On-campus jobs at Missouri State University-West Plains are posted on the employment opportunities website. Job announcements are coordinated through the procurement/human resources office, (417) 255-7265, in Cass Hall.
Frequently Asked Questions About Student Employment
Off-campus jobs with employers in the West Plains community are posted on the employment opportunities website. Job announcements are coordinated through career services, (417) 255-7230, in Looney Hall.
You may begin working as soon as the employment process is finalized. New student employees are required to complete the W-4, I-9 and Direct Deposit forms. These forms are available in procurement/human resources office, Cass Hall (417) 255-7265, and must be completed before working. Students should be prepared to complete the I-9 form by bringing their proper identification and proof of eligibility to work. No faxes or copies of these documents will be accepted. A current voided blank check must accompany the Direct Deposit Form.
$7.65 per hour.
Student workers are generally limited to 20 hours per week. Students may not work more than a combined total of 1,000 hours for any given 12-month period for any campus departments.
Access to the Time Entry System is through My Missouri State under the Work Resources tab.
Student employees are paid twice a month and receive hourly wages according to the classification of their positions. Paydays are based on the published payroll calendars. Pay periods begin at 12:01 AM Monday and end at midnight the following Sunday. Payment will be direct deposited.
Payroll Earnings Statements are available at My Missouri State under the Work Resources tab, Banner Self-Service folder, Employee folder, Pay Information folder. Students may print copies of their Earnings Statement for their records.
Direct deposit changes made in financial aid will not affect direct deposit information for payroll. A separate form needs to be completed with procurement/human resources office, (417) 255-7265, Cass Hall.
Internship opportunities may be explored through the office of career services, (417) 255-7230, in Looney Hall. Additionally, you can discuss with a faculty member in your degree program for assistance and guidance with an appropriate internship opportunity.