Resident Assistant



Job Title 

Resident Assistant

Job Description

Position Summary The KI Resident Assistant (RA) is responsible for fostering a cooperative and considerate educational community environment which contributes to the academic and personal growth and success of each student.

Key job responsibilities include, but not limited to:

- Acts as a liaison between students and staff

- Regularly available for students

- Assists residents with problem solving or refers students to counseling resources

- Mediates roommate conflicts as necessary

- Works cooperatively with students to insure an environment that values individual differences and respects the rights of all students through open communication and appropriately confronts students with concerns and issues

- Informs and educates students about their rights and responsibilities, KI policies and procedures and expectations of standards of conduct

- Documents policy violations

- Supports and encourage students in developing an active program of cultural, social, recreational and community activities

- Orders supplies and determines need for maintenance, repairs and furnishings

- Maintains household records and assigns rooms

- Assists with check-in and checkout of residents

- Facilitates group interaction and identity through event programming - Improves dorm atmosphere, program effectiveness, and interpersonal relations

- Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications

- 1+ year(s) prior work experience with international students

- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

- Must be able to serve as a positive role model and mentor to students

- Excellent problem solving skills

- Ability to work evenings and weekends and be regularly available for students

- High energy level and proven ability to work with a diverse population

- Tact, patience and diplomacy, particularly with non-native English speakers

- Flexible and able to change plans according to circumstances

- Must be authorized to work in the United States

Preferred Qualifications

- One or more foreign language ability

Physical Requirements

- Sitting

- Standing

- Walking

- Climbing

- Lifting up to 50+ pounds

- Pulling

- Pushing

- Carrying

- Grasping

- Reaching

- Bending

- Visual Acuity

- Color Determination

- Speaking

- Listening


KAP New York NY Fifth Ave

Employee Type


Job Functional Area 

Student Experience

Kaplan lnternational is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity. If you require any adjustments or additional support within the recruitment process, please contact us directly.

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