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Resident Assistant/Tutor (RA)

2018 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 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.
  • Maintain professional boundaries with participants at all times (i.e., No Bullying! Have patience and composure in ALL situations).
  • 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 Programs Coordinator and 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 Coordinator, Assistant Coordinator, 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 TBD credits from UW Oshkosh and a cumulative GPA of TBD
  • Must be enrolled for a minimum of 6 credits for the fall semester of 2018 (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 residence halls for the duration of the summer programs (i.e., you are not allowed to stay off-campus while employed with PreCollege Programs).
  • Valid driver’s license and willing to transport students when necessary (strongly preferred).
  • Bilingual in Spanish or Hmong (preferred).
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and First-Aid certified (preferred).
  • Must have work or volunteer experience and enjoy working with middle and high school students from multicultural and diverse socioeconomic 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 FRIDAY, February 23, 2018

by smithna — last modified Dec 18, 2017 01:00 PM