RUTGERS RESIDENCE LIFE
RESIDENT ASSISTANT/APARTMENT ASSISTANT JOB DESCRIPTION
Resident Assistants and Apartment Assistants form the face and the voice of Residence Life at Rutgers. As such all AA/RAs must be committed to our mission, which is to foster and inspire strong, inclusive communities; encourage and support students in their academic, social and personal growth; help students develop skills to succeed in a diverse, global society; and promote the appreciation of diversity.
AA/RAs are expected to serve as role models on campus, exhibit the ability to be effective listeners and excellent resources, and to show ethical behavior at all times.
Due to the unique nature of the position of the AA/RAs, work cannot easily be translated into hours per week. The AA/RA job requires both regularly scheduled responsibilities and times during which AA/RAs are available and accessible to floor residents. AA/RAs are expected to be reasonably available and willing to work during emergencies and other unexpected events for which Residence Life support is needed.
SUMMARY OF POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES