What’s New for Housing Pros
Timely Topics for this Time of Year: Spring
We know many of you are in the selection and hiring process for the 2021-2022 academic year. R.A. selection will be very different this year with COVID-19 and R.D. or professional staff hires may go through a very different process. With that said, the following article from Maribeth Griffin, Director of Residential Programs and Staff at Western Connecticut State University, provides some great ideas for the selection process.
We have included the link to all of the articles related to selection and training above, but one you might not want to miss is listed below (especially if you are hiring professional staff this year):
Focus on What’s Ahead – Summer Conferences
For many of you in housing operations it is the time of the year when you are looking to hire your summer staff and work to finalize summer conferences. Summer conferences are an important part of the auxiliary budget for your institution so you want to maximize the opportunities. We are all feeling the impact of COVID-19 so working with your campus community to explore if and/or how to safely house guests on campus will be an important first step in your process.
Thank you for all you and your staff are doing during this pandemic. The ResLife.net staff appreciates all you are doing to keep your students and community members safe. Please be kind to yourself and stay well!