Graduate Fellows

The Office of Residential Life is hiring for Graduate Fellows to work with our thriving undergraduate student body for the 2018-2019 academic year. The Graduate Fellow will work approximately 15-18 hours a week depending on position, primarily night and weekend hours. This can fluctuate throughout the year.


Positions Available

    This position is a part-time, post-graduate position. This staff member is responsible for enhancing the quality of life for residential students through the development of programs which promote learning and foster an inclusive community, supervision of Residential Advisors, and work on departmental initiatives. This staff member reports to the Residential College Director (RCD) for Umrath and South Forty (USoFo) Residential College. *Application and Compensation for this position is unique to this position. This position offers a furnished efficiency apartment and $12.25 per hour. If you are interested in being considered for the Assistant Residential College Director position, please refer to . Priority deadline for applicants is April 9th by 5 pm. For more information, contact Domonique Crosby, Residential College Director, at or 314-935-3792.

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    The Graduate Fellow for the Residential College will report to and work in close collaboration with the Residential College Director (RCD) to support the Residential College through program development and implementation, and the Office of Residential Life through work with different focus areas. The duties of the Graduate Fellow may vary depending on the mission of the individual Residential College.

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  • CS40 Student Leadership (1 POSITION AVAILABLE)
    The CS40 Graduate Fellow will co-advise the Congress of the South 40, the largest programming body for the South 40 that is comprised of sophomores, juniors and seniors. They will co-advise the Residential Hall Advisory Council as well as the Washington University Chapter of the National Residence Hall Honorary. This Graduate Fellow will play an integral role in enhancing the opportunities for learning and growth for students living in Residential Housing.

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Qualifications Required

  • Must be a full-time graduate student through the end of the 2018-2019 academic year
  • Previous experience in Residential Life, Student Affairs, or advising is preferred
  • Professionalism and respect for and commitment to student development and student initiative
  • Valid Driver’s License and willingness to drive departmental vehicles
  • Commitment to Social Justice in line with the Residential Life Diversity Statement


The Graduate Fellows will receive $10.50/hr. averaging 15 hours a week for 44 weeks paid over a 10-month period (August – May), in addition to a $600 meal plan ($300 per semester). Housing is not included for the Graduate Fellow. The ARCD position is different and has a different compensation package. Please visit for details.

Terms of Employment

Employment terms vary by specific position. Please see the job descriptions for more information. General employment terms are as follows:

  • Grad Fellows should be prepared to return for Grad Fellow Training (tbd), and attend August RA Training (tbd).
  • Grad Fellows should be prepared to return for Grad Fellow Training (tbd), and attend August RA Training (tbd)
  • During the school year, Graduate Fellows work approximately 15 hours per week. Monday evenings (7-11 pm) should be held for staff meetings and trainings.
  • Grad Fellows should be available for winter training (tbd)
  • Grad Fellows should also be available in May, at the end of the academic school year to assist with Residential Hall move-out. Outside of academics, the graduate fellow position should be a priority.

Application Process

Interested candidates should apply through our website. Application materials will be received on a rolling basis and priority will be given to those who apply before April 10, 2018. Initial in-person interviews will be conducted. If you have questions, please contact Ashya Majied at