Manager Selection Process

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Apartment Manager and Facilities Manager Positions

The manager positions are advanced employment positions within the Office of Residence Life that require confident, competent, and committed student leaders. The managers in both the residence halls and the apartments contribute to their residential communities through supervision of a building front desk, management of facilities concerns, and attention to building occupancy due to students moving in or out.

The ideal manager candidate is a current junior, senior, or graduate student who has two years of previous work experience, a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.50 at the time of application, and is in good standing with the university. Quality candidates will have a commitment to personal integrity and will be able to demonstrate good organizational, management, and interpersonal skills.

To learn more, click on the links below for the detailed job descriptions.

Manager Selection for Academic Year 2015-2016

The Office of Residence Life is currently seeking qualified applicants for the Facilities Manager and Apartment Manager positions for 2015-2016. Interested applicants must attend an information session to learn more about the position requirements and details of the application process. Attendance at one of the information sessions is required for an application to be considered.

Information Sessions

Monday, November 17 | 7:00pm | Campus Town East MPR

Tuesday, November 18 | 7:00pm | Humphrey Auditorium

*For Current Desk Receptionists* Thursday, November 20 | 7:00pm | Campus Town East MPR

Friday, November 21 | 3:00pm | Carpenter Tower Conference Room 203

If you are unable to attend one of the information sessions listed above, please contact Renee Dowdy. Additional sessions may be scheduled based needs of potential applicants.

Application Information

Applications require that the applicant upload a cover letter and current resume. Applications and Recommendation Letters are due by January 12, 2015.

If you have questions about the Manager Selection process, please contact Renee Dowdy, Assistant Director for Student Staffing and Training.

Important Dates

Note the following for your calendar:

1. All manager candidates will provide a 5 to 7 minute presentation. Details are discussed in the information session. The topic should be one where you are demonstratiing how-to do something or a topic on which you are passionate about or have experience to share with others. These will take place on Friday, January 16th, 2015. You will sign up via MU Career Manager in January 2015.

2. All candidates will participate in a 30 minute individual interview either on January 16th for the Facilities Manager position or between January 19th and January 21st for the Apartments Manager position. You will sign up in MU Career Manager in January 2015. If you are interested in the Apartment and Facilities Manager positions, you will interview twice. You will only provide one presentation.

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ORL Contact Information

Office of Residence Life
716 North 11th Street
Carpenter Tower, Room 203
Milwaukee, WI 53233

Telephone: (414) 288-7208
Fax: (414) 288-5108
Email ORL