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Supervisor Information

Posting Jobs: Submit job posting to student employment for each position. Example Posting

Application Process: Go to the ADP Portal to review applicants and begin interviewing.


  • What makes you qualified for this job?
  • What activities do you participate in on and off campus?
  • What major strengths and weaknesses do you possess?
  • Describe your work ethic. Are you punctual? Are you dependable?
  • Would you consider yourself a team player or team leader?
  • How well do you get along with others?
  • What is your major?
  • What are your career goals?
  • Are you a good student?
  • What skills do you have that meet my requirements?
  • Why should I hire you?

Things to discuss

  • Working hours and student's class schedule
  • Dress code, cell phone usage, studying on the job, visiting on the job
  • Lunch hours
  • Policy on absences including procedure for notification of illness or absence
  • Details of your specific job duties and responsibilities
  • Confidentiality of CSU student and departmental information
  • Salary

Hiring Process:

  • Once you have decided on the student or students you have selected to hire, fill out and submit the Request to Hire Student Employee form for each student.
  • Submit the form to the Student Employment Office -  then you will be notified by email to review the request.
  • Student Employment will verify and approve the request for eligibility.
  • Student Employment will notify you and the student.
  • Once the Student Employment Office has collected all necessary employment documents, the student will be issued a contract. 
  • The student will provide you with a copy of their student-signed contract.
  • You must sign and return this contract to the Student Employment Office before you allow students to work. 
  • Please keep a copy of the contract for your information.  It will contain the student's work start date.  Students may not start work prior to this date.

Supervisor Responsibilities:

  • Ensure that your student is logging in hours to his or her time sheet accurately and daily, and provide electronic approval on time each month.
  • Do not allow students to begin working until you have a signed contract with start date. Doing so would be a S.C. Labor Law and U.S. Department of Education violation.
  • Establish a schedule of work hours that will be acceptable to both the student and the department.
  • Do not schedule or allow your student to work during the hours listed on his class schedule.  They cannot work during this time even if their class lets out early or is canceled.
  • Provide student with orientation and training necessary to perform assigned duties.
  • Approve time sheets by the 3rd of each month.
  • Students may NOT work during Chapel. Students may NOT work more than 20 hours a week during semesters when they are attending classes. 
  • Students may not work when campus is closed.
  • Thank you for participating as a Student Employment Supervisor!