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Student Job Positions

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The following is a list of positions that University Housing typically hires students to fulfill. All descriptions are subject to change without notice. For more information please call 262-472-4200.

A * denotes positions available during the summer term. A † denotes positions available during the fall term. A denotes positions available during both the fall and spring terms.

Facility Positions:

  • Custodial Crew *‡: Assist in custodial duties including; mopping, vacuuming, dusting, cleaning walls, windows, floors, and carpets. Maintain general cleanliness of assigned areas. Assist in the setup and take down of rooms. Assist with laundry as needed. Must be able to lift up to 50lbs. Basic knowledge of housekeeping is helpful. Some weekend work may be required.
  • Utility Crew *: Move furniture, materials, equipment and setup for various events. Make deliveries of various products to the residence halls. Inspect and repair bike lockers. Job includes ongoing lifting of a variety of items (furniture, supplies, telephone books, etc.) Adjust loft able beds, setup bed frames and place loft kits in student rooms. Must be able to lift over 50lbs on a continual basis through the workday. Must have valid driver's license and good driving record.
  • Grounds Crew *: Help to maintain campus grounds. Some use of chemicals will be necessary. Must be able to operate various grounds equipment. Must have a valid driver's license and good driving record. Work involves outside work and the weather that comes with it. Knowledge of proper techniques, maintenance, and irrigation of vegetation is helpful.
  • Maintenance Crew *: Room inspections; inspect/repair dressers, desks, mirrors & brackets, bed legs, doors, hinges and strike plates, closet curtains and clean heaters. Use of hand and power tools, painting tools, painting products, wood finishing products, and cleaning supplies. Previous experience helpful.
  • Window Crew *: Wash windows inside and out, clean window tracks, screen repair. Remove and replace windows. Work with a team of others on a daily basis. Must be able to lift up to 50lbs from shoulder height to the floor. Work involves standing, twisting, bending, stopping, kneeling and climbing stairs. Use of squeegees, screwdrivers, utility knives, pry bars and screen repair tools. Some weekend work may be required.

Technology Positions:

  • Electronic Media ‡: Student position that performs departmental communication. Tasks include creating new videos for various outlets, creating short videos of major undertakings, telling stories through photography, and other creative tasks. Experience with cameras, camcorders, and audio equipment is required. Strong writing skills and creative thinking are a plus!
  • Journalist ‡: Student position that performs departmental news for the campus. Tasks include creating news blurbs for various outlets, including creating short videos of major housing news, informative news pieces for the residents, and other creative tasks. Some experience with cameras, camcorders or other technology is preferred but not required. Strong writing skills and a strong on-camera presence are a must.
  • Technical Analyst ‡: Student Assistant provides an first level of computer assistance for software and hardware, trouble-shoots computer problems, assists with some scheduling and training of student staff and presents routine training sessions to students. Support is also provided for residence hall computer labs and security systems.
  • Web Developer *‡: Student Assistant must be able to do basic web development. Entry level student must be familiar with CSS and HTML. Higher level students should have familiarity with PHP and MySQL. Four levels exist for this position with responsibilities ranging from basic web development and site updates all the way to advanced web application development and some database administration.
  • Clerical Assistant *‡: Routine office/clerical including answering phone, typing correspondence, processing documents, filing, copying, opening/distributing mail, run errands, word processing, acts as receptionist, giving information, making appointments or distributing forms. Typing/word processing skills may be required. Works under supervision. Data entry knowledge in specific areas may be required. Familiarity with software programs may be helpful/required.
  • Graphic Designer ‡: Student Assistant will work with Technology staff and provide graphic and layout assistance as needed. Develop graphics for website, digital signage and wall postings. Work with craft printers to create promotional items. Familiarity with Adobe CS preferred. Photography skills are a real plus.
  • Painter and Utility ‡: Paint accent walls and wiremold around TV installations. Assist in installation of wall-mount televisions and digital signage. Other duties as assigned. Past experience with painting is a plus! Must have valid driver's license and good driving record.

Other Positions:

  • Front Desk ‡: Assisting residents; Being a positive role model; Checking out hall equipment to residents; Checking out loaner keys to residents; Communicating reminders and dates of lock change information to residents; Distributing campus mail, newspapers, packages and postings; Posting information in lobby area as directed; Maintaining a neat and clean desk and lobby area; Monitoring the hall lobby and entrance; Answering the phone; Providing information and directions; Providing clerical assistance to University Housing Staff (examples include stapling, paperwork, etc.); Assisting in emergency situations as directed; Assisting in the opening and closing of the residence hall; Performing other general duties as assigned by the ACD or CD
  • Camp and Project Specialist *: The Camp & Project Specialist position requires regularly scheduled responsibilities throughout summer months during the work day and evenings which require that Camp & Project Specialists are available and accessible to camp and conference participants on weekdays and weekends. This list is not meant to be a comprehensive list of job responsibilities. There will be situations and circumstances that arise which will require staff to perform other duties as assigned. The Camp & Project Specialist is a live-in, seasonal student staff member for University Housing. The Camp & Project Specialist is responsible for assisting in the implementation of the University Housing summer program by maintaining safe and secure hall environments, working the central Goodhue desk, preparing the residence halls, and assisting with summer projects. They also assist with summer camps/conferences and summer school hall by welcoming and assisting guests, helping with check-ins and check-outs, and other hall operations responsibilities.

To Apply, click Start New Application button below. Log in to student portal, select Student Job Positions from the left side navigation.

Submission of an application will put you on-file with University Housing. When University Housing is hiring, staff members will contact students with the best applications and interview them. With that in mind please be as complete as possible when filling out your application. Keep your application up to date by coming back to this site as jobs may open at any time.

Only students that are being considered for a position will get phone calls from University Housing staff. Your application will be kept on file as valid through the validity date that you submit on your application.

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