Community Assistant
American Campus Communities 3.799 reviews - College Park, MD

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American Campus Communities is the leader in providing on- and off-campus communities for today's college student. Based in Austin, TX, we are the nation's largest developer, owner and manager of high-quality student housing. With more than 170 communities in college and university markets across North America, we are always on the look-out for top notch talent to join the American Campus team. We offer exciting and diverse employment opportunities that create value for the company and foster professional and personal growth. We work hard and laugh often - all while delivering premier products and exceptional customer service to our residents, parents and university clients.

We are seeking a Community Assistant, whose responsibilities include but is not limited to, presenting a high level of services to our residents, while providing an environment conducive to academic and personal success. This is achieved by maintaining safety and standards for the property, developing a sense of community, being a team player and adhering to organizational policies and procedures.

To be successful in this position, you should have:
  • An academic degree or certification program in progress from a local college or university
  • The ability to understand and adhere to policies and procedures, use basic math skills and effectively communicate, verbally and written, with residents and guests
  • Computer skills, including but not limited to Microsoft office products and internet usage
As part of the application process, you are also required to submit the following to the property’s office : ·

  • A copy of your unofficial transcript
  • Your résumé
  • Your answers to the following essay questions:
  • A. BRIEF SELF DESCRIPTION To obtain a better understanding of who you are and why you would like to be a Community/Resident Assistant, please answer the following questions: ·
    • Why do you think you would be a good Community/Resident Assistant?
    • Why would you like to be a C ommunity/Resident Assistant ?
    • Describe your particular strengths and weaknesses that will have an impact on your performance as a Community/Resident Assistant

    Community/Resident Assistants take an active role in maintaining 100% occupancy at the property through outstanding customer service and effective leasing techniques. Please describe your experience in sales and customer relations.


    Community/Resident Assistants actively participate in developing and implementing community programs and events. These include social, recreational, cultural and educational activities. Please indicate below six specific programs you would organize and implement if you were selected as a community/resident assistant. Please include in your list how the program would contribute to the development of a healthy community.

    In addition, you may be required to submit up to two (2) letters of recommendation. For more information regarding submission procedures, including final submission dates, please contact the main office of the property for which you applying.

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