Arts & Crafts Center

Arts & Crafts Center Assistant

The Arts and Crafts Center offers an array of art projects and regularly hosts events and demonstration activities where studio assistants have the opportunity to guide others.  Located within the Reitz Union, this position serves the UF community by providing spaces, programs, and services that enrich the campus life experience.

Area Specific Job Responsibilities

  • Assists patrons with arts and crafts projects as well as assists with arts and crafts activities during special events, GatorNights and demonstrations
  • Serve as cashier on point of sale register and reconcile daily reports
  • Maintain, organize, and inventory all equipment and work spaces within the Arts and Crafts Center
  • Monitor patrons using equipment to ensure they are using equipment safely
  • Complete all training requirements upon being hired in a timely fashion
  • Ability to commit to working 10 or more hours per week
  • Must be physically able to lift 45 pounds
  • Other duties as assigned


Preferred Qualifications

  • Demonstrate creative abilities in various forms such as crafting or art
  • Demonstrate previous experience with customer service
  • Proficient with verbal and written communication
  • Exhibit prior cash handling skills and reconciliation
  • Demonstrate arts and crafts skills
  • CPR and First Aid Certified, or willing to obtain


Reitz Union Staff Member Responsibilities

  • 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.
  • Provide exceptional customer service while maintaining a high level of professionalism
  • 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, and evaluations
  • Possess the ability to work weekends, evenings, holidays and academic breaks, as needed
  • Act as an ambassador for all areas within the Reitz Union, Office of Event Services, as well as the University of Florida, providing accurate information and campus resources