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Retail Assistant

  • UQ St Lucia campus – Work with a fantastic team and enjoyable work environment
  • Part Time position (Monday to Friday)
  • Access UQ Sport venues for free (T&Cs apply)


At UQ Sport, we are firm believers that work should not be dull and boring. Our team is passionate about creating an awesome culture that promotes work-life balance, health and wellbeing, and most importantly, fun!

We are proud to work at UQ Sport, and it shows in the exceptional work we do. Our not-for-profit organisation delivers almost 400 diverse programs to University of Queensland students, staff and alumni, as well as the general public, across UQ’s St Lucia and Gatton campuses.

We are regarded as one of Australia’s leading employers – Human Resources Director (HRD) Magazine awarded us a Bronze Medal in its 2016 ‘Employer of Choice’ Survey – and with good reason!

We offer flexible working conditions, extensive learning opportunities and a wide range of staff benefits (ones that will make your friends jealous) to our squad of more than 200 staff. 


This is a fantastic opportunity for an enthusiastic and reliable Retail Assistant to run the UQ Shop based at the UQ St Lucia campus. This role is offered on a part time basis, Monday- Friday. 

As a Retail Assistant, you will manage the Shop and serve and assist customers in a professional and efficient manner. You will restock products and make sure the Shop is neat and well presented at all times. 


Our ideal candidate will have minimum 1 years’ experience working in a similar role in a customer service environment. You will require previous cash handling experience. 

You will have exceptional customer service skills, excellent attention to detail and outstanding communication skills.

Your collaborative working style and positive attitude will see you fitting well into the role and the team.

You will require unrestricted work rights for this position.


  • A supportive office environment that produces amazing work
  • Supportive and autonomous culture
  • Access to professional development
  • FREE access to UQ Sport venues and programs
  • Access to fully subsidised income protection
  • Annual Leave Loading (17.5%)
  • Superannuation (10%)


Applications close Sunday, 18 October 2020. As a part of your application, please submit a CV and a covering letter to hrapplications@uqsport.com.au outlining how you meet the essential requirements as listed in the Position Description. Applications without a cover letter will not be considered. Candidates may be contacted for interviews prior to the closing date.

Position Description