Employment


Thank you for your interest in the Department of Housing and Residence Life!

The Department of Housing and Residence Life is proud to be one of the largest employers of student staff at the University of Central Florida. Please explore our positions and our “frequency asked questions” section. We look forward to working with you!

For full-time positions, please visit the UCF employment page: https://www.jobswithucf.com/.

For student staff positions, please visit ucf.erezlife.com.

Click here to view Frequently Asked Questions.

Positions

Coordinator of Residence Life and Education

Coordinator positions are handled through the University of Central Florida Human Resources Department. Please apply at www.jobswithucf.com.

Conference Assistant

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.

Graduate Assistant

Our Graduate Coordinator of Residence Life and Education 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, and Fraternity and Sorority life and work to provide you experiences that will prepare you for your next professional step. Becoming a Graduate Coordinator for our department will fulfill a graduate student’s personal and professional goals and complement the graduate student’s academic experience.

Housing Ambassador

The Department of Housing and Residence Life employs Housing Ambassadors (HAs) who are responsible for conducting daily tours of housing facilities, staffing three of the department’s main front desk areas, and assisting with special events for marketing on-campus housing.

Lead Office Assistant

A Lead Office Assistant (LOA) is responsible for greeting and assisting students with their concerns as 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 Coordinator or Graduate Assistant(s).

Office Assistant

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 Coordinator or the Senior Secretary (Rosen).

Resident Assistant

The RA position is one of the premiere student leadership jobs on-campus! RAs are student staff members that live-in an assigned apartment or efficiency and help develop and sustain an inclusive community with their assigned residents. RA staff members are compensated in both pay and room fees. The RA will work under the supervision of a professional live-in Coordinator, 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. The following are some of the primary responsibilities for an RA:

  • Responsible for building an inclusive community on the assigned floor/building and around the community.
  • Implement and assist with the assessment of the residential curriculum, which is focused on four key concepts: Community Engagement, Self-Awareness, Cultural Competence, and Global Impact.
  • Responsible for various administrative tasks including, but not limited to: incident report writing, inventories, health and safety checks, timesheets, checking e-mail, attending meetings, etc.
  • Serve on a duty rotation, which includes maintain office hours and completing community rounds to ensure the safety and security of the assigned community.

We currently have our staff selected for this year. Applications are open for RA positions for the May 2019-May 2020 year! Click the “Resident Assistant” title on this page for more information about the application process and requirements!

Residence Hall and Apartment Patrol

A RHAP (Residence Hall and Apartment Patrol) is a student employee of the Department of Housing and Residence Life who works from 11:30pm until 8:00am. RHAPs provide residents with services 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.


For full-time positions, please visit the UCF employment page: https://www.jobswithucf.com/.

For student staff positions, please visit ucf.erezlife.com.