All available undergraduate, graduate and professional positions are listed on the HRL website employment page for your consideration on an ongoing basis throughout the year. We encourage you to check periodically to see if we have the position that is right for you.

What’s Available Now?


Desk Assistant

1) Desk Assistants for 2020-21

Greetings! Are you interested in serving as a Desk Assistant (DA) for Housing and Residence Life (HRL)? If so, we’d love to have you. DAs serve an important role on our HRL team. DAs are direct resources for residential students, campus constituents, and guests, connecting them to campus resources and the global community.

  • Possess and maintain a cumulative grade point average of 2.0 or higher during application and employment.
  • Be in good conduct standing with the University at the time of hire. During the period of employment, DA’s must not be in violation of any University policies or procedures.
  • Must possess a residential contract (on campus living agreement) with the UNCG HRL Office for the 2020-2021 academic year.

If you meet the requirements, we invite you to apply to begin your candidacy.
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Upon completion of this form, please email Coordinator for Residence Life Briana Welsh at if you have any further questions. #GoSpartans


Coordinator for Residence Life (CRL)

Housing and Residence Life is now hiring for the Coordinator for Residence Life (CRL) position. For more information about the CRL position, please visit
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GRADUATE Positions

Assistant Coordinator for Residence Life (ACRL)

Housing and Residence Life offers graduate assistantships in the role of an Assistant Coordinator for Residence Life (ACRL). Offers are made in the month of February to new or current graduate students enrolled in the Student Affairs Administration in Higher Education (SAAHE) master’s degree program at UNCG. SAAHE graduate students have until April 15 to accept the offer. All positions are currently filled through Spring 2021; however, we are seeking multiple paraprofessionals to join the Spartan Community Fall 2021.

See the ACRL Job Description >

How to Apply?

SPARK (SAAHE Professional & Academic Recruitment Kick-off) is a two-day event for prospective Higher Education graduate students that typically occurs in the month of February. During SPARK, prospective students will have the opportunity to:

  1. Interview for Graduate Assistantships

  2. Interact with current students and student affairs staff

  3. Meet and interview with program faculty

  4. Explore the campus and the Greensboro area

  5. Get questions answered

Housing and Residence Life at UNCG is one of several departments and/or institutions that utilize SPARK as our first stop for graduate professional recruitment. If we are unable to fill positions with graduate students from the SAAHE program, we will open up to other graduate students after April 15th. Non-SAAHE candidates should email a cover letter and current resumé to with the subject line: “ACRL Applicant,” by no later than April 1.”

ACRLs report to and support the Coordinator for Residence Life.
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Looking for Undergraduate Employment?

Each year, HRL hires for various undergraduate positions on a fairly predictable timeline. In order to make students aware of ways in which they may wish to join the HRL team in the future, below is a list of undergraduate job descriptions. Students can find out how to get involved in leadership roles, gain valuable work experience and in some cases become a paid employee. General timelines for hiring for these positions are noted.

The Summer Conference Assistant (SCA) provides quality customer service and assistance to Spartan Orientation, Advising, and Registration (SOAR) and summer conference/camp participants. SCAs are responsible for the daily operation of the residence halls when orientation and conferences/camps are in session. SCAs are expected to create an atmosphere of helpfulness and friendliness while meeting the needs of the SOAR and conference/camp groups and their participants. The SCA is involved in all phases of the SOAR and conference/camp program, including but not limited to the check-in/check-out process, duty, facilities management, and the participant experience. Application Timeline: March
The Resident Advisor (RA) is responsible for a living area housing approximately 25-75 students in one of the University residence halls. Reporting to a Coordinator (CRL/RCC), or an Assistant Coordinator (ACRL), the RA has responsibilities in student development, programming, general administration, maintenance, and facility administration, and the selection of staff. The RA works as an integral member of the Housing and Residence Life team and is required to demonstrate professionalism as they assist students on a daily basis. RAs articulate to residents the philosophy and policies of Housing and Residence Life and UNC Greensboro. They represent HRL and UNCG by serving as a primary role model for residents. This position description outlines the major areas of responsibility. Application Timeline: October - January
The Desk Assistant (DA) is responsible for the assistance of The Office of Housing and Residence Life staff and students in communities containing desk operations. The DA may work in more than one community and will be under the direct supervision of the Coordinator for Residence Life (CRL) or Assistant Coordinator for Residence Life (ACRL) in that community when scheduled. The DA will have multiple responsibilities including but not limited to administrative tasks, customer service, student/guest referral, and office management. The DA will serve as a first contact for students and guests in The Office of Housing and Residence Life and thus is required to demonstrate a high level of professionalism. The following sections will outline major areas of responsibility. Application timeline: February-March.