The Resident Assistant position offers an opportunity for undergraduate students to gain practical experience in fostering welcome and supportive communities within a summer sports camp program. Each Resident Assistant will oversee an area/building of campers, encouraging and supporting their campersâ™ holistic growth and well-being as individuals and as part of a larger community. The practical experience consists of several parts: intensive training led by professionals in student affairs; crisis management and student support; and coordination through hands-on leadership experience. This position reports to the Sports Camp Coordinator(s) who are graduate students enrolled in a Masterâ™s program in Student Affairs.
This position requires excellent organization, communication, and leadership skills; attention to detail; the ability to follow through with assignments; and to work collaboratively as part of a team. In addition, a successful Resident Assistant will approach their work with a positive attitude, energy, enthusiasm, a sense of humor, flexibility, and the interest to work with students and staff from different backgrounds. This live-in position requires staff to display professionalism, maturity, positive role modeling behavior, and good judgement at all times.
Must be an undergraduate student.
Given the responsibilities of this position, only 15 hours a week of outside commitments are permitted (includes, but not limited to, any employment, internships, research positions, teaching assistant positions, or educational opportunities including class requirements).
No outside commitments from June 3 - 9, 2017 due to required training.
Evening and weekend work is expected.
Limited time off based on supervisor approval.
Finalists receive a conditional offer of employment pending the outcome of a criminal background check.
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Sports Camp Resident Assistant
Seasonal/Intermittent (Fixed Term) (Seasonal)
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