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Summer Conference Assistant

The Summer Conference Assistant position is an important part of our summer staff. The Office of Residence Life hosts a variety of camps and conferences and will also house summer school students. The Summer Conference Assistant position is a combination of two positions: the Resident Assistant (assisting residents, building community, and enforcing policies) and the Conference Assistant (preparing the hall for a camp/conference, providing duty coverage, and assisting staff as needed). Most importantly, the Summer Conference Assistant provides positive customer service to all who stay in our residence halls during the summer. The Summer Conference Assistant will work with a team of approximately 10 student staff.

Please review the position description for Summer Conference Assistant.

General qualifications and eligibility:

• Be available to work from May 13, 2024 through August 18, 2024*. Fall 2024 residence hall staff will be released early for training. *The schedule is subject to change due to training needs and specific conference itineraries.
Be an enrolled student at a UW System school
• Be in good conduct standing at UWL
• Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5
• Exhibit a solid work ethic
• Be able to work well with other people
• Demonstrate ability to work independently of a supervisor
• Have general knowledge of Residence Life
• Possess good leadership, communication, organizational, and time management skills
• Preference will be given to applicants with some Residence Life position experience (Desk Assistant, Resident Assistant, Senior Staff, Custodial Assistant, Eagle Mail Center Assistant)

Compensation for work performed will be $12.50 per hour. 

A single room in a 4-person apartment in Reuter Hall is provided to summer student staff. Performance and attendance conditions must be met.

Throughout the summer, weekly hours will vary depending on the camps and conferences we are hosting. A Summer Conference Assistant can typically expect to average approximately 30 hours per week.

We will begin reviewing applications by February 12. You will be contacted if you are selected for an interview. If you have questions, please contact Michelle Edge, Coordinator for Operations and Conference Services, or the Office of Residence Life.

Summer Custodial Assistant

The Summer Custodial Assistant works with the Custodial Team over the summer to deep clean the residence halls in preparation for the academic year and maintain day-to-day cleanliness of the residence halls while camps and conferences are in session. Typical scheduled hours will be between 6 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Responsibilities require the ability to repeatedly lift a minimum of 50 lbs. and work with little-to-moderate supervision.

Please review the position description for Summer Custodial Assistant.

• Be available to work from May 13, 2024 through August 26, 2024.
          *Fall 2024 residence hall staff will be released early for training.
• Be able to repeatedly lift a minimum of 50 lbs.
• Be an enrolled student at a UW System school
• Be in good conduct standing at UWL
• Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5
• Exhibit a solid work ethic
• Be able to work well with other people
• Demonstrate ability to work independently of a supervisor
• Have general knowledge of Residence Life
• Possess good leadership, communication, organizational, and time management skills
• Preference will be given to applicants with some Residence Life position experience (Desk Assistant, Resident Assistant, Senior Staff, Custodial Assistant, Eagle Mail Assistant)

Base compensation for work performed is $13.50 per hour.

Summer Custodial Assistants may live on-campus or off-campus. Free on-campus shared room with air conditioning is offered to all summer staff; Performance and attendance conditions must be met.

Applications will be reviewed in an ongoing basis. You will be contacted if you are selected for an interview. If you have questions, please contact Jonathan Henry, Custodial Supervisor or the Office of Residence Life.