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PLEASE READ: Students currently receiving a graduate assistantship are NOT eligible to work as a regular student employee. Please inquire only if you are NOT currently receiving a graduate assistantship.

You must be enrolled at least half-time (6 credit hours-Undergraduate/Law, and 5 credit hours-Graduate) to be eligible to work on-campus. Note: If you are an international student under an F-1 visa, you must be enrolled full-time (12 credit hours-Undergraduate/Law, and 9 credit hours-Graduate) to be eligible to work on-campus during the academic year. The only exception is if it's your last semester, or it's Summer session, or you are doing your thesis or dissertation phase of study, then you may be enrolled less than full-time.

You can work for more than one department as long as you don't work over 40 hours a week. It is up to the department to determine how many hours a week you can work. However, you cannot work under Regular Student Employment and Federal Work-Study at the same time. Also, it is up to you and the department to ensure that your work schedule does not interfere with your class schedule. Note: If you are an international student under an F-1 visa, you can only work 20 hours a week during the academic year. The exception to this rule is: (1) it's during school breaks (i.e. Fall break, Spring break, and Summer session), you are allowed to work up to 40 hours a week, or (2) you have special permission for full-time employment in your last semester as part of a coop or internship program. The Student Employment Office will need a copy of this special permission for your file.

After reading over the job lists, if you see a department you are interested in, please contact that department for an interview. You may take the copy of the job list with you. The hiring department will provide an employment application, if needed.

NOTE: Some departments list student employment openings on their own web sites.

This information last revised: March 9, 2015.


Semester Needed: Ongoing
Date Needed: Immediately
Department: College of Communications and Fine Arts - Dean's Office
Location: CFA 232
Job Description:

Daily delivery and pick-up of mail at the University Center; other deliveries and errands on campus as needed. Provide phone/office coverage during lunch hour and as needed. Greet visitors, answer phone inquiries and refer to the appropriate person or office. Schedule student appointments and assist students in completing various forms. Provide general office support. Work on special projects as needed. Other duties as assigned. Hours are flexible except for coverage during lunch hour.

Duties: Typing. Computer Knowledge, Answering Phones, Filing, Copying, Running Errands
No. of Students Needed: 1 Regular Student Employee
Hours: Maximum 20 hours per week
Pay Rate: $7.50 per hour
Contact Person: Becky McCoy
E-mail: bmccoy@memphis.edu
Contact Phone: 901-678-2350
Fax Number: 901-678-5118

Semester Needed: Spring 2015
Date Needed: March 2, 2015
Department: Adult and Commuter Services
Location: 245 University Center
Job Description:

Answering phones, greeting/assisting visitors, copying, filing, faxing, data entry, campus errands, assist with department projects, some bending/lifting, other duties as assigned. MUST be available Mon. 10am-1pm; Wed. 10am-3pm; Thurs. 8am-10am; Fri. 8am-11am. Submit the SE application, resume and references to UC 243 or fax ti 678-4894. Priority given to adult or commuter students. No phone calls.

Duties: Typing. Computer Knowledge, Running Errands, Copying, Filing, Answering Phones
No. of Students Needed: 1-2 Regular Student Employees 
Hours: 10-20 hours per week
Pay Rate: $7.25 per hour
Contact Person: Heather Hampton
E-mail: hbanks@memphis.edu
Contact Phone: 901-678-2644
Fax Number: 901-678-4894

Semester Needed: Spring, Summer, Fall
Date Needed: March 2015
Department: Annual Giving - Phonathon
Location: Billy Mac Jones 200
Job Description:

Student Phonathon Fundraisers play an important role in helping the U of M achieve Annual Fund goals by building and nurturing the relationships between alumni and the University. The students' primary function is to call alumni and friends of the U of M nightly using a predetermined phone script. During these calls, the student fundraisers establish rapport by sharing University news and presenting a case for support of the U of M that will encourage financial support.

Duties: Typing, Computer Knowledge, Answering Phones
No. of Students Needed: 15 Regular Student Employees
Hours: 9 - 20 hours per week
Pay Rate: $7.25 - 9.00 per hour
Contact Person: LaGerra Williams
E-mail: ljwllms2@memphis.edu
Contact Phone: 901-678-3628
Fax Number: 901-678-4711

Semester Needed: Spring/Summer 2015
Date Needed: 1/5/2015
Department: Campus Recreation - Aquatics
Location: Campus Recreation Center
Job Description: Lifeguard position open for individuals who are certified as a lifeguard and have current CPR/AED and First Aid certifications. Applications can be submitted without certifications, but certifications must be completed before hiring decisions will be made. Must be able to swim, tread water with legs only, and have excellent communication and customer service skills. Incumbent must be able to react calmly and efficiently during emergency situations.
Duties: See above job description
No. of Students Needed: 5 Regular Student Employees 
Hours: 10-15 hours per week
Pay Rate: $8.50 per hour
Contact Person: Ashley Chism
E-mail: amchism1@memphis.edu
Contact Phone: 901-678-3461
Fax Number: 901-678-2167

Semester Needed: Ongoing
Date Needed: ASAP
Department: Physical Plant / Sustainability
Location: Tiger Bike Shop 3699 Southern
Job Description:

The Tiger Bike program is a green initiative funded by the Student Green Fee. Interested students can email their transcript and resume to tigerbike@memphis.edu.

The requirements are: (1) Experience in bicycle maintenance is an absolute must, (2) comfortable with public speaking and one-on-one conversation including safety training, (3) ability to create and implement marketing ideas for the Tiger Bike program, (4) great leadership and social skills, (5) must have some, if not all, working hours available between 1-4pm on weekdays, and (6) experience and interest as an avid bicyclists is a plus.

Position is for undergraduate student only.

For more information about the Tiger Bike Share Program, please go to http://www.memphis.edu/tigerbike/details.php
Duties: See above job description
No. of Students Needed: 2 Regular Student Employees 
Hours: 10+ hours per week
Pay Rate: $8.50 per hour
Contact Person: Amelia Mayahi
E-mail: tigerbike@memphis.edu
Contact Phone: 901-678-4201
Fax Number:  901-678-4888

Semester Needed: Summer 2014
Date Needed: ASAP
Department: ITS Service Desk – Technical Student Assistant
Location: 100 Administration Bldg
Job Description: Accurately document all phone calls using the Online ticketing system. Troubleshoot technical issues over the phone and face-to-face. Possess excellent customer service skills, dependable, and self-motivated. Maintain 2 central IT Tigerlan labs (University Center Tech Hub & Library Learning Commons). IT majors preferred. Shifts are: 7a-11a; 11a-3p; 3p-7p; 7p-11p; 11p-7a.
Duties: Typing. Computer Knowledge, Running Errands
No. of Students Needed: 20 Regular Student Employees 
Hours: 20 hours per week
Pay Rate: $7.25 per hour
Contact Person: https://css.memphis.edu/employment
E-mail: https://css.memphis.edu/employment
Contact Phone: no call please
Fax Number:  

Semester Needed: Ongoing
Date Needed: ASAP
Department: Bioinformatics Program & Center for Translational Informatics
Location: 402 Smith Chemistry
Job Description:
  • Programmer with basic knowledge of Linux operating system, working knowledge of PHP or Python, MySQL & Perl.
  • Expertise in multiple programming languages & good communication skills. Responsibilities: (1) Designing and developing relational databases, (2) writing scripts to perform calculations on large datasets, (3) designing/developing web-based tools.
Duties: Computer programming
No. of Students Needed: 1 Regular Student Employee
Hours: 15 hours per week approx.
Pay Rate: $10.00 per hour
Contact Person: Ramin Homayouni
E-mail: rhomayon@memphis.edu
Contact Phone: 901-678-3132
Fax Number: 901-678-0176

Semester Needed: Ongoing
Date Needed: ASAP
Department: ITD - Client Support Services - Quality Specialist
Location: 100 Administration Building
Job Description:
  • A Quality Specialist analyzes the systems used by Client Support Services to ensure quality measures are being met.
  • The Quality Specialist reviews client comments, surveys, tickets, workflows, documentation, and other tools to ensure accuracy, consistency, compliance, and accountability.
  • The Quality Specialist reports to the Quality Assurance Leader.
Duties: See above job description - Typing, Computer Knowledge, Filing, Copying, Running Errands
No. of Students Needed: 1 Regular Student Employee
Hours: 20 hours per week
Pay Rate: $7.25 per hour
Contact Person: https://css.memphis.edu/employment
E-mail: https://css.memphis.edu/employment
Contact Phone:  
Fax Number:  

Semester Needed: Ongoing
Date Needed: ASAP
Department: ITD - Client Support Services - Quality Technician
Location: 100 Administration Building
Job Description:
  • The Quality Technicians are familiar and comfortable with statistical software.
  • These employees analyze raw data in order to make predictions, assumptions and recommendations on systems, tools and performance measures.
  • The Quality Technicians report to the Quality Assurance Leader.
Duties: See above job description - Typing, Computer Knowledge, Filing, Running Errands
No. of Students Needed: 1 Regular Student Employee
Hours: 20 hours per week
Pay Rate: $7.25 per hour
Contact Person: https://css.memphis.edu/employment
E-mail: https://css.memphis.edu/employment
Contact Phone:  
Fax Number:  

Semester Needed: Ongoing
Date Needed: Immediately
Department: Computer Science
Location: Dunn Hall, Rm. 226
Job Description:

The Networking Research Lab has NSF funded projects on Internet monitoring and design. Interested students can email their transcript and resume to lanwang@memphis.edu.

The requirements are: (1) GPA of at least 3.0; (2) Obtained A from both COMP1900 and COMP2150; (3) can work for at least one year; (4) Knowledge about networking, operating systems (esp. UNIX), and (5) Some system admin. experience is a plus.

For more information about the research projects, please go to http://www.cs.memphis.edu/~lanwang/ and http://netlab.cs.memphis.edu.

Duties: See above job description
No. of Students Needed: 1 student worker
Hours: 10+ per week
Pay Rate: $10.00 per hour
Contact Person: Lan Wang
E-mail: lanwang@memphis.edu
Contact Phone: 901-678-2727 or 901-678-1546
Fax Number: 901-678-1506

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