11 Jan 2020

Full Time Job Summer Resident Assistant

Laurie Anne McElreath / The School of Pennsylvania Ballet – Posted by LAMCELREATH Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Job Description


The School of Pennsylvania Ballet’s (SPB) Summer Intensive program in Philadelphia, PA is a residential ballet intensive for male and female students ages 12-20. The program is five weeks in duration and serves students from the United States and around the world. The Resident Assistants will work with the Resident Manager and Resident Coordinator to assist in overseeing approximately 75 male and female students residing at Drexel University and dancing at Pennsylvania Ballet studios. 


Resident Assistants are required to reside at Drexel University for the full length of the program and are limited to one day off per week (9pm-8pm the next day) as scheduled by the Resident Manager. Candidates must be 21 years of age or older and will be required to obtain CPR/First Aid/AED certification, as well as PA State Background Check, Child Abuse Clearance, and FBI Criminal Clearance prior to start date. 


▪ Directly supervising participants during the program duration including their stay at Drexel University, during meal times, and while at SPB 

▪ Escorting the participants between Drexel University and SPB, and SPB and Roman Catholic High School (RCHS) as scheduled by the Resident Manager 

▪ Supervisory responsibilities on a rotating schedule: ▪ Supervise the resident sign-in and sign-out process at Drexel University between dinner and curfew 

▪ Supervise weekend outings for commuters and residents including travel to and from excursions 

▪ Complete curfew check by visiting each dorm room on your floor at Drexel University 

▪ Gym Duty – Walk program participants to and from Roman Catholic High School. Note that the gym is located on the third floor of RCHS and SPB will not have access to the elevator 

▪ Lunch Duty – Walk program participants to and from cafeteria at RCHS 

▪ Cafeteria Duty – Supervise lunch break at RCHS for commuters and residents 

▪ On Call – Responsible for overnight issues and/or emergencies if needed 

▪ Ensuring the safety of participants at Drexel University, SPB, RCHS, and during outings 

▪ Enforcing rules, regulations, and policies of SPB, Drexel University, and RCHS 

▪ Enforcing weekly dorm deep-cleaning and encouraging general tidiness 

▪ Assisting with check-in and check-out of participants at the beginning and the end of the program including escorting to and from Philadelphia International Airport if needed 

▪ Reporting any illnesses, accidents, or behavior issues to the Resident Manager 

▪ Reporting any cases of lost, damaged, or stolen property to the Resident Manager 

▪ Disseminating information and announcements to participants during floor meetings as scheduled by the Resident Manager 

▪ Attending weekly Resident Staff meetings as scheduled by the Resident Manager 

▪ Other duties and administrative tasks as assigned by the Resident Manager and/or The School of Pennsylvania Ballet Staff 


$375 Week for 5 Weeks Room and Board and 2 meals a day included

How to Apply

Please email spbhousing@paballet.org for a application

Job Categories: Other. Job Types: Full Time Job. Salaries: Salary Position.

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