Loyola University Maryland

Residence Life & Housing

Summer Student Staff Positions

Student employees sitting outside in front of the FAC

The Office of Residence Life & Housing is currently hiring staff for Summer 2024!

See below to learn more about the various roles: 

  • Housing Operations Summer Intern
  • Summer RAs (Scroll Down)

HOUSING OPERATIONS SUMMER INTERN - Summer 2024

Essential Job Functions:

  • Utilize the housing management software (StarRez) to complete tasks/projects
  • Coordinate the arrival of over 1,100 Fall early arrivals, both individual and groups.
  • Serve as primary liaison for Loyola offices requesting student early arrivals
  • Serve as the primary point of contact for all first-year students and early arrival students
  • Manage multiple office related email accounts and phones
  • Coordinate the collection, cataloging, and redistribution of all residence hall keys and serve as a point of contact for Event Services/Summer Conferences staff
  • Track all billing for key and early arrival related issues
  • Support students and parents with transition to college, answering questions by phone and email
  • Assist with completing student assignments for summer housing and the academic year
  • Facilitate presentations at New Resident Orientation sessions and Training sessions for staff and campus constituents
  • Attend all staff and individual meetings as scheduled
  • Work in the Residence Life & Housing Office for approximately 30-35 hours between 8:30 am to 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday
  • Maintain a flexible schedule during the month of August to support pre-fall/early arrivals
  • Adhere to all University policies and procedures

Qualifications:

  • Must be enrolled at Loyola University Maryland for subsequent academic year
  • Must be in good conduct & academic standing, having a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.5
  • Intermediate to advanced computer and technical skills
  • Ability to demonstrate an understanding of the unique aspects of the University living experience
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills and the ability to interact with individuals from diverse backgrounds
  • Knowledge about various college student experiences and challenges
  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to motivate peers
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and sensitive information

Compensation

  • Furnished On-Campus Apartment
  • On-Site Parking
  • Hourly Rate of $15

Application Timeline

  • Application submission opens: TBA
  • Application submission closes: TBA
  • All qualified applicants will receive an interview

Application Instructions

  • Click Here to complete the Application
    •  To complete the application you will need:
      • An updated Resume
      • Details of planned summer commitments (i.e. classes, internships, vacations, etc.)
      • Please submit a video that does not exceed 10 minutes answering the following prompts:
        • As you can see from the posting, the intern will be working primarily with the Housing Operations team to assist with the planning and preparation for the Fall 2023 opening, customer service initiatives, data assessment, as well as the assignments process. Can you describe the experience you have with Housing Operations, administrative procedures, or working in an office setting? What skills are you excited to learn or enhance through the Housing Operations Summer Intern position?
        • What specifically are you looking to get out of this internship experience
        • What do you need from a supervisor when learning a new task or process?
          • Upload your video via YouTube following the steps below:
            • Create a YouTube account
            • Record your video
            • Click the "create" icon in the top right of the screen (camera icon with a plus in the center)
            • Click "upload video"
            • Select your video
            • Set your title as "Housing Ops Intern 2023 - Your First & Last Name"
            • Under the visibility options, choose "unlisted". This ensures that only those who you send the video link to will be able to see your video
            • Copy the video link to submit
            • Save video
            • Copy and paste link where prompted in application

SUMMER RESIDENT ADVISORS (RAs) - Summer 2024

Essential Job Functions:

  • Summer RAs must attend mandatory Summer RA Training from May 13 - May 16
  • Summer RAs will work 8 hours per week within the Office of Residence Life & Housing
  • Summer RAs will be co-supervised by the Residence Life & Housing Program Assistant and Summer Housing GRC
  • During Office Hours Summer RAs are responsible for answering the telephone, performing administrative tasks, answering housing questions, and taking care of day-to-day office needs as assigned by any professional staff member.
  • The expectations of Summer RAs require them to be on campus for duty shifts and in the office during their scheduled office hours. We also understand that summer is a time when vacations are scheduled, so anyone needing to take more than four (4) consecutive days of vacation needs to inform the Residence Life & Housing Program Assistant and the Summer Housing GRC at least two weeks in advance (prior to the scheduled vacation) for approval.
  • Summer RAs are expected to be present during the following high-volume times over the summer to fulfill all assigned responsibilities including:
    • Spring to Summer Housing Transition: May 17, 2024
    • Summer Orientation Dates: June 17, June 18, June 24, June 25 and June 26, 2024
    • Summer to Fall Housing Transition: August 16, 2024
  • Summer RAs are required to participate in weekly duty assignments. This includes:
    •  Staying in Residence Hall between 8 pm - 8 am on assigned duty nights
    • Completing community walks. Upon completion of each community walk, Summer RAs are expected to complete the appropriate portion of the duty log, noting any maintenance issues, lock outs, and policy violations.
  • Summer RAs must hang door decorations created by the central office for each resident on the floor at the start of the summer, maintain the door decorations and change the door decorations as appropriate in accordance with housing changes.
  • Summer RAs are expected to attend, participate, and be attentive during monthly staff meetings
  • Summer RAs are expected to conduct room inspections as assigned
  • Summer RAs are expected to respond to all emails from the Summer Housing Intern, AC, and other Resident Life & Housing Staff members within 24 hours of being sent unless previously notifying the Residence Life & Housing Staff members of extenuating circumstances.
  • Summer RAs are expected to complete any assigned paperwork, administrative tasks, and any additional job responsibilities as dictated by the Residence Life & Housing Staff in an appropriate and timely manner
  • Summer RAs are expected to abide by, as well as, enforce the Community Standards, confronting and documenting all violations of the Community Standards appropriately
  • Summer RAs are expected to complete all other duties as assigned by their supervisor and Residence Life & Housing Professional Staff

Qualifications:

  • Must be enrolled at Loyola University Maryland for the 2024-2025 academic year
  • Summer RAs may not have any outside commitments exceeding 20 hours per week, unless approved by the Office of Residence Life & Housing. Summer RAs should be aware that, other than classes, additional internships, jobs, extracurricular activities, etc. must be arranged around the Summer RA schedule.
  • Individuals with full time summer jobs or internships must be given special approval by the Office of Residence Life & Housing to be a Summer RA.
    • If schedules are still being solidified at the time the application is due, please note that in your application and be prepared to discuss your potential plans at the time of your interview.
  • Individuals are expected to submit their summer class schedule and outside activities schedule at the time of application and/or when interviewed.

Compensation

  • Furnished On-Campus Apartment

Application Timeline

  • Application submission opens: TBA
  • Application submission closes:TBA
  • All qualified applicants will receive an interview

Application Instructions

  • Click Here to complete the Application
    •  To complete the application you will need:
      • An updated Resume
      • Details of planned summer commitments (i.e. classes, internships, vacations, etc.)
      • Complete the application on Handshake or the Bridge

Questions?

Email SLjobs@loyola.edu.