The Office of Residence Life has concluded the RA/LCA search process for 2013-2014. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
The LCA is responsible for the development and implementation of First Year Experience (FYE) programs in Ondine and Broadway halls with specific goals around academic transition and success, diversity, critical thinking, and service-learning. Under the direction and supervision of Residence Life, the LCA is responsible for providing programs, resources, and assistance that will support and enhance academic success, a global perspective, critical thinking, and civic responsibility, tied to the Freshman Inquiry themes whenever possible.
The Resident Assistant (RA) is a member of the Residence Life team and is responsible for the general administration, development, and implementation of student life programs in the residence halls. Under the direction and supervision of an Area Coordinator (AC), the Resident Assistant is responsible for providing resources and assistance that will make each residence hall community a place that supports and enhances all aspects of student life.
Professional Staff Employment
Looking for a professional job within the Department of Housing & Residence Life? Office Specialists, Administrative Program Specialists and other classified positions within the department should go to www.pdx.edu/hr to apply. Unclassified positions, such as Graduate Assistants and other professional positions in Residence Life will be posted as they become available.
UHRL Graduate Intern
This position will be heavily involved in the marketing of Housing and Residence Life. This includes internet postings, connecting with campus partners, tabling at events, and representing Housing and Residence Life at campus events. This position will also work closely with the Academic Success and Retention Coordinator and is responsible for providing programs, resources, research, and assistance that will support and enhance academic success, a global perspective, critical thinking, and civic responsibility, tied to the first year experience. We are looking for someone to start at the beginning of summer to help with Orientations and new student events. This position is great for a graduate student looking for experience with students in Housing and Residence Life as well as office work. The position pays $10 an hour for 10-12 hours a week. There is also 6-8 hours of volunteer work with the Academic Success and Retention Coordinator. More information about the position can be found here. If you are interested, please email a resume and cover letter to Elizabeth Ostapeck at email@example.com.
Montgomery Services Desk Assistant
The Montgomery Services Desk provides services to all residents living with University Housing and Residence Life. The Montgomery Services Desk is open from 9:00am to midnight every day of the week, providing services and information past regular business hours. The Montgomery Services Desk is also the main package hub for all residents. Responsibilities include answering questions via email, phone, and walk-ins, processing and issuing keys and packages, and basic data entry. More information about the position can be found here.
While we may not be currently hiring, we are accepting applications for the Housing Ambassador, UHRL Student Office Assistant and Montgomery Desk Assistant positions. Application may be filled out here. Please do not contact University Housing and Residence Life for an interview. We will contact candidates for interviews as positions become available. Thank you for your interest in working with University Housing and Residence Life.
Move-In Quality Control Student Assistant
University Housing Maintenance is hiring two Move-In Quality Control Student Assistants. This position performs Quality Control at the end of the Turnover process. University Housing & Residence Life expects about 1800 rooms to become vacant over the summer. University Housing Maintenance, Custodial Services, and painters will enter each room to prepare it for the next resident. This position will enter the room last, and make sure the room is “rent-ready” for the next resident, and take records of the condition of the room.
The position pays $10 an hour. This position will be 40 hours a week from June 12 – June 22 and August 20 – September 21. This position will be 10-20 hours a week from June 22 – August 20. This schedule works well for students who want to earn money, while still taking classes, because the busiest periods are between terms. To apply, please email your resume and availability to Ashley Wendler at firstname.lastname@example.org.