Student Staff

Students who work for University Housing often cite that their college years are more memorable - they have even more opportunity to meet and network with new people, stay involved with what's happening on campus and gain valuable professional experience.

Make a great college experience even better by joining UGA's housing staff. Apply to work as a student staff with University Housing!


C.L.A.S.S. ADVOCATE | DESK ASST | OFFICE ASST | RESIDENT ASST | SUMMER ONLY POSITION | QUESTIONS

C.L.A.S.S. Advocate

C.L.A.S.S. is the acronym for Continuing the Legacy of African-American Student Success. As a live-in member of the residence hall student staff, the C.L.A.S.S. Advocate (CA) occupies a crucial role in enriching the experience of residents in the community through assistance to African-American students, communication with all staff and students, and participation in continuing efforts to educate and address the needs of all students in the residence hall communities. The primary purpose of the position is to aid in the retention and academic success of African- American students who are residents in University Housing. A secondary goal of the program is to work toward better multicultural understanding among all students on campus. This current position summary may be adapted in the future.

The application includes two steps:
- Attend a mandatory information session
- Complete a written application online

C.L.A.S.S. Advocate Position Description

Desk Assistant

Desk assistants manage the operations of the community desk and serve as the primary customer service representative. They monitor resident entry into the building, verify residency, check out keys, answer the phone, and record incidents in the logbook. Most community desks are open 24 hours, so night shifts may be required.

Desk Assistant Position Description

Desk Assistant Application Posting 

Office Assistant

Office assistants serve as a resource of information for students to help in their adjustment to the university and the community. These student staff members are responsible for assisting the senior secretary in administrative projects in addition to distributing mail and packages for the community.

Office Assistant Position Description

Office Assistant Application Posting

Resident Assistant

The Resident Assistant (RA) lives and works with a group of 30 to 75 students in one of nine residential communities. The primary purpose of the position is to promote community development, assist in crisis management situations, and enforce university and departmental policies.

The application includes two steps:
- Attend a mandatory information session
- Complete a written application online

Resident Assistant Position Description

Summer Only Positions


CONFERENCE HOST | PAINTER/MAINTENANCE ASST | SUMMER OFFICE ASST | SUMMER DESK ASST | QUESTIONS

Conference Host

Conference hosts work with a variety of summer conference groups. They work scheduled shifts at the community desk, serve as resources for guests, participate in nightly duty, stock guest rooms, and live in our conference communities. The work week for a conference host is full time, which is 40 hours per week. Conference hosts may not enroll in classes and may not hold another employment position.

Conference Host Position Description

Painter and Maintenance Assistant

Painters prepare walls, patch holes, and paint the interior and exterior walls and ceilings of residence halls. Maintenance assistants replace ceiling tiles, light covers, light bulbs, air conditioner filters, and perform various other simple maintenance tasks. A driver's license is preferred for maintenance assistants.

Painter and Maintenance Assistant Position Description

Summer Office Assistant

Office assistants serve as a resource of information for students to help in their adjustment to the university and the community. These student staff members are responsible for assisting the senior secretary in administrative projects in addition to distributing mail and packages for the community.

Summer Office Assistant Position Description

Summer Desk Assistant

Desk assistants manage the operations of the community desk and serve as the primary customer service representative. They monitor resident entry into the building, verify residency, check out keys, answer the phone, and record incidents in the logbook. Most community desks are open 24 hours, so night shifts may be required.

Summer Desk Assistant Position Description

CA-RA Fall 2019 Mandatory Information Session Dates - Bring Your UGA Card!

Dates Description
Wed. Nov. 6 CA-RA Info Session - 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. - MLC Room #150
Mon. Nov. 11 CA-RA Info Session - 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. - MLC Room #150
Thu. Nov. 14 CA-RA Info Session - 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. - MLC Room #150
Fri. Nov. 22 CA-RA Info Session - 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. - ECV Rooker Fireside Lounge
Sun. Nov. 24 CA-RA Info Session - 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. - MLC Room #150
Mon. Dec. 2 CA-RA Info Session - 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. - MLC Room #150
Tue. Dec. 3 CA-RA Info Session - 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. - MLC Room #150
Wed. Dec. 4 CA-RA Info Session - 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. - ECV Rooker Fireside Lounge

UGA Cards will be scanned at the beginning and end of the session. You must be on time and able to attend the entire information session.

Questions

If you have any further questions, please speak with any of our CA-RA staff, graduate residents (GRs), residence hall directors (RHDs) or contact:

Kathryn Hall
Senior Coordinator for Staff Development and Student Conduct
Email: kchall@uga.edu
Telephone: 706-542-8191