Casual Retail Assistant

Job No: USU3619
Location: Camperdown, Sydney, NSW

• Work at University of Sydney main campus! 
• Work with a fun and vibrant team in the USU community
• Work around your studies - Up to 20 hours a week Monday through Friday during grad periods


You have a knack for making people smile and helping them find the perfect gift or item of apparel. You are a positive person with an enthusiastic attitude who can deliver exceptional customer service.

You are looking for a casual job to fit around your studies. You want to join a vibrant, dynamic team and culture! You are excited to work with our grads team to provide a unique experience for graduands on their graduation day. Work with our grads team to provide a unique experience for graduands on their graduation day.  This is the perfect opportunity for you! We want you to bring your positivity, friendly and fun-loving personality to the team!


We are all about students on Campus. Usyd Store sells Sydney University branded merchandise to graduates during graduation season.

We care about your development so we offer paid training days. We are all about you, we also offer exciting opportunities to move into other areas of interest!


  • Perform fitting services for graduation clothing and apparel items
  • Use your stunning smile and winning personality to provide an outstanding customer service experience
  • Promptly and accurately complete customer purchases
  • Assist with visual merchandising
  • Perform fitting services for graduation clothing and apparel items


You must be available during the graduate season: 1st October - 13th December 2019 to be considered

Job shifts are in intermittent blocks with big breaks, perfect to suit a university timetable

  • During University semester grad periods: up to 20 hours per week between 7:30am and 6:30pm Monday to Friday
  • Outside semester times: hours may be reduced based on business needs


  • Exceptional customer service skills and a flexible, “can do” attitude towards work
  • Impeccable personal presentation
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Desirable Criteria

  • At least 6 months' retail experience with understanding of EFTPOS processing and cash handling procedures
  • Experience opening and closing outlet/s
  • The ability to move between multiple outlets as required

The Pay

$26.19 per hour + 9.5% Superannuation + Laundry Allowance + Attractive Penalty Rates



You must have the right to live and work in Australia to apply for this job.

  1. Review the position description here before applying.
  2. Complete our online application form below with your resume and cover letter (with contact details of at least two references you reported directly to) that address our essential and desirable criteria above.

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Founded in 1874, the USU (University of Sydney Union) is proudly Australia’s oldest and largest not-for-profit student organisation, dedicated to providing students with the best possible university experience. 

Led by a student board elected by our members, the USU provides fun things on campus, such as festivals, events and parties. We also run an amazing array of programs, including INCUBATE, our award-winning launch pad for startups, an active volunteering program and an International Language Exchange, to name a few. In addition, we support over 200 Clubs and Societies as well as operate bars, food and retail outlets across campus, providing great coffee, fresh affordable food, graduation gown hire and official USYD merchandise

We are committed to promoting a workplace of equal opportunities. We promote healthy living and aims to protect the health and safety of staff, members and visitors to the University by providing a Smoke-Free Workplace. We do not accept unsolicited agency applications


Due to the volume of applications received, shortlisted applicants will be contacted within approximately 4 weeks of the role’s closing date (or 4 weeks from the date of application if there is no specified closing date).



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