Campus Leadership Positions
Student Leadership On Campus Employment Opportunities
It is important for students to develop personal skills and obtain valuable work experience that will assist their growth as leaders and as people. The Office of Student Leadership Programs has compiled the following list of campus student leadership employment opportunities. These positions provide training, part time hours, flexibility with classes, growth opportunities, and, of course, invaluable experience. Students who work on campus have demonstrated that they are likely to become more successful in college and after graduation when compared to those who do not.
Admissions Ambassadors - Application Process May - July
Assist prospective students and their families in their college search process when it pertains to Montclair State University. Lead daily campus tours for prospective students and their families. Assist the professional staff of the Office of Undergraduate Admissions by facilitating campus wide open house programs, scholar days, freshman welcome programs, and a variety of other on and off campus programs. Operate the visit center by answering questions over the phone, via email and in person. Assist prospective students with the application process and assist the Admissions staff with the processing of applications and incoming mail.
For more information on the Ambassador program and/or to apply, please visit: http://www.montclair.edu/admissions/ambassador/
Each Peer Leader will be responsible for meeting the goals and objectives of the Center for Advising & Student
Transitions. Our primary focus is the development of first-year students and to promote their educational and personal growth. Peer Leaders are held accountable for student relationships and contacts, community development, policy enforcement, and communications with other team members including faculty and staff.
Students interested in being a Peer Leader must meet the position’s qualifications, apply, and complete a training program once they are hired for the position.
For more information on the Peer Leader Program and/or to apply, please visit: http://www.montclair.edu/student-development-campus-life/center-for-advising-student-transitions/cast-programs/peer-leadership/
COMMUNITY ASSISTANT - Application Process November - January
The CA is responsible for the day to day interaction and development of the students who reside in the residence halls. CAs live in the halls and supervise a floor or area within the community. CAs take on many roles, such as Community Builders, Role Models, Peer Educators, Crisis Managers, Team Players, and Administrators. They are student leaders that help our residential students feel acclimated and comfortable on campus. General responsibilities include: maintaining a safe and secure environment for resident students, student community development, educational programming, and associated administrative responsibilities. Applications are available in the fall semester for the upcoming academic year.
SERVICE ASSISTANT - Applications accepted year round in each residence hall
It is the responsibility of the SA to ensure an enthusiastic, inclusive, safe and welcoming environment for all residents and guests of the assigned community. The SAs are responsible for ensuring a secure community, by allowing building access only to residents and their properly signed in guests. The SA is expected to act as a representative of the department and to utilize proper service etiquette when addressing the needs of all residents, staff members, and guests within the Montclair State Campus Community. Some SAs are assigned additional responsibilities, for example Service Assistant Coordinators (SACs), Service Assistants/Facilities Assistants (FA), and Service Assistants/Office Assistants (OAs). Applications are available during the spring semester, usually in mid-February, for the upcoming academic year. Should positions become available during the year, emails will be sent out to students.
RESIDENTIAL TUTOR (RT)
It is the responsibility of the RT to ensure and encourage academic success within the designated residential community. RTs work to support resident students by providing academic success mentoring, an in-hall curriculum, participation in community-based activities, engaging students in campus life, connecting students to academic departments, and supporting the overall mission of the Department of Residential Education and Services. The RT is expected to serve as a representative of the department and to utilize proper service etiquette when addressing the needs of all residents, staff members, and guests within the Montclair State University Campus Community. Applications are available during the spring semester for the upcoming academic year. Should positions become available during the year, emails will be sent out to students.
Contact the Office of Residential Education and Services at 973.655.5188
Information Desk/Program Coordinator/Assistant Program Coordinator - Application Process April - July
Direct responsibility for the Information Desk, bulletin boards, and answering the phones. Major duties also include set up, break down, and monitoring of media equipment scheduled and used in the Student Center. The Program Coordinator and Assistant Program Coordinator assist clients with program/events implementation. Greeting visitors, answering questions and giving directions are some of the other tasks involved with these positions. The Assistant Program Coordinator also has responsibility for monitoring the SC computer lab located on the 1st floor of the Student Center.
For additional information please call the Student Center front desk at 973. 655.7546
Campus Recreation - Application Process March -July
Campus Recreation offers a number of student staff leadership employment opportunities for both undergraduate and graduate levels. Students can be hired in the following areas:
Lifeguard (must have current certification)
Group Xercise Instructor (must have current certification)
Marketing (with high skill base or background)
The department offers numerous opportunity for advancement.
Contact Campus Rec at 973.655.5350
Health Promotion - Application Process May - August
Peer Advocates are student volunteers who have been trained to provide peer education, referral and health advocacy services to other students. Our volunteers bring a first-hand perspective to current health and social issues. Peer Advocates help develop and implement new initiatives in order to execute programs they recognize as critical to the campus in order to help others foster healthy lifestyle choices. They promote social change on campus by providing workshops, discussion groups, information and materials, and someone to talk to about health and social issues. Their actions are all in an effort to create an actively healthy change for the community. Peer Advocates are an energetic and diverse group of students who are committed to making a difference for the campus community.
For more information visit the MSU EMS website
General Campus Employment
Aside from the recommended position below, additional employment opportunities can be found through the Center for Career Services and Community-Based Learning .