Job Descriptions and Applications

Being part of the Residence Life Staff at Bates puts you at the center of an important part of the college experience. Members of our staff have considerable influence within their residences in shaping the community’s climate. In each available staff position, there is the opportunity to guide building programming opportunities that allow residents to participate actively in their residence in an engaged and meaningful way.

Junior Advisors work with their individual First Year Centers and among First Year residents to introduce incoming students to the positive aspects of residence life at Bates. JAs serve as mentors for their residents as they begin the process of becoming part of the broader academic and social Bates community.

Residence Coordinator Team Leaders are experienced Residence Life staff members that work in an advisory and support capacity with Junior Advisors and within First Year buildings to assist in building a positive First Year living experience for their residents.

The Frye Street Union Program Coordinator serves as a resource to their residents and is responsible for revitalizing Frye Street Union as a programming space. The role of the FPC will be challenging, and provides an opportunity for students to make important contributions to the Bates community.

Residence Coordinators work within upper-class buildings and houses to promote and maintain the actively engaged and positive residential experiences of our upper-class students.  RCs offer a variety of residence-specific programming for the students in their building.

2016 – 2017 Applications

Application Documents for Student Residence Life positions are below. Please save your application as a PDF and email it to or bring it to the Office of Residence Life and Health Education (Lane Hall 110) on or before the deadline.

Junior Advisor – Application materials are due by 4:00 pm on Monday, February 8, 2016

Residence Coordinator -Application materials are due by 4:00 pm on Monday, February 8, 2016

Frye Street Union Programming Coordinator – Application materials are due by 4:00 pm on Monday, February 8, 2016

Returning Staff members should complete the following materials by 4:00 pm on Monday, February 8, 2016