Wilson Commons Student Activities

Graduate Assistant for Off Campus Housing Program


The primary charge of the Off Campus Living Program Graduate Assistant is to support the work of The Off Campus Living Program, as well as serve as a representative of the University.  The Graduate Assistant will be involved in communicating and working directly with area landlords, City of Rochester residents and the University community.   This includes working closely with the Coordinator of Off Campus Programs and Administrative Operations to develop new programming, services and communication efforts.  This position is ideal for a creative individual who works well independently and has strong customer service and communication skills. 

The Off Campus Living Program provides assistance, education, and support to students who are looking for housing or residing off campus.  We assist all members of the University of Rochester community - graduate and undergraduate students in all Colleges at the University, faculty, staff and visitors.  This office helps students negotiate the search and lease process, provides advice about off campus housing options, maintains a housing search site and assists with any off campus issues that may arise.

Essential Duties, Tasks and Responsibilities:

Work with The Coordinator of Off Campus Programs and Administrative Operations to plan and implement new programs and initiatives.




Brainstorm opportunities to connect with off campus students, UR neighbors, area business owners, landlords, and law enforcement and execute ideas.


Time Commitment:

10-15 hours per week.  Position can begin as early June 1st and runs for 12 months with possibility for reappointment.   


Minimum requirements include, but are not limited to:

Compensation: $12.00 per hour