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 February 1st, 2023 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 the duration of employment (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 Manager of Front Desk and Service Operations (MSO).

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 Summer Operations Coordinator ( SOC).
  • GHs must attend scheduled meetings with the SOC (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 is now open and will close on February 1st, 2023 at 11:59 p.m PST. Applications may not be accepted after the deadline. You will be notified by February 17th, 2023 if you have been selected to advance to the second round.


If selected to move on in the process, you will receive an email with instructions by February 17th, 2023 for signing up for your individual interview with two staff members from the Office of Student Housing. Individual Interviews will take place between February 27- March 3rd, 2023. Please note that interviews will be completed majority in-person. At your interview, which will be about 30-45 minutes, you will be interviewed for all Office of Student Housing student leadership positions for which you have applied.


All SGH student staff position decisions will be released on March 10th, 2023. 


The deadline to submit your intent form to accept the SGH position and sign your contract will be March 22nd, 2023.

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