Student Employment Opportunities

Are you looking for a job that allows you to make new friends, build leadership, administrative, and organizational skills, and be part of a team? If so you may be interested in one of the job opportunities offered through the Office of Residential Living.

Position Information & Qualifications

Resident Assistant (RA):
If you are interested in applying for an RA position, please email or call our office for even more information.

Each semester we do a search to fill our open positions and the application is sent to all on-campus students. The Resident Assistant is assigned to a residence hall/apartment and serves as a resource to students while focusing on the customer service experience. He/she provides information about university services and resources, initiates the implementation of educational, cultural, social, and recreational programs that complement the student’s academic program, and seeks to provide an integrated learning experience involving both the classroom and the residence hall. In addition, they assist in the administrative operation of the hall and in the enforcement of university and residence hall regulations. The average time required each week to fulfill these responsibilities is estimated to be twenty hours. This estimate is provided as a guideline, and weekly fluctuations are expected to occur.

Job Requirements:

  • A student must live on campus for at least 1 semester before applying.
  • A student must live on campus during employment.
  • A student must be enrolled full-time (12+ credit hours) during the semester of employment.
  • A student must maintain a 2.5 cumulative GPA throughout the semester of employment.

Remuneration & Compensation:

  • A student in this position receives a scholarship for the exact amount of their room fees.
  • A student also receives a stipend for the exact amount of their meal plan fees.

Desk Assistant:
If you are interested in applying for a DA position, please email or call our office for even more information.

Each semester we do a search to fill our open positions and the application is sent to all on-campus students. The Desk Assistant is assigned to a residence hall/apartment complex and serves as a resource to students while focusing on the customer service experience. They assist in the administrative operation of the hall and in the enforcement of university and residence hall regulations. In addition, they provide information about university services and resources. The average time required each week to fulfill these responsibilities is estimated to be twenty hours but is not to exceed 29 hours/week. This estimate is provided as a guideline, and weekly fluctuations are expected to occur.

Job Requirements:

  • A student must live on campus.
  • A student must be enrolled full-time (12+ credit hours) during the semester of employment.
  • A student must maintain a 2.0 cumulative GPA throughout the semester of employment.

Remuneration & Compensation:

  • A student in this position receives $7.25 per hour of work and averages 15-20 hours/week.

Student Maintenance Staff:
If you are interested in working in a student maintenance role, please contact our office for questions and availability information. These students will assist our operations and maintenance department in doing minor repairs, cleaning, and follow-ups on work orders that have been submitted. These students must live on campus in our residence halls and must be enrolled full time (12+ credits) each semester to be employed by the student employment office.

Summer Conference Staff:
Each year we need assistance running our buildings over the summer as well as cleaning the halls before and after camps or conferences leave. These student staff members are not required to live on campus but must live from a commutable distance. They are also not required to be enrolled full time over the summer.