Information for the RA Selection Process for the 2015-2016 academic year will be found here Starting October 2014. The 2014-2015 selection process has concluded.
What is a Resident Assistant?
The Resident Assistant (RA) supplements and complements the process of formal education by enhancing the quality of life in the residential community. The RA provides leadership for all residents and assists in planning of educational and social activities that make the group living experience support student learning & retention. The RAs are vital members of our team and are our front lines for communication and development of our residential students.
Read the RA Job Description for more details!
What are the benefits of becoming an RA?
- Meet new people
- Develop leadership skills
- Plan fun events
- Build your resume with transferable skills in communication, critical thinking, emergency response, conflict resolution, administrative tasks, and more
- Free housing and a stipend
Where do I apply?
You must attend one of our informational sessions to receive an application packet.
These sessions are taking place:
- Sunday, November 24, 2013: 4-6pm, West Hall Multipurpose Room
- Tuesday, January 14, 2014: 9:30-10:30pm, UC Sunnen Lounge
- Thursday, January 16, 2014: 4:30-5:30pm, Library Conference Room
If you cannot attend an RA Info Session, you must schedule a meeting with Justin Frederick to go over the information. You can set up a meeting by calling Justin at 314-246-4663 or emailing him at email@example.com.
What is the timeline?
EARLY PROCESS--If you will be studying abroad in the Spring 2014 semester but want to be considered for an RA position in 14-15 academic year, you must go through the Early Process:
- Tuesday, December 10, 2013: Early Process Applications Due in the West Hall Office at Noon.
- Thursday, December 12, 2013: Early Process Individual Interviews
- Friday, December 13, 2013: Early Group Process from 2-5pm
REGULAR PROCESS--This is the normal timeline for all students interested in a position for the 2013-2014 academic year.
- Friday, January 31, 2014: Completed Applications DUE in the West Hall Office at Noon.
- Friday, February 7, 2014: Group Process Interviews from 6-9pm
- February 9-12, 2014: Individual Interviews
- Tuesday, February 18, 2014: Hiring Notifications Emailed to all Candidates
Who can answer my questions?
If you have any additional questions or comments, please feel free to contact Justin Frederick at 314-246-4663 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Another option is to talk with your RA or an RA you know, or any ResLife professional staff member, to learn more about what it means to be an RA.
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