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Community Assistant

CA StaffThe Community Assistant is the live-in person 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 in UV by serving as a resource to 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 Job Description for more information about the CA position.

Compensation: CAs earn an apartment at University Villages and a stipend based on their apartment assignment. For the 2014-2015 contract period new CAs earn $10,722.

2015-2016 CA Application Process


All New Community Assistant candidates must complete the New CA Application to be considered for the position. The CA Application closed on March 31, 2015. All applications will be screened and individual interviews will be offered to a select number of applications.

Individual Interview

CA candidates that are offered an individual interview must participate in the interview to be considered for the position.. These interviews will take place in April. This interview will consist of a question and answer session with the questions 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.

Hiring Notification

All CA candidates will be notified of their hiring status in April.

Minimum Qualifications

  • 2.25 GPA
  • Be a full-time student, graduate or undergraduate (12-18 credits)
  • Be in good conduct standing with the University
  • Interest in working with people

Important Dates

February 1, 2015- New CA Application and Returning CA Application Opens

February 28, 2015- Returning CA Application closed

March 31, 2015- New CA Application closed

April 2015- Individual Interviews

Late April 2015- Hiring notifications sent to all candidates


If you have any questions about the application or hiring process, please contact Kareena Jenkins, University Villages Office Manager, at 406-243-6030.