Resident Assistant (RA)

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Posting Details

Posting Details

Job TitleResident Assistant (RA)LocationAlpineDepartmentHousing AdministrationJob No.Posting Date03/04/2019End DateUntil FilledYesAppointment DateSalary$200.00 per month stipendRequired

Prior to application, the applicant must have lived in any university housing for a minimum of one semester.

Applicants must show knowledge of the University and the residence halls.

Applicants must also have the following abilities:
- to communicate well in group and individual situations;
- to establish rapport with a wide variety of people;
- to design and implement experiences to meet specific established goals;
- and to quickly evaluate crisis situations and respond appropriately.


Preferred 2.5 GPA, Full time student.

Staffing ReasonInstitutionalPrimary Responsibilities

The Resident Assistant is a student staff member of the Office of Residential Living who assumes major responsibilities in a resident hall or apartment community for developing a safe environment conducive to comfortable living, academic excellence and personal growth.

As part of their job, RAs serve as a role model for on-campus residents; this includes enforcing policies outlined by Residential Living and the university. As staff, the RAs plan activities and programs for the residents to build community and provide valuable resources for residents.

RA job responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- Organize and Facilitate programs for 40-80 residents
- Encourage diversity among residents and individual student’s growth
- Construct and maintain a conducive learning environment
- Address crisis and conflict situations and respond appropriately to community emergencies
- Promote and improve school spirit and community involvement among residents at residence hall and university programs
- Educate students about university and residence hall procedures, policies, and regulations

Other Information

Contact: Residential Living
(432)837-8190 [email protected]

Currently, no family housing or double apartment positions available

Submission instructions:
Please complete and submit online application and then visit the office of Residential Living to receive your Reference Letter Packet.
Your application is not complete until all supporting materials are received.

It is the policy of Sul Ross State University to provide equal employment opportunity for all persons in accordance with their individual, job related qualifications and without consideration of race, creed, color, sex, religion, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status and ancestry. Equal employment opportunities shall be afforded in all personnel actions or decisions including, but not necessarily limited to, recruitment, hiring, training, upgrading, promotion, demotion, termination and salary. Retaliation is prohibited against a person who opposes a discriminatory practice, files a charge, testifies, assists or participates in an investigative proceeding or hearing.

About SRSUInstructions to applicantsIs Background Check Required?YesApplicant DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Transcripts
Optional Documents
  1. Letter of Recommendation (1)
Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How many semesters have you lived on campus?

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. * What Residence Hall did you live in?

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Were you previously an RA in any of Sul Ross locations?

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * List all activities and organizations of which you are a member and any offices held.

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * Essay: One page - roughly 500 wordsNew Applicant: How would you want your future residents to perceive you if you were a Resident Assistant? Current Staff Member: What have you learned about yourself from your time as a Resident Assistant?

    (Open Ended Question)




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Posted: 3/6/2019
Application Due: 11/3/2019
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