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Become a Student Staff Member
Student Staff applications are CLOSED.
Applications for student staff positions are now closed. If you have questions regarding the student staff applicaiton, please contact our office.
What are we looking for?
We are looking for motivated leaders who would like to help mentor and educate first-year and upper-class students as they transition to college and continue their journey towards graduation. We create staff teams that represent the diverse communities within our residential areas, so individuals of all different backgrounds and personalities are encouraged to apply. Ultimately, we are looking for students who like to help others and want to have a meaningful impact on fellow students' lives.
What Student Staff Positions are Available?
Resident Assistant (RA): The primary mission of the RA is to create a welcoming and inclusive community for all residents living building community. Being an RA involves building personal connections, getting to know your community and being there for them as a resource. The RA is also responsible for supporting department curriculum initiative, mediating conflicts, supporting building safety, working the front desk, serving on the student staff on-call rotation, assisting with building administrative tasks and duties, along with ongoing training, and more!
Social Justice Educator (SJE): The mission of the Social Justice Educator is to create educational opportunities in partnership with our residential community that foster self-exploration, facilitate conversations across difference and support actions that create social change on campus. The position requires a strong commitment to the principles of and action for social justice. The SJE is responsible for community development, supporting and developing initiatives for inclusive excellence, helping mediate conflicts over differences, working the front desk, serving on the student staff on-call rotation, assisting with building administrative tasks and duties, along with ongoing training, and more!
Academic Success Educator (ASE): The mission of the Academic Success Educator is to help facilitate the academic success of a community by working in partnership with the other staff and with the community itself. The ASE is responsible for creating academic initiatives, developing community of academic support, and serving as an academic resource to students. They will also have responsibilities working the front desk, serving on the student staff on-call rotation, assisting with building administrative tasks and duties, along with ongoing training, and more!
What are the benefits?
We would like to highlight that you earn a free room & meal plan as compensation for your services, but there is so much more. There are immeasurable personal and leadership development opportunities, to the point that this will be a highlight to place on your résumé when you are looking for internships or jobs after college. You will have the perfect answer when an interviewer asks you "Talk me about a time you had to work through a difficult situation" or "Tell us how you balance multiple priorities as deadlines approach."
Students applying for student staff positions must meet the following requirements:
- Have already successfully completed the SAHE 317 class, or enroll in the SAHE 317 class during the Fall 2019 semester. New hires must successfully pass the class before starting the position.
- 2.5 Cumulative and Semester GPA
- Be in good conduct standing with the university.
Contact the Residential Life Office at (812) 237-3993, or ResLife@indstate.edu
Hours: Monday-Friday 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Telephone Residential Life: (812) 237-3993 or toll-free (888) 824-3920
Residential Life Office
218 N 6th St.
Terre Haute, IN 47809
Fax: (812) 237-8525
Residence Hall Front Desk Numbers
Blumberg (812) 237-2420
Cromwell (812) 237-2354
Rhoads (812) 237-6222
Mills (812) 237-5999
Burford (812) 237-5371
Pickerl (812) 237-6111
Erickson (812) 237-3031
Sandison (812) 237-2068
Hines (812) 237-5666
Jones (812) 237-5777
Lincoln Quad (812) 237-5888
500 Wabash (812) 237-5990
Monday-Friday 7:30 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Saturday - Sunday 10:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Telephone UA Office: (812) 237-2443
University Apartment Office
Box 107 201 Crawford Street
Terre Haute, IN 47807
Fax: (812) 237-4943
UA After Hours Duty Line: (812) 229-2041
Sunday - Thursday 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 a.m.
Weekends 24 hours
Holidays 24 hours