Summer Student Staff Positions

Information Sessions: 
Tuesday, February 18, 2020 - 5:00pm in the Blair-Shannon Grand Lounge
Wednesday, February 26, 2020 - 1:00pm in the Blair-Shannon Grand Lounge

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. Should you have any questions or need additional information, please contact our office at 417-836-5536. 

 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.

Summer Facilities Assistant Positions

Facilities and Operations has several crews staffed by student workers to support the overall summer operations. Positions include maintenance, custodial, paint crew and laundry services. Search for the "Facilities Assistant" posting online at to see a full position description and apply.  

Summer Desk Worker Positions

Desk workers selected for summer operations will support either the camps and conferences program, summer school or apartment operations. Search for the "Summer Desk Worker" posting online at to see a full position description and apply. The timeline for Desk Worker selection is as follows:

February 21-March 8, 2020 Applications available in
March 12-March 23, 2020 Applications reviewed and candidates contacted to schedule interview
March 24-March 30, 2020 Individual Interviews 
April 7, 2020 Position Offers Emailed to Candidates

Summer Assistant Positions

Summer Assistants assist in providing housing for thousands of youth and adult guests during the summer conference season. The leadership, organization, and communication of the summer conference staff provide the essential ingredients to a successful conference experience for each participant who is housed in our residence halls.

Before completing the application, please read the job description carefully. The timeline for Summer Assistant selection is as follows:

March 8, 2020 Application due by 11:59pm
March 11-25, 2020 Applications reviewed and candidates contacted to schedule interview
March 30-April 3, 2020 Individual Interviews
April 7, 2020 Position Offers Emailed to Candidates
April 14, 2020 Decision Letters due by noon