We are looking for a number of good students to fill positions in the Campus Housing Department. See if something fits your interests and skills. Priority is given to students who live on campus and have federal work study awards. For more information and more on-campus job opportunities, log on to www.uiccareers.com.
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Desk Worker (East, South, and West)
Provide customer service and administrative support. Answer phone calls and direct appropriately. Assist students with general questions. Manage rentals of carts, vacuums, and other items available to Campus Housing students. Additionally, student desk workers also help to manage student ticket sales and mail/packages. On South Campus, duties also include student security checks (keys and ID) as well as registering student guests.
Security Worker (West and East only)
General duties include security checks of student keys and IDs at building entrances. Manage the registering of student guests. Rove the building to insure all areas are safe and secure.
Area Office Assistant
Work directly for a member of the Campus Housing Residence Life staff and perform general administrative duties as needed. Duties may include, but are not limited to: typing, filing, data entry, copying, bulletin boards, mailings, etc.
Central Housing Office Assistant
General duties include typing, copying, and faxing; running errands; responding to telephone or e-mail inquiries; assisting the Central Housing professional staff; data entry; and upkeep of student housing records. One or two student workers will also primarily be responsible for couriering mail between the Housing offices and elsewhere across campus.
Building Service Aide
General cleaning duties within the residence halls including but not limited to: vacuuming hallways, corridors and other public areas. Assist Building Service Worker staff as needed.
Required Skills: Ability to lift 75 pounds. Passionate about recycling and sustainability, general leadership and innovation skills. A valid Illinois Driver’s license is required. The Recycling and Sustainability assistant (RSA) will be in charge of the newly formed Campus Housing Recycling program. The assistant will generate awareness about recycling and promote green and sustainable living within the Residence Halls. They will be in charge of overseeing the collection of recyclable materials, and developing and implementing an education program to make Campus Housing practices more sustainable and environmentally friendly.
Dynamic Web/Database Designer
Campus Housing is looking for a student with experience creating and administering interactive web applications and databases. (Current examples include interim & summer sign-ups, student interest survey, among others.) Knowledge of HTML, CSS, PHP, Perl, Ruby on Rails, and SQL prefered.
Campus Housing is looking for a graphic design student to assist with the design of housing marketing materials. The student must be proficient in the Adobe Creative Suite as well as in the Microsoft Office Suite. The student must demonstrate good typographic and compositional skills as well as possess the ability to create quality design quickly. Knowledge of web design is not required but preferred. Please provide portfolio or website link.
Video Services Worker
HTV 33, Campus Housing's closed-circuit channel, is looking for students with video experience. The ideal student will have experience with non-linear editing and professional video cameras—knowing basic functions of photographic and video cameras is a must. Daily tasks may include: Organizing/calling contacts to set up shoots, writing scripts, shooting b-roll, editing projects. Must be familiar with how to set up lighting equipment as well as how to mic talent and other subjects. Student must have knowledge of video file formats and how to export video; use of Final Cut Pro and Compressor required. Students will need to demonstrate those skills in order to be considered for work. Knowledge of After Effects (or Motion), Photoshop, and/or DVD Studio Pro preferred.
Required skills include: leader, respectful, patient, positive, outgoing, personable, responsible, knowledgeable about UIC and Campus Housing, demonstrates initiative, problem solver, able to follow directions, flexible. Ability to work Saturdays during the school year, being able to be on-call for tours during the week, & able to complete tasks in a timely manner. General duties include: giving tours of residence halls, answering questions about Campus Housing, helping parents and future students understand the benefits of living on campus, and other marketing related duties as assigned.
Resident Assistants are paraprofessionals committed to working with other students to build strong, vibrant communities in the residence halls. The Resident Assistant position affords students the opportunity to develop leadership and social skills, as well as assist other students in making connections with peers in their living environment. Students who become R.A.s are typically emerging leaders who have a desire to help other students realize the educational advantage of residential living. R.A.s are interviewed and selected during the spring semester for the upcoming academic year.
Peer Mentors have the exciting opportunity to help first year and transferring students transition to UIC and its residential communities. Primarily, Peer Mentors work to ensure that each first year and transfer student has the necessary information and support to successfully navigate the UIC environment. While UIC is a large urban university, beginning students living in the residence hall can depend on getting a tremendous amount of attention from Peer Mentors to make their transition a success.