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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

A Community Advisor (CA) 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 a CA 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. 

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
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

Preference give to candidates with cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher

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, CPR/AED training for adults, diversity awareness, housing policies and procedures, student development theory, suicide prevention training, sexual assault training, and conflict mediation

This position’s benefits include provided housing at no cost, $10.50 hourly wages available for administrative tasks, and a $600 meal plan per semester of employment.

The review date for applications will begin July 18, 2016.

Note: Accommodation requests for assistance animals must be shared with the department at the time of application. These requests will be granted upon hire of applicants for posting and placement in one of our four (4) available apartment units. Existing staff placements will not necessarily be altered to accommodate. If staff placement in an apartment is not available, the department may not be able to grant the accommodation request for an assistance animal.

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

Summary

A Residence Life Assistant is a student staff position within the Student Housing department. Responsibilities may include but are not limited to custodial work, front desk customer service, shopping shuttle driving, and administrative assistance.  

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

Part time (6 credits) student status
Minimum 2.0 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
Ability to complete tasks with limited supervision or through the use of training manuals. Training is provided to all student staff of Student Housing. 

The review date for applications will begin immediately on August 30, 2016.

Apply online via Careers at UA 

Financial Benefits

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

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

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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