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Community Director (CD)

The Community Director (CD) position is a graduate assistantship within the department of Housing & Dining 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 an Area Coordinator who provides overall community management and direction.

Please browse our CD Recruitment Guide for a full description. For questions or additional information, contact Dr. James Bridgeforth, Director of Housing at (251) 460-6185.

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Summer Housing Assistant (SHA)

The Summer Housing Assistant is considered a student assistant position and appointments are made on a temporary basis each summer. To find out more, including additional requirements and qualifications review the full SHA Position Description.  If you still have questions after viewing, please contact Amanda Freyaldenhoven, Chair of the SHA Selection Process at afreyaldenhoven@southalabama.edu or (251) 460-7584.

SUMMER 2016 SHA SELECTION TIMELINE

  • March 21, 2016 – SHA applications due by 5PM
  • March 22, 2016 - Applicants able to select interview time
  • March 28-April 1, 2016 – SHA Interview Days
  • April 8, 2016 – All applicants notified of selection status via email
  • April 22, 2016 - SHA Meeting for selected applicants

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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 & availability, the Community Office serves as the information hub for students, staff & guests. Also, security & 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 & maintain an atmosphere that is conducive to a living-learning environment in the residential community. The Desk Assistant reports to the Area Coordinator & Community Director in the respective Community Office.  Housing & Dining invites you to apply for this student leadership position after reviewing the full DA Position Description.  Applications are never turned away & will be reviewed on an “as needed” basis.
For more information please contact Amber L. Jones, Chair of the Desk Assistant Selection Committee at aljones@southalabama.edu or (251) 460-7088. 
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Facilities Assistant (FA)

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

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.

SUMMER 2016 FA SELECTION TIMELINE

  • March 21, 2016 – FA applications due by 5PM
  • March 22, 2016 - Applicants able to select interview time
  • March 28-April 1, 2016 – FA Interview Days
  • April 8, 2016 – All applicants notified of selection status via email

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 Packet includes the full position description and fill-able application (available soon). If you still have questions after reviewing this document, please contact Amanda Freyaldenhoven, Chair of the RA Selection Committee, at afreyaldenhoven@southalabama.edu or (251) 460-7584.

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!

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2017-2018 RA INTEREST SESSIONS

  • 11/6/16 (Sun.) – New Hall Classroom @ 6:00 PM
  • 11/7/16 (Mon.) – Stokes Hall Classroom @ 9:00 PM
  • 11/8/16 (Tues.) – Stokes Hall Classroom @ 9:00 PM
  • 11/9/16 (Weds.) – Stokes Hall Classroom @ 7:00 PM
  • 11/10/16 (Thurs.) – Epsilon 1 TV Room @ 9:30 AM
  • 11/14/16 (Mon.) – Beta/Gamma Commons @ 9:00 PM
  • 11/15/16 (Tues.) – Fresh Food Co. Conference Rm @ 12:30 PM

2017-2018 RA SELECTION TIMELINE

  • December 2, 2016 – RA applications due by 5PM
  • January 9, 2017 – All applicants notified of application status via JagMail (invitations for interview sign-up will be included)
  • January 20, 2017 – RA Individual Interviews
  • January 21, 2017 – RA Group Process Interviews
  • February 13, 2017 – All applicants notified of selection status via JagMail
  • February 24, 2017 – RA Placement and Signing Day Event