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Current Positions

Student Housing offers employment in a variety of positions during both the academic year and during summer months. The Housing environment strives to create and maintain a sense of community and that is evident in the workplace atmosphere. 

Our staff are one of our most important departmental resources. We view student employment as being developmental and educational to staff and value that opportunity for personal and professional growth. 

Summary

UAS Student Housing is hiring Resident Advisors for the Fall 2019 - Spring 2020 academic year.

A Resident Advisor (RA) is a live-in paraprofessional staff member that serves as a positive leader and peer role model within the Housing and greater campus community. Being an RA is a great way to improve your marketable skills for future employment, such as those pertaining to public speaking, customer service, conflict mediation, critical thinking and problem-solving , time management, and administrative ability.

Resident Advisors, like all student staff in Student Housing, are one of our most important departmental resources. We view the position as being one that is developmental and educational to our student staff and value that opportunity for personal and professional growth. 

Though training is largely provided, we do expect some of the following knowledge, skills, and abilities to be displayed and demonstrated:

  • Full time (12 credits) student status
  • Minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA is required with preference given to candidates with a 2.5 cumulative GPA
  • May not be on disciplinary probation
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work as a member of a staff team
  • Demonstrated leadership and/or peer helping skills
  • Preference given to candidates with experience living in communal environments and/or university leadership involvement 

Position duties and requirements include the following:

  • Housing Desk tasks 
    • Customer Service during desk shifts at a Housing Desk location, including resident mail sorting and package pickup, resource referrals, and administrative tasks
    • Cleaning and maintaining Housing Lodge and John Pugh Hall desk locations
    • Maintain resident files and paperwork
    • Promote UAS events, programs, and services
    • Schedule resident meetings with professional staff
    • Prep event materials and/or advertising
    • Create and distribute postings or flyer
  • On-Call Hours - weekdays and weekends
    • Resident Advisors are required to be "On-Call" once a week, to be scheduled in conjunction with one's supervisor,
      between Sunday-Thursday.
    • Friday's, Saturdays, and Sundays (Sundays only in John Pugh Hall) are considered weekends, and will be shared equally among Resident Advisors in that area. Resident Advisors work approximately 28 nights on call per semester, regardless of placement.
  • Programming
    • Resident Advisors are required to facilitate three programs put on by UAS per semester. 
  • Resident Interaction
    • Resident Advisors are expected to maintain regular interactions with residents living at UAS Housing, with special attention paid to residents living within the area they reside (Banfield Hall, John Pugh Hall, Apartment Complex). During meetings with their supervisors, Resident Advisors will be expected to update their supervisors on the well-being of residents living on-campus. This will include roommate interactions, wellness concerns, and more.
  • Staff meetings and one-on-one meetings
    • Resident Advisors are expected to attend regular Staff Meetings and One-on-Ones with their supervisors. Each meeting will run approximately one hour in length.
  • Campus Life Division Programming and Casino Night Support
    • Resident Advisors are expected to work one "Campus Life" program per semester. Campus Life programs include Campus Kickoff (Fall), Community Thanksgiving (Fall), Winterfest (Spring), and Spring Carnival (Spring). Additionally, Community Advisors are also expected to work Housing and Residence Life Departmental events.

Training is provided to all student staff of Student Housing. This training includes; participation in new student employee orientation facilitated by campus partners in Career Service and Human Resources, paid training periods prior to the beginning of each academic semester, continued training through weekly one-on-one meetings with direct supervisors, weekly staff meetings which may include in-service training.

Specific training and certifications include but are not limited to Mental Health First Aid, diversity awareness, housing policies and procedures, student development theory, suicide prevention training, sexual assault training, and conflict mediation.

The review date for applications will begin March 1, 2019.

Note: Accommodation requests for assistance animals must be shared with the department at the time of application. 

Apply online via Careers at UA using the direct link to the job posting.

Financial Benefits

$10.50 per hour with up to 20 hours per week available

Paid Training periods prior to each academic semester with eight (8) hours per day of paid time during these training periods

A private bedroom provided at no cost

A $600 meal plan provided at no cost per Fall and Spring semester

Opportunities to earn additional income during Winter (semester break) at the $10.50/hr rate

UAS Student Housing is hiring Summer Cleaning Crew staff for the Summer 2019 period.

Student staff are one of our most important departmental resources. We view the position as being one that is developmental and educational to our student staff and value that opportunity for personal and professional growth. 

Training is provided to all student staff of Student Housing. This training includes; participation in new student employee orientation facilitated by campus partners in Career Services, equipment and chemical usage training, and hazardous materials training.

Though training is largely provided, we do expect some of the following knowledge, skills, and abilities to be displayed and demonstrated:

  • May not be on disciplinary probation
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work as a member of a staff team
  • May not be on disciplinary probation
  • Ability to perform labor-intensive tasks
  • Comfort and ability to work in an environment where customer service is valued and expected of all staff

Position duties and requirements include the following:

  • Maintain a clean, inviting, and presentable presence within the common areas of student housing
  • Complete detailed cleaning task list efficiently and appropriately, with limited supervision
  • Wash and fold linens for summer guest rentals, prepare linen sets, and properly maintain order and cleanliness in the laundry room and linen storage areas
  • Compose work orders and report maintenance needs to the Residential Maintenance
  • Maintain supply inventories and communicate necessary requisitions
  • Keep janitorial closets and other work areas in a clean, orderly fashion
  • Perform additional tasks as directed
  • Attend staff trainings and meetings as directed by supervisor

This position’s benefits include provided housing at no cost and hourly wages beginning at $9.89 with 40-hour work weeks guaranteed during the employment period.

The review date for applications will begin March 1, 2019.

Note: Accommodation requests for assistance animals must be shared with the department at the time of application. 

How to Apply Online

Applying online is easy! Before you begin, please have a digital copy of your cover letter, resume, and references ready:

  1. Go to Careers at UA website.
  2. Find the positions listed above by entering their job titles in the search, or use the filters provided. Direct links are also provided.
  3. To apply you will need to create an account using your email address. Follow prompts provided.
  4. Apply for a job! This is where you will fill a small questionnaire and attach your digital cover letter, resume, and references.
 
 

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