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Activities and Engagement Student Assistant

Working as a student assistant 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 an student staff member, you represent the our department to the campus community and all our audiences. This position is 15 hours per week. Campus Life will help leverage what you learn here to aid you in whatever career path you choose. We want students who are excited about bettering students’ experiences and those who want to become thought leaders on campus. The Activities and Engagement team specifically is responsible for booking, planning and staffing at least two weekly late-night programs, as well as off-campus excursions.

Apply for the Activities and Engagement position.

Marketing and Design Team

Campus Life and Diversity and Community Involvement have created a new and exciting marketing and design team that will serve both departments. These positions offer challenging pre-professional 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.

We are seeking creative talented folks for the following roles (click the links for detailed job descriptions):

Apply for the marketing or photo/video positions.


Our Student Staff and Volunteers

Graduate Assistantships

The graduate assistants support the Department of Campus Life in planning and evaluating campus activities and programs as well as advising undergraduate staff and volunteer boards. Graduate assistants work closely on the implementation of major campus programs and maintains liaison relationships with departments internal and external to the Division of Academic and Student Affairs.

Campus Life Student Staff

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 can represent the student excellence for our department to the campus community and all our audiences. CLSS positions begin at the start of summer semester and applications are made available in the winter semester.

Eligibility requirements:

  • A GPA of 2.5 or above is required
  • Candidates must be in good academic and community standing
  • Availability to work from May through April is required
  • Students who will also be residence hall advisers during the academic year are not eligible for these positions

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.

Graphic Designers

Our graphic designers are responsible for designing and producing all publications and individual event publicity materials, including ads, brochures, posters, table tents, t-shirts, and other promotional items, and for administrative tasks associated with planning and executing advertising and public relations campaigns, as well as print production.

Greek Life and Leadership Team

The Greek Life & Leadership 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. The Greek Life team works in collaboration with the four Greek councils (CPC, IFC, NPHC, and MGC).

Media Specialists

Our media specialists are responsible for all aspects of marketing and promotion of Campus Life programs and initiatives.  They produce marketing plans for events, manage department social media, and serve as official photographer and/or videographer for the department when needed.

Orientation and Transition Team

The Orientation and Transition Team is responsible for offering programs, services and resources assisting new students to  transition successfully to EMU, including Fast Track & First Three New Student Orientation. We offer student volunteer opportunities including New Student Orientation Assistant (NSOA) and Orientation Team of Eastern's advisers and Mentors (O-TEAM).  We also offer paid positions within our office including the First Three Student Assistants, Fast Track Assistants and SWAT team members.

Student Organizations and Leadership Team

This team is responsible for providing programs, services, resources and advocacy for over 300 student organizations to function effectively and contribute positively to the EMU community.

Campus Life, 345 Student Center, 900 Oakwood Dr., Ypsilanti, MI 48197 734.487.3045 campuslife@emich.edu