Graduate Supervisor

Graduate Supervisor

(15 positions available for 2020-2021)

The Graduate Supervisor (GS) is a live-in position that partners with the Residential Life professional staff to develop successful academic and residential life experiences for students. Residential Life seeks to cultivate productive and well-rounded citizens through living and learning in the residential environment.

Major responsibilities of the GS position include:

  • Supervise, train, and evaluate 4-10 Resident Assistants (RAs) in conjunction with in center professional staff
  • Serve as a facilitator of student learning through the Residential Curriculum.
  • Serve as a member of the center leadership team in management of residence center, including frequent contact with custodial and maintenance staff, communication with housing assignments, dining and other RPS and IU departments
  • Advise and consult residence hall students with social, educational, and academic concerns
  • Duty coverage and crisis intervention
  • Advisorship responsibilities in areas such as student leadership, learning communities, welcome week, and conduct administration
  • Additional opportunities for departmental committee work in areas such as selection, training, residential curriculum, diversity and inclusion, and summer conferences

Candidates for the GS position should possess:

  • Previous residence life staff experience (i.e. resident assistant) or comparable experience with student leadership or community development
  • Effective supervisory skills (preferably with undergraduate students)
  • Commitment to issues related to social justice and diversity
  • Ability to function independently while at the same time operating in a team dynamic