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Senior Resident Assistant

As a member of the site administrative team, the senior resident assistant (SRA) helps manage the day-to-day operation and implementation of the residential program and supervises the staff of resident assistants (RAs). The SRA collaborates with other site administrators to orient and train the residential staff, facilitates daily residential staff meetings, and provides oversight for the planning, preparation, and implementation of daily activities and weekend events for students. As a supervisor, the SRA mentors and assists the RA staff in upholding CTY guidelines for employee professionalism and conduct. The SRA maintains scheduled office hours, works weekends, and is on-call at all times to meet residential program needs.

Terms of Employment

  • Starting salary is $4,006 for a seven-week period
  • Employees pay their travel to and from domestic program locations
  • Travel assistance is provided for international travel to sites outside of North America
  • Room and board are provided

Desired Qualifications

  • Experience as a camp counselor or college RA
  • Demonstrated leadership experience
  • Supervisory experience
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills
  • High level of responsibility and energy
  • Computer proficiency
  • College GPA of 3.2 or better

This position is available only at residential sites. Programs run from late June to early August. Please refer to the Site Locations & Dates page for the specific dates of employment.

Complete Job Responsibilities (PDF)

If you have questions about summer employment with CTY, write to us at or call 410-735-6185.

Johns Hopkins University is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, age, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, disability, marital status, veteran status, or any other occupationally irrelevant criteria. The university promotes affirmative action for minorities, women, disabled persons, and veterans.