The Office of 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 
(Applications are Closed)

Approximately 12-16 positions available each year. Typically the staff members you will get to know best, “RAs,” are student staff who live on wings or floors of each residence hall. They have specific community development, programming and administrative responsibilities, but they probably can be best thought of as outstanding resources for you. They are experienced students who have been selected for their skills and have been trained to be an important link between you and the things you will experience as a student. Please make the time to get to know your RA. They are here to celebrate the successes we hope you have, and help you work through the challenges you may face. 

Student Office Staff

 (Applications are CLOSED)

The student office support position works closely with the Administrative Associate, Hall Directors, Assistant Housing Director and Director of Student Life & Auxilliaries to help successfully run the Housing and Residence Life Programs. All duties and tasks will be assigned by the Administrative Associate, Assistant Director, Director, 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 OPEN)

Approximately 1-2 positions available each year. The office of Housing & Residence Life employs at least one Student Maintenance worker each year who helps with general maintenance issues within the residence hall. 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 OPEN until April 6, 2020)

 For more information, please attend our Summer Housing Employment Information to be announced in the Spring 2019 semester.

During the summer months the Housing office employs a team of summer staff members to work in a variety of areas including:

  • Conference 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