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Why work while attending classes at Benedictine University?
Working while attending college provides valuable job experience. Today's employers are looking for more than just a degree from potential employees. There is a difference between working with people in the classroom and working with people at a job. Employers want to see that you are able to adjust to the world outside of college. Even job experience that is not directly related to your field could give you the qualification needed for a position that someone without your experience could not get.
In addition, student employment can:
Benedictine University is an inclusive academic community, inspired by the Catholic intellectual tradition and Benedictine values. We seek employees who will contribute to the advancement of our mission by helping students shape lives of meaning and purpose as engaged citizens who care for the Earth, welcome people of diverse faiths and cultures, and promote the common good.
Benedictine University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Benedictine University does not discriminate in its admissions or educational policies, programs or activities; scholarship and loan programs; athletic and other University administered programs or employment practices on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, military or veteran status, marital status, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. The laws applicable to Benedictine University include constitutional and statutory protections of the University's rights as a religiously sponsored institution. This policy of equal employment opportunity applies to all employment and personnel practices including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, promotion, training and compensation.
The University complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). No applicant or employee may be discriminated against with respect to any employment or benefits decision because of a disability as defined by the law.
The University's policy on HIV reflects the University's mission, character and commitment, particularly as these statements pertain to the human dignity of individuals. Therefore, the University does not discriminate against individuals who are diagnosed as HIV positive or as having AIDS. An applicant or employee must be able to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation. Reasonable accommodation is defined as a suggested change or adjustment to a job or work environment (subject to the limits in applicable law) that permits a qualified job applicant or employee with a disability to perform the essential functions of a job or to enjoy benefits and privileges of employment equal to employees without disabilities.
Employees or applicants who wish to request a reasonable accommodation must contact Human Resources, and may be required to submit appropriate documentation of their disability and need for an accommodation.