Summer Academic Institute-Resident Advisor (RA)

Position Details

Position Information

Posting Number Sum00086P
Position Title Summer Academic Institute-Resident Advisor (RA)
Department Opportunity Program
Position Status Full-Time
Position Type Summer
Months per Year Other
Work hours
Start Date (For temporary positions only) 06/25/2018
End Date (For temporary positions only) 08/04/2018
Position Band/Level Summer
Pay Range $2,500 salary

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Job Summary

Works under the supervision of the Summer Residential Director as a resource to all program students throughout the Summer Academic Institute. We are particularly interested in candidates from underrepresented groups that can add to the diversity and excellence of our academic program and community.

Responsibilities include: conducting nightly rounds to ensure the safety of all residents; maintaining an environment conducive to learning; providing personal, social, and academic peer counseling to students; assisting in the critical enforcement of policies, practices, and procedures; providing a reasonably safe learning environment for the students within the residence halls; encouraging students to take responsibility of their residence halls; attending regular weekly staff meetings; understand and uphold all college and Summer Academic Institute and rules, regulations, and policies; utilize an educational approach to address students about policies, as well as the impacts of their behavior; address all policy violations immediately and consistently; mediate conflicts amongst residents as they arise; maintain consistency and fairness when dealing with all students in the program; assist residents in their adjustment to roommate and community living; helping the Summer Residential Director to monitor tutoring hours; other duties as assigned by the Director/Coordinator of Summer Academic Institute. Resident Assistants are required to live in the residence hall for the duration of the five-week summer program including weekends, and participate in a residential summer staff training preceding the summer program. Residential life experience preferred. Valid driver’s license a plus.

Minimum Qualifications

Skidmore student (Class of 2018,2019 or 2020) in good academic standing.

Preferred Qualifications

Residential Life experience is a plus. Valid driver’s license is a plus.

Physical Demands (For Union Positions Only)
EEO Statement

Skidmore College is committed to being an inclusive campus community and, as an Equal Opportunity Employer, does not discriminate in its hiring or employment practices on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, national or ethnic origin, physical or mental disability, military or veteran status, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, predisposition or carrier status, domestic violence victim status, familial status, dating violence, or stalking, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.

Employment at Skidmore College is contingent upon an acceptable background check result.


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Posting Information

Posting Date 02/28/2018
Open Until Filled No
Closing Date 03/30/2018
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  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
  3. List of Three References
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