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Honors Resident Advisors

 

The Honors Program is a four-year program that provides an especially rich and challenging set of academic offerings to talented and highly motivated students in the College of Literature, Science, and the Arts. Through special courses, research opportunities with faculty, and a vigorous intellectual community, the Honors Program enables students to identify their intellectual interests and to pursue them as deeply and thoroughly as they can.

TIME COMMITMENT

Twenty-five (25) hours weekly (20 resident hall hours weekly with an additional variable five hour LSA Honors Programming commitment). Please note ResStaff positions are expected to be your priority after academics. As you consider applying, please reflect on your current and future commitments and how you will prioritize your ResStaff appointment. If hired for a position, you will discuss a plan to balance your commitments with your supervisor.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Each LSA Honors Program Resident Advisor will be required to fulfill the following responsibilities:

    In the Spring term, engage in some planning and logistical work in conjunction with the Honors Assistant Director (for example, identifying events, purchasing tickets and arranging transportation). 

    Conduct a variety of academic, cultural, or social programs over the Summer term geared specifically towards Honors Program residence hall activities. This will amount to variable hours weekly planning and executing academic, social, and cultural events for all Honors students.

    Attend meetings on a weekly basis with the Honors assistant Director to discuss Honors community building activities and discuss ways to engage Honors students. 

    Fulfill all of the advising, counseling, programming and administrative responsibilities outlined in the Resident Advisor job description.

This position reports to the Stockwell Hall Director(s) and the Honors Program Assistant Director. 

COMPENSATION

As the Honors RA position exceeds 20 hours, this position includes hourly pay for time spent on Honors-specific events and planning.