On-Campus Student Employment Moving to Handshake
Human Resources (HR) and the Academic & Career Development Center (ACDC) are collaborating to make all opportunities for student employment easier to find.
Beginning on January 2, 2020, all on-campus student jobs and work study positions will be advertised exclusively in Handshake. This means Handshake will become your one-stop-shop for identifying all on-campus and off-campus jobs and internships.
When applying for a UNO on-campus job in Handshake, applicants will re-directed to the UNO Jobs Portal to fill out an application. Advertisements for on-campus student employment positions will no longer be found on the UNO HR site.
- Students: To access on-campus jobs in Handshake, visit joinhandshake.com and login with your NetID and password. Once logged in, click on the “Jobs” tab at the top followed by the “On-Campus” button.
- Staff: Please continue the regular requisition process in PeopleAdmin for student positions. All changes related to this transition are handled on the backend in HR.
The Office of Human Resources at the University of Nebraska at Omaha has full responsibility for employment activities pertaining to all Managerial, Professional, Office, Service and Student positions within the University.
Employment activities include recruitment, selection, on-boarding, training, and policy interpretation. UNO employees enjoy a generous benefits package, engaging colleagues, and work that supports and increases a burgeoning research university with over 200 majors and programs and over 15,000 students.
UNO offers many opportunities for students to work on campus in a variety of settings.
Learn more about student employment.
Equal Employment Opportunity
The University of Nebraska at Omaha is committed to maintaining an environment for all students, faculty, staff, and visitors that is fair and responsible, an environment which is based on one’s ability and performance.
The University of Nebraska at Omaha declares and affirms a policy of equal education and employment opportunities, affirmative action in employment, and nondiscrimination in providing services to the public. Therefore, the University of Nebraska at Omaha shall not discriminate based upon age, race, ethnicity, color, national origin, gender-identity, sex, pregnancy, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran’s status, marital status, religion, or political affiliation.
In keeping with this commitment, the University also will not tolerate discrimination prohibited under this policy against students, faculty, staff, and visitors by anyone acting on behalf of the University of Nebraska at Omaha.
The University of Nebraska-Omaha will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.
The University of Nebraska Omaha provides excellent benefits. As a regular full-time employee, the following benefits will be available:
Vacation Leave - accrued at the rate of one day per month initially, increasing thereafter.
Holidays - twelve paid holidays per calendar year.
Health Insurance - health insurance is provided by the University with only a small contribution from employees. Additional types of insurance are also offered.
Flexible Spending Accounts - allow you to pay certain expenses tax-free. Two accounts are available–a health care account and a dependent care account.
Long-Term Disability - coverage is available at a minimal cost. This plan provides a monthly income if you become totally disabled and unable to work.
Retirement - plans provide for a tax sheltered employee contribution with a higher University contribution that is immediately vested.
Employee and Dependent Scholarship Program - Available to regular, full-time staff, it provides opportunity to broaden education and improve skills inventory by taking classes at a reduced rate.
Faculty Employee Assistance Program - Provides confidential, short-term counseling, assessment and referral for regular employees and their immediate family members who seek assistance for personal concerns.
UNO Hiring Process
Managers and Supervisors Toolbox - Managers and supervisors can use the toolbox to find guidelines and steps for recruiting, interviewing and hiring new employees.