Employment & Leadership Opportunities

Employment & Leadership Opportunities

The AVIATE Co-Curricular Educator (ACE) will contribute to the mission of Housing & Residence Life and the University of Dayton by serving as a direct liaison between students and Housing and Residence Life regarding AVIATE. The ACE working directly with the Coordinator for Co-Curricular Learning to inform students about AVIATE through attending events, using social media and facilitating forums. The ACE will work directly with student organizations, SGA, RHA and HRL staff to share information regarding the student experience with AVIATE to HRL leadership. The ACE will collaborate with all Housing & Residence Life staff to review implementation of AVIATE with campus partners and share information regarding student participation/engagement. Key areas of responsibility are: Information sharing, engagement, collaboration, facilitation, marketing and promotion.


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The Desk Assistant (DA) will contribute to the mission of Housing & Residence Life and the University of Dayton by assisting with the daily operations of the residence hall desks. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, collaborating with all Housing & Residence Life staff in monitoring the halls for safety and security issues, contacting appropriate staff for maintenance concerns, maintaining desk organization and extending a high level of customer service. Key areas of responsibility are: safety and security, maintenance, customer service, key management, desk management, equipment distribution, room set-up, mailroom operations & package distribution. Desk Assistant positions are posted throughout the year as vacancies arise. For more information on current vacancies and details pertaining to recruitment please visit Handshake.

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The Guest Check-in Attendant (GCA) will contribute to the mission of Housing & Residence Life and the University of Dayton by assisting with the safety & security of the residence halls. Accordingly, it is important for the Guest Check-in Attendant to understand and abide by the policies and procedures set forth in the Student Standards of Behavior. Key areas of responsibility will be safety & security, customer service, and guest check-in/check-out. Guest Check-in Attendant positions are posted throughout the year as vacancies arise. For more information on current vacancies and details pertaining to recruitment please visit Handshake. 


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A Neighborhood Fellow (Fellow) is an individual who fosters student growth through community development and engagement. A Neighborhood Fellow assists students in their transition, integration, and progression through community living experience, specifically within the Student Neighborhood. The Neighborhood Fellow is responsible for areas such as social, cultural, service, and educational engagement, as well as peer counseling, and support of an environment that is conducive to learning. The Department of Housing and Residence Life seeks students who are committed to growth, invested in community, and seeking service to others. Additionally, we seek individuals who demonstrate potential for peer leadership and will be positive role models for others. To qualify, a student must meet the following minimum criteria: 

1. Must have a GPA of 2.50 or higher at time of application
2. Must be in good standing with the university at established start date of employment
3. Must be able to commit to a full academic year of service to position (this excludes any individuals hired for mid-year position vacancies)
4. Must be able to negotiate class schedule to accommodate EDC 402 course during the first fall semester of employment
5. Must be able to negotiate class schedule to accommodate weekly staff meetings held Tuesdays 8:30pm-10:30pm
6. Must be able to attend all mandatory summer and winter break trainings (see page 11 of Application Info Packet)
7. Must be a junior or senior at the start of employment

Applications for mid-year vacancies, as well as positions for the current  academic year will go live on Handshake early October and will close early November 3.


A Resident Assistant (RA) is an individual who fosters student growth through community development and engagement. An RA assists students in their transition, integration, and progression through the community living experience. The RA is responsible for areas such as social, cultural, service, and educational engagement, as well as peer counseling, and support of an environment that is conducive to learning. The Department of Housing and Residence Life seeks students who are committed to growth, invested in community, and seeking service to others. Additionally, we seek individuals who demonstrate potential for peer leadership and will be positive role models for others. To qualify, a student must meet the following minimum criteria:

  1. 1. Must have a GPA of 2.50 or higher at time of application
    2. Must be in good standing with the university at established start date of employment
    3. Must be able to commit to a full academic year of service to position (this excludes any individuals hired for mid-year position vacancies)
    4. Must be able to negotiate class schedule to accommodate EDC 402 course during the first fall semester of employment 
    5. Must be able to negotiate class schedule to accommodate weekly staff meetings held Tuesdays 8:30pm-10:30pm
    6. Must be able to attend all mandatory summer and winter break trainings

Applications for mid-year vacancies, as well as positions for the current academic year will go live on Handshake early October and will close early December. Those interested in mid-year vacancies must complete all application criteria and submit all materials early November.


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The Executive Boards of Residential Housing Association will contribute to the mission of Housing and Residence Life and the University of Dayton by assisting with the  leadership, recognition, service, advocacy, and programming to the residential population of University of Dayton’s on-campus population. The Executive Boards of Residential Housing Association will contribute to the Vision for Residential Learning in a way that ensures basic needs are met and thus enables residents in further levels of residential learning. Accordingly, it is vital that the Executive Boards of Residential Housing Association understand and abide by the policies and procedures set forth in the Student Standards of Behavior.

CONTACT

Housing and Residence Life

Gosiger Hall
300 College Park
Dayton, Ohio 45469
937-229-3317
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