Summer Employment

Summer is busy time for University Housing with camps and conferences staying in our residence halls.  University Housing is looking for proactive, energetic student leaders willing to foster community, represent the campus well and ensure that our many guests have a great experience while at Appalachian State University.  Below are our summer employment opportunities:

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Summer Positions

Conference Assistants (CAs):

Conference Assistants provide customer service and assistance to individuals and groups participating in summer camps and conferences hosted at Appalachian. As a member of the summer conference staff, CAs are responsible for a variety of administrative and public relations functions including coordinating the check-in and check-out of conference guests, conducting before and after room checks for damages, completing appropriate paperwork, inventorying room keys, and responding to guest needs.

  • Conference Assistant applications are not being accepted at this time.

Conference Coordinators (CCs):

Conference Coordinators manage summer conference operations for University Housing. During the summer, the majority of the residence halls are occupied by conference guests ranging in age from early teens to late adulthood who participate in short and long term workshops and institutes organized by the Office of Conference & Camp Services (CCS). Conference Coordinators supervise 7-10 undergraduate Conference Assistants, attend meetings with CCS, organize prep/de-prep and check-in/out processes for each assigned conference, and work to meet the needs of both staff and guests.

  • Conference Coordinator applications are not being accepted at this time.

Summer Resident Assistants (RAs):

Summer RAs are each responsible for a floor or living area within the designated summer residence hall at Appalachian. As the front-line University Housing staff member in their assigned area, the summer RA is responsible for serving as a mentor and guide for approximately 40 residents. The summer RA is responsible for facilitating a cooperative and considerate community environment. To achieve this goal, the summer RA is expected to initiate relationships with residents, plan and encourage participation in floor and hall programs, and inform residents of University and departmental policies. In addition, the summer RA assists with the personal and academic concerns of students, mediates interpersonal conflicts, and serves as an information resource.

  • Summer RA applications are not being accepted at this time.





Contact Us

Rm. 321, John E. Thomas Hall
P.O. Box 32111
287 Rivers St.
Boone, NC 28608

Phone: (828) 262-2160
Fax: (828) 262-2945