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Student Services 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.
Applications for 2020-2021 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
- Promotions (Desk Manager, Furniture Crew Supervisor, Lead SOA): April 8-9, 2020 via Zoom
- Desk Receptionists, Student Office Assistants, Furniture Crew: April 15-17, 2020 via Zoom
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.
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 Desk Manager (DM) leads and co-supervises a team of peer Desk Receptionists. In addition to performing the duties of a Desk Receptionist while working at the residence hall front desk, the DM also works independently to coordinate desk operations. DMs must demonstrate an ability to be a leader among peers while also ensuring effective administration of the desk.
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.
Lead SOA - Water Tower Campus Application
The Lead SOA works in the Baumhart Residence Life office, assisting in the oversight of administration and delivery of services for the residence hall community. In addition to performing the duties of an SOA while working in the WTC Residence Life Office, the Lead SOA also assists in supervising the SOAs and manages the overall office operations. Additionally, as a supervisor and coordinator of desk operations, Lead SOA must demonstrate an ability to be a peer leader, while also employing the means to ensure effective operations of the desk.
Lead SOA - Water Tower Campus Position Description
Furniture Crew (FC) members serve as one of the initial representatives of the department and Loyola University Chicago. FC primarily works in the residence halls assisting with furniture inventory, upkeep, and replacement. Additionally, FC works in the central office, assisting in the administration and delivery of services for the residence hall community. FC members have frequent contact 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.
The Furniture Crew (FC) Supervisor is responsible for co-supervising a team of peer Furniture Crew members. In addition to an ability to be a leader among peers, the FC Supervisor must demonstrate knowledge and skills related to Furniture Crew responsibilities in order to assist with training and guiding FC members. The FC supervisor must be committed to reflecting the department's mission as they assist students and staff within and outside of Residence Life.
Summer Furniture Crew Application
The Summer Furniture Crew (FC) serves as a service provider and resource for current residential students, other departmental staff, and the greater University community. As members of the residence life staff, FC members work collaboratively with other staff members to ensure effective and efficient delivery of services and information. Together, FC members and other residence life staff provide services that support the mission, vision and values of the Department of Residence Life.
Summer Furniture Crew Position Description
Student Marketing Assistant Application
The Student Marketing Assistant works with the Housing Assignments Team to market living on campus through social media and other marketing efforts. This student will post content on social media accounts as a representative of the Department of Residence Life with the goal of best representing the department. The Student Marketing Assistant is a student employee and reports directly to the Housing Assignments Coordinators.
Student Marketing Assistant Position Description