Housing & Residence Life and the office of Orientation & New Student Programs provide leadership opportunities for students seeking employment throughout the year. Each year we hire approximately 325 students – will you be among those selected to join our team? Please learn more about these positions and consider applying today.
Resident AdvisorsResident Advisors (RAs), identified through a peer-driven selection process, build strong residential communities that value honor and student self-governance.
Learn more about becoming a Resident Advisor
Senior Resident StaffSenior resident staff, including Chair, Vice-Chairs, and Senior Residents, work with HRL professional staff to develop the vision for the residence life program.
Apply for promotion to a senior staff position
Orientation LeadersOrientation Leaders (OLs) serve as guides for new students making the transition to the diverse academic, intellectual and social culture of the University.
Apply to be an Orientation Leader
These positions are often the first step in a multi-year commitment with Housing & Residence Life. We place a great deal of trust in our students, and we value the contributions they make to our department.
The University of Virginia does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, gender identity, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family and genetic information, in its programs and activities. See the Notice of Non-Discrimination and Equal Opportunity for more information.