Campus Life

345 Student Center

Ypsilanti, Michigan 48197

Phone: 734.487.3045

[email protected]

Employment Opportunities

 Openings for the 2024/2025 Academic Year

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  • Graphic Designer
  • Photographer/Videographer

Other Opportunities

  • Connect Group Leaders

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CL Team 2023


Eligibility requirements for all CL positions:

  • Must be an enrolled student
  • Good academic and community standing
  • A GPA of 2.5 or above
  • Availability to work from June through April

About Our Teams

Campus Life Student Staff (CLSS)

Working as an undergraduate student employee in Campus Life offers challenging, pre-professional job experience to upper-class student leaders who are interested in campus involvement and possess initiative, excellent organizational and communication skills, and the ability to think critically. As a Campus Life student staff member, you represent our department to the campus community and all our stakeholders. Typically, CLSS positions begin at the start of summer semester and applications are made available in the winter semester (orientation positions typically begin in January). Unexpected openings do sometimes occur throughout the year, so check this page for updates. 

Activities and Engagement Team

The A&E Team is responsible for the administrative tasks associated with planning, implementing and evaluating a compelling array of campus activities responsive to the interests, entertainment, and educational needs of our diverse student population. Offering campus engagement and aesthetic literacy experiences through a variety of activities including excursions, lectures, performing arts, film, late night study programs, etc.

Fraternity and Sorority Life Team

The Fraternity & Sorority  Life Team is responsible for providing programs, services, resources and advocacy for fraternities and sororities to function effectively and contribute positively to the EMU community; and also providing students with opportunities to enhance their personal and professional skills through experiential learning opportunities. This team works in collaboration with the four Greek councils (CPC, IFC, NPHC, and MGC).

Orientation and Transition Programs Team

The Orientation and Transition Team is responsible for offering programs, services and resources assisting new students to transition successfully to EMU, including SOAR (Student Orientation Advising and Registration) and EMU Connect. We offer student volunteer opportunities including Connect Group Leaders (CGLs). We also offer paid positions within our office including Student Assistants, Orientation Group Leaders (OGLs), O-TEAM, and SWAT team members.

Student Organizations Support Team

This team is responsible for providing programs, services, resources and advocacy for over 250 student organizations. They support EMU's student orgs efforts to function effectively and contribute positively to the EMU community.

Marketing and Design Team

Campus Life and Diversity and Community Involvement departments share a marketing and design team. Positions within this team offer challenging preprofessional job experience to talented students who are interested in expanding their portfolio/resume and possess initiative, creativity and the ability to think critically. As a member of our M&D Team, you will help communicate our programs, services, values, and brand to students and other key stakeholders.

The M&D team is comprised of graphic designers, marketing Assistants, Photographer/Videographers, and Senior Creatives who lead the M&D team.

Graduate Assistantships

We typically recruit Graduate Assistants in March. Openings will be available as job postings on the EMU employment board. 

Graduate Assistants support the Department of Campus Life in planning and evaluating campus activities and programs as well as supervising/advising undergraduate staff. Graduate Assistants work closely on the implementation of major campus programs and maintain liaison relationships with departments internal and external to the Division of Academic and Student Affairs. They are considered Student Affairs colleagues, and gain valuable knowledge and skills through their role with Campus Life. 

Campus Life Graduate Assistantships:

  • Activities & Engagement GA
  • Fraternity & Sorority Life GA 
  • Orientation and Transition Programs, SOAR GA
  • Orientation and Transition Programs, EMU Connect GA
  • Student Organizations GA


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