Since all students who attend college have educational experience, employers are looking for students with work experience that makes them stand out from other applicants. University Housing offers students the opportunity to gain the work experience that can make them more marketable when they graduate.
The benefits to working for University Housing include:
- Earning money to help pay for school
- Working flexible hours around your school schedule
- Working on campus, which is more convenient
- Learning transferable skills (communicating with others, working as a team, managing time, meeting deadlines, handling responsibilities, etc.)
- Developing your strengths, recognizing your weaknesses and learning to communicate them to future employers
- Gaining confidence in your abilities through practice and feedback from supervisors
- Developing a professional network for references and assistance in your future job search
- Being more connected to the Georgia State community
Scroll through the page for further information on University Housing’s student positions. Students can also search for job opportunities through Handshake.
A Learning Community Assistant is responsible for supporting the needs of 10-50 residents residing in University Housing’s Living Learning Communities (LLCs). Learning Community Assistants foster one-on-one relationships with LLC residents and Housing Fellows to build community in support of the focus area of their community.
A Panther LEAP Mentor is responsible for supporting, planning, and implementing the Panther LEAP Leadership program in University Housing. Panther LEAP Mentors serve as a student liaison between the participants and as peer advisors providing resources and support of participants.
A Resident Assistant is responsible for building community and supporting the daily procedures within a residence hall in University Housing. RAs assess and support the needs of approximately 50-60 residents through daily interactions and through major areas of responsibility: role modeling, community building, and administrative tasks.
A Student Assistant (SA) is responsible for providing customer service and security to residents and guests in University Housing. Student Assistants facilitate administrative processes within the department to through care and support.
University Housing offers a number of Student assistant opportunities. Explore them below:
Desk Assistants: provide customer service and security to residents and guests, checking residents in and out of buildings, verifying residents at the desk, checking guests in and out of the building and, providing residents with loaner keys and access cards, following emergency protocols, enforcing university policies, and serving as both a resource and role model to residents.
Mailroom Assistants: provide customer service for residents, vendors and staff, and receiving, sorting, logging, and distributing packages.
Learning Center Assistants: provide service for the department by checking residents’ IDs and monitoring technology and equipment inside the Learning Centers in the Residence Halls.
Parking Attendants: support the safety, security and compliance of the department by patrolling parking facilities and/or lots leased by University Housing and issuing citations.
Central Housing Student Assistants: provide service by greeting housing office visitors, responding to inquiries made at the desk and on the phone and informing central office professional staff and supervisor appropriate information.
This position will support residential academic and student success initiatives in University Housing. The function of this role will be to coordinate student success initiatives including online tutoring, academic advising and financial management support in the halls, campus partner collaboration, and manage the residential learning centers within the residence halls.
This position will support the marketing and communications initiatives in University Housing. The function of this role will be to develop, write, review and disseminate marketing and promotional communications for the department
This position will support civic engagement opportunities and leadership development programs in University Housing. This function of this role will be to coordinate educational programmatic initiatives, advise student leaders, support the department’s student leadership organizations and lead sustainability initiatives within the residence halls.
This position will support the implementation of Living Learning Communities within University Housing. The function of this role will be to support the department’s living learning communities by collaborating with campus partners, supervising student leaders, coordinating educational programmatic initiatives.
This position will support the student employment processes in University Housing. The function of this role will be to assist in the development and implementation of all administrative processes, training, professional development and educational programming related to student staff employment within the department.
This position will support the implementation of Information Technology services within University Housing. The function of this role will be to aid in the daily operations of IT, facilitate administrative response and processes, operate departmental technology systems and equipment, and provide IT support within the department.