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We’re excited you are considering becoming a part of our team. To find out more about what drives our department, read our mission and values. Please take the time to explore the different types of positions for which we hire. Before you apply be sure to review the important information page for crucial details.
Residence hall student positions
Desk Manager (DM) – Closed Accordion Closed
Desk Managers provide oversight for front desk operations and provide supervision to Desk Assistants and Summer Housing Assistants while working closely with the Residence Hall Director of the building.
The application to become a DM for the 2018-2019 academic year is now open and closes at noon on January 17th, 2018.
Desk Assistant (DAs) – Open Accordion Closed
Application Open: July 3
Application Priority Deadline: July 27
Application Close Date: August 17
Desk Assistants (DAs) are hired by each residence hall specifically to manage the front desk. DAs will work evenings and weekends at various Residence Halls.
A DA will provide excellent customer service by answering telephones, questions, maintaining hall supplies, checking out vacuums, packages, and other resources provided by the front desk. DAs can be either 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 DA is managed directly by a Desk Manager.
Qualified applicants will be notified prior to or on the August 17th deadline.
Please go to Handshake to view the Desk Assistant Position Description.
Student Custodian – Closed Accordion Closed
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.
Community Development Assistant (CDA) – Open Accordion Closed
Community Development Assistants work in the Community Development Center (CDC) the supply and craft resource space for student leaders within the residence halls. Community Development Assistants help to maintain supplies, staff the desk and help provide resources to students. Email Jamie Lloyd at Jamie.Lloyd@nau.edu with questions about the position.
Apply to be a CDA through Handshake.
Resident Assistant (RA) – Closed Accordion Closed
Resident Assistants (RA) facilitate a safe and open community for residents living on campus and ensures a great residence hall experience.
Residential College Ambassador (RCA) – Open Accordion Closed
A Residential College Ambassador (RCA) is a student leader who works with first-year students in their Residential College to provide academic support, academic events, and connect students with their academic college and NAU as a whole. Find out how you can become an RCA.
Summer Housing Assistant (SHA) – Closed Accordion Closed
Consider spending your summer in Flagstaff in a dynamic and fun position! Learn more and apply for a Summer Housing Assistant (SHA) position.
Central office staff
Central office hours are 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Monday- Friday.
Hiring for these positions is contingent on the satisfactory completion of a criminal background investigation, employment history verification, and fingerprint check.
Conduct Area Office Assistant – Closed Accordion Closed
Provides support to the Conduct office and for Residential Student Conduct and Development Staff.
Staff is responsible for answering emails and phone calls from students and hall staff regarding appointments for conduct meetings. Student workers will also schedule conduct appointments and communicate with students about their appointment, as well as perform basic office work such as scanning, saving and uploading documents. Staff members are required to work with confidential information regularly and must comply with FERPA guidelines when sharing this information. For this reason, applicants must be comfortable with the sensitive nature of this position.
Front Desk/Operations Assistant – Closed Accordion Closed
The Housing and Residence Life Front Desk/Operations Assistant position provides support to the housing operations staff, responsible for processing housing applications, monitoring housing assignments, and placing housing charges on student LOUIE accounts for residents at NAU. This position includes Housing and Residence Life representation at: Discover NAU, NAU Orientation, #NAUSaidYes. This position is a year round position with available hours during summer and winter breaks.
Residence Life Office Assistant – Closed Accordion Closed
Residence Life Office Assistant greets and welcomes students, staff and visitors while providing quality in person and telephone customer service. Must be able to multi-task and use critical thinking skills while maintaining an organized clean work space. General administrative knowledge including use of office equipment, maintaining inventory of office supplies, creating forms and maintain protocols. Assemble, organize and assist in personnel files and hiring of student positions. Position requires flexibility in variety of tasks and projects.
RLSS Student Worker – Closed Accordion Closed
Positions in Support Services can be for the academic year or summer, and have the potential to be year round. Discounted housing in the summer may be available for those who qualify. Residence Life Support Services employees must be able to work a minimum of 12 hours a week in shifts of 3 hours or more. If you have any questions about facilities staff positions, please contact Support Services at 928-523-1109.
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