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Leadership & Employment

Get involved at Housing & Residence Life through our employment opportunities, available for professionals and students, or through your hall association.


Student Staff Opportunities

Office Assistants for Fall 2019-Spring 2020: We are taking applications for the 2019-2020 Academic Year and hiring on a rolling basis. Please send your resume to to apply.

Desk Receptionists for Spring 2020:  Apply now to our open position. 

Resident Assistants for 2020-2021 Academic Year: Applications are open from December 13, 2019 to January 16, 2020. 

Hall Associations

American University Residence Hall Association : RHA represents and advocates for all resident students, provides programming to benefit the residential community, and strives to build a greater sense of community among all residents of American University residence halls.

Hall Council: Each residential community elects a hall council to advocate for its residents and provide programming. Contact your Resident Assistant for more information.

Professional Staff Opportunities

Learn more about our employment search values.

Professional staff candidates: Visit American University's employment opportunities page.

Graduate student candidates: Graduate students can apply for our full-time and part-time professional staff positions. All of our student staff positions are open to graduate students with the exception of Resident Assistant position.

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