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Resident Assistant Intermittent

Date Posted:  Jun 21, 2022
Requisition ID:  348041

Indianapolis, IN, US, 46204


Work for Indiana

Grow your career with the State of Indiana! With more than 50 executive branch agencies, the State of Indiana is a diverse workforce offering employees stimulating and challenging projects across a broad scope of career opportunities. As a State of Indiana employee, you impact the well-being of Indiana’s communities every day.


At the State of Indiana, we don’t just talk about diversity and inclusion – Our goal is to create a welcoming, accessible, and equitable workplace, with a workforce that is representative of the State of Indiana population. As a proud equal opportunity employer, reasonable accommodations may be available to enable individuals with disabilities to interview and to perform the essential functions of a role.


About the Indiana School for the Blind and Visually Impaired (ISBVI):


The Indiana School for the Blind and Visually Impaired is one of the largest schools for the blind and visually impaired in the country, in terms of its student population. ISBVI's vision is to provide diverse and salient opportunities for students, educators, and families to access and benefit from its resources.  The school is posed to serve as a center of educational excellence and a broker of best practices research and training for educators, students, and families - which will have the effect of significantly improving the educational experiences and lives of children who are blind or have low vision.  

Position Overview:


This is an intermittent position that supports teachers and staff by facilitating the care and guidance of students and other youth.  You will provide additional supervision during special events and/or as needed to cover staff absents.  You may be assigned to supervise students in dormitories, classrooms, lunch rooms, and off campus trips under the supervision of the teacher or residential leader.


A Day in the Life:


The essential functions of this role are as follows:

  • Supervise students in dormitories, classrooms, lunch rooms and off campus trips under the supervision of the teacher or residential leader.
  • Supervise student housekeeping activities and inspects dorms and living areas for safety and cleanliness.
  • Prepare necessary materials as directed by the teacher and/or supervisor.
  • Assist with activities outside the classroom and/or dormitories.
  • Support discipline policy of the classroom/residential program, resolves conflicts between students and assists in monitoring behavior plans.
  • Assure that student hygiene, toileting and safety needs are met.
  • Perform a variety of duties providing for the guidance, care, training, development and socialization of hearing and/or visually impaired, physically challenged or developmentally delayed students.
  • Follow emergency procedures for fire, storm, tornado drills and warnings.
  • Promote the nine dimensions of student development, including cultural, intellectual, life planning, political, spiritual, physical, emotional, sexual and social.
  • Coordinate programs and recreational activities for students and complete and document programming plans, paperwork, incidents and student progress.


The job profile is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice. 

What You'll Need for Success:


You must meet the following requirements to be considered for employment: 

  • Must be at least 21 years of age.
  • Basic understanding of the characteristics, needs and effective methods of guidance of students of varying ages at different stages of development and at different levels of mental ability.
  • Knowledge of state, federal and agency rules and regulations.
  • Ability to keep accurate records concerning the care of the students.
  • Ability to supervise students in dormitories, classrooms and other on-and-off campus activities.
  • Effective communication skills. 

Supervisory Responsibilities/Direct Reports:

This role does not provide direct supervision to direct reports.




The starting salary for this position ranges from $14.50 - $15.50 per hour depending on experience.



Benefits of Employment with the State of Indiana:

This seasonal position does not offer benefits and is limited to 180 working days in an eleven (11) month continuous period  



Equal Employment Opportunity:

The State of Indiana is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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