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Temporary Hire: Assistant Residential Supervisor - GRANT-FUNDED

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Work type: Staff Full Time
Categories: Seasonal - All Other

Assistant Residential Supervisor (Grant-Funded)

Upward Bound Summer Program 


To aid and support the Residential Supervisor in the administration of residential operations. Provide tutoring and supervise residential staff and a suite of students.



  1. Assist the Residential Supervisor in the administration of the residential component.
  2. Assist in the coordination of cross-curricular and recreational programming.
  3. Teach study skills that assist students in preparation for postsecondary education.
  4. Proactively organize programming to meet student’s emotional, social, behavioral, and developmental needs.
  5. Monitor student compliance with program rules related to residential life.
  6. Monitor and participate in daily meals.
  7. Maintain awareness of whereabouts of students while on campus and on field trips.
  8. Develop and maintain procedures for students to receive messages in a timely manner.
  9. Assist in administering discipline to students for infractions of residence rules.
  10. Maintain inventory of keys to residence hall rooms.
  11. Conduct daily inspection of premises to identify and report maintenance and custodial needs.
  12. Assist in development of Upward Bound Production.
  13. On call for students needs during residential stay.
  14. Organize and facilitate the storage, distribution and security of student medications.



EDUCATION: Bachelor’s degree preferred or College student, Junior or higher currently enrolled with a GPA of 2.7 or above.

OTHER: Ability to relate sensitively to the needs of an ethnically diverse body of students. This is a live-in position starting on June 15, 2022 – August 5, 2022.



  1. Experience with campus residence as a student or staff of residence hail.
  2. Experience working with high school student populations.
  3. Ability to motivate students in recreational exercises.
  4. Ability to organize and carry out administrative tasks in a dormitory setting.
  5. Ability to communicate effectively in oral and written form.
  6. Ability to represent a positive role model for students.


  1. Experience managing staff, and building a positive team-oriented environment.
  2. Knowledge of and experience in using positive approaches to behavioral management with high school aged students preferred.
  3. Experience and knowledge of best practices for mentoring and tutoring preferred.
  4. Experience engaging with urban high school aged youth preferred


Additional Considerations:

OFFICIAL JOB TITLE: Assistant Residential Supervisor

DIVISION: Academic Affairs

DEPARTMENT: Upward Bound


BARGAINING UNIT STATUS/SALARY: Temporary, non-benefited                     

SALARY: $15.00/hr plus free room and board


FLSA STATUS: Exempt                                              

REPORTS TO: Director, Program Coordinator and Residential Supervisor



Effective September 27, 2021, UMass Dartmouth requires that all members of the campus community are fully vaccinated against Covid-19 and provide proof of vaccination. Additionally, all members of the campus community must obtain a Covid-19 booster shot and provide proof when requested. Individuals who are not yet eligible to receive a booster shot must obtain one within 30 days from the date they become eligible.

Applicants must be authorized for employment in the U.S. on a full-time basis. Employment-based visa sponsorship not available.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

To apply please submit a letter of interest, current resume and the contact information for three professional references.

The review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

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