Residence Director
Association of College and University Housing Officers – International (ACUHO-I) Intern

May 2017- August 2017
Office of Residence Life and Involvement, Division of Student Affairs,
Wingate University, Wingate, NC

  • Served on duty rotation to ensure health and safety of residents and to serve as primary contact point for Resident Advisors
  • Supervised, trained, managed duty rotation, and evaluated performance of seven Resident Advisors to provide oversight of programming and community, and to invest in their holistic development through weekly one-on-one and staff meetings
  • Assigned incoming first-year students roommate pairings to assist in fostering a positive first-year experience
  • Assisted in the planning and implementation of Resident Advisor Training, including devising an interactive theme to engage participants throughout the week and to strengthen relationships between students and new professional staff
  • Presented effective one-on-one strategies and staff development methods to new and returning Residence Directors to introduce a deeper knowledge and understanding of helping and advising skills, and student learning and development
  • Devised a staff development guide to provide Residence Life Staff with effective strategies to foster co-curricular learning in the residence halls guided by student learning outcomes, and to increase positive student engagement throughout the year
  • Attended the Association of Fraternity/Sorority Advisors (AFA) Summit of the Carolinas to explore best practices
  • Assessed, charged, and explained room damages to students to promote and ensure a safe and healthy living environment
  • Provided customer service to families of incoming students and current students to contribute to positive campus community
  • Managed administrative tasks and procedures related to hall operations, including hall openings and closings