The Community Assistant is a live-in staff member responsible for an assigned area within University Villages consisting of approximately 100 apartment units. They serve as a liaison between the University administration and the tenants within UV, foster an atmosphere for academic, social, cultural, and emotional growth by serving as a resource for the tenants and their families, and assist in the enforcement of all University and UV policies. This position is 20 hours per week and runs for a full calendar year. Please read the CA Position Description for more information about the CA position.
Compensation: CAs earn an apartment at University Villages and a small stipend based on their apartment assignment.
CA Application Process
All CA candidates must complete an online CA Application to be considered for the position. Candidates interested in being considered for any Spring 2020 openings should submit applications by November 15, 2019. All other applications are due March 9, 2020.
All applications will be screened, and individual interviews will be offered to a select number of applicants. Staff may
CA candidates who are offered an individual interview must participate in the interview to be considered for the position. This interview will consist of a question and answer session with the questions being more biographical in nature so we can get to know who you are, why you are interested in being a CA, and what kind of activities, jobs, and experiences you have been involved in.
All CA candidates will be notified of their hiring status on April 8, 2020, as the position begins on June 1, 2019. Candidates who apply by November 15, 2019 and indicate an interest in being considered for any Spring 2020 openings will be notified of their hiring status on December 11, 2019. Any candidates not offered a position for Spring 2020 will automatically be part of the pool for the 2020-2021 openings.
- 2.25 GPA
- Be a full-time student, either graduate or undergraduate (12-18 credits)
- Be in good conduct standing with the University
- Interest in working with people
November 1, 2019 - New CA Application Opens
November 15, 2019 - Priority Deadline to be considered for Spring 2020 openings
December 3-6, 2019 - Interviews for Spring 2020 Openings
December 11, 2019 - Hiring Notifications sent to Spring 2020 candidates
February 1, 2020 - Returning CA Application Opens
February 28, 2020 - Returning CA Application Closes
March 9, 2020 - New CA Application Closes
March 23-31, 2020 - Individual Interviews Offered to Selected Candidates
April 8, 2020 - Hiring Notifications Sent to All Candidates
June 1, 2020 - CA Training Begins
If you have any questions about the application or hiring process, please contact John Nugent, Assistant Director of UM Housing, at (406) 243-2611.