Career Opportunities in Student Affairs

Career Opportunities in Student Affairs

Below are the open opportunities within the Division of Student Affairs in order of closing dates for applications. All applicants must use the SMU HR system to apply unless otherwise stated. Please click on the title to be taken to the application link. To see all openings at SMU, please visit the job posting board on the HR website

Open Positions 

Assignments Coordinator (Coordinator 2), Residence Life & Student Housing

SMU’s Student Affairs Division is seeking a Coordinator 2 to manage and oversee day-to-day assignment and occupancy processes for Residence Life & Student Housing. The Coordinator will provide excellent customer service by problem solving and prompt resolution of customer needs. The Coordinator will coordinate student records related to housing, including processes for residence hall application and assignments, SMU Apartments, and fraternity houses. This position will assist the Senior Associate Director with implementation of the overall occupancy management plan. The Coordinator will work extensively in the housing management database, StarRez, including data management and process development.

Position is open until filled. 

Assistant Director of Fraternity and Sorority Life, The Department of Student Involvement

SMU is seeking an Assistant Director, Fraternity & Sorority Life. The Assistant Director provides training, development, and support for the SMU fraternity and sorority community, including individual members, chapters, councils, advisors and inter/national organizations. Specific advisement is provided to the individual members and 8 chapters of the Panhellenic council. The Assistant Director creates initiatives, events and programs that benefit the entire community. The Assistant Director is also a member of the Student Involvement team and works in service of the department to encourage students to discover their interests and find a sense of belonging through involvement. 

Position is open until filled. 

Nurse Practitioner, Dr. Bob Smith Health Center

The Dr. Bob Smith Health Center, at Southern Methodist University, is seeking a Nurse Practitioner at our state-of-the-art campus facility. Under general physician supervision, the Nurse Practitioner is responsible for providing primary health care to the students at Southern Methodist University. The nurse practitioner functions in collaborative practice with clinic physicians, mid-level providers, pharmacists, psychiatrists, psychologists/counselors, and nurses/medical technologists to provide optimal patient care. The nurse practitioner engages in the overall health and wellness objectives of the Dr. Bob Smith Health Center, participating in peer review activities, medical staff meetings, case reviews and in-house clinical training sessions; and serving on Student Health Center committees. In addition, the nurse practitioner works in partnership within the Division of Student Affairs to integrate the work of Dr. Bob Smith Health Center into the overall mission, vision and core values of the University.

Open until filled.


Upcoming Positions

The following searches will open in the Fall of 2018: 

  • Associate Vice President and Dean of Students
  • Assistant Vice President and Dean of Residence Life and Student Housing

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