Utah State University

Resident Assistant

City Blanding Campus
Posted Date 4 weeks ago(7/15/2022 4:34 PM)
Requisition ID
# of Openings
Job Locations
Category (Portal Searching)
Student Programs & Services
Position Type
Non-benefited (hourly) Part-Time
Job Classification
Percent of Time or Hours per Week
USU Blanding
USU Blanding
Advertised Salary
Room and Board


This is a part time (10-12hrs/week), 12 month live-in position. Under the direction of Housing Director and coordinating with the Student Life Director, R.A.'s will supervise their "Hall" consisting of 36-74 students. Responsible for policy enforcement while promoting a safe and diverse living environment.

The compensation package is:
• 1 Bedroom Apartment
• 10 meals per week dining card per semester
• All utilities, cable TV, and wireless internet are provided


The compensation package is valued at $1400-$1880 (depending on hall) for housing and $1,315 for dining (a 10 meal plan).


  • Study, understand and be familiar with terms and conditions of occupancy contract; actively enforce those rules as needed.
  • Set the example by adhering to all college and residence rules.
  • Assist with check-in and check-out of students.
  • Keep personal room in compliance with room inspection standards.
  • Perform bi-weekly room inspections.
  • Ensure halls and common areas are kept clean.
  • Assist students with maintenance issues.
  • Help resolve problems that may arise between residents.
  • In cooperation with the Student Life Director, organize and be involved in bi-weekly dorm activities and study groups.
  • Communicate with campus security and housing management in maintaining a safe, clean, and comfortable living environment.
  • Assist with summer programs and other events as needed.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Able to communicate and work with people from various backgrounds and cultures.
  • Able to resolve complaints and concerns in a professional manner while maintaining confidentiality.
  • Able to adhere to University housing policies and procedures and be a good example to students residing in on-campus housing.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Currently enrolled student/students with USU Blanding preferred.
  • Experience with program development and/or in housing setting preferred.
  • Married couples are strongly encouraged to apply.

Required Documents

Along with the online application, please attach:

1. Resume to be uploaded at the beginning of your application in the CandidateProfile under “Resume/CV


**Document size may not exceed 10 MB.**

Advertised Salary

Room and Board

University Highlights

Utah State University (USU) was founded in 1888 and is Utah’s land-grant and space-grant university. USU is one of only 146 research institutions in the U.S. classified as R1 “very high research activity” by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. As one of the two premier research institutions in Utah, USU provides a high-quality education at an affordable price. With its main campus in Logan, the university serves approximately 27,500 students, including 24,255 undergraduates and 3,171 graduate students. USU Online has served students from all 50 states and 55 countries for 25 years.


USU’s statewide system features three residential campuses, 30 total campus locations, and 23 Extension education centers. The university employees 903 full-time faculty members, 124 executive administrators, and 1,649 full-time support staff. USU offers 115 undergraduate majors, as well as 91 master’s and 42 doctoral degrees. Learn more about USU.


A core characteristic of USU is engagement with communities and people in economic development, improvements to quality of life, and human capital. Through the practical application of knowledge, the University and its faculty engage and share expertise with the state, nation, and world, preserving the historical land-grant tradition of partnering with communities to address critical societal issues in the interest of the public good.


The USU main campus is located in beautiful Logan, Utah, a city of about 50,000 situated in a picturesque mountain valley about 80 miles north of Salt Lake City. Outstanding recreational opportunities abound in the nearby mountains and proximate region.


USU is sensitive to the needs of dual career couples and provides a Dual Career Assistance program to support careers for partners who are also seeking employment.


USU endeavors to provide reasonable accommodations to ensure equal access in all aspects of employment to qualified persons with disabilities. To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability, please contact the university’s ADA Coordinator in the Human Resource office at 435-797-0122 or submit a request at hr@usu.edu.


USU Land Acknowledgment

Please visit our website to learn about Utah State’s land acknowledgment of the eight tribes of Utah.


Notice of Non-discrimination

In its programs and activities, including in admissions and employment, Utah State University does not discriminate or tolerate discrimination, including harassment, based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by University policy, Title IX, or any other federal, state, or local law.

The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the application of Title IX and its implementing regulations and/or USU’s non-discrimination policies:


Executive Director of the Office of Equity Matthew Pinner, discrimination@usu.edu, Distance Education Rm. 401, 435-797-1266

Title IX Coordinator Hilary Renshaw, titleix@usu.edu, Distance Education Rm. 404, 435-797-1266

Mailing address: 5100 Old Main Hill, Logan, UT 84322

For further information regarding non-discrimination, please visit https://equity.usu.edu/, or contact:

U.S. Department of Education, Office of Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, 800-421-3481, OCR@ed.gov

U.S. Department of Education, Denver Regional Office, 303-844-5695, OCR.Denver@ed.gov


*Updated 08/2022


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