Guest Host

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The Guest Host (GH) is an integral member of the residence hall community, the Summer Guest Housing program (SGH), and Student Housing. GHs are responsible for supporting the facilitation of a welcoming, caring, healthy, and safe environment. The GH works at the residence hall front desk assisting in the administration, service, and security of the summer residence hall(s). A GH is considered full-time (approximately 35 hours per week and may include weekends), live-in position. A GH's main responsibility is working the front desk of their designated building and tending to the needs of guests staying in that building. This position also requires manual labor; particularly moving linens and making beds in rushed situations. Guest Hosts report directly to the Facilities Team Leaders of the designated building and are expected to be on-call and available any time they are on campus. 

application for the 2022-2023 academic year

Apply now at the link above! The deadline to apply is January 31, 2022 at 11:59 pm PST. All students who applied by the deadline will be notified regarding their eligibility. Please direct all questions regarding the hiring and application process to

Guest Hosts Compensation

Newly hired Summer Operations Assistants are paid a base pay rate (dependent on the set minimum wage for the city and county of San Francisco, California) for all shifts.

One single room for 12 weeks (excluding Loyola Village and Lone Mountain East) is provided. 

Requirements, Expectations, and Mandatory Trainings

The Guest Host position is a full-time (approximately 35 hours per week, including weekends and July 4th), live-in position. GHs must work a minimum of 8 hours per week to be considered an SGH employee. During this time, GHs may work up to 35 hours per week. Please note that additional jobs/internships/summer school classes must be approved by the Assistant Director for Service Operations (ADSO).

Trainings and Meetings: 

  • GHs must attend training dates as listed in contract. 
  • GHs must attend mandatory weekly staff meetings. The dates will be determined by the Facilities Team Leader (FTL). 
  • GHs must attend scheduled meetings with the FTL (e.g. accountability, evaluation, etc.).

Shift Availability

  • GHs are required to provide work availability for a minimum of 40 hours per week (including 15-night shifts and 12 weekend hours). Night shifts are between 12 a.m. and 8 a.m. 

Application and Interview Process Overview 


The job application opened on December 1, 2021 and will close on January 31, 2022 at 11:59 p.m PST. Applications will not be accepted after this deadline. You will be notified on February 10, 2022 if you have advanced to the second round.


If selected to move on in the process, you will receive an email with instructions for signing up for your individual interview with a Student Housing and/or Community Living staff member. Individual Interviews will be completed mainly in person and will take place from February 23-25, 2022. At your interview, which will be about 30-45 minutes, you will be interviewed for all Student Housing and Community Living student leadership positions for which you have applied. 


All SGH student staff position decisions will be released on March 15, 2022. 


The deadline to submit your intent form to accept the SGH position and sign your contract will be March 25, 2022.

If you have any questions regarding the SGH position, please email