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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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Food Service Assistant Advanced

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Food Service Assistant Advanced

University Housing is looking for individuals to join our Dining and Culinary Services Food Service Assistant Advanced team!

The Food Service Assistant Advanced preps and serves food according to quality and safety standards to ensure customer satisfaction and achieve departmental food service goals.

Starting wage for Food Service Assistant Advanced is $17.50 per hour. We’re also offering a $2,000 to $4,000 hiring bonus and significant night and weekend shift differentials. This position includes paid time off, free meal for every shift worked, state employee benefits and a $1,000 referral bonus for each person hired.

Be a part of the University Housing Dining & Culinary Services team that serves the residents of the University Residence Halls, as well as all UW-Madison students, faculty, staff, and the general public. Apply today!

Application Deadline: Open until Filled

Resident Support Specialist

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Resident Support Specialist

This position provides exceptional customer service and administrative support as part of the University Apartments daily operations.

Key responsibilities include serving as a first point of contact for residents and guests in the Community Center, working independently to coordinate resident arrival communications, working with the larger office staff team to address needs and concerns that arise, and securing the office at closing each day.

Application Deadline: April 17, 2024 – 11:55pm

Application Assistance

Please contact us at 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

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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.