Join the UHRL Team!
The Office of University Housing and Residential Life (UHRL) cultivates responsible community members by developing inclusive living and learning environments, and as a result of living on campus, residents will responsibly impact communities.
Residential Life Staff work within UHRL's Residential Curriculum (SOAR) to support students in their holistic development and to foster a sense of community within the residence halls. Please see below for information surrounding our undergraduate, graduate, and professional staffing opportunities.
INterested in becoming a Resident Assistant (RA) or Peer Mentor (PM)?
Visit our Resident Assistant & Peer Mentor Selection Process page for details.
Resident Assistants (RAs)
RAs are live-in student staff who work to support students in their holistic development by fostering a sense of community within the residence halls. Please visit our Resident Assistant Position page for more information.
Peer Mentors (PMs)
PMs live and work within Living Learning Communities to serve as an academic and community resource to Living Learning Community residents. Please visit our Peer Mentor Position page for more information.
Student Workers provide assistance in the office or front desk setting. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: lockouts, package services, assist with administrative tasks, and provide support for professional staff. Please check for positions through the student jobs page on TUPortal.
Interested in becoming an RA or PM?
Learn more about the Resident Assistant and Peer Mentor Selection Process here!
Graduate STaff Positions - Residential Life
The following Graduate student positions are available within Residential Life:
Graduate Resident Assistants (GRAs) work within UHRL’s Residential Curriculum to support students in their holistic development and to foster a sense of community within Graduate Housing at Temple's Podiatry Campus in Center City. GRAs work with students and staff members to aid students to facilitate the best possible operation of the residence halls. GRAs work closely with residential students and are in a unique position to positively influence student development. GRAs work closely with the professional staff to develop a residential environment conducive to academic and personal growth by providing opportunities for student engagement and involvement. GRAs develop supportive relationships with individual residents and educate students on their rights and responsibilities as identified in the Student Conduct Code and other university policies. For a detailed job description, click here.
The Resident Coordinator (RC) serve as a member of an in-hall leadership team and shares in the development and management of the building community ranging from 200 to 700 students on Temple University’s Main campus. The RC position has essential functions related to student learning and engagement, staff supervision and leadership, student behavior and incident response, administrative and project management, and other general responsibilities. The RC serves in an on-call capacity and responds to student behavior issues as needed. The Resident Coordinator is a part-time, academic year, live-in appointment. For a detailed job description, click here.
- The Graduate Student for Student Engagement (SE) supports the Residential Life central administration in a variety of initiatives which engage students and staff living on Temple University’s Main campus. The Student Engagement position has essential functions related to student learning and engagement, student leadership, staff recruitment, selection, and training, administrative and project management. Additionally, this position may provide support to other Residential Life leadership team members and their related projects and initiatives. The Graduate Student for Student Engagement is a part-time, academic year, live off appointment. For a detailed job description, click here.
Information about the Recruitment & Selection Process for the 2023-2024 Academic Year will become available in March 2023.