Interested in working at the desk as a Department of Residence Desk Assistant?  Or maybe, RETURNING TO ON CAMPUS HOUSING IN THE FALL?  Would you like to move in early?

We are looking for fall 2022 opening desk assistants. Move in as early as August 14 for no additional cost when you work at one of our residence hall/apartment community desks during fall 2022 opening, August 16 and 17.

A desk assistant provides information, mail services, and supportive administrative assistance to all residents. These functions are varied and extensive. A desk assistant also works closely with a staff of fellow hall desk employees and the hall desk supervisor to develop a cohesive team that serves the residents.

Pay is $13/hour. To apply, click here. Applications are open until May 16.

In addition to this opportunity, we also have openings for fall semester hourly shifts. If interested, apply for one or both positions here.

For more information, please contact the hall desk near you.

responsibilities and expectations

  • Acting as a resource person with knowledge about Iowa State University, as well as the residence hall activities, groups, meeting places, and offices
  • Sorting and distributing letters, packages, and special deliveries to residents
  • Managing hall desk monies and the sale of stamps and various other supplies
  • Handling student room, access and bathroom key checkout and replacement
  • Checking out tools, movies, games and various other intramural equipment
  • Dealing with student concerns as they may relate to the hall desk or residence hall system in general.