Student Job Openings

Finding a Job On Campus

Positions are available on campus for both work-study eligible students and non work-study students. In most cases, students secure on-campus positions once they arrive. Typical positions include: grounds workers, food services assistants, general maintenance workers, and library assistants.
All interested students should view and apply to open student worker positions on our Career Center

Open Positions in Boston

  • Bruce Jackson Library Student Worker: Assist the Library Director with the limited re-opening of the library (check-in and check-out) following prescribed procedures: Process incoming and weeded materials; Maintain the physical condition of the collection; Other duties as assigned. Interested students may apply here.
  • Technology Services Assistant: Under the supervision of the IT Project Manager, this at-will position supports the mission of the Seminary and the Technology Services team to enable staff and faculty to minister effectively to Gordon-Conwell students. As a front-facing, customer service representative for the department, this role provides support to students, faculty, and staff across all four Gordon-Conwell campuses. Interested students may apply here.
  • Registration Office Assistant: Assists in the daily operations of the Registration Office: filing, responding to incoming phone, email, and walk-in requests, efficiently assessing the nature of the concerns, and assisting or making appropriate referrals as necessary. Interested students may apply here.

Open Positions in Hamilton

  • Cohort Based Education Office Assistant: Cohort-Based Education (DMIN + LGM) office is looking for 12-20 hours/week for an Office Assistant. Starting immediately, year round. Varied office tasks in an environment serving people in ministry. Must speak English and at least one of the following: Portuguese, Spanish, Mandarin, Korean. Interested students may apply here.
  • General Maintenance Student Worker: Under the broad supervision of the Director of Facilities, performs a wide variety of routine maintenance tasks, including, but not limited to: boiler checks, system checks, door locks, lock outs, and light maintenance. No previous experience is required. Training will be provided by the Facilities crew. Work hours: Four weekend shifts are available:  Saturdays, 7:00am-3:00pm and 3:00pm-11:00pm; Sundays, 7:00am-3:00pm and 3:00pm-11:00pm. Interested students may apply here.
  • Grounds Student Worker: Major job functions include mowing, string trimming and weeding. Interested students may apply here.


To list a student worker position here please notify the Human Resources office and provide the type of position, department, and supervisor contact information. 


Student Eligibility

All student employees must be eligible to work in the United States, and we are required to verify everyone’s eligibility.

To work on campus, you will need the following items:

  • I-9 Form Verification: The I-9 form is used for verifying eligibility to work in the United States. In order to work on campus, you must complete an I-9. For this form, certain documentation is required. Individuals usually use a drivers license and Social Security card or a passport for verification. International students usually use their passport and I-94 for verification. There are other acceptable documents for working on campus; please contact us for details.
  • Social Security Number: All students are required to have a Social Security number prior to beginning their work on campus. International (F-1 visa) students must contact the International Student Advisor for assistance in obtaining a Social Security number, if they do not already have one. Click here for more information about receiving a Social Security card as an F-1 visa student.

Frequently Asked Questions

How many hours do most students work per week?
For students taking a full load of classes, the average hours they work is about 10-15 hours/week.

How many students work on campus?
There are about 125 students working on campus.

What are the student employment positions?
A large number of students work in the following areas; Grounds Maintenance, Custodial Services, Food Services, Communications, Library. There are a few students working in the following area: Ockenga, Admissions, BookCentre, Student Life Services, Media, Mentored Ministry.

What is the wage for working on campus?
The rate of pay range in $10.00 – $13.00/hour. It is important to note that student employees are exempt from having social security taken out of their pay. Therefore, students working on-campus are making about 7.5% more than they would working for the same wage off-campus. (The $10.00-$13.00 on-campus rate is equal to rates of about $10.50-13.50 off-campus.)

International (F-1 visa) Students

For questions about the requirements procedures for international (F-1) students working on campus, click here.