The Summer Resident Assistant (Summer RA) is responsible for assisting in the operation of the residence hall's activities, student conduct, and general administration under a philosophy of enhancing student growth and development.
- Participate in “on duty” rotation
- Report and follow-up on maintenance concerns
- Maintain accurate record of residents within assigned community
- Assist with opening and closing of summer residential communities
- Assist residential staff with periodic reports
- Assist with emergency procedures and drills in residential communities as needed
- Attend and contribute to weekly staff meetings
- Attend weekly one on one meetings with supervisors
- Serve at least 10 hours at the summer desk
- Perform other duties as assigned
- Conduct regular community meetings
- Plan and implement community events throughout the summer to encourage students
- Serve as a role model to students
- Develop and maintain ongoing relationships with summer residents
- Serve as resource to students and make referrals as necessary
- Be alert to and recognize serious issues/concerns and notify supervisors
- Create/maintain educational bulletin boards within residential communities
- Other duties as assigned
- Adhere to and enforce all University policies and regulations
- Assist in maintaining a community conducive to study
- Mediate conflicts as they arise
- Document policy infractions
- Minimum of one semester as a Resident Assistant
- Have at least a 2.5 cumulative GPA
- Ability to relate to others
- Summer RA appointment is from May 11th-August 11, 2017.
- Summer RAs may be permitted to take classes during the summer, or serve in an internship, as long as they can maintain desk and room visibility hours
- Training for the summer is May 12th from 10am to 5pm.
Summer RAs receive a stipend of $1836.00 for the summer (equivalent to 18hours/week), with the ability to be compensated for additional hours (up to 28 hours/week). A furnished bedroom is also included.