Job Descriptions

The Alumni Memorial Union is the place to work while attending Marquette! We have many types of jobs to choose from, many of which may directly relate to your major. But regardless of the position, the responsibility and experience gained from working at the AMU will enhance your future career plans, while you have fun and make new friends. Each role on the AMU team helps to provide services needed by the union users to make the AMU the university community center.

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AMU Administration Financial Services Assistant

The AMU Administration Financial Services Assistant is responsible for the organization of clerical services in the student union's administrative office and assistance with the AMU Student Employment Program. Duties include, but are not limited to, recording financial activity for AMU accounts such as daily/weekly reconciliation, making deposits for different departments in the student union, posting event evaluations, and processing applications for student employment positions. Students in this position would need availability Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m. 

  • This position is filled.

Annex Bartenders

Annex Bartenders report directly to the Annex Restaurant Management staff and Student Managers. Responsibilities include: waiting on customers with a high level of customer service, mixing alcoholic and nonalcoholic drinks, operating all bar equipment, following all cash-handling procedures, waiting tables, stocking, doing cleaning duties, running food, being a team-oriented employee, and paying special attention to sanitation.

  • This position is filled.

Annex Bowling Coordinators

Union Sports Annex Bowling Coordinators report directly to the Operations Coordinator and the student managers. Responsibilities include: staffing the bowling service counter, acting as hosts and serving customers for bowling and other needs. They are also responsible for operating registers and bowling programs, conducting cash audits, assisting in league and tournament play, doing general and finite cleaning and maintenance of bowling equipment, cleaning the bowling center, and reporting any failures to the Student Managers or Operations Coordinator.

  • This position is filled.

Annex Cook Staff

Annex Cooks report directly to the Annex Restaurant Management Staff and Student Managers. Responsibilities include: food runner, food expeditor, prep work, cleaning and sanitation, stocking, dishwashing. They must be able to work as a team with the wait staff, bartenders and managers to provide the highest quality of service to customers through food preparation, presentation and speed of service. Annex Cooks must pay close attention to speed of service through ticket time monitoring and also must assist in running food out to the customers.

  • This position is filled.

Annex Wait Staff

Annex Wait Staff reports directly to the Annex Restaurant Management Staff and Student Managers. Their responsibilities include: greeting and seating customers, providing menu suggestions, taking orders and working with the kitchen staff in preparation. Other tasks include serving food, handling cash and responding to any complaints.

  • This position is filled.

Assistant Building Managers

Assistant Building Managers (ABM) report directly to the Assistant Director or the Building Supervisor and the ABM Student Manager. ABMs are responsible for setting up and straightening all public lounges, food service areas and meeting rooms according to specifications set up by the Event Management staff. ABMs also do minor technical equipment set-ups in conference rooms and other tasks that may include reporting any emergency maintenance work, policing all areas, emptying trash and cleaning restrooms as necessary.

Audio-Visual Technician (A/V Tech)

The AMU Technical Services staff is responsible for the set-up, operation and maintenance of the AMU Technical Services Inventory. This includes equipment housed in the AMU, Weasler Auditorium, Varsity Theatre, and Union Sports Annex. Technical Services provides audio-visual reinforcement for everything from concerts, conferences, and theatrical productions. Student techs report directly to the Technical Services Coordinator and Technical Services Student Manager. Skills learned and used in this position include: live sound reinforcement, theatrical lighting design, and various skills related to computing and data projection.

Bartender - Catering Events on Campus

The Bartender will report directly to the Catering Management Staff and Tory Hill Management Staff. Hours will vary and are based upon bar services requested at events on campus. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: waiting on customers with a high level of customer service, preparing, setting up, working and doing post-event cleanup of bar services, mixing alcoholic and nonalcoholic drinks, operating necessary bar equipment, following all cash-handling and inventory procedures, and following safety and sanitation guidelines. The main function of this position will be bar services related; however, cross-training will occur to assist fully with event execution. Other duties as assigned.

Hours based on events. Class D City of Milwaukee Bartending License required prior to employment or within the first week of working in the position.

  • This position is filled.

Brew Cafe Administrative Office Assistant

Brew Administrative Office Assistant will report directly to the Brew Manager. General responsibilities will include, but are not limited to: recording invoices, entering inventory, typing and organizing the scheduling, answering telephones, filing and running campus errands. Other tasks include light bookkeeping, cleaning/organizing and document creation on Microsoft Office. Must be proficient in Microsoft Office, display professionalism at all times and have previous administrative experience.

  • This position is filled.

Brew Cafe Staff - Barista

Brew Cafe is a system of four cafes around campus at the AMU, Raynor Library, Straz Hall and Dental School. As a staff member, you have the opportunity to work in various locations and meet a diverse group of customers and co-workers. Staff report to the Brew management team which includes the Brew Cafe manager, supervisors, student managers and shift leads. Applicants should possess exceptional customer service skills, a tenacious work ethic, and a genuine interest in learning about the coffee industry. Staff are expected to closely adhere to policies and procedures presented by the management team. Schedules are set for the semester and each staff person is responsible for their own shifts. Minimum weekly work hours are set at 8 hours per week.

Brew Cafe Staff - Delivery Team

Shifts are midafternoon and evening. Delivery team members are responsible for using carts, dollies and pallet jacks to transport goods to and from the loading dock, store room, and other campus locations. They receive, unpack and reconcile product received against product order guides. D-team members are also responsible for reviewing, packing and delivering requisitions to other campus locations. They must practice First In First Out (FIFO) product rotation and safe pushing, pulling and lifting techniques. They are to maintain storage spaces (freezers, coolers, store rooms, loading docks and equipment) in a clean and orderly fashion, including sweeping, mopping, organizing product and wiping down shelving and equipment. Training as a barista/cashier is also required to diversify their skill set. Minimum weekly hours are set at 8 hours per week.

Building Managers

Building Managers report directly to the Assistant Director and the Building Supervisors (BS). BMs aid the Building Supervisors in the supervision of the AMU. Responsibilities include: assisting the Building Supervisors in the opening and closing of the AMU, coordinating events, ensuring building security and safety, and basic cleaning and maintenance. In the absence of a BS, BMs assume those duties and responsibilities.

Catering Administrative Office Assistant

Catering Administrative Office Assistant will report directly to the Director of Catering and Catering Management. The Catering Department will also require assistance with Concessions and Lunda Room administrative duties. General responsibilities will include, but are not limited to: recording invoices, entering inventory, typing and organizing the scheduling, answering telephones, filing, and running campus errands. Other tasks include light bookkeeping and document creation on Microsoft Office. Must be proficient in Microsoft Office, display professionalism and at all times and have previous administrative experience.

  • This position is filled.

Catering/Tory Hill Events Bartender

The Bartender will report directly to the Catering Management Staff and Tory Hill Management Staff. This position will be a bartending position between the two departments.  There may be weeks where the maximum amount of hours will be needed and weeks where no hours will be given.  Responsibilities include: waiting on customers with a high level of customer service, mixing alcoholic and nonalcoholic drinks, operating necessary bar equipment, following all cash-handling procedures, staging your bars, restocking during shifts, cleaning duties, polishing glassware, being a team-oriented employee, and paying special attention to sanitation. The position will also be cross-trained to help with clearing tables, etc. during a served dinner or anything else assigned by the manager. Bartender license is required for this position.

  • This position is filled.

Catering Event Assistant

 

The Catering Event Assistant will report directly to Catering Management, Student Managers and Shift Leaders. The primary aspect of this position is providing an excellent experience through catered events utilizing exceptional customer service. General responsibilities are inclusive but not limited to the following: preparing and setting up events, post-event cleanup; following food and physical safety guidelines, cleaning duties, bartending, serving sit-down dinners, receptions, buffets and a wide range of catered events. Events are held on the Marquette campus and include outdoor events and buildings outside the AMU. Candidates must be reliable, pay close attention to detail, display a positive and professional attitude, have exceptional time management and interpersonal skills, and be able to adapt to change and work in a fast-paced environment. Must be available 10 hours per week.

Catering Event Prep and Setup

The Catering Event Prep position will report directly to the Catering Management Team, Student Managers and Shift Leaders. The primary aspect of this position will be to effectively prepare, set up and perform side duties for the continued success of catered events. General responsibilities are inclusive, but not limited to, the following; preparing and organizing necessary equipment for future events, setting tables and buffets, bringing catering equipment to events, making juice, polishing silverware, post-event cleanup, stocking, following food and physical safety guidelines, and doing nightly and weekly cleaning duties. The candidates must be able to work in a fast-paced environment, multitask, adapt to change, display professionalism at all times and present organizational skills. Must be available 10 hours per week.

  • This position is filled.

Catering Prep Cook

The Catering Prep Cook will report to the Catering Executive Chef, Culinary Team and Catering Management. The Catering Prep Cook will also assist with prep work for the Lunda Room. General responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, preparing all aspects of catering menu items, assisting with presentations, following food and physical safety guidelines, and effectively communicating within the department. The candidate must be able to multitask, adapt to change, work in a fast-paced, diverse environment, display professionalism at all times and have previous prep or cooking experience.

  • This position is filled.

Catering Utility

The Catering Utility position will report directly to Catering Management and Student Managers. The primary aspect of this position will be to effectively maintain kitchen and catering work areas and equipment for the continued success of catered events. General responsibilities are inclusive but not limited to the following: washing and maintaining food service dishes, stocking food and beverages, helping with event preparation, doing setup and post-event cleanup, and following food and physical safety guidelines. The candidates must be able to work in a fast-paced environment, adapt to change, display professionalism, and present organizational and time management skills. Late evening availability required. Must be available 10 hours per week.

  • This position is filled.

Concessions Staff

Concessions Staff report directly to Catering Management and Student Managers. Concessions Staff are seasonal and event-driven positions responsible for concession services at Valley Fields, the Al McGuire Center and other areas as needed. Hours are mostly nights and weekends. Responsibilities include: setup and cleanup of concession services, efficient customer service, operating registers, following cash handling procedures and food preparation as needed.

AMU Event Services Office Assistant

The AMU Event Services Office Assistant reports to the Assistant Director, Event Coordinator and Student Manager. The primary aspect of this position is to make preliminary event reservations for student organizations, University departments and off campus groups. Other responsibilities include assisting customers on the phone and in person with needs related to all aspects of AMU Event Services operations. AMU Event Services Office Assistants also assist with a variety of projects for full-time staff. Customer service skills, strong communication skills and comfort with various types of software are relevant to success in the position. 

  • This position is filled.

AMU Event Services Intern

 

The AMU Event Services Intern reports to the Assistant Director and the supervising Event Coordinator. The primary responsibilities of this position are to assist the event coordinators team; attend planning meetings; assist in event coordination and communication with student organizations, departments and off-campus groups; and update the university’s reservation system (USI) with reservation booking details and notes. The AMU Event Services Intern also assists with a variety of tasks as assigned by the Assistant Director and Event Coordinators. Relevant characteristics include strong communication skills, a detail-oriented personality, an interest in event planning and an ability to multitask. Course credit to be discussed per college requirements.

  • This position is filled.

Event Support Staff

The Event Support Staff is an event-driven staff that assists with various events throughout campus. The majority of shifts involve staffing the Marquette Basketball shuttle buses to and from all men's home basketball games while maintaining order and efficiency. ESS is also responsible for staffing the weekly movies offered at Varsity Theatre. Other tasks include working selected dates as coat-checkers or other type of assistants at events held in AMU facilities. Major responsibilities include: setting up the marquee, monitoring the security of the facility, acting as ushers, opening and securing buildings, maintaining the equipment at the Varsity Theatre and Weasler Auditorium, and reporting any difficulties to the Student Managers.

  • This position is filled.

Lunda Room featuring Innovation Kitchen

The Lunda Room/Innovation Kitchen server reports to the Lunda Room/IK Manager, Chef Supervisor and Student Manager. The responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Greeting customers, taking reservations, serving entrées and beverages, providing menu suggestions including daily specials, setup, cleanup of the restaurant and events in Innovation Kitchen, maintaining a clean and professional service environment, cash handling, and opening and closing a restaurant while maintaining a high level of customer service. Must be able to lift at least 20 pounds and stand for an extended period of time. Hours of operation are Monday-Friday 11:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. with special events occurring after hours, 3 p.m. - 9 p.m. varied days. Tips are part of the server wage during restaurant hours. If you love customer service and interactive foodie event experiences, this position is for you!

  • This position is filled.

Marketing Design Assistant

Design Assistants create eye-catching promotions and graphic designs for the AMU, Annex and Division of Student Affairs-sponsored events. An intermediate level knowledge of Adobe design products (Photoshop, Illustrator and/or InDesign) is required. Design Assistants are expected to act professional in their interactions with clients and maintain strong communication on project status. The ability to work on multiple projects and adhere to deadlines is essential in this position. Office hours are scheduled Monday to Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m. A minimum of 6 hours a week are required for this position.

Marquette Dining Services Worker

Work on campus at one of our many dining locations, including Marquette Place, The Commons, Cobeen Hall and Catering. All positions start at $11 with opportunities for advancement. Enjoy a flexible schedule with shifts that are typically 3 to 8 hours long and your schedule will be mostly set throughout the semester. Work where you live or what is most convenient for you. Duties may include serving, stocking, catering setup, cleaning, cashiering or dining room attendant. 

Marquette Place Administrative Office Assistant

Marquette Place Administrative Office Assistant will report directly to the management team in Marquette Place. General responsibilities will include, but are not limited to: recording financial invoices, recording, counting and/or entering weekly inventory, point of sale training and maintenance, typing and organizing the schedule, answering telephones, filing, general office upkeep and running campus errands. Other tasks include bookkeeping, process and document creation in Microsoft Office. Assistants must display professionalism at all times and have previous administrative experience.

  • This position is filled.

Marquette Place Staff Cashier/Food Service Worker

The primary responsibilities of the Cashier/Food Service Worker is to provide the highest quality of service to customers at all times. Responsibilities include all aspects of cash handling, reconciliation as well as service related to areas of serving, replenishing food as well as cleaning and sanitizing work stations and equipment and to follow all Sodexo, client, and regulatory rules and procedures. The supervisor may assign other duties as needed. Applicants with availability 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. Monday-Friday and/or after 3:30 p.m. Monday-Friday preferred.

Security Aides

Security Aides report to the Assistant Director and the Student Managers. Responsibilities include: supervision and monitoring of events and their participants' behavior in the Annex, AMU and Varsity Theatre, as well as dealing with inappropriate alcohol use or use of illegal substances at these events. Security Aides monitor entrances to rooms, prevent people from carrying in packaged liquor of any kind, close entrances when capacity is reached, confront problems (i.e. alcohol carry-ins, those using controlled substances, fights), help set up and take down events and notify a Building Supervisor if a problem is out of control or if MUPD is needed. 

Tory Hill Cafe Administrative Office Assistant

Tory Hill Administrative Office Assistant will report directly to the Tory Hill Retail Manager and Cafe Management. General responsibilities will include, but are not limited to: recording invoices, entering inventory, typing and organizing the scheduling, answering telephones, filing, some marketing duties/events and running campus errands. Other tasks include light bookkeeping and document creation on Microsoft Office. Must be proficient in Microsoft Office, display professionalism at all times and have previous administrative experience. May also assist with staging and setup of catering events as needed.

  • This position is filled.

Tory Hill Cafe Clerk/Catering

Tory Hill Cafe Clerk/Catering student employees will work in the Cafe and Catering events as needed. Shifts are early morning, midday, afternoon and evening/close. Tory Hill student staff will report to the Tory Hill management team which consists of the Cafe Manager, Chef Supervisor and Student Manager. Preferred job skills include: Quick and accurate cash handling, complete menu knowledge, great customer service skills, operation of coffee equipment including making all espresso drinks, working an expo position, knowledge of basic buffet setup, knowledge of basic catering service techniques, knowledge of basic bartending techniques, great sense of urgency, stocking abilities, general food prep, cleaning and dishwashing. Students will adhere to all Cafe policies and procedures and demonstrate excellent food sanitation and physical safety skills. Schedules will be based on student availability and may vary due to business needs. Each student is required to be available for one early morning and one late night shift.

Union Station/Financial Services Assistant

Manage the daily tracking and reconciliation of the overall MarquetteCash account. Prepare periodic and end of month reports and prepare payments for all MarquetteCash accounts, both internal and external. Account for all money being deposited into student, staff, and faculty MarquetteCash accounts from in-person, online transactions. Verify account transactions, ensure appropriate backup and make necessary adjustments. Prepare daily deposits for MarquetteCard Services.

  • This position is filled.

Union Station Counter Associate

Responsible for providing front line customer service which includes the production and distribution of MarquetteCards, U-Passes and name tags, and the sale of USPS, UPS, MCTS, and other services and products.  Also includes the accounting of large sums of money, light office work, and the use of specialized computer hardware and software.

University Information Specialists

Information Specialists staff the University Information Center known as the Info Desk in the Alumni Memorial Union. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: answering questions about Marquette University and Milwaukee both over the phone through the 1-800 Marquette line and in person, forwarding questions to the appropriate source, communicating with other departments within the AMU and assisting with the security of the student union by notifying the Building Supervisor of potential problems. University Information Specialists are expected to be friendly, resourceful and open to learning. They act as both a knowledge and communications base especially after business hours. The Info Desk in the AMU is also the location of Marquette's Lost and Found and where customers can receive vending machine refunds.

  • This position is filled.