6572

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, and other duties as needed.

Supervisor - Josh Hughlett (618) 537-6901

 

Voigt Science

Laboratory Assistant (# of Vacancies 2)

Note- Only Science Majors who have an academic standing of Sophomore-Senior should apply.

Responsibilities - Assist Scientific Materials Manager, faculty, and staff by providing indispensable support in a variety of ways that support the laboratory courses including, but not limited to: cleaning and organization of teaching spaces and associated work areas, laboratory preparation work such as preparing materials, reagents, and equipment needed to conduct laboratory exercises, turning over material when labs are completed, occasional assistance with laboratory instructions, and and other duties as needed. 

Supervisor - Paul Lega (618) 537-6954