All staff members are expected to be sufficiently available for their residents and to maintain regular contact with residents through monthly floor programming and being a presence on the floor. Head RA's are expected to check in with each room on their floor on a weekly basis. A staff member who is not on duty and who plans to leave the dormitory for an extended period of time (excluding Shabbat) must obtain prior permission from the University Housing and Residence Life Administration.
The Head RA assists daily with:
Vacation duty coverage
Planning floor programs
Checking on other RAs within their building, in particular regarding to the Open Door initiative
Administrative tasks associated with the operation of the entire residence hall community
Experience & Educational Background:
Experience and Educational Background:
Must be a YU undergraduate or graduate student (Wilf Campus)
The Resident Adviser serves as a catalyst in the development of the residence hall community and deals with concerns of students. The RA must have good judgment, strength of character, self-confidence, a strong sense of responsibility, and an understanding of the needs of different types of individuals
The following conditions must be met to serve in the position
All University Housing and Residence Life staff members must be in good standing at Yeshiva University
Founded in 1886, Yeshiva University (YU) has a strong tradition of combining Jewish scholarship with academic excellence and achievement in the liberal arts, sciences, medicine, law, business, social work, Jewish studies, education, psychology, and more.
We are a leading global educational institution that employs 2,000 people across our various campus locations -- Wilf Campus, Beren Campus, Brookdale Center, Resnick Campus in the Bronx, the Gruss Institute in Jerusalem, the Boys High School in Manhattan and the Girls High School in Queens. From the distinguished faculty who teach here, to the dedicated staff, we work to fulfill our mission through all that we teach, by all that we do and for all those we serve. We seek to attract and retain engaged and committed individuals who contribute to an exciting working environment, where there is a sense of community and belonging, balanced with a significant cross section of people from diverse backgrounds working and studying together.
Equal Employment Opportunity:
Yeshiva University is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.
Yeshiva University has been transforming lives for more than a century. Nowhere but here can students have a personal, small college experience while benefitting from the academic rigor of a top ranked research university. Since its inception YU has been dedicated to melding the ancient traditions of Jewish law and life with the heritage of Western civilization, and each year we celebrate as future leaders make YU their home. Yeshiva University is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.