Residence Life Employment Opportunities

Professional Positions

Residence Hall Coodinator (RHC) – RHCs 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 Dillon Beckford or Valerie Reason.


Para-professional Positions

Resident Advisor (RA) – RAs 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 the Resident Advisor job description. Learn what past Lincoln RAs and RHCs have to say about the RA position:

Desk Assistant (DA) – DAs 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 DAs become interested in the RA position.  DAs 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

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

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

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