Saint Leo University offers students the opportunity to work on
campus during the academic year. Student employment gives you the
hands on ability to learn marketable skills, gain career
experience, and develop a network of contacts before you even
Student Employment is a real job for which you will be paid per
the approved pay scale. Having this part time job can help reduce
your need for student loans! You may apply for more than one job
but you can only be hired for one job.
Students' jobs are funded either by Federal Work Study or by
Institutional funding. If you are not awarded Federal Work Study,
there are job opportunities available on campus that do not require
FWS. These positions are funded by Saint Leo.
It is the student’s responsibility to read the Student
Employment webpages, paying special attention to the "important
dates" section that lists semester start and end dates. Students
must be enrolled and actively attending classes to qualify for
student employment. Students may only hold one student employment
job at a time.
If a student is awarded Federal Work Study, it is that student’s
responsibility to keep track of cumulative FWS earnings and to
advise the supervisor monthly of the balance. Once the FWS limit
for the semester is reached, it is at the discretion of the
employer to then transfer the student to their department funding
account OR to terminate employment. Gross earnings are monitored
through online iPay statements.
The student’s hiring supervisor will be notified via email once
a student has completed the hiring process and has been approved to
start working. Students are not allowed to start working prior to
this approval. Students may work a maximum of 20 hours per week
determined by their official class schedule. Work is not allowed
during scheduled class time even if class has been canceled.
Students must keep accurate time sheets and submit them in a timely
manner according to the payroll schedule; otherwise the student
will be paid late. Infraction(s) regarding time sheet completion
and submission may result in termination of employment.
If a student falsifies any time sheets, they will be terminated
immediately and have disciplinary actions brought against them by
Saint Leo University.
Students must adhere to the established work schedule. If time
off is desired, permission must be sought from the hiring
supervisor in advance. If a student is unable to make it to work on
a scheduled work day, the hiring supervisor must be notified as far
in advance as possible.
Students must adhere to all rules and policies established by
the employer, including dress code. Students have an obligation to
perform job duties satisfactorily. Employers will evaluate job
performance, attendance, work ethics, behavior, and attitude
annually. Evaluations can be used as reference for future employers
even after graduation from Saint Leo University.
The employer has the right to terminate a student from the job
if he/she determines that any of the above expectations are
Students are required to give notice to the employer before
quitting. If a student switches jobs, their pay rate is subject to
change. All positions are paid according to the approved pay scale
and may be higher or lower than the current position.
The Saint Leo Online Application System contains a section for
Search the list for jobs that are of interest to you.
The University Online Application System requires completion of
the Student Employment Application plus a Cover Letter and Resume
for each position. You are encouraged to contact the department via
email or in person to schedule an interview.
Cover Letter and Resume
templates are provided as Word documents for you to "Save as" your
name, complete the appropriate data and attach when applying for
Bring your Class Schedule to the interview. It makes a good
impression if you provide a schedule of the days and hours you are
available to work. You may not work during scheduled class time
even if the class is canceled.
All student employees must read and be familiar with the Student
Time Sheets are required to accurately record
the hours you work each day. Your supervisor will review time sheet
protocol with you. It is your responsibility to accurately complete
the time sheet and submit to your supervisor per the payroll
Direct Deposit is required for student employees to receive
their pay. Complete the Direct Deposit form to have your earnings
deposited into your checking or savings account with any bank in
the United States. International students will need to open an
account with a local bank.
Students’ jobs are funded either by Federal Work Study or by
Institutional Funding. If you are not awarded Federal Work Study,
there are job opportunities available on campus that does not
require the award.
Visit the Student Employment section on the Saint Leo
Online Application System to search for job opportunities.