Resident Assistant (RA)-Fall 2021

Job description

Instructions to applicants:

Student Must Be Work-Study Eligible.

Job Title:

Resident Assistant (RA)-Fall 2021




Housing Administration

Posting Date:


Until Filled:



$200.00 per month stipend, rent and a discounted meal plan


Prior to application, the applicant must have lived in any university housing for a minimum of one semester and the minimum GPA of a 2.5.

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

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

Staffing Reason:

Work Study

Primary Responsibilities:

The Resident Assistant is a student staff member of the Office of Residential Living who assumes major responsibilities in a residence 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 in residence hall(s) and University programs
- Educate students about University and residence hall procedures, policies, and regulations

Other Information:

Submission instructions:
Please complete and submit the online application.

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.

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Job No:
Posted: 4/2/2021
Application Due: 7/1/2021
Work Type: Full Time