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Summer Resident Assistant (SRA)/(LCCC Students Only)

Company: Laramie County Community College
Location: Cheyenne
Posted on: June 13, 2021

Job Description:

The mission of Laramie County Community College is to transform our students' lives through the power of inspired learning. Our over-arching goal is that our accomplishments as a community college will distinguish LCCC from others in the nation, in turn benefiting our communities and bringing pride to the Great State of Wyoming.  Our core values include Passion, Authenticity, and the Desire to Make a Difference. 

 

This is a part-time, temporary positon open to current LCCC students enrolled in at least 1 credit hour for Summer session 2021.

As part of the payment, students receive a board scholrahip. It equates to approximately $1875. 

 

Job Summary:

Core responsibilities of this position include:

Summer Resident Assistant (SRAs) is a temporary part-time, non-benefited, position open to current LCCC students enrolled in at least one credit hour for the current summer session or was enrolled in the prior spring or fall semesters. This position is available to qualified LCCC students and requires students to live on campus while fulfilling this role. This position helps assist summer students and summer guests of the Residence Hall as well as prepare for their arrival.  During the Summer Term, the Residence Hall houses two categories of occupants.  The first is credit students taking classes at LCCC.  To these residents we offer similar- services as during the academic year.  The second category includes conference guests that rotate in and out of the building throughout the summer.  Conference guests participate in events and activities sponsored by Facilities and Events Office and to them we offer services similar to that of hotel lodging.  There are six positions available during the summer.

SRA’s work closely with and are under the direct supervision of the Director for Residential Living, the Assistant Director and the Administrative Assistant.  The Residence Hall is within the student life department of the college and is under the administration of the Dean of Students, and abides by the policies set forth by the College.

 

Other tasks may be assigned based on contemporary institutional need.

 

Start Date: May/2021.

 

Compensation: $8.92/hr. Commensurate with Experience.


Essential Functions:

SUMMER OPERATIONAL DUTIES

  • Work the front desk and help assist the Administrative Assistant with desk duties as assigned (10-12 hours per week)
  • Sort, dispute and forward mail
  • Help set up keys and proximity devices for summer guests, inventory keys when returned
  • Make signage for all the different groups and help make guests feel comfortable
  • Perform on-call (security) rounds
  • Cleaning includes, vacuuming, sweeping, mopping floors, empting trash cans/replacing trash bags, wipe down all counter tops, clean sinks, shower and bath area, and toilets
  • Perform after hours check-in and check-outs of summer guests
  • Assist guest during after-hours with emergency needs via on-call phone i.e., maintenance and plumbing issues, safety concerns, noise complaints etc. (On-call  phone is to be transferred from one summer assistant to for 24 hour and 7 day a week coverage)
  • Notify necessary campus department of any emergencies (i.e. Campus Safety, Maintenance, DRLL, etc.)
  • Assist with conference guest experiences throughout the summer
  • Work to establish a community where students can study and sleep. Refer noise concerns appropriately as they occur and as you become aware of them
  • Other duties as assigned

SETUP/CLEANING OF SUITE DUTIES

  • General setup and cleaning responsibilities in the Residence Hall suites
  • Setup each suite according to Conference and Events schedule
  • Setup duties include: supply rooms with blankets, pillows, linens, towels, soaps and trash cans, toilet paper and make sure the room is clean and ready to be occupied
  • After conference guests checkout each suite is required to be cleaned
  • Cleaning duties include: Vacuum carpets and floors, trash cans - empty, clean as needed and replace bags, wipe down counter in the kitchenette area and the bathroom, scrub tub, sinks, and toilet, restock (linens, soap, etc.) as necessary, wash dry and fold all linens used

SERVING AS A RESOURCE/REFERRAL AGENT

 

  • Assist residents and guests by providing information about the Residence Hall, LCCC and the Cheyenne community
  • Assist guests with finding information regarding the campus and community of Cheyenne
  • Update community bulletin boards as directed

ACTING AS A MEMBER OF THE RESIDENCE LIFE STAFF TEAM

  • Attend all scheduled training programs prior to and throughout the summer term
  • Participate in regular staff meetings, one-on-one supervisory meetings, formal evaluation processes and departmental assessment surveys
  • Enforce all policies in a consistent and timely manner
  • Report all safety and security issues regarding the Residence Hall appropriately
  • Contribute to a rotating duty schedule with fellow SRAs, including weekday and weekend duty nights
  • Perform security rounds and hold office hours on a regular basis as assigned
  • Participate in opening/closing processes for students and conference groups throughout the summer (SRA’s are expected to arrive early/stay late until process is completed)
  • Provide Residence Hall supervision whenever present in the Residence Hall
  • Assist Residence Life in other ways as requested or assigned

Perform other duties as assigned.   

 

Nonessential Functions:  

An employee in this position may perform some of these responsibilities on an infrequent basis.

  • Support campus and department initiatives.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Reside in the room provided
  • Ability to role model a standard of personal conduct commensurate with job responsibilities
  • Ability to by all College and Residence Life policies, as well as all local, state and federal laws
  • Prioritize the position as your principal out-of-class activity; any competing employment or activities are at the discretion of the Director of Residential Living (outside employment requires pre-approval and is limited to 10 hours/week).
  • Be available for training sessions each semester, see Major Job Components
  • Sign a housing lease with Residential Living and Learning and pay the deposit
  • Ability to effectively and professionally execute the essential functions of this position with proven capabilities in establishing appropriate professional rapport, communicating with courtesy and tact, accurately determine others needs, collecting necessary information, and follow-through when requested
  • Ability to read and interpret instructions in oral, written, or diagrammatical form (e.g., a flow chart of a process). Ability to read, interpret and consider possible applications of business literature and legal documents
  • Skills and abilities to perform as an organized, self-starter, and able to handle expeditiously, accurately, and confidentially the rapid receipt of communications from all sources—written, email, voice mail, one-on-one with attention to detail; able to act on own initiative while exercising reasonable judgment
  • Excellent customer service skills; ability to communicate clearly with a variety of people, in one-to-one and small group settings – either face-to-face, by telephone, or by other electronic means – ability to communicate in an informative manner, effectively listen, and be able to handle escalating situations with concern and confidence
  • Ability to support time-based requests; able to function effectively in a multi-tasking, fast-paced environment with deadlines, frequent interruptions, and some interpersonal pressure
  • Ability to respond to common inquires from college faculty and staff, regulatory agencies, vendors, regional business community, and others as may be necessary
  • Knowledge of basic office equipment including (but not limited to) personal computer and associated peripherals, fax machine, multi-line telephone, voice recorders, and other electronic devices
  • Demonstrate strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community

Physical/Mental Demands: 

To successfully perform the essential functions of this position a candidate must:

·         be able to maintain appropriate composure and necessary confidentiality with regard to both past and current employee, student, and donor data; documents; issues; etc., and respect privacy needs of employees, students, donors

  • The ability to comply with highly inflexible deadlines is required; there will be multiple occurrences of sudden, urgent task completion required
  • Use of chemical cleaners for cleaning bathrooms, floors, and overall resident rooms; appropriate safety precautions and safety equipment must be utilized at all times
  • Moving of furniture, i.e. beds, mattresses, dressers, tables, and chairs; appropriate lift techniques and safety practices must be utilized at all times
  • A variable work schedule will be required including long workdays, evenings, and weekends as needed
  • There may be occurrences of interacting with employees and/or students, past employees and/or students, members of the general public, and others who express opinions, may exhibit strong emotions, which will require the ability to interact professionally, diplomatically, and appropriately in such situations
  • Frequently be required to move around the assigned work areas as well as within hallways, meeting rooms, and other parts of the campus facilities
  • There may be multiple/daily instances of prolonged sitting, standing, stooping, kneeling, climbing stairs, and personal computer use, which would include keyboard and/or mouse usage as well as viewing a computer monitor

·         Frequently lift and/or move up to 20 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds to perform essential position functions. For lifts exceeding 50 pounds, a team lift technique is required

·         Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, and ability to adjust focus

  • The overall work environment requires the mental ability to shift focal point quickly due to interruptions; must be able to mentally track multiple projects and tasking as well
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate; however, there may be unexpected instances of somewhat loud sounds

Minimum:

  • Have a Current and maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 and minimum semester GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale throughout the appointment as a Resident Assistant
  • Be enrolled in one credit for the Summer semester or previously enrolled in the prior Spring or Fall semesters
  • Complete and be expected to pass a criminal background history check
  • Have a positive financial standing (defined as not being delinquent or in default with the Business Office), academic (See GPA requirements), and student conduct status (defined as not being on College Disciplinary Probation) with Laramie County Community College
  • Must reside in an on campus residence hall room. Nights away must be approved by the Director of Residential Living. Dates where students cannot take time away include
  • Dates where students cannot take time away include May 18th-May 22nd, June 7th and July 12th - August 1st.

 Preferred: 

  • One year of prior leadership in experience (e.g. organizations, clubs, employment supervision, etc.)
  • Have lived one semester in on-campus housing (preferred, not required)

 

LCCC DOES NOT SPONSOR H1B VISAS

 

Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer

 

Laramie County Community College is committed to providing a safe and nondiscriminatory educational and employment environment. The college does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, sexual orientation or other status protected by law. Sexual harassment, including sexual violence, is a form of sex discrimination prohibited by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972. The college does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational, extracurricular, athletic or other programs or in the context of employment.

 

The College has a designated person to monitor compliance and to answer any questions regarding the college’s non-discrimination policies:  Please contact: Title IX and ADA Coordinator, Room 205B, Pathfinder Building, 1400 E College Drive, Cheyenne, WY  82007, 307-778-1217,TitleIX_ADA.Coordinator@lccc.wy.edu.

 

http://lccc.wy.edu/

http://www.lccc.wy.edu/about/humanresources 

Keywords: Laramie County Community College, Cheyenne , Summer Resident Assistant (SRA)/(LCCC Students Only), Other , Cheyenne, Wyoming

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