Student Employment Opportunities in the Dean of Students Office

Filed under Internships & Career, Opportunities on March 31, 2014.

The Dean of Students Office is looking to hire students who have or are eligible for Federal Work Study. The University of Florida Dean of Students Office creates a culture of care for students, their families, faculty and staff by providing exemplary programs and services designed to enhance students’ academic and personal success. Interested candidates must meet all requirements and send a resume, cover letter, and completed application to Betty Holt, Office Manager for the Dean of Students Office at

Requirements for Employment

  • Must receive or be eligible to receive federal work study
  • Students must have a minimum of 2.5 cumulative GPA
  • Must be in good conduct standing with the University of Florida
  • Willingness to make a commitment throughout the entire academic year


  • Model the values for customer service in the Dean of Students Office:
    • Friendly
    • Helpful
    • Knowledgeable
    • Caring
    • Resourceful
  • Effectively and efficiently handle high volumes of phone calls and visitors to the Dean of Students Office
  • Act as a liaison between the students/families and professional staff in the Dean of Students Office
  • Answer questions and provide information about the Dean of Students Office, Student Conduct and Conflict Resolution, New Student and Family Programs, Medical Withdrawal Process, and Disability Resource Center to students, faculty, staff, and families
  • Deliver paperwork within the office as well as around the University of Florida campus
  • Display interest and sensitivity to the concerns of our diverse population
  • Act proactively to manage crisis situations and contact the correct personnel to handle the situation
  • Refer students and families to university and community resources
  • Demonstrate effective listening skills
  • Attend regularly scheduled staff meetings and monthly training sessions


  • All student assistants will start at a pay rate of minimum wage and can work a maximum of 20 hours per week.