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

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In order to apply to the following positions, please fill out the application here: HRL Positions Application

2018-2019 Positions

Desk Assistant (DA)

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.

Housing Office Information and Database Assistant (HOIDA)

The Housing Office Information and Database Assistant (HOIDA) is an integral member of the Housing and Residence Life team, serving as one of the initial representatives of the department and Seattle University (SU). The HOIDA works at the Housing and Residence Life central office, assisting in the administration and delivery of services for the residence hall community. The HOIDA, often the first contact to residents, parents, visitors, and persons outside the SU community, must demonstrate professionalism and customer service at all times, while also responding quickly and effectively to student needs and other situations.

Technology & Web Site Assistant (TWSA)

The Technology & Web Site Assistant (TWSA) is an integral member of the Housing and Residence Life team, serving as one of the initial representatives of the department and Seattle University (SU). The Technology & Web Site Assistant will primarily update, develop, and manage the customer facing experience for Housing and Residence Life (HRL). These include HRL website, Housing application database (StarRez), and other front desk duties as assigned. The Technology and Web Site Assistant will also help update and coordinate HRL apple devices.

Desk Coordinator (DC)

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.