Student Employment

We're hiring! Below you'll find information about our open student positions.

Marketing Assistant

For questions about this position, contact Maria Ruiz, Student Relations and Outreach Coordinator, at


This position will take initiative for photography and videography for our department's website and social media accounts. Must be able to write scripts, film, direct people and edit. Design graphic images and layout for Housing Services publicity, including posters, fliers, banners and emphasis on social media and creating Housing videos (for our website and social media). Work with Adobe Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign), Publisher and Microsoft Office. Take initiative and responsibility; think creatively and share ideas. Confer with peers and supervisors to discuss and determine layout and design. Determine size and arrangement of artwork and copy, select style and size of type. Work closely with production staff. Communicate clearly and effectively verbally, in written form and with images. Must pay attention to detail and respond well to critical feedback. Proofread and other content-related tasks. Handle project management and enjoy being a team player. Other publicity duties as needed may include giving housing tours to prospective students and families, taking pictures at Housing Services events and assisting with movie programming for the housing channel. Additional duties may include covering the front desk area and mail room, answering phones and other office duties as needed.


  • Must be familiar with editing software. 

  • Must have good oral and written communication skills

  • Be dependable

  • Have good attendance.

  • Graphic design experience a plus. 


  • Hours: 10-15 hours per week, some Saturdays
  • Job ID: 7075
  • Job Reference #: 101479787
  • Wage: $11 per hour


You can print the application and submit it to the Housing Services Office. A complete packet includes the following:

  • Student Employment Application
  • Unofficial Transcript (GET)  
  • Class Schedule with notes of other time commitments (other job, volunteer work, etc.) 
  • Resume (optional)  
  • Art sample from your portfolio (optional)


Summer Community Assistant for the 2017 Summer Term

For questions about this position, contact Tiffany Thomas, Summer Conferences Coordinator, at 323-343-2527 or


This is a live-on position that requires working weekdays, weekends and holidays. Assistants will provide customer service to Summer Conference guests and Cal State LA students residing in Housing, which includes responding to situations regarding maintenance, conflict resolution, and general health and welfare. This is a great opportunity for personal development and team building. Details about this position can be found on Eagle iJobs under Job ID 24409. 


  • Communicate effectively
  • Work well under pressure
  • Pay attention to details
  • Work independently, multitask and work in a timely manner
  • Work effectively in a diverse environment
  • Use Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel
  • Maintain strict confidentiality at all times


  • Hours: 20+ hours per week
  • Compensation: Single Room + $10.50 an hour (20+ hours/week)
  • Number of openings: 10


The application for this position must be picked up in person at the Housing Services Office.


The application for this position must be delivered in person to Housing Services by 5 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 24.


Resident Assistant for the 2017-2018 Academic Year

We are no longer accepting applications for this position. If you have applied, the dates below outline the next steps. If you have questions, contact Sam Prater, Associate Director for Residence Life, at 323-343-4812 or

Date and Time



Friday, February 3, by 5 p.m.

RA Application materials are due to the Housing Office

Tuesday, February 7

Group Process Invitation Notification via Cal State LA Email

Friday, February 10, 1–5 p.m. and

Saturday, February 11, 10 a.m.–2 p.m. in the Phase II Lounge

Group Process

Tuesday, February 14

Notification of invitation for individual interviews.

Thursday, February 23 – Friday, February 24

Individual interviews from 10:00am-4:00pm

Friday, March 3

Offer letters picked up at the Housing Office

Tuesday, March 7, by 5 p.m.

RA acceptances are due to the Housing Office