Loyola University Chicago

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Federal Work Study Positions

The Department of Residence life employs a variety of students to serve many important functions in our department. All of our student services positions aid in the department’s mission to enhance the Loyola Experience for all students and community members who interact with our Residence Halls. Please see the information below regarding individual positions, position descriptions and application instructions. All positions require Federal Work Study (FWS).
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Applications for 2021-2022 Student Services positions are now available through Handshake! Check out our employer page (Loyola University Chicago – Residence Life) or find the direct posting link under the positions below.
New to Handshake? Here are the steps to set up your profile to apply for the 2020-2021 Student Services positions:
1. Login to https://luc.joinhandshake.com/ with your Loyola e-mail.
2. Some of your information will already be in your Handshake profile provided by LUC’s Career Services. Check to be sure all pre-loaded information is correct. Pay especially close attention to your major and GPA (if included). If you find an error in any of your profile data, contact LUC’s Career Services to correct it.
3. You are not required to have a resume to apply for the 2020-2021 Student Services position. You do not have to upload a resume to complete your profile before applying.
4. Use the links below to apply
Application Deadline
  • Priority Deadline: May 17, 2021 @ 12:00 PM CST
  • We will accept applications on a rolling basis after the prioirty deadline until all positions are filled
Application Instructions
All applicants must complete an application (through Handshake) and submit a cover letter for their first preference position. See below for information regarding the cover letter.
Handshake Position Number: 4650118
The Desk Receptionist (DR) works at the residence hall front desk, assisting in the administration, service, and security of the residence hall. As the first contact for residents, visitors, and persons in and outside of the Loyola community, DRs must demonstrate professionalism and excellent customer service at all times while also responding quickly and effectively in emergency situations. 
The Student Office Assistant (SOA) serves as one of the initial representatives of the department and Loyola University Chicago. The SOA works in the Residence Life Central Office on Lake Shore Campus or in the Baumhart Hall Residence Life Office on Water Tower Campus, assisting in the administration and delivery of services for residents, parents, prospective students, and guests. The SOA must demonstrate professionalism and excellent customer service at all times, while also responding quickly and effectively to customer needs and requests.