Student Opening: Welcome Desk Assistant


Number of Openings: 8

Pay Rate: 10.50

Location: Coffman Memorial Union

Department: Facilities


Welcome Desk Assistants provide assistance with specific departmental building services. Building services may include flier posting, donation bin rental, distribution of student group resources, lost and found, wheelchair access, lockers, and lactation pod access. Assistants will utilize customer service skills to support students and patrons who are asking questions about campus, services, student groups, where to find events and information, etc.

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  • Current U of MN - Twin Cities degree-seeking student. See student employment eligibility
  • Great customer service attitude
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Basic knowledge of the University Twin Cities campus

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
  • Strong desire to interact with people in need of assistance
  • Has some knowledge of University resources or some involvement experience on campus
  • One semester or more at the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities

Notes for This Posting

Shifts are available Monday-Friday 8am-6pm. Minimum shift length is 4 hours.

More hours will also become available in the summer.

Hiring manager hopes to have the positions filled as soon as possible

Work study applicants are welcomed to apply.


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