Housing and Residence Life
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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

    Current Positions

    Please check back here and the Redhawk Network for updates.

    2015-2016 Desk Assistant (DA) || Apply Online

    The Desk Assistant 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.

    2015-2016 Desk Coordinator (DC) || Apply Online

    The Desk Coordinator manages the operations of the residence hall front desk, manages desk supplies and equipment, and assists in other building projects and processes. The DC serves as the primary means of communication to all members of the front desk staff and integrates the needs of the residents, staff and Housing and Residence Life into the desk operations.

    Housing Web Design and Operations Assistant || Apply Online

    Housing and Residence Life is looking for a new Web Design and Operations Assistant to help with website updates, programming and other related tasks. Underclassmen with work study are strongly encouraged to apply. This is a flexible job with flexible hours that will add great skills to your resume.

    You can apply online at: The Redhawk Network or directly by sending your resume to orourked@seattleu.edu.

    Summer Resident Assistant (RA) || Apply Online

    Applications are now open and available here: http://seattleu.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_81gVfPbmZS5KBhP

    Summer Desk Assistant (DA) || Apply Online

    Applications are now open and available here: http://seattleu.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_249BmtcEgubZEaN

    Summer Desk Coordinator (DC) || Apply Online

    Applications are now open and available here: http://seattleu.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_249BmtcEgubZEaN

    Learning Community Academic Mentor || Apply Online

    Learning Community Academic Mentors serve a vital role in advancing the academic climate of the LC, fostering community, and assisting the leadership team (Collegium Coordinator/Resident Director, Faculty Director, and Collegium Community Leaders/Resident Assistants) in co-curricular programming and community development.

    General Responsibilities:

    • Fostering Academic Climate
    • Organize study halls (2 per quarter)
    • Connect LC students with campus academic resources (Bulletin Boards, Academic Nights)
    • Work with Faculty Director to plan/implement co-curricular activities (help w/1 LC Signature event) 

    Fostering Community

    • Encourage student participation in LC Signature Programs
    • Develop a monthly newsletter (w/ co-mentor)
    • Maintain a bulletin board for the LC
    • Actively participate in monthly Leadership Team Meetings 

    Leadership Development

    • Actively participate in fall LC Academic Mentor Training
    • Attend monthly LC Academic Mentor meetings
    • Work directly with LC faculty and staff 
    • Meet quarterly with LC Coordinator 

    Benefits of participation in Learning Community:

    • Experience working directly with faculty and student development staff in an innovative, collaborative 
    • Leadership training and academic skill development
    • Early move-in (approximately one week earlier)
    • $600 stipend
    • Residence Hall Academic Mentors (and their roommate) receive priority housing for their LC floor
    • Opportunity to participate in a campus-wide collaborative project as the Learning Communities make the transition into a new department and infrastructure for the 2016 -17 academic year. 


    • Be enrolled as a full-time student for the 2015-2016 academic year and in good academic standing (2.5 quarterly and cumulative GPA)
    • Have a strong personal commitment to academic excellence and a desire to share and encourage that commitment among peers
    • Interested in campus-wide collaboration and using innovation to create programs
    • Have a positive attitude and good communication skills, especially listening skills
    • Offer creativity and problem-solving skills to events, activities and issues in a hall or collegium

    Contact Brian Hooks (hooksb@seattleu.edu) with any questions.


    Upcoming Positions

    Housing Office Information and Database Assistant (HOIDA)

    Application process will start up in Spring Quarter!  Please check back.

    Show Room Assistant

    Application process is now closed for the coming year.

    Resident Minister

    All positions filled.

    Summer staff