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Whether you are interested in student or professional positions, the VSU Office of Housing & Residence Life is a dynamic and exciting place to work! Thank you for your interest in the work for the Housing and Residence Life team at Valdosta State University. To learn about our employment opportunities (as a student staff and graduate student), please read below for a few of the opportunities available:
Resident Assistants (RA) are paraprofessionals who live in the Residence Halls and build community in order to provide safety and security for the residents of the halls. By providing a peer to peer resource relationship, it is the responsibility of the RA to connect with students to ensure their academic and personal success during their stay in the Residence Halls.
Graduate Residence Hall Director
The Graduate Residence Hall Director (RHD) is a Graduate Assistantship where Professionals in pursuit of a Master’s degree in Higher Education Leadership, Marriage Family Therapy, Social Work, or Psychology and Counseling or related degree programs live-in our Residence Hall. These live in professionals supervise student staff (4-15 RAs, 10 Front Desk Workers, Office Manager, etc.), oversee hall community of 200+ residents, serve on departmental committees, and facilitate community building across their residential Community.
Front Desk Assistant
Every year, Housing and Residence Life employs over 100 front desk assistants. As a year-round student staff position Front Desk Assistants, work in various offices or desk locations to assist in providing customer service to students and guests. It is the responsibility of the Front Desk Assistant to monitor all Residence Hall traffic, check in visitors of students, maintain a fun and academically driven lobby environment, and assist with any questions or concerns in the lobby or office of their designated hall.
Summer Housing Assistant
The Summer Housing Assistant is a 13-week student staff position over the summer session. Summer Housing Assistants will build community and ensure the safety of all Summer Residents in our 12 month buildings (Centennial and Converse Hall) as well as our seasonal summer students. Summer Housing Assistants consist of Summer Conference Assistants and Summer Resident Assistants.
Resource Room Assistant
The Resource Room is a creative space where all Housing Events, Door decorations, bulletin boards, and general craft needs are met. Our Resource Room Assistants student staff who are creative, innovative, and (of course) resourceful. It is supervised by two (2) Managers who provide direction and insight about the comings and goings of the space. The Resource Room is Open on in the Fall and Spring Semesters.
The Department of Housing and Residence Life employs approximately 3 to 4 Housing Ambassadors who are responsible for tours of housing facilities, and special events for marketing on-campus housing. Candidates for the Matchmaker position should have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, knowledge or willingness to learn about VSU and the Department of Housing and Residence Life, and are able to effectively and positively represent the on-campus living experience. Candidates who are currently living on-campus or who have lived on-campus are preferred. Typically, new Housing Ambassadors are hired each summer as needed.
Housing Facilities Assistant works through the summer and into opening on preparing the Residence Halls after students vacate. Housing Facilities Assistants should be willing to lift and move furniture, assist with event set up and break down within the residence halls, clean, paint and repair rooms where necessary. All appointments will last through the summer and will be renewed for the fall based upon availability and budget.
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