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Job Summary

The Senior Resident Advisor (SRA) position is essential to the success of the students in the residence hall.  The SRA will assist in facilitating the social, academic, and personal adjustment of students to the residence hall and university. The SRA role will also serve as a role model, mentor, and support system for student staff. One of the key responsibilities of a Senior RA is to assist in administrative responsibilities of the community, co-advise community council, and serve as a resource to Resident Advisors. 



Time Commitment
30 hours per week - 10 hours dedicated to administrative responsibilities such as, but not limited to office hours and co-advising community council.
100% Room and Board and $10/hour - 10 hours per week.

Required Qualifications*

  • By the end of winter term, you must have completed at least 2 semesters of course work at UM-Flint (not including spring/summer).
  • By the end of the term applied, you must have completed 2 semesters as a Resident Advisor to be considered for the Senior Resident Advisor role (Spring/Summer is considered one semester).
  • You must have a cumulative grade point average of 2.8 or higher at the time of application and prior to the start of employment. A cumulative and term grade point average of 2.8 must be maintained during the period of employment starting the semester the position is accepted. Grades will be checked each semester prior to employment and during employment.
  • Senior Resident Advisors cannot serve in this role if they are on academic probation, or disciplinary probation status in their Resident Advisor role.
  • Undergraduate students must be enrolled in at least 12 credit hours during your appointment and graduate students must be enrolled in 6 credit hours.
  • You must be available for employment for two semesters upon initial hire.


Additional Information

  • All Resident Advisor expectations and guidelines apply to Senior Resident Advisors.
  • SRAs are not allowed to work more than 5 hours per week in other positions. Resident Advisors are not allowed to exceed 15 hours per week in other positions.
  • SRAs should return to the Residence Hall at least one day prior to the arrival of RA’s and remain at least one day after the RA’s departure at the end of the term.
  • SRAs will co-advise community councils with the supervision of the Area Coordinator.
  • SRAs will serve on the leadership on call rotation in order to assist the Resident Advisors with responding to issues/incidents in the community.
  • SRAs will work 10 office hours per week (10 hours include, but are not limited to serving on call, office hours, and/or co-advising community council). SRAs will monitor their time in order to not exceed 10 hours per week. Serving on call (duty) does not contribute to the 10 hours per week.
  • SRAs will assist in other administrative responsibilities within the community as directed by the Area Coordinator.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Background Screening

The University of Michigan conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background checks. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.