Employment Opportunities

 

Area Coordinator (AC)

The Area Coordinator (CD) position is a live-in professional staff member responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of suite-style and traditional housing communities consisting of approximately 1000 residents. Under the direct supervision of the Interim Assistant Director for Housing for Residence Life, the Area Coordinator is responsible for providing supervision, management and administrative leadership for the assigned residential communities. The Area Coordinator supervises the paraprofessional staff, which includes Resident Assistants (RAs) and Desk Assistants (DAs), consistent with the university mission to develop a safe, student centered, and 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 Area Coordinator will assist with the administrative functions for Residence Education including but not limited to student group advising, Housing student conduct, programming operations, and staff training & development consistent with the departmental and university mission. 

For questions or additional information, contact MaryEllen Cottle at macottle@southalabama.edu or (251) 341-4663. To review more information on this position, or to apply, please click here.

Community Director Assistant (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 Interim Assistant Director for Housing for Residence Life.

For questions or additional information, contact MaryEllen Cottle at macottle@southalabama.edu or (251) 341-4663.

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 more about the DA position on Handshake.
For more information please contact MaryEllen Cottle at macottle@southalabama.edu or (251) 341-4663. 
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.

Resident Assistant (RA)

USA Housing will be accepting applications for dynamic, dedicated, and enthusiastic students who are interested in becoming Resident Assistants at South for Academic Year 2021-2022.

The interview process for the Resident Assistant position occurs early each spring semester (timeline to be announced). More about the position and to apply will posted online through USA's Handshake account. All communication regarding your candidacy will be sent to your University email account (JagMail).

If you still have questions after accessing the application, please contact MaryEllen Cottle at macottle@southalabama.edu or call 251-341-4663.

Conference Assistant (CA)

The Conference Assistant (CA) is a student assistant position within the department of Housing at the University of South Alabama (South). Please review the CA Position Description to learn the duties, responsibilities, requirements, and qualifications associated with the CA position.

More information will be available for Summer 2021 closer to that time.