Student Employment Opportunities

Residence Life student employees play a vital role in maintaining a clean, safe, and healthy environment for residential students, university housing staff, and guests. Each spring our department accepts applications for several summer student positions.  The summer student employee works alongside full time staff to complete necessary projects.  Positions are available in a variety of areas including maintenance, custodial, paint crew and laundry services. These posted positions can be found at

Summer Staff Positions

Thank you for your interest in the 2017 Summer Staff positions at Missouri State University.  Over 10,000 people participated in the summer conference program in 2016.  We are expecting many more to attend conferences, workshops, and camps this summer.  The leadership, organization, and communication of the summer conference staff provide the essential ingredients to a successful conference for each participant who is housed in our residence halls.

Before completing the application, please read the job descriptions carefully.  The timeline is as follows:

February 27 Application and References by noon due via online application
February 28 - March 3 Candidate Interviews
March 6 Position Offers E-mailed to Candidates
April 28 Training Begins

It is important for you to have two references submitted by the application deadline.  The references become vital when considering the final applicant pool.

The actual conference season will begin June 1, 2017.   All successful candidates will be expected to fulfill their obligation as a Summer Staff Member throughout the entire employment period.  We look forward to reviewing your application.  We wish you the best of luck throughout the selection process and throughout the semester.

Should have further questions or need additional information, please contact Nicole Wilburn at 417-836-8839 or