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Community Advisors (CA's)

A CA lives on each floor/area of every residence hall. CAs are full-time students who are carefully selected and trained to assist floor members in every way possible. CAs assist students in adjusting to campus and residence hall life. They also facilitate a positive community atmosphere on the floor. CAs take part in the day-to-day activities of hall life and plan special events for students. Our main hiring process for fall openings occurs the preceding spring semester. For more information contact the Department of Residential Life in the Ervin House at 320-308-2166.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Full-time student status, enrolled in no less that 12 and no more than 17 credits per semester
  • Minimum of 24 credits completed prior to start date
  • Graduate students must be enrolled in more than 8 credit hours
  • Maintain cumulative GPA of 2.5 or above
  • Commitment to serving a full academic year in the CA role
  • Good University standing - not on University conduct or academic probation
  • Clear a criminal background check and meet employment eligibility requirements
  • Previous leadership experience or campus involvement desired
  • Two semesters of on-campus residence hall living experience preferred
  • Education majors enrolled in the following courses are not eligible for the CA position:
      • ED 466
      • ED 467
      • ED 420 (Block 3)
      • ED 422 (Block 4)

Community Advisor Job Description

Community Advisor Reference Form

Background Check Form

Apartment Community Advisors (ACA's)

ACAs are full-time students who are carefully selected and trained to assist apartment residents living in the Coborn Plaza Apartments. ACA's help to facilitate a positive living and learning environment for apartment residents and take part in the day-to-day activities associated with apartment living. Our main hiring process for fall occurs the preceding spring semester. For more information contact the Department of Residential Life in the Ervin House at 320-308-2166.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Full-time student status, enrolled in no less than 12 and no more than 17 credits per semester
  • Minimum of 24 credits completed prior to start date
  • Graduate students must be enrolled in no more than 8 credit hours
  • Maintain cumulative GPA of 2.5 or above
  • Preference given to students with previous experience in the Community Advisor role
  • Commitment to serving a full academic year in the ACA role
  • Good University standing - not on University conduct or academic probation
  • Clear a criminal background check and meet employment eligibility requirements
  • Previous leadership experience or campus involvement desired
  • Two or more semesters of on-campus residence hall living experience required
  • Education majors enrolled in the following courses are not eligible for the CA position:
      • ED 466
      • ED 467
      • ED 420 (Block 3)
      • ED 422 (Block 4)

Apartment Community Advisor Position Description (PDF)


Night Security

Night Security staff are on duty every night from 9:00p.m.-6:00a.m.. They are upper-division students responsible for service to and the safety of the residents in the halls during the evening. Preference given to candidates who have lived on campus for at least 1 semester and who have a 2.50 cumulative GPA is required. Night Security staff must also have completed 24 credit hours prior to employment.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 1 semester SCSU residence hall living experience is preferred
  • 2.5 cumulative GPA required at the time of application and maintained at hire
  • 2.5 semester GPA is also required
  • 24 credits completed at the time of application or by the end of spring semester for fall semester openings

Night Security Assistant Position Description

 

Desk & Computer Lab Assistants

Students who have been approved for work-study through the Office of Scholarship and Financial Aid serve as desk or computer lab assistants from 6:00a.m.-12:00 midnight. In this role they provide service to residents and guests, distribute mail and packages, and perform administrative responsibilities.

Summer Conference Crew

During the summer, the SCSU residence halls house summer camps/conferences. To prepare and serve these groups, we hire returning SCSU students as cleaners, movers, night security, and desk receptionists. Our main hiring process for fall openings occurs the preceding spring. For more information look for publicity in spring or contact the Department of Residential Life in the Ervin House at #320-308-2166.

  • Complete all sections and print out two copies. Keep one for yourself, and sign the last page of the copy you turn in to the Residential Life Office, located in Ervin Hall
  • If you would like to complete the application process from the comfort of your own home, you will need Adobe Acrobat Reader.

 

 

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