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Career Jobs

Our career staff work at a world-class institution and have an impact on the lives of 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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⚠️  Work with University Housing! Increased Wages! ⚠️

We are excited to announce that University Housing career staff positions start at $17.00 per hour or higher. Career positions also include generous paid leave time and insurance benefits, and some positions offer hiring bonuses! See job postings for details.

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Current Openings

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Cook

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Cook

Give yourself a raise and apply today! $18.20+ per hour!

In addition to an increased starting rate, we’re also offering a $2,000 to $4,000 hiring bonus for this position!

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

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled 

Custodian - University Housing

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Custodian – University Housing

Give yourself a raise and apply today! $17.00 per hour!

In addition to an increased starting rate, we’re also offering a $1,000 to $2,000 hiring bonus for this position!

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: Open Until Filled 

Food Service Assistant - Advanced

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Food Service Assistant – Advanced

Give yourself a raise and apply today! $17.50+ per hour!

In addition to an increased starting rate, we’re also offering a $2,000 to $4,000 hiring bonus for this position!

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

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled 

Residence Life Coordinator

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Residence Life Coordinator

The Department of Residence Life in University Housing is recruiting for anticipated Residence Life Coordinator position(s) for Fall 2022 to join our team!

This position oversees a residence hall community ranging in size from 250-1300 primarily first-year residents. This position plays a key role with students and student staff within the University Residence Hall experience. Residence Life Coordinators collaboratively work with staff, students, campus partners and faculty to build inclusive communities within UW-Madison residence halls.

Application Deadline: July 4, 2022 – 11:55pm

Inventory Control Coordinator

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Inventory Control Coordinator

Give yourself a raise and apply today! $17.00+ hour!

University Housing is looking for individuals with inventory, and receiving experience to join our Dining and Culinary Services team. Inventory Control Coordinators in University Housing help ensure we receive and store high quality food in residential dining facilities on the UW-Madison campus.

Application Deadline: June 30, 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 consultation, guidance and support to managers and employees within University Housing encompassing the following service areas: leaves of absence/FMLA, work restrictions, ADA accommodations, worker’s compensation, disciplinary matters, sensitive employee issues, records requests, policy interpretation and other related processes.

This position is partial remote and joins an employee relations team of 3, within an HR/Payroll department of 17. High volume and customer service focused role serving diverse group of departments.

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: June 28, 2022 – 11:55pm

Trades Supervisor

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Trades Supervisor

University Housing is looking for a Trades Supervisor to lead a team of skilled trades people to help accomplish mission-critical projects while providing operational support for daily operations. This position manages the internal and contracted trades team throughout University Housing Facilities.

Application Deadline: June 28, 2022 – 11:55pm

Resident Manager

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Resident Manager

UW Madison, Division of University Housing is hiring! Apply today!

Resident Managers provide outstanding customer service to residents, primarily when the Community Center and Apartment Facilities Offices are closed. Resident Managers live in the community and serve on-call for residents after hours, responding to questions, concerns, and emergencies.

Resident Managers also develop community by welcoming residents to the community; creating, implementing, and assisting with events for residents; mediating conflicts among neighbors; and educating residents on community resources.

Application Deadline: June 30, 2022 – 11:55pm

HR Coordinator

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HR Coordinator

University Housing is hiring an HR Coordinator!

This position is part of the Human Resources team, and works collaboratively with others to ensure a highly efficient and effective work environment. This role provides exceptional customer service for applicants, employees, and prospective students. Individuals who have professional experience providing high-volume office support are highly encouraged to apply!

Application Deadline: July 6, 2022 – 11:55pm

Facilities Technician I

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Facilities Technician I

Give yourself a raise and apply today! $19.00+ per hour!

In addition to an increased starting rate, we’re also offering a $1,000 – $2,000 hiring bonus for this position!

We are seeking energetic and skilled candidates to provide maintenance/repair to small equipment and perform custodial work. Work with a team of professionals focused on providing the best customer service to our residents. We offer excellent benefits, including vacation, holiday, personal holiday, and sick leave!

Application Deadline: July 8, 2022 – 11:55pm

Administrative Specialist

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Administrative Specialist

The Division of University Housing is now hiring! Apply today!

The Administrative Specialist is the face for all Residence Hall Facilities incoming staff. The position assists in recruiting, hiring, and on-boarding new staff members. Trains on policies and communicates with all members of the diverse and supportive University Housing Team.

Application Deadline: July 11, 2022 – 11:55pm

Administrative Assistant

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Administrative Assistant

University Housing is hiring and Administrative Assistant to join our Dining & Culinary Services team! Apply today!

This position will provide administrative program support to Dining unit staff. Daily tasks will include but not limited to ensuring accuracy in POS systems, daily menu boards, and food line signs.

Application Deadline: July 8, 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.