Student Life Staff at the Annual Awards

Come work with the Division of Student Life at Elon University!

Your career at Elon University is an opportunity to work within one of America’s best and most innovative universities and communities. As an Elon employee, you’ll work alongside dedicated, caring and supportive colleagues who are invested in the success of each other and our campus and local communities. Elon employees are encouraged to seek career advancement and personal growth using the university’s many professional development opportunities, employee resource groups and career training seminars.
Student Life Staff at the Annual Awards

Current Student Life Job Opportunities

To explore all current open staff positions, across the university and in the Division of Student Life, please visit the HR website to view staff career opportunities. You can search for postings in a specific department by putting that department name under “Keywords” on the top of the website.



Additional Information

Why Elon?

Graduate Apprentice Positions

Become a visionary professional prepared for leadership, ready to advance student learning and improve institutions of higher education. In a small cohort of twelve, learn and practice the principles for effective education and explore the functions, issues, and leadership of higher education. Graduates will leave the program prepared for leadership roles in colleges and universities.

Please visit the M.A. in Higher Education Program website for more information.

Every MHE student who meets all requirements for final admittance to the program is hired as a paid graduate apprenticeship in a campus program or department. 

Highlighted benefits:

  • All students in the MHE program have a paid apprenticeship!
  • Study abroad opportunity in the second year
  • Experiential learning with two internship opportunities
  • Part-time MHE enrollment for current Elon employees is also available.

Caring for You: Health and Wellbeing Benefits

  • Elon has great medical, dental, vision and retirement plans. Check out the official information from our friends in Human Resources.
  • The Faculty/Staff Health and Wellness Clinic provides “holistic healthcare services and programs to support the mind, body, and spirit”. Including acute care appointments, discounted massages, access to an aromatherapy/massage chair room, exercise classes, and workplace ergonomics.
  • Campus Recreation & Wellness facilities include the Koury Center, Harden Clubhouse, Driving Range, The Lodge Property, PARC and South Gym. Facilities can be accessed with a valid Phoenix Card during open hours of operation. Any individual with a current Phoenix Card is considered a Campus Recreation & Wellness member and has access to all facilities
    • We offer a variety of group exercise classes each semester. Group exercise classes are free for students, faculty, and staff.
  • The HealthEU initiative aims to empower every individual in our community to actively implement and integrate wellness values in their daily lives, with their peers and in their greater purpose by providing access to resources, educational tools and support through the six dimensions of well-being. This will help Elon become a national model for programs, research and dialogues promoting resilience, belonging and all aspects of lifelong personal wellness.
    • At Elon University, we strive to offer resources and opportunities to help staff and faculty achieve a state of optimal well-being. Specific offerings for staff and faculty can be found here.  

Exploring all the Elon Advantages – Discounts, Perks, and More!

Elon provides great ways for staff to enjoy life on and off campus. Take a look at these highlighted resources:

Encouraging Education for You and Your Family

How We Can Support You!

  • McLaughlin Young Group (MYgroup): Employee Assistance Program for employees and immediate family members 24/7 at no cost
  • Employee Resource Groups 
  • Domestic partners and their eligible dependents who meet the qualifying criteria can participate in many of the same benefits as full-time faculty and staff spouses and their eligible dependents. Eligibility starts the first of the month following the date of hire.
  • Ombudsperson
  • Staff Advisory Council: The mission of the Staff Advisory Council (SAC) is to facilitate active and direct communication between staff employees and the President and to provide a forum for input and discussion of issues important to the staff and the University.

Getting to Know the Elon/Burlington Area

  • Burlington boasts a high quality of life with many recreational and cultural opportunities for residents and visitors. Get to know the Burlington area!  
  • Explore Alamance County 
  • Elon has a new childcare facility coming in Spring 2025!  
  • Burlington, North Carolina is a great destination for outdoor adventurers. With its scenic views, lush forests, and numerous trails, there are plenty of opportunities for exploration and adventure. From hiking and camping to fishing and kayaking, there is something for everyone. For those looking for a more leisurely experience, there are plenty of must-visit attractions in and near the area. Visit the Alamance Battleground State Historic Site, a Revolutionary War battlefield, or the North Carolina Zoo, one of the top zoos in the country. For a more adventurous experience, explore the Haw River State Natural Area, a great spot for kayaking, fishing, and birdwatching. Whatever your preference, you’re sure to find the perfect outdoor experiences in and near Burlington, North Carolina.

Investing In Your Professional Development

The Division of Student Life’s Professional Development Committee provides topics for monthly divisional meetings, lunch and learns, book clubs, podcast discussions, virtual webinar attendance, and more!

Celebrating Our Student Life Staff

Elon Student Life in the News