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Resident Assistant/Tutor (RA)

2015 Resident Assistant/Tutor (RA) Position Description


  • Report directly to the Team Leader.
  • Enforce the rules, regulations, and policies of the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, PreCollege Programs and Residence Life.
  • Conduct daily bed checks and wake up calls.  Note:  Participants CANNOT be LATE for classes.
  • Supervise students twenty-four hours a day to ensure their safety and accountability at all times.
  • Chaperone and supervise students during class, field trips and social events.
  • Chaperone and participate in all on- and off- campus activities as instructed by the Team Leader.
  • Attend and assist in precollege registration, orientation and award ceremonies.
  • Attend all mandatory Precollege Programs training sessions.
  • Attend all meetings as required with the PreCollege Coordinator, Assistant Coordinator, Team Leader and Assistant Team Leader.
  • Submit daily reports to Team Leader by 9:00 p.m. sharp each day, including accident and incident reports.
  • Tutor students daily during designated study hour (see class schedules) and monitor homework assignments provided by instructors.
  • Maintain confidentiality and possess the following characteristics:  excellent critical thinking skills, integrity, strong team work abilities and high professional standards.
  • Be a team player and have open communication with Team Leader, Assistant Team Leader and fellow Resident Assistants and Night Hosts.
  • Follow protocol set out by the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, Academic Support of Inclusive Excellence-PreCollege Programs, and Residence Life in its entirety.
  • On call until the end of program(s) (i.e., all participants have left the campus).
  • Check all rooms, restrooms, halls and common areas in residence halls to ensure that everything is left in good standing before leaving the program/campus.



  • Must have a minimum of 24 credits from UW Oshkosh and a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or better.
  • Must be enrolled as a full time (12 credits) student for the fall semester of 2015 (i.e., prior to official start date of employment with PreCollege Programs).
  • Must pass a criminal background check.
  • Must be able to stay in the dorms for the duration of the summer programs (i.e., you are not allowed to stay off-campus while employed with PreCollege Programs as you are on-call 24/7).
  • Valid driver’s license and willing to transport students when necessary (strongly preferred).
  • Bilingual in Spanish or Hmong (preferred).
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitations (CPR) and First-Aid certified (preferred).
  • Must have experience and enjoy working with middle and high school students from multicultural and diverse socio-economic backgrounds.
  • Must demonstrate strong leadership skills, critical thinking and problem-solving skills and excellent verbal communication skills.


To apply for this position click HERE.

Applications due MONDAY, DECEMBER 8, 2014

by Smith, Naomi L. last modified Nov 03, 2014 03:53 PM