Sharky's Game Room

Student Employment

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About Us

The Sharky's Attendant position is just one of the rewarding Student Employment opportunities available in the Department of Campus Life.

Open positions are posted to our Handshake page and are advertised on our Facebook (UNCW Campus Life) and Instagram (@uncw_campuslife) pages.

Because Campus Life is an on-campus employer, we work around your class schedule to provide work and training opportunities, offer training and professional development, and recognize our student employees through our student employee appreciation week and banquet.

About the Job

Sharky's Box Office and Game Room Attendants support the daily operations of our gaming space, box office, and concession stand. The Sharky's staff provide top-notch customer service to our patrons by creating a welcoming space to relax, game, and meet new people through our gaming amenities, concession sales, and event support. You'll get to enjoy the fun and relaxing atmosphere of the game room while sharpening your customer service, sales, and campus knowledge skills.

What You'll Learn

The Sharky's Attendant position encompasses opportunities to grow many essential skills for your time at UNCW and beyond. Here are a few things our students learn on the job in Sharky's:
  • Written & Oral Communication: While working as a Sharky's Attendant, you'll be required to complete written logs, compose professional emails, and communicate in person with a wide variety of on and off-campus clients. 
  • Critical Thinking & Problem Solving: Students who work as Sharky's Attendants are often the frontline for questions about campus events, facilities, tickets, and more. You'll learn how to think on your feet to find answers to questions and solutions to problems in order to provide great customer service.
  • Professionalism & Work Ethic: Balancing on-campus work with your classes and extracurricular endeavors means learning how to manage your time wisely and work well both in the classroom and outside of it. 

Meet the Student Manager

Want to learn more about working as a Sharky's Attendant? Feel free to reach out to our student manager below with questions. Our student managers in Campus Life oversee hiring, training, and management of teams within Campus Life.

Sharky's Student Manager | Kaitlynn Isley

Kaitlynn is finishing up her third year at UNCW as a Communication Studies major with a minor in Leadership Studies. She is originally from Burlington NC. She plans to continue on with her education and pursue her masters in Higher Education. Kaitlynn can be reached at kni9143@uncw.edu