Available Summer Positions

Summer Student Openings

Book Shop, checking product in, cash register, office duties, customer service. Deanna Casterton supervisor

Center for Sustainable Communities

    Caf to Community, Package up donated food from the cafeteria, train in volunteers to follow food safety/our procedures, deliver food to the food pantry, and fill out correct paperwork. Sarah Forsythe supervisor

    Garden Crew Member, Tending to plants in the greenhouse and high tunnel, preparing beds for planting; planting, weeding, harvesting, packing, washing, packing and delivering produce; adhering to strict food safety protocol when working in the gardens; coordinating with dining services on invoicing and delivering; maintaining the community gardens (mowing pathways, string trimming the perimeter); taking care of equipment and tools; maintaining accurate records of work (planting, weeding, harvest dates); coordinating with grounds and other facilities staff on projects as needed; packing and delivery food for the Cafeteria to Community Program; assisting with food education classes; other projects as assigned. Sarah Forsythe supervisor

Dining Services,  Serving, washing dishes, food prep and cleaning. Leah McCrea, supervisor

Education office assistant, Answer phones, filing, data entry. Jeannette Pillsbury, supervisor

Facilities Services

    Custodial, Duties may include a number of things. It is your responsibility to report to the assigned building, on time, and communicate with the support staff to receive your assignment. You are responsible to keep the assigned areas clean. Duties may include sweeping and mopping hard surface floors, removal of gum from carpet and hard surface areas, vacuuming carpeted areas, cleaning window glass, drinking fountains, and cleaning of chalk boards. You may also be responsible for emptying trash receptacles where needed, spot clean walls, and help arrange and dust furniture.There will be dorm rooms to clean daily. With the cleaning, you may distribute blankets, pillows and toiletries. You may also help scrub hard surface floors to prepare for waxing. For carpet areas, you may learn to use the shampoo and extraction equipment. You are responsible for allowing sufficient time to clean up equipment. Vacuums should be emptied daily and cleaning supplies are to be returned to their proper places. All custodial closets are to be clean at the end of the shift/day. The student employee will also perform any tasks deemed necessary by the support staff and supervisor, Cindy Blue supervisor

    Custodial Office Assistant, Answer phone and respond to students and staff needs, fill in other locations when needed, have knowledge of and deliver custodial supplies   to buildings, assist with student work schedules, deliver laundry to buildings, run errands, assist with time cards, any other tasks deemed necessary by supervisor, Cindy Blue supervisor

    Fleet, Work with the college fleet: Cleaning and washing the vehicles. Running errands, some office work and helping campus movers at times as well. Megan Sherman, supervisor

    Grounds, Assist the Grounds employees in providing knowledgeable and timely care of Luther College grounds, streets, and sidewalks. Paul Frana supervisor

    Office, Perform a wide range of clerical, receptionist and office duties. May be asked to help with items outside of the office such as errands with cars or helping with movers if needed. Megan Sherman supervisor

    Movers, Transport and move items, set-ups, etc on campus. Leah Benzing supervisor

    Painters, Painting, prep and clean-up. Megan Sherman supervisor

    Recycling, Pick up and sort recycling from campus buildings and take them to on campus roll-offs using a truck, pick up various alternative materials for recycling upon request, keep truck clean and full of gas, inform supervisor when roll-offs are full, signage is needed, or other issues. Cindy Blue supervisor


    Multimedia Technician, The Luther College Digital Media Center is looking for Multimedia Technicians who have the passion and interest to assist people with digital media needs while displaying the technical skills needed to resolve issues in a timely fashion. Ahmed Muaz supervisor

    Network and Systems, Install Network cabling, replace old wireless access points with new ones, Update network documentation. Adam Forsyth supervisor

    Software Development, software development. Marcia Gullickson supervisor

    Student Web Programmer

    Technology Help Desk, Answer phone calls, respond to emails, and serve walk-up patrons Enter accurate and detailed information into ticket tracking system Troubleshoot Luther- and User-owned equipment & software Install and configure software Deliver equipment Support classroom technology Maintain and stock labs Configure printers and network settings Support and maintain hardware, Erin Zidlicky supervisor

    Workstation Support, Assist in the installation/setup of workstations and related technology in preparation for the upcoming academic year. Specifically, the technician will assist with the faculty and lab/classroom computer refreshes. Other duties as assigned. Matt Hammen supervisor

KWLC,  Run KWLC radio station during the summer. David Grouws, supervisor

Land Stewardship Intern, Students should be interested in working outside on land stewardship and restoration of native habitats on Luther campus lands. While not specifically required, students with biology or environmental studies or science education majors will learn to apply many of the concepts learned in the classroom. Required: Students must be able to perform heavy lifting and physically demanding work, under challenging outdoor conditions (e.g., hot, cold and/or rainy days). Molly McNicoll supervisor

Media Relations, General office work, writing and distributing press releases, some web work, possibility for some photo work. Julie Trytten supervisor


    Assistant, answer phones, run errands, assist with summer visitors, assist with summer camps, filing, copying, computer projects, various large projects, various work in the music library, staff office, responsible for opening and closing office, assist in preparation in advance of fall classes, assorted duties as assigned. Tara Quass supervisor

Office for Financial Services, Assist office personnel with completing daily tasks, which include filing, answering phone, taking message, running errands, lifting and moving boxes, and special projects. Other office duties as needed. Brenda Leibold supervisor

 Psychology, Feeding and cleaning cages of birds and rats, Kristy Gould supervisor

Publications, Make marked edits, compile text and photos, proofread, design, follow templates. Michael Bartels supervisor

Regents Center

    Lifeguard, All lifeguards must have current Red Cross Lifeguard training certification, which includes CPR/AED for the professional rescuer. As a lifeguard your primary responsibility is for the safety of any person using the swimming pool, diving well and pool deck. Responsibilities include supervising recreational swimmers through proper scanning and consistent rule enforcement, preventing accidents and injuries, and providing emergency intervention. Provide individual assistance to all users of the Aquatic Center as needed. Nicole Kaupp supervisor

Registrar Student Assistant, Filing, process mail, assist with summer ROAD processes, answer phone, projects as they occur. Kay Schmitt supervisor

Ticket Office, Processing CSS Subscriptions, deposits & daily paperwork, customer service rep. Brad Phillips, supervisor

Visual Media, Visual Media student workers are tasked with the job of creating high-quality photo and video content for use by a number of departments around campus, primarily for marketing purposes. Summer work includes creating stock photos for marketing, filming and editing summer research videos, updating 360 virtual tour photos, updating hallway photos, short video projects as needed, portraits of faculty/staff, and other various office duties. Aaron Lurth supervisor

Welcome Center Attendant, Welcome Center Attendants deliver information to students, staff, and visitors by phone and in person at the front desk in the Union. Attendants serve as ambassadors of Luther College and serve as clerical support for Safety and Security. Bob Harri supervisor

Wellness, The Wellness Ambassador will work with the staff of the Nena Amundson Lifetime Wellness Program Staff to promote health and wellness on campus for students and employees. Tasks will span the entire process of health promotion including needs assessment, planning, marketing, implementation, evaluation, and advocacy for passive and active wellness programs. Wellness advocates will work closely with collaborating departments on campus. Chandra Jennings, supervisor