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Summer Desk Assistant


  • $10.00/hr paid biweekly via direct deposit
  • This position does not provide housing or meals. SDAs are not required to live on-campus during their period of employment

Appointment Period & Commitments

  • Sunday, May 12, 2024 to Wednesday, August 7, 2024 (potential option to work through August 25, 2024)
    • Additional paid training dates in April (specifics will be determined after team is hired)
  • SDA shifts typically take place Monday through Friday; SDAs may be required to work weekends during certain on-campus conferences
    • Availability to work between 9 am & 6 pm is required
  • SDAs should plan to work on average 30 hours most weeks. Schedules will typically be provided 2+ weeks in advance.

Job Responsibilities

  • Opening and/or closing of Hall and University Housing offices, greeting office guests and addressing concerns
  • Performing typing, photocopying, and filing
  • Answering phones, taking messages, making calls
  • Sending, receiving, and responding to emails
  • Providing informed assistance in response to questions, directions, and problems upon request or observation
  • Directing residents and guests to the proper campus & community resourcesĀ 
  • Sorting and distributing mail, maintaining correct addresses and forwarding mail informationĀ 
  • Knowing departmental policies and procedures as directed by University Housing
  • Performing other duties as assigned by University Housing staff
  • Perform administrative duties, including staffing hall office hours

Minimum Qualifications

  • Enrolled as a UNI student for Spring 2024 and Fall 2024
  • Minimum 2.25 cumulative and semester UNI GPA
  • In good behavioral, academic, and financial standing with the university
  • Outstanding skills in
    • Verbal and written communication
    • Crisis & risk management
    • Advanced problem solving
    • Customer service and ability to interact positively with residents and conference guests
  • Preference will be given to applicants with previous experience with University Housing (RA, AA, DA, SHA, SDA)