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Employment Opportunities

The Eastern Campus employs student workers in several offices or units on campus. Common examples include the library, student services, physical plant, and fitness center. If you are interested in seeking student employment on campus, please complete the Student Hourly Application Form (PDF) and return it to Student Services office, room 101, in Shannon Hall.

The Ohio University Student Hourly Employment Policy states:

To be eligible for student hour employment at Ohio University, a student must:

  • Be enrolled for classes at Ohio University, Hocking College, another post-secondary institution, or a secondary school, during the current semester, immediately previous semester, or immediately upcoming semester (e.g. , enrollment spring semester allows work to continue through summer semester). Homeschooled students must supply appropriate documentation.

Student workers must complete payroll forms which are available in the Dean's Office, room 303 on the third floor of Shannon Hall before starting work.

Student Employment Opportunities

Help Desk/OULN is looking for student workers.

  • Responsibilities include: Operate touchpad or web interface to control in-room technology including cameras, microphones, PC, and document camera. Provide troubleshooting on the technology. Disseminate and collect paperwork associated with the class.

Pick up an application in Student Services or the Dean's Office room 303.


Library Assistant

  • Desired Qualifications:  Customer service oriented with an ability to interact with diverse populations.  Self-motivated with an ability to work independently.  Practices excellent time management. Reliable and able to report to assigned work shifts.  Knowledge of general office and basic computer skills (including Microsoft Office Suite).  Some knowledge of library searching skills preferred, not required.  
  • Responsibilities:  Staffing/serving as point of contact at the service desk.  Helping library users access electronic and print library collections.  Processing library materials including checking items in/out.  Shelving returned items and maintaining orderly shelves.  Trouble-shooting equipment/hardware issues and assisting users with software questions.  Performing general data entry of library statistics.  Other duties as assigned.

Interested candidates stop by student services or the library to pick up an application.


Facilities Management Department is seeking a part-time 20-hour per week student worker.

  • This 20-hour per week position involves miscellaneous physical activities associated with the maintenance of the physical surroundings at Eastern.  Only Ohio University Eastern students are eligible to apply.  Work hours will be scheduled around academic requirements and to meet the needs of the Department.  Some early morning, evening, or weekend work hours may be required.  State of Ohio minimum wage laws apply.
  • The desired candidate should possess a strong work ethic, be capable of receiving and following instruction, and be willing and able to participate in strenuous physical activity at times.  The ability to work outdoor during all weather conditions is required.   Common job-related tasks as a part of the Facilities Management team includes assistance with or involvement in the following:
    • Site and grounds maintenance including snow removal activities, landscape maintenance, miscellaneous light construction or maintenance projects, waste management / recycling programs, surplus material moving, special event set-up and tear down,other maintenance activities as assigned by the Director.

    • Student must be able to lift 50 pounds.

    • Candidates with previous experience in landscape maintenance, maintenance, construction, or the willingness to learn is preferred.  Personal and educational enrichment opportunities exist for the self-motivated student.   Such opportunities include involvement in projects associated with campus sustainability, energy conservation, landscape/horticultural projects, and other projects involving the growth and betterment of the Eastern Campus.   Come see how you can make a difference and apply your talents or learn new skills.

Interested candidates email: Adam J. Riehl – Director, Facilities Management @


Health and Physical Education Center is looking for students to work at the fitness center.

  • Qualifications: Courteous, punctual and customer service-oriented student who is responsible and reliable. Ability to work with little supervision. Possess good communication skills.
  • Responsibilities: Assists users with questions about the exercise facility; helps keep weight/exercise room clean and presentable.

Pick up an application in Student Services or the Dean's Office room 303.


Student Services Department is looking for student workers for the spring semester to work at the front desk.

  • Front Desk Responsibilities:  Serves students and visitors by greeting, welcoming, and directing them appropriately; notifies advisors of student arrival; maintains department schedule; answers phone for the department; takes tuition payments.
  • Position Skills and Qualifications: Must have a GPA of 2.5 or above, professionalism, telephone skills, verbal communication, Microsoft Office skills, filing, typing skills, listening, excellent customer service skills, organization skills, knowledge of office equipment.

Interested candidates stop by student services to pick up an application.