Employment for Students at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis

Student Employment

A variety of employment opportunities both on and off campus are available to students who wish to supplement their income while enrolled at Concordia Seminary.

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 toward 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. Students may work up to four jobs at any one time, as long as their work does not exceed a total of 18 hours per week. During scheduled academic breaks or during the summer, if they are not taking a class (but are still actively enrolled in a program of study), students may work a maximum of 40 hours per week.

Current Work-Study Opportunities

Contact Human Resources to apply for the jobs listed below or visit SemNet for more information.

Responsibilities

  • Assist with preparing, sending and posting Daily Announcements (DAs), managing contact lists and monitoring email
  • Edit/write/proofread promo materials, website content, articles and various materials produced by the communications/creative services department
  • Assist with general office organization, keeping the office area clean and uncluttered
  • Help create, organize, pull and file project folders
  • Participate in planning sessions and brainstorm ideas with staff as necessary
  • Track and stock promotional inventory, move items to storage and make deliveries to departments across campus
  • Assist with photography for publications and various campus events (camera provided)

Qualifications

  • Experience with MS Office programs
  • Organized and detail oriented
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Proofreading experience
  • Experience with other languages including Spanish, German, Greek and Hebrew is preferred, but not required.
  • Typing skills
  • Ability to lift heavy boxes
  • 1st or 2nd year students preferred

Hours

10 – 15 hours per week

Contact

Melanie Ave
Manager, Communications
314-505-7378
avem@csl.edu
 
or
 
Jayna Rollings
Manager, Creative Services
314-505-7376
 

Responsibilities

  • Assist with the day-to-day operation of the Re-Sell It Shop

Qualifications

  • First-year student
  • Friendly and customer service oriented

Hours

Ideally individual(s) would be available to work during the following hours:

Tuesday: 10 am – noon & 1pm – 2:30 pm
Thursday: 10 am – 11:30 am
Friday: available to work for 1 ½ hours (shift time is flexible)

Individual(s) must be available to work on the 2nd & 4th Saturday of each month from 8am – noon.


Contact

Hannah Loum
Coordinator, Re-Sell-It Shop
314-505-7209
loumh@csl.edu

Responsibilities

  • Assist with layout and design of promotional materials including brochures, programs, advertisements and web graphics
  • Assist with design of motion graphics for promotional video content on the Seminary’s websites and social media
  • Participate in planning sessions with communications/creative services staff and collaborate with various departments across campus throughout the production process
  • Ensure a consistent visual identity is maintained throughout all Seminary communications
  • Photoshop, size and color correct images for print and web
  • Scan photographs and documents into digital files
  • Archive and maintain graphics and digital photography files on server
  • Experience with digital illustration is a plus
  • Assist with photography for publications and various campus events (training available and camera equipment provided)

Qualifications

  • Experience with Adobe Creative Cloud software including InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator preferred (additional training available)
  • Organized and detail oriented
  • Ability to meet deadlines

Hours

10 – 15 hours per week

Contact

Jayna Rollings
Manager, Creative Services
314-505-7376

Responsibilities

  • Communicate with users via telephone, email or in person
  • Create, update and review all support interactions with attention to detail in Track-It ticketing system
  • Diagnose and resolve technical hardware and software issues
  • Research issues and/or questions using available resources
  • Identify and escalate situations requiring urgent attention
  • Follow standard operating procedures
  • Create and update procedures and documentation as needed
  • Monitor and manage printer supply inventory
  • Perform other clerical duties as needed

Qualifications

  • Self-motivation
  • Organization
  • Attention to detail

Hours

10 to 18 hours per week


Contact

Joan Becker
Manager, Helpdesk, Technology Services
314-505-7241
beckerj@csl.edu

or

John Klinger
Chief Information Officer, Technology Services
314-505-7384
klingerj@csl.edu

Responsibilities

  • Track and maintain A/V resources and inventory

Qualifications

  • Basic audio/visual/electronic skills required to provide A/V support for special events
  • Training provided

Hours

10 to 18 hours per week

Evenings and weekend opportunities available


Contact

Ryan Arnold
Media Technology Specialist, Technology Services
314-505-7024
arnoldr@csl.edu

or

John Klinger
Chief Information Officer, Technology Services
314-505-7384
klingerj@csl.edu

Responsibilities

  • Call donors regarding financial gifts

Qualifications

  • Have knowledge of the Seminary, a present and clear speaking voice and a willingness to interact with people on the phone

Hours

As scheduled


Contact

Lewis Berkwit
Manager, Annual Fund, Sustaining Fund
314-505-7355
berkwitl@csl.edu

Qualifications

  • Knowledge of Operating Systems to include Microsoft Windows 7 and Windows 10 and/or Mac OS X
  • Ability to install, troubleshoot and repair PC hardware, software and printers
  • Familiar with LAN/WAN, TCP/IP, WiFi networking, Cat5 cabling
  • Able to lift up to 50 lbs

Hours

10 to 18 hours per week


Contact

Joan Becker
Manager, Helpdesk, Technology Services
314-505-7241
beckerj@csl.edu

or

John Klinger
Chief Information Officer, Technology Services
314-505-7384
klingerj@csl.edu

Responsibilities

  • We expect this person to be able to retain historical facts, dates and anecdotes about Concordia Seminary and then relay that information to visitors in an entertaining, informative way.
  • Customer Service is an important part of this position. We want our visitors to have a great, memorable experience of their time on our campus.
  • Every tour guide will be trained by an experienced student and receive a tour guide manual.

Hours

On-call position. Tours typically run an hour in length.


Contact

Erika Bennett
Coordinator, Continuing Education; Administrator, Campus Store
314-505-7286
bennette@csl.edu

Responsibilities

  • Set up cameras and equipment for video shoots, shoot interviews and edit videos for promotional use
  • Assist with development of short video clips and PowerPoint slides for on-campus events, off-campus presentations and social media content
  • Assist with design of motion graphics for promotional video content on the Seminary’s website and social media
  • Participate in planning sessions with communications/creative services staff and collaborate with various departments across campus throughout the production process
  • Ensure a consistent visual identity is maintained throughout all Seminary communications
  • Photoshop, size and color correct images for use in videos
  • Archive and maintain video files and digital graphics on server
  • Organize studio equipment and other assignments as necessary

Qualifications

  • Experience with Adobe Creative Cloud software including Premiere Pro, After Effects, Photoshop and/or Final Cut Pro preferred (additional training available)
  • Organized and detail oriented
  • Flexible hours and the ability to meet deadlines

Hours

10 – 15 hours per week


Contact

Melanie Ave
Manager, Communications
314-505-7378
avem@csl.edu
 
or
 
Jayna Rollings
Manager, Creative Services
314-505-7376

Off-Campus Employment

Concordia Seminary invites local businesses and individuals to advertise open positions with us that would be suitable for students or their spouses. Our Ministerial Formation staff collates local job listings received and posts them on SemNet. Students are encouraged to check the job postings list for new listings.

Submit Your Job Posting

Employers who wish to post job openings for consideration by our students or their spouses should complete the job posting form below. A confirmation email will be sent upon receipt of the form. Our Ministerial Formation staff will receive these listings and share them with our community of students and their spouses.