The Honors Program is a four-year program that provides an especially rich and challenging set of academic offerings to talented and highly motivated students in the College of Literature, Science, and the Arts. Through special courses, research opportunities with faculty, and a vigorous intellectual community, the Honors Program enables students to identify their intellectual interests and to pursue them as deeply and thoroughly as they can.
25 hrs. weekly (20 resident hall hours weekly with an additional variable five hour LSA Honors Programming commitment). Please note ResStaff positions are expected to be your priority after academics. As you consider applying, please reflect on your current and future commitments and how you will prioritize your ResStaff appointment. If hired for a position, you will discuss a plan to balance your commitments with your supervisor.
Each LSA Honors Program Resident Advisor will be required to fulfill the following responsibilities:
- Conduct a variety of academic, cultural, or social programs each semester geared specifically towards Honors Program residence hall activities. This will amount to variable hours weekly planning and executing academic, social, and cultural events for all Honors students.
- Attend Honors RA meetings on a weekly basis, as determined by schedule availability to discuss Honors community building activities and discuss ways to engage Honors students. Honors Program Housing Coordinator will attend this meeting every other week.
- Fulfill all of the advising, counseling, programming and administrative responsibilities outlined in the Resident Advisor job description.
This position reports to the South Quad Hall Director(s) and the Honors Program Housing Coordinator. There will be an annual evaluation process in addition to the evaluations mandated by the Housing contract. The term of continued employment in this position is to be met through this LSA Honors Program evaluation, as well as by all the terms mandated by the contract.
Must meet eligibility requirements as outlined in the Traditional RA position.
Co-supervised by the Hall Director and LSA Professional Staff member.
As the Honors RA position exceeds 20 hours, this position includes hourly pay for time spent on Honors-specific events and planning.
Gayle Green, Assistant Director, LSA Honors
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org / Phone: (734)-764-6274 / www.lsa.umich.edu/honors