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.

2017 Summer Maintenance and Custodial Position Information

Summer Maintenance and Custodial staff work within the residence halls and apartment communities to assist with either the painting crew, grounds crew, or custodial staff. Summer staff work with one of the three areas, not all three. Prior work experience within maintenance and custodial work is not required. The position begins Monday, May 15, 2017 and employment continues until Friday, August 25, 2017. These positions work  28 hours per week, and start at $8.10 per hour. This position is open to both student employees and non-student temporary employees.

2017 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 Wednesday, March 1, 2017 and will close on Thursday, April 20, 2017. 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 the first week of May.

Important Dates

March 1, 2017- Summer Maintenance and Custodial Application Opens (may apply for multiple summer positions within the application)

April 20, 2017- Summer Maintenance and Custodial Application Closes

April 24-28, 2017- Summer Maintenance and Custodial Individual Interviews

May 5, 2017- Summer Maintenance and Custodial Positions Offered

Questions

If you have any questions about the application or hiring process for Summer Maintenance and Custodial positions, please contact Brad Hall, Associate Director of Residence Life, at 406-243-2611.

2017 Summer Conference Staff Information

Senior Conference Assistant

The Senior Conference 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 and takes on additional leadership within the Conference Assistant staff. This position works closely with the Conference Coordinator in the Residence Life Office and an Area Coordinator within a specific Residence Hall Area with administrative tasks such as large group check-ins, key inventory, and resolving issues. The Senior Conference Assistant may work up to 29 hours per week, is paid $8.75 per hour, and receive an on-campus room within their assigned residence hall. The Senior Conference 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. Please read the Senior Conference Assistant Position Description for additional information about the position. The Senior Conference Assistant must be able to commit to working the entire summer and be able to stay in the position until Saturday, August 19, 2017.

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 detailed projects such as 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 $8.50 per hour, and receive an on-campus room within their assigned residence hall. Please read the Conference Assistant Position Description for additional information about the position.

Conference Desk Assistant

Conference Desk Assistants work within the residence hall(s) and assist conference guests during their stay at the University of Montana. They assist detail-orientated projects 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 $8.15 per hour. Please read the Conference Desk Assistant Position Description for additional information about the position.

2017 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 opened on Wednesday, February 1, 2017 and closed on Friday, March 17, 2017. 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 6-29, 2017. 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 5, 2017 via email.

Minimum Qualifications

  • 2.25 GPA
  • Be a full-time student (12-18 credits) in the Spring 2016 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 1, 2017- Summer Conference Staff Application Opened (may apply for multiple summer positions within the application)

March 17, 2017- Summer Conference Staff Application Closes

March 6-29, 2017- Summer Conference Staff Individual Interviews

April 5, 2017- Summer Conference Staff Positions Offered

Questions

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