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Student Housing Jobs

Our student employees represent our University. They are creative, tech-savvy, and good with people. Working with University Housing provides our student employees skills and experiences that help in their future careers. It can also lead to life long friendships that enhance the University experience. Our Student employees are critical to the continued success of University Housing's mission: Creating a sustainable living and learning community that promotes the academic success and personal development of students.

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Current Student Job Openings:


Assignments & Administration

University Housing is seeking a highly motivated, energetic, and dedicated student to serve as a Conference Assistant for Summer 2023! In this role, the candidate will work summer conferences within residence halls, assist with check-in and check-out, assist with special events, including set-up and event management, as well as clerical work for the department.



Construction & Renovations 

We are seeking students to perform construction management and administrative duties related to University Housing. Duties may include contractor supervision, facilities assessment and inventory, and design.

This position will have opportunities to grow professional skill sets with supervision from registered professionals. Students will have the opportunity to assist with design, perform design reviews, complete facilities assessments, contractor performance management, and other duties as assigned at the University as an owner's representative.



Facility Operations

University Housing is seeking a highly motivated, energetic, and dedicated student to serve as a FIXX Assistant! In this role, the candidate will work in the FIXX Office, routing and prioritizing incoming service requests through the call center and online submission platform. Candidate will assist with work order submissions as well as general clerical work. Candidates will enjoy a flexible shedule with shifts available for day, evening, and overnight.



Living & Learning Communities

Preston Residential College is seeking a highly motivated, energetic, and dedicated student to serve as our 2023 Summer Intern. Applicants must be pre-enrolled for a minimum of six (6) credit hours at the University of South Carolina- Columbia Campus for Fall 2023 and in good academic standing. In this role, the candidate will be responsible for serving as the main contact for prospective students and parents during the summer months (May – August). The candidate will also provide tours and answer questions that future Gamecocks have regarding the community. In addition, the candidate will be responsible for administrative tasks assigned by the Senior Assistant Principal.  




Residence Life

The Resident Assistant (RA) is a full-time student selected to serve as an advisor, referral resource, and positive role model to residents by exhibiting compassion and concern to guide them through their Carolina experience. Under direct supervision, the RA ensures the safety and security of residents through established protocols, provides administrative support and assists with larger departmental initiatives. Under general supervision and in alignment with the Carolina Residential Living Experience (CRLE) student engagement framework, the RA hosts events, shares important information, has intentional conversations with a focus on a group of 25 to 60 residents.

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The Neighborhood Service Specialist (NSS) is a full-time student selected to work in one or more of the Neighborhood Service Offices to provide customer service to residents and guests and perform administrative tasks to support hall staff as needed. The NSS position is an opportunity available for those that currently hold or have previously held an employment or leadership position in University Housing. Preference will be given to past Resident Assistants (previously Resident Mentors). 




Other Student Housing Jobs 

  • Assignments & Administration - SPURS, Summer Building Manager
  • Communications Marketing - Videographer, Video Editor,  Marketing Assistant
  • Information Technology - IT Technical Assistant

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