Evans Scholars Graduate Resident Advisor - 2020-21 Academic Year
The Graduate Resident Advisor (GRA) provides support, guidance and leadership to the individual Evans Scholars, Executive Board, Chapter Advisor, WGA/ESF officials, and the University to maximize the potential for success for all Evans Scholars and to help ensure the best possible living environment. The GRA will be provided housing in the Scholarship House and a stipend.
- Work closely with individual Evans Scholars along with the Executive Board and Evans Scholars Advisor(s) to ensure the success of all the Evans Scholars. Specific attention given to the New Evans Scholars and underperforming returning Evans Scholars.
- Serve as an informational resource for campus services. Assess the needs of the Evans Scholars, individually and collectively, and formally present educational and social programs to the Chapter a minimum of once a term.
- In the event of an emergency, will work directly with the Chapter President, Evans Scholars Advisor(s) and WGA/ESF officials in taking appropriate action and notification of proper authorities.
- Establish and post office hours during which time they will be available to meet with Evans Scholars.
- Attend Chapter and Executive Board meetings as well as Chapter functions.
- Meet witth the Evans Scholars Advisor(s) and WGA/ESF officials on a regular basis.
- On a regular basis, check the public areas of the Scholarship House and property. Any maintenance, security or cleanliness issues should be reported to the appropriate person for immediate attention. In addition, the GRA will participate in all formal end-of-term and other Scholarship House inspections.
- Attend the Evans Scholars Inter-Chapter Officers Meeting prior to the start of the academic year.
- Complete an approved university Resident Advisor training program as required by the university and/or student organizations.
- Successful completion of Chapter and position goals.
- Required to hold a Bachelor's degree and preferably be enrolled in a university graduate program.
- Demonstrate excellent communication, coordination, and problem-solving skills. Have enthusiasm and a genuine interest in working with and mentoring undergrauate students. Are excellent leaders with strong motivational skills. Possess a strong sense of responsibility and high level of maturity.
How to Apply
Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. To apply, please send your resume and a cover letter to Amy Lillibridge, Director of Education, at
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