The Dean of Students Office offers part-time jobs to enrolled students, which allows a student to earn money for college expenses, establish a work record, develop useful professional skills, and provide an opportunity for interaction with faculty, staff, and fellow students. Learn how to search and apply for student employment opportunities in our main office, as well as the offices of Commuter Housing, Community Standards/Student Conduct, Disability, Access, and Inclusion, and Greek Life.
Just a few of our positions:
- Community Standards Office Assistant
- Disability Resource Mentor
- Greek Life Office Assistant
- Main Office Student Assistant
- Technical Accommodation Assistant
For eligibility requirements for ALL student employment at URI, see URI Student Employment Policy on the Enrollment Services/Financial Aid website.
- Undergraduate student applicants must be matriculated and registered for at least six (6) credits at the time of application and during employment. (or for the next semester during periods of non-enrollment).
- Must be able to work a minimum of 10-15 hours per week throughout the employment period.
- Must be in good academic and conduct standing at the time of application and throughout the employment period.
- All applicants must consent to a conduct history check by the Office of Community Standards.
- Preference will be given to students who have a Federal College Work-Study award.
The majority of student positions pay an hourly wage, determined by the student wage category of the position, paid bi-weekly via direct deposit. Student employees are paid according to the URI Biweekly Payroll Schedule. Since students are part-time temporary employees, they do not receive benefits such as paid holidays or sick days and health insurance.
How to Apply
View job listings at Handshake:
Dean of Students - Main Office
The Dean of Students Office routinely hires undergraduate students to provide general office assistance in our main reception area. Our student workers play a vital role in delivering support to their fellow students. Daily duties inlcude of answering questions and communicating via phone or in-person with students, faculty, and family members, and scheduling appointments, as needed. A person who is successful in this position has patience and warmth, as well as a high attention to detail, problem-solving skills, and the ability to create and maintain confidential records.
Our reception is open everyday the University is open Monday through Friday 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM ET. Work hours do not typically include weekends or evenings.
Our student employees provide assistance in managing and administering the day-to-day functions of the Commuter Affairs Office. Primary responsibilities include responding to inquiries (i.e., via phone, in-person, email) and providing resources/referrals that may assist our stakeholders' needs. Students must provide excellent customer service and follow-through, maintain project schedules, and perform basic bookkeeping/record-keeping.
Community Standards/Student Conduct
The Office of Community Standards routinely hires undergraduate students in our Adams Hall location to provide general office assistance including staffing the reception area, handling paperwork, and research. Experiential learning opportunities for students, faculty, and staff are also available.
More information can be found on the Community Standards - Work with Us page.
Disability, Access, and Inclusion
Disability, Access, and Inclusion Office's mission is to collaborate with the URI community to create equitable access by design. Staff guide the URI community towards dismantling the educational barriers that have historically marginalized disabled students, and ensure that their intersecting identities are welcomed, valued, and respected within the academy. Student workers assist staff with the day-to-day operations, serving as technical assistants, disability resource mentors, and as notetakers. Visit Handshake to see what positions are available.
Greek Life is one of the many resources at URI to support student development. Fraternity and sorority membership helps cultivate leadership skills, develop a sense of social identity, and provide fellowship and service opportunities. Student assistants aid Greek Life staff with the day-to-day operations.