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. Managers are expected to hold 10 office hours each week that occur both during University business hours as well as the evening for access to students. Academic program will be considered in regards to ability to fulfill the expectations of the position.

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

Manager Selection for Academic Year 2016-2017

The Office of Residence Life is currently seeking qualified applicants for the Facilities Manager and Apartment Manager positions for 2016-2017. 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

All Information Sessions will be held in Humphrey Auditorium

Monday 11/16 | 4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Tuesday 11/17 | 7:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Thursday 11/19 | 4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Friday 11/20 | 3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Thursday 12/3 | 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Monday 12/7 | 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

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 19, 2016.

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. You will present once even if you are applying to both the facilities and apartment manager positions. These will take place on Friday, January 22nd, 2016. You will sign up via MU Career Manager.

2. All candidates will participate in a 30 minute individual interview either on January 22nd for the Facilities Manager position or between January 22nd and January 28th for the Apartments Manager position. You will sign up in MU Career Manager. 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
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