POSITION TYPE: Student Assistant A
POTENTIAL POSITIONS AVAILABLE (should opening arise): Resident Advisors or Peer Mentors
COMPENSATION FOR RESIDENT ADVISORS: $8.50 hourly wage for desk duty (minimum 4 hours per week), plus room and board
COMPENSATION FOR PEER MENTORS: $8.50 hourly wage for desk duty (minimum 10 hours per week) and a $750 reduction on a single suite via University Housing & Dining Services.
DURATION: August 11, 2013--May 7, 2014
PLEASE NOTE: This is a LABOR POOL posting only and placement is contingent on available openings.
Successful candidates must full-time (12 credits) UAA students with a minimum 2.50 cumulative and semester/term grade point average, and must be in good disciplinary standing. At the time of appointment and throughout employment, Residence Life student staff members may not be on either disciplinary or academic probation. Should a student employee be placed on disciplinary or academic probation, the employee is no longer eligible for employment. In addition, RAs and PMs are required to complete at least 12 credits each semester. Students in their senior, final semester may take less than 12 credits with director approval. As live-in, professional staff members, RAs and PMs must possess effective interpersonal skills and be able to work well as members of a team. Demonstrated leadership and peer helping skills are preferred. Preference will be given to candidates with experience living in university residential communities and/or university leadership involvement. PMs MUST HAVE a desire to work and live with first-year students.
The Department of Residence Life supports on-campus housing for 950 students and works in partnership with University Housing & Dining Services. Our program provides leadership training, experiential learning, awareness of diverse lifestyles and cultures, co-curricular programs and activities (educational and social), and behavioral accountability. Residence Life's student development approach focuses on enriching each student's higher education experiences by delivering high quality, student-centered programs and services.
HOW TO APPLY:
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RESUME & COVER LETTERS:
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INFORMATION REGARDING FINANCIAL AID:
In addition to an hourly wage for Desk Attendant duty, student staff receive additional compensations specific to their roles, as detailed above. Students who use state and federal loans to cover college expenses, and who are selected for an RA or PM position will need to visit with a financial aid advisor to ensure the FAFSA data reflects this information.