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Office of Residence Life

Student Positions

 Student employment is a great way to learn real-life skills and supplement your college education expenses.  The Office of Residence Life values and relies on student staff in its business and facilities operations, and in community development.  Student serve in a variety of roles as follows:

Resident Assistant

Resident Assistant Job Description (PDF)
The Benefits of being a Resident Assistant at UW-Green Bay (Pdf)

Applications are still being accepted to be a Resident Assistant (RA) for the 2015-2016 school year! Please email applications and/or questions to

The role of a Resident Assistant is a respectable accomplishment that can enhance your educational experience, help you realize your abilities, and build your resume!  Benefits: include a competitive monthly stipend, single room in a residence hall or apartment and a great opportunity to develop the skills employers require!

Responsibilities: A Resident Assistant is an undergraduate student who has been selected and trained by the Office of Residence Life as a paraprofessional staff member. RAs live in the residence halls and apartments serving as a community facilitator, referral agent, peer advisor, and programmer. In addition, RAs uphold University and Residence Life policies and help maintain a living environment conducive to sleep and study.

Requirements: Minimum requirements are a 2.40 cumulative and semester GPA, full-time student status, sophomore standing by the employment start date, at least two semesters of on campus living (at any higher education institution), at least one semester of on campus living at UW-Green Bay, and no academic or disciplinary probation.

How to apply: To apply, download the application form and appropriate reference form (located below). The completed application and three recommendation forms must be emailed to by the deadline to be considered. If you have any questions or would like more information, please email or call 465-2040.

Resident Assistant Application
Reference Form Not Waived (Word)
Reference Form Waived (Word)

Office and Mailroom Assistant

The Office and Mailroom Assistant (Office Assistant) position serves Residence Life and the approximately 2000 students it serves by providing administrative, clerical, and customer service support to the business operation which serves students, parents, vendors, and visitors to the University (academic year only). Please complete the application and return to the Community Center front desk or email it to

Application (Fill-in Form - Word File)
Application (PDF)
Position Description (PDF)

Desk Services Manager

The Desk Services Manager positions provide supervision and leadership to the front desk and mailroom including working approximately 10 scheduled hours and serving in an on-call capacity on a rotating basis in the evening and on weekends (approximately 5 additional hours) for an average of 15 hours per week. Please complete the application and return to the Community Center front desk or email it to

Position Description (PDF)
Application (Fill-in form - Word File)
Application (PDF)

Special Projects Assistant

Special Project Assistants support ongoing and newly developing Residence Life initiatives by assisting in the planning, design, and implementation of projects and programs. These initiatives are primarily based on the Residence Life Technology plan, but will also include other ongoing or seasonal tasks to support the Business Operations area.  Please complete the application and return to the Community Center front desk.

Position Description (PDF)
Application (PDF)

Custodial & Maintenance

The Office of Residence Life employs about 15 students for facilities custodial and maintenance during the academic year and more than 30 students in the summer months. The starting pay is $8.25 per hour with a maximum of 20 per week (academic year) between 7:00 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. (Monday-Friday) and up to 40 hours per week at $8.50 per hour in the summer months. Most student employees will be assigned to cleaning duties in residence halls and apartments. Some positions are available on the facilities maintenance and painting staff.

Must have good interpersonal communication, organizational and customer service skills, and the ability to respond to students and staff in a positive manner, be willing to work as a team member, and be able to perform physical labor such as cleaning and lifting (up to 50 pounds). The employees must maintain a 2.0 GPA throughout employment.

Employment Application (Fill-in form - Word File)
Employment Application (PDF)
Position Description (PDF)

Summer Housing Assistant

The Summer Housing Assistant serves on a staff of 8, supervised by a team of professional staff, assisting in the administration of summer camps, conferences, summer guest housing, and summer student housing at the University of Wisconsin Green Bay. This responsibility includes providing staffing for the camp and conference housing operation including but not limited to: serving as a Resident Assistant in an assigned building; check-ins and check-outs of students, campers, and guests; serving in an on-call and on-duty capacity; and providing guest services.

Application Form (Fill-in form - Word File)
Application Form (PDF)
Position Description (PDF)

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