Student Employment

Student Employment

Concordia Seminary Offers a student work study program. Students who are currently enrolled in a program of study at the Seminary, and have completed their first day of classes towards their degree may participate in the student work program. Students may work up to a maximum of 18 hours per week while they are actively taking a residential class at the Seminary. Further, students may work a maximum of 40 hours per week during scheduled quarterly academic breaks, or during the summer months if they are not taking a class, but are still actively enrolled in a program of study. Students may work up to 4 jobs at any one time, as long as their work does not exceed a total of 18 hours per week.

 

On-Campus Employment

There are a variety of student employment opportunities. To be eligible for student employment, a student must:
• Have applied for financial aid
• Be currently enrolled in classes on at least a half time basis
• Maintain satisfactory academic progress requirements as determined by the Dean of Ministerial Formation’s office
• Have completed first day of classes towards degree in which you are currently enrolled
Once a student graduates from a given program, or has completed all courses towards their degree, they are no longer eligible to participate in the student work program. There are exceptions to this. If the student has Deferred Vicarage, whereby it is possible to complete all coursework, the student may work during the summer prior to leaving for Vicarage. The other general rule is that it is possible to participate in Spring Graduation Ceremonies pending completion of summer classes. In this case a student may participate in the student work program. However, the student is highly encouraged to devote as much time to final class work and completion of the program as possible. Once the student has completed the requisite class work for the degree, they are no longer eligible to participate in the student work program.
Students are responsible for managing their work schedules so they do not exceed the maximum hours they are authorized to work. Students who consistently exceed 18 hours per week for all positions, may be terminated from one of their positions.
For more information about a student position, or to apply for student employment, students should contact the supervisor listed on the job posting directly.

 

What do I need to do in order to start working on campus?

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Once students have found campus employment, they must bring their 13/14 contract signed by the student and the supervisor to Human Resources. In addition, the following forms need to be completed:

  • I-9 (Students should review the List of Acceptable Documents to make sure they bring the appropriate documents with them).  Download the I-9 HERE. YOU MUST COMPLETE AND SIGN SECTION 1 OF THE I-9 ON OR BEFORE YOUR FIRST DAY OF WORK ON YOUR FIRST JOB.  THIS IS YOUR HIRE DATE INTO THE STUDENT WORK PROGRAM.  BY REGULATION, THIS DATE CANNOT BE AFTER YOUR FIRST DAY OF WORK.

YOU MUST HAVE YOUR STUDENT CONTRACTS AND ALL OTHER PAPERWORK COMPLETED, APPROVED AND TURNED IN TO HUMAN RESOURCES OFFICE BEFORE YOU MAY BEGIN YOUR STUDENT JOB.  PLEASE DO NOT BEGIN WORK BEFORE YOU COMPLETE THIS STEP.

Electronic timesheets, issued on a biweekly basis, need to be submitted for approval by 11:59 p.m. on the last day of the pay period for each department worked. Please refer to the Payroll Schedule to see when timesheets are due in the Accounting Office.

Off Campus Employment

Area Employment List
This list is password protected and updated weekly on Tuesdays and Fridays. Password can be obtained by contacting the Residential Services Office at 314-505-7324. Please note the information included in this document is not an endorsement of, nor recommendation for, the opportunities listed).

Parachurch Organizations

Concordia Historical Institute
Concordia Publishing House
Concordia Seminary
Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod
Lutheran Family & Children’s Services
Lutheran Hour Ministries
Lutheran Senior Services

Be sure to check the variety of employment search websites that are also available.