Student Staff Recruitment

Student Staff Application

Academic Year Student Staff Applications are now open.

To apply for a student staff position you must submit an application, resume, cover letter, and three references. Completed materials should be turned into the Office of Housing and Residence Life located at Cramer Hall (1325 Cramer Circle). Applications close on Friday, January 20th at noon. 

Academic Year Student Staff Application - Word Document

Academic Year Student Staff Application - PDF

Academic Year Student Staff Reference Form - Word Document

Academic Year Student Staff Reference Form - PDF


Student Staff Selection

Selection Requirements:

  • All Student Staff Applicants must have lived on-campus for at least 2 semesters (can include current semester).
  • All Student Staff Applicants must have earned a minimum 2.3 Semester GPA and 2.5 Cumulative GPA for consideration of employment.
  • Student Staff Employees must maintain a 2.3 Semester GPA and 2.5 Cumulative GPA during employment.
  • Prior to completing a Student Staff Application Form, be sure to understand the responsibilities and commitment involved in each position you apply.
  • All selection & hiring correspondence, including offers of employment/student staff position, will be sent via FSU Email. Please be certain your FSU Email account is working properly and you check your account frequently.
  • If offered employment/student staff position, you must have appropriate identification and bank information available to complete job acceptance paperwork. (Must be official, government issued documents)

Identification Needed:

  • Your Passport
    OR
  • State Issued Drivers License/State Issued Identification Card AND
    • Social Security Card
      OR
    • Birth Certificate

Bank Information Needed:

  • Checking or Savings Account Number and Bank's Routing Number (Mandatory Direct Deposit for Payroll)
  • If you have questions about student staff positions or the student staff selection process, please contact your Resident Advisor, your Hall Director or Lisa Ortiz at (231) 591-3745 or lisaortiz@ferris.edu.

Rehire Application

Selection Requirements:

  • All Student Staff Applicants must be a current member of a student staff.
  • All Student Staff Applicants must have earned a minimum 2.5 Cumulative GPA for consideration of employment.
  • Student Staff Employees must maintain a 2.3 Semester GPA and 2.5 Cumulative GPA during employment.
  • Prior to completing a Student Staff Application Form; be sure to understand the responsibilities and commitment involved in each position you apply.
  • Senior RA positions will require an additional 30 minute interview in addition to their rehire presentation.

Student Staff Position Descriptions

Desk Service Assistants (DSA)
Desk Service Assistant Job Description
Desk Service Assistant Application Form

Resident Advisor (RA)
Resident Advisor Job Description

Suite Advisor (SA)
Suite Advisor Job Description

Desk Service Manager (DSM)
Desk Service Manager Job Description

Senior Resident Assistant (SRA)
Senior Resident Advisor Job Description

Apartment Manager (AM)
Apartment Manager Job Description

Desk Service Manager-Apartment Manager (DSM -AM)
Desk Serrice Manager-Apartment Manager Job Description


Summer Student Staff Position Descriptions

Summer Resident Advisor (SuRA)
Summer Resident Advisor Job Description

Summer Suite Advisor (SSA)
Summer Suite Advisor Job Description

Summer Camp Assistant (SCA)
Summer Camp Assistant Job Description

Summer Excel Resident Advisor (SERA)
Summer Excel Resident Advisor Job Description