Residence Hall Directors (RD)

Residence Directors at Shippensburg University are each responsible for the overall supervision of one residence hall. Their role is to create a community environment that assists students in meeting their social, academic, cultural, and personal goals. Click here for more information.

Resident Assistants (RA)

Resident Assistants are undergraduate members of the Residence Hall Staff who reside within the residence halls. They play an important role in the development of residence hall life and have broad responsibilities for the social, academic, and emotional growth of the students who reside on their floor.  

For more information, please visit the RA Selection page

Desk Assistants (DA)

Desk Assistant Application 

Desk assistants are undergraduate students who work at the front desk of each residence hall. They are supervised by the building's residence director and work 1 p.m.-1 a.m. weekdays or 3 p.m.-3 a.m. on weekends.

The desk assistants are also responsible for the hall's equipment, signing-in visitors, providing information to guests, and handling mail for the building.  Please contact the Resident Director of the Hall you are interested in working in to get an application.

Graduate Assistantships

The Dean of Students Office employs Graduate Assistants to provide service in: Drug & Alcohol Education; Greek Affairs; International Student Services; New Student Orientation; Student Conduct & Mediation; Volunteer Services; Multicultural Education and Character Education, and ResNet. For more information, visit the graduate school page.