Student Staff Opportunities

As the largest student employer at the university, residence life offers a variety of opportunities for students. Whether it's serving as a resident assistant, working the summer maintenance crew, staffing the front desks, or mentoring first-year students, working in residence life is an opportunity to help pay your tuition while getting more involved in the campus community.

ACADEMIC MENTORS (AM) are undergraduate students trained to help residents adjust to university academics. 

DESK RECEPTIONISTS (DR) are undergraduate students trained as the first staff members students interact with in the residence halls.

HALL RAISERS are returning students that help incoming first-year and returning students as they move into the residence halls and ensure that their first few days at Salem State are enjoyable.

MAIL ASSISTANTS (MA) are undergraduate students who disperse mail in the residence halls.

OFFICE ASSISTANTS (OA) are undergraduate students who work in the various offices in residence life and assist with answering phones, performing administrative tasks, delivering materials to other offices, etc. 

RESIDENT ASSISTANTS (RA) are undergraduate students trained to help you adjust to university life.

SUMMER CONFERENCE ASSISTANTS (SCA) are undergraduate students that live on campus throughout the summer.