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Student Staff

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Work Where You Live!

Residence Life has several different types of student staff positions. Student staff members work with students daily and often live in the residence halls to assist with day-to-day life and build community in the halls.

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    Resident Assistant

    The Resident Assistant (RA) position at Colorado State University-Pueblo is a student leadership opportunity sponsored by the Office of Residence Life and Housing. Residence Life at CSU-Pueblo strives to create a positive environment for students by providing staff, programs, services, and facilities that promote and support educational, social and cultural development. The RA's primary responsibility is for the development of a living/learning community atmosphere in a residential setting of 20-40 people.

    An RA can expect about 20 hours of work per week within their residence hall. An RA's time is primarily spent:

    • Providing educational and social programs for residents
    • Engage with students through intentional interactions
    • Being on duty in the residential community
    • Being available to residents
    • Maintaining effective and positive relationships with residents
    • Referring students to campus resources
    • Enforcing the University's discipline philosophy

    A successful Resident Assistant willingly acts as a role model for other students by striving for excellence in their position and living according to the standards outlined in the University Code of Conduct.

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    Senior Staff

    The Senior Staff (SS) position at Colorado State University-Pueblo is a student leadership opportunity sponsored by the Office of Residence Life and Housing. Residence Life at CSU-Pueblo strives to create a positive environment for students by providing staff, programs, services, and facilities that promote and support educational, social and cultural development.

    Through this valuable learning experience, the Senior Staff assist the Professional Staff, Resident Assistants, and other students by:

    • Serving as a liaison to the professional staff
    • Serving as a resource for fellow staff members
    • Assisting the Professional Staff with the operational and programmatic goals of the department

    A successful Senior Staff member willingly acts as a role model for Resident Assistants, Alternate Resident Assistants, and other students by striving for excellence in their position and living according to the standards outlined in the University Code of Conduct.

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    Desk Assistant

    The Desk Assistant (DA) position at Colorado State University-Pueblo is a position where DA's work the front desk of their assigned residence hall and help maintain the security of the building while providing friendly customer service for the residents of the hall.

    Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

    • Signing in residents’ guests
    • Inform visitors and students of all campus services or refer them
    • Offer prompt and courteous customer service to everyone
    • Identify and report emergencies, disruptive behavior, and maintenance problems
    • Supporting Residence Life staff members
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    Work Crew

    The Work Crew assist the Office of Residence Life and Housing with various maintenance and custodial needs.

    Specific duties for are listed below:

    • Preparation of facilities and hall rooms
    • General minor repair work to halls
    • Weekly building walkthroughs
    • Provide customer service and emergency support
    • Miscellaneous administrative duties
    • Other duties as assigned

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