Student Opening: Customer Service Associate with Coffman Memorial Union Postal Station


Number of Openings: 3

Pay Rate: $10.50/hour

Location: Coffman Memorial Union

Department: Retail


Coffman Union Postal Station Customer Service Associates (CSAs) are the front line service providers to guests. CSAs provide good customer service by displaying a welcoming attitude and becoming knowledgeable regarding products and services offered at the Postal Station. CSAs are responsible for maintaining cleanliness of the work area, stocking merchandise, cashiering, and other entry-level tasks. The CMU Postal Station CSAs must be able work a minimum of 8 to 12 hours per week, weekdays.

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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
  • Minimum 10 hours/week availability 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 customer service experience in a retail setting

Notes for This Posting

The successful applicant must be able to work for the majority of the summer and will be expected to work at least three shift per week.

Over the summer, student staff may work up to 40 hours per week.

Staff work on site at the Coffman Memorial Union Postal Station.

Customer Services Associate will be scheduled to work between 8:30am and 5:30pm, (this allows for opening and closing activities), Mondays to Fridays.

Please use your Summer work availability when you complete the grid in the application.


  1. You must be able to work for the Summer.
  2. You must be able to work 3 shifts per week.