• Hartwick students studying rock formations
  • Hartwick students working on a project in class.
  • Dewar Union, Hartwick College
  • Professor discussed Botany with a Student.

Summer Employment

Hartwick College will once again have some summer employment positions available for 2015. Please see our summer position postings in the list of links to the left.

Please select the appropriate form below. To download a form, you must have Adobe Acrobat Reader. Click here to download a free copy.

Position Description Form PDF
Employment Information Form PDF
Application for Summer Employment PDF

Summer employment dollars should already be in your department budget. Should you have any questions, please speak with your supervisor or vice president.


  • Complete the Position Description Form, obtain your Vice President's authorization/signature and forward the completed form to the Office of Human Resources (Shineman Chapel House or humres@hartwick.edu) for posting.
  • Applicants should submit their completed Employment Application directly to the hiring department. Applications are available online, and in the offices of Human Resources or Financial Services (3rd Floor, Bresee Hall).
  • Upon hiring, the supervisor should complete the Employment Information Form and return it to the Office of Human Resources, together with the successful candidate's completed Employment Application. One employee per Employment Information Form. The paperwork must be completed and received by the Office of Human Resources prior to the individual beginning work.


  • Appointment letters are required for all current faculty and staff working in summer positions, and for all summer camp counselors and coaches.
  • There will be no retroactive appointment letters, and HR will need time to prepare letters prior to the employee beginning work. Please plan accordingly.
  • Current faculty, staff, and summer camp counselors and coaches are required to complete the Preventing Workplace Harassment and SaVE Training.


  • Supervisors should direct the summer employee to the Financial Services Office where he/she can complete the appropriate paperwork on or before their first day of work. 
  • Time cards will then be issued and must be returned to Chris Utter in the Financial Services Office, 3rd Floor, Bresee Hall.

If on-campus housing is necessary, please contact Residence Life at extension 4501.

Single: $350 per month
Double: $300 per month
Triple (if available): $275 per month
Super single (if available): $400 per month

There are no meal plans offered for the summer.  Individuals will be able to pay at the door as follows:

· Breakfast: $7.00
· Lunch: $8.00
· Dinner: $10.00

All meal prices include tax.

If a department chooses to subsidize the expense for housing please let Human Resources and Residential Life know. The subsidized expense will then be charged against the department summer employment budget.


  • All positions are hourly positions. There are no contract positions.
  • The minimum wage is $8.75 per hour. 
  • Lifeguards will be paid based on their certification. 
  • A Hartwick student working in a job equivalent to or with more responsibility than their academic year job shall be paid at a rate no less than they are paid during the academic year. 
  • All summer employees must be at least 16 years of age and they must complete a Hartwick College Employment Application, Federal W-4, New York State Withholding Form, I-9, and a Housing Agreement form prior to beginning work. All summer employees who are 16 or 17 years of age must provide working papers. The College is legally obligated to have these forms completed. 
  • All statutory taxes apply to summer positions.
  • Summer employees of the College are covered by Workers Compensation and as such, by law, any injury sustained while on the job must be reported in writing to the offices of Human Resources and Campus Safety within twenty-four (24) hours of the accident.
  • While children of employees of the College are encouraged to apply for a summer position, no employee will be allowed to be supervised by his or her immediate family member.

If you have any questions, please contact the Office of Human Resources at 431-4315 or humres@hartwick.edu .

Hartwick College is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, verteran or marital status.