ARC: Resource Representative (S9598B)

Summary, Scope, and Responsibilities

The Academic Resource Commons (ARC), a college-wide collaboration among faculty, staff, and students, is an initiative that supports every learner at Bates in achieving their academic goals. ARC offers high-quality, student-focused peer tutoring and other support services in a welcoming, inclusive environment. Student-focused services support every student as a unique learner, and empower students as academic leaders. The ARC is a vital part of the academic experience at Bates College, complementing the classroom experience with a deeply social, collaborative, interactive learning environment that engages learners of every background in a conversation over shared challenges and student success.

Resource Representatives are Bates students who are enthusiastic about helping their fellow students identify resources for academic support, and play an essential role in ensuring fluid operation of the Academic Resource Commons (ARC). Working in collaboration with ARC Student Managers and the Administrative Coordinator for the Academic Resource Commons, Resource Representatives greet visitors, guide them to the appropriate resources, schedule appointments, maintain records, and perform clerical work, among other duties.

Resource Representatives work in the Ladd Library and frequently use a computer, copier, and other office equipment.

Responsibilities include, but may not be limited to: Schedules appointments

The Basics

Department: Academic Resource Commons
Supervisor: Daniel Sanford
Office Location: Coram Library, Room 228
Pay Grade:

Qualifications, Requirements, and Responsibilities


Your application should contain the following documents: • Resume • Cover letter explaining your interest in this position, and including the following information: o Class Year o Can you attend training the first week of class? o Can you attend a weekly training?