Working for Student Activities

Undergraduate Assistant: The Undergraduate Assistant to the Student Activities Coordinator is the primary undergraduate office assistant for the Dept. of Student Activities. The duties of the Undergrad. Asst. are numerous and include contract inquiries, clerical tasks, event planning, filing and updating records and numerous other tasks delegated to him/her by the Student Activities Coordinator.

Orientation Leaders (OLs): Orientation leaders are current “student ambassadors” to the incoming class. OLs work and are trained for the various New Student Orientations sessions held throughout the month of August preceding the beginning of classes in September. OLs along with the RAs are responsible for assisting the new students in their transition to college life through various activities such as ice breakers, team building exercises and the use of their knowledge and experience as students.

Bilge Employees: Bilge employees are hired to supervise the student recreation room known as The Bilge. The Bilge offers various activities such as pool, ping pong, TV, video games and board games. It is the responsibility of Bilge employees to check out certain items (pool cues, ping pong paddles, controllers, etc.) to students and maintain a safe and clean environment for students. Bilge workers are also responsible for the sale of small snacks and beverages. There are two Bilge Managers who are responsible for proper scheduling and supervision of other workers.

Work Study/Student Workers: Work Study and Student Worker employees qualify for paid student jobs with the Department of Student Activities through their federal financial aid or regular wages provided by the department. These students will assist the Student Activities Department in many different aspects of their job including, but not limited to, running on campus errands, facilitating events, marketing, filing and other clerical duties.

If you have any questions about working in Student Activities, please contact the Student Activities Coordinator, Matt Brancaccio at