Employment Opportunities


Interested in becoming a CA for Fall 2021 - Spring 2022?

Applications are due by Tuesday, February 23, 2021

Position Overview

The overall goal of a Community Assistant is to serve as a peer educator and helper while facilitating the personal and academic growth and development of residential students. CAs are chosen on the basis of leadership experiences, interpersonal skills, interest in working with students to develop a positive floor/hall/apartment community, and willingness to be actively involved in their own personal growth and development. CAs are expected to live out the CORE Values of the Office of Residence Life: Service, Caring, Respect, Dedication, Integrity, Inclusion and Education.

What do CA's do?

  • Community building
    • Build relationships with residents
    • Programming
  • Respond to residents needs
  • Staff responsibilities
    • Attend all trainings and staff development activities
    • Assist with all openings and closings
    • Weekly staff meetings
    • Periodic meetings with GHD
    • Outside tasks
  • On-call
    • One night a week and every other weekend
      • includes 2-3 hour desk shift
    • Apartment CAs work front desk daytime shifts
  • Crisis response
  • Generally available to residents

Payment Package

  • Room fee waived
    • Residence Hall-single occupancy, Suites/Apartments - single bedrooms
    • Apartments include a utility fee waiver
  • Stipend of $7.75/hour for 14 hours/week

CA Eligibility Requirements

  • 2.40 cumulative GPA as of January 2021
  • In good discipline standing with the university
  • Available for the entire academic year

Hiring Process Timline

Date Time Process Details
Wednesday, February 17, 2021 9:15P CA Interest Session 1 ZOOM: 925 7366 1804
Thursday, February 18, 2021 9:15P CA Interest Session 2 ZOOM: 923 2172 3678
Sunday, February 21, 2021 7:00P Live Instagram Q&A Session Instagram: @bloomu.caselect
Tuesday, February 23, 2021 4:00P CA Applications are due Apply Now
Saturday, February 27, 2021 8:00A - 6:00P Round 1 Interviews ZOOM
Monday, March 8, 2021 -
Friday, March 12, 2021
  Round 2 Interviews ZOOM
Tuesday, March 23, 2021   CA position notifications Email
Tuesday, March 30, 2021   Deadline to accept CA position  
Tuesday, April 6, 2021   CA/Core CA placement notifications  
Sunday, April 11, 2021   Teambuilding Day More information TBA

Deadline to apply has passed

Questions? Contact Kayleigh Warg Stouffer, Area Coordinator, at kwarg@bloomu.edu or (570) 389-4846