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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.

Please browse our CD Recruitment Guide for a full description. For questions or additional information, contact USA Housing at (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 6, 2019 – August 18, 2019. Review the full 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 Lauren McAnally, Asst. Manager of Housing Business Operations at lmcanally@southalabama.edu or (251) 341-3814.


  • April 1, 2019 (Monday) – Priority Application Deadline
  • April 2, 2019 (Tuesday) – Eligible candidates will receive a link via JagMail to sign up for an interview time.
  • April 5, 2019 (Friday) – Eligible candidates will receive an individual email to confirm their interview time, date, and location.
  • April 8-12, 2019 (Monday - Friday) – CA Interviews
  • April 15, 2019 (Wednesday) – All CA selections announced via JagMail​.

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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 housing@southalabama.edu or (251) 460-7584. 

Attend one of these optional sessions for more information

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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 Coordinator of Housing Facilities & Services.

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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  • February 11, 2019 (Monday) – Priority Application Deadline
  • February 12, 2019 (Tuesday) – Eligible candidates will receive a link via JagMail to submit their schedule of availability for interview week
  • February 15, 2019 (Friday) – Eligible candidates will receive an individual email to confirm their interview time, date, and location
  • February 25-March 1, 2019 (Monday-Friday) – FA Interviews
  • March 13, 2019 (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 the RA recruitment team at RArecruitment@southalabama.edu or (251) 460-7088.

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!


  • October 7 – Azalea Hall Classroom @ 6:30 PM
  • October 8 – Azalea Hall Classroom @ 3:00 PM
  • October 14 – Stokes Hall Classroom @ 4:30 PM
  • October 16 – Stokes Hall Classroom @ 3:00 PM
  • October 28 – Student Center Room 212 @ 5:00 PM
  • October 29 – Camellia Hall 3rd floor Study Room @ 6:30 PM


  • To be announced.


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