Student Center Assistant, Student Life & Leadership Development

  • Job starts
    August 1, 2018
  • Job ends
  • Work schedule
    Priority hours of operation: M-F: 3 p.m.- 9:30 p.m. Sat: 9 a.m. - 7 p.m., Sun: Noon-8 p.m. (No Holidays), Limited earlier times
  • Pay Level A
    $9.65 starting wage, then $9.75 after 1,000 hours worked at this level

Major job duties

  • Attend all required SLLD student staff training and staff meetings
  • Perform general office duties related to the Student Center service desk, to include: greeting guests, answering phones, copying, and filing
  • Assist with registration, and distribution of access cards and locker keys for students and employees utilizing the Fitness Room
  • Assist with set-up and take-down of Student Center events, including: moving/arranging tables and chairs, podiums, A/V equipment, etc.
  • Provide accurate, up-to-date information about events, activities, and services, and be aware of procedural changes and/or new happenings related to the Student Center
  • Demonstrate maturity, sensitivity, and confidentiality in situations requiring intervention by professional staff or Campus Safety
  • Assist with general up-keep and cleanliness of the Student Center front desk and Student Life & Leadership Development office, shared areas, and meeting rooms; and report problems or maintenance issues in a timely fashion
  • Maintain a positive working relationship with Student Center staff, and treat visitors/guests with courtesy and respect
  • Perform other duties as assigned by SLLD professional staff

Qualifications and experience

The Student Center Assistant (SCA) is a valuable team member within the department of Student Life & Leadership Development (SLLD). The SCA will assist with the day-to-day operations of the Student Center, including: 

  • staffing the front desk,
  • event arrangements and logistics,
  • Student Life & Leadership Development programming support,
  • And, helping to maintain welcoming, inclusive, and well-kept spaces throughout the building. The Student Center Assistant reports to the Asst. Director of Student Life and Leadership.


  • General knowledge of Metropolitan State University and the department of SLLD;
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, including professional and polite telephone etiquette;  Consistent punctuality, reliability, and professionalism.
  • Must demonstrate a working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel computer software programs.


  • At least one full semester completed at Metropolitan State University;
  • Previous work experience in a customer service position;
  • Ability to support and serve diverse students, staff, and faculty populations;
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks.

To apply

Email a cover letter AND a resume to Philip Fuehrer ( or deliver in-person to Student Center Rm 204.2. The cover letter must explain why you're interested in the Student Center Assistant (SCA) position.