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The Department of Housing and Residence Life (DHRL) employs a broad range of positions from resident assistants (RAs) and graduate assistants (GAs) to accountants and IT professionals. We have multiple communities located on the Orlando campus, and at the Rosen College of Hospitality Management (on International Drive).
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The Area Coordinator selection process for positions beginning in 2014-2015 is open. We are now collecting and reviewing applications materials for anticipated openings June 2014. See selection and recruitment timeline below. Timelines subject to change.
Area coordinator positions are handled through the University of Central Florida Human Resources Department. Please apply at www.jobswithucf.com.
The Department of Housing and Residence Life employs Conference Assistants to work with the conference groups that reside in the UCF residence halls and apartments during the summer. The CA position is a 'live in' position that requires the CA to live in an assigned on-campus efficiency for the summer. The CA is responsible for assisting with the functioning of the conference program including; assisting with group logistics, promoting a safe and comfortable building environment, and for serving as a departmental and university role model.
Our Graduate Residence Coordinator position provides a valuable work experience where classroom knowledge can be applied to professional practice. We offer experiences in leadership, supervision, advising, mediation, conduct, crisis response, professional networking, budgeting, facilities, public/private partnerships, Fraternity and Sorority life and work to provide you experiences that will prepare you for your next professional step. Becoming a Graduate Residence Coordinator for our department will fulfill a graduate student's personal and professional goals and complement the graduate student's academic experience.
The Department of Housing and Residence Life employs approximately 8 to 10 Housing Ambassadors (HAs) who are responsible for daily tours of housing facilities, the front desk of the Housing Administration Building and special events for marketing on-campus housing. Candidates for the Housing Ambassador position should have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, knowledge or willingness to learn about UCF 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 HAs are hired each summer as needed.
A Lead Office Assistant (LOA) is responsible for greeting and assisting students with their concerns and well as assisting with the day-to-day operations of the community office. The daily work of an LOA includes, but is not limited to: answering student questions, scheduling appointments, speaking with students and parents on the phone, handling lockouts, submitting work orders, preparing conduct letters and files, reviewing and updating the office manual, assisting with the supervision, training, and evaluation of the office assistants, and any other duty assigned by the Area Coordinator or Graduate Assistant(s).
An OA is a student employee for the Department of Housing and Residence Life who works at the front desk in each of the community offices. An OA is responsible for greeting and assisting students, parents, and guests with their concerns and assisting with the day-to-day operations of the community office. The daily work of an OA includes, but is not limited to: answering student questions, scheduling appointments, speaking with students and parents on the phone, handling lockouts, submitting work orders, processing mail for the campus (Rosen), and any other duties assigned by the Area Coordinator or the Senior Secretary (Rosen).
The RA position is a live-in position that requires you to reside in an assigned apartment or efficiency as your primary place of residence during your employment with us. RA staff members are compensated in both pay and room discount. The RA will work under the direct supervision of a professional live-in Area Coordinator (AC), and usually an assisting live-in Graduate Assistant (GA). The RA is responsible for facilitating positive community among residents of a floor or building, promoting a safe and comfortable residential environment, and serving as a Department and University representative and role model.
A RHAP (Residence Hall and Apartment Patrol) is a student employee of the Department of Housing and Residence Life who works from 12am (midnight) until 8:00am. RHAPs provide services to residents of the residence halls, such as lockouts, answering questions and giving assistance. In addition, RHAPs answer phones and patrol the communities to provide a security presence at night. RHAPs may also work with Resident Assistants (RAs) to respond to emergency situations.
The Department of Housing and Residence Life is always accepting RHAP applications. Qualified candidates will be contacted whenever a position becomes available.