For complete details regarding ESAP, please visit: https://esap.seas.upenn.edu/
The ESAP Assistant Residential Director (ARD) is responsible for ensuring that students in ESAP have a safe and enjoyable “collegiate” experience while living and studying on campus. The ARD has direct professional level responsibility for all residential aspects of the program, and is responsible for ensuring all rules and regulations are upheld.
Under the guidance of the Residential Director, the ARD supervises the RTAs in the residential and social programming components of their work, and directly liaises with Conference Services during the program period. The ARD position is full‐time from Sunday July 3rd to Saturday, July 30th (which includes the RTA orientation week). On weekdays, responsibilities are from 5pm – 9am, and on weekends the ARD is on call 24/7. Additional hours will be required before the start of the program (for training/ onboarding) and after the program (for wrap up). The ARD reports directly to the ESAP Residential Director.
Compensation is $7,500 (housing and meals are also included). The ARD is expected to live on campus for the duration of the program (the move-in date is TBD).
Under the guidance of the RD, the ARD will:
- Oversee move‐in of RTA staff on Tuesday, July 5th
- Plan and implement a staff orientation program for RTAs (July 5th – July 8th), in consultation with the ESAP Director and participating faculty/ instructors, as necessary.
- Plan and supervise move‐in of students on Sunday, July 10th including safe transportation of participants from the Philadelphia Airport and 30th St. Station.
- Provide guidance and oversight to RTAs in planning evening and weekend recreational activities.
- Provide on‐call first response for all problems and emergencies for the duration of the program from 5:00 PM to 9:00 AM on weekdays, and 24 hours on weekends. At all times while on duty, the ARD must be able to respond in person within 30 minutes.
- With RTA staff, plan one to two single‐day excursions on weekends (no overnight trips). Supervise and accompany students on these excursions.
- Recruit and hire Penn-affiliated chaperones for weekend excursions.
- Provide frequent detailed communication to SEAS administration during the program period with updates and reports of problems, concerns as well as student feedback.
- Supervise student and staff move out on July 30th (some students may leave after the graduation ceremony on July 29th), ensuring that all students are safely picked up or transported to the airport or train station.
- Other duties as assigned.
Email your cover letter and resume (PDF preferred) to the ESAP Director, Nadira Williams: firstname.lastname@example.org
Your last AND first name should be included in any file names
(i.e. Smith_Jane_Resume.pdf and Smith_Jane_Letter.pdf).