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Student Worker - Marketing Assistant (Student Housing)


University, MS, US, 38677

Department:  Student Housing (10001023)
Employee Designation:  Student
Definition of Class

The Department of Student Housing is currently hiring undergraduate students to assist in marketing efforts. Marketing Assistants gain experience in communications, customer service, and events. Positions are year-round with work required during summers and breaks.

Job Responsibilities
  • Connect with and assist prospective and current students and their families via phone and email
  • Conduct student housing component of regularly-scheduled daily and special housing tours, working with other campus departments as needed
  • Host open houses in the residence halls at campus visit events
  • Showcase residence halls and answer questions in showrooms at orientation events during the summer
  • Refer students and their families to applicable campus resources as needed
  • Positively market facilities and amenities offered by student housing
  • Positively discuss personal experiences living on campus
  • Respond appropriately to questions and concerns from students, visitors, and families
  • Maintain neat appearance and dress in accordance with departmental guidelines
  • Assist with recruitment and training of new staff
  • Assist with student move in
  • Represent housing at events where student representation is needed
  • Other duties as assigned
Work Schedule
  • At least 12 hours per week during fall and spring semesters, as well as full summer term with additional hours available for special events
  • Maximum number of hours per week: 20
  • Primary work hours during the academic year: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Seven (7) Saturday Visit Events - required (average 2 hours)
Minimum Education/Experience
  • Must be a currently enrolled full-time student during fall and spring semesters
  • Must have lived on campus in a residence hall for at least a full semester
  • Must be in good academic and conduct standing with the university
  • Must be in good standing with the Department of Student Housing
  • Must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Must have knowledge of and willingness to learn about Ole Miss and the Department of Student Housing
  • Must possess the ability to positively and effectively represent The University of Mississippi and the Department of Student Housing.
Salary/Wage Information
To learn more about our pay structure and view our salary ranges, click here to visit the Compensation page of our Human Resources website. This link is provided for general pay information. Hourly rate or salary may vary depending on qualifications, experience, and departmental budget. Note: Unclassified positions (faculty, executives, researchers and coaches) do not have established salary ranges.
EEO Statement
The University of Mississippi complies with all applicable laws regarding equal opportunity and affirmative action and does not unlawfully discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or genetic information.
Background Check Statement

The University of Mississippi is committed to providing a safe campus community. UM conducts background investigations for applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.

Nearest Major Market: Oxford Mississippi