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Adams and Associates Senior Residential Advisor in N. Grafton, Massachusetts

Senior Residential Advisor

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Job Location

Grafton - N. Grafton, MA

Position Type

Full Time

Education Level

High School

Salary Range

$19.28 Hourly

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About Grafton Job Corps Center

The Grafton Job Corps Center provides students with the opportunity to earn their High School Diploma or Equivalent (GED), and hands-on training in the following areas: Certified Nurse Assistant, Clinical Medical Assistant, Medical Administration Assistant, Patient Care Technician, Plumbing, Painting, Security and Protective Services, HVAC, Landscaping, Electrical, and Building Construction Technology.

About Adams and Associates

Adams and Associates is a 100% employee-owned company that is service-focused and outcome-driven. We began as a small business formed in 1990 with the sole mission of operating at-risk youth and children's programs for local, state, and federal governmental agencies. Today, we are one of the largest workforce providers involved in the federal Job Corps program!

Adams and Associates employs more than 2,000 staff members across the United States. Each year we provide academic, vocational training, and placement services to approximately 9,000 young people from ages 16 to 24 primarily in a residential setting. Our academic and career technical training programs are accredited and lead to national industry-recognized credentials.

As a Senior Residential Advisor, you will play a vital role in our leadership team by supervising the residential life program, with a particular emphasis on mentorship, community building, and student success. Your responsibilities go beyond managing day-to-day operations; they involve cultivating a sense of leadership and personal development within the residential community.


  • Leadership and Mentorship:Provide strong leadership and mentorship to a team of Residential Advisors. Lead by example, fostering a culture of accountability, professionalism, and continuous improvement.

  • Student Development:Collaborate with various departments to design and implement programs that promote the holistic development of students. Inspire and guide students in setting and achieving personal and academic goals.

  • Community Engagement:Facilitate the development of a vibrant and inclusive residential community. Organize and oversee events and activities that promote a sense of belonging and connection among students.

  • Crisis Management:Demonstrate effective crisis management skills, ensuring a prompt and appropriate response to emergencies or challenging situations within the residential setting.

  • Collaboration with Stakeholders:Work closely with academic, recreational, and counseling departments to ensure a cohesive and supportive environment for student success. Collaborate with external partners to enhance the residential program.

Benefits Include:

  • Competitive wages

  • FREE BASIC HEALTH, VISION, AND DENTAL INSURANCE (Employee Only) with the option to upgrade to a higher/richer plan

  • 10 paid holidays a year

  • Generous vacation and sick time accruals

  • Voluntary benefits offered through VOYA

  • Health Savings Accounts, Flexible Spending Accounts, and/or Dependent care FSA

  • 401k with employer matching

  • Employee Stock Ownership after one year of service

  • Employer paid STD/LTD, Life Insurance, Employee Assistance Program, Will Preparation, Travel Assistance, and Identity Theft ($0 cost to employees)

  • Robust Employee Assistance Program and Wellness Program that include free and discounted services in addition to monetary incentives for making healthy decisions

  • Discounted lunch and dinner for $2.50 per employee, per meal

  • Gym and weight room are available for use when students are not utilizing these areas.

If you are ready to take the next step in your career, leading with passion and commitment, apply now to be a Senior Residential Advisor at Grafton Job Corps Center. Your leadership can be the guiding light for the next generation's success!


QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCEHigh School Diploma or equivalent required. Advanced degrees preferred. A minimum of one year Job Corps or related program experience required. A valid in-State Driver’s License preferred.Physical requirements include sitting, standing, climbing, walking, lifting, pulling and/or pushing, carrying, reaching, stooping and crouching. Demonstrates the ability to lift 40 pounds and/or the ability to assess the lift load in order to ask for necessary assistance.

“Adams and Associates, Inc. abides by the requirements of 41 CFR §§ 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibits discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.” This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.