Position Description Summaries: Listed below are brief descriptions of student employment opportunities within University Centers. After reviewing these descriptions, please indicate the positions in which you are interested in the spaces provided on the University Centers Student Employment application form.
To fulfill our mission, the following are expectations of all persons employed within Student Activities and Center.
- A pleasant, positive attitude.
- A strong customer service orientation.
- Advanced customer service skills.
- Professionalism in appearance and demeanor.
- Ability to work and relate will with a wide variety of people.
- Ability to follow directions.
- Ability to work without close supervision; self motivation.
- Ability to apply policies and procedures consistently and appropriately.
- Dependability, promptness, ability to adhere to agreed upon work schedule.
- Knowledge of University Centers and the UW-La Crosse campus.
- Participation in all employee training.
Quick Index - by position
Works with concerts, speakers, conferences, bands, etc., to help with production needs.
- Operate sound and light boards and other equipment.
- Assist with event coordination.
- Assist with event setups.
Performs general cleaning and set-up duties in Cartwright Center and Whitney Center.
- This position involves bending and stretching, lifting light to heavy-weight objects, and spending most of the work shift standing.
The primary centers staff person on duty in Cartwright Center during the hours of 4 p.m. to closing, Monday - Friday; all hours of operation on Saturday and Sunday; and at other times as assigned. Responsible for the security and safety of the building and its occupants.
- Open and close the building
- Communicate and enforce policies in a consistent manner
- Supervise the usage of Cartwright Center
- Check to ensure that all setups are properly completed
- Oversee setup and take down of the required audio-visual equipment
- Provide on-site supervision of the Valhalla Setup Crew and the Information Counter Assistants
- Assist Event Coordinators in supervising major events
- Work with appropriate agencies during emergencies
- Appropriately work with cash handling procedures
- Exercise authority, accept responsibility, quickly make appropriate decisions
- Solve problematic situations as necessary
- Strive for excellent customer service
Provides customer service to individuals who phone or visit the Cartwright Center Information Counter.
- Distribute campus information materials
- Appropriately work with cash handling procedures
- Ability to problem-solve effectively
- Possess some technical knowledge of audio-visual and sound equipment
The Involvement Center promotes volunteerism and involvement, both on and off campus. The center can connect the campus community with volunteer organizations. The center also plans several major all campus events.
- Work with event planning
- Provide basic office operations
- Have knowledge of the benefits of involvement and the opportunities available
- Advise students regarding involvement opportunities
- Participate in various presentations on campus
The Crew completes a variety of setups in Valhalla, based on customer requests.
- Vacuuming & Cleaning of carpet and furniture
- Lifting, moving, and setting of various sized tables, chairs and miscellaneous equipment
Individuals in this position need a strong positive people skills; knowledge of office procedures and equipment; basic computer skills; strong organization skills; the ability to perform tasks with careful attention to detail and accuracy; the ability to work appropriately with cash handling procedures; strong spelling and grammar skills; and math/accounting skills. This office assistant will work with members of the campus community to provide customer service and meet the needs of the administrative and activities staff.
- Compile financial reports and account details, prepare cash boxes, reconcile ticket sales revenue, process deposits
- Assist with the coordination of student organization record keeping (websites, mailings, etc.)
- Explain and apply campus policies & procedures
- Register publicity (posters, banners, etc.)
- Provide event staffing in the Ticket Office
- Prepare contracts and riders for campus events
- Prepare and deliver gift orders
- Prepare computer projects as assigned
Individuals in this position need a strong positive people skills; knowledge of office procedures and equipment; basic computer skills; strong organization skills; the ability to perform tasks with careful attention to detail and accuracy; the ability to work appropriately with cash handling procedures; strong spelling and grammar skills; and math/accounting skills. The office assistant in this area will work with the campus community taking ID pictures, and signing individuals up for meal plans and Campus Cash.
- Prepare student, faculty and staff Ids
- Sell Campus Cash
- Acquire knowledge of the meal plan requirements, sign students up, and open accounts
- Work with departmental work orders
- Work with vending refunds
Individuals in this position need a strong positive people skills; knowledge of office procedures and equipment; basic computer skills; strong organization skills; the ability to perform tasks with careful attention to detail and accuracy; the ability to work appropriately with cash handling procedures; strong spelling and grammar skills; and math/accounting skills. Campus Scheduling plays a key role in university-sponsored events by reserving rooms on campus for meetings and special events.
- Provide customer service in person and on the telephone
- Explain and follow complex procedures and policies
- Prepare and distribute daily reports and room cards
- Reserve audio visual equipment
- Assist customers with making room reservations and determining their setup needs
- Work on a variety of special projects (i.e. campus calendar)
The Pride Center is devoted to serving UW-L students and members of the community that identify themselves as gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, intersex, queer or questioning, as well as their allies (GLBTIQQA). The Pride Center provides resources and educational programs on GLBTIQQA issues, homophobia, and heterosexism. Additionally, the Pride Center provides a SAFE place for the GLBTIQQA community.
- Present information on LGBTIQQA issues through programs, panels and Ally trainings
- Build and maintain a collection of files pertaining to LGBTIQQA issues
- Prepare programs including marketing, scheduling, protocol, and other logistics
Applications are accepted any time, but hiring preference is given to individuals who have application submitted early. Centers staff will screen all written applications, Successfully screened applicants will be invited to participate in the group process. Applicants will receive notice regarding the group process via the applicant e-mail account you noted on the application. Candidates who are invited but do not participate in the group process lose their preferred status. All applications are kept on file until the next hiring fair, which occurs in March/April of each year.