Student Employment

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Student Assistants are hired on a as needed basis - to assist in main office and summer services. 

Student Assistants and Work Study Students

Student Assistants and Work Study Students work in our offices and in our mailrooms. They are trained to provide assistance with administrative concerns. Responsibilities vary, but can include:

  • Providing friendly and courteous service to students and visitors to Residence Hall Apartment Offices Answering phones and taking messages for professional staff
  • Providing assistance as needed with administrative tasks in department offices Distributing resident mail and managing package pick up

Turnover Assistants - Summer Position

  • Escorting of cleaning and painting contractors while working in student apartments (this includes handling of master keys) 
  • Grounds maintenance including: - watering plants, planting flowers, weeding gardens, pick up garbage, etc.
  • Administrative- assist Complex Director with turnover organizational tasks, light office hours Inspect rooms for contractor work completion 
  • Other duties as assigned

Conference Hosts

Customer Service  

Clerical Support

Conference Administration

Duty

Summer Resident Advisors and Community Assistants

Programming/Community Building

• Plan activities to encourage community building and neighborly behavior amongst groups

• Serve as a campus and community resources

• Conflict mediation and resolution for troubled students

Administrative

• Check-in and check-out of residents

• Duties related to Residential Facilities concerns: work orders, room condition reports, linen counting, etc.

• Review, and be familiar with, policies and procedures contained in the Guide to

Residence Hall Living

• Inspect rooms and check keys in preparation for student and conference guests

Duty

• When on duty be in office prepared to respond to nightly issues from 8 pm – Midnight

• Forward phone to your room at midnight, respond to calls

• Respond to questions and emergencies

• Complete lock-outs

• Have an awareness of university policy and guest policies

• Make referrals to professional staff as appropriate

How to Apply

Here are the steps for applying to a summer position:

Meet Positions Specific Eligibility Requirements - Unfortunately, if you do not meet the minimum requirements, we cannot accept your application for the position.

Summer Conference Host

  • Must possess a 2.5 UB cumulative UB QPA
  • Maintain enrollment for the upcoming Fall semester
  • Availability during business, evening, and weekends
  • Must be available to live on campus during their summer employment

Summer Community Assistants

  • Must possess a 2.5 UB cumulative UB QPA
  • Availability during business, evening, and weekends
  • Must be available to live on campus during their summer employment

Summer Resident Advisor

  • Must possess a 2.5 UB cumulative UB QPA
  • Availability during business, evening, and weekends
  • Must be available to live on campus during their summer employment

Summer Turnover Assistant

  • Must possess a 2.5 UB cumulative UB QPA
  • Availability for work 20-29 hours a week
  • Maintain enrollment for the upcoming Fall semester

Requirements for All Positions

  • Submit a resume, cover letter and two references
  • Candidates must be in good judicial/conduct standing with the university and within Campus Living
  • Proven leadership experience

Complete the Application online at https://buffalo.erezlife.com - Candidates for Summer Turnover Assistants, Conferences Hosts, Summer Resident Advisors, and Summer Community Assistants must complete the application by April 1st, 2018 by midnight.

You will need the following supporting materials to submit with your application:

Resume and Cover Letter 

  • Make sure you have a typed, up-to-date resume and cover letter. You will need to submit it as a PDF file. If you are unsure how to convert it, you can do it for free at Acrobat.com

References

  • You will be asked to provide the contact information for 2 professional reference, forms will be sent by e-mail and completed online.

Attend your Interview Day

  • Not all applicants will be schedule for an interview
  • Candidates that are being pursued will be offered an interview via email