Position Description & Requirements
Learn what it takes to be an CA
To apply to be a Community Assistant (CA) you must meet the following requirements:
Remuneration Accordion Closed
Each CA receives:
- On-campus housing free of rent. The specific assigned space is determined by staffing and community needs.
- Partial meal plan. CAs receive a specific meal allotment to assist with resident interactions and community building. The specific partial meal plan received is associated with CLC placement (community/room type).
- Campus Living is required to report the combined value of housing and partial meal plan to the Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid (OSFA), which may impact a staff’s individual financial aid. Please contact OSFA with any questions.
- Staff placed in a double room as a single may receive a temporary roommate at the beginning of the semester depending on occupancy or change CLC/room assignment if needed based on extenuating circumstances. CAs are notified in advance of a change in room/CLC or roommate assignment.
Additional details regarding CLC placement and meal plan are outlined in the CA Agreement.
Hourly pay* Accordion Closed
*CAs receive additional compensation at an hourly rate of $15/hour for working CLC front desk shifts
- Each CA is scheduled for six (6) required hours per week (typically two 3-hour shifts) throughout the academic year. During fall move-in, each CA is scheduled for approximately 12-15 hours at the front desk. Required hours for the academic year will total approximately $3,000 in pre-tax wages.
- CAs have the option to work additional front desk shifts including picking up shifts from those out sick, shifts during breaks (Thanksgiving, Winter, Spring) and during peak times when shifts may be added to the schedule.
- During desk shifts, CAs complete all operational desk tasks and respond to student needs, including answering questions, monitoring CLC security through the Lenel system, receiving/distributing packages, responding to lockouts, checking students and temporary residents in/out of their room, handling keys and resources, and conversing with students at and around the desk.