Student Employment Opportunities

Interested in working for the University of Memphis Lambuth?

"Gain worthwhile work experience that will be valuable in your future endeavors in addition to earning your paycheck!"

Current Employment Opportunities

Resident Advisor (Carney Johnston) - APPLY NOW!

Deadline to apply: November 15th, 2019

  • Paid Housing
  • Meal Plan
  • Single Room
  • Looks great on an resume
  • Opportunity to pick up Desk Shifts for additional compensation
  • Applicants must have and maintain a 2.25 cumulative GPA
  • Applications must be accompanied by:

    Student employment release form
    Background check form
    Three (3) reference forms (if you currently live on campus, one reference form must be completed by your current RA) *Family members and friends may not complete a reference form.


Please be sure to complete all elements of the application process before the application deadline or you will not be considered for employment.The supplemental forms can be brought by the Student Services Office, WCU 002, or scanned and emailed to epilant@memphis.edu. For more information, contact Emily Pilant, or call 731.425.7349.


Desk Assistant (Carney Johnston & Wilder CU Info) - APPLY NOW!

We are currently fully staffed, but always accepting applications. For more information, contact Emily Pilant, or call 731.425.7349.

  • Convenient On Campus Employment
  • Leadership Position
  • Flexible Schedule
  • Must Be Able to Work a Minimum of 3 Shifts
  • Applicants must have and maintain a 2.25 cumulative GPA
  • Always accepting applications

Event/Set Up Tech - APPLY NOW!

  • Facilitate general technical and setup needs of all events held in Wilder CU and assigned by Student Services
  • Basic knowledge of projectors, sound, etc. preferred, but training will be provided.

Campus Tour Guide - APPLY NOW!

  • Serve as a campus tour guide.
  • Guide campus tours for prospective students, families and large groups.
  • Provide a positive visit experience for all guests.
  • Dress appropriately while in the office and during the campus tour. A uniform will be provided and required during tours.
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  • Submit your completed application in-person at the Enrollment Services Office of
    Varnell-Jones Hall, LL Lobby, or via email to Anna-Marie Smith.

For more information, contact Anna-Marie Smith, or call 731.425.7982.

Lambuth WHFB Lifeguard

  • Pay: $9.00 an hour. 
  • Supervision of the pool facilities
  • Clearing and securing the pool at closing
  • Curtailing any misuse of the facility or inappropriate actions
  • Checking for proper identification
  • Check that safety equipment is in correct place, and is in good working order
  • Inspection of the pool and equipment.
  • Secure off any discrepancies and make a written report
  • Enforce special participant rules (lap swim/recreation swim)
  • Please use phone for emergencies only
  • Accident care and reporting
  • Covering shifts
  • Checking equipment and supplies before every shift
  • Clearing and securing pool at closing
  • Checking for proper identification
  • Maintain a helpful and pleasant relationship with regular patrons
  • Keep a positive and friendly attitude when dealing with ALL patrons


  • Must hold the following CURRENT certifications: Lifeguard Training, Emergency First Aid, CPR for the Professional Rescuer
  • All lifeguards MUST be on time (at his/her lifeguard station 15 minutes prior to opening the pool).
  • Proper attire must be worn at all times (lifeguard swimsuit and whistle).
  • In the interest of training - ALL guards must swim a minimum of 500 yards per week.

Apply Now! Please print, complete and return the form to the WHFC or send through email to Ashley Chism

For more details email Ashley Chism, or call 901.678.3461.