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Desk Assistant (DA)


Thank you for your interest in the Desk Assistant position. The primary responsibilities of the Desk Assistant involve providing services to residential students in their assigned community. Residence hall offices are open during peak hours of the academic year based on the needs of the community. Desk Assistants are expected to work throughout the day including early morning or late night hours, weekends, and holidays. Specific responsibilities and expectations are described in the DA Job Description.

In order to better understand the Desk Assistant position, or if you are considering applying for future positions, PLEASE READ the job description to better understand the responsibilities and expectations of this position.


  • Returning Candidate Opens: Jan. 5, 2024
  • Returning Candidate Closes: Jan. 28, 2024 at 11:59 p.m.
  • New Candidate Application Opens: Feb. 2, 2024
  • New Candidate Application Closes: Feb. 25, 2024 at 11:59 p.m
  • New Candidate Application Review: Feb. 27 through Mar. 27, 2024
  • Returning Candidate Support-for-Rehire: Mar. 11 through Mar. 27, 2024
  • 2024-2025 DA Offers Extended: Apr. 5, 2024
  • 2024-2025 DA Offers Accepted: Apr. 12, 2024


Returning Desk Assistants for 2024-2025 can reapply starting on Friday, Jan. 5, 2024, through Sunday, Jan. 28, 2024, at 11:59 p.m. on eRezlife. Returning Desk Assistants will also complete a Support-for-Rehire conversation with their current supervisor between Mar. 11, 2024 through Mar. 27. 2024.

New applicants for 2024-2025 can apply starting on Friday, Feb. 2, 2024, through Sunday, Feb. 25, 2023, at 11:59 p.m. on eRezlife. All applications will be reviewed between Feb. 27 through Mar. 27, 2024.


Once available, you can find the Desk Assistant 2024-2025 application on eRezlife. When completing the application, be sure to read through it carefully. Please be sure to complete all components of the application process by the listed deadlines.


Be sure to check out the University Career Center for information on the free resources and services available to you for application and interviewing preparation.

If you have specific questions about the Desk Assistant application and interview process, please contact We are happy to help along the way and wish you the best of luck!