The Office of Residential Life & Housing Services offers a variety of employment opportunities, including Resident Assistants, Residence Directors, Night Attendants, and Student Office Assistants. In addition, we hire a number of students to be conference workers and maintenance mechanics (Please check with our office in February for more information about these positions).
Reporting directly to either the Assistant Director for Residential Education or the Coordinator for the First Year Residential Experience, each Residence Director (RD) is expected to operate from a foundation that incorporates student development theory, institutional and organizational priorities, and their best professional sense of what their staff and students need. The position is a twelve-month, live-in professional position with primary responsibility for direct supervision and leadership in an assigned community on campus. Residence Directors are responsible for administering the Community Development Model in a residential area of 320 to 650 students, supervising 8 to 14 staff members, and working to promote the mission of the department and the college.
Resident Assistant Opportunities
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As the College's representative in the residence halls, the Resident Assistant assumes many roles. The RA's responsibilities largely center on establishing and maintaining a residence hall atmosphere that is conducive to the residents' overall education and development.
Support Staff Positions
The primary duty of the Desk Attendant is to ensure that access to the residence halls is only provided to authorized individuals. A secondary function of this position is to facilitate communication during any emergency situations that arise in the halls.
Office Assistant responsibilities include but are not limited to the following: filing, copying, answering phones, completing on-campus deliveries, designing and implementing bulletin boards and other art projects as well as typing. Successful candidates will have strong administrative, computer and time management skills as well as the ability to be warm and friendly to students and others who come to the office. Office assistants must be able to keep the highest level of confidentiality.