University Housing's live-in positions offer opportunities to build communication, leadership and management skills while assisting fellow students with their personal and academic success.

> Academic Resource Coordinator (ARC)

The Academic Resource Coordinator (ARC) supports the mission of University Housing by contributing to the creation of an academic learning environment within the halls. An ARC supports University Housing's academic initiatives and also assist with life skills outreach including time management and goal setting programs.

ARCs responsibilities include:

  • Completing outreach rounds to meet and connect with students about various topics.
  • Following up with referrals and individually meeting with students to coach their academic success.
  • Hosting weekly study night activities within the hall. 
  • Preparing and distributing academic aids (bulletin boards, flyers, emails) throughout the semester.
  • Reviewing aggregate Mapworks responses to identify building needs.
  • Working cooperatively with the resident advisors and hall director.
Students in the ARC position are expected to work/schedule 15-20 hours per week to accomplish their assigned tasks and develop additional resources to assist their hall residents. ARCs must live on campus and will be hired for the building in which they reside.

 

The ARC position requires the following skills and abilities:

  • Ability to work independently with and without direct supervision
  • Ability to work cooperatively with others
  • Ability to successfully complete tasks that are assigned 
  • Excellent communication skills, including the ability to successfully understand job expectations 
  • Willingness to reach out and talk to students about academics
  • Ability to initiate, organize and implement meaningful activities and events
  • Excellent academic standing as a UW-Stout student (3.5+ GPA preferred)
  • On campus resident

> Resident Advisor (RA)

The Resident Advisor (RA) supports the mission of University Housing by contributing to the creation of inclusive and welcoming communities within the halls for all residents. An RA supports University Housing's initiatives and also assist with life skills outreach including conflict management and personal wellness activities.

RAs responsibilities include:

  • Completing outreach rounds to meet and connect with students.
  • Following up and individually meeting with students to address concerns.
  • Hosting weekly community builders to encourage connections (floor dinners, campus events, IM league). 
  • Preparing and distributing housing information throughout the semester.
  • Working cooperatively with other staff members and the hall director.
  • Serving as the on-call duty person addressing policy violations and responding to emergencies as needed.
Students in the RA position are expected to work/schedule 20-25 hours per week to accomplish their assigned tasks and develop additional resources to assist their hall residents. RAs must live on campus and will be hired for the building in which they reside.

 

The RA position requires the following skills and abilities:

  • Ability to work independently with and without direct supervision
  • Ability to work cooperatively with others
  • Ability to successfully complete tasks that are assigned 
  • Excellent communication skills, including the ability to successfully understand job expectations 
  • Willingness to reach out and talk to students
  • Ability to initiate, organize and implement meaningful activities and events
  • Excellent academic standing as a UW-Stout student (3.0+ GPA preferred, 2.25 minimum)
  • On campus resident

> Desk Services Manager (DSM)

The Desk Services Manager (DSM) contributes to the mission of University Housing through the management of front desk operations with in the building. A DSM establishes high customer service expectations, monitors building security and maintains a well-stocked and efficiently run desk for hall residents.

DSM's responsibilities include:

  • Selecting, training and supervising of 5-8 desk workers and a security staff member.
  • Leading regular desk staff meetings.
  • Individually meeting with employees to evaluate and/or address performance issues.
  • Monitoring of inventory daily.
  • Distributing housing information throughout the semester.
  • Working cooperatively with other staff members and the hall director.
  • Covering DSM duty and hall management in a hall director's absence.
Employees in the DSM position are expected to work/schedule 20-25 hours per week to accomplish their assigned tasks and develop additional resources to assist their hall residents. DSMs must live on campus and will live in the building for which they are hired.

 

The DSM position requires the following skills and abilities:

  • Ability to work independently with and without direct supervision
  • Ability to lead and work cooperatively with others
  • Ability to successfully complete tasks that are assigned 
  • Excellent communication skills, including the ability to successfully understand job expectations 
  • Excellent ability to initiate, organize and administrate processes
  • Strong academic standing as a UW-Stout student (3.0+ GPA preferred, 2.50 minimum)
  • On campus resident

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Contact Information

University Housing 

170 Price Commons

Phone: 715/232-1121

Email: housing@uwstout.edu