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For general questions regarding The Lincoln University's Human Resources department and open professional positions, visit the Human Resources page 

Professional Positions

Residence Hall Coodinator (RHC)

RHC's are full-time live in professional staff members.  They supervise Resident Advisors, advise Residence Hall Association, participate in a duty rotation, and help students with a variety of issues.  Questions regarding the Residence Hall Coordinator position should be directed to Mr. Timothy Lewis RHC Selection Committee Chair of Residence Life, at

Ms. Purnell, Ms. Williams, Ms. Kilpatrick & Mr. Harris at RA Training

Para-professional Positions

Resident Advisor (RA)

RA's are traditionally upperclassmen students who live on each floor and will provide residents with advice and support throughout the academic year. They help students struggling with challenges and connect them with the resources they need to be successful in their LU experience.  Questions regarding the Resident Advisor position should be directed to Mr. Jonathan Harris, RA Selection Committee chair of Residence Life, at

For more information on the job description please visit:
Resident Advisor Job Description

Learn what past Lincoln RA's and RHC's have to say about the RA position

Desk Assistant (DA)
DA's are students who assist the Residence Life staff.  DA's help with visitor sign in, bulletin boards, spreading the word about events and more.  In our experience, we notice students who start as DA's become interested in the RA position.  DA's can be paid through work study but is also available on the volunteer basis. Questions regarding the Desk Assistant position should be directed to Ms. Valerie Reason, Program Assistant of Residence Life, at

For more information on the job description please visit:
Desk Assistant Job Description

Communications and Marketing Intern
The communications and marketing intern will be responsible for the Residence Life image and marketing efforts, as well as developing a plan for and implementing the management of various marketing media. Additionally, the communications and marketing intern will help with special projects in the main office.  This position may require some evening and weekend hours.
 Interns are paid through federal work study.  Questions regarding the communications and marketing internship should be directed to Mr. Jonathan Harris, Residence Hall Coordinator & Intern Supervisor, Residence Life, at

For more information on the job description please visit:
Residence Life Communications & Marketing Intern Job Description

All positions are currently filled!!!

*The internship is paid through federal work aid but we are offering unpaid internships as well, that way it will not conflict with any other campus jobs you may have*

For more information on federal work study/ student employment please visit:
Student Employment Website

For further information on any of these positions, feel free to contact the Office of Residence Life at 




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