Student Staff

Campus Housing has several different types of student staff positions. Many student staff members work with other students daily and often live in the residence halls to assist with day-to-day life and build community in the halls.

Summer Residence Life Positions

Summer Resident Assistant (SRA)

Summer Resident Assistants are essential members of the UIC Campus Housing staff. Their primary roles are to provide support to summer students, interns, and conference guests by being a resource on the floor and within the building both during and after business hours. SRAs must be friendly, mature, responsible, and customer-centric. SRAs must be comfortable interacting with university officials, faculty, parents, and conference guests. SRAs report directly to a Resident Director, and indirectly to a Housing Officer, Assistant Director, Associate Director, and Director of Campus Housing. Summer RAs work collaboratively with all Campus Housing staff. This position is roughly 30 hours per week.

Federal Work Study is preferred.

 

Summer Desk Worker (SDW)

Summer Desk Workers are essential members of the UIC Campus Housing staff whose primary role is to execute the daily operations of Campus Housing front desks to ensure that the highest quality of customer service is afforded to all guests. One of the main purposes of the SDW is to establish, maintain, and support a positive, healthy, living-learning environment in the halls consistent with the educational mission of UIC and the goals of Campus Housing. SDWs must be friendly, mature, responsible, and customer-centric. SDWs must be comfortable interacting with university officials, faculty, parents, and guests. SDWs report directly to a Desk Manager and Housing Officer and indirectly to Resident Directors, Assistant Directors, Associate Director, and Director of Campus Housing. SDWs work collaboratively with all Campus Housing staff. This position is roughly 28 hours per week.

Federal Work Study is required.

Apply for Summer Residence Life Positions

Academic Year Campus Housing Positions

Campus Housing Representative (CHR)
General duties include typing, copying, and faxing; running errands; responding to telephone or e-mail inquiries; assisting the Central Housing professional staff; data entry; and upkeep of student housing records. One or two student workers will also primarily be responsible for couriering mail between the Housing offices and elsewhere across campus. Ability to work Saturdays during the school year, being able to be on-call for tours during the week, & able to complete tasks in a timely manner. General duties include: giving tours of residence halls, answering questions about Campus Housing, helping parents and future students understand the benefits of living on campus, and other marketing related duties as assigned.

Federal Work Study is preferred.

Desk/Security Worker (East, South, and West)
Provide customer service and administrative support. Answer phone calls and direct appropriately. Assist students with general questions. Manage rentals of carts, vacuums, and other items available to Campus Housing residents. Help with managing student ticket sales and mail/packages. Perform security checks of student keys and IDs at building entrances. Manage the registering of student guests. Rove the building to ensure all areas are safe and secure.
Hours of Operation: Daily, 8am – 12am

Federal Work Study is required.

Apply for CHR and Desk Worker Positions

If you have further questions regarding student employment opportunities with Campus Housing, please contact housingjobs@uic.edu.