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Interested in becoming a Resident Assistant? Find out more and apply today!

What are the benefits of being a Resident Assistant?

Waived room and board (possibility of assigned roommate)
Waived meal plan #4
Tuition credit $450

What type of time commitment is expected?

An RA averages a time commitment of about 20 hours per week. RA duty averages out to one weekday a week and one weekend a month. RAs are expected to attend weekly, one-on-one meetings with their supervisor as well as a weekly staff meeting. In addition, RAs are expected to build community among students even when they're not on duty and all program requirements have been completed. Please note that RAs may be asked to work during break periods.

What are the requirements to apply?

Students interested in the Resident Assistant position must demonstrate an academic commitment by maintaining a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher.

Please click here for a complete list of Resident Assistant roles, responsibilities, and expectations.

All applicants must participate in a "Group Processing" on Sunday, Feb. 10, 2014. Select students will then participate in individual interviews to be held the week of February 18 through 22. Interviews will be approximately one hour.

Please click here for a complete schedule or the interview/training process.

Interested applicants must submit the following:

If you're unable to download and/or print the documents above, please come to the Student Development Center (SUB 101) to pick up an application packet.

* For assistance with your resume and cover letter, please schedule an appointment with Brenda Schultz, student personal and career counselor, 724-773-3961, or stop by the Student Development Center (SUB 101) during regular business hours, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

If you have any questions about becoming an RA, please contact J. Parker Goolsby, residence life coordinator, 724-773-3952.