Full-Time Positions

Colorado State University is located in Fort Collins, Colorado and has an enrollment of 26,000 students. Housing & Dining Services is the largest department on campus with 400 full-time staff and 1,100 student and hourly staff. The department houses 6,500 students and oversees campus residence halls, apartments, residential dining services, conference services, and Pingree Park, Colorado State's mountain campus.The Assistant Director of Communications reports to the Director of Communications & Sustainability and is part of a dynamic, integrated communications team for Housing & Dining Services. The team manages graphic design, multimedia (web, social media, digital signs, etc.), public relations, media relations, marketing, and special events. The Assistant Director of Communications leads and supervises the Creative Team in the office, including both professional staff and student interns. The Creative Team is responsible for the design and coordination of all digital and print media for the department as well as the design and ...

Student Positions

We hire student hourly employees throughout the year. All student employees are paid competitive wages, can work around their class schedules, and gain valuable skills.

Student and Hourly Employment Application for Dining Services, Residence Life, and Operations Management positions

  • Dining Services - food service positions including cooking, serving, cleaning, and dishwashing. Call (970) 491-4754 for more information.
  • Residence Life - residence hall front desk positions. Speak to your hall's office manager for more information.
  • Operations Management- environmental services (custodial), maintenance operations, utility work, or administrative assistance. Call (970) 491-7171 for more information.
  • Conference Services - to inquire about student positions call (970) 491-6222 or visit www.conferences.colostate.edu
  • Pingree Park - to inquire about student positions call (970) 491-4747 or visit www.pingree.colostate.edu/employment.htm

Housing & Dining Services Overview

Mission Statement: To create dynamic Housing & Dining experiences that enhance personal growth and global engagement.

About Us: The Department of Housing & Dining Services is responsible for the management, finance, administration, and program development of all University housing facilities including:

  • 13 residence halls that house about 5,300 students
  • 6 dining centers and 2 express facilities that serve more than 12,000 meals a day
  • 800 apartment units in 3 apartment villages that house about 1,000 students and their families
  • 100+ conferences a year
  • Summer courses, conferences, and groups at Pingree Park, CSU's mountain campus 

Major areas of the department include Apartment Life, Conference Services, Dining Services, Operations Management, Pingree Park, Residence Life, and the RamCard Office. Housing & Dining Services has 1,500 employees (400 full-time employees and 1,100 part-time employees).