Residence Life Student Employment

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The Office of Residence Life offers several great leadership positions for students seeking employment right here on campus!  Read below to learn more about each of our available positions!

Resident Assistants

What is a Resident Assistant (RA)? Resident Assistants (RAs) are front line helpers on staff.  RAs are dedicated to learning about residents so that we can help make their stay in our hall a pleasant one.  RAs plan programs/events to build community in the residence halls, and they are trained to help mediate and resolve resident issues.  RAs also enforce policy, and serve in an on-call duty rotation to ensure the safety and security of the residence halls. RAs are compensated $8,250 per year ($4,125 per semester) applied directly to their student account.

Who can apply? In order to be considered for the Resident Assistant position, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Must be enrolled as a full time student throughout course of employment (12 academic credits)
  • Must be in good academic standing with minimum cumulative GPA of 2.25
  • Must be in satisfactory disciplinary status as determined by Director of Residence Life
  • Must be a resident student for at least one semester

Community Managers

What is a Community Manager (CM)? Community Managers (CMs) are a resource in the halls to help refer residents to the appropriate people and resources. CMs also play a critical role in maintenance of facilities in the residence halls by performing daily facilities walk-throughs and putting in work orders for students. Additionally, CMs bring information back to their residents and post it in the residence halls. CMs are compensated $2,300 per year ($1,150 per semester) applied directly to their student account.

Who can apply? In order to be considered for the Community Manager position, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Must be enrolled as a full time student throughout course of employment (12 academic credits)
  • Must be in good academic standing with minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0
  • Must be in satisfactory disciplinary status as determined by Director of Residence Life
  • Must be a resident student for at least one semester

Programming Coordinators

What is a Programming Coordinator? Programming Coordinators (PCs) are students employed by Residence Life to put on programs/events in the residence halls.  PCs help build community among residents through their programming efforts, and provide fun and engaging opportunities for residents looking for something to do! PCs are compensated $2,200 per year ($1,100 per semester) applied directly to their student account.

Who can apply? In order to be considered for the Programming Coordinator position, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Must be enrolled as a full time student throughout course of employment (12 academic credits)
  • Must be in good academic standing with minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0
  • Must be in satisfactory disciplinary status as determined by Director of Residence Life