Employment

GRAND RAPIDS BALLET SCHOOL
SUMMER INTENSIVE RESIDENT ASSISTANT

Employment dates: June 19-July 27, 2019

Description / Qualifications

  1. Supervise students, ages 14 – 22, enrolled in the GRBS Summer Housing program
  2. Qualified applicants should be able to demonstrate the following characteristics and skills:
    1. Maturity, responsibility, and dependability
    2. Sound judgement and clear decision making
    3. Ability to remain calm and professional at all times
    4. Ability to work independently or as a part of a team
  3. Prior Resident Assistant / Camp Counselor / Teacher experience is highly encouraged
  4. Applicant must have a valid driver’s license and be prepared to operate a passenger van
  5. Applicant must be at least 18 years of age by June 1st, 2019

Position Responsibilities

  1. Contribute to and maintain a safe, welcoming and encouraging environment for students and fellow staff
  2. Ensure all housing students are following the established rules and policies, as outlined by GRBS
  3. Develop appropriate relationship with students in order to recognize any potential conflicts/problems
  4. Oversee daily schedule and check-in/check-out of all housing students
  5. Respond to complaints/conflicts that arise from housing students (roommate conflicts, homesickness, etc.)
  6. Plan and lead safe, appropriate, enjoyable activities for housing students
  7. Transport students to and from the studio / activities
  8. Maintain open and respectful communication with fellow Resident Assistants and GRBS Directors/Staff
  9. Keep a schedule, making sure oneself and students are on time to every scheduled class/meal/activity

Compensation / Employment Benefits

  1. $1,500 Stipend
  2. Room
  3. Meal Plan
  4. Ballet Intensive Classes
  5. Parking

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GRAND RAPIDS BALLET SCHOOL
SUMMER INTENSIVE HEAD RESIDENT ASSISTANT

Employment dates: June 12-July 27, 2019

Description
Grand Rapids Ballet School seeks a mature, hard-working, and energetic individual to serve as Summer Housing Head Resident Assistant for the 2019 Senior Intensive program. This is a temporary, full-time position, with live-in and on call responsibilities. The Head RA will be responsible for organizing meals, transportation, and activities for the summer housing students both in advance of and during the housing program dates. The Head RA will supervise all housing students, ensuring that all established rules and policies are followed. The Head RA will coordinate and supervise all RA Staff schedules, meetings, and work assignments. The Head RA will be responsible for communication between RA’s and the GRBS Director and Administrator.

Applicants for the Head Resident Assistant position must be able to problem solve, have excellent verbal and written communication and organizational skills, and maintain professionalism at all times.

  1. Qualifications:
    1. Maturity, responsibility, and dependability
    2. Sound judgement and clear decision making
    3. Ability to manage difficult situations with confidence and professionalism
    4. Effectively and fairly apply policies and procedures
    5. Maintain documents that are readily accessible and understandable
    6. Ability to work independently and as a part of a team
    7. Prior Resident Assistant / Residence Life / Supervisor experience is preferred
    8. Applicant must have a valid driver’s license and be prepared to operate a 15 passenger van
    9. Applicant must be at least 21 years of age by June 1st, 2019
  2. Position Responsibilities
    1. Maintain a safe, welcoming and encouraging environment for students and RA staff
    2. Ensure all housing students and RA staff know and follow the established rules and policies, as outlined by GRBS
    3. Organize and supervise daily meals, transportation, and activities for summer housing students
    4. Schedule and lead individual and group RA staff meetings
    5. Keep a daily log with updates or concerns presented by RA staff
    6. Assign work roles to all RA staff in anticipation of each week
    7. Transport injured or ill students to medical facilities as needed
    8. Prepare summer housing apartments; plan and lead weekly orientations and check-in / check-out procedures
    9. Serve as primary contact at the apartments for summer housing parents, fielding or answering questions and concerns promptly
    10. Develop appropriate relationship with RA staff members and students in order to recognize any potential conflicts/problems
    11. Respond to complaints/conflicts that arise from housing students (roommate conflicts, homesickness, etc.)
    12. Model open and respectful communication with RA staff and GRBS Directors/Administrators
  3. Compensation / Employment Benefits
    1. $2,400 Stipend
    2. Room
    3. Meal Plan
    4. Ballet Intensive Classes
    5. Parking

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