Residential Advisors

Residential Advisors

Coordinate activities in residential facilities in secondary and college dormitories, group homes, or similar establishments. Order supplies and determine need for maintenance, repairs, and furnishings. May maintain household records and assign rooms. May assist residents with problem solving or refer them to counseling resources.

Key Competencies * Concern for Others * Adaptability/Flexibility * Self Control * Stress Tolerance * Integrity * Leadership * Cooperation * Dependability * Attention to Detail * Social Orientation

Representative Tasks * Communicate with other staff to resolve problems with individual students. * Observe students to detect and report unusual behavior. * Make regular rounds to ensure that residents and areas are safe and secure.


Health Care & Social Assistance, Educational Services,

Job Family Personal Care and Service

Sample Job Titles Community Educator, Cottage Parent, Cottage Supervisor, Dormitory Counselor, Dormitory Supervisor, Hall Coordinator, Hall Director, Head Resident, House Father, House Parent, Housefellow, Housing and Residence Life Director, Housing Assistant, Housing Director, Residence Director, Residence Hall Director, Residence Life Coordinator, Residence Life Director, Residence Supervisor, Resident Advisor, Resident Assistant, Resident Director, Resident Life Director, Resident Monitor, Residential Assistant, Residential Coordinator, Residential Counselor, Residential Life Director, Residential Services Specialist, Residential Specialist, Sorority Mother, Sorority Supervisor, Student Development Coordinator, Women Dean.