Student Leadership Opportunities

Opportunities include Bean workers, Residence Hall staff, community/resident assistants, Den workers, and orientation leaders.


The Bean-- The Bean is Stritch’s campus coffeehouse, and the Bean student staff is in charge of beverage preparation, operating the espresso machine, customer service, and serving as positive representatives of Stritch. 

Residence Hall staff -- Desk workers manage the daily operation of the reception desks at Assisi and Clare residence halls, including checking in guests, scheduling overnight guests, checking out equipment, collaborating with the Residence Life staff, and completing any administrative tasks.

Community Assistants/Resident Assistants -- Community assistants (CA’s) are student leaders who live in Assisi and Clare residence halls on the all-freshmen floors. They work in conjunction with the resident assistants and perform programming and paraprofessional/counseling duties during the academic year.

Resident assistants (or RA’s) are student leaders who serve as leaders on each wing of both residence halls. They provide programming, community development, paraprofessional advising/counseling functions, and other duties throughout the academic year.

The Den-- The Den is a lounge located in the Clare Residence Hall. Student staff oversee the Den from 7 p.m. to midnight each night and are in charge of selling food and managing events.

Orientation Leaders -- Orientation leaders are upper-class students who help plan and coordinate new student orientation programs. Their main responsibility is to welcome incoming students into the University community and help students transition to college life.