Student Opening: Customer Service Associate with Gopher Express


Number of Openings: 10

Pay Rate: $10.50/hour

Location: Coffman Memorial Union

Department: Retail


The primary role of Gopher Express Customer Service Associates (CSAs) is to provide front line customer service at the Gopher Express in Coffman Memorial Union. CSAs provide good customer service by displaying a welcoming attitude and becoming knowledgeable regarding products and services offered in the Gopher Express. CSAs are responsible for maintaining cleanliness of the work area, stocking merchandise, cashiering, and other entry-level tasks. Employees must be available to be scheduled 8 to 12 hours per week during the Gopher Express hours of operation.

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  • Current U of MN - Twin Cities degree-seeking student. See student employment eligibility
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to work with a diverse customer base
  • Available to work a minimum of 8 to 16 hours per week during hours of operation.

All employees at the University of Minnesota are required to report complete vaccination against COVID-19 or submit documentation requesting a medical or religious exemption on their first day of employment. To learn more, please visit the University's COVID-19 Response webpage

Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous cash handling experience
  • Previous experience in customer service

Notes for This Posting

Hiring Manager hopes to have all positions filled by May 1st.

This position is worked at the Gopher Express Convenience Store, located in Coffman Memorial Union.

The successful application will be available to be scheduled at least two shifts per week, working 10 to 40 hours per week over the summer.

The Summer hours of operation:

  • Mondays-Fridays: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Saturdays-Sundays: Closed

*May be scheduled up to 30 minutes before/after the Gopher Express hours of operation to allow for opening and closing activities


  1. You must be able to work for the Summer.