Employment Opportunities

The Office of Residence Life at McKendree University has a variety of rewarding employment opportunities for students and professionals.


 

Student Employment

Make a great college experience even better by joining our staff! Students who work for our department have the opportunity to develop professional and life skills, meet new people, get involved, and gain valuable experience.

Click the links below to view the various position descriptions.

 

Residence Life Student Staff Member (SSM) Positions

Para-professional positions who help maintain a positive and safe community for the residents within McKendree University housing.  Compensation is a full housing scholarship and modest stipend. 

Resident Assistant (RA) 

Student Academic Mentor (SAM)

Senior Resident Assistant (SRA) - This position is only open to individuals with previous experience as a student staff member.

2024-2025 Required Dates - These dates apply to all SSM positions listed above.

 

New Student Staff Member (SSM) Application 

Returning SSMs: Please apply with the internally provided link.

 

Residence Life Routine-based Positions

Routine-based positions who help maintain a clean and organized community for the residents within McKendree University housing.  Compensation is either a partial housing scholarship OR work study stipend.

Custodial Assistant Position Description    -    Application

Furniture Mover Position Description          -    Applicants should email reslife@mckendree.edu

          • This position is filled for the Summer 2024 term and the application process is closed.

Mail Clerk Position Description                        -    Applicants should email reslife@mckendree.edu

          • This position is filled for the Summer 2024 term.
          • We are still accepting interest for Fall 2024 term.

Office Worker Position Description               -    Application 

          • This position is filled for the Summer 2024 term.
          • We are still accepting interest for Fall 2024 term.

 

If you have questions concerning student employment for the Office of Residence Life, please contact reslife@mckendree.edu.

 


 

Professional Employment

In the Office of Residence Life we are committed to recruiting and selecting staff members of the highest quality who are passionate about creating inclusive environments focused on student learning, growth, and development.

 

Resident Director (RD) - No openings at this time.

Area Coordinator (AC) - 1 opening for either immediate fill or Fall 2024 with start date of 7/1/2024.

Assistant Director of Residence Life - No openings at this time.

 

Also, learn more about our department and our campus from the RD/AC perspective in our Candidate Booklet.

 

Residence Life Staff Employment Policies of Interest

Pet Policy

Live-In Partner Policy

Employee Handbook - Additional information about employment at McKendree University 

If you have questions regarding professional employment for the Office of Residence Life, please contact reslife@mckendree.edu.

 

You can also visit the University's Employment page.