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. All applicants must have work study.
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 job description
The following is the projected selection process timeline for 2021/2022 DAs:
6/17: job post opens on Handshake
Update: Since some students are having access issues with the application through Handshake, please fill out the application here.
7/1: application closes on Handshake
7/6 - 7/9: Zoom interview invitations sent to eligible candidates
7/12: deadlie for applicants to respond to Zoom interview invites
7/13: Zoom interview link/calendar invites sent by housing staff to eligible candidates
7/14 - 7/23: applicant Zoom interviews
7/27: offer letters sent
7/30: deadline to accept employment offer
For any other information regarding the selection process, please refer to the timeline above or contact Jose Gamez (firstname.lastname@example.org).