Student Employment Specialist

Madison, NJ

Drew University is seeking a Student Employment Specialist in the Enrollment Management Department.

The Student Employment Specialist will oversee the on-campus student employment program at Drew University. This is a full-time 12-month position and will report to the Dean of Enrollment Management to assist in the management of student employment.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Primary Liaison supporting student employment functions within Student Financial Services, Human Resources, and Payroll; 
  • Manage the federal community service program;
  • Assist Dean of Enrollment in managing the Student Employment budget;
  • Responsible for student employment communications;
  • Coordinate the student employee recruitment and on-boarding process;
  • Coordinate student employee and supervisor training;
  • Execute the student employment policies and processes for the University; 
  • Assist the student employment team with coordination of the student employee evaluation process.

 Required Education and Experience:

  • At least 2-3 years experience in Human Resources and Payroll 
  • Minimum of 1-2 years of experience in Financial Aid and Federal Work Study programs with an understanding of international student visas
  • Minimum of 1-2 years of experience in training implementation
  • Exemplary attention to detail and time management skills required
  • Proficiency with Google Suite, Microsoft Office, Excel in particular, required
  • Experience with Ellucian Banner or another SIS preferred
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills


To apply, submit the following materials. Please include your name in the subject.   Applications will be reviewed until the position is filled.

  • Cover letter
  • CV/Resume
  • Contact information of 3 professional references

About Drew University:

Drew University, located on a beautiful, wooded,186-acre campus in Madison, New Jersey, includes the College of Liberal Arts, the Theological School, and the Caspersen School of Graduate Studies. It has a total enrollment of more than 2,100 students with 145 full-time faculty members. Over 35% of our undergraduate students are from underrepresented groups, and we were recently ranked 19th among baccalaureate institutions for the number of international students enrolled. The Theological and Caspersen Schools offer master’s and doctoral degrees, and the College confers bachelor’s degrees in 32 disciplines. 

Drew is dedicated to exceptional faculty mentorship and hands-on learning that successfully prepares students for their futures. Students regularly connect with local communities, and because of our proximity to New York City, we are home to multiple New York Semester experiences for our undergraduate students: Wall Street, United Nations, Contemporary Art, Communications and Media, Social Entrepreneurship, and New York Theatre. The University also houses the Charles A. Dana Research Institute for Scientists Emeriti, the Center for Global Education, the Center for Civic Engagement, the Center on Religion, Culture & Conflict, and the United Methodist Archives and History Center. Drew also recently received a multi-year grant to transform teaching and learning in the humanities by incorporating emerging digital technologies, methods, and pedagogies.

To enrich education through diversity, Drew University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. In accordance with Department of Homeland Security regulations, a successful candidate must be authorized to work in the United States. These positions are subject to a background check.