Student employment

Working on campus is a great way for students to earn extra money and gain skills for their future careers. A variety of student assistant and college work-study positions are available through the Dean of Students Office. 

To be considered for employment, you must be in good disciplinary and academic standing with the university. Student employees must maintain a minimum grade point average of 2.0.

Now hiring

Graphic Design and Production Assistant

Team: Student Life Graphics and Marketing
Reports to: Assistant Dean of Students for Student Life Marketing

The Graphic and Production Assistant position is responsible for producing design and print media for the Dean of Students Office unit and for the university's students, staff, departments, schools/colleges and divisions. Responsibilities include layout and design of content for print pieces, large format printing and mounting, laminating, binding and other production needs that meet client deadlines. See full job description.

Internship credit opportunity available.

To apply, email the following to heather.marks@wayne.edu:

  • Cover letter
  • Résumé
  • Portfolio (PDF and/or website)
Marketing and Communications Assistant

Team: Student Life Marketing and Graphics
Reports to: Assistant Dean of Students for Student Life Marketing

The Marketing and Communications Assistant position is responsible for producing communications for the Dean of Students Office unit. Responsibilities include social media management for all unit accounts; bi-weekly e-newsletters and other email communications sent to students, faculty and staff; and distribution of marketing materials. Must be available to work Wednesdays and Fridays. See the full job description.

To apply, email the following to heather.marks@wayne.edu:

  • Cover letter
  • Résumé
  • Samples of social media you mange
Student Center Operations Student Assistant

Team: Student Center Operations
Reports to: Building Manager (daily) and Operations Manager(s)

An Event Services Assistant executes the daily operations of the Student Center, focusing on providing exceptional service to events in the facility. An Event Services Assistant is directed by the Building Manager and typically works with a team to complete room set-ups to customer specifications, clean and prepare meeting rooms, and maintain all operational aspects of the Student Center. See full job description.

This position has opportunities for promotion. 

Application: Operations Student Assistant

Warriors Vote Fellow

Team: Student Involvement, Activities and Organizations
Reports to: Assistant Dean of Students for Student Involvement, Activities and Organizations

The purpose of this role is to bolster student engagement in the voting process. Fellows will be dedicated to voter outreach efforts, including registering students, and promoting how and where to vote. This initiative aims to enhance campus-wide voter registration and foster a culture of civic engagement among students. This is a grant-funded position from August to November 2024 that is not guaranteed to renew. See full job description.

To apply, email a résumé to vote@wayne.edu.

Closed positions

Office Student Assistant

Reports to: Warrior Life Coordinator

The Office Student Assistant provides essential support to the Dean of Students Office by managing front desk operations, assisting students, faculty, and staff, and maintaining a welcoming and organized office environment. This position requires excellent customer service skills, attention to detail, and the ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment. See full job description.

Student Center Reservations Student Assistant

Team: Student Center Reservations
Reports to: Student Reservation Manager(s) / Reservations Supervisor(s)

A Student Assistant is responsible for maintaining all aspects of the operations in the Student Center and Campus Reservations office and Information Desk.The Student Assistant’s main responsibility is to ensure correct reservations for meetings and events held by Registered Student Organizations, university departments and outside organizations. See full job description.

This position has opportunities for promotion. 

The W Food Pantry and Thrift Shop Coordinator

Team: Student Care, Support and Intervention
Reports to: Coordinator of Student Basic Needs, The W Food Pantry and Thrift Shop

The purpose of this role is to expose students to one of the growing challenges within higher education. Food insecurity impacts college students at an alarming rate. In this environment you will learn leadership skills through exposure to this challenge, you will be a part of a team and will mentor and be mentored. See full job description.