Residential Life Summer Intern
Job InformationClassification Information Classification Number 900717 Classification Title Residential Life Summer Intern Department Dean of Students Level Level C (Specialist) Job Description
The office of Residential Life is currently hiring two students for this summer to be Residential Life Interns. The Residential Life Intern (RLI) is an employee of Residential Life and Middlebury College, in the department of the Dean of Students and is supervised by the Associate Dean of Students for Residential and Student Life. Summer Residential Interns work with summer student residents and primarily function as a resource for students living on-campus. Additionally, Summer Residential Interns provide for community development through event planning, maintaining regular availability, and providing on-call support throughout the summer. The RLI will assist in office functions, data collection, publications, and special projects.
The Summer Resident Assistant typically works forty hours per week, but may vary from week to week.
The ideal Summer Residential Intern is an undergraduate student who demonstrates an understanding of both the mission of Residential Life and the College. Ideal candidates will have demonstrated experience in leadership, conflict resolution, teamwork, and working with diverse groups of individuals. Candidates should also demonstrate competency in written and oral communication, as well as use of good judgment in handling sensitive issues.
A successful candidate will be active, possess a positive demeanor and have excellent interpersonal skills along with a creative energy. Rising Senior status preferred but not required. Prior Residential Life or other student leadership experience preferred. An interest in a career in Student Affairs/Residential Life a plus. Applicants must have lived on-campus for at least one year.
Undergo training at the beginning of the summer
To be a visible, available presence in the assigned residence hall
Plan activities, both on and off campus, as an outlet for summer employees. A budget for this use will be provided.
Serve as an on-call responder for emergency situations.
Conduct administrative functions for the house office.
Be responsible for oversight and upkeep of the student housing kitchens
Report maintenance, custodial and facilities issues and submit work orders
Hold hall meetings at the beginning of the Summer and on-going as needed
Assist in addressing student issues (e.g. roommate issues, referral to services, etc)
Aid in enforcing College policy within the hall through promoting individual responsibility
Maintain an active, working relationship with custodial services, facilities services, public safety and other College areas
Other duties and special projects as required
Furnished room on campus
Summer meal plan included
Stipend of $3,000
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
- * This posting is only open to students. Are you a current Middlebury College undergraduate student?
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