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Resident Assistant Position

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Thank you for your interest in applying to be a resident assistant for Residence Life & Housing. 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, please consider joining our team!

Check back at the start of the fall semester for information about the 2019-20 RA Selection Process!

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!

Monday, Oct. 29, 7 p.m.

Brown Hall, First Floor Lounge

Thursday, Nov. 8, 6 p.m.

Allison Hall 222

Wednesday, Nov. 14, 8 p.m.

Christiana Engagement Center, Projector Lounge

Tuesday, Nov. 27, 5:30 p.m.

Harrington Engagement Center

Can’t make it to an in-person info session? Check back in mid-November. We will be posting a video version of our info session here on this page!

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 Career Services Center, RA Candidate Workshops have been established to help you prepare and succeed in the application and interview process.

Resume Workshops
Thursday, Nov. 8 at 4 p.m.
Friday, Nov. 9 at 1 p.m.
Wednesday, Nov. 14 at 4 p.m.

Interview Prep Workshops
Thursday, November 15 at 4 p.m.
Wednesday, Feb. 13 at 3 p.m.
Friday, Feb. 15 at 2:30 p.m.

Workshops will be held in the Career Services 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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