Campus Life/Student Union Assistant

Position Summary

The Campus Life/Student Union Assistant serves as a first point of contact and information for students, staff, and visitors to the Campus Life and Student Union offices.  A student in this position should demonstrate excellent customer services skills and have a basic knowledge of student groups and the teams and responsibilities within Campus Life.


Primary Tasks

  • Greeting visitors to the Campus Life office
  • Directing visitors to the staff person or area of need
  • Assisting Campus Life staff with general office tasks as assigned
  • Receiving and cataloging packages delivered to Student Union groups/notifying groups of package delivery
  • Assist student groups with the process of turning in receipts, check requests, using SU Finance, How Things Work, available resources in the work room
  • Organizing and replenishing student work room supplies
  • Staffing the Student Union paint room
  • Other duties as assigned



  • Currently enrolled student at Washington University in St.  Louis
  • Eligible for Federal Work Study (highly preferred)
  • Previous experience with SU Finance (highly preferred)
  • Knowledge and comfort with current technology
  • Ability to communicate with staff and clients, take direction, and self-motivate
  • Ability to problem solve


Supervision Received

The Campus Life/Student Union Assistant ultimately reports to the Student Union Business Manager and works collaboratively with all members of the Campus Life office.



Students will work a minimum of 6 hours per week when the Campus Life office is open for student use: Monday – Thursday 8:30 am to 8 pm, Friday 8:30 am – 5 pm, and Saturday/Sunday noon – 5 pm.  Paint Room hours vary by semester.