Front Desk Assistant Employment

The Front Desk Assistant (FDA) position is a part-time student paraprofessional position within the Office of Residence Life and Housing, a unit of Student Affairs and Academic Support. The Housing Operations Manager supervises the FDAs. They are responsible for performing a variety of front desk and clerical functions and providing quality customer service.

The minimum qualifications of a FDA are:

  • Must be an undergraduate or graduate student registered part-time or full-time.
  • Must possess experience in planning, participating as a team member, and have knowledge of campus resources.
  • Must be in good standing with the University.
  • Must have a Cumulative Semester Grade Point Average (GPA) of at least 2.3 (for undergraduate students) and 3.0 (for graduate students) at time of application.
  • If hired, must maintain a Cumulative and Semester Grade Point Averages (GPAs) of at least 2.3 (for undergraduate students) and 3.0 (for graduate students) each semester.
  • Understands and work within the philosophy of student development held by the Office of Student Affairs at Gallaudet University.

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For more information on the Front Desk Assistant program, contact Nikki Surber, Housing Operations Manager, at