Student Opening: Administrative Office Assistant - Student Unions & Activities


Number of Openings: 3

Pay Rate: $15.00

Location: Coffman Memorial Union

Department: Administration


The Administrative Office Assistant for Student Unions & Activities is the initial department contact for students, staff, guests, and visitors. Office Assistants are responsible for providing essential office support by scheduling meetings; managing resources and reservations; copying and filing; processing mail and packages; and managing departmental email accounts. The Administrative Office Assistant also provides assistance on special projects and tasks for department staff.

This position has access to confidential information and requires a background check.

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  • Current U of MN - Twin Cities degree-seeking student. See student employment eligibility
  • Microsoft Office proficiency
  • Great customer service attitude
  • Basic knowledge of the University & Twin Cities campus
  • Organizational skills
  • Ability to work independently and handle multiple tasks with frequent interruptions

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 office or customer service experience
  • Experience using Google Suite

Notes for This Posting

The position requires working on site, in the SUA Administration Office in Coffman Memorial Union.

All shifts will be scheduled during office hours (Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.), with the minimum shift length being 2 hours.

The hiring manager expects to have the position filled by Late April. This will allow the incoming Office Assistant to shadow the current Office Assistant before the semester ends.

Any offer of employment is contingent upon passing a background check .


  1. You must be able to work for the Fall, Spring, Summer.
  2. You must be able to work 2 shifts per week.