Resident Advisor & Community Assistant Hiring Process

Are you a positive role model and servant leader? Are you interested in giving back to your campus community? Interested in fostering a safe and inclusive residential experience for all? Do you want to broaden your professional skill set?

Thoroughly review the Resident Adviser (RA) and Community Assistant (CA) position description before applying. Candidates who apply may withdraw their application/candidacy at any time during the process.

To apply:

  • Visit & login to your account
  • Jobs are posted under the default tab “Job Postings”
  • Click the job link for which you wish to apply: “2022-2023 Residence Life Student Staff”
  • You will be directed to the jobs page…
  • Click the green “Apply Now” button
  • Select the applicant group “New Student Staff”
  • Continue to follow the prompts and SUBMIT.

Take advantage of the following:

  • Chat about the position with your current RA/CA; speak with multiple RA/CAs for different perspectives
  • Chat with someone in Career & Professional Development about how to prepare for your interview
  • Attend one of our res life info sessions:
    • Friday, December 10th at 5:00 PM (Zoom)
    • Monday, December 20th at 5:00 PM (Zoom)
    • Tuesday, January 11th at 11:00 AM (tabling event in front of Elrod Commons)
    • Thursday, January 13th at 5:00 PM (Zoom)

Process timeline (subject to change; changes will be communicated via email):

  • Application now open via eRezLife
  • 1/19/22: Application closes
  • 1/20 – 1/21: Review of applications
  • 1/24: Successful applicants will receive an invitation and link to schedule an interview
  • 2/7 – 2/11: Interviews take place
  • 2/14 – 2/18: Hiring deliberations & placement decisions
  • 2/21: Hiring offers are communicated via candidate email
  • 3/1: Candidate decisions (accept or decline) are due
  • Residence life symposium for new hires (TBD based on new hire availability)

Questions about residence life, RA/CA positions, or info sessions? Email Chris Reid at or dial 540-458-4070.