Community Assistants

Community Assistant positions are held by both graduate and undergraduate students and are compensated hourly for working at the University Village Service Desks, assisting students and staff as well as any visitors. Students should look for advertisements and announcements when Community Assistant positions become available.

Assist Purdue University Calumet and the Department of Housing and Residential Education in answering questions from students, staff, and visitors or directing students, staff, and visitors to the appropriate means of obtaining the requested information whether in person or via the phone.

Greet everyone who enters The University Village with a smile, positive attitude, acknowledgement, attentiveness, good posture, professionalism, and respect.

Verify the identity of every person who enters the building by checking their ID, ensuring that the picture on the ID matches the person and that said person is a resident of that building.

Ensure that all persons who are a guest (male or female) of a resident of the building are registered according to the guidelines outlined in the Community Assistant Manual.

Answer the service desk telephone and transfer calls according to guidelines and procedures outlined by the supervisor and the Community Assistant Manual.

Residence Hall and Community Leadership Responsibilities
Assist the Department of Housing and Residential Education in building community amongst The University Village residents.