Employment Opportunities for Students

NOTE:  The postings on this page are from outside Quincy University and shared for the benefit of QU students seeking part-time or full-time employment.  For student worker positions on campus, visit the Financial Aid page.  For full-time or graduate assistant openings within the university, visit our Human Resources page.


Part-time Employment Opportunities
(In order of submission date)

Sunset Home (submitted 12/3/14) Front-Desk Receptionist
Thursday-Monday 4:30pm-7pm.  Must possess excellent customer service skills, be able to work the switchboard, and have general office skills. Interested candidates should send their resume in confidence to or apply at:
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
418 Washington Street
Quincy, IL 62301

Mercantile Bank (submitted 12/3/14) Call Center Representative
Mercantile Bank is seeking a motivated individualto handle telephone and e-mail inquiries regarding basic products and services, facilitate banking transactions, provide basic account maintenance and initiate proactive calls or written communication to customers. Banking experience preferred, comprehensive computer skills and a high school diploma/GED are required. Pre-employment drug testing is required along with a background check.This position offers competitive salary and benefits. Qualified applicants should send resume to: Human Resources Department, Mercantile Bank, P.O. Box 3455, Quincy, IL 62305-3455

U.S. Teaching Assistantship Program in Austria (submitted 12/3/14) Teaching Assistant
Find more information about the program, including how to apply, on our new website http://www.usta-austria.at/ . Only online applications will be accepted. Please note that the application deadline for the program year 2015-16 is January 15, 2015. US teaching assistants not only enhance the instruction of English as native speakers; they are also important resources for first-hand information about the United States and the "American way of life." The Austrian Federal Ministry of Education and Women’s affairs (BMBF) finances this program, which is administered by the Austrian-American Educational Commission (Fulbright Commission).

Hy-Vee on Harrison (submitted 12/3/14) Pharmacy Tech
Contact
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Quincy Lighting & Home Center (submitted 12/1/14) Customer Service
Looking for someone part-time (full-time is also available). Store hours are 9-5 Mon-Fri and 9-6 on Wed. No weekends! Work during school breaks is ideal. If interested please contact Loretta Aschemann at 217-223-0101

Mercantile Bank (submitted 12/1/14) 2 openings
Need great personalities to help with drive thru window. If interested, please contact Kristen Liesen: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Clayton Public Library District (submitted 11/24/14) Library Director
25 hours per week. Applicants must have a basic knowledge of computers, technology, and business equipment. Also required are program planning, library promotion, the ability to keep records, file state and local reports and documents, compose documents and apply for grants. The Director performs general duties as required by the Library Board of Trustees, RAILS library system, and the Illinois State Library.

Previous experience working in a public library would be helpful. Applicant should also have knowledge of popular literature, good oral and written communication skills, the ability to work with people, and a valid driver’s license. The Director will be expected to work some evening and Saturday hours.
 
Applications are available at the library. Both applications and resumes will be accepted until December 31, 2014 and can be emailed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.   Clayton Public Library District, 211 East Main Street, Clayton, Illinois 62324

Blessing Health System (submitted 11/24/14) C.N.A. Positions
Salary: Start Rate $10.36
Job Summary: This position is responsible for providing assistance with patient care activities and non-nursing tasks under the direct supervision of the RN and in cooperation with other nursing staff. This position requires providing services to one or more age populations, including adult through geriatric, in a manner that demonstrates an understanding of the functional/developmental age of the individual served.
Education/Training/Experience: HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA OR EQUIVALENT GOOD VERBAL COMMUNICATION SKILLS
License/Certifications/Special Requirements: ILLINOIS CERTIFIED NURSING ASSISTANCE CERTIFICATE. MUST BE A CURRENT BRCN NURSING STUDENT
Educational Requirements: Maintain American Heart Association (AHA) Basic Life Support (BLS) for Health Care provider (CPR) certification. Completes all mandatory in service requirements within 30 days.
Apply Online at www.blessinghealthsystem.org

Tutor (submitted 11/19/14) Geometry and Biology
Tutor for 9th grade twins in the subject of geometry and biology.  Would be able to bring students to campus or a student could tutor in their home.  Interested candidates should contact 217-257-0254 for an interview and to discuss pay.

Student Affairs (submitted 11/10/14) Event Set-up Crew
Help with set up and tear down of events by setting up chairs, tables, AV equipment, etc.  Be able to lift 50 lbs., maneuver stairs easily, and push/pull equipment around a room.  Interested candidates should contact Crystal Sutter at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Blessing Health System (submitted 11/10/14) Food & Nutrition Cafeteria Assistant
Job Summary: Assistants are responsible for a variety of tasks within the retail area as assigned. Assistants will need basic knowledge of how to complete orders, deliver special function carts when needed in a quick paced environment. Organizational skills, time management, the ability to work in a team environment and reading comprehension are a necessity for this position. This position requires a large amount of lifting, bending, twisting, and long hours of standing. Assistants will also work a weekend and holiday rotation at the supervisor’s discretion. Knowledge of the Illinois health code is a plus. This position requires full understanding and active participation in fulfilling the Mission of Blessing Hospital. It is expected that the employee demonstrate behavior consistent with the Core Values while supporting the strategic plan, goals and direction of the Performance Improvement Process (PIP) at Blessing Hospital.
Job Qualifications: Education/Training/Experience: HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATE OR EQUIVALENT PREFERRED, OR CURRENT HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT
License/Certifications/Special Requirements: GENERAL UTILITY: VALID DRIVERS LICENSE IF DRIVING F&N VEHICHLE TO AND FROM DENMAN LINEN, SIU AND ASSIST WITH CATERING

Apply online at www.blessinghealthsystem.org 

Finish Line (submitted 11/10/14) Sales Associate
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to work with the coolest shoes and sports apparel on the planet? If so, here is your chance. Finish Line is looking to draft new players to our winning team. As a Sales Associate for Finish Line, not only will you get to work with the season’s hottest new gear, you will be joining a company that is growing, stable, and empowers its employees. Here are a few of the duties and responsibilities you can expect as a Sales Associate with Finish Line:
• Assisting customers to provide a premium shopping experience.
• Assist customers during their checkout by working the POS (Point Of Sale) equipment and or answering and questions.
• Ensuring stockroom and store appearance is up to Company standards.
• Maintains Company standards regarding personal sales metrics.
Requirements:
• Requires standing approximately 5 – 8 hours per day usually 3 – 5 days per week.
• During peak sale periods (e.g. Holiday, Back-to-School), will work for long periods throughout a 1 – 12 hour day.
• Requires stooping and kneeling to place merchandise on customer’s feet as well as reaching and pulling to obtain or stock merchandise on storage racks.
• May be required to climb ladder or ascend/descend stairs in order to stock and/or acquire merchandise for sale.
• Required to lift items weighing 5 – 25 lbs regularly. In certain circumstances, weights may be higher.
In the Quincy and St. Louis area. Apply online at www.finishline.com

Quincy University Bookstore (On-going) Temporary Sales Associates
We are currently seeking a customer service oriented individual to assist in the operations of the QU bookstore. In this position, you will perform cashier and other retail duties including stocking shelves and maintaining store appearance. Previous retail & cash register experience a plus. Must be dependable, punctual, honest and hard working.  We are an Equal Opportunity Employer welcoming individuals of diverse talents and backgrounds. Part Time 10-20 hrs per week, must have availability to work Mon-Fri 10am - 3pm, Sat 10am - 2pm. Must be a high school graduate. Computer experience is helpful. Contact the bookstore for an application.

Red Cross (ongoing) - Part-time Positions
Click on link to see all open positions and apply via our career center: www.americanredcross.apply2jobs.com.

Internship Opportunities

Internships at Quincy University are important learning activities that involve a relationship between academic programs and agencies or companies thhttp://www.quincy.edu/administrator/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&layout=edit&id=1237at support internships.  All students who wish to be placed in internships supported by the university, and by the state-funded Cooperative Work Study Program, must be registered with Career Services and approved by the appropriate academic unit.

The following companies currently have internships available. Visit the Center for Professional Excellence for details and to get registered.

  • WindAid (submitted 12/3/14) Volunteer, travel to Peru, learn about wind turbines
  • Office of University Advancement (submitted 12/3/14) Senior Legacy
  • American Red Cross (submitted 11/24/14) Donor Recruitment (Unpaid)
  • Girls Scouts of Central IL (submitted 11/19/14)
  • AJGA (submitted 11/12/14)1/15/15 Deadline. Travel for Golf Tournaments (Paid)
  • Epic (submitted 11/10/14) Software Development

Full-Time Employment Opportunities

Clover Technologies Group (submitted 12/8/14) Inside Sales Representative--Hoffman Estates
Clover Technologies Group is one of the fastest growing privately held companies in the U.S. Clover provides its customers with the highest quality imaging products, world-class customer service, and recycling programs that help protect our environment. Each year, Crain’s Chicago Business identifies and honors Chicago’s 50 fastest growing and most innovative companies. Required credentials include 2013 revenue of at least $15 million and headquarters located in the six Chicagoland counties. With a 350% growth rate, Clover ranked 32nd on the list of 50 companies. This opportunity provides incredible room for growth for highly motivated and successful individuals.  First year compensation is $35,000 salary plus bonus opportunity. The Inside Sales Representative is responsible for increasing existing and new customer sales and for increasing account penetration and market share.  The ISR would provide consultative support to clients to help find solutions to their imaging supply needs.  The interaction with the customer may include program presentation, customer follow up, and end user sales support.
Functions of this position include:

  • Contact potential customers through various means of communication to present company benefits and seek customer commitment to purchase
  • Qualify each customer/prospect to determine sales potential and develop a strategy for pricing, product line, recycling and other areas.
  • Acquire a full understanding ofcustomer’s needs
  • Handle customer issues on behalf of the company and resolve any grievances, i.e. product defect solutions
  • Analyze customer’s purchases and historical trends to define future sales prospects
  • Retain customers with follow up calls and marketing efforts
  • Identify opportunities with low-volume and inactive accounts
  • Conduct presentations at customer site to grow sales in areas of opportunity

We are looking for highly motivated candidates for Entry-level Sales positions in our Hoffman Estates office. 
Ideal candidates:

  • Will be self-motivated and bring a high level of energy
  • Must have excellent communication skillsWe want associates ready to be invested in a sales role with the drive to advance within the organization
  • Previous sales experience a plus, but not necessary
  • Bachelor’s degree required

Please forward cover letter and resume including salary requirements to Clover Technologies Group, 4200 Columbus Street, Ottawa, IL, 61350 by Fax 815-431-1015 or by E-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . EOE  Visit our website at www.clovertech.com 

Mercantile Bank (submitted 12/8/14) Teller
Mercantile Bank is seeking a motivated individual withexcellent sales, customer service and cash handling skills. Candidate will assist customers with various banking needs, offer product information and provide exceptional customer service while presenting a positive image of the Bank. Banking experience preferred or at least one year of cash handling, comprehensive computer skills and a high school diploma/GED are required. Pre-employment drug testing is required along with a background check.This position offers competitive salary and benefits. Qualified applicants should send resume to: Human Resources Department, Mercantile Bank, P.O. Box 3455, Quincy, IL 62305-3455

Mercantile Bank (submitted 12/3/14) Retail Banker
This is an entry level position, with the focus on assisting Mercantile clients with the day to day banking needs. Focus for this position is not necessarily a business major, but someone who excels with interacting with the public. Type A personality and able to interact with people. IMMEDIATE OPENING. Contact Mark Tyrpin at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  

Proviso Township High Schools (submitted 12/2/14) IMMEDIATE VACANCIES
Job Fair on December 6, 2014 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Proviso Math & Science Academy, 8601 W. Roosevelt Road, Forest Park, IL 60130.

Assistant Principle

Dean of Students

Teachers (all content area)

Department Chairs (core content area)

School Psychologists

Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to confirm attendance. Visit pths209.org for updates, call 708-338-5972 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information.

Special Education Teacher (submitted 12/1/14) in Ottawa, IL
Qualifications:  IL Professional Educator License with LBS I Endorsement.  High School Special Education Teacher to work in a Public Day Program for students with emotional disabilities.  Successful teacher must have solid classroom behavior management skills, ability to relate to and engage students in academic instruction focused on achieving academic success, social emotional learning, and successful transition to post-high school setting.  Offering competitive salary and benefits.  Position available January 12, 2015.  Application deadline December 12, 2014.  Apply online at: http://www.applitrack.com/lasalle/onlineapp/jobpostings/view.asp?district=37231  

Blessing Health System (submitted 11/24/14) RN Positions
Salary: Start Rate $21.50
Job Summary
: This position is responsible for assessing patient/family health problems and resources and taking a leadership role in the development, implementation and outcomes evaluation of a nursing care plan provided by the nursing team. Provides direct nursing care and interventions to designated patient populations. This position requires providing services to one or more age populations, including adolescent through geriatric, in a manner that demonstrates an understanding of the functional/developmental age of the individual served. This position requires full understanding and active participation in fulfilling the Mission of Blessing Hospital. It is expected that the employee demonstrate behavior consistent with the Core Values while supporting the strategic plan, goals, and direction of the Performance Improvement Process (PIP) and Safety Plan at Blessing Hospital.
Job Qualifications: Education/Training/Experience: REQUIRED: GRADUATE OF AN RN SCHOOL OF NURSING EXCELLENT WRITTEN/VERBAL COMMUNICATION AND COMPUTER SKILLS WEEKENDER/PERDIEM: ONE YEAR NURSING EXPERIENCE/PREFERRED PERDIEM II ONE YEAR EXPERIENCE REQUIRED. PREFERRED: BSN
License/Certifications/Special Requirements: POSSESSES CURRENT ILLINOIS RN LICENSE AND ANY OTHER STATE LICENSE AS REQUIRED BY THE POSITION.
Apply Online at: www.blessinghealthsystem.org

Niemann Foods, Inc. (submitted 11/24/14) GM Category Buyer
Responsibilities: Responsible for negotiating and Buying at the best possible cost for assigned category.This includes Weekly Ads, Buyer’s Guides, MPD’s and In-store promotions. Responsible for Category Management-New Items, Resets, Remodels and Category Reviews. Responsible for monitoring Vendor’s Account’s Receivables. Responsible for monitoring competitive activity in assigned categories. Responsible for sales and profits in assigned category. Responsible for Vendor and Supplier relations. Work with the Director on all contract negotiations. Support and Develop, with the Director, any merchandising and promotional Planning calendars. Set all Ad pricing and Deal pricing, oversee all everyday pricing under the guidance of the Director. Responsible for all Profit & Sales budgets, as well as company agreed upon competitive pricing. Have a clear understanding and working knowledge of assigned categories and expectations of assigned category.
Key Attributes: Buying & negotiating experience. Retail experience. Good organizational skills. Able to juggle many projects. Good communication skills. Good math skills. Good follow through. Apply Online At: www.myCountyMarket.com

County Market on Broadway (submitted 11/19/14) Scanning Coordinator 
Responsibilities: Perform implementation of price changes for warehouse and DSD items, Ensure that prices are correct and that they go into effect in a timely manner
Communicate and resolve price discrepancies, Make and enter changes in computer systems, Verify prices on an ongoing basis through the weekly verification routine, Apply weekly ad, Change tape back-up daily, Sign making for all departments, Keep overhead signs in Dairy, Frozen and Meat accurate, Maintain accurate deal card system, In-store promotions, Verify deal card file each week, Prep work on Sunday for upcoming weekly price changes, Perishable Departments pricing issues
Key Attributes: Strong customer service skills, Strong computer skills, Strong verbal skills, Ability to plan and execute, Strong organizational skills, Attention to details
Ability to delegate efficiently, Self starter, Enjoy a fast-paced environment, Supervisory skills, Ability to work independently
Apply Online At: www.myCountyMarket.com  

AXA Advisors, LLC (submitted 11/18/14) Financial Professional
Job Description: Our advisors provide financial guidance and customized strategies to consumer segments that demand the highest quality service. Our advisors:
-Perform face-to-face needs analysis with potential clients
-Develop strategic and trusted long-term client relationships
-Opportunity to make an impact on individuals’ and businesses’ futures by offering financial services and products to address their financial needs. These might include life insurance, investments, retirement and estate planning as well as executive benefits, business succession plans and employee benefits for business clients.
-Provide information/education to clients about the purpose and details of financial products, services, or strategies.
Our management team and support team will provide guidance, tools and techniques for ongoing customer acquisition, personal growth and greater income potential. Training is a process not an event whereby our financial professionals, at every level of experience, build their careers.
Qualifications: We are looking for candidates from all different backgrounds. They don’t have to have a finance or economics degree to be successful.
However, all of our advisors have a few things in common:
-Results-driven
-Highly motivated
-Self-starter who possesses a strong work ethic and desire to help others plan for and protect their financial futures
-Team player with excellent interpersonal skills and communication abilities
-Self-confidence
-Ability to draw upon past/present experiences and acquaintances to develop markets
Students should apply by sending their resume to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  

Epic (submitted 11/10/14) Technical Services Analyst
As a Technical Services Analyst at Epic, you’ll work with some of the most respected medical institutions in the country, advising them on best practices for their organization and cracking their toughest problems. After receiving comprehensive training to become an expert in our software, you’ll be a trusted source of technical knowledge for your customers, ensuring their organizations’ continued success.  Technical Services is a dynamic role where no two days are the same; it requires quick thinking, collaboration, and drive.  We hire from a variety of backgrounds, including engineering, math, physics, and other sciences.  If you think you might be a fit, please inquire here: https://careers.epic.com/Home/ViewPosition?id=197.

Epic (submitted 11/10/14) Software Developers
Software Developers at Epic find themselves working at the junction of two growing fields, medicine and computer science.  At Epic, you’ll help create the best software for your users' needs - from the massively scalable database to the user interface for visualizing complex information. You'll meet with doctors, nurses, and other frontline professionals to understand their workflows and turn their needs into innovative software. Your work will help reduce medical errors, improve the management of chronic diseases, and find new ways to facilitate collaboration between patients and their care teams as you work to build multi-tier enterprise software for large healthcare organizations using a variety of technologies, as well as a variety of devices, from tablets to large wall-mounted screens.  If you think you’re a fit, please inquire here:  https://careers.epic.com/position-developer. 

Finish Line (submitted 11/10/14) Assistant Manager
Come walk a mile in our shoes, it may be the most fun you have ever had! Finish Line is currently seeking Assistant Store Managers to join our winning team! The Assistant Store Manager works with the Store Manager in all aspects of daily shift management including customer relations, inventory control, procedural tasks and paperwork, as well as visual merchandising.
Requirements:
• Requires standing approximately 5 – 8 hours per day, usually 3 – 5 days per week.
• During peak sale periods (e.g. Holiday, Back-to-School), will work for long periods throughout an 11 – 12 hour day.
• Requires stooping and kneeling to place merchandise on customer’s feet as well as reaching and pulling to obtain stocked merchandise on storage racks.
• May be required to climb ladder or ascend/descend stairs in order to stock and/or acquire merchandise for sale.
• Required to lift items weighing 5 – 25 lbs. regularly (in certain circumstances, weights may be higher).
• Employees in this position must be at least 18 years or older, except where such requirements are prohibited by law.
In the Quincy and St. Louis area. Apply online at www.finishline.com

Finish Line (submitted 11/10/14) Manager in Training
Join the race and become a Manager-In-Training (MIT) for Finish Line. MITs help maintain Finish Line’s high company standards regarding employees, store sales and performance metrics by assisting the Store Manager in all aspects of daily shift management, including customer relations, inventory control, procedural tasks and paperwork, as well as visual merchandising.
Requirements:
• Requires standing approximately 5 – 8 hours per day usually 3 – 5 days per week.
• During peak sale periods (e.g. Holiday, Back-to-School), will work for long periods throughout an 11 – 12 hour day.
• Requires stooping and kneeling to place merchandise on customer’s feet as well as reaching and pulling to obtain stocked merchandise on storage racks.
• May be required to climb ladder or ascend/descend stairs in order to stock and/or acquire merchandise for sale.
• Required to lift items weighing 5 – 25 lbs. regularly (in certain circumstances, weights may be higher).
• Required to work a minimum of 45 hours per week.
• Employees in this position must be at least 21years or older, except where such requirements are prohibited by law.
In the Quincy and St. Louis area. Apply online at www.finishline.com

Menards, Inc. (on-going) Manager Trainee
Great benefits and earning potential. Career opportunities available upon completion of training program. Degree in a business or related field preferred, but not required. Must be ophttp://www.quincy.edu/administrator/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&layout=edit&id=1237en to relocation. Add?l $2.50 per hour for weekend hours. Apply in person at: Menards 936 N 54th St Quincy, IL 62305 online at: www.menards.com/careers


Preferred Family Healthcare (on-going) 
Many Open Positions! Visit www.pfh.org/careers

SIU School of Medicine (On-going) Many and all majors!
Please reference our web-site listed below for the latest job opportunities and complete position descriptions at SIU School of Medicine.
https://siumed.hiretouch.com/search-jobs

Illinois State Board of Education  (On-going) Teacher Positions
If you are interested in being considered for a position, you will need to download an official application at www.isbe.net/hr/Default.htm.

American Red Cross (On-going)
Employment Opportunities effective April 5, 2013, 405 W. John H. Gwynn Jr. Avenue Peoria, IL 61605.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Internal applicants must apply online via the Internal Career Center on CrossNet, https://www.americanredcross.apply2jobs.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=main.icc, External applicants must apply by visiting our website at www.americanredcross.apply2jobs.com.

Missouri Department of Revenue (On-going)
Missouri Department of Revenue has updated its list of job opportunities.  To view this list, please visit https://sa.dor.mo.gov/hr/jobopp/default.aspx.

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