Employees in Mansfield University Housing, Dining & Residence Life serve over 1,200 student residents who live in the four buildings here on campus. Some of the positions students may apply for include:
Graduate Assistants (GAs) are full-time matriculated students in one of Mansfield University's graduate programs. As a part of their assistantship, they are responsible for housing related issues (file, update and maintain housing records), supervising the front desk staff, assisting in room changes and managing the key system, helping students adjust to the university, and serving in a campus-wide on-call duty rotation.
Residence Life Interns (RLIs) are responsible for residence hall marketing efforts, as well as staff development and general administrative responsibilities. Additionally, the RLIs help with special projects. RLIs update and maintain residence hall newsletters and social media sites, research other university Housing, Dining & Residence Life programs and make suggestions for best practices, discover creative ways to increase awareness of Housing, Dining & Residence Life, and assist with various administrative tasks within the residence halls.
Resident Assistants (RAs) are committed to fostering safe and healthy environments for residents at Mansfield University. RAs are assigned to a specific community and work with support from the Residence Director to plan events, address concerning behavior and provide support to residents. RAs participate in a duty rotation in order to provide a safe and secure living community and preserve a living environment conducive to academic and personal development. Students eligible for the resident assistant position must have a minimum QPA of 2.5 and have lived on campus for one semester.
Currently all positions are filled for the 2015-2016 academic year. Information will be available in the spring 2016 semester about hiring for the 2016-2017 academic year. If you would like to speak to someone now about any of the above positions, contact your Residence Director (RD) or the Housing, Dining & Residence Life Office at (570)662-4934 or firstname.lastname@example.org.