Desk Assistant

Residential Life and Housing

Department Mission: 

The Office of Residential Life and Housing at the University of Missouri-St. Louis is committed to providing on-campus housing and maintaining a learning environment that encourages academic success, student engagement, personal growth and personal responsibility.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Greet residents and guests at the 24hour desk located in Oak Hall
  • Enforce and explain policies
  • Check the student ids of residents and sign in/out guests of residents
  • Provide lockout keys and maintain that all keys are accounted for
  • Provide stellar customer service
  • Issue games and entertainment materials for residents to use
  • Take appropriate measures to ensure a safe living environment
  • Answer walk-up or telephone inquiries about campus resources and events
  • Direct calls and/or info in the case of an emergency


  • Must be enrolled as a full-time student during the period of employment.
  • Must be in good standing with the University.
  • Maintain a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.5 before and during employment.
  • Have flexibility to work weekends and over night shifts
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Google Docs are considered an asset.


$8.50 per hour, averaging 9-21 hours per week

Required Training Dates:

  • August 12th-15th, 2019