Student Opening: Student Manager with Gopher Spot


Number of Openings: 1

Pay Rate: $11.50

Location: St. Paul Student Center

Department: Retail


Gopher Spot Student Managers oversee the frontline customer service at the Gopher Spot, serving as the first point of contact for Customer Service Associates (CSAs), providing leadership through supervision and coaching. Student Managers assist in inventory management, monitoring facility conditions, and performing other mid-level administrative tasks. Student Managers must be available to work a minimum of 12 hours per week.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • 30% Supervision of Customer Service Associates
  • 20% Inventory Management:
  • 20% Administrative Duties
  • 15% Monitoring Facility Conditions
  • 15% Other Duties
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  • Current UMM-TC degree seeking student. See student employment eligibility
  • Established leadership skills
  • Student Managers must be available to work a minimum of 12 hours per week.
  • Ability to work independently with little or no supervision
  • Exhibit excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Ability to properly handle money and transactions

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 leadership experience in a customer service environment
  • Ability to problem solve and deal with difficult situations
  • Knowledge of SUA programs and facilities
  • Knowlege of billiards and bowling equipment

Notes for This Posting

Summer hours:

Monday - Friday: 7:30am - 5pm

Shift times must be minimum of 2 hours.

Gopher Spot staff are scheduled up to 30 minutes outside of regular hours of operation to account for opening/closing activities

Applicants with work study are welcome!

The hiring manager hopes to have the positions filled as soon as possible.


  1. You must be able to work 3 shifts per week.