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Work-Study Positions

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: Yes

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: Yes

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.