Residence hall student positions

The application for desk assistant and student custodian positions in the spring 2015 semester will be open November 17, 2014 – December 15, 2014 at 5 p.m. Click here to fill out an application!

The application for positions in the fall 2014 semester closed on September 1, 2014 and we are no longer accepting applications for the fall.

In order to be eligible for hire for these positions, you must complete three online trainings required for all University employees – FERPA, Information Security Essentials, and Preventing Workplace Harassment. After you submit an application, you will be sent an email from with instructions for these trainings. To learn more, visit the FAQ page.

Desk Assistant

Desk Assistants (DAs) are hired by each residence hall specifically to work at the front desk.

Job description

A DA typically answers telephones, questions, maintains hall supplies, checks-out vacuums and packages, as well as helps build community within the residence hall of their employment. DAs can either be Federal Work Study or Student Wage. 

Both types of DA wages are balanced at each front desk and this balance determines the number of hours available for each type of DA to work in a week.

Hiring and supervision of DAs is done directly by a Senior Resident Assistant or Residence Hall Director.  

Student Custodian

Student Custodians work at apartment style residence halls.

Job Description

Student Custodians are hired at apartment style residence halls, and keep the public spaces of the apartment complex clean. 

Student Custodians can either be Federal Work Study or Student Wage. Both types of Student Custodian wages are balanced at each residence hall, and this balance determines the number of hours available for each type of Custodian to work in a week. 

Hiring and supervision of Student Custodians is done directly by a Residence Hall Director.

Have questions about becoming a Desk Assistant or a Student Custodian? Visit the FAQ page for answers to common questions and academic requirements. You can also call 928-523-5840 or email

Programming Assistant

The Programming Assistant assists with centralized, campus-wide educational, and social programming. Contact, Coordinator for Staff and Community Development, for more information.

Resident Assistant

Please visit the Resident Assistant selection page for more information about Resident Assistants and the hiring process.

Student Eco-Rep

The Eco-Reps provide peer education and programming about sustainability in the halls. Please visit the Eco-Rep page for more information about the position, the hiring process, and the application.