Student Opening: Utility Worker


Number of Openings: 2

Pay Rate: 11.50

Location: Coffman Memorial Union

Department: Facilities


Student Utility Workers assist Maintenance staff with preventative maintenance and repairs in the facilities. Some of the duties performed are assemble/repair office furniture, change filters in ventilation units, mount pictures/bulletin boards and change light bulbs throughout the building.

Student Utility Workers work as part of the SUA Staff Maintenance team.

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  • Current U of MN - Twin Cities degree-seeking student. See student employment eligibility
  • Basic mechanical aptitude for minor repairs, adjustments, and using hand tools.
  • Must work from oral and written instructions given by supervisors

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

  • Experience performing repairs and basic maintenance
  • Computer skills, specifically working with MS Excel

Notes for This Posting

Shifts are available between 6:30am-2:30pm Monday-Friday for the first 3 months of employment. The minimum shift length is 3 hours with the minimum hours per week being 8 hours.

The hiring manager hopes to have position filled by mid September.

Students with work study awards are encouraged to apply!


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