Part-Time Opportunities

We are no longer accepting applications for the 2021-2022 season.  Please watch for more information over the summer for the 2022-23 season.

Below is information about the positions typically available each season:

Security Staff

Security staff members are responsible for monitoring crowds and secured areas, while at the same time providing exceptional customer service, in order to provide a safe environment for our guests.  Applicants with security experience are preferred.  State Farm Center employees must be at least 18 years of age and cannot be enrolled in High School and cannot be full-time employees of the University of Illinois.  Starting pay rate for this position is $13.50 per hour.  

Emergency Medical Staff

Staff members are responsible for providing emergency medical care during events at State Farm Center.  Requirements for this position are as follows: ability to lift a minimum of 50 pounds; currently employed in an EMS system or Emergency Department, current certification in BLS and CPR, current EMT/EMT-I/EMT-P licensure.  (Current ACLS card needed for Advanced providers)   State Farm Center employees must be at least 18 year of age and cannot be enrolled in High School and cannot be full-time employees of the University of Illinois.  Starting pay rates range from $13 to $16 per hour depending on level of license.  

 

Parking Staff

Parking staff members are responsible for collecting parking fees and monitoring parking lots, while at the same time providing exceptional customer service, at State Farm Center events.  Applicants with cash handling experience are preferred.  State Farm Center employees must be at least 18 year of age and cannot be enrolled in High School and cannot be full-time employees of the University of Illinois.  Starting pay rate for this position is $14 per hour. 

 

Event Staff

The Event Staff team is responsible for a wide variety of roles to enhance the guest experience, including greeting guests, scanning tickets, directing guests to seating areas and facility amenities, serving as ushers inside of the arena, and staffing the Illinois Premium Seating club spaces and seating areas within State Farm Center. State Farm Center employees must be at least 18 year of age and cannot be enrolled in High School and cannot be full-time employees of the University of Illinois.  Starting pay rate for this position is $12 per hour.  

The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer that recruits and hires qualified candidates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, or veteran status. For more information, visit https://go.illinois.edu/EEO. Criminal background checks are conducted on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer.