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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. Learn more about our employment search values.

Student Staff Opportunities

  • Interested in being a Desk Receptionist, Office Assitant or Residential Assistant/Community Advisor for HRL? Check the Student Job Board! (use the "department" field to search for jobs in "residence life".)
    • If you are interested in becoming a Residential Advisor for the Spring 2024 semester, apply here (link coming soon).
    • If you are interested in becoming an RA for the 2024 - 2025 academic year, come to an info session to find out more details, apply here.
    • If you are interested in becoming a DR for Spring 2024 semester (daytime and night), come to an info session to find out more details.

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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

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.

Contact Information


Phone: 202-885-1154