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Supervision as Skill Development
Supervision is the most difficult aspect of a professional live-in position. Supervising RAs does not ever become easy; however there are ways to become a better supervisor. Those techniques include clarity of expectations, clarity of role and understanding of the dynamic between staff and the supervisor. Read more…
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Thanks for checking in with us this summer for lots of great information to help you get ready for the RA job.
For our final installment of “SOAL”, we’ve provided info on sexual assault and acquaintance rape, which is high risk during the first two weeks of the semester). At opening you’ll be interacting with parents and we’ve got a great article to prep you for that.
Also – final tips for successfully managing your floor, as well as your first floor meeting.
Enjoy this fun, wonderful, and sometimes challenging position. You will grow and develop as part of this experience.
Best wishes for an incredible start of the academic year.
If you’ve enjoyed this series, consider “giving back” to future RAs by authoring an article this year.
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