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Student Employment at the Reitz Union

As an integral part of the educational mission of the University of Florida, the J. Wayne Reitz Union augments the student experience by creating purposeful and unique opportunities to cultivate leaders while enhancing skill sets.  We enrich the campus community by providing dynamic learning opportunities, premiere programs, quality services, and outstanding facilities for students and the university community. 

Student employees who work within the J. Wayne Reitz Union are at an advantage.  They have direct access to personal and professional development through experiential learning opportunities and by working directly with experienced professional staff.  The Reitz Union provides opportunities for student staff to develop professional skills that will benefit them when they enter the workforce, to create networks within the campus and global communities, and to prepare for a successful future.

For more information regarding student employment, please visit the Student Financial Affairs Student Employment PageIf you have questions regarding our student employment process, positions that may be available, or any of the required documentation, please contact us via email at StudentEmployment@union.ufl.edu.  For a listing of full-time positions or to apply to one of our open positions, please visit jobs.ufl.edu. 

All student employees within the J. Wayne Reitz Union must:

  • Be a current University of Florida full-time student in good standing with at least a 2.0+ GPA
  • Respond to and assist with emergency situations and building evacuations per department procedures or as instructed by building management staff.
  • Possess the ability to work weekends, evenings, holidays and academic breaks, as needed
  • Provide exceptional customer service while maintaining a high level of professionalism that upholds the mission of the JWRU to all patrons
  • Demonstrate a desire and willingness to learn in a fast-paced team-oriented environment
  • Establish an exemplary work ethic by being proactive, self-motivated, and dependable
  • Participate in all scheduled meetings, trainings, evaluations, and personal and professional development opportunities
  • Act as an ambassador for J. Wayne Reitz Union as well as the University of Florida, providing accurate information involving the JWRU and campus resources

Application Process

Please follow these steps in order to begin your application for your AMAZING job as all of our applications for our positions are located on Careers at UF website (jobs.ufl.edu).

  1. Select “Apply Now” on the position in which you plan on submitting an application. This will redirect you to the Careers at UF website (jobs.ufl.edu)
    1. If “Apply Now” is not available, we are currently not accepting applications for that position. Please check back soon!
  2. On the side panel of the Careers at UF website, select create an account
    1. If you created an account previously, please login to that account
    2. If you have never created an account, please create a new account
  3. On the "Search Jobs” screen, search “Reitz Union” in the “Keywords” field
  4. This will generate a list of all positions currently accepting applications with the Reitz Union
    1. Select the position you are interested in applying for and read the posting details
    2. At the top of this page you can “Apply to this Job”
  5. Fill out the electronic application for the individual job posting you are interested in applying for based on your demonstrated skill sets
  6. Include all certifications and expiration dates as necessary on your application and résumé
    1. Note: Be prepared to provide hard copy documentation if contacted for employment
  7. Please be ready to submit a résumé with your electronic application as it will be a “required document”
    1. Note: The Career Connections Center (www.career.ufl.edu) is located on the Level 1 of the Reitz Union and is available to assist you with the creation of a résumé
    2. Please ensure that you list all qualifications and skill sets as they relate to the job posting
  8. Once you have reviewed your application and included the necessary required documents, select “Submit” to submit your application electronically for this position

After this process you will receive a confirmation from Careers at UF that your application has been submitted. From this point, the professional staff member and/or interview committee evaluating all applications will contact you regarding your application status if they would like to schedule an interview. Please be aware that if you are selected for a position you will be required to provide your ORIGINAL Social Security Card, Driver's License, and Gator1 ID card to be placed on payroll.

If you have questions regarding this process, or any of the required documentation, please contact us via email at StudentEmployment@union.ufl.edu.

Graduate Assistantships

As an integral part of the educational mission of the University of Florida, the J. Wayne Reitz Union augments the student experience by creating purposeful and unique opportunities to cultivate leaders while enhancing skill sets.  We enrich the campus community by providing dynamic learning opportunities, premiere programs, quality services, and outstanding facilities for students and the university community. 

Student employees who work within the J. Wayne Reitz Union are at an advantage.  They have direct access to personal and professional development through experiential learning opportunities and by working directly with experienced professional staff.  The Reitz Union provides opportunities for student staff to develop professional skills that will benefit them when they enter the workforce, to create networks within the campus and global communities, and to prepare for a successful future.

For more information regarding student employment, please visit the Student Financial Affairs Student Employment PageIf you have questions regarding our student employment process, positions that may be available, or any of the required documentation, please contact us via email at StudentEmployment@union.ufl.edu.  For a listing of full-time positions or to apply to one of our open positions, please visit jobs.ufl.edu. 

All student employees within the J. Wayne Reitz Union must:

  • Be a current University of Florida full-time student in good standing with at least a 2.0+ GPA
  • Respond to and assist with emergency situations and building evacuations per department procedures or as instructed by building management staff.
  • Possess the ability to work weekends, evenings, holidays and academic breaks, as needed
  • Provide exceptional customer service while maintaining a high level of professionalism that upholds the mission of the JWRU to all patrons
  • Demonstrate a desire and willingness to learn in a fast-paced team-oriented environment
  • Establish an exemplary work ethic by being proactive, self-motivated, and dependable
  • Participate in all scheduled meetings, trainings, evaluations, and personal and professional development opportunities
  • Act as an ambassador for J. Wayne Reitz Union as well as the University of Florida, providing accurate information involving the JWRU and campus resources