Summer Employment

Residence Life offers a variety of student employment positions during the summer to assist the department with our Summer Conference program. Positions include Conference Assistant and Desk Assistant. Additionally, Residence Life also hires Painters, Grounds, and Custodians for the Summer Maintenance and Custodial Staff to assist in the residence halls and apartment communities.

Conference Assistant

Conference Assistants are the live-in staff in working within the residence hall(s) and assisting conference guests during their stay at the University of Montana. They assist with check-in, check-out, key inventory, desk coverage, on-call coverage, and other administrative tasks within the Residence Life Office. Conference Assistants may work up to 29 hours per week, are paid $8.40 per hour, and receive an on-campus room within their assigned residence hall. Please read the Conference Assistant Job Description for additional information about the position.

Desk Assistant

Desk Assistants work within the residence hall(s) and assist conference guests during their stay at the University of Montana. They assist with check-in, check-out, key inventory, desk coverage, and other administrative tasks within the Residence Life Office. Desk Assistants typically work 10-20 hours per week, but may work up to 29 hours per week, are paid $8.05 per hour. Please read the Desk Assistant Job Description for additional information about the position.

Conference Special Assistant

Conference Special Assistant is a live-in staff that works within the residence hall(s) and assisting conference guests during their stay at the University of Montana. This position works closely with the Conference Coordinator in the Residence Life Office with administrative tasks. The Conference Special Assistant may work up to 29 hours per week, is paid $8.65 per hour, and receive an on-campus room within their assigned residence hall. The Conference Special Assistant will take on additional tasks and responsibilities when Autumn Staff Training begins to assist with the Summer to Autumn transition with the residence halls. The Conference Special Assistant must be able to commit to working the entire summer and be able to stay in the positon until Wednesday, August 19, 2015.

Maintenance and Custodial

Summer Maintenance and Custodial staff work within the residence halls and apartment communities to assist with painting, grounds work, and cleaning. Prior work experience within maintenance and custodial work is not required. The position begins Monday, May 18, 2015- Friday, August 21, 2015. These positions work up to 29 hours per week, and start at $8.10 per hour. This position is open to both student employees and non-student temporary employees.

2015 Summer Conference Staff Application Process

Application

All Summer Conference candidates must complete an online Summer Conference Application to be considered for the position. Candidates may apply for multiple Conference Staff positions within the application. The Summer Conference Application will opened on Monday, February 23, 2015 and will closed on Sunday, March 22, 2015. Once an application is received you will receive an email with information about scheduling an individual interview.

Individual Interview

All Summer Conference candidates must attend a 20-minute individual interview. These interviews will take place March 23-27, 2015. This interview will consist of a question and answer session with the questions more biographical in nature so we can get to know who you are, why you are interested in being on the Summer Conference Staff and what kind of activities, jobs, and experiences you have been involved in.

Hiring Notification

All Summer Conference candidates will be notified of their hiring status on April 3, 2015 via email.

2015 Summer Maintenance and Custodial Staff Application Process

Application

All Summer Maintenance and Custodial candidates (students and non-student temporary employees) must complete an online Maintenance and Custodial Application to be considered for the position. Candidates may apply for multiple positions within the application. The Summer Maintenance and Custodial Application will open on Monday, February 23, 2015 and will close on Wednesday, April 29, 2015. Once an application is received you will receive an email with information about scheduling an individual interview.

Individual Interview

All Summer Maintenance and Custodial candidates must attend an individual interview. This interview will consist of a question and answer session with the questions more biographical in nature so we can get to know who you are, why you are interested in being on the Summer Maintenance and Custodial Staff and what kind of activities, jobs, and experiences you have been involved in.

Hiring Notification

All Summer Conference candidates will be notified of their hiring status in late April.

Minimum Qualifications

  • 2.25 GPA
  • Be a full-time student (12-18 credits) in the Spring 2015 semester, do not need to be enrolled in summer courses
  • Be in good conduct standing with the University
  • Interest in working with people
  • Excellent Customer Service skills

Important Dates

February 23, 2015- Summer Conference Staff Application and Summer Maintenance and Custodial Staff Application Opens (may apply for multiple summer positions within the application)

March 22, 2015- Summer Conference Staff Application Closed

March 23-27, 2015- Summer Conference Staff Individual Interviews

April 3, 2015- Summer Conference Staff Positions Offered

April 13-May 6, 2015- Summer Maintenance and Custodial Staff Application Individual Interviews

April 29, 2015- Summer Maintenance and Custodial Staff Application Closes

May 8, 2015- Summer Maintenance and Custodial Staff Positions Offered

Questions

If you have any questions about the application or hiring process, please contact Sara Agostinelli, Assistant Director of Residence Life, at 406-243-2611.