Student Employment Opportunities
Housing and Residential Engagement employs over 75 CSUF students to work as Resident Advisors, Office Assistants, and a variety of other positions in our department.
Resident Advisors (RAs) are CSUF student employees who live in the residence halls and apartments. RAs create connections with residents and host events for students in housing in order to build community and provide co-curricular education. RAs are familiar with campus policies, departments and resources and promote student success through measures of safety and security, peer support and referrals, as well as campus engagement.
- Applicant must be a current Cal State Fullerton student in good standing with a minimum of 12 units earned and cumulative CSUF GPA of 2.5 by the end of the Fall semester before they apply.
- Applicant must maintain during employment a cumulative CSUF GPA of 2.5 or greater, and a semester GPA of 2.25 of greater.
- Undergraduates must maintain a full time course load of 12-16 units per semester. Graduate students must maintain a course load of 9 units per semester.
- Applicant must be in good judicial standing with the University as well as Housing and Residential Engagement and maintain this standing throughout employment. Failure to do so may result in immediate termination.
The RA position requires about 20 hours per week of work. If accepted for the role, you may not exceed more than 10 hours of responsibilities outside academics. The 10 hour per week of responsibilities includes work, clubs, and any other organizations.
Remuneration for Resident Advisors consists of a 7 day continuous meal plan with $200 per semester in declining balance and a single bed space in Student Housing.
A complete application consists of the following components:
- Application submitted through the online Housing Portal
- Application Questions
- 3 Reference Contacts
Applicants who meet the minimum position requirements must attend 1 group process session. Applicants may choose their preferred time on their online application.
After completing the Group Process, applicants who are selected to continue will be invited to an individual interview.
We hope you'll apply for our staff next year!
Office Assistants and summer conference assistants
Office Assistants are student employees who work to staff the Housing Office front desk, Mailroom, and Academic Resource Center. Office Assistants are not required to live on campus during their employment.
Summer Conference Assistants are student employees who work with our Summer Conferences Team to assist with administrative and customer service functions of our summer operation; including providing staff support for the Housing Office, assisting summer conference guests and residents, and check-in and check-out of conference groups.
Summer Conference Assistants also perform the duties of Office Assistants during the summer season.
Requirements and Time Commitment
Refer to the position descriptions below for minimum qualifications and special requirements for both positions.
Both positions are paid hourly, at a starting wage of $10.50 per hour.
During the summer or semester breaks while classes are not in session, Summer Conference Assistants and Office Assistants may work up 30-40 hours per week. During Fall and Spring Semester while classes are in session, Office Assistants may work up to 20 hours per week.
Office Assistant (OA) and Summer Conference Assistant (SCA) applications for the 2017-2018 Academic Year will become available on February 13, 2017.
Applicants should use the link below to apply through the online Housing Portal.
Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications will be invited to participate in Group Interviews with other candidates. After the group interviews, applicants who are selected to continue will be invited to participate in an individual interview.
Monday, February 13
Online Application Opens
Monday, March 6 at 10 p.m.
March 12 - March 15
March 21 - March 24
Friday, March 31
Position offers sent via email