Student Employment

*All applicants must be enrolled at least part-time and have a financial aid award letter on-file (award letter not required for PSEO students)

Student Payment Office Assistant

Hours per Week: 10

Work Schedule: Will vary Monday – Friday, preferably 2-3 hours per day, 2-3 days per week

Job Location: Student Payment Office, Room S1983

Description: Provide accurate data entry for cashiering tuition payments, assist customers and answer questions at Student Payment Office window, answer phones, filing, copying, office mail distribution, assist other Business Office staff with projects, miscellaneous office-related tasks as assigned.

Requirements: Good general office knowledge; knowledge of Microsoft Office; must be accurate, dependable, able to maintain confidentiality, and be personable with students/staff and fit in well with office environment.

Contact: Lynn Hawes, 733-5929 or

Library Circulation Desk Assistant

Hours/Week:    7-10

Work Schedule:  Varies: Hours between 7:30 am- 7:00 pm, Monday – Thursday; Fridays 7:30 am – 4:00 pm.  Must be willing to work evening hours.

Job Location:      Erickson Library

Responsibilities:  Under the supervision of library professional staff provide customer service to library patrons including checking items in and out, responding to directional questions, referring patrons to appropriate services, assisting with the copier and printer, assisting in opening and closing the library, maintaining the cleanliness of the library, and other duties as needed.

Requirements:   Attention to detail, computer skills, customer service skills, punctuality, and reliability.Preferred Qualifications:  Previous library or customer service experience.

Special Instructions: Please provide a copy of your class schedule and references.

Who to Contact: or 733-5912

Science Labs Assistant

Hours per Week: Up to 10 hrs/wk

Work Schedule: Flexible

Job Location: Biology, Environmental Science, Chemistry, and Geology

Responsibilities:   Individual may work with other student employees, lab supervisor, and instructors.  Lab student employees are responsible for organizing teaching tools and models, performing weekly lab safety checks, washing and organizing glassware and lab tools, general lab clean-up, solution and media preparation, and other tasks as assigned.  Must be committed to working at least through the end of spring semester, with potential summer employment opportunity.

Requirements: Some background in sciences preferred but not required, strong organizational skills necessary, must be motivated to work independently on assigned projects

Who to Contact: Kristi Heintz,, 218-733-7731

Creation Station Closing Teacher

Hours per Week: 12-13

Work Schedule: M-F 3:00-5:30 p.m.

Job Location: Creation Station Nature Preschool located on campus at LSC Main Campus (Rm 1844)

Responsibilities/Description: Closing Preschool Teacher

Requirements/Minimum Qualifications: 12 college credits/2 years of experience working with children/CPR, First Aid, AED (Creation Station will help with cost of certification)

Who to Contact:  Julie Walker;, 218-733-7647

Writing/Composition Tutors

Hours per Week: 10-20

Work Schedule: Mon – Thurs: 7:30am – 6:00pm and Friday: 7:30pm – 4:00pm, preferably able to work in 2-4 hour shifts.

Job Location: Learning Center

Job Description: Assist students in developing effective writing skills/some developmental reading assistance may also be requested

Requirements: Completion of College Comp I with “B” or higher; completion of College Comp II preferred with “B” or higher; writing sample required; dependable, good interpersonal skills; English language proficiency required; able to work with diverse student population; appropriate casual dress; paid tutor training (required).

Who to Contact: Barbara Pezze, Director, Learning Center

Art Department Assistant

Hours per Week: 10

Work Schedule: Flexible: Monday through Friday, anytime between 9am and 10pm, after sufficient training

Job Location: Art Building

Responsibilities/Description: Work study students in the Art Department are required to make one batch of clay per week (roughly 375lbs.).  Other tasks include: unloading kilns, preparing kiln shelves, making glazes, and general organizing and cleaning of the Art Building.

Requirements/Minimum Qualifications: Must have previously, or are currently taking Ceramics I or Ceramics Workshop, able to lift 50lbs.

Who to Contact: Jacob Haydon, Art Studio Manager,

Fire Tech/ERTC Assistant

Hours per Week: Up to 20

Work Schedule: Flexible, based on worker’s class schedule and the needs of the ERTC.

Job Location: LSC Emergency Response Training Center (ERTC) 11501 Hwy 23, Duluth, MN 55808 (Gary New Duluth)

Description: To provide cleaning and maintenance of fire/rescue equipment, vehicles, props, classrooms, and living areas, etc. Assist instructors with class prep and equipment restoration. Perform clerical and general custodial work. Assist with other miscellaneous tasks as directed by ERTC staff.

Requirements: Must be enrolled in Fire Tech Degree program and eligible for tuition assistance. Consideration of individual skills, previous work experience, and available work hours will be given.

Who to Contact: Marty Schubitzke, (please put “Student Worker Position” in subject line).

Math Tutors 

Hours: Monday – Thursday: 7:30am – 6:00pm, Friday: 7:30am – 4:00pm

Hours per Week: 10 (within hours of operation)

Description: Assist students in understanding math principles; provide study tips/examples of similar problems.  Tutors are needed in one of two different Math labs. Math Lab A supports students in classes ranging from Alg. I to Pre-Calc. Math Lab B supports students from Calc I to Diff. Equations.  Most student tutors work in one lab or the other.

Requirements: Math Lab A Required Coursework to tutor:  Completion of Algebra 1 and 2 and be enrolled in College Algebra or Pre-Calc. with a grade of B or higher in all Math classes.  Math Lab B Required Coursework to tutor: Completion of College Algebra or Pre-Calculus and concurrent enrollment in Calculus I with a grade of B or higher in all Math classes. Students who are qualified in the above mentioned are not required to remember all coursework. Tutors will have the assistance of professional tutors and access to text resources. Tutors are expected to demonstrate to students how to find the answers.  Work Study eligibility will likely be a factor.

Requirements: Dependable; effective speaking and listening skills; English language proficiency; able to work with diverse student population; casual appropriate dress; paid tutor training is required and will be provided.

Who to Contact: Barbara Pezze, Director, Learning Center