On-Campus Jobs @ SE

SE’s Career Management Center:  (O) 580-745-2270; (F)  580-745-7486

On-Campus Jobs @ SE for SE Students

  • For Part-Time Student Jobs on the SE CAMPUS–an applicant must be a currently enrolled student at Southeastern Oklahoma State University to apply for the positions listed.
  • Please note:  Check your Campus Connect student account or the SE Office of Financial Aid to determine if you are eligible for Work Study or Regular Work  student work.
  • To apply for an on-campus job, please take a completed Application for Student Employment, along with your class schedule, to the department(s) listed below under SE On-Campus Jobs.  Some jobs may be filled before they are removed from the list.
  • An APPLICATION for STUDENT EMPLOYMENT can be printed from:  http://homepages.se.edu/hr/files/2013/10/Application-for-Employment-Student-8-2012.pdf
  • Full-Time or non-student SE jobs can be found on the SE Human Resources website:  http://homepages.se.edu/hr/employment-opportunities/

The On-Campus Jobs @ SE:

Eligibility to work on campus and approval for Work Study or Regular Work does not guarantee a job on campus.  Job descriptions listed below are not intended to be full or official descriptions of the actual duties. See the individual hiring departments for details.  Apply now for Spring 2015:

  • Sodexo, the SE Food Service Provider is seeking several Work Study student workers to assist as Cashier for morning duty, Dish Room worker during lunch, a Bakery Prep assistant and morning and/or evening Servers.  Wait Staff are also needed. Many types of jobs available at Sodexo for both cafe and for catering.  Must be dependable/reliable, self-motivated, with good attention to detail.  Organizational skills are essential, along with good attitude and willingness to learn.  Will work around your schedule.  Please visit the cafeteria (cafe) to request a Sodexo application.  Ask for Ms. Sandy, in the SE Student Union Cafe, to get details about the jobs available for students and bring along a copy of your class schedule when applying.
  • SE’s Student Health Services is seeking a Work Study student worker to perform various office duties, including, but not limited to, data entry, create and post flyers, assist with set-up of educational events/evenings, and other duties as assigned.  Work is part-time Monday through Friday, between the hours of 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM (up to 20+ hours per week). Will also be required to work a few evenings to assist in coordinating educational events.  Other Requirements:  Good Customer Service skills and willingness to learn, excellent telephone skills, basic computer keyboard knowledge, basic knowledge of Microsoft Word and must be willing to help maintain the office. Please apply in person at Student Health Services/Counseling Center, GDJ Student Union, room 200 (2nd floor).
  • SE’s Office of Continuing Education is seeking Lifeguards for Spring 2015 Aquatics and possibly Summer Children and Adult Aquatics programs.  American Red Cross Lifeguard Certification is required. Certification training may be available.  Lifeguard work hours are flexible, but may include nights and weekends.  Other requirement information can be had by contacting the Office, located in the SE Welcome Center, directly across the street from the SE campus Barnes & Noble Bookstore, or by calling Brandi at 745-2858.
  • SE’s Wellness Center (WC) seeks Work Study or Regular Work students who are able to work morning, evening and weekend hours for Spring 2015. Must be self-motivated with excellent communication skills, dependable. Duties include, but not limited to, answering phones, assisting WC members with check-in and check-out, cleaning the gym area, equipment and track area and some limited computer work. Applications should be returned in person to Student Health Services in the Glen D. Johnson Student Union, Suite 200.  Please visit the Wellness Center website for application and an additional questionnaire under the QR Code: http://homepages.se.edu/wellness-center/employment-opportunities/
  • SE’s Division of Visual Arts seeks a Work Study student worker for Spring 2015, to perform errands, light cleaning, answer phones and other related office duties.  Some lifting may be required.  The Division has specific time slots for work hours.  Please apply in Visual Arts to see if you can work the hours they have available.  Contact Bobbie Dunlap, with your completed Application for Student Employment (see link above) and a copy of your class schedule.  Visual Arts is located next to the Occupational Safety/Health Dept on Chuckwa Street, east of the Math building.
  • SE’s Campus Police Department seeks a Work Study or Regular Work student worker for Dispatch and Radio Operations with the Department.  Training will be provided, but basic computer skills and familiarity with the campus and campus operations is important to the job.  This also requires dealing with the public, by phone and in-person while exhibiting a calm, professional and courteous demeanor.  Excellent communication skills is another requirement.  Other duties may include running errands, light office/clerical work, including organizing, data input, keeping in contact with officers on patrol and light cleaning of office area.  Dispatch includes handling emergency and after hours calls.  Schedule is relatively flexible.  To apply, please complete an Application for Student Employment (see link above) and take the Application, along with your class schedule for Spring 2015, to the Campus Police Department, located across the street from the SE Football Field.
  • SE’s Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) department is seeking a Regular Work student worker for Spring 2015, working about 15 hours per week.  Non-Safety Majors apply now!  Duties include, but are not limited to, filing, typing/data entry, light cleaning, organizing, answering phones and greeting students, faculty, staff and employers as they come in to the department.  Some lifting may be required, along with keeping records, projects and other office and student information, confidential.  Other duties, as assigned.  Must exhibit good communication skills, willingness to learn, able to be on time and consistent in showing up for work.  To apply, complete an Application for Student Employment (see link above) and bring it, along with a copy of your class schedule for Spring, to the OSH, located next to the Visual Arts building on the northeast side of campus.  Contact Deanna in OSH, for more information or to apply.
  • SE’s Department of Telecommunications seeks a Regular Work student worker to fill the position of Switchboard Operator.  This position involves the operation of a console used to answer in-coming calls, and then routing those calls to the appropriate person/location.  Hours are flexible, within reason, and work hours are about ten hours per week.  Applicants must have a positive attitude with good communication, phone and people skills.  This is a high Public Contact position and these skills are very important to this job.  Must also be a self starter who is dependable and punctual (shows up for work when scheduled to work and gets to work and stays/attends to the job, at the appointed times/time periods.  Other duties may include, but will not be limited to, basic office/clerical duties, including data input, filing, organizing, light housekeeping, running errands and other duties, as assigned.  To apply, complete an Application for Student Employment (see link above) and bring it, along with a copy of your Spring 2015 class schedule, to the 3rd floor of the Massey School of Business/Russell Building, room 312.

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Please read the information below, if you are seeking a job, on or off-campus: ~~~ Off-Campus Jobs Board:  The CMC may have a few listings for Off-Campus jobs, both part time and full-time, with companies not associated with the University.  The CMC is located in the SE Welcome Center across from the campus Book Store.

How to Improve Your Chances of Obtaining Employment on Campus and Elsewhere:  It is recommended, when you approach someone to apply for a job, you wear appropriate, clean attire.  Do not expect an employer (on-campus or otherwise) to be impressed with you if you dress poorly or smell as if you have just come from a workout (see below).  An employer is NOT required to give you a job just because you are eligible to work.   Research & Follow Up:  Be sure to know what an employer actually does and wants you to do, before you apply for a job with them.  Research what the office is/does and find out what your actual duties will be before you apply for the job.

Follow up with the employer within one week of turning in your application.  That means call them or drop by their office/business to let them know you are still interested in the job.  Always be polite to whomever assists you and show up 10-15 minutes early for interviews and/or each work day if you are hired.   Once you are hired, you are supposed to actually go to work.  A job is different than going to class.  You can miss a few classes, if the instructor is lenient; but if you miss work without permission, you may be terminated. What to wear to an interview:  Casual to Business Casual is appropriate when applying for an on-campus job; casual is usually best when applying for a fast food job.  Business professional is best if applying at an office, bank or a place where professionals frequent.

Casual does not include t-shirt and/or shorts.  Minimize showing off piercings and tattoos if possible.  A professional or, at the very least, a Business Casual appearance is helpful when seeking jobs on-campus jobs and jobs in the community. For more info: http://www.jjay.cuny.edu/Excellent_Dress.pdf For information on Interviewing Skills and Professional Attire, please conctact the SE Career Management Center (CMC) at 580-745-2270 or www.SE.edu/careers/.