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Summer Hall & Camp Positions - RA, CPS, Goodhue

summer assistants 2015

There is ONE application that is used for students to apply for the 3 separate positions available for summer 2024. The application is located on the student poral, under Job Applications.

  • Camp & Project Specialists (CPS)
  • Summer Hall Resident Assistant (Summer RA)
  • Goodhue Front Desk Attendant (GFDA)

Position title:   Summer Hall & Camp Positions – RA, CPS, Goodhue

Application Timeline:  All positions will remain open until all positions are filled.  Initial application deadline is Monday, February 19, 2024 as interviews will begin around February 21, 2024.

Reference Form:  One completed reference form is required to be submitted prior to an interview being offered to you for any of the summer positions. Applicants will be asked on the application to provide the name and email address for their reference and University Housing will send their form directly to the reference.

NOTE:  Key Coordinator positions which assist with the annual Drop N Go process in late August can apply on Student Portal under a separate application. – see bottom of this page for more information on Key Coordinator position.

All three positions:

  • Dates of employment: May 13-August 10, 2024
    • Non-fall RAs may be eligible to work an additional week at the end of summer.
  • Pay Rate: $12 per hour
    • Approximate Average # of weekly hours:
      • CPS – 30-40
      • Summer RA – 20
      • GFDA – 20-30
    • Housing
      • CPS and Summer RA positions are required to live on campus and therefore will receive a single air-conditioned assignment for the summer at no additional cost. CPS staff will reside in Ma’iingan and Summer RAs will reside in Pulliam.
      • GFDAs are not required to live on campus over the summer and therefore University Housing is not able to provide on campus housing at no cost. However, GFDAs would be eligible to submit a summer housing contract and live in Pulliam for the summer rates.
    • Qualifications and Requirements:
      • Must be enrolled as a UW-Whitewater student for the 2024-25 academic year.
      • Minimum Cumulative GPA of 2.25 before employment begins.
      • Expected to follow residence hall and University policies, as well as state and federal laws. This expectation applies throughout the period of employment, whether on or off duty, on or off campus.
    • Other Employment:
      • Due to the nature of the CPS position, it is not recommended that a CPS hold another outside job
        • You may have other employment outside of UW-W, if approved by University Housing. Hours scheduled for the CPS position have priority over outside jobs.
        • You may not work for another UWW department concurrently, as this may put you in overtime pay status which is not permitted.

General Position Responsibilities:

  • CPS - 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 assigned 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.
    • Attend and participate fully in trainings, weekly staff meetings, one to ones, and other assigned meetings.
    • Serve in overnight duty rotation, including campus-wide duty rounds, for summer hall, camps, and conferences.
    • Provide excellent customer service in completing administrative procedures for summer hall, camps, and conferences (check-in, check-out, transitions between camps, incident reports, key checks, linen procedures, etc.) as required.
    • Investigate and report room and common area damage.
    • Complete various summer projects and administrative duties as assigned by University Housing.
  • Summer RA - provide support to students in Pulliam Summer Hall similar to academic year RAs.
    • Attend and participate fully in trainings, weekly staff meetings, one to ones, and other assigned meetings.
    • Serve in overnight duty rotation, including campus-wide duty rounds within Pulliam Hall.
    • Staff the Pulliam Front Desk during designated hours on a rotation basis with other Summer RA staff.
    • Investigate and report room and common area damage.
    • Assist with check-in and check-out of summer hall residents.
  • GFDA – The Goodhue Front Desk Attendants provide support to University Housing main desk in Goodhue for packages and guest housing.
    • Provide excellent customer service to guests for Guest Housing.
    • Receiving and distribution of student packages and processing of other mailed materials.
    • Assist with the preparation of camp participant and staff check in packets.
    • Serve as a resource for camp participants and contact CPS staff as needed/requested.


Any questions that you may have in regard to the summer positions or application process can be directed to your Complex Director or to Housing@uww.edu


Title:    Key Coordinators 

Description: Key Coordinators will assist in the Drop N Go preparations and process for students checking in to the residence halls.

Dates: August 20 - August 30


Pay Rate: paid hourly, $12.00 an hour, and will be able to move into their fall housing assignment early at no charge.


How to apply (for both CPS and Key Coordinators positions):


Timeline: Applications available on-line at the Student Portal on the University Housing Website on January 22, 2024.  It is recommended that applicants apply by April 1, 2024. Interviews and notification of candidates will be on a rolling basis until all positions are filled.


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