Leadership & Employment

Employment Opportunities

Residence Life Staff

Students who work for the Department of Residence Life reported improvement in several areas, such as leadership and communication skills by working as a team member. Students also report an increase in their ability to make sound decisions, their self-confidence and happiness, and a more informed global perspective regarding ideas, people, and cultures. Overall, a student’s connection to UWRF and satisfaction with their college experience is increased by working in Residence Life.

Hall Director (HD)

Hall Directors

HDs are full-time live-in staff members who oversee the operations, programs, staffing and community development of the residence halls through the supervision of resident assistants. HDs have offices located in the building and are a great resource for students who may need someone to talk to about their experiences with academics, their community, their resident assistant or other life events.

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Assistant Hall Director (AHD)


AHDs are live-in graduate student staff who assist in the operation and community development of residence halls.

Resident Assistant (RA)

Resident Assistants

Each floor or wing has an RA, a live-in student staff member who is responsible for building community, offering programming and assisting students. RAs are very familiar with a wide variety of campus resources and can assist students.

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Mail Center AssistantDesk Assistants

Mail Center Assistants are live-in student staff members who work at the Hathorn Mail Center. They assist with receiving, processing, and distributing packages and mail for residents.

2021-2022 Mail Center Assistant

Summer Program Assistant (SPA)


Summer Program Assistants are undergraduate student staff who work directly with our summer residence hall operations, camps and conferences, preparing our halls for students and visitors, interacting with incoming students and families, and administrative responsibilities.

Hours: 35-40 hours of work per week (includes days, nights, and some weekends)

Student Custodians

Custodial Staff

Student Custodians
The Residence Life Student Custodian position is a student employee working in the residence halls on campus to assist permanent staff in providing basic custodial duties. This position may require early and mid-morning hours during the academic year.

Hours: 6:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m., 2-5 days per week Monday - Friday. Not to exceed 25 hours per week.
Pay: $11/hour


Summer 2021 Student Custodian
Summer Student Custodians are truly the backbone of Residence Life summer operations. Join our professional team of Custodians to prepare campus for the coming fall, assist with summer camp maintenance, and more. Student Custodians are provided a double-occupancy room with a roommate and a window air conditioning unit.

Hours: 6:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Pay: $9.50/hour at 35-40 hours/week and a double-occupancy room

  • Summer Student Custodian Position Description (Coming Soon)
  • Summer Student Custodian Application (Coming Soon)

Contact Us

Department of Residence Life
M-F, 7:45 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
B3 East Hathorn Hall