Student Jobs at UWS

At UWS we strive to create a workplace filled with respect and appreciation of all persons that are a part of our university community. UWS further strives to achieve an environment that welcomes and supports diversity.

Equal Opportunity Statement

UWS does not discriminate in education or employment on the basis of sex, race, creed, color, national origin, religion, age, disability, marital or familial status, sexual orientation, or veteran status, gender identity, or any other basis prohibited by local, state or federal law. This policy complies with the spirit and the letter of applicable federal and local laws, including Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Sections 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.

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How to Apply

U.S. Students
1. Student must be eligible to participate in Federal Work Study (FWS). Contact the financial aid office to determine eligibility.
2. If eligible, student may apply for any open position and will be referred to the supervisor overseeing the position.
3. If hired, student will need to provide documentation of eligibility to work in the U.S. to the human resources department.

International Students
1. Review the job description to determine if the position is open to international students. If the language contains “Student – Federal Work-Study only” then international students are not eligible to be hired. If the language contains “Student – U.S. Federal Work Study or International” then international students are eligible to apply.
2. Contact the financial aid office to go over any general questions and get the application process started.
3. Obtain a U.S. social security number. This process can take up to several weeks. Contact the UWS Designated School Official (DSO) to start the process.



Open Positions

Student Services Department Assistant


DEPARTMENT:  Student Services
REPORTS TO:  Assistant Dean of Students
SCHEDULE:  Varies depending on student’s schedule

SUMMARY DESCRIPTION:

This position is responsible for supporting the student services staff with clerical tasks, ordering supplies, and assisting with event planning

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • General clerical duties.
  • Locker notifications.
  • Event planning support
  • Posting event flyers on campus.
  • Ordering supplies as needed for the department and the gym/weight room.
  • Provide excellent customer service to campus visitors, students, administration, faculty, staff and other community members; maintain a friendly, hospitable and professional environment; ensure that visitors feel welcome and that their needs are met as best as possible.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Student should be reliable, punctual, able to follow directions and maintain confidentiality.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently & collaboratively.
  • Demonstrate a friendly, professional demeanor and commitment to providing outstanding customer service.

Requirements:

  • Current UWS student

Salary: $12.00 per hour. Work study eligible. Please apply via email with the job title in the subject line to studentservices@uws.edu. This announcement will be posted until filled.

Event Support

POSITION:  Event Support
DEPARTMENT:  Events Department
REPORTS TO:  Kayla Barnes
CLASSIFICATION:  Student – Federal Work-Study only

Estimated hours:  4 hrs/week during academic term
Salary:  $10/hr
Positions available: 2

SUMMARY DESCRIPTION:

Assist events department with weekly maintenance and special event setup and cleanup. Very flexible weekly hours with a predictable event schedule for weeks with extra hours. Includes a variety of tasks in different locations around campus.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Signage updates – weekly
  • Supply inventory – weekly
  • Event setup/cleanup: tablecloths, cutlery, drinks, etc.
  • Experience with events is a plus
  • Computer document maintenance may be added later
  • Other related duties, as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS: (Skills and abilities needed to perform job.)

  • Current enrollment in any UWS academic program
  • Strict confidentiality and compliance with FERPA/HIPAA
  • Reliable and able to work independently
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds
  • We’ll work with your availability.

To apply, please contact the financial aid office in person or via email (finaid@uws.edu). Eligible students will be referred to supervisor for application process. Position is open until filled.

No phone calls please. EOE.

Sales Support - Auxiliary Services

POSITION: Sales Support (MLAS01)
DEPARTMENT: Auxiliary Services
CLASSIFICATION: Student – Federal Work-Study only

ESTIMATED HOURS: 6-10/week during academic term
SALARY: $10/hr
POSITIONS AVAILABLE: 1

SUMMARY DESCRIPTION:
Assist Auxiliary Services in operation of UWS Campus Store, Spinal Tap and occasionally the Food For Thought Café. Hours and shifts will vary depending on student availability and business need.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide customer service and sales in the campus store, Spinal Tap and Café.
  • Support activities such as labeling, stocking, and cleaning/tidying of space.
  • Support shipping/receiving of packages.
  • Support during special events, such as doc bag distribution.
  • Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS: (Skills and abilities needed to perform job.)

  • Current enrollment in any UWS academic program
  • Reliable and able to work independently
  • Available weekdays (4-10 hours per week); typically during lunch, but hours are flexible.
  • Cash handling and customer service experience
  • Strict confidentiality and compliance with FERPA/HIPAA
  • Retail/barista experience preferred but not required (will train)

Custodial Assistant

POSITION: Custodial Assistant
DEPARTMENT: Facilities
CLASSIFICATION: Student – Federal Work-Study

ESTIMATED HOURS: Up to 5 per week during academic term
SALARY: $10/hr
POSITIONS AVAILABLE: 1

SUMMARY DESCRIPTION:
This student position is responsible for monitoring the campus bathrooms during normal business hours of campus operations: 7:30am – 5:30pm, Monday through Friday. Hours/shifts will vary depending upon student availability.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Check the bathrooms throughout the business day to monitor paper towel and toilet paper levels and refill as necessary.
  • Empty bathroom garbage as necessary.
  • Check soap dispensers and fill as necessary.
  • Alert facilities of any issues found that need immediate attention (i.e. leaks, broken items, clogged toilets, etc).
  • Up to one hour spent each day (check bathrooms during breaks) and will rotate through all campus bathrooms in a given day.

QUALIFICATIONS: (Skills and abilities needed to perform job.)

  • Enrolled in any UWS program with good academic standing
  • Reliable and able to work independently
  • Ability to walk around campus checking bathrooms several times daily
  • Must be eligible for work-study

Parking Lot Monitor

POSITION: Parking Lot Monitor
DEPARTMENT: Operations
CLASSIFICATION: Student – U.S. Federal Work Study or International

ESTIMATED HOURS: 4-10 per week during academic term
SALARY: $10/hr
POSITIONS AVAILABLE: 2-3 as needed

SUMMARY DESCRIPTION:
This part-time position is responsible for monitoring the parking lots during normal business hours of campus operations: 7:30am – 5:30pm, Monday through Friday. Hours/shifts will vary depending upon student availability.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Walk through UWS campus parking areas throughout the business day to monitor parking conditions.
  • Report suspicious behavior immediately to security/police department.
  • Monitors are responsible for ticketing any violators of parking conditions.
  • Monitors will maintain ticket booklets and return all parking violation copies to supervisor at close of each day.

QUALIFICATIONS: (Skills and abilities needed to perform job.)

  • Enrolled in any UWS program with good academic standing
  • Reliable and able to work independently
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to walk through parking areas several times daily
  • Must be eligible to work in the United States