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Resident Adviser

We currently employ over 200 students in the residence halls on campus.

RAs are dynamic leaders on a floor of residents who create positive communities and coordinate fun and educational events to enhance the campus living experience. RAs receive a salary, reduced room rent, a laundry stipend and if possible, a single room on campus. They are still responsible for paying all tuition, room & board, and fees.

Interested? Contact Stephanie Carr | carrss@jmu.edu 540.568.3501


Hall Director - Full Time

Full Time HDs manage our largest buildings (Apartments on Grace, Chandler, Chesapeake, Eagle, Paul Jennings, Shenandoah.) When full time positions become available, we will post them immediately on JMU's JobLink .

Interested? Contact Stephanie Carr | carrss@jmu.edu 540.568.3501


Hall Director - Graduate

Graduate HD positions are reserved for students in the College Student Personnel Administration (CSPA) graduate program. This is an assistantship position which provides tuition, a salary stipend, an apartment, and a laundry stipend. If we do not fill our positions with CSPA students, we will review applications from other JMU graduate programs in late spring.

Interested? Contact Stephanie Carr | carrss@jmu.edu 540.568.3501


Hall Director - Undergraduate

We employ 11-15 undergraduate HDs to manage a building and supervise a staff of RAs.

Undergraduate HDs receive an apartment, a salary and a laundry stipend. They are still responsible for paying all tuition and fees.

Interested? Contact Stephanie Carr | carrss@jmu.edu 540.568.3501


Program Adviser

Program Advisers assist all JMU Resident Advisers (RAs) with programming, motivation, and publicity, but their main focus is to help first year students in their transition to JMU.

PAs work in the Student Learning Initiatives Resources Center and receive a salary.

Interested? Contact Laura Blazewicz-Miller | blazewla@jmu.edu 540.568.5178


Design and Marketing Student Assistant

The Design and Marketing Student Assistant Position will be working under the Social Media and Marketing Manager. They are responsible for creating and implementing visual resources and methods to our social media outlets, maintaining the look and image of JMUResLife and ensuring university standards are met in all digital and printed materials.

The Social Media/Marketing Assistant receives an hourly rate.

Interested? Contact Sydney Arnold | arnol2se@jmu.edu 540.568.7605


Office Assistant

Office Assistant positions are posted on the Student Employment website as they become available.

Visit the Student Employment website for more information on Student Assistant Positions.


Facilities Assistant

The Business Operations department in the Office of Residence Life is searching for Facilities Assistants to assist the Facilities Technician with day to day tasks in the residence halls and Res Life warehouse during the academic year.

DUTIES & REQUIREMENTS:

  • Complete work orders for furniture repairs/needs in a timely and professional manner.
  • Fix and install window blinds/shades/screens.
  • Complete paperwork (work orders, appliance documentation, etc).
  • Maintain Res Life tools, vehicles, keys.
  • Assist with organizing and keeping inventory of furniture in warehouse.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Perform physical labor (load/unload tractor trailers, move furniture, carry up to 70lbs alone).
  • Able to follow oral/written instructions.
  • Comfortable with entering student bedrooms on occasion.
  • Comfortable using a forklift (training/certification will be provided)

Interested? Contact Sam Butler  | butlersg@jmu.edu 540.568.3349


Summer Facilities Assistant

The Business Operations department in the Office of Residence Life is searching for Summer Facilities Assistants to assist the Facilities Technician with tasks in the residence halls and Res Life warehouse during the months of May - August.

DUTIES & REQUIREMENTS:

  • Install, deliver and move furniture
  • Make deliveries for Res Life
  • Assist in maintaining Res Life inventories
  • Help with building inspections and furniture repairs
  • Be able to follow oral/written instructions

Interested? Contact Sam Butler  | butlersg@jmu.edu 540.568.3349


Summer Hall Staff  

Summer Hall staff must be available the entire summer session of May 18 - July 31. Staff members are requied to take one class during the summer session.

Interested? Contact Stephanie Carr | carrss@jmu.edu 540.568.3501


James Madison University Office of Residence Life and applicants shall be afforded equal opportunity in all aspects of employment without regards to race, color, religion, political affiliation, national origin, disability, gender, age or sexual orientation.

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