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://www.se.edu/employment-opportunities/student-employment
  • Full-Time or non-student SE jobs can be found on the SE Human Resources website:  http://www.se.edu/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:

  • SE’s Office of Housing and Residence Life is seeking to hire Resident Assistants (RA) for various residence halls on the SE campus.  Duties include but are not limited to, assist in delivering the residential program in an individual hall; being involved in community development, leadership and role modeling; being on-call at various times, including for crisis/emergency response; attending pre-service and in-service training and staff development and adhering to guidance and training provided; and more.  Please contact the SE Residence Life department for details about various job duties and hours required.  This is a live-in position that will require evenings, weekends and holiday work hours.  To apply, please visit the Office of Residence Life, located on the 3rd floor of the Johnson Student Union.  Required:  minimum of 2.5 GPA; excellent written/oral communication skills; other requirements may apply.  Application deadline is March 30, 2015, no later than 4pm.
  • SE’s Office of Housing and Residence Life is seeking a Work Study or Regular Work student worker for part-time desk clerk (d/c). Duties include general office work, such as answering the phones assisting callers with their questions, filing, providing information to walk-ins, data entry and computer work, mail runs and other duties as needed. Strong customer service skills are required, computer skills and any office/receptionist experience is preferred. Hours you must be able to work 8:00 a.m. to one. Please complete an Application for Student Employment and attach a copy of your class (and other commitments) schedule, and bring to the Student Union, Room 309 and see Cynthia Horton (580-745-2948 or chorton@se.edu ).
  • The SE Department of Arts, Communication & Theatre (ACT) is seeking a Regular Work student worker to work up to 15 hours per week for the rest of the Spring 2015 semester.  Duties include but are not limited to reporting to and assisting the Facilities/Technical Director with projects, events and other duties re: the ACT dept. Must be able/willing to clean, lift, work with power tools effectively and safely.  Must have a current driver’s license.  Please print out and complete an Application for Student Employment (see link above) and send it and your current class schedule to Ms. Judy Boone (jboone@se.edu) or bring those items to the Visual & Performing Arts Center (VPAC), located across 1st street, across from the SE Arena.
  • The SE Center for Instructional Design and Technology (CIDT) is seeking a Work Study student worker for the rest of the Spring 2015 semester.  Various duties will include training on how to use the Blackboard system from a teaching and administrative perspective.  Related duties involve assisting instructors with course creation, course design and enrollments.  You will also assist Faculty and SE students with issues/problems related to Blackboard errors, assist in creating video and other creative content for online courses.  Education, Art/Comm/Theatre, Computer Science majors are all encouraged to apply.  Other majors will also be considered.  Please complete a copy of the Application for Student Employment (see link above) and bring it, along with your class schedule to the Massey School of Business (Russell bling), Room 317-A.
  • The SE Barnes & Noble Bookstore has several positions for Regular Work student workers.  Must be an energetic, dependable worker with a great attitude for excellent customer service and a  willingness to learn.  Must be available for both morning and afternoon shifts. Availability during Spring finals week is a must. Open positions need to be filled ASAP!  Our stores are vibrant, diverse community destinations where people gather to read, study, grab a quick cup of coffee, meet friends and check out the latest technology, products, and apparel.  Apply at the SE Bookstore or visit us, on the SE campus, at the corner of 5th Street and University Blvd, for more information about the jobs available.
  • The SE Office of Human Resources seeks a Work Study student worker, to start Fall 2015.  Work about 20 hours per week, preferably 9am – 3pm (with time for lunch break); but hours are flexible, in some cases.  Duties include, but are not limited to, general office duties such as answering phones, filing, making copies, running errands, assist with visitors, including Staff, Faculty & Students.  Other duties may be assigned.  No experience necessary, but you must be a hard worker, dependable–show up for work, be on time & be focused on the work assigned.  Please complete a copy of the Application for Student Employment (2 pages–see link above) and bring it, along with a copy of your class schedule to Human Resources, located on the 3rd floor of the Admin Building, room 309.    

Jobs On-Campus For Summer & Fall 2015:

  • SE’s Upward Bound program is seeking current SE students or recent SE grads to work for Upward Bound as Tutors/Mentors.  You must be Regular Work student worker, not Work Study.  The primary task of a Tutor/Mentor is to assist in supervising High School students (9th-12th grades) participating in the program.  The job will begin on Sunday at 5pm June 7th and ends July 16, Thursday evening, around 5:30pm.  Tutor/Mentors will receive free room and board for those days they work and $300 per week of work.  To apply, please contact Corey Hammel in the SE Upward Bound program office, located in the Hallie-McKinney, building down the hall from the campus post office; or call Corey at 580-745-2422.
  • SE’s Wellness Center seeks either a Work Study or a Regular Work student worker to work mornings, evenings and weekends for Fall 2015.  Must be self-motivated and possess excellent communication skills.  Must be dependable, on-time and focused on the job.  Duties include, but are not limited to, answering phones, assisting members in Wellness Center with check-in/out, cleaning Center area, including gym, workout equipment, walking track.  Some computer work may also be required.  Please complete the Application for Student Employment (see link above) and return it to Student Health Services in the Johnson Student Union, Suite 200 (2nd floor).  For info:  580-745-2867.  
  • SE’s Campus Police seeks either a Work Study or Regular Work student worker to handle Dispatch position duties, for immediate hire and summer hire.  Dealing with the public in person and by phone in a professional and courteous manner is required.  Attention to detail and being calm during possible stressful situations is also required.  Must be familiar with the campus and the various services/operations of the campus.  Basic computer skills, excellent communication skills and dependable are also part of the job.  Training in dispatch and radio operations will be provided.  To apply, please complete the Application for Student Employment (see link above) and take it, along with a copy of your class schedule to Campus Police office, across the street from the SE Football Field.
  • SE’s Department of Music is seeking a Regular Work student worker for Summer.  Must be able to lift heavy weights and duties include moving heavy furniture, such as desks, pianos; also cleaning and painting.  Other duties related to clerical may also  be assigned.  Please take a completed an Application for Student Employment to the Department of Music, located in the Fine Arts building.  Contact Jan Brown in FA 120A to apply or for more info:  745-2088.

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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. 

Soft Skills are important to most employers.  You do not have to tell others you have them, but it is important to demonstrate them on a daily basis, especially when on the job:

  • Show up for work when scheduled/expected.
  • Be on time for interviews, work and all appointments.
  • Wear clothing appropriate to the job; for interviews, dress up!
  • Be courteous.  Learn and practice excellent communication skills and customer service.
  • for more info, check out this article:

http://jobs.aol.com/articles/2009/01/26/top-10-soft-skills-for-job-hunters/

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/.