Resident Advisor Position Description
The primary role of a Resident Advisor (RA) is developing a community of students in a university living environment. RAs create opportunities for students to learn about themselves and others and are responsible for facilitating the general safety and well-being of the community. The RA position is a challenging and rewarding experience. There are opportunities for RAs to develop skills in many areas including leadership, communication, programming, student support, crisis response, and other transferable skills. The RA as a staff member of the Office of Residential Life, is supervised by a Residential College Director, Residential Community Director (RCD), or an Assistant Residential College Director (ARCD). View the job description at the link below.
Resident Advisor Application: Opens on October 9th, 2023!
Apply to be an RA using the application link here:
Important Dates for 2024-2025 Academic Year Selection Process:
|Application goes Live||Monday, October 9, 2023|
|Application deadline for applicants studying abroad in Spring 2024||Thursday, November 9, 2023 @ 11:59 p.m.|
|Interviews for applicants studying abroad in Spring 2024||November 27th – December 1st, 2023|
|Application deadline for all applicants||Friday, December 1, 2023|
|Interview Week||January 19th – January 21st, 2024
Note: virtual accommodations will be made for candidates observing religious/cultural practices
|Notification Day||Tuesday, February 6, 2024|
|Position Must be Accepted||Friday, February 9, 2024|
Recorded Webinar: View the recorded RA Selection Information Webinar from the Fall to learn more about the application process and what it means to be an RA.
Recorded Information Webinar to come soon
|Thursday, October 12, 2023||Lopata House Classroom 22||6-7 pm|
|Tuesday, October 17, 2023||Village House 14||6-7 pm|
|Thursday, October 19, 2023||Hosted virtually on Zoom||5:30-6:30 pm|
|Wednesday, October 25, 2023||Danforth House (S40) Classroom A||6-7 pm|
|Wednesday, November 1, 2023||DUC 232||7-8 pm|
|Tuesday, November 7, 2023||Seigle L003||6-7 pm|
|Tuesday, November 14, 2023||Hosted virtually on Zoom||12-1 pm|
|Thursday, November 16, 2023||Umrath House (S40) Conference Room||5-6 pm|
Frequently Asked Questions
For questions, email email@example.com directly. Follow us on Instagram @washureslife the next few weeks to learn more about the RA position and why you should definitely apply to be an RA!