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!

Undergraduate Overview

Residence Education for Michigan Housing has student positions which include Community Center Assistant, Diversity Peer Educator, Traditional Resident Advisor, Theme Resident Advisor, and Michigan Learning Community Resident Advisor. Our communities range from traditional residence halls to Graduate and Undergraduate apartments.

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


TIMELINE for Resident Advisor (RA) and Diversity Peer Educator (DPE) Positions

Application Open DateApplication Closure Date**
5:00 PM EST on October 5, 202211:59 PM EST on October 23, 2022

**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.


2023-2024 UNDERGRADUATE RESIDENT ADVISOR (RA) POSITIONS:

OVERVIEW

The application for the Resident Advisor (RA) positions is posted on the Undergraduate Student Positions page.

Please review the Eligibility Requirements for all ResStaff prior to submitting an application. Additional requirements are included within individual position descriptions.

APPLICATION

You must submit a 2023-2024 RA application if you are interested in any of the following positions: Traditional Resident Advisor, Theme Resident Advisor, and Michigan Learning Community Resident Advisor.

Applications 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. 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 or position.

INTERVIEWS AND STATUS UPDATES

Interview invites will be sent on a rolling basis after the application closure date of October 23, 2022.  If an applicant is extended an interview invite, applicants will have 2-3 business days to sign up for a 30 minute virtual interview time slot upon receiving an interview invite. Interviews will occur Monday through Friday between 9 AM and 5 PM. Monitor your umich email account regarding updates.

If you have submitted an application for a Resident Advisor position and have indicated interest in a Theme RA or Michigan Learning Community (MLC) RA position, you may be invited to a secondary interview by the Michigan Learning Community or Theme Community team. The Theme and MLC RA interviews will occur between the middle of November and beginning of December 2022. As a reminder, submission of applications or a first round interview does not guarantee an MLC or Theme RA interview invite. Monitor your umich email account regarding updates for any second round interview invites.

Final position status updates will be sent out on a rolling basis starting the second week of December. Status updates will continue throughout the month of December and may continue throughout the Winter 2023 term.

Note: An interview invite does not guarantee a position. We ask that you await for a status update regarding interview invitations and final decisions post interviews as inquiries can further delay the process. 

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 for the RA position(s), please email resed-sss@umich.edu


2023-2024 DIVERSITY PEER EDUCATOR (DPE) POSITION

OVERVIEW:

Please review the Eligibility Requirements prior to submitting an application. Additional requirements are included within individual position descriptions.

APPLICATION

The 2023-2024 Diversity Peer Educator (DPE) Application is for the 2023-2024 academic year (Fall 2023 and Winter 2024). 

Applications 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. There are additional informational questions you will be asked to answer in the application within eRezLife.

INTERVIEWS AND STATUS UPDATES

Interview invites will be sent on a rolling basis after the application closure date of October 23, 2022. Monitor your umich email account regarding updates.

Note: An interview invite does not guarantee a position. We ask that
you await for a status update regarding interview invitations and final
decisions post interviews as inquiries can further delay the process. 

QUESTIONS

If you have questions after reviewing material for the DPE position, please email diversityandinclusion@dblaumich-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