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Resident Assistant

The resident assistant position is one of the most rewarding experiences you can have on campus. This position provides an opportunity to meet new people, make a difference in the lives of others, and teach you skills for your future. As an RA, you will have an opportunity to graduate with a unique skill set and memories that will last a lifetime.

RA candidates must have a cumulative grade point of 2.75 to be eligible for hire. In order to support the increased academic demands of the student teaching position, candidates who will be student teaching during the Fall 2022 – Spring 2023 academic year will not be considered. A full academic year commitment to the position is required. Attendance at RA training is mandatory for all hired RA’s.  Dates and times for RA training will be communicated at a later date when finalized.

Applications are available online and will open Monday, November 29th, 2021. Visit your hall director or attend a virtual interest session for more information.

Resident Assistant Position Description

November 29th, 2021 (Monday) Online applications are available.
February 4th, 2022 (Friday) Applications close at 11:59 p.m. No late applications will be accepted.
February 6th, 2022 (Sunday) New RA Candidate Social from 4:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m., held in the Student Union Ballroom, Room 272. All eligible candidates are invited to learn more about the interview process from housing staff and current RAs. Attendance isn’t required, but it is highly encouraged!
February 17th-20th, 2022 (Thursday-Sunday) Interview process. You will need to be available for one of these days.
February 23rd, 2022 (Wednesday) Candidates are notified by e-mail if they are invited to participate in the RA class during the spring semester.  Eligible candidates will select their class time at the RA Class Kick-Off.

RA candidates invited to participate in the RA class will be required to purchase a textbook.  Textbook details will be available for RA candidates when they select their class time.

February 27th, 2022 (Sunday) RA Class Kick-off. Mandatory meeting for eligible candidates to find out more about the RA class, receive class materials, choose class times, and meet instructors & fellow classmates.
February 28th, 2022 (Monday) RA Class begins.
May 5th, 2022 (Thursday) Candidates will be notified via email of either hall placement or alternate status.
Late July / Early August Mandatory Fall RA Training begins!  Dates and times for training will be communicated when finalized.

Monday, November 1st, 2021

HALL TIME LOCATION
Clement Hall 7:30 p.m. Meet at Clement Hall Lobby with Hall Director Danielle
Brown Hall 8:30 p.m. Meet at Brown Hall Lobby with Hall Director Chiara

Tuesday, November 2nd, 2021

HALL TIME LOCATION
Massey Hall 6:30 p.m. Meet at Massey Hall Lobby with Hall Director Pam
Hess Hall 7:30 p.m. Meet at Hess Hall Lobby with Hall Director Alyssa
North Carrick Hall 8:30 p.m. Meet at North Carrick Hall Lobby with Hall Director Shain

Wednesday, November 3rd, 2021

HALL TIME LOCATION
South Carrick Hall 7:30 p.m. Meet at South Carrick Hall Lobby with Hall Director Nicole
Laurel Hall 8:30 p.m. Meet at Laurel Hall Lobby with Hall Director Alicia
Geier/Robinson Halls 9:00 p.m. Meet at Geier Hall Lobby with Hall Director Brandon

Thursday, November 4th, 2021

HALL TIME LOCATION
Stokely Hall 7:30 p.m. Meet at Stokely Hall Lobby with Hall Director Hannah
Magnolia and Dogwood Halls 8:30 p.m. Meet at Magnolia Hall Lobby with Hall Director Brendan

Friday, November 5th, 2021

HALL TIME LOCATION
Volunteer Hall 7:30 p.m. Meet at Vol Hall Lobby with Hall Director Alicia
Reese Hall 8:30 p.m. Meet at Reese Hall Lobby with Hall Director Megan

Vols @ Home Team

Calling the University of Tennessee home immerses our students in the Volunteer family.  Our Vols @ Home team helps incoming and current students find their place on campus, with on-campus living as an integral component to the UT experience.

The Vols @ Home team work in various areas of marketing, recruitment, graphic design, and photography, immersing themselves into what living on campus is all about.  Now is your chance to help others call our campus Home Sweet Home!

Position Descriptions:

The Tours & Special Events team focuses on providing housing tours to prospective students and families, tabling at admissions information fairs, and staffing special events for University Housing.  As a Tours & Special Events team member, your campus room may be used as a show room for on-campus special group tours. Team members will gain experience in public speaking, marketing, and customer service.

Review the detailed position description.

To apply: email us your cover letter, resume, available start date, and projected class schedule.

The Content Management team will assist the Administrative Services area and Graduate Assistant for Marketing & Communications with the implementation of a comprehensive communications plan for University Housing, including social media management, assist with department communications, assist with recruitment efforts, and special projects.

Review the detailed position description.

To apply: email us your cover letter, resume, available start date, and projected class schedule.

Office Assistant

The office assistant performs a variety of clerical and receptionist duties related to the administrative operations of the residence halls.  The OA is supervised by the building hall director, and is an enrolled student who has completed at least one academic semester of school at UT.  The OA understands the nuances of residence halls and can effectively answer student concerns and questions.

OFFICE ASSISTANT POSITION DESCRIPTION
Applications are available online and are hired on an as-needed basis.

Call Center Attendant

The Call Center Attendant (CCA) performs a variety of technical, and clerical duties related to the administrative operations of the residence halls.  The UT Housing Call Center serves as the epicenter for University Housing’s CCTV monitoring, Fire Alarm Monitoring, and the single point of contact for Housing Related Issues.

The Call Center Attendant is supervised by the UT Housing Safety Supervisor, and must be an enrolled student who has completed at least one academic year of school at UT.  Preferably, the Attendant has previous University Housing work experience as an Orientation Assistant, Desk Assistant, or Post Office Assistant and therefore understands some of the interworkings of the residence halls to most effectively answer student concerns and questions.  This position will include day, night, and weekend hours with a cap of 20hrs per week.

 

CALL CENTER ATTENDANT POSITION DESCRIPTION
Applications are available online and are hired on an as-needed basis.

Summer Conference Office Assistant

Summer Conference OA’s perform a variety of clerical and receptionist duties related to the administrative operations of the residence halls during summer guest programs.  The Summer Conference OA must be an enrolled student who has completed at least one academic semester of school at UT, but summer school enrollment is not required.  The Summer Conference OA understands the nuances of residence halls and can effectively answer student concerns and questions.  High customer service skills are required.

Applications are available online and are hired on an as-needed basis.