Residence Life Student Employment

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♦About the Resident Assistant Position

What is a Resident Assistant (RA)? Resident Assistants (RAs) are front line helpers on staff.  RAs are dedicated to learning about residents so that we can help make their stay in our hall a pleasant one.  RAs plan programs/events to build community in the residence halls, and they are trained to help mediate and resolve resident issues.  RAs also enforce policy, and serve in an on-call duty rotation to ensure the safety and security of the residence halls. RAs are compensated $8,250 per year ($4,125 per semester) applied directly to their student account. Please note, advertised compensation rates are based upon current 2019-2020 budget, and are subject to change pending budget approval for 2020-2021. in the event of compensation change after positions are accepted candidates will notified and will be given the opportunity to rescind their acceptance, should they wish to do so. 

Who can apply? In order to be considered for the Resident Assistant position, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Must be enrolled as a full time student throughout course of employment (12 academic credits)
  • Must be in good academic standing with minimum cumulative GPA of 2.25
  • Must be in satisfactory disciplinary status as determined by Director of Residence Life
  • Must be a resident student for at least one semester

Click here to download RA employment application