GEAR UP Residential Advisor

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Posting Details

Posting Details

Job TitleGEAR UP Residential AdvisorLocationAlpineDepartmentGear Up GrantJob No.Posting Date04/26/2019End DateUntil FilledYesAppointment DateSalary$500 per week, plus room and board.Required

•Minimum age 20 by June of program year
•Experience working with adolescents
•Interest in social entrepreneurship, civic engagement and leadership.

PreferredStaffing ReasonTemporaryPrimary Responsibilities

Gear Up Summer Camp Resident Advisors (RAs) spend 2 separate weeks in the summer living on campus, working as a mentor to middle school students from 8 different schools – Alpine, Marfa, Fort Davis, Marathon, Terlingua, Presidio, Fort Stockton and Del Rio. RAs are responsible for the safety and well-being of their students. All RAs live in residence with their students and are directly responsible for a group of approximately ten.

RAs directly supervise student conduct, discipline, health and safety. Varied responsibilities include: managing hall dynamics to ensure a positive environment establishing effective communications with students, leading activities and trips during the extracurricular portion of the program and serving as a student information resource. RAs lead extracurricular programming such as: athletics, film screenings, talent shows, dances, and more.
Gear Up Summer Camp Program at Sul Ross State University offers an exciting introduction to the leadership and innovation skills required to be a leader in today’s rapidly changing business world. Problem-solving and communication skills learned can be applied to wider academic study and provide excellent preparation for careers in business, politics and the law. The program draws a community of future leaders, combining expert instruction with hands-on learning, challenging students to collaborate, debate and think critically.
RAs will be responsible for students in both weeks.

Other Information

It is the policy of Sul Ross State University to provide equal employment opportunity for all persons in accordance with their individual, job related qualifications and without consideration of race, creed, color, sex, religion, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, or ancestry. Equal employment opportunities shall be afforded in all personnel actions or decisions including but not necessarily limited to, recruitment, hiring, training, upgrading, promotion, demotion, termination, and salary. Retaliation is prohibited against a person who opposes a discriminatory practice, files a charge, testifies, assists or participates in an investigative proceeding or hearing.

About SRSUInstructions to applicants

For more information please contact Monica Saenz at 837-8429, [email protected] or stop by the GEAR UP office located at MAB 104.

Is Background Check Required?YesApplicant DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Letter of Recommendation (1)
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