Department/Activity:
Student Affairs - Residence Life Staff
Job Title:
Resident Assistant-Shaw Hall

Supervisor:
Laura Schwartz
Hours per Week:
15

Contact Information
Stephanie Reed
phone: (724) 946-7128

Job Begins
Immediately

Duties:
Assist residents in the development of community in the residence halls. Devote ample time each week to actively interact with community members. Plan and implement programs for the community. Maintain floor bulletin boards for informational and educational purposes. Attend all weekly Resident Assistant staff meetings (30-45 mins.). Meet one on one with RD/CA bi-weekly (15-30 mins.). Maintain confidentiality regarding student information which could include conduct and medical information. Serve as resource and referral for students. Maintain clear and consistent communication between residents and the College. Be present for opening and closing of residence halls. Mediate roommate conflicts and assist in building roommate relationships. Participate in RA staff duty rotation. Two RAs staff the building on weekend nights, one RA on the weekdays. Ensure safety and security of residential facilities. Assist with emergency situations and make appropriate referrals. Complete and maintain Room Condition Forms and other housing-related paperwork. Post signage to educate residents about residence hall processes and policies. Aid in the selection and on-going training of staff members. Submit all completed administrative paperwork neatly and in a timely manner. Nights away from campus only with permission from supervisor (up to 10 nights). Return to your building each night by 2am. Maintain a positive attitude towards residents and the Student Affairs Office and Westminster College. Assist in other duties as assigned.

Qualifications/Skills:
Maintain a 2.5 GPA throughout employment. Maintain the RA position as the primary responsibility outside of academic responsibilities. Preference given to sophomore, junior and senior students.

Special Requirements: