The Residence Life Staff is important in helping develop the campus community, foster holistic learning opportunities and create a positive living environment. While being a part of the Residence Life staff is challenging, it is also very rewarding. Each year,  about 45 RA's and 4 ARD's are hired to fill positions in the Mayfield, J. Alvin, Hutcheson, Walker, Northslope, and the Townhouses.

Resident Assistant:
Position Requirements and Description


Resident Assistant (second or third year):
Position Requirements and Description


Assistant Resident Director:
Position Requirements and Description


Hiring Timeline and Process:

Phase 1

  • Application, references, and résumé due-February 3, 2017
  • Group interview-Feb 9, each hour from 1 pm-5 pm and Feb 10 each hour from 8 am -1 pm (sign up for time in the Student Development office)

Phase 2

  • Individual interviews-Feb 13-24 (Applicants will be contacted to move on to second phase of interviews)
  • Selection letters - March 3
  • RA class-Weds. 4pm - 6pm, starting March 29-April 26
  • Date for Fall return-August 12, 2017 by 10 am
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