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.

2022-2023 Positions 

Resident Assistant - 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 must attend one of the Info Sessions listed below:

  • Monday, November 15th, from 2PM to 3PM in Sinegal 110
  • Wednesday, November 17th, from 8PM to 9PM, in each residence hall 
  • Thursday, November 18th, from 11Am to 12PM in Sinegal 110
  • Tuesday, November 30th, from 1PM to 2PM via zoom (https://seattleu.zoom.us/j/96007026797)
  • Tuesday, January 4th, from 1PM to 2PM, in Student Center 210
  • Wednesday, January 5th, from 8PM to 9PM, in each residence hall 

 

Housing Operations and Services Assistant (HOSA) - application open on Handshake

(Job #6372057) 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.

  • Application open on Handshake (Job #6372057) April 25
  • Priority application deadline May 6, 2022
  • Interviews: May 16 - 19, 2022
  • Offers sent: May 20, 2022

Desk Assistant (DA) - hiring to start in 2022

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) - hiring to start in 2022

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.