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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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Culinary Production Assistant

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Culinary Production Assistant

University Housing is now hiring! We are looking for individuals with culinary knowledge and experience to join our Dining and Culinary Services team.

Culinary Production Assistants help prepare high quality food in residential dining facilities on the UW-Madison campus. Apply today!

Application Deadline: July 28, 2021 – 11:55pm

Culinary Production Worker

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Culinary Production Worker

University Housing is now hiring! We are looking for individuals with culinary skills and experience to join our Dining and Culinary Services team.

Culinary Production Workers prepare high quality food in residential dining facilities on the UW-Madison campus. Apply today!

Application Deadline: July 28, 2021 – 11:55pm

Custodian - Afternoon Shift

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Custodian – Afternoon Shift

University Housing is now hiring! We are 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: July 23, 2021 – 11:55pm

DCS Banquet Chef

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DCS Banquet Chef

University Housing is hiring! This position will assist in leading the department to the goal of creating an exceptional customer service experience with extraordinary food in all service areas, while supporting Housing’s mission.

To achieve these goals, this position will effectively supervise and oversee daily floor operations in addition to providing supervision and development of frontline staff and student workers.

Application Deadline: July 28, 2021 – 11:55pm

DCS Unit Chef

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DCS Unit Chef

Apply today! This position will assist in leading the department to the goal of creating an exceptional customer service experience with extraordinary food in all service areas, while supporting Housing’s mission.

To achieve these goals, this position will effectively supervise and oversee daily floor operations in addition to providing supervision and development of frontline staff and student workers.

Application Deadline: July 28, 2021 – 11:55pm

Dishwasher

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Dishwasher

University Housing is now hiring! We are 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. Apply today!

Application Deadline: July 28, 2021 – 11:55pm

Food Retail Catering Leader 3

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Food Retail Catering Leader 3

University Housing is now hiring! We are looking for leaders with culinary skills and experience to supervise events and help prepare food in UW-Madison residential dining facilities. Apply today!

Application Deadline: July 28, 2021 – 11:55pm

DCS Pastry Chef

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DCS Pastry Chef

University Housing is now hiring! The Pastry Chef is responsible to create high quality pastry and desserts with standardized recipes and presentations.

This position will also assist in production and maintenance of par stocks of pastry and dessert with proper rotation of products and maintain highest cleanliness and hygiene standard in the pastry and bakery section.

Application Deadline: July 28, 2021 – 11:55pm

Special Projects Coordinator

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Special Projects Coordinator

University Housing is now hiring! This position works collaboratively with staff, students, campus partners and faculty to build inclusive communities within UW-Madison residence halls.

This position works with diverse students with a variety of needs. Apply today!

Application Deadline: August 3, 2021 – 11:55pm

Desk Services Coordinator

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Desk Services Coordinator

University Housing is now hiring! The Desk Services Coordinator provides quality customer service operations during the summer Conference Season and the Academic Year.

This position is primarily responsible for the management of Desk Services administrative processes, including hiring, training, and staff development.

Application Deadline: August 5, 2021 – 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.

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Culinary Production Assistant (FSA3) - Four Lakes

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Culinary Production Assistant (FSA3) – Four Lakes

BCMS Request Deadline: July 26, 2021 – 4:30pm

  • Position #237582
  • Location: Four Lakes Market, Dejope Hall
  • Work schedule: Primary schedule below. Schedule alterations as operations and position expectations demand.
    • Week 1
      •  Sunday: 2:00pm – 10:30pm
      • Monday: 2:00pm – 10:30pm
      • Tuesday: 2:00pm – 10:30pm
      • Wednesday: 2:00pm – 10:30pm
      • Thursday: Day off
      • Friday: 2:00pm – 10:30pm
      • Saturday: Day off
    • Week 2:
      • Sunday: Day off
      • Monday: 2:00pm – 10:30pm
      • Tuesday: 2:00pm – 10:30pm
      • Wednesday: 2:00pm – 10:30pm
      • Thursday: Day off
      • Friday: 2:00pm – 10:30pm
      • Saturday: 2:00pm – 10:30pm
    • Operational and work schedules will be closely aligned with the services and customer needs of the unit. As a result, work schedules may be adjusted during specific times of the year, including summer and winter break hours.

Culinary Production Assistant (FSA3) - Four Lakes

Click here to request a BCMS transfer

Culinary Production Assistant (FSA3) – Four Lakes

BCMS Request Deadline: July 26, 2021 – 4:30pm

  • Position #237716
  • Location: Four Lakes Market, Dejope Hall
  • Work schedule: Primary schedule below. Schedule alterations as operations and position expectations demand.
    • Week 1:
      • Sunday: 4:00pm – 12:30am
      • Monday: 4:00pm – 12:30am
      • Tuesday: 4:00pm – 12:30am
      • Wednesday: 4:00pm – 12:30am
      • Thursday: 4:00pm – 12:30am
      • Friday: Day off
      • Saturday: Day off
    • Week 2:
      • Sunday: Day off
      • Monday: 4:00pm – 12:30am
      • Tuesday: 4:00pm – 12:30am
      • Wednesday: 4:00pm – 12:30am
      • Thursday: 4:00pm – 12:30am
      • Friday: Day off
      • Saturday: 4:00pm – 12:30am
    • Operational and work schedules will be closely aligned with the services and customer needs of the unit. As a result, work schedules may be adjusted during specific times of the year, including summer and winter break hours.