Community Assistant Job Description
The Community Assistant (CA) position is designed to assist the Apartment and Hall Managers at the Gables, Woodside, Adams Tower West and Babcock in developing and maintaining a positive living and learning environment for the on-campus undergraduate apartments and upperclassmen living facilities at the University of New Hampshire. As integral members of the apartment team, CAs are expected to support the mission of UNH Apartment Living by providing residents with a safe, secure, and cooperative residential community that is conducive to academic success and personal development, paying particular attention to the needs of upper-class students.
This is a live-in position providing outreach and support to residents from the fall semester opening through to the spring semester closing, including vacation periods. During the academic year, this position requires an approximate commitment of 20 hours per week. Adjustments may be made to accommodate academic commitments, with prior approval from the supervising manager.
CAs are expected to be visible in their community and be available and approachable for residents. It is expected that the conduct and lifestyle of the CA will serve as a role model for residents. It is also expected that CAs will communicate openly and effectively with other members of their staff.
Full time enrollment in a degree program at the University of New Hampshire.
Must reside in a university housing assignment for the term of appointment.
Must be in good standing academically, financially, and judicially.
Outside commitments limited to 5 hours per week or approval from Housing staff
Must maintain a minimum GPA of 2.5
Housing is provided in a single or double bedroom of a four or five-person apartment at The Gables or Woodside Apartments. CAs in Adams Tower are provided free housing within a triple room suite of the building. Babcock CAs will be provided free housing in a single room within the hall. Regardless of placement, CAs will have the opportunity to select their roommates or having Housing select roommates on their behalf, if applicable.
A Core meal plan with unlimited swipes from UNH Dining.