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Community Director (CD)

The Community Director (CD) position is a graduate assistantship within the department of Housing at the University of South Alabama. The Community Director position is a live-in senior staff member responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of a community that ranges from 200 to 500 residents. The Community Director supervises the paraprofessional staff consistent with the university mission to develop a safe, student centered, living-learning environment; the environment should foster student growth, leadership development, diversity, and multiculturalism as well as personal, spiritual, cognitive, emotional and academic success. The Community Director position is supervised by a Coordinator of Residence Education who provides overall community management and direction.

For questions or additional information, contact Christina Jackson at cjackson@southalabama.edu or (251) 341-4663.

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Conference Assistant (CA)

The Conference Assistant (CA) is a student assistant position within the department of Housing at the University of South Alabama (South). Appointments are made on a temporary basis during the employment period of May 11, 2020 – August 17, 2020. Please review the CA Position Description to learn the duties, responsibilities, requirements, and qualifications associated with the CA position. Candidates will be notified of their eligibility via JagMail after final review of submitted applications (see timeline below).

If you have questions after reviewing the position description (see link above), please contact Emily Powell at (251) 460-6466 or emilypowell@southalabama.edu


  • Application Deadline: March 31, 2020, at 5:00 PM
  • Interviews: April 6-8, 2020
  • Offer Notifications Sent: April 15, 2020
  • Offer Acceptance/Denial Deadline: April 17, 2020
  • Training: May 11-15, 2020

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Desk Assistant (DA)
The function of each Community Office is a vital part of successful operations in the residence hall communities. Due to their location and availability, the Community Office serves as the information hub for students, staff and guests. Also, security and emergency procedures often center at the Community Office. Therefore, it is essential that courteous, responsible individuals staff each Community Office. The Desk Assistant needs to create and maintain an atmosphere that is conducive to a living-learning environment in the residential community. The Desk Assistant reports to the Assistant Community Director in the respective Community Office.  USA Housing invites you to apply for this student leadership position after reviewing the full DA Position Description
For more information please contact USA Housing at emilypowell@southalabama.edu or (251) 460-6466. 

Attend one of these optional sessions for more information

  • To be announced
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Facilities Assistant (FA)

The summer Facilities Assistant (FA) is a student assistant position within Housing Facilities at the University of South Alabama. The Housing Facilities team serves to support the day to day operations of the USA Housing Facilities. The Facilities Assistant is supervised, hired, and trained by the Assistant Director, Housing Services & Custodial.

To find out more, including additional requirements and qualifications review the full FA Position Description.  If you still have questions after viewing, please contact Monica Davidson, Chair of the FA Selection Process at madavidson@southalabama.edu or (251) 460-7655.

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  • March 30, 2020 (Monday) – Priority Application Deadline
  • March 31, 2020 (Tuesday) – Eligible candidates will receive a link via JagMail to submit their schedule of availability for interview week
  • April 7, 2020 (Friday) – Eligible candidates will receive an individual email to confirm their interview time, date, and location
  • April 13-17, 2020 (Monday-Friday) – FA Interviews
  • April 22, 2020 (Wednesday) – All FA selections announced via JagMail
Resident Assistant (RA)

USA Housing is currently accepting applications for dynamic, dedicated, and enthusiastic students who are interested in becoming Resident Assistants at South.

The interview process for the Resident Assistant position occurs early each spring semester (see timeline below). All communication regarding your candidacy will be sent to your University email account (JagMail).

The RA application (below) includes the full position description and reference request form. If you still have questions after accessing the application, please contact Emily Powell at emilypowell@southalabama.edu or (251) 460-6466.

Attending an Interest Session is a great way to learn more about the position and all that it entails (see dates below). You must attend one (1) interest session to be an eligible candidate. We look forward to your candidacy!


  • Closed


  • To be announced.
Marketing Assistant (MA)

The Marketing Assistant (MA) position is a under-graduate student assistantship within the department of Housing at the University of South Alabama. The Marketing Assistant will assist in marketing efforts to support the goals of increasing applications through student engagement. The Marketing Assistant will gain experience in promotional advertising, communications, graphic design, and campaign organization/implementation. The position is required during spring semester and can expect to work 10-20 hours per week during this period. This position reports directly to the Assistant Manager of Housing Business Operations.

For a full description and further details, please review the Marketing Assistant Position Description. For questions or additional information, please contact Lauren McAnally at lmcanally@southalabama.edu or (251) 341-3814.

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