Student Staff Selection

The 2023–24 community advisor application process will open in the spring ’23 semester.

For more information, please contact Mfon Nwabuoku.

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 Housing and 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
  • administers circle practices 
  • intentional conversations and group facilitation

For more information, please contact Mfon Nwabuoku.

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