Village Assistant

The Village Assistant is the live-in person responsible for an assigned area within Lewis and Clark Village working with 2-3 individual apartment buildings. The Village Assistant works in all phases of resident living with their supervisor responsible for the village. They serve as a liaison between the University administration and the residents of the village; to foster an atmosphere for student learning, social, cultural and emotional growth in the village by serving as an advisor/counselor to the residents; and to assist the Area Coordinator in promoting the general well-being, community living in the village. Please read the Village Assistant Position Description for additional information.

Compensation: VAs earn a 2-bedroom apartment at Lewis and Clark Village.

VA Application Process

The New VA Application is open January 15, 2018 through March 25, 2018. The Returning VA Application is open, February 1, 2018 through February 28, 2018. 


All VA candidates must complete an online VA application to be considered for the position. 

New Community Assistant/Village Assistant Application

Individual Interview

VA 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 VA and what kind of activities, jobs, experiences you have been involved in and situation based questions.

Hiring Notification

All VA candidates will be notified of their hiring status on April 21, 2018 with the position beginning June 1, 2018.

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
  • Qualify to live in Lewis and Clark Village (completed 60+ credits)

Important Dates

January 15, 2018- New VA Application opened

February 1, 2018- Returning VA Application opened

February 28, 2018- Returning VA Application closed

March 25, 2018- New VA Application closed

April 2-10, 2018- Individual Interviews Offered to Selected Candidates

April 21, 2018- Hiring notifications sent to all candidates

June 1, 2018- VA Training begins


If you have any questions about the application or hiring process, please contact John Nugent, Interim Assistant Director of Residence Life at 406-243-5095.