Work at Housing (jobs)
Updated January 16, 2014
Assistant Residence Director (ARD)
The Assistant Residence Director position (ARD) within the Residential Life unit of Student Housing Services (SHS) is a dynamic educational opportunity for classified graduate students at the University of Hawaii at Manoa (UHM). The ARD position involves working directly with students who live on-campus and is a stipend and live-in position with SHS that would involve approximately twenty hours per week of direct work. The ARD position offers the chance to learn about the overall work of Residential Life on a college campus and is focused on supporting the overall development of our residents and student staff during their college experience. The ARD can expect to learn aspects of supervision, advising, student development, and facilities management through the position.
The Resident Assistant (RA) is responsible for working closely with other Student Housing Services staff members to develop and maintain positive residential communities. The RA role encompasses programming, administrative and student development responsibilities and, as such, requires flexibility from the individual in this position. The RA serves as a resource to residential students and promotes the values of the office of Student Housing Services.
*Please refer to the Resident Assistant Position Descriptionfor detailed information about the position.
We are now accepting applications for the 2014-2015 Resident Assistant Position. Please go to the following link to complete an application: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/14-15raapplication
Attend an information session to learn more about the RA position, the application process and ask questions to current RAs!
1/20: Hale Wainani- 6PM
1/21: Frear Conference Room (12th floor)- 6 PM
1/22: Campus Center, Room 203- Noon
1/23: Hale Kahawai 1st floor Lounge- 6 PM
1/27: HA Lehua Roof & HA Lokelani Roof- 6 PM
1/29: Johnson Hall A Lounge- 6 PM
Application is due on Friday, January 31, 2013 at Noon
If you have any questions, please feel free to email the committee at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Residential Life Mission and Vision
The mission of Residential Life is to support the academic and personal success of our students through leadership development, residential learning programs, partnerships with parents & families, and connections with campus and community resources.
By utilizing the guiding principles listed below, Residential Life will be a strong contributor to the University of Hawaii at Manoa and Student Housing Services missions.
- Maintaining a positive attitude in our interaction with all people with whom we come in contact;
- Supporting retention though intentional academic and social programming, leadership development, and fostering meaningful connections to the campus community;
- Continuous evolution of services through responsible stewardship of resources and critical evaluation and assessment to meet the dynamic needs of our students;
- Cultivating a strong sense of “UH Pride;”
- Supporting an understanding, celebration, and respect of the diverse cultures within the Hawaiian Islands;
- Establishing an environment where ALL students feel welcomed, valued, and safe;
- Empowering our students to be positive conduits of change through personal responsibility and advocacy;
- Valuing personal rights and recognizing the responsibilities that support human dignity and civility within the campus community;
- Maintaining a strong partnership with parents and families to enhance the holistic development of our students;
- Encouraging students to respect and take pride in their environment;
- Conducting all aspects of our work in a manner that is student centered;
- Promoting global citizenship through life-long learning opportunities.
Residential Life Values
- ALOHA - Respect, Compassion, Empathy
- MĀLAMA - To care for; to maintain, to protect
- KULEANA - Privilege, Responsibility, Obligation
- `OHANA - UH Community, Department, Units
- PO`OKELA - Excellence, Achievements, Outstanding
An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution