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Professional Positions

UW Housing & Food Services is here to foster holistic learning. This is our passion. This drives everything we do individually, in teams, and as an organization. Everything we do is with the intent of creating opportunities for our students to grow in all aspects of their lives. To be successful at this, we must be willing to be learners ourselves and have an innovative mind-­set.

Pamela Schreiber

Pam Schreiber—Assistant Vice President for Student Life, Executive Director, Housing & Food Services

Thank you for your interest in joining the University of Washington Housing & Food Services (HFS).  

HFS is a highly integrated department where units work collaboratively with all other functional units to support student success and provide the campus community with exceptional dining experiences.  

Our professional staff positions are integral to our organizational strength, as these positions bring specific expertise and strategic thinking to the units. I invite you to learn more about us as you consider this wonderful professional opportunity.

Current searches

Director of Residential Life

The Director of Residential Life provides leadership, vision and direction to the programs and services associated with residential life for students residing in Housing & Food Services (HFS) communities including all residence halls, student apartments and family housing on the UW Seattle campus.

Position Description (PDF)

Unit Overview (PDF)

Experience and Skills (PDF)

HFS Leadership Organization Chart (PDF)

Residential Life Organization Chart (PDF)

Job Posting

Specialist For Projects And Purchasing

Oversees and manages key aspects of UW Dining’s business operations, including vendor relationships, purchasing and pricing, kitchen and food safety, capital spending, vending machine program and environmental sustainability efforts.

Position Description (PDF)

Job Posting

Assistant Director for Occupancy Management

Provide leadership, and direction in support of the Department’s occupancy planning and management strategies. This includes guidance and oversight of the Student and Desk Services teams that coordinate the application, assignment and agreement processes for all housing options, and the operation of four residence hall desks.

Position Description (PDF)

Job Posting


The Operations & Accounts Manager oversees the daily operation of the Student Services Office, which serves visitors, prospective students, current students, and their families; also oversees management of student housing assignment, housing tour program and student accounts billing process.
Position Description (PDF)

Job Posting

Management & Culinary Professionals

In preparation for autumn quarter 2021, the University of Washington’s nationally recognized Dining Program is now hiring Management & Culinary Professionals for our dining venues across campus! We are currently seeking candidates for multiple positions, including:

  • Managers and Assistant Managers
  • Chefs de Cuisine
  • Sous Chefs

Please click here to apply and learn more about the open positions.

About HFS and UW Dining

HFS provides on-campus housing to over 10,000 student residents and operates over 40 dining and cafĂ© locations that serve the entire campus community. In order to successfully accomplish this, we employ over 1,200 student, classified and professional staff members who work throughout HFS, providing residential and dining services to the campus. As reflected in our mission statement—working together to enhance student life—teamwork and service to our students and customers are at the heart of our business. Learn more about HFS.

To learn about our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion at UW Housing & Food Services, you are encouraged to review our Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Statement Articulate Training.