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Student Employment and Leadership


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 a majority of our positions in early December.

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

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Residential Education 

These positions are available to students that live on or off campus.  You will be asked to submit a resume and fill out the online application. Visit Aztec Career Connections to view current listings. 

Desk Assistant

Desk Assistants (DAs) work at the front desks of each of our residential communities. 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 many of our front desks are open 24 hours a day. 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. Refer to the online application for further description and qualification.