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

Recruitment typically starts the year before to fill for the upcoming year. Please check back here, ConnectSU, and Handshake for hiring information.

Positions 

Resident Assistant - application closed 

The Resident Assistant (RA) position exists to assist in the facilitation of a healthy, engaging, and educational residential experience. The RA will work cooperatively as a member of a residence hall staff and assist the Area Coordinator (AC) and Assistant Area Coordinator(s) (AAC) by creating opportunities and providing services that celebrate inclusion and foster student learning.

Interested candidates are strongly encouraged to attend an RA Info Session listed below:

  • Wednesday, November 16, 3PM to 4PM at Chardin 142
  • Monday, November 28th, 7PM to 8PM at Sinegal 200 (Oberto Commons)
  • Wednesday, December 14, 2:30PM to 3:30PM Zoom ID 913 1167 6383
  • Thursday, January 5th, from 7:30PM to 8:30PM at Sinegal 200 (Oberto Commons)

Housing Operations and Services Assistant (HOSA) - closed

The HOSA is an integral member of the Housing and Residence Life team, serving as one of the initial student customer service representatives for the Department and Seattle University (SU). The HOSA works at the Housing and Residence Life central office, directly assisting in the administration, internal/external communication, and marketing of major housing processes/timelines throughout the academic year such as move-in, housing application cycles, and the room selection process, to name a few. HOSAs also are vital in the delivery and processing of requests and services for the residence hall community in-person, but also through the Housing and Residence Life Housing Portal. The HOSA, often the first contact to residents, parents, visitors, and persons outside the SU community, work to always demonstrate professionalism and excellent customer service, while also responding quickly and effectively to student needs and other situations.

Desk Assistant (DA) - closed

The Desk Assistant (DA) is an integral member of the Housing and Residence Life team, serving as one of the initial representatives of the residence halls and Seattle University (SU) communities. The DA works at the residence hall front desk, assisting in the administration, service and security of the residence hall. The DA, often the first contact to residents, visitors, and persons outside of the SU community, must demonstrate professionalism and customer service at all times, while also responding quickly and effectively in emergency situations. Candidates must demonstrate effective leadership, organization, and administrative skills.

Desk Coordinator (DC) - closed

The Desk Coordinator (DC) is an integral member of the Housing and Residence Life team, serving as one of the initial representatives of the residence hall and Seattle University (SU) communities. The DC coordinates the operations of the residence hall front desk, manages desk supplies and equipment, and assists in other building projects and processes.  The DC assists the Desk Supervisors with the supervision on Desk Assistants (DA) through accountability measures, performance evaluations, and delegation. The DC, often the first contact to residents, visitors, and persons outside the SU community, must demonstrate professionalism and customer service at all times, while also responding quickly and effectively in emergency situations. The DC serves as the primary means of communication to all members of the front desk staff and serves as a liaison between the DAs and Housing and Residence Life. The DC integrates the needs of the residents, staff, and Housing and Residence Life into the desk operations.  Candidates must demonstrate leadership, management, and administrative skills.