Bear Creek Hiring

Bear Creek staff helping resident

Bear Creek is seeking student leaders to engage our community and connect with residents! If you are passionate about community building and want to gain skills in team building, communication, leadership, and student development, consider applying to be a Community Engagement Leader at Bear Creek. This live-in position begins in May of 2020 and includes housing in Bear Creek for the year. Applications will be accepted September 25 through October 9, 2019. Those interested in the position may apply here.

What to expect:

  • Work a total of 20 hours per week that will include:

    • On-call duty shifts (7:00 pm - 8:00 am weekdays, and 7:00 pm - noon on weekends, all day for University holidays and closures)
    • Planning and hosting community building and educational programs and activities
    • Weekly desk and community center shifts
    • Reporting and documentation
    • Social media communication and community interaction
    • Resident engagement including apartment visits and follow up
    • Attending mandatory training and meetings
    • Assisting with resident move out and move in, operations projects and summer conferences
  • Our business operations are seasonal, therefore the duties and hours worked by students will fluctuate throughout the year. Please understand that your hours may vary depending on the time of year. 
  • You must be available for all of August 2020

What You'll Get:

  • A housing stipend in one bedroom of a two bedroom, one bath apartment
  • Experience and training in the following areas:
    • Personal and team development
    • Leadership
    • Communication skills
    • Time management
    • Change management
    • Customer service
    • Event planning and management
    • Intercultural and diversity sensitivity and awareness
    • Student development theory and practice
    • Documentation, assessment, reporting and organizational skills


  • Able to commit for a full year: May 2020 through May 2021
  • No internships, student teaching, etc during the academic year
  • No other student leadership roles
  • Minimum GPA of 2.5
  • No student conduct sanctions
  • Taking 9 - 17 credits throughout the employment term (except summer)

Please note that a housing stipend may impact some financial aid awards. Please check with your financial aid advisor to see if you may be impacted.