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Student Employment

Listed below are available student employment opportunities for on-campus positions. If you have questions about or are interested in a position, please contact the contact person in the job listing.

Please note that this job listing is for non work-study positions only. All Work-Study positions must be posted through Drexel Central. For information about Federal Work-Study, please visit the Drexel Central Work-Study page

If you are a department that wants to post a non work-study student employment opportunity, please view the Student Employment Listing Instructions.

The maximum hourly rate for undergraduate student employees is $10/hour and the maximum hourly rate for graduate student employees is $15/hour.

Drexel University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, welcomes individuals from diverse backgrounds and perspectives, and believes that an inclusive and respectful environment enriches the University community and the educational and employment experience of its members. The University prohibits discrimination against individuals on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, disability, age, status as a veteran or special disabled veteran, gender identity or expression, genetic information, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions and any other prohibited characteristic. Please visit our website to view all University Policies and Workplace Postings.

Job Title Job Type College Campus Min. Education
Conference Assistant

Description:

The Conference Assistant (CA) is an undergraduate/graduate student who is a member of the Event & Conference Services office serving in the special capacity required by the summer housing program. The Associate Director of Event & Conference Services will directly supervise the CA with assistance from the Lead Conference Staff. The CA’s primary responsibilities are to assist in the operation of the summer conference program. Since the Conference Assistant is the University’s primary contact with conference guests, it is necessary for the CA to maintain a professional, helpful, positive attitude that supports a successful summer conference program.

Qualifications: TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: The appointment as a Conference Assistant is for the Summer conference season of 2018 only between June 16, 2018 - September 9, 2018. 1. Compensation is free housing in a University-owned Residence Hall for the summer term as well as an hourly rate. 2. Conference Assistants receive a full room credit for the summer quarter. Federal law requires that the Office of University Housing communicate with the Financial Aid Office regarding all dollars received by each individual staff member’s financial aid package. 3. The Conference Assistant is required to reside in the residence halls. 4. As is customary for part-time positions, the Summer Conference Assistant will require an average of 20 hours per week. This includes nights, weekends and University Holidays. (Hours will vary according to the needs of the conference season.) 5.Summer Conference Assistants must be available one out of two of the holiday weekend during Summer 2018 a. July 4th weekend OR Labor Day weekend 6. Vacations or any periods of time away from campus (greater than 3 days) must be approved by the Associate Director of Event & Conference Services. 7. Conference Assistants must attend MANDATORY CA Training Sessions from June 18th-20th, 2018 and be available for the start of conference season, June 23rd, 2018. First conference group arrives on June 20th (Staffing will be based on availability). Qualified candidates must meet the following requirements: • Status as a full-time student at Drexel University (12 credits min.) • Maintenance of minimum term and cumulative G.P.A. of 2.5 • Be in good judicial standing (no active sanction during period of employment) • Must not be on co-op during the Summer 2018 (No exceptions)

Department: Event & Conference Services, Campus Services

Number of Positions: 17

Location: University Residence Halls - Various

Contact Information:
Tyler Groll
215.895.0373
conferences@drexel.edu

Part-Time Administrative University City No Particular Level
Digital On-Ramps - iOS Swift Developer

Description:

Digital On-Ramps supports the instructional technology needs of educational and workforce training programs throughout Philadelphia.  This position focuses on supporting an iOS Swift program developed for Drexel’s Philly Scientists NSF grant.


As an iOS Swift Developer, you will be responsible for developing and maintaining a iOS program that has been ported from Objective-C to the new Swift programming language. Additionally, you will help support a companion website that displays aggregated information collected from the app. Your development work will strongly emphasize industry best practices including clear documentation, maintenance of a shared, version-controlled code repository, and collaborative experiences with other developers.


Qualifications: Required Skills: - Strong knowledge the iOS Swift programming language - Strong knowledge of HTML5, Javascript, and CSS - Experience with GitHub for version control and sharing -Design-thinking approach to problem solving - Self-motivation with excellent time and project management skills - Effective written and interpersonal communication in small and large groups - Major in Computer Science, Electrical or Computer Engineering, Information Science, Software Engineering or a related field Desired Skills: - Knowledge of Objective-C - Development experience on multiple mobile platforms (iOS, Android, web) - Past work published to iOS App Store or Google Play - Strong object-oriented programming skills - Experience with full stack development - Familiarity with agile development methods Schedule: This is a 10 hour per week commitment and the appointment will last until April 30, 2017 with an option to continue based on your performance. Application Instructions: Please submit a cover letter and resume to Jillian Reilly at jmr548@drexel.edu

Department: Digital On-Ramps

Number of Positions: 1

Location: 3401 Market Street

Contact Information:
Jillian Reilly

jmr548@drexel.edu

Part-Time Administrative University City No Particular Level
Social Media Strategist

Description:

The Office of University Communications is seeking a creative and ambitious Social Media Strategist to maintain, update and analyze Drexel’s main social media accounts for its Marketing and Web Services Division.

Reporting to the Executive Director of Marketing and Digital Strategy, the Social Media Strategist will manage day-to-day posts, create published content (hi-res images, video [if capable] and copy) and monitor community engagement and feedback.

​The ideal candidate will have superlative oral and written communication skills, problem solving abilities, and will be an active and avid consumer of social media trends and innovations. The Social Media Strategist will:

  • Manage @DrexelUniv Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn accounts
  • Work closely with Media Relations and Publications team to repurpose existing content for social media purposes. Collaborate with writers and editors to find the best “window” into a story.
  • Use social media platforms to promote and “cover” events for various University entities.
  • Pitch content and strategy to leadership to raise the bar for content and engagement.
  • Monitor channel-specific metrics with the objective of showing iterative gains in organic reach and engagement.
  • Establish a report to track channel-specific posts stratified by Drexel’s 17 colleges and schools. This report will be shared with leadership.
  • Stay up-to-speed on trends and other factors that influence reach and engagement.
  • Maintain excellent customer-service standards


Qualifications: •Applicant must be a Rising Junior. •Experience managing Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn accounts. •Ability to work in a fast-paced team environment with tight deadlines. •Excellent oral and written communication skills. •Experience with data analysis.

Department: University Communications

Number of Positions: 1

Location:

Contact Information:
Joe Master
215.895.6742
jjm434@drexel.edu

Part-Time Administrative University City Pre-Junior
Student Customer Service Representative

Description:

Student Customer Service Ambassadors serve as the frontline contact for prospective students and their families, college counselors and liaisons, and community partners via inbound and outbound phone calls, as well as email communications. They must be enthusiastic, people‐oriented, and enjoy talking about the Drexel experience over the phone. This position requires the employee to possess an in‐depth knowledge of the University to be able to provide excellent customer service and to explain the benefits of being a current Drexel Student. A Student Customer Service Ambassador is an important representative of Drexel University, responsible for providing excellent customer service to members of the university community and public whom call and/or email campus.

Responsibilities:

·         -Provide counseling for prospective students and their families while clearly articulating the Drexel brand and benefits of a Drexel education at both the undergraduate and graduate levels via various communication channels including phone and email.  This includes regularly staffing the university’s primary Admissions phone lines and general email box, and counseling students or determining if these inquiries need to be escalated to other departments.

·         -Develop a comprehensive understanding of the university’s brand and how the division translates messaging to students, including topics such as Drexel’s academics, financing options, cooperative education, student life, other academic opportunities, and Philadelphia; demonstrate strong ability to articulate this brand messaging to various audiences.

·        - Develop a comprehensive understanding of the University’s policy and procedures in relation to key areas of interest to prospective students (i.e. financial aid, scholarships, billing, class registration, housing selection, health and immunizations, etc.); demonstrate strong ability to explain and effectively counsel students on navigating these processes.

·         -Develop a comprehensive understanding of the recruitment and enrollment cycles for freshman, transfer and graduate populations (both domestic and international) in order to best counsel and support students who are seeking a Drexel education. 

·         -This position is required to meet daily and weekly quality assurance goals as an individual and team respective to returning student inquiries, proactively providing key information to the audience around important dates and brand information, and quality of information communicated.

·         -Other duties as assigned.​

Qualifications: Must have excellent communication skills to be able to effectively communicate the Drexel brand to all student levels and populations, while educating them on Drexel’s academic offerings and admissions processes. The Student Customer Service Ambassador must be enthusiastic, people-oriented, and enjoy working with students and their families.  Must be a full‐time, undergraduate student, in good standing.  Must demonstrate a positive attitude, strong work ethic, and a desire to work with people.  Must be committed to developing communication and customer experience skills.  Must demonstrate pride in the Drexel experience.  Must be available to work during Call Center operational hours, Monday through Friday from either 8:30 am - 12:30pm or 2:00 pm ‐ 6:00 pm.  Must be available to work between 12 to 20 hours per week.  Must be proficient with MS Office and internet.

Department: Drexel Central

Number of Positions: 10

Location: Main Building

Contact Information:
Kerri Lord

kcl63@drexel.edu

Part-Time Administrative University City Sophomore