Creating the Extraordinary Student Experience: Office of Student Life


Orientation Housing Assistant

Orientation Housing Assistants assist with housing and meal accommodations for visiting first year students and their parents or guests as they attend the two-day orientation.  They assign students to rooms, print billing statements, prepare the front desk for check-in and submit daily meal counts to the dining facilities.  They also staff the Morrill Tower front desk and are responsible for answering phones, answering guest questions, filing, and other office duties as assigned.  The Orientation Housing Assistants will also assist with a parent session answering questions regarding housing, meals, and general student life activities.  They may also be asked to assist the dining facilities or housekeeping as needed.  They are also auxiliary Housing Services members who will assist the Housing Services Office with projects and room inspectios.

Employment Dates

Monday, May 14, 2018 to Saturday, August 4, 2018


Energetic and optimistic attitude, willingness to learn new things, ability to work independently and with a changing schedule, self-motivated planner, working well with others.

An hourly wage of $8.50 in addition to free housing and $600 Buck ID deposit for meals.

Special Note: 

Due to the rotating schedule of this position you would not be able to be enrolled in summer classes or hold another job during the duration of the Orientation Housing Assistant contract term.

We are currently accepting applications for Orientation Housing Assistants through 5 pm on Monday, March 26, 2018. Please download and complete the application to the right and return to the Housing Office at 350 Morrill Tower or email to

Questions?  Please contact us at 614.292.8266.