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University Student Assistant - Assistant Residence Life Coordinator (Summer 2024)

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Work type: University Student Assistant
Location: Jacksonville (Main Campus)
Categories: Student Employment


Residence Hall Rentals


$8.25 per hour (Max 26 hours per week)

Position Summary: 

The University Student Assistant/Assistant Residence Life Coordinator position is a 12 month live-on student staff position with Housing Operations and Residence Life. This position reports directly to the Residence Life Coordinator, Director of Residence Life, or Director of Housing Operations.

The responsibilities of this position includes assisting the direct supervisor in community development initiatives, encouraging a positive living environment for residents, special projects, assisting with events such as but not limited to preview day, reporting and filing, move-in, on-call responsibilities, training, the food pantry, supervision of students, residence life activities, programs, and special task.

Positions may be filled based on individual applicants’ skills, qualifications, and departmental needs.

Adheres to all department and University policies and procedures.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Assisting the direct supervisor in community development initiatives
  • Encouraging a positive living environment for residents
  • Special projects
  • Assisting with events such as but not limited to preview day
  • Reporting and filing
  • Move-in
  • On-call responsibilities
  • Training
  • Supervision of students
  • Residence life activities and programs
  • Additional duties as required by the department

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrate evidence of leadership and managerial skills.
  • Demonstrate ability to develop and implement residence hall developmental programming.
  • Show strong administrative skills.
  • Demonstrate the ability to interact and work well with staff and students of diverse backgrounds.
  • Demonstrate the ability to work with student groups and committees.
  • Exemplify personal integrity and professional behaviors in all areas.

Minimum Qualifications: 

  • Applicants must be enrolled as a JSU student taking at least three (3) hours per fall or spring semester. (Requirements for international students below. *)
  • If not a first-time student, the applicant must have a GPA of 2.00 or higher.
  • Selected applicants must provide evidence of student enrollment and GPA (unofficial transcript or printout of enrollment/GPA from MyJSU.

Notice Regarding International Students:

  • All international students must be in a valid immigration status.
  • 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

Required Documents:

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
  3. Unofficial Transcript

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