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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 2020-Spring 2021: We are not currently accepting applications. Please check back for updates.

Desk Receptionists for Fall 2020: Applications are open! Please complete the application, review the job description, and see information below. 

  • The application will close May 8, 2020.
  • Interviews will be conducted by phone between May 11, 2020 and May 22, 2020.

For more information on the Front Desk Receptionist application, contact

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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