Student Opening: Customer Service Associate with Gopher Spot


Number of Openings: 6

Pay Rate: $10.50, moving to $11.50 effective July 4th

Location: St. Paul Student Center

Department: Retail


The primary role of Gopher Spot Customer Service Associates (CSAs) is to provide front line customer service to guests at the St Paul Student Center's Gopher Spot Gameroom and Convenience Store. CSAs provide good customer service by displaying a welcoming attitude and becoming knowledgeable regarding products and services offered at the Gopher Spot. CSAs are responsible for maintaining cleanliness of the work area, stocking merchandise, cashiering, preparing food, and other entry-level tasks. CSAs should be available to be scheduled 8 to 15 hours hours per week during academic year. See the Gopher Spot's 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
  • Able to work morning or evenings shifts
  • Minimum 10 hours per week availability during Gopher Spot 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 customer service experience
  • General knowledge of bowling
  • Mechanical aptitude

Notes for This Posting

Staff summer schedules and hours vary, working two to five days a week at the Gopher Spot located in the St Paul Student Center.

Summer hours of operation: Monday-Friday 10am-4pm. Allow up to 30 minutes for opening & closing procedures.

Please use your Summer availability when completing the grid in the application.

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


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