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Requisition Number STU004696Classification TitleStudent AssistantWorking TitleUniversity Housing - Resident Advisor (RA) (Fall 2020 & Spring 2021)Department3902130201-Resident LifeLocationStatesboro CampusPosition SummaryWorks as a live-in member of the University Housing Staff with a group of students in one of the residence halls. Assists University Housing, Resident Directors, and Resident Graduate Directors in establishing a positive living environment for the residential students and engages in a variety of constantly changing roles by serving as a helper, advisor, mentor, and resource.
Due to the nature of the work involved, the RA must be flexible and creative in meeting residents’ needs. The position requires a serious time commitment and willingness to be available and accessible to other students.
In addition to the Careers Application, please ensure completion of the Supplemental Application linked below:
Shift Specifics: 20 – 25 hours per week, flexible with class schedule. Scheduled night and weekend work is required.
Students cannot hold another on-campus position while employed in this position due to time recording methods.
Student employees cannot work more than 1300 hours in a 12-consecutive month period.
Georgia Southern University is a tobacco and smoke-free community. All faculty, staff, and students must adhere to the established University System of Georgia policy.
Minimum Education RequiredMust be enrolled in six or more undergraduate credit hours or three or more graduate credit hours at Georgia Southern University and possess a 2.5 GPA; must have lived on campus at least two semesters by the start of employment, held a Resident Advisor position at another institution, and/or has significant leadership experience.
Could a level of job-related experience higher than the minimum required for the position substitute for the minimum level of education?NoMinimum Experience RequiredNone
Could a level of education higher than the minimum required for the position substitute for the minimum level of job-related experience?NoKnowledge, Skills & AbilitiesEffective communication (verbal and written), organization and human relations skills; ability to work well in a diverse environment; proficiency with computer and Microsoft Office Applications software including word processing, spreadsheets, and databases; successful completion of the background investigation process prior to employment.
Preferred ExperiencePreferred EducationSalary RangeStipendJob Open Date10/28/2019Job Close Date12/15/2019Position StatusPart-TimeSpecial Instructions for ApplicantsIn addition to the Careers Application, please ensure completion of the Supplemental Application linked below:
Quicklink for Postinghttp://employment.georgiasouthern.edu/postings/63312Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
- Cover Letter
Supplemental QuestionsRequired fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
- * Are you currently enrolled in six undergraduate credit hours or three graduate-level credit hours for the fall semester at Georgia Southern University (Statesboro, Savannah, Hinesville)?
- * Do you understand that you are applying for a student position, and you cannot work more than 1300 hours in a 12-consecutive month period?
- * Do you understand that Georgia Southern University is a tobacco and smoke-free community?