Housing and Residential Life
Student Employment

RAs in Training

Apply to be an Resident Assistant (RA) - Boca Raton Campus

The RA is a member of the Residential Life student staff and assists with a designated section of student rooms in the halls or apartments.  The RA is responsible for actively working with the residents to develop a sense of community through ongoing communication, program development, and modeling an enthusiastic commitment to an environment that is conducive to personal, social, cultural, and intellectual growth.

All current Fall 2014 RA positions are filled.  The Fall 2015 RA Recruitment Process will begin in October/November 2014.

Apply to be a Desk Assistant or Security Assistant
The Desk Assistant (DA) position is highly valued by the Department of Housing and Residential Life at FAU.  We count on our Desk Assistants to provide outstanding quality customer service to the students, staff, faculty, and visitors of FAU. As a Desk Assistant, your primary role is that of a resource person. You serve as the primary contact person for visitors, students, and most importantly to our residents. As a resource person, you help your customer find the information they seek. Click here  for the application.

The Security Assistant (SA) position is a new position within our department that serves to monitor the safety and security of the residence halls between the hours of 10pm-8am.  The Security Assistant will sign in guests, verify IDs of anyone entering the buildings in the late evening hours, and contact RAs and other staff in times of emergency.  These student employees truly serve as the front line responders and monitor the entrances to our buildings throughout the evening. Click here  for the application.

If you have never worked for or been employed by FAU, in addition to completing a Student Assistant Application form for the Department of Housing and Residential Life, you are required to complete the on-line Student Application through PeopleAdmin (FAU on-line database) before you are eligible for FAU employment. You can access it through the  FAU Employment site  and "Create Application". Select Student Application. Please do this as soon as possible. Also if you have never worked for or been employed by FAU, go to the  FAU Student Employment site  and click on "Just Hired" to see what steps you must follow and forms you need to complete to be employed.

FAU Employment Site
If you are interested in a long term career with Florida Atlantic University please follow the link above for the current FAU career opportunities.


 Last Modified 10/30/14