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 2015-2016 contract period new CAs earn $11,259.

2016-2017 CA Application Process

Residence Life will accepting applications for the 2016-2017 Community Assistants on Wednesday, February 17, 2016. The application will close on Friday, April 1, 2016.


All Community Assistant candidates must complete the CA Application to be considered for the position. 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. 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 mid-April as the position begin June 1, 2016.

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 17, 2016- New CA Application and Returning CA Application opened

March 11, 2016- Returning CA Application closed

April 1, 2016- New CA Application closes

April 11-15, 2016- Individual Interviews Offered to Selected Candidates

April 22, 2016- Hiring notifications sent to all candidates


If you have any questions about the application or hiring process, please contact Sara Agostinelli, Assistant Director of Residence Life, at 406-243-2611.