Student Employment

Now Hiring Housing Assistant and Federal Work Study Housing Assistant

Job Description

The Office of Housing and Residence life is seeking student workers to provide administrative support services to our main office, student mail room, and community center. Must be currently available to work Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Responsibilities include:
Providing excellent customer service to all students, families, guests, and other university departments. Greet, smile and assist customers at all three office desk locations (mail room, main office, and community center). Attend to office phone and email correspondence, answer questions and direct to proper individual(s). Clerical duties include filing, copying, typing, data entry, and other office duties as assigned. Mail room responsibilities include greeting, sorting, logging and distribution of student and office mail in adherence with department and United States Postal Services policies and procedures. Within this role Housing Assistants will develop skills in the area of listening, customer services, time management, multitasking, communication, and intercultural proficiencies.


Candidates for the Housing Assistant position will encounter high interaction with students and families on a daily basis and must be able to effectively communicate in person, by phone and by email. Must be able to lift up to 30 lbs. Must adhere to and enforce Federal, State, County, City, California State University, and departmental policies and procedures. Prior office and computer skills are preferred. Confidentiality a must.

In addition to meeting fully its obligations under federal and state law, California State University, Los Angeles is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can live and work in an atmosphere of tolerance, civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual. To that end, all qualified individuals will receive equal consideration without regard to economic status, race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin or cultural background, political views, sex or sexual orientation, gender, or other personal characteristics or beliefs.

Wage and Hours

  • $11 per hour
  • Monday through Friday (Occasional Saturdays), 15-20 hours per week

Job ID

  • Housing Assistant: 6629
  • FWS Housing Assistant: 8880 (To apply for this position, you must have Federal Work Study in your financial aid package.)

Application Instructions

  • Pick up an application packet in person at the Office of Housing and Residence Life.
  • Submit completed application packet and resume to the Office of Housing and Residence Life.
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