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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

Starting rate of $17.00 per hour and a hiring bonus of $1,000 (1st shift) to $2,000 (2nd shift) 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. Apply today!

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled 

Dining Assistant Director - Catering & Support

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Dining Assistant Director – Catering & Support

Dining and Culinary Services is looking for an experienced leader to join our Senior Leadership team to lead our catering and support areas of our program.

Dining and Culinary Services is part of the University Housing Division, and focuses primarily on the students that choose to live on campus.

The position of Assistant Director-Catering & Support will lead and oversee the staff and operations of our Catering, Bakeshop, Cook/Chill, and Grab and Go operations. The successful candidate should be forward thinking, creative, and have a strong commitment to leading a team of diverse employees both full time and student.

Application Deadline: February 14, 2023 – 11:55pm

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 

Food Service Assistant - Advanced (Temporary)

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Food Service Assistant – Advanced (Temporary)

Part Time & Full Time positions are available! $18.50 per hour!

We are offering flexible scheduling based on your schedule; Day & Night shifts are available on any day of the week, including weekends!

University Housing is looking for individuals to join our Dining & Culinary Services team on a temporary basis. This position is expected to run through the end of the Fall 2022 semester (December 2022).

The Food Service Assistant position helps prepare and serve high quality food in residential dining facilities on the UW-Madison campus.

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Food Service Assistant Manager

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Food Service Assistant Manager

University Housing is now hiring! We are looking for motivated leaders to help lead a team of career and student staff in our Dining & Culinary Services department on the UW-Madison campus.

Food Service Assistant Managers help manage the daily operations of the unit, oversee and develop staff, and provide exceptional customer service. We currently have positions available in dining units and in the catering operation.

These positions include generous paid time off and salary starts at $51,000 or higher based on qualifications. Apply today!

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled – 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.

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Custodian - 2nd Shift - Jones House

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RHF Custodian 2nd Shift – Jones House

BCMS Request Deadline: February 8, 2023 – 4:30pm

  • Position #274440
  • Location: Jones House
  • Work schedule:
    • Week 1:

      Sunday: Day Off

      Monday: 3:00pm – 1:30am

      Tuesday: 3:00pm – 1:30am

      Wednesday: 3:00pm – 1:30am

      Thursday: Day Off

      Friday: Day Off

      Saturday: 3:00pm – 1:30am

      Week 2:

      Sunday: 3:00pm – 1:30am

      Monday: 3:00pm – 1:30am

      Tuesday: Day Off

      Wednesday: Day Off

      Thursday: 3:00pm – 1:30am

      Friday: 3:00pm – 1:30am

      Saturday: Day Off

Cook - Gordon Market

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Cook – Gordon Market

BCMS Request Deadline: February 9, 2023 – 4:30pm

  • Position #274521
  • Location: Gordon Market, Gordon Dining & Event Center
  • Work schedule:
    • Week 1:

      Sunday: Day Off

      Monday: 9:00am – 5:30pm

      Tuesday: 9:00am – 5:30pm

      Wednesday: 9:00am – 5:30pm

      Thursday: Day Off

      Friday: 9:00am – 5:30pm

      Saturday: 9:00am – 5:30pm

      Week 2:

      Sunday: 9:00am – 5:30pm

      Monday: Day Off

      Tuesday: 9:00am – 5:30pm

      Wednesday: 9:00am – 5:30pm

      Thursday: 9:00am – 5:30pm

      Friday: 9:00am – 5:30pm

      Saturday: Day Off

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.