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Student Opening: Student Activities Assistant

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Coffman Memorial Union
Activities & Programs


Student Activities Assistants work in the Student Activities Office (Coffman 126) and are the first point of contact to students, staff and visitors. They assist those who want to learn more about the services that Student Activities offers which includes: student group registration and services; grants and special funding initiatives; services available on Coffman`s Second Floor; awards and recognition; and campus-wide programs and activities. They provide essential office support including: scheduling meetings, filing, and assisting with the overall function of the office.

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  • Customer service-oriented and able to work with a diverse customer base
  • Ability to work independently and handle multiple tasks
  • Organized, detail-oriented and proactive

Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge of SUA services and facilities and/or involvement experience on campus
  • Previous office or customer service experience
  • Experience with problem solving and dealing with difficult situations.

Notes for This Posting

Applicants must be available to work during Student Activities Office hours: Monday-Friday, 8:30am-5pm.

Applicants with some knowledge of Student Activities or some involvement experience on campus are preferred.

The hiring manager wishes to finish hiring by May 4.


  1. You must be able to work for the Full Year.
  2. You must be able to work 8-12 hours per week.
  3. You must be able to work 2 shifts per week.