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Games Area Assistant

Now Hiring
pool tables in the games area


The Mountainlair Student Union Games Area Assistant is responsible for the daily operations of the Games Area located in the Mountainlair Student Union.

Position Information

  • Job Title: Games Area Assistant
  • Department: Mountainlair Student Union
  • Division: Student Life
  • Reports to: Interim Asst. Director
  • Pay Rate: $10/hr.

How to Apply

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide exceptional customer service. 
  • All aspects of daily opening and closing of the Games Area. 
  • Ensure user safety by closely monitoring patrons, and ensure the equipment is used in the correct manner. Ability to communicate with patron of misuse when needed. 
  • Operate Micros cash register. 
  • Ability to count money and give correct change. 
  • Light housekeeping of Games Area, including dry mopping of bowling area and operating the lane oiler machine. 
  • Complete reports and documentation in accordance with university and department policies. 
  • Keep counter area secured at all times.

Scheduled Hours

Those selected for this position will be assigned shifts during the following times:

  • Sunday:  3pm to 9pm 
  • Monday-Thursday:  3pm to 10pm 
  • Friday: 3pm to 2am 
  • Saturday:  6pm to 2am


  • Currently enrolled WVU student in good academic standing. (required) 
  • Exceptional customer service skills (required) 
  • Ability and willingness to work weekends and evenings (required) 
  • Cash handling (required). 
  • Must be able to pass WVU’s Handling Training prior to being able to start working. 
  • Must be able to lift 50+ lbs. 
  • Operate cash register (required)

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About Us

Our Mission

The Mountainlair is an organization and a program of services that seeks to balance the educational, recreational, cultural, and social needs of the West Virginia University community. As the student union, the commitment is focused on the whole area of student life outside the classroom, exploring all the possibilities of making study and leisure cooperative factors in education.


The Mountainlair offers students great jobs and are flexible in accommodating student schedules. Working at the Mountainlair will not only provide you with real-world experience to help build a great resume, but also the opportunity to work with a professional staff who are dedicated to helping you succeed.