Positions for the 2019-2020 school year are filled.

Applications for the 2020-2021 school year will be available in mid-February 2020.

The application deadline for student life employment has been extended.

Eric Thorson, M.Ed.
Director of Residence Life

701-252-3467 ext. 5453

Residence Life Staff– We hire Assistant Resident Directors (ARDs) and Resident Assistants (RAs). These are student leaders that live in the residence halls and help build community, plan programs, and provide services for students in the halls. ARDs and RAs also help keep the Residence Halls safe and enforce policies as needed.

UJ Activities Board- Various positions available. Work with the Director of Student Activities and New Student Orientation to program various events throughout the year, including, but not limited to, homecoming, family weekend, Jimmy Jive week, dances, and other events.

Orientation Leaders- These positions work with the Director of Student Activities and New Student Orientation to plan and execute summer and fall orientation sessions for new students. The Leaders will lead groups of incoming students throughout their orientation experience.

Summer Conferencing Staff- Conference Services Assistants (CSAs) will spend the summer working directly with the Conference Services Coordinator to provide operational and administrative support to on campus camps, conferences, weddings, and meetings.

If you are interested in a position with student life, please contact Eric Thorson.

University of Jamestown at a glance

Financial Aid

  • Academic Scholarships
  • Athletic Scholarships
  • Fine Arts Performance Awards
  • Journey Awards

Campus Demographics

Placement Rate

1,100 students from 30 states and 20 countries
(Undergraduate 2017)

Student to Faculty Ratio - 12:1