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Thank you for your interest in employment with Young America!  


Interested in working at Young America? See our available positions below! You can also find all of our full-time positions posted on Indeed, just search Young America! 

Part-Time Leasing Agents

Young America is looking for talented, motivated individuals who desire resume-building professional experience. We are currently hiring leasing agents to begin work immediately. Our leasing agents obtain a professional leasing license from the state of Illinois, and develop true sales and marketing experience.

To apply, please click the "Apply" Button below and make sure to include your resume.

General Application

Scroll through this page and see if there is an open position that is a good fit for your skills.

Don't see a one posted right now?

Hit that APPLY button anyway and we'll keep it on file for future positions!


Additionally, please use the following link to complete our Culture Index survey! This will help us match you to your perfect future with Young America!


Culture Index Survey


Maintenance Technician

Are you a Maintenance Technician with a knack for excellence and a passion for helping others? Then come join us at Young America, the trailblazer in the student housing sector! We're growing, we're thriving, and we're looking for someone like YOU to join us on this journey. Why Young America, you ask? Well, our employees don't just work here - they rave about us! We've got team members who've been on this ride for over 10 years, and when you ask them why, they say "I love working for YA!" That's the kinds of team spirit we're proud of.


What's in it for you, apart from the fantastic benefits?

  • Look stylish with YA branded apparel
  • Sharpen your skills with our training programs
  • Explore opportunities for growth and let your career take off
  • Get your hands on the necessary electronics to succeed in your position
  • Shows us your skills - we're excited to see you in action!

What we're looking for:

  • At least 2 years of experience in housing-related maintenance.
  • That you reside within 20 miles of our office.
  • That you have the physical capability to perform all parts of the job.
  • You'll need to bring your own basic tools.
  • We need you to be tech-savvy and familiar with internet tools.
  • You'll need to maintain a reliable vehicle, current vehicle insurance, and a valid driver's license. A pick up truck or van is best, but not required.
  • Being available for an on-call rotation that includes nights and weekends is required.
  • High school diploma or equivalent and to pass a background screening.


Think you're a perfect fit? Don't hesitate. Let's get to work and make our customers and property owners happy, together. Apply today and become a part of Young America!


Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $20.00 - $25.00 per hour



  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance



  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • On call
  • Overtime


Additionally, please use the following link to complete our Culture Index survey! This will help us match you to your perfect future with Young America!


Culture Index Survey

Employment Application
Personal Information
Are you legally eligible for employment in this country?
Have you ever been employed here before?
Do you have any family that currently works here?
Are you over the age of 18?
Do you have a vehicle that is able to be used to perform work duties?
Do you have current car insurance?
Do you have a valid driver's license?
Were you referred by a current Young America Employee?
Type of Employment Desired
Are you currently a student?
Employment History
Have you ever been employed before?
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2023 Student Move Out Information

Unless your lease states otherwise, move out is May 13th, 2023!

All keys must be returned to our office no later than 12:00 PM.


 Please click the link below for more information!


Student Move Out Information

Early Move In Information

Early Move In Day will occur on Monday, May 15th 2023 at the Circus Room in the Bone Student Center!


Please click the link below for more information!


Early Move In Information

24 Hours Left to Apply!

All Early Move In applications must be submitted by Friday, May 5th at 12:00 PM!


To download the EMI application, please click below, or, stop by our office!


Download EMI Form

Student Move In Occurs 6/7!

Student Move In will occur on Wednesday, June 7th, 2023!

(12 payment leases only)


Click the link below for more information!

Student Move In

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Festival YA is Today!



Join us in celebrating the return to campus at Kensington Suites (216 W. Mulberry) from 11-3!


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Festival YA Coming Soon...

Join us on Tuesday, August 29th from 11AM-3PM at Kensington Suites (216 W. Mulberry) for Festival YA!


We will be giving away TONS of prizes, including... $750 CASH. 


See you there!

Renewal Period Is Here!

From September 1st to September 21st, Young America residents have the exclusive opportunity to renew their apartment for the 2024-25 school year!


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Open Leasing Coming Soon!

Leasing for the 2024-25 school year will open to the general public on Wednesday, October 4th!


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Offices Closed 11/23-11/25

Our Student and Residential offices will be closed Thursday, November 23rd through Saturday, November 25th for the holiday. We will re-open on Monday, November 29th at 8:30am!

Security Deposit Special!

$300 off your security deposit!*


*offer valid for approved applicants with no conditions. Must move in by 2/23/24.

Emergency Maintenance

With extreme cold expected today and throughout the week, please call 309-823-0179 if you are in need of emergency maintenance.


For all non-emergency maintenance, please login to your resident portal and submit a maintenance request.

Welcome Transfer Students!

Young America wishes you the best of luck as you start your new journey at ISU!


Please call 309-454-2338, or email [email protected], if you are still in need of housing for the 2024-25 school year!

Move Out is This Saturday!



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Early Move In Key Pickup

Early Move In key pickup begins today at the Bone Student Center!

Keys will be available to pick up from 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM!


For Current YA Residents, keys can be picked up starting at 8:30 AM. For NEW YA Residents, keys can be picked up starting at 10:30 AM.

Move In Information

If you took an Early Move In, please be sure that you have submitted your Move In Inspection.


To submit your move in inspection, please click the button below!


2024 Move In Inspection

June 4th Move In

June Move-In will occur on Tuesday, June 4th at our student office located at 311 S. Main Street, Normal, IL.

Please refer to your 24-25 lease to verfiy your move in date.