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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 

Early Childhood Education Assistant Teacher

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Early Childhood Education Assistant Teacher

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

Join the Eagle’s Wing Assistant Teachers team with other teaching staff to provide high quality, child centered care and education programming for children in a child-initiated learning environment. This includes a strong focus on developmentally appropriate, engaging, anti-bias and peace education activities within a play-based curriculum.

UW-Madison provides excellent benefits, including competitive insurance and retirement programs, generous paid leave time, additional sick leave, and paid legal holidays throughout the year! Hourly wage starts at $18.20 or  higher depending on qualifications. Apply today!

Application Deadline: September 26, 2022 – 11:55pm

Electrician

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Electrician

University Housing is looking for an Electrician to be a part of our skilled trades team to help accomplish mission-critical projects while providing operational support for daily operations. This position works with the internal and contracted trades team throughout University Housing Facilities. Apply today!

Application Deadline: October 7, 2022 – 11:55pm

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 - 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 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: September 30, 2022 – 11:55pm

Food Service Supervisor

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Food Service Supervisor

Give yourself a raise and apply today! $21.00+ 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 leaders with culinary skills and experience to supervise events and help with food production in UW-Madison residential dining facilities.

This position includes generous paid time off and hourly wage starts at $21.00 or higher based on qualifications. Apply today!

Application Deadline: October 4, 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.