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Summer employment in Residence Life

Residence Life offers employment opportunities during UNCSA's Summer Intensives program. Those interested will need to complete an employment application, submit three references and a current resume.

Employment Opportunities

Resident Counselor

The Resident Counselor is a temporary part-time summer staff member of the Residence Life Programs department of UNCSA. They are responsible for the general supervision and management of a residential area housing 16-40 junior high and high school students. Resident Counselors must be responsible, respected, excellent role models and have good time management and interpersonal skills. As well as role modeling, Resident Counselors provide social programming for their community and are responsible for decorating and preparing the halls for the students’ arrivals and for designing informative and entertaining bulletin boards during the summer session.

Resident Counselors also will be responsible for completing collaborative weekday and weekend programming for all residential students. In addition, Resident Counselors work office shifts in which they are responsible for answering phones, providing excellent customer service for students, parents, and visitors, signing student’s permission forms for leaving campus and various other administrative tasks. The Resident Counselor position is a 6-week, live-in position beginning June 12, 2018 and ending on July 21, 2018.

Employment Application

Summer Activities Counselor

The role of the Summer Activities Counselor is to provide appropriate supervision and support for all programs, activities, events, and off-campus trips for students attending UNCSA’s Summer Session Program. The Event Staff position is a 6-week, live-on position beginning June 12, 2018 and ending on July 21, 2018.

Employment Application

Residence Life Summer Assistant

The Residence Life Summer Assistant (RSLA) is a temporary part-time summer staff member of the Residence Life Programs department of UNCSA. The job is extremely busy prior to the opening of summer session and fall semester. The RSLA position is a 16-week position beginning May 7, 2018 and ending on Aug. 18, 2018. Team members will be assigned specific weeks to work during peak turn over times.

Key duties:

  • Perform preparatory work for maintenance, painting and housekeeping activities, including gathering equipment, materials and supplies, loading and unloading materials and laying out materials and equipment for projects.
  • Perform a variety of routine physical labor tasks, depending upon area of assignment, including posting general notices, picking up litter and debris, painting curbs, painting walls, replacing light bulbs, emptying trash bins and performing minor custodial work.
  • Perform cleanup at the end of the day or when the job is completed, including picking up tools, spills, and debris, cleaning work areas and performing touch-up work as needed.
  • Clean all rooms, suites and apartments in preparation for summer camps and new students.
  • Keep all storage areas clean and organized.
  • Perform special duties as deemed necessary by the Associate/Assistant Directors of Housing Operations.
  • May operate a vehicle for pickup and delivery duties.

Employment Application



For Resident Counselor and Summer Activities staff:

Date Process
Feb. 1, 2018 Applications are available
March 10, 2018 by 5 p.m. Deadline to submit applications
mid-March Interviews with candidates
early April Notification of hiring decisions
April 13, 2018 by 5 p.m. Intent forms for summer employment due

For Residence Life Summer Assistants

Date Process
Feb. 26, 2018 Applications are available
March. 16, 2018 by 5 p.m. Deadline to submit applications
March 19-30, 2018 Interviews with candidates
April 2, 2018 Notification of hiring decisions

Applications can be emailed, mailed or hand-delivered.

  • Email address:  For the subject put: Summer RC/Events and the job you are applying for
  • Mailing address:
    Summer Intensives Staff Hiring
    Residence Life Programs
    1533 S Main St
    Winston-Salem, NC 27127
  • Delivery location: Residence Life Programs Office 334, which is located on the top floor of Hanes Student Commons near the Pickle Jar.