Being an RA isn't for everyone, but it was for people like Hillary Clinton, Jay Leno, Wesley Snipes, Katie Couric, Mike Ditka, Adam Sandler, and many more! Whether you plan to be famous or not, being an RA will challenge you to grow and learn new things, and will help you build leadership skills at the same time.
As an RA, you will:
RAs can expect to commit 20-25 hours per week to the position, including attendance at campus events, weekly staff meetings, and regular trainings. RAs can expect to be on duty 1-2 times per week. RAs also have an informal commitment to their residents, including time spent mentoring, supporting, and socializing.
Academic Year RA's RAs are hired each spring for the following academic year. Campus responsibilities begin about three weeks before classes start in the fall and end after Finals each semester. Some preparation time during the summer will be required.
Academic Year RAs receive payment to cover the cost of their room and the 75 block meal plan (includes $500 Wolfbucks).
Summer RA's receive a room on campus at no cost, a Woflbuck stipend, and an hourly wage.
Attend ONE Mandatory Information Session- See below for a list of times, dates, and locations.
|Wed., Jan. 8||12:00pm-1:00pm||Octavia Room, 2nd floor of DSC|
|Sun., Jan. 12||8:00pm-9:00pm||Octavia Room, 2nd floor of DSC|
|Tues., Jan. 14||12:30pm-1:30pm||Octavia Room, 2nd floor of DSC|
|Wed., Jan. 15||2:00pm-3:00pm||Octavia Room, 2nd floor of DSC|
|Fri., Jan. 17||3:30pm-4:30pm||Octavia Room, 2nd floor of DSC|
|Tues., Jan. 21||8:00pm-9:00pm||Octavia Room, 2nd floor of DSC|
|Thurs., Jan. 23||12:30pm-1:30pm||Octavia Room, 2nd floor of DSC|
|Fri., Jan. 24||6:00pm-7:00pm||Buddig Hall Mushroom|
Start your OrgSync Application by developing a current Resume and uploading an OrgSync profile picture. Application available January 6!
Record an Audition video and upload to YouTube answering the question: Why should Residential Life hire you? Video should be 2 minutes or less and uploaded to your personal YouTube account. You then need to share the link on your OrgSync Application. Click here for instructions for creating a YouTube account and uploading your video.
Upload your current resume and complete & submit your OrgSync Application. You must click "Finish" for your application to be accepted.
If you are looking for a little bit extra to prepare for your application and potential interview, check out our Candidate Resources page to enhance your candidacy!
IMPORTANT: If you do not complete ALL parts of the Application listed above, your Application will be marked as incomplete and you will not advance in the process.