Part-time Employment at University Unions

Part-time Employment Application Process

University Unions provides job opportunities and training for approximately one hundred part-time employees in customer service, retail, food service, clerical, and technical positions. We hire throughout the year but fill most openings in the weeks before the beginning of each semester.

Most part-time positions at University Unions have student status as a requirement.

Persons interested in applying should:

  • Obtain an application packet from the Business Services office,
    or download and print the application file below:
  • Completed applications may be dropped off at the following locations:
    • SAC Hospitality Desk
    • Texas Union Hospitality Desk
    • Texas Union Business Services office, UNB 3.112, 8am-5pm Monday-Friday
    • No emails accepted.

Additional food service positions may be available with University Unions Dining Services, managed by Aramark. To apply for a position with Union Dining Services, drop by the Aramark office located inside Quizno's on the second level of The Texas Union 8am-5pm Monday-Friday, or call 475-6500 for more information.

University Unions at The University of Texas at Austin is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

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SAC Ambassador

Hiring Department: Hospitality, Student Activity Center
Hours: TTh 3-7pm; F 10pm-1am; Sa 2-6pm; Su 9:30pm-1am -- must be available to work all shifts
Date Available: Immediately
Pay Rate: $8.25/hr ($9.50 for late night closing shifts)

Job Description:
The primary role of the Student Ambassadors at the Student Activity Center (SAC) is to assist and provide services to students, faculty, staff, and guests of the building in a professional and friendly manner. This position requires highly effective communication skills, attention to detail, and an ability to assist numerous guests efficiently. Student Ambassadors are integral in directing guests around the building and to other locations on campus. Therefore, candidates for this position should have good awareness of the campus's changing landscape and all advertised events in and outside of the Student Activity Center.

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Receive all incoming phone calls to the SAC general information line
• Receive patrons as they enter into the building
• Provide available services such as faxing, copying, access to the Student Workroom, and the Comfort Room.
• Assist in the distribution of tickets for special events.
• Direct tours of the SAC.
• Create documents and presentations for various administrative and promotional purposes such as DigiKnow slides and posters.
• Create imaginative decorations for the building.
• Assist in traffic control during times when the building has high occupancy.
• Assist with building evacuations and emergency procedures.
• Maintain the Hospitality Desk and make sure it remains professional in appearance at all times.
• Refer patrons to alternate locations if information cannot be found.
• Assist with all outgoing and incoming mail and e-mail.
• Assist all full-time SAC staff in various duties and projects.
• Maintain thorough knowledge of all SAC, University Unions, and campus-wide events.
• Maintain thorough knowledge of SAC building policies and procedures.

Preferred Qualifications:
• Must be available to work alternate weekends.
• Be able to navigate through information and answer questions about UT and the Austin community. Vast knowledge of the University and the Austin community is a plus.
• Must be punctual, responsible, team players, problem solvers, organized, engaging, friendly, and upbeat.
• Strong communication skills are a necessity for this position.
• Candidates for this position must be approachable and eager to share knowledge about the Student Activity Center and The University of Texas at Austin in person as well as via phone, and written e-mail communication.
• Be a current student at The University of Texas at Austin.

Requirements:
• Be a current student at The University of Texas at Austin or other college/university and be registered for at least six (6) credit hours.
• In addition to the application packet, please submit a resume with all co-curricular involvement and work experience.

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SAC Delivery Facilitator

Hiring Department: Loading Dock, Student Activity Center
Hours: M-F 11:30am-6pm
Date Available: Immediately
Pay Rate: $9.00/hr

Job Description:
Delivery Facilitators at the Student Activity Center serve as a first contact for guests and customers accessing the loading dock area of the Student Activity Center. Delivery Facilitators play a critical role in ensuring that the SAC’s recycling efforts in connection with LEED standards are correctly maintained. Delivery Facilitators ensure successful coordination of deliveries for food services in the building, loading and unloading for events. Further, they support professional staff with many of the landscape beautification efforts in indoor and outdoor spaces.

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Monitor and maintain SAC recycling efforts by, including but not limited to monitoring transport and pick up of recycling and maintaining kitchen area from being cluttered.
• Maintain cleanliness of the SAC outdoor space and outdoor furniture – this may include using a leaf blower, power washer, and/or garden hose.
• Ensuring the safety of the loading dock area by guiding in large trucks onto the loading dock and ensure pedestrians are safe, escorting delivery staff to their destination in the SAC, assisting with loading and unloading logistics.
• Oversee loading dock deliveries ensuring they arrive as scheduled.
• Ensure SAC guidelines are followed by visitors and vehicles.
• Monitor access to the loading dock elevator and basement area.
• Facilitate the receipt and storage of food service items and building supplies.
• Responsible for ensuring a safe delivery environment.
• Greet all drivers.
• Notify Dining Services of cleanliness/order issues with the refrigerator, freezer, and surrounding areas.
• Some heavy lifting may be required.
• Assist with building evacuations and emergency procedures.
• Assist all full-time SAC staff in various duties and projects.
• Maintain thorough knowledge of SAC building policies and procedures.

Preferred Qualifications:
• Ability to work effectively with others and follow oral and written instructions.
• Effective and positive communication skills.
• Candidates must be punctual, responsible, organized, team players, collaborative, and problem solvers.
• Be a current student at The University of Texas at Austin.

Requirements:
• Be a current student at The University of Texas at Austin or other college/university and be registered for at least six (6) credit hours.
• In addition to the application packet, please submit a resume with all co-curricular involvement and work experience, as well as a cover letter.

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UNB Mechanic Technician

Hiring Department: UNB Mechanic/Technician
Hours: Flexible M-F 8am-5pm
Date Available: Immediately
Pay Rate: $9.00

Job Description:
This job is an entry level building maintenance position. Student employees will assist with building maintenance tasks such as plumbing, painting, wood refinishing, dry wall repairs, and troubleshooting restaurant equipment. In addition, student employees will gain a working knowledge of power tools and their specific functions.

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Organize and clean the maintenance shop and power tools
• Replace light bulbs throughout University Unions buildings (Texas Union and Hogg Auditorium)
• Assist with plumbing and electrical repairs in University Unions buildings
• Assist with all other preventative maintenance requests and tasks

Preferred Qualifications:
• Ability to work effectively with others and follow oral and written instructions
• Punctual, responsible, flexible, and adaptable
• Be a current student at The University of Texas at Austin

Requirements:
• Be a current student at The University of Texas at Austin or other college/university and be registered for at least six (6) credit hours.
• In addition to the application packet, please submit a resume with all co-curricular involvement and work experience.