The Department of Campus Recreation and Unions comprises more than 60 career staff and more than 800 student employees and volunteers who invest their energy and creativity into inspiring others to maintain balanced lifestyles through recreation and leisure activities. The department is a student-focused organization, placing an emphasis on student development and leadership opportunities. Find out how you can get involved at the Memorial Union by calling 530-752-2222. For a comprehensive list of student employment and volunteer opportunities within Campus Recreation and the Memorial Union, click here. Check Aggie Job Link for current openings.
Memorial Union Positions
Student employees have the opportunity to develop skills in customer service, communication, and leadership. Below is a list of positions maintained at the MU.
Information Desk Attendant
The Information Desk Attendant is an entry-level position that provides customer service for the campus community. Under the direction of the Director of Memorial Union, the Info Desk Attendant works at the Information Desk during its open hours, as well as occasional events, e.g. Picnic Day. The position uses creative problem-solving techniques to make referrals for a wide range of inquiries, complete tasks, including research and database entry, maintain lost and found, track current information on events and services both on campus and in the community, and coordinate tabling requests.
MU Building Manager
Under the direction of the Director of Memorial Union this position acts as the onsite manager of the Memorial Union during all open hours, and special events. The position patrols the building to enforce policies, ensures the building is free of hazards, cleans spills as necessary, opens, resets and closes meeting rooms, and responds to and handles incidents and emergencies. The Building Manager must be the friendly face of the Memorial Union yet still handle situations in a firm manner. They work in a complex environment with many users and tenants, and must be able to make decisions and judgment calls with minimal direction. Use creative problem-solving techniques to make referrals for a wide range of inquiries. Supervise student Information Desk Attendant position, monitor facility and equipment needs, contacting building staff with work orders as needed.
Games Area Positions
The customer service representative is an entry-level position, responsible for attending to the needs of the customers of the Games Area. Knowledge of the wide range of services we provide is required, as is creative problem solving to complete daily tasks, care for customer needs and inquiries, as well as keeping a clean and safe environment for the public. CSRs work both in the Games Area in the basement of the Memorial Union and in the new Gunrock Gaming center, as well as public tabling events such as Picnic Day.
Outdoor Adventures Positions
Rental Center Staff
Under the supervision of the Rental Center Student Manager and Career Staff, Rental Center staff will perform class registration; rental reservations; provide direct support and communication to the Land and Water Managers; inventory equipment; check and clean/wash equipment; perform routine office support; answer phones; and provide exceptional customer service.
This position will begin in late September 2019, at the beginning of the 2019/2020 academic year. The ideal candidate would be available to work throughout the remainder of the school year and into summer.
Applications are due August 30, 2019 and can be found here.