University Housing & Residence Life
Student Employment and Involvement Opportunities
- Student Employment Opportunities
- Resident Assistant
As an RA you will serve as a role model by being a team member, community builder, crisis manager, administrator, counselor, and educator. Check out the benefits - a free private room and a monthly stipend! Must have 2.25 GPA and 24 completed credit hours at the time of employment.
- Desk Assistant
DA duties include: dispensing information, monitoring visitation, and other services at the residence halls' and apartment area's desk. DAs normally work 12-15 hours per week depending on their work-study eligibility. DAs must qualify for federal work study program. Night Desk Assistants (NDA) are considered university aid workers and do not need to qualify for the federal work study program.
- SWAT (We are not currently accepting applications.)
SWAT is responsible for ensuring that any duties assigned to them are completed in a timely, efficient manner. Some examples of SWAT responsibilities - working outdoors in all weather conditions; picking-up debris on campus grounds; watering plants; blowing debris with a leaf blower; moving furniture to areas around campus; cleaning apartments, offices, etc.
- Housing Involvement Opportunities
- Residence Hall Association (RHA)
RHA is an organization designed to provide a voice for residents living in JSU residential communities. RHA has a campus-wide executive branch that represents each residential community. Members of RHA organize various events each year ranging from large-scale dances and concerts to debates, speakers and informal talks. To get involved with the functions and the fun of your residential community become a member of RHA! *Contact Shannon Coleman via email or 256-782-6599 for more information.*