There are a variety of opportunities in the department for incoming or current UNCW students which can be matched a number of skills and experiences. There are positions available within Residence Life and Maintenance & Operations. We are excited about your interest in employment opportunities in Office of Housing and Residence Life and hope you will consider an opportunity to join our team!
(Click each of the positions to get a brief job description.)
- Resident Assistant (RA)
The Resident Assistant is responsible for an on-campus residential floor, wing, pod, building, or area. The RA serves as a facilitator to encourage a welcoming, safe, healthy, and cooperative living environment. The RA is expected to foster and build a strong, inclusive community by initiating and organizing activities and programs within the area. The RA serves as an information resource for the campus and community. The RA assists with the personal and academic development of residents by helping manage concerns or conflicts which may arise. RAs must have a foundation of care and empathy for others as they strive to make the residential living experience a supportive and open community.
- Desk Receptionist (DR)
A Desk Receptionist (DR) is a student staff member who works a minimum of eight hours a week at one of the front desks. The DR is responsible for answering the front desk telephone; check-in and out visitors; answer resident questions and issuing supplies and equipment. By maintaining an awareness of residents and others entering and leaving the building, the DR is also responsible for providing security in the hall. The DR will ask residents to show a UNCW ID and may inspect bags/backpacks if there is probable reasoning. This is done for resident's safety and the safety of others living in the hall.
- Summer Conference Assistant
The Office of Housing and Residence Life at UNC Wilmington employs a staff of four Summer Conference Assistants and one Head Conference Assistant. The Conference Assistants primary mission is to be available during summer conferences to provide various services for conference groups. Major areas of responsibility emphasized are checking camps in and out of the residential facilities, customer service, key management, and administration.
- Front Desk Office Assistant
The Front Desk Office Assistant is a part-time staff member based out of the Office of Housing and Residence Life. The Front Desk Office Assistant holds an hourly appointment to provide loaner keys to residents, serve as a role model to UNCW, provide customer service as a representative of the Office of Housing and Residence Life and assist with daily administrative tasks established by professional HRL staff.
- Student Maintenance Worker
The Office of Housing and Residence Life at UNCW employs a staff of students as maintenance workers during the academic year and summer. The Student Maintenance Worker's primary mission is to assist the full time Maintenance Staff in performing routine maintenance work. The student staff is an important part of the day to day operations and the summer transitions process. A major area of responsibility emphasized is customer service.
- Student Inventory Assistant
The Office of Housing and Residence Life at UNC Wilmington employ a student staff that serves as inventory control support for the Housing Maintenance Supervisor. The student staff is an important part of the day to day operations and the summer turn around process. A major area of responsibility emphasized is customer service and organization. Please refer to the position description below for detailed information.