Presentation on theme: "Position Requirements For All Positions Be a fully matriculated student in good academic standing at the University of Edinburgh Good disciplinary standing."— Presentation transcript:
Position Requirements For All Positions Be a fully matriculated student in good academic standing at the University of Edinburgh Good disciplinary standing within Accommodation Services. Must have lived in shared university accommodation at the university level, preferably at the University of Edinburgh. Be available for a full lease contract (9 months UG; 12 months PG) Return to the University approximately 1 week before CUW to begin Training (tentatively 3 September 2011) For UG posts, return by on the Friday before CUW in January
Understanding the RA Post Time Commitment –The position is the principle non-academic activity –All staff are required to return to the accommodation at the beginning of Sept –30 hours per month After hiring, discuss outside jobs and significant time commitments with your line manager.
Understanding the RA Post Training/Induction –Attend all training sessions and in-services Role model –Serve as a role model following all policies and procedures as outlined by Accommodation Services and the University –Professionalism is extremely important!
Understanding the RA Post Teamwork –Work collaboratively with supervisor and other staff to meet the needs of students –Event Committee expectations Administration –Complete various reports (including those related to event planning and timesheets) –Assist in Check-in & Welcome of students –Site meetings
Site Differences Duties –RAs participate in after hours phone duty rotation. Differences based on staff size –Office Hours Events –Main role is to plan and facilitate house/site events –However, the event model is different between PG & UG sites –Events focus on many different areas Additional Administrative Work –RAs in Flats conduct Flat Visits Break Coverage –PG Sites are 12 month leases and require their RAs to be there all year. –RA must discuss with line manager when leaving for breaks so that appropriate coverage is arranged –RA must discuss with line manager when away from site (both during break and especially if it is during term time)