Paraprofessional Employment

Join the Residential Life/University Housing RA and MA Staff

Our full time staff are highly talented, hard-working, warm and caring educators who always have the needs and academic success of students at the forefront of their minds. With 39 full-time professionals and over 200 paraprofessionals (RAs, MAs, and PAs), there is a niche for everyone here, and room for new staff to make a difference in each residence hall community. Please feel free to contact our office if you have questions at  Our Selection Process is currently undergoing some updates, so keep this site saved so you can check back soon for the details!

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Jim Rooney, Ed.D.

Associate Director of University Housing for Residential Life

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

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