Current Students /
Residential and Commuter Life /
Resident Assistants are advisors and role models who serve as an important link between students and the University. Being an RA provides opportunities for leadership and development, both personal and professional. RA’s have the ability to influence and contribute to students’ experiences by:
During each Information Session, we will discuss the expectations for the RA position, outline the application process and answer questions from participants. Please note that ALL candidates must attend at least one information session. Additionally, we encourage you to talk to current RAs and the Residential Life professional staff, who are happy to answer any questions.
Before applying, candidates should review and ask any questions they have about the position description. Successful candidates will be responsible for the requirements within.
2. APPLY – Complete the RA Application Materials Online
The online application will open on October 31, and will close on Friday, December 2, 2016 at 5:00pm. All application materials, including 3 reference forms, must be submitted by this date. Candidates are responsible for directing their references to the online reference form.
3. ENGAGE—Participate in the selection process
Applications will be reviewed staring Friday, December 2, 2016. After review for eligibility, candidates will be invited to participate in the RA Workshop.
Following completion of the workshop, RA candidates will be invited to participate in individual interviews. Interviews will take place the week of February 20, 2017. Candidates will be notified of hire decisions shortly thereafter.