Employment

The following are all student positions within Residence Life. For more information, please visit the Residence Life Office in Surbeck Center or contact the Central Staff of Residence Life at reslife@sdsmt.edu.

Residential Peer Mentors

The Residential Peer Mentor (RPM) serves as an important academic resource to their assigned residential community by providing tutoring, mentoring, and academic activities. The RPM report to the Residence Life Office. The RPM resides in a single residence hall room in Connolly, Palmerton, Peterson, or Placer Halls. Application information for the 2022-2023 academic year is available on the RA-RPM Selection Website.

Resident Advisors

RAs are vital members of the Residence Life staff. Each living community has an RA to ensure we create positive, healthy communities where students can live, learn, and thrive. Selection information is available on the RA-RPM Selection Website

Summer Crew

Summer Crew is made-up of 2 Summer Crew Supervisors and 6-8 Summer Crew staff members. Summer Crew Supervisors directly supervise the Summer Crew staff, work with Residence Life and Summer Conferencing staff, and provide important management and supervision functions. Summer Crew staff members provide maintenance and painting to the residence halls, support to Summer Conferencing, and staffs evenings/weekends at the Surbeck Desk. Selection information for Summer Crew 2022 is available on the Summer Crew Website.

Student Custodial Staff 

Student Custodial Staff Positions are available through Residence Life. These staff assist with upkeep of the Rocker Square buildings. Contact Residence Life directly for these positions. The next anticipated openings are for the 2022-2023 academic year.

Student Facilities Coordinator

The Facilities Coordinator works throughout all residential facilities making minor repairs and performing general maintenance. In addition, this staff member reviews all fix- it requests and performs general office functions. The next anticipated openings are for the 2022-2023 academic year.

2022-2023 IMPORTANT DATES

Move-In Weekend 
New Students - August 18 (8am-4pm) 
Returning Students - August 19-21 (8am-4pm) 
Details available here

First Day of Classes - August 22

Thanksgiving Break
Residence halls do not close

Winter Break - Halls Close
December 15 - January 7
Details available here

Spring Break - Halls Close
March 11 - March 19
Details available here

May Closing
Halls close at noon on May 6
5pm on May 7th for graduating students