ORLL Student Staff



Thank you for your interest in the Resident Assistant role! The RA selection process for the 2023-2024 school year has concluded.

Summer Position: Operations Assistant

We are currently hiring for one of our summer roles, the Operations Assistant. Our student staff members gain invaluable leadership experience, incredible opportunities to support their peers and others on campus, and excellent skills that are transferrable to life at Tufts and beyond. Operations Assistants (OAs) are integral during the transition periods from spring to summer and summer to fall housing while providing operational support for summer conferences staying in the residence halls.  

Operations Assistants receive full room credit during their summer employment period, lunch provided during shifts and $18/hour for hours worked. 

To apply for the OA position, candidates will submit a written application and participate in a 30-minute interview. 

Read the Operations Assistant (OA) Position Description Here 


To apply to the Office for Residential Life & Learning team as an Operations Conference Assistant for Summer 2023 fill out the corresponding application below. Applications are due March 31st, 2023 at 11:59pm. 

Operation Conference Assistant - Summer 2023 

Frequently Asked Questions

  • All Tufts students (undergraduate and graduate) who are in good standing with the university (cannot be on disciplinary probation or suspension) can apply for the OA position, provided they carry a 2.0 GPA and take a full course load during Spring 2023 and Fall 2023 (12-18 SHUs).

    • Do I have to dress up for the interview? Our advice is that you look presentable, i.e no sweatpants or clothes with holes in them. There is no need or requirement for business professional attire such as ties, blazers, etc.
    • How do I sign up for an interview? Interview details will be sent to all applicants for students to sign up for an interview time that works for their schedule. 
    • Will I get to choose where I live over summer/can I stay in my current housing assignment? All students who are approved to stay on campus over summer break, including Operations Assistants, will be relocated to specific buildings housing Tufts students over the summer. Your housing assignment will be communicated with you closer to the end of Spring semester
    • What if I plan on going on vacation over summer? Please indicate dates that you would be away from campus on your application, as we will take that information into consideration during the hiring process.