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 ability and possess qualities such as personal maturity, dependability, motivation, initiative, integrity, responsibility, discretion and strong interpersonal skills.
Reports to: Assistant Director, Housing
To qualify for the DA position, you must:
For a more complete position description, take a look at this document: Desk Assistant Position Description 2020-2021.
The following is the projected selection process timeline for 2020/2021 DAs:
The application for the 2020/2021 DA position will become available on May 1st and will be found at the following link: HRL Positions Application. You will be redirected to Seattle University's Handshake portal to view all on-campus jobs. The application for the DA position is named "AY2021 Desk Assistant (DA)".