Resident Director (RD)

Resident Directors are Student Life staff members that seek to serve the students in Georgetown College Residence Halls. With service in mind, it will be their goal to maintain their Residence Hall with the supervisory support of an Area Coordinator and the Director of Residence Life. The Resident Director will first and foremost seek to foster a strong sense of community among their residents. Furthermore, the Resident Director will be responsible for many tasks including programming, administrative tasks, emergency interventions, setting boundaries for the students within their building, and as well the advising and mentoring of Resident Advisors. The position of Resident Director is a leadership position requiring a strong dedication to residence life.

Requirements

  • Must have lived in a Residence Hall at least one semester
  • 2.5 minimum GPA
  • Accountability history will be taken into
    account

Resident Advisor (RA)

Resident Advisors are full-time students whose schedule allows them to additionally serve as staff members in the Residence Halls. Students on academic probation or students who have experienced discipline problems in the preceding semester can not serve as RA’s. RA’s must support the basic purposes and objectives of the College and Residential Life, and their lifestyle should be in accordance with the College handbook. Prospective candidates must be full-time undergraduate students who have lived in the residence halls for at least one full semester with a minimum 2.5 GPA. The goal of the RA will be to assist the Resident Director in creating a living and learning environment, conducive to positive community interactions among the residents. Furthermore, responsibilities will include on- duty rotations, a weekly report turned into the RD, programming, and a large amount of time will be devoted to building personal relationships with residents.

Requirements

  • Must have lived in a Residence Hall at least one semester
  • 2.5 minimum GPA
  • Accountability history will be taken into
    account

Supervisor: Kristen Pearson

*students in these positions cannot also hold positions in Orientation, Peer Educator or Accountability Board