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Student Jobs

Looking for a job on campus? Working for University Residences allows you to work within walking distance of classes, home and campus activities. There are a number of positions available through University Residences and University Dining Services. Positions offer flexible hours to accommodate classes and study time. Gain great professional experience, increase your skills and add to your resume. Check out the job options available! *Some positions require on-campus living.

Jobs by category:

Academic Year

The Resident Advisors and Apartment Advisors play an important role in community development, developing relationships, providing general support to residents, and in helping to achieve the mission of University Residences. Full description.

The Inclusion Assistant position is an active paraprofessional leadership role in the residence halls, supporting the development and maintenance of a positive and inclusive learning environment. Full description

The Desk Attendant position provides front line and building operations service to students, staff and the residential community, in support of the University Residences mission. Full description.

Housing Ambassadors showcase their on-campus room on tour days and interact with a diverse range of perspective students and their families. Full description.

The Residential Office Assistant plays a key role in providing administrative support to the Resident Director and assist in coordinating essential community activities. Full description.

Central Office Assistants are integral members of the Office of Residence Life. Their primary responsibility is to provide administrative services to the Residence Life central office. Full description.

The Housing Information Desk Attendant position serves as initial contact for department information via phones, email, and in person visitors and provides administrative services for University Residences. Full description.

The Residential Conduct Assistant plays a key role in providing administrative support to the University Residences Conduct Officer/Case Manager and the University Residences conduct system. Full description.

Year Round

The Student Accounting Assistant is supervised by the University Residences Fiscal Analyst and assists with financial spreadsheets, report analysis, and various other clerical support functions. Full description.

The Student Warehouse Transportation Helper assists in loading and unloading; uses dollies, hand trucks and other equipment; performs pick-up, transfer and delivery of equipment, supplies and materials. Full description.

UR’s HFA program plays an important role in the daily operations of UR Facilities (URF) supporting student community development, providing general support to residents, and helping to achieve the overall mission of UR. Full description.

UR’s HFA program plays an important role in the daily operations of UR Facilities (URF) supporting student community development, providing general support to residents, and helping to achieve the overall mission of UR. Full description.

The Web & Graphic Designer creates and edits a variety of print and digital content that support University Residences’ services and programs. Full description.

ResTek Consultants provide instruction and assistance to students living on campus via room visits, phone, and email communications. ResTek focuses on network/Internet connection issues, responsible network use, cable TV and IPTV support. Full description.

ResTek’s Server Administrators are responsible for maintaining the servers that support the University Residences department and the network in the residence halls. Full description.

Summer Only

In order to maintain our facilities throughout the summer conference season and to prepare them for fall, a rigorous housekeeping program employs full-time student custodians. Full description.

Under the supervision of the Facilities Associate Director, the Summer Student Facilities Assistant works 40 hours per week along with some evenings and weekends. Full description.

The Summer Conference Services Assistant provides customer service to conference guests and completes daily responsibilites related to summer conferences. Full description.

The Summer Conference Housing Assistant Coordinator's primary focus is coordinating and managing the housing specific needs for summer conferences. Full description.

Summer Conference Desk Managers focus on front-line service, continuous presence at the front desk scheduling, and “dispatching” appropriate staff for on-site guest needs during summer conferences. Full description.

The Overnight Athletic Camp Counselor works with the Guest Housing Manager and designated Resident Directors to provide overnight supervision of minors attending selected WWU Athletic camps. Full description.

The Conference Housing Billing Assistant prepares and distributes summer conference invoices, reconciles incoming payments, and keeps individual guests’ accounts up to date. Full description.

One-Time Jobs

During Falll Move-in, Western Welcome Team Leaders are paid student positions working to administer the move-in plan in their assigned area, lead and train Western Welcome Team volunteers, and monitor the overall flow of people, cars and items. Full description.

The Western Welcome Team is a volunteer opportunity for students to welcome over 4,000 new on-campus residents while assisting with move in. Full description.

This is program is an annual opportunity for faculty and staff to volunteer their time to welcome over 4,000 new on-campus residents while assisting with move-in. Full description.

Dining Jobs

Visit Dine On Campus for dining jobs.