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University of Wisconsin Oshkosh
Department of Music
800 Algoma Blvd.
Oshkosh, WI 54901
Phone: 920-424-4224
Fax: 920-424-1266
Arts and Communication Center
Elmwood Ave. at Woodland Ave.

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Student Employment

The Department, on occasion, may have openings for student positions within the department: office workers, music library, and ushers / stage crew. Ushers / stage crew put in the majority of their hours on evenings and weekends according to their availability.

Due to budgetary constraints, we attempt to hire the majority of our student workers from those who have been awarded work study money. If we cannot acquire enough employees with work study eligibility, we will consider hiring those students in the Student Assistant category so that all positions will be filled.

Please feel free to submit the Student Application Form if you are looking for employment with us. It may be sent to the Student Employee Supervisor in care of the Department of Music, UW Oshkosh, 800 Algoma Blvd., Oshkosh, WI 54901.  The application may also be scanned and emailed to or faxed to (920) 424-1266.


Current Openings (please fill out application above for all positions):

  • Stage Crew / Usher
    Usher at scheduled departmental concerts/recitals. Involves greeting the general public, collecting admission (if charged), issuing tickets, distributing programs, and distributing/collecting recital cards for music students.

    Stage Crew: Set up stage and make changes in Music Hall for student, faculty, and guest performers. This includes lighting, moving pianos and other instruments, music stands, and chairs. Maintain backstage area and dressing rooms. Open all doors prior to performances and lock after all performers and ticket holders have left the Hall area.

    Hired students will be trained on both stage and usher duties. Hours vary, but will include nights and weekends.

    -Ability to follow instructions and work with little supervision
    -Music background a PLUS, but not necessary
    -Awarded work study funds

  • Music Office Assistant
    The person in this position will be responsible for general office support for the Department of Music. Tasks will vary depending on department needs, and we allow students to do homework during slow periods. Student will be trained on the phone system, copy procedures, and general department/college information. Student must be cordial to our office visitors, and have a helpful and positive attitude.

    We are looking for one or two students to cover gaps in our office hours. All shifts will be scheduled between 8:30am-4:30pm, Monday-Friday, and will average about 10 hrs/week.

    Job can be continued for as long as you remain a student and obtain Work Study; hours will be adjusted to fit your new class schedule each semester.

    -Experience with Microsoft Word/Excel desired
    -Good people skills
    -Awarded work study funds

    -Assist walk-ins
    -Answer office telephone
    -Complete errands for faculty/staff
    -Assist with bulk mailings
    -Other miscellaneous projects as assigned

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