University of Delaware

Resident Assistant Position

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Thank you for your interest in applying to be a resident assistant for our department. We believe the RA position is one of the most challenging and rewarding leadership experiences on campus. Here you will find information on discovering more about the RA postion, how to apply and how to prepare to be a resident assistant.

Have questions? Check out our FAQ below!

How to Apply

Please review the Conditions of Appointment and Position Description for position-specific information. If you meet all qualifications, consider joining our team!

You can access the RA application by clicking the Complete & Manage Your Application button below, or by directly logging into the My Housing portal and clicking the Resident Assistant Application button at the top.

Screenshot of the My Housing portal with Residence Assistant Application at the top

To complete the application, you will need to upload an updated resume, provide an email addresses for one recommender, and answer several short essay questions.

Applications are due January 15, 2020.


Please let us know if you have any questions! Feel free to email us here.

RA Info Sessions

Serious about being an RA? Check out one of our RA info sessions. We highly recommend attending one to learn more about what makes a great RA and our interview process!

Tuesday, Oct. 29, 7 p.m.

Brown Hall Lounge

Thursday, Nov. 7, 7 p.m.

Harrington Commons

Monday, Nov. 18, 7 p.m.

George Read Lounge

Wednesday, Dec. 4, 7 p.m.

Caesar Rodney Lounge

Can't make an info-session? Meet us in Perkins or Trabant on Oct. 16 or Nov. 13 from 1-3:30 PM to chat with some of our RHCs and RAs!

RA Resume & Interview Prep Workshops

As you take part in the RA Selection Process, we know that many of you will be developing a resume and going through a competitive interview process for the first time. Through a collaborative effort with the UD Career Center, RA Candidate Workshops have been established to help you prepare and succeed in the application and interview process.

Resume Workshops
Thursday, Nov. 6 at 4 p.m.
Friday, Nov. 8 at 1 p.m.
Wednesday, Nov. 13 at 3 p.m.

Interview Prep Workshops
Thursday, November 14 at 4 p.m.
Wednesday, Feb. 12 at 3 p.m.
Friday, Feb. 14 at 2:30 p.m.

Workshops will be held in the UD Career Center workshop room.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)


Please feel free to contact the RA Selection Team or any staff member if you have questions.

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