Looking for an on-campus job? How about a job you don't even have to leave your building to get to? Housing & Residential Education is currently looking for motivated and knowledgeable student leaders to be a part of our team! Our operations teams include all desk and outreach positions and ensure that everything is running smoothly for current and incoming students.
Please Note: Student Leader appointments are for the entire academic year. Candidates must be able to commit to a position for both the fall and spring semesters.
These positions are customer facing and there may be times when you interact closely with fellow residents, staff, and guests. HRE and the University of Utah are committed to upholding state and national health guidelines to ensure your protection. You may be asked to wear a face mask, participate in symptom checking, or adhere to other recommendations.
Operations Selection Process
Operations Student Leader position descriptions and applications are listed here for current and future opportunities. After completing an application, selected applicants will move forward to the next step in the process: an individual interview with staff.
Come join our event team! Our Event Set-Up Assistants ensure residents, staff, and guests have a positive experience while visiting our spaces. This part-time position is responsible for event service, client attention, and overall logistics of events by way of set-up and tear down of equipment (tables, chairs, etc.) and testing AV equipment to ensure that it is functional.
Come join our desk and mailroom team! Our Desk and Mailroom Assistants are positive, welcoming student leaders who help HRE feel like a home for our residents. They are the go-to for answering questions, tracking down packages, and helping locked out students. If you like to help others and work in a fun, friendly team, this is the place for you!
Current openings: MHC, PHC, Lassonde Studios, and Kahlert Village Desk & Mailroom Assistant shifts for the 2020-2021 academic year.
For more information on the position and to apply, please refer to our application.
After completing an application, selected applicants will move forward to the next step in the process: an individual interview with HRE staff and Student Leaders. Individual interviews are specific to each position. You will have an individual interview for each position that you apply for. For example, if you express an interest in the DA and HA positions, you will have two separate individual interviews. If you express interest in only one position, then you will have only one individual interview. The individual interview is estimated to take approximately 30 minutes for each position. Once the application has closed, we will review the applications and offer interviews to selected applicants.
- If offered an Operations Student Leader position, you will be asked to submit information (i.e. Social Security Number, date of birth) for a background check. You will also be required to complete a Federal I-9 Employment Verification form.
- Student Leader appointments are for the entire academic year. Candidates must be able to commit to a position for both the fall and spring semesters.
Residential Education Selection Process
The Residential Education process includes Resident Advisors and Social Justice Advocates. The Resident Advisor and Social Justice Advocates application will open on October 26, 2020 and be due on January 22, 2021 at 8:00am. All positions will require a resume and a professional reference. Please have your resume document ready to upload (in PDF form) when you begin the application. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions or concerns.
Prepare a current resume including; but not limited to: history of involvement, educational background, creativity and innovative practices, and/or a list of accomplishments you would like HRE to consider. For resources on resume building, please visit the Career & Professional Development Center.
All candidates applying to be an RA or an SJA will work through our application and interview process. Since our process has several steps, we have outlined those below so you can have an idea of what the timeline looks like for your application, interviews, notification of your status, and additional next steps.
- Application Opens: October 26th at 8 a.m.
- Necessary Materials Needed for Application
- Application Deadline: January 22 at 8 a.m.
- After all applications are received, we will check candidate grades to ensure all candidates meet our GPA requirements
- Initial GPA Check Requirement: January 26-28
- New Candidates must meet both previous semester (Fall 2020) and Cumulative GPA requirement of 2.5 to be considered for Student Leader position
- Candidates will then be invited to a Canvas course with additional information about the positions and items to work through as part of the interview process.
- Invites Sent on January 29
- Deadline to Complete: February 9 at 8 a.m.
- Approximately 2-3 hours
- Individual Interview (virtual) Requirement: February 11 or February 12
- Approximately 30 minutes
- Group Process (virtual) Requirement: February 19 or February 20
- Approximately 2-3 hours
- Notification of standing in the process (placement, alternate, not selected): March 26
- Deadline to Accept of Decline Potential Placement: April 6 at 8 a.m.
- Student Leader Welcome Event: April 2
- Approximately 2 hours
- Final GPA Check Requirement
- Once Spring 2021 semester grades have been submitted
Click on the button below to complete an application. Applications are due on Friday, January 22 at 8am.
If you have any questions or concerns throughout your application process, please feel free to contact our Student Leader Selection Committee Co-Chair at email@example.com