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Do you want to earn extra cash today while gaining valuable work skills for the future?  Are you a dependable individual who enjoys working with people?  Have you been looking for a job on-campus that is both fun and stimulating where you can meet new people?  If you answered yes to all these questions, then look no further!  At SAIL we are always accepting applications for different positions from program supervisors to set up staff.  Working at the Highsmith University Union is fun and rewarding.  Students can learn important leadership and transferable skills while spending time where the UNC Asheville community gathers and the action happens!  To become part of our great team download the application and bring it in to the SAIL office (HU 215), or email it to

Work for SAIL

SAIL Student Position Job Descriptions

Building Manager

Responsible for event setups, assisting building patrons, building security, and maintaining the day-to-day operations at HIG. Building managers also act as supervisors for other areas of the building. Some tasks include lifting and set-up of event and technical equipment, handling money from the information desk and game room, opening and closing HIG, and answering questions and accommodating HIG guests or event speakers. Upperclassmen preferred. Shifts are usually about 3 hours or more.

Information Desk Assistant

Responsible for handling calls and requests for information about HIG and UNCA; directing and assisting building patrons; maintaining lost-and found, and ticket sales. Assistant must be able to give directions and information in a professional and courteous manner, have a general knowledge about UNCA, and also be able to locate specific information for inquiries. Shifts are usually 2 or 3 hours.

Game Room Assistant

Responsible for supervising the game room, handling money and game room equipment, and promoting a fun recreational environment for game room customers. May run tournaments as requested. Assistant must be assertive and maintain control of a safe and respectful environment among patrons. Shifts are usually 2 or 3 hours.

Operations Assistant

THE set up crew! Responsible for setting up and breaking down day-to-day events in HIG including chairs, tables, stage or dance floor.  OA is also responsible for cleanliness and security of event rooms and building. Duties can include wiping down tables, trash removal if needed or vacuuming, sweeping, mopping. Some work outside of HIG is possible.  Shifts vary.

Event Tech

Includes helping with transport and set-up of portable PA systems, microphones, DI boxes, speakers, stage monitors, possible video equipment as needed by event, in HIG and around campus.  Run event from set up until load out. Load-in/out, stage set-up and break down, lighting, sound, etc. Troubleshoot and assist with any needed upkeep on all sound system equipment owned by SAIL. Assist with systematic storage of equipment and supplies. Shifts vary

Recycling Coordinator

To monitor all recycling in Highsmith Union.  Empty and sort bins as needed; assist the building users with understanding recycling and sustainability, help coordinate pick up of building recycling with Facilities Management, coordinate to prepare the recycling; coordinate with Facilities Management for semesterly Waste Audits; develop signage, if necessary; work with our Lost & Found to get rid of older items to local charities.

Computer Lounge Assistant

Maintaining safe and secure environment for users; Check for student OneCards; Enforce all rules concerning the use of computer lounge and building; Assist students with troubleshooting both software and hardware in computer lounge; Printer assistance and upkeep; Keep lounge and equipment clean; General PC maintenance as needed; Filling out logs and reports, as needed; Check out and check-in of iPads; Performs other related duties as assigned

Program Superviors

Students in this postion are responsible for preforming a variety of complex duties revolving around the multiple areas of SAIL programming. Assigned postions could include, but are not limited to, catergories such as Evening & Weekend programming, Student Organizations, International student support, Marketing & Promotions, and much more.  Shifts vary throughout the week between 10 and 15 hour positons. 

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