Community Safety Assistants

Community Safety Assistants

Community Safety Assistants

Position Description:

A dedicated group of Community Safety Assistant (CSAs) supplement the services of our campus Department of Public Safety to assure the safety and security of university residences, uphold conduct standards, and promote a positive residential living experience for students. CSAs are on duty ever night during the academic semester, and conduct rounds through every residential building on campus. 

Time, Training and Shift Commitments of the Position include, but may not be limited to:

  • Summer August Training is required and is approximately two (2) weeks in length prior to classes beginning for the Fall semester. 
  • Winter Training is required and is approximately one (1) week in length prior to classes beginning for the Spring semester.
  • Expected to work a minimum of 10 hours a week, including at least one weekday and weekend shift
  • Shifts are typically, 8pm - 12am on weekdays and 8pm – 2:00am on weekends.
  • CSA shifts include being outside and inside performing rounds of all residence halls/apartment complexes within area teams.
  • CSAs work on snow days (when safe to do rounds) and holidays other than Thanksgiving weekend, December break and Spring break.
  • The CSA position responsibilities include some mandatory time commitments, i.e. weekly evening meetings, monthly training's, summer training, and winter break training, etc.

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Position Recruitment Information:

The Department of Residential Learning & University Housing typically recruits for Community Safety Assistants on a rolling basis until all positions are filled. Applicants can be commuter students or residential students. Our department is looking for a diverse pool of students to complete this dynamic team!

Application for the position requires the following to be Submitted to Savitz Hall, RLUH Office, Attention to CSA Graduate Coordinator:

  • Community Safety Assistant Application 
  • Resume and Cover Letter 
  • 2 Letters of Recommendation from Faculty, Staff or previous/current Employer
  • As part of the screening process, the applicant’s transcript and discipline record will be reviewed. Applicants should have a 2.5 GPA to be considered and a favorable student discipline record.

Benefits of the position include:

  • Professional Development and transferable leadership/employment skills
  • Hourly Pay, Confirmed amount at time of hire


Application Instructions

Complete the CSA Application Spring 2018 and submit with the above mentioned materials to the CSA Graduate Coordinator, Karla Morales at for consideration.