Housing seeks talented, outgoing, and hard-working individuals who have an appreciation for and commitment to working effectively with diverse groups of people.
The 2020-2021 Housing Ambassador Application is now closed. Please contact Housing if you have any questions.
Auburn University Housing (AUH) is currently accepting Housing Ambassador applications for Spring 2020, Summer 2020 and the 2020-2021 academic year. Housing is seeking enthusiastic, hard-working, and genuine students for these positions. Housing Ambassadors are undergraduate students who serve as representatives for housing who are well informed about vital aspects of on-campus living. The Housing Ambassadors provide a welcoming environment to prospective students and their families while giving informative and engaging tours of our five different residential areas. While in the office, Housing Ambassadors assist students and families with their on-campus housing and ensure that students and families are well informed.
Housing Ambassador’s main duties include leading housing tours of the residence halls for prospective students and their families as well as answering the Auburn University Housing (AUH) main phone line at the front desk and answering Housing emails. Other duties can include, but are not limited to, assisting guest’s questions who come to the office and helping other AUH staff with projects and administrative duties.
Housing Ambassador’s main duties include leading housing tours of the residence halls for prospective students and their families as well as answering the Auburn University Housing (AUH) main phone line at the front desk. Other duties can include, but are not limited to, assisting guest’s questions who come to the office and helping other AUH staff with projects and administrative duties.
The 2020-2021 Graphic Designer/Housing Ambassador Application is now closed. Please contact Housing if you have any questions.
AU Housing seeks a part-time creative graphic artist to serve as our Graphic Designer/Housing Ambassador. This position will work with a variety of Housing staff to conceive and produce a variety of well-designed print and digital marketing materials that engage/resonate with target audiences. Students who are Graphic Design majors are encouraged to apply. We have a friendly and nurturing office environment with high expectations for the person in this position. Preference will be given to rising sophomores or juniors, to students who have experience living on campus, to students who can begin working in April 2018 and are available to work throughout summer 2018 as well as the 2018-19 academic year.
This position will primarily work during regular business hours (M-F, 7:45 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.) for 10 to 15 hours per week. The position may work flex hours to accommodate special events or times when photographs are needed outside of business hours.
The position will pay at about $8.75 per hour for 10 to 15 hours per week, based on skill level and experience with graphic design
This position reports to the Operations Graduate Assistant and indirectly to the Assignments Coordinator.
Submit a resume and a sample of your work when you fill out the application form.
The 2020-2021 Resident Assistant Application is now closed. Please contact Housing if you have any questions.
RAs are undergraduate students (sophomore and above) who serve as paraprofessionals for Housing. The RAs help residents adjust to living on campus, develop a sense of community among residents, and monitor the safety and security of the residence halls. Throughout the year, RAs plan programs for residents, talk with residents about events occurring on campus, assist students in adjusting to campus living, and ensure that residents are familiar with policies and procedures.
During the academic year, RAs are responsible for building community, mediating conflicts, and encouraging healthy habits with residents. RAs help residents understand University policies and procedures and encourage residents to get involved. RAs must successfully complete all training requirements, including spring and fall training, prior to and while serving in the RA position. Each RA is responsible for staffing an area-wide centralized office for eight hours each week. RAs report directly to a Graduate Area Coordinator and work with a team of other RAs to conduct duty rounds of residence halls in their neighborhood.
RA candidates must have a 2.50 GPA and be in good conduct standing with University Housing and Auburn University. Experience living on campus is a plus but is not a requirement for applying for an RA position.
RAs receive a single room at no cost. RAs also work at the Area Office and are paid an hourly wage for between 6-10 hours per week. Wage is determined by years of service.
Recruitment for RAs for the 2020-2021 academic year will begin on Monday, November 11, 2019. Applications will be available online and are due on Thursday, January 9, 2020 at 11:59pm CST. Check back here for a link once the application goes live. Successful RA candidates will be invited to participate in a group interview and will be notified of their status in January.
If you would like more information about applying to be an RA for the 2020-2021 academic year, please attend one of our interest sessions. All interest sessions will be located in Thach 202.
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The 2020-2021 Graduate Area Coordinator Application is now closed. Please contact Housing if you have any questions.
The Graduate Area Coordinator (GAC) is a graduate student staff position within Housing. It is a live-on position that requires the GAC to reside in his/her area of responsibility. It is the primary role of the GAC to supervise, develop, and direct the staff under his/her responsibility. The number of staff under the GAC’s supervision and a number of residents living in the hall(s) will vary by area. The GAC is provided with an office and works 20 hours per week including some evenings, weekends, and holidays. This is a 12-month position with start and end dates in May or July. The GAC reports directly to an Area Coordinator and indirectly to the Assistant Director of Residence Life.
The Residential Learning Communities (RLC) Graduate Assistant (RLC GA) is a graduate student staff position within Auburn University Housing (AUH). This is a live-on position. The primary responsibility of the RLC GA is to provide high-quality administrative support, creative program development and detail-oriented coordination of all current and future RLCs. During the 2019-20 academic year, the RLC program will consist of at least six RLC cohorts with 120 participants. The RLC GA will work an average of 20 hours per week including occasional evenings and weekends. This is a 12-month live-on position with start and end dates in May or July. The RLC GA reports directly to the Director of Residence Life.
The Operations Graduate Assistant (OGA) is a graduate student staff position within Auburn University Housing (AUH). This is a live-out position (on-campus housing is not provided). The OGA is responsible for supervising undergraduate Housing Ambassadors (HA), managing housing operations for the 18 on campus sororities, and completing tasks in the office for the Assignments Coordinator and Assistant Director of Housing Operations as needed. The OGA is based out of the Auburn University Housing office in Burton Hall, works 20 hours a week, and serves on departmental committees. In the summer, the OGA works with summer camps, summer housing, and departmental projects, while also supervising summer HAs. This is a 12 month position with start/end dates in May or July. The OGA reports directly to the Assignments Coordinator and indirectly to the Assistant Director of Housing Operations.
The Administrative Graduate Assistant (AGA) is a graduate student staff position within Auburn University Housing (AUH). This is a live-out position (on-campus housing is not provided). The primary responsibility of the AGA is to coordinate and lead a variety of projects throughout the academic year. The AGA works an average of 20 hours per week including some evenings and weekends. This is a 12-month position with start and end dates in May or July. The AGA reports directly to the Director of University Housing and Residence Life and indirectly to the Office Supervisor.
Interviews for graduate assistantships will take place at the Placement for Graduate Assistants event on March 6. For more information and to apply, please visit the PGA website.
The 2020-2021 Conference Assistants Application is now closed. Please contact Housing if you have any questions.
Conference Assistants (CAs) provide service and assistance to summer guests, assist in the daily operations of Auburn University Housing, and must possess exceptional customer service skills. CAs must be knowledgeable of and able to implement university policies, as well as serve as a resource regarding inquiries related to the campus and the local community. The CA position requires a genuine personal commitment, flexibility, and a good understanding of the imprecise work hour description.
The CA has a variety of job duties throughout the summer (including but not limited to):
It is understood that the demands of summer conferences cannot easily be translated into hours worked per day or week because of the unique nature of the responsibilities and circumstances. This job requires the utmost flexibility in every aspect but mainly with desk shifts, on-call nights, and check in/outs.
Submit a resume when you fill out the application form.
Auburn University Housing is seeking a dependable undergraduate student worker with initiative and excellent problem-solving skills to expand and maintain the department’s website and serve as the Sharepoint administrator. The position is responsible for ensuring an aesthetically pleasing web presence that is error free, easy to navigate, and in compliance with AU website standards. The position is responsible for timely website revisions, submitting monthly analytics reports, and collaborating with the department graphic designer. The ideal candidate is self-motivated, willing to learn, and can effectively communicate technical aspects of web development to those with no web development expertise.
This on-campus job requires about 20 hours per week, Monday through Friday, 7:45 a.m. and 4:45 p.m. weekdays. This position reports to the Director of Residence Life.
Preference will be given to rising juniors and seniors, students who have experience living on campus, to students who can begin working in April 2019 and who are available to work throughout summer 2019 as well as the 2019-20 academic year. Students majoring in Computer Science and Software Engineering are encouraged to apply. We have a friendly and nurturing office environment with high expectations for the person in this position.
This position requires learning and adapting to new technologies because we utilize tools that student employees might not have known or have previous interaction with; it is crucial that students have a strong willingness to learn.
Submit a resume, link to your GitHub profile, and cover letter through Auburn’s Handshake once the position application opens.