Selection and Hiring

2015-16 Rehire Presentation

Hello there!

I just got back from my rehire interview and I rocked it!

We had to give a presentation and I was told I should post my presentation here to share!

So, here it is! The story of Sam’Ra the Knight of North Hall.

By |February 26th, 2015|Categories: Career Center, RA Resumes, Selection and Hiring||1 Comment

RA Recruitment Posters #2

A few ideas for RA Recruitment Posters:America’s Next Top Role ModelRock Your Community! Get Your Backstage Pass!RA I Am, R U?Join the Team! Is it in you?Just Do It! Be an RATransform Your Life! Be an RAOlympics ThemeSee files below for actual posters!

By |September 24th, 2014|Categories: Selection and Hiring||1 Comment

RA Recruitment Posters

Here are a few posters from RA Recruitment:Be an rrrRA!Rock Your CommunityBe a Resident Assistant! They’re Grrreat!Be a Hero! Be a Resident Assistant!Paint The Town Orange (RA’s Rock!)See files below for actual posters! 

By |September 5th, 2014|Categories: Selection and Hiring||0 Comments

Who would you hire?

FACILITATOR’S EXERCISE OUTLINE (Download entire exercise including candidate descriptions, group worksheet: Who would you hire? )

RA Selection Committee Exercise – Whom would you hire?
Exercise Description
The candidate group will be asked to imagine that they are members of the RA Selection Committee.  Their task is to select two(2) staffs of 3 RAs each from the candidates […]

By |August 26th, 2014|Categories: Reviewed, Selection and Hiring||0 Comments

The Meaning of RA (Training or Selection Activity)

OFFICE OF RESIDENTIAL LIFE

CAROUSEL ACTIVITY

THE MEANING OF RA

 

 

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Your group will be given 10 minutes to think of words that describe what they feel a Resident Assistant is according to the letters in the words.  For example, R could represent responsible, E could represent encourager, etc.  After you finish each group will be asked to […]

By |August 26th, 2014|Categories: Reviewed, Selection and Hiring, Training Resources||0 Comments

The “Perfect RA” Group Interview Process Activity

Materials needed:  6′ piece of butcher paper (one for each group), markers, masking tape

Activity:

Tape butcher paper to the wall.  Have group members introduce themselves.  Ask someone from the group to stand against the wall and trace their outline.  Explain the RA position and ask members of the group what they think are characteristics of […]

By |August 26th, 2014|Categories: Reviewed, Selection and Hiring||0 Comments

Program Mania RA Selection Activity

Programming Mania 
Programming Mania
Your task as a Staff of RA/AAs is to design a week of programming and activities that will occur in March.

At this point in the planning process there is a budget of $1,000.

After approximately 20 minutes your group will give a short presentation which will include the following:

Theme for the week of […]

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Programming Group Task Selection Activity

This activity can be used as a part of a group selection process to assess understanding of the job and to observe teamwork and personality styles.

PROGRAMMING GROUP TASK

We are a staff of Resident Assistants in a building housing approximately 80 residents.  About 5% of these students are upperclass students, 10% are transfer students […]

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Life Boat Exercise

Scenario: You are on a cruise ship in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean when a serious accident has occurred.  The ship is quickly taking on water and there is only one life raft remaining.  Unfortunately, there are several more people than spots on the life raft.  It is up to you and the […]

By |August 26th, 2014|Categories: Reviewed, Selection and Hiring||0 Comments

Lost at Sea Values Clarification Exercise

Download entire exercise, including facilitator guide, individual and group worksheets: Lost at Sea Worksheets 
Instructions:
Goals

To develop consensus building skills within a team.
To examine the benefits of consensus building vs. individual thinking in relation to scenario outcome.

Group Size

4 – 6 individuals per group

Time Required

Approximately 15 – 20 minutes for the individual worksheet and at least 30 […]

By |August 26th, 2014|Categories: Reviewed, Selection and Hiring||0 Comments