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Student Employment

Looking for a leadership opportunity plus some job skills for your resume? Do you enjoy getting to know people? Are you a great listener who loves to help people? If any of the above apply to you, you should consider working for the Department of Housing and Residence Life. Applications for Resident Assistant (RA) and First Year Advisor (FRAD) positions for Fall 2021-Spring 2022 are now available.

Housing Student Staff Applications are open!
Due January 31, 2021
Apply in your Housing Self-Service Portal. Look for the Housing Student Staff Application under the applications tab.

Student Staff Job Descriptions

Am I eligible?

In order to be eligible for a student staff position, you must:

  • Have a positive financial, academic, and student conduct status with Housing and Residence Life and Furman University.
  • Be able to commit 20 hours/week to the role.  Some of the time will be scheduled staff meetings and shifts.  The bulk of the time (10-15hours) will be spent being available and visible in the assigned community.
  • Reside in an on-campus room designated by Housing and Residence Life.
  • Be able to complete online professional development activities.
  • Be able to return early each semester for training and to assist with opening the halls.  Stay late each semester to assist with closing the halls.  Be able to complete online training and professional development activities.


How do I apply and interview?

The application is online and due by January 31, 2021 @ 12 noon.  More information regarding interviews will be sent to you following receipt of your application.

Apply in the Housing portal in MyFurman.  Look for the Housing Student Staff Application under the applications tab.