Student Employment Opportunities

Looking for some extra work to help pay for school? Check out these opportunities!  Click on the link to read the job description you are interested in and contact the supervisor listed for more information.

Hourly rates are subject to change based on minimum wage and pay level increases.

Job Descriptions by Department

Academic Advising and Career Services

Marketing Coordinator
Office Worker 

Academic Affairs

Office Worker
Studio Assistant
Visiting Artists Coordinator Assistant 


Tour Ambassador (Spring applications only)
Office Assistant 
General Office Assistant

Advancement/Alumni Relations

Alumni Relations and Development Assistant
Special Events-Graphic Design Specialist 
Phoneathon Student Caller 

Art Store

Mailroom and Art Store Clerk 

Campus Technology

Print Center Associate

Central Shop

Student Technician Trainee
Student Technician  


Chair, Collection, and Archive Assistant
Clay and Equipment Room Assistant
Elective Assistant
Elective/Glass Assistant
Kiln Room Assistant
Materials Reclaim Assistant
Plaster/Glaze Room Assistant
Sophomore Assistant
Technical Custodial Assistant 


Graphic Design Intern

Continuing and Professional Studies (CPS)

CPS Assistant
Design Intern
Educator's ArtLab (EAL) Teaching Assistant 
Pre-College ArtLab (PCAL) Teaching Assistant
Teaching Assistant
Youth Instructor 

Disability Services/ Academic Support (DSAS)

Writing Lab Tutor 


Dye Lab & Print Studio
Special Projects
Sewing Room Monitor
Weaving Room & Gallery Monitor  

Financial Aid

Office Worker
Reading Tutor


Chair/Table Wrangler and Sweeper
Digital Lab Technician
Digital Studio Aide
Door Monitor Supervisor
Door Monitor
Facilities Storage Room Technician
General Utility Technician
Office Assistant I
Office Assistant II
Teacher Assistant 

Graphic Design

Analog Studio and Letterpress Assistant
Digital Studio and Research Assistant
Newsletter Assistant Editor
Online Presence Assistant
Research Lab Assistant

H & R Block Artspace

Gallery Assistant 


Studio Monitor  

Liberal Arts

Office Assistant
Research Assistant 


Assistant to Serials and Archives Clerk
Computer Lab Technician I
Computer Lab Technician II
Computer Lab Technician III
Library Student Assistant I
Library Student Assistant II
Library Student Assistant III

Media Center

Clerk I
Clerk II
Clerk III
Clerk IV
Photo Studio Clerk


Office Assistant
Assistant to the Chair

Computer Lab Monitor
Computer Lab Supervisor
Curatorial Assistant
Department Technician
Gallery Installation Team

Photography, Filmmaking, Animation, & Interactive Arts

Assistant Sound Technician
Color Film Processor Technician
Gallery Assistant
General Assistant
General Lab Assistant
Large Format Printing Technician
B3 Stop Motion Room Monitor

Plant Services

Office Worker


Etching Relief Assistant
Letterpress Equipment Maintenance Assistant
Letterpress Set-up Assistant
Lithography Assistant
Silkscreen Assistant


Office Worker   


Office Assistant
Studio Assistant
Studio Monitor
Foundry Assistant

Student Affairs

Office Assistant

Student Life

Pre-College Art Lab Resident Assistant

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