Employment Opportunities

Fall 2021 RA applications are open

Applications are being accepted for the 2021-22 school year. Candidates will be interviewed when they have a complete application file and two recommendation forms.


  • 2.6 cumulative GPA at the end of spring 2021
  • Lived in residence halls for two semesters at the end of spring 2021 (at any college or university)
  • Obtained 16 credits by the end of spring 2021

Housing and Residence Life at Western Michigan University employs more than 300 full- and part-time employees. Working in Housing and Residence Life is a tremendous experience, one where you will make great friends, have a lot of fun and make a difference in the lives of others. Residence hall and WMU Apartment positions are reserved for students living on campus.

Hourly and staff positions
Summer staff positions

Graduate and professional positions

Graduate assistant hall director
Hall director