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Leadership & Employment

Get involved at Housing & Residence Life through our employment opportunities, available for professionals and students, or through your hall association.

Student Staff Opportunities

  • Interested in being a Desk Receptionist or an Office Assitant for HRL? 
    • The position description and application can be found on the Student Job Board:
    • Questions? Email us at

Hall Associations

American University Residence Hall Association: RHA represents and advocates for all resident students, provides programming to benefit the residential community, and strives to build a greater sense of community among all residents of American University residence halls.

Hall Council: Each residential community elects a hall council to advocate for its residents and provide programming. Contact your Resident Assistant for more information.

Professional Staff Opportunities

Learn more about our employment search values.

Professional staff candidates: Visit American University's employment opportunities page.

Graduate student candidates: Graduate students can apply for our full-time and part-time professional staff positions. All of our student staff positions are open to graduate students with the exception of Resident Assistant position.

Desk Receptionist Opportunities 

Applications for the Fall 2023 - Spring 2024 Desk Receptionist positon are open. Click here to see the applications for the day and overnight shift. Please contact our Residential Operation Coordinator, Rilegh Thompson at for more info. 

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