Welcome! Our Student Employment Team strives to provide quality customer service to students and hiring supervisors as we guide you through the application and hiring process. Our goal is for all student employment experiences to be enjoyable and rewarding while teaching marketable employment skills. You are a valuable member of Cedarville both as a student and as our employee. The University's student employment program helps students grow through mentorship and hands-on experiences as they actively build communities and contribute to University life.
How Do I Find a Job on Campus?
View all the available job postings around campus.View Job Postings »
Create an online student employment profile.Create Student Employment Profile »
Determine work eligibility for campus-based jobs.
You are eligible to work on campus:
- If you are registered for six or more semester credit hours (undergraduate).
- After a written job offer is received and accepted.
- After all tasks on the hiring checklist are complete:
- Meet with HR to complete required federal I-9 document.
- Download the Dayforce app. Create and set up a user profile.
- Download the Dayforce Wallet app. Create and set up a user profile.
- Complete all federal, state, and local tax withholding forms.
- Add additional banking information if opting to use direct deposit.
If this is your first on-campus job, review the acceptable document list to know what you'll need to bring to begin working.
- Documents must be original and unexpired. No photocopies will be accepted.
- You must bring one document from List A OR one document from both List B and List C.
- All required paperwork must be completed prior to beginning your employment with Cedarville.
Additional Helpful Information
Next Steps After Submitting a Job Application
- Proactively contact the hiring department to express interest in student employment.
- Follow up several weeks after contacting the hiring department.
- Be prepared to participate in the interview and selection process.
Frequently Asked Questions
Who Can Get a Job?
Can a student have multiple on-campus jobs?
Students may hold multiple positions and on-campus jobs; however, it is important not to exceed the maximum hours allowed per week. When classes are in session, international students may work up to 20 hours per week, and all other students may work up to 25 hours per week. When classes are not in session (i.e. Fall/Winter/Spring/Summer Breaks), students may work up to 40 hours per week.
Can an incoming or freshman student get a part-time job on campus?
Yes, all incoming, freshman, transfer, and returning students are eligible to work with our jobs on campus. Please review the eligibility and requirements for students to work on campus.
Can an international student get a part-time job on campus?
Yes, all international students are eligible to work with our jobs on campus. Please review the eligibility and requirements for students to work on campus.
Preparation and Experience
What should I prepare or bring to my interview for my part-time job on campus? (e.g. resume, cover letter, references, etc.)
Each department supervisor/manager will contact you about scheduling an interview. They will share which items they would like you to bring. If you have any questions about preparing for your interview, please visit Career Services located in the Upper SSC.
What skills do I need to get a part-time job?
Each job and their required skills vary across campus. When viewing job postings, you will see a job description for each opportunity.
Can I get a job without any prior experience?
Yes, several jobs do not require prior experience. Our goal is for all student employment experiences to be enjoyable and rewarding while students learn marketable employment skills.
Working Hours and Locations
When can I begin working?
Students will receive an email from CU-Hired with instructions on required next steps. After these steps are completed, both the student and the hiring supervisor will receive a verification email from CU-Hired that all the documentation and tasks are complete. Students must not begin to work until they receive authorization to do so.
How do I log my worked hours on the timesheet?
Students should meet with their supervisors to review procedures and timesheet instructions. If students forget to log worked hours, the supervisors of student employees should email CU-Hired with the details of the job worked and the date, along with the beginning and ending times of the worked shift.
What is the maximum number of hours a student can work per week?
When classes are in session, international students may work up to 20 hours per week, and all other students may work up to 25 hours per week. When classes are not in session (i.e. Fall/Winter/Spring/Summer Breaks), students may work up to 40 hours per week.
Where are the jobs located on campus?
Over 30 departments offer jobs around various locations on campus. View job postings to review the latest job opportunities.
When will I be paid?
Students are paid on a bi-weekly pay schedule. Please reference the student payroll schedule for specific information regarding dates. In order to get paid, you must enter your worked hours accurately on your timesheet.
How will I be paid?
As a Cedarville University employee, you have two options to receive your pay: Dayforce Wallet or direct deposit with your personal bank. The University does not issue paper checks to employees.
What is my hourly rate of pay?
Most student employees will earn the Ohio minimum wage hourly pay rate. In some cases, the hourly pay wage may be higher. This is based on job assignment and experience.
What is Dayforce?
Dayforce is Cedarville’s platform which manages employment, timekeeping, and payroll systems.
How can I find out more information about internships?
Contact your professors, deans, and chairs of your department to inquire about several internship opportunities. You may also visit Career Services to discuss several other prospects available to students as well.
Federal Work Study Program
What is Federal Work Study?
Federal Work Study provides part-time jobs for undergraduate and graduate students with financial need, allowing students to earn money to pay for educational expenses. Financial need is determined by FAFSA calculation.
Detailed information about the Federal Work Study Program may be found on Financial Aid's Work Study website.
Are employment options other than Federal Work Study jobs available on campus?
Yes. Campus-based job are available to regular student workers. Students do not have to qualify for Federal Work Study to be employed as a student worker.
- Contact CU-Hired for questions about:
- The online student employment profile
- Timesheet entries/corrections through Dayforce
- Direct deposit for paychecks through Dayforce Wallet
- Tax withholding forms and year-end tax forms
- General student employment inquiries
- Contact each department's employment supervisors through Find a Person for questions about job requirements, descriptions, and specifications, as well as interview follow-ups and work schedules.
- Contact the Financial Aid Office for questions related to the Federal Work Study program.
Student Employment Coordinator: Debbie Kuhlwein
The Student Employment Office is located at Hartman Hall with University Human Resources.
198 N. Main St., Cedarville, Ohio. CUHired@cedarville.edu