Student Employment Opportunities

Study on campus. Work on campus.

KCAD students are an important part of the university workforce. There are limited number of student employees on campus working in a number of diverse areas. Working while attending KCAD helps students earn income to assist them with their educational expenses. Open positions will be emailed to your Ferris email account. For fall semester, this usually happens during the month of August.

What Is a Work Study Position?

Open Fall Student Employment Positions

Please submit a cover letter and resumé via email to Lori DeForest ([email protected]) clearly indicating the position you are seeking.  Priority will be given to those students who have unmet financial need.  Also please include your student ID number.      

US students must be enrolled at least half-time. International students must be enrolled full-time during the fall and/or spring semesters. In the case of summer semester, students must either be enrolled half-time for summer or be registered as half-time or more for the fall semester. Students working during the break between Fall and Spring semesters must be enrolled at least half-time for Spring semester.

High school graduates are eligible to work during the summer after their high school graduation and prior to starting their freshman year (fall semester) provided they are registered for fall semester at least half-time and are enrolled in a degree granting curriculum.


IT Tech $10.10 per hour - Deadline, open until the job is filled

  • Provide customer support in computer hardware and software for faculty, students and staff
  • Applicants should have a working knowledge of customer service.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Working with faculty, students and staff to solve computer related issues
  • Working with private information and keeping it secure
  • Software Installation and updates
  • Cleaning computer hardware
  • Keeping printers fully supplied (paper, toner / ink)
  • Answering Tech Phones and messages
  • Answering e-mails
  • Some heavy lifting

Preferred Knowledge (but not required):

  • Customer service experience
  • Mac OS
  • Win OS
  • Adobe Products
  • Microsoft Office