Meet the Student Staff of Housing: Emily D.

A student staff member smiling for a self-portraitWhat year in school are you?

Fourth-year or more

What is your major?

Marketing, International Business, & Spanish

What department in University Housing do you work for?

Dining & Culinary Services

How long have you worked for University Housing?

Four years

What is your current position?

Office Student Supervisor

What do you do in a typical shift?

I am in charge of discipline. In a typical shift, I send out emails scheduling investigation meetings as well as draft last chance warning letters. Every shift I have an investigation meeting with students to figure out the reason for their infractions. Last year, I did orientations and I did great! I loved connecting with each student and explaining how Gordon works.

What are some perks of your job?

Free food and getting to work with my friends!

What is your favorite part of the job?

Discussing with the rest of the Head & Office team about certain aspects of Gordon

What is something you have accomplished in your job that you are proud of?

I have made Gordon a great place to work!

What transferrable skills have you learned?

I have learned how to confront difficult situations as well as to develop great people skills. I have also learned many Human Resources-related tasks and how an office functions.

Why should students apply for this job?

Students should apply for this job as it forces you out of your comfort zone and lets you be more outspoken and confident in what you say.

Why did you choose to work for University Housing over somewhere else?

I chose University Housing for the great wages, the free food, and the great people.