Student Employment

Boys looking through magnifying glasses looking at something on a table.
 A campus kids teacher sitting on the floor reading to 2 children.
 Campus Kids teaching showing 2 little girls a leaf that was found outside.
 2 boys playing at the sand table outside.
 2 boys playing with shapes.

There are opportunities for student workers to be employed at Campus Kids during the fall and spring semester. The center operates 7:30 am to 5:30 pm Monday thru Friday. The center is closed during semester breaks and the summer.

Minimal Qualifications

  • Must be a Miami University student with at least 6 credit hours every semester employed.
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Students of any major may apply, but preference is given to those students in majors relating to child development, education and psychology. Preference is also given to applicants with prior experience working with children.

Hours of Employment

  • Hours of employment vary depending on the worker's schedule
  • Student workers' schedules are set for the entire semester. The schedule for finals week is based on the student worker's availability and the needs of the center.
  • Student workers average 10-20 hours per week but may not work over 20 hours per week.
  • A student worker's schedule will change each semester based on the student's class schedule and availability.


The State of Ohio requires each person working with children to have the following files at the center. The paperwork will be provided to the student worker on the day the student is hired.

  • 3 references
  • Clearance on a criminal background check
  • A medical statement from the student's physician

Hiring Process

  • Hiring takes place before each semester with limited hiring taking place during a semester.
  • To obtain a job application you may either stop by Campus Kids, Student Services (summer only) or submit the Student Employment Application online.
  • All applications will be kept on file for one academic year.