Employment with Apartment Life affords staff members with the opportunity to build career and life skills including: 

  • Building community
  • Leadership skills
  • Developing intercultural competencies
  • Critical thinking and communication
  • Student development
  • Program development

Apartment Life offers a variety of employment opportunities and approximately 40 positions are available each year. Some positions are live-in and other positions are hourly. All staff members receive supervision and extensive required training to serve as resources for our apartment life residents.

Our annual selection process begins in January.

Position Requirements and Compensation

  • 10-20 flexible work hours per week including days, nights, and weekends (required summer training - dates to be announced - may increase work hours to 30 per week)
  • Resident staff live-in positions receive rent credit as compensation
  • To apply to live-in positions potential staff members must meet eligibility requirements to live with Apartment Life
  • Positions are one year contacts that typically begin in July with required summer training 
  • Applicants must be eligible to work in the United States
  • Hourly positions typically  begin at $8.31 per hour and require student status at Colorado State University 

Not all positions are available each year.

To Apply

Apartment Life Recruitment Timeline

  • Beginning December 21, 2016 information sessions for available positions will occur across various locations on campus (see Information Sessions below).
  • Beginning January 21, 2017 required workshop session will begin (see Workshop Sessions below).

Applications are due Monday, March 6, 2017 by 11:59pm

 

March - April 2017

  • Apartment Life interviews will occur to be considered for a staff position for the 2017 – 2018 year
  • Apartment Life staff contracts are for a 12 month period.

April - May 2017

  • Offer letters are sent to applicants

July 2017

  • Required staff training begins!

Information session – Recommend for all interested applicants to attend one

Information sessions cover:

  • The mission, vision, and values of Apartment Life and Housing & Dining Services at Colorado State University.
  • Information on what occurs at workshop sessions, the required training dates for summer 2017 training, will be able to ask questions of current Apartment Life staff, learn about available positions, sign-up for a required workshop, and much more!

Wednesday, December 21, 2016
International House Lobby – 1400 W. Elizabeth
5:30pm – 6:30pm

 

Wednesday, January 18, 2017 
Lory Student Center, Room 308
1:00pm – 2:00pm

 

Monday, January 23, 2017
Lory Student Center, Rooms 226 & 228
4:00pm – 5:00pm

 

Tuesday, January 24, 2017
Aggie Village Walnut Building - 501 W. Lake St.
5:00pm – 6:00pm

 

Saturday, February 4, 2017
Aggie Village Walnut Building - 501 W. Lake St.
11:30am – 12:30pm

 

Wednesday, February 15, 2017
University Village Center – 1600 W. Plum
5:00pm – 6:00pm

 

Thursday, February 23, 2017
Aggie Village Family Center – 500 W. Prospect Road
5:30pm – 6:30pm

 

Workshop Sessions - Required to attend one session to apply (sign up at the information session or email sst.apartmentlife@gmail.com)

All interested applicants must attend a workshop session prior to applying for a staff positions. Apartment Life workshops provide an opportunity for interested applications to learn more about the community development, programming, responsibilities, how to apply, and much more about being an Apartment Life staff member. 

Saturday, January 21, 2017
University Village Center – 1600 W. Plum
8:00am – Noon

 

Saturday, January 28, 2017
Aggie Village Family Center – 500 W. Prospect Road
8:00am – Noon

 

Thursday, February 16, 2017
International House Lobby – 1400 W. Elizabeth
5:00pm – 9:00pm

 

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Aggie Village Walnut Building - 501 W. Lake St.
6:00pm – 10:00pm

 

Saturday, February 25, 2017
Palmer Center – 1005 W. Laurel Street
1:00pm – 5:00pm 

 

Open positions that occur prior to the new hiring cycle, which begins in January 2017, will be posted on Student Employment Services website
  • Click on "Student Job Listings"
  • Positions will also be posted via Apartment Life publications

Resident Staff

Community Coordinator

The primary responsibility of the CC is to develop a healthy and inclusive community in their designated area.  CCs create an environment that enhances students’ learning and development and serve as liaisons between the residents in their areas and the Managers of their apartment areas.

 

Youth Program Coordinator

The primary responsibility of the YPC is to develop a healthy and inclusive community through ongoing programs for area children, create an environment that enhances children’s development, learning, and civil behavior, and act as a liaison between residents and the Managers of their apartment areas.

 

Spouse & Partner Coordinator – Family Housing

The primary responsibility of the SPC is to support the spouses and partners of Aggie Village Family and University Village residents through programming to meet this group’s specific needs. The SPC will work with resident staff and outside organizations to provide excellent services to the spouses and partners living in Aggie Village Family and University Village.

Hourly Positions

Central Resource Staff

The CRS is a student staff members that is responsible for serving as a resource for programs within their assigned apartment area. Programmatic support can include assisting with educational, cultural, social and/or intergenerational programs and resources. The CRS position is designed to complement the efforts of the apartment area staff.

 

Graphic Designer

The primary responsibilities of the Apartment Life Communications and Media Staff (CMS) include working on the newsletter, promotion, and publicity of events. The CMS (Graphic Design) will focus primarily on creating flyers, posters, website, brochures, invitations, and other publicity materials as requested.

 

Newsletter Coordinator

The primary responsibilities of the Apartment Life Communications and Media Staff (CMS) include primarily working on the newsletter, promotion, and publicity of events. The CMS will create the design and layout of each newsletter, edit the articles submitted for the newsletter, and distribute the two monthly newsletters, Keeping In Touch (apartment newsletter) and The AL Star Chronicles (newsletter for Apartment Life Staff).

 

Manager’s Assistant

The manager’s assistant is an hourly student staff member who assists the Resident Manager and Assistant Resident Manager of one of our apartment community areas with administrative and community development tasks.

 

Community Pride Coordinator

The primary responsibility of the CPC is to develop a sense of pride and healthy environment in our community. CPC is highly committed to the enhancement and the aesthetics of our community, environment and programs. CPC is responsible for programs mainly related to the Garden Club and the Flower Beds and patio enhancement.

 

Groundskeeper

The groundskeeper position is an hourly student staff member who is part of their assigned apartment area staff focused on the maintenance of apartment community grounds and the physical environment.

 

Office Assistant

The office assistant is a student staff member that acts as a resource for residents and guests. Emphasis is placed on providing customer first service and following policies and procedures as indicted by Apartment Life.