Community Assistant Position Information
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Dates of Employment
- April 1 – June 1, 2019 (Spring Training)
- August 26, 2019 - June 19, 2020 (Community Assistant)
April 1, 2019 - June 1, 2019
- Paid hourly at a rate of $16.00 for up to 8 hours of training
August 26, 2019 - June 19, 2020
- Paid hourly at a rate of $16.00 for up to 19.5 hours each week
The Community Assistant (CA) position is a student employment position within the University of Washington Bothell. Our three-story apartments are connected with central stairwells and are programmed as a traditional residence hall. Under the direct supervision of the Resident Director, the CA provides first line response and desk reception services for the residence hall community. A successful CA demonstrates sound judgment, participates in and facilitates a team approach with coworkers. A CA provides appropriate customer service to students and visitors in order to maintain a welcoming and inclusive community center.
- Display positive attitude which assisting residents, staff, and visitors with their concerns, while ensuring privacy, referring students to appropriate resources, and recognizing and reporting concerns and issues to their supervisor
- Provide excellent customer service to all entering the Community Center
- Receive and sort mail and packages in a timely manner as they get delivered to the Community Center, this includes lifting and organizing packages
- Maintain and upkeep the Community Center to allow for a welcoming, inclusive and academically supportive environment.
- Work assigned hours each week and all required weekends (up to 19 hours each week) and assist with opening and closing of residence halls
- Perform other duties and tasks as assigned, including Department-wide activities and initiatives
- Assist in check-in and checkout procedures for residents
- Provide equipment check out services for residents
- Provide keys to residents who are locked out of their unit
- Attend one-on-one meetings, staff meetings, in-service training sessions, other meetings and workshops as designated by their supervisor
- Responsible for effectively and efficiently responding to urgent issues and concerns
- Must be enrolled at UW during employment dates (minimum credits = 6)
- Must have and maintain a grade point average (GPA) of 2.5 prior to and throughout their employment
- Must attend all trainings and workshops:
- Spring Quarter Workshops which will be scheduled around the CAs class schedule (Approximately 8 hours)
- Intensive CA Training which will occur from August 26, 2019 until August 30, 2019
- Multi-story apartment style residence hall
- Will be lifting and moving delivered packages throughout the shift
Appointment to this position is contingent upon obtaining satisfactory results from a criminal background check.
The University of Washington is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Disability Services Office at 206-543-6450 / 206-543-6452 (tty) or email@example.com.