Thank you for your interest in a Residence Life staff position at Bowling Green State University! BGSU is home to nearly 20,000 students, including nearly 6,000 students who live on campus.
Our office is committed to providing a safe and inclusive environment that promotes students’ academic and personal success. To guide student-centered programs and services throughout the year, we focus on five priorities: academic success, safety and security, inclusivity, personal growth and engagement.
We employ 24 professional staff members in the areas of Housing Administration, Facilities, Budgeting, Marketing, Technology and Residence Education. All BGSU staff and positions play a critical role in student development and retention, making the on-campus living experience a critical piece of students’ college experience.
This position is a part-time paraprofessional staff member of the Office of Residence Life who lives in an assigned residence hall. The Resident Advisor is directly supervised by the Residence Hall Director and Graduate Hall Director. The Resident Advisor keeps the supervisor informed of activities, problems and needs of the residents and the community. The Resident Advisor gets to know residents and the larger residential community to build an engaged, safe and inclusive environment for academic success and personal growth. The Resident Advisor helps to establish and maintain open lines of communication between residents of the hall and the Office of Residence Life. This appointment is for one full academic year.
Student Desk Manager
Must have at least one year of service as a Resident Advisor or Desk Clerk at BGSU | The Student Desk Manager is responsible for leadership and supervision of the operations of a BGSU Residence Hall Front Desk. The Student Desk Manager is also responsible for providing administrative support to the Hall Director and Graduate Hall Director/Graduate Leadership Coordinator. This person should be able to demonstrate effective skills in communication, leadership, administration and must understand and be sensitive to the needs of others.
Resident Success Mentor
The Resident Success Mentor (RSM) is responsible for developing positive, supportive relationships with residential students participating in mentorship groups or facing challenges related to their ability to succeed at BGSU (academic or personal). Residential Success Mentors will work with small groups of students of specific, self-identified populations such as students of color, first-generation college students, LGBTQIA+ students, and international students or students seeking assistance with a particular academic skill such as time management, note-taking, and study skills.
Hall Desk Clerk
Always accepting applications | This is an undergraduate position that assists the Residence Hall Staff in the daily operation of a Residence Hall. The DC works under the supervision of the Student Desk Manager (SDM) and performs a variety of clerical tasks, general operational services for residents and visitors, and a variety of safety tasks. DCs may be asked to work a variety of hours to accommodate the coverage needs of the Residence Hall. Principle responsibilities include clerical tasks, operational services, safety tasks and general functional area responsibilities.
Not currently accepting applications. | The HA reports to the Marketing Coordinator and works with Hall Directors, Graduate Hall Directors, Resident Advisors, hall staff and volunteers to effectively communicate with hall residents, maintain marketing/communication messaging, facilitate hall and room tours and handle tasks relative to liaison services for the Office of Residence Life and recruitment.
Application has not opened yet. | The Move-in Coordinator is a part-time paraprofessional staff member in the Office of Residence Life who works up to 28 hours per week during the summer to prepare for August move-in. This position will coordinate the move-in process, arrival and provide administrative support to the Coordinator for Leadership and Administration..
Application has not opened yet. | The SA is seen as the face of the University during the summer months. The SA is the first contact to conference guest, and has the responsibility to provide strong customer service, while upholding the University’s standards and polices. The SA works hourly shifts completing front desk duties, as well as camp inspections and check-ins/check-outs.
Summer Team Leader
Application has not opened yet. | TLs serve as part of the leadership team for summer conferences and will assist in managing the administrative processes. The TL works directly with Summer Hall Directors to operate the assigned residence halls. In addition, the TL is to provide administrative support to the Assistant Director and Coordinator overseeing the summer programs.
Team Leaders (TL) live in a residence hall during the summer and serve as part of the leadership team for summer conferences and will assist in managing the administrative processes. The TL works directly with Hall Directors to operate the assigned residence halls. In addition, the TL is to provide administrative support to the Assistant Director and Coordinator overseeing the summer programs.
The Summer Assistant (SA) is seen as the face of the University during the summer months. SAs live in the residence halls and are the first contact to conference guest, and has the responsibility to provide strong customer service, while upholding the University’s standards and polices. The SA works hourly shifts completing front desk duties, as well as camp inspections and check-ins/check-outs.
Updated: 01/20/2023 04:16PM