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Summer Camp Staff

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Summer Positions are broken into two separate positions:

Camp & Project Specialists

Move-In Assistants

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Summer 2023 Position Descriptions
University Housing • Division of Student Affairs • University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
Title:   Camp & Project Specialist (CPS)
Department: University Housing
Reports to: Assistant Director - Residential Operations and Payroll and Residential Services Coordinator
Appointment: Summer. Employment expectations begin the date a staff member accepts the position offered May 15-August 12.
1. Single Room. University Housing will provide a single air-conditioned room in an assigned residence hall at no cost.
2. Hourly Pay. Specialists are paid $11.50 an hour. Weekly hours may range from 30-40 hours each week.  Paid every other week. 40 hours of work is possible during certain times but is not guaranteed.
3. Meal Plan. No meal plan is provided as part of this position.
Position Summary
The Camp & Project Specialist is a live-in, seasonal student staff member for University Housing.  The Camp & Project Specialist is responsible for assisting in the implementation of the University Housing summer program by maintaining safe and secure hall environments, working the central Goodhue desk, preparing the residence halls, and assisting with summer projects. They also assist with summer camps/conferences and summer school hall by welcoming and assisting guests, helping with check-ins and check-outs, and other hall operations responsibilities.
The Camp & Project Specialist position requires regularly scheduled responsibilities throughout summer months during the work day and evenings which require that Camp & Project Specialists are available and accessible to camp and conference participants on weekdays and assigned weekends. This list is not meant to be a comprehensive list of job responsibilities. There will be situations and circumstances that arise which will require staff to perform other duties as assigned.
A. Adhere to expectations as outlined by University Housing and the Payroll and Residential Services Coordinator.
B. Reside in provided residence hall room; sleep in designated room Sunday through Thursday and at least 2 weekends each month.
Camps & Conferences / Summer Hall
A. Attend and participate fully in trainings, weekly staff meetings, one to ones, and other assigned meetings.
B. Serve in overnight duty rotation, including campus-wide duty rounds, for summer hall, camps, and conferences.
C. Provide excellent customer service in completing administrative procedures for summer hall, camps, and conferences (check-in, check-out, incident reports, key checks, linen procedures, etc.) as required.
D. Investigate and report room and common area damage.
E. Facilitate meetings and conversations with guests to communicate residence hall information and expectations.
Summer Operations
F. Staff Goodhue Hall and Pulliam Hall front desks as scheduled.
G. Complete various summer projects and administrative duties as assigned by University Housing.
H. Assist with residence hall opening and early arrival residents.
Qualifications and Conditions of Employment
A. Camp & Project Specialists will promote and have a broad understanding of diversity and inclusiveness in the development of a hall community so that guests can feel welcome.
B. Summer Camp & Project Specialists are expected to serve as positive role models for guests that include being knowledgeable, understanding, following, and supporting University policies, regulations, and procedures.
C. Camp & Project Specialists are expected to follow residence hall and University policies, as well as state and federal laws. This expectation applies throughout the period of employment, whether on or off duty, on or off campus.
D. Must have completed one semester at UW-Whitewater prior to employment.
E. Must be enrolled as a UW-Whitewater student who is returning for the 2022-23 academic year.
F. Minimum cumulative GPA 2.5 before employment.
G. Available for daytime, evening, and weekend hours (approximately 30-40 hours per week) during employment.
H. You may have other employment outside of UWW, if approved by University Housing. Hours scheduled for the Summer Camp & Project Specialist position have priority over outside jobs.
I.  You may not work for another UWW department concurrently, as this would put you in overtime pay status.
J. Taking intensive summer classes is discouraged. The Camp & Project Specialist must get approval from University Housing prior to registering for any classes.
K. UWW Residence hall living and employment experience preferred.
Title:    Key Coordinators 
Description: Key Coordinators will assist in the Drop 'n Go preparations and process for students checking in to the residence halls.
Dates: August 22 - September 1
Pay Rate: paid hourly, $11.50 an hour, and will be able to move into their fall housing assignment early at no charge.
How to apply (for both CPS and Key Coordinators positions):
Timeline: Applications available on-line at Student Portal on the University Housing Website on January 22, 2023.  It is recommended that applicants apply by February 14, 2023. Interviews and notification of candidates will be on a rolling basis until all positions are filled.


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