Housing and Residential Life

Resident Assistant Selection

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Application Process

The Resident Assistant (RA) application is available on handshake. The application will be open starting at 5pm on Friday, December 14, 2018 and will close at 5pm on Monday, January 28, 2019.

Interview Process 

The RA interview process will include a rotating individual interview and a practical interview.  During the interview, the candidate will have the chance to share personal experiences and answer questions while meeting with professional and student staff.  During the second part of the process, candidates will participate in a practical interview. Candidates will role play how they would interact with a resident in a common low level situation.  This practical interview is not designed to test the candidate's knowledge of policy, but instead will focus on how candidates interact with people. The interview process will take place between February 4, 2019 - February 15, 2019. Offer letters are expected to be available in the Housing Office on Friday, February 22, 2019.

Required Information Session

To be qualified to apply for RA positions, you must attend an informational meeting. Information sessions will take place on the following dates:

  • Monday, December 10, 2018 from 7-8pm in Fisher 135.
  • (Tentative) Wednesday, January 23, 2019 6-7pm in Fisher 135