Thursday, February 3, 2011 myBiz Blog
Campus Jobs by sbarber

Looking for a job on campus?  Applications for a variety of campus positions are now being accepted.

Tour Guides & Information Guides

Visitor & Information Programs (VIP) is looking for outgoing and enthusiastic students to serve as Information Guides and Tour Guides beginning in Spring and Summer 2011.

We seek to employ students who represent the diversity of our student population in age, gender, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, religion, city/state/country of origin, personality, major, career goals, campus involvement, and personal interests.

Tour guides conduct daily walking tours of campus and educate groups about academics, campus life, history, traditions, and university achievements. Tours include: prospective student and family visits hosted by the Office of Admissions, customized campus tours, elementary and middle school field trips, and new faculty and staff tours.

Information Guides assist students, faculty and staff, prospective students and their families, visitors, and members of the community access information about the campus and surrounding area through the Campus Information Center in the Red Gym and at the Welcome Center at 21 N. Park Street. They serve clients in person, over the phone, by e-mail, and through live chat.

Working as a Tour Guide or Information Guide is a great springboard to other career opportunities regardless of field of interest. In these positions, students will sharpen their communication, problem-solving, customer service, and leadership skills while working in a fun, fast-paced, and dynamic environment.

See why current employees love their jobs here:

Information Guide: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4K14kwATKTw Tour Guide: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BJBa_PQV6HY

Starting salary is $8/hour with opportunities for advancement up to $12/hour. Applications are available at www.vip.wisc.edu and are due at the Campus Information Center by 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, February 10, 2011.

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Student Webmaster The Cross College Advising Service (CCAS) webmaster is responsible for implementing the ongoing development of the CCAS & EC websites. Also responsible for performing day-to-day site maintenance on 2 web sites, setting standards for design, performing navigation and browser compatibility, performing quality-control for third party content, and maintaining and developing small web applications.  Attention to detail is critical.

Additional responsibilities will include document best practices and write maintainable HTML/ASP code with lots of comment tags, assist in development of a new look and feel for web sites, update all content, assist in the redevelopment, and advise staff on how to best optimize their content for online deployment.

  • 1 year of experience with HTML 3.2/4.0 at the tag level, no WYSIWYG is required.
  • 1 year of DHTML, COM and client-side JavaScript programming experience is also required.
  • 1 year of thorough knowledge of browser compatibility issues for all platforms/major browsers is necessary.
  • 1 year of Microsoft server-side VBScript and ASP development experience is also necessary.
  • 1 year conversion of existing images (TIFF, BMP, PSD) for online use (JPG, GIF) using Adobe ImageReady and PhotoShop is a must.
  • 1 year of thorough knowledge of browser compatibility issues for all platforms/major browsers is also a must.
Hours are flexible and will vary each week, depending on work needed, but 20 hours is the maximum. Pay will start at $10.00 per hour.

Interested candidates please send a letter of application and a resume to Adrienne Thunder at athunder@wisc.edu.  The position will be posted until filled.

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Student Job Center Check out this site for more on-campus positions http://jobcenter.wisc.edu/