Over 650 regular staff and hundreds of part-time student positions sustain the facilities, services, and programs that support the University's residential communities. We hope you'll join the Housing team!

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 Martha Cook House Board Advisor position and a Resident Director position and Henderson House, respectively. 

Please take your time to review information on this page to become familiar with the Graduate student staff selection process and Residence Education’s Community Values.


TIMELINE for Graduate Resident Advisor (RA) Positions (Munger, Northwood, Lawyers Club)

Application Open DateApplication Closure Date**
5:00 PM EST on 
February 13, 2024
11:59 PM EST on 
February 25, 2024

**All applications will be considered if submitted by the deadline.
**Application consideration will be reviewed and positions filled on a rolling basis.
**Application submission does not guarantee an interview invite or position.


2024-2025 GRADUATE RESIDENT ADVISOR (RA) POSITION

OVERVIEW

Applications for the Graduate Resident Advisor (RA) positions are posted on the Graduate Student Positions 2024-2025 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 “2024 – 2025 Graduate Resident Advisor: Munger/Northwood.” 
  • If you are interested in a Graduate Resident Advisor position in the Lawyers Club, please submit the application titled “2024 – 2025 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.  

**All applications will be considered if submitted by the deadline.
**Application consideration will be reviewed and positions filled on a rolling basis.
**Application submission does not guarantee an interview invite or position.

INTERVIEW

If an applicant is extended an interview invite, interviews will occur virtually. Interview invites will be extended on a rolling basis beginning March 12, 2024-March 22, 2024. Applicants will have 2 business days to sign up for a 30 minute interview time slot. 

Interviews will occur Monday through Friday between 9 AM EST and 5 PM EST. Monitor your U of M 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


2023-2024 MARTHA COOK HOUSE BOARD ADVISOR

OVERVIEW

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

Applications for the Martha Cook House Board Advisor position are posted on the Graduate Student Positions 2024-2025 page.

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.  

TIMELINE for Martha Cook House Board Advisor Position

Application Open DateApplication Closure Date**
5:00 PM EST on February 13, 202411:59 PM EST on February 25, 2024

**All applications will be considered if submitted by the deadline.
**Application consideration will be reviewed and positions filled on a rolling basis.
**Application submission does not guarantee an interview invite or position.

Interview invites may be sent on a rolling basis while the application is live and may continue after the application closes.

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. Interview invites will be extended on a rolling basis when the application becomes available. Applicants will have 2 business days to sign up for a 30 minute interview time slot. 

Interviews will occur Monday through Friday between 9 AM EST and 5 PM EST. Monitor your U of M 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


2024-2025 HENDERSON HOUSE RESIDENT DIRECTOR POSITION

OVERVIEW

Applications for the Henderson House Resident Director position will be posted on the Graduate Student Positions 2024-2025 page when it becomes available. Please review the eligibility requirements 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.  

TIMELINE for Henderson House Resident Director Position

Application Open DateApplication Closure Date**
5:00 PM EST on February 13, 202411:59 PM EST on February 25, 2024

**All applications will be considered if submitted by the deadline.
**Application consideration will be reviewed and positions filled on a rolling basis.
**Application submission does not guarantee an interview invite or position.

Interview invites may be sent on a rolling basis while the application is live and may continue after the application closes.

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. Interview invites will be extended on a rolling basis when the application becomes available. Applicants will have 2 business days to sign up for a 30 minute interview time slot. 

Interviews will occur Monday through Friday between 9 AM EST and 5 PM EST. Monitor your U of M 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


2024-2025 TRANSDISCIPLINARY FELLOW POSITION

OVERVIEW

The application for the Transdisciplinary Fellow position is posted on the Graduate Student Positions 2024-2025 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.  

TIMELINE for Transdisciplinary Fellow Position

Application Open DateApplication Closure Date**
8:00 AM EST on March 4, 202411:59 PM EST on March 17, 2024

The Transdisciplinary Fellow position will be filled throughout the year as confirmed vacancies arise and positions become available. Interview invites may be sent on a rolling basis while the application is live and may continue after the application closes. 

INTERVIEW:

If an applicant is extended an interview invite, interviews will occur virtually. Monitor your U of M 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 CLOSED.

The Community Center Assistant (CCA) position will be filled throughout the year as confirmed vacancies arise and positions become available. Applications will be reviewed in the order they are received.

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. 

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-cca-sss@umich.edu