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Resident Assistant
Title:Resident Assistant
Division:Chief Financial Officer
Location:Main Campus
Closing Date:N/A




KCKCC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

and encourages applications from minorities.


The Resident Assistant (RA) is a live-in position that requires to plan, coordinate and implement activities involving the students in the KCKCC Student Housing. The Resident Assistant plays a critical role in assisting KCKCC students in having a positive residential experience. The Resident Assistant is responsible for responding to apartment maintenance requests, coordinating activities that focus on community building among residents, and ensuring that College behavioral policies are followed.



  • Reports to the Supervisor of Student Housing
  • Respond to resident needs within the designated area of the Student Housing Complex
  • Share overall responsibility for the entire Complex on a rotating schedule with other R.A.’s
  • Assist the Supervisor of Student Housing in the move in and check out process for housing students
  • Encourage the social and academic success of all residents through planned programs and activities
  • Provide support and assistance to residents by responding appropriately to all crisis and emergency situations and conducting necessary follow-up
  • Assist residents, visitors, parents and College staff regarding Student Housing policies and procedures
  • Handle both routine and emergency maintenance requests in all areas of the Student Housing Complex
  • Enforce all policies regarding acceptable resident behavior in compliance with the KCKCC Student Code of Conduct and Student Housing Contract and Handbook
  • Be highly visible and have frequent/ongoing contact with residents assigned to RAs specific area, and demonstrate leadership skills in dealing with both crisis and non-crisis situations.
  • Maintain ongoing communication with the Supervisor of Student Housing regarding all community development activities, facilities concerns, and well as resident behavior issues
  • Serve as a representative of the College when interacting with student parents, relatives and visitors
  • Will advise students living in the KCKCC Student Housing Complex



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.




  • Must be a full-time KCKCC student with enrollment in no more than 15 undergraduate hours
  • Must maintain a minimum 2.5 KCKCC cumulative GPA and be in good standing with the College and Student Housing for the duration of their employment
  • Must share on-duty schedule in the student housing complex nightly from 6pm-8am
  • Willingness to learn
  • Understanding and appreciation for diversity (including the ability to demonstrate responsibility and respect for others’ rights, feelings, diverse backgrounds, and property.)
  • Excellent verbal and communication skills
  • Good decision making and processing skills
  • Ability to relate quickly and tactfully to a variety of people, including staff, students and parents



  • High School Diploma or GED required, 12 hours of College Credit Preferred
  • One year work experience working with students, customer service or administrative work, ability to coordinate administrative and support functions




The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand and talk or hear and sometimes walk and sit. Occasionally the employee will bend or twist at the neck more than the average person. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may occasionally push or lift items. The employee is directly responsible for safety, wellbeing, and work output.


Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision such as the ability to read handwritten or typed material, and the ability to adjust focus. The position requires the individual to meet multiple demands from several people and interact with the public and other staff.


  • Must be able to walk stairs to access student living quarters
  • Must be able to communicate with students verbally, in written and electronic form
  • Ability to hear to communicate with students

SALARY/ RENUMERATION: Housing accommodation in the Student Housing Complex, including all utilities, cable T.V., parking at no cost. RAs receive a stipend of $200 paid during every pay period, totaling $400 a month. In addition RAs receive the regular tuition discount benefit given to part-time employees.




Employment contract begins August  1, 2017 or upon hire and ends July 31, 2018. Vacation and duty schedules are assigned by the Supervisor of Student Housing, in cooperation with all staff according to the needs of the facility.



The Intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the essential functions that will be required of position given this title and should not be construed as a declaration of specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees will be assigned specific job related duties through their hiring department. Specific job related duties assigned by hiring department shall be consistent with the representative functions listed above and shall not be expanded in role or scope.

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