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Staff Positions Still Available!

Please complete the Residence Life application materials below.

CA or DA applications are completed by the applicant and returned to AC Nechele McClinton at mcclintonr@sfasu.edu. In the subject put your name and position desired. For example Jane Jack, CA.

Reference forms are completed by the applicant's references and returned to AC Nechele McClinton at mcclintonr@sfasu.edu In the subject put the applicant's name and Reference. For example Jane Jack, Reference.

In addition to completing the Residence Life application, you must also complete the Human Resources (HR) Application and choose an Interview slot.

If you have additional questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact the Selection Committee at mailto:reslife_selection@sfasu.edu

Community Assistant (for Fall 2016)

Application links are available now

CA Application and Timeline

Use your mySFA email when you register: Click here to sign up for Community Assistant Interviews

Community Assistant Interest Meeting dates:
Date Hall Time
February 2nd Steen Hall Lobby 7:00pm
February 3rd Lumberjack Village Conference Room 7:00pm

Community Assistant Timeline

The first week in February: Applications are available

February 24th: Applications are due

February 29th-March 4th: Individual CA interviews conducted
Design a Music door decoration and bring it to your interview.

April 4th-8th: Offer Letters will be sent out

April 18th at 5 pm: All New Hire paperwork (Offer Letter, Human Resource Card and ASAP verification forms) must be turned into AC Nechele in Mays Hall.

Desk Assistant (Fall 2016)

Application links are available now

Use your mySFA email when you register: Click here to sign up for Desk Assistant Interviews

Desk Assistant Interest Meeting dates:
Date Hall Time
February 2nd Steen Hall Lobby 7:00pm
February 3rd Lumberjack Village Conference Room 7:00pm

Desk Assistant Timeline

The first week in February: Applications are available

February 24th: Applications due

March 7th-11th: Individual DA interviews conducted

April 4th-8th: Offer Letters will be sent out

April 18th at 5 pm: All New Hire paperwork (Offer Letter, Human Resources Card and ASAP verification forms) must be turned into AC Nechele in Mays Hall.

All New Hire paperwork (HR and ASAP verification forms) must be turned in to AC Nechele McClinton in Mays Hall. If you have any additional questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact the Selection Committee at mailto:reslife_selection@sfasu.edu.

SUMMER STAFF NEEDED (Summer 2015)

Applications DUE April 22, 2015 to the Residence Life Department (1st floor of the Austin Building)

Parents Day Chair (for Spring/Fall 2015)

The Parents Day Chair is responsible for the planning and execution of Parents Day. Parents Day is an annual campus-wide event in which we invite families of SFA students to come enjoy a day of activities held throughout Nacogdoches.

The Residence Hall Association is looking for someone who is professional, fun, punctual, detailed oriented, motivated, excited, and creative. You will have to complete the paper application as well as a presentation including a theme, logo, and T-shirt design for the upcoming Parents Day. The Residence Hall Executive Board is here to help with any questions you may have in regards to Parents Day. Revised applications will be posted soon.

Frequently Asked Questions

Will I be notified if I am offered or denied the position?
Yes, you will receive official notification via your jacks e-mail account stating whether you have been offered or denied the position.
What if I have a hold on my account and cannot provide my transcript?
Let the Residence Life selection committee know ahead of time by emailing reslife_selection@sfasu.edu. An unofficial copy of your SFA transcript is acceptable.
What do I wear to my interview and group process interview?
Business attire is appropriate for the individual interview and business casual with closed-toed shoes is appropriate for group process portion of the interview . The group process will require moving around so please dress appropriately.
What are the requirements for the position?

Community Assistant Applicants must have at least 30 course credit hours, lived on a college campus for two semesters, be in good academic and disciplinary standing with the university, and a minimum 2.3 SFA GPA to work in upperclassmen residence halls - a 2.7 SFA GPA to work in freshman facilities (the only exception to the SFA GPA is transfer students).

Desk Assistant applicants are required to have a housing assignment for the semester for which they are applying, a minimum of a 2.3 SFA GPA (the exception to the SFA GPA is transfer students and first semester students), and be in good academic and disciplinary standing with the university.

What is the time commitment for the position?

Community Assistants work six hours per week at the desk for the residence hall to which they are assigned, duty on some weeknights and weekends as assigned by their supervisor, and throwing at least one program a month. CAs work an average of 20 hours per week. For more information, please refer to the job description located with the application.

Desk Assistants work as scheduled around their course schedule, but typically not to exceed 20 hours per week. For more information, please refer to the job description located with the application.

How will I be contacted?
All job related correspondence will be through your jacks e-mail account. Acceptance or decline of offers must come from your jacks e-mail account with the original offer included in the response.
How many positions are available?
The number of positions needing to be filled varies from semester to semester. There are approximately 127 Community Assistants on campus.
Can I request a specific building?
Community Assistants are hired by the Residence Life Department for the position, not for a particular residence hall. The department will place staff based upon the needs of the department.
What forms of Identification will I need to bring for Human Resource verification?
If you have a passport, that will verify you completely. If not, you'll need two official forms of identification such as your social security card and state driver's license, or your original birth certificate. For more information please refer to the Human Resources Website at http://www.uscis.gov/files/form/i-9.pdf.