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Housing Facilities Services - Student Staff Opportunities

Housing Facilities Student Assistant Positions 
Students report to and receive instruction from their Supervisor/Lead Custodian. These students work from May through August assisting the Housing Facilities Services Department to prepare all residence hall living areas for Conference guests and final detailing for academic set-up. Student Assistant positions are available in a variety of areas including custodial, laborer and maintenance. HFS Student Assistants paid $10.50 per hour. Applications available at the Housing Office.


Summer Conference Student Staff Opportunities

Housing Conference Services
Application period has ended for Summer 2017. Check back in March 2018 for Summer 2018 opportunities.

Residential Education Live-On Student Staff Opportunities

Below is a list of the live-on job opportunities available in the SDSU residence halls. Although Residential Education accepts applications on a rolling basis, we hire for majority of our positions during our recruitment drive early in the spring semester. 

  • Academic Mentor (AM)
  • Community Advisor (CA)
  • Resident Advisor (RA) 

Additional Residential EducationStudent Staff Opportunities

  • Desk Assistant
  • STAR Center Assistant

These positions are available to students that live on or off campus. Please read the descriptions below and click here to go to the online application on the Career Services website (you will need to create a free account). You will be asked to submit a resume and fill out the online application

Desk Assistant

Desk Assistants (DAs) work at the front desks of each of our 8 residence halls. DAs are the front line of safety and security of the residence halls, and complete various tasks at the desk. We have many DA positions available because our front desks are open 24 hours a day. DAs are paid $10/hour. Refer to the online application for further description and qualification.

STAR Center Assistant 

STAR Center Assistants (SCAs) staff one of our four STAR Centers (Chapultepec, Maya and Olmeca, Tenochca, and University Towers). SCAs answer resident questions and help our students utilize the resources in the STAR Centers. SCAs are paid $10/hour. Refer to the online application for further description and qualification.


If you have questions regarding the application process, please email