Resident Assistant Position

The Resident Assistant (RA) Staff are paraprofessional graduate and undergraduate members of the Department of Residence Life and Housing. Resident Assistants report directly to Residence Life Coordinators. RAs are responsible for establishing and maintaining an atmosphere which will promote the educational, social, cultural and personal development of residents. Resident Assistants must project a sense of caring and concern for each resident.

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APPLICATION TIMELINE

Due to Student Employment Policy transitions and the ongoing COVID-19 Public Health Crisis the below dates are tentative, and the Department of Residence Life and Housing Reserves the right to alter them as necessary to best serve our student population.
  • APPLICATION PERIOD
    • 10/18/2021: Application Opens
    • 11/19/2021: Application Closes for Spring applicants
    • 1/19/2022: Application closes for academic year 22-23 applicants  
  • SPRING APPLICANTS
    • 11/19/2021: Individuals applying for a Spring position will receive their virtual interview sign up notification
    • 11/30/2021-12/1/2021: Virtual Spring applicant interviews
      • 12/3/2021: Spring semester offer letters sent out
    • 12/9/2021: Offer responses returned
      • Please note that this is a firm time as it will be a very quick turn around. Anyone who is hired into a Spring position must be ready in time for Spring training. 
  • 2022/2023 APPLICANTS
    • 1/21/2022: Individuals applying for a 2022/23 position will receive their interview sign up notification
    • 2/7-8/2022: Resident Assistant interviews
    • 2/9/2022: Student/Service Desk Coordinator and Desk Manager Interviews
    • 3/9/2022: Offer letters sent out
    • 3/18/2022: Offer responses returned

For further RA Recruitment questions please contact rlh-selection@uakron.edu.

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