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Full-time Employment in the Office of Residence Life

We’re glad you’re interested in the positions offered at Miami University in the Office of Residence Life. If after reviewing the content on this website you are interested in applying for a position, please follow the instructions listed on the job descriptions.

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Graduate students should view the Graduate Assistantships page to get more information on Assistantships and Student Affairs in Higher Education (SAHE) Days or you can also contact Tresa Barlage Zianno at

Terms of Employment

As a member of the unclassified staff, this appointment is subject to successfully passing a background check and you are expected to comply with applicable rules, regulations, and procedures of Miami University (many are included in the Miami University Policy and Information Manual), directives as promulgated by the President and official actions of the Board of Trustees, as now in effect or hereafter implemented or amended. This appointment is conditioned upon full compliance therewith.  Area Coordinators, Resident Directors and Graduate Assistants are required to reside in their assigned on-campus apartment throughout the term of their appointment. The apartment is made available for the benefit of the University to provide facility oversight and student access to professional staff.

The University reserves the right to modify during the term of this appointment the economic terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to financial terms, the modification of certain employment benefits and/or increasing employee cost sharing.

Your supervisor will assign the responsibilities associated with your appointment, and assist you in identifying the support services available to you.

Staff appointments may be terminated during the term of the appointment for cause or for economic reasons. Cause includes, but is not limited to, failure to satisfactorily perform assigned duties and associated responsibilities; violation of University rules, regulations and/or policies; violation of written directives of the President and/or Board of Trustees; violation of professional ethics; and, commission of an illegal act. Economic reasons include budget constraints, lack of work, reorganization and reasons of efficiency.


In addition to your salary, the University provides benefits for full-time employees. The University reserves the right to modify or change the contributions to its benefit programs. The University pays employer retirement contributions and withholds from your salary on a pre-tax basis employee retirement contributions. These monies are paid to either the applicable state retirement program (e.g., STRS or OPERS) or, for those eligible employees who made the election, to the Alternative Retirement Plan.

Statement of Non-Discrimination

Miami University, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, encourages applications from minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Miami University prohibits harassment, discrimination and retaliation on the basis of age (40 years or older), color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, military status, national origin (ancestry), pregnancy, race, religion, sex/gender, status as a parent or foster parent, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, programs or employment practices. Requests for reasonable accommodations for disabilities related to employment should be directed to or 513-529-3560.

As part of the University’s commitment to maintaining a healthy and safe living, learning, and working environment, we encourage you to read Miami University’s Annual Security & Fire Safety Report, which contains information about campus safety, crime statistics, and our drug and alcohol abuse and prevention program designed to prevent the unlawful possession, use, and distribution of drugs and alcohol on campus and at university events and activities. This report also contains information on programs and policies designed to prevent and address sexual violence, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. Each year, email notification of this website is made to all faculty, staff, and enrolled students. Written notification is also provided to prospective students and employees. Hard copies of the Annual Security & Fire Safety Report may be obtained from the Miami University Police Department at (513) 529-2223. A criminal background check is required. All campuses are smoke- and tobacco-free.

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Office of Residence Life

211 Warfield Hall
451 East Spring St.
Oxford, OH 45056