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Student Employment

  • Housing & Residence Life employs students each year in temporary, part-time and Work-Study positions. Working for us offers:

    • Competitive pay
    • Locations across campus
    • Hours to fit busy schedules
    • Convenience
    • Skill development
    • Opportunities to advance
    • Ways to build your resume
    • The chance to develop lifelong friendships

    Current Positions

    Please check back here and the Redhawk Network for updates.

    Resident Assistant (RA)

    The Redhawk Application: Winter Quarter must be submitted by January 20, 2015 to be considered as a candidate for the Resident Assistant position.

    The Resident Assistant (RA) position is a unique opportunity for students to get involved at Seattle University and gain valuable leadership experience. RAs serve as resources, role models and peer educators to residents.  RAs work cooperatively as a member of a residence hall staff and assist the Resident Director (RD) and Assistant Resident Director (ARD) with creating a vital and engaged living-learning community by providing programs and services that celebrate diversity and foster student learning and development. RAs are responsible for the effective functioning of the living environment in their respective residential areas.

    The RA is a member of Housing and Residence Life and reports directly to an RD/ARD.  RAs must be enrolled as a full-time student for the full 2015-2016 academic year. RAs must maintain a 2.5 cumulative GPA and enroll in no more than 18 credits each quarter and no more than one evening course unless approved by their RD. In addition, RAs must have no more than 10 hours of outside commitments, which also must be approved by their RD.  RAs receive a single room and board plan for compensation.

    Application Information First Year (first time) RAs:
    1. Sign into the Redhawk Network: https://seattleu-csm.symplicity.com/students/
    2. Click on the “Surveys” Tab 
    3. Click on the “Respond” button underneath Redhawk Application: Winter Quarter
    4. Fill out the information on the top portion of the form.
    5. Check “Yes” for the Resident Assistant (RA) position and fill out the information. All sections are required to be filled out to be considered a candidate.
    6. Electronically sign the form at the bottom.
    7. If you are not finished, you can save the form as a draft and return to it. Click on the “Save as Draft” button to make changes later. The form will not be submitted to the HRL Selection Committee.
    8. When you have completed all sections of the form, click on the “Submit” button. You application will be submitted to the HRL Selection Committee as a candidate for the Resident Assistant position.

    Recommendations for Resident Assistant position  

    You must provide 2 recommendations to have a complete candidate file for the Resident Assistant position. The recommendation form is accessible by the link below:


    Copy and paste this link to your references. Your references have by January 21, 2015 to complete the recommendation form. Please communicate with your references about the position and what you are asking of them. We recommend someone that is knowledgeable about your leadership skills and experience.

    Questions? Contact Brian Hooks at hooksb@seattleu.edu

    Upcoming Positions

    Housing Office Information and Database Assistant (HOIDA) for Summer Quarter and 2014-2015 Academic Year

    Application process has closed. 

    Desk Assistant (DA)

    Application process is now closed for the coming year.

    Desk Coordinator (DC)

    Application process is now closed for the coming year.

    Show Room Assistant

    Application process is now closed for the coming year.

    Learning Community Academic Mentor

    Applications will be available for Academic Mentors on the Redhawk Network in the spring. 

    Contact Brian Hooks (hooksb@seattleu.edu) with any questions.

    Resident Minister

    All positions filled.

    Summer staff

    All positions filled.