ave you ever thought about working in Residence Life? We are still accepting Resident Assistant applications for the 2015-2016 school year. Read more to find out what being an RA entails!
Why Become a Resident Assistant?
As an RA, you work as an on campus leader with the ability to fine tune your leadership skills as well as help develop the leadership skills of others. The role of a RA takes the positions of a resource, a community facilitator, a referral agent, a peer adviser, and a programmer and combines them in one job supervised by a full time professional staff member. In the Resident Assistant position, RA’s get to improve on their time management and organization skills as well as their confrontation and mediation skills through everyday situations. As a RA, you are part of a select group of trusted, knowledgeable students recognized on campus.
There are a few qualifications that must be met to become an RA. The qualifications are as follows:
- 40 GPA, semester & cumulative
- Sophomore status by August 2015
- Full-time student
- Must be in good academic and disciplinary standing
- At least two semesters living in campus housing (one at UW-Green Bay)
- Willingness to help others for a better community
- Must be able to attend RA training tentatively scheduled to start August 20, 2015
- More info will be available upon hiring
The Application Process
RA applications are available on the housing website . All applications and references are due by 4:30 p.m on Friday, April 3rd via email to email@example.com. You will then be emailed to collect availability for an interview.
Each applicant will partake in a rotation of interviews covering three topics: community development, diversity & inclusivity and communication & teamwork. Each interview last approximately 50 minutes. Remember, this is a real job interview so dress professionally, remember your manners and take a deep breath and relax!
Helpful Interview Tips
- Be yourself: you are always “on” in this position
- Prepare, but don’t have canned answers
- Think ahead to what you would do in the job
- Share examples of things in your past as well as things you are excited to do in the RA position
Visit our website, email questions to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 920-465-2040. You can also talk to your RA or Area Coordinator if you have any questions!
Summer Employment Opportunities for 2015
Office of Residence Life
Facilities Custodial Staff
Facilities Maintenance Staff
- Work in a fun and friendly environment with other students
- Convenience of working on campus
- Develop life skills
- On-campus housing available
Benefits & Compensation:
All positions offer 40 hours per week starting at $8.50 per hour. Work hours are 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Monday – Friday, with some evening and
weekend work required. Must be available for employment from May 16th through August 28th, 2015
Applications are due by March 1, 2015, however applications will be accepted until all positions are filled.
Applications are available online and should be submitted to Submit completed applications to Terry Zarnoth by email at email@example.com
To download an application and position description, please visit our web site:
For more information, contact:
Office of Residence Life
Do you think you have the best decorated Residence Hall or Apartment on campus? We’d love to see!
- Upload a picture to Instagram or Twitter and tag us while using #GBCoolestCribs
- We’ll take your picture, giving you photo credit of course, and upload it to the GB Coolest Cribs Facebook album
- For the remainder of re-contracting your photo will stay on our Facebook page. The picture with the most “likes” wins a voucher to the Phoenix Bookstore.
This week the Traditional Apartment staff is kicking off “#loveyourself Week” in support of National Eating Disorder Awareness Week. They are encouraging everyone to take time to love yourself through a variety of activities.
Monday: Check out the Traditional Apartments (3318, 22,24,26,32, and 34) Bulletin Boards for positive messages Visit the #loveyourself booth, located by the bookstore, where you can begin giving compliments and signing up for balloon-a-grams which will be delivered on the last day (February 27th).
Tuesday: The compliment wall at the #loveyourself booth continues.
Wednesday: Visit the #loveyourself booth for free goodies.
Thursday: Visit the #loveyourself booth and partake in the photo booth in front of compliment wall with mini white boards. We will ask for your permission to display the photos online (Facebook) and in the union.
Friday: Balloon-a-grams will be delivered.
Make sure to participate in the fun and most importantly love yourself!
The winning OTM’s of January have been announced, if you see any of these people, make sure to congratulate them!
Student: Desiree Dombrowski written by Kendall Clason
Resident Assistant: Chloe Miller Hansen written by Jeff Willems
Residence Life Faculty/Staff: Jeff Willems written by Parker
Institution Faculty/Staff: Grant Winslow written by Karli Peterson
It’s that time of year again: Re-contracting! Starting today, students can begin the re-contracting process to live on campus for the 2015-2016 school year. Students should be on the lookout for a link to re-contract being sent out via email and found on the UWGB Residence Life webpage. Following the online contract, the room selection process will take place on March 24-26. To make the process more fun, Residence Life will be running many promotions and contests with the chances to win vouchers to the Phoenix Bookstore to purchase UWGB apparel. Keep your eyes out for:
- Facebook Polls
- Twitter Promotions
- Trivia Contests
- GB Coolest Crib Contest
- New Likes to the Residence Life Facebook Page
Any student that tweets “I’ll be back @uwgb_housing #GBrecontracting2015” will be entered to win a prize! Don’t forget to re-contract and help continue to make campus the place students choose to live.
It’s never too early to start thinking about next year! Save these dates to contract online for on campus living during the 2015-2016 school year.
Contract Online: February 10 – March 15
Room Selection: March 24 – 26
The winning OTMs for the month of November are:
Diversity Program: Henna Tattoo: Learn it the Traditional Way written by Sarah Londo
Executive Board Member: Jacob Immel written by Jessica Murphy
Institution Faculty/Staff: Rebecca Meacham written by Emma Kuhn
Residence Life Faculty/Staff:Jeff Willems written by John Soper
Resident Assistant: Joseph Ebert written by Michelle McChesney
First Year Student: Nate Nichols written by Kassie Yunto
Organization: Roy Community Council written by Jeff Willems
Student: Steffi Schoeder written by Ashley Keenan and Brandi Kochera
If you see any of these writers/winners please congratulate them on their accomplishments!
Important End-of-the-Semester Housing Information – December 2014
This information was also sent to all students living on campus via email.
All Buildings Remain Open During Semester Break
Residence halls and apartment-style buildings will be open during break. If you plan on leaving campus during the break, please shut and latch all windows, close curtains, unplug non-essential items, remove trash, flush toilets, take valuable items with you and make sure all appliances are turned off and cleaned. Please park in the East Housing Lot near Temp if you will have a vehicle on campus during break.
Students Not Returning For Spring Semester – Check-out Procedures
Students who have been permanently released from their University housing contract must clean and vacate their room or apartment and complete the check-out process on-line: www.uwgb.edu/housing by Wednesday, December 17 at 2:00 p.m. Failure to check-out will result in a $50 improper check-out charge. It is recommended that you update your permanent address in SIS if it has changed.
Submit Your Maintenance Requests Now
If you are aware of items in need of repair in your room or apartment, please submit an online Maintenance Request at www.uwgb.edu/housing for these items now to avoid damage charges. Normal wear and tear items will not result in charge.
Do You Have Items You No Longer Need?
If you have personal belongings you no longer need, there will be a collection container in the Community Center where you may discard canned food items, clean clothing, and household items in good working condition. These items will be donated to charitable organizations in the Green Bay community. Please place items in plastic bags and separate food items from other donations. Please do not leave televisions or other electronic waste.
The Resident Satisfaction Survey is currently still live. Students received a link to the survey via email and completion of the survey enters students to win weekly prizes consisting of drawings for UWGB apparel and one of three Fire HD7 tablets. There is also a building competition where the building with the highest percentage of surveys completed will receive a free game night in the Phoenix Club including refreshments and free access to all pool tables, Wii, table tennis, and air hockey.
The top 11 building competition results as of November 17th are:
2. Donald Long
3. Bob Schaefer
4. R.E. Small
5. James Temp
6. Josephine Lenfestey
8. Roy Downham
10. Robert Warren
If you haven’t already, take the survey to better your building’s chance to win!