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Thank you for your interest in serving as a student leader! We have some great opportunities for you to use your gifts and passions to serve and lead the AU community. Please take a look at the positions below to find the best fit for you.

Residence Life

Resident Advisor - The Resident Advisor (RA) position at Anderson University offers students a leadership opportunity to serve as the catalyst for vibrant, Christ-centered community within the residence halls. Event planning, community building, conflict resolution, and general supervision are key aspects of the position as well as areas of personal development for the RA. This position requires a positive, flexible attitude and a willingness to be coached. Residence life is looking for students who embrace servant leadership, desire to build community and want to contribute positively to the campus living experience. This unique opportunity provides students with skills they will use for the rest of their life in personal and vocational endeavors.

Senior Resident Advisor-The Senior RA (SRA) role is designed for returning RAs who are seeking additional leadership development, responsibility, and awareness in student affairs as well as committed to fostering community growth through purposeful programming and intentional mentoring. This position plays a major role in serving as a liaison between Residence Directors (RDs) and RAs and is charged with maintaining a morale as well as understanding of the trends and concerns of their staff. SRAs are responsible for certain administrative and developmental tasks beyond the RA role and are expected to meet expectations with a spirit of integrity and discipline. This is both a challenging and rewarding position for individuals desiring to further their leadership skill set within the support of a team environment.

Student Activities

Student Center Assistant- We have several student worker positions available in the Student Center. These individuals will work nights and weekends and serve as an extension of the Student Activities Office. This is an excellent position for students who may be interested in other SA leadership positions and are a great starting point for new students.

Student Center Manager- This individual will work as a liaison between the Student Activities Campus Activities Team and the Student Center Assistant Team. He or she is responsible for communication between the two offices and the creation of the 411.

Alpha Leader – Alpha Leaders are current students who lead new students through the orientation process. This year we will have two different Alpha Leader Roles. Base Camp Alpha Leaders work with the summer orientation Base Camp program and Fall Alpha Leaders work with Welcome Week & FYE. You can choose to apply for just one position or both! For more information check out these job descriptions:

Base Camp Alpha Leader

Fall Alpha Leader

 Transfer Guide Alpha Leader 

Campus Activities Team – The Campus Activities Team is a group of students who plan and promote Student Activities events. If you are creative, hard-working, and dedicated to improving the student experience at AU, then this is the position for you. Click here to view the CAT intern job description. The Campus Activities Team also has a graphic design intern who is responsible for creating departmental advertisements and a coffee house intern who is responsible for planning coffee houses and other live music events. Here is the link to the Graphic Design and  Coffee House  job descriptions.


Intramural Coordinator- The Intramural Coordinators are students who provide leadership and oversight to the intramural program at Anderson. Coordinators assist in the planning, advertising and facilitation of intramural sports. 



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