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Working for Student Unions is a great opportunity to serve campus through customer service, providing campus information, maintaining campus facilities, and being the face of Northern Arizona University. Join our large team of student staff at the various Student Union facilities. 

Student Unions provides valuable experiential learning opportunities, leadership development and financial support to the many students who help us operate our facilities and coordinate our programs each year. Learn more about our mission, strategy, and goals.

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See all job positions and brief description currently available for the Fall 2015 semester. Please only apply for the positions listed below as applications for other positions may not be reviewed.

Information Desk Staff

Information Desk Staff work at the University Union, du Bois Center, and/or Health and Learning Center Information Desks. Duties include but are not limited to: 

  • maintaining building cleanliness
  • conference room sets
  • customer service
  • an overall knowledge of the campus
  • setting up AV equipment

Necessary skills for this position are: communication, organization, dependability, teamwork, the ability to multi-task, problem solve, and take initiative.
Must be Federal Work Study (FWS) eligible for Fall 2016 semester to apply.                     

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USA Desk Administrative Assistant

Duties and required skills include: heavy communication skills and customer service. Answer phones and greet guests. Schedule meetings, vendor booths, and other associated activities within the Student Union facilities.

Must be Federal Work Study (FWS) eligible for Fall 2016 semester to apply.

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Grounds Crew

Duties and required skills include: Building maintenance, trash pickup, landscaping/yard work, snow removal.

Available work hours are Monday through Friday, 7:00am to 5:00pm. Occasional weekends.

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SUN Entertainment

Event Crew

Responsible for the set-up, staffing and clean-up of all SUN Entertainment events including AfterHours, concerts, trivia and all other events as assigned. Event Crew will work in conjunction with Student Unions to assist with other campus events, room sets, and more. Punctuality is crucial in this role as this position often works under strict time constraints. Event crew will set-up events as well as act as ushers, ticket takers, security and other events staff as assigned.

  • Set-up events/room sets, sound and lighting equipment, move tables, chairs etc.
  • Work Nights and Weekends, some day events
  • Ability to work long hours
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time
  • Ability to safely lift and move equipment
  • Punctual
  • Aptitude for customer service
  • 10-15 hrs/wk
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Event Programmer


Responsible for the planning, coordination and execution of SUN Entertainment events such as AfterHours, Noon Time Activities, Concerts and more. Will be responsible for the implementation of the events from beginning to end. Other duties as assigned.
  • Plan semester calendar and events
  • Maintain event budgets
  • Ensure proper production is available 
  • Interface with Crew Coordinator to ensure adequate crew is scheduled
  • Ensure that offer letters, vendor forms and contracts are returned and executed in a timely manner
  • Ensure Advertisers have proper information ahead of time to create and distribute ads
  • Concert and event load-in, set-up, and load-out
  • Available nights and weekends for events
  • Experience planning and executing events
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Customer Service Skills
  • Aptitude for Teamwork
  • Work 15-20 office hours per week (Not Including Events)
  • Work nights and weekends
  • Ability to work long hours
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time
  • Ability to safely lift and move equipment
  • Attending NAU for at least 2 More Years
  • Federal Work Study Preferred

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Prochnow Auditorium Staff

Prochnow Auditorium employees will work at the auditorium during Prochnow Movies, as well as various special events held in Prochnow Auditorium and/or with SUN Entertainment (i.e. concerts). Duties include but are not limited to:
  • Working 1-2 Prochnow Movies a week
  • Working special events scheduled in Prochnow Auditorium
  • Ushering
  • Check-in
  • Operation of the concession, sound and projection booths
  • Control of house lights
  • Maintain cleanliness of auditorium
  • 10-15 hrs/wk
  • Other duties as assigned
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