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Undergraduate Staff

Join the flock and become an undergraduate staff member – an RA, Scholarship Hall Proctor, or Food Board Manager.

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Resident Assistant

The Resident Assistant (RA) holds an academic year, salaried, live-in position with KU Student Housing and reports to an Assistant Complex Director, while serving as the primary facilitator of a community of 25-90 residents in a specified area. The RA serves as the primary educator and resource for residents within their assigned community.

Scholarship Hall Proctor

The Proctor holds an academic year, salaried, live-in position with KU Student Housing and reports to a Scholarship Hall Director, while serving as a primary facilitator for a community of approximately 50 residents in a specified Scholarship Hall. The Proctor oversees student work shifts pertaining to hall operations, including general hall order and cleanliness. In conjunction with the Food Board Manager, the Proctor serves as the primary educator and resource for residents within their assigned community.

Food Board Manager

The Food Board Manager (FBM) holds an academic year, salaried, live-in position with KU Student Housing and reports to a Scholarship Hall Director, while serving as a primary facilitator in a community of approximately 50 residents in a specified Scholarship Hall. The FBM oversees student work shifts pertaining to the hall kitchen; including food safety, nutrition, and kitchen operations. In conjunction with the Proctor, the FBM serves as the primary educator and resource for residents within their assigned community.​

An RA's Experience

Meet Ramiro and and learn more about why he thinks being an RA is a great opportunity.

Other On-Campus Work Opportunities

Student Housing Desk Assistant/Security Monitor

Duties include answering the telephone, answering questions, checking-out hall equipment, issuing keys, distributing mail, making copies, coordinating hall tours, responding to emergencies, security and building safety duties, and more.

Student Jobs with KU Dining Services

Please contact KU Dining Services at 864-2439 for information about student employment opportunities.

Custodial Assistant or Skilled Trades

Custodial helps housekeeping staff with general cleaning, furniture moving, floor care, and room set-up. Maintenance hires students to work with skilled trades persons in carpentry, electrical, air conditioning, plumbing, landscape, painting, and special services. Openings are listed on the KU Employment website.