Short Answer Questions
In addition to being an essential part of the residential community, the Summer RA position provides crucial support to the Office of Residence Life. Please write reflective responses to the following questions and attach the responses in a text document.
1. One of the largest populations that our office deals with is incoming first-years, whose emotions range from nervous to frustrated to excited. What are three qualities necessary for an individual to have when dealing with first-year students? How would they change when dealing with parents? (250 words)
2. The Summer RA plays an important administrative role around the office through answering phones and emails, processing deposits, and assigning rooms to incoming students, among other things. How do you approach administrative work? What is your experience with work of this nature? (250 words)