Employment Opportunities
Thank you for your interest in seeking a position with our department. Our vision is student housing for student success and that vision informs all that we do. If you possess a positive attitude, value respect, hard work and service excellence, we are committed to providing you with an engaging learning environment to develop you as a lifelong learner.

Professional Staff:

Area Director

The Area Director positions in our department are crucial to tying together our residential college system. They work daily with our extremely talented and diverse student body, student staff, and resident faculty. In this role, you will truly have the opportunity to shape a vibrant living and learning community and be a part of a dynamic staff team.

Full position description: Area Director

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Assistant Area Director

Like the Area Director position, Assistant Area Directors work daily with our extremely talented and diverse student body, student staff, and resident faculty. Reporting to the Area Director, the AAD assists in the day to day management and administration of the residential college.

Full position description: Assistant Area Director

Positions are fully staffed at this time.

Office Supervisors

Office Supervisors are full-time staff members responsible for the oversight and management of the residential area reception desks. They serve as a liaisons between the residential areas and a number of University offices, including Parking, Purchasing, Accounts Payable, Facilities, GCA, etc. These supervisors also supervise reception desk student staff and oversee desk operations including mail/package delivery and cart/vacuum check-out.

Full position description: Office Supervisor

Positions are fully staffed at this time.

For other professional staff opportunities please continue to visit this page as positions become available.

Student Staff:

Conference Assistant

This student position works during the summer with our Conference Services team as the customer service representatives for all summer guests and is directly responsible for: managing the check-in/check-out, reception desk coverage, crisis response, and more. This position provides a great experience for those seeking a career in hospitality/tourism management, guest services, or those looking to gain transferable skills to become more well-rounded. Attendance at an information session is required to apply. 

Full position description: Conference Assistant

Conference Assistant selection process is now complete for summer 2017. Check back for information on the summer 2018 process.

Desk Assistant

Desk Assistants must have a high degree of integrity and display continuous commitment toward customer service and the Desk Assistant position. The ability to interact with a variety of student, faculty, and staff personalities requires patience, use of initiative, and an ability to think quickly. An average shift includes greeting students, staff and guests, being a resource for anyone visiting the reception desk, as well as assisting with emergency procedures.

Full position description: Desk Assistant

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Program Assistant

Program Assistants support the programmatic needs of residential areas by requesting quotes, confirming orders, reserving space and other day-to-day management items. 

Full position description: Program Assistant

Program Assistant selection process is now complete for the 2017-2018 Academic Year. 
Check back for information on the 2018-2019 process.

Resident Assistant

Resident Assistants are student staff members that help students learn about life at Miami and in your residential community. Living on the floor, RAs serve as resources, support persons, and are there to provide a top quality residential experience.

Full position description: Resident Assistant

Resident Assistant selection process is now complete for the 2017-2018 Academic Year. Check back for information on the 2018-2019 process.

Security Assistant

Security Assistants (SA) are part-time student employees who are responsible for the night-time security operations of all the Residential Colleges. The main function of a Security Assistant is to screen individuals entering the residential colleges between 10:00 p.m. and 8:00 a.m., verifying residency and registering guests.

Full position description: Security Assistant

The application for Fall 2017 security assistants is selection process is now complete. Check back for information on the 2018-2019 process.

Security Supervisors

Security Supervisors are part-time student employees who have been promoted from Security Assistant. The supervisor role is responsible for managing and overseeing the SAs and supporting their needs during the overnight shifts. Only current Security Assistants are eligible for this position.

Full position description: Security Supervisor

The Safety & Security management staff are responsible for selecting Security Supervisors.