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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.


  • Re-Application & Interview Closes: Jan. 8, 2023 at 11:59 p.m.
  • New Candidate Application & Interview Opens: Feb. 20, 2023
  • New Candidate Application Closes: Mar. 26, 2023 at 11:59 p.m
  • New Candidate Interview Closes: Mar. 29, 2023 at 11:59 p.m.
  • 2023-2024 DA Offers: Extended April 14, 2023


New applicants for 2023-2024 can apply starting on Monday, Feb. 20, 2023, through Sunday, Mar. 26, 2023, at 11:59 p.m. on eRezlife. After you submit your application, the second step is to complete the interview process, which is due Wednesday, Mar. 29, 2023, at 11:59 p.m.Once you submit your application, you will receive more information on how to complete the interview process.

Returning Desk Assistants for 2023-2024 can reapply starting on Monday, Nov. 28, 2022, through Sunday, Jan. 8, 2023, at 11:59 p.m. on eRezlife.


Once available, you can find the Desk Assistant 2023-2024 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!