The 2018-2019 community advisor application process is now open.

For more information please contact the selection committee members: Evette Massey, Tyler Jensen, Adam Gilbert, Elijah Genheimer, and Josh Murphy.

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: 2018-2019 Community Advisor Contract

Community Advisor Selection Information and Checklist

  • Application
    • Please fill out fully to be considered.
    • Deadline is 8 a.m. on Monday, February 12, 2018.
  • Resume & Cover Letter
    • Please submit with your application. The CLS is a good place to take your resume and cover letter to be looked over.
  • Reference Form
    • You must have one professional reference and one reference from a current community advisor to accompany your application.
    • Deadline is 8 a.m. on Monday, February 12, 2018.
  • 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 late February.
  • Offers
    • Those selected for staff will be given offers in March.

Once your application materials 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: Evette Massey, Tyler Jensen, Adam Gilbert, Elijah Genheimer, and Josh Murphy.

For Current Staff Members

  • Re-Hire Application
    • Please fill out fully to be considered.
    • Deadline is 8 a.m. on Monday, February 12, 2018
    • Resume and cover letter are required.
  • Resume & Cover Letter
    • Please submit with your application. The CLS is a good place to take your resume and cover letter to be looked over.

For more information, please contact Josh Murphy.