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Ole Miss Student Union

The University of Mississippi

Student Employment Information

While student employees at the Ole Miss Student Union help to provide upkeep to the building and campus, the Ole Miss Student Union offers opportunities for students to gain valuable life skills as well as both leadership and career development while working in a fast-paced, robust environment. The Ole Miss Student Union is truly a building for all students, and the university depends on its students to provide services at the higher standard with an emphasis on dedication, enthusiasm, and energy.

Upon hire, student employees will participate in mandatory trainings prior to working a shift. Applicants must notify the department of conflicts with potential training dates prior to accepting an offer for employment.


Student Staff Hours of Employment

Shift hours may vary depending on time of year (Approximately 10-20 hours per week)
Business hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (some night and weekend work required)

Student Staff Qualifications

  • Must be enrolled as a full time student at Ole Miss during period of employment (at least 12 hours during regular academic year) and must maintain a GPA of 2.0
  • Experience in an office setting beneficial and proficient computer skills preferred
  • Excellent customer service and communication skills are required
  • Must be reliable, friendly, and responsible

Student Staff Compensation

Compensation depends on experience with increases scheduled on an annual basis depending on budget and employee job performance

Student Staff Positions

Student Schedulers Staff Responsibilities

  • Work with Administrative Coordinator for the Student Union and campus reservation to schedule meetings and events on campus
  • Coordinates with the Facilities Graduate Assistant to design room layouts for events
  • Serves as a front desk representative for the Student Union office
  • Performs basic clerical duties within the office
  • Assists with event planning meetings and workshop presentations for student clubs and organizations
  • Provides on-site assistance at events (greets guests, directs guests to event locations, adjusts room setups as needed)
  • Attends mandatory training sessions
  • Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor/s

Student Building Attendant Responsibilities

  • Sets up and maintains spaces in the Student Union reserved by various groups
  • Sets up Audio/Visual equipment and provide troubleshooting of that equipment
  • Provides on-site support and assistance before, during, and after events
  • Provides basic maintenance and light custodial duties at the Ole Miss Student Union
  • Maintains safety and security of the Ole Miss Student Union during operating hours
  • Attends mandatory training sessions
  • Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor/s