Join Our Team
The Department of Residence Life hires a students for a variety of leadership opportunities! We encourage you to read more about and consider applying for one of these opportunities.
Should you have questions about any of these roles, please contact us at reslifeselection@LUC.edu
Resident Assistant Positions
Resident Assistants are primarily responsible for community building and support in the residence halls. The Resident Assistant (RA) position is a unique leadership opportunity for students to meaningfully contribute to the residential community at Loyola University Chicago. RAs serve as resources, community builders, administrators, role models, and peer educators for residents.
As members of a residence hall team, RAs work collaboratively with our staff to create a vital and engaged living-learning community. Together, the hall team provides programs and services that support the mission, vision, and learning outcomes of the Department of Residence Life. With the goal of creating transformative living environments in the residence halls, RAs are responsible for building and facilitating a positive and effective community. For more information, please refer to the 2018-2019 RA Position Description.
The 2018-2019 RA application is now open!
Submissions are due by Monday, January 22nd at 9:00am.
- Information Sessions (Candidates are required to attend an Information Session):
- Thursday, November 16: Cuneo 217 @ 7pm
- Wednesday, November 29: IES 124 @ 6pm
- Tuesday, December 5: Mund 616 @ 7pm
- Thursday, January 18: WTC (TBD) @ 5pm
- Thursday, January 18: IES 124 @ 7pm
- Friday, January 19: LSC (TBD) @ 3pm
- Sunday, January 21: Cuneo 312 @ 7PM
- Application Deadline: Monday, January 22, 2018 at 9:00am
- Interviews will take place January 31-February 2 and February 5-7, 2018
Student Services Positions
Student Services positions in the Department of Residence Life are hourly positions that require Federal Work Study funding to be eligible. These positions assist in the day to day operations of the residence halls and department. These positions include our Desk Receptionists, Desk Managers, Student Office Assistants, and Furniture Crew.
Student Services positions for the 2017-2018 academic year
have been filled. However, we are accepting applications
on a rolling basis to fill positions as they become available.
The Desk Receptionist (DR) is an integral member of the Residence Life team, responsible for helping to facilitate a welcoming, caring, healthy and safe environment by promoting community rooted in the Jesuit traditions of Loyola University Chicago. The 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 Desk Manager (DM) is an integral member of the Residence Life team, responsible for leading a team of peer Desk Receptionists and helping to facilitate a welcoming, caring, healthy and safe environment by promoting community rooted in the Jesuit traditions of Loyola University Chicago. In addition to performing the duties of a Desk Receptionist while working at the residence hall front desk, the DM also works independently to co-supervise the Desk Receptionists and overall desk operations. Additionally, as a supervisor and coordinator of desk operations, DMs must demonstrate an ability to be a leader among peers, while also employing the means to ensure effective operations of the desk.
Student Office Assistant (WTC & LSC)
The Student Office Assistant (SOA) is an integral member of the Residence Life team, serving 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.
The Student Office Assistant—Furniture Crew (SOA-FC) is an integral member of the Residence Life team, serving as one of the initial representatives of the department and Loyola University Chicago. The SOA-FC primarily works in the residence halls assisting with furniture inventory, upkeep, and replacement. Additionally, the SOA-FC works in the central office, assisting in the administration and delivery of services for the residence hall community. The SOA-FC, has frequent contact with residents and guests and must demonstrate professionalism and excellent customer service at all times, while also responding quickly and effectively to student needs and requests.