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Student Employment

Students working with children

There are employment opportunities for University students as part-time teacher aides during the fall and spring semesters. Employment opportunities are available during the summer months, however positions are limited. The Center operates Monday through Friday 7:00 am – 5:30 pm.

The Children’s Center is currently hiring student employees who are available for the following schedules:

Monday through Friday 12:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Monday / Wednesday / Friday 12:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday / Thursday 12:00 – 5:00 p.m.

Students who are studying early childhood education will be given employment preference.

To proceed, please fill out the Student Employment Application and email it to or drop it off at our center. 

Hours for Employment

Staff member drawing chalk outline of children on sidewalk

  • Schedules are set for the same time for the duration of the semester.
  • Shifts may include working the same hours on a M/W/F schedule, T/Th schedule or a Monday through Friday schedule.
  • Since class obligations change from one semester to the next, work schedules may change on a semester basis.
  • The hours for teacher aides average from 10-20 hours per week. Students may not exceed 30 hours per week.

Minimal Qualifications

  • Teacher aides must be current BSU students taking a minimum of 6 credit hours.
  • At least 18 years of age
  • The ability to possess or already possess a Boise City Childcare License.
  • Skilled at working with children and families.
  • Employment is open to any major but majors relating to early childhood education, child development, or elementary education are preferred


  • References
  • Boise City child care license
  • CPR/First Aid Certified

Hiring Process

  •  Hiring takes place before each semester begins. Hiring does occur throughout the school year, however positions are limited.