Student Staff: Hiring FAQ & RLA Selection Timeline: Residence Life Advisor (RA, HA, FA)

Residence Life Advisor (RLA) Interest Sessions for 2024 ~ 2025

All interest sessions for the 2024-2025 application are closed.

October 31; 2023 at 12 PM: RLA Application Open 

November 14; 2023: RLA Application Deadline due at Noon

February 9; 2024: RLA Notification Day 

February 16; 3~5pm: Orientation and Meet & Greet  

February 17; 5~7pm: Orientation and Meet & Greet  

RLA Application FAQ

How do I apply?

To complete a RLA application (for Resident Assistant, Housing Ambassador, or Facility Assistant positions) for the 2024-2025 school year selection process you must attend one informational session and complete the application by November 14th at noon

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What do I need to apply?

A complete application and attendance at an Interest Session.

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What happens after I apply?

After you turn in your completed application, the RLA Selection committee  will review your application to make sure you are qualified and have all the necessary paperwork before you  continue to the selection process. You will be notified via email if you pass the selection process. 

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How many positions are being filled?

The number of open RLA positions varies by year. 

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What are the benefits of being a RLA?

Room Provided-Valued at an average of $6,386 (9 month academic year), roommate expected. 
Meal plan provided valued at 7 day value plan. 
Receive a stipend of $465 per month with the opportunity to work desk shifts as needed for up to 8 hours a week at an hourly rate ($10/hr)

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I didn't get hired for a position. Is there still a chance someone will call me?

Yes, there is a possibility you can still be offered a position after the initial RLA recruitment process has ended. We will have an alternate list that we will pull from to fill open positions. You will notified if you are on the alternate list at the same time positions offers go out. 

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How do I best prepare to be hired?

Getting involved in your hall by participating in hall programs, helping out your Hall Association, or taking opportunities to gain leadership experience and involvement in other campus organizations can help prepare you for an RLA position.   

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Will I have a roommate?

Yes, you will have a roommate.   

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