Housing seeks talented, outgoing, and hard-working individuals who have an appreciation for and commitment to working effectively with diverse groups of people.
Housing Ambassador applications will be open until November 2, 2018.
Housing Ambassadors are undergraduate students who serve as paraprofessionals for housing. The Housing Ambassadors provide a welcoming environment to prospective students and their families while giving tours of our five different residential areas. While in the office, Housing Ambassadors assist students and families with all things housing, ensuring that they are well informed in their housing decisions.
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.
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 the 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.
To apply, submit a resume, cover letter, and a sample of your work when you fill out the application form
Resident Assistant (RA) applications for the 2018-19 academic year are now closed. Email us if you have 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 the 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 a RA position.
RAs receive a single room at no cost. Other compensation will be discussed at our upcoming interest sessions.
Recruitment for RAs for the 2018-2019 academic year has begun! Applications are now available and are due on Sunday, December 17 at 9:00 p.m. Successful RA candidates will be invited to participate in an interview day and will be notified of their status in February.
All students interested in RA positions are encouraged to attend a RA interest session held in November and December. Interest sessions last approximately one hour and attendees learn more about the RA job, the benefits, and selection process. Current RAs are available to answer any questions.
During the academic year, the live-in Graduate Area Coordinator (GAC) is responsible for ensuring the smooth operation of one to seven residence halls and supervising the Resident Assistant (RA) staff working in their hall(s). The GAC oversees the development of their hall communities and interacts with residents. The GAC also serves on departmental committees. In the summer, the GAC works with summer camps, summer housing, and departmental projects. This is a year round position with start/end dates in May or July.
GACs are responsible for supervising a team of RAs. GACs conduct one-on-one meetings with RAs and weekly team meetings throughout the academic year. GACs assist with staff training, selection, and development, and ensure that all RAs are meeting department expectations. GACs participate in an on-call duty rotation and are expected to respond to emergencies when not in class.
GACs are master's or Ph.D. students enrolled at Auburn University. Graduate students enrolled in higher education, counseling, psychology, or related fields will be given priority in hiring decisions. Prior RA experience is preferred, but not required. The position is for 12 months and candidates must be able to commit to one summer term employment.
GACs must live in University provided housing (a one or two bedroom apartment, furnished) and will be provided a monthly stipend and tuition remission while employed with Housing.
Graduate students must be enrolled for the entire academic year for which they are applying and may not hold internships or other academic obligations outside of the Auburn area. Appointments are for one year, with the option to reapply. Graduate students may not serve more than three consecutive years as a GAC. Pets, other than fish, are not allowed. Legal spouses may live with the GAC..
All applicants should go through Placement for Graduate Assistants (PGA). Preference will be given to students accepted in a graduate program at Auburn; however, a job offer may be made contingent on an applicant’s acceptance to Auburn. If you have any questions regarding the GAC selection process, contact AU Housing.
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 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 the summer 2019 as well as the 2019-20 academic year. The position will pay at about $14.00 per hour, based on skill level and experience with website design. 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 know 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.