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University Assistant: Housing Operations Student Tour (HOST) Guide [Fall 2019 - Summer 2020]

Apply now Job no: 494549
Work type: University Student Assistant
Location: Jacksonville (Main Campus)
Categories: Student Employment

Essential Functions:

The Housing Operations Student Tour Guide (HOST) position provides prospective students, families, and guests the opportunity to explore JSU’s variety of on-campus living options. HOSTs are responsible for guiding scheduled housing tours and representing Housing Operations at university events such as Preview Days, Gamecock Orientations, Accepted Student Days, etc. HOSTs will also be expected to perform daily office operations and other duties as assigned during times when no tours are scheduled. HOSTs will participate in proper training where they will gain working knowledge of the on-campus communities before taking on these responsibilities.

Required Qualifications:

  • Must be a full-time student of sophomore status or higher
  • Must have a valid Driver’s License to operate a university owned vehicle
  • Minimum GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Must be available to work a minimum of 4 hours (2 shifts) per week
  • Must be available to work occasional weekend events such as Preview Days
  • Must be available to work the following schedule:
  • Housing Tours:
  • Monday
  • 12:30 - 1:30
  • 3:30 - 4:30
  • Tuesday
  • 11:00 – 12:00
  • 1:00 – 2:00
  • 3:00 – 4:00
  • Wednesday
  • 12:30 - 1:30
  • 3:30 - 4:30
  • Thursday
  • 11:00 – 12:00
  • 1:00 – 2:00
  • 3:00 – 4:00
  • Friday
  • 12:30 - 1:30
  • 3:30 - 4:30

Notice Regarding International Students:

    • All International Students must receive clearance for employment from the International House and Programs.  Please visit their website for more information:
    • Due to Visa requirements international students must be enrolled as a full-time JSU student and possess each of the following:
  1. Passport from their respective country.
  2. F-1 Student Visa or J-1 Exchange Student Visa.
  3. U.S. Customs Form I-94.
  4. Official photo identification.
  5. Official Social Security Card imprinted with “Valid for Work Only” or similar statement.

Preferred Qualifications:



Required Documents:

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
  3. Unofficial Transcript


Additional Information:


Supplemental Questions:

  1.  Are you enrolled as a JSU student?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. Do you have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. Will you attach a copy of your unofficial JSU transcript under the link named "Unofficial Transcript" as evidence of student enrollment and GPA?
    • Yes
    • No 
  4. Are you 18 years of age or older?
    • Yes
    • No - (disqualifying)
  5. Are you a dual-enrollment student?
    • Yes - (disqualifying)
    • No


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Equal Employment Opportunity: JSU is an Equal Employment, Equal Opportunity, and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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