Friday, November 4, 2016

Are you female and graduating in December?

Employment announcement for Mary Baldwin University, working with the Program for the Exceptionally Gifted. This is a program that is exclusively female, and who are skipping some or all of high school. Mary Baldwin University is located in Staunton, VA, about 30 miles south of Harrisonburg.

The Early College Head Resident Advisor (Head RA) supervises and coordinates the residential component of the Program for the Exceptionally Gifted and Early College Academy.  This live-in staff member provides support in the evenings and on weekends, when students are most likely to be in the residence hall.  Through supervision, programming, and community development, the Head RA serves as a mentor for Early College students and helps to fulfill the mission of providing a safe, supportive, and nurturing residential setting.

Responsibilities include the following:
– On duty 2 nights per week and 2 weekends per month, and hold part-time office hours during the day.
– Reside in PEG Center residence hall.
– As a member of both day and nighttime staff, provide support during transition between shifts.
– Meet with students as needed to respond to social, emotional, and academic needs.
– Attend, lead, and/or assist with evening activities such as hall programs and community meetings.
– Conduct regular rounds of the residence hall during study hours and nightly check-in.
– Carry on-duty cell phone and respond to calls.
– Provide transportation to off-campus appointments, classes, etc.
– Facilitate residence hall closing and opening for all college breaks.
– Other duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree in Higher Education, Gifted Education, or Counseling preferred.  Prior experience in residence life, student affairs, or related field preferred.  Valid driver’s license.
To Apply:
Submit a cover letter and resume to Christy Baker, Director of Early College Student Life, at

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