Over 650 regular staff and hundreds of part-time student employees sustain the facilities, services, and programs that support the University's residential communities. We hope you'll join the Housing team!

Student Employment

University Housing employs hundreds of students each year in temporary, part-time and Work-Study positions. Search our online student listings and apply for as many positions as you like. Working for us offers:

  • Competitive pay
  • Locations across campus
  • Hours to fit busy schedules
  • Convenience
  • Skill development
  • Opportunities to advance
  • Ways to build your resume
  • The chance to develop lifelong friendships

Once offered a job, you'll need to fill out some paperwork before your first day. A step-by-step guide on the necessary forms to fill out is available.

Be Part of the Residence Education Community

Interested in joining the Resident Staff community as a Community Assistant, Resident Advisor, Diversity Peer Educator or Assistant, Peer Academic Success Specialist, or Michigan Learning Community Resident Advisor? Interested in Spring/Summer Conferences & Camps live-in positions?  Look at the Residence Staff Selection section, under News & Events, for more information. 

Graduate Resident Staff positions are available. For more information please visit the Graduate and Legacy Resident Staff Positions page. We are currently accepting applications for the Graduate Diversity Coordinator and Transdisciplinary Fellow positions!!

Professional Employment

University Housing creates and maintains an environment that is open to and respectful of individuals across the spectrum of human differences and distinctions. The pace is fast and the energy is high. Our vision is to create and sustain diverse learning-centered residential communities that further the goals of the University. Through partnerships with others we provide quality programs, services and facilities for those we serve in a caring, responsible and cost-effective manner.

There are a variety of professional positions within University Housing. These positions range from live-in residence education professionals to dining managers, conference services coordinators and many others. All of our permanent staff positions are posted through the U-M jobs website.

Join our team in Residence Education.

University Housing offers professional opportunities for Community Center Manager and Hall Director staff. Hall Directors live on campus and are responsible for facilitating and developing a nurturing residential community. Community Center Managers live off campus and are responsible for developing community through the management of the Community Centers. Click to learn more about our department, the positions, and our team!

Temporary Employment

University Housing hires temporary staff throughout the year. Opportunities are available in Food Service, Office/Clerical Support, Facilities and Building Maintenance. All temporary opportunities will be posted on the Careers at the U website.

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University Housing is a unit of Student Life, and an equal opportunity educator and employer.

For housing related questions, please contact University Housing.
Email: housing@umich.edu
Phone: (734) 763-3164