Student Employment Opportunities

THINK. WORK. SERVE-Are you ready to work?

Resident Assistant (RA) Applications are accepted for the new Academic year during the period of February-March.  Selections are made and announced each April.  We open the application up in October for any Spring RA vacancies.  If you are interested in working and serving in a RA position, check the website for the open application dates.

  • 2.5 GPA or Higher
  • Be enrolled as a full-time Student
  • Must have lived on campus for at least one semester
  • Must have at least 30 + credit hours
  • Must be in good judicial standing

For more information, email Ms. Erica Lewis at

Check the website for dates to apply and attend RA interest meetings.

Please remember to  compile your recommendation letters (one recommendation must be from a TSU official, the other can be from a family friend, pastor, community member, etc.), resume and cover letter for the interview step.  The application deadline has been extended from March 13th to March 20, 2022.  

Resident Assistant JOB DESCRIPTION  


Graduate Assistant (GA) Applications are accepted each semester for fully admitted graduate students.  This is a live-on position with the following desired qualifications:

  • Must be fully admitted to Tennessee State University in a graduate degree program
  • Prior Residence Life and Housing or related experience
  • Clear Criminal and Student Conduct Background

Resumes and letters of interest along with a completed graduate school GA application should be emailed to Erica Lewis

RA Position: APPLY NOW!


GA Position: APPLY NOW!





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