Resident Assistant Position Description

Resident Assistants (RAs) are appointed by the Master to take care of the House when the office is closed. RAs’ oversee the management of the House in the evenings, weekends and at other times when the office is closed. RAs are primarily responsible for the safety of the residents in the building. In the event of a fire, medical or other emergencies such as electrical or plumbing problems there is an RA on duty to immediately respond and handle the situation. RAs also perform a wide variety of administrative duties such as checking residents and guests in/out of the building and assisting with lockouts and lost keys. The RA must be a mature individual who can work under pressure and solve problems. The appointment is for a semester with the possibility of reappointment.