What is the Student Employee Program?
The Student Employee Office is dedicated to meeting the needs of the university as well as the needs of the students. Our students play an integral part in many university departments. In return for this service, student employees are given the opportunity to expand their knowledge base and build new skills. Currently, the student employee program employs about 1,000 students across two campuses.
What do student employees do?
The Student Employee Office offers Lindenwood students meaningful work experiences through a variety of positions across the Saint Charles and Belleville campuses. Being a student employee is a great way to gain valuable work experience to be successful after graduation and to offset college expenses.
What are the requirements to be a student employee?
- Students must be actively enrolled in classes.
- Students must be in good standing with the university:
- Any student placed on academic probation or social probation does not qualify to participate in the program. The student may reapply to the program once the probation is removed.
- Students must be in good financial standing with the university, and maintain their Lindenwood business account throughout their employment as a student employee.
What type of positions are available?
There are several full-time positions available to both undergraduate and graduate students. These are noted under the status section of the job posting. Full-time positions are 40 hours per week. All full-time positions are provided employer-paid health insurance as well as paid time off.
A majority of the positions offered in the student employee program are part-time: between 15 and 20 hours per week.
Calendar cycle dates:
All positions are based on the calendar cycle below which is aligned to the academic calendar. Students can begin work on or after the beginning date and work until the end date. Only 52-week positions work throughout the year.
|Number of Weeks||Calendar Cycle|
|36||August 15 - May 15|
|40||August 1 - May 31|
|52||July 1 - June 30|
How do I get a student employee position?
- Positions for Fall 2020 will be posted in April
- All applications MUST include a resume and cover letter
What happens after I apply?
Once an application is submitted, the hiring manager for a position will review each application and contact the best qualified applicants over the phone or through email for a possible interview or for a job offer. Once the hiring manager sends a hire form to the Human Resources Department, the applicant will receive an email regarding the on-boarding process as well as information about a mandatory orientation date for the applicant to attend prior to starting his or her position.
What if I am an international student?
As an international student on an F-1 visa, you are allowed to work up to 20 hours per week on campus. In order to start working, you will need to apply for a U.S social security number. Once you get hired into an on-campus position, you will need to visit the Office of International Admissions to start the process of applying for a social security number. The process takes between 2 to 4 weeks. Please note that you cannot start working until you have a U.S social security number.
Equal Opportunity Employer
Lindenwood University is an Equal Opportunity employer. The University complies with appropriate federal, state, and local laws and provides equal employment opportunities and access to educational programs without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, national origin, veteran status, disability, or any other protected status to all qualified applicants and employees. Lindenwood University is committed to a policy of non-discrimination and dedicated to providing a positive discrimination-free educational work environment.
Notice of Availability of the Annual Security and Fire Safety Report
Lindenwood University is committed to assisting all members of the Lindenwood community in providing for their own safety and security. The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available on the Security website.
If you would like to receive a hard copy of the Annual Security and Fire Safety Report which contains this information, you can stop by the office located at 2600 West Main St. located in the Senator Alan J. Dixon Center or you can request that a copy be mailed to you by calling (618) 978-9797.
The report(s) contain information regarding campus security and personal safety including topics such as: crime prevention, fire safety, university police law enforcement authority, crime reporting policies, policies related to and programs to prevent sexual assault and other crimes, disciplinary procedures and other matters of importance related to security and safety on campus. They also contain information about crime statistics for the three previous calendar years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus; in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by Lindenwood University; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus.