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University of Wisconsin-Marshfield / Wood County

Student Employment

Work-Study Employment

Follow these steps to get a work study position:

  1. Be sure you have been awarded and accepted "Work Study" on your Financial Aid award letter.
  2. You must be enrolled in at least 6 credits during the semester.
  3. Schedule an interview with the supervisor listed with each position. At the interview, if you are hired, hours and pay will be decided.
  4. Fill out the work study application and bring with you to the interview.
  5. If you are hired for a position, pick up a Work Study Eligibility packet from the Financial Aid office in the Student Affairs office.
  6. You MUST return the completed payroll packet to Tuition Services before you will get paid.
  7. Students are responsible for entering their own work hours through the payroll system. Supervisors will approve all hours. Students get paid every two weeks.
  8. Fall Work Study positions are open starting Sept. 3, 2013 - December 20, 2013.
  9. Spring Work Study positions are open starting January 27, 2014 - May 20, 2014.

Work Study positions for 2013-2014 academic year

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Media Center/IT Helpdesk Assistant - Filled

Duties and Responsibilities:  Assist IT by acting as the first point of contact for all customers requesting help from the helpdesk. Log calls and create tickets for users, check computer labs, create photo IDs and stock printers with paper and other duties as assigned.

  • flexible hours
  • renewable each semester
  • open to work study students only

Qualifications/Skills Required:  Very general computer knowledge and a willingness to help others.

Rate: $7.50/hr
Dept.: Technology Department
Supervisor: Chris Meyer, Network Administrator
Contact: Chris Meyer, H.C. Laird Fine Arts Bldg., room 304
Phone: 389.6546

e-mail: chris.meyer@uwc.edu

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Customer Service Assistant - Student Services - Filled

Duties and Responsibilities:  Cover the front desk in the Student Services Office; greet guests, answer  phone calls, provide information and forms, and direct guests to appropriate staff members as required.  Copying, filing, shredding, typing.  Provide assistance with recurring projects and testing. Make appointments using MS outlook and excel data bases;  other duties as assigned.

  • flexible hours
  • renewable each semester
  • open to work study students only

Qualifications/Skills Required:  Customer service experience and a positive attitude preferred. Knowledge of MS word, excel and outlook. Responsibilities include handling confidential information.

Rate: $7.25
Dept: Student Services
Supervisor: Student Services
Contact: Student Services, A.G. Felker Student Center
Phone: 389.6530

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Box Office Assistant

Duties and Responsibilities:  Taking and processing ticket sales for the theatre, calling customers back, miscellaneous office duties and answering questions. Responsibilities include handling money. Good customer service a must.

  • Thursday and Friday from 4:30 - 7 pm and some Saturdays and Sundays for productions.
  • renewable each semester
  • work study students preferred

Qualifications/Skills Required:  Customer service experience and a positive attitude a must. Computer skills helpfull.

Rate: $7.25
Dept: Box Office
Supervisor: Vicki Kuehnhold
Contact: Vicki Kuehnhold (leave a message)
Phone: 715-389-6534

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Student Activities Marketing - Filled

Duties and Responsibilities:  Primary objective is marketing student activities (i.e. fall and spring picnics, bands, and other activities)  Duties will include making large signs and posters, table tents, power point slides for the hallway display monitors, etc. Other duties as assigned.

  • flexible hours (approximately 6-8 hours/week-may be a job share)
  • renewable each semester
  • open to work study students only

Qualifications/Skills Required:  Working knowledge of PowerPoint and high attention to detail required. Creativity and willingness to learn new software is important.

Rate: $7.25
Dept: University Relations
Supervisor: Stacey Oelrich
Contact: Stacey Oelrich, University Relations Director
Phone: 389.6545

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Business Office Assistant - Filled

Duties and Responsibilities:  Filing, auditing credit card records, maintain stock in supply room  and other duties as needed.

  • open to non-work study students
  • 1 - 2 hours per week

Qualifications/Skills Required:  Must be able to file alphabetically. Responsibilities include handling confidential information.

Rate: $7.25
Dept: Business Office
Supervisor: Kimberly Valenza
Contact: Kimberly Valenza, Tuition Services
Phone: 389-6536

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Book Store Assistant - Filled

Duties and Responsibilities:  Help students with book store purchases, maintain inventory and other duties as needed.

  • open to work study students only
  • Seasonal; hours and times will vary - depending on peak times at the beginning and end of semesters.

Qualifications/Skills Required: Must be customer service oriented. Responsibilities include handling money and confidential information.

Rate: $7.25
Dept: Campus Book Store
Supervisor: Chris Cherney
Contact: Chris Cherney, Campus Bookstore
Phone: 389-6556

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 Media Technician - Filled

Duties and Responsibilities:  Provide technical assistance to instructors and students in Distance education rooms. Duties include but not limited to: opening DE classrooms, starting equipment, making connections, doing sound and video checks, assisting instructors and students with equipment operations, monitoring class for equipment malfunctions, troubleshooting problems during class, documenting problems, contacting others as needed, turning equipment off and locking room(s) at conclusion of classes, and enforcement of classroom rules.

  • work study preferred but open to non-work study students
  • Hours: 4:45 PM - 9:45PM Monday-Thursday (number of days varies)

Qualifications/Skills Required:  Provide technical support for Distance Education classes. Training will be provided. Need not be computer proficient but must be dependable and responsible.

Rate: $7.50
Dept: Instructional Technology
Supervisor: Bob Apfel
Contact: Bob Apfel, Instructional Technology Coordinator
Phone: 389.6516
email: robert.apfel@uwc.edu

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Office/Theatre Assistant

Duties and Responsibilities:  Copying; cleaning; researching; other duties as assigned.

  • flexible hours
  • renewable each semester
  • open to work study students only

Qualifications/Skills Required:  Knowledge of stage, lighting and equipment preferred but not required.

Rate: $7.25
Dept: Communication Arts
Supervisor: Damian Ernest
Contact: Damian Ernest
Phone: 389.6543

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Technical Assistant 

Duties and Responsibilities:  Assist in the staging and lighting for events in the campus theatre, concerts, plays and general campus and non-campus needs.  Perform general theatre maintenance.

  • flexible hours
  • renewable each semester
  • open to work study students only

Qualifications/Skills Required:  Some knowledge and interest in the performing arts and stage equipment is desired.  Must be dedicated and reliable.  Moderate lifting and ladder work.  Limited evening work on a scheduled basis.

Rate: $7.25
Dept: Communication Arts
Supervisor:  Damian Ernest
Contact:  Damian Ernest
Phone: 389-6543

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Stockroom Assistant - Filled

Duties and Responsibilities:  Clean-up and keep order in labs and stockroom, prepare solutions, place items on reagent shelves in an orderly manner and with clear labeling for lab exercises in chemistry courses (124, 125, 145, 155); remove items from reagent shelves and return to proper location in stockroom, fill distilled water containers and paper towel dispensers in lab, etc.  Assist in preparing demonstrations as time permits.  Provide some maintenance support, inventory control, storage arrangements which are in line with safety recommendations, etc.

  • flexible hours (8 hrs/week)
  • renewable each semester
  • open to work study students only

Qualifications/Skills Required:  Some chemistry background - preferably from students that have had or are currently enrolled in Chemistry 125 or higher-level course.  Individual must take and follow instructions well.

Rate: $7.25
Dept: Chemistry
Supervisor: Dana Haagenson
Contact: Dana Haagenson, A. Leopold Science Bldg, room 217
Phone: 389-6526

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Office Lab Assistant - Physics/Astronomy  - Filled

Duties and Responsibilities:  Assist with lab maintenance (i.e. check equipment, clean and organize the storeroom).  Some word processing. .

  • flexible hours
  • renewable each semester
  • open to work study students only

Qualifications/Skills Required:  Someone who isn't afraid of technology.  A current or future physics student preferred.  Physics or chemistry background helpful.

Rate: $7.25
Dept: Physics/Astronomy
Supervisor: Martin Lee
Contact: Martin Lee,  A. Leopold Science Bldg, room 140B
Phone: 389-6541

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Office Lab Assistant - Biology   - Filled

Duties and Responsibilities:  Assist with setting up and dismantling laboratory equipment; clean laboratory materials; record keeping and other paperwork as assigned by the instructor. Also, GreenHouse maintenance.

  • flexible hours but plan on 4 - 5 hours per week
  • renewable each semester
  • open to work study students only

Qualifications/Skills Required:  Prefer a second-year student who has completed one or more biology classes.

Rate: $7.50
Dept: Biology
Supervisor: Laura Lee
Contact: Laura Lee,  A. Leopold Science Bldg, Room 207
Phone: 389-6524

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Library Assistant   - Filled

Duties and Responsibilities:  Perform circulation tasks, check out and check in library materials.  Help patrons use the library by answering library (reference) and/or computer-related questions.  Process new materials as they are received.  This includes daily and weekly newspapers, magazines, and other new acquisitions.  Computer and clerical/office work; includes using Microsoft programs. Also, answering phones, giving directions to other areas on campus, showing people how to use the copy machine, etc.  Help maintain the appearance of the library including shelving books, magazines and shelf-reading and making sure library materials are in proper order.

  • open to work study students only
  • Flexible hours
  • Renewable each semester

Qualifications/Skills Required:  Attention to detail; computer skills or are capable of using computers. Being able to work with faculty, staff, students and community is necessary. A willingness to learn and perform many tasks is required. Much on-the-job training is given. Punctuality is necessary - library work schedule is set for the whole semester for all of the library employees.

Rate: $7.25/hr for the first year; $7.50/hr for the second year
Dept: Hamilton Roddis Memorial Library
Supervisor: Ruth Elderbrook
Contact: Ruth Elderbrook, Library Director
Phone: 389-6531

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Mathematics Office Assistant  - Filled

Duties and Responsibilities:  Filing, copying, typing, grading papers/exams, and other administrative duties.

  • flexible hours
  • renewable each semester
  • open to work study students only

Qualifications/Skills Required:  Typing and data entry experience helpful.

Rate: $7.25
Dept: Mathematics, H.C. Laird Fine Arts Bldg, Room 314
Supervisor: Kavita Bhatia
Contact: Kavita Bhatia
Phone: 389-6548

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Student Parking Enforcement Officer - Filled

Duties and Responsibilities:  Provide information to students and visitors regarding appropriate parking on-campus. Enforce campus parking regulations through issuance of citations (when necessary). Create reports regarding parking citations and communicate said reports to Assistant Dean for Administrative Services. Identify parking problems and assist in development of options and solutions.

  • Monday - Friday from 8am - 3pm
  • open to non work study eligible students
  • School Year (Fall and spring) Employment

Qualifications/Skills Required:  Good communication and problem solving skills. Ability to work with little supervision. Ability (and willingness) to work outdoors in all types of weather. Good writing skills.

Rate:  $7.25
Supervisor:
Contact: Assistant Campus Dean for Administrative Services
Phone: 389-6537
email:

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Custodial Assistant - AM - Filled

Duties and Responsibilities:  This position requires individual to do vacuuming between the hours of 7:00 and 8:00 am Monday, Wednesday and Friday.

  • open to work study students only
  • renewable each semester

Qualifications/Skills Required:   Must be dependable.

Rate:  $7.60
Dept: Maintenance
Supervisor: Larry Schuh
Contact: Larry Schuh, Buildings & Grounds Superintendent
 Phone: 389-6523

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Custodial Assistant - PM - Filled

Duties and Responsibilities:  This position will be under the supervision of the evening custodian. Duties will include miscellaneous cleaning as needed. Hours will be evenings Monday through Friday from 6:00 pm until 10:00 pm or may vary as needed.

  • open to work study students only
  • renewable each semester

Qualifications/Skills Required:   Ability to do heavy lifting and operate floor scrubber.

Rate:  $7.25
Dept: Maintenance
Supervisor: Larry Schuh
Contact: Larry Schuh, Buildings & Grounds Superintendent
Phone: 389-6523

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Office Lab Assistant-Geography - Filled

Duties and Responsibilities:  Taking inventory of equipment, help with setting up labs and help with reorganizing the map and equipment rooms.

  • flexible hours
  • renewable each semester
  • open to work study students only

Qualifications/Skills Required :  Prefer a  student who has completed  Geo 123 or Geo 125.

Rate: $7.25
Dept: Geography
Supervisor: Iddrisu Adam
Contact: Iddrisu Adam,  A. Leopold Science Bldg., Room 136B
Phone: 389-6527

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Tennis/Racquetball Supervisor

Duties and Responsibilities:  Supervising the tennis/racquetball court for Marshfield Parks and Rec.

  • open for anyone, including work study
  • Homework can be done while on the job

Qualifications/Skills Required : Must be responsible and dependable.

Rate: $7.25 per hour
Dept: Marshfield Parks and Recreation Department
Supervisor: Kelly Cassidy
Contact: Kelly Cassidy, Marshfield Parks and Rec
Phone: 486-2043

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Senior High Gym Supervisor

Duties and Responsibilities:  Supervising the gym for Marshfield Parks and Rec.

  • Monday and Wednesday 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  • open for anyone, including work study

Qualifications/Skills Required : Must be responsible and dependable.

Rate: $7.25
Dept: Marshfield Parks and Recreation Department
Supervisor: Kelly Cassidy
Contact: Kelly Cassidy, Marshfield Parks and Rec
Phone: 486-2043

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Ice Rink Supervisor

Duties and Responsibilities:  Supervising the ice rinks for Marshfield Parks and Rec.

  • December through February
  • open for anyone, including work study

Qualifications/Skills Required : Must be responsible and dependable.

Rate: $7.25 per hour
Dept: Marshfield Parks and Recreation Department
Supervisor: Kelly Cassidy
Contact: Kelly Cassidy, Marshfield Parks and Rec
Phone: 486-2043

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Early Bird Lap Swim Lifeguard

Duties and Responsibilities:  contact Kelly Cassidy

  • Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 5:45 AM - 7:45 AM
  • Monday and Wednesday 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
  • open for anyone, including work study

Qualifications/Skills Required : must be certified

Rate: $7.25 per hour
Dept: Marshfield Parks and Recreation Department
Supervisor: Kelly Cassidy
Contact: Kelly Cassidy, Marshfield Parks and Rec
Phone: 486-2043

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Volleyball Referee

Duties and Responsibilities:  contact Kelly Cassidy

  • open for anyone, including work study

Qualifications/Skills Required:  contact Kelly Cassidy

Rate: $10.00 per match
Dept: Marshfield Parks and Recreation Department
Supervisor: Kelly Cassidy
Contact: Kelly Cassidy, Marshfield Parks and Rec
Phone: 486-2043

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Basketball Scorekeeper

Duties and Responsibilities:  contact Kelly Cassidy

  • open for anyone, including work study

Qualifications/Skills Required:  contact Kelly Cassidy

Rate: $7.25 per hour
Dept: Marshfield Parks and Recreation Department
Supervisor: Kelly Cassidy
Contact: Kelly Cassidy, Marshfield Parks and Rec
Phone: 486-2043

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Basketball Supervisor

Duties and Responsibilities:  contact Kelly Cassidy

  • open for anyone, including work study

Qualifications/Skills Required:  contact Kelly Cassidy

Rate: $10.00 per hour
Dept: Marshfield Parks and Recreation Department
Supervisor: Kelly Cassidy
Contact: Kelly Cassidy, Marshfield Parks and Rec
Phone: 486-2043

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Zoo Attendant  - Filled

Duties and Responsibilities:  contact Kelly Cassidy

  • open for anyone, including work study

Qualifications/Skills Required:  contact Kelly Cassidy

Rate: $7.25 per hour
Dept: Marshfield Parks and Recreation Department
Supervisor: Kelly Cassidy
Contact: Kelly Cassidy, Marshfield Parks and Rec
Phone: 486-2043

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