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Undergraduate Position Descriptions

Resident Assistants (RAs)

RAs are leaders who serve in residence halls across campus on a floor of residents where they create positive communities and provide fun and educational events to enhance the on-campus living experience.

To learn more about the RA position, please contact Tim Maggio at tmaggio@shepherd.edu

Desk Assistants (DAs)

DAs are leaders who serve in residence halls across campus to provide customer service in our halls in the evening.

To learn more about the DA position, please contact Ellisa Woodbrey at ewoodbre@shepherd.edu

Office and postal Assistant

The office and postal assistant is a student employee who works in main Residence Life Office to assist with customer service, answering phones, copying, filing and other basic office functions. Students will also assist in student mail delivery, mail forwarding, etc. in main office and in residence halls.

To learn more about the Office and Postal Assistant position, please contact Robin Hosby at rhosby@shepherd.edu

Residence Hall Improvement Crew (RHIC)

RHIC crew members are student employees who focus on facilities work. Responsibilities include, but are not limited, to painting, moving heavy items, furniture repairs, cleaning, and more.

To learn more about the RHIC position, please contact Ellisa Woodbrey at ewoodbre@shepherd.edu

Administrative Conference Assistants (ACAs)

ACAs are a summer position that provide customer service to the organizations who bring their members and camps to Shepherd to utilize our residence halls. Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, checking in and out conference attendees, cleaning rooms, maintaining inventories, and more.

To learn more about the ACA position, please contact Tim Maggio at tmaggio@shepherd.edu

Overnight Conference Assistants (OCAs)

OCAs are a summer position that provide customer service to the organizations who bring their members and camps to Shepherd to utilize our residence halls. OCAs main responsibility is to provide overnight customer service through accessibility through a duty number to assess concerns that conference attendees may have. Other responsibilities include, but are not limited to, general administrative tasks, maintaining inventories, cleaning rooms, and checking in and out guests.

To learn more about the OCA position, please contact Tim Maggio at tmaggio@shepherd.edu

Summer Resident Assistants

RAs are leaders who serve in residence halls across campus on a floor of residents where they create positive communities and provide fun and educational events to enhance the on-campus living experience.

To learn more about the Summer RA position, please contact Jess Lanciano at joswald@shepherd.edu

Graduate Positions

Hall Directors (HDs)

HDs are leaders who serve in residence halls for a building of residents where they create positive communities and provide fun and educational events to enhance the on-campus living experience.

Learn more about the College Student Development and Administration program at Shepherd University

Most candidates for the position choose to participate in the CSDA Preview Program.

To learn more about the HD position, please contact Dr. Liz Sechler at esechler@shepherd.edu

Graduate Assistant for Residence Life (GA)

The GA for Residence Life is a member of the Student Affairs Division and Auxiliary Enterprises, reporting directly to an Associate Director or Area Director of Residence Life. The successful candidate will promote resident student success by supporting housing operations,on-call responses, and other residence life programmatic needs. Successful candidates will demonstrate excellent leadership, communication, motivation, and administrative skills in a dynamic and engaging organization.

Learn more about the College Student Development and Administration program at Shepherd University

Most candidates for the position choose to participate in the CSDA Preview Program.

To learn more about the GA for Residence Life position, please contact Dr. Liz Sechler at esechler@shepherd.edu

Practicums / Internships

Residence Life does have space for practicum students who wish to gain experience in Housing Assignments, Facilities Management, Conferences Services, and more. To learn more, contact residencelife@shepherd.edu.

Professional Opportunities

At this time, no professional opportunities are available. When full-time positions are available, they will be posted to Shepherd University’s job application link.

If you have any questions, contact:

Residence Life Office
Miller Hall, Lower Level
Office Hours: 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (Monday-Friday)
ResidenceLife@shepherd.edu

304-876-5172