Student Employment

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Student employment at Dordt University teaches valuable life skills including accountability, responsibility, discipline, initiative, and overall value of work and vocation. It makes a Dordt education more affordable, and students will be able to complete their education with less debt. 

Current students

If you are a current student at Dordt University and interested in on-campus employment, apply online through the Student Employment page on Contact Kyle Achterhoff, Director of Student Employment, or Sandy De Groot, Student Employment Assistant, for additional information. 

New students

New students to Dordt University planning to enroll in the Fall semester of the academic year, will be eligible to apply for on-campus student employment the Spring before their anticipated enrollment date. When notified of eligibility to apply, students can apply online through the Student Employment page on

Once you have been offered and accepted a position on campus, you will be prompted to fill out payroll forms for the Business Office. Please email Becky Visser or Laura Grasman in the Business Office for information about payroll forms.

Employment Position types

Work for Institution (WIN)

This program provides work on campus for students who do not qualify for the federal work-study program yet need employment to assist them in paying for college expenses. 

College Work-Study (WST)

Students must be U. S. citizens and enrolled full-time to qualify for this program. Eligibility is based on financial need as reported on the FAFSA.


Type Pay Eligibility
Work for Institution (WIN) Varies  All full-time students, if eligible
College Work-Study (WST) Varies U.S. citizens only
Off-Campus Employment Varies U.S. citizens only


Kyle Achterhoff

Kyle Achterhoff
Director of Student Employment

CA 224
(712) 722-6075

Sandy De Groot

Sandy De Groot
Student Employment Assistant

CA 226
(712) 722-6226