Residential Life Summer Intern

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Residential Life Summer Intern


Dean of Students


Level C (Specialist)

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The office of Residential Life is currently hiring two students to be summer Resident Assistants (RAs). The RAs are employees of Middlebury College, in the office of Residential Life and are supervised by the Associate Dean for Student Life. Summer RAs work with summer residents and primarily function as a resource for students living on-campus. Summer RAs provide community development through event planning, maintaining regular availability, and providing on-call support throughout the summer. Additionally, they also assist with ongoing processes and department projects, including work for Res Life Training, Housing Ops, Orientation, etc.

The Summer RA typically works 30 hours per week, but may vary from week to week.

The ideal summer RA 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 proactive, possess a positive demeanor and have excellent interpersonal skills. Prior Residential Life or other student leadership experience preferred. 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 as an outlet for summer employees. A budget for this use will be provided, and potential activities will be based on COVID-19 restrictions in place at the time
●Serve as an on-call responder for emergency situations
●Conduct administrative functions for the Residential Life office
●Be responsible for oversight and upkeep of the student housing kitchens
●Report maintenance, custodial and facilities issues and submit work orders
●Hold hall/community 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 educating on and enforcing College policy and COVID-19 restrictions within the hall through promoting individual responsibility and community impact
●Maintain an active, working relationship with custodial services, facilities services, public safety and other College partners
●Other duties and special projects as required

On campus room and board provided. Level C compensation for up to 20 hours of work per week.

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Middlebury, VT Campus

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Posted: 4/27/2021
Application Due: 5/8/2021
Work Type: Full Time