Newell Hall

Student Assistant

The Newell Hall Student Assistant serves as the main resource for students and guests who visit Newell Hall providing information and assistance to patrons each day. This position serves the UF community by providing a modern study space that fosters and encourages student learning.

Area Specific Job Responsibilities

  • Greet and assist visitors by providing directions on locations throughout Newell Hall, campus, and other various destinations
  • Assist with management of facility spaces and equipment, ensuring facility-related concerns are promptly reported and resolved

  • Distribute and manage check-out study materials for patrons to utilize in Newell Hall
  • Complete rounds of assigned spaces including restocking supplies and cleaning spaces (e.g. wiping tables, vacuuming, removing trash)
  • Provide assistance to patrons as needed regarding lost and found items
  • Provide shift reports of daily activities, supplies utilized, and other related information
  • Complete all training requirements upon being hired in a timely fashion
  • Ability to commit to working 10 or more hours per week including some early morning and late evening hours
  • Other duties as assigned


 Preferred Qualifications

  • Demonstrate previous experience with customer service
  • Proficient with verbal and written communication
  • Candidates will be able and available to work the entire academic year
  • Possess the ability to work shifts during the early mornings, events, and weekends
  • CPR and First Aid Certified, or willing to obtain


Newell Hall Staff Member Responsibilities

  • Be a current University of Florida full-time student in good standing with at least a 2.5+ 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 Newell Hall as well as the University of Florida, providing accurate information and campus resources