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Student Employment

Here at Parkside, you are an integral part of our campus community including our work community.  Student employment is a flexible and convenient way to gain  hands-on, real life experience that enhances your personal and intellectual development. Working on campus is also a great opportunity to get to know the university, meet staff, and help fellow students. See detailed listings of all positions available and application instructions on Rangertrak.

Student Leadership Employment Positions and Hiring

Student leadership employment positions can serve as a way to impact your other students, gain leadership skills, and get connected.  The following positions are categorized as student leadership employment positions: Campus Ambassador, OMSA Peer Advisor and Success Coach, Orientation Leader, Peer Health Educator, and SSS Career Coach and Success Coach.  Apply on Rangertrak and see below for hiring timelines and position descriptions:

Fall 2015 Hiring Process Dates:Spring 2016 Hiring Process Dates:
Applications due by: Friday, November 6thApplications due by: Monday, March 28th
Interviews: Saturday, November 14thInterviews: Saturday, April 2nd
Offers sent out by: Friday, November 20thOffers sent out by: Friday, April 8th
Offers accepted by: Monday, November 30thOffers accepted by: Monday, April 18th

Campus Ambassador: Students serving as campus ambassadors provide crucial support for the university's recruitment, admissions, and orientation program.  Campus Ambassadors help to motivate and recruit prospective students by providing campus tours, office support, and a positive representation of UW-Parkside.

OMSA Peer Advisor:  Peer Advisors are an integral part of the Office of Multicultural Student Affairs. The peer advisors serve as advocates for the students that utilize the office. They connect the students by counseling, assisting, and referring students, conferring with advisors and other staff, and providing educational programming and office support.

OMSA Success Coach:  OMSA Success Coaches work in the Office of Multicultural Student Affairs.  These students provide mentoring to incoming freshmen and transfer students.  Throughout the semester, OMSA Success Coaches meet with students and provide electronic mentoring.  OMSA Success Coaches also host study tables and assist with educational and multicultural programming.

Orientation Leader: Orientation Leaders work within the Office of Admissions and New Student Services. The Orientation Leader position is an opportunity to assist incoming freshmen or transfer students and their families in their transition to the University of Wisconsin- Parkside before, during, and after ROAR and Transfer Transition.

Peer Health Educator: Peer Health Educators are responsible for identifying student needs and developing programs to help support the UW-Parkside community in making responsible and healthy choices. This position includes on-campus programming, with occasional opportunities for outreach in the local community. 

SSS Career Coach: The Career Success Coaches work within Student Support Services as facilitators (in cooperation with the Career Development Coordinator and major faculty advisors) to help engage Project Success student teams in the career development process specifically as it relates to: research, internships, resume building/writing, and graduate/professional programs.

SSS Success Coach: Success Coaches are an integral part of the Student Support Services and ARU Program. They are matched with about one to three proteges and must meet with them regularly one-on-one or as a group. They are expected to serve as a guide, resource, and exemplary student in order to help create a strong college foundation for incoming freshmen.

Other Student Employment Positions

There are a variety of other positions available on campus.  Use RangerTrak to easily seek out open positions and apply.  Here are just a few of the departments that regularly hire students:
  • Academic Advising & Career Center
  • Admissions
  • Campus Concierge
  • Campus Technology Services
  • Creative Services
  • Disability Services
  • Dining Services
  • Library
  • Production Services
  • Residence Life
  • Student Center
  • Student Activities
  • Tutoring Services


Have a job you'd like to let the UW-Parkside students know about? Please use RangerTrak for Employers to advertise jobs, internships and volunteer positions.

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