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March 29, 2020

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  • Student Leadership and Employment

    The Office of Residential Life offers a number of opportunities for students to practice leadership through on-campus employment: Area Coordinator Assistant, Resident Assistant, Residential Housing Association Executive Board, Residential Life Office Assistant, and Summer Conference Staff.
      

    Area Coordinator Assistant  

    The Area Coordinator Assistant (ACA) position provides administrative support to the Hamline Residential Life Area Coordinators for an average of 13 hours per week. Applicants for this position should be reliable, independent workers who are administratively and organizationally very strong, and be willing to be flexible with the various job tasks assigned to them. This position reports directly to the Area Coordinator.

    Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

    • Report directly to the Area Coordinator, no Resident Assistant supervision

    • Assist with Program Tracking Spreadsheet

    • Fill Residential Life Office front desk coverage

    • Assist with program shopping

    • Checking daily duty logs for any noteworthy items

    • Post signs throughout Area buildings

    • Create RA boards throughout communities

    • Checking RA bulletin boards to ensure themes and expectations are being met

    • Winter/Spring building closing assistance

    • Other duties as assigned

    Resident Assistant

    The Resident Assistant (RA) is a full-time student who, under the supervision and direction of the Area Coordinator, serves as a peer educator, counselor, administrator, role model, friend, and team member for the residents of a floor or wing in a residence hall. The RA works to create and maintain a healthy environment that supports the educational mission of Hamline University and the academic and personal growth of the students within their assigned living unit. In carrying out his or her duties, the RA is expected to treat other students, supervisors, and fellow employees with courtesy and respect.

    Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

    • Report directly to the Area Coordinator

    • Live in assigned residence hall for the entire term of appointment

    • Participate in a daily rotating duty coverage:

      • 5:00pm - 8:00am - Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday

      • 5:00pm Friday - 5:00pm Saturday

      • 5:00pm Saturday - 5:00pm Sunday

    • Develop and maintain formal and informal relationships with residents

    • Encourage student involvement in shaping floor community

    • Be knowledgeable about university resources to help students find their niche in the wider campus community

    • Respond appropriately to students in crisis (physical, emotional, etc.) through assessment and referral to experienced professionals

    • Understand and educate residents about University and Residential Life policies and regulations

    • Other duties as assigned

    Residential Housing Association (RHA) Executive Board

    RHA is the governing board of the Residence Hall Councils. Students elected and assigned to these positions are the voice and representatives to the Office of Residential Life for on-campus students. The RHA executive board is responsible for managing a programming budget, distributing funds to the hall councils, and planning large on-campus programs such as the Late Night Study BREAKfast, Lil' Sibs Weekend, Amazing Race, and Haunted Hallway. The RHA executive board attends regional and national conferences and is a stipend position. The executive board positions include President, Treasurer, Historian, National Communications Chair, Programming Communications Chair, Community Enrichment Chair, and Frequent Programming Chair. For more information, please email RHA at rha@hamline.edu.

     

    Residential Life Office Assistant

    The Office Assistant is responsible for assisting  with the day to day operations of the Residential Life Office. Duties include; staffing the office, key inventory and preparations for early arrival groups, opening and closing. The Office Assistant must have the ability to perform tasks with minimum supervision/instruction, be self motivated, and have great attention to detail. The Office Assistant represents the Residential Life office and should display professionalism at all times. Confidentiality is highly important and the Office Assistant should never repeat confidential information that is related to them directly or overheard while working in the office. The Office Assistant reports to the Operations Coordinator for Student Affairs.

     

    Summer Conference Assistant

    The Summer Conference Assistant is often times the first person a guest comes into contact with while attending a residential summer conference at Hamline University. The Summer Conference Assistant serves both summer conference groups and Hamline summer residents. This is a live-in required paid summer position that is supervised directly by the Summer Conferences Coordinator.