On-Campus Jobs

On-Campus Jobs

Rutgers University-Camden offers a range of on-campus employment opportunities. These include assistantships, which provide full tuition and fee remission, a generous stipend, and health benefits in select programs. Additionally, students can work part-time and earn money to cover their educational expenses.


Teaching & Graduate Assistantships

The Graduate School-Camden offers Teaching and Graduate Assistantships to full-time applicants in select programs, providing students with prestigious and highly competitive opportunities.

Teaching Assistantships (TAs) may involve teaching undergraduate courses or providing grading support. Graduate Assistantships, on the other hand, support faculty and staff in research or administrative tasks. These assistantships come with a comprehensive set of benefits, including full tuition and fee remission, a generous stipend, and health benefits. Students interested in any of these positions should apply early.

Programs and divisions offering these assistantships at Rutgers University-Camden include:

Additional teaching opportunities may be available in select programs. For more information, please visit the program pages and speak with the Graduate Program Director to explore the specific offerings.

Part-Time Employment

Part-time employment opportunities are available for Graduate Students across various campus offices and departments. Students have the opportunity to work for Housing and Residence Life, the Paul Robeson Library, the Senator Walter Rand Institute for Public Affairs, and other offices throughout the campus. These positions provide valuable work experience and contribute to the vibrant campus community.

Additionally, there are occasional part-time lecturer positions in departments across campus. These positions offer valuable work experience and an opportunity to build skills in the academic environment.

Please note: These positions are not specifically designated for graduate students and are not included in funding or admission packages.

Furthermore, Rutgers University-Camden actively participates in the Federal Work-Study program, which assists eligible students in obtaining part-time employment opportunities. Work-study positions encompass a wide range of roles, including administrative tasks in academic departments, library assistance, student services support, and responsibilities related to campus facilities.

Please note: Work-study positions are available only to domestic students who have completed the FAFSA and meet the eligibility criteria.

To explore and find part-time positions on campus, please utilize the links below.


Throughout the year, various offices across campus offer job opportunities specifically for current graduate students. These job listings provide students with a chance to further their professional growth and contribute to the campus community.

Housing and Residence Life Student Worker

Office of Housing and Residence Life – Part-time Position

The Office of Housing and Residence Life employs students in a variety of ways! We are actively recruiting for four different student worker positions in our office at both the undergraduate and graduate level.

Positions available:

    Building Manager:

    The BM performs assigned duties of a manual nature that allow the overall mission of the department and the University to continue without interruption to student service and development. The nature of this position requires that the employee be able to work independently to accomplish duties and to maintain standards for safety for the immediate work area and for the entire on campus community.

    Resident Services Coordinator:

    RSCs are the first employee an individual sees when they enter the residence hall building. They are representatives of OHRL and of Rutgers University. The RSC will be responsible for handling an array functions that help to provide security for the residence hall such as checking IDs, screening visitors for building entry, assisting students that are locked out of their room, etc.


    The RA is the most immediate link with residence hall students and must serve as a resource person for students living on the floor and in the hall. RAs are student staff that have received much training in order to live in the community and assist others. Resident Assistants are here to listen to your concerns and enforce University policies by serving in an on call duty rotation. They may also be contacted for general questions, concerns, or problems.

    Graduate Program Coordinator:

    The core part of this position is the supervision of the undergraduate Resident Assistants. You will serve as a mediator between the RAs and the Assistant Director, providing them with support in fulfilling their roles and responsibilities. The GPC will also serve the department by becoming aware of residents who are experiencing inter/intrapersonal challenges, including by not limited to roommate conflicts, academic concerns, home sickness etc. Additionally, the GPC serves in an on-call duty rotation.

Terms of Appointment: Part-time; $15-$16 per hour

For more details or to apply click HERE

Program Coordinator I

FASC – Dean’s Office – Full Time Position

Rutgers University-Camden Faculty of Arts and Sciences seeks a Program Coordinator I. The Program Coordinator will provide administrative and coordination support for the students, faculty, and programs of the Mid-Atlantic Regional Center for the Humanities (MARCH) at Rutgers- Camden. Working under the direction of the MARCH Director, plans and implements new programming and communications (including social media, online and print advertising, web site management and in-person presentations). Monitors spending and tracks grant and endowment expenditures for the Center. Leads the development, organization and overall strategy for ongoing programs of the Center, including the MARCH Continuing Education Programs. Researches, identifies and writes grants to support the activities of the Center. Provides administrative support for the Center including scheduling of events, programs, and serving as the liaison for the Center.


    A minimum of a bachelor’s degree or an equivalent combination of education and/or experience, preferably in a humanities focused field.
    Candidate should have a minimum of two years experience in higher education administration or experience of relevance.
    Excellent communication skills and computer literacy are required
    Experience in public history, community outreach and/or public scholarship are required.

Hours per week: 37.5.

Annual Minimum Salary: $55,416.000

Terms of Appointment: Full time Staff – 12 month

For more details or to apply click HERE

Teaching Artists - Growing Great Writers

Growing Great Writers After School Program -Rutgers-Camden Writers House – Seasonal/ Temporary Position

Growing Great Writers is hiring! Growing Great Writers, a program of the Rutgers-Camden Writers House, partners with Camden schools and community centers to provide an after-school creative writing club and curriculum to 6th through 8th graders. The program focuses on fostering joy, confidence, and agency in literacy through the acts of reading for pleasure and writing imaginatively. By reading short stories, poems, comics, plays, songs, and other works of creative writing together, and creating their own imaginative work inspired by published pieces, students support their growing literacy skills while experiencing joy and confidence around reading, writing, listening, speaking, and performing. In spring of 2024, we have the opportunity to partner with the after-school program at LEAP Academy University Charter School.

The role: We are seeking two part-time Teaching Artists for the 2024 spring semester to deliver once-weekly club programming at LEAP Academy. Each Teaching Artist will develop curriculum and lead sessions with a teaching partner, with the support of partner site staff. Teaching Artists are required to attend an orientation on January 18th, regular check-in meetings with the program director, and a mid-term retreat. Teaching Artists will be responsible for developing a curriculum outline, developing an end-of-year celebration of student work (usually a print anthology or performance), and delivering 12 sessions of club programming together with a co-teacher. Teaching Artists must be currently enrolled graduate students at Rutgers University-Camden.


    Experience teaching art or writing at any level, in a classroom or in a more informal environment, strongly desired.
    Strong background in contemporary literature, especially poetry, and interest in/experience in other arts.
    Experience working with middle-school age youth preferred, especially in an urban environment.
    Experience working in or with after-school, summer, or supplementary programs.
    Flexible and adaptable, adept at meeting people where they are, interested in teaching methods that engage a wide range of learning abilities and interests, willing to learn from co-teachers, partner site administrators and staff, and students.
    Possessed of a strong sense of humor, humility, and ability to self-reflect.
    Experience developing culturally relevant/resonant, antiracist educational materials a plus.
    Knowledge of Spanish a plus.

Hours per week: Once per week on Thursday afternoons for 1.5 hours (3:15-4:45), plus travel and prep time. Orientation will be held January 18, with weekly commitments (except for spring break) through May 2.

We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive community and strongly encourage candidates from underrepresented groups and/or who have experience working with a broadly diverse student population to apply. Candidates from Camden are strongly encouraged to apply.

Terms of Appointment: Spring Semester 2024 (January 18 – May 2, 2024); Compensation: $950

To apply: Email a brief letter of interest, resume, and contact information for one reference (.pdf, .doc, or .docx only) to Sienna Zeilinger (sienna.zeilinger@rutgers.edu) by December 1, 2023.

For original post click HERE

MCAT Prep Instructor (Temporary)

The College of Arts & Sciences at Rutgers University – Camden- Temporary Position

We are currently seeking qualified instructors for the course. Our peer-instructor model invites current students, recent graduates and other external applicants who have successfully completed the MCAT and earned a minimum score of 129 in at least one (or more) of the four sections of the exam to lead fellow students through the course. Instructors may apply to teach one or more of the following sections:
• Biological and Biochemical Foundations of Living Systems;
• Chemical and Physical Foundations of Biological Systems;
• Psychological, Social, and Biological Foundations of Behavior; and
• Critical Analysis and Reasoning Skills.

    We anticipate having 15-20 students enrolled in the course which will begin asynchronously over winter break (Dec 26-Jan 12), with live instruction beginning with the new semester in January 2024 (dates TBD). The meeting pattern will be determined in consultation with our selected instructors.

Hours per week: 2.5 hours live teaching per section taught each week (plus time for grading)

Terms of Appointment: Temporary (Spring Semester 2024)

If you or someone you know are interested in teaching, please email laura.collins@rutgers.edu a copy of your resume, MCAT exam scores and the best days/times for a brief call.

To schedule a meeting, click HERE

Student Research Assistant - Participate in Community-Engaged Research in Southern New Jersey

Walter Rand Institute – Seasonal/ Temporary Position

The Senator Walter Rand Institute for Public Affairs (WRI) is seeking engaged and collaborative graduate students to join WRI as part-time student researchers. This is an exciting opportunity for students to join research teams that are working to make a community impact in Southern New Jersey and learn about community-facing research methods. Students at WRI will be assigned to work on projects with WRI staff, and students at WRI will likely work on a variety of community-engaged research projects. Student research staff are noted in all final research project deliverables and reports. WRI works with internal Rutgers University partners and external community partners (such as nonprofit organizations and local and state agencies) across Southern New Jersey, and projects may cut across a variety of content areas, including workforce development, transportation, the opioid epidemic, education, and population health.

WRI is seeking students who can demonstrate any of the following:

Interested learning about and conducting community-facing/community-engaged research
Strong writing ability
Knowledge of and experience with learning and conducting quantitative data entry and analysis
Knowledge of and experience with either SPSS or Stata or Excel or another statistical software
Knowledge of and experience with learning and conducting qualitative data and analysis
Knowledge and experience with either NVivo or Dedoose or another qualitative software

Hours per week: 5-20 hrs

Terms of Appointment: (12/1/23 – 5/30/25); Estimated salary is $16/hour.

For more information or to apply, refer to the original post on Handshake

Senior Project Administrator (Full-time/Temporary)

Walter Rand Institute – Full time/ Temporary Position

The Senior Project Administrator will be a central contributor and manager of the evaluation of the Clayton Model Pilot Program, which is an agile, trauma-informed social-emotional learning model for at least nine elementary schools across Gloucester County, New Jersey in collaboration with the New Jersey Department of Education. The Senior Project Administrator will make significant methodological and content knowledge contributions to the evaluation of The Clayton Model’s impact on students, schools, and families as well as the assessment of the fidelity of training in and implementation of the Clayton Model.


    This position requires experience developing and leading a research team, preparing and submitting human subjects research compliance documents, facilitating and monitoring data collection activities, writing and disseminating findings for a variety of audiences and supporting the management of the project budget. In this role, the Senior Project Administrator will make significant independent contributions to mixed-methods research design, implementation, and reporting.

    Ideally, the candidate would have knowledge in areas that include education, social-emotional learning, and/or evaluation. This position requires advanced leadership and coordination skills and the ability to apply those skills to coordinate content, expertise, and experience of the research team to ensure all deliverables are achieved.

Hours per week: 40 hrs

Terms of Appointment: Temporary Staff Appointment – Salaried 12 Month

For more information or to apply, refer to the original post

Graduate School Administrative Assistant Work Study

The Graduate School – Federal Work Study Office Assistant Positions

The Graduate School is seeking Federal Work Study students as office assistants to conduct a variety of office-related tasks.


  • Greets visitors
  • Provide administrative support, including correspondence, email, document prep, recordkeeping, databases, reports, and related clerical tasks
  • Assist with creating/maintaining calendars/meeting schedules
  • Coordinate logistics for event planning (room reservations, food)
  • Provide support for and participate in outreach events, including tabling
  • Assist with publicity and marketing efforts
  • Other duties as assigned

Preferred availability on weekdays, including some nights. Salary is $16/hour.

Applicants who are current graduate students are preferred. Applicants must be work study eligible.

If you are interested in a Federal Work Study Administrative Assistant position working for the Graduate School-Camden, please send an email to grad.school@camden.rutgers.edu and include your letter of interest and resume. Please make the subject of your email the position title (Graduate School Administrative Assistant Work Study). In the event that all available Federal Work Study positions are filled, you will be notified. Thank you in advance for your interest.

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