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 or with Wendy's. 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. For Wendy's, apply in person during business hours at the Texas Union Wendy's on the second level, or call 475-6499.

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

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Underground Cashier

Hiring Department: Union Underground
Hours: All shifts available.
Date Available: Immediately
Pay Rate: $8.25/hour ($9.50 for late night closing shifts)

Job Description:
This position with the Texas Union Underground is an active job requiring excellent customer service skills.

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Must be able to complete TABC alcohol training
• Cash handling and cash register shift reconciliation
• Stocking of all retail items
• Preparation and completion of inventories
• Maintenance of the facilities security and presentation
• Cleaning and upkeep of the Underground facility
• Cleaning, troubleshooting, and maintaining bowling, billiard, and other recreation equipment
• Working behind the bowling lanes periodically and ability to learn Qubica (pool/bowling computer system)

Preferred Qualifications:
• Outgoing person with excellent interpersonal and customer service skills
• Cash handling experience
• A willingness to assist others
• 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 the current semester.
• 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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SAC Loading Dock

Hiring Department: SAC Loading Dock
Hours: M-F 6-11am
Date Available: Immediately
Pay Rate: $9.00/hr

Job Description:
Loading Dock Assistants at the Student Activity Center serve as a first contact for clients and customers accessing the loading dock area of the Student Activity Center. Loading Dock Assistants play a critical role in ensuring that the SAC’s recycling efforts in connection with LEED standards are correctly maintained as well as maintaining safety in the SAC surrounding areas. Loading Dock Assistants ensure successful coordination of deliveries for food services in the building, loading and unloading for events, as well as parking. Further, they support professional staff with many of the 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.
• Oversee loading dock deliveries ensuring they arrive as scheduled by maintaining the deliveries log and staying up to date on delivery changes.
• Ensure SAC guidelines are followed by visitors and vehicles.
• Assist catering services and events in the building in delivering and removing items from event spaces in a timely manner.
• Enforcing parking guidelines on SAC property including bicycle parking, ensuring they are parked in the designated bicycle parking area; fire lane parking; and golf cart parking.
• Monitor access to the loading dock elevator and basement area.
• Monitor security cameras for activity in the aforementioned areas and take the appropriate action when unusual activity occurs.
• 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 the current semester.
• In addition to the application packet, please submit a resume with all co-curricular involvement and work experience.

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Cactus Cafe

Hiring Department: Cactus Cafe
Hours: MWF 10am-12pm (may be flexible)
Date Available: Immediately
Pay Rate: $7.75/hr + tips

Job Description:
This position provides counter assistance and bar tending for the Cactus Cafe.

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Use a cash register to sell soft drinks, alcohol, and food products.
• Prepare drinks.

Preferred Qualifications:
• Friendly, responsible, independent worker with excellent customer service skills.
• Past bar tending or counter experience is helpful.
• Cash handling experience.
• Experience in a food service operation.
• Must be punctual.
• Must be good with math.
• Must get TABC certified.
• 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 the current semester.
• In addition to the application packet, please submit a resume with all co-curricular involvement and work experience.