Student Employment

Student Employment Opportunities

The ISU Parking Division offers great opportunities for students to gain useful knowledge and work experience for their future careers. We have a few different positions that we fill with students including Enforcement Officer, Office Assistant, Dispatch and AutoCAD Map Editor. We are always accepting applications.

Enforcement Officer 

  • Write parking citations on campus
  • Provide Motorist Assists (jumpstart, gas assist, air up a flat tire, etc.)
  • Direct traffic if needed
  • Weekdays and/or Weekends


Office Assistant 

  • Cashier and customer service at the front counter
  • Sell permits and accept payments for citations
  • Data entry
  • Monday-Friday between 7:00a.m. - 4:00p.m.

Parking Dispatch 

  • Answer radio and dispatch information to Enforcement Officers
  • Answer the HelpVan line and dispatch the HelpVan
  • Enter Bicycle permits
  • Weekday evenings after 4:00p.m.


AutoCAD Map Editor (All Positions Filled)

  • Must know how to use AutoCAD software
  • Edit parking lot maps
  • Monday-Friday between 7:00a.m. - 4:00p.m.

Alternative Options to Submit Your Application

If you do not want to submit your application and class schedule through our website you may print out the completed application and drop it off at the front counter, place it in the citation drop box (after hours) or send it by mail to the following address:

ISU Parking Division
27 Armory Building
2519 Osborn Drive
Ames, IA 50011-1049


If you are having issues with the PDF application or uploading documents, you may click here to download from Cybox and submit by email.