Attend info session: Feb 19th at 8:30 p.m. at I-House
Email Roxanne Heglar, Director of Admissions and Housing Operations email@example.com
The 2020-2021 Resident Assistant (RA) job description, compensation, and timeline
Please note that the job description below is subject to change prior to the conclusion of the RA Selection Process.
Resident Assistants (RAs) are student live-in staff that provide assistance to residents and help to build and maintain a safe and enjoyable living environment for all. RAs enforce I-House rules, respond to emergency situations, mediate roommate conflicts, and refer residents to I-House or campus professionals for additional information or assistance. RAs also plan community-building activities for residents throughout the academic year.
Under the direction of the Resident Support Services (RSS) Manager, the Resident Assistant (RA) is responsible for eight key areas: Customer Service, Safety/Security, Peer Advising, Policy Enforcement, Crisis Intervention, Conflict Mediation, Community Development Activities, and Administrative Procedures. As an employee of the I-House, the RAs will adhere to, administer, and enforce policies and procedures as outlined in the Front Desk Procedures, the RSS Staff Training Manual, and the I-House Resident Handbook.
I-House has 13 Resident Assistants (RAs) who are student live-in staff that monitor the safety and well being of residents. RAs also enforce I-House policies, help residents with conflict matters, check-in and check-out, and lock-outs. RAs work from 4:00 pm - 8:00 am Monday - Friday and all day on weekends and holidays.
The RA will receive room and board during the period of employment as compensation. Living arrangements will include one regular single Resident Assistants will receive a meal plan. Unused points after the vacancy of the position will not be transferred to the student.
RA Selection & Employment Timeline
February 19, 2020 Wednesday Info Meeting, International House, 8:30p
February 28, 2020 Friday Applications due at I-House Front Desk, 4pm
March 9-13, 2020 Individual Interviews Dates
March 20, 2020 Friday RA Selection Announcements
May 18-22, 2020 RA Training Summer & Academic Year RAs, 10-6pm
May 21, 2020 Thursday Summer RAs begin employment, 8pm
May 22, 2020 Friday Summer RAs Move-in 6pm
August 15, 2020 Saturday Summer RAs end employment, 8pm
August 16, 2020 Sunday Summer RAs move-out, 10am
August 15, 2020 Saturday Academic Year RAs begin employment, 8pm
August 17, 2020 Monday Academic Year RAs Move-in, 5pm
August 18, 2020 Tuesday RAs “refresher” training, 1-6pm
August 17 & 20, 2020 Mon & Thurs Fall Move-Ins (all RAs work)
Dec 18, 2020–Jan 12, 2021 Winter Break RAs work during this period
January 12, 2021 Tuesday RAs “refresher” training, 1-6pm
January 13, 2021 Wednesday Spring Semester Move-in (All RAs work)
May 19, 2021 Wednesday Resident Move-Out (all RAs work), 9am
May 20, 2021 Thursday Academic Year RAs Last day of employment, 8pm
May 21, 2021 Friday Academic Year RAs Move out 10am
I-House has 13 Resident Assistants (RAs) who are student live-in staff that monitor the safety and well being of residents. RAs also enforce I-House policies, help residents with conflict matters, check-in and check-out, and lock-outs. RAs work from 4:00 pm - 8:00 am Monday - Friday and all day weekends and holidays. RAs can be reached by calling the Front Desk at (510) 642-9490 or (510) 282-0092 for emergencies after the Front Desk closes.
Front Desk Hours
Sunday-Wednesday: 7:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Thursday-Saturday: 7:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.