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Graduate Overview

Michigan Housing has student positions which include Community Center Assistants, Graduate Resident Advisors, Transdisciplinary Fellows, and DEI Transdisciplinary Fellows. These positions serve our Lawyers Club, Munger Graduate Residences, and Northwood Community Apartments (Northwood I & II and Northwood IV &V). We also have a House Board Advisor and Resident Director that work with Martha Cook and Henderson House, respectively. 

On these pages you will find the information you need about the Student Position Selection process. Please take your time to check out the site and become familiar with Residence Education’s: Community Values


2022-2023 GRADUATE RESIDENT ADVISOR (RA) POSITION

Overview:

Applications for the Graduate Resident Advisor (RA) positions are posted on the Graduate Student Positions 2022-2023 page.

  • The 12 month Graduate Resident Advisors positions are Munger Resident Advisor and Northwood Resident Advisor.
  • The 9 month Graduate Resident Advisor position is Lawyers Club Resident Advisor. 

Since this is a live-in position, all applicants must also have an application for UM Housing on file.

Please review the specific role responsibilities (including time commitments) and eligibility requirements included within the position descriptions prior to submitting an application. 

Application:

Applications are submitted through eRezLife. You can find instructions at the How to Apply page.

  • If you are interested in a Graduate Resident Advisor position in Munger Graduate Residence and/or Northwood Community Apartments, please submit the application titled “2022 – 2023 Graduate Resident Advisor: Munger/Northwood.” 
  • If you are interested in a Graduate Resident Advisor position in the Lawyers Club, please submit the application titled “2022 – 2023 Graduate Resident Advisor: Lawyers Club.” 

You may preview the short essay questions within the application here. Note that there are additional informational questions you will be asked to answer in the application within eRezLife.

Note: Submission of application does not guarantee an interview invite. Applicants will receive communication with status updates.  

Timelines:

Student PositionApplication
Open Date
Priority Deadline
for Application*
Application
Closure Date**
Position
Start Date*** 
Munger and Northwood Resident Advisor (RA)February 15, 202211:59 PM (EST) on February 28, 202211:59 PM (EST) on March 7, 2022June 13, 2022 
Lawyers Club Resident Advisor (RA) February 15, 202211:59 PM (EST) on February 28, 202211:59 PM (EST) on March 7, 2022August 2022. Specific start date will be shared during the selection process. 

*All applications will be considered if submitted by the priority deadline of February 28, 2022.

**Application consideration will not be guaranteed if submitted between March 1, 2022 and March 7, 2022. Applications will not be accepted past 11:59 PM EST on March 7, 2022. 

***Applicants who are offered and accept a position will need to successfully pass a background check prior to starting their position. 

Applicants may be extended an interview invite. Interview invites will be sent on a rolling basis after the application has opened and may continue after the application closes. Applicants should anticipate receiving an interview status update within one-week of the application closure date. 

Interview:

If an applicant is extended an interview invite, interviews will occur virtually. Interview invites will be extended on a rolling basis the week of March 21, 2022. Applicants will have 2 business days to sign up for a 30 minute interview time slot. Interviews will occur starting the end of March and will continue until the middle of April. 

Interviews will occur Monday through Friday between 9 AM EST and 5 PM EST. Monitor your umich email account regarding updates from eRezLife. As a reminder, submission of applications does not guarantee an interview invite.  

Additional Information/Resources:

It is highly recommended that you speak to a representative from the Office of Financial Aid prior to applying and interviewing for the position. The compensation for the position (which is noted in the position description) may affect your personal financial aid. Information can be found on the Office of Financial Aid website.

If you are an International student, it is recommended that you connect with the International Center to learn about eligibility requirements. Information can be found on the International Center website. 

If you are interested in resources available to you regarding interview preparation, we encourage you to visit the Career Center website. 

Questions:

If you have questions after reviewing material, please email gradresstaffselection@umich.edu


2022-2023 MARTHA COOK HOUSE BOARD ADVISOR

Overview:

Applications for the Martha Cook House Board Advisor position are posted on the Graduate Student Positions page.

Please review the eligibility requirement included within the position description prior to submitting an application. 

Application:

Applicants are submitted through eRezLife. You can find instructions at the How to Apply page.

You may preview the short essay questions within the application here. Note that there are additional informational questions you will be asked to answer in the application within eRezLife.

Note: Submission of application does not guarantee an interview invite. Applicants will receive communication with status updates.  

Timelines:

Student PositionApplication
Open Date
Application
Closure Date*
Position
Start Date**
House Board AdvisorMarch 11, 202211:59 PM on July 31, 2022mid-August, 2022

*Application consideration will not be guaranteed after April 4, 2022.

***Applicants who are offered and accept a position will need to successfully pass a background check prior to starting their position. 

Applicants may be extended an interview invite. Interview invites will be sent on a rolling basis after the application is live and may continue after the application closes. Applicants should anticipate receiving an interview status update within one-week of the application closure date.

Interview:

If an applicant is extended an interview invite, interviews will occur virtually. Monitor your umich email account regarding updates from eRezLife. As a reminder, submission of applications does not guarantee an interview invite.  

Additional Information/Resources:

If you are an International student, it is recommended that you connect with the International Center to learn about eligibility requirements. Information can be found on the International Center website. 

If you are interested in resources available to you regarding interview preparation, we encourage you to visit the Career Center website. 

Questions:

If you have questions after reviewing material, please email gradresstaffselection@umich.edu


2021-2022 HENDERSON HOUSE RESIDENT DIRECTOR POSITION

Overview:

Applications for the Henderson House Resident Director position is posted on the Graduate Student Positions page. Please review the eligibility requirement included within the position description prior to submitting an application. 

Application:

Applications are submitted through eRezLife. You can find instructions at the How to Apply page.

Since this is a live-in position, all applicants must also have an application for UM Housing on file.

You may preview the short essay questions within the application here. Note that there are additional informational questions you will be asked to answer in the application within eRezLife.

Note: Submission of application does not guarantee an interview invite. Applicants will receive communication with status updates.  

Timelines:

Student
Position
Application
Open Date
Priority Deadline
for Application*
Application
Closure Date**
Henderson House Resident DirectorJune 10, 202111:59 PM on 
June 23, 2021
11:59 PM on 
July 31, 2021

*All applications will be considered if submitted by the priority deadline of June 23, 2021.

**Application consideration will not be guaranteed after June 23, 2021. Applicants may be extended an interview invite. Interview invites will be sent on a rolling basis after the application is live and may continue after the application closes. Applicants should anticipate receiving an interview status update within one-week of the application closure date. Interview: If an applicant is extended an interview invite, interviews will occur virtually. Monitor your umich email account regarding updates from eRezLife. As a reminder, submission of applications does not guarantee an interview invite.  

Additional Information/Resources:

It is highly recommended that you speak to a representative from the Office of Financial Aid prior to applying and interviewing for the position. The compensation for the position is room and board and may affect your personal financial aid. Information can be found on the Office of Financial Aid website.

If you are an International student, it is recommended that you connect with the International Center to learn about eligibility requirements. Information can be found on the International Center website. 

If you are interested in resources available to you regarding interview preparation, we encourage you to visit the Career Center website. 

Questions:

If you have questions after reviewing material, please email gradresstaffselection@umich.edu


2022-2023 Transdisciplinary Fellow Position

Overview:

The application for the Transdisciplinary Fellow position is posted on the Graduate Student Positions page.

Please review the eligibility requirement included within the position description prior to submitting an application. 

Application:

Applicants are submitted through eRezLife. You can find instructions at the How to Apply page.

You may preview the short essay questions within the application here.  Note that there are additional informational questions you will be asked to answer in the application within eRezLife. 

Note: Submission of application does not guarantee an interview invite. Applicants will receive communication with status updates.  

Timelines:

Student
Position
Application
Open Date
Priority Deadline
for Application*
Application
Closure Date**
Transdisciplinary FellowMay 6, 202211:59 PM on 
June 14, 2022
11:59 PM on 
July 2, 2022

*All applications will be considered if submitted by the priority deadline of June 14, 2022.

**Application considered is not guaranteed.

The Transdisciplinary Fellows position will be filled throughout the year as positions become available. Interview invites may be sent on a rolling basis while the application is live and may continue after the application closes. Applicants should anticipate receiving a status update within two-weeks of the application closing date.

Interview:

If an applicant is extended an interview invite, interviews will occur virtually. Monitor your umich email account regarding updates from eRezLife. As a reminder, submission of applications does not guarantee an interview invite.  

Additional Information/Resources: 

If you are an International student, it is recommended that you connect with the International Center to learn about eligibility requirements. Information can be found on the International Center website. 

It is recommended that you speak to a representative from the Office of Financial Aid to learn if the position may impact your package. Information can be found on the Office of Financial Aid website.

Questions:

If you have questions after reviewing material, please email gradresstaffselection@umich-edu


COMMUNITY CENTER ASSISTANT (CCA) POSITION

Overview:
The CCA application is currently open. Application review and hiring will be done on a rolling basis.

The Community Center Assistant application is posted on the UNDERGRADUATE STUDENT POSITIONS 2022-2023 page.

Please review the position description and eligibility requirements prior to submitting an application. Applicants must successfully background check prior to the start of the position. 

Application:
Applications are submitted through eRezLife. You can find instructions at the How to Apply page. 

You should note that the application includes short essay questions and you should dedicate sufficient time to complete them. 

Applications are being reviewed on a rolling basis. 

Additional Information/Resources:
If you are an International student, it is recommended that you connect with the International Center to learn about eligibility requirements. Information can be found on the International Center website. 

If you are interested in resources available to you regarding interview preparation, we encourage you to visit the Career Center website. 

Questions:

If you have questions after reviewing material, please email resed-sss@umich.edu