Resident Advisor Selection Process

 

The Office of Residential Life & Housing employees 35 Resident Advisors (RA) across campus. The Resident Advisor is responsible for the operation of a floor or wing in a residence hall under the direct supervision of a professional staff member. The role of the Resident Advisor is to facilitate and maintain a positive living environment in the residence hall, which is conducive to the academic achievement and social growth of its residents.

Resident Advisor selection is done early in the spring semester for the following academic year. The selection process is designed to help applicants get to know new people, learn about themselves, and gain important skills regardless of their status at the end of the selection process.

*RA Job Description
*New RA Application
*Returning RA Application
*Reference Form for New RA Applicants

2014-15 "New" Resident Advisor Selection Process

Tuesday, October 29: Informational Meeting, Golisano 301, 7 PM
Thursday, November 7: Informational Meeting, Golisano 301, 8 PM
Wednesday, November 20: Informational Meeting, Golisano 301, 6 PM
Wednesday, January 15: Informational Meeting, Golisano 301, 4 PM

Monday, February 24:

  • Applications (resume and cover letter) due
  • Sign up for group interview date/time by 5 p.m outside of Dewar 416A - Office of Residential Life, 4th Floor Dewar

Friday, February 28: Reference forms due 5 p.m., Office of Residential Life, 4th Floor Dewar
Sunday, March 2: Group Interview, 7 p.m.-10 p.m., Yager 321 A&B
Monday, March 3: Group Interview, 6 p.m.-9 p.m., Yager 321 A&B
Tuesday, March 4: Group Interview, 7:30 p.m.-10:30 p.m., Yager 321 A&B
Friday, March 7: Continue on in process letters mailed, 5pm, Student Mailboxes
Monday, March 10: Sign up for interviews 9am-5pm, outside of Dewar 416A - Office of Residential Life, 4th Floor Dewar
Tuesday, March 11: Sign up for interviews 9am-5pm, outside of Dewar 416A - Office of Residential Life, 4th Floor Dewar
Wednesday. March 12: Sign up for interviews 9am-5pm, outside of Dewar 416A - Office of Residential Life, 4th Floor Dewar 
Thursday, March 13: Interviews, 10am-4pm, Conference Room, 3rd Floor Dewar
Friday, March 14: Interviews,10am-4pm, Conference Room, 3rd Floor Dewar
Monday, March 17: Interviews,10am-4pm, Conference Room, 3rd Floor Dewar 
Tuesday, March 18: Interviews,11am-2pm, Conference Room, 3rd Floor Dewar 
Wednesday, March 19: Interviews,10am-4pm, Conference Room, 3rd Floor Dewar 
Thursday, March 20: Interviews, 10am-3pm, Conference Room, 3rd Floor Dewar
Friday, March 21: Hire letters mailed, 5pm, Student Mailboxes
Friday, April 4: Signed contracts due, 5pm, Office of Residential Life, 4th Floor Dewar

 

2014-15 "Returning" Resident Advisor Selection Process

Saturday, February 8: Process described at RA training
Monday, February 24: Applications (resume and cover letter) due 5 p.m,. Office of Residential Life, 4th Floor Dewar
Monday, March 10: Sign up for interviews 9am-5pm, outside of Dewar 416A - Office of Residential Life, 4th Floor Dewar
Tuesday, March 11: Sign up for interviews 9am-5pm, outside of Dewar 416A - Office of Residential Life, 4th Floor Dewar
Wednesday. March 12: Sign up for interviews 9am-5pm, outside of Dewar 416A - Office of Residential Life, 4th Floor Dewar
Thursday, March 13: Interviews, 10am-4pm, Conference Room, 3rd Floor Dewar
Friday, March 14: Interviews, 10am-4pm, Conference Room, 3rd Floor Dewar
Monday, March 17: Interviews, 10am-4pm, Conference Room, 3rd Floor Dewar 
Tuesday, March 18: Interviews, 11am-2pm, Conference Room, 3rd Floor Dewar 
Wednesday, March 19: Interviews,10am-4pm, Conference Room, 3rd Floor Dewar 
Thursday, March 20: Interviews, 10am-3pm, Conference Room, 3rd Floor Dewar
Friday, March 21: Hire letters mailed, 5pm, Student Mailboxes
Friday, April 4: Signed contracts due, 5pm, Office of Residential Life, 4th Floor Dewar