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Residential Advisors ensure a safe and pleasant environment in a building by implementing regulations and procedures in the field. Their responsibilities include informing residents on the latest news, implementing safety procedures, meeting with the residents privately, performing inspections, taking action in case of emergency, and solving issues raised by inhabitants. A well-written example resume for Residential Advisor should focus on skills like knowledge of housing issues, first aid expertise, organization and planning, attention to details, decision-making, recordkeeping, and teamwork. Employers choose resumes displaying a college degree or just a high school diploma, for smaller properties.

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Residential Advisor

  • Initiated and carried out independent planning, budgeting, and marketing process of over 18 programs.
  • Created a marketing structure and established legacy programs for future residential advisors to follow.
  • Responsible for the overall academic and wellness of 62 first-year residents in student housing community.
  • Learned critical thinking and how to adapt to critical changing situations that occurred during on-call days.
  • Became a flexible outlet for personal and interpersonal growth with residents, colleagues, and supervisors.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Business Administration
2

Residential Advisor

Managed dormitory area, coordinated services, conducted counseling and assisted trainees' in their daily living needs.

  • Documented relevant information in dorm logs as events occurred and transmitted the information from each shift to the next.
  • Ensured trainees' accountability.
  • Evaluated trainees' progress at least every 60 days and/or special evaluations as requested.
  • Maintained trainees' files to include electronic and hard copy.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
10
months
at this job
BA
Criminal Justice
3

Residential Advisor and Counselor

Provided a full range of counseling and career services to individuals with developmental disabilities, including, but not limited to instruction on coping mechanisms, stress management, and career guidance

  • Planned and delivered customized counseling, support and educational programs to meet the needs of the clients served
  • Responded to emergency situations and utilized calming techniques to deescalate crisis conditions and compose clients
  • Successfully guided clients with defining and selecting career and academic options through identifying their values, coaching. mentoring, and conducting skill assessments
  • Identified staff training needs and provided peer-group educational programs to enhance the skills and competencies of the professional counseling team
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
AA
Psychology
4

Residential Advisor

Responsible for day to day operations of a 68 bed, assisted living facility

  • Acted as the first point of contact for potential clients, new staff members and visitors
  • Conducted intake evaluations and made placement recommendations for new clients
  • Acted as liaison between clients, families and staff to coordinate appropriate level of care and assistance
  • Coordinated and participated in routine and emergency doctor's appointments, hospital visits, PT/OT
  • Managed staff schedules, basic accounts receivables/payables, kept human resources records and made
Candidate Info
19
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
5

Residential Advisor

Supervised a team of residential staff members as Team Lead

  • Implemented staff work schedules
  • Provided tours of campus to prospective students, families, and faculty members
  • Advised students from diverse backgrounds (75 countries) at an international boarding school
  • Communicated with students, staff, and parents to resolve academic and disciplinary difficulties
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Religious Studies
6

Residential Advisor

  • Created a community that supported and aided in the development of relationships between residents and [company name]
  • Served as a role model for 45 residents through the enforcement of policies, procedures and community standards set forth by the Office of Residential Life at [company name]
  • Familiarized residents with on-campus resources such health and counseling services, academic services and extracurricular activities.
  • Contributed positively and constructively amongst a team of 35 residential advisors as well showed collaborative work through programming events.
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
Global Studies
7

Residential Advisor

Responsible for the safety and wellbeing (academic, personal and professional) of residents

  • Connected students to campus resources such as UCSD Police, Academic Advising, Counseling and Psychological Services, and Community Resource Centers
  • Collaborated with a team of Residential Advisors to design and implement community programs.
  • Coordinated the "Sixth College Block Party" on October 4, 2011, a $900 community event with an attendance of over 300 students
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Engineering Science
8

Residential Advisor

  • Maintained ICE security clearance and professionalism.
  • Provided safety in program activities and supervised residents in various areas around the facility.
  • Conducted daily suite inspections for contraband materials.
  • Initiated disciplinary reports.
  • Prepared reports and maintained daily logs as required.
  • Ensured prompt and appropriate assistance to residents in the event of injury, illness or trauma.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
8
months
at this job
AS
Law Enforcement
BS
Criminal Justice Administration
MBA
Master Of Business Administration
9

Residential Advisor

Career Preparation Period Advisor for new students arriving to program.

  • Prepare meet and greet orientation for new students, assist them in selecting careers and switching them to their designated trade floors.
  • Responsible for floor of 44 students and ensure each student is given individual case notes and stays on track while attending program.
  • Awarded best turned around floor and best attendance record with the highest amount of students with program completion records.
  • Trained in Sexual Assault and Prevention training, P.A.R certified.
  • Participated in extracurricular activities with the counselees with events such as football and basketball.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
Social Worker
10

Stanford University -summer Math & Science Honors Academy (smash) Head Residential Advisor

  • Recruited, trained and managed a residential staff of 10, implemented accountability system, one on one's and evaluations
  • Worked within multiple budgets to obtain supplies needed for 5 weeks of residential programming
  • Created written documentation alongside Residential Director to provide a basis for development for future sites
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
MS
Accounting

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