Graduate Student Positions

Graduate Staff 2016-17

Academic Year POSitions

Applications for 2019 - 2020 positions are now open: AVAILABLE HERE

*Please note that the application will require you to upload a cover letter and current resume / CV. You will want to have this prepared before starting the application.

*In your cover letter please address the following questions: 1) How do you see the Residence Life ARCD staff position fitting into your academic, professional, and personal goals? 2) How did living in the residence halls impact your undergraduate experience? How does this connect with what you hope to bring to this role?

Note: Candidates applying through Kent State HIED GA Days do not need to submit an application.

Qualifications
  • ARCDs must have obtained a bachelor's degree prior to the CWRU Fall 2019 academic semester
  • ARCDs must be enrolled in graduate courses as a part-time/full-time degree-seeking student.
  • ARCDs must be available to work 20 hours per week, with at least 10 hour of availability between 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday
  • ARCDs must limit outside employment to graduate assistantships, part-time work, or other activities to less than 20 hours per week, excluding academic recesses. Note: International students are ineligible to hold assistantships or other outside employment.
  • Applicants must be available to work the complete term of the contract dates (7/29/19 - 5/29/20). If your graduate program conflicts with the contract dates, please notify the selection committee in writing at residencelife@case.edu.
Application Timeline
  • November 28, 2018 - APPLICATION OPENS for 2019-2020 academic year candidates
  • February 3, 2019 - ARCD applications due by 11:59 p.m.
  • February 15, 2019 - ARCD Interview Day on CWRU campus (7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.)
  • February 18, 2019 - ARCD Interview Day at Kent State University GA Days (KSU only)
  • February 20, 2019 - ARCD offers extended on rolling basis
  • April 16, 2019 - Deadline for ARCD Candidate deadline to accept or decline an offered position
Academic Year ARCD POSITIONS (2019-2020)

Assistant Residential College Director - First Year Experience

The Assistant Residential College Director (ARCD) is a 10-month live-in position that supports the creation and facilitation of an integrated residential learning environment that moves first-year students toward achieving the goals of the undergraduate experience, working through the mission and goals of the Office of Residence Life and the Division of Student Affairs. This embedded position works with their Residential College Director (RCD) supervisor to provide comprehensive leadership and support for a community of 230-480 first-year students. Immersed in the student community, the ARCD and RCD actively manage the learning experience at both the community and individual level, monitoring and supporting students' holistic academic, social, and personal development throughout their transition to CWRU and to successful retention to the second year.

Assistant Residential Community Director - Second Year Experience

The Assistant Residential Community Director (ARCD) is a 10-month live-in position that supports the creation and facilitation of an integrated residential learning environment that moves second-year students toward achieving the goals of the undergraduate experience, working through the mission and goals of both the Office of Residence Life and the Division of Student Affairs. This embedded position works with their Residential Community Director (RCD) supervisor to provide comprehensive leadership and support for a community of 300-450 second-year students. Immersed in the student community, the ARCD and RCD actively manage the learning experience at both the community and individual level, monitoring and supporting students' holistic academic, social, and personal development throughout their second year and to successful retention to the third year.

Assistant Residential Community Director - Upperclass Experience

The Assistant Residential Community Director (ARCD) is a 10-month live-in position that supports the creation and facilitation of an integrated residential learning environment that moves upperclass students toward achieving the goals of the undergraduate experience, working through the mission and goals of both the Office of Residence Life and the Division of Student Affairs. This embedded position works with their Residential Community Director (RCD) supervisor to provide comprehensive leadership and support for a community of 1200-1350 upperclass students. Immersed in the student community, the ARCDs and RCD actively manage the learning experience at both the community and individual level, monitoring and supporting students' holistic academic, social, and personal development throughout their upperclass experience and through graduation.