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Desk Attendant  APPLY NOW

Position Description: The Desk Attendant (DA) is a work-study position for the Office of Housing & Residential Life. DAs maintain the community desks located in each residence hall and the mailrooms in 33 Beekman, 55 John and 182 Broadway. The primary duties of the DA also include administering and enforcing guest policies and procedures, assisting students who are locked-out of their rooms, and providing other assistance and resources to students, parents and staff. The desk attendant staff also sorts, logs and distributes mail and other deliveries.

Availability: Must be available to attend the mandatory staff orientation and training on Monday, August 31, 2015 and begin working as scheduled after the desks open on September 2, 2015.

Hours: The desks operate between 8:00 am and 2:00 am daily. Each scheduled shift is 3-hours.

Work Study Required: The position is open to both students who have been awarded Work Study and those who have not.

To Apply: Complete the interview request form found at the "Apply Now" link above. Applicants will be contacted later this summer. Please do not call the housing office regarding work-study positions unless advised to do so. If interested in both the desk attendant and office assistant positions, you only need to fill out the form once.


Office Assistant  APPLY NOW

Position Description: The Office Assistant (OA) is a work-study position for the Office of Housing & Residential Life. The OA supports the department’s mission by assisting with the daily operations of the office and providing quality service to the students. The OA serves as resource person by helping students with their housing related questions, referring them to the appropriate staff member and collaborating with other University departments. The OA also completes typical office tasks such as answering phone calls, filing documents, and working on other ad hoc projects as assigned by housing professional staff.

Availability: Must be available to attend the mandatory staff orientation and training on Monday, August 31, 2015 and begin working as scheduled after that date.

Hours: The office is open each weekday during the regular business hours of  9:00 am and 5:00 pm, excluding university holidays and closures.

Work Study Required: The position is open to both students who have been awarded Work Study and those who have not.

To Apply: Complete the interview request form found at the "Apply Now" link above. Applicants will be contacted later this summer. Please do not call the housing office regarding work-study positions unless advised to do so. If interested in both the desk attendant and office assistant positions, you only need to fill out the form once.


Senior Desk Attendant  APPLY NOW

Position Description: The Senior Desk Attendant (SDA) is a student leadership position for the Office of Housing & Residential Life. The SDA supports the department’s mission by assisting with the daily operations of the community desks and mail rooms and supervision of the desk attendant student staff. Each SDA is responsible for a specific collateral and shared group tasks, including an on-call duty rotation.

Requirements: To be elegible for the SDA position, candidates must have previously worked as a desk attendant, live on-campus in a university residence hall, maintain a 2.75 overall GPA, and be available for training and assignments as scheduled. SDA staff is also limited to registering for no more than two night classes per semester and working no more than 10 hours outside of the Office of Housing and Residential Life, unless otherwise approved by supervisor. 

Availability: Must be available to attend the OHRL student staff training, beginning August 17, 2015 and the mandatory desk attendant staff orientation and training on Monday, August 31, 2015. Must have adequate availability to complete tasks as assigned during the academic year.

Hours: Work hours vary depending on assigned tasks and rotating on-call duty schedule. Attendance to a weekly staff meeting each Friday from 1pm-3pm is also required.

Work Study Required: No.

To Apply: Complete the Senior Desk Attendant Interest Form found at the "Apply Now" link above. Applicants will be contacted by the Manager of Residential Life Administration. Please direct any questions regarding this position by email to Josh Chicko at jchicko@pace.edu.