Student employment opportunities


Join the Residential Life, Housing & Food Services team

How to apply

All student leadership roles require that you are an active and current student at the University of Nevada, Reno.

Visit our Jobs page to explore detailed position descriptions and application instructions. Join our team and be a catalyst for positive change, leadership, and community building! 

Note: Some positions' compensation includes room and board and may interfere with any financial aid you may receive. It is your responsibility to consult the Financial Aid office to discuss any potential impacts.

Why choose us

Are you ready to make a real impact on the student experience at the University of Nevada, Reno? Dive into the heart of community building with Residence Life, Housing, and Food Services. Consider this more than just a job opportunity – it's a chance to contribute to a community dedicated to growth, inclusivity, and positive change. Our department is excited to offer compensated positions that acknowledge your commitment to leadership, ensuring your experience is not just rewarding but also professionally valuable.

We are looking for candidates who want to join our team as we work towards our commitment to equity:

"Residential Life, Housing and Food Services promotes and strives to sustain a culture that welcomes and embraces inclusivity. We are committed to continuously examining and dismantling the ways we perpetuate and participate in systemic oppression and work together to take a stand against issues of racism, power, privilege and systems of oppression to better support our community."

How we work

  1. Community-centric leadership:
    • We believe in the power of community to enhance the student living experience. As a student leader, you'll play a pivotal role in fostering a sense of belonging and support within our residential communities.
  2. Professional development opportunities:
    • We are committed to your growth and development. Through comprehensive training programs, workshops, and ongoing support, you'll acquire valuable skills in leadership, communication, conflict resolution, and teamwork.
  3. Inclusive and diverse environment:
    • Embrace a culture that celebrates diversity and inclusivity. We are dedicated to creating welcoming and affirming spaces where all students feel valued and respected.
  4. Networking and collaboration:
    • Connect with a network of like-minded individuals through various leadership roles, including Resident Assistant, Academic Mentor, RHA Board, and Community Assistant. Collaborate with professionals and fellow student leaders to create lasting connections.
  5. Student-centered approach:
    • Be part of a team that prioritizes the needs and well-being of our students. Your role will directly impact the student experience, contributing to a positive and enriching environment.