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Congratulations on your decision to apply to be a Resident Assistant! We’re excited to help you explore how the RA position can help you be more during your college experience and beyond!
The goals of the staff selection process are to ensure the following:
- The application process is understood by all candidates to be a departmentally focused process in which candidates are considered for positions in all ten residence halls.
- The selection process provides a means by which the best possible candidates are selected to fill the open Resident Assistant positions.
- The selection process is objective, non-biased, fair, consistent, and equitable for all candidates.
- The selection process provides a candidate with the opportunity to demonstrate skills and abilities related to their interest in the position, their capacity to work as a staff person in group situations for a community, and their ability to meet job expectations.
A complete application consists of completing the online application which includes uploading your resume, cover letter, and two signed reference forms. Please also review the terms of the alcohol statement.
Along with these reminders, it is important for you to recognize that technologies such as Facebook are public domain and can be reviewed by many individuals. All candidates' academic and disciplinary records will be verified and all candidates will need to complete a background check prior to employment. Please recognize that even as an RA applicant, you are taking the first steps into a role modeling and leadership position.
Please use the navigation on the left hand side of this page to find out more information about the RA Positions!
Ashley Hartnett, Hagemann Residence Life Coordinator
Chair, 2014-2015 RA Recruitment and Selection Process
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