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Desk Assistant—McManus & Engelhart Desks


This position description is designed to provide applicants with a general idea of the desk assistant position and expectations and is subject to change. Hired DAs will sign a position agreement which will outline the specific requirements of the position.

Purpose of Position

The Desk Assistant is a student staff member who assists the community development of graduate residence halls by providing excellent customer service at the front desk. Desk Assistants help residents by answering questions from students and guests, checking out temporary access cards and keys, disbursing packages, answering the phone, and providing general customer service for resources provided at the desks. This position varies in hours per week and ranges from 6-12 hours per week based on availability.

Job Duties



Dates of Employment

Desk Assistants will be hired for the 2021-2022 academic year. Employment may begin as early as summer 2021. DAs must be able to work all scheduled shifts throughout the year, including fall opening, quarterly finals week, summer-fall transition, and spring-summer transition. Please note that some DAs may need to arrive on campus prior to the first day of classes in September. 


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