UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls
Students who work for the Department of Residence Life reported improvement in several areas, such as leadership and communication skills by working as a team member. Students also report an increase in their ability to make sound decisions, their self-confidence and happiness, and a more informed global perspective regarding ideas, people, and cultures. Overall, a student’s connection to UWRF and satisfaction with their college experience is increased by working in Residence Life.
HD's are live-in staff members who oversee the operations, programs, staffing and community development of the residence halls through the supervision of Resident Assistants. HD's have offices located in the building and are another resource for students who may need someone to talk to about their experiences with academics, their community and their Resident Assistant or other life events.
Each floor or wing has a RA, an undergraduate student staff member who is responsible for building community, offering programming and assisting students. RA's are very familiar with a wide variety of campus resources and are great resources for students.
Desk Assistants are undergraduate student staff members who work at a community's front desk. They provide support to students who are in need of our front desk services including equipment check out, mail and packages, etc.
2017-18 Desk Assistant (DA)
- DA Position Description (Coming)
- Apply for DA Position (Available February 13, 2017)
Summer Program Specialists are undergraduate student staff who support our summer residence community as well as the operations for camps and conferences. The SPS team assist with programs, administrative duties, and preparing our halls for students and visitors.
Hours: 30 hours of work per week, schedule varies and include days, nights, and some weekends. An additional 10 hours may be available as a Summer Student Custodian.
- Summer 2017 Summer Program Specialist Application (available March 2017)
Student Custodians assist our full-time Custodians by cleaning and maintaining the residence halls.
Academic Year Student Custodian
Hours: 2-4 hours of work/day, 10-20 hours/week
6 a.m. - 2:30pm, M-F
Summer 2017 Student Custodian
Description: Come join the backbone of Residence Life for the summer as they work to prepare campus for the coming fall, assist with summer camp maintenance, and more!
Hours: 40 hours of work per week, 6 a.m. - 2:30pm, M-F
- Summer 2017 Student Custodian Application (available here Spring, 2017)