Housing & Residence Life Intern-Temporary

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Housing & Residence Life Intern-Temporary

  • 498589
  • Professional Staff
  • Temporary
  • Opening at: Mar 29 2023 at 09:00 CDT
  • Student Affairs

Job Summary:

The ACUHO-I intern position at Texas Christian University (TCU) is designed to give a graduate student live-in hall director experience coupled with departmental projects in a professional position. Designed for approximately 30 hours per week, the intern will gain experience in processes and initiatives that reinforce the educational mission of the institution. The intern position requires enthusiasm, strong work ethic, and initiative to work collaboratively within Housing and Residence Life (HRL) and the Division of Student Affairs. The intern will establish goals and objectives for their experience and will be expected and encouraged to take initiative in completing projects and reaching his/her objectives. Evening and weekend hours are required.

Duties & Essential Job Functions:

1. Provides supervision for 6 to 16 student staff members.
2. Holds weekly 1:1 meetings with student staff members, as well as, educational discipline conversations when appropriate.
3. Oversees the Summer Housing Program, including assignments, check-ins/check-outs, safety checks, and other administrative responsibilities.
4. Assists with training programs.
5. Serves as liaison with other departments in Student Affairs.
6. Supervises summer staff.
7. Attends/leads staff meetings.
8. Assists in programming initiatives and evaluation.
9. Participates in and lead staff training for student staff.
10. Works with student discipline process.
11. Participates in after-hours emergency on call rotation for summer conferences.
12. Serves as liaison formally and informally with other departments in Student Affairs.
13. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Required Education & Experience:

• Bachelor’s degree

Preferred Education & Experience:

• None

Required Licensure/Certification/Specialized Training:

• None

Preferred Licensure, Certification, and/or Specialized Training:

• None

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

• Knowledge of customer service techniques.
• Knowledge of developmental issues of college-aged students.
• Knowledge of safety regulations.
• Knowledge of job-related policies and regulations.
• Skill in some or all components of Microsoft Office.
• Skill in Microsoft Windows navigation.
• Ability to manage multiple projects and meet deadlines.
• Ability to train and lead staff.

TCU Core Competencies:

University Core Competencies definitions may be found on the Human Resources website and in the staff performance management system.

Physical Requirements (With or Without Accommodations):

• Visual acuity to read information from computer screens, forms and other printed materials and information.
• Able to speak (enunciate) clearly in conversation and general communication.
• Hearing ability for verbal communication/conversation/responses via telephone, telephone systems, and face-to-face interactions.
• Manual dexterity for typing, writing, standing and reaching, flexibility, body movement for bending, crouching, walking, kneeling and prolonged sitting.
• Lifting and moving objects and equipment up to 10 lbs.

Work Environment:

• Work is indoors and sedentary and is subject to schedule changes and/or variable work hours.
• This role is an on-campus, in-person position.
• There are no harmful environmental conditions present for this job.
• The noise level in this work environment is usually moderate.

AA/EEO Statement:

As an AA/EEO employer, TCU recruits, hires, and promotes qualified persons in all job classifications without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ethnic origin, disability, genetic information, covered veteran status, or any other basis protected by law. 

TCU Annual Security Report & Fire Safety Report Notice of Availability

Texas Christian University is committed to assisting all members of the campus community in providing for their own safety and security. TCU’s Annual Security Report and Fire Safety Report is published in compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy & Campus Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act) and the Higher Education Opportunity Act. This report includes statistics for the previous three calendar years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus, in certain off-campus buildings owned or controlled by the University, and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus. The statements of policy contained within this report address institutional policies, procedures, and programs concerning campus security, alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, the reporting of crimes, emergency notifications and timely warning of crimes, sexual and interpersonal violence, and personal safety at TCU. Additionally, this report outlines fire safety systems, policies and procedures for on-campus housing facilities, as well as residence hall fire statistics. 

The Annual Security Report and Fire Safety Report can be found on the TCU Police Department website at, or a paper copy of the report may be obtained by contacting the TCU Police Department at 817-257-7930, or via email at

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