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.  We must have a complete RA Application on file in order to consider you for the position.  Please see the criteria and supporting documents below.

  • Must have an accumulative 2.5 GPA or Higher (Must be maintained each term throughout employment)
  • Be enrolled as a full-time Student (12 or more credit hours)
  • Must have lived on campus for at least one semester
  • Must have 30 or more earned credit hours
  • Must be in good judicial standing

  • Two Recommendation Letters (Submitted with application)
  • Professional head shot.  This is a bust photo (Submitted with application)
  • Resume (Emailed after submitting application)
  • Cover Letter of interest  (Emailed after submitting application)

For more information, email us at  

Please begin to compile your recommendation letters (At least 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.   

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

RA Position: APPLY NOW!


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