Student Staff Selection

The 2017-2018 Community Advisor application process is now open.

For more information please contact the selection committee members: Elijah Genheimer, Paul Gorelik, and Natalie Juarez.

Community Advisor Position Summary

The community advisor position is a live-in position within the Grinnell College residence halls. Community advisors are a part of the Division of Student Affairs team.

Under the direct supervision of the Department of Residence Life, the community advisor:

  • establishes a cohesive self-governing community in their designated area
  • facilitates the holistic development of residents through programming
  • refers and supports residents as they deal with academic and personal issues
  • addresses and abides by the policies of Grinnell College as well as Iowa state and federal laws in the College residence halls
  • participates in an on-call rotation
  • participates in and facilitates a team approach with coworkers
  • completes necessary administrative tasks

Staff Contract: Currently under review; will be posted shortly.

Community Advisor Selection Information and Checklist

  • Application
    • Please fill out fully to be considered.
    • Deadline is 2/2/2017 11:59 PM
  • Reference Form
    • You must have one professional reference to accompany your application.
    • Deadline is 2/2/2017 11:59 PM
  • Individual Interviews
    • Candidates will have individual interviews with residence life coordinators and current student staff in mid-February.
  • Group Process
    • Candidates will be asked to participate in one out of two provided group interview days alongside other candidates in mid-February.
  • Offers
    • Those selected for staff will be given offers in March.

Once your application and reference forms have been reviewed, you will receive scheduling information regarding the group process and individual interview.

For more information, please contact the selection committee members: Elijah Genheimer, Paul Gorelik, and Natalie Juarez.