Residential Advisors

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Occupation Description

Residential advisors direct activities in housing in secondary and college dormitories, group homes, or similar areas. They also refill and order needed supplies and determine need for upkeep, repairs, and fixtures. In addition they reserve household records and allocate rooms and help residents with problem resolution or refer individuals to advising resources.

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Required Education

Some college, no degree
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Required Work Experience

Less than 1 year

National long-term projections may not reflect local and/or short term economic or job conditions and do not guarantee actual job growth