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Our career staff experience the benefits of working on a beautiful campus while impacting thousands of students every day.

What We’re Looking For

Because University Housing is such a large and diverse operation, our employment opportunities have varied criteria. We have a variety of positions to fit a wide spectrum of knowledge and experience.

We are always looking for talented professionals to join us who are passionate about what they do and eager to make a difference in the lives of students. To learn more about the different areas of University Housing, visit our departments page.

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Current Openings

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Custodian - University Housing

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Custodian – University Housing

University Housing is looking for energetic individuals with excellent customer service skills to join our custodial teams!

Custodians keep University Housing spaces safe and clean for residents, staff, and guests. We are a fast-paced organization with high quality standards, and work with residents, students, staff, and guests on the UW-Madison campus.

Application Deadline: January 17, 2022 – 11:55pm

Residence Life Coordinator

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Residence Life Coordinator

Residence Life Coordinators develop and manage a University of Wisconsin – Madison residence hall community complex (ranging in size from 250-1300 primarily first-year residents).

In addition to creating an inclusive and safe residential community, Residence Life Coordinators supervise a variety of student staff and share in the administrative tasks and operational functions associated with the residence hall community.

Application Deadline: March  21, 2022 – 11:55pm

Dishwasher

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Dishwasher

Apply today! University Housing is offering a $2,000 – $4,000 hiring bonus!

University Housing is looking for individuals with restaurant or food service experience to join our Dining and Culinary Services dishwashing team. Dishwashers keep the UW-Madison residential dining facilities prepared and stocked with clean serving supplies.

Application Deadline: January 23, 2022 – 11:55pm

Food Service Assistant - Advanced

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Food Service Assistant – Advanced

Apply today! University Housing is offering a $2,000 – $4,000 hiring bonus!

University Housing is looking for individuals with culinary knowledge and experience to join our Dining and Culinary Services team. The Food Service Assistant – Advanced position helps prepare and serve high quality food in residential dining facilities on the UW-Madison campus.

Application Deadline: January 23, 2022 – 11:55pm

Cook

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Cook

Apply today! University Housing is offering a $2,000 – $4,000 hiring bonus!

University Housing is looking for individuals with culinary skills and experience to join our Dining and Culinary Services team. Cooks in University Housing prepare high quality food in residential dining facilities on the UW-Madison campus.

Application Deadline: January 23, 2022 – 11:55pm

Employment Relations Specialist

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Employment Relations Specialist

Join University Housing’s team of Human Resources and Payroll professionals! This position provides a full array of human resources services and consultation to a high volume and diverse group of departments within our division. Service areas range from leave of absences/FMLA, processing work restrictions, employee relations and disciplinary matters, and worker’s compensation.

We are a dynamic, 24/7 division that employs a diverse employee population, including approximately 350 permanent University and temporary employees, 120 Academic Staff employees, and 1,700 student employees.

Application Deadline: January 20, 2022 – 11:55pm

HR Manager - Payroll & Benefits

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HR Manager – Payroll & Benefits

Join University Housing’s team of Human Resources and Payroll professionals! This position will supervise our Payroll & Benefits Specialists and will provide strategic and daily leadership to the payroll & benefits functions within our Division, including the administration of our Kronos time and attendance system. This position will also serve as a Housing representative at campus payroll/benefits meetings, including advocating for our unique divisional needs.

We are a dynamic, 24/7 division that employs a diverse employee population, including approximately 350 permanent University and temporary employees, 120 Academic Staff employees, and 1,700 student employees.

Additionally, this position will work closely with the Housing Human Resources leadership team, and together through leadership, consultation, and staff development, this position will serve as a resource for current best practices and policies of HR/Payroll.

Application Deadline: January 20, 2022 – 11:55pm

HR Manager - Employment

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HR Manager – Employment

Join University Housing’s team of Human Resources and Payroll professionals! In partnership with a co-HR Manager, this position will supervise our Employment Team, which consists of HR Business Partners and HR Coordinators.

This position will be responsible for providing strategic and daily leadership to the employee life-cycle functions within our Division, including recruitment, selection, wage administration, policy interpretation, and offboarding activities. This position will also serve as a Housing representative at campus employment meetings, including advocating for our unique divisional needs.

We are a dynamic, 24/7 division that employs a diverse employee population, including approximately 350 permanent University and temporary employees, 120 Academic Staff employees, and 1,700 student employees. Additionally, this position will work closely with the Housing Human Resources leadership team, and together through leadership, consultation, and staff development, this position will serve as a resource for current best practices and policies of HR/Payroll.

Application Deadline: February 1, 2022 – 11:55pm

Application Assistance

Please contact us at hr@housing.wisc.edu or 608-262-2766 if you would like assistance with an application.

Don’t have a resume? You can submit a resume or a University Housing Work History Document in the online system!

Blue Collar Multi-Shift Openings

Blue Collar Multi-Shift (BCMS) is the transfer process used for specific blue collar positions that are utilized on multiple shifts within the division. Positions posted through the BCMS process are open to any University Housing employee who currently holds a position in the same title, with some exceptions.

To apply for a BCMS transfer, please select the position and submit an online Transfer Card, or submit a paper Request for Transfer Form to University Housing Human Resources by the deadline.

University Housing is an essential services provider and all University Housing employees are part of this commitment to our residents and guests. University Housing is unique from many other state agencies and university departments because we cannot close as our services must be maintained at all times.

University Housing values diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.