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Prospective Student Employees

Union Student Staff Job Positions 


Information Desk

  • Provides excellent customer service to visitors
  • Knowledgeable of Departments and facilities on campus
  • Restocks campus maps, visitor guides, and shuttle guides

Recreation Area

  • Completes recreation checklist and walk through
  • Must be able to life at least 20 pounds
  • Rents out equipment to customers
  • Checks area for broken equipment

24-hour Study Lounge

  • Provides customer service to students studying in the space
  • Maintains quietness in lounge area
  • Wipes surfaces and picks up trash as needed

Event Staff

  • Assists in management of event and assists event customers with needs
  • Must be able to lift at least 20 pounds
  • Checks for violations of Union policy

Set-Up Team

  • Assists in room set-ups (moving of table and chairs)
  • Able to work as a team
  • Must be able to lift 60 pounds
  • Engages in duties otherwise assigned

Audio-Visual Techs

  • Must be knowledgeable of audio-visual equipment (sound board, laptop, Blu-ray/DVD players, data projectors, and lighting control boards)
  • Must be able to identify and properly use sound cords (XLR, aux chords, 1/4 adapters, etc.)
  • Must be able to lift at least 40 pounds

Operations Office Assistant

  • Clerical experience required which includes greeting customers & answering phones 
  • Will assist in taking event and room reservations for the building
  • Must be knowledgeable in MS Office and Excel software
  • Must possess excellent communication and organizational skills

Qualifications (all positions)

  • Enrolled as a full-time student
  • Completed financial aid packet and qualified for FAFSA
  • Minimum 2.0 GPA
  • Be self-motivated, punctual, excellent communications skills, and have a strong work ethic
  • Must attend all Union staff meetings and training workshops


Download, fill out, and bring in a completed application to the Union Operations Office to apply.


Questions? Please contact Student Staff Supervisor 

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 Last Modified 9/24/14