Temporary Hire: Assistant Residential Supervisor - GRANT-FUNDED

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Job no: 513370
Work type: Staff Full Time
Categories: Seasonal - All Other

Assistant Residential Supervisor (Grant-Funded)

Upward Bound Summer Program


To aid and support the Residential Supervisor in the administration of residential operations. Provide tutoring and supervise residential staff and a suite of students.

  1. Assist the Residential Supervisor in the administration of the residential component.
  2. Assist in the coordination of cross-curricular and recreational programming.
  3. Teach study skills that assist students in preparation for postsecondary education.
  4. Proactively organize programming to meet student’s emotional, social, behavioral, and developmental needs.
  5. Monitor student compliance with program rules related to residential life.
  6. Monitor and participate in daily meals.
  7. Maintain awareness of whereabouts of students while on campus and on field trips.
  8. Develop and maintain procedures for students to receive messages in a timely manner.
  9. Assist in administering discipline to students for infractions of residence rules.
  10. Maintain inventory of keys to residence hall rooms.
  11. Conduct daily inspection of premises to identify and report maintenance and custodial needs.
  12. Assist in development of Upward Bound Production.
  13. On call for students needs during residential stay.
  14. Organize and facilitate the storage, distribution and security of student medications.


EDUCATION: Bachelor’s degree preferred or College student, Junior or higher currently enrolled with a GPA of 2.7 or above.

OTHER: Ability to relate sensitively to the needs of an ethnically diverse body of students. This is a live-in position starting on June 15, 2022 – August 5, 2022.

  1. Experience with campus residence as a student or staff of residence hail.
  2. Experience working with high school student populations.
  3. Ability to motivate students in recreational exercises.
  4. Ability to organize and carry out administrative tasks in a dormitory setting.
  5. Ability to communicate effectively in oral and written form.
  6. Ability to represent a positive role model for students.
  1. Experience managing staff, and building a positive team-oriented environment.
  2. Knowledge of and experience in using positive approaches to behavioral management with high school aged students preferred.
  3. Experience and knowledge of best practices for mentoring and tutoring preferred.
  4. Experience engaging with urban high school aged youth preferred

Additional Considerations:

OFFICIAL JOB TITLE: Assistant Residential Supervisor

DIVISION: Academic Affairs

DEPARTMENT: Upward Bound


BARGAINING UNIT STATUS/SALARY: Temporary, non-benefited

SALARY: $15.00/hr plus free room and board



REPORTS TO: Director, Program Coordinator and Residential Supervisor


Effective September 27, 2021, UMass Dartmouth requires that all members of the campus community are fully vaccinated against Covid-19 and provide proof of vaccination. Additionally, all members of the campus community must obtain a Covid-19 booster shot and provide proof when requested. Individuals who are not yet eligible to receive a booster shot must obtain one within 30 days from the date they become eligible.

Applicants must be authorized for employment in the U.S. on a full-time basis. Employment-based visa sponsorship not available.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

To apply please submit a letter of interest, current resume and the contact information for three professional references.

The review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Advertised: 09 Mar 2022 Eastern Standard Time
Applications close:


Located on the Massachusetts south coast, only a short drive from Cape Cod, Providence and Boston, the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth has been ranked among the top northern public universities by U.S. News and World Report. The quality of life on the south coast of Massachusetts is rich with cultural attractions, beautifully preserved and restored historic districts, museums, live theatre and an excellent educational system. Recreational opportunities include boating, beaches, rivers, golf courses, camping grounds, beautiful state parks, waterfront parks and a new zoo.

UMass Dartmouth offers a broad range of baccalaureate and graduate degrees vital to the economic, social and cultural wellbeing of the region. It has an enrollment of over 9,200 students in over 40 undergraduate and 36 graduate programs (including 11 at the Ph.D. level) offered by the College of Arts and Sciences, the Charlton College of Business, the College of Engineering, the College of Nursing, the College of Visual and Performing Arts and the School for Marine Science and Technology. The main campus was designed by the eminent architect Paul Rudolf and is located on 710 acres in North Dartmouth. Other university sites include theCenter for Marine Science and Technology on the waterfront in New Bedford, the Advanced Technology and Manufacturing Center in Fall River and the Star Store Center for the Arts in New Bedford. 

While retaining its commitment to excellence in undergraduate education, UMass Dartmouth has increased dramatically its research and outreach activities during the past ten years. R&D spending has increased in the last five years from $20.1 million to $25.6 million and the university has established centers in Policy Studies, Portuguese Studies & Culture, Business Research, Marine Science &Technology and Indic Studies to significantly expand its research and public service activities in ways that meet regional needs but have global impact.

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