Looking for an on-campus job? How about a job you don't even have to leave your building to get to? Housing & Residential Education is currently looking for motivated and knowledgeable student leaders to be a part of our team!

Please Note: Student Leader appointments are for the entire academic year. Candidates must be able to commit to a position for both the fall and spring semesters.

Hiring Process

We are looking for positive, friendly students to join our team! Whether you are passionate about the U, experienced in customer service, or have a background in marketing, we have a position for you. Our teams' positions are hourly and you do not need to live on-campus to apply. If you have questions, please direct them to the appropriate team.

Marketing & Communications Positions

If you're passionate about the University of Utah and want to share that with others, this is the team for you. For questions about positions, please email Grace McGregor at

Central Office Positions

Located in Benchmark 822, our central office helps prospective students, current students, and their families navigate housing. If you have questions about the position, please reach out to Stephen Henninger at

Resident Services Desk Jobs

We have four front desks - Kahlert Village, Lassonde Studios, Marriott Honors Community and the Peterson Heritage Center. We proudly serve over 4,000 residents throughout the year. For questions about open positions, please email Mar’quis “Moon” Mitchell at

Note: HRE Student Leader Application for academic year 2023-2024 is now closed. Please check this page in fall 2023 for more opportunities.


Residential Education Selection Process

The Residential Education Student Leader Selection Process includes Resident Advisors (RA), Social Justice Advocates (SJA). or Community Advisors (CA). The RA, SJA, and CA applications will be open from Thursday, December 1, 2022, at 8 a.m. through Tuesday, January 17, 2023, at 8 a.m. Please email with any questions or concerns.

Position Descriptions

Resident Advisor

Social Justice Advocate

Community Advisor

How to Apply

To apply for a Student Leader position: 

  1. Log into CIS. 
  2. Under the” Student” section, select “Student Homepage” 
  3. Click on the “Student Housing” tile 
  4. Select “Housing & Residential Education” from the left-hand menu, then click “Housing U” 
  5. Click on the “Student Leader Application” tab, then click "2023-2024 Student Leader Application" 
  6. Apply! 
Application timeline 

All candidates applying to be an RA or SJA will apply through our online application found on the Housing U portal. Once GPA and conduct checks are completed, candidates will be invited to a 1-hour interview with Housing & Residential Education staff members. Since our process has several steps, we have outlined those below so you can have an idea of what the timeline looks like for your application, interviews, notification of your status, and additional next steps.

  • Application Open (new and returning): December 1 at 8 a.m.
  • New HRE Candidates will be required to attend one of the following Selection Information Sessions:
    • Tuesday, November 29, at 12 p.m. in KV room 1125
    • Thursday, December 1, at 7 p.m. in PHC room seminar 1
    • Wednesday, December 7, at 8:30 p.m. in MHC room 1206A
    • Monday, January 9, at 7 p.m. PHC room 1A/B
    • Friday, January 13, at 12 p.m. in KV room 1125
  • Application Deadline: January 17 at 8 a.m. 
    • After all applications are received, we will check candidate grades and conduct history to ensure all candidates meet our GPA and conduct requirements
  • Initial GPA and Conduct Check Requirement: January 17-20
    • New Candidates must meet both the previous semester (fall 2022) and Cumulative GPA requirement of 2.5 to be considered for a Student Leader position
  • HRE Interview Sign-Ups: January 23-27, 2023
  • HRE Individual Interview Timeline: February 1-10, 2023 
  • Returner Student Leader Offers: February 17 at 5 p.m.
    • Deadline to Accept or Decline Potential Placement: February 22, 2023, at 5 pm
  • New Student Leader Offers: February 24, 2023
    • Deadline to Accept or Decline Potential Placement: March 1, 2023, at 5 p.m.
  • Student Leader Welcome to HRE: March 24, 2023, from 3 p.m.- 5 p.m.
  • Final GPA Check Requirement
    • Once Spring 2023 semester grades have been submitted

If you have any questions or concerns throughout your application process, please feel free to contact our Student Leader Selection Committee Co-Chair at