Residence hall assistants in college

a guide to selection, training, and supervision by M. Lee Upcraft

Publisher: Jossey-Bass in San Francisco, CA

Written in English
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Edition Notes


StatementM. Lee Upcraft
SeriesThe Jossey-Bass series in higher education
ContributionsPilato, Guy T.
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 281 p.
Number of Pages281
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21614230M
ISBN 100875895387
LC Control Number82-48075

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Residence Hall Assistants in College: A Guide to Selection, Training, and Supervision (Jossey Bass Higher & Adult Education Series) 1st Edition by M. Lee Upcraft (Author)Cited by: ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xviii, pages: illustrations ; 24 cm.

Contents: Residence halls and the educational process --Criteria for selecting and training resident assistants --The college experience and student development --Impact of residence halls on student development --Strengthening interpersonal skills of resident assistants --Defining.

: The resident assistant: Working with college students in residence halls (): Blimling, Gregory S: Books/5(2). Residence Hall Assistants in College: A Guide to Selection, Training, and Supervision. First Edition. The Jossey-Bass Series in Higher Education.

Upcraft, M. Lee; Pilato, Guy T. A proven model for screening prospective residence hall assistants (RAs), training them in critical interpersonal and leadership skills, selecting the best candidates, and giving them strong supervisory support on the job is presented in Cited by: 8. Resident advisers, or RAs, are at the center of college dorm life.

They are older students who oversee residence halls and people underclassmen can trust. By Neil Kokemuller. A resident assistant is a member of the residence life staff at a college or university. The RA lives in an on-campus dorm room and supervises activities on a particular floor.

The Benefits, Challenges and Responsibilities of Life as an RA. Becoming a resident assistant, also known as resident adviser or RA, while in college is a great way to build personal and professional skills and save money, too. Most RAs get free or discounted housing in exchange for taking on the role of monitoring and supporting undergraduates in college campus housing, such as a.

By Neil Kokemuller A resident assistant is essentially a peer leader on a floor of a residence hall. In this role, you mix supervision, planning and coordination abilities to provide a safe.

Jul 6, - Residential Counselor at a high school for gifted teens. Find me on tumblr at !. See more ideas about resident assistant, ra ideas, resident adviser pins. Programs promote an engaging, supportive residence hall community that fosters lifelong friendships and encourages new students to get involved.

Ask this question to determine a candidate’s ability to plan budget-friendly activities that meet the needs of a diverse group of students. [S]tudents serving as residence hall assistants or dormitory counselors, who are participants in a bona fide educational program, and who receive remuneration in the form of reduced room or board charges, free use of telephones, tuition credits, and.

Each resident is responsible for becoming familiar with and adhering to all residence hall and Student Code of Conduct policies. Certain violations of residence hall or campus policies may be resolved through a meeting with the RLC.

The RLC will contact an assistant dean of students for serious or repetitive violations. The Resident Assistant (RA) position is a student employee position within Department of Housing and Residence Life which works as a member of a residence hall staff.

An RA’s primary responsibility is to act as a facilitator of community development in the residence halls by working with students to provide an orderly and safe environment to live in, and to provide opportunities for the social, educational.

Huntingdon College is committed to a policy against legally impermissible, arbitrary, or unreasonable discriminatory practices.

Therefore, Huntingdon College, in accordance with Title IX and Section of the Final Rule under Title IX of the Education Amendments ofother applicable federal and state law, and stated College policy, prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex.

Jan 3, - Explore Amy Luciano Santamaria's board "Resident Assistant programs" on Pinterest. See more ideas about resident assistant, resident assistant programs, ra ideas pins. Desk Assistant Job Description The Desk Assistant (DA) is a student staff member employed by the Office of Residence Life and Housing Services.

The DA is responsible for assisting the Resident Director (RD) or the Graduate Hall Director (GHD) and the Graduate Assistant (GA) in the effective administration of the residence hall.

This is. Resident Assistants. Each residence hall is staffed by a professional Resident Director (RD) and a team of student leaders who serve as Resident Assistants (RAs). They are committed to helping residents adjust to life at Belhaven University and to grow academically, spiritually, and socially.

Resident Assistant Job Description The purpose of the Resident Assistant (RA) is to support residents as they live together in safe and welcoming communities, to support student learning both inside and outside of the classroom, and to facilitate individual development within a floor onally, RAs assigned to first year living communities (FYRA) support.

It’s your first night in a dorm in your freshman year. Knock, knock, knock. I am your resident assistant (RA) so and so. If you have any questions, I live in the room down the hall. is an online resource for staff working in college and university residence life and housing administration.

We provide free content to housing staff and resident assistants with extensive information and resources to make work easier. Resident Assistants Being a RA it is a great way to make an impact on our campus.

RESIDENT ASSISTANT QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS: To be considered for a Resident Assistant position, one must (1) Read the Resident Assistant job description, (2) Complete the Resident Assistant Application and (3) Have two reference forms completed by a local Pastor, current [ ].

Characteristics of a Good Resident Director. Resident directors, also known as resident hall directors among other titles, are responsible for quality of life of their college-age residents. Resident directors live at the residence hall where they also work full-time for the college or university.

Their role is. The "RA’s" have knowledge of Lehman College and they will help in the development of constructive relationships among residents at the Lehman College Bedford Park Residence.

Students interested in becoming RA’s should contact the Division of Student Affairs in Shuster Hall room for an application and explanation of the selection process. RESIDENCE HALL POLICIES Resident assistants (RAs) are present to assist, but residents bear a shared responsibility to maintain community expectations.

Floor visions are introduced the first week of classes, and all floors will operate the first few weeks under a campus-wide set of agreements. After a few weeks, floors will. A former ACPA President and ACPA Senior Scholar, he is the author, coauthor, or editor of many scholarly articles and books including Good Practices in Student Affairs: Principles to Foster Student Learning (with Elizabeth Whitt) and The Resident Assistant: Working with Students in Residence Halls.

His most recent book is Student Learning in. Hinman Hall. Hinman Hall is our newest residence hall, built just for first year students. The hall opened in August Hinman’s residents live in “pods,” or wings with 27 students each.

The rooms are a mix of single and double rooms, with shared bathrooms and common lounge areas. Each pod has a resident advisor, and rooms are air. University of Mary Hardin-Baylor Residence Life Office. The staff of the Residence Life Office is glad to know that you are interested in a position as a Resident Assistant.

The RA position is a very important part of the Residence Life Staff. As an RA, you will have an opportunity to positively affect the lives of others. Co-supervise one Lead Desk Assistant with the Assistant Hall Director to promote community development within the residence hall Participate in and lead staff training for all residence hall personnel, including RAs, Assistant Hall Directors, Desk Assistants, Lead Desk Assistants, Cultural Connectors, and Graduate Assistants.

A Resident Assistant (RA) is a part-time student staff position within the Department of Residence Life. This position is considered to be an integral part of the College's effort to meet the academic, social and emotional needs of all students living in residence halls and housing areas.

Residence Hall Assistant jobs available on Apply to Resident Assistant, Resident Director, Administrative Assistant and more!. The Desk Assistant is a student staff member who assists the community development of the residence halls by providing excellent customer service at the residence hall front desk.

Desk Assistants help residents by answering questions from students and guests, checking out temporary access cards and.Resident Assistants (RAs) are peer advisers and educators who live and work with student residents to assist them in addressing their personal, interpersonal and academic needs within the residence hall and college community.Learn more about the kinds of staff that are on duty at each residence hall at the University of Nevada, Reno.

Learn more about the kinds of staff that are on duty at each residence hall at the University of Nevada, Reno. (a full-time graduate student), live on campus and oversee residence hall staff and residents. Your Resident Assistants.