The Housing Assistant (HA) position requires mature individuals who are willing to serve the needs of the residents living Apartment Housing, a total of approximately 300 apartments. Courtesy, patience and the ability to get along with people are essential. The HA appointed would receive full rent remission for his/her share of the apartment rent. Each applicant must be a current resident of Apartment Housing, must be a registered student or student spouse, and must be paid up in all IU bursar accounts. Office responsibilities encompass the major portion of the work. The Housing Assistant is also responsible for securing the building each evening and performing an inspection of the building each night when the office closes. The successful candidate/s must display an excellent command of the English language. Knowledge of other languages might be helpful but not required.
The HA appointed will receive full rent remission for their share of the apartment rent.
Note: P resent full-time and some part-time employees of Indiana University may not be eligible for this position.
Currently enrolled as a student at Indiana University with a contract to live in Apartment Housing for at least one year.
Ability to effectively communicate and exchange information.
Housing Assistants are responsible for office work (except University East and 3rd and Union) and on call duty every second week. A duty week involves office work as following: Monday-Friday -- 05:00 to 09:00 PM; Saturday -- 10:00 AM to 05:00 PM; Sunday -- 04:00 to 09:00 PM, including holidays. Thus, the total number of office duty work will come to 16 hours for each HA. In addition, they will also be on-call duty during the week from 09:00 PM to 08:00 AM. One of the two HAs will be on duty and the other on backup during the duty week. It is emphasized that both HAs will have to be present in the building during the duty week. It will be left to the mutual understanding of the two HAs to divide (paid) office hours equally (16 hours each) as well as (unpaid) on-call duty hours. HAs may also be asked to fill in during the day at times if they can, but this is never required. This job requires work in summers and holidays. (Note: these times may be changed or modified due to evolving COVID-19 situation).
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there may be differences in the working conditions as advertised in our standard job postings (e.g., the ability to travel from one campus to another, etc.). If you are invited for an interview, please discuss your questions or concerns regarding the working conditions at that time.
This posting is scheduled to close at 11:59 pm EST on the advertised Close Date. This posting may be closed at any time at the discretion of the University, but will remain open for a minimum of 5 business days. To guarantee full consideration, please submit your application within 5 business days of the Posted Date.
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