Career Services


EDGE Program: On-Campus Employment Student Job Descriptions


Admissions Office
Telecounseling Admissions Group (TAG) Caller
Job Description:

  • TAG operates from 4:30-7:30 pm on Monday – Thursday evenings
  • Contact prospective students to gauge and encourage student interest
  • Inform prospective students of all Clarke College has to offer
  • Take information requests over the phone
  • Notify students of upcoming admissions events
  • Call to remind students about admissions materials


  • TAG Callers will be trained to use the Datatel Database. They will also use the internet and spreadsheets. Students must have good conversation skills and be comfortable talking on the phone.

Number of Positions: Open
Hours: 5 hours per week
Pay: $7.50/hour 

Kehl Center Desk Attendant
Job Description:

  • Supervise entry into the Kehl Center
  • Answer questions, enforce building policies, and work with the public
  • Verify proper ID and ensure user policies & procedures are followed
  • Greet visitors, answer phone, take messages, provide info and perform general office/clerical duties as assigned
  • Work with athletic schedules and coaches


  • Ability to relate and work with all ages of the public
  • Enforce policy, multitask, good conversation skills, and comfortable talking on the phone
  • Previous experience in a public setting

Number of Positions: 2
Hours: 6 hours per week
Pay: $7.25/hour 

Whitlow Campus Store
Bookstore Associate
Job Description:

  • Provide customer service to students, faculty, and staff
  • Complete transactions with customer using a point of sale system
  • Create sales promotions and displays
  • Assist in making buying decisions and work with vendors for apparel and other merchandise
  • Learn to work with a budget
  • Create an event from planning to execution
  • Learn daily operations of running a business
  • Receive merchandise into the store.


  • Ability to relate well and work with all ages of the public
  • Ability to enforce policy and multitask
  • Possess strong personal conversation skills and high level of comfort talking on the phone
  • Previous experience in a retail setting a plus, but not required
  • Ability to work independently as well as a team
  • Self motivatedNumber of positions: 3

Hours: 6 hours per week
Pay: $7.25/per hour 

Career Services Office
Career Services Student Assistant
Job Description:

  • Support EDGE Program with high level of confidentiality
  • Provide feedback as first-year student EDGE Program participant
  • Assist with Career Services marketing projects
  • Utilize technology to promote Career Services to students
  • Assist with Cornerstone MBTI project
  • Post internships on Career Services web site

Number of Positions: 1
Hours: 6 hours per week
Pay: $7.25/hour

Dining Services-Crusader Café
Cook/Counter Attendant
Number of student positions: 25
Hours: 8-12 hours per week

Job Description:

  • Cook with fryer and flat top grill.
  • Make subs and pizzas.
  • Do necessary prep work and clean up.
  • Pay: $7.25/hour


  • Will train but must be friendly and willing to work
  • Must be able to work nights and weekends. Shifts are normally 4-5 hours shifts (example: 5-9 pm or 5-10 pm). Crusader Café is open Mondays through Fridays 7 am – 10 pm and Saturdays and Sundays 2 - 10 pm.

Enrollment Management
Welcome Desk Student Staff
Job Description:

The Welcome Desk is the main information desk and switchboard for Clarke University. Student workers will provide customer service to guests of the university, incoming callers, and current students, faculty, and staff. Main duties include: Greet guests as they enter the Atrium and ask them if they need any assistance. Assistance could include: giving directions to an office or campus location, taking a message, calling an employee of Clarke to greet the guest for a meeting, or giving information about a campus hours/events. Answer the Clarke University main campus phone line and answer questions or transfer calls as needed. Other tasks include: managing the snack cart, selling event tickets, assisting with campus mailings, and other tasks as assigned. Students who work at the Welcome Desk are expected to stay informed about campus updates and events by reading campus emails, conference and events schedules, and all information sent to them by their supervisors.

Qualifications: Excellent people skills: in this position you are the first face people see at Clarke University, and are usually their first interaction with a Clarke person. Resourcefulness: you will not always know the answer, but you should be willing to assist in finding an answer). The ability to learn a phone system: there will be training on the system. It is not difficult, but it is essential that it is done correctly. Basic math skills: the snack cart will require basic math, and in the event that there are ticket sales you will use basic math. An excellent sense of responsibility and time management REQUIRED: You will also be in a position which can never be unstaffed, so scheduling around conflicts in advance is a must. We will schedule around conflicts and understand you are a student first, but last minute changes will not always be possible to accommodate. A willingness to work evening hours during the week, and the occasional weekend (with advanced notice).

Number of Positions: 2
Hours: 5-6 per week
Pay: $7.25 

Financial Aid Office
Financial Aid Peer Counselor
Job Description: To assist with tasks associated with the Financial Aid Office:

  • Perform data entry and maintenance of student electronic records
  • File, organize, copy, and perform general office tasks
  • Answer questions from students and parents regarding financial aid
  • Work to promote financial literacy on campus to fellow students 
  • Act as Financial Aid liaison to student body
  • Participate in departmental events such as CORE, Grad Finale, and CONNECT   


  • Excellent communication, organization, and interpersonal skills
  • Possess a professional, congenial, and polite demeanor
  • High degree of computer literacy including Word and Excel
  • Must maintain strict confidentiality
  • Must be self-motivated and willing to learn about financial aid
  • Must be punctual and organized
  • Must feel comfortable talking with students and parents

Number of Student Positions: 1
Hours: 6 hours per week
Pay: $7.25/hour 

Institutional Advancement Office
Crusader Caller

Crusader Caller’s serve as ambassadors for Clarke by calling alumni, friends and parents of Clarke to update personal information, share campus news and events, and request financial support for the University's Clarke Fund. Scripts are provided, students are paid during training, and incentives and bonuses will be awarded throughout the year. Employees will gain skills and experience relatable to future careers.

Number of Student Positions: 15-20
Hours: 10.5 hours a week, two shifts M-TH 5:30-9:00 and Sunday 1:30-5:00 OR 5:30-9:00. Calling runs September-October and January –February.
Pay: $8 an hour
Qualifications: Students must be comfortable talking on the phones, asking for money, working as a team and able to meet shift requirements. Confidentiality is a must.

Student Activities Office
Student Activity Center Assistant
Purpose of Job:

  • Increase awareness of student programming on campus
  • Ensure that the Student Activity Center, which is a building and a program, provides a welcoming environment and is meeting the needs of the campus community

Job Description:

  • Help with set up and take down for events held in the SAC
  • Assist with general cleaning and organization of the SAC
  • Serve as a point of contact for Student Activities Office with regard to SAC/Gallagher reservations
  • Check out/maintain SAC game room equipment

Number of Positions: 2
Hours: 10 hours per week
Pay: $7.25/hour

  • Support Clarke - Spring
  • Arts at Clarke 2016
  • Transfer Fall 2015