Housing & Residence Life employs approximately 30 students each year to work in a variety of roles within the department. Announcements are made throughout the year when positions open and an application process has started. Please check back regularly to see what positions are available. Available positions will have active links to the application.

Number of hours and pay rates are dependent on positions and years of service to the department.

Positions within the department include, but are not limited to:

Resident Assistants (RAs)

 (Applications for spring 2022 available soon)

 Housing & Residence Life hires between 12-15 RAs per year for the two residence halls on campus. Applications are open for our 2021-2022 RA Staff. RAs are responsible for maintaining a healthy environment in the residence halls, which is conducive to student success. RAs plan events for their community, serve as a resource for students questions/concerns, and uphold residence hall policies within the community. Further information on the specific job duties and hiring process is accessible in the application link above.

Desk Workers

(Applications available soon)

Desk Workers for Housing & Residence Life will assist with community building and hall policy enforcement by working at the front desks in both Petro and Rimrock Residence Halls. Desk Workers will fulfill a minimum of 2-3 hours each week, picking up additional hours from those left over from Resident Assistant desk coverage. Desk Workers will also have the opportunity to gain more weekly hours by assisting in Housing Office coverage.

Student Office Staff

 (Applications are CLOSED)

The student office support position works closely with the Operations Manager, Hall Directors, and Associate Dean of Students to help successfully run the Housing & Residence Life Department. All duties and tasks will be assigned by the Operations Manager and Hall Directors. While some tasks will be done on a routine, daily basis, other special projects will be assigned as needed.

Student Maintenance

(Applications are CLOSED) 

Approximately 1-2 positions available each year. Housing & Residence Life employs at least one Student Maintenance worker each year who helps with general maintenance issues within the residence halls. This position works with variety of services including minor room maintenance, furniture disbursement, and other jobs associated with the successful operations of the residence halls.

Summer Employment

(Applications are CLOSED)

 For more information, please attend our Summer Housing Employment Information on Tuesday, March 23, 2021 @ 7:00pm.

During the summer months the Housing & Residence Life department employs a team of summer staff members to work in a variety of areas including:

  • Operations Assistant: Prepares rooms for summer conference attendees and works with conference operations and orientation programs. Approximately  4-6 positions available.
  • Desk Worker: will be hired to assist in working front desk shifts in support of the Summer Housing Program and Conference Services Program.  Approximately 5-7 positions will be available.

Students stand on a balcony at Petro Hall