Work Study Employment

The Campus Activities Office employs a number of students through the Federal Work Study system. Please see the general requirements listed below. Upon clicking the links, each position may have a full description listed. Please read through the descriptions of the positions that you are interested in. Staff members will be selected based on completion of an application, and a brief interview if necessary.


1. Must be a full time McKendree student registered for the current semester. Federal Work Study preferred.

2. Must be able to work weekend and/or evening shifts

3. Shall have a minimum of 5 hours of Federal Work Study allotted per week

4. Complete an interview if required.

5. Minimum 2.25 GPA for manager positions.

6. Complete necessary paperwork and training if hired.


Salary, Benefits, and Outcomes

1. Minimum wage
2. (2) Free staff shirts (Lair positions), (1) staff shirt (Intramural/Weight Cardio Room) to be worn during shifts (additional shirts available for purchase)
3. Exposure to a fun and active environment on campus!

4. Demonstrate effective written and verbal communication skills

5. Enhance time management, problem solving, and teamwork skills

6. Understand and apply professional and ethical responsibility

7. Gain practical work experience as related to one's major (certain positions)


Current Staff Positions (select links for full position description and to apply)


Campus Activities Board Employment:

1. Activities Board Positions

APPLY - Campus Activities Board

2.  Campus Activities Office Intern - APPLY

3. Office Assistant

4.  Van Driver

      APPLY - Van Driver


Campus Recreation Employment:

1. Campus Recreation Intern - APPLY

2. Intramural Official Description

2. Campus Recreation Student Coordinator

3. Recreation General Staff

4. Recreation Media and Marketing Coordinator

5. Weight and Cardio Room Attendant


Intramural Official Application


The Lair - Employment Opportunities

1. Lair Staff Description

APPLY - Lair Staff

2. Lair Manager Description

APPLY - Lair Manager