Graduate Community Coordinators are an essential part of our team. These graduate level positions within Housing support the development of skills such as decision-making, communication, management, administration, and interacting with others. These transferable skills will allow you to increase your marketability as a candidate for post graduate school endeavors.
Applications for the 2020-2021 academic year will be available in the spring of 2021. Check back in November, 2020 for additional information

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at

Yes, please do apply so that you meet the priority deadline. You do not need to have proof of admission until you begin the graduate staff position.
Housing graduate staff position postings will be available on the Careers at UF website through the University of Florida (, search using the student assistant category). Positions may be open at various times. For priority consideration, applications for graduate positions for the upcoming deadline in the spring of 2020. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at
Yes, you must have a Bachelor’s degree and you must apply to a graduate program at the University of Florida to be considered (the academic application does not need to be completed prior to the employment application).
Yes! You may apply for all of our positions. While you will be considered for all positions to which you applied, you will only be able to hold one Graduate Community Coordinator position should you be offered employment.
If you are invited for an on-campus visit, it is strongly recommended that you come to campus. If for some reason you cannot make one of the campus visit/interview sessions you should notify us immediately to arrange a phone interview.
It is recommended that you fly into Gainesville Airport (GNV) for convenience. If that is not possible, please contact (
By mid-April the initial offers will be communicated. Conditional offers may be made before this date and offers may be made as needed after mid-April.
No it does not. Select Graduate Assistantships (GAs) at the University of Florida are eligible to receive health insurance through their academic department. The graduate staff positions within the Department of Housing and Residence Education are classified as OPS student assistants for employment/job purposes; they perform work for our department and receive a compensation package which also includes live-in benefits. Graduate students may inquire with the Student Health Care Center about available options for individual purchase.
Graduate Community Coordinator positions do not provide a tuition waiver.

In their first year of employment, out-of-state GCC staff may be provided, a partial waiver for out of state fees, pending available funds. These funds are not guaranteed and we often do not know if funds are available until the semester begins. A scholarship for in-state tuition is available for those enrolled in the Student Personnel in Higher Education Masters program; please contact for more information about this opportunity.