Student Employment Pool- Resident AssistantPosition Number::
MAR - 032019Full-time or Part-time::
Residence LifePosting Number::
Monthly stipends of $700Minimum salary::
Monthly stipends of $700Maximum salary::
Monthly stipends of $800 for Lead RAs onlyOverall Position Competency::
Flat RateDescription of primary duties and responsibilities::
The Resident Assistant (RA) and/or Lead Resident Assistant is an undergraduate student responsible for developing relationships with students living in the residence halls and working closely with other Residence Life professional and administrative staff to develop and maintain an atmosphere that promotes community through excellence in academics, inclusion, and personal development opportunities for students. As an employee of the Department of Housing & Residence Life, each RA will support FSU and the Department of Housing & Residence Life mission statements, adhere to, administer, and enforce policies and procedures as outlined in the FSU Code of Conduct and the Guide to Residential Living. The RA is the crucial link in creating an environment in which students develop independence, achieve academic success, and learn to live cooperatively with others. The RA will have multiple responsibilities including but not limited to community development, programming, maintenance, administrative tasks, customer service, student/guest referral(s), and office management. The RA will serve as the first point of contact for students and guests in their specific community and the Department of Housing & Residence Life and is required to demonstrate a high level of professionalism. RAs must have a cumulative GPA of 2.75 and must be a residential student to be considered for the position. Students selected to be RAs must not be Executive Board members of SAC, SGA, or be an Orientation Leader because of the overlapping time commitments associated with the roles.Description of Work Continued::
RAs must be available during the week and on weekends to serve in an on duty/on call capacity. RAs must be available to work at anytime residents are in occupancy, including times of adverse weather, during special events (i.e., Homecoming Week, Spirit week, Spring Break) and Holidays. RA’s typically have a two-week vacation in between semesters. Lead RAs are expected to share duty responsibilities over break periods when the residence halls remain open, not limited to and may include December holidays.Minimum Education and Experience Requirements::
Current full-time undergraduate Fayetteville State University student. Must have an established cumulative GPA of 2.75 and a minimum of 30 semester hours. Knowledge of campus community, including a minimum of two semesters of on-campus living. Must be willing/able to live on campus as primary place of residence.Knowledge skills and abilities::
Must be available to move on campus and begin training during advertised dates.Special Instructions to Applicants::
Please upload a current resume’ and cover letter for application. Please submit two reference forms as outlined in information provided at the RA Information sessions. Reference forms can be submitted to the Department of Residence Life at Williams Hall or to [email protected]Open Until Filled::
– RA is responsible for paying their housing cost, including $125.00 housing app fee
This position is subject to the successful completion of an employment background check. An employment background check includes a criminal background check, employment verification, reference checks, license verification (if applicable), academic verification and credit history check (if applicable).Veteran's Statement:
Fayetteville State University is committed to equality of educational opportunity and employment and does not discriminate against applicants, students, or employees based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information or veteran status. Moreover, Fayetteville State University values diversity and actively seeks to recruit talented students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds.
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