Summer Job Opportunities (2020)

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Application closes promptly at 11:55pm EST on March 17.

Residence Life offers a variety of summer employment options for the RISD student population. All positions are available to currently enrolled, non-graduating undergraduate and graduate students. Students must be enrolled for the fall semester to be eligible.

It is highly encouraged that you carefully review the job descriptions below to make an informed decision on which job may be right for you. Each position comes with a different compensation package.

Please note that no student may work more than 40 hours per week combined across all on campus jobs.

General Eligibility Requirements:
1. Enrolled RISD student for 2019-2020 and 2020-2021 academic years.
2. Maintain a 2.5 GPA
3. Successfully complete an HR administered background check.
4. Adhere to the RISD Code of Conduct

Selection Timeline:
March 2: Application goes live at 12:00pm, Noon EST
March 4: Summer Jobs Info Session, 6:30pm, 20 Washington Place Lobby
March 11: Summer Jobs Info Session, 6:30pm, 20 Washington Place Lobby
March 17: Application closes at 11:55pm EST. No applications will be accepted after this time.
Late March – Early April: Interviews and selection
April 24: Candidates will be notified of their standing no later than April 24.

Pre-College Resident Advisor (RA) Job Description

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Overview: Pre-College Resident Advisors (PCRAs) play an important role in shaping the overall experience of Pre-College participants. At the core of the Pre-College RA role is to build authentic, positive, and appropriate relationships with each resident while maintaining boundaries. Acting as educator, community leader, role model, and policy enforcer, RAs have a large impact on the experience of Pre-College participants.

Compensation:
Single room, full meal plan; opportunities exist for hourly pay for tasks that greatly exceed those that an academic year RA would perform. Please see job description for an outline of these opportunities. (Note: Regular Pre-College RA duties do not contribute to the 40 hour work week maximum, however, hourly paid compensation opportunities do contribute to the 40 hour work week maximum.)

Perk Courtesy of CE: If space allows, and once hired and notified of their position, Pre-College RAs may choose to take a CE Summer Class at 50% off of the tuition rate (Note: PC RAs will not be able to register for a course until the week of May 11-15; 50% discount is only applied to classes selected after May 11 through CE; Any CE courses registered for prior to May 11 will NOT be eligible for the 50% off discount). CE course discount is NOT part of the Residence Life compensation package and does not have any monetary value if you choose not to register for a CE course.

Pre-College Hall Monitor Job Description

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Overview: Residence Life is looking for mature, ethical, responsible, and motivated individuals to be Hall Monitors for the 2020 Pre-College program! Pre-College Hall Monitors play an integral role in ensuring the safety and security of Pre-College participants by ensuring that high school age Pre-College students do not leave the residence halls after curfew hours.  This late evening/overnight shift allows Hall Monitors increased flexibility to participate in classes and other jobs while working for Residence Life at night.

Compensation: Hourly rate ($10.70/hour), 50% discount on cost for a room on campus during the summer (no monetary value for students living off-campus).

Perk Courtesy of CE: If space allows, and once hired and notified of their position, Pre-College HMs may choose to take a CE Summer Class at 50% off of the tuition rate (Note: PC HMs will not be able to register for a course until the week of May 11-15; 50% discount is only applied to classes selected after May 11 through CE; Any CE courses registered for prior to May 11 will NOT be eligible for the 50% off discount). CE course discount is NOT part of the Residence Life compensation package and does not have any monetary value if you choose not to register for a CE course.

Work Study – Residence Life Office

The Residence Life Office provides opportunities for all students to develop personally, socially, and intellectually. The RLO Office Assistant represents the Residence Life Office when greeting visitors, answering phones, checking and responding to email, taking messages, and solving problems for students and parents. The work study student helps to keep the office running and organized by looking up and entering data, designing and/or distributing brochures and posters, communicating with residents via email, copying program materials, programming access cards, and in general, assisting the office staff as requested. Excellent communication and listening skills are required. Must be responsible, with strong attention to detail, and must be able to interact with visitors and staff effectively. Formal training sessions are offered by the professional staff and attendance at these events is mandatory for students who hold this position. To apply, please send an email to housing@risd.edu along with your resume, and, a list of your available hours for the summer you would like to work.

There is a part time and a full time (8:30am-4:30pm, Monday-Friday) position available.

Compensation: Hourly rate ($10.70/hour), 50% discount on cost for a room on campus during the summer (no monetary value for students living off-campus).

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