Employment

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Our residential communities are powered by dedicated and committed professional, graduate, and student staff. Our focus is on student learning in every area. Do you desire to contribute to creating inclusive communities in our residence halls? Are you dedicated to enhancing the university experience for our residents and guests? Are you committed to the values of Learning, Leadership, Inclusion, and Community?

Resident Education and Development is a major employer at the University of Cincinnati. Our department consists of 28 professionals and over 330 paraprofessional student leaders.  Successful candidates will embody the core values of our department, have a commitment to safety and security, and believe in the power of strong partnerships.


Community Staff Positions

Our hall staff works in our residential communities to foster inclusive residential, co-curricular learning opportunities, and customer service to our over 7,000 residents and our returning guests. Brief overviews of each position are provided below.

For questions related to any posted position or the application process, please contact us at REDrecruitment@ucmail.uc.edu or 513-556-6476.

Desk Assistants (DA) are employed in the Office of Resident Education & Development (RED) and are a vital part of the operations of each residence hall community. Reporting to the neighborhood University Service Associate (USA), DAs are students who provide customer service to residents and visitors who approach the desk.

Questions? Contact redrecruitment@uc.edu

Desk Assistant applications now being accepted for Fall 2019 employment.

The RA is responsible for promoting the core values of Resident Education & Development to create an environment conducive to living and learning, foster the personal growth of students and build a sense of community within the residence hall system. Resident Advisors are students who are supervised by Community Coordinators.

More details and FAQs specific to RA positions are available on our Resident Advisors page.

USA's are full time professional staff who counsels students and other constituencies with expertise in multiple areas pertaining to our housing operations in Resident Education and Development.

Operations may include application process, student accounts and student records, and housing registration and changes. USAs employ professional judgment and decision-making skills to meet students’ service needs. They supervise a desk assistant staff of 30-45 undergraduate and graduate students.

USAs provide local administrative support for multiple functions of the department. University Service Associates are supervised by the Assistant Director for Operations.

The Community Coordinator (CC) is responsible for the management, administration, services, and activities in a residential building/area consisting of 450-800 students.

The Community Coordinator assists with the selection, training, supervision, and evaluation of 11-22 Resident Advisors (RA), one full-time University Service Associate, and other student/staff members, depending on area. Other duties include community development, student development, staff development, student conduct, crisis intervention, programming, hall government advisement, and summer programs.

This person is a member of the Resident Education and Development Senior Staff team and is directly supervised by the Area Coordinator of their assigned hall. 

This is a full-time, required live on-campus position, and promotes community development for staff and students.

As a full-time professional live-on staff member of the Resident Education & Development (RED) management team, the Area Coordinator (AC) is responsible for the management, administration, services, and activities in a residential neighborhood.

The Area Coordinator assists with the selection, training, supervision, and evaluation of non-exempt and/or exempt staff. Other duties include community development, student development, housing assignments, staff development, student conduct, crisis intervention, programming, hall government advisement, and summer programs.

This is a required live on-campus position, and promotes community development for staff and students. The AC supervises Community Coordinators and reports to an Assistant Director.


Currently Available Positions

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