Resident Assistant and Senior Staff

Thank you for expressing interest in becoming a Resident Assistant for Spring 2023 and the 2023-24 academic year. We encourage you to complete this informational form!

The link to the general application will be available soon.

Once you have submitted the general application, an email will be sent to you with follow up steps. To see what the follow up steps include for the position you are applying for, see the tabs below.  

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For 2023-24 academic year applicants:

December 2022 - application available

January 4, 2023 - priority deadline completed applications

January 8, 2023 - additional materials due

January - February 2023 – interview based upon position of interest 

February 2023 – applicants notified of job offer

For Spring 2023 applicants:

December 2022 - application available

January 2023 - priority deadline completed applications, interview process with selected candidates, and notification of job offer for spring 2023

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The position descriptions are listed below. They may be subject to change although changes will be minor. You can use this information to decide which positions you are applying for:

Resident Assistant (RA) Position Description

Senior Staff Position Description

Also, it is important to read the Student Staff Employment Expectations so that you are aware of what is expected if you are a Residence Life employee.

Living Learning Communities

Living Learning Communities (LLCs) at UWL are intentional living environments offered by the Office of Residence Life in partnership with academic departments and other campus offices. LLCs provide students with the opportunity to thrive both in and out of the classroom. We work to create environments that allow students to make social connections by engaging with peers around shared educational experiences and to improve students’ academic success through intentional programming, co-curricular learning experiences and faculty engagement.

As part of the application (both new and returning), you will be asked if you are interested in serving in an LLC as a Student Staff member. For more information on the community descriptions, please check out the Living Learning Communities website.

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After you have submitted the general application, you will be sent an email with instructions on how to submit your responses to three essay prompts. All necessary information will be included in the email. 

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You are a returner 1 if you have completed two semesters or less working as an RA at the completion of the 2022-23 academic year. 

After you have submitted the general application, you will be sent an email with instructions on how to submit your responses to three essay prompts. All necessary information will be included in the email. 

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You are a returner 2+ if you have completed three semesters or more working as an RA at the completion of the 2022-23 academic year.

After you have submitted the general application, you will be sent an email with instructions on how to submit your response to one essay prompt in addition to submitting a facilitation guide that you create. All necessary information will be included in the email. 

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After you have submitted the general application, you will be sent an email with instructions on how to submit your responses to two essay prompts in addition to submitting an event plan. All necessary information will be included in the email. 

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After you have submitted the general application, you will be sent an email with instructions on how to submit your responses to two prompts. All necessary information will be included in the email. 

 

Custodial Assistant

Welcome to the employment application site for our Custodial Assistant position. Our team provides cleaning support for full-time Custodians in the residence halls.

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The Custodial Assistant application is available online.

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Custodial Assistants are paid an hourly rate of $8.50.

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Custodial Assistants will need to pass a Criminal Background Check (CBC) that is conducted through our Human Resources Department at UWL. You can find more information about student employment on the Human Resources website.

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Applications will be reviewed as they are submitted. You will be contacted if you are selected for an interview. If you have questions, please contact the Office of Residence Life.

Desk Assistant

Welcome to the employment information site for the Desk Assistant (DA) position. Our team of Desk Assistants staff the front desks for each building, and provide customer service and support for our students. Being a DA is a great way to meet new people, learn new skills, and become involved within your residence hall community!

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For the 2022-2023 academic year, Desk Assistants are paid $8 per hour.

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To be eligible for a Desk Assistant position, you must be living in the residence hall for the academic year in which you apply. DAs will also need to pass a Criminal Background Check (CBC) that is conducted through our Human Resources Department at UWL. You can find more information about student employment on the Human Resources website.

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2022-2023 Academic Year:

  • Applications for the Desk Assistant position are open from June 13, 2022 to August 12, 2022.
  • Application can be found here.
  • Interviews will take place, virtually, the week of August 15, 2022.
  • If chosen to take part in an interview, applicants will be contacted by their Residence Director and hall staff via their UWL email during the week of August 15, 2022.  
  • Anticipated start date for the DA position is between September 6-16, 2022 dependent on successful CBC, HR paperwork completion, and DA training.

We are currently not accepting applications for the 2023-2024 academic year. More information for the upcoming school year will be added here at the completion of the 2022-2023 academic year.

Facility Assistant

The Facility Assistants (FA) have primary responsibilities of moving furnishings, equipment, supplies, and some cleaning. FAs will shift between duties as deemed necessary by their supervisor.

*Must be able to repeatedly lift a minimum of 75 lbs. and work with little to moderate supervision. 

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Complete the following Facility Assistant employment application and submit to Jonathan Henry in the Office of Residence Life.

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Facility Assistants are paid $9.50/hour. Students who have worked for Residence Life in the past will receive an extra $0.25/hour per year of service.

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Moving furnishings, equipment, and supplies include:

  • Moving of furnishings/equipment/supplies between halls, within the hall, to/from Facilities Management and unloading trucks

Deep cleaning duties include:

  • Cleaning public areas and outside various halls
  • Cleaning/minor repair of Housekeeper equipment
  • Any other assignments given to the FAs by the supervisor and/or Office of Residence Life

*Note:  There is a lot of moving and lifting of furniture and equipment.   

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Facility Assistants will need to pass a Criminal Background Check that is conducted through our Human Resources Department at UWL. You can find more information about student employment on the Human Resources website.

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Applications will be reviewed as they are submitted. You will be contacted if you are selected for an interview. If you have questions, please contact Jonathan Henry in the Office of Residence Life.