Desk Receptionists

Interested in the Desk Receptionist Position?

The Desk Receptionist (DR) position is the most visible position in the Office of Residence Life serving as the initial representative of the residence hall or apartment building on Marquette’s campus.  The DR is first and foremost, a safety and security checkpoint for the building.  DRs maintain a high standard of customer service when interacting with both residents/tenants of the residence halls/apartments as well as parents, facilities staff, and people outside of the university community. 

The ideal DR candidate is a current student who has customer service experience, a minimum 2.00 GPA, and a desire to make an impact on the residence hall and apartment communities. Quality candidates will have a commitment to personal integrity, the ability to collaborate with team members, and demonstrate leadership characteristics in problem solving, interpersonal skills, and communication.

To learn more, check out the following link for more information:

Spring 2017 DR Positions

We currently do not have any available openings for spring 2017. If that changes, we will provide a link to apply via Handshake.

DR Selection for Academic Year 2016-2017

The following is information from our completed hiring process for 2016-2017. This information will be updated for 2017-2018 in early February 2017.

Information Sessions

Interested applicants are encouraged to attend an information session to learn more about the application and interview process as well as the DR position requirements. Information sessions are not mandatory to attend for an application to be considered.

Monday, March 7
4-5pm | AMU 157

Tuesday, March 8
6-7pm | AMU Henke

Wednesday, March 9
12-1pm | AMU 157

Thursday, March 10
7:30-8:30pm | AMU Lunda

Friday, March 11
3:30-4:30pm | Cudahy 137

Tuesday, March 29
6-7pm | AMU 157

Wednesday, March 30
12-1pm | AMU 163

Thursday, March 31
7:30pm-8:30pm | AMU 163

Application Information

Applications are available through MU Career Manager. Applications must be received by 11:59pm on Thursday, March 31, 2016.

Application for the DR position includes the following:

Please follow these instructions after clicking the DR Application Link:

  1. Log into MU Career Manager using the link on the left side of the page using your emarq credentials.
  2. If this is your first time using the MU Career Manager system, follow the instructions from Career Services here.
  3. Activate your MU Career Manager account and upload your resume.
  4. If you ask for a resume critique, it will take two business days before you can log back in to apply for the job. A resume critique is not necessary to apply.
  5. Log back in to MU Career Manager, select the My Account tab and then the My Documents tab and upload your writing sample (Word Document answering the prompts), resume, and letter of recommendation.
  6. Return to the job posting, select the appropriate documents you loaded on to your account, and click through to request an interview.
  7. You will know you completed the application when the screen reads "Your request to interview has been submitted."
  8. Beginning on March 16th, application materials will be reviewed. You will receive notification via MU Career Manager when your materials have been reviewed and you can sign up for an interview time on April 7th or April 8th, 2016.

If you have questions about MU Career Manager, stop in to Career Services, Holthusen Hall, 1st floor.


Interview Sign Ups – Through MU Career Manager
Interview sign-ups will occur on a rolling basis beginning on March 3rd through March 31st.

Application Deadline - Thursday, March 31st at 11:59pm

Interview Day
Thursday, April 7th or Friday, April 8th, 2016

Notification of Application Status
Monday, April 25th, 2016

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ORL Contact Information

Office of Residence Life
716 North 11th Street
Carpenter Tower, Room 203
Milwaukee, WI 53233

Telephone: (414) 288-7208
Fax: (414) 288-5108
Email ORL