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Student Opening: Student Manager with Gopher Express West

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The primary role of the Gopher Express West (GEW) Student Managers is to serve as the first point of contact for approximately 14 Customer Service Associates (CSAs); the GEW Student Managers provide leadership through supervisor and training. Student Managers assist in managing the condition of the facilities, providing customer service, assisting in inventory management, and other mid-level administrative tasks; they are expected to be available for work for a minimum of 12 hours per week during the Academic School Year, additional hours available during Summer and Breaks.

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  • Six months, minimum, experience in sales and customer service
  • Ability to accurately handle money and transactions
  • Ability to serve and interact with customers and guests in a pleasant manner
  • Able to work independently, without direct supervision.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous supervisory or lead worker experience in a customer service environment
  • Ability to offer a one year commitment to the position
  • Knowledge of SUA programs & facilities through SUA work or volunteer experience
  • Ability to problem solve and deal with difficult situations

Notes for This Posting

Applicant must be available to work 12-15 hours a week during the Gopher Express West's hours of operation: Monday through Friday, 7am-6:30pm. Typically, Student Managers work three to five days a week; the minimum shift length is 2 hours.

Applicants must be available and eligible to work this summer!

Applications will be accepted until position is filled. The hiring manager hopes to fill position by 10-Apr.

Please note:A hiring offer is contingent on the successful completion of a background check. .


  1. You must be able to work for the Full Year.
  2. You must be able to work 12-15 hours per week.