A Resident Assistant (RA) is a student staff member who serves the 30-50 residents of a floor section in a variety of ways -- from helping students to coordinating educational programs, from developing community, to upholding university policies. This is a people-oriented position that requires emotional maturity, self-awareness, and strong interpersonal communication skills. Successful candidates must demonstrate the ability to assist students in the areas of:
Assistant Resident Directors fulfill the role of Resident Assistants with the added responsibilities of greater administrative and leadership duties within their hall or complex.
The Department of Housing and Residence Life goes through a student staff hiring process each year. The process begins early or mid fall semester. All students interested in being an RA must attend one of the mandatory information sessions in order to apply. Application information will only be shared at the information sessions. The hiring process involves a written application, interview process and training. All candidates who successfully complete the application and interview phase will be required to complete EDCP 400, our RA training class, before they officially start their position in Fall 2015.
Applications & reference due: October 10, 2016
RA Interviews: October 17-19, 2016
Room: 100% of room rate
Stipend: $2,461 per academic year (Based on 2014-2015 Compensation Rates)
For more information see your
Resident Assistant, Resident Director
or Residential Coordinator
You can also email firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions