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Student staff positions in ResLiving

Residential Living employs a number of student staff members for the department throughout the year.  All of our student staff positions require full-time enrollment.  Some of the positions include:

Resident Assistant

Resident Assistants (RAs) are student leaders who live on the premises and are responsible for approximately 50 residents for the academic year.  Some of their job responsibilities include:

  • Programming for their community according to Residential Living's 6 Core Values: Scholarship, Life Skills, Community, Diversity, Wellness, and Service
  • Serve as a campus resource to students
  • Serve on duty rotation for their complex
  • Disseminate information to residents about policies and procedures
  • Create door decorations and display cases for their community
  • Mediate roommate/suitemate conflicts

Applications: Currently available online.  We are currently accepting applications for an RA position to begin this Spring semester of 2015.  Applications are due by 5:00pm Wednesday, November 19th.

Desk Assistant

Desk Assistants (DAs) are student leaders who work at either the Living Learning Center or Washburn Village front desk.  The Living Learning Center and the Washburn Village’s front desks are open Sunday through Thursday from 9:00 a.m. – Midnight and Friday through Saturday from 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 a.m.  DAs provide quality customer service to residents through such services as:

  • Distributing mail and packages
  • Taking maintenance requests
  • Renting out equipment provided at the desks
  • Answer general student questions
  • Assist Residential Living office with special projects

Applications: Always available.  Positions hired as needed filled. Click here to apply.

Office Assistant

Office Assistants (OAs) are student leaders who work in the Residential Living main office and provide quality customer service to residents and other patrons.  OAs are often times, the first point of contact for customers and are responsible for being able to answer general questions about facilities and the department, as well as, assisting with standard policies and procedures.  Othe duties of OAs include:

  • Assisting with mail
  • Answering phones
  • Assisting customers with their needs
  • Occaisionally provide tours for prospective students and their families
  • Aiding professional staff with special projects

Applications: Currently not available