Community Assistant - Knights Hall

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School/Department: Housing & Residence Life
Primary Location: Cochran
Position: Student
Job Type: Part Time
Position Close Date: Until Filled

JOB SUMMARY: This is a part-time, non-benefited position with flexible hours (Will work an average of 19 hours per week).  Employee in this position is responsible for the assistance and supervision of Resident Assistants within the residence hall at Middle Georgia State University.


  • Developing relationships with Academic Affairs and Student Success.
  • Assist and supervises the Resident Assistants (RA) within the residence hall.
  • Assist resident Assistants (RA’s) and Resident Life Coordinators (RLC’s) in community development and programmatic efforts.
  • Create a caring environment conducive to academic pursuits and to the personal development of students.
  • Assist with the enforcement of university regulations and maintenance of order and discipline in the resident halls.
  • Promote a secure environment within the residence hall.
  • Serves as a Campus Security Authority (CSA)
  • Performs other related duties.


  • High school diploma required.
  • Must be a current enrolled MGA student
  • Must be enrolled in 6 or more semester hours per semester
  • Must have a GPA of 2.0 or greater
  • Experience in working with residential students required.
  • Leadership and peer counseling skills required.
  • Ability to establish and maintain rapport with students, faculty and staff.
  • Effective interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills required.
  • Knowledge and skills required by the position include:
  • Knowledge of event/program planning;
  • Knowledge of budget management principles;
  • Skill in the training and supervision of the personnel;
  • Skill in decision making and problem solving;
  • Skill in building interpersonal relationships with residents;


  • Associates degree preferred.
  • Knowledge of Middle Georgia State University residence hall policies.

TO APPLY: Applicants for all Student Worker jobs are required to have completed a FAFSA for this academic year.  Interested applicants should complete an online application at  Please put the position you are applying for as “Community Assistant - Knights Hall”. 

Equal Employment Opportunity: Middle Georgia State University is an equal employment, equal access, and equal educational opportunity. It is the policy of the Middle Georgia State University to recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to race, color, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, gender, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or veteran status as required by applicable state and federal laws (including Title VI, Title VII, Title IX, Sections 503, and 504, ADEA, ADA, E.O. 11246, and Rev. Proc. 75-50). 

For questions or more detailed information regarding this policy, please contact the Middle Georgia State University Office of Human Resources at 478.471.2010. Individuals requiring disability related accommodations for participation in any event or to obtain print materials in an alternative format, please contact Human Resources. 

Other Information: Every member of the USG community is required to adhere to the USG Statement of Core Values - Integrity, Excellence, Accountability, and Respect - that form and guide the daily work of the organization.  

Middle Georgia State University is committed to four core values in what we do and represent: CORE VALUES: Stewardship - Engagement - Adaptability - Learning 

Background Check: Employment offer is contingent upon completing a background investigation including a criminal background check demonstrating your employment eligibility with MGA, as determined by MGA in its sole discretion, confirmation of the credentials and employment history reflected in your application material and, if applicable, a satisfactory credit check. 


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