Loyola University Maryland

Student Life

Student Positions for Summer

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Summer 2017 Student Staff Positions

Student Life has three positions available for the summer. Please read the descriptions of the positions below before completing the application. There is only one application for two positions but you will be asked your preferences, and a separate application for the last position. Priority will be given to students who submit applications before 8am on Monday, April 10th, 2017.

Resident Assistant

  • The Resident Assistant position runs from May 22nd, 2016 to August 30th, 2017, and RAs will move into their summer placement as soon as it is ready.
  • The Summer RA must attend the mandatory Summer Training (dates: May 22nd to May 25th).
  • The Summer RA is expected to foster a sense of community on the floor and develop positive relationships with residents. This cannot be accomplished without spending an adequate amount of time within the residence hall. It is expected that the Summer RA will not be away for more than one weekend out of the month. In addition, all lengthy vacation plans must be approved by the Assistant Director for Summer School Housing prior to summer employment.
  • The Summer RA is expected to be present during Summer I Term and Summer II term openings and closings to fulfill all assigned responsibilities associated with openings and closings. 

Summer Session I Move-In: May 30, 2017 from 8:30 AM- 5:00 PM
Summer Session I Move-Out: July 13, 2017 by 5:00PM
Summer Session II Move-In: July 16, 2017 from 10:00 AM- 3:00PM
Summer Session II Move-Out: TBA - based on fall housing assignment

  • All Summer RAs are required to be on campus and maintain a presence during the nights of Orientation. These include:

June 15th, June 19th, June 22nd, June 26th  AND June 15th

  • In times of campus emergencies (including but not limited to inclement weather conditions, power outage, etc.) RAs may be called upon to provide additional support in the halls including but not limited to hall desk duty, extra duty responsibilities, and/or programming.  
  • Secondary employment or extra-curricular activities are not to exceed 10 hours per week and must be approved by the Summer Graduate Residence Coordinator. The Summer RA should be aware that, other than classes, additional internships, jobs, extracurricular activities, etc. must be arranged around the Summer RA schedule. Individuals with full-time summer jobs or internships must be given special approval by the Summer School Graduate Residence Coordinator to be a summer RA. The Summer RA is expected to submit his/her summer class schedule and outside activities schedule with their signed terms of employment. In addition, the Summer RA may not have any outside commitments exceeding 10 hours per week, unless approved by the Summer School Graduate Residence Coordinator.
  • Staff members must adhere to all policies as described in the Student Code of Conduct.
  • RAs are responsible for scheduled duty coverage.  The schedules are established during Summer RA/OA Training. Changes should not occur except for emergencies, and the Graduate Residence Coordinator and Assistant Director must approve all changes.
  • The Summer RA is responsible for successfully completing outlined programming requirements.
  • RAs must attend bi-monthly staff meetings and all individual meetings set by the Assistant Director and/or Graduate Residence Coordinator.
  • RAs will meet expectations as set forth in the position description, the Resident Assistant Performance Program, and also those established by the Graduate Residence Coordinator & Assistant Director.

Office Assistant 

  • The Office Assistant position runs from May 22nd, 2016 to August 30th, 2017, and RAs will move into their summer placement as soon as it is ready.

  • The Summer OA must attend the mandatory Summer Training (dates: May 22nd to May 25th).

  • The OA will work between 10 and 15 hours per week under the Student Life Office Administrative Assistant, or under a supervising Assistant Director (AD) in their respective areas of campus, shifting as needed. The OA is responsible for answering the telephone, performing administrative tasks, and taking care of day-to-day needs as assigned by their supervisor or any professional staff member.
  • Weekly OA shifts are assigned by the Student Life Office Administrative Assistant, however daily location placements may be changed by any professional staff member. The OA is expected to submit his/her summer class schedule and outside activities schedule. This will be due by May 1st.
  • The Summer OA is expected to foster a sense of community on the floor and develop positive relationships with residents. This cannot be accomplished without spending an adequate amount of time within the residence hall. It is expected that the Summer RA will not be away for more than one weekend out of the month. In addition, all lengthy vacation plans must be approved by the Assistant Director for Summer School Housing prior to summer employment.
  • The Summer OA is expected to be present during Summer I Term and Summer II term openings and closings to fulfill all assigned responsibilities associated with openings and closings. 

Summer Session I Move-In: May 30, 2017 from 8:30 AM- 5:00 PM
Summer Session I Move-Out: July 13, 2017 by 5:00PM
Summer Session II Move-In: July 16, 2017 from 10:00 AM- 3:00PM
Summer Session II Move-Out: TBA - based on fall housing assignment

  • All Summer OAs are required to be on campus and maintain a presence during the nights of Orientation. These include:

June 15th, June 19th, June 22nd, June 26th  AND June 15th

  • In times of campus emergencies (including but not limited to inclement weather conditions, power outage, etc.) OAs may be called upon to provide additional support in the halls including but not limited to hall desk duty, extra duty responsibilities, and/or programming.  
  • Secondary employment or extra-curricular activities are not to exceed 10 hours per week and must be approved by the Summer Graduate Residence Coordinator. The Summer OA should be aware that, other than classes, additional internships, jobs, extracurricular activities, etc. must be arranged around the Summer OA schedule. Individuals with full-time summer jobs or internships must be given special approval by the Summer School Graduate Residence Coordinator to be a summer OA. The Summer OA is expected to submit his/her summer class schedule and outside activities schedule with their signed terms of employment. In addition, the Summer OA may not have any outside commitments exceeding 10 hours per week, unless approved by the Summer School Graduate Residence Coordinator.
  • Staff members must adhere to all policies as described in the Student Code of Conduct.
  • OAs are responsible for scheduled duty coverage.  The schedules are established during Summer RA/OA Training. Changes should not occur except for emergencies, and the Graduate Residence Coordinator and Assistant Director must approve all changes.
  • The Summer OA is responsible for successfully completing outlined programming requirements.
  • OAs must attend bi-monthly staff meetings and all individual meetings set by the Assistant Director and/or Graduate Residence Coordinator.
  • OAs will meet expectations as set forth in the position description, the Resident Assistant Performance Program, and also those established by the Graduate Residence Coordinator & Assistant Director.

Application

Apply for the Summer 2017 RA/OA position

Resident Assistant Training Intern

Responsibilities: 

  • Attend and participate in weekly Fall RA Training meetings and weekly meetings with supervisor
  • Conduct research regarding the Resident Assistant position and training done at other institutions
  • Work on logistics for Resident Assistant 2017 RA Fall Training
  • Score Pre-Training Assessments
  • Assist with the development of a Mentor/Mentee Program
  • Design materials utilizing the theme, including welcome packets, the training schedule, name tags, door decs, staff t-shirts, etc.
  • Develop a digital and social media presence to engage and teach several training areas both in Student Life and across campus
  • Assist with a variety of presentations and training sessions 
  • Coordinate and execute Resident Assistant staff development and social initiatives during training
  • Establish communication with returning RAs to increase returner involvement in the planning and implementation of training
  • Complete other duties as assigned by the Assistant Director overseeing Resident Assistant Training 

Requirements: 

  • The Training Internship runs from May 22, 2017 to August 30, 2017, and Interns must have moved into their summer placement prior to their start date (specific dates to move will be communicated on an individual basis).
  • The Training Intern must be in good academic and student conduct standing, having a minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 2.5, and must be returning as an undergraduate student for the Fall 2017 semester. 
  • The Training Intern will work approximately 15 hours per week under the Student Life Assistant Director overseeing Resident Assistant Training. 
  • The Training Intern must set weekly scheduled hours with the Assistant Director overseeing Resident Assistant Training. The majority of those hours must fall within standard office hours (8:30am-5:00pm).
  • Training Interns are expected to conduct themselves in a professional manner and exhibit professional behaviors, such as professional communication with on-campus and off-campus constituents, business casual attire when necessary, respecting confidentiality, etc.
  • The intern is expected to abide by as well as enforce the Community Standards, confronting and documenting all violations appropriately.
  • The intern is expected to show respect to the supervising AD, fellow Training Intern, fellow OAs, other Student Life staff members, and residents, and be a cooperative team member.
  • The intern is also expected to complete any additional job responsibilities as dictated by the GRC and AD in an appropriate and timely manner.
  • The Training Intern must have prior experience as a Resident Assistant at Loyola OR have accepted a Resident Assistant position for the Fall 2017 semester. 

Preferred Skills:

  • Graphic design or marketing experience
  • Passion for using social media platforms as an engagement tool

Compensation:

  • Training Interns for 2017 RA Fall Training will be granted a contract extension until their summer placement is available, and will be provided a summer housing placement from their start date until they are able to move into their fall housing assignment.
  • Training Interns for 2017 RA Fall Training will also be provided a $500.00 stipend over the course of the summer.

 

For full consideration please apply by April 10, 2017