Residence hall student positions
Below you will find descriptions of our residence hall employment opportunities for students. If you would like more information, please call
928-523-5840 or email ResidenceandGreekLife@nau.edu.
At this point, most residence hall positions have been filled, and the application for student employment in spring 2014 closed on December 11, 2013. We are no longer accepting applications.
We are not hiring residence hall student positions for summer 2014. If you are interested in summer employment, please visit the summer housing assistant page.
Applications for employment in the fall 2014 semester will be open from March 24-April 24, 2014.
In order to be eligible for hire for these positions, you must complete three online trainings required by all University employees – FERPA, Information Security Essentials, and Preventing Workplace Harassment. After you submit an application, you will be sent an email from ResidenceandGreekLife@nau.edu with instructions for these trainings. To learn more, visit the FAQ page.
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 and most DAs are hired at the beginning of the each semester, though some DAs are hired mid-semester if positions become available.
Student Custodians work at apartment style residence halls.
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.
The Programming Assistant assists with centralized, campus-wide educational, and social programming. Contact Victor.Salazar@nau.edu, Coordinator for Staff and Community Development, for more information.
Please visit the Resident Assistant selection page for more information about Resident Assistants and the hiring process.