Employment Opportunities

  • 2022-2023 RA applications open

    Applications are being accepted for the Resident Assistant (RA) positions for the 2022-2023 academic year. Applications are due Sunday, January 23 by 5:00 p.m., and interviews will be held in early February. Candidates will be interviewed when they have a complete application on file and two recommendation forms.

    Eligibility:

    • 2.6 cumulative GPA at the end of Spring 2022
    • Lived in residence halls for two semesters at the end of Spring 2022 (at any college or university)
    • Obtained 16 credits by the end of Spring 2022
  • 2022-2023 LCA applications open

    Applications are being accepted for the Learning Community Assistant (LCA) positions for the 2022-23 academic year. Applications are due Sunday, Jan. 30 by 11:59 p.m., and interviews will be held in early February. Candidates will be interviewed when they have a complete application and resume on file and two recommendation forms.

    Eligibility:

      • Minimum GPA of:
        • 3.0 for academic learning communities
        • 2.6 for Global and Spectrum LCAs
        • 2.6 (3.0 preferred) for Tate House
      • Lived in residence halls for two semesters at the end of Spring 2022 (at any college or university)
      • Obtained 16 credits by the end of Spring 2022

    Learn about the learning communities 

    LCA detailed position description

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