Housing and Residential Life
Employment with Housing and Residence Life
If you're looking for a career or just want to earn some extra cash, you've come to the right place! Many exciting employment opportunities are available to you from the Departments of Housing, Dining and Residence Life. You can see a list of current openings in the Residence Life Employment tab below.
Housing and Resident Life Employment
Working for Residence Life is a rewarding experience. If you admired your RA while you were in the Residence Hall system, what better way to carry on that appreciation than by becoming an RA yourself? There are many opportunities for students and non-students to take on a leadership role.
Non-students can, with proper training, become a Residential Education Director (RED). This position is responsible for the daily operation of a Residence Hall. Non-students can also become Apartment Coordinators, which help residents with day-to-day issues and create a positive apartment community. Students can, with proper training, work as an RA or an RTA.
While space is limited, these exciting positions are available year round. Follow the links below to learn about training schedules, compensation and application procedures.
Résumé & Cover Letter
Your resume and cover letter are your opportunity to share, in writing, your interests and experiences related to the position for which you are applying. These documents highlight your previous experiences, related education, and skills/talents, specifically those that showcase you as a great candidate for the position.
For a more detailed description of what to include in a resume and cover letter, formatting tips, and example documents, please review this help sheet from student careers.
Quick Tips from our Selection Committees
- Briefly articulate your interest in the position you are applying for at WSU.
- Highlight your work and leadership experiences in relation to the position.
- Format your documents to be easily readable.
- Organize your information so that the topics or sections flow smoothly.
- Double-check your documents for spelling and grammatical errors.