As a residential campus, Colby College’s 27 residence halls are what students call home while achieving their academic pursuits. The Office of Campus Life and its Hall Staff team plays an integral part in this residential experience.
As a team, we provide a safe, inclusive, and supportive living environment that integrates the academic, creative, and cultural dimensions of college life. We promote an engaging residential community that fosters connections, personal growth, civility, and student success.
The Community Advisor (CA) position is an important student leadership and employment position that is dedicated to helping accomplish this goal.
Community Advisors work directly with an Area Residence Director (ARD) and the Director of Residential Education to create cohesive living and learning environments within the residence halls.
A Community Advisor (CA) is an essential leader within the residential community. A CA is a person who genuinely cares about others, inspires respect, role models positive behaviors, and communicates well with others while helping to create an inclusive community environment within their building.
Students that can check the boxes for each of the criteria below represent the qualifications needed to be a Community Advisor.
Compensation for the position includes a $5,000 stipend paid bi-weekly throughout the academic year. Important Note: Community Advisors not on campus during Jan Plan will not be paid for that time, thereby decreasing the overall stipend by the total number of Jan Plan weeks.
Outside of monetary compensation, CAs can also expect:
February 3, 2022 – Applications made available
February 9, 2022 – Student Leader Information Session (7:30PM)
February 15, 2022 – Student Leader Information Session (4:30PM)
February 17, 2022 – Applications deadline (11:59PM)
February 26, 2022 – March 9, 2022 – Interviews
March 18, 2022 – Selection Process Decisions Announced via email