Humboldt State University

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Housing & Residence Life

Current Residents

Current Residents: Housing Employment Opportunities

The Housing Department at HSU offers many great job opportunities for students. Did you know we give preference in hiring to our residents?

Below is information on positions within the department of Housing and Dining. For current job openings, please visit the Career Center Springboard job site.

Student Employment Application (pdf) - for most all Housing student positions, with the exception of Residence Life and Conference Services. Please complete one application for each postion.

Maintenance Worker

Under the direction of the Maintenance Supervisor, the Student Maintenance Worker performs a variety of tasks: analyzing problems with plumbing, electrical, and buildings accurately and taking prompt, effective action; maintaining a clean work environment --free of hazards; handling tools and equipment safely; effectively using drills, saws, hand tools, and ladders.

Resident Services

Under the direction of the Residence Services Coordinator, the Resident Services student staff serves as the front-line person with duties such as: answering telephones, greeting the public, answering questions, referring students and visitors to appropriate Housing staff and other campus departments, filing documents, preparing mailers, photocopying, faxing and collating documents, working in the JGC and College Creek mailrooms and operating the specialized in-house computer system.

ResNet Computing Consultant (RCC)

The Humboldt State University Residential Computer Network (ResNet) was created to aid students' academic success by providing a means to access HSU computing resources and the Internet. Residential Computing Consultants (RCCs) at HSU are selected to assist the ResNet Coordinator in providing technical services to students living in the residence halls.

Student Carpet Cleaner/Furniture Mover

Under the direction of the Lead Custodian, the Student Carpet Cleaner/Furniture Mover performs the following duties: moving furniture in preparation of new furniture arrivals, replacing carpet, preparing for special events, and operating carpet-cleaning machinery.

Student Grounds Worker

Under the direction of the Lead Grounds Worker, the Student Grounds Worker performs a variety of tasks in maintaining the landscaped areas around the residence hall facilities: assisting with hauling of debris, landscaping, mowing lawns, pruning, and many other duties related to maintaining the residence halls' outdoor environment.

Summer Housekeeper

Under the direction of the Housekeeping Supervisor, the Summer Housekeeper readies the residence hall facilities in preparation for our summer conference programs. Duties include: cleaning common areas in all facilities on a regular basis, and continually preparing rooms for conference guest arrivals.

Residence Life

As an office within the Department of Housing, Residence Life employ over 80 student staff in several unique positions to implement our mission. Each position comes with different responsibilities and compensation, but serves an equally important role. Please visit to read more about each position, review the application processes and determine what is best for you.