This position is a part-time paraprofessional staff member of the Office of Residence Life who lives in an assigned residence hall. The Resident Advisor is directly supervised by the Residence Hall Director and Graduate Hall Director. The Resident Advisor keeps the supervisor informed of activities, problems and needs of the residents and the community. The Resident Advisor gets to know residents and the larger residential community to build an engaged, safe and inclusive environment for academic success and personal growth. The Resident Advisor helps to establish and maintain open lines of communication between residents of the hall and the Office of Residence Life. This appointment is for one full academic year.
Student Desk Manager
Must have at least one year of service as a Resident Advisor or Desk Clerk at BGSU | The Student Desk Manager is responsible for leadership and supervision of the operations of a BGSU Residence Hall Front Desk. The Student Desk Manager is also responsible for providing administrative support to the Hall Director and Graduate Hall Director/Graduate Leadership Coordinator. This person should be able to demonstrate effective skills in communication, leadership, administration and must understand and be sensitive to the needs of others.
Resident Success Mentor
The Resident Success Mentor (RSM) is responsible for developing positive, supportive relationships with residential students participating in mentorship groups or facing challenges related to their ability to succeed at BGSU (academic or personal). Residential Success Mentors will work with small groups of students of specific, self-identified populations such as students of color, first-generation college students, LGBTQIA+ students, and international students or students seeking assistance with a particular academic skill such as time management, note-taking, and study skills.
Application has not opened yet. | The Residence Life SMART (Students of Color Mentoring, Aiding, Retaining and Teaching) Mentor is responsible for developing a positive, supportive relationship with first-year residential students, particularly from marginalized populations (Mentees). In addition to helping their Mentees with the transition to college life, SMART Mentors will assist with SMART event planning, implementation and management.
Desk Clerk (DC)
Applications for the fall are now closed. Application will reopen in the spring semester | This is an undergraduate position that assists the Residence Hall Staff in the daily operation of a Residence Hall. The DC works under the supervision of the Student Desk Manager (SDM) and performs a variety of clerical tasks, general operational services for residents and visitors, and a variety of safety tasks. DCs may be asked to work a variety of hours to accommodate the coverage needs of the Residence Hall. Principle responsibilities include clerical tasks, operational services, safety tasks and general functional area responsibilities.
Team Leaders (TL) live in a residence hall during the summer and serve as part of the leadership team for summer conferences and will assist in managing the administrative processes. The TL works directly with Hall Directors to operate the assigned residence halls. In addition, the TL is to provide administrative support to the Assistant Director and Coordinator overseeing the summer programs.
The Summer Assistant (SA) is seen as the face of the University during the summer months. SAs live in the residence halls and are the first contact to conference guest, and has the responsibility to provide strong customer service, while upholding the University’s standards and polices. The SA works hourly shifts completing front desk duties, as well as camp inspections and check-ins/check-outs.
Updated: 11/30/2023 08:52AM